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, fugitives, on the road, prison escape and friendship themes shot in USA.
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 7.5
 63K
A Perfect World
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: emotional, road movie, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, harsh, touching, bad ending, psychological, interesting, intense, talky, stylized, melancholic, suspense, bleak, tragic ending, dark
Plot: crime, kidnapping, hostage, fugitives, on the road, prison escape, friendship, moral ambiguity, manhunt, parenthood, mentor, childhood, runaway, violence, redemption, corruption, unlikely friendships, on the run, life philosophy, chase, brutality, prison, child abuse, storytelling, violent, escaped convict, dialogue, crimes, character study, adolescence, father son relationship, justice, culture clash, vengeance, police corruption, gunfight, criminal heroes, catastrophe, crime gone awry, classic car, psychology, dysfunctional family, police investigation, morality, greed, manipulation, loneliness, secrets, revenge, coming of age, hostages, pornography, coming-of-age, adultery, small town, gangsters, transformation, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), special agents, honest, chases and races, friends, law enforcement, anti hero, youth, halloween, sexism, police chief, criminal psychologist, fbi, corpse, respect, convict, christianity, suffering, 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, halloween costume, child with gun, tragic villain, mexican standoff, main character dies, main character shot, gramophone, shooting, armed robbery, nosebleed, fbi agent, anti villain, break in, sniper, sniper rifle, gun violence, megaphone, father figure, shot in the stomach, farmer, tough guy, tough cop, sleeping in a car, time machine, texas ranger, death of friend, steak, mirror, grandfather grandson relationship, cleavage, helicopter, cornfield, mobile home, mask, shotgun, revolver, abusive father, blood splatter, beating, held at gunpoint, stolen money, cowboy hat, duct tape over mouth, misogynist, shot in the chest, african american, kitchen, little boy, underwear, gay slur, car thief, cigarette smoking, male bonding, crying, money, car chase, pistol, blood, mother son relationship, governor, road trip, bonding, disguise, law enforcer, victim, tragic event, escape, journey, writers, police, murder, lone hero, life & death, hitman, guilt, depression
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, alaska
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The Silence of the Lambs
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
118 min.
 8.6
Mystic River
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Australia
138 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to A Perfect World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, serious and interesting films with plots including mentor, brutality, storytelling, dialogue, corruption, redemption and crime themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Perfect World: The Sugarland Express (1974), The Chase (1966), Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Trust (2010), Johnny Handsome (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, idiotic, harsh, entertaining, exciting, clever
Audience: kids
Plot: kidnapping, crime, chase, police, prison escape, adoption, adventure, on the road, prison, criminal heroes, parenthood, car chase, police investigation, runaway, childhood, convicted felon, texas ranger, hostage, folk hero, corruption, cars, small town, classic car, fugitives, police corruption, crime gone awry, stadium, manipulation, storytelling, dialogue, vulgarity, obsession, hostages, violent, investigation, pornography, murder, violence, mentor, twists & turns, mob, nudity (topless - notable), gangsters, redemption, serial killer, culture clash, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, dysfunctional family
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.3
 8K
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, enigmatic, road movie
Plot: small town, chase, infidelity, prison, adultery, vengeance, escaped convict, sheriff, racism, lynch mob, small town life, runaway, corruption, greed, betrayal, prison escape, house party, alcohol abuse, junkyard, drunkenness, mob, assassination, life philosophy, gunfight, catastrophe, oil, violent, justice, on the run, police investigation, murder, gangsters, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, censorship, brutality, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), drinking, storytelling, cheating, guilt, police corruption, mentor, captivity, secrets, homecoming, honest, redemption, gratuitous violence
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   80%
 
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Ain't Them Bodies Saints
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, serious, meditative, emotional, enigmatic, gloomy, realistic, talky, heartbreaking, art house, intense, earnest, bleak, breathtaking, harsh, tense, psychological, lyrical, sexy, dark, light, interesting, dramatic, sad, brutal, touching, sentimental, dark humor
Plot: crime, prison escape, fugitives, on the road, death, storytelling, bank robbery, prison, crimes, brutality, stylish, poetry, love and romance, pornography, shooting, police officer, river, outlaw, neo-noir, dialogue, depression, mentor, justice, gangsters, heist, loneliness, mental illness, honest, suitcase full of money, family relations, art, love, kidnapping, violence, existentialism, obsession, dreams, gunfight, catastrophe, hospital, character study, love story, relationships, criminal heroes, romance, adaptation, redemption, tragedy, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
 6.9
 37K
Trust
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, sexual, psychological, sincere, heartbreaking, dramatic, sexy, intense, melancholic, brutal, suspense, harsh, interesting, talky, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, internet, obsession, school, pornography, parents and children, vengeance, teenager, adolescence, investigation, runaway, family drama, revenge, brutality, parenthood, manipulation, sex, suburbs, justice, guilt, teenagers, virginity, dysfunctional family, violence, betrayal, bullying, relationships, sexualized violence, child abuse, mentor, depression, violent, coming of age, family in crisis, family, coming-of-age, police investigation, women, counselor, job, internet chat, best friend, teenage girl, lie, torture, hospital, vigilantism, kidnapping, loneliness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
Johnny Handsome
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, harsh, compassionate, dramatic, intense, tense, bloody, bleak, disturbing, interesting, melancholic, stylized, bad ending, brutal, suspense, talky, emotional, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, mentor, revenge, destiny, violent, hospital, heist, brutality, plastic surgery, criminal's revenge, redemption, doctors, dialogue, murder, violence, new identity, robbery, crime gone awry, hitman, noir, operation, mask, transformation, runaway, gunfight, life, moral ambiguity, greed, corruption, anti-hero, character study, lone hero, switching roles, justice, first contact, life philosophy, storytelling, catastrophe, fantasy world, stylish, family, sexualized violence, mob, culture clash, drinking
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, seaport, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: dramatic, bleak, serious, suspense, intense, rough, realistic, interesting, suspenseful, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, reflective, psychological, melancholic, depressing, emotional
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, redemption, assassination, confined, dialogue, chase, culture clash, capital punishment, police officer killed, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, in the closet, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, crimes, secrets
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
 6.9
 75K
Cop Land
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, intense, interesting, dramatic, melancholic, exciting, clever, bad ending, tense, talky, harsh, entertaining, surprise ending, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, corruption, small town, police, murder, violence, political corruption, undercover cop, police investigation, innocence lost, justice, fbi, mob, redemption, dirty cop, internal affairs, investigation, conspiracy, mafia, gangsters, greed, secrets, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, arson, mentor, gangster, organized crime, twists & turns, crimes, dialogue, jumping off a bridge, bridge, handcuffs, car accident, chase, runaway, world trade center, bad cop, burned alive, deadly, violent, brutality, dark hero, manipulation, dishonesty, adaptation, weapons, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
Movie in collections
 7.6
 166K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, brutal, intense, harsh, emotional, interesting, bleak, suspense, bad ending, sadistic, suspenseful, psychological, talky, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, court, friendship, justice, innocence lost, revenge, childhood, lawyer, strong sexual content, buddies, mentor, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, storytelling, rape, vigilante, pornography, adolescence, torture, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, righting the wronged, juvenile delinquent, violence, greed, betrayal, coming of age, police investigation, morality, sexualized violence, book, repayment, court case, pastor, child, pub
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:   55%
    User:   58%
 
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, bad ending, touching
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, father son relationship, family drama, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, redemption, father-son relationship, guilt, parenthood, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, corruption, secrets, single father, dialogue, mentor, family, estranged son, homicide detective, drug addiction, crimes, kidnapping, chase, culture clash, storytelling, brutality, catastrophe, deadly, police corruption, justice, brothers, divorce, law enforcement, runaway, revenge, investigation, happy ending, life & death, violence, vengeance, stereotypes, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, homeless, family bonds, gangsters, family problems, sexualized violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
Reservation Road
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, dramatic, intense, bleak, serious, road movie, heartbreaking, suspense, gloomy, realistic, sad, touching, bad ending, harsh, talky, surprise ending, suspenseful, interesting, depressing, dark
Plot: revenge, lawyer, vengeance, family, justice, guilt, obsession, crime, death, police investigation, investigation, dealing with death, tragedy, vigilantism, storytelling, family drama, vigilante, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, corruption, murder, destiny, firefly, psychology, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), life philosophy, torture, depression, character study, betrayal, survival, violent, chase, multiple storylines, dishonesty, violence, runaway, baseball, car, life & death, sacrifice, parenthood, divorce, twists & turns, mental illness, hitman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
 28K
True Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, serious, tense, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, bad ending, dramatic, captivating, interesting, emotional, twist ending, harsh, psychological, exciting
Plot: investigation, crime, death penalty, death row, police investigation, death, journalism, life & death, chase, redemption, corruption, murder, justice, guilt, lawyer, race against time, revenge, vengeance, catastrophe, recovering alcoholic, storytelling, murder mystery, destiny, prison, secret service, mentor, dialogue, journalist, ambition, uncover truth, greed, first contact, secrets, twists & turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilante, adaptation, cheating, police corruption, false accusation, runaway, pornography, betrayal, classic car, natural disaster, manipulation, courtroom, stereotypes, conspiracy, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Road to Perdition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, bleak, emotional, gloomy, serious, intense, dramatic, suspense, dark, interesting, captivating, melancholic, reflective, road movie, clever, talky, bloody, bad ending, atmospheric, harsh, suspenseful, surprise ending, breathtaking, sentimental
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, father son relationship, assassin, hitman, organized crime, mafia, murder, gangster, criminal's revenge, violence, revenge, assassination, mob, violent, storytelling, father-son relationship, moral ambiguity, stylish, redemption, mentor, corruption, gunfight, parenthood, depression, visceral, tragedy, on the road, irish, gangs, family, coming of age, brutality, family drama, dialogue, runaway, chase, greed, twists & turns, guns, dark hero, manhunt, homework, scarred face, learning to drive, bank robbery, great depression, road trip
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, michigan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, road movie, exciting, bad ending, sexy, stylized, melancholic, talky, intense, entertaining, twist ending, psychological, interesting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, on the road, crime, gangsters, violence, hostage, undercover cop, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, mafia, robbery, mob, gangster, police investigation, hitman, dialogue, life philosophy, stylish, violent, criminal's revenge, twists & turns, corruption, maniac, racism, criminal, drugs, organized crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, nudity (topless - notable), fugitives, kidnapping, pornography, vengeance, gang, justice, catastrophe, revenge, brutality, multiple storylines, storytelling, chase, desert, on the run, redemption, gratuitous violence, first contact, life & death, sexualized violence
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
Movie in collections
 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, dramatic, harsh, brutal, tense, suspense, interesting, entertaining, stylized, talky, surprise ending, exciting
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, crime, vengeance, revenge, violence, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, violent, mentor, brutality, redemption, corruption, gangster, uninhibited rivalry, gangs, visceral, drugs, gangsters, crime gone awry, bullying, chase, murder, betrayal, foul language, heist, rape, dialogue, teenager, high school, survival, stereotypes, fight scenes, prison escape, justice, runaway, urban ghetto, prison life, hip hop, moral ambiguity, underdog, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, criminal heroes, school, gunfight, teacher, adaptation, storytelling, sexualized violence
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
 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, romantic, dramatic, psychological
Audience: kids
Plot: drugs/alcohol, parents and children, crime, single parent, womanizer, gangster, gangsters, adolescence vs adulthood, brutality, prison, domestic violence, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, convicted felon, fatherhood, intolerance, condom, thief, fistfight, selfishness, physical abuse, mentor, storytelling, gunfight, childhood, crimes, chase, violence, friendship, children, family, society, catastrophe, pornography, crime gone awry, dialogue, alter ego, redemption, runaway, culture clash, loneliness, twists & turns, youth, transformation, destiny, adaptation, life & death, splatter, police investigation, fantasy world
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
The Place Beyond the Pines
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, dramatic, intense, atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, psychological, talky, suspense, captivating, reflective, interesting, cerebral, enigmatic, bleak, stylized, dark, harsh, bad ending, epic, non-linear
Plot: crime, bank robbery, corruption, motorcycle, police corruption, police, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, father son relationship, destiny, storytelling, guilt, police investigation, family drama, vengeance, violence, parenthood, moral ambiguity, character study, redemption, violent, revenge, tragedy, loneliness, justice, mentor, twists & turns, existentialism, heist, solitude, secrets, greed, crimes, father-son relationship, chase, gangsters, carnival, mechanic, brutality, dialogue, death, runaway, visceral, gangster, parent child relationship, crime gone awry, family relations, plot twist, life philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Escape from Alcatraz
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, tense, dramatic, serious, rough, interesting, intense, harsh, earnest, clever, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, entertaining, factual, dark, bleak, exciting, brutal, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, island, prison escape, mentor, buddies, survival, corruption, violence, storytelling, dialogue, chase, redemption, gunfight, runaway, brutality, freedom, nude fight, mouse, prison warden, pubic hair, organized crime, prison life, justice, greed, life philosophy, loneliness, violent, existentialism, childhood, unlikely friendships, friendship, segregation, vengeance, fight scenes, bullying, drinking, against the odds, philosophy, fighting the system, revenge, dark hero, moral ambiguity, crime, anti-hero, life & death, classic car, confined, partners, rebellion
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1960, year 1961, year 1962
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 7.5
 23K
The Getaway
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious, harsh, rough, realistic, intense, suspense, enigmatic, bloody, talky, sexy, interesting, ironic, entertaining, cynical, clever, surprise ending, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, crime gone awry, murder, chase, violence, gunfight, betrayal, robbery, violent, organized crime, criminal heroes, stylish, moral ambiguity, gangster, prison, gangsters, hotel, corruption, adultery, brutality, hitman, twists & turns, visceral, on the run, mob, neo-noir, car chase, guns, redemption, bag of money, vengeance, dialogue, anti-hero, relationships, dark hero, revenge, infidelity, storytelling, runaway, lovers on the run, pornography, sexualized violence, weapons, assassination, cars, mentor, classic car, noir
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
Movie in collections
Devil in a Blue Dress
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: clever, stylized, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, interesting, sexy, bleak, talky, melancholic, dark, compassionate, earnest, harsh, intense, witty, entertaining, cerebral
Plot: crime, neo-noir, murder, mystery, political corruption, neo noir, jazz, amateur detective, twists & turns, oldies, violence, corruption, adaptation, obsessive quest, noir, missing person, gangsters, crime gone awry, anti-hero, jazz club, private detective, runaway, dialogue, book, greed, segregation, mentor, crimes, urban, race issues, catastrophe, dark hero, pornography, drinking, police investigation, dishonesty, violent, goth, stylish, distopia, brutality, storytelling, manipulations, stereotypes, life philosophy, culture clash, redemption, uncover truth, sexualized violence, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
The Sunchaser
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: road movie, tense, serious, harsh, realistic, enigmatic, cerebral, melancholic, touching, emotional, ironic, tricky, talky, interesting, entertaining, dramatic, psychological, brutal
Plot: desert, kidnapping, hospital, self discovery, on the road, mentor, cancer, life & death, terminal illness, crime, prison, friendship, doctors, sacrifice, road trip, first contact, crimes, insanity, brutality, navajo, pornography, gang, indians, psychiatry, justice, existentialism, mad scientist, runaway, hostages, dialogue, corruption, parallel universe, catastrophe, adaptation, surveillance, male nudity, gangsters, assassination, obsession, classic car, doctors and patients, life philosophy, storytelling, plot twist, guilt, sexualized violence, culture clash, radio, destiny, homeless
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
 7.0
 17K
Red Rock West
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, sexy, serious, tense, suspense, interesting, realistic, road movie, cynical, intense, enigmatic, dark humor, dark, entertaining, talky, macabre, cerebral, witty, rough, dramatic, surprise ending, psychological, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, crime gone awry, neo-noir, small town, neo noir, mistaken identity, betrayal, twists & turns, greed, femme fatale, murder, plot twist, noir, secrets, corruption, stylish, assassin, violent, adultery, conspiracy, cheating, chase, gangsters, cons and scams, dialogue, heist, sheriff, runaway, anti-hero, mob, organized crime, bag of money, redemption, police investigation, mentor, gunfight, money, storytelling, con artists, desert, brutality, moral ambiguity, vengeance, catastrophe, crimes, danger, dishonesty, power relations, disorder
Time: 90s
Place: texas, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
 23K
Runaway Train
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, harsh, tense, intense, dramatic, bleak, suspense, talky, melancholic, stylized, cerebral, brutal, atmospheric, road movie, bad ending, interesting, exciting, reflective, philosophical, enigmatic
Plot: train, prison escape, wilderness, fugitives, prison, runaway, existentialism, chases and races, redemption, life & death, chase, survival, brutality, vengeance, character study, mentor, dialogue, confined, corruption, prison warden, visceral, violent, sacrifice, lone hero, gunfight, storytelling, revenge, crimes, adventure, violence, greed, catastrophe, life philosophy, loneliness, culture clash, danger, death, solitude, freedom, obsession, criminal heroes, weapons, unlikely friendships, drinking, gangsters, hitman, nothing goes right, friendship, honest, tragedy
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 5.3
 88K
The Counselor
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, tense, serious, sexy, realistic, scary, suspenseful, road movie, absurd, melancholic, bloody, philosophical, cynical, enigmatic, erotic, brutal, bad ending, intense, harsh, reflective, rough, interesting, breathtaking, awful, clever, cerebral, art house, intellectual, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, neo noir, drugs, drugs/alcohol, dialogue, lawyer, greed, drug smuggling, strong sexual content, drug dealing, violence, gangsters, violent, brutality, life turned upside down, writers, drug trafficking, poetry, red dress, storytelling, crimes, femme fatale, existentialism, dialogue driven, multiple storylines, stylish, catastrophe, neo-noir, life philosophy, pornography, hotshot lawyer, vengeance, twists & turns, relationships, death, gratuitous violence, adaptation, mentor, redemption, dysfunctional family, criminal heroes, visceral, nothing goes right, life & death, fantasy world, first contact, chase, gunfight, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Movie in collections
 5.1
 5K
Gloria
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, serious, touching, realistic, rough, suspenseful, romantic, tense, melancholic, suspense, intense, stylized, surprise ending, dramatic, talky, sentimental
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crime, urban, mafia, murder, destiny, parents and children, family, mentor, moll, woman in danger, catastrophe, chase, fantasy world, brutality, storytelling, crimes, first contact, dialogue, life, family relations, natural disaster, justice, adaptation, vengeance, criminal's revenge, childhood, women, lone hero, multiple storylines, happy ending, culture clash, violence, unlikely friendships, death, magic, orphan, stylish, runaway, redemption, fight scenes, introspection, mob, police investigation, weapons, lame, life & death, writers, down on your luck
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
One False Move
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody, interesting, bleak, brutal, talky, harsh, atmospheric, disturbing, intense, dramatic, clever, stylized, enigmatic, dark humor, melancholic, tragic ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, small town, police investigation, crime gone awry, violence, violent, neo noir, neo-noir, criminal heroes, redemption, brutality, character study, drugs, dialogue, heist, investigation, gangsters, corruption, culture clash, noir, visceral, gunfight, paranoid, secrets, serial killer, mentor, honest, runaway, drinking, drug dealing, pornography, stereotypes, justice, stylish, twists & turns, loneliness, greed, hitman, gangster, gratuitous violence, storytelling, obsession, moral ambiguity, gory, multiple storylines, drug addiction, criminal, racism, crimes
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arkansas, texas, louisiana, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Monument Ave.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, intense, gloomy, rough, suspense, tense, talky, stylized, melancholic, dark, interesting, dramatic, touching, atmospheric, harsh, entertaining, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, murder, irish, criminal's revenge, life philosophy, violence, dialogue, gang, mafia, drugs, stereotypes, corruption, drinking, storytelling, working class, multiple storylines, mob, crime gone awry, vengeance, character study, guilt, gangs, juvenile delinquency, redemption, violent, runaway, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, witnessing a crime, catastrophe, mentor, happy ending, police investigation, pornography, gangster, foul language, brutality, moral ambiguity, family, addiction, drug dealing, brothers, loneliness, life & death, revenge, depression, gunfight, organized crime
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
 8.0
 368K
Mystic River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological, dramatic, serious, suspense, dark, intense, twist ending, interesting, bad ending, surprise ending, talky, melancholic, clever, gloomy, reflective, depressing, enigmatic, cerebral, brutal, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric, rough, harsh
Plot: murder, vengeance, mystery, police investigation, child abuse, guilt, sexual abuse, investigation, vigilantism, dealing with death, neo noir, innocence lost, murder mystery, crime, tragedy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, revenge, violence, brutality, justice, twists & turns, redemption, death in the family, friendship, mentor, violent, corruption, character study, childhood, plot twist, betrayal, complex characters, secrets, gay, unlikely friendships, greed, police, dialogue, runaway, vigilante, visceral, urban, haunted by the past, morality, serial killer, repayment, loyalty, secret, law enforcement
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
City of Industry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, sexy, stylized, melancholic, suspense, interesting, bad ending, talky, entertaining, clever, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, stylish, criminal's revenge, greed, crime gone awry, violent, mob, vengeance, violence, robbery, gratuitous violence, organized crime, corruption, pornography, stripper, hitman, brutality, nudity (topless - notable), neo-noir, retired, jewel, brother, escape, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists & turns, gunfight, noir, sexualized violence, dialogue, chases and races, mentor, gangs, catastrophe, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, chase, hotel, mafia, anti-hero, dishonesty, hunting, runaway
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 

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Menace II Society
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, serious, rough, harsh, brutal, melancholic, bloody, tense, intense, interesting, road movie, disturbing, emotional, talky, reflective, suspenseful, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime, hip hop, coming of age, violence, drugs, juvenile delinquency, violent, brutality, gangsters, gangs, gangster, visceral, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, mentor, brothers, drinking, foul language, friendship, social decay, gunfight, strong sexual content, life, crime gone awry, revenge, weed, life & death, urban ghetto, stereotypes, redemption, guns, vengeance, honest, gratuitous violence, life philosophy, dialogue, teenage life, dark hero, poverty, urban ghetto life, organized crime, hitman, ghetto, drug dealer, beer, addiction, anti-hero, depression, murder, childhood
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
City of Ghosts
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, cerebral, melancholic, tense, realistic, harsh, talky, intense, stylized, enigmatic, bleak, light, atmospheric, absurd, dramatic, reflective, scenic, bad ending, clever, interesting, bloody, meditative, dark humor
Plot: crime, betrayal, cons and scams, mentor, redemption, crime gone awry, kidnapping, neo-noir, dialogue, con artists, loneliness, greed, storytelling, eccentricity, hotel, chases and races, gangsters, existentialism, male nudity, writers, relationships, noir, corruption, crimes, violence, apocalypse, brutality, depression, gunfight, dishonesty, catastrophe, sexualized violence, dark hero, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, twists & turns, law enforcement, family, con men, guilt, character study, ethnic conflict, vengeance, honest, runaway, police investigation, fugitives, special agents, buddhist temple, bag over head
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
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