Movies like Primal

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Primal (2019)
 4.9
 4K
Primal (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A big-game hunter for zoos who has booked passage on a Greek shipping freighter with a fresh haul of exotic and deadly animals from the Amazon, including a rare white Jaguar - along with a political assassin being extradited to the U.S in secret. Two days into the journey, the assassin escapes and releases the captive animals, throwing the ship into chaos.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: war criminal, cargo ship, assassin, wild animal, villain, animal attack, escaped prisoner, extradition, jaguar, big game hunter, danger, deadly, sea voyage, anti hero, amazon, serial killer, mercenary, professional killer, psycho killer, parrot, naval officer, amazon rainforest, caribbean sea, tranquilizer, neurologist ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Primal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, heroes, hitman and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Primal: Interrogation (2016), Covert Operation (2014), The Bad Son (2007), Royal Kill (2009), King of Triads (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Interrogation (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the FBI receives a threat that endangers the entire city, an interrogator and an I.T. specialist are plunged into a series of mind games with a criminal mastermind, desperately racing against time to uncover the villain's true agenda as ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, threat, deadly, fbi agent, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, death, disorder, murder, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Covert Operation (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter trapped in Asia, is promised his freedom in return for a rescue mission. On his search for the missing British secret service agent, he travels between the border of China and North Korea, where the mission takes a turn for the worst.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, soldier, rivalry, undercover, danger, crimes, rescue attempt, escapades, behind enemy lines, military base, plan, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.5
 218
The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, life is a bitch, parents and children, danger, murder, mother son relationship, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 2.9
 514
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, danger, assassination, bodyguard, heir, save the princess, crimes, deadly, assassination attempt, mission, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 521
King of Triads (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: triad, rivalry, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, betrayal, martial arts, killer, murder, danger, redemption, women fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.2
 2K
Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, police detective, danger, partners, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, promotion, mystery, partners against crime, superior officer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, danger, rivalry, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.5
 936
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, assassin, betrayal, cia, conspiracy, on the run, save the day, adventure, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 539
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, strong violent content, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.6
 490
Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, battles, hollywood, crimes, shaolin monk, entrapment, shaolin kung fu, danger, chase, performer's life, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 3K
88 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman comes to in a roadside diner with no idea where she is or how she got there. Split between two timelines, she gets taken on a violent journey as she seeks out the person responsible for her lover's death.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, vengeance, crimes, on the run, deadly, danger, violence, female director, diner, bowling, mini dress, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.6
 3K
Cold Blood (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Ukraine, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A legendary but retired hit man lives in peace and isolation in the barren North American wilderness. When he rescues a woman from a snowmobiling accident, he soon discovers that she's harboring a secret that forces him to return to his lethal ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: hitman, mysterious woman, danger, murder, rescue, escapades, deadly, gunfight, crimes
Time: contemporary
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 842
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, danger, violence, heroes, low lives, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 878
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action
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, profanity, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 3K
Kill Chain (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hotel room shootout between two assassins kicks off a long night where bodies fall like dominoes, as we follow a chain of crooked cops, gangsters, hitmen, a femme Fatale and an ex-mercenary through a relay of murder, betrayal, revenge and ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, brutal, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, corrupt police, hitman, police corruption, friendship, brutality, organized crime, corpse, cruelty, held at gunpoint, rage, beating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 9K
D-Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: 9 years ago Wali Khan (Irrfan Khan) was sent into Karachi, Pakistan by the Chief of RAW Ashwini Rao (Nasser) to report the activities of The Most Wanted Man in India. 9 days ago Rudra Pratap Singh (Arjun Rampal) Indian Armed Forces, MARCOS unit, ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: spy, bollywood, behind enemy lines, terrorism, mission gone awry, danger, espionage, working undercover, rivalry, manhunt, terrorist, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, pakistan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.9
 387
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, soldier, one man army, danger, heroic mission, profanity, tough heroes, escapades, race against time, daring rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 459
Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mandrill (M. Zaror) is a high-level assassin whose parents many years ago were slaughtered in cold blood by a ruthless drug lord. Now he finds himself finally in a position to get his revenge. But since it falls in love precisely in the pretty ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry, fall in love, seductive man, seduction, seductive behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, brutal, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, injustice, life is a bitch, twists & turns, crimes, corruption, brutality, death, violence, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 17K
Everly (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After she betrays a powerful mob boss, a woman matches wits and weaponry with a legion of killers who are out to collect the bounty on the heads of her and her family.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong female lead, survival, assassination attempt, woman in danger, crimes, danger, woman kills a man, deadly, violence spree, isolation, gangsters, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Millionaire Tour (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Impressive debut feature from writer director Inon Shampanier. A man needs to convince his kidknappers that they have got the wrong person before they deliver him to his death.
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: danger, mind game, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, hijacking, taxi, mistaken identity, threat, confined, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 476
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, serial killer, strong sexual content, profiler, working undercover, deadly, chases and races, psychopath, tough heroes, superior officer, profanity, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, chase, buddies, crime gone awry, danger, dishonesty, desert, disorder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, crimes, chases and races, danger, chase, stalking, desert, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, terrorism, working undercover, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, good versus evil, escapades, race against time, danger, government agency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 234
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, state affairs, danger, assassination, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 558K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, kidnapping, vigilantism, dark hero, chase, human trafficking, woman in danger, daring rescue, father daughter relationship, abduction, rescue, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Universal Squadrons (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Captain Lance Deakin has returned home after serving his country in Iraq. In his civilian life, he is a Texan ranch handler who lives with his partner, Becca. Deakin tries to get back into his simple way of life but strange images, memories and ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: soldier, uncover truth, danger, homecoming, memory loss, military, gunfight, army, woman in danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%