Movies like Hold the Dark

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Hold the Dark (2018)
 5.6
 35K
Hold the Dark (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the grim Alaskan winter, a naturalist hunts for wolves blamed for killing a local boy, but he soon finds himself swept into a chilling mystery.
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, brutal
Plot: hunter, wolf, murder, police, writers, soldier, dark secret, child murder investigation, murder investigation, police investigation, survival, blood, feral man, characters killed one by one, wolf pack, gunfight, motel room, hot spring, netflix, female nudity, missing person, female police officer, policewoman, breasts, missing ...
Place: alaska

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Most similar movies to Hold the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and exciting films with plots about murder, danger, gunfight, crimes, violence, blood and chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Hold the Dark: On the Ice (2011), The Wolves (1996), Southern Comfort (1981), The Grey (2011), The Edge (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
100%
 5.7
 68
The Wolves (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Blackie Blacavov and his sister Barbara inherit 50,000 acres of Alaskan wilderness, he tries to live a more harmonious, natural existence on the land. But Barbara, without informing Blackie, gives mining exploration rights to King, a ...
Plot: wolf, wilderness, toxic waste, hunter, corporate greed, poaching
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Southern Comfort (1981)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition and in a strange country, their experience begins to mirror ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: swamp, wilderness, survival, soldier, murder, cajun, on the run, killing an animal, trap, gore, poacher, joke ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, texas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 247K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, wolf, dangerous animal, forces of nature, air disaster, snow, isolation, wolf pack, stranded, male camaraderie, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 71K
The Edge (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plane carrying wealthy Charles Morse crashes down in the Alaskan wilderness. Together with the two other passengers, photographer Robert and assistant Stephen, Charles devises a plan to help them reach civilization. However, his biggest obstacle ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, grizzly bear, animal horror, marital infidelity, adventure, danger, rivalry, photographer, bear attack, crash, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sugar Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers, down on their luck, fake a disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness so they'll have a great survival story to sell, but the hoax turns out to be more real than they planned.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: brother brother relationship, prison, mishap, brothers, desert, plan, brother, survival, deception, wilderness, police investigation, bullying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Project X-Traction (2022)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Story: When a China-run oil refinery is attacked in Mosul, Iraq, a Chinese private security contractor is called in to extract the oil workers. He learns, however, that the attackers’ real plan is to steal a fortune in oil, and teams up with an American ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: survival, blood, danger, chase, escapades, murder, runaway, society, rescue, hopes, soldier, friendship ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shooting Heroin (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small town community comes together to eradicate the heroin epidemic from its midst by whatever means necessary.
Style: exciting, disturbing
Plot: police, violence, revenge, murder, sibling relationship, firearm, police officer, crimes, murder investigation, conflict, child in peril, suspect ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 28K
Runaway Train (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hardened convict and a younger prisoner escape from a brutal prison in the middle of winter only to find themselves on an out-of-control train with a female railway worker while being pursued by the vengeful head of security.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense, intense ...
Plot: train, chases and races, train ride, prison warden, wilderness, survival, secret hideout, race against time, save the day, adventure, prison escape, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
River Runs Red (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, police, vengeance, vigilantism, conspiracy, justice, danger, crimes, gunfight, corruption, violence, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, deadly, crime, crimes, hitman, police officer, murder, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, in the woods, parents and children, small town, graphic violence, forest, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, deadly, undercover, heroes, race against time, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 13K
Trauma Center (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lt. Wakes is a vengeful police detective determined to solve the murders of his partner and an informant, and joins forces with a witness injured during the shootings. After the killers pursue the witness across the abandoned floor of a hospital, ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: asthma, murder, hospital, chase, pursuit, danger, police investigation, corrupt cop, hunt down, crimes, woman in danger, damsel in distress ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 285K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, dark, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, insomnia, investigator, murder, small town, guilt, fbi, investigation, police corruption, police detective, snow, murderer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, united states, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Into the Grizzly Maze (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: bear attack, grizzly bear, survival, wilderness, bear, danger, dangerous animal, siblings relations, family relations, animal attack, camping, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: alaska, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 5K
Downrange (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stranded at the side of the road after a tire blowout, a group of friends become targets for an enigmatic sniper.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: survival, sniper, blood, car accident, murder, road trip, gore, on the road, strafing, dartboard, police, survival horror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 195
Ladykillers (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective enlists her boyfriend to help her track down a murderer picking off the dancers at an upscale male strip club in Los Angeles.
Style: captivating, suspense, enigmatic, tense
Plot: policewoman, murder mystery, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, female police officer, strip club, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, beefcake, male stripper ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: murder, false accusation, snitch, chase, police, father son relationship, murder investigation, falsely accused, relationships, crimes, police investigation, accusation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, rescue, threat, voyeurism, manhunt, agent, cia ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.7
 145
Jesse (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nassau County, New York Police detective Jesse turns vigilante as she investigates her brother's murder and enters into a world of crime, corruption, and shocking deception.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: female police detective, female vigilante, police officer, drug deal, police detective, murder investigation, nypd, who done it, partners, escapades, evidence, heroes ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 34K
Straw Dogs (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: rape, home invasion, teasing, self defense, small town, machismo, vengeance, spouse in danger, deadly, crimes, danger, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, mississippi, southern usa, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, good versus evil, murder, ninja, danger, master warrior, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The White Storm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An operation against the notorious druglord in Thailand changed the destiny of a HK narcotic team- the workaholic captain lost his men and bright career; the loyal officer was abandoned and went missing; the undercover cop who was salvaged chose to ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, brutal
Plot: undercover cop, brotherhood, gunfight, drugs, police officer, police shootout, drug trade, police officer killed, police, survival, fight, police officer shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.7
 198
Criticsized (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer taunts police while increasing the body count on live streaming TV.
Style: psychotronic, tense, scary, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, murder, internet, serial killer, manipulation, killer, serial murder, chase, psychopath, danger, violence, police officer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 504
Death Valley (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four friends head to the desert to attend a winter rave. Instead, it turns into the trip to hell when they meet up with a couple of bad locals.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, crimes, deadly, danger, escapades, buddies, gang, rivalry, chases and races, murder, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, serial killer, police detective, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Force of Nature (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a heist during a hurricane and encounter trouble when a disgraced cop tries to force everyone in the building to evacuate.
Style: tense, disturbing, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: natural disaster, art theft, hurricane, storm, robbery, police investigation, good versus evil, race against time, retired cop, police raid, hunt down, unlikely friendships ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 450
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, heroes, one against many, gunfight, terrorist, behind enemy lines, chases and races, crimes, danger, starting over, assassination, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Kill Team (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: behind enemy lines, war crime, moral dilemma, military, murder, american soldier, soldier, brutality, heroes, machismo, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 2000s, year 2009
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%