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12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps Danny's fiancee. To save her, Danny must successfully navigate his way through an elaborate series of tasks and puzzles, or else watch the love of his life die.
Style: twists and turns, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, ridiculous, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, kidnapping, race against time, terrorism, family, criminal's revenge, vengeance, tough law enforcer, cat and mouse, mind game, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, woman in danger, confined, car chase, revenge, cop as target, spouse in danger, fbi, car accident, stabbed in the belly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, revenge, pistol, rivalry, chases and races, violence and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like 12 Rounds: The Marine (2006), Ticker (2001), Cellular (2004), Stolen (2012), Blitz (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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12 Rounds 2: Reloaded (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Malloy portrays an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) who finds himself caught in a deadly 12-round game of cat and mouse with a vigilante tied to the paramedic's past. With little time to spare and his wife's life hanging in the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, paramedic, mind game, kidnapping, psychopath, criminal's revenge, cat and mouse, family, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 30K
The Marine (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: marines, swamp, chase, master criminal, disorder, one man army, iraq war, kidnapping, war, wife, change, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: south carolina, europe, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 6K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, police investigation, crime, hostages, master criminal, one man army, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 85K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, police, race against time, crime, rescue, hostage, mobile phone, chase, one man army, track down, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.5
 40K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, taxi driver, fbi, father daughter relationship, heist, chase, race against time, thief, crime, rescue, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 75K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, cop as target, law enforcer killer, tough law enforcer, revenge, crimes, law enforcement, murder, stalking, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 29K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, terrorism, explosive, vice president, terrorist, stadium, race against time, ransom, secret agents, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 328K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA, China, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, chase, revenge, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, vengeance, race, speed, muscle car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, dominican republic, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: psychopath, undercover, police detective, special agents, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, track down, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 14K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, undercover, crime, hostages, master criminal, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, race against time, working undercover, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, heist, helicopter, criminal's revenge, crime, vengeance, race against time, bank robber, hoodlum, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
 297
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, hostages, special agents, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 60K
Walking Tall (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, violence, casino, small town, ex military, sheriff, ex soldier, rivalry, jury, stripper, vengeance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, swat team, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, fighting crime, officers and cadets, basic training, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Operation Rogue (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, soldier, terrorism, jungle, military, terrorist bombing, danger, confined, crimes, heroes, rebel, gymnasium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines, southeast asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, tough law enforcer, drugs/alcohol, unlikely partners, vigilantism, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 22K
Getaway (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former race car driver Brent Magna (Hawke) is pitted against the clock. Desperately trying to save the life of his kidnapped wife, Brent commandeers a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, taking it and its unwitting owner (Gomez) on a high-speed ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, daring rescue, chases and races, crimes, mysterious character, confined, danger, escapades, hacker, voyeurism, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.0
 877
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, race against time, terrorism, military, hostages, daring rescue, crime, save the day, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, fbi, chase, car race, heist, chases and races, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, master criminal, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, england, london, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street, gang war, semiautomatic pistol, street shootout, violence, police investigation, partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, crime, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 21K
Rage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the Russian mob kidnaps the daughter of a reformed criminal, he rounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, russian mafia, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, rivalry, gangsters, track down, violence spree, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 30K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, ex military, psychopath, crime, track down, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, indonesia, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 384
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, kidnapping, terrorism, ira, gangsters, adventure, urban ghetto, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
 142K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, one man army, delivery, kidnapping, disobey, chase, drugs/alcohol, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 4K
The Keeper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, bodyguard, kidnapping, daring rescue, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, ex-cop, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, race against time, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 166K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hacker, terrorism, violence, misdirection, surveillance, senator, faked death, ex convict, chase, race against time, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, washington d.c., malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 151K
Need for Speed (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, UK, France, Philippines
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, rivalry, chases and races, criminal heroes, betrayal, race against time, frame up, vengeance, mechanic, ex convict, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 6K
The Shepherd (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, border patrol, kidnapping, mercenary, criminal heroes, police investigation, drug traffic, crime, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 23K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, negotiation, chase, car chase, police, jewel thief, police investigation, hostages, bank, master criminal, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Executive Protection (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: kidnapping, bodyguard, threat, lawyer, police, security, bomb, organized crime, private detective, tough law enforcer, race against time, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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