Movies like Red State

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Red State (2011)
 6.1
 64K
Red State (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, cynical, twists and turns, suspense, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: protest, church, gay slur, confined, society, kidnapping, perversity, psychopath, deception, torture, preacher, satire, pastor, christianity, religious fanaticism, youth, teenage life, law enforcement, clergy, teenager, lust, republican, cult, fanaticism, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, xian, new jersey, texas

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Most similar movies to Red State

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, violence, blood, kidnapping and death mostly in Thriller, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like Red State: Death Sentence (2007), VANish (2015), Captivity (2007), The Call (2013), Nine Dead (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 72K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: harsh, suspenseful, tense, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, murder, tragic event, crimes, character change, brutality, haunted by the past, loss of son, justice, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 2K
VANish (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three thugs kidnap Emma, the daughter of a drug kingpin, and have no idea that murderous blood that runs through her veins. As time passes, the unlucky threesome finds themselves in danger from the police, gangsters and their captive.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the road, road trip, crimes, captivity, confined, rivalry, graphic violence, chaos, violence, van ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.6
 23K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, psychopath, escape, isolation, mind game, confined, crimes, rivalry, captivity, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 121K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, child abduction, psycho, 911, investigation, murder, youth, graphic violence, lifesaver, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.4
 13K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, captivity, riddles and clues, crimes, survival, abduction, murder, mystery, clue, manipulation, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 27K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, serial murder, religious fanatic, isolation, mother son relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, confined, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, domestic disturbance, escape attempt, brutality, deception, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 100K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, hostage, home invasion, police corruption, cell phone, psychopath, confined, woman in danger, crimes, rescue, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.2
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, strong violent content, survival, confined, psychopath, woman in danger, police officer killed, kidnapping, sexual content, captivity, forced incest, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 24K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, asthma, ransom, child in peril, hostage, psychopath, crimes, psycho killer, confined, race against time, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, torture, cannibal, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, confined, rage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 63K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, swat team, drug cartel, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, crimes, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, hostage, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2014
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 34K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, kidnapping, escape attempt, confinement indoors, torment, survival, hostage, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hijacking, train, race against time, ransom, crimes, group of criminals, underground, wrong place wrong time, confined, save the day, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, abduction, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, life is a bitch, revenge, violence spree, sheriff, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 52K
Tusk (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: scary, surreal, macabre, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disfigurement, human becoming an animal, abduction, psychopath, dark humor, transformation, death, obsession, monster, mad scientist, escapades, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s
Place: canada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 45K
The Enforcer (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns again, this time saddled with a rookie female partner. Together, they must stop a terrorist group consisting of angry Vietnam veterans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, militant, ransom, inspector, crimes, police investigation, law enforcer killer, sexism, loss of partner, rookie, police detective, demotion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 1K
The Mooring (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every 40 seconds a person goes missing. In northern Idaho, a group of teenage girls attended a summer camp to help them connect with nature without technology. They were told it would be a summer of change. As the girls' houseboat is suddenly ...
Style: tense, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: river, psychopath, chase, serial killer, forest, asthma, survival, confined, on the run, missing person, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.6
 29K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma, police officer, life philosophy, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, nightclub owner, self defense, architect, abduction, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hostel: Part III (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Las Vegas, the film centers on a man who attends his best friend's bachelor party, unaware of an insidious agenda that plays into hunting humans.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sadism, kidnapping, torture, murder, psychopath, survival, buddies, friends, escapades, confined, crimes, captivity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 9K
Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: car chase, serial killer, hit and run, murder, revenge, graphic violence, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, obsession, death of wife, sadistic killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
 2K
Neighbor (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious new girl arrives in posh suburban neighborhood and quickly sets out to terrorize the town. As she starts breaking into homes and torturing the occupants, they begin to realize that she isn't just another girl next door.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, psychopath, unlikely criminals, confined, crimes, captivity, strong violent content, society, suburbs, female killer, violence, amputation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 3K
Amber Alert (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of friends decides to follow a car they've seen posted on an Amber Alert, things start to go very wrong.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: highway, friendship, mysterious man, missing child, confined, crimes, group of friends, violence, psychopath, kidnapping, murder, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Children of Sorrow (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon Leach is a very, very sick man. Thriving on despair, pain, and panic, he unites a group of broken and desperate people in the middle of the desert. He showers them with the love and affection they’re so desperate for, but Simon has a much ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: cult, missing person, mysterious character, religions or cults, murder, isolation, desert, manipulation, brainwashing, death, found footage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, police detective, hostage, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, track down, tough heroes, hitman, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.9
 723
Hayride 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The end of one journey only marks the beginning of another as Detective Loomis returns to uncover the truth behind the Legend of Pitchfork.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: uncover truth, murder, psychopath, strong violent content, violence spree, law enforcement, crimes, legend, killer, chase, violence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 42K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 11K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, family in danger, on the road, on the run, heist, crimes, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, road trip, family relations, chase, stash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 159K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, lone hero, loner, tough guy, martial arts, assassin, mentor, boat, deception, revenge, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%