Movies like The Horseman

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The Horseman (2008)
 6.6
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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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, porno movie
Plot: vengeance, rage, revenge, pornography, blood splatter, heroin, on the road, crime, violence spree, gory, crimes, realism, deadly, life is a bitch, vigilantism, rivalry, left to die, overdose, hitchhiker, exploit, 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, murder, deadly, rivalry and revenge mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Horseman: John Doe: Vigilante (2014), Blue Ruin (2013), Death Sentence (2007), Revenge: A Love Story (2010), Get Carter (1971). 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, crime, crimes, fighting crime, violence spree, deadly, society, anarchist, serial killer, vigilante
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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100%
 7.1
 58K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, homeless, neo-noir, vigilantism, gory, drifter, violence spree, crimes, deadly, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 66K
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: suspenseful, tense, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, gang, revenge, murder, hospital, semiautomatic pistol, justice, crime, tragic event, police officer killed, extreme violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, blood splatter, corrupt cop, throat slitting, shot to death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.5
 26K
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pornography, hitman, british, neo noir, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, vengeance, criminal's revenge, investigation, brother, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 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, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, waitress, hitman, crime, hostages, betrayal, woman in danger, confined, crimes, mysterious character, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, revenge, betrayal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, drug lord, gunfight, gun shot, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: stylized, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, home invasion, intruder, flashlight, cemetery, private detective, revenge, crime, small town, unlikely partners, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, vengeance, dominatrix, murder, heroes, betrayal, urban, crime, twins, neo-noir, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: twists and turns, bleak, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, found footage, crime scene, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, murderous pair, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 316
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, crime, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspense, serious, twists and turns, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, drugs/alcohol, hostages, domestic disturbance, vengeance, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 662
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, crime, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, life turned upside down, crimes, deadly, rivalry, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 287
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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, rape, danger, murder, violence spree, crime, sexual abuse, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 709
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, vigilantism, murder, crimes, crime, deadly, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ 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: serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, scarred face, hanged man, pregnant wife, suicide, panther, escaped prisoner, aborigine, jukebox, blood, horse, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 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, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, urban, vengeance, law enforcement, gang, serial killer, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, money, revenge, murder, violence, fire, arson, extortion, suspicion, tragedy, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, mute, sexual abuse, killing spree, crime, gory, female killer, halloween, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 712K
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, bleak, surreal, twists and turns, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, justice, social decay, dark hero, crimes, neo noir, loss of loved one, urban, corruption, gory, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, crime, prison, master criminal, mind game, justice, danger, death, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 9K
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: serious, rough, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: bar, gang, crime, gory, violence spree, innocence lost, sexual abuse, captivity, murder, injustice, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: violence, revenge, confrontation, sexual abuse, family in danger, danger, racism, self defense, rapist, bishop, fugitives, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 152K
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, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, lawyer, fear, family in danger, rape, rapist, revenge, prison, crime, serial killer, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, robbery, crime gone awry, gambling, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, mafia, heist, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2000s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, crime, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, cons and scams, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 51K
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: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: heroin, violence, interrogation, crime, trial, drug dealer, armed robbery, robbery, cocaine, gangsters, realism, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 381
Dad Savage (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wealthy, successful, East-Anglian tulip grower, Dad Savage is also something of a godfather in the local criminal fraternity but doesn't trust banks to take care of his money. On recommendation from his son, Sav, Dad hires two of Sav's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, vengeance, crime, crimes, chaos and mayhem, heist, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, godparent, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police station, crimes, deadly, urban, neo-noir, law enforcement, crime, investigation, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 898
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, going straight, frame up, criminal heroes, ex convict, surveillance camera, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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