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, chases and races, dishonesty and female nudity 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, missing person, daring rescue, crime gone awry, escapades, confined, race against time, rivalry, crimes, danger, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 2K
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, sexy, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, prison, racism, prostitute, women's prison, captivity, sexploitation, lesbian sex, kids in trouble, injustice, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 220
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, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, danger, kidnapping, forced to strip, prison guard, rivalry, crime, special agents, partners against crime, gays and lesbians, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, investigation, confined, track down, danger, race against time, on the run, friendship, parents and children, crimes, abduction, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, bleak, rough ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, women's prison, false accusation, frame up, anger, mccarthyism, wrongful conviction, prison riot, murder, lust, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 79
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warden, parole officer, gang, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, society, racism, discrimination ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 592
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: woman in danger, female detective, murder, village, partners, reluctant partners, crimes, deadly, hitman, village life, danger, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.5
 479
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, disorder, vengeance, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 265
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, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gambling, serial killer, deadly, crimes, reluctant partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 176
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, police, bondage, lesbian sex, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, rough, sexual, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, exploitation, violence, lesbian sex, rape, torture, corrupt official, prison life, woman in danger, wrongfully committed, captivity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 82
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, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, chases and races, forces of nature, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 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, undercover, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, danger, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, police corruption, prison life, frame up, sexual abuse, righting the wronged, injustice, strong female presence, gender, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prostitute, society, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, danger, confined, teenage rape, rape, standoff, showdown, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, wyoming, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 868
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, race against time, confined, deadly, tunnel, danger, escapades, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 566
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, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, adventure, confined, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 557
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, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, rape, psychopath, confined, investigation, missing person, crimes, danger, sexual abuse, woman in danger, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 2K
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, rough, suspenseful, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, murder, survival, on the run, witnessing a crime, escapades, deadly, crimes, rapist, chaos, gory, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 600
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, criminal heroes, danger, confined, crimes, prison fight, prison rape, strong violent content, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 369
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, interrogation, prison, prison life, heist, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, police corruption, escape ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, 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%
 3.4
 365
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, rivalry, confined, crimes, deadly, daring rescue, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, confined, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, espionage, car chase, secret agents, spy, betrayal, on the run, working undercover, danger, undercover, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, russia, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 230
Killing Blue (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Alex Glass has been twisted into a sarcastic cynic by the hard luck story that is his life and by his daily contact with the criminals of Berlin's underground. His new assistant, Shirly Mai, is an attractive and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police, life is a bitch, mind game, law enforcement, deadly, redemption, haunted by the past, drug abuse, working undercover, police corruption, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, deadly, special agents, crimes, heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, danger, race against time, nerve gas ...
Time: 90s, year 2000, 2000s
Place: usa, australia, california, new south wales, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%