Movies like Dark Measures

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Dark Measures (2009)
 4.6
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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 can bring the law down on them. Her only hope to protect herself is to trust the detectives working on the case, and stand her ground and the fight the murdering thieves.
Plot: police, gang, violence, death, criminal, kidnapping, domestic violence, father daughter relationship, murder, blood, rape victim, revenge

Most similar movies to Dark Measures

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, exciting and serious films with plots about violence, murder, revenge, police, blood, death and gang mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Dark Measures: Unbound (2020), Daku Hasina (1987), Killing Angels (2020), The Executioner Part II (1984), Avenge Every Second (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, revenge, deception, kidnapping, psycho killer
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 5.6
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Daku Hasina (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: A 1987 Hindi movie.
Plot: gang, bandit, outlaw gang, revenge, death of brother, outlaw, photograph, blood, writing in blood, murder, murder of brother, police ...
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Killing Angels (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Plot: human trafficking, sex trade, murder, violence, kidnapping, sex, revenge, death, husband wife relationship, sex trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, gangsters, post traumatic stress disorder, assault, execution ...
Place: los angeles
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54%
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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: murder, car chase, mafia, revenge, gun, police, violence, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Liberty & Bash (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Liberty, Bash, and their friend Jesse served together in a war in Central America. Now Liberty and Bash work with youths, helping them stay out of crime and becoming a positive part of the community. But Jesse has gotten mixed up with drug lords, ...
Plot: violence, gang, vietnam veteran, drug dealing, criminal, city, gun, police, protection, vietnam war veteran, drug deal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: violence, robbery, sex, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, shower, revenge, death, motorcycle gang, biker, prison riot, prison gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kyle Carson is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, also known as DID. He despises his community after doing a background search on everyone who he believes has committed a crime without punishment. When one of his multiple personalities, ...
Plot: murder, death, red eyes, gun, violence, knife, killer, blood, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, blood, revenge, biker, motorcycle, vigilante, hippie, motorcycle gang, violence, vietnam veteran, police ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 17
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, blood, murder, chase, fight, police, violence, revenge, jealousy, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Night of the Juggler (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.
Plot: ransom, child abduction, corrupt cop, neo noir, kidnapping, violence, psychopath, murder, manhunt, exploitation, chase, death ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Season For Assassins (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As a gang of youths terrorizes a city, the weary chief of police finds himself caught between the citizens who cry for blood and a catholic priest who believes the boys will respond to kindness.
Plot: female full frontal nudity, blood, female nudity, city, police officer, death, violence, italian police, police chase, revenge, gang violence, police officer knocked unconscious
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 11
Animal (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loosely based on a rape case that happened to two sisters in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines in late 1990s.
Plot: rape victim, rape, suicide, murder, kidnapping, erotica, friend, gang, sex, cemetery
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
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Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: violence, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, revenge, fight, gun, accident, vietnam war veteran, car, karate, kung fu ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 7K
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 18K
Traffik (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, escape, slave trade, young couple, death of loved one, violence, murder, death, human trafficking, kidnapping, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Peace Killers (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, motorcycle gang, tough heroes, gory, rivalry, crime, vengeance, deadly, crimes, adventure, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
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36%
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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, violence, arrest, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 338
Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Story: In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.0
 184
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, family relations, explosion, father son relationship, shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Retrievers (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carefree electrician Tom Cathral is recruited by The Company, and is quickly offered a full-time promotion to join the Retrievers, an elite squad of crooked secret operatives. His refusal to kill botches his first mission, making Tom The ...
Plot: cia, mercenary, gun, book, torture, sadism, murder, martial arts, wiretap, kidnapping, blood, terror ...
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33%
 5.6
 112
The Farmer (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kyle Martin returns as a silver star hero, but realizes running a one man farm is not profitable, and the bank wants to foreclose, despite returning as a hero. Then a gambler Johnny has a car accident near his farm, in which Kyle saves his life, in ...
Plot: farmer, exploitation, cult, murder, revenge, money, death, veteran, hitman, acid burning, farm, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 925
Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, gambling, crimes, violence, rage, loner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 146
Hi-Riders (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of a group of drag races and the young boy and girl who join them.
Plot: revenge, manhunt, murder, cruising, hot rod, car, speed, death, car accident, cruise, race, small community ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Black Alley Cats (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Wanting revenge on a street gang for a rape attack, four young girls get together, take kung-fu lessons, learn how to shoot, form a gang called the Black Alley Cats and search out the gang that attacked them.
Plot: gang, rape revenge, african american, girl gang, lesbianism, voyeurism, schoolgirl, sex, black leather jacket, pool table, shower, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, family relations, car, violence, past, revenge, father son relationship, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%