Movies like Cargo 2006

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Cargo (2006)
 5.0
 1K
Cargo (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young backpacker gets into some trouble in Africa and stows away on a cargo ship heading to Europe.
Plot: theft, smuggling, chase, drug smuggling, strong female character, kitchen, masturbation, graffiti, bird, tourist, pursuit, male nudity, refugee, self sacrifice, cook, murder, bar, passport, head butt, stowaway, cargo ship, sea captain, talking to mirror, shaving, bird cage ...
Place: africa

Most similar movies to Cargo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, danger, violence, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Cargo: Blood Diamond (2006), True North (2006), Caribe (1987), All the Little Animals (1998), Eye for an Eye (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 490K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, intense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, smuggling, treasure hunt, greed, rebel, journalism, black market, obsessive quest, smuggler, civil war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 2003, year 1999
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, london, angola ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 947
True North (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The crew of a bankrupt Scottish trawler turn to smuggling illegal immigrants over the stormy waters of the North Sea.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, bleak, serious
Plot: ship, illegal immigration, fisherman, parents and children, moral dilemma, dishonesty, life is a bitch, ocean or sea, stowaway, human nature, smuggling, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.9
 130
Caribe (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prepare to get tangled in the jungles of Belize when an arms smuggler loses her partner in a deadly shootout and finds herself on the run in the tropics of Central America. Helen is an amateur, making her money as an illegal arms trader to Central ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, smuggling, agent, crimes, stalking, special agents, chase, secret agents, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, embezzlement ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
All the Little Animals (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An emotionally challenged young man named Bobby (Christian Bale) runs away from home in order to escape his abusive stepfather who has killed his pets. He meets an old man, Mr. Summers (John Hurt), who spends his time traveling and giving burials to ...
Style: touching, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, pets, mental illness, murder, ladybug, pajamas, brain damage, knife, teenage life, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: cornwall, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Eye for an Eye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mario, an exemplary man, lives in a village on the Galician coast. In the old people’s home, where he works as a nurse, everyone appreciates him. When the best known narco in the area, Antonio Padín, recently released from prison, enters the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, mafia, police raid, murder, drug dealer, police, prison, doctor, lawyer, crimes, organized crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
To Steal from a Thief (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a rainy morning six armed men in disguise rob a bank in Valencia .But what seemed like an easy heist quickly goes wrong with nothing unfolding as planned, and mistrust quickly builds between the two leaders of the gang.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, bank, secret, hostage negotiator, hostage, hostage situation, bank robbery, safe, crooked politician, government, dishonesty, crimes ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: adventure, survival, village, wilderness, murder, danger, on the run, crimes, eskimo indian, righting the wronged, family life, village life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 903
The Deceivers (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder, colonel, investigation, hindu, arrest, adventure, danger, crimes, dishonesty, secret society, battles, british ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, bridge, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 172
The Timekeeper (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A l'automne 1964, la construction des 52 derniers milles du chemin de fer du Grand lac des Esclaves est en voie d'achèvement. Une bande hétéroclite de travailleurs instables, ivrognes et voleurs, est recrutée dans les tavernes par ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: adventure, concentration camp, escapades, crimes, alcohol abuse, outcast, pursuit, corruption, murder, theft, rifle, flashback ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Murder in the First (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: prison, murder, lawyer, courtroom, theft, warden, solitary, prisoner, fighting the system, crimes, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, year 1941 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, hostage, kidnapping, murder, gang, chase, on the run, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Nightingale (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: In 1829, Claire, a 21-year-old Irish convict, chases a British soldier through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. She enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: colonization, rape revenge, aborigine, murder, brutality, revenge, racial prejudice, female protagonist, racism, prejudice, pursuit, anger ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, hunter, tribe, chase, on the run, manhunt, danger, adventurer, deadly, culture clash, cannibalism ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 3K
Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
Plot: mafia, neo noir, neo-noir, fight, mob boss, assassination, knife, police, eyes, prison, police officer, eye ...
Place: andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 6K
The Realm (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: treason, politician, corruption, corrupt politician, police, husband wife relationship, journalist, deception, evidence, arrest, office, money ...
Time: 2000s
Place: spain, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 547
Call Me (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A journalist receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses a murder.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, bar, drug dealing, telephone, amateur detective, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, journalism, police corruption, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 6K
Restraint (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two fugitives land in hot water when they take a hostage who poses a threat to their well-being.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, psychopath, on the run, murder, seduction, mansion, lie, survival, mind game, mentally unstable, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Contacto chicano (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: American and Mexican police operatives team up to catch gem-smugglers operating on the gulf coast in Texas.
Plot: italian mafia, investigation, criminal gang, song, murder, smuggling, shooting, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 175
The Ice Runner (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: US-agent West travels to Moscow for the CIA in order to buy Russian weapons and to send them to the rebels in Afghanistan. When West gets caught he hides his identity and receives 15 years in a working camp in Siberia as penalty
Plot: male nudity, prison escape
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 549
Operation E (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, survival, captivity, race against time, confined, rescue, escapades, rebellion, danger, political unrest, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, realistic ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, state affairs, law enforcement, life is a bitch, danger, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 12K
Monos (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay, USA, Switzerland, Denmark, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Style: avant garde, ambiguous ending
Plot: escape, gun, hostage, surrealism, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), weapons, motorcycle, newspaper, underwater scene, doctor, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lord of the Flies (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids
Plot: island, innocence lost, survival, wilderness, isolation, rivalry, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, youth, danger, against the rules, exile ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, future
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: soccer, debt, profanity, working class, friendship, alcohol abuse, family problems, realism, social worker, couples, friends, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, on the road, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: africa, north africa, morocco, sahara desert, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 1K
Miss Julie (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A footman seduces a count's daughter. Adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.
Style: contemplative, disturbing, psychological, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: power relations, couples, social differences, couple relations, master and servant, romance, betrayal, society, love and romance, seduction, razor, waltz ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 63K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, prison guard, hidden identity, confined, convict, penitentiary, prison riot, reformatory, rebellion, survival, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 34K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, treasure hunt, boat, gold, adventure, ocean or sea, danger, sunken ship, survival, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1941, year 2008
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 219K
The Beach (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, tense, scenic ...
Plot: marijuana, utopia, beach, obsessive quest, tourist, delusion, island, survival, map, secret place, community, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%