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: psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, porno movie
Plot: vengeance, heroin, rage, revenge, blood splatter, pornography, crimes, on the road, crime, life is a bitch, violence spree, realism, hitchhiker, vigilantism, deadly, gory, rivalry, left to die, exploit, overdose, rape, violence, death, torture, kickboxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, vengeance, crime, deadly, murder, rivalry and revenge mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Horseman: John Doe: Vigilante (2014), Blue Ruin (2013), Cold in July (2014), I Saw the Devil (2010), Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009). 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, deadly, fighting crime, crime, violence spree, crimes, society, vigilante, serial killer, anarchist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 60K
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, violence, death, violence spree, rivalry, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 32K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, private detective, violence, intruder, vigilantism, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, gory, deadly, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 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, psychological, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, revenge, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, sadism, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, violence spree, criminal heroes, chases and races, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Revenge: A Love Story (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial murderer has brutally killed several policemen and their pregnant wives. After a quick investigation, the murderer is revealed to be Kit, whom the case's detective-in-charge knows from a previous case. Once upon a time, Kit was an ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, rivalry, gory, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, pregnant from rape, finger bitten off, shot in the leg, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 67K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, gang, murder, hospital, tragic event, semiautomatic pistol, revenge, crime, justice, loss of child, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 27K
Get Carter (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, funeral, pornography, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, neo-noir, loss of sibling, rivalry, vicious ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.6
 2K
Already Dead (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Thomas Archer's happy & successful life is all but ruined following a horrific attack he is presented with a perfect opportunity to exact physical revenge upon the man who caused all his grief. However the immediate consequences of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grief, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couple relations, family problems, loss of son, revenge, death, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, hitman, murder, waitress, woman in danger, deadly, betrayal, violence spree, crimes, mysterious character, hostages, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, danger, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, confined, hostages, crimes, domestic disturbance, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: small town, escaped prisoner, murder, revenge, pregnant wife, violence spree, haunted by the past, hunt down, unstoppable, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 295
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, vengeance, murder, rape, deadly, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, violence spree, woman in danger, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 322
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, society, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, violence spree, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, cop as target, rebellion, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 52K
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: heroin, violence, crime, drug dealer, interrogation, armed robbery, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, law enforcement, loss of parent, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 777
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: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, gory, deadly, crime, crimes, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, vigilantism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, injustice, estrangement, chases and races, partners against crime, crimes, murderous pair, life is a bitch, crime, dealing with death, uncover truth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 10K
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: bar, gang, escape attempt, murder, virginity, sexual abuse, vengeance, rivalry, captivity, soccer, vigilantism, bar fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.9
 670
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, remarry, life turned upside down, manhunt, retirement home, rivalry, vigilantism, drug abuse, vengeance, crime and punishment, godparent, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, uncover truth, crimes, crime, violence spree, police investigation, serial killer, gang, city life, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 359
The Poker Club (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, beaten to death, beating, disposing of a dead body, stripper, home invasion, burglar, gambling, basement, chase, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 11K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, rivalry, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 7K
Ms .45 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rape, vengeance, vigilantism, sexual abuse, female killer, halloween, mute, killing spree, revenge, crime, gory, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police detective, crimes, crime, city life, violence spree, life is a bitch, rivalry, investigation, dishonesty, innocence lost, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 156K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: family in danger, rapist, lawyer, fear, dangerous attraction, rape, crime, violence, prison, serial killer, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 719K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, bleak, surreal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dark hero, crime, neo noir, social decay, justice, torture, crimes, vigilante, gory, corruption, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: brutal, serious, exciting, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, lone hero, one man army, lone wolves, fighting crime, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, gunfight, corruption, righting the wronged, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 429
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, kidnapping, vengeance, police corruption, survival, police investigation, mind game, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 81K
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, loneliness, vigilantism, violence, investigation, gang, widower, vengeance, crimes, incompetent police, deadly, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: twists and turns, tense, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, infidelity, murder, fire, revenge, tragedy, extortion, arson, money, suspicion, extramarital affair, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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