Movies like Bright

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Bright (2017)
 6.4
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Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating, dark, surprise ending
Plot: buddy cop, elf, magical, police, resurrection, corrupt cop, magic, urban fantasy, gang, bomb, federal bureau of investigation, interracial couple, dark fantasy, two man army, exploding body, magic wand, dog, race, survival, sniper, martial arts, dragon, fairy, kung fu, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Bright

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, exciting, suspense and tense films with plots about gunfight, betrayal, held at gunpoint, fight, brawl, shot to death and shot in the chest mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Bright: SuperFly (2018), Suicide Squad (2016), Hardcore Henry (2015), Sleepless (2017), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
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SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, nightclub, arrest, gambling, sex, corruption, police, driving, drugs, cocaine, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, montenegro, hong kong, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 544K
Suicide Squad (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: From DC Comics comes the Suicide Squad, an antihero team of incarcerated supervillains who act as deniable assets for the United States government, undertaking high-risk black ops missions in exchange for commuted prison sentences.
Style: absurd, comic, intense, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, revenge, transformation, adventure, villain turns good, batman, dark hero, insanity, mission, comics, fight scenes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.7
 80K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: exciting, stylized, bloody, intense, suspense ...
Plot: violence, murder, car chase, chase, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, gunfight, fight scenes, gore, conspiracy, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 27K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, robbery, police corruption, undercover cop, rescue, brutality, race against time, father son relationship, police detective, murder, corruption ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, murder, violence, police, brutality, one against many, spy, self mutilation, husband wife relationship, foot chase, death of friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle washington, washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Mercenary: Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: on the run, damsel in distress, escape, corruption, gangster, organized crime, conspiracy, foot chase, chase, dark past, spy, exploding car ...
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chase, martial arts, vigilantism, danger, police, fighting crime, partners, working undercover, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: police station, knife, machine gun, interrogation, held at gunpoint, stabbed in the back, shot to death, justice, corpse, photograph, mob boss, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.7
 108K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: drug dealer, martial arts, revenge, massacre, violence, murder, hurricane, gang, kidnapping, hostage, cia, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 516
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, laboratory, chase, martial arts, danger, crimes, heroes, confined, rivalry, cloning, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, conspiracy, corruption, assassination, military, vigilante, gunfight, loner, survival, opium, drug smuggling, mother daughter estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, afghanistan, alabama, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 35K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, nurse, organized crime, survival, female killer, crime boss, mysterious woman, mob boss, arms dealer, murder, chase, top secret ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 1K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, kidnapping, hostage, child in peril, danger, mercilessness, little boy, criminal, rescue, brutality ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, deception, gold, explosion, heist, gunfight, violence, race against time, danger, racial slur, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: knife, shot to death, beaten to death, cell phone, falling from height, mercilessness, electrocution, shotgun, machine gun, kidnapping, psychopath, stabbed in the back ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bleeding Steel (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hardened special forces agent who fights to protect a young woman from a sinister criminal gang. At the same time, he feels a special connection to the young woman, like they met in a different life.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: agent, criminal gang, danger, betrayal, police, gunfight, martial arts, transformation, fight, friendship, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: future, near future, 2000s, 2020s
Place: sydney australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 295
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, undercover, hitman, betrayal, dual role, fbi, machine gun, blood, helicopter, fistfight, gunfight, plastic surgery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gang, rescue, kidnapping, working undercover, chases and races, city life, tough law enforcer, gangsters, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, china, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.5
 5K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, mad scientist, hospital, slasher, survival, danger, small town, psychopath, serial killer, experiment, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 32K
Gemini Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Henry Brogen, an aging assassin tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle: fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him and at the peak of his abilities.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, intense, sinister ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, black ops, secret agents, danger, cloning, sniper, clones, fleeing, pursuit, killings, elimination ...
Time: near future, 2010s
Place: colombia, belgium, europe, georgia, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 54K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, terrorist, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, betrayal, investigation, surveillance, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s
Place: indonesia, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 13K
Momentum (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, money, violence, deception, conspiracy, fear, regret, hand to hand combat, ambush ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 161K
The Mummy (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient queen whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human ...
Style: scary, gothic, surprise ending, intense, bad ending ...
Plot: mummy, supernatural, monster, archaeology, immortality, betrayal, adventure, tomb, mythology, ancient egypt, treasure hunt, king ...
Time: 2010s, 1930s
Place: egypt, middle east, big ben london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: gunfight, one man army, criminal's revenge, vengeance, assassin, crimes, shooting, murder, tough guy, danger, chase, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 248
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, prostitute, chase, renegade, computer cracker, chases and races, working undercover, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 106K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, rough, brutal, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, violence, undercover, fist fighting, police, fight, fighting crime, shooting, martial arts, betrayal, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, martial arts, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, rivalry, police investigation, master criminal, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 189K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, car chase, chase, mysterious woman, rescue mission, technology, cars, racing, fight scenes, family, revenge, submarine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, russia, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 194
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, missing person, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, los angeles, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 11K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, danger, martial arts, rivalry, police investigation, track down, fight, yakuza, assassination, falling in love, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, shanghai china, usa, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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