Movies like The Harvest 1992

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The Harvest (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the seamier side of a Mexican beach resort, but soon finds himself involved in a 'body organ for profit' operation. Drugged, he has one of his own kidneys removed, and then, with a woman he isn't sure he can trust, he sets out to expose the ring...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, tense, psychological
Plot: beach, neo noir, kidney, screenwriter, spider, murder, urban legend, gory, crimes, deadly, crime, urban, serial killer, mystery, writer's life, mind game, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, kidnapping, legends and myths, showbiz, city life, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, rivalry and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Harvest: Days of Grace (2011), Dad Savage (1998), The Mean Season (1985), Raw Nerve (1999), Blind Side (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Dad Savage (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wealthy, successful, East-Anglian tulip grower, Dad Savage is also something of a godfather in the local criminal fraternity but doesn't trust banks to take care of his money. On recommendation from his son, Sav, Dad hires two of Sav's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, crimes, chaos and mayhem, heist, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, godparent, godfather ...
Time: 90s
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, journalism, kidnapping, crime, woman in danger, mystery, crimes, deadly, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
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70%
 4.8
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Raw Nerve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop, who is losing his sanity, lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, police corruption, crime, gory, criminal's revenge, neo noir, police station, murderous pair, police officer killed, policewoman, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, hit and run, vengeance, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, mystery, mysterious character, investigation, on the run, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, psychopath, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, athlete's life, mystery, chase, investigation ...
Time: 90s
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Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, rape, slasher, psycho killer, serial rapist, serial killer, violence, sex, robbery, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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Body Language (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer, defending a Mafia boss, falls for a beautiful woman with a sad story to tell. She says she's being abused by her brutal husband and she needs his help.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, legal investigation, manipulations, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gory, tough law enforcer, police investigation, vengeance, urban, law enforcement, gang, serial killer, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 318
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, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic, tense
Plot: neo noir, vengeance, hitman, desert, hospital, writer's life, betrayal, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, new jersey, latin america, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
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The Formula (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, intrigue, crime, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, who done it, danger, state affairs ...
Place: west berlin west germany
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Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, hitchhiking, serial killer, obsession, gory, beach, mystery, crimes, whodunit, captive, caravan ...
Time: 80s
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59%
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Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, mind game, crime, urban, psychopath, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, hopes, infidelity, redemption, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
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Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, based on true events
Plot: murder, serial killer, crime, mind game, police investigation, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, investigation ...
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Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
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Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police officer, police investigation, psychopath, crime, vengeance, police detective, murderous pair, dead woman, partners against crime, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug deal, hitman, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, crime, gangsters, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, urban, strong sexual content, hip hop, crime, urban ghetto, special agents, police corruption, who done it, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police station, crimes, urban, deadly, neo-noir, law enforcement, crime, investigation, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 60s
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, jungle, chases and races, cia, killer, adventure, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, heroes, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Art of Dying (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cinematographer and his assistant are attracting aspiring young actors and actresses by getting them to try out for their movie. Once filming, the evil cameraman actually kills them. The detective on the case has his hands full trying to help out ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, missing person, runaway, murder, slasher, murderous pair, crime, snuff, police investigation, realism, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, crime, criminal heroes, hostages, interview, deception, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
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The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation, mind game, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
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Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Arrangement (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drug deal hijacked by a third party, they leave the drugs and take the money. A stripper witnesses a murder and now the Mafia's after but there is nowhere safe to hide.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: witnessing a crime, woman in danger, urban, danger, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, betrayal, crime, murder, heist, armored car, noir, couple relations, city, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 31K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: private detective, intruder, cemetery, flashlight, home invasion, revenge, murder, crime, small town, unlikely partners, neo noir, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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