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Black 47 (2018)
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Black 47 (2018)
Original name: Black '47
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It’s 1847 and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, abandons his post to return home and reunite with his estranged family.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: poverty, starvation, deserter, revenge, manhunt, hunger, oppression, family, death, brutality, injustice, desperation, death of protagonist, british army, pride and honor, landlord tenant relationship, tenant, ambush, death of mother, severed head, bearded man, firing squad, mexican standoff, beard
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about revenge, murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, deadly and violence mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Black 47: Vendetta (2015), The Duelist (2016), Deep Dark Canyon (2013), When the Raven Flies (1984), Moving Target (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vendetta (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hard-nosed detective deliberately commits a crime to get thrown in prison, allowing him the chance to seek vengeance on a criminal serving a life sentence for brutally murdering his wife.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, entertaining, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, prisoner, obsession, transformation, tough guy, life & death, injustice, human nature, tragedy, revolt, prison life ...
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95%
 6.4
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The Duelist (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead ...
Style: romantic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: fight, revenge, life risking, kill, pistol duel, death, violence, sex scene, duel, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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93%
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, small town, in the woods, crimes, parents and children, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, anti war, rivalry, heroes, siblings relations, crimes, adventure, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 4.5
 267
Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, tough guy, one against many, revenge, fight, terrorism, terrorist, gunfight, kickboxing, manhunt, kung fu, blood splatter ...
Place: ireland
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79%
 6.0
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Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, state affairs, fugitives, confined, heroes, adventure, politics, soldier, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
 799
Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, dishonesty, mental institution, rescue, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.3
 20K
Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, ira, alcohol abuse, parents and children, injustice, unemployment, society, human nature, family relations, irish, loss of sibling ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Despite his age and general weariness, Gebo keeps on working as an accountant to provide for his family. He lives with his wife, Doroteia, and his daughter-in-law, Sofia, but it is the absence of João, son and husband, that worries them.Gebo seems ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: poverty, honor, family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, thief, missing child
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Never Grow Old (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.
Style: disturbing, psychological, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: preacher, outlaw gang, survival, husband wife relationship, justice, murder, death, violence, funeral, love, redemption, mortician ...
Time: 19th century
Place: oregon, ireland, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Crippled Masters (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn to combine their martial arts skills and seek revenge ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, cripple, misfit, master criminal, royal family, dishonesty, danger, crimes, adventure, escapades, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, death of family, police, revenge, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 940
City on Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disaster movie ...
Plot: revenge, arson, explosion, burning building, fire, rescue, trapped, firefighter, disaster film, city, catastrophe, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 240
Revenge (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This tragic drama shows a young man fettered by Bushido, the way of the Samurai, who tried to escape the chains of his position, but was being forced to die. When the Tokugawa Shogunate ruled the land, Tatsuno castle in Wakisaka Clan's home of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, politics, vengeance, injustice, rivalry, duel, revenge
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 4K
Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: island, rebellion, bank, revolution, racism, politics, assassination, betrayal, colonialism, british, slavery, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, caribbean, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 81K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, fist fighting, spies, one woman army, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Geisha Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: female ninja, sword fight, geisha, revenge, duel, samurai, japanese woman, exploitation, parent child relationship, female protagonist, vengeance, ninja ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, racism, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch, americana, injustice, righting the wronged, vengeance, old west ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: rough, psychological, brutal, suspense, tense ...
Plot: master criminal, revenge, vengeance, crime, life is a bitch, justice, injustice, crimes, danger, brutality, twists & turns, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
I.R.A. King of Nothing (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process
Plot: gunfight, robbery, british, irish, flashback, militant, ira, sex, death, murder, death of protagonist
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 803
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, love, brutality, violence, kidnapping, mafia, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: czech republic, ukraine, russia, europe, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 21K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: revenge, criminal heroes, family relations, drug lord, deadly, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, bollywood, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.2
 996K
V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, stylized, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, vengeance, future dystopia, society, freedom, vigilantism, rebellion, distopia, mysterious character, anti heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, revenge, ku klux klan, social decay, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, injustice, rebellion, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 416
Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, suspense, biting
Plot: obsession, couples, dishonesty, love affair, mysterious character, love and romance, tragic love, society, social differences, island, infidelity, politics ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Zatoichi: The Last (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Story: A blind master swordsman attempts to lead a quiet life with his wife but he is provoked back into battle.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: samurai, homecoming, martial arts, village, adventure, deadly, forced into action, blind man, save the day, murder, protector, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, master warrior, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.9
 291
Project: Kill (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.
Style: cult film, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: battle, brutality, gun, m 16, sex on first date, spy hero, one against many, rescue, hand to hand combat, brawl, death of protagonist, disarming someone ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, violence, revenge, vengeance, crimes, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, injustice, vigilantism, deadly, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, death of sister, revenge, law enforcement, rescue, against the odds, heroes, crime, crimes, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%