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On the Job (2013)
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On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the murders. As they get caught in a web of machination of corrupt government officials, their jobs lead them on a head-on collision against each other with their loved ones as collateral damage.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, noir, neo noir, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crimes, corruption, assassination, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, politics, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, police brutality, in-laws, assassin, danger, deadly, chases and races, urban, crime, assassins
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines

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Most similar movies to On the Job

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, gangsters, dishonesty and hitman mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like On the Job: Headshot (2011), Assassins' Code (2011), Montana (2014), Colour of the Truth (2003), The Last Hit Man (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: neo noir, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sex, asian, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, spy, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Montana (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, assassin, coming of age, haunted by the past, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, gangsters, master criminal, mafia, revenge plot, commando ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, snitch, police shootout, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, family relations, crimes, terminal illness, parents and children, partners, save the day, track down, murder, gangsters, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
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59%
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, heist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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55%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, twists and turns, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
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53%
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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, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, hostage, police brutality, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang, crimes, vengeance, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, martial arts, samurai ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, hidden identity, twists and turns, disorder, criminal heroes, working undercover, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, corruption, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Company Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A contract killing organization is managed like a normal company. Hyung-do who regards killing as nothing more than repetitious routine is working for this company. A man loyal to his company and accepted as the firm’s best killer, Hyung-do one ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, fall in love, retiring, hitman, mafia, murder mystery, guilt, revenge, singer, favor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
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Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, gangsters, track down, chase, dishonesty, drug dealing, car chase, psychopath, hitman, drug abuse, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
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Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, adopted son, police, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, godfather ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, adventure, undercover, politics, track down, law enforcement, race against time, introspection, rivalry, on the run, orphan, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rebellion (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot. Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah then appoints his bodyguard Po as the temporary leader of the gang over ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, gang, crimes, tough heroes, assassination attempt, save the day, murder, contests and competitions, car chase, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, prisoner, criminal, disorder, graphic violence, criminal heroes, christmas, diamonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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42%
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, destiny, murder, medieval, violence, assassin, woman with a gun, loyalty, bandit, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, police detective, fighting crime, dishonesty, gangsters, estrangement, crimes, spy, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
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Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, empire, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 243
The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, gunfight, violence, wind, battles, capitalism, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, crimes, taxi driver, chase, murder, criminal, killings, murder witness, victim, passenger, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, rise and fall, unfulfillment, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, gangsters, murder, rivalry, dishonesty, prison, violence, gambling, board game, casino, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
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Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, psychopath, crimes, murder, rivalry, gangsters, criminal heroes, hitman, assassination, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, chase, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, police officer, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
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The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vigilantism, crimes, secret movement, vengeance, murder, corruption, government, rivalry, conspiracy, espionage, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, going straight, hitman, graphic violence, small town, gangsters, family relations, siblings relations, empire, hopes, profanity, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%