Movies like Choke 2001

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Choke (2001)
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run car accident. To protect Gina, Henry disposes of Ron, but a murderous sociopath witnesses this crime. Henry and this stranger bond in an odd way, telling stories about their childhoods. Henry makes a deal with the stranger, helping to get rid of the body of one of the stranger's victims. Will this act seal a bargain between the two men and get Henry off the hook, or will the stranger threaten Henry and Gina?
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, crimes, parents and children, crime, manipulations, danger, manipulation, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry, car accident, con artists, sociopath, witness
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Choke

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, dishonesty, graphic violence and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Choke: The Grind (2009), Favor (2013), The Accidental Witness (2006), The Contract (1999), The Serpent (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 312
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, disorder, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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95%
 6.3
 839
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, danger, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace intrigue, crimes, danger, workplace, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.3
 218
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.5
 2K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, murder, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, divorce, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, danger, graphic violence, kidnapping, murderous pair, cons and scams, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.5
 610
Four Assassins (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, deadly, hotel, danger, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, urban, graphic violence, indoor, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.3
 406
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, murder, dishonesty, technophobia, obsession, voyeurism, sexual content, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, deadly, mind game, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, sexual content, profanity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, uncover truth, danger, missing person, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 719
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, family relations, psychologist, emotional manipulation, teenager, family in crisis, manipulations, mind game, teenage life, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 350
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, crimes, heist, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime gone awry, blackmail, lesbian, sex, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 1K
Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chases and races, danger, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, police, accidental death, death, fish out of water, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 877
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, frame up, manhunt, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, crimes, criminal heroes, hitman, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 321
Second to Die (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Erika Eleniak as a woman who plans the murder of her husband ...
Style: serious, disturbing, intense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, erotica, dishonesty, money, murder of husband, nothing goes right, danger, infidelity, crimes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.3
 1K
The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.0
 136
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, on the run, danger, drug dealing, crimes, drug abuse, dishonesty, graphic violence, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
 971
Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, danger, parents and children, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, salvation, murder, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, power relations, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 425
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, who done it, serial killer, psychopath, life is a bitch, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 942
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, on the run, crimes, danger, woman in danger, deadly, parents and children, family relations, family problems, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 204
Presumed Dead (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A famous crime novelist's protigie disappears before the release of author's first new book in years. Is the seeming crime an elaborate publicity stunt, or was this author so desperate for material that he created his own sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: mind game, investigation, police detective, missing person, murder, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, writer's life, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 16
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, political corruption, dishonesty, deadly, murder, crimes, political conspiracy, danger, law enforcement, partners, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, undercover, frame up, danger, woman in danger, life turned upside down, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, phone sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: realistic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, psychopath, isolation, slasher, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 75
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 1K
Piggy (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, violence, vengeance, crimes, deadly, vigilante, graphic violence, urban, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, bar, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Burial Society (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In The Burial Society, Sheldon Kasner, an unlikely criminal who works as a bank loan manager, infiltrates the mysterious world of the Chevrah Kadisha (the Jewish society that prepares bodies for burial according to ancient ritual) in order to steal ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, survival, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, bank, down on your luck, secret society, faked death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 379
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, law enforcement, deadly, danger, religions or cults, investigation, murder, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, who done it, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
66%