Movies like Slaughter Is the Best Medicine

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Slaughter Is the Best Medicine
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vet leads his team of disbanded mercenaries into the treacherous Gallows Wood on one last mission to capture the elusive Professor Black. What was meant to be a simple extraction mission soon becomes a terrifying journey into madness.
Plot: idiot, laughter, alone, outcast, siren, pain, shooting, uzi, desperation, insanity, mercenary, hunting, cannibalism, shot in the head, explosion, shotgun, rifle, machine gun, running, lust, murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, death, fear ...
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Action, Drama, War
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and surprise ending films with plots about blood, murder, explosion, death, machine gun, pistol and knife mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Slaughter Is the Best Medicine: The Shadow Effect (2017), Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999), The Foreigner (2017), Operator (2015), Malone (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Shadow Effect
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.
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Skin of Man, Heart of Beast
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 90s
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The Foreigner
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
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Time: 2010s
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Operator
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
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Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
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Captured
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense ...
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 3.9
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, espionage, nuclear bomb, cia, save the day, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah
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System:   48%
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Avenging Force
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
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Spartan
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Miracle at St. Anna
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Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, epic, suspenseful ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 80s, 1940s, year 1984 ...
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Caravan to Vaccares
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: semi serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Wild Geese
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, england, london, south africa, europe ...
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System:   42%
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 6.6
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Vantage Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, secret service, chase, president, betrayal, conspiracy, car chase, murder, kidnapping, head of state, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Midnight Special
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Duration: 112 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
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Eraser
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1996, 1990s ...
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Double Tap
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bobby Giovanni is a distraught police detective and father over the edge. Plagued by his past and mourning the death of his wife he compensates by taking Vicodin and other prescription drugs. Upon discovering who murdered his wife he seeks revenge ...
Style: surprise ending
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Place: ireland, japan, washington d.c., california
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System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 5.3
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Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
Mercenary for Justice
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, hostages, master criminal, one man army, adventure, secret agents, tough law enforcer, rescue, daring rescue, ambassador, lighthouse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
The Girls from Thunder Strip
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A vicious gang of murderous bikers goes up against a trio of beautiful bootlegging sisters.
Plot: moonshine, motorcycle gang, car chase, government agent, dog, chase, jail, sister sister relationship, gas station, shot to death, psychopath, rifle ...
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System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
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Soldier Boyz
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, prison life, confined, prison, danger, adventure, crimes, deadly, soldier, heroes, gangsters, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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System:   36%
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Warhead
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Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
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Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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