Movies like The Big Hit

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The Big Hit (1998)
 6.0
 30K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score turns sour. That's because the girl is the goddaughter of the gang's ruthless crime boss. But, even while dodging bullets, Melvin has to keep his real job secret from his unsuspecting fiancée, Pam.
Style: humorous, exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, stylized, parody, funny, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, crimes, cons and scams, hostage, violence, woman in danger, gunfight, crime gone awry, violent, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, heist, criminal heroes, martial arts, jewish, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, catastrophe, killer, revenge, fight, kung fu ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong

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Most similar movies to The Big Hit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and entertaining films with plots about crimes, gangsters, betrayal, violence, hitman, gun and murder mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Big Hit: The Chase (1994), Wild Target (2010), Pain & Gain (2013), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), The Whole Ten Yards (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 21K
The Chase (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Hammond is sentenced to life in prison, but manages to escape. To get away from the police he takes a girl as hostage and drives off in her car. The girl happens to be the only daughter of one of the richest men in the state. In a while the car ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, kidnapping, on the run, car, gunfight, crimes, on the road, disorder, escapades, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, usa, california, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 38K
Wild Target (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, sweet, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, apprentice, assassin, happy ending, eccentricity, surveillance, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, art, bodyguard, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 216K
Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, kidnapping, athlete's life, crimes, friends, dark humor, stupidity, bodybuilder, ambition, group of criminals, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1995, 70s
Place: miami, florida, new jersey, usa, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, robbery, cons and scams, casino, kidnapping, chase, disguise, court, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, idaho, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, organized crime, chase, kidnapping, vengeance, betrayal, happy ending, dentist, criminal heroes, lone hero, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, gangsters, fbi, hitman, special agents, criminal heroes, rivalry, crimes, bounty hunter, manhunt, dark humor, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 13K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, intense, semi serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, rivalry, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, going straight, bait, law enforcement, betrayal, cons and scams, race against time, chase ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, working undercover, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, friendship, murder, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.0
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, murder, crimes, organized crime, gang war, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: suspense, erotic, witty, twist ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, crimes, hostage, police investigation, home invasion, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, destiny, crime gone awry, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 123K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, gunfight, drug lord, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, robbery, lone hero, heist, rivalry, betrayal, ship captain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 30K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, murder, frame up, media, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in ...
Style: intense, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, assassination, crimes, wing chun, redemption, assassin, transformation, runaway, gangsters, criminal heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, chase, hostage, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, one man army, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, revenge, on the run, crimes, martial arts, organized crime, police detective, police raid, one man army, attempted murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 7K
Once a Thief (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: suspense, stylized, humorous, sweet, visually appealing ...
Plot: martial arts, heist, chase, art thief, brutality, art, gunfight, kung fu, violence, friendship, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: hong kong, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 161K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, tough guy, mentor, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 19K
Thursday (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, witty, humorous, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, hitman, gangsters, woman rapes man, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, drug dealer, drugs, criminal heroes, drug dealing, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 38K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, justice, undercover, police, unlikely friendships, adaptation, drug lord, gangsters, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 45K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, intense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, fbi, father daughter relationship, robbery, car chase, chase, money, crimes, violence, thief, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Give 'em Hell, Malone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough as nails private investigator (Malone) squares off with gangsters and their thugs to protect a valuable secret. Malone goes through hell to protect the information but he dishes some hell as well...
Style: neo noir, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, femme fatale, crimes, private detective, crime boss, murder, organized crime, bully, mother son relationship, war, mafia, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 8K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, light, intense, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, gangsters, chase, african american, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 49K
The 51st State (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, gangsters, chemist, culture clash, crimes, drugs, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, drug lord, gang war ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, liverpool, los angeles, northern england, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, chase, hitman, undercover, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, track down, race against time, crimes, fbi, chinese mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 28K
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: exciting, twists and turns, intense, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: chase, hostage, negotiation, car chase, revenge, violence, police investigation, gunfight, swat team, hitman, bank robbery, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back burnouts, bum luck runs in spades. With a goose-egg ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, dystopic future, dark humor, gangsters, life philosophy, clones, computer game, crime gone awry, stupidity, first contact, fight scenes, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 83K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, rivalry, foe turned friend, assassin, sniper, spy, police chase, gangsters, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, detroit, puerto rico, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, gunfight, suburbs, dark humor, crimes, therapy, secretary, psychiatrist, small town, radio dj, love and romance, high school reunion ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 249K
Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: intense, exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, revenge, dark humor, one man army, lone hero, gangsters, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), poison, outdoor sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
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: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, tough law enforcer, vengeance, organized crime, conspiracy, murder, police corruption, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%