DirectedBy Brian A. Miller, ‘Backtrace’ is an action-thriller film. ItThese are the next Detective Sykes (Sylvester StalloneHe is looking for a prisoner who has spent seven years in a mental ward in jail and has a severe case dementia. SevenMany years ago, Donovan “Mac” MacDonald (Matthew Modine) and his friends robbed a bank, but MacThe people who were supposed be his allies nearly killed him. InA mysterious man is named at the moment Lucas (Ryan Guzman) breaks MacHe will be allowed to leave the facility in order to help them locate the money he stole. If you have watched ‘Backtrace’ and loved it, here is a list of recommendations that might fit your taste. You can watch most of these movies similar to ‘Backtrace’ on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
6. Escape Plan (2013)
Starring Stallone Arnold Schwarzenegger, the first film in the ‘Escape Plan’ series revolves around Ray Breslin (Stallone), a former prosecutor turned business owner who runs a security firm along with his partner Lester Clark (Vincent D’Onofrio). TheyMake supermax prisons into fortresses. DuringEvery job BreslinAs an inmate, you pretend to be free and escape from a particular prison. HoweverAfter agreeing, I was able to test the security system in a top secret prison. BreslinHe is betrayed and sentenced to spend the rest his life in prison. HeTeam up with the mysterious inmate Emil Rottmayer (SchwarzeneggerIn the hopes of a successful escape. AsideFrom StalloneBoth films feature the protagonist escaping from a prison cell as a key plot point.
5. Dragged Across Concrete (2019)
‘Dragged Across Concrete’ stars yet another action megastar from the 1980s and 1990s — Mel Gibson. Like ‘Backtrace,’ ‘Dragged Across Concrete’ has corrupt law enforcement officials turning to robbery. DesperatelyYou will need money Detectives Brett Ridgeman (Gibson) and Anthony Lurasetti (Vince Vaughn) decide to rob the enigmatic Lorentz VogelmannLater, it is revealed that he was a bank robber with terrible consequences.
4. American Heist (2014)
Like ‘Backtrace,’ ‘American Heist’ is about family and the extent that people would go to protect their loved ones. James (Hayden Christensen) and Frankie (Adrien Brody() are brothers. The latter went to jail so that the former wouldn’t have to and suffered sexual abuse there. FrankieHe was then placed under the protection of some fellow inmates. NowThey are out! FrankieHe must repay them by helping them rob banks. JamesTo join the heist.
3. OutThis is Death (2021)
‘OutThis is Death’ follows Jack Harris (Bruce Willis), a retired policeThis isficer who is forced to fight against lawlessness and injustice once more to protect his niece and an innocent woman after the latter is targeted by corrupted cops for filming one of them killing a drug dealer. ‘Out of Death’ is one of the final films of Willis’ illustrious career. In 2022, WillisHe announced his retirement and revealed his diagnosis of aphasia. Both ‘OutThis is Death’ and ‘Backtrace’ have veteran actors portraying the roles of grizzled lawmen. MoreoverBoth films feature antagonists who are also law enforcement officers.
2. 211 (2018)
‘211’ revolves around two police officers and the young ride-along they must protect as an elaborate and violent heist unfolds around them. Patrolman Mike Chandler (Nicolas Cage) struggles with the grief of losing his wife of 30 years to cancer. HisRelationship with his daughter LisaThis has made it difficult. His current partner, Steve MacAvoy, who happens to be his son in law, tells him about Lisa’s pregnancy. Mike, SteveTheir ride-along KennyDraw the attention of thieves turned mercenaries, who transform Chesterford, Massachusetts, into a battle zone. At the core of the narrative of both ‘211’ and ‘Backtrace,’ there is a heist and a veteran police officer trying to protect people.
1. Memento (2000)
Like Mac in ‘Backtrace,’ ‘Memento’s Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce) suffers from a version of amnesia, anterograde amnesia to be precise. DueTo this end, Leonard suffers from short-term memory loss and can’t create new memories. InHis pursuit of the people who killed his wife. LeonardUses tattoos PolaroidPhotos to keep track the information he has collected. ‘Memento’ is one of the earliest movies in the career of filmmaker Christopher Nolan. Although ‘Memento’ is not as celebrated as some of Nolan’s later works, it is still arguably one of his best works.
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