Movies like Primordial

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Primordial (2015)
 5.1
 104
Primordial (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Valerie Graves, a misanthropic, disillusioned woman in her mid-twenties, is haunted by sadistic urges that she has struggled to repress since childhood.
Style: gothic, psychological, tense, suspense, neo noir
Plot: antisocial behavior, tough girl, vigilantism, female killer, chase, murder, killing spree, mercilessness, one woman army, revenge, money, brutality, loner, gunfight, rage, death of friend, heavy metal, vomiting, lesbian, assassin, hitman, death, female nudity, sex scene, psychopath ...
Place: ohio

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, revenge, blood, crimes, death and brutality mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Primordial: Proud Mary (2018), Illegal Tender (2007), Hellhounds (2013), Dead Bullet (2016), No Country for Old Men (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
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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, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, car chase, revenge, brutality, betrayal, murder, gangster, little boy, guilt, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, crimes, gang, rivalry, drug dealing, vigilantism, revenge, murder, death of father, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, bronx new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 35
Hellhounds (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A first person account of Ross Graves, an alcoholic drifter who is constantly hunted by demonic bounty hunters and a spiritual being to whom he sold his soul.
Style: neo noir, ambiguous ending, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: killing spree, alcoholic, self loathing, loner, psycho, self hatred, gunfight, beating, tragic event, nature, surrealism, demon ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 161
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, murder, gambling, love, chase, stolen money, greed, rescue, bad luck, money, bet, casino ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: death, greed, hitman, sheriff, brutality, crimes, human nature, track down, peril, stolen money, psychopath, shooting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 10K
Ms .45 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: rape, vigilantism, sexual abuse, female killer, halloween, vengeance, mute, killing spree, revenge, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 71K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, death, crimes, vigilantism, haunted by the past, deadly, revenge, homeless, violence, vigilante, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 119K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, revenge, vengeance, violence, extreme violence, psychopath, cat and mouse, strong violent content, mercilessness, sadism, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, vengeance, homecoming, vietnam veteran, rivalry, crime, buddies, deadly, crimes, human nature, death wish ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 18K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hitman, danger, obsession, court, trial, legal, single parent, legal action, court case, blackmail, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 92K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, cynical ...
Plot: extramarital affair, private detective, neo-noir, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 8K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, deadly, graphic violence, organized crime, female protagonist, female bonding, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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, tense, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, crime, brutality, profiler, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, baltimore, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 4K
Criminal Law (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rising young attorney successfully defends a man accused of murder, only to have the same type of murder then happen again. Right away the previously defended man hires the attorney again, and although the attorney is quite certain that he is the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, courtroom drama, chase, police investigation, crimes, crime, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 62K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: vigilante, one woman army, loss of child, drug cartel, justice, corruption, female martial artist, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female protagonist, revenge killing ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2017
Place: los angeles, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 13K
The Villainess (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young girl is raised as a killer in the Yanbian province of China. She hides her identity and travels to South Korea where she hopes to lead a quiet life but becomes involved with two mysterious men.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: female assassin, female killer, revenge, secret identity, woman fights a man, murder, violence against women, mentor protege relationship, dark past, chase, child abuse, pregnancy ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Massacre Mafia Style (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, mob, bikini girl, shot in the chest, payback, lesbian sex, severed finger, dog, execution, drugs, flashback, violence ...
Place: sicily, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.2
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Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, gunfight, robbery, police detective, crimes, group of criminals, thief, crime, one last job, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 16K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, vigilantism, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, psychopath, support group, vengeance, vigilante, legal action, loss of daughter, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 58K
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: bleak, tense, psychological, disturbing, cult film ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, murder, teasing, family in danger, self defense, revenge, lust, brutality, village life, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Boys Next Door (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trial of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence spree, psychopath, gun, brutality, hate crime, killing spree, college life, suburbs, teenage life, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 71K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, murder, tragic event, justice, crimes, character change, brutality, loss of son, haunted by the past, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 49K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: female agent, female spy, female assassin, strong female character, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, femme fatale, one woman army, woman with a gun, assassin, murder, hitman ...
Time: 2020s
Place: saudi arabia, boston, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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King of the Ants (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young drifter, struggling to makes ends meet, accepts a job to kill a prominent accountant. When he isn't paid for the hit, revenge is now his path.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: accountant, hitman, nightmare, crimes, crime, murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, kidnapping, revenge, drifter, golf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, fighting the system, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 2K
Maria (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a former BlackRose cartel assassin deliberately betrays them by refusing to complete her mission, the cartel orders her execution. Unbeknownst to them, she fakes her own death and is able to create a new life of her own. When the cartel ...
Style: tense, brutal, captivating, exciting
Plot: one woman army, drug cartel, torture, hitman, sniper, revenge, assassin, murder, gunfight, crimes, danger, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 46K
The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, commando, homicidal maniac, swat team, chase, forest, human monster, murder, special agents, haunted by the past, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal, hitman, bandit, crimes, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, murder, poker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 76K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: neo noir, rough, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, psychopath, deal, lingerie, police detective, greed, crimes, crime, parents and children, insurance, dark humor, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 406
The Poker Club (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, burglar, disposing of a dead body, chase, crimes, buddies, rivalry, betrayal, vengeance, infidelity, basement, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%