Movies like Galveston

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Galveston (2018)
 6.2
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Galveston (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a violent encounter with his boss' men, Roy finds a prostitute and sees something in her frightened, defiant eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, road movie
Plot: hitman, hurricane, prostitute, cancer, illness, storm, murder, revenge, sea, vengeance, mother daughter relationship, anger, car accident, motel, crimes, family relations, danger, laundry, prison, dancing, lawyer, sex scene, hospital, beach, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008, year 1988
Place: texas, usa, new orleans

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, hitman, deadly, vengeance and gunfight mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Galveston: Hell or High Water (2016), John Wick (2014), Live by Night (2016), The Last Hit Man (2008), Best Seller (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
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Plot: bank robbery, brother, gunfight, bank robber, criminal, desperation, heist, robbery, stolen money, redemption, peril, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, california
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, lone hero, vigilante, tough guy, dark hero, gunfight, crime boss, revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city
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Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
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The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, hitman, danger, family relations, partners, crimes, terminal illness, parents and children, save the day, track down, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
67%
To Love and Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fun-loving 30-something (Shiri Appleby) with abandonment issues becomes convinced that her dating problems will be resolved if she can only track down the father she never knew. When she finds him (Tim Matheson), she discovers that he's an ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, family relations, danger, parents and children, father daughter reunion, female protagonist, murder, rivalry, friendship, escapades, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maria (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a former BlackRose cartel assassin deliberately betrays them by refusing to complete her mission, the cartel orders her execution. Unbeknownst to them, she fakes her own death and is able to create a new life of her own. When the cartel ...
Style: tense, brutal, captivating, exciting
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Tears for the Dead (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Abandoned by his mother shortly after immigrating to America, Gon is raised by the mafia and grows up to become a cold-blooded hitman. Though usually flawless in taking out his targets, Gon makes a terrible mistake of killing an innocent young girl. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, psychological
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Place: south korea, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Lonely Woman (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Lonely Woman is about a docile and shy girl, Annie, (Youlika Skafida) an orphan from Greece who all she wanted was to have parents. After living in an orphanage her first 12 years, an elderly wealthy American couple finally adopts her giving her a ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
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Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
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Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
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Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Story: A 5 member gang, led by Seok-Tae (Kim Yun-Seok), kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa-Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old (Yeo Jin-Goo) and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Term Life (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on ...
Style: captivating, sincere, exciting, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Abducted (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, disturbing ...
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, danger, rescue, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, wilderness, siblings relations, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, murder, mother son relationship, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Stalked By My Neighbor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl and her mother escape to suburban safety after a home invasion scares them out of the city, but they're soon menaced by a sinister figure.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, twists and turns
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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