Movies like Shoot the Hero

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Shoot the Hero (2010)
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Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, couples, witnessing a crime, crimes, hitman, danger, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, graphic violence, chases and races, deadly, profanity, killer, hunting, heroes, gun, elvis presley, newlyweds, training camp, cleaner, pistol, gangster, elvis
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to Shoot the Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, disorder, danger, gangsters, chases and races, rivalry and crime mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Shoot the Hero: A Good Night to Die (2003), In Security (2013), Drive Hard (2014), Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015), Two Tough Guys (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.4
 4K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, chases and races, danger, partners, reluctant partners, disorder, mysterious character, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, danger, partners against crime, rivalry, elderly, aging, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
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Two Tough Guys (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, goofy hero, on the run, deadly, danger, partners, crimes, gangsters, buddies, stupidity, tough heroes, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, race against time, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, on the run, gang, blackmail, kidnapping, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, gangsters, danger, gang, assassination, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, rivalry, danger, murder, stolen money, crime, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
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Next Day Air (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, disorder, crime gone awry, danger, drug dealing, goofy hero, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, escapades, employer employee relationship, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, deadly, obsession, gender bending, showbiz, disorder, crimes, partners, chases and races, female impersonator, stoners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, family relations, disorder, parents and children, master warrior, deadly, danger, crimes, heroes, on the run, martial arts, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Operation: Endgame (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, undercover, confined, working undercover, violence spree, hitman, workplace, danger, government agency, deadly, female assassin, office ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
55%
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, romance, secret identity, undercover, love and romance, espionage, secret agents, couple relations, reluctant partners, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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 ⇓
53%
 3.3
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Blood Shot (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the award winning short film, Blood Shot is the story of a cop named Rip whose life falls apart as he chases a terminator-like vampire, who happens to be a hitman for the CIA. They must join forces to stop a terrorist cell before its too ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, vampire, danger, track down, rivalry, imaginary, deadly, couples, partners, violence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, danger, isolation, disorder, drug dealing, escapades, chase, survival, drugs/alcohol, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A powerful Chilean gangster uses everything in his power to stop the woman that wants to kill him, a sexy mercenary known as "the machine gun woman". The staggering sum of cash he offers for her head sets in motion an army of hitmen. And ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: female assassin, hitman, gunfight, danger, deadly, assassination, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, crimes, gangsters, gory, dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santiago chile, santiago de chile, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Silver Case (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In TInseltown, the world of scheming and dreaming reaches a particularly nasty low when a powerful producer known as the 'Senator' hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady arch rival, the 'Master' in more ways ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, disorder, graphic violence, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, friendship, violence, blood, profanity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Scissor Gang leader Eun-jin (Shin Eun-kyung), who now suffers from amnesia, nevertheless defends Jae-cheol (Jun Gyu Park), a restaurateur who employs her, from a gangster who wants his business.
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, gangsters, gang, danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, memory loss, loan, martial arts, deadly, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, ambition, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Road to Redemption (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple come into contact with stolen mob money, gamble it away, and end up on the run from gangsters
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, crimes, love and romance, estrangement, disorder, redemption, self discovery, dishonesty, on the run, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, beautiful scenery, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bodyguard 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The best agent of Vieng, the country near the boundary of Thailand received the important mission that he had to catch two armed dealers who could be the dangerous for his country.
Style: rough, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, one man army, law enforcement, crimes, undercover, working undercover, deadly, danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
This Girl Is Bad-Ass!! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bike messenger, hired by competing mob bosses to smuggle goods, finds that her only way out is a confrontation erupting into a battle of bullets, blows and kicks to the face.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, captivating, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, disorder, gang, escapades, chase, drug smuggling, danger, strong female presence, riding a bicycle, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 6K
Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, deadly, unlikely criminals, danger, crime, dishonesty, gangsters, false arrest, taxi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 4K
Torrente 5 (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Crooked cop Torrente gets out of jail in the year 2018 to find a different Spain from the one he knew.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crimes, heroes, misfit, crime gone awry, anti hero, anti heroes, goofy hero, disorder, rivalry, farce, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, who done it, murder, private detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, cripple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%