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If I Die Before I Wake (1998)
 5.4
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If I Die Before I Wake (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A suburban family is held hostage and terrorized by three intruders while their sixteen year-old daughter first hides, then exacts her own brand of terror on the assailants.
Style: slasher
Plot: teenager, rape, death, hostage, family relations, torture, sister sister relationship, burglary, teenage girl, female protagonist, rape and revenge, suburbs, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, home invasion, murder, brother sister relationship, family in danger, mother daughter relationship, victim, bathroom, abuse, bed, heroine, gang of outlaws ...

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Most similar movies to If I Die Before I Wake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, revenge, crimes, death, vengeance, danger and violence mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like If I Die Before I Wake: Macon County Jail (1997), Cape Fear (1991), Stalked By My Neighbor (2015), Cold in July (2014), The Stepfather (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Macon County Jail (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After she leaves her cheating husband, Susan Reed (Ally Sheedy) embarks on a cross-country road trip where she falls victim to a series of mishaps that land her behind bars in the redneck Macon County Jail. Once inside, she's subjected to ...
Plot: murder, on the run, hitchhiker, rape, rape and revenge, unfaithful, female director, raped woman, screaming, prison escape, nausea, man slaps a woman ...
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95%
 7.3
 184K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller ...
Plot: family in danger, rape, fear, rapist, lawyer, dangerous attraction, crime, prison, serial killer, crimes, revenge, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Stalked By My Neighbor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl and her mother escape to suburban safety after a home invasion scares them out of the city, but they're soon menaced by a sinister figure.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: home invasion, murder, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, new neighbor, single mother, photographer, death, camera, crimes, danger, theft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.8
 35K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, intruder, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, flashlight, deadly, unlikely partners, home invasion, death, self defense ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.6
 34K
The Stepfather (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael Harding (Penn Badgley) returns home from military school to find his mother (Sela Ward) happily in love and living with her new boyfriend, David (Dylan Walsh). As the two men get to know each other, Michael becomes more and more suspicious ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family in danger, manic, hidden identity, crimes, serial killer, youth, uncover truth, serial murder, danger, dishonesty, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon, oregon, salt lake city utah, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, torture, child abuse, child molestation, sadist, cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, helplessness, sister, suffering ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, domestic disturbance, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 2.7
 402
[Cargo] (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man wakes trapped inside a cargo container with only a cell phone and is given 24 hours by his kidnappers to raise ten million dollars in ransom or die.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: trapped, ransom, isolation, hostage, survival, fear, murder, father son relationship, telephone call, torture, businessman, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.1
 160
Deadbeat (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
Plot: vigilante, revenge, murder, brother, rape, arrested, swashbuckler, waitress, sister, court, gang, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Acts of Violence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A man named Flyn (Il Lim) is on a mission on killing the men who raped his wife Olivia (Leelee Sobieski). He finds himself living a double life as a killer and a husband. He finds an unexpected friend, a priest (Ron Perlman), as he deals with the ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rape, brutality, cruelty, double life, rape revenge, rape victim, rape and revenge, vengeance, priest, kicking, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, banned film, slasher, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, abduction, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, revenge, violence spree, gory, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Crimes of Passion: Dangerous Dreams (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Puck’s new boss turns out to be a control freak, who isolates everyone from the outside world. After a strange death, Puck calls on detective Wijk.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, police detective, nobel prize winner, writers, family relations, murder investigation, revenge, despot, nobel prize, poisoning, stenographer, suicide ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Deadly Weapons (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After the mob hits a guy with a list, one of the hoods keeps the list for himself to blackmail the people on it. When the mobsters find out he's a double-crosser, they off him, which angers his busty girlfriend. She goes after them using the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: breasts, revenge, exploitation, female director, murder, female nudity, sleaze, big breasts, female protagonist, swimming pool, large breasts, sleeping pill ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
 16K
Adverse (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In order to save his sister, a ride-share driver must infiltrate a dangerous crime syndicate.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: revenge, abduction, neighbor neighbor relationship, death of sister, drug dealer, debt, brother sister relationship, crimes, friendship, murder, overdose, spaghetti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Cold Comes the Night (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling motel owner and her daughter are taken hostage by a nearly blind career criminal to be his eyes as he attempts to retrieve his cash package from a crooked cop.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: criminal, motel, woman in danger, hostages, hostage, disability, disorder, crimes, mother daughter relationship, death threat, stolen money, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 236
Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: hostage, family in danger, hostages, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, isolation, confined, crime gone awry, crimes, home invasion, teenage girl, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
We the People (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan and his pregnant wife, Amy, plan to spend a quiet weekend at their isolated vacation home in the woods. They are joined by two other couples, Bill and Sheri and then Charles and Liz. Suddenly they're confronted by two gun-toting killers, ...
Plot: killer, pregnant woman, extramarital affair, gunshot wound, mistress, home invasion, hostage, lawyer, lynching, revenge, rape, family in danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Ladies Club (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: castration, misandry, revenge, rape, vigilante, female doctor, murder, courtroom, surgery, female protagonist, rape revenge, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 42K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, parents and children, child rape, bullying, rape victim, pedophile, family in crisis, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, cleveland ohio, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 42K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, hitchhiker, gas station, psychopath, desert, murder, car chase, deadly, on the road, road trip, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 270K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, claustrophobia, psycho, trapped, millionaire, disorder, danger, child in peril, burglar, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Assault in Paradise (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hostage, ransom, crossbow, corruption, threat, police officer, hitman, helicopter, revenge, millionaire, city, murder
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: hostage, basement, father daughter incest, captivity, crimes, father daughter relationship, violent father, father and daughter, domineering father, strict father, father, abusive father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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1350
 5.3
 43K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, robbery, betrayal, dishonesty, crime, danger, infidelity, parents and children, wife husband relationship, masked man, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: hostage, mind game, family relations, crimes, manhunt, couple relations, law enforcement, fbi, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, suburbs, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Raped by an Angel (1993)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lawyer is fascinated by an advertisement with two models, Lam and Man. He arranges a rape plan against Man. He kills her and plots to make the next a suicide. Lam realizes Man is tortured to death, she uses her body to allure him into a trap.
Plot: rape, revenge, rapist, lingerie, peeping tom, triad, anal sex, anal rape, female assassin, female nudity, handcuffs, sadist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.4
 537
Hunter's Moon (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A trio of young sisters are attacked by local thugs. Then a force inhabiting the orchard exacts its revenge.
Style: twists and turns, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, home invasion, family in danger, female werewolf, chase, supernatural ability, violence, death, monster, peril, supernatural power, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Aggression Scale (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a "loud and messy" message to the suspected thieves' families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, youth, young heroes, danger, rivalry, domestic disturbance, heroes, deathtrap, embezzlement, family in danger, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Gun for Jennifer (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.
Plot: revenge, rape, vigilante, rape and revenge, strong female lead, feminism, girl gang, female stockinged legs, female vigilante, girls with guns, female protagonist, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.6
 483
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, criminal heroes, mind game, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, danger, law enforcement, confined, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%