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The Prize of Peril (1983)
 6.7
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The Prize of Peril (1983)
Original name: Le Prix du danger
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: contests and competitions, graphic violence, danger, unemployment, chases and races, dishonesty, media, deadly, rivalry, race against time, media satire, distopia, helicopter, satire, manhunt, television
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about chases and races, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, heroes and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Prize of Peril: Dog Day (1984), Viral Assassins (1997), Annihilation Earth (2009), Sword of Gideon (1986), The Running Man (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, witty, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, unlikely criminals, love and romance, betrayal, lovers on the run, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly, chases and races, bounty hunter, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Viral Assassins (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To some, it’s murder. To them, it’s just work. The Troma Team is proud to present Robert Larkin’s intense sci-fi thriller Viral Assassins. In the not so distant future, a terminal disease will make cancer look like the common cold. The ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting ...
Plot: virus, chaos, deadly, race against time, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, plague, antidote, government conspiracy, hitman, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Annihilation Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two scientists fight to save the planet after a group of terrorists destroy a particle accelerator.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, race against time, danger, terrorism, catastrophe, destruction, scientist, save the planet, distopia, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, mossad, chases and races, fighting the system, contests and competitions, state affairs, crimes, danger, heroes, assassination, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.7
 144K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, chase, chases and races, dystopic future, future dystopia, danger, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, death sentence ...
Time: future, 80s, 21st century, year 2019, year 2017 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mad Enough to Kill (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A girl from an asylum is engaged as nurse to a small, spoiled orphan boy, whose uncle has evil designs on him, and who hopes to kill him and cast the blame on the girl.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: child in peril, crimes, nanny, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, confined, frame up, woman in danger, family relations, kidnapping, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.6
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Locusts (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Maddy Rierdon, an investigator for the Department of Agriculture, is the only person who can protect America from a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, scary ...
Plot: dangerous animal, chaos, danger, save the day, experiment gone awry, deadly, heroes, race against time, disorder, chases and races, destruction, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, couple relations, deadly, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, hong kong, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.8
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Medusa's Child (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Fuming over the departure of his wife Vivian and the cutting of his research funding, crazy nuclear scientist Rogers Henry constructs Medusa, a thermonuclear bomb capable of generating a continent-sized electro-magnetic pulse; such EMP could ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: airplane, technology gone awry, hijacking, rivalry, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, chaos, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., england, pentagon, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying him on his mission is a ruthless partner, who gradually ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: espionage, double agent, spy, photographer, secret identity, deadly, couples, mole, undercover, dishonesty, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: west berlin west germany, england, germany, europe, east berlin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, survival, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, danger, police corruption, violence spree, profanity, crime, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 980
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime, crime and punishment, parole officer, coldhearted, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
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The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 829
Toxic Skies (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A doctor must find a cure for a viral epidemic that is spreading through vapors from jets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: save the world, race against time, supernatural, survival, life is a bitch, danger, chaos, deadly, isolation, terminal illness, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police corruption, danger, on the run, chases and races, survival, frame up, special agents, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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200 M.P.H. (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, street racing, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, chases and races, danger, drive away, strip club, drug dealer, mechanic, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, danger, deadly, heroes, assassination attempt, crimes, special agents, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.3
 27
Blackhats (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "blackhats" is about a reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, whom, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened, when he must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, going straight, rivalry, deadly, danger, crimes, assassination attempt, chase, track down, chases and races, starting over, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 1K
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, police investigation, crimes, serial killer, deadly, murder, rivalry, hitman, gangsters, law enforcement, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 515
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.8
 621
Flesh Wounds (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: On a remote U.S. Army facility a group of scientists vanish while conducting experiments with a top secret weapon. An elite covert ops team commanded by Lt. Tyler (Kevin Sorbo) is sent on a rescue mission that quickly turns deadly. With time running ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, missing person, daring rescue, tough heroes, race against time, danger, deadly, military, track down, secret weapon, terminator, human experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, danger, doctors and patients, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Atomic Twister (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, disaster movie
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
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Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, rescue, save the world, heroic mission, space and aliens, deadly creature, race against time, supernatural, danger, deadly, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: serious, realistic, tense, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, violence spree, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 3K
Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, obsession, prodigy, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, bollywood, bet, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, danger, state affairs, undercover, chases and races, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: master criminal, terrorism, danger, crimes, escapades, crime, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, riddles and clues, kidnapping, faked death ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%