Movies like The Boys Club

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The Boys Club (1996)
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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 colleagues, and swears them to silence. As he recuperates, he becomes their buddy and confidante. By the time the boys realize Luke is not who he pretends to be, they're in way over their heads
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cliffhanger, light, bloody, mysterious, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, man boy relationship, prison, lgbtq, psychopath, friendship, youth, hostage, murder, on the run, small town, group of teenagers, enemy, vulgar language, blond boy, kidnapping, missing person, fugitives, teenage life, rivalry, confined, small town life, criminal's revenge, kids in trouble, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, ontario canada

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Most similar movies to The Boys Club

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and neo noir films with plots about murder, violence, revenge, gun, death, brutality and suspense mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Boys Club: Narc (2002), Deceiver (1997), Prisoners (2013), Disturbia (2007), Breakdown (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: bleak, tense, realistic, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug addiction, drugs, police, investigation, murder, suspense, police investigation, police officer, addiction, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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95%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, talky, clever ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, twists and turns, investigation, guilt, mind game, suspense, law enforcement, prostitute, brutality, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 8.1
 733K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, revenge, police investigation, torture, vigilantism, brutality, serial killer, police, vengeance, twists and turns, missing child ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 239K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, voyeurism, house arrest, paranoia, suspense, murder, loneliness, investigation, death, arrest, teenager ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.0
 57K
Breakdown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, road movie, tense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, suspense, chase, uncover truth, murder, road trip, conspiracy, highway, desert, ransom, car breakdown, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, arizona, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.4
 1.3M
Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, villain, suspense, mental disorder, social problems, loneliness, psychological trauma, psycho, revenge, character change, insanity, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, neo noir, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, suspense, corruption, manipulation, psychopath, police, corrupt cop, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 6K
Army of One (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, car chase, on the run, frame up, police investigation, criminal heroes, police corruption, dirty cop, partners, tough law enforcer, fugitives, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, confined, rivalry, family relations, false identity, wedding ring, revenge, abduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wife, kidnapping, father ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 379K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: clever, tricky, surprise ending, confusing, tense ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, hostage, robbery, police, bank, thief, perfect crime, master criminal, manipulation, swat team, twists and turns ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
 499
Papertrail (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A burnt out detective follows the trail of a serial killer who sends him messages about the murders.
Style: psychological, serious, slasher, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, nypd, twins, psychopath, fbi, investigation, law enforcement, stalking, obsession, special agents, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bone Collector (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, suspense, psychopath, investigation, twists and turns, police investigation, race against time, mind game, policewoman, murder, paraplegic, forensics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 12K
Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, harsh, intense, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, punk, teacher, gang, revenge, violence, juvenile delinquency, school, teenager, bullying, rape, sexual cruelty ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 77K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, fbi, suspense, manipulation, death, twists and turns, death threat, paranoia, frame up, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: slasher, campy, suspenseful, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, male nudity, revenge, vigilantism, vigilante, sex maniac, red light district, teenager, criminal, psychopath, murderer ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 30K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, road movie ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: serial killer, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, drug addiction, little red riding hood, psychopath, teenager, brutality, prison, dysfunctional family, hitchhiker, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: neo noir, harsh, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Audience: manly, date night
Plot: small town, self defense, revenge, sex scene, robbery, attempted robbery, mafia, twists and turns, organized crime, gangsters, nude, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: indiana, canada, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 23K
Wonderland (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, dark, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, heroin, addiction, junkie, police investigation, drugs, serial killer, violence, drug addiction, true crime, drug addict, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, pasadena california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.6
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8MM (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, private investigator, private detective, suspense, obsession, revenge, murder, serial killer, sexual abuse, violent, vengeance, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, pennsylvania, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: neo noir, perverse, entertaining, road movie, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, child in peril, hostage, killer, witness protection, assassin, child abduction, psychopath, gangsters, on the run, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, houston texas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 5K
The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, extortion, revenge, track down, rivalry, murder, arms dealer, chase, suspense, twists and turns, arrest ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, las vegas, louisiana, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, suspense, kidnapping, mental illness, race against time, haunted by the past, murder, police investigation, heist, manipulation, torture, bank robbery ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, year 1991, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, thrilling, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, characters killed one by one, murder, serial killer, police officer, violence, trap, master criminal, investigation, suspense, twists and turns, fbi ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, retro ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, prison, police officer, female nudity, revenge, assassination, blackmail, heroes, chase, kidnapping, murder, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, milan italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 5K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, kidnapping, father son relationship, missing person, rescue, spy, daring rescue, secret agents, parents and children, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hamburg germany, paris france, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: exciting, neo noir, psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: suspense, hotel, psychopath, survival, motel, surveillance, dishonesty, criminal, kidnapping, dark secret, ruse, death ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, year 1959, 50s
Place: california, nevada, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: twists and turns, false accusation, vengeance, suspense, wrongful conviction, prison, courtroom, murder, revenge, manipulation, lawyer, wrongful arrest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, seattle, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Menace II Society (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Menace II Society is a coming of age tale detailing the summer after its protagonist Caine (Tyrin Turner) graduates from high school. This is Caine's story, which details real life in today's tough inner city.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: african american, ghetto, urban ghetto life, gangsters, hip hop, murder, police brutality, friendship, coming of age, street gang, organized crime, drugs ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 108K
Brick (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, stylized, talky, dark ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drugs, high school, investigation, teenager, twists and turns, murder, gangsters, murder mystery, drug lord, coming of age, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 2K
Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, forest, psychopath, murder, friendship, vengeance, youth, teenage life, rivalry, suburbs, teenager, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%