Movies like The Colony 1995

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The Colony (1995)
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The Colony (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than it first appeared.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, suburbs, murder, crimes, psychopath, family life, society, suburban life, deadly, death, secret, privacy, overalls
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Colony

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, law enforcement, psychopath and serial killer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Colony: A Broken Code (2012), Tucked Away (2007), Donato and Daughter (1993), What the Eye Doesn't See (2003), Murder at the Savoy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Broken Code (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers, Carmelo and Gino, are raised by their mob boss grandfather Salvatore Gianni. After the murder of their grandfather the two must join forces to track down the killer. No one is ruled out as a suspect, including one of the family. How ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, track down, drug abuse, murder, deadly, crimes, organized crime, crime family, mob boss, mafia, crime boss, cosa nostra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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95%
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 21
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, family life, parents and children, psychopath, crimes, fighting crime, amateur detective, partners, law enforcement, estrangement, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, crimes, society, dishonesty, state affairs, political unrest, political corruption, murder, deadly, government, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, slasher, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Manson Family (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jim Van Bebber's "The Manson Family" is an extremely violent and bloody horror film that reconstructs the early activities of the Family and their descent into the Tate-LaBianca killings.Van Bebber mixes this with a contemporary sub ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, deadly, life is a bitch, journalism, serial killer, leadership, crimes, investigation, drug abuse, crime, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Anatomy of a Psycho (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The crazed brother of a condemned killer sent to the gas chamber swears vengeance on those he holds responsible for his brother's execution.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, lawyer, killer, arson, vengeance, urban, violence spree, obsession, psychopath, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Blood Brothers (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blood Brothers- While coming of age in the inner city, Darryl Crawford, a young African-American man, witnesses a gang-related murder and is horrified to discover that his beloved older brother Sly is one of the perps. Darryl grapples with his ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gang, low lives, legal action, life is a bitch, social misfits, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, legal, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Roseanna (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American girl is found dead in Gota Kanal, Swedens largest channel. Since there are hardly any clues or evidence at all it seems as if the murder cant be solved. Martin Beck and his men are assigned to the case. Soon they find a likely ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, canal, police investigation, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, who done it, interpol, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Man on the Balcony (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the parks of Stockholm. The police have trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of the parks while the murderer strikes again, police inspector Martin ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, child murder, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, police procedural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, gay bar, violence, gun, brutality, killing spree, hate crime, psychopath, kids in trouble, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, murder, stripper, henchman, deception, crime, corvette, sex, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime, battle of the sexes, couples, family problems, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crimes, youth, family relations, deadly, crime, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, working class, vengeance, life is a bitch, youth, deadly, criminal heroes, society, small town, homecoming, murder, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A routine mission ends up in a flaming inferno when a house suddenly explodes. It looks like a spectacular suicide attempt but the technical investigation reveals unexpected evidence. Beck and his men are soon on the tracks of a narcotic syndicate...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, chase, deadly, law enforcement, manhunt, crime, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, ocean or sea, exploding house, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bad Day on the Block (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The heat is at record highs, the air conditioner is broken, the milk has gone bad, the repairman can't find the house... and then there's the neighbor. Lyle Wilder, a celebrated firefighter, whose scorn for the young Braverton family next ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: firefighter, psychopath, suburbs, russian roulette, heat wave, infidelity, suburban life, family in crisis, hitman, femme fatale, losing-it hero, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, betrayal, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, couples, family relations, parents and children, deadly, dealing with death, college, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, murder, who done it, psychopath, crime gone awry, crime, law enforcement, hostages, woman in danger, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, psychopath, police investigation, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 796
The Maker (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Josh is a high school guy who lives with adoptive parents and is involved in little crimes with his friends (including young lesbian Bella). Suddenly his elder brother Walter comes out of the blue (he left home 10 years ago when he was 18 and was ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: brother, blood donation, siblings relations, college, juvenile delinquency, crimes, crime, youth, gays and lesbians, heist, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Bastards (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, danger, deadly, society, confined, working class, social differences, woman in danger, violence spree, misfit, immigrants, sexual perversion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, rape and murder, psychopath, who done it, deadly, strong violent content, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, police detective, physical appearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 109
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, investigation, crimes, erotica, femme fatale, music band, performer's life, artists and showbiz, deadly, college ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, slasher, rivalry, crimes, deadly, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, family relations, husband wife relationship, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 591
Dead End (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deja-vu, as an ex-detective turned best selling true crime author is confronted by the copycat unsolved serial killings he investigated as a cop ten years ago. And now, all fingers are pointed in his direction. This, compounded by Todd's ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: wannabe, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly, heroes, disorder, family relations, life turned upside down, parents and children, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, deadly, fugitives, crime, rivalry, woman in danger, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%