Movies like Freeway 1988

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Freeway (1988)
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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: psychological, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, strong sexual content, riddles and clues, psychopath, crime, graphic violence, mystery, chase, car chase, manhunt, murder, danger, amateur detective, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, police detective, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), religious fanatic, religious fanaticism, drive by shooting, deeply disturbed person ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to Freeway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, law enforcement, murder, serial killer, danger and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Freeway: Postmortem (1998), Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994), Six-Pack (2000), The Lost Angel (2005), Intimate Stranger (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, writer's life, psychopath, law enforcement, police detective, deadly, manhunt, mind game, profiler, crimes, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
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95%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, stalking, who done it, track down, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, teenage life, police detective, psychopath, graphic violence, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.4
 670
Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, who done it, murder, law enforcement, race against time, deadly, politics, bait, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.7
 416
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, couples, rivalry, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, deadly, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, crimes, danger, society, law enforcement, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.2
 284
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, prostitute, police investigation, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, police corruption, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 600
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.9
 337
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, telephone, rivalry, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.2
 804
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, mysterious character, mind game, track down, dangerous attraction, false accusation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.7
 441
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, deadly, chases and races, police investigation, crimes, crime, psychopath, graphic violence, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hunt for the I-5 Killer (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: “Hunt for the I-5 Killer” is a dramatization based on the haunting true story of the yearlong manhunt for a killer suspected of murdering 14 victims and committing numerous sexual assaults up and down the I-5 highway corridor through California, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, police detective, manhunt, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, sexual abuse, murder, who done it, chases and races, girl in bra and panties, premarital sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.6
 724
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, religions or cults, violence spree, undercover, danger, deadly, legal, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 760
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 897
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, race against time, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, crimes, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 422
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, chase, rivalry, crimes, crime, race against time, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, mind game, murder, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.9
 743
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, police detective, murder, baseball, crimes, police investigation, deadly, stalking, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.2
 177
Twin Sisters (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman flies from Los Angeles to Montreal to investigate the supposed death of her identical twin. What she finds out could get her killed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, twins, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, danger, deadly, crime, manipulations, prostitute, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec, canada, montreal, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Grim Sleeper (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Journalist Christine Pelisek helps law enforcement investigate the alleged serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, journalism, danger, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, deadly, riddles and clues, genocide, murderous pair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 1K
Fear (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, police, supernatural ability, rivalry, amateur detective, deadly, witnessing a crime, supernatural, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.2
 401
Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crimes, mystery, sexual relations, fall in love, crime, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, murder, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller starring Molly Ringwald
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, unsupportive spouse, stalking, media satire, fall in love, amateur detective, media, law enforcement, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 719
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, stalking, murder, transvestism, amateur detective, police investigation, danger, mind game, journalism, dishonesty, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Mean Season (1985)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A routine investigation of a shocking murder takes a bizarre twist when the killer contacts the reporter and appoints him his personal spokesman. As the killer's calls and clues increase, the reporter is lured into a deadly trap.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, journalism, serial killer, crimes, danger, mystery, police investigation, deadly, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crimes, stalking, crime, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, uncover truth, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 669
Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, deadly, danger, law enforcement, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%