Movies like This Is Not a Love Song

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This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
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This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton robs a truck, meets Spike outside the penitentiary and travels with him through the country to drink some beers and celebrate his freedom. However, they run out gas and try to steal from a farm, but the owner arrives and arrests Heaton. Spike takes his shotgun and accidentally kills his daughter. They runaway through the wilderness while the locals organize a militia to hunt the criminals.
Style: tense, rough, bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, crimes, on the run, disorder, crime gone awry, survival, countryside, buddies, criminal heroes, fight, betrayal, father daughter relationship, stealing a car, friends, fugitives, rivalry, love, dog, prison, ghost, revenge, thief, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to This Is Not a Love Song

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, danger, chases and races, rivalry and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like This Is Not a Love Song: The King of the Hill (2007), House Under Siege (2010), The Holding (2011), The Heavy (2009), Tough Luck (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The King of the Hill (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quim drives around an isolated rural area through a maze of lanes. When he drives into the woods, he gets lost. Trying to find his direction, he suddenly gets shot from the hill. On his escape from gunshots, he meets Bea, an attractive young woman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, slasher
Plot: mountain, murder, chase, race against time, manhunt, adventure, on the run, survival, isolation, wilderness, crimes, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, confined, gang, chase, rivalry, dishonesty, fugitives, hostage situation, halloween, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, crimes, confined, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, sibling rivalry, violence, siblings relations, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, frame up, crime gone awry, betrayal, hitman, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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: hidden identity, starting over, going straight, criminal heroes, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, hitman, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, gangsters, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, crimes, murder, disorder, family in danger, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, track down, crimes, on the run, woman in danger, family problems, parents and children, family relations, woman, danger, deadly, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Guvnors (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Guvnors is a violent thriller set amongst the clans and firms of South East London, bringing two generations together in brutal conflict.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, gang, rivalry, ego clash, gangsters, criminal's revenge, graphic violence, youth, society, violence, death, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.7
 355
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: disorder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hitman, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.9
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The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, murder, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, ambition, obsession, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, psychopath, race against time, survival, friendship, on the run, betrayal, murder, chase, police, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Shield of Straw (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ninagawa is a powerful man in Japanese politics and with top economic connections.His granddaughter is then murdered. The suspect is Kunihide Kiyomaru (Tatsuya Fujiwara). Kunihide Kiyomaru has a prior conviction for assaulting and killing a girl 8 ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mole, protection, manhunt, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, swat team, husband wife relationship, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
No Through Road (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The serenity of another quiet evening is shattered for an amateur photographer when a desperate woman takes refuge in his humble suburban home. Reluctantly, he is pulled into a cat and mouse game with her pursuers. Only dawn will reveal the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: chase, on the run, rivalry, mysterious character, suburbs, revenge, murder, unlikely partners, suburban life, vengeance, woman in danger, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
 643
Natasha (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, woman in danger, partners, crimes, reluctant partners, murder, village, hitman, law enforcement, on the run, dancer's life, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Gone (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman - Malin (Ledarp) - has recently gone through a family trauma. She decides to leave his hometown and start a new life in a city north. During his long drive, she meets a mysterious man (Bergqvist) that begins persecuting her. Before she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, mysterious character, survival, stalking, escapades, hopes, crimes, chase, countryside, starting over, forest, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Ritual (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father on vacation wakes up separated from his family and races through the woods to find them.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: forest, chase, murder, memory loss, forceful separation, race against time, crimes, hidden truth, violence, uncover truth, rescue, uninvited guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Picture Claire (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then the police mistake her for Lily Warden, a sinister woman who ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, chase, theft, murder, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, police, woman in danger, photographer, arson, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, bahamas, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, rivalry, vengeance, chase, escapades, crimes, motorcycle, biker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, crimes, law enforcement, hidden identity, who done it, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Venom (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a car breaks down in an isolated desert, a mother and young daughter are relentlessly pursued by a deadly snake
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, chase, survival, dangerous animal, on the run, snake, child in peril, crash, woman in danger, wrong place wrong time, escapades, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hitman, car chase, chase, manhunt, vengeance, false accusation, gambling, friendship, tough heroes, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, frame up, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, race against time, mystery, professor, teacher, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 3K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, blackmail, photographer, deaf, lawyer, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4K
Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vendetta, manhunt, vigilantism, vengeance, track down, gang, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, vigilante, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%