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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, revenge, special agents, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, loss of partner
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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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, danger, rivalry, crime, deadly, vengeance and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Safehouse: Cold War (2012), Surveillance (2006), After the Storm (2001), Dead Drop (2013), Greetings to the Devil (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, police chase, crime, chases and races, urban ghetto, danger, urban, deadly, hostages, hijacking, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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 5.1
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, crime, special agents, manipulations, murder, mystery, police corruption, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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56%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: ship, treasure hunt, fisherman, betrayal, crime, manipulations, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades, adventurer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 667
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: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, one man army, vengeance, tough heroes, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, master criminal, betrayal, drug dealing, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, race against time, tough heroes, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping, chases and races, confined, heroes, rivalry, forced into action
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
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 4.9
 3K
Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, revenge, martial arts, danger, missing person, confined, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bangkok thailand
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50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, special agents, hitman, criminal heroes, danger, psychopath, murder, fbi agent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 630
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: crimes, journalism, crime, police, couple relations, kidnapping, hitman, chases and races, confined, danger, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3.8
 607
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, gory, crimes, rivalry, crime, gangsters, prodigy, betrayal, vengeance, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rape, revenge, crimes, school, vengeance, girl heroine, stripper, suicide, schoolgirl, sex, female protagonist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Room of Death (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a joyride with the headlights turned off, two men hit and kill another man carrying a satchel full of money. The two men decide to take the money and throw the body into a pond and bury the money in a coal hill. The next morning the police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: kidnapping, farm, serial killer, crime gone awry, crime, missing person, mystery, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, vengeance, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, undercover, uninhibited rivalry, working undercover, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, murder, crimes, special agents, crime, race against time, track down, obsession, sexual relations, missing person, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, bollywood, rivalry, gangsters, hostages, crime, vigilantism, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 130
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, family in danger, danger, deadly, forced into action, armenian, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, gang, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, drug dealing, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, deadly, battle zone, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, assassination, investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, urban, partners against crime, police corruption, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, heroes, bar fight, taekwondo, neo noir, surrealism, violence, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Acid Factory (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five people trapped in a factory where two hostages and three are kidnappers but they them self do not know who are kidnappers and hostages.As they all are suffering from temporary memory loss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: memory loss, hostages, factory, crime gone awry, kidnapping, crime, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives, working undercover, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, retribution, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, torture, dishonesty, gangsters, vengeance, cons and scams, rivalry, fruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
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No Mercy (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Forensic pathologist Kang (Seol Kyeong-gu) is assigned to examine the dismembered corpse of a female murder victim. Detective Min (Han Hye-jin) points to a fanatic environmentalist, Lee Sung-ho (Ryoo Seung-beom), as the primary suspect. But when ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gory, mind game, police investigation, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, vengeance, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: psychopath, undercover, police detective, special agents, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, chases and races, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, vengeance, violence spree, doctors and patients, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: vengeance, crime, hitman, assassination, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, female assassin, loyalty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
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The Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA agent and a geneticist battle to keep a deadly biological weapon from falling into the wrong hands when the weapon's inventor is kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, antidote, secret agents, on the run, race against time, rescue, track down, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, deadly, drug traffic, partners against crime, tough heroes, confined, crimes, heroes, hopes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 518
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crime, chases and races, crimes, danger, law enforcement, undercover, gang, gangsters, secret agents, secret identity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, suburbs, crime, hostages, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, siblings relations, police corruption, danger, deadly, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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