Movies like Heartless

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Heartless (2009)
 5.9
 10K
Heartless (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story follows Jamie, a troubled young man with a birthmark on his face, which has left him feeling isolated and fearful, hiding from the world outside. He lives in the East End of London, an area notorious for its violent hooded gangs. According to news reports, the gangs are now wearing demon masks. But, one night, Jamie discovers the terrifying truth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, psychological, tense, sincere, thought provoking, surreal, contemplative ...
Plot: social decay, evil force, gang, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance, rivalry, moral dilemma, human nature, graphic violence, social misfits, demon, murder, nightmare, pact with the devil, mysticism, misfit, society, sex, dancing, gangsters, revenge, devil, graffiti, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe

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Most similar movies to Heartless

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, danger and society mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heartless: The Final (2010), Antisocial Behaviour (2007), The Reflecting Skin (1990), Black Rat (2010), Bullet Boy (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 11K
The Final (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of high school outcasts get revenge on the students that torment them.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, high school, deathtrap, misfit, social misfits, confined, revenge, torture, society, sadism, murder, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, gang, vengeance, teenage life, crimes, youth, rivalry, mystery, violence, revenge, antisocial behavior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, scary, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: vampire, murder, molestation, surrealism, parents and children, family relations, supernatural, crimes, investigation, coming of age, gas station, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: midwest, usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.7
 289
Black Rat (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Six classmates receive an e-mail from Asuka, who they thought had committed suicide, asking them to meet up later that night. But when a person wearing a bloody rat mask surprises them and begins a ferocious attack, the students realize that someone ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, slasher, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, suicide, rivalry, youth, crimes, school, high school, survival, masked killer, murder, violence, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.4
 3K
Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, going straight, friendship, social decay, family problems, gang, society, youth, orphan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 2K
Faust 5.0 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On his way to a medical convention, Dr Fausto runs into a man who claims the Doctor removed his stomach eight years ago in a surgical operation. Against all odds, he is still alive. The man turns up repeatedly and promises Fausto to make all his ...
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: terminal illness, doctors and patients, couples, doctor, desire, wish come true, fall in love, murder, prostitute, party, male nudity, convention ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 521
Nails (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A professional hit man retires to his colorless apartment but soon starts to suffer from horrible headaches and hears voices. In order to cure himself, he hammers a nail into his skull.
Style: surreal, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: hitman, addiction, life is a bitch, crimes, psychopath, masochist, self mutilation, murder, violence, kgb, cons and scams, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 28
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, human nature, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, life turned upside down, feud, murder, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Museum of Wonders (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the beautiful dancer Salome learns that the dwarf circus owner Marcel has just received an inheritance, she marries the lovesick, diminutive performer, all the while planning to steal his fortune and run off with her lover, strong man Sansone. ...
Style: tense, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, revenge, freak, clown, circus, brutality, death, maniac, murderer, escapades, heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 1K
A New Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Bulgaria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 2002 French experimental film directed by Philippe Grandrieux and starring Zachary Knighton and Anna Mouglalis. The story involves a young American who falls obsessively in love with a mysterious courtesan named Melania against the backdrop of a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, social decay, society, prostitute, destructive relationship, nihilism, couples, starting over, dancer's life, voyeurism, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, new york, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
23 Minutes to Sunrise (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: They say the darkest hour is just before dawn, and at the Sunrise diner it's very late indeed. Four couples find themselves at an out-of-the-way 24-hour diner, but they are not all that they seem. Intertwined throughout the night are a middle ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: diner, moral dilemma, human nature, destiny, mysterious character, couples, crimes, hopes, nightshift, family problems, power relations, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, small town, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, master villain, afterlife, deadly creature, supernatural, police ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.5
 840
Prank (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Harmless prank or violent revenge? Three high school students, sick of living in fear of bullies, plan the ultimate payback. But when their prank goes way too far, they come to realize that getting even can have deadly consequences. Packed with ...
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: friendship, disorder, prank, vengeance, social relations, crimes, teenage life, friends, social misfits, society, brutality, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nobody Loves Alice (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nobody Loves Alice is about Alice, a sad and lonely woman who always dreamed of finding the right person to be with...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, vengeance, infidelity, couples, obsession, loneliness, female psychopath, woman kills a man, violence, murder, dismemberment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 2K
Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, social decay, rivalry, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, society, youth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Under the Bed (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers team up to battle a creature under the bed, in what is being described as a "suburban nightmare" tale.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, nightmare comes true, suburbs, supernatural, monster, brother brother relationship, supernatural horror, mysticism, nightmare, haunted by the past, recurring nightmare, dark past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.0
 802
Bad Reputation (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.
Style: serious, suspenseful, slasher, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, high school, public humiliation, domineering mother, alcoholic mother, vengeance, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, life is a bitch, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 15K
Bedevilled (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: rape, island, murder, revenge, woman in danger, slavery, social decay, life is a bitch, isolation, friendship, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.2
 3K
Tony (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Unemployed and unemployable, Tony is a sympathetic recluse with severe social problems, an addiction to VHS action films and a horrible moustache. Occasionally he snaps and murder is the result…
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, police, isolation, loneliness, crimes, psychopath, violence, social realism, victimization, strangulation, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 2K
The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, crimes, rivalry, society, ambition, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a bitter family feud, Jodie Hatfield, and her boyfriend Ricky McCoy, decide to leave town to avoid being found out, but are soon caught in the act. Wanting vengeance, he seeks out the monster Pumpkinhead, and resurrects it seek revenge on the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, saga, slasher ...
Plot: wedding, supernatural, monster, ritual, family feud, ghost, demon, tragic love, supernatural ability, death in the family, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Afraid of the Dark (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little boy, obsessed with blindness and violence, slowly gets trapped in his own delusions.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: wedding, rescue, mind game, serial killer, investigation, murder, voyeurism, blindness, voyeur, youth, drug dealing, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Revengers Tragedy is a film adaptation of the 1606 play The Revenger's Tragedy It was directed by Alex Cox and adapted for the screen by Cox's fellow Liverpudlian, Frank Cottrell Boyce. The film stars Christopher Eccleston as the ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, murder, wedding, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, vengeance, secret identity, life is a bitch, dishonesty, social decay, dark humor, rape ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: religions or cults, couple relations, society, mystery, secret place, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, graphic violence, village, male objectification, skinny dipping, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 79
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, manipulation, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 24K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, dealing with death, crimes, supernatural ability, death in the family, evil, witch, revenge ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 103
Clash (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 60 min.
Story: "Engwkentro" follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape an unnamed city controlled by an iron-fisted mayor. They must first break away from the cycle of crime, while trying to run from rival gang leaders and the state's ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mayor, politics, moral dilemma, social decay, vigilantism, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, police corruption, rivalry, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, buddies, partners, cons and scams, immigrants, dishonesty, friends, misfit, graphic violence, society, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 59K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, prophecy, demon, murder, devil worship, church, parents and children, killer child, catholicism, loss of child, hospital, ambassador ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, rome italy, europe, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 636
Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, breakup, rivalry, moral dilemma, love and romance, murder, hitman, master criminal, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%