Movies like Monos

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Monos (2019)
 7.0
 12K
Monos (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, 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: avant garde, ambiguous ending
Plot: teenager, motorcycle, violence, hostage, sex scene, weapons, gun, birthday, teenage girl, male nudity, doctor, boat, chase, river, helicopter, kissing, teenage boy, kiss, fire, cow, murder, female doctor, blood, cigarette smoking, bridge ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, gun, danger, chase, blood, death and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Monos: Ashanti (1979), Deep Water (2000), Wrecked (2010), Target (1985), Savage (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, slave, danger, village life, missing person, intrigue, hostages, race against time, village, terrorism, hostage, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.4
 335
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, tidal wave, survival, hostage, one against many, rescue mission, fight, terrorist group, kidnapping, conspiracy, betrayal ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, frogman, 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.3
 15K
Wrecked (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man awakens in a car wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. He can't remember who he is or how he got there, but a report over the radio fills in some of the blanks, as it describes a violent bank robbery and names a perpetrator who happens to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, captivating, tense ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: survival, alone, isolation, memory loss, memory, amnesia, murder, forest, hallucination, introspection, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.0
 4K
Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, parents and children, secret agents, daring rescue, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.0
 490
Savage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's summer, somewhere in the Dordogne, young people disappear. The wildest rumors circulate, we are talking about a feline prowling. Laura, seeks to elucidate the mystery and meets Paul, a strange writer who attracts him as much as he scares ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: missing person, police, camping, murder, sex scene, flashback, mysterious stranger, suspicion, danger, crimes, friendship, death ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing
Plot: neo noir, drug cartel, gunfight, cia, cartel, black ops, u.s. mexico border, explosion, brutality, little girl, violence, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: somalia, mexico, kansas city, texas, sonora
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 4K
The Island (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: David Warner leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation out in the Caribbean. Michael Caine is a reporter who goes out there with his son to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats. He runs ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, island, survival, kidnapping, isolation, rescue, supernatural, against the odds, missing person, heroic mission, time travel ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 284
Summerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When teacher Simon arrives in a small, secluded village to take over the local school, he is surprised to discover that his predecessor has disappeared without a trace - and that nobody seems too concerned about it. As Simon probes deeper into the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: blood, secret, disappearance, bridge, disease, island, student, teacher, discovery, small village, mystery, tenant ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.9
 5K
Demonlover (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, erotic, intense ...
Plot: espionage, murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, rise and fall, dishonesty, workplace situations, uninhibited rivalry, corporation, office, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ 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, political intrigue, stadium, graphic violence, race against time, zeppelin, state affairs, chases and races, deadly, danger, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, beirut lebanon, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 490K
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, intense, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: mercenary, gem, adventure, smuggling, treasure hunt, greed, rebel, journalism, black market, obsessive quest, smuggler, civil war ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 2003, year 1999
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, london, angola ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, race against time, haunted by the past, psychiatrist, danger, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, confined, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, 90s, year 1991
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 13K
The Clearing (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, contemplative, intense ...
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, ransom, negotiation, marital problem, marriage, psychopath, fbi, haunted by the past, family life, danger, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Island of the Bloody Plantation (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie by Kurt Raab.
Plot: iron, homosexual, death, coconut, gang rape, women in prison, female prisoner, island, prison, whip, pubic hair, punishment ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, scenic, tense ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, danger, survival, jungle, obsessive quest, bridge, colonialism, lion, heroes, adventurer, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 11K
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 ⇓
51%
 6.5
 113K
Nerve (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Industrious high school senior, Vee Delmonico, has had it with living life on the sidelines. When pressured by friends to join the popular online game Nerve, Vee decides to sign up for just one dare in what seems like harmless fun. But as she finds ...
Style: exciting, suspense, romantic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: game, teenage boy, technology, internet, rivalry, danger, computer cracker, party, teenage girl, courage, moral dilemma, surveillance ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: seattle washington, new york, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Shadow Effect (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: violence, memory loss, confusion, erased memory, blackout, paranoia, conspiracy, murder, brutality, deception, scientist, suspicion ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.1
 5K
7 Boxes (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Paraguay, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: chase, delivery, crimes, danger, teenage life, chases and races, gang, petty job, petty criminal, youth, teenage boy, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 177K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: dark, surreal, cult film, post modern, enigmatic ...
Plot: neo noir, surrealism, mystery, sexual perversion, small town, investigation, amateur detective, postmodernism, strong sexual content, woman in danger, hallucination, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 48K
Frantic (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing wife, kidnapping, espionage, rescue, jazz, missing person, woman in danger, doctor, neo noir, crimes, crime, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sign of Four (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: private detective, boat chase, treasure chest, river, doctor, chase, mystery, adventure, crime, crimes, treasure, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Boys Club (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three teenage boys in small-town Southern Ontario are thrilled when Luke Cooper, a mysterious American fugitive with a gunshot wound in his leg, decides to crash their secret hideout. Luke tells them that he's a cop on the run from corrupt ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, youth, coming of age, on the run, danger, psychopath, hostage, law enforcer killer, kidnapping, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Death in Granada (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: injustice, murder, investigation, fascism, deadly, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, journalism, writer's life ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 30s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: spain, europe, puerto rico, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, homeless, psychopath, chase, chases and races, deadly, hunting, isolation, escapades, rivalry, danger, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 2K
School's Out (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Pierre Hoffman joins St Joseph’s College to stand in for a young French teacher who threw himself from the window of his classroom. But he soon starts noticing strange behaviour from his Year 10 class.
Style: ambiguous ending, avant garde, enigmatic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: teen suicide, substitute teacher, school trip, french countryside, bullying, high school, teacher student relationship, ambiguity, teenager, alarm, student, ecology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 5K
Army of One (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, escape, on the run, frame up, police corruption, police investigation, criminal heroes, revenge, tough law enforcer, manhunt, partners, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 196K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, bleak, sentimental
Plot: murder, investigation, native american reservation, violence, snow, rape, mountain, forest, fbi, murder investigation, death, violence against women ...
Time: 2010s
Place: wyoming, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: murderous pair, honeymoon, serial killer, wilderness, psychopath, paranoia, escapades, manipulation, murder, survival, twists & turns, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, super powers, telekinesis, mind control, love and romance, good versus evil, escape, superhuman powers, danger, friendship, teenager, soldier ...
Time: near future
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%