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Pursued (2004)
 5.2
 2K
Pursued (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fast rising hi-tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, mind game, stalking, espionage, rivalry, psychopath, prodigy, crimes, false identity, fight, blackmail, serial killer, empire, bounty hunter, chase, family in crisis, electrocution, poison, villain played by lead actor, danger, deadly, falling, pursuit
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Pursued

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, rivalry, psychopath, murder and mind game mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Pursued: Living in Peril (1997), In the Shadows (2001), Banshee (2006), Ladies Night (2005), Road Rage (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, stalking, mind game, obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, architect, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.0
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In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, undercover, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, crime gone awry, introspection, rivalry, stuntman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.6
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Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car thief, crimes, psychopath, car chase, race against time, mind game, master criminal, criminal's revenge, heist, rivalry, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.3
 180
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, rivalry, female nudity, male nudity, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, chase, psychopath, on the road, college life, crimes, serial killer, empire, woman in danger, college, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
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The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, riddles and clues, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, society, murder, winter, religion, gay, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.8
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Fatwa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, political conspiracy, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, empire, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 2K
Treed Murray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An advertising executive, trapped in a tree by a gang of would-be muggers, manipulates them into fighting to save his life.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sad, thought provoking ...
Plot: mind game, gang, crime gone awry, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, vengeance, tree, criminal heroes, city life, violence spree, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Air Panic (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: FAA system analyzer named Neil McCabe is the only person who seems to have this different hunch towards a group of international terrorists after a horrific plane incident occured. He thinks that an evil genius computer hacker sets out and ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, airplane, disaster, psychopath, crimes, mind game, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, undercover, aviation, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 436
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, prodigy, campaign, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, society, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.0
 697
Cyberstalker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After spending several years in seclusion, a woman encounters the stalker who murdered her parents over a decade ago, and fears she may be his latest victim when he starts to cyber-stalk her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, stalker, psychopath, stalking, crimes, computers and web, lifetime, danger, deadly, off the grid
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
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Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, one night stand, rivalry, murder, stalking, psychopath, mind game, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 408
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
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Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, factory, psychopath, mind game, serial killer, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, stalking, investigation, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, stalking, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, neglectful husband, neglected wife, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
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 3.8
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, lifetime, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Eavesdropper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen deaf patients took part in an experimental clinical trail aimed at hearing restoration. Within days, fourteen of the fifteen participants in the trial become violently psychotic, ultimately taking their lives to stop violent side effects ...
Style: experimental, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crimes, mute or deaf, special agents, mad scientist, undercover, hidden identity, government agency, rivalry, mind game, state affairs, psychopath, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 3K
Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher, realistic
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, rivalry, crimes, split personality, murder, terror, maniac, villain, psycho, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Caribe (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare to get tangled in the jungles of Belize when an arms smuggler loses her partner in a deadly shootout and finds herself on the run in the tropics of Central America. Helen is an amateur, making her money as an illegal arms trader to Central ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, on the run, crimes, special agents, adventure, undercover, stalking, heroes, espionage, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psycho, psychopath, crimes, rescue, confined, rivalry, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, kidnapping, captivity, woman in danger, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, politics, bomb, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, rivalry, terrorism, society, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, chase, rivalry, dishonesty, undercover, dealing with death, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family life, infidelity, family problems, murder, hidden identity, stalking, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, psychopath, mystery, who done it, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, stalking, mind game, psychopath, haunted by the past, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, dishonesty, amateur detective, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
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Blue Smoke (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After witnessing an uncontrollable blaze burn her family's pizzeria to the ground when she was just 11 old, it's no wonder that Reena decides to become an arson investigator. Now, years later, she decides to visit the old neighborhood, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: obsession, female protagonist, psychopath, fire, crimes, mind game, rivalry, romance, couples, stalking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 40
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: serious, tense, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, going straight, rivalry, crimes, track down, assassination attempt, chase, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, hacker, bail bondsman, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mind game, erotica, secret society, femme fatale, blackmail, college life, manipulation, youth, rivalry, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%