Movies like The First Purge

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The First Purge (2018)
 5.1
 42K
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, mass death, social injustice, 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 rough films with plots about death, blood, violence, murder, blood splatter, shot in the chest and brutality 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, rebellion, female politician, 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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival horror, sniper, survival, assault rifle, machete, one day, gatling gun, apartment, motorcycle, masked man, violence, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ 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, tense, brutal, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: social injustice, murder, brutality, blood, party, night, massacre, violence, family in danger, survival, african american, experiment ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, martial arts, murder, chase, stalking, danger, psychopath, on the run, terrorism, mentally unstable, 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, bio weapon, virus, blood, death, on the run, survival, soldier, rescue, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, asia, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, pistol, female soldier, monster, post apocalypse, supernatural, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 79K
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, suspense ...
Plot: murder, car chase, violence, chase, mad scientist, extreme violence, stylized violence, revenge, gunfight, fight scenes, gore, cloning ...
Time: near future
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space station, slasher, murder, slasher killer, serial killer, danger, outer space, survival, spacecraft, psychopath, good versus evil, scientist ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, surprise ending, tragic ending, sinister
Plot: desert, cure, city, scientist, battle, zombie, fight, murder, survival, good versus evil, doctor, illness ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, intense, suspenseful, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, isolation, violence, assassin, danger, fight, brutality, escape, moral dilemma, surveillance, experiment, psychologist ...
Time: future, contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 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 car, driving, police, drugs, cocaine, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, atlanta georgia, texas, hong kong, 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, suspenseful, serious ...
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, california, florida
⇓ 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: uzi, hit with a chair, body landing on a car, destruction, tied up, undercover agent, kicking in a door, innocent person killed, taekwondo, watchtower, hotel fight, spy ...
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: jungle, mixed martial arts, retired, human prey, impalement, knocked out, wet t shirt, muscleman, waterfall, campfire, neck breaking, martial arts ...
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, light, surprise ending
Plot: alien, survival, invasion, police officer, head butt, severed leg, subway station, hand grenade, warrior, walkie talkie, fictional war, blindness ...
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, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, halloween costume ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 81K
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: tough guy, terrorism, revenge, bomb, obsession, justice, one against many, death of daughter, betrayal, mercilessness, dark past, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, america, usa, big ben london, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 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, escape, party, gore, gory, hotel, rescue, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: terrorist, revenge, mentor, counter terrorism, recruit, terrorism, terrorist plot, nuclear war, spy hero, one man army, bomb, cia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: virginia, warsaw poland, rome italy, istanbul turkey, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 556K
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, chase, survival, superhero, older man younger man relationship, road trip, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
⇓ 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: military, hallucination, beard, bicycle accident, maximum security prison, security system, drowning in a bathtub, foot chase, chase, paranoia, bomb, bathtub ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, bleak, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: social decay, gang, motorcycle chase, vigilantism, chase, rivalry, vengeance, survival, chaos, wild ride, woman in danger, underdog ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 31K
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, police brutality, surveillance, disarming someone, female doctor, policewoman, one against many, assassin, martial arts, stick fight ...
Time: near future, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, assassin, reincarnation, haunted by the past, rescue, stylized violence, conspiracy, tragic hero, dark hero, near death experience, one against many, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south africa, hong kong, florida, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: chase, survival, revenge, spy, foot chase, husband wife relationship, death of friend, self mutilation, corrupt cop, police chase, police, brutality ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ 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: surprise ending, suspense, futuristic, sinister
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, shower, love, stabbed in the chest, brutality, flashback, punched in the face, blood, hypodermic needle, spy, cigar smoking ...
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, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, apocalypse, survival, chaos, zombie, siege, danger, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, vestiges of humanity, genetically altered ...
Time: future, near future, year 1977
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: nuclear threat, soldier, military, race against time, one man army, massacre, super soldier, superhuman, dynamite, super strength, police car, hostage ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ 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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, genetic engineering, future dystopia, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, hand to hand combat, mutant, pandemic, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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