Movies like The Contractor 2013

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The Contractor (2013)
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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 starts to grow suspicious of Javier and learns that he'd targeted the family all along. Now, to save her family, Elizabeth will have to take matters into her own hands.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, family in danger, crimes, stalking, dishonesty, graphic violence, couples, vengeance, strong female presence, woman in danger, fight, danger, deadly, chases and races, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Contractor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, murder, graphic violence and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Contractor: Dark Desire (2012), Surveillance (2006), Duress (2009), Good Day for It (2011), Shadow of Fear (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family in danger, investigation, crimes, murder, couples, dishonesty, uncover truth, love affair, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.9
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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: tense, psychological, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, murder, psychopath, manipulation, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, security guard, police, obsession, special agents, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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64%
 5.5
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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, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, salvation, murder, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Good Day for It (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family in danger, rivalry, vengeance, small town, gang, parents and children, homecoming, forced into action, save the day, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.4
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Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, hunted, woman in danger, psychopath, life turned upside down, crimes, possessed human, threat, family problems, possessed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, nightclub owner, self defense, architect, abduction, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, domestic violence, woman in underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.2
 744
Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, stalking, love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger, corrupt officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: sex maniac, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, crimes, track down, dishonesty, missing child, woman in danger, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry, nurse, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
No Brother of Mine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a woman sneaks away to visit her dying grandmother across the country, she returns into the clutches of her troubled brother.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: spouse in danger, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, family in danger, parents and children, couple relations, mystery, couples, dishonesty, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 764
Finish Line (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Minor league stock car racer Mitch Camponella gets closer to his NASCAR dreams when he's hired as private mechanic to a millionaire importer. But Mitch's ambition comes with a heavy price when he realizes that his new boss is a smuggler ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, arms dealing, unlikely criminals, smuggling, dishonesty, dream, manipulation, escapades, car chase, chase, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 2K
Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, safecracker, escapades, rivalry, double agent, petty criminal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, career criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (1994)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A therapist turns an unhappy wife on to a deadly fantasy game with her husband.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bondage, crimes, serial killer, sexual relations, woman in danger, obsession, strong sexual content, couple relations, policewoman, erotica, female nudity, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, serial killer, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, isolation, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, reluctant partners, partners, strong female presence, strong violent content, nightshift, woman in danger, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, danger, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, smuggling, graphic violence, hotel, train, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 854
Crawlspace (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Gates family dream house turns quickly into a nightmare when their life is disturbed by the deranged previous owner who plots to retake his home and the Gates children for his own - hiding in the house attic and methodically taking out all those ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, privacy invasion, stalking, crimes, graphic violence, uninvited guest, domestic disturbance, home invasion, survival, survival horror, struggle for survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, disorder, couples, vengeance, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, track down, hidden identity, dishonesty, graphic violence, female protagonist, organized crime, conspiracy, witness, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, murder, redemption, witness protection, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, u.s. marshal, new identity, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 17K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, stalker, police investigation, crimes, lapd, psychopath, obsession, crime investigation, police detective, policewoman, name calling, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 431
Suicide (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A failed businessman must kill himself to pay off a loan shark or his family will die, but a detective discovers the case turns on a shocking secret.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, race against time, family in danger, forced into action, save the day, psychotic, loan shark, blackmail, lawyer, escapades, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.7
 638
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
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 ⇓
48%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, gay, female psychopath, kidnapping, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%