Movies like To Make a Killing

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To Make a Killing (1988)
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To Make a Killing (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Damon Kennedy (Tamblyn Lord, The River Kings) is an impressionable young man ready to begin university life.On the other side of the tracks live Terry (Craig Pearce, co-author of Strictly Ballroom), Felix (John Godden) and Benny (Kelly Dingwall) - who get their kicks out of robbing houses and chasing girls. But they're broke and all out of cash. During a routine burglary the gang discover an innocent Damon. Brushing off the intrusion and pretending they are looking for some mates, the gang flee the scene but bored Damon follows them and joins their group for the day, hoping to find some fun.When the gang picks up two girls, things become unhinged as a drunk Damon brags about some of his family's many affluent friends. Forced to take them to one of his cash-rich contacts, Damon's nightmare has only just begun. As Terry discovers that the wealthy don't always carry cash, what starts as a burglary soon turns into a killing spree.
Style: slasher
Plot: gang, violence, death, businessman, brutality, juvenile delinquent, burglary, wealth, robbery, teenage boy, home invasion, murder, murder of family, wealthy family, punched in the face, revenge, stabbed in the chest, punched in the stomach, bitten hand, stabbed in the foot
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to To Make a Killing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and psychological films with plots about murder, violence, revenge, female nudity, blood, death and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like To Make a Killing: Tiger House (2015), The 'Human' Factor (1975), Transgression (2011), Just for the Hell of It (1968), Tin God (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tiger House (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, robbery, hiding, death, injury, escapades, danger, crimes, revenge, violence ...
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The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, murder of family, shooting a woman, showdown, car accident, manhunt, dead woman, hostage, woman shot ...
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Transgression (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Matthew and Elena are about to face the worst night of their lives when four burglars trespass into their home looking for easy money. But things don't go as planned. Tension and fear take over them all, victims and executioners, and mistrust, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: hostage, robbery, husband wife relationship, home invasion, secret revealed, human nature, street gang, youth gang, antisocial behavior, violence, life is a bitch, brutality ...
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88%
Just for the Hell of It (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage gang led by the vicious Dexter; his girlfriend Mitzi; and friends Denny and Lummonx; create havoic in a small Florida town by harrassing various people, vandalizing property, well... just for the hell of it. When a former gang member, ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: vandalism, beach, murder, blood, hedonism, violence, juvenile delinquent, rape, revenge, exploitation, gang, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: florida
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85%
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Tin God (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ethan is a young man searching for meaning in life and he thinks he has found what he is looking for in the new girl, Sasha. But Sasha has a dark side that will be his undoing.
Plot: greed, female nudity, blood, sex, anger, revenge, smoking in bed, gun, shower, murder, betrayal, death ...
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80%
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Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, sexual assault, attempted rape, kidnapping, death, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, mass murder, lifting up dress, throat slitting, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Lady Stay Dead (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Millionairess actress-singer Marie Coleby (Deborah Couls) lives in a luxurious villa on a deserted beach. One afternoon following a TV commercial shoot at the villa she incites gardener Gordon Mason (Chard Hayward) to mayhem and murder. The ...
Style: slasher, cult film
Plot: rape and murder, violence, serial killer, characters killed one by one, blood, mutilation, murder, exploitation, sadism, psycho killer, home invasion, serial murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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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, brother brother relationship, violence, gay, family relations
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Bad Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bad girl Amy, 17, is given one last chance by her adoptive parents, who think Amy's friendship with local girl Chloe is a step in the right direction. But when Amy discovers Chloe's secret she finds herself fighting for her life, and for ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: murder, closeted lesbian, small town, bad girl, psychopath, friendship, family relations, danger, father daughter relationship, friendship between girls, mother daughter relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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69%
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Pimped (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, Sarah meets the handsome, captivating and smooth talking Lewis, who aims to be the bait in a sick sexual trap set up by himself and his low-life, rich kid housemate Kenneth. When their ruse backfires, Lewis and Sarah ...
Style: psychological thriller, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
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66%
The New Girlfriend (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A romantic story of young love is not what it seems. Rachel meets Matt on his way home from school. Matt falls for her, but Rachel has other ideas. Rachel and her boyfriend Nick use Matt to exact a revenge on his parents. What follows is an ...
Style: realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
Place: australia
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Blackrock (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New South Wales, Jared surfs with his mates and has a first girl. He hosts a beach party for his older pal, Ricko, and witnesses four of his mates gang-rape a 15 year old. He does nothing, and the next day, she's found murdered. At school, ...
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
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Time: 90s
Place: australia
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63%
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Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, deserter, war veteran, lake, revenge, revenge plot, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), hunting, hit over the head with a bottle, seaplane, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
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63%
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The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, isolation, crimes, danger, confined, slum, escape, militia, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Hugo Arranz celebrates his 50th anniversary with his wife and daughter when vile hooligans break into their home, raping and killing both his wife and daughter and cut off the tongue of poor Hugo. Fortunately, he survives, and not surprisingly, ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, suspense, rough
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
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Country: Australia
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: australia, europe, england, london
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54%
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Restraint (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two fugitives land in hot water when they take a hostage who poses a threat to their well-being.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, psychopath, on the run, murder, seduction, mansion, lie, survival, mind game, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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54%
The Silence of the Sky (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After being a victim of rape within their own home, Diana chooses to keep the trauma secret. Mario, her husband, also has something to hide. The silence takes the couple's account over the day turns gradually into a peculiar form of violence.
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51%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Back in his high school days, Joon-Seok (Joo Sang-Wook) was bullied by Chang-Sik (Yang Dong-Geun). Because of this, Joon-Seok's high school days were like a nightmare. Now, Joon-Seok finds it difficult to live a normal life due to the bullying. ...
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, loss of daughter, envy, family problems, family in crisis, missing child, parents and children, crimes, deadly, father daughter relationship, missing person, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia
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50%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, ex convict, grave digging, secret, prank, mockery, digging a grave, corpse, dark secret
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50%
Lady in Black (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kin Seng (Leung Ka Fai) falls into big debts in the gambling house. He persuades his loving wife, May (Lin Ching Hsia), to embezzle a huge sum from working place to save him. They go to Thailand to seek help from Kin Seng's uncle but in vain. ...
Plot: revenge, betrayal, jealous husband, surgery, explosion, drowning, loss of wife, boss, dysfunctional marriage, violence, disfigured face, tragic event ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Clownface (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A deranged serial killer known as "Clownface" terrorises the residents of a small town.
Style: slasher, tense, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: killer clown, masked killer, kill, serial killer, maniac, survival, murder, mask, serial murder, psychopath, crimes, brutality ...
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49%
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 364
The Festival (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Samir Seif.
Plot: wealth, revenge, missing child, drowning, mob, murder, theft, ship, sister, mother, poverty, explosion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Psychout for Murder (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental breakdown, whodunit, family relations, seduction, corruption, brothel, injustice, greed, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
American Yearbook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Will is the kid-next-door, but is relentlessly terrorized by school bullies. Then the mysterious Chance eventually convinces Will that they should get a gun and take the bullies out: pull a Columbine.
Plot: wrath, school, girl, teenage girl, fight, adolescent girl, revenge, anger, friend, high school, violence, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Final Move (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To save his daughter's life and restore his reputation, disgraced ex-detective Nick Mathers must catch the sadistic Grand Master killer before time runs out, and the final piece is taken in the deadly game of chess.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, revenge, murder investigation, murder, police officer, police investigation, police, death of wife, disguise, death of daughter, crimes, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%