Movies like Bright

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Bright (2017)
 6.4
 147K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, 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, dark, tense, suspense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: buddy cop, police, resurrection, corrupt cop, magic, urban fantasy, magical, gang, bomb, federal bureau of investigation, two man army, interracial couple, magic wand, dog, race, survival, sniper, martial arts, dragon, fairy, kung fu, terrorist, ghetto, casino, elf ...
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, suspenseful, exciting and suspense films with plots about held at gunpoint, punched in the face, death, blood, pistol, fight and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Bright: Sleepless (2017), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017), Code of Honor (2016), SuperFly (2018), Rage (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 26K
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, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, robbery, police corruption, undercover cop, rescue, race against time, police detective, brutality, father son relationship, mercilessness, criminal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: chase, survival, revenge, spy, foot chase, husband wife relationship, death of friend, self mutilation, corrupt cop, police chase, police, brutality ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: criminal, school bus, home invasion, sniper rifle, race against time, fbi agent, sniper, media coverage, exploding building, flare, anti hero, crime scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.0
 5K
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, arrest, nightclub, gambling, sex, corruption, police car, driving, police, drugs, cocaine, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, atlanta georgia, texas, hong kong, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.7
 495
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: rough, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, laboratory, murder, danger, martial arts, kidnapping, escapades, confined, crimes, missing person, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 100K
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, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, hurricane, gang, martial arts, drug dealer, cia, murder, massacre, revenge, violence, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.9
 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, child in peril, hostage, kidnapping, danger, mercilessness, brutality, criminal, rescue, little boy ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: exciting, tense, brutal, serious, suspense ...
Plot: gunfight, assassin, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, shooting, danger, car chase, one man army, murder, violence, vengeance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, north africa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.3
 289
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, undercover, betrayal, tattoo, fbi, machine gun, helicopter, fistfight, gunfight, plastic surgery, blood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 598
Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, martial arts, teenage life, gang, law enforcement, rivalry, urban, against the odds, crimes, chases and races, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, microfilm ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, murder, danger, martial arts, artist, police investigation, fight, yakuza, superhero, track down, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: rough, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, rescue, gang, chase, working undercover, crime, chases and races, gangsters, partners against crime, against the odds, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, money, female protagonist, hand to hand combat, ambush, deception, disguise, violence, brutality, regret ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, chase, martial arts, murder, revenge, car chase, deadly, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, police investigation, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, usa, asia, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 234
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, chase, prostitute, undercover, renegade, computer cracker, crime, gangsters, crimes, working undercover, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 179K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, car chase, chase, mysterious woman, rescue mission, technology, revenge, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, berlin germany, manhattan new york city, cuba, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bloody, intense, stylized ...
Plot: warrior, hitman, gun, handshake, party, lone hero, jealousy, woman fights a man, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 1K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, brutality, betrayal, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, murder, danger, death, police, fight, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex law enforcer, ex athlete, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 3K
Hellbound (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Chicago police officers are sent to investigate the brutal murder of a rabbi. As the investigation begins, Shatter and Jackson are summoned to Israel for questioning. Upon arrival they realize that they are, in fact, pursuing a supernatural ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, good versus evil, police detective, rabbi, danger, police, investigation, tough heroes, supernatural ability, master criminal, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1990s, middle ages
Place: israel, usa, jerusalem, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 31K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, rough, suspense, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, loss of child, justice, murder, drug cartel, police corruption, fighting the system, corruption, revenge, corrupt official, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.8
 10K
In the Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, missing person, danger, forced into action, crimes, chases and races, rivalry, vengeance, track down, heroes, spouse in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.0
 103K
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, realistic, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, warrior, martial arts, organized crime, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangsters, death, gang war, mob boss, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 147K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, lapd, police investigation, tough law enforcer, oldtimer, partners, master criminal, law enforcement, buddies, robbery, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, tough guy, organized crime, father son relationship, martial arts, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Ashe and his little son are murdered violently for no reason by Judah's men, he returns from the dead to take revenge. One after one, Judah's people face the power of the dark angel. The second film based on James O'Barr's ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: afterlife, murder, superhero, supernatural, vigilantism, tragic hero, good versus evil, tattoo, crow, duel, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 31K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, intense, buddy comedy, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, bomb, bank, gas mask, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, espionage, corruption, kidnapping, investigation ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vengeance, chase, bail bondsman, revenge, organized crime, track down, partners, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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