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Unfailing (2008)
 4.9
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Unfailing (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A secret criminal organization, headed by Mr. Takamura, arranges a tournament in order to find the perfect killer. Ten young people who have nothing to lose, accept the rules and run in this revenge. To spice up the game, Silex, the right arm of Takamura, winner of the last 5 years, was introduced anonymously in the group. Between emerging friendships, rivalries and spirit of chivalry, the participants manage the tests. The eliminations are increasing and the losses are heavy. The tournament goes far to the point of no return.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: tournament, assassin, gladiator, criminal, betrayal, revenge, martial arts, violence, showdown, fight to the death, heroine, fictional game show, gangsters, police, crime boss, gun, hand to hand combat, traitor, gunfight, female fighter, machine gun, police officer, pistol, gangster, fistfight ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and exciting films with plots about violence, murder, blood, fistfight, revenge, hand to hand combat and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Unfailing: Sabotage (1996), In Hell (2003), Headshot (2016), Colombiana (2011), Black Water (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
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In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
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Headshot (2016)
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young man washes ashore, his memory gone - but his past comes back to haunt him after he is nursed back to health and his killing ability is needed when he takes on a powerful drug lord.
Style: brutal, tense, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tricky ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, new orleans ...
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Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
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Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, kung fu master, villain, martial artist, sword fight, police officer, hand to hand combat, police raid, gangster ...
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Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: politics, revenge, police officer, murder, husband wife relationship, fight, betrayal, violence, explosion, bar, father daughter relationship, helicopter ...
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Buffalo Boys (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Betrayed by the Dutch colonial forces, Arana manages to escape along with his nephews Jamar and Suwo, the newborn sons of Hamza, one of the last Indonesian sultans fighting against foreign tyranny. In 1860, after wandering for years on the plains of ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Men of War (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nick Gunar is a burnt-out, jaded and hard-up former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. At the end of his rope, he is hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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 5.7
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Whiteout (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A group of terrorists has taken hold of the largest dam in Japan. They also capture the workers as hostages, and demanded $5 billion yen from the government with a 24 hour deadline in exchange for the lives of the hostages. To make things more ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, suspenseful
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55%
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Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: brutal, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Body Count (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
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Style: exciting, suspense, captivating
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Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
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Moving Target (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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Rasa (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fire Down Below (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Earth and Blood (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sawmill owner and his teenage daughter become tangled in a deadly feud when a drug dealer stashes stolen cocaine on their remote property.
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
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