Movies like Captive 2008

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Captive (2008)
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Captive (2008)
Original name: Пленный
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, Bulgaria
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of a young Chechen and his Russian captor during their civil war.
Plot: rape, friendship, forest, military, civil war, female nudity, islam, soldier, muslim, single mother, friendship between men, pow, captivity, wartime, captive, caucasian, infantry, murder, nightmare, brother sister relationship, trust, grief, gang rape, homosexual subtext, regret ...
Place: chechnya

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Most similar movies to Captive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, heroes, female nudity, revenge, rape and rivalry mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Captive: War (2002), Bury Me an Angel (1971), Target of Opportunity (2005), Jai Kishen (1994), Son of Baby Ama (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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War (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: captivity, rescue, gang, ransom, heroes, life is a bitch, military, ransom demand, violence, military officer, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chechnya, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bury Me an Angel (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biker film told from the woman's point of view. The heroine sets out on the road to avenge her brother's murder, toting a shotgun and meaning business.
Style: road movie, psychotronic
Plot: murder, revenge, biker, female director, nightmare, party, jeans, sleeping bag, fireplace, blood, motorcycle, pool table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, danger, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.1
 623
Jai Kishen (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Inspector Pratap Singh is killed, while one of his son's, Kishen, goes missing, and the other, Jai, loses his vision. His wife is the only witness to his brutal death at the hands of three criminal dons. Years later, Kishen and Jai have both ...
Plot: idol, bank, prayer, tied to a chair, hotel, single mother, death of brother, blood splatter, strangulation, newspaper, premarital sex, body swapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Son of Baby Ama (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy grows up not knowing his real identity. One day a mysterious lady, claiming to be his real mother, divulges the truth about his roots. He is caught between leaving his past and living his new life.
Plot: motorcycle, rape, cemetery, gang, prison, gang rape, murder, attempted rape, abortion, security guard, adopted son, class distinction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Kyoto Connection (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Christina, on arriving in Japan, acquaints a Japanese man at the airport who looks like a sap. He takes her to his apartment where he brutally rapes her and keeps her hostage and bound in chains. Christina's alluring beauty eventually enchants ...
Plot: rape, exploitation, sex, stockholm syndrome, bomb, rapist, swedish, kidnapper, kidnapping, female nudity, large breasts, bare breasts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.2
 549
Sweet Sugar (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who performs cruel medical experiments on the people who work for him.
Plot: escape, mad scientist, rape, women in prison, female orgasm, murder, woman wearing a towel, shot multiple times, butler, caught having sex, caged animal, skinny dipping ...
Place: costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, war, loyalty, friendship, japanese history, honor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.8
 617
Seven (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A government agent discovers a plot by a cartel of seven gangsters to take over the state of Hawaii. He hires a team of seven hitmen to stop them.
Plot: assassin, girls with guns, explosion, rape, surfer, exotic locale, female nudity, jungle, swordsman, shooting a woman, grenade launcher, murder ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 527
Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, awol, soldier, on the run, danger, rivalry, chases and races, battles, crimes, heroes, prostitute, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Instant Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Gibraltar
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scott is a US Marine who travels Spain to see his sister Kim, after many years of separation. But she is dead, and there is nothing else to arrive him. Alone in the Madrid's streets, Scott will search for the killers, will try to reveal the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, against the odds, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, good versus evil, law enforcement, rescue, prostitute, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.5
 34
Jigarwala (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Murder and political intrigue kick off a chain reaction of revenge in a small Indian village when the local zamindar, Dhurjan Singh (Amrish Puri), is convicted and jailed for killing Ranjeet (Biswajeet), a villager who opposed his policies. The ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, murder, shotgun, wedding, insult, arrogance, humiliation, homecoming, villain, death of brother, heroes, brake failure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 60
Blood & Guts (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young athelete becomes the unlikely star of an itinerant wrestling troupe, and a rival promoter will go to any length to steal him away.
Plot: wrestling, on the road, bus, female nudity, travel, rape, attack, friendship, professional wrestling, coach
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rolling Vengeance (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A truck driver builds a special, eight-ton truck to help get revenge against the rednecks who killed his family and raped his girlfriend.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, monster truck, car accident, rape, revenge, truck, rape and revenge, rivalry, deadly, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 465
The Muthers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of female pirates go undercover at a prison camp on a coffee plantation to rescue their leader's sister.
Plot: exploitation, rescue, women's prison, pirate, female gunfighter, female villain, female nudity, shower, knife throwing, pirate ship, female protagonist, exploding boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 459
Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, desert, small town, gang, gang leader, explosion, vietnam veteran, biker, biker gang, contests and competitions, military, clergy ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lost Command (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Philipino War Movie
Plot: bus, terrorist, machine gun, stabbing, murder, rape, jungle, blood, shot in the head, soldier, child, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Saints and Soldiers (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five American soldiers fighting in Europe during World War II struggle to return to Allied territory after being separated from U.S. forces during the historic Malmedy Massacre.
Style: rough, touching, emotional, intense, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, behind enemy lines, world war two, pow, battles, allies, heroic mission, tragic hero, military, battle zone, hapless soldier, bondage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, belgium, berlin germany, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.6
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Brute Corps (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hippy couple travelling cross country run foul of a band of mercenaries.
Plot: desert, machine gun, mercenary, marine, sheriff, sitting on a toilet, camping, shotgun, small town, hitchhiking, cigar smoking, captive ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 242
Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: underground fighting, fencing, decadence, rapier, showdown, combat, kiss, katana, murder, gangster, tournament, arena ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 74K
Red Dawn (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A city in Washington state awakens to the surreal sight of foreign paratroopers dropping from the sky - shockingly, the U.S. has been invaded and their hometown is the initial target. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: invasion, survival, danger, patriotism, resistance, occupation, battles, adventure, heroic mission, save the day, war, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, latin america, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 863
Killing (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set during the Edo period, the film follows the life of a ronin (Sosuke Ikematsu) and those around him.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: samurai, ronin, swordsman, revenge, gang, village, bandit, massacre, murder, political unrest, edo period, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Don't Mess with My Sister! (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steven, a meek accountant-in-training, is living contentedly with his wife Clara and working for her brothers, managing the books at their junkyard. All of this changes when the belly dancer they hire for Steve's birthday turns out to be Anke, ...
Plot: adultery, affair, infidelity, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair, revenge, murder, belly dancer, junkyard, payback, accountant ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.3
 2K
Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, crimes, under the surface, terrorism, bollywood, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jarhead: Law of Return (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Major Ronan Jackson (Devon Sawa), an accomplished fighter pilot for the Israel Defense Forces and son of a U.S. Senator (Robert Patrick), is shot down while flying through Syrian airspace. After miraculously surviving the crash, Jackson is taken ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: pow, torture, interrogation, machismo, rescue, tough guy, soldier, brutality, violence, murder, heroes, fight ...
Place: syria, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, biological warfare, terrorism, soldier, u.s. air force, colonel, terrorist, aerial combat, bio weapon, air force base, conspiracy, training ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coup, military, danger, daring rescue, war criminal, undercover, escapades, tough heroes, murder, mercenary, genocide, ethnic cleansing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, balkan, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, gang, vengeance, on the run, rivalry, heist, friendship, drug dealing, crime, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Street Warriors II (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A veteran policeman named Fernando feels a lot of hatred against Ángel because the boy ran him over with a car leaving him lame. Now Fernando accuses the young crook of having participated in a robbery at a gas station in which a murder has ...
Plot: chase, falsely accused, prison, prison riot, pursuit, juvenile delinquent, film within a film, corrupt lawyer, female nudity, male rape, disco, car chase ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 104
Savage! (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Low-budget adventure starring former baseball star James Iglehart as Savage, who is kidnapped by South American rebels. After a time, he sees their position and is joined by a female commando squad in battling the repressive government officials.
Plot: gang rape, rebel, prisoner, pantyhose, capture, african american, rape victim, long hair, revolution, female stockinged legs, dead woman on ground, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%