Movies like By Any Name

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By Any Name (2017)
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By Any Name (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An amnesiac man is found running blood stained and half naked through the Brecon Beacons. Hunted by the police and military, is he a homicidal terrorist or innocent pawn?
Plot: military, death, kidnapping, amnesia, murder
Place: wales

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Most similar movies to By Any Name

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about murder, death, kidnapping, blood, violence, amnesia and chase mostly in Drama, Action and Mystery genres. Some movies like By Any Name: Run a Crooked Mile (1969), Killing Angels (2020), P.J. (1968), Nishchaiy (1992), Slaughter Is the Best Medicine (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, cover up, murder witness, murder investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Killing Angels (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Plot: sex, murder, violence, death, revenge, sex trade, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, human trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 200
P.J. (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile, ...
Plot: private detective, murder, conspiracy, bodyguard, mistress, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 305
Nishchaiy (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: 'Nishchaiy' is the story of two brothers, Ravi and Rohan Yadav separated due to unforeseen circumstances created by Ravi's employer Manohar Singh who suspects Ravi of having an affair with his wife Renuka. Ravi is sent to prison for a ...
Plot: false accusation, long lost brother, murder, rape, lawyer, death, amnesia, wrongful imprisonment, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Slaughter Is the Best Medicine (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vet leads his team of disbanded mercenaries into the treacherous Gallows Wood on one last mission to capture the elusive Professor Black. What was meant to be a simple extraction mission soon becomes a terrifying journey into madness.
Plot: fear, bomb, scientist, blood, rifle, shotgun, machine gun, running, desperation, uzi, explosion, cannibalism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.4
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: coup, military, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, undercover, escapades, rescue mission, murder, war criminal, mercenary, mass grave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dark Measures (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she ...
Plot: criminal, death, murder, revenge, police, violence, father daughter relationship, blood, rape victim, gang, domestic violence, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 22
Perseguida (1991)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A journalist Lorena and her friend photographer Raul decide to try to take an interview from influential politician Hermenegildo Parra. After several unsuccessful attempts they decide to break into his house and make some photos there but when they ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, politics, newspaper, chase, printing press, female reporter, pursuit, jail cell, jail, political
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.2
 185
Silhouette (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An architect witnesses a brutal murder in a small Texas town.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, barrel, architect, silhouette, mother daughter relationship, bar, mercedes benz, hotel, sheriff, waitress, kidnapping, corrupt sheriff ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 566
Dictator (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Chandu lives a normal life with his in laws in Hyderabad. One fine day, he comes across an aspiring actress and helps her in a critical situation. The problems gets big and Chandu lands himself in a huge mess. He also takes the blame for a crime ...
Plot: confrontation, corrupt cop, kidnapping, marriage, murder, false identity, attempted murder, supermarket, theft, loss of wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 2K
Tagore (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Tagore (Chiranjeevi) creates his own vigilante military network called the Anti-Corruption Force (ACF) that eliminates the most corrupt individuals, from all walks of life, in a systematic manner. As pressure builds on Police and Government to track ...
Plot: prison, corruption, death, stabbed to death, vigilantism, vigilante, bribery, ice cream, protest, tragic event, murder, ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 249
Vetri Vizha (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Vetri Vizha is a 1987 Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role of the protagonist. Prabhu Ganesan, Amala, Sasikala and Kushboo Sundar played supporting roles. The story was of an amnesiac who struggles to find his past after memory ...
Plot: police, escape, bank, faked death, amnesiac, wedding, rescue, amnesia, attempted murder, martial arts, undercover, neo noir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Murder at the World Series (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disturbed young man threatens violence at the World Series after failing to make the Houston Astros.
Plot: baseball, bomb, murder, kidnapping, world series
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 78
Viper (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Laura's husband James is murdered, she decides to find out who did it and why. She finds herself in a fight against an anti-terrorist organization in her desire for revenge.
Style: suspense
Plot: terrorist, university, military, husband wife relationship, chase, soldier, top secret, commander, reprisal, national security, execution, hand grenade ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Guilt & Sentence (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The storyline is a thought-provoking drama of two lost and troubled individuals who are forever entwined after a traumatic event occurs. Janis, a twenty-year-old woman who is struggling with depression, takes the blame for Peter, who works as a ...
Style: suspense
Plot: crime and punishment, cigarette smoking, murder, death, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I.R.A. King of Nothing (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process
Plot: ira, british, death of protagonist, irish, robbery, militant, murder, death, sex, flashback
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 67
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: attempted rape, sexual assault, kidnapping, murder, death, lifting up dress, mass murder, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, throat slitting, jewel robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Sweet Scent of Death (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Story: Early morning in the oat fields of Carranco, Ramón runs into the dead body of his secret teenage love Adela. After he covers her naked body with his shirt, the gossip in town is that Ramón's girlfriend is been found murdered. Meanwhile, the ...
Plot: murder, dead woman, small town sheriff, sheriff, machismo, death, bare breasts, female nudity, woman stabbed, murder of a nude woman, dead girl, naked dead woman ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.2
 493
Sweet Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl awakes from a coma to find her world has collapsed around her and she remembers nothing. But as she does remember she finds out all is not how it should be and someone is out to get her.
Plot: psychiatrist, amnesia, fire, sister, flashback, flashback sequence
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 161
Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: tradition, peasant, highwayman, murder, death, arranged marriage, posse, village, kidnapping, robbery, rifle
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Retrievers (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carefree electrician Tom Cathral is recruited by The Company, and is quickly offered a full-time promotion to join the Retrievers, an elite squad of crooked secret operatives. His refusal to kill botches his first mission, making Tom The ...
Plot: kidnapping, torture, gun, blood, book, sadism, murder, violence, wiretap, cia, terror, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dharmathin Thalaivan (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Dharmathin Thalaivan is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by SP. Muthuraman, starring Rajnikanth, Prabhu Ganesan, Charlie, Nassar, Captain Raju, Kushboo, Suhasini and Vijayachanddrika. The film is the remake of Amitabh ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, love, kidnapping, smuggling, loss of loved one, murder, criminal, loss of brother, tragic event, student, death of brother, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
House under a Starry Sky (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Old scientist Bashkirtsev is very surprised to discover the possible contacts with other world...
Plot: monster, tragic event, surrealism, farce, absurdism, death, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.1
 199
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: terrorism, death of son, government agent, kidnapping, dead boy, terrorist, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bricklayers (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a worker is found murdered on the construction side, the investigation swiftly turns from things criminal to the political circumstances surrounding the building itself. Widespread corruption and neglect by the builder himself are seen to have ...
Plot: janitor, murder, corruption, death, police brutality, poverty, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Plot: murder, kidnapping, sister, police, false accusation, police informant, chase, malayalam
Place: bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A turf war has been raging in Oldtown for generations. On one side, The Syndicate - an evil gang of crank-head misfits, who has been set on muscling the San Diego family out of the parcel of land they own in the center of town. On the other side, ...
Plot: sister, seaside, twin brother, gang war, neighborhood, land, murder, death, gang, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Primary Target (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Clark Henderson.
Plot: shot to death, strangulation, kidnapping, corpse, money, baby, dead child, military camp, child execution, murder, death, vietnam veteran ...
Place: southeast asia, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 43
Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: murder, hostage, terrorist, hijacking, quicksand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Circadian Rhythm (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Focuses on a young woman and her radical journey to discover who she is and to find out why multiple enemies want her dead. The woman, SARAH CAUL, is thrown into an action filled construct where she must put the pieces of her life together as well ...
Plot: pistol, chase, flashback, martial arts, death, murder, violence, gun, woman with a gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%