Movies like Stronghold

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Stronghold (1985)
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Stronghold (1985)
Original name: Wildschut
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An isolated farmhouse is chosen as a hide-out by Jim and Charlie after an armed robbery. The Deleye family are forced to accept the situation under Jim's brutal domination. Badly wounded Charlie, a gentle character, takes Lisa's room but keeps her baby as hostage. As the local Police close in the family's unhappiness is uncovered and the tension in the house grows as the surrounding forest becomes a battleground for army exercises. Lisa and Charlie are soon making love, Hugo is killed by Jim and the stage is set for a final and bloody shootout.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, weird
Plot: home invasion, violence, hostage, survival, criminal, forest, crimes, fugitives, isolation, rivalry, manhunt, deathtrap, family problems, confined, on the run, wilderness, family in danger, lovers on the run, violence spree, life turned upside down, sex, gangsters, terrorist, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium

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Most similar movies to Stronghold

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, rough and serious films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, gangsters, murder and violence mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Stronghold: Night of the Running Man (1995), Dog Day (1984), High Voltage (1998), The Aggression Scale (2012), A Prayer for the Dying (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, gangsters, heist, on the run, helicopter, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
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73%
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High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Aggression Scale (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a "loud and messy" message to the suspected thieves' families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, deathtrap, embezzlement, heroes, domestic disturbance, young heroes, rivalry, youth, family in danger, vengeance, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, terrorism, redemption, on the run, haunted by the past, crimes, going straight, clergy, crime boss, ex soldier, one last job, irish republican army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, hostage, police brutality, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, police corruption, crimes, violence spree, armory, dead father, colt, strong violent content, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, mafia, revenge, death of son, gang, gangsters, strong female presence, martial arts, violence spree, obsession, vigilantism, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, disorder, hitman, tough heroes, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 3K
Leak 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced into obtaining secret information from a childhood friend ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, false accusation, police detective, criminal gang, police corruption, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, spy ...
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Killing American Style (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of hot headed brutes lead by Tony Stone and sexual sadist John Lynch execute a robbery with some inside help. A bloody shoot-out with the LAPD ensues and the criminals are apprehended. After a brief stint in the slammer, the gang escapes a ...
Style: retro
Plot: home invasion, violence, cruelty, robbery, psychopath, sex, brutality, voyeurism, nude girl, voyeur, money, rape victim ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, haunted by the past, vigilantism, family relations, russian, save the day, going straight, getting home, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, betrayal, rescue, on the run, drug trade, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer, war on drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, latin america, usa, thailand, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, murder, vigilantism, graphic violence, tough heroes, village, violence spree, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, europe, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, murder, drug dealer, police, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Zero Tolerance (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are dead. Three witnesses, including Helen, identify thug ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, chase, threat, police officer, robbery, police, witness, revenge, burglar, gunfight, false accusation, falsely accused ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman with a gun, murder, battle zone, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, gangsters, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 2K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upwardly-mobile executive Jane (Sarah Butler) uncovers evidence that that her high powered boss may have been murdered, prompting the corporation to dispatch a "crisis manager" (D.B. Sweeny) to ensure that the truth never gets out. Now, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: trapped, crimes, murderer, survival, manhunt, trapped in an elevator, female protagonist, elevator, isolation, skyscraper, criminal heroes, murder disguised as suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hostage (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, home invasion, hostage negotiator, twists and turns, organized crime, crimes, swat team, one man army, fbi, police investigation, hostage situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Billa II (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gangsters, criminal, gang, fighting crime, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, battles, vigilantism, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: goa india, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.4
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, empire, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 20K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, harsh, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, chase, police, murder, undercover cop, police officer, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, london, california, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, hostage, gangsters, chase, betrayal, graphic violence, crimes, rivalry, partners, criminal heroes, police investigation, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, chase, fbi, revenge, law enforcement, vengeance, brutality, twists and turns, murder, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, criminal, dishonesty, disorder, on the run, crimes, master criminal, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, violence, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.2
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Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, gunfight, hijacking, railway, chase, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, rivalry, escapades, manipulation, crimes, rescue, gigolo, fisherman, treasure hunt, betrayal, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, hitman, rivalry, manhunt, law enforcement, drug dealing, vengeance, murder, violence, gang violence, drug dealer, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Red Siren (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, hitman, law enforcement, rivalry, on the run, police investigation, coming of age, chase, manhunt, gang, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france, asia, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 2K
Whirlpool (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: neo noir, tense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotica, female nudity, sex with secretary, tough guy, private detective, murder, car chase, blind woman, ex cop, crime investigation, promiscuous woman, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%