Movies like The Horseman

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The Horseman (2008)
 6.5
 5K
The Horseman (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tender drama unfolds between a grieving father and a troubled teenage girl as they drive northbound along the quiet outback roads of Australia. What she doesn't know is that between stops, he is leaving behind a bloody trail of bodies in a revenge motivated killing spree.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological, porno movie
Plot: vengeance, rage, crimes, violence spree, vigilantism, on the road, realism, hitchhiker, gory, brutality, murder, heroin, corrupt cop, police officer killed, beating, husband wife relationship, poison, drug overdose, runaway teen, revenge, toolbox, blood splatter, pornography, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to The Horseman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, vengeance, deadly, crime, revenge and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Horseman: John Doe: Vigilante (2014), Blue Ruin (2013), As Good as Dead (2010), Cold in July (2014), In Bar (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
John Doe: Vigilante (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jamie Bamber portrays John Doe – a man accused of being a vigilante serial killer. As we await verdict on his trial, the film dissects the reasoning behind his actions which have divided the community. While imprisoned, a vigilante group called ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, fighting crime, deadly, society, violence spree, crimes, vigilante, serial killer, wannabe, crime, graphic violence, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 64K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, violence, death, revenge, crimes, vigilantism, homeless, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, violence spree, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hostage, confined, kidnapping, vengeance, danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, domestic disturbance, drugs/alcohol, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 34K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, intruder, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, violence, unlikely partners, deadly, home invasion, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 11K
In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: bar, gang, vigilantism, captivity, life is a bitch, confined, crimes, vengeance, injustice, murder, sexual abuse, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 298
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, life is a bitch, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 1K
Crawl (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, waitress, woman in danger, crimes, violence spree, confined, mysterious character, deadly, small town, employer employee relationship, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 329
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, fighting the system, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, cop as target, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, vengeance, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 40K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While driving through the New Mexico Desert during a rainy night, the college students Jim Halsey and his girlfriend Grace Andrews give a ride to the hitchhiker John Ryder. While in their car, the stranger proves to be a psychopath threatening the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, psychopath, car chase, gas station, deadly, on the road, road trip, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 686
Punished (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Real estate tycoon Wong Ho-Chiu (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) suffers great pain when his daughter Daisy (Janice Man) is kidnapped and killed. Wong Ho-Chiu turns to his trusted bodyguard Chor (Richie Ren) to seek out the perpetrators and exact revenge. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, vengeance, vigilantism, life turned upside down, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, track down, deadly, downfall, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, deadly, family problems, vengeance, life is a bitch, uncover truth, partners against crime, dishonesty, injustice, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 68K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, violence, murder, tragic event, justice, crimes, character change, haunted by the past, loss of son, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 8K
.45 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: ...
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, femme fatale, life is a bitch, deadly, couples, crimes, vengeance, obsession, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, passion, beating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 105K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, revenge, murder, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 915
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, criminal heroes, going straight, criminal's revenge, husband wife relationship, revenge, criminal, ex convict, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 40K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, murder, drug overdose, revolver, police detective, crimes, life is a bitch, fish out of water, danger, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, mexico, new york, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 24K
Eye See You (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic sanctuary becomes a nightmarish hellhole when a major snowstorm cuts off the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, special agents, violence spree, hospital, crimes, crime, mind game, haunted by the past, police officer, psychopath, depression, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 835
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, crimes, danger, vengeance, rivalry, terrorist group, investigation, suspect, high school student, group of friends, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 1K
Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police investigation, vengeance, serial killer, police corruption, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, gory, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
King of the Ants (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young drifter, struggling to makes ends meet, accepts a job to kill a prominent accountant. When he isn't paid for the hit, revenge is now his path.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, tense, scary ...
Plot: accountant, hitman, nightmare, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, vengeance, violence, kidnapping, drifter, golf, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 661
Storage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Working at an underground city storage facility, a young man discovers evidence of a murder and vows to bring the killer to justice.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, obsession, injustice, vigilantism, deadly, frame up, storage unit, investigation, danger, death of father, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, suspenseful, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organ donation, vengeance, kidnapping, black market, ransom, layoff, factory worker, stabbing, suicide, crime gone awry, gory, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 31K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, medical school, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, forensics, power relations, danger, crime, crimes, doctors and patients, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 5K
The Square (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray, a construction worker trapped in an unhappy marriage, pursues an affair with his neighbor, Carla. Carla's husband, Greg, is a mobster who keeps large sums of drug money in their home. With this in mind, Carla comes up with a plan: She and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, revenge, infidelity, violence, money, tragedy, extortion, extramarital affair, crimes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 8K
Red Hill (2010)
Genre: Thriller, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escaped prisoner, pregnant wife, revenge, murder, small town, haunted by the past, violence spree, criminal's revenge, hunt down, unstoppable, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 83K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, loneliness, gang, violence, investigation, widower, crimes, vengeance, deadly, loss of friend, incompetent police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 5K
Officer Down (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, vigilantism, law enforcement, vengeance, haunted by the past, crime, crimes, dishonesty, police detective, murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 6K
Kite (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, drugs/alcohol, vigilantism, vengeance, young heroes, girls with guns, betrayal, haunted by the past, organized crime, mentor, blood, kidnapping ...
Time: near future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 18K
Rampage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The boredom of small town life is eating Bill Williamson alive. Feeling constrained and claustrophobic in the meaningless drudgery of everyday life and helpless against overwhelming global dissolution, Bill begins a descent into madness. His ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killing spree, massacre, violence spree, bad guy wins, anti-hero, breaking point, psychopath, chase, vengeance, life is a bitch, deadly, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 54K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: violence, crimes, crime, armed robbery, interrogation, drug dealer, heroin, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%