Movies like Dead Man's Shoes

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Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
 7.6
 54K
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, bleak, disturbing, twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, enigmatic, twist ending ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, brutality, vigilante, gang, anger, crimes, vigilantism, mental illness, vengeance, justice, cruelty, brother brother relationship, humiliation, execution, punishment, drug abuse, heroes, ex military, haunted by the past, gangsters, violent, sadism, small town, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Dead Man's Shoes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, violence, vengeance, murder, deadly, revenge and rivalry mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dead Man's Shoes: Harry Brown (2009), Out of the Furnace (2013), Rolling Thunder (1977), This Is England (2006), Elephant (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 88K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, gang, vigilante, crimes, vengeance, revenge, loneliness, gangsters, brutality, violence, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, ireland
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100%
Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, crimes, drug dealer, vengeance, justice, small town, brothers, disappearance, character study, ex convict, track down, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 20th century, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, indiana, appalachia
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100%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: macabre, stylized, bleak, harsh, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, violence, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, vigilante, complex characters, character study, vietnam veteran, homecoming, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, vietnam, asia, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
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100%
 7.7
 122K
This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, political, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: skinhead, racism, childhood, crimes, coming of age, neo nazi, xenophobia, vandalism, social problems, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, northern england, europe, woodstock, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 7.1
 91K
Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: disturbing, art house, realistic, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: school shooting, violence, mass murder, teenager, school, teacher, serial killer, youth, student, classmate, bullying, atrocity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: cynical, atmospheric, harsh, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, ira, crimes, crime boss, mafia, organized crime, car bomb, rivalry, bomb, brutality, violence, murder ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, united kingdom ...
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100%
 7.4
 60K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, psychological, dark ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, revenge, home invasion, small town, rape and revenge, murder, sexual desire, lust, vengeance, female nudity, outsider ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, prison, justice, vigilantism, master criminal, murder, fighting the system, mind game, death, investigation, injustice, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, rape, revenge, suicide, vengeance, gangsters, violence, dark hero, justice, character study, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 14K
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: intense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, gang, crimes, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, prison, violence, revenge, gang war, leadership ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
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I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, rough, twist ending ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, vengeance, murder, violence, extreme violence, brutality, crimes, psychopath, mercilessness, torture, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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31%
 7.3
 17K
13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, harsh, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: overdose, crimes, murder, life is a bitch, depression, visceral, reward, contests and competitions, fish out of water, social decay, suicidal, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 79K
Lady Vengeance (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, dark, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, torture, crimes, serial killer, vigilantism, prison, female protagonist, violence, kidnapping, women's prison, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia, australia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
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The Veteran (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Soldier Robert Miller returns home from Afghanistan unable to fit back into society. Living on a violent council estate and finding work in undercover surveillance, he becomes obsessed with taking down a group of local gangsters who are ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, ex soldier, terrorism, crimes, undercover, conspiracy, gang war, vigilantism, uncover truth, life is a bitch, society, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, afghanistan, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 74K
Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: sadism, serial killer, torture, torment, home invasion, bad guy wins, violence, family in danger, psychopath, egg, kidnapping, lake ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
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29%
 6.8
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Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, rough, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, psychopath, master criminal, fbi, mind game, crimes, cannibal, homicidal maniac, cat and mouse, law enforcement, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, florence, venice, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: neo noir, harsh, disturbing, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: robbery, revenge, mafia, small town, self defense, gangsters, crimes, violent, attempted robbery, vigilantism, sex scene, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, criminal heroes, murder, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, neo noir, surreal, rough, bleak ...
Plot: sadism, murder, small town, psychopath, crimes, killer, violence, serial killer, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief), deputy, sheriff ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 42K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, organized crime, murder, crimes, fish out of water, life is a bitch, game of death, society, social decay, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, midwest, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Straightheads (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is instant chemistry between Alice (Gillian Anderson), a businesswoman, and Adam (Danny Dyer), a younger working-class man who installs a security system in her London apartment. She takes him to a party in the country, and they end up making ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, gang rape, revenge, psychopath, murder, gang, rape victim, misogynist, vengeance, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 61K
Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: psychological, talky, atmospheric, neo noir, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, retired, safecracker, one last job, psychopath, robbery, mafia, character study, murder, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, london, mediterranean sea, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, brutality, violent, dark hero, psychopath, journalism, master criminal, investigation, uncover truth, ira, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: neo noir, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, russian mafia, russian, rape, mob boss, organized crime, murder, crimes, brutality, mafia, prostitution, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, st. petersburg russia, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
 693K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, missing child, torture, child abduction, disappearance, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 13K
Outlaw (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vigilantism, gang, security guard, crimes, betrayal, soldier, society, police, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, big ben london, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 17K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, police, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 17K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, vigilante, murder, obsession, revenge, rape and revenge, vigilantism, rape and murder, psychopath, vengeance, loss of daughter, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, prison, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%