Movies like His Nickname Is Beast

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His Nickname Is Beast (1990)
 5.4
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His Nickname Is Beast (1990)
Original name: ...По прозвищу «Зверь»
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Saveliy Govorkov, an Afghanistan war veteran tries to fight mafia in his own town.
Style: tense, rough, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, bodyguard, mafia, crime boss, young man, escape, ex soldier, frame up, prison, tragic love, secret love, martial arts, yacht, fitness, prison guard, girl, labor camp, jail cell, flashback, bunk bed, prisoner transport

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Most similar movies to His Nickname Is Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, violence, law enforcement, prison and murder mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like His Nickname Is Beast: Quick (1993), Force of Execution (2013), Hitman's Run (1999), Outrage Coda (2017), Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, female assassin, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, danger, manhunt, gangsters, femme fatale, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles
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100%
Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, crime boss, going straight, danger, criminal heroes, tough heroes, hitman, prisoner, violence, martial arts, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
 4.1
 1K
Hitman's Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer disk that the mob wants to get their hands on that has a list ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: hitman, fbi, witnessing a crime, witness protection, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, deadly, woman in danger, gangsters, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 2K
Outrage Coda (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ôtomo gets involved with new Yakuza battles after he comes back the Yakuza society.
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, crime boss, organized crime, danger, survival, hitman, gunfight, brutality, mafia, murder, violence, death threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, danger, society, heroes, master warrior, crime, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vengeance, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, murder, violence, prison, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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45%
 6.5
 12K
Avengement (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vengeance, crimes, killer, organized crime, violence, danger, betrayal, greed, death, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Half Past Dead 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transfered to a tougher prison than the re-opened Alcatraz. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose. There he crosses paths with Burke (Bill Goldberg) a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, manhunt, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, prison life, leadership, fighting the system, soldier, heroes, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hunter Will Get You (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, serial killer, bounty hunter, juvenile delinquency, crime, crimes, heist, working undercover, tough heroes, police detective, reluctant partners, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
 982
Beyond the Law (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a former detective learns of the murder of his estranged son, he ventures back to the darkened streets he once knew so well. Armed, dangerous and with nothing to lose, he must take on the ruthless local mob in his mission for revenge.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: police, murder, escapades, redemption, friends, family, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, betrayal, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 962
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, criminal's revenge, police investigation, criminal heroes, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
 316
Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, undercover, partners, dishonesty, drug dealing, law enforcement, frame up, prison ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 4K
Mean Guns (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One hundred mid- and low-level gangsters who are on their boss' bad side are locked inside a newly-built high-security prison, and given plenty of guns, ammo, and baseball bats, then told that the last survivor will get a suitcase with 10 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, redemption, crimes, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, partners, organized crime, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 524
G.B.H. (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Damien, a London copper has a past he's trying to forget. Before joining the force he ran with a football firm, getting involved in tear-ups up and down the country. Now he's on the other side of the law and faces a tough decision, side ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, fighting crime, haunted by the past, chaos, moral dilemma, political unrest, hopes, society, going straight, chaos and mayhem, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Hatton Garden Job (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company, an underground safe deposit facility in London's Hatton Garden area, was burgled by 4 elderly men. With the stolen property having a value of up to £200 million, the incident has been ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: robbery, heist, escapades, friendship between men, danger, abduction, safe, gang
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Return of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The thriving narcotics smuggling operations in Bangkok are headed by rival American and Chinese interests. The former is led by huge bearded nightclub owner, menacingly played by Paul Smith. His bitter rival Tse-Chan goes to elaborate lengths to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, undercover, money, crime boss, karaoke bar, crane, danger, secret agents, dishonesty, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: thailand, holland, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, good versus evil, gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, master warrior, crimes, heroes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 10K
Kung Fu Killer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, deadly, master warrior, law enforcement, rivalry, psychopath, fight, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.8
 1K
Crazy Six (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a crumbling Europe, powerful mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative arms trade.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry, criminal's revenge, addiction, government agency, crimes, life is a bitch, master criminal, crime boss, violence ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 29K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gangsters, murder, life sentence, heroes, solitary, prison life, sport, african american, hip hop, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, mojave desert, las vegas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, betrayal, prison, criminal heroes, frame up, crime, manhunt, dishonesty, crimes, heist, heroes, heroic bloodshed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 8.0
 115K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, warrior, organized crime, gangsters, undercover, hand to hand combat, violence, fight, one man army, gunfight, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 1K
Beatdown (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon, a respected street fighter, is forced to flee the city after his brother is murdered and the money that was supposed to be paid back to a local gangster is stolen. While lying low at his father's house in a small Southern town, Brandon ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underground fighting, rivalry, contests and competitions, martial arts, family relations, power relations, tough heroes, athlete and trainer, street fight, fight, small town, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 203
The Real Thing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, gang, new year's eve, crime, crimes, dishonesty, friends, frame up, crime gone awry, best friends, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 2K
The Unjust (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, frame up, dishonesty, intrigue, deadly, police corruption, crimes, legal, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough law enforcer, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, undercover, crimes, rivalry, sniper, crime, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 189
Porki (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A cop disguises as a gangster in order to capture a mafia leader.
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, tense
Plot: mafia, lust, fight, murder, seduction, rape, killer, love, seductress, police officer, secret police, undercover agent ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.0
 425
13 Dead Men (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Set in a prison, a death row inmate has a secret and the warden will go to any lengths to get it. Things dont go as planned as you would expect. A good action film with alot of good fight scenes and an interesting twist at the end.What we have ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death row, prison, criminal heroes, false accusation, confined, life is a bitch, partners, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, frame up, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%