Movies like Red Heat 1985

If you like "Red Heat" you are looking for exciting, rough and bleak movies about / with prison, rape, women's prison, interrogation, survival, crimes and heist themes of Thriller genre shot in West Germany or Austria.
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Red Heat (1985)
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Red Heat (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: East Germans abduct a U.S. coed (Linda Blair) and throw her in a women's prison run by a brutal inmate (Sylvia Kristel).
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, rape, women's prison, interrogation, survival, crimes, heist, college, friendship, investigation, military, confined, friends, soldier, kidnapping, missing person, prison life, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, escapades, gays and lesbians, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: west germany, germany, europe, east germany

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Most similar movies to Red Heat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, deadly, female nudity, dishonesty and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Red Heat: Blind Heat (2001), Chained Heat (1983), Fever (1991), Under Lock and Key (1995), Teenage Bank Heist (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, survival, rivalry, confined, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, escapades, race against time, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
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Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: rough, sexual, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, prison, racism, prostitute, women's prison, captivity, lesbian sex, sexploitation, kids in trouble, injustice, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.5
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Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's kidnapped by Ray's former associates, he and Elliott must team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, rescue, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, confined, rivalry, danger, gays and lesbians, daring rescue, prison life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Under Lock and Key (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An FBI agent goes undercover in a women's prison to find evidence hidden by a drug dealer's ex-girlfriend. After she is taken off the case, she finds that the drug dealer has kidnapped her daughter. She enlists the help of one of her ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, danger, kidnapping, forced to strip, prison guard, lesbian rape, escape, strong female presence, cons and scams, drug abuse, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, heist, race against time, track down, confined, danger, friendship, on the run, parents and children, crimes, abduction, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Girls in Prison (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars in a hellish womens prison where she is befriended by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, women's prison, frame up, false accusation, wrongful conviction, prison riot, anger, mccarthyism, murder, lust, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Deadly Breed (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The flames of racism burn hot as a murderous band of skinheads wreak havoc on the Los Angeles landscape and only one man can put an end to their explosive evil. Stars Blake Bahner, William Smith, Addison Randall.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parole officer, warden, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, opposites attract, confined, interracial relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, chases and races, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, woman in danger, hidden identity, working undercover, sexual abuse, danger, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, investigation, undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and tortured by the prison staff. Overly affectionate prisoners ...
Style: sexual, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, exploitation, violence, lesbian sex, rape, torture, corrupt official, wrongfully committed, captivity, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Natasha (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, woman in danger, murder, village, hitman, deadly, crimes, partners, reluctant partners, law enforcement, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 498
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, vengeance, rescue, investigation, crimes, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 268
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police detective, prostitute, police investigation, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, police corruption, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lust for Freedom (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former female cop is framed by corrupt police, acting in collusion with the local judge, and has to fight her way out of the pen, alone, against tough inmates, and the people in charge.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, police corruption, prison life, frame up, sexual abuse, righting the wronged, injustice, strong female presence, dishonesty, gender, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 179
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, bondage, police, investigation, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, danger, crimes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escapades, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, chases and races, forces of nature, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, danger, rape, showdown, standoff, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, child abduction, teenage rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, montana, wyoming
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42%
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, racism, small town, sexual abuse, women's prison, psychopath, on the road, frame up, prison life, small town life, strong female presence, farm ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, race against time, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, crimes, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Victim (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Annie's (Jennifer Blanc) life is in jeopardy after she's witnessed the horrific rape and murder of her closest friend. Fleeing from two attackers (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood) she stumbles across kyle (Michael Biehn), a recluse living in ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, murder, survival, on the run, witnessing a crime, crimes, escapades, deadly, chaos, gory, in the woods, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, adventure, confined, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Missing (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hyeon-jeong's sister is missing and she fears for the worst. Via her sister's cellphone, Hyeon-jeong learns that her sister stayed in a countryside vaillage. She goes to the village to find her sister and stops at the local police station ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, rape, psychopath, confined, investigation, missing person, danger, crimes, sexual abuse, woman in danger, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: hit and run, pregnancy, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, crime, mysterious character, crimes, danger, dishonesty, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, erotic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, policewoman, murder, violence, photographer, dangerous attraction, manipulation, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Policewomen (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lady cop infiltrates an all-female criminal gang.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, girl gang, exploitation, police, interrogation, heist, graphic violence, escape, rivalry, crimes, prison life, prison ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sinful Intrigue (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious attacker is preying on the rich and decadent set in an elite community.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: bondage, voyeurism, strong sexual content, couples, psychopath, investigation, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, tunnel, race against time, confined, danger, escapades, deadly, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.5
 366
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, parents and children, danger, daring rescue, crimes, deadly, rivalry, gang, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, confined, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 315
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 607
Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, survival, haunted by the past, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, prison fight, prison rape, strong violent content, arson ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%