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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
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The Snowtown Murders (2011)
Original name: Snowtown
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: serial killer, gang, violence, vandalism, torture, sadist, corpse, suspicion, brother, neighborhood, pot smoking, true crime, manipulations, friendship, murder, psychopath, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, friends, sexual perversion, underwear ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia

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Most similar movies to The Snowtown Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, crimes, death, violence, crime, blood and brutality mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like The Snowtown Murders: Bully (2001), Chopper (2000), Acolytes (2008), Monster (2003), Romper Stomper (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bully (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, strong sexual content, vengeance, gay slur, best friend, crime gone awry, teenage life, crimes, deadly, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 34K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, cynical, serious ...
Plot: prison, brutality, murder, nightclub, tattoo, trial, drug use, criminal, prostitute, crime, judge, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.6
 2K
Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, handcuffs, teenager, gagged, murder, psychopath, friendship, slasher, crime, suburbs, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.3
 120K
Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, realistic, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, lesbian, rape, destructive relationship, prostitution, murder, sexual abuse, death penalty, motel, crime, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: scary, sadistic, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, maniac, murder, incest, blood, rape, extreme violence, killing spree, prostitute, video camera, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 35K
Romper Stomper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: racism, violence, skinhead, gang, love triangle, arson, vandalism, strangulation, suburbs, psychopath, resistance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
To Catch a Killer (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: "To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, handcuffs, sadist, special agents, investigation, murder, psychopath, police investigation, police detective, small town, mystery, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 7K
Antibodies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When a notorious German serial killer is captured after committing some of the most heinous acts against humanity ever imaginable, a farmer and police officer from a sleepy rural community on the outskirts of Berlin is drawn into the case as he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, small town, lust, investigation, murder, crime, crimes, danger, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, juvenile delinquency, crime, murderous pair, child abuse, serial killer, sexual abuse, teenage life, crimes, deadly, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962, year 1976, year 1966
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, australian, prison, murder, crime, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, redemption, social misfits, brother, prisoner, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychopath, brutality, violence, outlaw, gang, aborigine, rape, savagery, retribution, gallows, sadist, sunset ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 152K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, organized crime, violence, brutality, fbi, murder, police corruption, illness, informant, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 133K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, secret, businessman, police investigation, crimes, crime, police detective, blackmail, double life, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murderous pair, violence, abuse, psychopath, on the road, controversy, mass murder, journalist, crime, corruption, media ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, nevada, arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 8K
Dahmer (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On February 15, 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer, one of the world's most infamous serial killers, was convicted of 15 counts of murder and sentenced to 937 years in federal prison. This movie is based on events from his ...
Style: disturbing, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, drugged drink, necrophilia, rape, psychopath, perversion, crime, male masturbation, crimes, deadly, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
When the Sky Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, ira, gangsters, crime, tragic hero, drug dealing, rise and fall, uncover truth, idealism, drug abuse ...
Time: year 1998
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 133K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, twins, gang, rise and fall, violence, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violent, anti-hero, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 93K
Alpha Dog (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, crime, friendship, debt, party, swimming pool, crimes, marijuana, friends, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, year 2005
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, vengeance, stalking, killer, police, psychopath, danger, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, guilt ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 413K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, psychological, surreal, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, hidden identity, millionaire, wall street, insanity, unlikely criminals, fear, confession, victim, yuppie, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 15K
Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: talky, serious, tense, witty, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, writer's life, investigation, execution, hanging, respect, newspaper, homosexual, singer, death penalty ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, mexico, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 50K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: heroin, violence, interrogation, crime, drug dealer, trial, armed robbery, robbery, cocaine, gangsters, realism, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 7K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: twins, gangsters, murder, crime, crimes, couples, family relations, gangster, gang, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: prison, injustice, lawyer, torture, brutality, prison life, escape, escape attempt, smuggling, muslim, sadism, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, greece, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, strangulation, rape, sex, violence, murder, psychopath, crime, gory, murderous pair, strip club ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A brain doctor (Anthony Perkins) with an unfaithful wife (Jill Ireland) brings home an amnesiac (Charles Bronson) and gets him to commit murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: cheating wife, amnesia, murder, rivalry, crime, manipulations, mind game, doctors and patients, cons and scams, memory loss, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
10 Rillington Place (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, british, murder, crime, mistaken identity, pregnancy, hanging, abortion, unlikely criminals, social differences, injustice, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, boston, london, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 63K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, poisoning, organized crime, crime family, arrest, jail, stabbing, restaurant, van, psychopath, bombing, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1964 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
American History X (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, prison, nazism, juvenile delinquency, rape, violence spree, siblings relations, crime, confined, redemption, skinhead, xenophobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 5K
Jamesy Boy (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: prison, friendship, crime, prison life, confined, criminal, mentor, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, power relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%