Movies like Southern Comfort

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Southern Comfort (1981)
 7.2
 16K
Southern Comfort (1981)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror the Vietnam experience.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, tense, allegory, harsh ...
Plot: swamp, wilderness, survival, soldier, murder, violence, on the run, poacher, killing an animal, trap, joke, gore, cajun, national guard, vietnam war, war, crimes, heroes, battles, danger, military life, escapades, deadly, weekend, paranoia ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, texas, california, vietnam

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Most similar movies to Southern Comfort

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, survival, deadly, murder, chase, gun and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Southern Comfort: Deadly Prey (1987), Trespass (1992), Heatstroke (2013), The Hitcher (1986), Hard Target (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 3K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, rapist, psychopath, rifle, violence, military, exploding helicopter, exploding body, mercenary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 10K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, partners, danger, rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.8
 3K
Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, wilderness, desert, on the run, deadly, murder, manhunt, death of father, stranded in the desert, poacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 43K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: psychological, road movie, suspenseful, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, desert, gas station, psychopath, stalking, frame up, paranoia, slasher, mass murder, serial killer, chase, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.2
 44K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, chase, martial arts, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, track down, tough heroes, gunfight, union ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.2
 6K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, profanity, one man army, survival, danger, fugitives, tough heroes, parents and children, heroes, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 23K
Hamburger Hill (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, combat, anti war, violence spree, violence, insanity, jungle, lieutenant, massacre, gunfight, war ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.8
 2K
Paintball (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eight strangers engaged in an intense game of experts-only paintball find their friendly game taking a terrifying turn when one member of the team begins playing by a different set of rules. It started as a remote raw battle of wits and wiles set ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, survival, danger, escapades, wilderness, manhunt, sniper, graphic violence, profanity, rivalry, chases and races, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 389
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, betrayal, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, tough heroes, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 2.1
 2K
Skeleton Man (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A co-ed group of Special Forces agents search the wilderness for a predator type creature that has been on a killing spree.
Style: rough, bleak, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, survival, working undercover, cons and scams, danger, deadly, soldier, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.6
 134
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, on the run, jungle, martial arts, graphic violence, psychopath, deadly, crimes, adventure, survival, profanity, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 17K
F/X (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, corruption, murder, manhunt, car chase, disguise, deception, witness protection, assassination, mission of murder, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 2K
Pig Hunt (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When John takes his San Francisco friends to his deceased uncle's remote ranch to hunt wild pigs, it seems like a typical guys weekend with guns - despite the presence of John's sexy girlfriend Brooks. But as John and his crew trek deeper ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: survival, crimes, soldier, danger, farm, gory, in the woods, serial killer, gang, deadly, murder, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.8
 367K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, deadly creature, hunting, jungle, warrior, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 11K
Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, survival, deadly, tough heroes, battles, murder, rescue, one man army, serial killer, male female relationship, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle washington, hong kong, paris france, sydney australia, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, survival, woman in danger, danger, assassination, twists & turns, vengeance, adaptation, betrayal, plot twist, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 22K
Sniper (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
Style: psychological, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, jungle, sniper rifle, military uniform, manhunt, sniper, military, helicopter, fistfight, waterfall, dog tag, surrounded ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: panama, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, disorder, isolation, drugs/alcohol, chase, danger, survival, escapades, drug dealing, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, adventure, on the run, undercover, save the day, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, betrayal, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, chases and races, chase, graphic violence, adventurer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 4K
Firestorm (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, forest fire, catastrophe, hostage, heroes, rescue, escape, fire, criminal, fugitives, adventure, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 29K
Seraphim Falls (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Civil War has ended, but Colonel Morsman Carver is on one final mission – to kill Gideon, no matter what it takes. Launched by a gunshot and propelled by rage, the relentless pursuit takes the two men through frigid snow-capped mountains and ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wilderness, vengeance, civil war, chase, on the run, union soldier, colonel, obsessive quest, crimes, danger, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 102K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, boat chase, danger, rivalry, revenge, hitman, master criminal, family in danger, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, london, new england, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.7
 8K
Hatchet III (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A search and recovery team heads into the haunted swamp to pick up the pieces and Marybeth learns the secret to ending the voodoo curse that has left Victor Crowley haunting and terrorizing Honey Island Swamp for decades.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, swamp, survival, supernatural, gore, slasher killer, danger, crimes, gory, urban legend, axe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Navy SEALS, headed by Lt. Bobby James, are dispatched to North Korea on a covert mission, all in an effort to take out a missile site...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, survival, heroes, race against time, battles, nuclear missile, chases and races, daring rescue, adventure, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 11K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, race against time, police investigation, track down, fish out of water, family in danger, crimes, on the run, danger, psychopath, hitman, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspense, brutal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, death, warrior, fist fighting, drug lord, swat, strong violent content, survival, danger, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lone inhabitants of an abandoned police station are under attack by the overwhelming numbers of a seemingly unstoppable street gang.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, survival, siege, police station, brutality, convict, crimes, danger, gang, child killer, partners, reluctant partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 216K
Rambo (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, boat, mercenary, warrior, sniper, bomb, heroes, torture, rapist, military, master warrior, stabbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 2K
Backwoods (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: While camping in Jasper Park up North California, the couple Tom Alan Smithee and Gwen Marie Holden are attacked by a group of strangers; Tom is immediately killed and Gwen is abducted by the men to an underground facility to breed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: bound and gagged, survival, psychopath, on the run, deadly, danger, gory, wilderness, camping, attempted rape, torture, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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