Movies like Believer

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Believer (2018)
 6.5
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Believer (2018)
Original name: 독전
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A detective goes undercover in a drug ring and allies with a member of the drug ring in order to take it down.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: master villain, undercover cop, drug dealer, drug cartel, mysterious past, impersonation, fighting crime, crimes, investigation, danger, gang leader, murder, showdown, rivalry, standoff, master criminal, dog, fight, mountain, death, snow, ice, hospital, wine, hand to hand combat ...
Place: south korea

Most similar movies to Believer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, crime and gunfight mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Believer: Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013), V.I.P. (2017), A Hard Day (2014), Uro (2006), Eye in the Sky (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A 5 member gang, led by Seok-Tae (Kim Yun-Seok), kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa-Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old (Yeo Jin-Goo) and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, child abduction, gunfight, chase, teenage boy, criminal, deception, human monster, murder, investigation, crime family, parents and children ...
Place: korea
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 6.5
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V.I.P. (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A son to a high-ranked official in North Korea commits a series of murders going across the countries around the world. The movie depicts the following events as South Korea, North Korea and Interpol start chasing down after him.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: runaway, investigation, crimes, injustice, maniac, murderer, revenge, murder, rivalry, politics, intrigue, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, north korea, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 13K
A Hard Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: police, funeral, crimes, murder, life turned upside down, hit and run, corrupt cop, police corruption, anti heroes, anti hero, blackmail, hit by a car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, asia, korea, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 2K
Uro (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: working undercover, crimes, undercover, rivalry, police corruption, undercover cop, police, murder, danger, mysterious past, drug dealing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, gang, police investigation, heist, track down, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 545
Dealer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After giving up a life of cocaine trafficking, Dan is offered a chance to achieve his dream : moving to Australia with his daughter. He accepts the deal and starts a downward spiral sucking him back into 24 hours of hell.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: hostage, drug dealer, murder, cocaine, dealer, drugs, dream, nightclub, the underworld, prostitute, torture, robbery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Action Jackson (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A man meets his lookalike, who's not just a killer of evil, but also a kind hearted man. Together, they team up to fight against a dreaded gangster.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, killer, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, bollywood, friends, love, tough heroes, impersonation, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 3K
Big B (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Big B is a 2007 Malayalam action-thriller film co-written and directed by Amal Neerad, starring Mammootty in the title role.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, revenge, adoptive mother, social worker, corrupt politician, gang war, gangsters, crimes, investigation, danger, brother brother relationship, bodyguard ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 8.3
 34K
Vikram Vedha (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, standoff, death, murder, moral dilemma, betrayal, showdown, danger, crimes, police investigation, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Tears for the Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Abandoned by his mother shortly after immigrating to America, Gon is raised by the mafia and grows up to become a cold-blooded hitman. Though usually flawless in taking out his targets, Gon makes a terrible mistake of killing an innocent young girl. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, psychological
Plot: hitman, murder, gunfight, friendship, chase, danger, tragic hero, child murder, mafia, vengeance, remorse, crimes ...
Place: south korea, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fabricated City (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In real life, Kwon Yoo is unemployed, but in the virtual game world he is the best leader. Kwon Yoo is then framed for a murder. With the help of hacker Yeo-Wool, he tries to uncover the truth behind the murder case.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, hopes, dishonesty, friendship, investigation, escapades, adventure, adaptation, youth, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: drug dealer, drug lord, political corruption, drug abuse, yakuza, police corruption, drug traffic, drugs, political intrigue, danger, drug crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: south korea, busan, osaka japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 6K
Veteran (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When an old collaborator gets severely injured, a veteran policeman tries to figure out the way to bring to justice the ultimately suspected aggressor, a spoiled young executive, heir to a mega corporation, who believes he is above the law.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, tense, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police chase, buddy cop, police corruption, police officer, crimes, investigation, crime investigation, police detective, fighting crime, criminal, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 962
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, vigilantism, danger, vengeance, rivalry, terrorist group, investigation, suspect, group of friends, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.3
 666
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, danger, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, starting over, chase, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Project Gutenberg (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Hong Kong police is hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter" (Chow Yun-fat). The gang possesses exceptional counterfeiting skills which makes it difficult to distinguish the authenticity of its counterfeit ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: counterfeit money, gang, arrest, painting, police, recruitment, undercover agent, heist, crimes, gang leader, investigation, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 1K
Redeemer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A former hit-man for a drug cartel becomes a vigilante to pay for his sins and find redemption
Style: exciting, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: martial arts, redemption, hitman, drug cartel, church, prayer, vigilantism, vigilante, tattoo on back, crimes, danger, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 13K
Flash Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, fighting crime, gang, police investigation, smuggling, crimes, rivalry, danger, working undercover, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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No Mercy (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Forensic pathologist Kang (Seol Kyeong-gu) is assigned to examine the dismembered corpse of a female murder victim. Detective Min (Han Hye-jin) points to a fanatic environmentalist, Lee Sung-ho (Ryoo Seung-beom), as the primary suspect. But when ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police investigation, autopsy, crimes, mind game, crime, forensics, tragic hero, arrest, regret, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Contract Killers (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cavalier contract killer Lee-Seng (Rob Young) flees his vengeful employer and a ruthless assassin (James Trevena-Brown) after failing to eliminate a team of vigilantes intent on ridding their city of drug dealers. Meanwhile, as the bullets start to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, on the run, crimes, danger, rivalry, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, murder, martial arts, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hit-and-Run Squad (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Min-jae, a rookie police officer with a natural born talent for driving, is assigned to the perfect team: the Hit-and-Run Squad. But at the same time, for police detective Si-yeon, it is a place she is unjustly demoted to for doing her job. The two ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, confusing, captivating
Plot: workplace situations, couple relations, police investigation, road accident, reluctant partners, danger, traffic policeman, crimes, adventure, investigation, unlikely relationship, police station ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
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Naked Soldier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, training camp, girls with guns, missing daughter, undercover, gang, deal, heroes, master villain, murder, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, crimes, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, mafia, murder, partners against crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Powder and Gold (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Story: The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: drugs, drug cartel, drug lord, criminal, drug dealing, drug dealer, drug crime, master criminal, drug smuggler, organized crime, smuggler, illegal drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
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The Chaser (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, pimp, prostitute, police investigation, chase, race against time, disappearance, search, interrogation, woman in danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly. Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, surgery, vengeance, dark humor, danger, escapades, rivalry, anti hero, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
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Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vigilantism, partners, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 523
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, murder, vengeance, confined, blackmail, kidnapping, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
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Gangsta (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Antwerp, Belgium. The lives of four small-time drug dealers spin out of control when they steal a shipment of cocaine, triggering a full out war between an Amsterdam drug lord and a ruthless Colombian cartel.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: organized crime, drug traffic, gang war, drug cartel, nightclub, dirty cop, drug dealer, rivalry, friends, crimes, danger, cocaine ...
Place: antwerp, belgium, amsterdam, netherlands, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, vengeance, danger, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, police surveillance, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%