Movies like New Town Killers

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New Town Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives with his sister on a housing estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh. She's in debt, he's going nowhere fast. Sean agrees to play for cash.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized, exciting, psychological
Plot: chase, urban, manhunt, mind game, on the run, survival, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, murderous pair, track down, rich and poor, down on your luck, life turned upside down, power relations, most dangerous game, hide and seek, ethics, trapped, sociopath, bus station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry, danger, deadly and crime mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like New Town Killers: The Yellow Sea (2010), Headshot (2011), The Hunted (2003), Ready 2 Die (2014), Son of a Gun (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Yellow Sea
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Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
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Headshot
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
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The Hunted
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Ready 2 Die
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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Son of a Gun
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne, mine
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Golden Slumber
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Story: When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning of what quickly becomes the worst, weirdest day of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Story: An Arabic tale that takes place in Scandinavia. About ancient religious hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and redemption, about being responsible for one's own actions and refusing a path of violence. Jamil stands in the middle. He is ...
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z
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Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Haywire
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Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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He Who Dares
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, daring rescue, save the day, crime, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined, danger, soldier, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
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System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
The Berlin File
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
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The Piano Player
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
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Pusher
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In London, a drug dealer grows increasingly desperate over the course of a week after a botched deal lands him in the merciless clutches of a ruthless crime lord. The more desperate his behavior, the more isolated he becomes until there is nothing ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, urban, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, chase, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, east end london
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Switch
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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System:   46%
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'71
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
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Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
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Vendetta
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Desert Saints
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kiefer Sutherland is a hard-edged hit man. Known as the world's best professional killer, Sutherland is living a life of detached solitude when he is given an assignment that pairs him up with a sultry hitchhiker (Melora Walters). Before long, ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
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System:   42%
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