Movies like Waiting for the Storm

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Waiting for the Storm (2017)
 5.4
 52
Waiting for the Storm (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family's peaceful evening takes a horrifying turn when three men in masks and hoods break into their house and take them hostage. When they offer the home invaders to take anything they want, one of them reveals the true reason their house was chosen.
Style: suspense, frightening
Plot: home invasion, love, suicide, gun, betrayal, fear, robbery, sacrifice, night, break in, murder, danger, revenge, affair, mask, terror, hate, real time, forgiveness
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to Waiting for the Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, danger, betrayal, revenge, blood and brutality mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Waiting for the Storm: Breaking In (2018), Tiger House (2015), Best Seller (1987), Live by Night (2016), Proud Mary (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 11K
Breaking In (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, mother, protective parent, hostage, heist, danger, crimes, heist gone wrong, murder, security system, black people, tied feet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 4K
Tiger House (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, crossbow, death, fire, robbery, hiding, blood, barefoot, gas mask, tied feet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 4K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, serial killer, police detective, vengeance, writer's life, crimes, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 48K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, love, revenge, gangster, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal, neo noir ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 8K
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, one against many, guilt, car chase, murder, little boy, betrayal, brutality, gangster, revenge, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Bang Bang Gang (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1930's: Adam and Leroy tries to rob a cafe, but finds out that two girls are already trying to do the same. Instead of arguing with them they join them in a robbery-spree.
Style: sexy
Plot: terror, striptease, gun, robbery, on the run, hostage, cornfield, revenge, pubic hair, cafe, sex, rape ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 40K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: rough, intense, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, robbery, danger, crime, masked man, dishonesty, confined, couple relations, estate, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Devil's Own (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, politics, betrayal, murder, friendship, vengeance, danger, rebelliousness, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, northern ireland, ireland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 56K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: vigilante, father daughter relationship, criminal, death of wife, police, dark hero, danger, betrayal, murder investigation, vigilantism, justice, moral dilemma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united states, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: rough, brutal, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: master criminal, revenge, vengeance, justice, injustice, life is a bitch, crime, death, crimes, danger, brutality, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Betrayals & Bullets: The Dame (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
Story: After the murder of his girlfriend, a gang enforcer sets out to find out who perpetrated the killing.
Plot: murder, betrayal, firearm, neo-noir, revenge, neo noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, betrayal, gang war, rivalry, duel, tommy gun, hitman, lone wolves, danger, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 27K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, race against time, criminal's revenge, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, danger, vigilantism, murder, exploitation, revenge, violence, flamethrower, vigilante, rivalry, urban, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, slang, tense, bleak
Plot: police corruption, criminal gang, african american, drug dealer, policewoman, danger, crime, gunfight, murder, blood, police, police officer ...
Place: detroit, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, operation, money, doctor, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new orleans, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bad Turn Worse (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three teenage friends get in way over their head when they cross a down-home crime syndicate. They hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: heist, small town, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, friendship, danger, love triangle, betrayal, love and romance, farm, rivalry, jealousy ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 22K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, psychopath, parents and children, crimes, confined, family relations, crime, danger, maniac, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 76
Unbound (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Julius Fonteneau has decided to take the law into his own hands after his daughter has gone missing. His only friend supports him while his wife resents him and the police are growing suspicious of his intentions. He must determine right from wrong ...
Plot: blood, murder, violence, revenge, deception, kidnapping, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 2K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, deadly, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, police detective, police investigation, hitman, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bird (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fed up with the meaninglessness of her life, Samantha Flores, an unassuming and shy young woman, living in the city of Los Angeles is convinced by a friend, Juliette, a vivacious call-girl, to go out one night posing as her. What was supposed to be ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, love, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 6K
Miss Bala (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, emotional, intense ...
Plot: beauty queen, mob boss, danger, corruption, fight, cleavage, organized crime, rivalry, skill, shooting, cia, gun ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: tijuana mexico, san diego california, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, expatriate, murder, street shootout, car chase, arms dealer, police, death, violence, betrayal ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 122
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, exciting, suspense
Plot: gambler, stolen money, greed, love, gambling, murder, chase, bad luck, revenge, bet, casino, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 240K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, confinement indoors, crime gone awry, confined, locked in a room, thief, cat and mouse, danger, millionaire, bunker, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 112K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, robbery, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, tense, surprise ending, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, fighting the system, vigilantism, justice, murder, crime, master criminal, death, prison, district attorney, mind game, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 12K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, corrupt politician, police corruption, threatened with a knife, massage, car, fight, rescue, shot in the head, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 2K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: betrayal, teenage life, siblings relations, youth, family in danger, drug dealing, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 12K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, ex husband, mentally unstable, jealousy, marriage, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, insanity, betrayal, deception, stalking, frame up ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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