Movies like Safehouse

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Safehouse (2008)
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Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and now the ex-agent is forced back into the life he left behind to keep the thumb drive from the wrong hands.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, revenge, crimes, vengeance, crime, intrigue, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, loss of partner, special agents
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, deadly, law enforcement and vengeance mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Safehouse: Sleepless Night (2011), Cold War (2012), L.A. Bounty (1989), Bad Country (2014), Dead Drop (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sleepless Night (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, corrupt law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, chases and races, cop as target, crimes, police corruption, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 4K
Cold War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They say Hong Kong is the safest city in Asia. But tonight, a police van has been hijacked along with the arms, equipment and the five officers aboard, one of the hostages being the only son of police deputy commissioner M.B. Lee! With the chief ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, crime, urban ghetto life, confined, urban ghetto, superior officer, chases and races, crimes, urban, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 227
L.A. Bounty (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mayor candidate Mike Rhodes is kidnapped in his own home outside of Los Angeles by unknown, masked terrorists. His wife Kelly barely survives the attempted murder on her, and is able to identify one of the kidnappers. She's placed on the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, bounty hunter, warehouse, dishonesty, heroes, leadership, vengeance, psychopath, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 7K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, hitman, criminal's revenge, snitch, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 3.6
 688
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, undercover, one man army, betrayal, working undercover, dishonesty, master criminal, tough heroes, vengeance, chases and races, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 657
Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, confined, law enforcement, heroes, danger, couple relations, crime, chases and races, rivalry, kidnapping, journalism, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, tough heroes, race against time, rivalry, heroes, crime, chases and races, forced into action, confined, crimes, vengeance, kidnapping
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: fisherman, ship, treasure hunt, escapades, manipulations, crimes, crime, adventurer, rescue, criminal heroes, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, dishonesty, deadly, vengeance, undercover, hitman, danger, crimes, haunted by the past, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.2
 233
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hannah has been trained in the lethal art of assasination by her father Luc, a former sniper with the special forces in Vietnam. When her father is unexpectedly killed she is forced to choose between the violent world she knows and the ordinary ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hitman, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, danger, chases and races, crime, crimes, assassination, loyalty, assassin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Devil's Teardrop (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man known only as "The Digger" opens fire in a train station many are left dead. The only clue the FBI has is a hand written letter with demands on it. Agent Margurete needs help analyzing it and the best is retired specialist ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, mystery, crime, special agents, law enforcement, hitman, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, fbi agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, chase, woman in danger, crime, hostages, family relations, chases and races, confined, crimes, parents and children, vengeance, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, gangsters, track down, deadly, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, crime, cons and scams, crimes, danger, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 609
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, gory, heroes, gangsters, deadly, danger, crime, prodigy, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, battle zone, crimes, murder, investigation, assassination, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, partners against crime, police corruption, gang, investigation, partners, deadly, law enforcement, urban, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Asian School Girls (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a Los Angeles crime syndicate, a group of schoolgirls must fight and seduce their way to vengeance after one of them committed suicide, teaching the criminals a lesson in kicking butt and taking names.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: rape, revenge, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, school, stripper, female protagonist, sex, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 417
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: tense, exciting, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, manipulations, crime, psychopath, hidden identity, police corruption, murder, mystery, chases and races, crimes, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 132
Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vazgen "Vaz", a Mobster turned businessman, is pulled back into his past life, when his eldest son is accused of killing a Russian gangster. Now he must find a way to save his family and all that he's built.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, family in danger, danger, gangsters, criminal's revenge, deadly, rivalry, forced into action, criminal heroes, revenge motive, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, danger, ballet, gangsters, rescue, track down, dishonesty, corrupt officer, law enforcement, betrayal, woman in danger, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gang war, vengeance, gang, gangsters, rivalry, danger, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, police detective, law enforcement, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: drug dealing, vengeance, law enforcement, undercover, working undercover, partners against crime, chases and races, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 501
Killing Time (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the mobster who murdered his partner is acquitted, semicorrupt detective Robert Bryant hires a beautiful female assassin, Maria, to kill him. When he discovers that he cannot afford Maria's services, Bryant is forced to hire another ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, crimes, goofy hero, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, vengeance, police corruption, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 172
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, working undercover, crimes, crime, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friendship, male female relationship, revenge, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, siblings relations, law enforcer killer, police corruption, vengeance, danger, rivalry, family relations, undercover, mole, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 4K
Sushi Girl (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: heist, retribution, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, torture, sushi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, obsession, law enforcement, track down, danger, race against time, crimes, special agents, missing person, murder, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, danger, hopes, deadly, tough heroes, confined, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, hostages, chases and races, crime, crimes, confined, rivalry, danger, vengeance, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 522
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, friends, crimes, crime, secret agents, chases and races, gang, undercover, car chase, law enforcement, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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