Movies like 21 Bridges

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21 Bridges (2019)
 6.6
 6K
21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, subway, manhunt, police officer killed, hostage, one night, policewoman, neo-noir, computer cracker, money, investigation, hotel, death, kitchen, fbi, tough guy, criminal, murder investigation, church, tough girl, restaurant, neo noir, drug dealer, deception, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about murder, hostage, shot in the chest, pistol, betrayal, death and escape mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like 21 Bridges: Patriots Day (2016), Code of Honor (2016), Sleepless (2017), The Accountant (2016), I Am Wrath (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 78K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, gunfight, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: aikido, evacuation, covered in blood, morgue, gunfight, shot in the forehead, panic, nightclub, arrest, ambulance, fistfight, threatened with a knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
 27K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, robbery, undercover cop, rescue, brutality, police detective, father son relationship, race against time, corruption, betrayal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 237K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: lone hero, autism, accountant, organized crime, sniper, mathematics, survival, hitman, money laundering, criminal, informant, federal agent ...
Time: year 2010, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s
Place: germany, washington d.c., new hampshire, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.4
 12K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, corrupt politician, police corruption, threatened with a knife, massage, car, fight, rescue, shot in the head, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 248
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prostitute, chase, police detective, renegade, computer cracker, crimes, chases and races, police corruption, good versus evil, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 78K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, disturbing, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, car chase, police brutality, tough guy, police, chase, violence, investigation, deception, brutality, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 32K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: pickpocket, cia, terrorism, bomb, surveillance, espionage, investigation, thief, criminal, gunfight, on the run, bank ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.8
 9K
Until Death (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Van Damme plays a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: coma, kidnapping, heroin, redemption, pregnancy, rivalry, drug abuse, good versus evil, addiction, couples, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
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, captivating ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, expatriate, murder, street shootout, car chase, arms dealer, police, death, violence, betrayal ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: chase, survival, foot chase, spy, self mutilation, husband wife relationship, murder, police chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, tough guy, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing
Plot: drug cartel, explosion, cartel, cia, brutality, little girl, violence, u.s. mexico border, gunfight, rescue, corruption, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: somalia, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: bullet wound, paramedic, leather jacket, knocked out with a gun butt, one night, biker, afghanistan veteran, blood transfusion, ex marine, female bartender, rescue attempt, beard ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 13K
Point Blank (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, on the run, hospital, danger, life turned upside down, survival, unlikely partners, confined, ransom, wanted, woman in danger, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 1K
Countdown (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, tense ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, kidnapping, hostage, child in peril, danger, little boy, criminal, violence, rescue, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 506
Back in Action (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, lawyer, kicking in a door, violence, cigarette smoking, sadism, death, revenge, love, disguise, gangster ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 56K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: vigilante, father daughter relationship, criminal, death of wife, police, dark hero, danger, betrayal, murder investigation, vigilantism, justice, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united states, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 48K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, love, revenge, gangster, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal, neo noir ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.1
 5K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, nightclub, arrest, gambling, sex, corruption, police, driving, drugs, cocaine, deception, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, texas, hong kong, mexico, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 8K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: female assassin, female killer, one against many, guilt, car chase, murder, little boy, betrayal, brutality, gangster, revenge, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 61K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, bank robbery, police corruption, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 2K
Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychological, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, danger, manipulation, criminal, betrayal, redemption, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 112K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: cia, revenge, violence, murder, drug dealer, martial arts, hurricane, loner, ambush, black hero, dark past, taxi driver ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, istanbul turkey, turkey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: captivating, intense, realistic, tense, clever ...
Plot: hacker, journalist, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, investigation, group of criminals, investigative, twists & turns, partners against crime, disguise, deeply disturbed person, media coverage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, gangsters, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: survival, escape, assassin, tough guy, betrayal, teenage girl, planned murder, one against many, innocent person killed, corruption, foot chase, on the run ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, hitman, danger, rescue, police investigation, gangsters, partners, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 36K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, nurse, survival, female killer, crime boss, organized crime, mob boss, mysterious woman, arms dealer, murder, top secret, chase ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, martial arts, group of strangers, save the day, crimes, confined, crime, hostages, criminal's revenge, heroes, law enforcement, swat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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