Movies like Before the Storm

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Before the Storm (2000)
 7.1
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Before the Storm (2000)
Original name: Före stormen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country that wants Ali to assassinate an important man for them. Otherwise, they'll kill the family that Ali left when moving to Sweden.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, investigation, dark past, love, fight, friendship, terrorism, chase, teenage boy, murder, manipulation, teen angst, husband wife relationship, school, humiliation, teenager, child, biker, student, teacher, car, police, youth, violence, assassin ...
Time: 2000s
Place: middle east, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Before the Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, husband wife relationship and gun mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Before the Storm: The Clovehitch Killer (2018), Dead Bullet (2016), Elephant (2003), Sand Castles (2014), Arlington Road (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenage boy begins to suspect that his wholesome, all-American dad is actually the serial killer terrorizing their small town.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, dark past, investigation, father son relationship, church, sadistic psychopath, boy scout, teenage boy, murder, double life, mysterious villain, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 137
Dead Bullet (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to turn his life around, a hard-luck gambler risks everything to sell stolen casino chips to a ruthless gunslinger. It's the worst bet of his life.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: gambler, chase, love, gambling, murder, stolen money, greed, rescue, bad luck, money, revenge, casino ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 85K
Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, mass murder, student, teacher, classmate, school, massacre, suicide, bomb, teenage life, high school life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 3K
Sand Castles (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister, Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, surprise ending ...
Plot: mute, kidnapping, investigation, mental illness, husband wife relationship, missing person, alcohol, mother daughter relationship, deception, farmhouse, father daughter relationship, theater ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 80K
Arlington Road (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Threats from sinister foreign nationals aren't the only thing to fear. Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has been vexed (and increasingly paranoid) since his wife's accidental death in a botched FBI operation. But all that takes ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, neo noir, bomb, paranoia, murder, conspiracy, professor, fbi, uncover truth, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri, kansas, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 35K
Apt Pupil (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker is nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go to the authorities if Denker tells him stories of the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nazism, holocaust, human nature, crimes, war criminal, disorder, high school, teenage life, hidden identity, dishonesty, obsession, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hypnotist (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a young woman and her parents are murdered by a killer determined to wipe out the entire family, Detective Inspector Joona Linna works with a psychiatrist to hypnotize the son who narrowly escaped death in order to find the one surviving ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hypnosis, hypnotist, witnessing a crime, murder, psychologist, moral dilemma, cop witness relations, danger, crimes, crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Garv: Pride and Honour (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Garv is a story of three brave and honest cops: Samar Singh (Amrish Puri), Arjun Ranawat (Salman Khan) and Hyder Ali Khan (Arbaaz Khan). Samar wants to reduce the amount of crime in the state. The trio faces obstacles because the powerful and ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: criminal underworld, police corruption, gangsters, police, gangster, fight, friendship, murder, crime boss, love, trial, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, police, death, hospital, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 41K
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, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, youth, investigation, parents and children, family in crisis, child rape, manipulation, teenage life, internet, pedophile, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 2K
The Accused (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dolores lived the life of a higher-class student until her best friend was found brutally murdered. Two years later, she’s the only indicted suspect for a crime that attracts a lot of media attention and has placed her in the center of the public ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, murder trial, teenage girl, murder investigation, dark secret, suspicion of murder, violence, friendship between girls, friendship, false accusation, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 2K
Exhibit A (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exhibit A tells the timely story of a normal family disintegrating under financial pressure, eventually driven to the unimaginable. All is not as it seems as the King family go about their day-to-day lives oblivious of the horror to come. Dad Andy ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stalking, family relations, danger, downfall, money problems, dark secret, family problems, voyeurism, tragic event, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 8K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, little boy, gangster, guilt, car chase, organized crime, brutality, murder, betrayal, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 23K
Rustom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Rustom Pavri, an honourable officer of the Indian Navy shoots his friend Vikram to death after discovering that his wife Cynthia had an affair with the rich businessman. The Commander surrenders himself to the Police immediately and admits to have ...
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: naval officer, love, murder, danger, crimes, death, youth, escapades, friendship, rivalry, infidelity, cuckold ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, crime, maniac, investigation, murder, fbi, psychology, killings, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 28K
In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: suspect, revenge, racism, marijuana, terrorist bombing, investigation, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, lawyer, bomb, prison, chase ...
Time: year 2016, year 2013
Place: germany, greece, turkey, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 461
Locust (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Story starts with a summer fling between a provincial guy and a big-city girl. The holiday is over, the beauty returns to the city and receives a marriage proposal from a rich admirer. The provincial boy comes back being unable to let her go. Things ...
Style: erotic, captivating, suspense, sexy, touching ...
Plot: cheating wife, sex scene, love, adultery, fall in love, infidelity, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, funeral, murder, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: high school, school, hostage, vengeance, school shooting, high school life, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, police station, teenage life, haunted by the past, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 12K
Psycho Raman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in present day Mumbai the story follows the life of a serial killer Ramanna who is inspired by an infamous serial killer from the 1960s Raman Raghav. His strange obsession with Raghavan, a young Cop keeps growing as he closely follows him ...
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, drug addiction, violence, investigation, chase, drugs, police detective, psychopath, murder, psychopathic killer, psycho killer ...
Time: year 2013, year 2015, 2010s
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 17K
64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, police, father daughter relationship, revenge, pistol, motorcycle, shot in the back, anger, photograph ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 217K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, loneliness, arrest, amateur detective, murder, bad guy, investigation, mystery, suspicion, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 83K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspense, disturbing, brutal ...
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, violence, investigation, fbi, moral dilemma, interrogation, race against time, torture, right and wrong, manipulation, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, car chase, murder, violence, organized crime, attempted murder, accidental killing, police shootout, foot chase ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 2K
The Oath (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, UK, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his daughter's criminal boyfriend becomes an increasing threat to the family, a father must take action to protect them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: investigation, police detective, father daughter conflict, young woman, blackmail, drug addict, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 34K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, South Africa
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coma, high school, invisibility, afterlife, ghost, friendship, beating, teenager, regret, family relations, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: rapist, family relations, bishop, self defense, hostage, sexual abuse, racism, family in danger, danger, garrote, confrontation, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, social misfits, violence, bullying, teenage life, bully, bomb, death threat, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, social problems, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 51K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, alcohol, friendship, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 88K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, suspense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, police chief, manhunt, chief of police, gunfight, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2013
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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