Movies like The First Purge

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The First Purge (2018)
 5.1
 40K
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, experiment, nazism, sadism, money, politics, terrorism, racism, fighting the system, african american, night, nightmare, class differences, atrocity, gory violence, social injustice, mass death, political oppression, psychological thriller, secret police, human rights, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and serious films with plots about death, violence, blood, blood splatter, brutality, knife and murder 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), Hardcore Henry (2015). 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: suspense, brutal, bloody, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, female politician, rebellion, election, social injustice ...
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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, sniper, survival, motorcycle, apartment, masked man, revenge, violence, gatling gun, one day, assault rifle, machete ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 180K
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, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, chaos, social decay, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, brutal, rough ...
Plot: social injustice, murder, brutality, blood, party, night, massacre, violence, family in danger, survival, african american, surrealism ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 656
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, martial arts, on the run, psychopath, chase, stalking, danger, terrorism, law enforcement, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: moscow russia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, quarantine, plague, virus, blood, death, soldier, race against time, chaos, bio weapon, pregnancy, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, vietnam, asia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 75K
Hardcore Henry (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
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, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, gunfight, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, fight scenes, gore, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspense, tragic ending, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: desert, cure, murder, city, battle, zombie, fight, scientist, survival, good versus evil, illness, runner ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, zombie, bio weapon, end of the world, post apocalyptic, mutant, female soldier, pistol, monster, supernatural, chases and races, survival ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 46K
Jason X (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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, slasher killer, serial killer, danger, survival, spacecraft, outer space, psychopath, good versus evil, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 4K
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, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, nightclub, gambling, corruption, african american, police car, driving, police, sex, drugs, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, hong kong, texas, atlanta georgia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, danger, survival, psychopath, death, human monster, gory, vengeance, escapades, out of the way ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: american flag, death, escape, stabbed in the chest, brutality, security camera, murder, fire, faked death, man with glasses, saxophone, seduction ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: mixed martial arts, jungle, retired, human prey, spear, booby trap, evil man, river, helicopter, regret, fight, threatened with a knife ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 15K
Beyond Skyline (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Mark Corley storms his way onto an alien spaceship to rescue his estranged son. When the ship crashes in Southeast Asia, he forges an alliance with a band of survivors to take back the planet once and for all.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, light
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, subway, forest, exploding body, widower, chaos, one against many, female fighter, brawl, moon ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, psychological, rough, scary, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 35K
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, surprise ending, twist ending, intense, tricky ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, cloning, violence, isolation, robot, suicide, death, scientist, psychologist, mutant, genetics, science ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, terrorist, mentor, recruit, counter terrorism, terrorist plot, terrorism, one man army, cia, nuclear war, spy hero, bomb ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, warsaw poland, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 542K
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: chase, survival, superhero, death of protagonist, road trip, older man younger man relationship, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 42K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, mercenary, gore, escape, party, gory, hotel, confined, killing off one by one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspense, macabre, dark, gothic, surprise ending
Plot: punched in the face, scientist, military, blood, suspicion, commando, helmet, paranoia, soldier, hallucination, bomb, chase ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 28K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hotel, riot police, nurse, megacorporation, technology, one against many, near death experience, policewoman, surveillance, hand to hand combat, kicked in the face, power outage ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, soldier, military, nuclear threat, super soldier, super strength, superhuman, dynamite, massacre, police car ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 45K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
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, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, terrorist, bravery, rescue, investigation, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sinister, surprise ending
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, undercover, presumed dead, chase, pistol, punched in the face, bar, blood, spy, hypodermic needle, fear ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 26K
The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, survival, zombie, chaos, danger, siege, rivalry, heroic mission, future dystopia, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, year 1977, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, motorcycle chase, social decay, chase, rivalry, gang, society, urban, underdog, crimes, wild ride, danger ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heroin, danger, undercover cop, evidence, save the world, deadly, working undercover, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, deadly creature, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, genetic engineering, future dystopia, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, pandemic, hand to hand combat, mutant, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: hotel, police, gun, school bus, american flag, murder, violence, bare breasts, escape, drugs, mayor, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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