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: police, violence, family relations, murder, catholic, protestant, police officer, revenge
Place: canada, newfoundland

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Most similar movies to Riverhead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, police, violence, revenge, police officer, gang and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Riverhead: And Then You Die (1987), Naakaa (2017), Avenge Every Second (2007), Death Hunt (1977), The Boxer (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: hitman, murder, death, police, neo noir, gun, raid, blackmail, organized crime, gang, criminal underworld, husband wife relationship ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
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95%
 6.2
 16
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, police, blood, chase, fight, jealousy, revenge, murder, violence, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: violence, murder, gun, revenge, car chase, police, mafia, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 35
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: father, death of child, rape, murder, police, buried alive, escaped convict, hit and run, bicycle, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.2
 136
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: murder, cigar smoking, vietnam war veteran, frame up, police officer, car, deception, diner, accusation, violence, volkswagen beetle, vietnam vet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 1K
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.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: police, murder, crime scene, police officer, corpse, police detective, danger, violence, investigation, brutality, chase, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 29
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: prostitution, police, police officer, suburbs, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.0
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Stolen Miracle (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karen and Phil's first male child is stolen by a false nurse on Christmas' Eve. A determined policewoman follows all clues in order to find the baby before it's too late.
Plot: police officer, female director, tickling
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: violence, blood, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, gang, domestic violence, murder, criminal, death, rape victim, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 157
Maracaibo (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crime of Facundo provokes in Gustavo and Cristina, his parents, an irreparable vacuum. The tragedy demonstrates everything that could not be in the link between Gustavo and son and disarms appearances with his wife; Cristina Gustavo undertakes a ...
Plot: male nudity, father son relationship, murder of son, loss of son, police officer, gun, revenge, violence, death of son, murder, implied sex, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: murder, rape, revenge, vigilante, vietnam war, violence, exploitation, police, assault, post traumatic stress disorder, gangsters, execution ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 194
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: revenge, killer, unfaithful wife, mafia don, murder, brother brother relationship, politician, italian american, police, plantation, self justice, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: murder, forbidden love, motorcycle, beauty, car, family relations, violence, past, revenge, father son relationship, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, police officer, seaplane, arms smuggling, sailor, wound, sailboat, diving, murder, captain, police, underwater
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, police, death, hospital, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.1
 211
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, track down, murder, crimes, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.3
 667
The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, emigration, father, prostitution, murder, rape, prison, revenge, family relations
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.2
 351
Down Time (2001)
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, ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, prison gang, jail, police, gang, racism, revenge, power, drug addict, grudge, murder, prison rape ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 182
Unbound (2020)
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, violence, murder, kidnapping, revenge, deception, husband wife relationship, psycho killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: policewoman, gang, sexism, corrupt cop, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, police officer, organized crime, shot to death, police, tough girl, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: robbery, sex, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, violence, shower, revenge, death, biker, prison riot, prison gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: yakuza, police, gang war, murder, mafia, mob boss, shot to death, violence, arrest
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 399
Hulchul (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A troubled ACP adopts a young poor child named Deva whose mother and father died. When he grows up, he helps his adopted father as a police officer and ACP to solve various crimes around town to save his job and protect his family. Deva should not ...
Plot: orphan, prison, police, escape, murder, gang, court, revenge, family relations, death sentence, legal, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rivals, murder, street gang, rival, police officer, police, gang, sergeant
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Citizen Gangster (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a real WWII vet and family man turned bank robber. Disillusioned by his post war circumstances, Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his young family and an unfulfilled dream to head to Hollywood to become a star. He discovers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: true crime, police brutality, heist, crimes, crime, gang, family relations, criminal heroes, prison brawl, bank robber, war veteran, prison escape ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 killed, training, police shootout, champagne, truck, police officer shot through the heart, murder, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, island, police officer knocked unconscious, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 122
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, murder, police, female detective, policewoman
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, police, robbery, drugs, sex, hoodie, gangster, gangsters, drunkenness, affair, street gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%