Movies like Delusion

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Delusion (1991)
 6.2
 602
Delusion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and the boyfriend turns out to be a professional killer, and he has no intention of letting the motorist finish the trip.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, neo noir, on the road, money, motorcycle, highway, deception, hitchhiker, revolver, showgirl, revenge, crime gone awry, adventure, crimes, vengeance, hitman, psychopath, confined, kidnapping, on the run, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, crime, murder, dishonesty, chases and races and crime gone awry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Delusion: Bad Guys (1995), Cold Around the Heart (1997), Hollywood Flies (2005), Red Rock West (1993), Backflash (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 319
Bad Guys (1995)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug dealing, hitman, love triangle, woman in danger, friendship, track down, lovers on the run, dishonesty, deadly, chase, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A jewel thief moves towards a reunion of revenge with his lover, who pushed him out of their speeding getaway car.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, criminal's revenge, betrayal, on the run, love and romance, dishonesty, store, crime, chases and races, deadly, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, murder, crime gone awry, chase, missing person, kidnapping, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 20K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, rough, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, hitman, mistaken identity, betrayal, small town, gas station, money, unemployment, criminal, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 640
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, odd couple, on the run, criminal heroes, store, partners, criminal's revenge, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, neo noir, criminal heroes, dishonesty, on the run, crimes, law enforcement, partners, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, on the road, murder, psychopath, serial killer, crime, obsessive quest, chase, obsession, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, rescue, investigation, neo noir, missing person, cons and scams, heist, bank, partners against crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 7K
The Hit (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Willie Parker has betrayed his former "colleagues" and now lives in Spain where he thinks he can hide from their vengeance...
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, tense, dark humor ...
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, gangsters, neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, deadly, destiny, village, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, vengeance, disorder, neo noir, frame up, secret movement, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, assassination, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, bank teller, shopping mall, bank robbery, christmas, dishonesty, mind game, mentally unstable, protagonist as suspect, confined, unlikely criminals, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, adventure, deadly, rivalry, undercover, danger, crimes, vengeance, jungle, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Albino Alligator (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mistaken identity, police, bar, gun, crimes, crime, heist, crime gone awry, police investigation, chase, siege ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, neo noir, bookies, brother brother relationship, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adultery, kidnapping, crime gone awry, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, nude girl, manipulation, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, hostage, desert, female assassin, escapades, rivalry, confined, daring rescue, crimes, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 18K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, gangsters, neo noir, anti hero, anti heroes, left to die, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 828
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, introspection, dishonesty, working undercover, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 2K
29 Palms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, hitman, conspiracy, casino, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, unlikely criminals, gangsters, deadly, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 10K
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, neo noir, on the run, femme fatale, chases and races, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arkansas, texas, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 130K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, robbery, money, betrayal, violence, mafia, crimes, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Hitch Hike (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, psychopath, hostage, on the run, on the road, crimes, violence, hitchhiker, danger, survival, violence spree, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona, southern california, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, crimes, buddies, one last job, mafia, deadly, fall in love, coffin, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 86K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, cynical, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, extramarital affair, murder, crime gone awry, private detective, hitman, crime, crimes, neo-noir, dishonesty, deadly, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 313
The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: gambling, murder, hitchhiking, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, addiction, down on your luck, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 382
Sunset Heat (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, motorcycle, bar, beach, going straight, law enforcement, gangsters, on the run, partners, betrayal, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, deadly, hitman, disorder, tough heroes, kidnapping, law enforcement, master criminal, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 333
La Cucaracha (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A desperate writer fights for survival when the Mexican mob involves him in murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, dark humor, suspenseful
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, hospital, desert, hitman, haunted by the past, redemption, crimes, writer's life, deadly, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, new jersey, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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