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The Target (2014)
 6.3
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The Target (2014)
Original name: 표적
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the same time as murder suspect Yeo-hoon is brought unconscious to the emergency room following a shooting incident, an assailant breaks into the house of Tae-jun, the emergency room's doctor in charge, and kidnaps his wife. The kidnapper calls the doctor and tells him to bring Yeo-hoon to him. To retrieve his wife, Tae-jun has no option but to save the patient and sneak him away before the police can notice.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful, intense
Plot: danger, life turned upside down, hitman, hospital, chase, on the run, korean, group of criminals, chases and races, runaway, disorder, saving a life, medical

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Most similar movies to The Target

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about chases and races, danger, crimes, chase, on the run, dishonesty and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Target: Erased (2012), Abduction (2011), N.Y.C. Underground (2013), Night of the Running Man (1995), Race Against Time (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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Erased (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former agent of the CIA and his estranged daughter go on the run after his employers target them for assassination.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: cia, father daughter relationship, assassin, on the run, family relations, assassination, agent as target, life turned upside down, lone hero, hand to hand combat, martial arts, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, usa, brussels belgium, brussels, new jersey
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95%
 5.1
 78K
Abduction (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, chase, heroes, life turned upside down, on the run, danger, chases and races, young heroes, disorder, uncover truth, cia, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, crimes, survival, isolation, on the run, drug dealing, danger, disorder, drugs/alcohol, escapades, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, fugitives, race against time, rivalry, chase, deadly, danger, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 213K
Safe House (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cia, gunfight, espionage, on the run, secret agents, mercenary, cia agent, corruption, secret service, betrayal, who to trust, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 12K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, murder, track down, police investigation, crimes, hitman, psychopath, life turned upside down, fish out of water, family in danger, on the run, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 6K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Dong-chul was the best special field agent in North Korea, but he’s abandoned by his government during a mission. While on the run, he looks for his wife and child, who were sold as slaves to China, only to discover their corpses. He soon finds ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, false accusation, espionage, hitman, danger, assassination, intrigue, betrayal, crimes, track down, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
 255K
Unknown (2011)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American biologist attending a conference in Berlin awakens from a coma after a car accident, only to discover that someone has taken his identity and that no one, not even his wife, believes him. With the help of an illegal immigrant and a ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, mind bending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, chase, uncover truth, conspiracy, coma, investigation, mysterious character, manipulations, disorder, life turned upside down, danger, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 13K
Trauma Center (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lt. Wakes is a vengeful police detective determined to solve the murders of his partner and an informant, and joins forces with a witness injured during the shootings. After the killers pursue the witness across the abandoned floor of a hospital, ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: murder, asthma, hospital, chase, danger, pursuit, police investigation, corrupt cop, crimes, woman in danger, damsel in distress, hunt down ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 550
Consequence (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man does an identity switch to collect insurance money but finds himself in danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, on the run, mistaken identity, tough heroes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, cons and scams, deadly, crimes, working undercover, undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, chase, gang, fugitives, hostage situation, halloween, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 317
Take Back (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following the abduction of her daughter, Zara does all she can to get her back. However, when she discovers that she has been targeted by crime boss Patrick, who she has previous dealings with, Zara realises that her troubled past will be used ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, chases and races, family relations, heroes, danger, chase, daring rescue, abduction, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Don't Look Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Los Angeles heroin addict Jesse endangers the lives of his childhood friends after he discovers a briefcase full of money from a drug deal gone bad, and returns home with it to Texas. Hoping to turn his life around with his newfound wealth, Jessie ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, on the run, drug dealing, murder, heroin addict, addiction, stash, crimes, criminal's revenge, going straight, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 112K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: delivery, chase, race against time, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, life turned upside down, on the run, dishonesty, resourceful, danger, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, united states, china, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.6
 366
The Collectors (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shifting alliances put a pair of hardnosed hit men in jeopardy in this 1999 crime caper. A New Orleans mob boss looking to settle scores sends Ray (Rick Fox) and A.K. (Casper Van Dien) to New York City to collect overdue debts.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, dishonesty, hitman, criminal's revenge, chase, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, fighting crime, gang, police corruption, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new orleans, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 18K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, corruption, murder, manhunt, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, gangsters, mission of murder, frame up, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, survival, woman in danger, danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, buddies, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, chase, desert, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, on the run, chases and races, survival, frame up, special agents, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, hidden identity, double agent, manhunt, on the run, working undercover, undercover, betrayal, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, south korea, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Golden Slumber (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning of what quickly becomes the worst, weirdest day of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: manhunt, false accusation, uncover truth, disorder, assassination, life turned upside down, who to trust, chase, dishonesty, chases and races, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Contract Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A CIA assassin attempts to break out of the contract killing business to try to lead a normal life. But when "the system" tracks her down and frames her for the death of her husband, she embarks on a path of revenge that leads her back ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, swat team, frame up, hitman, rivalry, starting over, deadly, assassination, danger, undercover, assassination attempt, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: langley virginia, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, political thriller, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 8K
The Decline (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anticipating a disaster, Antoine, a father, attends a survivalist training given by Alain in his autonomous hideout. In fear of a natural, economic or social crisis, the group trains to face the different possible apocalyptic scenarios. But the ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: apocalypse, winter, deadly, danger, training camp, society, life turned upside down
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Project X-Traction (2022)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Story: When a China-run oil refinery is attacked in Mosul, Iraq, a Chinese private security contractor is called in to extract the oil workers. He learns, however, that the attackers’ real plan is to steal a fortune in oil, and teams up with an American ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: survival, chase, danger, escapades, soldier, runaway, rescue, hopes, society, culture clash, violence, friendship ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.2
 568
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, profanity, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 691
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, danger, crime gone awry, on the run, deadly, odd couple, on the road, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 374
Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, betrayal, partners, buddies, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Assassin's Bullet (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Assassin's Bullet, Slater plays Robert Diggs, a black ops agent who comes to work for Ambassador Ashdown (Hunger Games star Donald Sutherland), tracking down a vigilante assassin in Eastern Europe. The maverick hit(wo)man has been taking out ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, track down, deadly, chase, crimes, femme fatale, foot chase, spy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, government agent, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%