Movies like Bullies

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Bullies (1986)
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Bullies (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
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, farm, sadism, revenge, forest, torture, teenage life, crimes, vengeance, youth, in the woods, heroes, psychopath, religions or cults, crime, danger, family in danger, small town life, deadly, siblings relations, 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, rough and serious films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, murder, vengeance, revenge and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Bullies: Sunday in the Country (1974), Diplomatic Immunity (1991), Cold Steel (1987), Wounded (1997), The Killing Machine (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, psychological, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, farm, country, torture, vigilante, chases and races, captivity, mind game, rivalry, bank, deadly, countryside ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, psychopath, good versus evil, jungle, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, crime, heroes, dominatrix ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.5
 641
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, femme fatale, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, police detective, christmas eve, ex cop, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.5
 564
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychiatrist, revenge, deadly, woman in danger, danger, rehabilitation, in the woods, vengeance, dishonesty, animal life, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, deadly, tough heroes, special agents, crimes, confined, murder, tough guy, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, gangsters, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.3
 228
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, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, hotel, sexual relations, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, small town, motorcycle gang, rocket launcher, vietnam veteran, revenge, martial arts, machine gun, gunfight, fistfight, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: vengeance, taxi driver, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, investigation, hitman, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, vigilantism, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 927
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: investigation, sect, social worker, small town, leadership, psychopath, society, life is a bitch, manipulations, crimes, religions or cults, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hippie, motorcycle chase, on the road, gang, tough heroes, drug dealing, psychopath, crimes, deadly, biker gang, biker, jail ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 2K
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cia, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, undercover, dishonesty, chase, rivalry, tough heroes, danger, on the run, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: exciting, stylized, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, murder, small town, crimes, heroes, old west, rivalry, gang, vengeance, deadly, chases and races, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 24K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, small town, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, crime, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, vigilantism, danger, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 412
Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, youth, gang, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, society, violence spree, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, deadly, against the odds, law enforcement, heroes, rescue, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 8K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, crime, childhood trauma, violence, criminal, troubled teen, vigilante, boxing gym, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
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, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 342
Ricco (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly, track down, dishonesty, gory, hitman, rivalry, vengeance, danger, vigilantism, tough heroes, gang ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 2K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, danger, tough heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, police detective, police investigation, hitman, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 850
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, crime, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, death of brother, undercover cop, female killer, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, crimes, chases and races, contests and competitions, deadly, fighting the system, danger, rivalry, murder, assassination, workplace situations, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, manhunt, gang, track down, deadly, wanted, urban, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, crime, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, athlete's life, danger, tough heroes, heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 1K
Bone Dry (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert. His nemesis is Jimmy, a man with an aberrant agenda; armed with a rifle, a scope, walkie-talkies and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, vengeance, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, rivalry, deadly, one man army, criminal's revenge, torture, punishment, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, psychopath, deadly, crimes, heist, police corruption, vengeance, rivalry, university, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, ex soldier, survival, mercenary, confined, hostages, tough heroes, one man army, master warrior, dedicated educator, teachers and students, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 31K
Straw Dogs (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town, bullying, rape, self defense, vengeance, home invasion, machismo, rivalry, social relations, picked on, death, killing an animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi, southern usa, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, criminal heroes, babies and infants, crimes, rivalry, haunted by the past, gang, pregnancy, fugitives, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%