Movies like A Small Town in Texas

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A Small Town in Texas (1976)
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A Small Town in Texas (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crooked sheriff in a small Southern town frames an ex-convict in a drug bust and takes his girlfriend.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, frame up, vengeance, sheriff, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, police corruption, small town, small town life, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, prison, revenge, police officer, girlfriend, anger, bus, drunkenness, ex convict, extramarital affair, son, corrupt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to A Small Town in Texas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, law enforcement, chases and races and graphic violence mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like A Small Town in Texas: Breaker! Breaker! (1977), White Lightning (1973), The Heist (1989), Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976), Gator (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, martial arts, chase, missing person, corruption, police corruption, judge, vengeance, buddies, partners, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Lightning (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, working undercover, siblings relations, vengeance, tough heroes, graphic violence, crimes, police investigation, heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Heist (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ex-con Neal Skinner (Pierce Brosnan) seeks revenge against track owner Ebbet Berens (Tom Skerritt) for framing him in an emerald smuggling deal.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, crimes, injustice, vigilantism, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, going straight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, vigilante, motorcycle gang, hippie, motorcycle, biker, vietnam veteran, rape, revenge, police, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Gator (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his release from prison, notorious ex-con and moonshine distiller Gator McKlusky moves in with his father in a cabin in the Okefenokee Swamp. His bootlegging plans are cut short, however, when a federal agent tells McKlusky that he will lose ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, lone wolves, undercover, politics, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, adventure, confined, law enforcement, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, car chase, prison, on the road, small town, on the run, white trash, trailer trash, escape, disorder, small town life ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vigilante Force (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vigilante Force is a 1976 American action film concerning a Vietnam War veteran (Kris Kristofferson) and his buddies, who are hired by his brother (Jan-Michael Vincent) and others in a small California town for protection from rowdy oil-field ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vigilante, tough heroes, graphic violence, vigilantism, siblings relations, crimes, rivalry, heroes, fighting crime, society, oil well ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Macon County Line (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, graphic violence, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, manhunt, death in the family, who done it, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, adventure, lone wolves, vigilantism, crimes, undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Seven-Ups (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ransom, bail bondsman, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crimes, society, fighting crime, against the rules, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, small town life, small town, desert, police corruption, murder, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, immigrants, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, vengeance, criminal's revenge, crimes, family relations, siblings relations, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, elderly, aging, one last chance, hitman, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, heist, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mistaken identity, mystery, investigation, hidden identity, love triangle, small town life, manipulation, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Officer Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police detective, murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Eye for an Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sung-chan is a top detective of the special crime squad. He is notorious for punishing the opponent who hurts his pride. When Hyun-min impersonates as Sung-chan and robs a cash transport car under the daylight, and seizes $10 billion worth of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, mind game, frame up, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, one last case, law enforcement, rivalry, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A narcotics detective, played by Fred Williamson, lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. After a bust gone awry, he's accused of stealing a lost briefcase filled with money and both the mob and the police are ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: righting the wronged, injustice, nudity (full frontal - brief), witnessing a crime, dishonesty, crimes, tough law enforcer, rivalry, life is a bitch, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, against the odds, vengeance, vigilantism, gambling, rivalry, crimes, violence, terror, fight, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, tough heroes, organized crime, criminal's revenge, martial arts, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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200 M.P.H. (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, street racing, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, strip club, drug dealer, mechanic, motorcycle, female nudity, car accident, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer killed, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dead in 5 Heartbeats (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adapted from the successful novel, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, by Ralph "Sonny" Barger with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. The story follows the Infidelz MC's former President, Patch Kinkade, who has left his personal demons behind for the calm ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle race, rivalry, gang, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, motorcycle chase, dishonesty, tough heroes, social relations, adventure, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sitting Target (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Imprisoned Harry Lomart is a vicious, brute of a man and yet he is prepared to do his long jail term as he is confident that on his release his beautiful wife Pat will be waiting for him, but a visit from Pat brings him his worst nightmare.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge killing, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, confined, spouse in danger, couples, spouse killer, escape, prison, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, vengeance, confined, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison, police investigation, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%