Movies like #SquadGoals

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#SquadGoals (2018)
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#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local scholarship to college. Very close to her mother, Emily, who is the school's guidance counselor, Samantha finds her reporting taking an investigative turn when two of her classmates--and contenders for the scholarship--are murdered.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: friendship, murder, amateur detective, teenager, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, photographer, high school, allergy, scholarship, high school principal, crimes, danger, high school student, family relations, death, teenage girl, best friend, knife, boss, friend
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and psychological films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, death, friendship and teenager mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like #SquadGoals: Stalked By My Neighbor (2015), Windcroft (2007), Megachurch Murder (2015), Fatal Secrets (2009), Close Enemies (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stalked By My Neighbor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl and her mother escape to suburban safety after a home invasion scares them out of the city, but they're soon menaced by a sinister figure.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: home invasion, murder, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, new neighbor, single mother, photographer, death, camera, crimes, danger, theft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Windcroft (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On a remote farm in the sweeping hills of Pennsylvania, three lives are torn apart by love, abandonment, deception and murder.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, estate, tragic love, destiny, crimes, family farm, mystery, inheritance, danger, farm, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, amateur detective, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, society, youth, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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84%
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Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, profanity, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: police, drugs, father daughter relationship, death, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, family relations, danger, murder, childhood friends, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Downers Grove looks like your average suburban neighborhood -- but Downers Grove has a disturbing secret.... For the past eight years, one senior from every high school graduating class has met a bizarre death right before graduation ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, slasher
Plot: curse, high school, murder, graduation, violence, jealousy, father son relationship, self defense, attempted rape, survival, danger, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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79%
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Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, crimes, couples, breakup, danger, friendship, friends, graphic violence, mentally unstable, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Glass Chin (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a ...
Style: neo noir, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: boxer, neo-noir, murder, restaurant, christmas, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, buddhism, boxing, restaurateur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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A Teacher's Obsession (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A high-school English teacher becomes dangerously obsessed with a star athlete who needs academic help.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: teacher student relationship, high school, teacher, manipulative woman, female protagonist, lesbian subtext, female teacher, couples, society, lesbian interest, teachers and students, school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Accused (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dolores lived the life of a higher-class student until her best friend was found brutally murdered. Two years later, she’s the only indicted suspect for a crime that attracts a lot of media attention and has placed her in the center of the public ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder, murder trial, teenage girl, murder investigation, suspicion of murder, dark secret, violence, friendship, friendship between girls, false accusation, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bad Girl (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bad girl Amy, 17, is given one last chance by her adoptive parents, who think Amy's friendship with local girl Chloe is a step in the right direction. But when Amy discovers Chloe's secret she finds herself fighting for her life, and for ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, closeted lesbian, psychopath, small town, bad girl, friendship, family relations, danger, violence, friendship between girls, youth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Dawn Patrol (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, towel, bare breasts, sexy woman, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
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Canal Street (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, suspense, rough, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, society, murder, rivalry, crimes, death, hopes, parents and children, vengeance, violence, friendship, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
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Bird (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fed up with the meaninglessness of her life, Samantha Flores, an unassuming and shy young woman, living in the city of Los Angeles is convinced by a friend, Juliette, a vivacious call-girl, to go out one night posing as her. What was supposed to be ...
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, love, murder, danger, criminal underworld, vengeance, crimes, friends, love and romance, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, seduction, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, danger, mystery, love affair, couples, crimes, crime, dishonesty, nanny ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a mass shooting at a police funeral, reclusive ex-cop Gannon finds himself unwittingly forced out of retirement when he realizes that the killer belongs to the same militia he joined after quitting the force. Understanding that the shooting ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: interrogation, ex-cop, police funeral, murder, uncover truth, shooting, danger, crimes, radio, militia, warehouse, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, save the day, crimes, danger, undercover, politics, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Locked in a Room (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Locked in a Room" is a story about three teenagers that are trapped in three separate rooms. They are monitored and watched by a masked man who takes notes on paper as to their every move and emotion. They are further tormented by an ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, confined, danger, crimes, mysterious character, trapped, room, teenager, isolation, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, old friends, mystery, homecoming, school, crimes, deadly, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 727
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, couples, single parent, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, extramarital affair, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 722
Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, journalism, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, buried truth, hidden truth, danger, deadly, friendship between men, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, chemistry, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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63%
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Big Sky (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hazel suffers from a crippling case of agoraphobia. So much so that it causes a rift between her and her mother, Dee. Hazel and her mother decide to go on a road trip to a desert facility to help Hazel deal with her fear but when gunmen and brothers ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: agoraphobia, road trip, survival, fear, treatment, attack, maniac, danger, violence, couples, teenager, bandit
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 987
On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, grief, death, parents and children, buddies, youth, crimes, society, village, accidental death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 86
Bucksville (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small, wooded town, a young man struggles to leave a secret militia started by his father.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: vigilantism, crimes, injustice, small town, society, secret society, militia, forest, good versus evil, execution, guilt, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, chase, brutality, death, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 473
Eat Your Bones (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, on the road, coming of age, youth, profanity, crimes, running from police, on the run, thief, rivalry, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Near Death Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ellie suffers a strong shock to discover that, after suffering a near-death experience, can hear voices from beyond. He soon realizes that it is a gift with which you can help others.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, danger, psychic power, deadly, crimes, serial killer, talking to the dead, new neighbor, death, mystery, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Unrequited (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been living for the past several months and move back ...
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: love and romance, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, confined, teenage love, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, crimes, adaptation, danger, abduction, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%