Movies like Monos

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Monos (2019)
 6.9
 15K
Monos (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Uruguay, USA, Switzerland, Denmark, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Style: ambiguous ending, avant garde, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: teenage boy, child soldier, violence, teenage girl, chase, surrealism, firearm, escape, rescue, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, jungle, motorcycle, hostage, sex scene, battles, weapons, gun, birthday, bunker, male nudity, doctor, boat, river, helicopter ...

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Most similar movies to Monos

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and exciting films with plots about murder, violence, death, gun, danger, blood and chase mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Monos: Deep Water (2000), Blood Diamond (2006), The Zone (2007), Sorcerer (1977), 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deep Water (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hotshot Navy special ops guys get assigned to take a cruise to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter. Once the voyage is under way, somehow a nuke A) gets lost in the vicinity, and goes off. The resulting tidal wave capsizes the cruise ship, and its ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, one against many, hostage, survival, betrayal, kidnapping, teenage girl, conspiracy, fight, terrorist group ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 90s
Place: san francisco, pentagon, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.0
 507K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, bleak, intense, thought provoking ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, smuggling, greed, treasure hunt, rebel, journalism, black market, escapades, obsessive quest, terrorist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: africa, south africa, zimbabwe, morocco, angola ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.0
 5K
The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, violence, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, isolation, crimes, danger, confined, slum, escape, militia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.7
 19K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: danger, race against time, survival, redemption, jungle, oil company, dynamite, dangerous mission, rope bridge, existentialism, criminal, bandit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nicaragua, south america, jerusalem, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five backpackers, diving in a ruined underwater city, quickly learn they are not alone in the submerged caves.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: shark, shark attack, ruins, cave, underwater, great white shark, diving, killer shark, fear, survival horror, research, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Darkest Minds (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a disease kills 98% of America's children, the surviving 2% develop superpowers and are placed in internment camps. A 16-year-old girl escapes her camp and joins a group of other teens on the run from the government.
Style: romantic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, telekinesis, super powers, mind control, love and romance, runaway teen, good versus evil, superhuman powers, soldier, teenager, danger, escape ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, graphic violence, in the woods, parents and children, small town, crimes, murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, adventure, jungle, danger, colonialism, lion, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroes, culture clash, bridge ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: witness, murder, rifle, rescue, moral dilemma, danger, machismo, escape, deception, brutality, killer, redemption ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 7K
Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, stadium, political intrigue, graphic violence, race against time, zeppelin, state affairs, chases and races, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, beirut lebanon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 12K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Before the Storm (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, dark past, first love, manipulation, fight, teen angst, teenage boy, friendship, chase, husband wife relationship, terrorism, love ...
Time: 2000s
Place: eastern europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: homeless, survival, psychopath, chase, human prey, chases and races, deadly, hunting, isolation, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, espionage, conspiracy, undercover, murder, family, rescue, threat, manhunt, voyeurism, agent, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mercury Plains (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, exciting
Plot: excavation, fbi, illegal drugs, criminal, wound, male objectification, drugs, greed, desert, murder, gunfight, blood ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 36K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, underwater scene, boat, ocean or sea, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, danger, survival, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 9K
Man Down (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A haunted Afghanistan war veteran attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: delusion, post war, post apocalypse, military, mental illness, danger, mission, friendship, paranoia, husband wife relationship, violence, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Elizabeth, a sexually yielding policewoman is miserable in the narrow-minded town she is living, while Rita, a lonely eel-hatchery worker, is trying to escape from the sticky situations of her life.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: resurrection, death, police, feminist, policewoman, hanging, teenager, small town, violence, murder, surrealism, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, year 2006
Place: greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, hillbilly, adventure, rape, canoe, survival, friendship, survivor, rescue, danger, murder, nightmare ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gangster Kittens (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Story: An uncompromising portrait of the struggles of a resplendent teenager with an anarchic spirit, fighting to maintain her existence in the bleak urban landscape of London. Angel is a cool but troubled nymphet, disillusioned by the tedium and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: social injustice, violence, corruption, redemption, controversy, teenage sexuality, panties, sex scandal, lesbian, dominatrix, nudity (full frontal - brief), child abuse ...
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46%
Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.
Style: psychological, disturbing, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, fire, chinese, blood, helicopter, murder, military officer, military, friendship, deadly, heroism, soldier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 2K
Judy & Punch (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the anarchic town of Seaside, nowhere near the sea, puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead ...
Style: avant garde, rough, bleak, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: puppeteer, puppet, puppet show, surrealism, drunkenness, drinking alcohol, insanity, enlightenment, hiding place, escape, chase, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.0
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Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, antidote, on the run, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, unstoppable, dishonesty, special agents, working undercover, danger, master criminal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, chase, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, track down, one against many, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 135
Dead Bullet (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to turn his life around, a hard-luck gambler risks everything to sell stolen casino chips to a ruthless gunslinger. It's the worst bet of his life.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: gambler, chase, gambling, murder, love, greed, stolen money, casino, bet, revenge, money, bad luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 984
Canopy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Australia, Singapore
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between 2 young men becomes everything, when an Australian soldier takes refuge under the canopied jungles of Singapore, during the violent Japanese invasion in World War II. Jim is lost, injured and defenseless in a hostile, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: jungle, world war two, survival, communication problem, war, soldier, danger, military, escape, chase, very little dialogue, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: singapore, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy gay couple in Austin Texas allows a performance artist/hustler, Jonathon, to enter their lives while hiding from his past. His past with one of the couple will come back.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, blackmail, gay couple, cheating, betrayal, deception, murder, friendship, gay slur, lie, state trooper, duffel bag ...
Place: dallas texas, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Murder Me, Monster (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, France, Chile
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rural police officer Cruz investigates the bizarre case of a headless woman's body found in a remote region by the Andes Mountains. David, the husband of Cruz's lover Francisca, becomes the prime suspect and is sent to a local mental ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder investigation, violence, murder suspect, monster, night, mountain, corpse, murder, danger, deadly, morgue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%