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, revenge, thief, cat, hitman, murder, car accident, death of child, manslaughter, assassination, dead child, machine gun
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, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, robbery, crimes, revenge, violence, police and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Slayground: Payroll (1961), Abusing Protocol (2015), Execution of Justice (1999), The Perfect Killer (1977), Flag in the Mist (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 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, robbery, ambush, factory, nudity (full frontal - brief), criminal, female nudity, heist, armored truck
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: After the death of his brother (Tommy), RJ moves in with Gang Leader (Cane) and quickly finds himself wrapped up in a world of abuse and drugs. Local businessman (Dave) is watching the things he loves disappear in front of his very eyes. What ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: gang, gangsters, drunkenness, police, street gang, drugs, robbery, violence, sex, gang leader, murder, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, power relations, injustice, against the rules, army investigation, legal action, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, gays and lesbians, rise to the top, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Perfect Killer (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 85 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: nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, murder, rape, pardon, hitman, attempted rape, robbery, homosexuality, sniper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: court, revenge, murder, witness, class differences, baseball player, retribution, evidence, flashback, lawyer, french restaurant, cigarette lighter
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, murder, father daughter relationship, car chase, crimes, family relations, couples, romance, rastafarian, marijuana, drug smuggling, the underworld ...
Time: year 1973, year 1983, 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, england, united kingdom, east end london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
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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, police officer, brother brother relationship, police, hitman, mafia don, widow, murder, politician, plantation, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: friendship, student, female protagonist, strong female character, chase, friend, female bonding, sexual harassment, female chauvinism, violence, strong female lead, murder ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, murderer, criminal
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, legal, parents and children, injustice, family relations, false accusation, life is a bitch, society, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 4K
Down Terrace (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 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, rough ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, family business, parents and children, suburbs, snitch, dark humor, uncover truth, gang, released from prison, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 9K
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crimes, gays and lesbians, ballet, couples, lookalikes, men hatred ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 92
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: escape, robbery, caper, car chase, love, swindle, alcoholic, cat, prison escape, ambulance, ferry, hotel ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 513
The Moonstone (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 112 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, curse, robbery, piano, theft, diamond, cousin cousin relationship, phoenix, british raj, juggler, drums, singing ...
Time: victorian era, 1840s, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 180
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: hiding place, police officer, burglar, murder, good samaritan, multiple storylines, redemption, bloodbath, banker, torture, doctor, flashback ...
Place: central america, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Negotiator (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three unidentified men hold a group of people hostage in a hospital after doing a smaller crime. Inspector Ishida and Captain Tohno handle the negotiations while one of their colleagues Lt. Ado tries to find the reason why the men decided to take ...
Plot: foreigner in japan, medical malpractice, hostage negotiator, revenge, kidnapping, sexism, death of child, convenience store robbery, hostage, deception, justice, cancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, hotel, murder, crimes, friendship, golden years, mystery, who done it, adult virgin, diary ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, flooding, rain, storage unit, master criminal, sewer, architect, bank robbery, flood, robbery, bank, recruiting ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.2
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Golden Men (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of desperate men, unsatisfied by their lives, decides to attempt a heist to a postal armored truck guard.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: robbery, unhappy marriage, unhappy ending, football, retirement, husband wife relationship, revenge, senior citizen, family problems, money lender, sex scene, stripper ...
Place: turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 417
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, robbery, death of son, social worker, jealous friend, traumatic childhood, music, city life, crimes, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 501
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, children, murder, mother dies in childbirth, mourning, jail, swashbuckler, little boy, empathy, tasks, job ...
Time: victorian era, 80s, 1830s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 29K
Tsotsi (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 ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: bully, poverty, gang, redemption, baby, murder, 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%
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: sex scene, murder, robbery, thief, art, french new wave
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: serious, tense, disturbing, rough, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, murder, violence spree, swashbuckler, sexual content, strong violent content, wrestler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: rape, revenge, murder, anti villain, drugs, violence, sexual assault, female nudity, robbery, rape and revenge, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 2K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police investigation, who done it, criminal psychologist, unlikely criminals, tough law enforcer, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 54
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, murder, prison, drunkenness, revenge, released from prison, machine gun, alcohol
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 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, heroin, transsexual, ecstasy, crimes, murder, rivalry, society, flashback ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 122K
This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: skinhead, racism, childhood, vandalism, crimes, social problems, bully, gang, juvenile delinquency, xenophobia, neo nazi, adolescence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, europe, northern england, britain, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, all female cast, sorority, female bonding, female friendship, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%