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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: vengeance, frame up, car chase, sheriff, crimes, confined, crime, graphic violence, police corruption, small town life, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, small town, rivalry, criminal's revenge, prison, girlfriend, bus, shooting, drunkenness, phone booth, anger, bar, son ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like A Small Town in Texas: Breaker! Breaker! (1977), White Lightning (1973), Gator (1976), Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976), The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (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: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: missing person, small town, chase, corruption, police corruption, martial arts, judge, vengeance, partners, buddies, kidnapping, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
White Lightning (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, moonshine, car chase, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, police investigation, chases and races, undercover, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 4K
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: motorboat, espionage, sawed off shotgun, politics, crimes, chases and races, lone wolves, undercover, working undercover, political corruption, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, motorcycle gang, hippie, violence, vietnam veteran, police, rape, revenge, blood, biker, motorcycle ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, on the run, small town, prison, trailer trash, white trash, pursuit, crime gone awry, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, crimes, obsessive quest, dishonesty, chases and races, fugitives, confined, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, rivalry, danger, on the run, law enforcement, police corruption, special agents, vengeance, cons and scams, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vigilante, graphic violence, vigilantism, siblings relations, tough heroes, heroes, rivalry, society, fighting crime, crimes, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, crimes, vengeance, partners, crime, murder, car chase, investigation, life is a bitch, chases and races, rivalry, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, deadly, manhunt, crime, dishonesty, graphic violence, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, tough heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ransom, bail bondsman, crime, against the rules, crimes, rebellion, partners against crime, police investigation, profanity, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 158
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, clever, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, crime, chases and races, rivalry, small town life, small town, desert, police corruption, murder, witnessing a crime, crimes, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.3
 420
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 418
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, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, siblings relations, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, elderly, aging, hitman, one last chance, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 238
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, life is a bitch, on the run, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 727
The Heist (1989)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, injustice, crime, crimes, frame up, criminal heroes, going straight, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, investigation, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, on the run, gangsters, crimes, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mistaken identity, disorder, mystery, hidden identity, investigation, betrayal, crimes, love triangle, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 2K
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, rivalry, danger, life turned upside down, going straight, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 1K
Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, betrayal, bar, racism, small town, police corruption, interracial relations, brother, redneck, rivalry, law enforcement, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, motorcycle race, tough heroes, dishonesty, motorcycle chase, danger, adventure, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 8K
Fled (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the Mafia is after, and some computer files that somebody wants desperately to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, chase, manhunt, on the run, undercover, partners, adventure, crimes, rivalry, frame up, prison life, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 2.1
 2K
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: car chase, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, danger, chases and races, street racing, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, chase, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 3K
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, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uncover truth, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, graphic violence, profanity, memory loss, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 919
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, gambling, crimes, violence, rage, loner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 192
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, fighting crime, witnessing a crime, undercover, law enforcement, deadly, chases and races, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, police investigation, partners, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, crime, organized crime, criminal's revenge, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison life, criminal heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, life is a bitch, confined, prison, dishonesty, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 183
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: working undercover, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, murder, police, friendship, male female relationship, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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