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While She Was Out (2008)
 4.7
 7K
While She Was Out (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, christmas horror
Plot: woman in danger, gang, life is a bitch, graphic violence, crimes, escapades, on the run, witnessing a crime, christmas, survival, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, housewife, self defense, santa claus, street gang, forest, twins, death, murder, doll, car chase, seduction, family relations, security guard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to While She Was Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, woman in danger, deadly, graphic violence and chases and races mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like While She Was Out: Absolute Killers (2011), Enough (2002), Meeting Evil (2012), The Road Killers (1994), Rust Creek (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, murder, redemption, witness protection, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, u.s. marshal, new identity, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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75%
 5.7
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Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: violent husband, abusive husband, self defense, domestic violence, stalking, abusive relationship, strong female character, violence against women, life is a bitch, woman in danger, on the run, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles, seattle
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100%
 5.3
 12K
Meeting Evil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follows disillusioned young family man John as a mysterious stranger, Richie takes him on a murder-fueled ride that transforms the weak-willed John into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mysterious character, moral dilemma, family in danger, human nature, violence spree, life is a bitch, crimes, graphic violence, down on your luck, foreclosure, marital infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, psychopath, gang, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, crimes, rescue, hostage, father son relationship, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.9
 11K
Rust Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When an overachieving college senior makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in rural Kentucky.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller
Plot: survival, forest, stranded, criminal, gang, crimes, illegal drugs, small town sheriff, struggle for survival, alone, murder, man versus nature ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, journalism, media, woman in danger, journalist, ice hockey, on the run, investigation, strong female presence, female nudity, swedish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, tough heroes, crimes, track down, on the run, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, heroes, sexual abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Catch Me Daddy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, family relations, on the run, track down, gang, bounty hunter, family problems, graphic violence, runaway, death of brother, chase, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 592
Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car thief, crimes, psychopath, car chase, heist, master criminal, race against time, criminal's revenge, mind game, rivalry, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 121K
The Call (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jordan Turner is an experienced 911 operator but when she makes an error in judgment and a call ends badly, Jordan is rattled and unsure if she can continue. But when teenager Casey Welson is abducted in the back of a man's car and calls 911, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, child abduction, psycho, 911, investigation, murder, youth, graphic violence, lifesaver, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, serial killer, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, life turned upside down, mind game, marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 17K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, crime gone awry, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, gangsters, traffic jam, ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 326
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, violence spree, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, death, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 605
Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, woman in danger, diamond, mother, heist, daughter, criminal, murder, gangsters, chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, media, state affairs, strong female presence, car bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 788
Freight (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross local businessman Gabe Taylor and a war escalates, but when ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, prostitute, track down, confined, crimes, vengeance, power relations, forced into action, life is a bitch, parents and children, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 2K
The Living (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or not she will take him back as her mother, Angela, continuously ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: hitman, siblings relations, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, mental illness, revenge, brutality, life is a bitch, graphic violence, family relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.2
 1K
The Bastards (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, working class, woman in danger, social differences, violence spree, confined, society, realism, suburbs, immigrants, misfit, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, gangsters, criminal heroes, murder, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, cop witness relations, moral dilemma, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, unlikely partners, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 8K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, track down, hidden identity, dishonesty, graphic violence, female protagonist, organized crime, conspiracy, witness, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 638
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, father son relationship, lawyer, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 905
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, psychopath, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, gangsters, murder, assassin, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, rescue, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, religions or cults, clergy, graphic violence, church, society, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Fallen Angels (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jakob Aasen has hired his old friend, private investigator Varg Veum, to spy on his wife Rebecca, whom he suspects of infidelity. Against his better judgement Varg accepts the job, and in an ironic twist he and Rebecca rekindle their former love. ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, crimes, investigation, private detective, law enforcement, police detective, woman in danger, fallen angel, homicide detective, murder mystery, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hide and Seek (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, surrogate mother, psychopath, pregnancy, captivity, family problems, confined, mentally unstable, obsession, kidnapping, childlessness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 21K
Killshot (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, witness protection, crimes, life turned upside down, partners in crime, mafia, witnessing a crime, husband wife relationship, police investigation, betrayal, false identity, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, michigan, toronto ontario canada, canada, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%