Movies like Riverhead

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Riverhead (2016)
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Riverhead (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.
Plot: violence, murder, catholic, protestant, police, revenge, police officer
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, surprise ending, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, police, violence, revenge, police officer, rape and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Riverhead: Avenge Every Second (2007), Naakaa (2017), The Boxer (1972), The Executioner Part II (1984), Death Hunt (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Avenge Every Second (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Einar and Davy find themselves in a frightening position, when they realize that their employer, Miami Crime boss Ricky want them dead. They both escape hoping nobody will find them. But in four years time a lot can happen!
Plot: gun, mafia, revenge, police, violence, murder, car chase
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Naakaa (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Nepal
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Goldie, a small time smuggler of Barhabise who is in need of a profiting consignment to recover from his current bankruptcy. He gets an emergency call from a local smuggler and businessman of the area to rescue a Tibetan girl and her transporter ...
Plot: border, murder, violence, police, revenge, jealousy, fight, chase, blood, crime
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91%
 5.2
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The Boxer (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Boxer Teddy Wilcox (Robert Blake) leaves his manager and relocates. He finds Nick, a manager/trainer. Before Wilcox's first fight, Nick receives a threat-- Wilcox loses, or Nick will die.
Plot: vietnam war veteran, investigator, murder, violence, boxing, police, police officer, ex convict, hippie, death threat, cigar smoking, accusation ...
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69%
The Executioner Part II (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An L.A. cop and a reporter team up to find a masked serial killer.
Plot: rape, revenge, murder, vigilante, vietnam war, prostitution, exploitation, police, violence, execution, city
Place: los angeles
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68%
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Death Hunt (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his baby daughter is was ran over by a car full of violent criminals her father decides to avenge her death by gorily killing them all one by one.
Plot: buried alive, hit and run, violence, murder, bicycle, police, rape, escaped convict, father, death of child
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: murder, revenge, trial, flashback, retribution, baseball player, evidence, witness, lawyer, class differences
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62%
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: death, murder, pursuit, criminal underworld, loyalty, gang, police, violence, criminal, drugs, gun, neo noir ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
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61%
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
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59%
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Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: killer, revenge, unfaithful wife, italian american, widow, plantation, mafia don, self justice, brother brother relationship, politician, police, murder ...
Place: marseille
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57%
Jai Gangaajal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The film features SP Abha Mathur who is appointed the first female SP of Bankipur district, Bihar. She then goes against the Local MLA of Bankipur and henchmen of Lakhisarai district.
Plot: gang, sexism, police, female protagonist, murder, female police officer, shot to death, corrupt cop, organized crime, police officer, tough girl, hand to hand combat
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Arrest the Restless (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.
Plot: gang, rival, sergeant, murder, police, street gang, police officer
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51%
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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
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51%
Naked Vengeance (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Carla Harris, a beautiful but not so successful actress from L.A., witnesses how her husband is tragically killed in an attempt to save a woman from her male attacker. She travels to her parents' home in a small town in the mountains to get ...
Plot: revenge, rape, violence, murder, parents, attack, mountain, sheriff, vigilantism, vigilante, female protagonist
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51%
Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
Plot: revenge, shower, sex, police, murder, women's prison, female nudity, bare breasts, prison, robbery, sister sister relationship, vengeance ...
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46%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Plot: murder, prison, escaped prisoner, prison escape
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The Awakening of Candra (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true-life story of teenage bride Candra Torres who was abducted in 1975 while on a honeymoon camping trip in the High Sierras.
Plot: vacation, fisherman, wilderness, psychological thriller, brainwashing, psychopath, honeymoon, police officer, psycho terror, amnesia, fishing, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: murder, police, gang war, yakuza, mafia, mob boss, shot to death, arrest, violence
Place: hiroshima japan
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44%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: park, sex, murder, death, police, trial
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Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Plot: police, arson, missing girl, strangled to death, confession of crime, misery, rape of a minor, prison visit, murder, cigarette smoking, prison, cat ...
Time: 2000s
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42%
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Blue Murder (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Blue Murder is a Canadian crime drama television series, featuring stories that reflected the turbulence of urban life and the crimes that make headlines. The Blue Murder squad members were an elite group of big-city investigators out to solve some ...
Plot: murder investigation, police detective, policewoman, female detective, murder, police
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Summertime Killer (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This multinational crime action film also boasts an international cast. During his childhood, a boy (Chris Mitchum) sees four men drown his father; now, the grown young man makes it his business to kill each member of the foursome. His last killing ...
Plot: forbidden love, motorcycle, murder, past, father son relationship, revenge, violence
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Night of the Executioner (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
Plot: revenge, rape, female nudity, violence, drugs, murder, robbery, gore, anti villain, sexual assault
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, murder, female nudity, police, police officer shot through the heart, champagne, police officer killed, truck, training, island ...
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40%
Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: After the death of his brother (Tommy), RJ moves in with Gang Leader (Cane) and quickly finds himself wrapped up in a world of abuse and drugs. Local businessman (Dave) is watching the things he loves disappear in front of his very eyes. What ...
Plot: violence, gang, affair, robbery, gang leader, gun, hoodie, police, street gang, gangster, sex, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, sorority, female bonding, friendship between women, women
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38%
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211 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by one of the longest and bloodiest real-life events in police history, Officer Mike Chandler and a young civilian passenger find themselves under-prepared and outgunned when fate puts them squarely in the crosshairs of a daring bank heist ...
Style: rough, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, murder, police, gunshot wound, gunfight, crime, partners against crime, life philosophy, revenge, violence, police investigation, good versus evil ...
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37%
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Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: carabinieri, police, drugs, female nudity, police officer killed, male nudity, suicide, police officer, explicit sex, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Counselor at Crime (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the godson of San Francisco's crime lord asks permission to leave "the business," Don Antonio agrees, but reluctantly. Such behavior by either one is a violation of the code, and a bloody mob war breaks out. It is only through ...
Plot: undercover cop, police officer, gang war, child killed, mafia, child murder, italian american, police uniform stolen, impersonating a police officer, murder, violence, dead girl ...
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bonnie and Hillary are two young lost souls who meet one day and discover that they get along. They talk about their lives and run around and and keep getting really excited. Their day escalates into an eruption of violence and rage that can only be ...
Style: tense, sincere, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, violence, destructive relationship, teenage life, unlikely criminals, deadly, prison life, kids in trouble, friends, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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35%
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Twenty 20 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Advocate Ramesh saves Devan from a murder case. Later, he realize Devan was the actual culprit. Ramesh tries for a payback, unaware of Devan's real intentions and the reason for the murder.
Plot: police officer, revenge, rape, murder, doctor, sibling relationship, romance, thief, flashback, pistol, chase, murder witness ...
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35%