Movies like The Manhunt

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The Manhunt (1984)
 4.8
 182
The Manhunt (1984)
Original name: Cane arrabbiato
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 to prison where he's forced to do chain-gang type work. He escapes, is recaptured, and escapes again as he tries to locate the man who sold him the horses.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, heroes, escape, crimes, life is a bitch, fugitives, prison life, chase, frame up, vengeance, rivalry, manhunt, law enforcement, false accusation, confined, on the run, partners, dishonesty, track down, criminal heroes, protagonist as suspect, dog, prison escape, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona

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Most similar movies to The Manhunt

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, prison, law enforcement, frame up, dishonesty and rivalry mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Manhunt: The Prey (2011), Thunder II (1987), Proximity (2001), Eddie Macon's Run (1983), Marked Man (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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The Prey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, serial killer, prison, on the run, life is a bitch, crimes, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, hidden identity, track down, dishonesty, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.8
 246
Thunder II (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and gets him convicted as dealer. Thunder manages to break out of ...
Plot: dirty cop, police officer, native american, police, chase, death, car chase, revenge, exploitation, bad cop, helicopter, biker gang ...
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 634
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prison, crimes, law enforcement, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, confined, frame up, jail, court ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, adventure, confined, law enforcement, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.1
 325
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, death row, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.3
 530
13 Dead Men (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a prison, a death row inmate has a secret and the warden will go to any lengths to get it. Things dont go as planned as you would expect. A good action film with alot of good fight scenes and an interesting twist at the end.What we have ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death row, prison, criminal heroes, false accusation, confined, life is a bitch, partners, wrongfully committed, frame up, buddies, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 life, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.2
 514
Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his side, but he is banished from town, beaten up, and ...
Plot: rambo, small town, brutality, police, violence, on the run, revenge, vengeance, escape, police officer killed, horse, police chase ...
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison rape, escape, prison, chase, injustice, on the road, police corruption, hitchhiker, psychotic, car theft, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 298
A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stalking, murder, false accusation, death row, prison, best friends, law enforcement, womanizer, rivalry, manhunt, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.1
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, on the run, cons and scams, vengeance, drug dealing, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, track down, frame up, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, hong kong, asia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Prison on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ching and Yiu and problems they face with Mickey, a fellow inmate and "Assassin", a prison guard. Yiu is sentenced to three years for manslaughter. In a fight for his father, he pushed a man and was run over by a bus. Ching was sent to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: favoritism, prison, escape, injustice, friends, survival, confined, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: betrayal, prison, frame up, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, manhunt, criminal's revenge, heist, heroes, fistfight, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, contests and competitions, frame up, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, police investigation, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 727
Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, martial arts, police corruption, frame up, manhunt, undercover, crimes, partners, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 6K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, femme fatale, life is a bitch, vigilantism, partners, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 6K
Army of One (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, on the run, frame up, car chase, criminal heroes, police investigation, police corruption, revenge, manhunt, partners, tough law enforcer, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 4K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, adventure, rescue, captivity, prison life, disguise, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 628
Framed (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Director Phil Karlson harks back to the no-nonsense, no-thrills directness of his 1950s "B" pictures in Framed. Joe Don Baker plays Ron, a high-rolling gambler that always seems to loose his big scores. Framed by the film's villains ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, police corruption, frame up, prison, vengeance, nightclub, graphic violence, escape, gambling, vigilantism, death row, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 9K
Wedlock (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, betrayal, on the run, heist, prison, prisoner, manhunt, crimes, life is a bitch, partners, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Half Past Dead 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transfered to a tougher prison than the re-opened Alcatraz. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose. There he crosses paths with Burke (Bill Goldberg) a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, manhunt, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, prison life, rivalry, confined, heroes, leadership, society, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 18K
Ricochet (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, frame up, friendship, investigation, rivalry, haunted by the past, dishonesty, career ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 4K
Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, frame up, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, escape, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, vengeance, confined, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison, police investigation, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 3K
The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, car chase, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, tough law enforcer, gangsters, hotshot hero, lone wolves, injustice, drug lord, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 543
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, prison, prisoner, friends, graphic violence, captivity, prison life, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, fugitives, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona, minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%