Movies like Perseguida

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Perseguida (1991)
 5.3
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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 enter his cabinet they see him stabbed with the knife. The next day the newspaper announces his death and start to celebrate a big amount of sold copies but during the fiesta a phone calls and it was Mr.Parra "alive and kicking". After this scandal Lorena becomes pursued by some mysterious killers who want to take the negatives from her at any price. The solution of this mystery is very unexpected...
Style: political
Plot: kidnapping, politics, murder, newspaper, picture, pursuit, chase, jail, jail cell, female reporter, printing press

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about murder, kidnapping, crimes, violence, gangsters, police and chase mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Perseguida: Coming Out Alive (1980), Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1999), Dark Measures (2009), Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009), Mad Drivers (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A woman hires a contract-killer when her ex-husband kidnaps her son.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, father, son, assassin, handicap, obstacle
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A California congressman's wife and daughter are abducted and held hostage in a historic hotel and Logan McQueen (Reynolds) is rushed to the scene to assist his former partner, Charlie Duffy (Durning), who has been taken captive trying to ...
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Dark Measures (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mad Drivers (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
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Plot: car race, corruption, guilt, murder, father son conflict, motorcycle, arrest, affair, accident, rebellious youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Human Hyena (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The dead body of a young man who was kidnapped is found, the police looks for the kidnappers as a web of corruption its uncovered in the police department.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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