Movies like The Purge: Anarchy

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The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
 6.5
 120K
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, survival, machete, violence, masked man, revenge, assault rifle, apartment, motorcycle, one day, gatling gun, future dystopia, social decay, murder, sniper, death, psychopath, bus, suburbs, burned alive, group of strangers, terrorizing, rules and policies, stabbing, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Purge: Anarchy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, surprise ending and rough films with plots about death, danger, murder, violence, blood, shot to death and chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like The Purge: Anarchy: The Purge (2013), You're Next (2011), The First Purge (2018), The Collector (2009), The Day (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 173K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, family in danger, home invasion, future dystopia, society, danger, life is a bitch, self defense, chaos, escapades, violence spree, social decay ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: suspense, brutal, bloody, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, social injustice, female politician, rebellion, election ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 76K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, crimes, murder, massacre, slasher, masked killer, domestic disturbance, crossbow, family in danger, gory, survival, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of ...
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: party, murder, abuse of power, sadism, nazism, survival horror, experiment, night, terrorism, racism, nightmare, class differences ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 50K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, trap, home invasion, extreme violence, torture, violence, masked man, thief, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 11K
The Day (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.
Style: serious, futuristic, scary, suspenseful, depressing
Plot: survival, apocalypse, countryside, survival horror, danger, life is a bitch, deadly, sole survivor, gory, farm, confined, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 14K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, light
Plot: alien, invasion, survival, alien monster, hybrid, minefield, brutality, shot in the chest, man with glasses, escape, funeral, teenager ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 44K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: futuristic, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, slasher, serial killer, outer space, good versus evil, murder, cryogenics, scientist, spacecraft, survival, psychopath, gory ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, most dangerous game, military, violence, rifle, psychopath, machine gun, swamp, martial arts, mercenary, exploding body ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, apocalypse, danger, chaos, zombie, siege, survivalist, future dystopia, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 68K
No Escape (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, survival, hotel, execution, american abroad, u.s. embassy, revolution, race against time, family in danger, family, chaos, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, vietnam, canada, middle east, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 4K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, hospital, kung fu, slasher, serial killer, mad scientist, survival, taekwondo, regeneration, hand to hand combat, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, dark humor, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, chaos and mayhem, siege, group of strangers, apocalypse, mass murder, gory, death, shopping mall, virus, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, virus, future dystopia, genetic engineering, pandemic, hand to hand combat, chase, mutant, survival, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Germany, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, bio weapon, end of the world, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, survival, chases and races, apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 9K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, plague, quarantine, virus, blood, death, murder, disease, epidemic, scientist, military police, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 33K
The Divide (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: isolation, survival, confined, losing-it hero, danger, chaos, basement, gunshot, welding, violence, chaos and mayhem, torment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, death, murder, gory, psychopath, danger, survival, human monster, vengeance, zombie, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.3
 125K
Predator 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth -- and this time, it's drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, deadly creature, predator, gory, survival, invisibility, drug lord, drugs/alcohol, war on drugs, invisible, urban, crime ...
Time: 90s, future, 1990s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 15K
Everly (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After she betrays a powerful mob boss, a woman matches wits and weaponry with a legion of killers who are out to collect the bounty on the heads of her and her family.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, assassination attempt, survival, violence spree, isolation, mob boss, woman in danger, confined, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, brutality, survival, deception, night vision goggles, police station, mexican standoff, junkie, machine gun, exploding bus, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In a world without government, the surviving Unisols maintain order and choose the strongest of their ranks to rule, testing them in life-or-death combat.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, soldier, extreme violence, military, cloning, vengeance, strong sexual content, superhuman powers, tough heroes, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 632
Midnight Ride (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin McKay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, slasher, chase, on the run, stalking, murder, psychopath, danger, hostages, protagonist as suspect, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: rough, scary, suspense, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the year 2074, the cybernetics market is dominated by two rival companies: USA's Pinwheel Robotics and Japan's Kobayashi Electronics. Cyborgs are commonplace, used for anything from soldiers to prostitutes. Casella Reese is a prototype ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corporation, explosion, robot, assassin, on the run, chase, rivalry, rescue, hitman, strong sexual content, a.i., androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 166K
Grindhouse (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Style: rough, exciting, dark humor, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car chase, gory, zombie, exploitation, killer, friendship, marijuana, woman in danger, danger, violence, crimes ...
Time: year 2007
Place: tennessee, texas, usa, mexico, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.1
 485
Dark Breed (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Captain Saxon, and agent for the top secret Omega agency, has been given the assignment of tracking down and either capturing or killing the crew members of a secret space mission who returned to Earth against orders. It seems that they were all ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: astronaut, alien, rescue, deadly creature, government agency, race against time, save the day, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.4
 68K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, survival, invasion, adventure, heroic mission, danger, occupation, resistance, patriotism, young heroes, sibling relationship, war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, russia, latin america, tokyo, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, national guard, predator, morgue, hybrid, evil alien, gory, deadly creature, survival, triangle, alien possession ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 67K
Doomsday (2008)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lethal virus spreads throughout the British isles,infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat, acting authorities brutally quarantine the country as it succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, rescue, chase, infected, quarantine, sword fight, survival, future dystopia, cannibalism, danger, gory, heroes ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%