Movies like Weekend of Terror

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Weekend of Terror (1970)
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Weekend of Terror (1970)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.
Plot: desert, abduction, kidnapping, running, nun, basement, van, disguise, ransom, blood, police, wig, phone booth, police car, shot to death, held at gunpoint, crying woman, police officer, dead woman, woman crying, forgiveness, closet, gunshot, kidnapper

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about police, murder, kidnapping, crimes, blood, psychopath and danger mostly in Thriller genres. Some movies like Weekend of Terror: The Legend of DarkHorse County (2014), G@me (2003), Reckless (2014), The Beasts Are on the Streets (1978), Blind (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend of DarkHorse County (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As Jon (Shawn Welling / Michael Biehn) and Joy Ford (Tory Tompkins) move into the small town of DarkHorse, mysterious and supernatural occurrences threaten to tear the town apart. Teenage girl abductions and a chain of serial killings force ...
Plot: doll, mythology, abduction, murder mystery, small town, serial killer
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95%
 6.6
 382
G@me (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young ad executive's life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgruntled daughter of his enemy, he plans a vengeance scheme. The young woman agrees to ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, ransom demand, kidnapper
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94%
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 780
Reckless (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-cons Victor and Rico have masterminded a foolproof plan to abduct millonaires’ daughter Laura Temming. When she is kidnapped and placed in a remote and soundproofed room, gradually the power relations shift. Exactly who is the perpetrator and ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, threat, gagged, handcuffs, van, male nudity, toilet, bound and gagged, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, scheme, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Beasts Are on the Streets (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Panic grips a small community after a tanker truck crashes through a fence at a wild animal park, freeing dozens of dangerous beasts.
Plot: dog, father son relationship, animal attack, pickup truck, veterinarian, helicopter, hunter, little girl, horse, mother daughter relationship, accident, blood splatter ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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9058
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wig
659
 3.9
 63
Blind (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller - A detective searching for more than his suspect. A locksmith with a disturbing obsession. - Ben Clayton, Stephen Jackon, Amy Chomsky
Plot: chloroform, police, abduction, killer, police officer, serial killer, psychic, locksmith, bound and gagged
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
 102
Exclusive (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The famous TV journalist Marcy Singer receives an anonymous phone call that orders her to the Blue Moon bar. When she arrives, she finds 6 corpses. Urged by her new boss, she investigates the case, and soon learns about evidence against her own ...
Style: suspense, mysterious
Plot: fan, siren, newscaster, mass murder, breaking and entering, briefcase, tv camera, ex husband, running, newspaper headline, candle, reporter ...
Place: california, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 163
Betrothed (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trip to the store turns into a surreal nightmare when a college student is kidnapped by a deranged, dysfunctional family. Now Audra West finds herself trapped in the middle of the desert, and betrothed to Adam, the youngest son of the murderous ...
Style: suspense
Plot: torture, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, arranged marriage, violence, abduction, forced marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 475
Blue Desert (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: desert, artist, motorcycle, stalker, sex, stalking, love triangle, small town, small town life, psychopath, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Hollywood Beach Murders (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thriller - Two cops are sent cross-country by train (on board the titular Hollywood Beach) to return a suspect in a murder case that's been closed. But a brutal murder that has all the earmarks of the one just solved, along with the presence of ...
Plot: gun, candle, train, murder, caucasian, suit and tie, elderly woman, blood, kiss, telephone, police, flame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Cover Girl Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is a remote tropical island, where several top swimsuit models converge for a magazine photo shoot, orchestrated by publisher Lee Majors. The girls are lovely, the scenery gorgeous, the weather couldn't be pleasanter. Only one hitch: ...
Plot: murder, swimwear, model, bikini, revenge, modeling, tropical island
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Stranger Within (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A troubled young man mysteriously appears in a rural Minnesota town from which he claims he was abducted 16 years ago.
Plot: cake, police, newspaper headline, murder, alcohol, crying, dog, blood, mother daughter relationship, kiss, lie, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Maddening (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this psycho-thriller, a little girl and her mother find themselves the focus of a crazed couple's delusions. The horror begins after Cassie has a fight with her husband David and takes off in the car with their young daughter Samantha. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, on the road, torture, crimes, deadly, hostages, mentally unstable, blind ambition, confined, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 247
Dead Silence (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three young students go into a holiday which rapidly turns into horror as they hit-and-run a lonely hitchhiker in desert. They decide to keep the accident a secret, but as more and more evidence begins to turn up, they face the contradiction between ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: desert, tv reporter, police, hit and run, college, crimes, deadly, friends, holiday, friendship, haunted by the past, hit by a car ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 116
Family (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Eldon and Cole pick up a hitchhiker, Jean on their father-son trip to find perspective on the back roads of America, they quickly learn that everything is not what it seems. As the road unfolds in front of them, so do their lives begin to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: on the road, kidnapping, abduction, fugitives, parents and children, under the surface, chases and races, hidden identity, on the run, crimes, escaped convict, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Badge Of Fear (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A policewoman gets involved with the actor she was supposed to protect.
Plot: police, actor, extramarital affair, stalker, stripper, insanity, female nudity, drugs, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 1K
High Noon (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Baltimore's top hostage negotiator embarks on a relationship with a man who could be her soulmate while racing to resolve a case that threatens her job and her life
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: bar, hostages, romance, opposites attract, love affair, false accusation, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, single parent, tough law enforcer, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 39K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, stalking, desert, paranoia, serial killer, chase, sadism, psychopath, helicopter, crime, chases and races, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Deadly Messages (1985)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1985 made-for-TV thriller starring Kathleen Beller & Michael Brandon.
Plot: doctor, chase, blood, police, rain, hotel room, lawyer, hotel, fired from the job, mysterious past, ghost, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, murderous pair, ransom, student, hostage situation, one man army, crime, bus, school, high school, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 243
Home Invasion (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gang of armed criminals bursts into the home of a woman, taking her and the daughters of three of her friends hostage.
Plot: deafness, home invasion, hostage, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, asthma attack, gang, attempted rape, hostage situation, sign language, criminal, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 322
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, psychopath, confined, crimes, buddies, gang, hostages, mind game, couple relations, family in crisis, kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 198
Delirium (1979)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-soldier is hired by local right-wingers as a vigilante to clean up criminals and street people. However, he freaks out and starts killing off everybody.
Plot: explosion, jealousy, flashback, vigilante, death, violence, sadism, murder, psycho, love, death by strangulation, psycho killer ...
Place: mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dimension in Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Escaped murderer Cal Lewis wants revenge for those responsible for him being put away. Enroute from Texas to Las Vegas he crosses paths with young TV news reporter Deidre Holland who quickly becomes his target.
Style: suspense
Plot: psychic, serial killer, exploitation, police, murder, killer, escaped convict, twins, hitchhiking, desert, identical twins, pepper spray
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.4
 352
True Nature (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Part drama and part supernatural thriller, TRUE NATURE tells the story of a family reunited when their college-age daughter is found after a year-long disappearance. With no memory of what happened to her, she soon discovers that her very presence ...
Plot: phone ringing, bald man, suicide attempt, eavesdropping, selfish woman, loss of daughter, runner, breaking a window, missing daughter, female tears, partial female nudity, apple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 148
Kidnapped (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sister is kidnapped on her 16th Birthday.
Plot: drugs, teenage girl, revolver, kidnapping, teenager, heroin, shot to death, injection, filmmaking, female nudity, hotel room, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Revenge on the Highway (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: At his wedding Claude Sams has an argument with his son about his life-style; in anger Paul leaves. Together with a friend he sets out for Vegas to search a job. While changing a tire on the highway, he's killed by a passing truck. The police ...
Plot: wedding, truck, on the road, truck stop, female killer, argument, truck driver, police officer, loss of son, hit by a truck, highway, death of son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Killer Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Ronnie Schwann is a 20-something with a comfortable life in a guesthouse behind his mother's home. The two share cigarettes, drugs and too much TV. During the day he works at a halfway home for the mentally ill where he develops an attraction ...
Plot: kidnapping, telephone, mental institution, dog, toilet bowl, decapitation, pill, accident, hospital, taxi, police, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Deliver Them from Evil: The Taking of Alta View (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man (Rick Worthington) assaults the Alta Vista Hospital taking four women, a man and two babies as hostages. He wants to kill Dr. Garrick, who, according to Worthington, ruined his life sterilizing his wife. He threatens to detonate a bomb. Based ...
Plot: violence, murder, hostage, hospital, held at gunpoint, night, hostage situation, criminal, death, police, disturbed individual, sniper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 567
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal's revenge, crime, hostages, movie star, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, politics, terrorism, armored car, head of state, hostages, special agents, chases and races, confined, danger, state affairs, secret agents ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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