Movies like Bullies

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Bullies (1986)
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Bullies (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance they get. Matt meanwhile meets and starts seeing a lot of Becky who also likes him. Unfortunately her last name is Cullen, and when the rest of the family finds out about their relationship, they decide to get even, and their harassment is elevated to vicious assault.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, burned alive, rape, violence, forest, farm, sadism, revenge, redneck, torture, teenage life, crimes, mountain, vengeance, youth, in the woods, heroes, psychopath, religions or cults, crime, danger, family in danger, small town life, wilderness ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Bullies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, rivalry, danger, revenge and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Bullies: The Escapist (2002), Cold Steel (1987), Sunday in the Country (1974), The Killing Machine (2010), The Russian Specialist (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, deadly, violence spree, confined, heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, haunted by the past, gang, tough heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 672
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, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, rivalry, crimes, deadly, femme fatale, police detective, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Sunday in the Country (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: country, farm, vigilantism, vigilante, torture, mind game, countryside, hostages, crime, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, tough heroes, crimes, special agents, confined, deadly, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, hong kong, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, tough heroes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, jungle, good versus evil, crime, crimes, heroes, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry, death of daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, decapitation, gunfight, machine gun, motorcycle gang, revenge, vietnam veteran, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, miami, florida, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, small town, in the woods, crimes, parents and children, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.3
 506
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, captivity, haunted by the past, danger, confined, crimes, escapades, wilderness, in the woods, buddies, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.5
 587
Wounded (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a grizzly-bear poacher named Hanaghan kills her fiance and fellow Fish & Wildlife Deptartment officer, Julie Clayton sets out to track the killer down and discover why the FBI is keeping its case secret from her. She is joined in her ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychiatrist, revenge, crimes, animal life, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, crime, rehabilitation, wilderness, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 446
Undertow (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his car breaks down, Jack seeks shelter, lost in a thunderstorm in a remote shack in the woods. He finds himself held at gunpoint by a deranged mountain man who lives there with his young wife. As the storm rages on, tension mounts in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, psychopath, violence, forest, thunderstorm, mentally unstable, fall in love, crimes, in the woods, family in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 3K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, on the run, danger, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, los angeles, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, gangsters, taxi driver, police investigation, tough law enforcer, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 3K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, police detective, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal's revenge, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 913
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, psychopath, murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, hitman, assassination, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, danger, rescue, parents and children, wilderness, crimes, siblings relations, witnessing a crime, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Man Called Blade (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli stars as a hatchet-wielding bounty hunter with a dark past and an even more desperate future. But when he disrupts the balance of power in a corrupt mining town, he unleashes a firestorm of brutality, betrayal and cold-blooded murder. ...
Style: rough, serious, atmospheric, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, murder, mine, lone wolves, heroes, chases and races, old west, vengeance, gang, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the heir and current marketing director for one of the nation's biggest gun manufacturers, Liberty Wallace is indifferent to the atrocities made possible through her business and her CEO husband, Victor. On her way to see her actor lover, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, vengeance, love affair, hostages, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.8
 9K
Boy Wonder (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pimp, crime, childhood trauma, violence, criminal, troubled teen, vigilante, boxing gym, vengeance, crimes, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, modern western, hitman, one man army, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, deadly, fighting crime, danger, murder, vigilantism, lone wolves ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, mercenary, hostages, confined, tough heroes, one man army, master warrior, dedicated educator, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of crazy bikers meet up with a group of drug-addicted hippies in a small town, but the two roving factions are soon at odds with one another and chaos ensues.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, witty, exciting ...
Plot: biker, hippie, motorcycle chase, gang, on the road, drug dealing, crimes, tough heroes, deadly, psychopath, biker gang, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, heroes, hitman, vigilantism, assassination, good versus evil, chase, revolver, torture, martial arts, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.3
 367
Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: family relations, mystery, psychopath, danger, deadly, crimes, small town, male female relationship, murder, doctor, murder of husband, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 15K
The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, small town, deadly, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 955
Savage Messiah (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Savage Messiah is a docudrama about Roch "Moïse" Thériault, the charismatic former leader of a small religious group based near Burnt River, Ontario, Canada. Between 1977 and 1989 he held sway over as many as 12 adults and 26 children. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sect, investigation, manipulation, social worker, small town, crimes, life is a bitch, manipulations, leadership, psychopath, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 431
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, crimes, reluctant partners, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, female detective, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 2K
Autumn Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: teenage rape, orphan, mountain, rape, siblings relations, social relations, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), rifle, small town life, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 235
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), hotel, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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