Movies like Bright

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Bright (2017)
 6.4
 145K
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: police, resurrection, buddy cop, corrupt cop, magic, urban fantasy, magical, gang, bomb, federal bureau of investigation, magic wand, dog, race, survival, sniper, martial arts, dragon, fairy, kung fu, terrorist, ghetto, casino, elf, bodyguard, violence ...
Time: 2010s

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Most similar movies to Bright

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about knife, murder, pistol, held at gunpoint, death, violence and deception 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
 25K
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, surprise ending, remake of french film
Plot: organized crime, police corruption, kidnapping, robbery, undercover cop, death, cell phone, van, beaten to death, electrocution, stabbed in the throat, hospital ...
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, surprise ending
Plot: shot in the leg, police brutality, computer cracker, hand to hand combat, tattoo, exploding body, englishman abroad, police captain, bulletproof vest, security guard, power outage, disarming someone ...
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, police, gun, school bus, american flag, murder, violence, bare breasts, escape, drugs, mayor, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.1
 4K
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, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, nightclub, gambling, corruption, african american, police car, driving, police, sex, drugs, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, hong kong, texas, atlanta georgia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, murder, martial arts, chase, laboratory, vengeance, missing person, battles, righting the wronged, antidote, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: hurricane, gang, martial arts, drug dealer, murder, revenge, massacre, violence, cia, hostage, kidnapping, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, blood, plastic surgery, fbi, machine gun, timebomb, dual role, tattoo, fistfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, danger, murder, martial arts, artist, police investigation, fight, yakuza, crimes, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, rescue, gang, chase, urban, fighting crime, track down, buddies, partners, gangsters, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, china, asia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.5
 12K
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, female protagonist, money, deception, violence, fear, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teenage life, gang, martial arts, police detective, city life, rivalry, against the odds, law enforcement, urban, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, human trafficking, sex slavery, crime, tough law enforcer, gangsters, master criminal, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, police investigation, sex slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, martial arts, murder, chase, revenge, car chase, city life, good versus evil, vengeance, deadly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chase, undercover, police detective, renegade, gangsters, partners, deadly, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, surprise ending
Plot: police, wrestling, race against time, countdown, walkie talkie, shot in the forehead, rescue, fight, loss of son, dark past, haunted by the past, impostor ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 176K
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: entertaining, exciting, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, car chase, technology, revenge, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, cuba, russia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.9
 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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, betrayal, brutality, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, police, fight, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, christian horror, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, good versus evil, danger, rabbi, investigation, police, law enforcement, deadly, supernatural ability, master criminal, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1990s, middle ages
Place: israel, usa, jerusalem, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, murder, drug cartel, justice, police corruption, fighting the system, corruption, revenge, corrupt official, female protagonist, coma ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, missing person, danger, heroes, track down, vengeance, rivalry, spouse in danger, forced into action, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, warrior, martial arts, organized crime, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangsters, mob boss, convict, death, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: rescue, corruption, explosion, cia, warrior, sign language, cartel, violence, brutality, night vision binoculars, mission, interrogation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, tough heroes, missing child, crimes, organized crime, father son relationship, tough guy, martial arts, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 30K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
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: buddy comedy, surprise ending, exciting, intense, tense ...
Plot: cia, cia agent, terrorism, bank, bomb, gas mask, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, serious, realistic, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, machismo, police detective, bribery, reluctant partners, ex athlete, ex law enforcer, football, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 520K
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: entertaining, absurd, comic, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: superhero, secret mission, transformation, revenge, adventure, villain turns good, batman, mission, insanity, comics, fight scenes, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Street Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, psychopath, factory, vigilantism, prison, social decay, injustice, rape, jail, vigilante, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: afterlife, murder, superhero, supernatural, vigilantism, tragic hero, good versus evil, tattoo, crow, duel, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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