Movies like Snakeskin

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Snakeskin (2001)
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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: hitchhiker, drug dealing, friendship, crimes, escapades, partners, on the road, chase, hidden identity, rebelliousness, odd couple, buddies, obsessive quest, criminal heroes, violence spree, supernatural, road trip, empire, strong female character, gang, friends, on the run, disorder, sex, drugs ...
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 tense films with plots about crimes, danger, chases and races, deadly, criminal heroes, on the run and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Snakeskin: In the Shadows (2001), Escape (2012), Betrayal (2003), Backflash (2001), Ready 2 Die (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
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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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, undercover, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, crime gone awry, introspection, rivalry, stuntman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 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, suspense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, manhunt, escape, wilderness, bandit, captive, revenge, on the run, adventure, woman in danger, chase, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.2
 1K
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, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, tough heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 698
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, crime gone awry, odd couple, rivalry, chase, murder, on the road, heist, kidnapping, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.0
 840
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Boarding Gate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
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, sexy, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, prostitute, chase, murder, drug dealing, femme fatale, manipulation, hitman, love affair, crimes, on the run, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, hong kong, london, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 735
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, disturbing, light, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, on the road, drug dealing, partners, crimes, brutality, escapades, woman with a gun, friends, unlikely criminals, terrorism, ecstasy ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain, amsterdam, holland, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, gangsters, track down, chase, dishonesty, drug dealing, drug abuse, hitman, psychopath, car chase, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 517
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, crimes, buddies, escapades, gang, rivalry, murder, psychopath, rave, friends, biker gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 5K
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, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weed, drug abuse, marijuana, murder, greed, drug dealing, police investigation, crime gone awry, corruption, mafia, gunfight, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: parody, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, crimes, buddies, rivalry, gang, hooliganism, friends, obsessive quest, vigilantism, disorder, escapades, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 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, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, prison, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 157
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: chemistry, murder, kidnapping, drug abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, cons and scams, frame up, confined, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 618
Innocents (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others unknown to the cellist. Eventually he gets pinned for the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, psychopath, criminal heroes, false accusation, dangerous attraction, crimes, mentally unstable, police investigation, on the road, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Goodbye Pork Pie (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, road movie ...
Plot: car chase, on the road, road trip, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventurer, escapades, partners, adventure, chase, crimes, obsessive quest, teenage life ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 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, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: boy, youth, juvenile delinquent, child as adult, on the road, american dream, contests and competitions, partners, buddies, rivalry, crimes, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 429
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hidden identity, starting over, going straight, criminal heroes, special agents, rivalry, hitman, crime gone awry, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, adventurer, heist, adventure, crime gone awry, crimes, escapades, gang, on the run, survival, criminal heroes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 379
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, desert, drug dealing, friendship, woman in danger, love triangle, friends, couples, disorder, on the run, betrayal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.0
 199
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gangsters, gang, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, urban ghetto life, working undercover, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing to lose, vigilantism, friendship, on the run, crimes, family relations, on the road, vengeance, revenge, biker, motorcycle, male objectification ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, prisoner, criminal, disorder, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 1K
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer, disorder, on the run, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, criminal heroes, adventure, kidnapping, mistaken identity, woman in danger, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the lawless future, and renegade biker Harley Davidson (Mickey Rourke) and his surly cowboy buddy, Marlboro (Don Johnson), learn that a corrupt bank is about to foreclose on their friend's bar to further an expanding empire. Harley ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, sexy, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, chase, hitman, biker, crimes, gunfight, drug dealer, heist, partners, drug dealing, buddies, friends ...
Time: future, 80s, 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, vigilantism, rivalry, drug dealing, revenge, murder, death of father, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: drug dealing, friendship, working undercover, criminal heroes, crimes, buddies, restaurant, murder, mob boss, girl power, undercover, waitress ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, buddies, partners, criminal heroes, gang, fight, engagement, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 2K
Inseparable (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fighting crime, secret identity, partners, friendship, odd couple, undercover, escapades, buddies, crimes, vigilantism, superhero, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 551
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, crimes, captivity, haunted by the past, confined, escapades, buddies, wilderness, friendship, forest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Tattooist (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Netherlands, Singapore
Duration: 92 min.
Story: American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: tattoo, tattoo artist, mysticism, ghost, curse, supernatural, tradition, shame, curses spells and rituals, evil spirit, supernatural power, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%