Movies like Family 2006

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Family (2006)
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Family (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Eldon and Cole pick up a hitchhiker, Jean on their father-son trip to find perspective on the back roads of America, they quickly learn that everything is not what it seems. As the road unfolds in front of them, so do their lives begin to intertwine. A small-time crook on the run, an ex-cop and his quiet ten-year-old son begin to bond together - at least until the secrets begin slipping out. Before Jean can figure out what is really going on, she finds herself already trapped in a spiraling nightmare where she will have to make a choice between turning her back on a little boy who needs her help, or sacrificing herself and going back to jail.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: on the road, abduction, on the run, crimes, fugitives, hidden identity, under the surface, parents and children, chases and races, child in peril, escaped convict, kidnapping, prison escape, hitchhiking, child abduction, female protagonist, boy, hitchhiker, woman in danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Family

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, kidnapping, chases and races, deadly, graphic violence and confined mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Family: Teenage Bank Heist (2012), Honour (2014), Carjacked (2011), The Devil's in the Details (2013), Shadow of Fear (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, investigation, track down, confined, danger, race against time, parents and children, on the run, friendship, crimes, abduction, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 946
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, track down, crimes, danger, on the run, family relations, woman in danger, parents and children, deadly, family problems, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hijacking, fugitives, manipulation, woman in danger, manipulations, crimes, rivalry, danger, chases and races, on the road, single parent, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 536
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, cafe, psychopath, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.7
 181
Venom (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a car breaks down in an isolated desert, a mother and young daughter are relentlessly pursued by a deadly snake
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, chase, danger, dangerous animal, off the road, on the run, deadly, snake, child in peril, crash, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 74
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, terrorism, rescue, ransom, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tomorrow You're Gone (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie Rankin, recently released from prison, seeks vengeance for his jail-house mentor William "The Buddha" Pettigrew. Along the way, he meets the ethereal, yet streetwise, Florence Jane. They embark on a unlikely road trip, careening ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: on the road, unlikely couple, crime gone awry, crimes, redemption, revenge, released from prison, danger, pursuit, profanity, hopes, romancing a criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 868
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, law enforcement, confined, danger, crimes, reluctant partners, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 1K
Dark Blood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmed in 1993 but never completed due to River Phoenix's death, Dark Blood tells the story of Boy, a young widower living on a nuclear testing site in the desert. Boy is waiting for the end of the world and carves Katchina dolls that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: desert, captivity, isolation, on the road, dangerous attraction, couples, danger, under the surface, radiation, nuclear testing, contamination, off the road
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.1
 231
Fashion Victim (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrew Cunanan started his murderous spree in Minnesota, continued through Chicago, and despite being the subject of an intense manhunt, was able to kill fashion great Gianni Versace, in Miami, before killing himself.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fashion designer, fbi, manhunt, on the run, crimes, violence spree, deadly, gay interest, murder, killing spree, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Road to Paloma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a brutal injustice occurs on a Native American reservation, a son must find redemption for the actions of his past. Road to Paloma is the beautiful journey of two bikers traveling across America's vast west. While Native American Wolf ...
Style: realistic, serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, vigilantism, friendship, nothing to lose, family relations, crimes, vengeance, on the road, chases and races, parents and children, friends, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 747
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, psychopath, isolation, race against time, deadly, crimes, danger, track down, indoor, graphic violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 316
Interstate (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, captivity, couples, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, car chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, neo noir, hitchhiking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sicarivs: The Night and the Silence (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems as another job complicates when he is about to execute her, but does not. He will have to go after those who gave him the contract, for, in his profession, those who do not comply ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, danger, on the run, deadly, woman in danger, murder, chases and races, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 364
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, psychopath, race against time, parents and children, danger, crimes, confined, deadly, daring rescue, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Borderline Murder (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young law student, Abby Porter, suspects that her sister, a stripper, may have been murdered. She discovers an illegal network of cross border plastic surgery centers providing crude, but inexpensive cosmetic surgery to young women in the United ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, doctors and patients, amateur detective, society, dishonesty, missing, plastic surgery, journalist, kidnapping, theft, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, danger, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, workplace, deadly, cop witness relations, witnessing a crime, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 126
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hostage, missing person, daring rescue, rivalry, confined, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, escapades, race against time, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 212
Betrayed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent arrive at a tiny Cape Cod cabin for some time to relax. The town is quiet and deserted during the off season… except for Sully, the creepy guy who’s keeping an eye on the couple from a ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: betrayal, couples, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, pregnancy, blackmail, kidnapping, abduction, ransom, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.5
 523
Haunted Echoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laura (Sean Young) and Guy (David Starzyk) are devastated by grief when their 8-year-old daughter, Kimberly, is murdered. Hoping to repair their tattered marriage, they move to a quiet town to remodel an old mansion, but weird things start to happen ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, abduction, dealing with death, crimes, deadly, family problems, murder, death in the family, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 3.9
 525
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, deadly, split personality, kidnapping, confined, crimes, killing spree, danger, violence spree, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, uncover truth, murder, moral dilemma, danger, hidden identity, investigation, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 866
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 1K
Beyond (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: missing child, police detective, police investigation, race against time, seance, partners, danger, crimes, illusion, supernatural, graphic violence, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 604
Gone (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman - Malin (Ledarp) - has recently gone through a family trauma. She decides to leave his hometown and start a new life in a city north. During his long drive, she meets a mysterious man (Bergqvist) that begins persecuting her. Before she ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, survival, mysterious character, escapades, chase, crimes, stalking, hopes, danger, countryside, starting over, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, confined, dishonesty, gang, chase, fugitives, rivalry, hostage situation, gunshot wound, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.2
 424
Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, woman in danger, doctors and patients, suicide attempt, plane crash, murder, psychiatrist, loss of husband, power relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%