Movies like The Road Killers

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The Road Killers (1994)
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The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, gang, psychopath, woman in danger, missing person, crimes, hostages, hostage, crime, danger, family in danger, deadly, rescue, father son relationship, teenage life, gangsters, serial killer, on the road, confined, chase, on the run, fugitives, chases and races, mind game ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to The Road Killers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, chases and races, crime, deadly, kidnapping and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Road Killers: Kidnap (2008), The Night of the Following Day (1969), While She Was Out (2008), Blacktop (2000), Road Rage (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, confined, danger, hostages, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, crime gone awry, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, cons and scams, missing person, woman in danger, hitman, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
While She Was Out (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: woman in danger, gang, life is a bitch, graphic violence, crime, on the run, escapades, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, chases and races, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.8
 547
Blacktop (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a fight with her boyfriend (Lochlyn Munro), a woman (Kristin Davis) unknowingly accepts a ride from a psychopath (Meat Loaf Aday).
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, missing person, road trip, truck driver, woman in danger, serial killer, mind game, deadly, mentally unstable, on the run, slasher, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3.4
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Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, deadly, chase, out of the way, psychopath, on the road, college life, crimes, danger, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Piano Player (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tale about the relationship between a businessman who launders money for a Mafia figure and his gangster bodyguard.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, piano, master criminal, criminal heroes, danger, confined, gangsters, hidden identity, law enforcement, chase, deadly, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, on the road, murder, psychopath, serial killer, chases and races, danger, obsession, siblings relations, cons and scams, off the road ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, cons and scams, odd couple, deadly, on the run, danger, chases and races, kidnapping, rivalry, dishonesty, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.2
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Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gangsters, stolen money, track down, chase, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 872
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, police detective, psychopath, danger, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, deadly, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, danger, deadly, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 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, road trip, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, danger, stash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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 ⇓
61%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, missing person, deadly, mind game, danger, mentally unstable, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, psychopath, woman in danger, uninhibited rivalry, captivity, kidnapping, rescue, adventure, crimes, danger, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
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The Keeper (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.
Style: psychological thriller, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, missing person, kidnapping, woman in danger, stripper, deputy sheriff, riddles and clues, mind game, isolation, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, one man army, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, pursuit, chase, old west, criminal heroes, on the run, crimes, tough heroes, track down, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, kidnapping, frame up, confined, track down, betrayal, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, danger, rescue, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, siblings relations, wilderness, murder, prison, death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: hijacking, fugitives, manipulation, woman in danger, manipulations, on the road, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, danger, single parent, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, hostage, desert, female assassin, escapades, rivalry, confined, daring rescue, crimes, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
W.B., Blue and the Bean (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three modern-day L.A. bounty hunters, known only by their code names -- White Bread, Bean and Blue -- are hired by their bail bondsman boss to look after a wealthy heiress, Nettie Ridgeway, who witnessed the murder of a one-time boyfriend connected ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, kidnapping, bail bondsman, rescue, chase, criminal heroes, partners, deadly, confined, adventure, witnessing a crime, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, danger, chase, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 15K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, one night, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, african american, gangsters, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, danger, chase, hostage, terminal illness, hostages, kidnapping, diabetic, salvation, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
51%
 3.9
 259
Implicated (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this offbeat thriller, Ann is a young woman trying to put her life back together after she lost her child in a car wreck. Formerly a single mother, Ann has recently started dating a man named Tom, and one day Tom asks Ann for a favor -- would she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, surrogate mother, bar, hostage, death in the family, crime, dealing with death, deadly, confined, crimes, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 789
Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, lovers on the run, deadly, track down, teenage life, murder, gory, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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