Movies like Waiting for the Storm

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 7.9
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Waiting for the Storm
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: frightening, suspense
Plot: mask, real time, danger, hate, home invasion, break in, terror, night, affair, suicide, sacrifice, robbery, betrayal, murder, revenge, love, fear
Place: texas

Most similar movies to Waiting for the Storm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, revenge, betrayal, violence, blood, death and deception mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Waiting for the Storm: The Driver (1978), The Asian Connection (2016), The Boundary (2014), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), Trapped (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
 12K
The Driver
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, neo noir, criminal heroes, crime, car chase, urban, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, witness, gambling, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   98%
 
The Asian Connection
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: bank robber, drug lord, vengeance, expatriate, desert eagle, bank vault, home invasion, port, blood on shirt, anti hero, card game, thrown through a window ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   77%
 
 4.2
 31
The Boundary
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story starts from pile murder, murderer exactly ten years ago, a woman was shot dead by police. A decade ago, it has not found an important clue surfaced, what old things associated with the murder a decade ago after a decade of existence in the ...
Style: gothic, sinister, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: chinese, throat slitting, vengeance, kidnapping, knife, torture, interrogation, good versus evil, hospital, suicide, ghost, shot to death ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   77%
 
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, brutality, violence, cartel, explosion, rescue, sign language, cia, neo-noir, school principal, mexican american, shipping container ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   83%
 
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 6.2
 21K
Trapped
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, suspense, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, hostage, chase, ransom, hotel, brutality, betrayal, revenge, greed, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   96%
 
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   95%
 
 4.4
 2K
Operator
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, police, veteran, officer, daughter, chaos, city, coffee, ambulance, fistfight, fight ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   80%
 
 5.0
 10K
Unforgettable
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: ex husband, interracial marriage, mentally unstable, ex husband ex wife relationship, obsession, love, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, suicide, beating, death of daughter, strangulation ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
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Exterminator 2
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: serious, rough, realistic, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, crimes, crime, urban, deadly, rivalry, buddies, vigilantism, murder, flamethrower, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   88%
 
 9.0
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The Dark Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, corruption, morality, secret identity, dark hero, batman, crime, vigilantism, violence, insanity, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
 6.6
 100K
Hostage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, small town, hostage, police, violence, organized crime, hostages, redemption, one man army, twists & turns, vengeance, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
Savage Streets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: punk, criminal's revenge, gory, gang, juvenile delinquency, mute or deaf, crime, track down, vigilantism, vengeance, rape, fire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   59%
 
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, crime, kidnapping, chase, happy ending, gangster, gang, car chase, violence, robbery, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
 4.5
 220
Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Assassination Games
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, pistol, kickboxing, knife fight, silencer, fight, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Protect Protect
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, police, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
The Girl Next Door
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, child abuse, cruelty, crime, brutality, sister, sadist, suffering, confined, rape, custody ...
Time: 1950s, contemporary
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
 5.3
 10K
I Am Wrath
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: murder, revenge, violence, corrupt politician, police corruption, gun action, social decay, black leather jacket, national guard, shot in the face, billiards, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
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 6.4
 44K
Live by Night
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: emotional, melancholic, bloody, brutal, sad ...
Plot: betrayal, prohibition, organized crime, revenge, mafia, gangster, chase, death, vengeance, violence, gangsters, car chase ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: boston, florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
 6.6
 136K
Vantage Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, secret service, chase, president, betrayal, conspiracy, car chase, murder, kidnapping, head of state, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
 5.5
 468
Back in Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, stabbed in the chest, revenge, disguise, fire, betrayal, murder, street shootout, violence, car accident, deception ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 28K
Bastille Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption, spy, bank robbery, heist, police corruption, kidnapping ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 6.0
 3K
Target
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, espionage, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, undercover, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rescue, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, texas, usa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
 4.5
 5K
Dragon Eyes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, crime, one man army, small town, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
Rolling Thunder
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, 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: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, murder, small town, vigilante, violence, brutality, gunfight, hospital, vietnam war, torture ...
Place: texas, asia, vietnam, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 5.6
 1K
Voices
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman tries to escape what seems to be a curse that is killing members of her family one by one.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, gory, murder, crimes, danger, crime, deadly, mystery, wedding party, high school, fencing, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 5.3
 582
Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, urban, law enforcement, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 5.9
 12K
Death Wish 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, vengeance, revenge, crime, violence, justice, brutality, death, murder, gangs, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, london, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 7.7
 57K
Cell 211
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, survival, rebellion, murder, hidden identity, corruption, twists & turns, unlikely partners, brutality, violence, mentor, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Nocturnal Animals
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, 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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: flashback, lung cancer, hostage, novelist, cancer, overbearing mother, art, parent child relationship, carjacking, revenge, abortion, loss of wife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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