Movies like The Grave

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The Grave (1996)
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The Grave (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two prisoners escape with the help of their jailer to search for a treasure that is supposedly buried with a dead millionaire.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, crimes, dark humor, treasure hunt, confined, prison life, crime, captivity, on the run, chases and races, escape, thief, prison escape, male female relationship, buried treasure, theft, pursuit, prison guard, chase, shooting, prisoner, runaway, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, bribe ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina

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Most similar movies to The Grave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, crime, prison, on the run, confined and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Grave: Blood Money (1996), Riot (1969), La Fuga (2001), Lewis & Clark & George (1997), The Manhunt (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blood Money (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Lester is in prison for armed robbery and murder. When his request for parole is refused, he escapes and hatches a plan for revenge and make him rich. He leads two gang members to the home of a witness who helped put him in jail. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: hostage, deadly, law enforcement, confined, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, chases and races, hostages, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 493
Riot (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A riot in a state prison is staged to cover up an escape attempt, during which many inmates and guards are killed. Shot on location at Arizona State Prison.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, prisoner, graphic violence, prison life, friendship, captivity, rebelliousness, confined, partners, adventure, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.6
 792
La Fuga (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, starting over, on the run, criminal heroes, fugitives, destiny, prison life, couples, society, couple relations, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Lewis & Clark & George (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sultry woman joins an illiterate killer and a brainy hacker, both escaped convicts, to search for gold.
Style: neo noir, realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, gold, betrayal, murder, jealousy, prostitute, rivalry, fugitives, crime, escapades, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.9
 166
The Manhunt (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove ownership, the young man is then sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, dishonesty, heroes, partners, law enforcement, adventure, on the run, crimes, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 404
Inside Out (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Telly Savalas is an American ex-WW II POW who returns to Germany 30 years after the war. He teams up with James Mason, the former commander of his prison camp. Together they spring a Nazi war criminal (Wolfgang Lukschy) from jail. He's the only ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, kidnapping, prison, crime, escapades, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, chases and races, partners, adventure, chase, confined ...
Place: germany, europe, england, amsterdam, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 760
Prison Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials and that's where the fun begins.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: women's prison, false accusation, prison, crime, crimes, injustice, sexual relations, frame up, law enforcement, life is a bitch, confined, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 789
Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, chases and races, chase, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, partners, isolation, indoor, strong female presence, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4.8
 604
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, crimes, crime, law enforcement, false accusation, criminal heroes, frame up, anti hero, dishonesty, confined, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, betrayal, prison, criminal heroes, frame up, crime, dishonesty, crimes, manhunt, heist, heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 293
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, chases and races, confined, law enforcement, on the run, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Letters from a Killer (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, false accusation, death row, stalking, serial killer, prison, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, protagonist as suspect, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Chechnya, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, mysterious character, on the run, gangsters, crimes, daring rescue, save the lady, woman in danger, heroes, mistaken identity, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, bulgaria, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, rescue, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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One (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Après quinze ans passés derrière les barreaux, Bruno, qui prône la révolution prolétarienne, s'évade. Ce dernier veut continuer la lutte, faire sortir ses camarades de prison, libérer les masses du joug capitaliste. Tous ses anciens ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, on the run, police investigation, confined, crimes, crime, terrorism, deadly, manhunt, crime boss, imprisonment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 620
Boogie Boy (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who has just been released from prison vows to start a new life, but is put to the test when an old cellmate appears.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: best friends, crimes, lovers on the run, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, introspection, reunion, hopes, on the run, crime, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crimes, gang, partners, law enforcement, danger, confined, battles, heist, deadly, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, danger, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, redemption, witness protection, murder, violence, crime, graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: road movie, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, escape, prison, chase, injustice, on the road, police corruption, roadblock, car theft, hitchhiker, psychotic, cross country trip ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, pursuit, old west, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, track down, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Running Time (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Running Time was filmed in black and white, in real time, and seemingly takes place in one continuous, fluid shot. It's a little like Hitchcock's "Rope," but it's on location! Carl, an ex-con who sets out to rob the prison ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, real time, buddies, gang, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, partners, disorder, crime, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Night Visitor (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An insane Swedish farmer escapes from an asylum to get revenge on his sister, her husband and others.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison, mental illness, revenge, farmer, chases and races, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crime, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 3K
Locked Down (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny, a respected cop, is setup after an investigation goes wrong. While laying low in his new jail cell, Danny is forced to get involved in the inmates underground cage fighting circuit. With the help of Irving, a former mixed martial arts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: frame up, prison, captivity, prison life, confined, law enforcement, investigation, contests and competitions, cons and scams, martial arts, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.5
 304
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, estrangement, power relations, disorder, family relations, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 3K
Columbus Day (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, friendship, heist, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, gangsters, murder, urban, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, manhunt, chase, injustice, family relations, chases and races, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's new Mainland government, he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, on the run, cons and scams, track down, vengeance, drug dealing, criminal heroes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, hong kong, asia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Escape from Hell (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A women's prison camp is located deep in the tropical rain forest. Sadistic guards and a warden from hell make life almost unbearable for the inmates, and any infraction of the rules is dealt with swiftly and savagely. The camp doctor is ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: jungle, prison, female whipping, punishment, death, brutality, murder, rebellion, on the run, chases and races, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: neo noir, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, criminal's revenge, rivalry, betrayal, love and romance, on the run, deadly, crimes, lovers on the run, heist, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 994
Arctic Blue (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to help
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, airplane, escapades, adventure, crimes, prison, survival, isolation, prison life, danger, confined, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%