Movies like Courage 1984

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Courage (1984)
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Courage (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marathon runners are taken captive in desert by right-wing militia.
Plot: exploitation, runner, survival, revenge, biker, desert, survivalist, marathon, on the run, chase, pursuit
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, tense and realistic films with plots about murder, chase, crimes, desert, danger, deadly and survival mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Courage: The Aviary (2022), Beyond the Reach (2014), Venom (2011), The Canyon (2009), Cover Girl Models (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Aviary (2022)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A twisted journey of two women’s desperate flee to escape the clutches of Skylight, an insidious cult. Lured in by the promise of “freedom” in the isolated desert campus called The Aviary, Jillian and Blair join forces to escape in hopes of ...
Style: psychological, psychological thriller
Plot: cult, survival, hallucination, desert, cult leader, therapy, murder, new mexico desert, escape, paranoia, manhunt, runaway
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hunting, desert, survival, hunter, chase, wilderness, isolation, crimes, confined, witnessing a crime, travel, thirst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
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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, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, desert, chase, survival, dangerous animal, on the run, crash, animal attack, child in peril, wrong place wrong time, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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84%
 5.8
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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: tense, scary, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, desert, honeymoon, grand canyon, tour guide, dangerous animal, animal attack, isolation, newlyweds, stranded, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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58%
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Cover Girl Models (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A fashion photography assignment teams three American models and inadvertently pitches them into the mystery and danger of international espionage, when an invaluable roll of microfilm secreted into one of the girls' fashion gowns, draws them ...
Plot: erotica, exploitation, modeling, fashion, spy, female nudity, sex scene, chase, fashion model, nipples visible through clothing, breasts, wet t shirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dimension in Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Escaped murderer Cal Lewis wants revenge for those responsible for him being put away. Enroute from Texas to Las Vegas he crosses paths with young TV news reporter Deidre Holland who quickly becomes his target.
Style: suspense
Plot: escaped killer, police, desert, murder, identical twins, exploitation, hitchhiking, serial killer, killer, twins, escaped prisoner, psychic ...
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56%
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Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: gang, murder, bus, survival, psychopath, rivalry, vengeance, chase, escapades, crimes, biker, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Psy (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of hunters enters a ghost town in Central Asia with a mission to kill packs of abandoned, and now wild cannibal dogs. But tables turn and there seems to be no way for the hunters to survive the horrific battle.
Style: weird, cult film
Plot: survival, cannibalism, hunter, desert, dog, post apocalypse, blood
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, desert, treasure hunt, criminal heroes, mystery, rivalry, escapades, track down, dishonesty, frame up, heist, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 2K
Motorpsycho! (1965)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with a Cajun woman whose husband they killed. The ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: biker, rape, revenge, vietnam war, redneck, criminal, terror, martial arts, juvenile delinquent, murder, vietnam veteran, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, desert, stripper, repressed memory, father daughter incest, revenge, female nudity, waitress, psychopath, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: biker, psychopath, desert, gang, confined, crimes, buddies, mind game, motorcycle chase, couple relations, family in crisis, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, tense, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Plot: chase, on the run, rivalry, mysterious character, suburbs, revenge, murder, unlikely partners, woman in danger, suburban life, vengeance, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The 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, disturbing ...
Plot: manhunt, survival, chase, race against time, adventure, on the run, isolation, wilderness, crimes, male female relationship, mountain, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: hunter, forest, crazy, air disaster, insurance investigator, heroine, female protagonist, human prey, psychopath, woman in danger, on the run, bow and arrow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 174
Naked Angels (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mother has just got out of prison and wants to get revenge on the biker gang that put him there. He teams up with his old gang "The Angels" and they head to the desert to get even. Soon, Mother's obsession begins to take it's ...
Style: sexy, psychotronic, hot
Plot: biker, exploitation, motorcycle, sex, stray cat, nude dance, gang war, gas station, motorcycle gang, male nudity, casino, fire ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 2K
River (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. When the assailant's body is pulled from the Mekong River, things quickly spiral out of control.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: accused of murder, doctor, running from police, chase, murder, false accusation, manhunt, crimes, survival, monster, runaway, river ...
Time: 21st century
Place: southeast asia, thailand, bangkok thailand, laos, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
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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 ...
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, cult, native american, desert, psychiatrist, flashback, hawk, murder, vietnam veteran, kidnapping, revenge, manhunt ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.5
 555
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, dealing with death, crimes, abduction, family problems, death in the family, murder, empire, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 22K
Till Death (2021)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a romantic evening at their secluded lake house, a woman wakes up handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, she must fight off hired killers to escape her late spouse's twisted plan.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, survival horror, revenge, dead husband, survival, winter, revenge plot, lawyer, snow, infidelity, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: revenge, homoerotic fight, homoeroticism, navy, underwater fight, drugs, underwater scene, male underwear, code name
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, confined, dishonesty, fugitives, rivalry, gang, chase, hostage situation, halloween, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Savage Encounter (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A honeymooning couple take a vacation in a remote country bungalow. Before long, they’re visited by two backwoods psychos. Terror, assault, and rape are inevitable. The U.S. video release from Genesis (released in 1988 under the title DEMON LUST) ...
Plot: rape and revenge, hillbilly, rape, sleaze, hick, rape revenge, backwoods, exploitation, sexploitation, supernatural power, revenge, supernatural
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, desert, couples, teenage life, elevator, who done it, murder, best friends, love and romance, ego clash, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 471
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman with a gun, exploitation, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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Traffik (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, kidnapping, human trafficking, female journalist, escape, young couple, death of loved one, chase, corrupt cop, black man, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Revenge is a Promise (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A social conscience thriller about a courageous Afro-Caribbean girl from Haiti, who is trapped inside a human-trafficking network in the United States. She chooses to risk her life in order to gain her freedom and expose an explosive conspiracy ...
Style: thought provoking, multicultural, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, female protagonist, african american, chase, revenge, deception, kidnapping, love, social justice, corruption, religion, violence ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Storm Troopers U.S.A. (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A rebellious chapter of the American Nazi Party storms a Miami hotel as part of a plan to destroy the city’s power plant and a Navy destroyer.
Plot: exploitation, nazi, hotel, sailor, fbi agent, neo nazi, undercover, assassination
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, hitman, criminal's revenge, murder, vigilantism, crimes, fighting crime, lone wolves, organized crime, crime boss, outlaw gang, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
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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: senator, roller coaster, photographer, murder, woman with a gun, erotica, brother brother relationship, political cover up, death of protagonist, villain played by lead actor, erotic thriller
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%