Movies like Dark Measures

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Dark Measures (2009)
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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: rape victim, domestic violence, gang, kidnapping, criminal, violence, murder, revenge, police, death, father daughter relationship, blood

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, violence, revenge, gang, police, death and gun mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Dark Measures: Unbound (2017), The Executioner Part II (1984), Naked Vengeance (1985), Mean Johnny Barrows (1975), Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, violence, murder, revenge, deception, kidnapping, husband wife relationship
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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: vigilante, rape, revenge, murder, vietnam war, execution, city, violence, police, exploitation, prostitution
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: rape, violence, revenge, attack, mountain, sheriff, parents, murder, female protagonist, vigilantism, vigilante
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58%
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.
Plot: mafia, violence, veteran, gang, vietnam veteran, gas station attendant, ex soldier, vigilantism, vigilante, hitman, gunfight, shotgun ...
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, motorcycle, vigilante, motorcycle gang, hippie, biker, blood, police, revenge, violence, vietnam veteran, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: vietnam veteran, violence, gang, drug dealing, city, police, gun, criminal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rape victim, poverty, drug dealing, high school, against the odds, urban ghetto, teenage life, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, society, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: biker, prison riot, prison gang, women's prison, female nudity, lesbianism, murder, revenge, violence, prison, sex, robbery ...
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51%
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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: gun, mafia, car chase, police, murder, violence, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Killing Angels (2019)
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: sex trade, human trafficking, husband wife relationship, sex, revenge, violence, murder, kidnapping, death
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48%
 5.2
 126
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: small town, death, revenge, murder, manhunt, hot rod, drag racing, cruising, speed, small community, race
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: police officer knocked unconscious, police chase, death, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, violence, revenge, blood, police officer, gang violence, city
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Plot: vigilante, death of wife, blood, kidnapping, gun, father daughter relationship, police, robbery, criminal, dark hero, blonde girl, legs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: murder, death, loyalty, hitman, cocaine, raid, drug dealer, blackmail, video tape, gang, criminal underworld, husband wife relationship ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, psychopath, neo noir, kidnapping, police, death, violence, murder
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, gang, kidnapping, gory, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, adventure, gangsters, rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
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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: martial arts, revenge, vietnam veteran, violence, murder, hitman, accident, karate, fight, kung fu, blood, gun
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 79
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio owes the Robaldo family a hundred G's, Gray wants revenge on the street gang who mugged him, Jimmy's escaped from prison, and his brother/accomplice David has many serious mental conditions. Detective Brickley is hot on their trail ...
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 6.2
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Sunset Strip (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The stage is set for a series of confrontations when photographer Mark Jefferson (Tom Eplin) agrees to help his friend Roger (John Mayall) defend his night club against a handful of organized crime figures. Mark has an added incentive for becoming ...
Plot: nightclub, police detective, motorcycle, city, manhunt, motorcyclist, breakdance, prostitution, street life, photographer, murder, revenge ...
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 3.4
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Ginger (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The police suspect that a drug and forced-prostitution ring is behind the recent spate of kidnappings and disappearances, but so far they've been unable to infiltrate the suspects gang. To break the case, they recruit Ginger, a young woman from ...
Style: rough, serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Southwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Ex-military Captain Samantha Williams, is "recruited" to put together a team of ex-military and criminals. Williams must carry out unlawful orders to protect the world's most powerful criminal organization, the US Government.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: mob, shooting, femme fatale, menage a trois, breast sucking, execution, sex scene, actress, evil man, homosexual, sniper, army ...
Place: mexico, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Manhandlers (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gorgeous girl named Katie inherits her deceased uncle's business and decides that she too can be a businesswoman and hire two hot girlfriends. Katie doesn't like the brothel part so she gets rid of that and is soon giving legit massages. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 10
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, gang, cemetery, friend, sex, murder, kidnapping, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Trouble Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 807
Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, crimes, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, gambling, against the odds, loner, revenge, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 849
Detroit 9000 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, party, flashback, police, murder, violence, prostitution, police investigation, partners against crime, money, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Plot: death, police, murder, rape, serial killer, serial murder, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bang Bang Gang (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1930's: Adam and Leroy tries to rob a cafe, but finds out that two girls are already trying to do the same. Instead of arguing with them they join them in a robbery-spree.
Plot: striptease, pubic hair, gun, gangster, rape, lesbian, small town, robbery, hostage, on the run, cafe, sex ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, arrest, violence, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Perseguida (1991)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A journalist Lorena and her friend photographer Raul decide to try to take an interview from influential politician Hermenegildo Parra. After several unsuccessful attempts they decide to break into his house and make some photos there but when they ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, newspaper, politics, printing press, jail, jail cell, female reporter, pursuit, chase
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34%