Movies like House of the Rising Sun

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House of the Rising Sun (2011)
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House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible for this crime in an effort to clear his own name. Ray must get to the bottom of this as both the mob and cops start to close in on him as their target suspect.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, gangsters, investigation, law enforcement, on the run, protagonist as suspect, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, tough heroes, empire, poor, graphic violence, sexual content, christmas, revenge, police officer, burglar, betrayal, murder, hip hop, gunfight, traitor, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to House of the Rising Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, deadly and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like House of the Rising Sun: Tough Luck (2003), Bad Karma (2012), Caught in the Crossfire (2010), The Heavy (2009), Dirty Little Trick (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, frame up, crime gone awry, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
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95%
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, gang, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, police corruption, rivalry, friendship, mafia, gangsters, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, sibling rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, violence, mafia, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Dirty Little Trick (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up a beautiful young hitch-hiker, Michael Anderson finds himself living in his worst possible nightmare.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, frame up, heroes, crimes, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, gambling, serial killer, police corruption, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, kidnapping, empire, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Candidate (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of blackmailers who threaten to expose him as the killer. But ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, track down, investigation, frame up, cons and scams, law firm, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, life is a bitch, inadvertently ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Streets of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police officer's partner has died during Hurricane Katrina, but he later discovers that his partner may have been murdered. An investigation follows, taking the officer and his new partner into the depths of the criminal underworld.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, undercover, chaos and mayhem, crimes, gunfight, ghetto, police, gangsters, hurricane katrina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Suddenly (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four assassins led by Baron, pose as Secret Service agents to commandeer the house of war-widow ELLEN. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, home invasion, secret service agent, small town, crimes, sniper, secret service, save the day, woman in danger, haunted by the past, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, one man army, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, british columbia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, organized crime, criminal, murder, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, death, police, accidental death, survival, communication problem, misfit, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, empire, swat team, armed forces ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, car chase, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, hunting, chase, hunter, wilderness, isolation, crimes, confined, witnessing a crime, travel, thirst ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, mojave desert, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, police investigation, partners, race against time, woman in danger, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, swamp, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, chase, isolation, drug dealing, survival, escapades, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Natasha (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, lesbian, lesbian sex, woman in danger, partners, crimes, reluctant partners, murder, village, hitman, females talking about sex, sex with teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Picture Claire (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then the police mistake her for Lily Warden, a sinister woman who ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, chase, murder, theft, crimes, dishonesty, police, investigation, woman in danger, photographer, arson, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, bahamas, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, politics, espionage, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: accident, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, manhunt, hitman, car chase, strong violent content, betrayal, on the run, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, murder investigation, patient, false accusation, frame up, amateur detective, on the run, protagonist as suspect, who done it, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, un, martial arts, heroes, secret agents, crimes, mysterious character, save the day, partners, master warrior, race against time, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, usa, korea, new york, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%