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, tense, serious and psychological films with plots about murder, robbery, crimes, crime, revenge, police and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Slayground: Payroll (1961), Execution of Justice (1999), The Perfect Killer (1977), Flag in the Mist (1965), Angel's Leap (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: neo noir, cult film, british noir
Plot: deception, factory, neo-noir, robbery, ambush, female nudity, armored truck, heist, 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, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
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, race track, pardon, woman shot, sniper, throat slitting, sniper rifle, rape, revenge, attempted rape, homosexuality, murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
53%
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 205
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, murder, italian american, police, brother brother relationship, self justice, plantation, mafia don, hitman, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 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, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, car chase, family relations, danger, crimes, couples, romance, drug trafficking, the underworld ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1973
Place: jamaica, england, united kingdom, east end london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: victorian england, diamond, piano, theft, curse, british raj, drums, phoenix, drum, paint, juggler, nightgown ...
Time: victorian era, 1800s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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%
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The Collaborators (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tale of two art students who, after a horrific event, are forced to take off across country in a stolen taxi to evade the law.
Style: psychological, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, female protagonist, strong female character, student, female bonding, violence, drugs, murder, strong female lead, university, chase, female chauvinism ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4K
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, suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, family business, snitch, suburbs, parents and children, dark humor, uncover truth, gang, release from prison, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, family relations, parents and children, crime, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crime, crimes, lookalikes, couples, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 67
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: caper, robbery, escape, ambulance, alcoholic, hotel, illegal gambling, racetrack, car chase, police officer killed, swindle, ferry ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 54
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, robbery, love, murder
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 363
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: coming of age, prison sentence, social worker, death of son, robbery, singing, crime, music, city life, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 127
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: murder, blood, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, betrayal, corruption, violence, criminal, flashback, hiding place, banker ...
Place: central america, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 461
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, gun shot, childbirth, cockney, workshop, wound, coffin, birth, shadow, sibling, necklace ...
Time: victorian era, 1830s, 80s, victorian
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 28K
Thug (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 95 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, bully, redemption, murder, baby, robbery, slum, life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa, africa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.0
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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, rain, architect, recruiting, flood, flooding, master criminal, storage unit ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: thief, art, sex scene, french new wave, murder, robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: private detective, tape recording, accident, female protagonist, gun, investigation, accidental death, female detective, hanging, suicide, death of son, twenty something ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, family, robbery, sex, female nudity, home invasion
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sexual assault, rape and revenge, female nudity, violence, robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, murder, violence spree, swashbuckler, drugs/alcohol, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 50
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: best friend, british, murder, murder suspect, grief, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, whodunit, police arrest, grieving mother, campfire, storekeeper, 21 year old ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 50
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: release from prison, prostitute, alcohol, drunkenness, revenge, prison, murder, machine gun
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: women in prison, lesbianism, death, female nudity, murder, prison, father daughter relationship, robbery, mother daughter relationship, sex, revenge, women's prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 42
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, police detective, cable car, hitman, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, tough law enforcer, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, neck breaking, broken neck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern ireland, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 4K
Don't Be Bad (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story set in the 90s and in the outskirts of Rome to Ostia. A world where money, luxury cars, night clubs, cocaine and synthetic drugs are easy to run. A world in which Vittorio and Cesare, in their early twenties, act in search of their success.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: robbery, friendship, drugs, cocaine, ecstasy, transsexual, heroin, crimes, murder, rivalry, danger, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%