Movies like The Prize of Peril

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The Prize of Peril (1983)
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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, suspenseful, cynical
Plot: television, manhunt, graphic violence, rivalry, media, unemployment, contests and competitions, race against time, dishonesty, media satire, distopia, helicopter, satire, chases and races, danger, deadly
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Prize of Peril

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about chases and races, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, heroes and race against time mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Prize of Peril: Dog Day (1984), Viral Assassins (1997), Annihilation Earth (2009), Mad Enough to Kill (1975), To Commit a Murder (1967). 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: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, helicopter, on the run, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: virus, rivalry, race against time, life is a bitch, plague, antidote, chaos, government conspiracy, hitman, heroes, space and aliens, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: disaster, technology gone awry, apocalypse, chaos, race against time, terrorism, destruction, scientist, save the planet, catastrophe, distopia, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, switzerland, barcelona, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, confined, nanny, frame up, kidnapping, woman in danger, family relations, child in peril, insanity, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: spy, espionage, kidnapping, scientist, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, crimes, fall in love, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
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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: rough, futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, dystopic future, chase, prison, future dystopia, rivalry, tough heroes, resistance, gadget, dishonesty, prison escape ...
Time: future, near future, 80s, year 2017, year 2019 ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, serious, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: dangerous animal, chaos, save the day, experiment gone awry, heroes, race against time, disorder, destruction, farm, serial killer, insect, animal attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: mossad, terrorism, jewish, undercover, contests and competitions, crimes, assassination, rivalry, rebellion, confined, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: special agents, murder, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 476
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, air disaster, disaster, vengeance, technology gone awry, hijacking, couple relations, rivalry, heroes, save the day, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 1K
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: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, diamond, gangsters, murder, warden, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, police corruption, crimes, violence spree, dead father, armory, colt, strong violent content, french police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: spy, espionage, photographer, double agent, british intelligence, berlin wall, cold war, homesickness, graphic violence, dishonesty, secret identity, undercover ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: west berlin west germany, berlin germany, east berlin, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
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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, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, rough, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough heroes, race against time, law enforcement, working undercover, assassination attempt, crimes, undercover, government agency, political conspiracy, political intrigue, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: street racing, car chase, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, car accident, automobile racing, gangsters, motorcycle, chase, strip club, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 916
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: supernatural, survival, race against time, life is a bitch, save the world, terminal illness, plague, chaos, future dystopia, escapades, isolation, disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.1
 11K
The Human Race (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One moment some 80 people are walking on a big city street. Suddenly a blinding light appears that transports them to a very peculiar racing course. A voice sounds in everybody’s head : “The school, the house and the prison are safe. Follow the ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elimination, survival, game of death, contests and competitions, rivalry, confined, escapades, life is a bitch, manhunt, deaf, survival horror, trapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 645
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: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, revenge, terrorism, manhunt, assassination attempt, rivalry, politics, heroes, assassination, law enforcement, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, london, europe, england, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.7
 675
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, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminator, rescue, daring rescue, missing person, tough heroes, military, track down, race against time, secret weapon, human experiment, heroes, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 589
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hamilton 2: 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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, rescue, track down, special agents, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, heroes, rivalry, spy, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, murder investigation, bomb, medical, serial killer, mysticism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 881
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: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, save the world, rescue, race against time, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, graphic violence, antidote, chaos and mayhem, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, crimes, prodigy, dishonesty, obsession, bet, desert, survival, small community, chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, riddles and clues, escapades, crimes, heroes, rivalry, faked death, exploitation, private detective, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, shanghai, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Adrenalin: Fear the Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In a not-too-distant future, a lethal virus sweeps across Europe, prompting the creation of quarantine refugee camps in the United States. Police officers Delon (Natasha Henstridge) and Lemieux (Christopher Lambert) learn of a grisly murder in the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: virus, catastrophe, fantasy world, brutality, future dystopia, survival, chaos, investigation, life is a bitch, quarantine, post apocalypse, plague ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: tornado, disaster, race against time, heroes, nuclear reactor, nuclear power plant, natural disaster, friends, weather, police, chief of police, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%