Movies that are like A Perfect World

If you like "A Perfect World" you are probably looking for emotional, road movie, serious and sincere movies of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with crime, kidnapping, hostage, friendship, prison escape, moral ambiguity and violence themes shot in USA.
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 7.5
 65K
A Perfect World
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: emotional, road movie, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, dramatic, harsh, stylized, bad ending, psychological, interesting, intense, talky, melancholic, suspense, bleak, tragic ending, dark
Plot: crime, kidnapping, hostage, friendship, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, fugitives, prison, on the road, manhunt, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, parenthood, mentor, on the run, childhood, runaway, redemption, corruption, unlikely friendships, crimes, life philosophy, chase, brutality, child abuse, storytelling, violent, criminal heroes, hostages, dialogue, character study, adolescence, escaped convict, justice, special agents, culture clash, vengeance, police corruption, gunfight, catastrophe, crime gone awry, classic car, psychology, police investigation, morality, chases and races, greed, manipulation, loneliness, secrets, friends, revenge, coming of age, law enforcement, pornography, coming-of-age, adultery, small town, gangsters, youth, transformation, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), honest, halloween, sexism, police chief, fbi, corpse, criminal psychologist, respect, convict, christianity, suffering, bonding, disguise, law enforcer, victim, tragic event, escape, journey, anti hero, gun, ford, child driving a car, ham radio, child uses gun, pickle, mustard, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, trick or treating, modern western, punched in the nose, postcard, man boy relationship, missing father, hamburger, dance, gunshot wound
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, alaska
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Carlito's Way
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
144 min.
 7.9
Sleepers
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
147 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to A Perfect World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspense and intense films with plots including runaway, corruption, dialogue, brutality, storytelling, mentor and vengeance themes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Perfect World: The Chase (1966), The Sugarland Express (1974), Sleepers (1996), Johnny Handsome (1989), The Place Beyond the Pines (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 9K
The Chase
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, dramatic, harsh, talky, intense, reflective, interesting, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic, suspense
Plot: small town, infidelity, chase, prison, vengeance, racism, adultery, drinking, small town life, revenge, escaped convict, sheriff, runaway, corruption, greed, betrayal, prison escape, lynch mob, on the run, mob, assassination, life philosophy, gunfight, catastrophe, oil, house party, alcohol abuse, junkyard, drunkenness, violent, justice, captivity, police investigation, murder, homecoming, gangsters, sexualized violence, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, censorship, brutality, violence, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, storytelling, cheating, guilt, police corruption, society
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
The Sugarland Express
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: suspenseful, road movie, serious, tense, captivating, realistic, dramatic, talky, suspense, light, melancholic, interesting, enigmatic, surreal, atmospheric, based on true events
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, crime, chase, police, adventure, adoption, prison, prison escape, car chase, corruption, small town, on the road, criminal heroes, violence, parenthood, folk hero, police investigation, runaway, childhood, fugitives, cars, convicted felon, texas ranger, hostage, classic car, hostages, police corruption, crime gone awry, manipulation, storytelling, dialogue, obsession, violent, stadium, investigation, on the run, pornography, murder, mentor, twists & turns, mob, nudity (topless - notable), gangsters, redemption, serial killer, chases and races, culture clash, catastrophe, confined, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   66%
 
Movie in collections
 7.6
 169K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, bleak, brutal, intense, harsh, suspenseful, emotional, interesting, suspense, bad ending, psychological, talky, sadistic, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, court, rape, torture, justice, revenge, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, storytelling, strong sexual content, violence, betrayal, innocence lost, buddies, book, mentor, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, haunted by the past, urban ghetto, vigilante, pornography, righting the wronged, adolescence, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, crimes, greed, coming of age, police investigation, morality, dishonesty, sexualized violence, juvenile delinquent, coming-of-age, hopes, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
Johnny Handsome
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh, compassionate, dramatic, intense, bloody, bleak, disturbing, interesting, melancholic, stylized, bad ending, brutal, suspense, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, heist, murder, revenge, violence, criminal heroes, hitman, mentor, criminal's revenge, destiny, violent, hospital, brutality, plastic surgery, redemption, doctors, dialogue, switching roles, crime gone awry, noir, transformation, new identity, robbery, runaway, gunfight, life, moral ambiguity, greed, corruption, anti-hero, mistaken identity, character study, lone hero, crimes, justice, first contact, rehabilitation, life philosophy, storytelling, deadly, catastrophe, fantasy world, stylish, dishonesty, family, sexualized violence
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
The Place Beyond the Pines
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, dramatic, intense, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, melancholic, psychological, talky, suspense, reflective, interesting, cerebral, enigmatic, bleak, stylized, dark, harsh, bad ending, epic
Plot: bank robbery, crime, corruption, motorcycle, destiny, haunted by the past, parenthood, police corruption, death, police, father son relationship, violence, revenge, chase, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, runaway, storytelling, guilt, police investigation, family drama, vengeance, moral ambiguity, character study, redemption, violent, crimes, tragedy, loneliness, justice, mentor, twists & turns, existentialism, heist, family relations, solitude, secrets, greed, father-son relationship, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, brutality, dialogue, visceral, gangster, crime gone awry, plot twist, stuntman, house party, legacy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 7.9
 179K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic, bleak, intense, interesting, gloomy, melancholic, suspense, dramatic, talky, tense, clever, suspenseful, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, organized crime, prison, disco, gangster, prison escape, gunfight, chase, betrayal, drugs, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, mob, redemption, stylish, tragic hero, nightclub, violent, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, dialogue, foul language, drug dealing, hitman, lawyer, greed, going straight, life & death, storytelling, casino, gangs, starting over, guns, anti-hero, dialogue driven, brutality, twists & turns, haunted by the past, runaway, character study, vengeance, unlikely friendships, criminal heroes, life philosophy, dark hero, heist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 6.9
 77K
Cop Land
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense, interesting, dramatic, melancholic, exciting, clever, bad ending, tense, talky, harsh, entertaining, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, crime, small town, police, murder, violence, mafia, fbi, justice, investigation, conspiracy, gangster, organized crime, arson, chase, innocence lost, political corruption, undercover cop, police investigation, brutality, dark hero, manipulation, death, gunfight, mob, redemption, dirty cop, internal affairs, crimes, gangsters, greed, secrets, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, deadly, mentor, twists & turns, dialogue, dishonesty, runaway, law enforcement, jumping off a bridge, bridge, handcuffs, car accident, society, violent, mute or deaf, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
Movie in collections
 7.1
 110K
John Q
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: emotional, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, sincere, intense, dramatic, rough, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, suspense, ridiculous, inspirational, interesting, compassionate, surprise ending
Plot: hospital, kidnapping, fighting the system, hostage, hostages, politics, family in crisis, sacrifice, crime, doctors, greed, justice, catastrophe, family bonds, corruption, injustice, chases and races, cancer, mentor, manipulation, chase, happy ending, family drama, insurance, life is a bitch, lawyer, vigilante, stereotypes, homeless, survival, confined, family, natural disaster, life & death, vengeance, crimes, twists & turns, life philosophy, redemption, rebellion, capitalism, dialogue, society, culture clash, destiny, revenge, family relations, police investigation, power relations, single father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 6.6
 28K
True Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, talky, serious, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, captivating, bad ending, dramatic, interesting, emotional, twist ending, harsh, psychological
Plot: investigation, crime, death penalty, death row, murder, lawyer, prison, journalism, police investigation, death, race against time, life & death, chase, redemption, corruption, justice, guilt, uncover truth, revenge, vengeance, false accusation, catastrophe, storytelling, murder mystery, destiny, secret service, mentor, dialogue, greed, recovering alcoholic, crimes, first contact, secrets, twists & turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, vigilante, adaptation, cheating, police corruption, dishonesty, runaway, pornography, obsessive quest, betrayal, classic car, natural disaster, manipulation, journalist, ambition
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
 6.9
 38K
Trust
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: disturbing, emotional, sincere, psychological, realistic, serious, sexual, heartbreaking, dramatic, sexy, intense, melancholic, brutal, suspense, harsh, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, sexual abuse, obsession, investigation, bullying, rape, parents and children, father daughter relationship, vengeance, internet, adolescence, family drama, revenge, manipulation, justice, betrayal, child abuse, life turned upside down, school, suburbs, brutality, family in crisis, guilt, pornography, runaway, parenthood, sex, teenagers, virginity, dysfunctional family, violence, relationships, sexualized violence, mentor, depression, violent, coming of age, family, coming-of-age, family problems, police investigation, women, torture, hospital, vigilantism, kidnapping, loneliness, psychology, chase, storytelling
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
 11K
Baby Boy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Style: talky, serious, rough, sincere, realistic, melancholic, light, intense, harsh, emotional, stylized, clever, suspense, interesting
Plot: friendship, single parent, womanizer, prison, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, crime, domestic violence, adolescence vs adulthood, gangster, gangsters, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, brutality, crimes, society, mentor, youth, storytelling, gang, childhood, convicted felon, fatherhood, intolerance, condom, thief, fistfight, selfishness, physical abuse, chase, family relations, violence, life is a bitch, children, family, catastrophe, pornography, crime gone awry, dialogue, alter ego, redemption, runaway, culture clash, loneliness, twists & turns, transformation, drug dealing, gunfight, going straight, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: bleak, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, reflective, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, chase, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, confined, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, crimes, redemption, assassination, dialogue, deadly, culture clash, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, law enforcement, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, capital punishment, police officer killed
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
Menace II Society
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, serious, rough, harsh, tense, brutal, melancholic, bloody, intense, interesting, emotional, suspenseful, road movie, disturbing, talky, reflective, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime, hip hop, coming of age, friendship, violence, drugs, brutality, gangster, gunfight, revenge, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, organized crime, beer, drugs/alcohol, violent, gangsters, murder, gangs, teenager, visceral, social decay, strong sexual content, drug addiction, mentor, brothers, drinking, foul language, urban ghetto, life, crime gone awry, teenage life, urban ghetto life, weed, life & death, stereotypes, redemption, guns, honest, gratuitous violence, life philosophy, dialogue, dark hero, poverty, hitman, addiction, anti-hero, crimes, depression, childhood
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 18K
Mad City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: clever, talky, suspenseful, serious, dark humor, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, satirical, tense, idiotic, interesting, intense, suspense, harsh, bad ending, dramatic, melancholic, stylized, tragic ending
Plot: journalism, politics, hostage, hostages, workplace intrigue, corruption, museum, fighting the system, mentor, media, crimes, greed, manipulation, investigation, justice, catastrophe, vengeance, injustice, life philosophy, destiny, deadly, rivalry, first contact, society, journalist, storytelling, workplace, dialogue, runaway, immortality, natural disaster, fantasy world, redemption, adaptation, god, culture clash, political, brutality, chase, police investigation, lone hero, underdog, gunfight, pornography, family, classic car, revenge, crime gone awry, life & death, fight scenes
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
City of Industry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic, exciting, sexy, stylized, melancholic, suspense, interesting, bad ending, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, murder, violence, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangster, money, kidnapping, stylish, greed, crime gone awry, violent, mob, vengeance, robbery, gratuitous violence, organized crime, corruption, pornography, chases and races, hitman, brutality, crimes, nudity (topless - notable), stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, twists & turns, gunfight, noir, sexualized violence, dialogue, rivalry, mentor, gangs, catastrophe, gang, police corruption, police investigation, manhunt, neo-noir, retired, jewel, brother, escape, chase
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
 7.4
 116K
Thelma & Louise
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, road movie, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, uplifting, sexy, intense, sentimental, interesting, sincere, dramatic, melancholic, sweet, talky, touching, harsh, compassionate, erotic, romantic, bleak, tragic ending, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, chase, rape, destiny, murder, suicide, redemption, freedom, violence, on the road, tragedy, women, best friends, car chase, unlikely friendships, feminism, revenge, police investigation, death, runaway, fugitives, relationships, cult, waitress, on the run, grand canyon, pornography, brutality, drinking, rebelliousness, mentor, storytelling, highway, self discovery, twists & turns, culture clash, housewife, adultery, robbery, chases and races, beautiful scenery, dialogue, catastrophe, stereotypes, friends, idealism, rebellion, loneliness, secrets
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, usa, arizona, california, southern usa, new mexico, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
Road to Perdition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, bleak, emotional, gloomy, serious, intense, dramatic, suspense, captivating, dark, interesting, melancholic, reflective, road movie, clever, talky, bloody, bad ending, atmospheric, harsh, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, hitman, organized crime, mafia, murder, depression, irish, father son relationship, assassin, gangster, mob, violence, revenge, assassination, criminal's revenge, violent, storytelling, father-son relationship, on the road, moral ambiguity, stylish, redemption, mentor, corruption, gunfight, parenthood, visceral, tragedy, gangs, family, coming of age, brutality, family drama, dialogue, manhunt, runaway, chase, greed, twists & turns, guns, dark hero, parents and children, criminal heroes, homework, scarred face, learning to drive, bank robbery
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, michigan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Monument Ave.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, intense, rough, tense, suspense, talky, stylized, melancholic, dark, interesting, dramatic, touching, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, murder, working class, vengeance, drugs, irish, criminal's revenge, life philosophy, gang, revenge, organized crime, violence, dialogue, mafia, stereotypes, corruption, drinking, storytelling, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, witnessing a crime, multiple storylines, mob, crime gone awry, character study, guilt, gangs, redemption, drug dealing, violent, going straight, runaway, dysfunctional family, investigation, catastrophe, mentor, happy ending, police investigation, police corruption, pornography, gangster, foul language, social decay, brutality, moral ambiguity, urban ghetto life, family, addiction
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 7.3
 133K
Mr. Brooks
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough, surprise ending, realistic, intense, interesting, clever, mind bending, dark, twist ending, disturbing, entertaining, bad ending, enigmatic, melancholic, dramatic, macabre, talky, cerebral, bloody
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, murder, imaginary friend, investigation, addiction, divorce, violence, strong sexual content, split personality, kidnapping, twists & turns, plot twist, psychopath, secrets, murder mystery, psychology, vengeance, mentor, corruption, revenge, criminal heroes, brutality, greed, storytelling, justice, adultery, catastrophe, chase, obsession, crimes, dialogue, deadly, torture, happy ending, assassination, stylish, pornography, mystery, runaway, violent, conspiracy, secret, witnessing a crime, gunfight, identity, parents and children, sexualized violence, classic car
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
City by the Sea
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, dramatic, intense, emotional, talky, harsh, suspense, road movie
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family drama, redemption, father-son relationship, family in crisis, guilt, parenthood, dysfunctional family, crimes, corruption, secrets, deadly, single father, dialogue, mentor, law enforcement, family, kidnapping, chase, culture clash, storytelling, family problems, brutality, catastrophe, family relations, police corruption, justice, life is a bitch, brothers, addiction, divorce, runaway, drug abuse, estranged son, homicide detective, drug addiction, haunted by the past, revenge, estrangement, investigation, happy ending, life & death, violence, vengeance, stereotypes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
We Own the Night
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, suspense, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, sexy, harsh, melancholic, road movie, stylized, enigmatic, bad ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, police, russian, drugs, revenge, dysfunctional family, car chase, undercover cop, betrayal, parents and children, violence, brothers, chase, vengeance, murder, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, assassination, gangster, police corruption, crimes, mob, corruption, twists & turns, danger, police investigation, culture clash, dishonesty, runaway, family drama, family, mentor, criminal heroes, storytelling, dialogue, secrets, nightclub, law enforcement, catastrophe, immigrants, chases and races, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), family bonds, life philosophy, rivalry, parent child relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
 12K
Bad Boys
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, serious, intense, rough, tense, dramatic, harsh, brutal, suspense, interesting, entertaining, stylized, talky, surprise ending
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, crime, vengeance, revenge, violence, drugs, neo noir, murder, rape, juvenile delinquency, violent, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, brutality, redemption, corruption, gangster, gangs, visceral, gangsters, urban ghetto, prison life, crime gone awry, bullying, chase, betrayal, foul language, heist, criminal heroes, dialogue, teenager, high school, survival, stereotypes, fight scenes, prison escape, rivalry, justice, confined, runaway, crimes, hip hop, moral ambiguity, underdog, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, society, school, youth
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Escape from Alcatraz
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, serious, rough, tense, dramatic, interesting, intense, harsh, earnest, clever, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, bleak, entertaining, factual, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, island, prison escape, freedom, violence, buddies, mentor, survival, corruption, storytelling, dialogue, chase, prison life, redemption, gunfight, runaway, brutality, organized crime, against the odds, justice, greed, life philosophy, nude fight, mouse, prison warden, pubic hair, loneliness, violent, existentialism, childhood, unlikely friendships, friendship, segregation, vengeance, fight scenes, bullying, drinking, philosophy, fighting the system, confined, revenge, dark hero, moral ambiguity, crime, anti-hero, life & death, classic car, partners, rebellion
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1961, year 1962
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 322K
Collateral
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever, stylized, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough, intense, dark, interesting, dramatic, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, bad ending, absurd, talky, dark humor, enigmatic, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, assassin, organized crime, violence, murder, storytelling, taxi driver, loneliness, anti heroes, police investigation, stylish, hostages, assassins, assassination, fbi, surveillance, violent, guns, gunfight, chase, dialogue, taxi, twists & turns, mentor, vengeance, corruption, hostage, plot twist, neo-noir, redemption, moral ambiguity, character study, dark hero, undercover cop, secrets, serial killer, anti-hero, psychology, confined, greed, runaway, revenge, complex characters, brutality, conspiracy, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Desperate Hours
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious, scary, realistic, intense, disturbing, melancholic, bad ending, enigmatic, awful, sexy, exciting, clever, absurd, surprise ending
Plot: crime, violence, police, lawyer, murder, death, hostage, fbi, hostages, adultery, couple relations, family, corruption, kidnapping, nudity (topless - notable), violent, chase, parents and children, prison, police investigation, police corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, suburbs, sexualized violence, dialogue, pornography, betrayal, deadly, catastrophe, brutality, adaptation, weapons, psychology, mind game, family life, gangsters, storytelling, dysfunctional family, runaway, twists & turns, mentor, revenge, special agents, psychopath, manhunt, island, conspiracy, torture, writers
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
Reservation Road
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, bleak, serious, dramatic, intense, road movie, gloomy, realistic, heartbreaking, suspense, sad, touching, bad ending, harsh, talky, surprise ending, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, lawyer, vengeance, investigation, obsession, family, dysfunctional family, redemption, justice, dealing with death, guilt, crime, death, police investigation, tragedy, vigilantism, storytelling, family drama, vigilante, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, murder, destiny, dishonesty, firefly, psychology, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), life philosophy, torture, depression, character study, betrayal, survival, violent, chase, multiple storylines, violence, runaway, family problems, life & death, sacrifice, parenthood, divorce, twists & turns, mental illness, losing-it hero, hitman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
City of Ghosts
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, cerebral, melancholic, harsh, talky, intense, stylized, enigmatic, bleak, light, atmospheric, absurd, dramatic, reflective, scenic, bad ending, clever, interesting, bloody
Plot: crime, betrayal, hotel, cons and scams, violence, kidnapping, father son relationship, mentor, redemption, crime gone awry, chases and races, neo-noir, dialogue, con artists, loneliness, greed, storytelling, crimes, eccentricity, gangsters, dishonesty, existentialism, male nudity, writers, relationships, law enforcement, noir, corruption, apocalypse, brutality, depression, police investigation, gunfight, catastrophe, fugitives, sexualized violence, dark hero, dysfunctional family, special agents, twists & turns, family, con men, guilt, character study, ethnic conflict, vengeance, honest, runaway, buddhist temple, bag over head
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 6.3
 13K
Unlawful Entry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing, sexy, rough, intense, interesting, bad ending, clever, entertaining, scary, harsh, melancholic
Plot: obsession, police, police investigation, murder, lawyer, corruption, police corruption, vengeance, violence, mind game, suburbs, twists & turns, chase, dangerous attraction, psychopath, mentor, catastrophe, psychology, stalker, alarm, argument, jealousy, voyeur, prostitute, death, crimes, secrets, brutality, danger, natural disaster, kidnapping, deadly, stalking, runaway, serial killer, dishonesty, wine, law enforcement, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, psycho, motorcycle, sex, stereotypes, hostages, conspiracy, surveillance, dialogue, classic car, greed
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological, surprise ending, serious, dramatic, suspense, dark, intense, twist ending, interesting, gloomy, bad ending, talky, melancholic, clever, captivating, reflective, depressing, enigmatic, cerebral, brutal, disturbing, atmospheric, rough
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, child abuse, vengeance, sexual abuse, guilt, vigilantism, investigation, childhood, innocence lost, revenge, police, dealing with death, neo noir, murder mystery, crime, tragedy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, death in the family, violence, brutality, justice, twists & turns, redemption, friendship, mentor, violent, corruption, urban, haunted by the past, character study, plot twist, betrayal, complex characters, secrets, gay, unlikely friendships, greed, dialogue, runaway, vigilante, visceral, morality, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, family problems, deadly
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 6.4
 18K
The Yards
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: tense, bleak, clever, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, intense, stylized, light, interesting, melancholic, suspense, dark, harsh, enigmatic, emotional, talky, captivating, gloomy
Plot: crime, betrayal, corruption, political corruption, murder, organized crime, mafia, gangster, justice, urban, moral dilemma, friendship, false accusation, greed, gangsters, crime gone awry, tragedy, redemption, dialogue, family business, mob, neo-noir, family in crisis, moral ambiguity, storytelling, family, crimes, mentor, twists & turns, character study, violence, deadly, family problems, brutality, catastrophe, police investigation, buddies, runaway, parents and children, violent, prison, noir, down on your luck, infiltration, subway, criminal, unlikely friendships, guilt, loneliness, secrets
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   38%
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