Movies like Monster 2014

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Monster (2014)
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Monster (2014)
Original name: 몬스터
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho bitch” in her neighborhood. Bok-Soon’s relatively peaceful life with her sister is disrupted when they cross paths with a serial killer named Tae-Soo (Lee Min-ki). Tae-Soo kills Bok-Soon’s sister because she may have stumbled upon the truth of his murderous lifestyle. Bok-Soon’s rage consumes her completely, leading her to plot her revenge on Tae Soo.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, serial killer, murder, deadly, rivalry, gangsters, hitman, contests and competitions, law enforcement, criminal heroes, assassination
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, crime and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Monster: The Calling (2014), The Prodigy (2005), Crosshairs (2013), Bad Country (2014), Killers (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, crimes, danger, society, law enforcement, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, gang, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
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Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, sex trafficking, assassin, vengeance, estrangement, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, rivalry, prostitution, sex trade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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68%
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Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, investigation, police, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, snitch, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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Killers (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mr. Nomura is an eerily handsome, sharply dressed, sociopathic serial killer who preys on the women of Tokyo. In Jakarta, a world-weary journalist named Bayu finds himself unexpectedly falling into vigilantism after brutally killing two sadistic ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, strong violent content, deadly, violence, danger, death, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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60%
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Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly, psychopath, police investigation, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, teenage life, track down, lovers on the run, deadly, law enforcement, gory, murder, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, wyoming, usa
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59%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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59%
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Public Enemy (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A week later, the dead bodies of an old couple are discovered ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, serial killer, gangsters, deadly, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, martial arts, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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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
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57%
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The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, deaf, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, psychopath, crimes, reluctant partners, who done it, police investigation, law enforcement, female detective, dishonesty, partners, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
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Rockaway (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his old friend Dave, who describes the new forces of crime and ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: downfall, soldier, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, gangsters, life is a bitch, gang, law enforcement, homecoming, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, secret movement, deadly, danger, corruption, government, one man army, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
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Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, family life, psychopath, crimes, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, estrangement, fighting crime, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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2:13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police profiler has just returned from psychiatric leave only to find that he is caught up in a serial killer's rampage. Fighting to keep buried the trauma of his childhood, he must confront the all too-familiar flesh masks that the killer ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, danger, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, murder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
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55%
Facing the Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating what appears to be a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, vengeance, family problems, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hunt and Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Raghavan (Kamal Haasan) is an honest cop in Tamil Nadu. His wife Kayalvizhi (Kamalinee Mukerji) dies in a violent incident. Raghavan is deputized to investigate the murder of Rani, the daughter of his colleague Arokiya Raj (Prakash Raj) in a remote ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, deadly, crimes, police station, who done it, murder, rape and murder, law enforcement, crime, devious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Killers 2: The Beast (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, dangerous animal, gangsters, drug dealing, confined, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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54%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, murder, taxi driver, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, crime, deadly, police investigation, manhunt, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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54%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, crimes, murder, prison, violence, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, crimes, danger, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, mafia, murder, partners against crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, antwerp, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, manhunt, investigation, undercover, journalism, deadly, danger, couple relations, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, hong kong, cuba, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, undercover, adventure, rivalry, police investigation, gangsters, gory, law enforcement, murder, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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53%
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Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, who done it, crimes, femme fatale, danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, prison, law enforcement, deadly, redemption, police investigation, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, psychopath, rivalry, heroes, jungle, deadly, vengeance, good versus evil, law enforcement, dominatrix ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
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52%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, italian mafia, vengeance, rivalry, single parent, crimes, deadly, violence, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
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 ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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