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, murder, brutality, heroin, police officer killed, beating, husband wife relationship, corrupt cop, poison, drug overdose, revenge, blood splatter, pornography, crime, life is a bitch, deadly, rivalry ...
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, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, vengeance, deadly, murder, crime, rivalry and revenge mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Horseman: John Doe: Vigilante (2014), Blue Ruin (2013), Death Sentence (2007), Cold in July (2014), Revenge: A Love Story (2010). 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, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, crime, violence spree, crimes, deadly, fighting crime, society, anarchist, serial killer, vigilante
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, disorder, life turned upside down, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, murder, tragic event, justice, character change, crimes, loss of son, haunted by the past, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, private detective, violence, intruder, vigilantism, investigation, crimes, partners, gory, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, law enforcement, gory, crimes, murder investigation, sadism, violence, murder of a pregnant woman, pregnancy, gang rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, revenge, violence, murder, vengeance, psychopath, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, crime and punishment, extreme violence, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, vengeance, vigilantism, life turned upside down, crimes, confined, rivalry, drug abuse, track down, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: vigilantism, danger, murder, rivalry, gory, deadly, vengeance, kidnapping, crime, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grief, vengeance, vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, family problems, loss of son, revenge, death, missing child ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, funeral, pornography, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, neo-noir, small time, vicious, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, murder, revenge, pregnant wife, small town, 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 ⇓
48%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, drug dealing, gangsters, criminal's revenge, deadly, violence spree, criminal heroes, chases and races, tough heroes, rivalry, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: bar, gang, deadly, innocence lost, gory, murder, escape attempt, virginity, injustice, captivity, sexual abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, vengeance, murder, rape, woman in danger, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, violence spree, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, loneliness, violence, investigation, gang, widower, vengeance, crimes, loss of friend, incompetent police, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, bleak, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, police detective, investigation, rivalry, crime, city life, violence spree, life is a bitch, crimes, urban, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, fighting the system, deadly, danger, vigilantism, vengeance, police corruption, rebellion, society, drugs/alcohol, cop as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, revenge, murder, infidelity, money, violence, tragedy, extortion, extramarital affair, crimes, nothing goes right, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, hitman, murder, waitress, crime, deadly, betrayal, woman in danger, hostages, confined, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rough, serious, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: accountant, nightmare, crime, hitman, vengeance, criminal heroes, violence, kidnapping, golf, drifter, murder, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crimes, confined, domestic disturbance, hostages, drugs/alcohol, religions or cults, deadly, danger, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: rape, vengeance, vigilantism, sexual abuse, halloween, female killer, killing spree, mute, revenge, crime, gory, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 39K
The Hitcher (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, 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, slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, on the road, psychopath, car chase, deadly, desert, mind game, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, injustice, police investigation, estrangement, deadly, partners, family problems, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: rapist, family in danger, danger, bishop, self defense, sexual abuse, racism, confrontation, revenge, violence, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, serial killer, police investigation, gang, memory loss, tough law enforcer, violence spree, gory, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 21K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, autopsy, interrogation, orphan, police, law enforcement, uncover truth, psychopath, estrangement, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: violence, crime, armed robbery, interrogation, drug dealer, heroin, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, law enforcement, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 384
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: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, heist, godparent, dishonesty, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, rivalry, robbery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Aggression Scale (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When out-on-bail mob boss Bellavance discovers that $500,000 of his money is missing, he sends four hardcore hit men to send a "loud and messy" message to the suspected thieves' families. But when the killers invade the Rutledge home, ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, vengeance, danger, embezzlement, deathtrap, gangsters, crimes, violence spree, self defense, newlyweds, deadly, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%