Movies like Back to Even

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Back to Even (1998)
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Back to Even (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, friendship, friends, betrayal, crime, on the run, bookies, urban, chases and races, dishonesty, forgery, city life, rivalry, hospital, dying man, father son relationship, bet, shooting, beating, abused woman, arm amputation, blood on clothes, factory owner
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races, crime and law enforcement mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Back to Even: Merchant of Death (1997), Midnight Heat (1996), Butter (1998), Pressure Point (1997), Warriors (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: obsession, crimes, injustice, frame up, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, law enforcement, family life, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
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Midnight Heat (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John Gray, a mild-mannered banker, gets hit by a car and loses most of his memory. When he gets out of the hospital, he has flashbacks which do not fit with his current life. After a strange telephone call and a murder attempt on his wife, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bank, banker, amnesia, murder, mystery, deadly, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, crime, heist, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
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Butter (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, musician's life, deadly, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch, law enforcement, city life, drug abuse, false accusation, urban, frame up ...
Time: 90s
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Pressure Point (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A CIA assassin is embroiled in a deadly game across two continents. Betrayed and imprisoned, he faces one last mission to regain his freedom, his family and his self respect. Stars Steve Railsback, Larry Linville.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: assassin, militia, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, crimes, bomb, helicopter, terrorism, assassination, one last job, ambassador ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chile, vermont, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, adventure, on the run, crimes, military, battles, rivalry, chase, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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The Assassin Next Door (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an old apartment building on the wrong side of the tracks, two women, unknown to each other, live across the hall on the second floor. Galia is an assassin involved against her will with the local sex-traffic mafia. All she wants is to reunite ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: russian mafia, hitman, woman in danger, chase, danger, crimes, deadly, on the run, rivalry, disobey, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, power relations, family relations, disorder, estrangement, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, on the run, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian d├ębutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, sex trafficking, assassin, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, deadly, vengeance, estrangement, prostitution, sex trade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, counterfeiter, fbi, battle zone, friendship, betrayal, confined, special agents, rivalry, dishonesty, forgery, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Detour (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 28
Blackhats (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "blackhats" is about a reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, whom, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened, when he must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, going straight, danger, assassination attempt, crimes, chase, deadly, track down, chases and races, starting over, uninhibited rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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No Tomorrow (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the world's most notorious criminal allies himself with a senior employee of a major shipping corporation, a lethal deal is struck to secure a multi-million dollar arms transaction. As word of the sinister deal spreads through the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Breach of Trust (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For opposite reasons, an undercover federal agent and a small time hood join forces to take on a union of drug lords and dirty cops.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, cartel, deadly, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crime, investigation, gangsters, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, hitman ...
Time: 90s
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41%
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Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, rough, exciting, tense, realistic ...
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October 22 (1998)
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Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jim Natter, the leader of a violent Kuk Klux Klan lodge, is shot dead. His teenage son Eric Natter is found nearby, and taken into police custody for his protection pending the investigation. While four cops drive him to a safe-house, they are ...
Style: rough, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic, serious ...
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Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.5
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Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A jewel thief moves towards a reunion of revenge with his lover, who pushed him out of their speeding getaway car.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, rivalry, crime gone awry, deadly, chases and races, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, lovers on the run, heist, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 281
Unveiled (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Using the natural beauty and mystique of Marrakech, Morocco as a backdrop, Stephanie uses herself as bait to discover the sadistic murderer of her childhood friend. C.I.A. agents Peter Masters and Jeremy Avery lead her on an erotic and intriguing ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
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