Movies like Riverhead

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Riverhead
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.
Plot: protestant, catholic, violence, murder, revenge, police
Place: canada
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Om
Crime, Drama, Romance
India
150 min.
 8.9
A Life Not to Follow
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
106 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about police, murder, violence, revenge, death, blood and gun mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Riverhead: Naakaa (2017), Down Time (2001), Bastardi 2 (2011), Avenge Every Second (2007), Dark Measures (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Naakaa
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, crime, revenge, violence, murder, chase, police, jealousy, blood, fight
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Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars
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: biker, prison riot, prison gang, patricide, nipples, gang, breasts, motorcycle gang, sister sister relationship, vengeance, sex, prison ...
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Down Time
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Plot: prison, heroin addict, bible, prison rape, prison gang, grudge, alcatraz, mexican american, prison bus, power, racism, prejudice ...
Place: mexico
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Bastardi 2
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: skiing, bullying, racist, racism, vulgarity, ambulance, spin the bottle, barefoot male, obscene finger gesture, school teacher, murder investigation, death by fire ...
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Avenge Every Second
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: violence, murder, revenge, gun, police, car chase, mafia
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Dark Measures
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: rape victim, violence, revenge, murder, criminal, kidnapping, death, police, father daughter relationship, blood, gang, domestic violence
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Cartel War
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: drug dealing, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, working undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, blood, revenge, violence, murder, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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A Life Not to Follow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Neo-Noir film told in three interlacing chapters: Eric is a dead man and he knows it. Death is imminent and he must make amends for his past sins, by killing those who wronged him, no matter the price: A wiseguy willing to do anything to move up ...
Style: dark
Plot: revenge, criminal, murder, violence, beach, mob boss, mafia, neo noir, gun, whiskey, gangster, female nudity ...
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System:   64%
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So Long, Stooge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lambert, a burned-out case, works the night shift at a gas station, rarely speaking, living alone, drinking. Bensoussan, raised in foster homes, now a small-time pusher for a bar owner named Rashid, comes to the station needing a spark plug for a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: drug dealing, neo noir, haunted by the past, police investigation, gas station attendant, punk, revenge, motorcycle, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
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System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
Tougher Than Leather
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Legendary hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. stars in this cross between a blaxploitation film and a spaghetti western. They must find and punish the evil drug lord-record company executive who murdered their friend. Along the way, they encounter racist ...
Plot: car, dream, racial slur, posse, release from prison, hip hop, rap, gun shot, shadow, hoodie, escalator, warden ...
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System:   57%
    User:   46%
 
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7 Days
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bruno Hamel is a thirty eight year old surgeon. He lives in Drummondville with his wife Sylvie, and their eight year-old daughter Jasmine. Like many happy people, he is leading an uneventful life until a beautiful fall afternoon, when his daughter ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, vengeance, vigilantism, life turned upside down, chases and races, police, rape, revenge, torture, murder, confined ...
Place: canada, quebec
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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Omagh
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie starts at the 1998 bomb attack by the Real IRA at Omagh, Northern Ireland. The attack killed 31 people. Michael Gallagher one of the relatives of the victims starts an examination to bring the people responsible to court.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: dealing with death, gory, terrorism, uncover truth, human spirit, redemption, death in the family, car bomb, bomb, false accusation, political unrest, politics ...
Time: year 1998
Place: europe, ireland, northern ireland
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System:   53%
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Palermo-Milano Solo Andata
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Turi Leofonte (Giannini) is a former mafioso who accepts to be a witness at a process involving very important people in the organization. For the Mafia, Leofonte is dangerous, that's why he has to be killed. A police group led by Nino Di ...
Plot: soldier, police, shot to death, mafia, police officer killed, chase, friendship, drugs, shot in the chest, betrayal, murder, revenge ...
Place: palermo italy, milan italy, italy
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System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
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Conspiracy of Silence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The true story of Helen Betty Osborne, a 19 year old Indian girl who was brutually murdered and slain on November 12, 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and nearly taking 20 years for the police to find the four men who murdered her.
Plot: murder, racism, native american, police investigation, investigation, racist, courage, sexual assault, constable, bigotry, intolerance, teenage boy ...
Place: canada
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System:   50%
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The Executioner Part II
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: vigilante, revenge, murder, rape, vietnam war, execution, city, police, exploitation, violence, prostitution
Place: los angeles
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System:   50%
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Cry of a Prostitute
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The gangster Tony Aniante in the middle of a feud between two mafia families. He manipulates both families into believing he is on their side and are just waiting for the right moment to take the initiative...
Plot: mafia, mob boss, revenge, conspiracy, murder, no bra, bloodbath, assassination, shot in the stomach, shot in the leg, shot point blank, torn in half ...
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Om
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A 1995 Kannada film.
Plot: vomiting, death of mother, severed arm, police brutality, religion, stabbed in the leg, attempted murder, anti hero, hate, framed for murder, brawl, redemption ...
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System:   48%
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One Nite in Mongkok
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, on the run, murder, vengeance, hitman, crimes, prostitute, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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System:   48%
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Straight Time
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, parole officer, crime gone awry, crime, going straight, friendship, heist, down on your luck, criminal heroes, bank robbery, murder, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
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Steel Toes
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: legal action, prison, moral dilemma, crime, courtroom drama, racism, confined, crimes, legal, society, dedicated lawyer, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec
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Skins
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough, thought provoking
Plot: human nature, crime, family life, crimes, society, family relations, store, native american reservation, social relations, small town, life is a bitch, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, nebraska, south dakota, usa, vietnam
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The Geography of Fear
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her sister is mugged and raped, Oili, a young female forensic dentist, meets a group of abused women who have taken matters to their own hands to make the living in fear and just letting it happen stop.
Plot: vigilante, hate, coroner, homicide detective, lesbianism, rape, lecture, fear, hospital, sister sister relationship, corpse, police ...
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Silent Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A small yet strange series of deaths of people working for the Ministry of Defense and the military hits Italy. Since all of the deaths seem to be accidental or suicides, no alarm bells start to ring anywhere. That's a problem, because the ...
Plot: police shootout, gang violence, assassination, shot in the throat, shot point blank, hand grenade, bleeding to death, police violence, caught having sex, shot in the shoulder, exploding car, undercover cop ...
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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Rasa
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Story: Following the kidnap of his ten year old daughter in Jakarta, Professor Anthony Collins is forced to recover an ancient artifact as a ransom for her life. His path is entangled with a young artist, called Rianti, whose premonitions of people before ...
Plot: murder, revenge, ransom, violence, kidnapping, car chase, chase, police, love, death, professor, agent ...
Place: asia, indonesia
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System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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Killing Jesus
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paula, a young art student, witnesses the assassination of her father, a university professor. Frustrated by the local police she starts to investigate the murder herself. Driven by anger, frustration and sorrow, she commits fearless acts that put ...
Plot: student, motorcycle, assassination, murder, revenge plot, camera, dancing, taking a photograph, gun, held at gunpoint, female protagonist, police ...
Place: colombia
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
Sensitive New-Age Killer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Plot: handcuffed to a bed, moral ambiguity, set up, shooting, shot in the chest, hotel, gun, hotel room, violence, murder, revenge, drug use ...
Place: melbourne australia
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Vaastav: The Reality
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: "The Reality" as described by the film's tagline, refers to the harsh realities of life in the Mumbai underworld. The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.
Plot: anti hero, cocaine, best friend, hitman, semiautomatic pistol, shot in the back, brothel, police officer, police, brother brother relationship, love, organized crime ...
Place: mumbai india
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System:   41%
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Chicago Overcoat
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, gory, aging, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, elderly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   41%
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The Drop
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
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Easter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Easter is a five story-arc opera about the coming-of-age of juking. The first of its tales aptly deals with contemporary civil unrest with foci on the interrelationships between law enforcement in communities it serves, and corruption within the ...
Style: intense, suspense, slang
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