Movies like Near Dark

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Near Dark (1987)
 7.0
 35K
Near Dark (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mid-western farm boy reluctantly becomes a member of the undead when a girl he meets turns out to be part of a band of southern vampires who roam the highways in stolen cars.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, road movie, rough, gothic, neo noir, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, hitchhiker, gang, femme fatale, small town, rescue, drifter, supernatural, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, deadly, imaginary, immortality, transformation, victim, blood, violence, night, kidnapping, arson, farm, kiss, redneck, motel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa, texas, kansas

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Most similar movies to Near Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, cult film and suspense films with plots about brutality, violence, danger, murder, gun, death and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Near Dark: The Lost Boys (1987), 30 Days of Night (2007), The Forsaken (2001), Silent Rage (1982), The Hitcher (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 131K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, boardwalk, brother brother relationship, amusement park, child vampire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bloody, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, asthma, survival, snow, small town, isolation, fear, vampire vs vampire, gory, supernatural, sunrise, winter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 9K
The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, rough, road movie, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, virus, on the road, danger, desert, vampire human love, supernatural, vampire slayer, gory, infected, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, colorado, arizona, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 5K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, small town, mad scientist, hospital, super strength, survival, chase, serial killer, danger, heroes, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 45K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalking, hitchhiker, desert, serial killer, chase, gas station, psychopath, frame up, paranoia, danger, mass murder, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
To Sleep with a Vampire (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Scott Valentine is a vampire who is torn between his need to feed and his desire to learn about the world of humans. But when he kidnaps Nina, a beautiful but troubled stripper, his world is turned upside down. For after she discovers that he cannot ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, gory, supernatural, danger, femme fatale, stripper, drugs/alcohol, power relations, supernatural romance, seduction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 14K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, stalking, obsession, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 33K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dracula, vampire, transformation, chase, good versus evil, supernatural, blood, danger, immortality, legends and myths, death, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, london, europe, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.8
 8K
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, vengeance, chase, danger, rivalry, gangsters, vigilante, violence, bullying, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young reporter (Lucy Liu) wakes up and realises that she is not alive anymore. She goes on a personal vendetta for a group a cultists that are responsible for her death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, gothic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, danger, investigation, murder, lesbian vampire, martial arts, vengeance, religions or cults, gory, supernatural, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 55K
Vampires (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The church enlists a team of vampire-hunters to hunt down and destroy a group of vampires searching for an ancient relic that will allow them to exist in sunlight.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, vampire slayer, supernatural, duct tape over mouth, priest, gory, vengeance, telepathy, danger, obsessive quest, clergy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
 622
Night Hunter (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an attractive woman-reporter.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, danger, on the run, battles, martial arts, murder, one man army, heroic mission, supernatural, journalism, criminal's revenge, stalking ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, year 1968, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gangsters, betrayal, gang war, duel, rivalry, tommy gun, hitman, lone wolves, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, year 1932
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, fighting the system, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 898
Midnight Ride (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin McKay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, martial arts, murder, woman in danger, stalking, serial killer, chase, danger, on the run, hostage, immigrants, duct tape over mouth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, profanity, heroes, gang violence, gunfight, hand to hand combat, fistfight, drive by shooting, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, hitman, gangsters, danger, assassination attempt, on the run, witness protection, child abduction, assassin, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, oklahoma, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 97K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangs ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.9
 15K
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vigilante, sniper, chaos, police, anti heroes, rocket launcher, anti hero, one man army, hospital, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.
Style: gothic, captivating, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vampire, immortality, supernatural, loneliness, vampire human love, haunted by the past, goth, dark hero, human nature, manipulations, aristocracy, vampirism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, year 1988 ...
Place: paris france, san francisco, new orleans, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, survival, siege, police station, convict, danger, crimes, brutality, gang, child killer, partners, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 2K
Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, danger, race against time, one man army, criminal heroes, hostages, fugitives, tough law enforcer, confined, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chosen one, supernatural, demon, save the world, danger, good versus evil, on the run, mysterious character, rivalry, master villain, track down, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1917, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.5
 21K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, supernatural, afterlife, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, insanity, psychiatrist, zombie ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Streets of Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, fan, singer, motorcycle, rivalry, crimes, danger, woman in danger, abduction, lone hero, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, revenge, crimes, crime, family, rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, west indies, jamaica, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 5K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, terrorism, undercover, good versus evil, master warrior, danger, heroic mission, adventure, one man army, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, paris france, south america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 21K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover, gangsters, crimes, crime, working undercover, undercover agent, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, psychopath, danger, survival, death, slasher killer, hitchhiker, human monster, gory, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%