Movies like The First Purge

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The First Purge (2018)
 5.1
 44K
The First Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, sinister
Plot: survival horror, party, murder, abuse of power, psychological thriller, experiment, nazism, sadism, money, politics, terrorism, racism, fighting the system, african american, night, nightmare, class differences, atrocity, social injustice, mass death, political oppression, secret police, human rights, blood, explosion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to The First Purge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, violence, death, blood, shot in the chest, blood splatter and held at gunpoint mostly in Thriller, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The First Purge: The Purge: Election Year (2016), The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Midnight Ride (1990), The Crazies (1973), Morgan (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: brutal, intense, suspense, bloody, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, psychological thriller, rebellion, female politician, election ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Purge: Anarchy (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three groups of people are trying to survive Purge Night, when their stories intertwine and are left stranded in The Purge trying to survive the chaos and violence that occurs.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, sniper, survival, assault rifle, machete, masked man, apartment, motorcycle, one day, gatling gun, violence, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 187K
The Purge (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Given the country's overcrowded prisons, the U.S. government begins to allow 12-hour periods of time in which all illegal activity is legal. During one of these free-for-alls, a family must protect themselves from a home invasion.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, survival, society, self defense, future dystopia, danger, life is a bitch, social decay, violence spree, chaos, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 7K
The Purge (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in a dystopian America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. Tying them all together is a mysterious savior who’s impeccably equipped for everything the night ...
Style: brutal, suspense, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, social injustice, brutality, blood, party, night, massacre, violence, family in danger, survival, african american, experiment ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 694
Midnight Ride (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin McKay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, psychopath, slasher, danger, stalking, murder, martial arts, serial killer, woman in danger, captivity, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 10K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, quarantine, plague, bio weapon, virus, blood, death, on the run, survival, rescue, pregnancy, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, asia, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 36K
Morgan (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corporate risk-management consultant must determine whether or not to terminate an artificial being's life that was made in a laboratory environment.
Style: suspense, twist ending, surprise ending, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, artificial intelligence, isolation, moral dilemma, assassin, danger, fight, experiment, brutality, escape, psychologist, surveillance ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 80K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Henry, a newly resurrected cyborg who must save his wife/creator from the clutches of a psychotic tyrant with telekinetic powers, AKAN, and his army of mercenaries. Fighting alongside Henry is Jimmy, who is Henry's only hope to make it through ...
Style: stylized, exciting, bloody, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: violence, murder, car chase, chase, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, gunfight, fight scenes, gore, conspiracy, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 47K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: futuristic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, slasher, murder, serial killer, survival, good versus evil, spacecraft, psychopath, outer space, danger, cryogenics, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, post apocalyptic, bio weapon, apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalypse, mutant, monster, pistol, female soldier, female fighter ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, maze, fight, zombie, murder, city, battle, scientist, living dead, survival, pandemic ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 5K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, nightclub, gambling, sex, corruption, police, driving, drugs, cocaine, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hong kong, texas, montenegro, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.
Style: surprise ending, sinister, suspense
Plot: fbi, terrorist, attack, secret service, agent, president, bible, stealing a car, fbi agent, gas explosion, body count, cockney accent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, north carolina, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: armored car, watchtower, kicking in a door, innocent person killed, explosion, loss of friend, oil, threatened with a knife, helicopter, rescue, gunfight, arrest ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, prison, rescue, danger, confined, heroes, master warrior, chases and races, on the run, tough heroes, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: jungle, mixed martial arts, human prey, retired, swimming pool, held at gunpoint, gasoline, beating, survival, beaten to death, interrogation, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 84K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, one against many, terrorism, tough guy, bomb, obsession, justice, death of daughter, hand to hand combat, mercilessness, investigation, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, scotland yard, usa, america, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, sadistic psychopath, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, maniac, death, stabbed to death, halloween costume ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 576K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: death of protagonist, superhero, chase, survival, older man younger man relationship, road trip, mutant, apocalypse, evil corporation, little girl, father daughter relationship, fight scenes ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: martial arts, dictatorship, political corruption, assassination plot, murder, violence, corruption, revenge, spy, chase, dark future, corrupt politician ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: terrorist, mentor, revenge, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorism, spy hero, nuclear war, russian, conspiracy, one man army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, romania, virginia, rome italy, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Armed Response (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a team of highly trained operatives who find themselves trapped inside an isolated military compound.
Style: dark, surprise ending, macabre, gothic, suspense
Plot: lens flare, power outage, brawl, redemption, shot in the shoulder, laptop, loss of child, filmed killing, bulletproof vest, darkness, revelation, aerial shot ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle chase, vigilantism, social decay, gang, chase, rivalry, deadly, wild ride, gory, chaos, urban, underdog ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
24 Hours to Live (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An assassin seeks redemption after being given a second chance at life.
Style: suspense, disturbing, enigmatic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, assassin, reincarnation, rescue, haunted by the past, stylized violence, mercilessness, tragic hero, conspiracy, gunfight, murder, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, florida, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, police chase, corrupt cop, death of friend, one against many, martial arts, spy, self mutilation, foot chase, husband wife relationship, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: violence, navy seal, vendetta, ex soldier, danger, anti hero, high school football, home invasion, sniper rifle, tow truck, broken arm, kicked in the stomach ...
Time: 2000s
Place: north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 7K
Final Score (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save the 35,000 capacity crowd, one of which is the daughter of his fallen comrade.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: unlikely hero, terrorism, one against many, haunted by the past, survival, russian, foot chase, hostage, rescue attempt, race against time, fake identity, dark past ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s
Place: russia, tower bridge london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 9K
Dark Angel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heroin, danger, undercover cop, evidence, save the world, deadly, reluctant partners, working undercover, partners against crime, deadly creature, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: stylized, scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, post apocalypse, future dystopia, pandemic, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, genetic engineering, mutant, hand to hand combat ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 53K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Colombia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, terrorist, political corruption, secret agent, danger, machismo, betrayal, terrorist group, surveillance, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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