Movies like Fear 1988

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Fear (1988)
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Fear (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family living in an isolated cabin in the woods are terrorized by a gang of escaped convicts. Their leader, a serial killer, is a disturbed Vietnam veteran. What the gang doesn't know is that the family's father is also a Vietnam veteran, and he has no intention of letting his family come to any harm.
Style: scary, psychological, exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, crimes, gang, on the road, hostages, confined, kidnapping, missing person, violence spree, danger, family in danger, chases and races, criminal heroes, gory, deadly, escape, vietnam war, vietnam vet, tied up, vietnam war veteran, escaped convict, cabin
Place: vietnam, asia

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Most similar movies to Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, confined, danger, deadly, rivalry and heroes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Fear: The Don of the Dons (2014), Freezer (2014), Submerged (2000), Blast (1997), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Don of the Dons (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The Don of Dons is a forced love story with murderous pulp action. Mr. Brown, a man that is pushed beyond his limits must find a mythical figure only known as the Mad Sam. If he fails, the gangsters that have kidnapped the love of his life will kill ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, danger, deadly, track down, violence spree, race against time, kidnapping, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, crimes, heroes, military, escapades, danger, deadly, rescue, undercover, hostages, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, hostage, crimes, danger, freezer, kidnapping, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 3.0
 625
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, daring rescue, gang, race against time, heroes, rivalry, confined, save the day, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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732
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5725
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2594
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, martial arts, heroes, janitor, hostages, contests and competitions, crimes, alcohol abuse, deadly, danger, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, rivalry, race against time, terrorism, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, rivalry, partners, confined, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.6
 555
Black Cobra (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murder, who done it, cons and scams, police corruption, terrorism, dishonesty, crimes, hostages, witnessing a crime, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, deadly, heist, on the run, law enforcement, danger, criminal heroes, kidnapping, hitman, tough heroes, disorder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Though policewoman Hsie Wan-chin (Cynthia Yang Li-ching) is merrily planning for her wedding with fellow cop Wilson Tsiang (Lawrence Ng Kai-wah), he is having an illicit affair with her best friend, May (Moon Lee). When Wilson tries to break things ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: girls with guns, vengeance, frame up, fugitives, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, danger, betrayal, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Demolition University (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, hostage, terrorist, poison, explosion, student, chases and races, anti heroes, danger, terrorism, anti hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 328
Birds of Prey (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry Walker, a former military pilot, works as a helicopter pilot and traffic reporter for a Salt Lake City radio station. One day while working he observes a bank robbery in progress and the kidnapping of a young woman who worked at the bank. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: chase, hostage, bank robbery, buddies, danger, crimes, chases and races, crime, hostages, criminal heroes, heroes, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 4K
Cold War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They say Hong Kong is the safest city in Asia. But tonight, a police van has been hijacked along with the arms, equipment and the five officers aboard, one of the hostages being the only son of police deputy commissioner M.B. Lee! With the chief ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, hostages, missing person, danger, crime, deadly, crimes, hijacking, police chase, kidnapping, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 94
L.A. Vice (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, crime, partners, danger, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, missing person, isolation, partners against crime, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, hostage, high school, confined, chases and races, heroes, terrorism, teenage life, soldier, crimes, rescue, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 352
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hostages, chases and races, rescue, confined, heroes, daring rescue, danger, underwater scene, ocean, terrorism, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, deadly, fugitives, chases and races, rivalry, life is a bitch, confined, crimes, prison life, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.2
 716
Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: danger, crimes, confined, journalism, rivalry, police, search, rescue, abduction, organized crime, drug cartel, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.1
 253
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, danger, partners against crime, partners, heroes, government agency, escapades, immigrants, daring rescue, deadly, desert, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Killers 2: The Beast (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, drug dealing, rivalry, dangerous animal, confined, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.9
 974
The Bleeding (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Surrounded by carnage, slaughter, brutal crashes and total mayhem, Shawn Black is in a race to save the world from pure evil.
Style: rough, scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, good versus evil, deadly, tough heroes, imaginary, gang, crimes, one man army, strong violent content, violence spree, uninhibited rivalry, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 590
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hospital, androids and robots, daring rescue, save the day, imaginary, crimes, rivalry, hostages, danger, confined, chases and races ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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3645
deadly movies
9885
escape movies
4223
 3.6
 259
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, bounty hunter, one man army, save the day, rivalry, crime gone awry, race against time, criminal heroes, escapades, gang, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Killing Streets (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Marine is kidnapped by terrorists in Lebanon. His twin brother, frustrated at his inability to get any kind of information from the government about his brother's plight, travels to Lebanon with a plan for his own rescue operation.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, twins, kidnapping, terrorism, investigation, life is a bitch, heroes, hostages, state affairs, danger, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 924
Sky Riders (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, hostage, castle, hang glider, daring rescue, chases and races, terrorism, missing person, deadly, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 317
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 669
Acid Factory (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five people trapped in a factory where two hostages and three are kidnappers but they them self do not know who are kidnappers and hostages.As they all are suffering from temporary memory loss.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, confined, disorder, environmentalism, danger, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, factory, memory loss, undercover, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 464
Breathing Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Michael, a Vietnam vet with two kids, pulls off a bank heist with his gang, which includes the bank's manager. To ensure the loyalty of everyone involved, Mike makes a special set of keys, so that the hiding place for the loot can only be ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, crime, siblings relations, heist, confined, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, kidnapping, missing person, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 263
Hangfire (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a large group of escaped convicts take Ike Slayton, a Vietnam veteran's wife hostage, Slayton enlists the help of his old army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of solders ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: hostage, hostages, chases and races, save the day, small town, kidnapping, hijacking, captivity, graphic violence, rivalry, danger, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%