Movies like The Blue Iguana

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The Blue Iguana (1988)
 5.1
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The Blue Iguana (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The IRS sends Recovery Specialist Vince Holloway south of the border to the dangerous town of Diablo to rob the outlaw bank where criminals launder their cash.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, bounty hunter, neo noir, chase, murder, bank, bar, gangsters, crimes, heist, heroes, hostages, hostage, missing person, drug dealing, crime, track down, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to The Blue Iguana

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, dishonesty, chase, deadly and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Blue Iguana: Hit List (1989), W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989), Gunmen (1993), A Good Night to Die (2003), 7 Seconds (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, vengeance, disorder, missing person, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three modern-day L.A. bounty hunters, known only by their code names -- White Bread, Bean and Blue -- are hired by their bail bondsman boss to look after a wealthy heiress, Nettie Ridgeway, who witnessed the murder of a one-time boyfriend connected ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, bail bondsman, chase, rescue, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, adventure, confined, dishonesty, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.3
 3K
Gunmen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drug baron Peter Loomis (Patrick Stewart) has his $400 million dollar drug fortune stolen in South America. Loomis sends Armor O'Malley (Denis Leary), a ruthless killer to find his money. Cole Parker (Mario Van Peebles), a DEA Agent is on a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, master criminal, rivalry, gangsters, undercover, buddies, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, dark humor, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, one man army, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.4
 526
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, deadly, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
How to Rob a Bank (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, betrayal, chase, partners, criminal heroes, master criminal, nothing goes right, law enforcement, bank ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 809
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hitman, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.0
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, law enforcement, chase, gangsters, race against time, rivalry, crime, police investigation, chases and races, crime gone awry, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 559
Black Cat Run (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl is in love with a gas station attendant and sees him against her father's wishes. The father is the sheriff and shortly after a confrontation with the boy friend, he is killed by escaped convicts and the daughter is kidnapped. Everyone, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, race against time, chase, danger, rescue, false accusation, desert, murder, kidnapping, gas station, duct tape over mouth, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new mexico, oklahoma, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, deadly, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, deadly, heist, on the run, law enforcement, danger, criminal heroes, kidnapping, hitman, tough heroes, disorder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 1K
Raw Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mayor of a small town hires a bounty hunter to find his daughter's killer, but it turns out to be a very dangerous job.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, chase, bail bondsman, murder, mayor, revenge, violence, explosion, blackmail, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 337
Moving Target (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A bounty hunter with a pregnant wife who is urging him to get a regular job gets framed for murder and trapped in a war between Russian gangsters.
Style: suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, heroes, deadly, murder, track down, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, crimes, fugitives, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 858
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heist, fbi, murder, violence, revenge, investigation, crimes, crime, on the run, car ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 710
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, mind game, master criminal, manhunt, track down, gory, law enforcement, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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29 Palms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, hitman, conspiracy, casino, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, on the run, crime gone awry, bounty hunter, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bannen Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, disorder, law enforcement, romancing a criminal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, hopes, deadly, gangsters, criminal, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 10K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, rivalry, danger, crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, frame up, siblings relations, rivalry, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 17K
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: dark humor, suspenseful, surreal, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cons and scams, gangsters, neo noir, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, danger, drug dealing, deadly, suburbs, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.8
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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, semi serious, exciting, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, law enforcement, bait, rivalry, crime gone awry, going straight, nothing goes right, betrayal, prison, ex convict, cons and scams, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 465K
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, cult film, absurd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, murder, parody, arrest, new job, serial killer, partner, conspiracy, village, fish out of water, disorder, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, buddies, crime gone awry, chase, danger, dishonesty, desert, crimes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 1K
The Stickup (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars of Indian casino money by a thief wearing a clowns mask.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal heroes, on the run, chase, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, suspicion, bank robbery, bank ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, gang, chase, fugitives, rivalry, hostage situation, gunshot wound, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
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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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, odd couple, deadly, cons and scams, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, chase, kidnapping, crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, robbery, trial, disguise, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, brat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%