Movies like Snakeskin

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Snakeskin (2001)
 5.2
 466
Snakeskin (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, feel good, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, hitchhiker, crimes, friendship, partners, danger, on the road, violence spree, chase, obsessive quest, buddies, rebelliousness, criminal heroes, deadly, hidden identity, odd couple, road trip, strong female character, supernatural, gang, friends, on the run, chases and races, escapades, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand

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Most similar movies to Snakeskin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, criminal heroes, danger, chases and races, deadly, crime and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Snakeskin: In the Shadows (2001), A Gang Story (2011), Escape (2012), Backflash (2001), Goodbye Pork Pie (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 829
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, introspection, dishonesty, working undercover, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 8K
A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge Suttel, with whom he first discovered prison life - for ...
Style: serious, realistic, twist ending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hopes, going straight, crimes, introspection, buddies, gang, gangsters, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.0
 4K
Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, woman in danger, deadly, captivity, gang, confined, danger, chase, violence spree, manhunt ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.4
 643
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 ⇓
70%
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Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerry hires a car in Kaitaia with a stolen licence and travels to Invercargill with John, who's wife has just left him. The ultimate NZ roadtrip adventure.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, escapades, chases and races, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, heist, teenage life, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 801
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.3
 859
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 3K
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 ⇓
61%
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Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prostitute, drug dealing, murder, manipulation, femme fatale, hitman, love affair, on the run, crimes, infidelity, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, china, london, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 681
The Delivery (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sometimes the easiest jobs get a little complicated
Style: exciting, light, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, danger, partners, drug dealer, crimes, escapades, brutality, terrorism, deadly, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 473
Death Valley (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four friends head to the desert to attend a winter rave. Instead, it turns into the trip to hell when they meet up with a couple of bad locals.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, danger, crimes, escapades, buddies, gang, deadly, chases and races, rivalry, murder, rave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.0
 134
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, frame up, cons and scams, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, deadly, vengeance, confined, gang, tough heroes, murder, heroes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 13K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, drug dealer, drug dealing, femme fatale, murder, drug abuse, ambition, gang, on the run, danger, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hooligan Factory (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, gang, rivalry, crimes, buddies, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, obsessive quest, escapades, on the run, parody, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 321
Bad Guys (1995)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug dealing, hitman, lovers on the run, dishonesty, deadly, chase, fugitives, crime gone awry, danger, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 381
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, going straight, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry, hitman, criminal's revenge, danger, deadly, special agents, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 2K
Motorama (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with ...
Style: road movie, surreal, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: child driving car, on the road, juvenile delinquent, american dream, boy, partners, contests and competitions, chases and races, obsessive quest, fish out of water, supernatural, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 1.8
 177
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, buddies, crimes, chase, partners, criminal heroes, gang, chases and races, fight, engagement, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Road to Paloma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a brutal injustice occurs on a Native American reservation, a son must find redemption for the actions of his past. Road to Paloma is the beautiful journey of two bikers traveling across America's vast west. While Native American Wolf ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing to lose, on the run, vigilantism, friendship, crimes, vengeance, on the road, family relations, chases and races, parents and children, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 907
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, on the run, betrayal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, adventure, dishonesty, heist, woman in danger, mistaken identity, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, vigilantism, revenge, murder, death of father, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, bronx new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 3K
WiseGirls (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new waitress working at an Italian restaurant in New York City finds herself entangled in a mob-run underworld of drug dealing and murder.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: drug dealing, friendship, working undercover, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes, undercover, mob boss, murder, girl power, restaurant, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In Gold We Trust (2010)
Genre: Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of adventurers make off with 600 kilograms of gold in Guyana, but when their helicopter crashes in the jungle, gold fever takes over.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, adventurer, adventure, heist, jungle, chases and races, crime gone awry, escapades, survival, gang, human nature, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 131
Caribe (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare to get tangled in the jungles of Belize when an arms smuggler loses her partner in a deadly shootout and finds herself on the run in the tropics of Central America. Helen is an amateur, making her money as an illegal arms trader to Central ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, agent, crimes, stalking, special agents, chase, secret agents, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 1K
Treed Murray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An advertising executive, trapped in a tree by a gang of would-be muggers, manipulates them into fighting to save his life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: gang, mind game, vengeance, deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, juvenile delinquency, violence spree, manipulation, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
We Still Kill the Old Way (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of aging London gangsters go on a vigilante killing spree when one of their number is murdered by a street gang.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, murder, vengeance, investigation, criminal heroes, vigilantism, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, buddies, violence spree, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.1
 2K
200 M.P.H. (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, danger, chases and races, street racing, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, gangsters, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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