Movies like Southern Comfort

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Southern Comfort (1981)
 7.2
 18K
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, slasher, tense, allegory ...
Plot: swamp, wilderness, survival, soldier, murder, 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, brutality ...
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, murder, chase, escapades, deadly and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Southern Comfort: Deadly Prey (1987), Trespass (1992), Heatstroke (2013), Project X-Traction (2022), Hunt to Kill (2010). 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, chase, survival, gunfight, exploding body, rifle, psychopath, mercenary, swamp, rapist, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 12K
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, crimes, danger, crime, rivalry ...
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, desert, wilderness, deadly, on the run, murder, manhunt, death of father, chase, stranded in the desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Project X-Traction (2022)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Story: When a China-run oil refinery is attacked in Mosul, Iraq, a Chinese private security contractor is called in to extract the oil workers. He learns, however, that the attackers’ real plan is to steal a fortune in oil, and teams up with an American ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: survival, chase, danger, escapades, soldier, runaway, rescue, hopes, society, culture clash, violence, friendship ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.2
 7K
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, forest, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.7
 103K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, rape, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, rescue, danger, murder, homosexual rape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, profanity, graphic violence, rivalry, chases and races, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.2
 45K
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: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalking, hitchhiker, desert, serial killer, chase, gas station, psychopath, frame up, paranoia, danger, mass murder, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 48K
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: martial arts, ex military, chase, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, track down, one against many, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.5
 142
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, jungle, heroes, on the run, psychopath, survival, graphic violence, profanity, deadly, danger, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.0
 405
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, military, escapades, dishonesty, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 3K
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, slasher ...
Plot: crimes, survival, danger, soldier, in the woods, gory, farm, gang, serial killer, deadly, murder, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 25K
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, suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, anti war, combat, violence spree, insanity, jungle, lieutenant, massacre, gunfight, war, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, crimes, survival, isolation, on the run, drug dealing, danger, disorder, drugs/alcohol, escapades, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, dishonesty, escapades, ancient mystery, chases and races, wilderness, treasure hunt, graphic violence, chase, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 18K
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, corruption, murder, manhunt, deception, disguise, witness protection, assassination, gangsters, mission of murder, frame up, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 12K
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, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, survival, deadly, escapades, tough heroes, battles, murder, male female relationship, one man army, rescue, serial killer, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle washington, hong kong, london, seattle, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 2.1
 2K
Skeleton Man (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 95 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: bleak, rough, exciting, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, escapades, space and aliens, working undercover, cons and scams, deadly, soldier, danger, supernatural, wilderness, ghost, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, battles, heroes, nuclear missile, survival, mission gone awry, danger, military life, daring rescue, cliche, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, washington d.c., north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 97K
The Warriors (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gang war, street gang, warrior, chase, vengeance, murder, survival, false accusation, danger, gang member, gangs ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, near future, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.8
 385K
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: alien, monster, deadly creature, survival, hunting, warrior, jungle, creature, trap, evil alien, chase, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 31K
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, danger, crimes, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 46K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, swat team, chase, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, maniac, massacre, fbi, ex soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, special agents, undercover, on the run, adventure, save the day, gang, survival, race against time, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 994
Arctic Blue (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An environmentalist gets involved in transporting an accused killer (Ben) from an isolated Alaskan town to the authorities. Ben is determined to escape, and his fellow trappers are ready to help
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, airplane, escapades, adventure, crimes, prison, survival, isolation, prison life, danger, confined, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, slasher
Audience: teens
Plot: bound and gagged, survival, psychopath, deadly, danger, on the run, gory, wilderness, camping, torture, attempted rape, backwoods ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, manhunt, military, secret agents, daring rescue, deadly, danger, war, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 66K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalker, truck driver, kidnapping, murder, cat and mouse, prank, trap, vengeance, psychopath, family relations, siblings relations, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, new jersey, nebraska, wyoming, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 223K
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, rough, suspenseful, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, lone hero, warrior, mercenary, boat, sniper, bomb, heroes, torture, doctor, hostage, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: burma, thailand, asia, arizona, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%