Movies like The Bouncer

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The Bouncer (2018)
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The Bouncer (2018)
Original name: Lukas
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former bodyguard who chained small security jobs in nightclubs to raise his 8-year-old daughter finds himself forced to collaborate with the police. His mission: infiltrate the organization of a dangerous Flemish gang leader.
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, realistic
Plot: bouncer, father daughter relationship, widower, fight, betrayal, bodyguard, loss of job, nightclub, undercover, danger, crimes, interpol, mercenary, co worker co worker relationship, horse, police, single father, counterfeit money, blood, basement, fired from the job, shower, shot in the chest, parking lot
Place: belgium, brussels

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about crimes, gun, violence, danger, pistol, gunfight and murder mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Bouncer: Black Water (2018), Assassination Games (2011), The Stool Pigeon (2010), Paradise Beach (2019), Striking Range (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, beard ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, crimes, kickboxing, karate, assassination, fight, crime boss, chases and races, vengeance, partners, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, undercover, danger, law enforcement, working undercover, dishonesty, fighting crime, gangsters, estrangement, police detective, graphic violence, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Paradise Beach (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of former robbers arrived at Paradise: Phuket, southern Thailand. Now traders, they are happy days. Until the day when the devil arrives: Mehdi, sentenced to 15 years in prison during the robbery, comes to recover his share of the cake.
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, brutal, suspense
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, female nudity, businessman, graphic violence, workplace problem, friends, bank robbery, business, problem solving, criminal heroes, heist ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Striking Range (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When millionaire businessman Ted Billings (Glenn Morshower) double-crosses his partners in a weapons deal, he decides to hire some protection. Billings enlists Eugene "Vash" Vasher (Lou Diamond Phillips) a mercenary-for-hire and soon, Vash ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, adventure, arms dealing, chases and races, crimes, violence, mercenary, danger, chase, machine gun, commando unit, commando mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 86K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one woman army, mercenary, spies, fist fighting, betrayal, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, one man army, manhunt, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, ireland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 2K
Man on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ex-CIA agent is hired to protect the daughter of a rich American family.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, daring rescue, rescue, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, confined, track down, lone wolves, heroes, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.6
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Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, uncover truth, track down, small town, dishonesty, crimes, police shootout, profanity, graphic violence, chases and races, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, one man army, athlete's life, crimes, bodyguard, vengeance, gang, rivalry, one against many, tough heroes, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 49K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, chase, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, track down, tough heroes, one against many, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 961
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assassination (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Assassination is set in Korea and Shanghai in the 1930's during the Japanese occupation. The government resistance assigns a secret commando group with killing collaborators.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: japanese occupation, assassination, hitman, resistance, revenge, nationalism, ambush, friendship, betrayal, father daughter relationship, impersonation, japanese occupation of korea ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Welcome to Sudden Death (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jesse Freeman is a former special forces officer and explosives expert now working a regular job as a security guard in a state-of-the-art basketball arena. Trouble erupts when a tech-savvy cadre of terrorists kidnap the team's owner and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, intense
Plot: terrorism, fight, rescue mission, deadly, one against many, machismo, showdown, undercover, daring rescue, hostage, danger, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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The Crew (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It’s bad men versus worse men as thieves face off against dealers in this super slick French heist thriller from the director of Chrysalis and The Assault.
Style: psychological, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, heist, gang of thieves, armed robbery, violence, death, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, vengeance, heroes, thief ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Viral Factor (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team turns out to be a traitor and shoots Jon in the head while kidnapping the scientist. When Jon wakes ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, fighting crime, danger, betrayal, deadly, partners, law enforcement, terrorism, master criminal, dangerous mission, tough heroes, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 4K
Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, crimes, danger, special agents, confined, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, heroic mission, hotshot hero, daring rescue, political conspiracy, government agency, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, danger, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.9
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Sabotage (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former special services agent plays an intricate game of chess involving several federal agencies. Queen takes pawn.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: mercenary, fbi, betrayal, hostage, gunfight, martial arts, sniper, bodyguard, conspiracy, false accusation, fistfight, traitor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
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In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, prisoner, heroes, revenge, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, gladiator ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, rivalry, danger, undercover, soldier, crimes, rescue attempt, behind enemy lines, escapades, military base, plan, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, danger, on the run, chase, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: langley virginia, los angeles, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 36K
Paranoia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, espionage, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 22K
Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, twins, heroes, vengeance, gangsters, russian mafia, switching roles, crimes, crime, hidden identity, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 8K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, runaway train, bio weapon, race against time, secret agents, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, save the day, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 6K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, small town, police corruption, gang, master warrior, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crime, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 375
Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, danger, escapades, arms dealer, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, confined, daring rescue, adventure, tough heroes, danger, crimes, chases and races, heroes, rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 23K
Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, strong female character, tough girl, kidnapping, female warrior, danger, betrayal, murder, chase, conspiracy, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, africa, sudan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: bodyguard, assassination, terrorism, secret agents, heroes, deadly, state affairs, crimes, undercover, espionage, chases and races, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%