Movies like In Pursuit

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In Pursuit (2000)
 3.7
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In Pursuit (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An attorney is accused of murdering a powerful man after having an affair with his sultry wife.
Style: tense, touching, exciting, captivating, melancholic
Plot: prison, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, false accusation, murder investigation, jealousy, adultery, funeral, faked death, road accident, attempted murder, defense attorney, prison escape, courtroom, beach, cemetery, female detective, oral sex, orgasm, break in, rattlesnake, coworker, prisoner, widow, supermodel, cigarette smoking ...
Place: mexico

Most similar movies to In Pursuit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, prison, crimes, false accusation, betrayal, chase and flashback mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like In Pursuit: Mean Dog Blues (1978), Black Water (2018), Prison Break: The Final Break (2009), The Right Temptation (2000), Triplecross (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mean Dog Blues (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former TV documentary filmmaker Mel Stuart tries to inject an acceptable degree of verisimilitude in Mean Dog Blues. A victim of circumstance, country and western musician Paul Ramsey (Gregg Henry) finds himself on a Southern chain gang. Captain ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: escape, prison, false accusation, prison life, dishonesty, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, betrayal, confined, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 4K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, boiler room ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, prison life, fugitives, escape, woman in danger, resourceful, freedom, against the odds, confined, chases and races, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, private detective, infidelity, power relations, couples, manipulations, betrayal, investigation, obsession, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 182
Triplecross (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: T.C. Cooper is sprung from prison by Oscar Pierce, an F.B.I. agent, and given a task: take down master thief Jimmy Ray Danker. He accepts, but neither man expected the plan's single complication: Julia Summers, Jimmy Ray's lover.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, heist, ex convict, false accusation, obsession, frame up, cons and scams, prison, criminal heroes, crimes, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Last Castle (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A Court Martialed general rallies together 1200 inmates to rise against the system that put him away.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, military, convict, prison life, rebellion, power struggle, rebelliousness, confined, sadism, warden, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iraq, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Subject: I Love You (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Subject: I Love You is an action-packed romantic drama, based on the destructive 'I Love You' computer virus, which spread around the globe at the turn of the millennium, shutting down computer systems at the Pentagon, Parliament and the ...
Style: touching, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: computer virus, crime investigation, fbi, internet, e mail, love at first sight, jealousy, sister sister relationship, nightclub, tragic love, international, interracial relations ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
 2K
Angels Fall (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman starts a new life in a small Wyoming mountain town after suffering a traumatic event on the other side of the country - but one day, she witnesses a murder in the woods......
Style: serious, realistic, touching, exciting, psychological
Plot: restaurant, murder, woman in danger, romance, crimes, deadly, hidden identity, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, extramarital affair, chef ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.3
 120K
The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: touching, romantic, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, white male black female relationship, love story, fall in love, bodyguard, musician's life, woman in danger, love affair, music, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, miami, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 22K
Nowhere to Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: farm, martial arts, chase, on the run, eviction, manhunt, prison, motorcycle, redemption, vengeance, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cut Throat City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four boyhood friends return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina, to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. Turning to a local gangster for employment, the crew is hired to pull off a daring casino heist, ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, hurricane, hurricane katrina, murder, chases and races, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, betrayal, robbery, police chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: love story, lawyer, african american, love, false accusation, trust, jail, justice, mother daughter relationship, prisoner, racism, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: harlem, puerto rico, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
 101
Backwaters (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A paralyzed woman goes missing after she and her husband travel to India for specialized medical attention.
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marital problem, emotional abuse, murder of wife, false accusation, infidelity, murder, adultery, car accident, sexy woman, houseboat, englishwoman ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 3K
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, escape, murder, romance, confined, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 7K
Cherrybomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, wild ride, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 11K
Stoic (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, death of wife, lawyer, murder investigation, stoicism, violence, drinking, drinking alcohol, justice, plot twist, widower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 213
Life and Death (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Film starring Dharmendra, Rakhee Gulzar and Ajit
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: frame up, bank, betrayal, prison, family relations, parents and children, vengeance, shrewd, infidelity, dishonesty, false accusation, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Abducted: Fugitive for Love (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack, a man wrongly convicted of murder is sent to a prison where the unscrupulous warden has political aspirations. The warden manipulates his wife, his political adviser/lover, the prisoners and the voters, all while maintaining a smiling ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: prison, fall in love, crimes, couples, murder, escaped convict, prison warden, love, danger, escapades, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating
Plot: murder, false accusation, snitch, police, chase, father son relationship, murder investigation, police investigation, crimes, danger, malayalam, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, london, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, rescue, confined, parents and children, military, getting home, bollywood, prison life, hopes, danger, prison escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, murder, car chase, arms dealer, violence, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
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Ladykillers (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective enlists her boyfriend to help her track down a murderer picking off the dancers at an upscale male strip club in Los Angeles.
Style: captivating, suspense, enigmatic, tense
Plot: murder mystery, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, female police officer, policewoman, murder, strip club, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, beefcake, male stripper ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Born American (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three American students vacationing in Finland, cross the border into Russia for fun of it. When they are spotted by the Russian soldiers who are shooting to kill, it's not fun anymore. Captured and thrown in jail, they find it's not fun ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: prison, kgb, politics, false accusation, espionage, prison life, confined, danger, state affairs, life is a bitch, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, finland, helsinki finland, soviet union, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Terminal Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, island, convict, escape, custody, survival, prison life, death row, wilderness, transplant, crimes, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 170
Trade-Off (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man has an affair with a mysterious woman and shares with her his desire to end his troubled marriage. When his wife is found dead, his lover admits to the killing and persuades him to kill her husband in return.
Plot: loss of wife, accident, shot in the stomach, shot in the back, ranch, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, affair, unfaithful husband, road accident, femme fatale, suicidal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 2K
Khiladi 420 (2000)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Wealthy, world-wide business-man Shyam Prasad Bharadwaj would like to get his only daughter, Rittu marry to his business-partner Dev Kumar Malhotra. But what Shyam is unaware of is Dev is not what he claims to be but merely a con-man who is in debt ...
Style: tense, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, confession, self sacrifice, tough guy, lie, chase, uxoricide, death of father, woman kills a man, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 4K
Last Dance (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, murder, lethal injection, lawyer, death row, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, prison life, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: taj mahal, india, australia, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Stepsister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nicole and Mark get engaged, but his stepsister believes she has a claim on him and is willing to do anything to be his bride.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, female psychopath, fiancee, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marriage, jealousy, attempted murder, obsession, ritual, falling, scolding, drowning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%