Movies like Sweet Virginia

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Sweet Virginia (2017)
 6.2
 9K
Sweet Virginia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: robbery, neo-noir, death, murder, home invasion, rodeo, rodeo cowboy, friendship, psychopath, stranger, family business, small town, breaking and entering, hitman, motel, adultery, basketball, prostitute, serial killer, lawyer, cheating wife, truck, sex scene, burglar, gun ...
Place: virginia

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Most similar movies to Sweet Virginia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and serious films with plots about murder, violence, blood, death, gun, revenge and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Sweet Virginia: Tiger House (2015), Best Seller (1987), First Response (2015), Survive the Night (2020), Deep Dark Canyon (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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Tiger House (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, robbery, hiding, death, injury, escapades, danger, crimes, revenge, violence ...
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95%
 6.5
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 668
First Response (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunman forces a paramedic to drive an ambulance, while his partner treats the man's injured brother.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: wounded, burglar, wound, ambulance, blood transfusion, medicine, blood, paramedic, hostage, robbery, criminal heroes, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Survive the Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgraced doctor and his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run, when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, doctor, brother brother relationship, robbery, surgery, accidental killing, gas station, car chase, organized crime, rescue, hostage situation, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, parents and children, small town, in the woods, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 904
Stag (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Mallick returned to his home and found out that all of his friends have arranged a surprise bachelor/stag party for him. Two strippers were hired to cheer up the party. However, when some of the men accidentally killed one of the strippers, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, stripper, bachelor party, crime, crimes, death, wrongfully committed, friendship, suburbs, friends, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, foot chase, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, police ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: neo noir, harsh, tense, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, self defense, family relations, small town, robbery, attempted murder, attempted robbery, vigilantism, mafia, criminal's revenge, crime, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Fury of a Patient Man (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyfriend returns from prison, in the gritty, suspenseful debut feature from Spanish actor Raúl Arévalo.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, touching
Plot: revenge, robbery, love interest, infidelity, friendship, heist gone wrong, heist, murder, bar, son, father, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 85K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, suspicion, frame up, arrest, working undercover, injustice, supportive parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, murder, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, track down, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 90K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, cynical ...
Plot: extramarital affair, private detective, neo-noir, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 11K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, rescue, conspiracy, betrayal, fight, brutality, fear, murder, police corruption, money, chief of police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 450
Bullies (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the peaceful Morris family move to a small town and buy the town grocery store, they run afoul of the Cullen family. The Cullen's have been bullying the town's folk for years, and now they are harassing the Morris family every chance ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, burned alive, revenge, rape, sadism, farm, redneck, forest, torture, heroes, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 33K
Straw Dogs (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rape, home invasion, teasing, self defense, vengeance, small town, machismo, pursuit, deadly, crimes, danger, terrorizing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, mississippi, southern usa, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 4K
Mean Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: young love, murder, police corruption, parent child relationship, sheriff, dirty cop, illegal drugs, coming of age, small town, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 27K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, betrayal, one last job, storage unit, car salesman, convict, safe, thief, car dealer, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 5K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, psychopath, false accusation, frame up, boss, neo-noir, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kill Me Again (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: neo-noir, private detective, faked death, psychopath, femme fatale, crimes, chase, couples, cons and scams, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Someone to Carry Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dan Webster lives a privileged life where everything is carefully managed for him. He dreams of becoming a professional musician in spite of his fathers intentions. His pampered world is shattered when he witnesses a brutal murder and is forced to ...
Style: tense, touching, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: single father, father son relationship, jealousy, small town, revenge, murder, violence, death, false identity, musician, police, loss of son ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 5K
Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, murder, gangster, organized crime, gangsters, violence, death of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2009, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 13K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, stalking, obsession, serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lost in the Sun (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small time crook and a newly-orphaned teenage boy team up to perform a string of robberies.
Style: disturbing, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: robbery, teenage boy, accomplice, ex convict, road trip, man boy relationship, armed robbery, criminal, lost child, father son relationship, missing child, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 133K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, money, robbery, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, anti hero, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, danger, moral dilemma, brutality, deception, escape, tragic past, machismo, killer ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 28K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: home invasion, mercilessness, cocaine, siege, drug dealer, murder, survival, family in danger, plot twist, child in peril, fight to the death, wilderness ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hitman, greed, death, sheriff, crimes, brutality, human nature, track down, peril, stolen money, psychopath, shooting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 66K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, reboot ...
Plot: vigilante, dark hero, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, criminal, police, death of wife, moral dilemma, danger, justice, betrayal, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The House Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good-natured as they had initially thought.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, investigation, crumbling marriage, family in danger, family problems, couples, mind game, amateur detective, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%