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Kitten with a Whip (1964)
 5.1
 1K
Kitten with a Whip (1964)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jody, a juvenile delinquent, escapes from reform school by stabbing a matron and attempting to burn down the building and then takes refuge in a house owned by an ambitious politician David Patton. Despite the hellcat's ample charms, the would-be officeholder wants nothing to do with her and tries to drive her away. She responds by shortly returning to his house accompanied by a gang of delinquent pals and taking him hostage. A sudden act of violence causes more trouble, leading Jody and her gang to hijack David and force him to drive a getaway car to Mexico.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, kidnapping, juvenile delinquency, femme fatale, juvenile delinquent, school, crimes, best friends, youth, gang, hostage, violence spree, on the run, fugitives, haunted by the past, crime gone awry, teenager, prison escape, party, camp, politician, teenage girl, lolita, fire, decadence ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, tijuana mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, on the run, murder and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Kitten with a Whip: Backflash (2001), The Outside Man (1972), Living & Dying (2007), The Escapist (2002), Ready 2 Die (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, crime gone awry, odd couple, rivalry, chase, murder, on the road, heist, kidnapping, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, fish out of water, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, tough heroes, culture clash, organized crime, bandit ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, paris france, usa, france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: heist, crime gone awry, kidnapping, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals, disorder, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.4
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, hostage, family in danger, crimes, rescue, father son relationship, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, cafe, airport, murder, chase, crime gone awry, hitman, stewardess, disorder, hostage, child in peril ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.4
 111
Wild Youth (1960)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A teenage escapee from a correctional facility falls in with a drug dealer operating near the Mexican border.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquent, escape, confined, fugitives, mischievous children, drug dealing, society, on the run, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, criminal's revenge, youth ...
Time: 50s
Place: canada, new mexico, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, on the road, police corruption, kidnapping, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, urban setting, urban ghetto, crimes, drug dealing, youth, criminal heroes, society, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 1K
Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: asthma, rescue, on the run, bus, hostage, dishonesty, one man army, heroes, crimes, mind game, race against time, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new york state, pennsylvania, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Young Savages (1961)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A district attorney investigates the racially charged case of three teenagers accused of the murder of a blind Puerto Rican boy.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, murder, racism, juvenile delinquent, power relations, urban ghetto, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal, youth, juvenile delinquency, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, new york state, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, injustice, chase, manhunt, family relations, escape, false accusation, on the road, captivity, prison, frame up, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, fugitives, rivalry, chase, race against time, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, escape, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, survival, brother brother relationship, one last job, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Cat Burglar (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Unwitting pickup artist Jack Coley (Jack Hogan) nabs a briefcase holding a costly scientific formula, turning himself into a moving target for owner Alan Sheridan (John Baer), foreign agents and the fuzz -- all bent on a blistering game of finders, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cat burglar, burglar, concentration camp, heist, crime gone awry, undercover, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, espionage, on the run, spy ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, hostage, desert, female assassin, special agents, daring rescue, espionage, confined, adventure, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
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Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, riddles and clues, siblings relations, estrangement, power relations, family relations, disorder, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, crime gone awry, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, gang, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, betrayal, rivalry, gambling, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, mentally unstable, law enforcement, doctors and patients, rivalry, crimes, murder investigation, bomb, confined, violence spree, medical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, youth, gang, vengeance, death wish, low lives, siblings relations, violence spree, law enforcement, buddies, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
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Twelve (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, disturbing
Plot: murder, drug dealer, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, life is a bitch, drug abuse, teenage life, violence spree, strained relationship, party, interracial sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 526
The Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Luxembourg, USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA agent and a geneticist battle to keep a deadly biological weapon from falling into the wrong hands when the weapon's inventor is kidnapped.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, on the run, save the day, rescue, track down, race against time, crimes, abduction, male female relationship, terrorism, kidnapping, antidote ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: east germany, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, vengeance, police corruption, dishonesty, moral dilemma, fall in love, introspection, crimes, crime gone awry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, on the run, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, violence, criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, gang, police corruption, vengeance, crimes, best friends, betrayal, master criminal, tragic hero, ambition, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, missing person, rivalry, terrorism, chase, race against time, car chase, destiny, missing child, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1985, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders and bank robberies. Particularly sickening to the authorities is the gratuitous use of violence by two “Rambo” like killers who dress themselves ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: police detective, rivalry, investigation, crime gone awry, special agents, on the run, crimes, fighting crime, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1986
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%