Movies like Slayground

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Slayground (1983)
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the offenders are punished through grisly executions. Stone uses his wits to find a reclusive friend Terry (Mel Smith) just in time for a psychedelic funhouse showdown with his stalker.
Plot: robbery, thief, cat, hitman, murder, machine gun, car accident, death of child, manslaughter, dead child, assassination, revenge
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Slayground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about murder, robbery, crimes, crime, revenge, violence and female nudity mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slayground: Payroll (1961), Execution of Justice (1999), The Perfect Killer (1977), Yardie (2018), Flag in the Mist (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 535
Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured ...
Style: cult film, british noir
Plot: deception, neo noir, factory, neo-noir, ambush, robbery, armored truck, heist, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Execution of Justice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, fighting the system, crimes, rebellion, gays and lesbians, society, legal investigation, assassination, army investigation, against the rules, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Perfect Killer (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Betrayed by his girl and best friend, thief Harry Chapman (Lee Van Cleef) takes the fall for a racetrack robbery. While in prison, he is offered a chance to participate in an escape plan. What he doesn't know is that once he is on the outside, ...
Plot: shot in the crotch, nude woman murdered, rape, woman shot, dead woman on floor, sniper rifle, pardon, revenge, homosexuality, race track, sniper, murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 3K
Yardie (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: organized crime, car chase, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, couples, family relations, danger, crimes, romance, weapons, human ...
Time: 20th century, year 1973, year 1983, 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, french restaurant, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 196
Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: revenge, killer, unfaithful wife, mafia don, murder, brother brother relationship, politician, italian american, police, plantation, self justice, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 473
The Moonstone (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the ...
Plot: robbery, nightgown, singing, drums, british raj, juggler, paint, diamond, theft, phoenix, period piece, drum ...
Time: victorian england, 1800s, victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.5
 3K
Down Terrace (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After serving jail time for a mysterious crime, Bill and Karl get out of jail and become preoccupied with figuring out who turned them in to the police. On top of that, the "family business" is on the rocks, and the motley crew of ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, family business, suburbs, snitch, parents and children, uncover truth, gang, release from prison, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 8K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crime, crimes, couple relations, men hatred, couples, lookalikes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 1K
Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: legal, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, family relations, parents and children, injustice, crime, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 57
The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: robbery, escape, caper, love, heist, prison escape, car chase, ferry, on the run, hotel, racetrack, illegal gambling ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 55
To Paris (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Soviet youngster Alexey communicates with a fellow radiofan from France and makes big plans for his future. His hardworking blue-collar father Ivan is getting ready to join The Communist Party. Everything changes when Ivan's girlfriend is ...
Plot: father son relationship, murder, robbery, love
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 368
Urban Hymn (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the 2011 UK summer riots, Jamie, a young female offender who possesses a remarkable voice, meets a determined social worker who inspires her to use it.
Plot: prison sentence, social worker, robbery, death of son, coming of age, singing, crime, music, city life, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 125
Bad City Blues (1999)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a violent robbery, a New Orleans doctor, Eugene Grimes, wakes to find a wounded woman and $2 million in cash on his doorstep. In pursuit of the thieves, police captain Clarence Jefferson discovers that Grimes is the key not only ...
Plot: multiple time frames, villain, forgiveness, criminal, flashback, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, betrayal, violence, robbery, bloodbath, multiple storylines ...
Place: new orleans, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 640
Loophole (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.
Plot: heist, bank robbery, sewer, robbery, bank, storage unit, master criminal, recruiting, architect, flood, rain, flooding ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 2K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, criminal psychologist, murder, who done it, police investigation, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, tough law enforcer, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 450
Oliver Twist (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
Plot: orphan, pickpocket, dead mother, pendant, shadow, wound, battered woman, wounded, gun shot, cemetery, locket, birth ...
Time: 1830s, victorian, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.2
 28K
Thug (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just ...
Style: bleak, sincere, emotional, captivating, rough ...
Plot: poverty, gang, redemption, bully, murder, baby, robbery, slum, life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
Plot: violence, robbery, sex, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, shower, revenge, death, motorcycle gang, biker, prison riot, prison gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 315
Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, drug abuse, gang, deadly, gangsters, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, violence spree, crime, drugs/alcohol, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 53
Caged Men (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elliott was a loser who robbed the bank only to land in jail. In prison, he encounters homosexuality as every inmate wants to turn Elliott into a mate!
Plot: male in shower, shower, pubic hair, prison guard, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shared shower, librarian, corporal punishment, bank robbery, taking a shower, violence, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of the Executioner (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
Plot: revenge, rape, anti villain, drugs, gore, murder, female nudity, violence, robbery, sexual assault
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Trilogie De Tragedie (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look into the inequities of the ghosts of society through three interwoven french new wave styled vignettes by three different visual and literary artists.
Plot: murder, robbery, sex scene, french new wave, thief, art
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the suicide of her friend and employer, who has been teaching her to be a detective, Cordelia Gray (Pippa Guard) takes over his business and begins an investigation of the apparent suicide of the son of a businessman. When the suicide turns ...
Plot: investigation, suspect, death, cross dressing, country house, suicide, female detective, female protagonist, death of son, hanging, private detective, twenty something ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Give Us Tomorrow (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Masked intruders take the family of a bank manager hostage in order to rob his bank.
Plot: bank, hostage, exploitation, robbery, family, home invasion, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 48
Murder (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested journalist who only cares about getting a front-page story and ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, reporter, female protagonist, brother in law brother in law relationship, press conference, loss of son, death of son, grieving mother, campfire, storekeeper, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 48
Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After 7 years spent in jail Paul (Paul Lyss) is free again. With his old crew he celebrates his return.Nothing really changes and soon he finds himself spaced out drunk at some posh party and eventually ends up wielding a big gun.Hand held Camera ...
Plot: prostitute, release from prison, murder, prison, drunkenness, revenge, alcohol, machine gun
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 40
Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, hitman, cable car, police detective, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: suspenseful, rough, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, gangsters, vengeance, going straight, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, starting over, criminal's revenge, ex convict, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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