Movies like Terror Among Us

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Terror Among Us (1981)
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Terror Among Us (1981)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police sergeant and a parole officer endeavor to stop a rapist-on-parole before he can follow through his threats on five women whom testifed against him years earlier.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, crime, life is a bitch, track down, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, woman in danger, warden, criminal's revenge, parole officer, obsession, coercion, prison, police, stalker, rapist, apartment, revenge, bound and gagged, parolee, serial rapist
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Terror Among Us

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, deadly and murder mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Terror Among Us: The Stranger (2010), Cold Steel (1987), Scar City (1998), Target (2004), The Ghost (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, life is a bitch, dishonesty, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 684
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.1
 805
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, kiss, police officer, love interest, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 2.9
 567
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: rivalry, crimes, soldier, chases and races, law enforcement, state affairs, danger, terrorism, vengeance, kidnapping, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 3.8
 323
The Ghost (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A feared Chinese Tong soldier goes undercover in America as an Asian Internet bride.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, track down, working undercover, ghost, disability, hitman, dishonesty, intrigue, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.2
 317
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.2
 306
Relentless 3 (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sam Dietz, the relentless police detective, returns to Los Angeles from a self-imposed exile to help the police solve another series of brutal killings committed by another crafty serial killer whom targets Dietz's latest love interest.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, police investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, chase, danger, mind game, race against time, crime, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 536
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, cafe, psychopath, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.1
 352
No Tomorrow (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When the world's most notorious criminal allies himself with a senior employee of a major shipping corporation, a lethal deal is struck to secure a multi-million dollar arms transaction. As word of the sinister deal spreads through the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, injustice, crimes, martial arts, criminal heroes, law enforcement, urban ghetto life, arms deal, arms dealer, criminal's revenge, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, chases and races, crimes, danger, stalking, psychopath, desert, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 143
Coldfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The "Coldfire" is a lethal new designer-drug with destructive capabilities. Its origins are unknown...and its effects are irreversible. This drug promises the "ultimate high." However, what does the user acquire instead? The ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: police, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly, gangsters, crimes, crime, addiction, drug abuse, conspiracy, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 614
The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, crimes, fugitives, heroes, lone wolves, danger, tough law enforcer, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 692
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, betrayal, rivalry, danger, crimes, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, deadly, serial killer, chases and races, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dead On: Relentless II (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Detective Sam Dietz is paired with a shady FBI agent to track down another serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: police corruption, serial killer, crimes, partners against crime, danger, reluctant partners, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, conspiracy, estrangement, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.3
 438
Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, undercover, police corruption, track down, police investigation, partners, danger, fighting crime, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, hostage, crimes, danger, freezer, kidnapping, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, dishonesty, investigation, serial killer, police detective, profanity, murder, survival, vigilantism, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.3
 263
Hangfire (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a large group of escaped convicts take Ike Slayton, a Vietnam veteran's wife hostage, Slayton enlists the help of his old army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of solders ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: hostage, hostages, chases and races, save the day, small town, kidnapping, hijacking, captivity, graphic violence, rivalry, danger, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's new Mainland government, he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, on the run, track down, vengeance, cons and scams, drug dealing, criminal heroes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, hong kong, usa, asia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 11K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, race against time, police investigation, track down, psychopath, hitman, crimes, on the run, danger, family in danger, fish out of water, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 233
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, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, chases and races, false accusation, partners, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.4
 242
Shotgun (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Ian 'Shotgun' Jones hunts a sadistic misogynistic maniac.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, revenge, bondage, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, gangsters, rivalry, chases and races, riddles and clues, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.6
 259
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, bounty hunter, one man army, save the day, rivalry, crime gone awry, race against time, criminal heroes, escapades, gang, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, urban, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, chase, car chase, crimes, ex convict, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, release from prison, street racing, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 104
Banzai Runner (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A highway patrolman goes after a ring of hit-and-run drivers known as "Banzai runners," who have fast, expensive cars and stage illegal, dangerous high-speed races on the freeways at night.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hit and run, chases and races, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, drug dealing, danger, undercover, master criminal, police investigation, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 858
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 413
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, law enforcement, partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, heist, frame up, parents and children, danger, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%