Movies like Taken Too Far

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Taken Too Far (2017)
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Taken Too Far (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A jealous dance mom takes extreme measures to ensure her daughter wins a scholarship to an exclusive dance academy. But the victim's mother will do whatever necessary to protect her own daughter from the rival mom's evil scheme.
Plot: dancing, jealousy, scholarship, dance, police, kidnapping, female police officer, policewoman, competition, bully, father son relationship, vandalism, blackmail, sabotage, gym, disguise, police officer

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Most similar movies to Taken Too Far

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, psychological and realistic films with plots about kidnapping, police, murder, female nudity, blackmail, police officer and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Taken Too Far: Abducted (1986), Dusk (2015), The Black List (1995), Best Friends (2005), Mommy's Secret (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 282
Abducted (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mixed-up mountain boy kidnaps a pretty college student.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, jogging, hunting, wilderness, father son relationship, murder, attempted rape, abduction, dysfunctional family, shotgun, runner, attempted murder ...
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95%
 5.2
 341
Dusk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: John Whitmore wakes to find his wife, Anne, has disappeared from their bed overnight and a recorded ransom message now remains in her place.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, alzheimer's disease, marriage, blackmail, cabin, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, amnesia, husband and wife, husband wife relationship, kidnapper, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 536
The Black List (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the names of some very influential judges and politicians. Then, dead bodies and death threats erupt. Jacques is the trial judge and his own life seems ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: courtroom, prostitution, blackmail, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 273
Best Friends (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Beth Ferrier is happy in her life - fulfilled as a wife and mother, living in a beautiful home in a safe and tranquil neighborhood. Claudia Hartnell lives across the street and seems to be the perfect best friend - kind, compassionate, and a good ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: blackmail, murder, mad woman, envy, terrorism, terror, betrayal by friend, psycho terror, duplicity, mystery, secret, terrorizing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 4.3
 373
Mommy's Secret (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a teenage girl discovers her own mother is behind the recent rash of nearby bank robberies, she's determined to help her come clean.
Plot: jacket, photograph, dress, rose, gun, baseball cap, automated teller machine, gambling debt, fake moustache, van, dinner, kitchen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Zebra Killer (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the real events that shocked San Franisco in the early 70's. Mac portrays the role of The Zebra Killer, a white man who dresses in black makeup and strolls the city of San Francisco stalking, raping and killing young women. Lt. Savage ...
Plot: police lineup, gun, telephone call, blood, nightclub, attempted murder, knife, abandoned building, candlelight dinner, city, police officer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Deceptions II: Edge of Deception (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Since the death of his colleague, which was partly his fault, Lieutenant Nick Gentry lives a lonesome life. Reporter Joan wants to write a story about him, and seems to be interested in other ways too, but he rejects. Instead he falls in love with ...
Plot: love interest, female nudity, shot to death, frame up, sex scene, reporter, murder, held at gunpoint, police, deception, domestic violence, guilty conscience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 90
Freak Out (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 1977, teenager Wayne (Nick Foster) gathers his two friends, female runaway Rhonda (Sarah Ogg) and disco club hopper Tim (David Gobble), for a drug party located in the suburban home of quiet recluse Dean (Brad Jones). But unknown to Tim and ...
Plot: serial killer, disco, cocaine, violence, kidnapping, dancing, murder, father daughter relationship, female nudity, party, cigarette smoking, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Just for the Hell of It (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage gang led by the vicious Dexter; his girlfriend Mitzi; and friends Denny and Lummonx; create havoic in a small Florida town by harrassing various people, vandalizing property, well... just for the hell of it. When a former gang member, ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: vandalism, beach, murder, blood, hedonism, violence, juvenile delinquent, rape, revenge, exploitation, gang, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a double-crossing husband runs off with his wife's ransom money, her kidnappers come after him and the missing money. He leads them on a treacherous journey through the wilderness.
Plot: kidnapping, bus, bound and gagged, blindness, blindfold, asthma
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 159
Veiled Truth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman's past comes back to haunt her when the pimp she helped put behind bars is released and after revenge.
Plot: kidnapping, blackmail, bed, kissing, love, female director, boy, brother brother relationship, kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, profiler, police investigation, serial murder, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, crime, crimes, investigation, ransom, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 205
Dead End (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his ex-wife dies in a fall from her balcony, PoliceSgt. Henry Smovinsky gets custody of his troubled teenage son. Smovinsky soon finds out that his ex-wife was a high-class hooker, her death was not a suicide and that the police have chosen ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: penetration, police officer, male underwear, juvenile delinquency, bus station, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, corrupt cop, death of mother, gay kiss, working out, murder ...
Place: montreal, pennsylvania, montreal quebec canada, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
False Pretenses (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Falling victim to a glib con artist named Michael (Stewart Bick), Texas housewife Diane (Peta Wilson) loses all her money, a disaster that drives her husband Randal (Anthony Lemke) to suicide. Unable to get justice through the official channels, ...
Plot: false identity, kiss, party, dancing, kissing, dinner, embezzlement, con artists
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Run to Ground (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Some wounds never heal. In a rundown East European town, the everyday lives of three working people are violently disrupted: a boy goes missing, a woman is stalked, and a man comes face to face with the killer of his child. A sinister chill grips ...
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, children, autumn, doctor, blackmail, gym teacher, stalker, waitress, teacher, skater, multiple storylines
Place: central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 362
Cold Comfort (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Dolores has everthing she wants for her birthday: a party, 18 glowing candles, and Stephen, the handsome stranger who's more than a guest. He's a prisoner. COLD COMFORT bristles with the suspense, passion and danger of three people caught ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hostage, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, split personality, profanity, family relations, psychopath, hostages, confined, isolation, kidnapping, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 309
Night Sins (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders dating back over 20 years. Her investigation also brings her ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: female protagonist, child murder investigation, search, policewoman, police, murder, religious fanatic, mind game, serial child killer, missing child, church, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Voice of a Murderer (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: One day, the only son of famous news anchor HAN Kyung-bae, disappears without a trace. Soon, the kidnapper calls the mother demanding a $100,000 ransom. The police assign a veteran inspector to the case and assemble a top-notch task force to work ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, based on true events ...
Plot: kidnapping, family problems, chase, mind game, police investigation, blackmail, death of child, reporter, abduction, crimes, chases and races, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 176
V.D. (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high school track star's wedding plans are capsized by venereal disease and a bad, beautiful new girl in town. His coach and a physician steer him into the light again.
Plot: competition, parent child relationship, jealousy, driving, dating, student, syphilis, curfew, swimming, venereal disease, marriage, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 406
The Stepsister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nicole and Mark get engaged, but his stepsister believes she has a claim on him and is willing to do anything to be his bride.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: fiancee, female psychopath, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, attempted murder, marriage, obsession, couples, couple relations, relationships, half sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 271
Policewoman (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die Polizistin is a documentary by Andreas Dresen about the life of a young police woman who is faced with the difficulties between her responsibilities at work and her personal responsibilities.
Plot: police, police station, domestic violence, teacher, isolation, police officer, robbery, extramarital affair, police brutality, unemployment, alcoholic, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 395K
Room (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?
Style: sentimental, heartbreaking, tense, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, captive, isolation, locked in a room, child born of rape, escape, kidnapped, imprisonment, captivity, confined, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Kate Logan Affair (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young psychologically unstable young police woman named Kate Logan and a married Frenchman find themselves caught up in a dramatic twisted affair.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: lovers on the run, girl stripped down to bra, crimes, disorder, mistaken identity, couples, unlikely couple, mentally unstable, law enforcement, love and romance, dishonesty, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 431
Show Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated cottage where the twisted trio bait and entice one another in ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mind game, rivalry, deadly, danger, youth, confined, couples, teenage life, isolation, woman in danger, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Don't Touch My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl is kidnapped and molested by a classmate's father. The man she identifies is arrested and jailed, but is later released on bail. He calls the girl's mother and threatens to kidnap her daughter again, and this time kill her and ...
Plot: stalking, paranoia, teacher, assault, sexual abuse, abuse, miscarriage of justice, molestation, child molestation, family relations, divorce, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 16K
The Occupant (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that now lives there and decides to recover the life he has lost, at any price.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: stalker, couple relations, blackmail, intruder, suspicion, unemployed, jealousy, beating, couples, sociopath, betrayal, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 2K
Only Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tormented and left for dead by a scorned lover, a woman finds the strength within herself to recover and retaliate against her abuser.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing
Plot: police officer, waitress, revenge, nanny, left for dead, woman, love and romance, family relations, violence, dishonesty, female nudity, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 127
Dead Badge (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Policeman Dan Sampson happens to have the same badge # as deceased policeman Manny Torres, who died while on duty. The circumstances surrounding Torres' death, officially ruled a drug overdose, become Sampson's obsession. After Sampson ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: widow, policewoman, police officer, female police officer, crooked cop, psychologist, tattoo, heroin, police, coroner, latina, policewoman killing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 332
Stolen Dreams (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laura Paddington is overcome with joy when her daughter, Zoe, returns to her after being abducted 17 years before--but is Zoe really her long lost child?
Plot: attempted murder, witness protection, therapy, lawyer, support group, kidnapping, dna testing, laptop, kissing, forgery, teenager, hiding place ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%