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Villain (2020)
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, and he ends up using his life savings to calling in favours with mobster friends to try and help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family, danger, rivalry, life is a bitch, police, violence, family relations, debt, murder, society, small town, escapades, deadly, parents and children
Time: contemporary
Place: london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, rivalry, life is a bitch, deadly and police mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Villain: The Corrupted (2019), Inherit the Viper (2019), Wheelman (2017), Semper Fi (2019), Avengement (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, corruption, murder, society, family, escapades, danger, family relations, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Inherit the Viper (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, family, small town, danger, escapades, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, family relations, murder, police ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 16K
Wheelman (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A getaway driver for a bank robbery realizes he has been double crossed and races to find out who betrayed him.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, robbery, bag of money, driver, escapades, parents and children, rivalry, family relations, police, danger, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 2K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, brutality, dishonesty, violence, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, adaptation, society, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.5
 9K
Avengement (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vengeance, crimes, killer, organized crime, betrayal, danger, greed, death, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fbi, threat, danger, crimes, fbi agent, deadly, disorder, society, rivalry, life is a bitch, death, murder
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 539
The Brave (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, drug traffic, drug deal, industry, ambition, murder, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, life is a bitch, brutality, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Anjaam Pathiraa (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A psychologist with a keen interest in criminology gets entangled in a tough serial killer case which the police find hard to crack.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: police, forensics, danger, psychology, escapades, crimes, life is a bitch, friends, deadly, rivalry, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hard Night Falling (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Goro, a criminal mastermind, plot to steal a massive cache of gold from the Rossini family. Unbeknownst to Goro and his soldiers of fortune, one of Rossini's guest is a highly trained foreign operative who fights to not only save the hostages ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, goon, gold coin, hostage, danger, rivalry, escapades, family, crimes, murder, deadly, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 22K
Rustom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Rustom Pavri, an honourable officer of the Indian Navy shoots his friend Vikram to death after discovering that his wife Cynthia had an affair with the rich businessman. The Commander surrenders himself to the Police immediately and admits to have ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: naval officer, murder, love, danger, death, youth, crimes, escapades, rivalry, friendship, cuckold, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 4K
Hijacked (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, crimes, danger, hijacking, confined, secret agents, rivalry, airplane, murder, police officer, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, greed, crimes, drug lord, ex soldier, violence, murder, 15 year old, escapades, friendship, survival, vengeance ...
Place: usa, colombia, peru, andes mountains, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, danger, rescue, parents and children, wilderness, crimes, siblings relations, witnessing a crime, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 744
Dot.Kill (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The morphine-addicted detective Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. As he closes in on the killer, he realizes that it has become personal and that he is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, mind game, rivalry, crimes, deadly, track down, danger, race against time, computers and web, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 1K
Curfew (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When day becomes night, a strict curfew forces ordinary people to go pedal to the metal in a deadly race for freedom. During this contest, alliances and friendships are both made and lost.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: virus, curfew, competition, driver, adaptation, escapades, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, catastrophe, society ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 3K
Killerman (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A New York City money launderer desperately searches for answers after waking up with no memory, millions in stolen cash and drugs, and an insane crew of dirty cops violently hunting him down.
Style: disturbing, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, crimes, survival, danger, disorder, deadly, murder, police, gunfight, drug dealing, money laundering, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 4K
Tiger House (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, robbery, hiding, death, injury, danger, escapades, crimes, revenge, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 6K
The Last Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: family relations, rivalry, friendship, danger, society, murder, hopes, parents and children, redemption, dishonesty, life is a bitch, death ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, crimes, danger, police, police investigation, life is a bitch, obsession, reward
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, small town, in the woods, crimes, parents and children, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Enemy Territory (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gang, vampire, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, deadly, society, danger, ghetto, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 832
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, gangsters, parents and children, family problems, escape from reality, boxer, starting over, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Good Day for It (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family in danger, crimes, rivalry, reunion, vengeance, parents and children, forced into action, small town, homecoming, gang, save the day, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
 5K
Darkland (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Zaid is a successful heart surgeon with an expensive apartment and pregnant girlfriend. One night he gets a visit from his brother Yasin, who is desperate for money, but he refuses. Soon after, Yasin is found beaten to death and Zaid is overcome ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, drug lord, vigilante, brother brother relationship, drugs, police, beaten to death, masked vigilante, society, danger, guilt, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
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, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime, danger, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, murder, mafia, partners, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, deadly, violence spree, confined, heroes, criminal heroes, crimes, haunted by the past, gang, tough heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dead Man Running (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, rivalry, race against time, ultimatum, loan, gangsters, crimes, buddies, robbery, chases and races, crime, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 661
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, gang, crimes, parents and children, love and romance, danger, society, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.5
 7K
Term Life (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, mafia, deadly, survival, danger, self sacrifice, brutality, murder, love, obsession, gunfight, hiding ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 2K
Dog Bite Dog (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Cambodian man who has been trained to fight for money in his country is hired to kill someone in Hong Kong. He performs the hit and then flees from Hong Kong police, who are wrestling with internal problems of a model cop and his son, who is ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: chase, martial arts, crime, crimes, on the run, vengeance, law enforcement, hitman, danger, life is a bitch, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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