Movies like Gringo

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Gringo (2018)
 6.1
 28K
Gringo (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, funny, absurd
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, drug cartel, undercover agent, drug dealer, interracial friendship, husband wife relationship, police officer, fake kidnapping, dark humor, car chase, police officer killed, american abroad, gunfight, marijuana, business, danger, pharmacist, car accident, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, hotel room, refugee camp, boyfriend girlfriend conflict, singing in a car, shot in the head ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico

Most similar movies to Gringo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, chase, gunfight, crime, gangsters, kidnapping and car chase mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gringo: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015), Stretch (2014), A Man Apart (2003), Pineapple Express (2008), Beer for My Horses (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, danger, partners against crime, rivalry, elderly, aging, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 30K
Stretch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, escapades, chases and races, danger, disorder, going straight, gambling debt, foot chase, gangsters, revenge, urban, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, crimes, drug cartel, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, police officer, cocaine, machismo, vigilantism, organized crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marijuana, stoners, drugs, friendship, stoner, drug trip, witnessing a crime, stupidity, buddies, on the run, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Beer for My Horses (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, partners, chase, buddies, law enforcement, crimes, kidnapping, on the road, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 2K
Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, cancer, gunfight, murder, boss, accountant, law enforcement, crimes, danger, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 11K
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, bail bondsman, on the road, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, track down, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, cadillac ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, sacramento california, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 2K
Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, police shootout, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, rescue, police investigation, deadly, crime, danger, crimes, chases and races, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, frame up, siblings relations, rivalry, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, master thief, one last job, cons and scams, crimes, crime, partners in crime, chase, female police officer, policewoman, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 105K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lone hero, prison life, gunfight, confined, prison gang, thief, prison escape, gang, corruption, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 4K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, on the run, criminal's revenge, chases and races, reluctant partners, mysterious character, danger, disorder, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 29K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, crime, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, hostage, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 10K
Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, drug dealing, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, gangsters, crimes, goofy hero, criminal heroes, escapades, foot chase, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 46K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, absurd, parody, funny, satirical ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, kitten, car chase, african american, hit by a car, brothers, gun fight, strip club, gangsters, gangs, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
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Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, disturbing, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, athlete's life, friends, crime, crimes, group of criminals, ambition, buddies, partners, stupidity, dark humor, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, bahamas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, master criminal, danger, tough law enforcer, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, heist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, mafia, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, danger, shooting, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 1K
Narco Sub (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: navy, cartel, cia, dea, smuggling, drugs, armed forces, kidnapping, cia agent, drug use, crimes, illegal drugs ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, deadly, urban ghetto, crimes, vengeance, hotshot hero, murder, law enforcement, car chase, chase, chases and races, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hired killer pairs up with an amateur filmmaker to provide clients with satisfying footage of enemies getting whacked in this black comedy. Business is down, so hit man Bart is thrilled when Mrs. Ma hires him to kill her enemies -- and film the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, deadly, crimes, partners, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, danger, blind ambition, revenge, film within a film, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Flatfoot in Egypt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell where oil is and lots of criminals are interested in it. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, escapades, partners, heroes, law enforcement, missing person, danger, crimes, silly humor, prosecution, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, motorcycle, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, surveillance, false identity, arrest, fbi agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 816
The Super Cops (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, academy, sexual content, crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, urban, graphic violence, drug dealer, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 41K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, skiing, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, incompetent police, friends, crime, crimes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
War on Everyone (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to intimidate someone who is more dangerous than they are. Or is he?
Style: absurd, cynical, funny, captivating, light ...
Plot: dark humor, police corruption, violence, gunfight, partners, blackmail, police detective, police surveillance, police chase, tough cop, corrupt law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 86K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, rescue, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
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Certain Fury (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During a shooting in court young prostitute Scarlet manages to flee. In a state of confusion, the black Tracy, who was arrested for a minor delict, follows her. When she decides to leave Scarlett, an accident makes it impossible. So they're ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: chase, on the run, mistaken identity, running from police, gunfight, shoot out, courthouse, police officer killed, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, danger, pursuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%