Movies like Waiting for the Storm

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Waiting for the Storm (2017)
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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, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, frightening
Plot: home invasion, fear, danger, betrayal, terror, revenge, deadly, love, heroes, suicide, gun, robbery, mask, hate, sacrifice, night, break in, murder, forgiveness, affair, real time, hoodie
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about danger, murder, crimes, deadly, violence, crime and revenge mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Waiting for the Storm: Tiger House (2015), Breaking In (2018), Mara (2018), Beyond the Law (2019), Villain (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, robbery, death, hiding, injury, escapades, danger, revenge, crimes, violence ...
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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, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, mother, protective parent, hostage, crimes, danger, heist, white male black female relationship, heist gone wrong, murder, security system, black people ...
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89%
 5.1
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Mara (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which ...
Style: suspense, scary, macabre, suspenseful
Plot: demon, fear, danger, characters killed one by one, sleeping, death, psychologist, insomnia, strangulation, bedroom, guilt, murder ...
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68%
 4.3
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Beyond the Law (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a former detective learns of the murder of his estranged son, he ventures back to the darkened streets he once knew so well. Armed, dangerous and with nothing to lose, he must take on the ruthless local mob in his mission for revenge.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police, escapades, murder, rivalry, betrayal, friends, life is a bitch, crimes, family, deadly, danger, redemption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, rivalry, danger, family, debt, murder, society, family relations, escapades, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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57%
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Savage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An exploration of masculinity and violence. A story of obsession and revenge, as a man tries to come to terms with a brutal, random attack and it's consequences.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: anger, hate, revenge, fear, violence, danger, post traumatic stress disorder, brutality, psychotherapy, mentally unstable, lower class, tinnitus ...
Place: ireland
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55%
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Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, odd couple, on the run, criminal heroes, store, partners, criminal's revenge, chase ...
Time: contemporary
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47%
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, danger, violence, heroes, low lives, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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Wheelman (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, robbery, bag of money, driver, getaway driver, parents and children, family, family relations, adaptation, escapades, police, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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46%
 5.3
 41K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, robbery, crime, danger, masked man, hostage, hostages, estate, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Concrete Romance (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A climax of brutality and violence after a young man hits some cars in a rush.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, suspense
Plot: revenge, danger, gangsters, violence, murder, vengeance, crimes, gunfight, mafia, teenager, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 16K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, hitman, deadly, crimes, crime, police officer, murder, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 97
Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, uncover truth, mind game, police investigation, mystery, who done it, danger, rivalry, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Home Invasion (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge, Jason Patric and Scott Adkins. When a wealthy woman and her stepson are targeted by a trio of expert thieves in their remote mansion, ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, security system, family, crime, thief, mystery, crimes, police, security camera, murder of husband, safe, realism ...
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38%
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Term Life (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, mafia, self sacrifice, survival, deadly, danger, love, brutality, gunfight, murder, obsession, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspense, tense, exciting, brutal, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, injustice, life is a bitch, twists & turns, crimes, corruption, brutality, death, violence, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, working class, social differences, small town, deadly, investigation, dead boy, crime scene, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Race Against Time (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a man faces surmounting bills for his dying son's hospital stay, he enters into an agreement to sell his body for organ transplants to pay the bills. However, when he is advised that the doctors want to claim his organs immediately, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, race against time, chase, danger, deadly, fugitives, rivalry, self sacrifice, father son relationship, organ donation, escape ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.0
 579
The Brave (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug traffic, drugs, murder, life is a bitch, ambition, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, industry, drug deal, danger, police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 5K
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, police detective, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, investigation, rescue, chase, private detective, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, los angeles, usa, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
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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, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 63K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters, mob boss, blackmail, crime boss, crime lord, crime, crimes, mysterious woman, enemy, right hand man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Living (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or not she will take him back as her mother, Angela, continuously ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, hitman, siblings relations, danger, deadly, disorder, crimes, crime, revenge, mental illness, brutality, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 23K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, asthma, ransom, hostage, asthma attack, psychopath, crimes, confined, parents and children, family relations, crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, betrayal, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, police detective, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: hostage, mind game, family relations, crimes, manhunt, couple relations, law enforcement, fbi, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, psychopath, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Enemy Territory (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gang, confined, crimes, vampire, deadly, society, danger, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, ghetto, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 5K
The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, danger, extortion, revenge, delivery, crimes, rivalry, track down, murder, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, new orleans, louisiana, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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