Movies like Kill the Referee

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Kill the Referee (1984)
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Kill the Referee (1984)
Original name: À mort l'arbitre !
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Michel,a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, vengeance, militant, gang, obsession, chase, on the run, chaos and mayhem, false accusation, soccer, fanatic, shopping mall, death of hero, referee, bully, chases and races, stadium, deadly, quarry, hoodlum
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, normandy

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Most similar movies to Kill the Referee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, chases and races, murder, vengeance, danger and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Kill the Referee: The Serpent (2006), Three Men to Destroy (1980), The Fighter (1983), American Roulette (1988), Back of Beyond (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, psychopath, obsession, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, blackmail, photographer, tattoo, death of mother, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, tough heroes, betrayal, on the run, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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91%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, coldhearted, crime and punishment, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: revolution, head of state, politics, espionage, assassination attempt, rebellion, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, heroes, terrorism, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.9
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Back of Beyond (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A garage mechanic out in the middle of the outback gets involved with the girl friend of a jewel smuggler who is on the run.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: vengeance, desert, fall in love, wilderness, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, on the run, adventure, romance, adventurer ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Who's Got the Black Box? (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow of a murdered undercover NATO officer in Greece is the prime suspect in his killing. She finds herself embroiled in a bigger conspiracy about the sabotage of U.S. radar installations while trying to prove her innocence.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, political intrigue, uncover truth, frame up, mistaken identity, working undercover, political corruption, obsession, whistleblower, disorder, snitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 760
Six-Pack (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer is on the loose in Paris and he seems to be an american citizen working in the US embassy and being in the middle of a french-american economical affair.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, who done it, murder, psychopath, race against time, law enforcement, politics, bait, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, graphic violence, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, crimes, race against time, serial killer, law enforcement, heroes, impersonating a police officer, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.0
 432
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, murder, strong sexual content, graphic violence, car chase, psychopath, police detective, chase, amateur detective, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, rivalry, vengeance, chase, escapades, crimes, motorcycle, biker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 97
Deadly Breed (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The flames of racism burn hot as a murderous band of skinheads wreak havoc on the Los Angeles landscape and only one man can put an end to their explosive evil. Stars Blake Bahner, William Smith, Addison Randall.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warden, life is a bitch, law enforcement, opposites attract, dishonesty, confined, crimes, society, gang, racism, interracial relations, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death on a Rainy Sunday (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Thriller about a psycho looking for revenge. Bronsky is a paraplegic because of an accident at a construction site that was partly due to the head architect, David Briand. Many years after the accident, Bronsky shows up at Briand's residence ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, disability, couples, hidden identity, crimes, unlikely criminals, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, family life, vengeance, murder, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 2K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police officer killed, police chase, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Full Disclosure (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A reporter discovers a woman who is a suspected terrorist.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hidden identity, undercover, manhunt, special agents, on the run, government agency, journalism, federal bureau of investigation, unlikely partners, state affairs, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 449
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, rivalry, daring rescue, gang, crimes, confined, parents and children, murderous pair, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, partners against crime, secret agents, master criminal, criminal heroes, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, dealing with death, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Slipping Into Darkness (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: train, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental illness, family life, school, mistaken identity, college, false accusation, vengeance, graphic violence, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, track down, investigation, frame up, cons and scams, law firm, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, life is a bitch, inadvertently ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, race against time, ex husband ex wife relationship, pilot, flight attendant, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Fall (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Budapest, two Americans live together. Adam, a former Manhattan prosecutor at work on his first novel, and Lisa, a cool hard-working financier who idolizes her boss (former Communist turned deal maker, Kovacs) as she tires of Adam's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, graphic violence, crimes, intrigue, femme fatale, on the run, mysterious character, dishonesty, mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, disorder, crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies, survival, countryside, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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39%
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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 ⇓
36%
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Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chase, murder, graphic violence, psychopath, family relations, couples, rivalry, dealing with death, single parent, manhunt, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 103
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, married couple, psychopath, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 615
Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, adventure, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, heroes, crime gone awry, escapades, confined, survival, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
 6.2
 2K
Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, death, police, accidental death, graphic violence, inadvertently, communication problem, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 592
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: serious, tense, 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 ⇓
33%