Movies like Moving Target 1988

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Moving Target (1988)
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Moving Target (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage musician goes on the run from killers and the police when he returns home to find his home empty and his family gone.
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: party, police, summer camp, ferrari, murder, band, dead boy, teenage life, crimes, youth, missing person, crime, on the run, danger, chases and races, musician, teenager
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Moving Target: Absolute Killers (2011), Distortion (2006), Dead Man's Curve (1998), Kansas (1988), Hard Choices (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, danger, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, redemption, witness protection, murder, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 4.5
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Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, missing person, obsessive quest, crimes, murder, drugs, addiction, drug abuse, mystery, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two roommates plan to kill a third to take advantage of college policy giving a 4.0 grade to a suicide's roommates.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: college, murder, urban legend, pregnancy, suicide, party, psychopath, deadly, youth, college life, legends and myths, urban ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 919
Kansas (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drifter becomes both a bank robber and a hero in this crime thriller. Andrew McCarthy stars as Wade Corey, who hitches a ride on a freight train already occupied by Doyle Kennedy (Matt Dillon), a charming ex-con who convinces Wade to accompany him ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heist, bank, crime, rivalry, journalism, chase, unlikely criminals, fugitives, deadly, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 117
Hard Choices (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged boy goes for a ride with his brother and the brother's friends, who proceed to rob a store and murder the clerk. They are caught and, despite the young boy's protestations, he is convicted of murder and sent to prison. A female ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: escape, on the run, prison, murder, kids in trouble, countryside, heist, store, siblings relations, fall in love, death row, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 5K
7 Boxes (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Paraguay, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: chase, delivery, crimes, danger, teenage life, chases and races, gang, petty job, petty criminal, youth, teenage boy, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 525
Mexico City (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her brother disappears during a brief travel layover in Mexico, Mitch begins a desperate search that will eventually lead the young divorcee into the capital city's most notorious neighborhood. But even with the aid of the American ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: mystery, crimes, missing person, hotel, assassination, murder witness, kidnapping, chase, photograph, police corruption, murder, man with glasses ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 1K
Death Clique (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a friendship rivalry between three high school girls escalates into a shocking act of violence, and soon one of them is dead. Now the dead girl's mom is determined to find her missing child... and get justice for her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, manipulation, rivalry, high school, friendship, jealousy, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, dishonesty, youth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, investigation, police, informant, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, rivalry, snitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, society, deadly, dishonesty, youth, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, mystery, prank, disorder, friendship, police investigation, friends, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, police detective, socialite, romance, crimes, witnessing a crime, love and romance, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Cheating Pact (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three high school students that are under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges convince a shy but very smart girl to take the College Entrance Test for them.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, false accusation, legal investigation, witnessing a crime, crimes, frame up, teenage love, dishonesty, college, high school, danger, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mistaken identity, uncover truth, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, riddles and clues, murder, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kojak: The Belarus File (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lt. Theo Kojak uncovers a Nazi conspiracy.
Style: clever, witty, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, urban, who done it, riddles and clues, police, russian, soviet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Deadly Illusion (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A private eye hired to kill a man's wife warns her instead and then finds both are impostors.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, couple relations, infidelity, couples, hitman, frame up, cons and scams, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 12K
Meeting Evil (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follows disillusioned young family man John as a mysterious stranger, Richie takes him on a murder-fueled ride that transforms the weak-willed John into a desperate hero willing to go to any length to protect his family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: murder, mysterious character, family in danger, moral dilemma, human nature, violence spree, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, graphic violence, down on your luck, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Crown Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A movie by Jon Lindström
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: missing person, murder, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, missing girl, vivisection, childlessness, research laboratory, rat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Columbus Circle (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, isolation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, privacy invasion, concierge, crime, heir heiress, nosy, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 2K
Last Embrace (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Secret agent Harry Hannan suffers a mental breakdown when a botched mission in Mexico results in the death of his wife. He is sent to a mental asylum, after which he eventually returns to work. But, once again, he begins to doubt his sanity when he ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, spy, paranoia, niagara falls, death in the family, fall in love, woman in danger, haunted by the past, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crimes, youth, family relations, deadly, crime, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: chase, crime, deadly, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, danger, police detective, couple relations, woman in danger, cons and scams, murder, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, teenage life, confined, deadly, psychopath, danger, gory, isolation, crimes, vengeance, torture chamber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 2K
Guncrazy (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: California teen Anita Minteer struggles in the face of an absentee mother, her mom's abusive boyfriend, Rooney, and a lack of respect from her classmates. This all changes when a pen-pal school project connects her with convict Howard. Anita ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, on the run, lovers on the run, gun, prison, parole officer, sexual abuse, deadly, crimes, murderous pair, love affair, prison life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dirty Little Trick (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up a beautiful young hitch-hiker, Michael Anderson finds himself living in his worst possible nightmare.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, non-linear ...
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, frame up, cons and scams, heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, danger, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 37K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, suspect, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crime, crimes, sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 8K
Tenderness (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Russell Crowe stars as Detective Cristofuoro, a semi-retired police officer who is trying to unravel the past to discover whether a violent teenager, Eric Poole (Jon Foster), was responsible for the murder of his family. Sophie Traub co-stars as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: tough law enforcer, teenage life, serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely couple, murder of parents, police detective, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 2K
Uncle John (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, homecoming, crimes, social relations, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, small town, under the surface, murder, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%