Movies like Courage 1984

If you like "Courage" you are looking for movies about / with survival, biker, desert, pursuit, on the run, marathon and survivalist themes of Thriller genre shot in USA.
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Courage (1984)
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Courage (1984)
Original name: Raw Courage
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.
Plot: survival, biker, desert, pursuit, on the run, marathon, survivalist, runner, revenge
Place: new mexico

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Most similar movies to Courage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, survival, crimes, danger, deadly, desert and revenge mostly in Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Courage: Venom (2011), Beyond the Reach (2014), The Canyon (2009), Code Name: Wolverine (1996), Poker Run (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Venom (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a car breaks down in an isolated desert, a mother and young daughter are relentlessly pursued by a deadly snake
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, chase, danger, dangerous animal, off the road, on the run, deadly, snake, child in peril, crash, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, chases and races, crimes, isolation, confined, danger, escapades, witnessing a crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
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74%
 5.9
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The Canyon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A survival story about a honeymooning couple who get lost in the wide expanse of the Grand Canyon.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: wilderness, survival, honeymoon, deadly, dangerous animal, desert, danger, tour guide, grand canyon, isolation, newlyweds, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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72%
Code Name: Wolverine (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Harry Gordini is on his way to Italy for a holiday with his family. On his way he accidentally picks up the wrong suitcase which holds in it hundreds of millions worth of new superdrug. Now the drugdealers want the drugs back and kidnap Harry's ...
Plot: underwater, revenge, underwater scene, navy, code name, underwater fight, homoerotic fight, homoeroticism, male underwear, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3.6
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Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, couple relations, buddies, deadly, danger, confined, mind game, crimes, motorcycle chase, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
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Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, abduction, dealing with death, crimes, deadly, family problems, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
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A Million (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 8 contestants compete for a billion wons ($1 Million USD) in a survival reality TV show. The challengers must spend 7 days in the Australian desert. On the second day, one contestant is found dead. The other contestants then find themselves in ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, exhaustion, manipulation, revenge, murder, game of death, revelation, death of wife, desert, rivalry, contests and competitions, most dangerous game ...
Place: australia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 2K
The Victim (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Annie's (Jennifer Blanc) life is in jeopardy after she's witnessed the horrific rape and murder of her closest friend. Fleeing from two attackers (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood) she stumbles across kyle (Michael Biehn), a recluse living in ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, murder, survival, on the run, witnessing a crime, crimes, escapades, deadly, chaos, in the woods, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.4
 16
Severance (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ray Ponti is a down and out father, a man trapped by his past and frightened of his future. Cly is a streetwise runaway, waiting tables by day and stripping by night. Both are fighting for existence in the slime-bowl of New York's gutters, ...
Plot: on the run, father daughter relationship, stripper, mafia, reconciliation
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, danger, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, escapades, crimes, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 188
Dead Beat (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit, slightly older, with a car, his own apartment, and spending money. Kit loves Elvis and loves the ladies; plus, he's a complete ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: desert, serial killer, crime, crimes, murderous pair, deadly, coming of age, mind game, manipulation, couples, who done it, elevator ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 273
Sweet Evil (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of a yuppie couple unable to conceive and desperate for a child. They enlist the services of Jennifer to act as surrogate mother. Unbeknownst to the couple, Jennifer has an ulterior motive to this union - to exact revenge for a childhood ...
Style: erotic
Plot: surrogate mother, revenge, motive, tragedy, childhood, deviant sex, seductress, psychopath, seductive behavior, car accident, pregnancy, child molestation ...
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45%
 5.0
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Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's lifelong pursuit of lost family diamonds is interrupted by the appearance of two escaped convicts.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, search, adventurer, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, escapades, frame up, track down, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 166
Devil Girl (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fay is a small town girl on a cross country road trip, trying to escape her own reality after the death of her father. When her muscle car breaks down during a drag race she finds herself stranded along route 66 in an isolated desert town. Short on ...
Style: bleak, surreal, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, small town, psychopath, escapades, survival, deadly, danger, dealing with death, stripper, female protagonist, devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No Through Road (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, danger, on the run, suburbs, mysterious character, rivalry, revenge, murder, pursuit, woman in danger, suburban life, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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43%
 4.3
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Fleshburn (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier who deserted because of spiritual beliefs was tried and evaluated by four psychiatrists, and they all concluded that he was unable to distinguish right from wrong, so he was sentenced to a mental hospital. One day, he escapes and kidnaps ...
Plot: rambo, navajo indian, murder, flashback, kidnapping, rifle, revenge, vietnam veteran, bound and gagged, hawk, arizona desert, manhunt ...
Place: arizona
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Killer Image (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Max Oliver learns his photographer brother has been killed, he suspects it was no random murder. And when he finds his brothers' last photos of a powerful senator and a prostitute, Max gets a clear picture of a deadly political cover-up. ...
Plot: photographer, murder, roller coaster, senator, main character dies, villain played by lead actor, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, death of protagonist
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43%
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The Hunted (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Samantha Clark goes deep into a Pacific Northwest forest to retrieve $12 million from a crashed airplane. While there she meets a mysterious mountain man who claims he can help her hunt down the money but instead he ends up ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: woman in danger, hunted, female protagonist, bow and arrow, on the run, human prey, taunting, survivalist, revolver, mountain man, pacific northwest, air disaster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Survivors (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the near future, society collapses and water becomes scarce. When a greedy water baron starts violently clearing out survivors, Kendal, a 17-year-old teenager, fights the baron's henchman to keep a well open.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, drought, murder, revenge, strong female character, survivor, teenage girl, thirst, desert, girl heroine, woman with a gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 58
Coldwood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Single mother Ashley travels to Alaska to work with her Uncle Clive, a con man swindling money from people who believe their homes are haunted. As Ashley tackles her own demons the team must face real supernatural forces beyond anything they've ...
Plot: pursuit, suicide, murder, death, ghost
Place: alaska
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38%
 4.8
 3K
Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, couples, confined, danger, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, escapades, smuggling, new house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Kiss Goodnight (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Advertising exec Natalie engages in a passionate, but brief, love affair with a stranger named Kurt. When Natalie returns to her boyfriend, she finds that Kurt isn't so easily dismissed.
Plot: stalker, infidelity, secretary, businesswoman, advertising executive, woman in danger, extramarital affair, adultery, murder, rejection, lawyer, sexuality ...
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36%
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Blue Desert (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: desert, stalker, motorcycle, artist, stalking, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, crimes, love triangle, psychopath, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bitter Vengeance (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Annie marries Jack Westford, a cop when they met. Six years later Jack is now working as a security guard in a bank and feels that he was unfairly fired from the force. He also appears to be no longer interested in Annie and has an affair with ...
Plot: police officer, theft, security guard, frame up, infidelity, investigator, faked death, revenge, money, murder
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton robs a truck, meets Spike outside the penitentiary and travels ...
Style: bleak, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, disorder, crime gone awry, deadly, on the run, crimes, crime, survival, countryside, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
King of the Hill (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, mountain, chase, manhunt, on the run, adventure, race against time, survival, crimes, danger, deadly, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 1K
Terror Trap (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: danger, crimes, survival, strong violent content, masked killer, confined, deadly, gang, gory, slasher, car accident, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
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Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, desert, wilderness, deadly, on the run, murder, manhunt, death of father, stranded in the desert, poacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 9K
Blackway (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman newly returned to her hometown becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, sincere
Plot: murder, revenge, stalker, threat, corrupt cop, single woman, loss of daughter, small town, meth lab, attempted rape, on the road, shot to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, survival, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, down on your luck, bank, secret society, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%