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: murder, family relations, suburbs, psychopath, crimes, family life, society, suburban life, death, secret, privacy, deadly, overalls
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, psychopath, law enforcement, serial killer and investigation 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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, crimes, track down, murder, drug abuse, organized crime, crime family, mafia, crime boss, mob boss, cosa nostra, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
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 5.0
 28
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, family life, parents and children, crimes, estrangement, who done it, partners, amateur detective, law enforcement, fighting crime, aging ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, political corruption, political unrest, murder, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, society, government, manipulation, corruption, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, arms dealing, police, arms deal, police procedural, hospital, murder investigation, medical ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, crimes, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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67%
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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, lawyer, killer, arson, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, violence spree, vengeance, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: gang, murder, urban ghetto, low lives, family relations, legal, hopes, crimes, youth, legal action, social misfits, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, psychopath, filmmaking, crimes, life is a bitch, leadership, investigation, journalism, serial killer, drug abuse, cult leader ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century
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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: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, interpol, who done it, riddles and clues, crime investigation, crime scene, ship ...
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, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: child murder investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, child murder, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, vigilante, single father, dead child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, murder, stripper, deception, henchman, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, corvette
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ 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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence spree, psychopath, brutality, hate crime, killing spree, kids in trouble, teenage life, suburbs, chaos and mayhem, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: biting, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, couples, family problems, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, vengeance, infidelity, betrayal, society, crumbling marriage, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, domestic violence, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, chase, crimes, ocean, murder, fire, bomb, drug dealer, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, heist, bank, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, couples, family relations, parents and children, college, dealing with death, student, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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To Serve and Protect (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
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Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: tense, mind bending, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hostage, psychopath, track down, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, crime gone awry, police investigation, confined, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: tense, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: brother, family relations, teenage life, heist, siblings relations, college, family life, gays and lesbians, crimes, juvenile delinquency, youth, criminal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, working class, woman in danger, social differences, violence spree, confined, society, realism, suburbs, immigrants, misfit, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, media, state affairs, strong female presence, car bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 132
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, music band, artists and showbiz, performer's life, who done it, college life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, narcissism, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, crimes, youth, rivalry, violence, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, woman in danger, runaway, police, corruption, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, police detective, strong violent content, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, physical appearance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sketches of a Strangler (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An art student living with his sister is actually a maniac strangling dancers and prostitutes. One victim's sister starts looking for him...
Style: realistic, slasher, serious, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, strangler, art student, prostitute, crimes, investigation, psychopath, mental illness, obsession, brother, strangulation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: suburbs, firefighter, psychopath, russian roulette, heat wave, crimes, crime gone awry, society, losing-it hero, femme fatale, family in crisis, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 15K
The Chamber (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: death sentence, murder, racism, courtroom drama, ku klux klan, prison, legal, politics, anti semitism, haunted by the past, crimes, legal action ...
Time: 90s, year 1967, 60s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, clergy, stalking, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, police investigation, obsessive quest, terrorism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%