Movies like Last Ride

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Last Ride (2009)
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Last Ride (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy travels across Australia with his father, who's wanted by the law.
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, contemplative, road movie
Plot: on the run, crimes, on the road, betrayal, escapades, misfit, haunted by the past, redemption, criminal heroes, wilderness, dysfunctional character, parent child relationship, road trip, family relations, father son relationship, child with gun, child uses gun, youth, parents and children, graphic violence, fugitives, hopes, hitchhiker, chases and races, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia

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Most similar movies to Last Ride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, criminal heroes, family relations, graphic violence and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Last Ride: Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012), Grace & Mercy (2006), The Postcard Bandit (2003), Three Walls (2003), Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack Irish: Black Tide (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life's gone pear-shaped for Jack Irish. He's back to takeaway Chinese for one after his girlfriend Linda abandoned him for a career in Sydney, a flashy Brisvegas type is muscling in on the racetrack action, and his cabinet-making still ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, uncover truth, intrigue, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, danger, sexual content, graphic violence, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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95%
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, hostage, self discovery, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, clergy, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Postcard Bandit (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, heist, on the run, crimes, chase, adventure, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, postcard, massage, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.8
 2K
Three Walls (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three men are on death row. Jaggu (Jackie Shroff), a lawyer and a poet, is serving a sentence for murdering his wife because she was cheating on him with another man. Nagya (Nagesh Kukunoor), a man angry with the whole world, is arrested for ...
Style: bleak, touching, serious, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: prison life, prison, introspection, confined, hopes, crimes, criminal heroes, redemption, death row, murder, family problems, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Jack Irish: Bad Debts (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Irish is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover - the complete man ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, private detective, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, down on your luck, crime, who done it, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.3
 56K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: crimes, crime, armed robbery, interrogation, drug dealer, heroin, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, law enforcement, power struggle, death of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 561
Cactus (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man is kidnapped from his city home in the quiet hours of the night and, the kidnapper, John Kelly, embarks on a journey into the Australian Outback towards the place where his hostage is due for delivery. As time and distance roll by, the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, wilderness, escapades, danger, unlikely criminals, hostages, hostage, nothing goes right, road trip, abduction, australian outback, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 158
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crimes, murder, parents and children, danger, on the run, family relations, small town, survival, teenage son, female nudity, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, faked death, hitman, hidden identity, deadly, gangsters, family relations, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 2K
8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: hopes, going straight, one more chance, starting over, haunted by the past, parents and children, single parent, crimes, family relations, drugs/alcohol, domestic violence, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 2K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, downfall, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, gang, blind ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.1
 7K
Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, road movie, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, intrigue, crime, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 908
Rivals (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two rival brothers, one a pimp and the other a cop, and how the former manages to be the family favourite.
Style: serious, tense, neo noir, rough, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, graphic violence, family problems, crimes, law enforcement, hopes, siblings relations, family in crisis, haunted by the past, prison, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, escapades, family problems, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Siberian Education (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, teenage life, human nature, social misfits, society, crime and punishment, crimes, social relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, on the run, chase, prison escape, hitman, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, going straight, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
64%
 6.8
 3K
Black Souls (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former narcotics trafficker now living peaceably in the Calabrian hills is drawn back into his family’s drug-trade dynasty by his impetuous teenage son, in this darkly elegant gangster drama.
Style: emotional, rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, family relations, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, haunted by the past, family business, italian mafia, crime, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 530
Cedar Boys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A journey into the lives of Middle-Eastern Australians in Sydney's outer-west.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, heist, crimes, buddies, immigrants, social differences, fall in love, partners, drugs, family relations, drug dealing, lebanese ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 681
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, danger, society, love and romance, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 634
Morgan's Ferry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts hide out in the home a reclusive woman as they wait to catch a ferry.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, fall in love, dangerous attraction, confined, criminal heroes, woman in danger, isolation, danger, crimes, fugitives, couples, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 640
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, murder, parents and children, family relations, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, prostitute, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 140
Byways (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.
Style: road movie, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: on the road, family relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, hopes, single parent, love and romance, son, father son relationship, teenager, teenage boy, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 1K
Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A thief, a murderer, and a charming lady-killer, Iwao Enokizu (Ken Ogata) is on the run from the police. Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, on the run, crimes, crime, deadly, prostitute, violence spree, father son relationship, violence, sex scene, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 9K
Little Fish (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, social realism ...
Plot: support group, drug dealing, junkie, heroin, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, starting over, drug dealer, tragedy, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 5K
Breathless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Sang-hoon is a lowlife gangster, a debt collector exercising thuggish ways to collect his money. The recipient of nothing but anger since his childhood, he expresses himself through violence. When he finally encounters someone who can stand up to ...
Style: rough, emotional, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, going straight, friendship, self discovery, redemption, hitman, danger, starting over, crimes, hopes, loan shark, rebellious youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 27K
Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, robbery, crimes, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, escapades, on the run, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, prison sex, murder, prison, family relations, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, crimes, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 3K
Stratos (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Cyprus
Duration: 137 min.
Story: At age 19, Stratos committed a crime of passion. He spent half his life in prison, where underground boss Leonidas took him under his wing. One day during a rival gang attack, Leonidas saved his life. Stratos never forgot this. A free man now, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, tunnel, danger, forced into action, redemption, save the day, curse, crime, criminal heroes, master criminal, bakery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%