Movies like Brimstone

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Brimstone (2016)
 7.1
 30K
Brimstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In the menacing inferno of the old American West, Liz is a genuine survivor who is hunted by a vengeful preacher for a crime she didn’t commit.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, brutal, epic, disturbing, sexploitation film
Plot: rape, mute, pedophile, preacher, father daughter relationship, religious, revenge, father daughter incest, mother daughter relationship, misogyny, physical abuse, mute girl, sex scene, female protagonist, murder, beating, sadism, woman in labor, sex, plot twist, violence, gun, sign language, blood, reverend ...
Time: 19th century
Place: netherlands

Most similar movies to Brimstone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspense films with plots about violence, murder, brutality, death, blood, storytelling and revenge mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Brimstone: The Proposition (2005), Irreversible (2002), High Plains Drifter (1973), Wind River (2017), The Salvation (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, journalist, hacker, perversion, mystery, age difference, crime, suspicion, psychopath, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1966, year 2002, year 1958 ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Proposition (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the Australian outback in the 1880s, the movie follows the series of events following the horrific rape and murder of the Hopkins family, allegedly committed by the infamous Burns brothers gang. Captain Morris Stanley captures Charlie Burns ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: brutality, violence, psychopath, retribution, track down, sadist, gang, outlaw, wilderness, criminal heroes, nihilism, rape ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.4
 105K
Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: disturbing, tense, bleak, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, violence, sadism, party, vengeance, brutality, revenge, cruelty, woman in danger, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
High Plains Drifter (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Style: bleak, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vengeance, old west, drifter, mayor, dwarf, outlaw, gunslinger, small town life, tough heroes, social relations, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.7
 168K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, sentimental
Plot: investigation, murder, rape, snow, violence, native american reservation, forest, fbi, friendship, mountain, forensics, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 32K
The Salvation (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Denmark, UK, South Africa, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gang, violence, revenge, criminal's revenge, small town, murder, lone hero, old west, tough heroes, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, australia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.2
 336K
Unforgiven (1992)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, regret, vengeance, one last job, redemption, revenge, small town, reputation, mutilation, prostitute, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: wyoming, kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.8
 160K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: surreal, post modern, art house, dark, enigmatic ...
Plot: small town, amateur detective, mystery, perversion, investigation, neo noir, postmodernism, sexuality, surrealism, innocence lost, sexual perversion, rape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, revenge, brutality, blackmail, cruelty, hospital, paralysis, insanity, wife husband relationship, obsession, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 77K
Hide and Seek (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: psychologist, imaginary friend, haunted by the past, small town, mysterious character, dealing with death, mystery, death in the family, family problems, fictional reality, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: robbery, small town, criminal's revenge, mafia, attempted murder, self defense, attempted robbery, vigilantism, crime, hidden identity, going straight, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, rape, life is a bitch, teenage life, youth, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, gay slur, homosexual, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1981, year 1991 ...
Place: usa, new york, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.4
 451K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: incest, vengeance, secret, loneliness, sin, revenge, losing-it hero, confined, mind game, violence, life is a bitch, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: korea, asia, south korea, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, life turned upside down, secret movement, group of criminals, crimes, conspiracy, secret organization, investigative reporter, mysterious stranger, assassin, conspiracy theory, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Outlaws and Angels (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gang of cold-blooded outlaws narrowly escapes a blood-soaked bank robbery in a grimy frontier town. With a notorious bounty hunter hot on their trail, these nefarious criminals desperately need a place to hide out before night falls. Fate brings ...
Style: bloody, brutal
Plot: bank robbery, bounty hunter, outlaw, home invasion, frontier town, cat and mouse, seduction, revenge, sexual abuse, gang, family conflict, hit with a rifle butt ...
Time: 1880s
Place: new mexico, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 52K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, murder, lust, self defense, revenge, vengeance, family in danger, brutality, breaking point, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, rough, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, vengeance, gunfight, society, rescue, courage, friendship, dentist, one against many ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, touching ...
Plot: revenge, torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, vengeance, doctor, humiliation, mind game, human nature, price of justice, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, south america, barcelona, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 8.5
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, revenge, haunted by the past, paranoia, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The White Ribbon (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Style: epic, disturbing, bleak, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual abuse, punishment, child abuse, physical appearance, death, children, corpse, priest, suicide, humiliation, doctor, village ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, italy, northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 263K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, cynical, bleak, tense ...
Plot: private detective, rape, incest, investigation, murder, corruption, surveillance, dishonesty, secret, threat, haunted by the past, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 115K
8MM (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, investigation, obsession, danger, sexual perversion, neo noir, fish out of water, bondage, private investigator, crimes, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, pennsylvania, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, small town, psychopath, killer, neo noir, sheriff, sadism, deputy, danger, investigation, deadly, mad ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 4K
Demonlover (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.
Style: erotic, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: espionage, murder, office, workplace situations, mind game, couple relations, computers and web, rise and fall, danger, couples, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 65K
Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: psychological, suspense, entertaining, brutal, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: threesome, torture, rape, violence, seductress, seduction, married man, female psychopath, sex, home invasion, lie, sex scene ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic
Plot: village, village life, murder, farm, peasant, rape, forced into action, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, manipulations, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: austria, europe, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 146K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: age difference, torture, vengeance, pedophilia, sexual abuse, seduction, deception, dangerous attraction, mind game, manipulation, photographer, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, cynical, clever, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, guilt, americana, rape, trial, incest, obsession, couples, family problems, crime and punishment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Far from Home (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Cox should have stopped for gas in California. While he's on a cross-country trip with his teenage daughter, Joleen, his car hits empty in a creepy town in Nevada. With nary a drop of fuel to be found, Charlie and Joleen stop for the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: desert, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, trailer park, murder, violence, family in danger, parents and children, obsession, father daughter relationship, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cancer, overbearing mother, novelist, lung cancer, hostage, infidelity, rape, rapist, art, parent child relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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