Movies like Dead Man Walking 1988

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Dead Man Walking (1988)
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Dead Man Walking (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After Leila, his boss's daughter, is kidnapped by psychopathic plague victim Decker, chauffeur Chazz teams up with plague-infected mercenary Luger to penetrate the toxic & off-limits Plague Zone and bring her back alive.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: post apocalypse, plague, kidnapping, russian roulette, mercenary, chainsaw, immolation, strangulation, electrocution, shot in the forehead

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Most similar movies to Dead Man Walking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, futuristic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about post apocalypse, danger, future dystopia, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry and martial arts mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like Dead Man Walking: Darkdrive (1997), Frogtown II (1992), Warriors of the Apocalypse (1985), The Ultimate Warrior (1975), Cold Harvest (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Darkdrive (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in some distant future, one man must restore order when a mainframe system crashes in a virtual reality prison where computers control the inmates thoughts.
Style: futuristic, surprise ending
Plot: computer, virtual reality, see you in hell, virtual world, helicopter, shot in the forehead, female nudity, electrocution, simulation, night vision goggles, virtuality, russian roulette ...
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95%
 3.0
 333
Frogtown II (1992)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the sequel to Hell Comes to Frogtown, the Mutant-Frog leader of Frogtown kidnaps a professor and forces him to make a serum that will turn everyone into Frogs, they also kidnap some people to test the serum on. And courageous Sam Hell will have ...
Style: cult film
Plot: professor, kidnapping, serum, post apocalypse, frog, mutant, creature feature
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Warriors of the Apocalypse (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war with civilization's death as a result leads an adventurer, a group of hikers on their search for the Mountain of Life. On their way they meet pygmy tribes, brutal gangs and amazon women.
Plot: post apocalypse, scantily clad female, female warrior, immortality, bare breasts, sword and sorcery, amazon, fat woman, jungle, spear, see through, nuclear war
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, plague, pregnancy, apocalypse, post apocalypse, distopia, escapades, good versus evil, danger, heroes, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.3
 578
Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, martial arts, revenge, post apocalypse, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, adventure, deadly, rivalry, society, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.7
 541
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.8
 700
Road Wars (2015)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the earth’s water supply is depleted, the survivors form roving road gangs, armed to the teeth and desperate to find and protect water supplies. But when a new breed of blood-drinking humans emerges, the survivors must contend with a whole ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: post apocalypse, mutant, chase, zombie, gunfight, violence, characters in danger, zombie apocalypse, society, peril, death, chaos ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, sheriff, corruption, kidnapping, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 3.2
 6K
Future World (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: post apocalypse, brutality, danger, robot, androids, family, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, catastrophe, biohazard, evil man, blood on camera lens ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Assault on Dome 4 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this science-fiction action opus, intergalactic extremist Alex Windham has seized control of Dome 4, a scientific outpost on another planet, after escaping from a penal colony on Mars. Windham is forcing the staff of Dome 4 to construct new ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: kidnapping, moon base, bound and gagged, hostage, planet, terrorism, bomb, bio dome, biosphere, outer space
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Battle Queen 2020 (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the frozen eternal winter of a post-asteroid impact, mankind's last remnants cling to a fragile existence. One woman must rise to the challenge, to free her people from the ever widening chasm separating the Haves from the Have-nots. She ...
Style: cult film
Plot: post apocalypse, female warrior, underground city, cigar smoking, lesbian kiss, caravan, ambush, video surveillance, earth viewed from space, rocket launching, mistress, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.5
 435
Omega Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1999. John Travis is the toughest cop alive... In fact the only cop alive. He and his elite force stand between murderous mutants and the remains of humanity...
Plot: post apocalypse, water shortage, con artists, tough guy, foot chase, brawl, ak 47, sniper rifle, revolver, pump action shotgun, street shootout, swimming ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 525
Steel Frontier (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in a post-nuclear-holocaust future, this sci-fi western takes place in the frontier city of New Hope, the only place around with a working oil refinery. Ever since a megalomaniac general and his followers took over the place, life has been ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, desert, soldier, bounty hunter, anti heroes, modern western, post apocalypse, escapades, rivalry, deadly, danger, lone wolves ...
Time: future, year 2019, 21st century, 2010s, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 30K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, future dystopia, martial arts, chase, chaos, one man army, plague, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death Street USA (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Scientists poison the water supply of a small town, turning the residents into homicidal maniacs who kill each other and anybody who passes through.
Style: slasher, serious, exciting, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, helicopter, sheriff, unlikely criminals, imaginary, rivalry, desert, small town life, experiment gone awry, plague, against the odds, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hostile Environment (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Toxic waste has contaminated the world's fresh water supply. A select few with the ability to de-contaminate the supply now control the world. Minna rules the de-contaminators from a giant warship, forcing desperate land dwellers to trade ...
Plot: mutiny, ocean, femme fatale, kidnapping, rebel leader, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, man punches a woman, post apocalypse, toxic waste, grenade, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.7
 630
Karate Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Travis is the last honest cop in a future dominated by terroristic martial-arts gangs who fight gladiator-style in arenas.
Plot: post apocalypse, con artists, fistfight, gunfight, pistol, murder, attack, crime boss, disarming someone, stick fight, violence, hand to hand combat ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 154
Terminal Virus (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: It has been 23 years since a world war during which combatants unleashed a lab-created virus that has made life no fun at all. Civilization has broken down into forcibly celibate, warring male and female tribes. Any co mingling, even rape, is ...
Plot: love interest, rebel, genocide, kidnapping, battle of the sexes, biological warfare, person on fire, virus, post apocalypse, celibacy, battle, first sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Final Sanction (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After war breaks out between the U.S. and Russia, the two countries decide to settle the conflict by putting its two best warriors into an arena in a fight to the death.
Plot: duel, prison, nuclear war, murder, post apocalypse, betrayal, stock footage, game, explosion, fictional war, gunfight
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 299
Aftershock (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien visits Earth during World War III, learns English by absorbing a dictionary, and meets good and bad earthlings.
Plot: post apocalypse, u.s. constitution, handcuffs, crossbow, execution, fight, bow, alien, knife, throat slitting, sword, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.2
 2K
Retrograde (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Luxembourg, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two time travelers with opposing views are sent back to the present aboard a research ship in the Antarctic to prevent a global biological disaster from occuring
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, ship, spacecraft, good versus evil, race against time, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, adventure, imaginary, rescue ...
Time: future, year 2004, 23rd century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.1
 177
Dragon Fury (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mason, a dragon warrior from the future, returns to the year 1999 in search of a serum that can combat a disease simply known as "The Plague." In the post-apocalyptic world of 2099 -- after an earthquake has destroyed all of civilization ...
Style: sexy
Plot: sword fight, martial arts, mullet, time travel, gang, cult leader, selflessness, sick child, female scientist, medieval, decapitation, tongue in cheek ...
Time: year 1999
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Roller Blade Seven (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic society, a sword-wielding roller skater fights evil ninjas, punk roller skaters and is sent on an important rescue mission.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, exploitation, sexploitation, roller skating
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Programmed to Kill (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International terrorist leader, Fatima, is critically injured when she attempts to hijack a jumbo jet and is thwarted by Eric Matthews and his anti-terrorist organization, The Retaliators. Fatima is taken to a top-secret research institute, where ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, soldier, kidnapping, terrorism, crimes, androids and robots, danger, chases and races, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, middle east, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.4
 291
Prison Planet (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Committed to overthrowing a bloodthirsty tyrant, brave freedom fighter Blaine (James Phillips) earns a one-way ticket to Prison Planet, an inhospitable wasteland where he battles violent goons and struggles to find Himshaw (Jack Willcox), the key to ...
Style: rough, bleak, futuristic, serious, sexy
Plot: rebellion, prison, future dystopia, post apocalypse, graphic violence, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, danger, heroes, rivalry, profanity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.5
 294
Cybernator (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the future, an L.A. cop whose girlfriend is a stripper uncovers a conspiracy concerning killer cyborgs.
Plot: cyborgs, secret project, stripper, murder investigation, military, post apocalypse, distopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 132
Driving Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the near future Steve (Sam Jones) takes a job as a tow truck driver that has to battle a gang of baddies led by Nelson (Don Swayze).
Plot: truck, post apocalypse, tow truck, truck accident, explosion, road accident, father daughter relationship, revenge, love, male female relationship, kiss, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 508
Cyberjack (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the near future Nassim, terrorist leader, storms computer company headquarters. His aim is deadly computer virus that could bring him world domination. Nick, company janitor and ex-cop, will get in his way.
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, chases and races, rescue, a.i., danger, society, future dystopia, terrorism, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
2307: Winter's Dream (2016)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 2307, a future soldier is sent on a mission to hunt down the leader of the humanoid rebellion.
Plot: post apocalypse, near death experience, avalanche, humanoid, reluctant hero, bridge
Time: 24th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 110
Legion of Iron (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an ordinary date night for Billy (Kevin T. Walsh) and Alison (Camille Carrigan) until mysterious forces whisk them away to an underground arena, where Billy must fight other captives for the wagers of wealthy men and the pleasure of Queen ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, desert, dominatrix, love affair, missing person, young lovers, confined, crimes, femme fatale, rivalry, adventure, arena ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%