Movies like John Doe: Vigilante

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John Doe: Vigilante (2014)
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John Doe: Vigilante (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jamie Bamber portrays John Doe – a man accused of being a vigilante serial killer. As we await verdict on his trial, the film dissects the reasoning behind his actions which have divided the community. While imprisoned, a vigilante group called Speak for the Dead emerges in support of John Doe's cause elevating the debate about justice versus vengeance.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, fighting crime, crimes, violence spree, society, deadly, vigilante, serial killer, crime, graphic violence, wannabe, pedophile, sociopath, masked killer, killer, vengeance, violence, death, rapist, psychopath, torture, pedophilia, brutality, pervert, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to John Doe: Vigilante

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, danger, rivalry and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like John Doe: Vigilante: The Horseman (2008), In Bar (2007), Officer Down (2005), Crawl (2011), Duress (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Horseman (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tender drama unfolds between a grieving father and a troubled teenage girl as they drive northbound along the quiet outback roads of Australia. What she doesn't know is that between stops, he is leaving behind a bloody trail of bodies in a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: vengeance, rage, crimes, violence spree, vigilantism, realism, gory, hitchhiker, on the road, brutality, murder, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 7.0
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In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: gang, captivity, vigilantism, injustice, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, confined, sexual abuse, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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100%
 5.2
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Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting the system, uncover truth, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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55%
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Crawl (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, waitress, murder, crimes, confined, woman in danger, violence spree, mysterious character, deadly, small town, employer employee relationship, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.6
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Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, danger, family relations, blackmail, widower, father daughter relationship, murder, salvation, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.8
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Splinter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gang, vengeance, crimes, police corruption, uncover truth, serial killer, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, violence spree, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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49%
 5.7
 695
Storage (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Working at an underground city storage facility, a young man discovers evidence of a murder and vows to bring the killer to justice.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, obsession, injustice, vigilantism, frame up, deadly, storage unit, investigation, danger, death of father, evidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 26K
D-Tox (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic sanctuary becomes a nightmarish hellhole when a major snowstorm cuts off the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, special agents, violence spree, hospital, haunted by the past, mind game, crime, crimes, police officer, psychopath, psychiatrist, group therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, police detective, deadly, murderous pair, fighting crime, strangulation, crime, psychopath
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 683
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, family in danger, psychopath, stalking, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, graphic violence, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crimes, stalking, crime, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, uncover truth, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 325
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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43%
 7.1
 71K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, death, crimes, vigilantism, haunted by the past, deadly, revenge, homeless, violence, vigilante, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 729
Punished (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Real estate tycoon Wong Ho-Chiu (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) suffers great pain when his daughter Daisy (Janice Man) is kidnapped and killed. Wong Ho-Chiu turns to his trusted bodyguard Chor (Richie Ren) to seek out the perpetrators and exact revenge. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, manhunt, vigilantism, life turned upside down, track down, crimes, downfall, life is a bitch, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.2
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Bad Bizness (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After three women get killed, policewoman gets involved in the underworld of drugs and pornographic movies, when she starts investigating the case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexploitation film, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, prostitute, crimes, danger, strong sexual content, urban ghetto, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia
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41%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, domestic disturbance, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
6th Commandment Cross (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Meet Leonard, a man who will help you die with a smile on your face. A young attorney meets his client for the first time, a serial killer known as the "Smiley Face Killer", whose victims all died with a smile on their faces.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, euthanasia, mercy killing, lawyer, suicide, murder, rivalry, crime, angel of death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
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Smoke Screen (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra Brown’s “Smoke Screen” follows newswoman Britt Shelley (Jaime Pressly), who shockingly wakes up in bed next to the dead body of Detective Jay Burgess and is suspected of foul play. Five years prior, Jay’s lifelong friend Raley Gannon ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: politics, journalism, murder suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, media, deadly, society, crimes, journalist, female reporter, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Bastards (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual perversion, crimes, deadly, danger, society, confined, working class, social differences, woman in danger, violence spree, immigrants, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 450
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, police detective, serial killer, psychopath, track down, vigilantism, who done it, murder, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, diner, hostage, serial killer, hostages, confined, crime gone awry, isolation, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
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The Factory (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, investigation, crime, graphic violence, police detective, confined, crimes, chases and races, vigilantism, obsession, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 11K
Billa 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, criminal, fighting crime, danger, deadly, gang, partners against crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, battles, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: goa india, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.0
 462
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, manipulation, mystery, rivalry, dishonesty, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 125
Four Jacks (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four guys plot revenge on the businessman who ripped them off.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, blind ambition, dishonesty, buddies, mystery, betrayal, deadly, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sunday in the Country (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, vigilantism, country, vigilante, torture, confined, danger, hostages, mind game, rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, deadly, uncover truth, partners against crime, police investigation, family problems, life is a bitch, vengeance, law enforcement, track down, partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 1K
The Ungodly (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When struggling filmmaker inadvertently records a notorious serial killer in the middle of a murderous act, he decides to use the footage to blackmail the madman into being the subject of a disturbing new documentary.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, rape and murder, filmmaking, filmmaker, deadly, crimes, voyeurism, blackmail, rape, psychopath, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 714
Rainbow Eyes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Officers Kyung-yoon CHO and Eun-joo PARK are on the hunt a killer following duo of ghastly murders. The victims carry a common military past, and the secret of their past must be unraveled to find the killer.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, danger, deadly, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Counter Investigation (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, sexual abuse, serial killer, pedophile, death of daughter, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, death in the family, revenge plot, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%