Movies like Requiem 2001

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Requiem (2001)
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Requiem (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four hardened crooks break out of prison. Hunted down, with nowhere to run, they seek refuge in the only place the police cannot follow, a Cistercian monastery. Cut off from the outside world, a nightmare stand off develops between the fugitives, ready to kill in defence of their dearly purchased freedom, and the monks they' re holding hostage. But in this potentially lethal confrontation, nothing is quite as it seems. The game' s been rigged from the start. Requiem' s a violent and fast paced French film that really delivers.
Style: tense, enigmatic, captivating, suspense
Plot: monk, monastery, prisoner, revenge, murder, prison, escaped prisoner, mystery, isolation, hostage situation, angel, rape, prison escape, bible, good versus evil, massacre, knife, witness, crucifix, dead girl, jail cell, shotgun, wood carving, dead father, dead mother
Place: france

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Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Death Warrant (1990)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
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Duration: 75 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 132 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
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