Movies like Banshee 2006

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Banshee (2006)
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Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car back, and wants Sage dead. Sage also deals with treacherous fellow criminals, and a cop who wants her in jail, or wants to start a relationship (he hasn't decided yet).
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, exciting, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, heist, psychopath, car chase, master criminal, mind game, race against time, criminal's revenge, car thief, hostage, chase, rivalry, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, rookie, car, danger, deadly, chases and races, female director, crime, hostages
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, serial killer, psychopath and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Banshee: Dot.Kill (2005), Killing Words (2003), Pursued (2004), The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005), American Perfect (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, prison life, law enforcement, confined, psychopath, prison, woman in danger, manipulation, rivalry, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, mind game, track down, crimes, race against time, rivalry, terminal illness, computers and web, killer, technology ...
Time: contemporary
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Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, abduction, murder, woman in danger, haunted by the past, vengeance, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, monologue, videotaping, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary
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77%
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Pursued (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fast rising hi-tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, undercover, espionage, rivalry, stalking, prodigy, psychopath, crimes, false identity, fight, blackmail, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Hunt for the BTK Killer (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 31 years at-large, detectives in Wichita, Kansas hone in on the serial killer known as BTK.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, crimes, master criminal, stalking, police investigation, psychopath, law enforcement, mind game, special agents, church, stalker ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, on the road, desert, psychiatrist, rivalry, on the run, obsessive quest, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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64%
 5.1
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Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, gangsters, track down, chase, dishonesty, drug dealing, car chase, psychopath, hitman, drug abuse, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
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The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, psychopath, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, murder, assassin, empire, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, investigation, vengeance, haunted by the past, serial killer, psychopath, law enforcement, track down, murder, who done it, vigilantism, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 184
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, cynical, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, crimes, psychopath, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, male nudity, female nudity, voyeurism, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 903
Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, chase, psychopath, on the road, college life, crimes, serial killer, empire, stalking, woman in danger, college, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
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The Keeper (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, psychopath, hostage, woman in danger, deputy sheriff, riddles and clues, mind game, who done it, isolation, captivity, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psycho, psychopath, crimes, rescue, confined, rivalry, adventure, captivity, uninhibited rivalry, woman in danger, kidnapping, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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58%
The Prophet's Game (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, riddles and clues, mystery, investigation, vengeance, crimes, obsession, death of daughter, uncover truth, ex cop, judiciary ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, murder, rivalry, who done it, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
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12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, kidnapped, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, heist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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B.T.K. Killer (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, life is a bitch, police investigation, chase, mind game, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, serial murder, murderer ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, kansas
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51%
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Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, murder, teenage life, track down, law enforcement, lovers on the run, violence spree, chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, wyoming
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49%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, serial killer, missing person, crimes, rescue, family in danger, hostage, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
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46%
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1st to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A homicide inspector -- Lindsay Boxer -- who teams with three other professional women to catch an ingenious serial killer targeting newlyweds on their wedding nights.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, dark
Plot: serial killer, mystery, mind game, who done it, murder, track down, partners against crime, master criminal, wedding, psychopath, terminal illness, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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46%
Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, missing person, rivalry, terrorism, chase, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
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46%
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Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, odd couple, crime gone awry, chase, heist, rivalry, murder, desert, kidnapping, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
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45%
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Son of Sam (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This chilling tale recounts the late 70's in New York City, when a serial killer on the loose dubbed "Son of Sam" creates havoc. When arrested, "Son of Sam" tells police he was influenced by a satanic cult. New York would ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, murderer, satanist ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
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Women (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town detective while investigating the disappearance of a local woman comes across an unassuming Sociology professor who is hiding a secret life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: abduction, psychopath, serial killer, police procedural, police investigation, murder investigation, suspicion, instructor, murder mystery, evidence, chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, heist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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40%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: slasher, suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, mind game, psychopath, obsession, isolation, captivity, woman in danger, master criminal, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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39%
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The Net 2.0 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life of a young computer systems analyst is thrown into turmoil after arriving in Istanbul to start a new job. She soon finds her passport missing, her credit cards useless, her bank account empty and her identity stolen. As the story progresses ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, woman in danger, dishonesty, life turned upside down, mind game, crimes, frame up, mistaken identity, disorder, police investigation, law enforcement, computer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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39%