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Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. (Read More)

Themes:madness, cruelty, exploitation, evil, surveillance, sadism, insanity, paranoia, brutality, corruption, seduction, incest, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, love, revenge, surrealism
Mood:stylization, slasher, nightmare, satire, gore
Locations:campfire, motel, farm, kitchen, woods, desert, forest
Characters:australian, psychiatrist, japanese, waitress, hostage, detective, prostitute
Period:1990s
Story:media exploitation, media, tabloid journalist, prison riot, media hype, media manipulation, mass media, abusive father, riot police, murderer duo, fugitive sex, media coverage, snakebite poison, mass murderer, homicidal maniac, prison escape, wedding ring, snake bite, escaped prisoner, woman punches a man

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge, surrealism
Mood:nightmare
Locations:woods, forest
Characters:hostage, prostitute
Story:evil man, jail cell, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, fight the system, animal killing, cockney accent, tragic past, jailbreak, burned to death, fast motion scene, bullet time, dark past, punched in the chest, dual wield, chaos, mercilessness

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:exploitation, paranoia, brutality, seduction, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Mood:gore
Story:woman fights a man, blood on camera lens, blood splatter, threatened with a knife, slide locked back, pool of blood, tragic past, shot through a window, blood on shirt, dark past, punched in the chest, stabbed in the throat, dual wield, mercilessness, stealing a car, female killer, kicked in the stomach, looking at oneself in a mirror, self mutilation, subtitled scene

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. (Read More)

Themes:sadism, paranoia, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:nightmare, gore
Locations:motel, farm, woods, desert, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:evil man, blood on camera lens, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, threatened with a knife, knocked out with a gun butt, innocent person killed, extreme violence, fight the system, tragic past, filmed killing, shot in the hand, shot through a window, southern accent, blood on shirt, killing spree, dark past, assault rifle, punched in the chest

The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:evil, surveillance, sadism, insanity, paranoia, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, love, revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:criminal, anarchy, chaos, media coverage, mass murderer, prison escape, evil man, watching television, jail cell, police brutality, sawed off shotgun, character's point of view camera shot, prison warden, police detective, prison guard, subjective camera, police shootout, threatened with a knife, slide locked back, gas grenade

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. This is why The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, seduction, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:woman, prison riot, prison escape, woman punches a man, woman fights a man, woman kills a man, jail cell, desert eagle, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, prison bus, blood splatter, prison guard, subjective camera, threatened with a knife, shiv, knocked out with a gun butt, cockney accent, jailbreak, taser

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, sadism, brutality, corruption, deception
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:wedding ring, sawed off shotgun, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, police detective, subjective camera, threatened with a knife, social decay, close up of eyes, assault rifle, stabbed in the throat, crime scene, sociopath, burned alive, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, neck breaking, kicked in the face, beaten to death

Baby Driver (2017)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, love, revenge
Characters:waitress
Story:female criminal, jail cell, sawed off shotgun, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, prison guard, subjective camera, police shootout, tragic past, crowbar, shot through a window, southern accent, blood on shirt, psychotic, dark past, black and white scene, dual wield, stealing a car, haunted by the past

Kick-ass 2 (2013) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. (Read More)

Themes:evil, brutality, deception, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:satire, gore
Characters:hostage, prostitute
Story:media coverage, desert eagle, blood splatter, police detective, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, gas grenade, female bodybuilder, matricide, fish tank, taser, shot through a window, close up of eyes, accidental killing, assault rifle, stabbed in the throat, dual wield, crime scene, kicked in the stomach, scene during opening credits

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:madness, evil, insanity, paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Mood:slasher, satire, gore
Characters:detective, prostitute
Story:mass murderer, homicidal maniac, evil man, blood splatter, police shootout, pool of blood, innocent person killed, crime spree, animal killing, human monster, villain played by lead actor, psychopathic killer, killing spree, covered in blood, rampage, psycho thriller, black humor, schizophrenia, mass murder, scene during opening credits

Hell Or High Water (2016)
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western

Hell Or High Water (2016)

In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the Texas Midlands Bank. Toby is divorced from his wife who lives with their two sons. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob agencies of the Texas Midlands Bank to raise money to pay the loan so that Toby may leave the real estate to his sons. Meanwhile the Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton who is near retirement and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves. This is why Hell Or High Water (2016) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, brutality, seduction, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Locations:motel, farm, desert
Characters:waitress, hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:watching television, police detective, police shootout, innocent person killed, fight the system, social decay, white trash, shot through a window, southern accent, blood on shirt, gasoline, assault rifle, crime scene, social commentary, rampage, cowboy hat, self mutilation, sociopath, pickup truck, fugitive

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, corruption, seduction, deception, revenge
Mood:nightmare, gore
Locations:farm
Characters:waitress, detective, prostitute
Story:woman kills a man, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, police detective, subjective camera, threatened with a knife, extreme violence, social decay, gasoline, highway, punched in the chest, stabbed in the throat, dual wield, stealing a car, haunted by the past, crime scene, kicked in the stomach, looking at oneself in a mirror, self mutilation, burned alive

The Hateful Eight (2015) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Some time after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Bounty hunter John Ruth and his fugitive captive Daisy Domergue race towards the town of Red Rock, where Ruth will bring Daisy to justice. Along the road, they encounter Major Marquis Warren (an infamous bounty hunter) and Chris Mannix (a man who claims to be Red Rock's new sheriff). Lost in a blizzard, the bunch seeks refuge at Minnie's Haberdashery. When they arrive they are greeted by unfamiliar faces: Bob, who claims to be taking care of the place while Minnie is gone; Oswaldo Mobray, the hangman of Red Rock; Joe Gage, a cow puncher; and confederate general Sanford Smithers. As the storm overtakes the mountainside, the eight travelers come to learn that they might not make it to Red Rock after all... (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, brutality, deception, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:woods, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:female criminal, blood splatter, rape victim, threatened with a knife, innocent person killed, extreme violence, cockney accent, southern accent, blood on shirt, punched in the chest, dual wield, covered in blood, redneck, mexican standoff, scene during opening credits, cowboy hat, freeze frame, subtitled scene, fugitive, poison

Now You See Me 2 (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage
Story:media coverage, prison escape, desert eagle, character's point of view camera shot, prison guard, subjective camera, fight the system, expose, tragic past, jailbreak, fish tank, southern accent, punched in the chest, haunted by the past, social commentary, walkie talkie, sociopath, subtitled scene, fireworks, fugitive

Escape Plan (2013)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

Themes:escape, surveillance, sadism, deception, kidnapping, revenge
Story:prison riot, prison escape, escaped prisoner, jail cell, blood on camera lens, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, prison warden, prison guard, subjective camera, prison, threatened with a knife, gas grenade, solitary confinement, cockney accent, shot through a window, close up of eyes, assault rifle, dual wield

The Revenant (2015)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western

The Revenant (2015)

While exploring g uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary fronjitiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald, the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him. This is why The Revenant (2015) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:campfire, woods, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:shooting star, blood on camera lens, horse chase, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, dream sequence, rape victim, tragic past, shot in the hand, southern accent, dark past, haunted by the past, covered in blood, animal attack, torch, self mutilation, wolf, subtitled scene, neck breaking

The Nice Guys (2016) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Nice Guys (2016)

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy. (Read More)

Themes:sadism, paranoia, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Locations:woods, forest
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:woman, blood splatter, dream sequence, threatened with a knife, fight the system, social decay, tragic past, fish tank, shot through a window, punched in the chest, dual wield, mercilessness, cynicism, stealing a car, crime scene, social commentary, kicked in the stomach, walkie talkie, scene during opening credits, sociopath

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

War For The Planet Of The Apes (2017)

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:campfire, woods, desert, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:prison escape, horse chase, character's point of view camera shot, prison guard, subjective camera, knocked out with a gun butt, animal killing, assault rifle, mercilessness, social commentary, animal attack, fate, torch, walkie talkie, subtitled scene, beaten to death, double cross, map, weapon, prisoner

Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:waitress, hostage
Period:1990s
Story:desert eagle, blood splatter, knife throwing, taser, shot through a window, punched in the chest, mexican standoff, kicked in the stomach, walkie talkie, looking at oneself in a mirror, self mutilation, pickup truck, freeze frame, kicked in the face, fugitive, beaten to death, electrocution, prologue, one against many, flash forward

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:kitchen
Characters:hostage, prostitute
Story:woman kills a man, blood splatter, subjective camera, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, filmed killing, accidental killing, assault rifle, punched in the chest, dual wield, stealing a car, mexican standoff, female killer, villainess, subtitled scene, tough girl, one against many, shot in the forehead, double cross, strangulation

Machete (2010) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Machete (2010)

The highly skilled Federale Machete is hired by some unsavory types to assassinate a senator. But just as he's about to take the shot, he notices someone aiming at him and realizes he's been set up. He barely survives the sniper's bullet, and is soon out for revenge on his former employers, with the reluctant assistance of his brother Cheech Marin, who has become a priest and taken a vow of nonviolence. If you hire him to take out the bad guys, make sure the bad guys aren't you! This is why Machete (2010) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:kitchen, desert
Characters:hostage
Story:media coverage, witness, evil man, police brutality, sawed off shotgun, security camera, blood splatter, knife throwing, rescue, threatened with a knife, filmed killing, shot through a window, news reporter, fast motion scene, punched in the chest, stealing a car, covered in blood, social commentary, black humor, grindhouse

A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Crime, Drama, Sci-fi

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Protagonist Alex DeLarge is an "ultraviolent" youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he's arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programmed to detest violence. If he goes through the program, his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex's ordeals are far from over once he hits the mean streets of Britain that he had a hand in creating. (Read More)

Themes:sadism, insanity, brutality, deception, revenge, surrealism
Mood:satire
Characters:psychiatrist
Period:1990s
Story:evil man, police brutality, character's point of view camera shot, jail, prison warden, prison guard, subjective camera, rape victim, prison, threatened with a knife, fight the system, crime spree, social decay, cockney accent, anarchy, villain played by lead actor, close up of eyes, fast motion scene, accidental killing, punched in the chest

Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Nocturnal Animals (2016)

A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself. (Read More)

Themes:sadism, paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge, love
Locations:motel, desert
Characters:hostage, detective
Story:police brutality, blood splatter, police detective, rape victim, southern accent, mercilessness, stealing a car, cynicism, redneck, scene during opening credits, cowboy hat, looking at oneself in a mirror, sociopath, murderer, author, double cross, diner, montage, woman, road trip

Ghost In The Shell (2017)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ghost In The Shell (2017)

In the near future, Major Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible terrorist attack, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people's minds and control them, Major Kusanagi is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major Kusanagi discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, corruption, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, surrealism, revenge
Characters:japanese, hostage
Story:woman punches a man, woman fights a man, woman kills a man, character's point of view camera shot, subjective camera, fight the system, tragic past, taser, shot through a window, bullet time, dark past, assault rifle, punched in the chest, dual wield, haunted by the past, social commentary, kicked in the stomach, scene during opening credits, subtitled scene, kicked in the face

Sin City (2005) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City (2005)

Four tales of crime adapted from Frank Miller's popular comics, focusing around a muscular brute who's looking for the person responsible for the death of his beloved Goldie, a man fed up with Sin City's corrupt law enforcement who takes the law into his own hands after a horrible mistake, a cop who risks his life to protect a girl from a deformed pedophile, and a hitman looking to make a little cash. (Read More)

Themes:cruelty, evil, sadism, insanity, brutality, corruption, escape, love, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:motel
Characters:hostage, detective, prostitute
Period:1990s
Story:evil man, jail cell, police brutality, blood splatter, police detective, extreme violence, solitary confinement, corrupt police, psychopathic killer, mercilessness, black humor, wolf, corrupt cop, premarital sex, convertible, kicked in the face, tough girl, electrocution, police officer killed, shot in the forehead

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)

Following his parents' death in Africa, John Clayton has been be raised by an ape, was known by the name Tarzan, but eventually left Africa and for his parents' home in England, along with the woman he fell in love with and married, Jane Porter. He is asked by Belgian King Leopold to go to Africa to see what he has done there to help the country. Initially, he refuses. But an American, George Washington Williams, wants him to accept so he can accompany him. He says that Leopold might be committing all sorts of atrocities to achieve his goal, like slavery. Clayton agrees and his wife insists that she accompany him because she misses Africa. When they arrive, a man named Rom, who works for Leopold, attacks their village and captures Tarzan and Jane. With Washington's help he escapes and sets out to rescue Jane by going across the jungle. Washington joins him despite being told that he might not make it. This is why The Legend Of Tarzan (2016) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:exploitation, evil, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge, love
Locations:campfire
Characters:hostage
Story:woman punches a man, evil man, character's point of view camera shot, subjective camera, rescue, threatened with a knife, fight the system, extreme close up, animal killing, ant, close up of eyes, punched in the chest, dual wield, mercilessness, social commentary, animal attack, torch, kicked in the stomach, subtitled scene, newspaper headline

Sicario (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sicario (2015)

When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team.

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:motel, desert
Characters:hostage
Story:woman punches a man, woman fights a man, desert eagle, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, social decay, tragic past, southern accent, dark past, assault rifle, arizona, cynicism, covered in blood, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, tough girl, character repeating someone else's dialogue, police officer killed

The Fugitive (1993)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fugitive (1993)

A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in her own home. The police found Kimble and accused him of the murder. Then, Kimble (without Justifiable Reason) was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and is now on the run. Deputy Samuel Gerard from Chicago takes charge of the chase of Kimble. Meanwhile, Kimble takes up his own investigation to find who really killed his wife, and to lure Gerard and his team into it as well. (Read More)

Themes:escape, surveillance, paranoia, corruption, deception
Locations:forest
Characters:psychiatrist, hostage, detective
Period:1990s
Story:prison bus, prison escape, blood splatter, police detective, prison guard, prison, threatened with a knife, knocked out with a gun butt, expose, death row, escaped convict, taser, news reporter, blood on shirt, black and white scene, mechanic, kicked in the stomach, walkie talkie, tape recorder, corrupt cop

2 Guns (2013) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge, love
Locations:motel, desert
Characters:waitress, hostage
Story:jail cell, security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, shot through a window, southern accent, gasoline, stealing a car, mexican standoff, pickup truck, freeze frame, subtitled scene, convertible, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, on the run, femme fatale, double cross

22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. (Read More)

Themes:kidnapping
Mood:satire
Characters:psychiatrist, hostage, detective
Story:woman punches a man, woman fights a man, blood splatter, police detective, police shootout, yin and yang, surprise during end credits, blood on shirt, punched in the chest, dual wield, stealing a car, mexican standoff, animal attack, villainess, kicked in the face, fantasy sequence, character repeating someone else's dialogue, news report, security guard, prisoner

London Has Fallen (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

London Has Fallen (2016)

After the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances, all leaders of the Western world must attend his funeral. But what starts out as the most protected event on earth, turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The President of the United States, his formidable secret service head and a British MI-6 agent who trusts no one are the only people that have any hope of stopping it. This is why London Has Fallen (2016) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, brutality, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:desert
Characters:japanese, hostage
Story:security camera, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, threatened with a knife, newscaster, innocent person killed, nevada, burned to death, shot through a window, killing spree, assault rifle, punched in the chest, stabbed in the throat, mercilessness, tokyo japan, kicked in the stomach, mass murder, walkie talkie, sociopath

Pineapple Express (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Pineapple Express (2008)

Lazy court-process clerk and stoner Dale Denton has only one reason to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver: to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale now has another reason to visit Saul: to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him--and it is. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that they're not suffering from weed-fueled paranoia: incredibly, the bad guys really are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both. All aboard the Pineapple Express. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, corruption, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, love
Locations:motel, woods, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:watching television, blood splatter, police shootout, fast motion scene, black and white scene, black humor, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, witness, kicked in the face, prologue, flash forward, on the run, anti hero, weapon, montage, massacre, flashlight, f word, handcuffs

The Heat (2013) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, brutality, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:motel
Characters:hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:watching television, jail cell, police brutality, police detective, police shootout, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, surprise during end credits, innocent person killed, dual wield, mexican standoff, scene during end credits, tough girl, shot in the forehead, double cross, disarming someone, prisoner, diner, montage, ambush

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, seduction, deception, escape, kidnapping, love, revenge
Characters:hostage
Story:security camera, manic, antidote, filmed killing, shot in the hand, taser, punched in the chest, dual wield, subtitled scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, fugitive, on the run, femme fatale, double cross, anti hero, security guard, weapon, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death

Cube (1997)
Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Cube (1997)

Six different people, each from a very different walk of life, awaken to find themselves inside a giant cube with thousands of possible rooms. Each has a skill that becomes clear when they must band together to get out: a cop, a math whiz, a building designer, a doctor, an escape master, and a disabled man. Each plays a part in their thrilling quest to find answers as to why they've been imprisoned. (Read More)

Themes:exploitation, insanity, paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, surrealism, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage
Period:1990s
Story:character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, shiv, extreme close up, close up of eyes, blood on shirt, punched in the chest, irony, cynicism, covered in blood, sociopath, character repeating someone else's dialogue, prologue, police officer killed, severed head, stabbed in the chest, prisoner, montage, ambush

Oldeuboi (2003)
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Oldeuboi (2003)

Abducted on a rainy night in 1988, the obnoxious drunk, Oh Dae-Su, much to his surprise, wakes up locked in a windowless and dilapidated hotel room, for an unknown reason. There, his invisible and pitiless captors will feed him, clothe him and sedate him to avoid committing suicide, and as his only companion and a window to the world is the TV in his stark cell, the only thing that helps Oh Dae-Su keep going is his daily journal. But then, unexpectedly, after fifteen long years in captivity, the perplexed prisoner is deliberately released, encouraged to track down his tormentor to finally get his retribution. Nevertheless, who would hate Oh Dae-Su so much he would deny him of a quick and clean death? This is why Oldeuboi (2003) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:madness, surveillance, insanity, incest, fear, kidnapping, revenge, love
Characters:japanese
Story:character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, knife in back, extreme violence, ant, animated sequence, haunted by the past, haircut, schizophrenia, self mutilation, tape recorder, tv news, ring, fugitive, beaten to death, fantasy sequence, prologue, flash forward, on the run

Lone Survivor (2013) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War

Lone Survivor (2013)

Marcus Luttrell, a Navy Seal, and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. After running into mountain herders and capturing them, they were left with no choice but to follow their rules of engagement or be imprisoned. Now Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:woods, forest
Characters:hostage
Story:desert eagle, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, subjective camera, gas grenade, assault rifle, scene during opening credits, self mutilation, subtitled scene, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, snake, map, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, f word, sunglasses

The Cable Guy (1996)
Comedy, Drama, Thriller

The Cable Guy (1996)

Steven Kovak has been kicked out of his apartment by his girlfriend. Steven has a new apartment, and decides to slip the cable guy (Chip) $50 for free cable. Steven then fakes an interest in Chip's line of work. However Chip takes this to heart trying to become Steven's best bud. When Steven no longer wants to be Chips friend the man who can do it all goes on an all out assault to ruin Steven's life. In the backdrop is the delicate sub-plot of the trial of a former kid star for murdering his brother. (Read More)

Themes:insanity, deception, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:nightmare, satire
Characters:waitress, hostage, prostitute
Period:1990s
Story:media coverage, jail cell, character's point of view camera shot, prison guard, subjective camera, dutch angle, villain played by lead actor, close up of eyes, black humor, media, scene during opening credits, sociopath, maniac, premarital sex, character repeating someone else's dialogue, news report, double cross, prisoner, montage, television

Se7en (1995)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Se7en (1995)

A film about two homicide detectives' ('Morgan Freeman (I)' (qv) and ('Brad Pitt' (qv) desperate hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world's ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins. The movie takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopathic "John Doe" ('Kevin Spacey' (qv)) sermonizes to Detectives Somerset and Mills -- one sin at a time. The sin of Gluttony comes first and the murderer's terrible capacity is graphically demonstrated in the dark and subdued tones characteristic of film noir. The seasoned and cultured but jaded Somerset researches the Seven Deadly Sins in an effort to understand the killer's modus operandi while the bright but green and impulsive Detective Mills (Pitt) scoffs at his efforts to get inside the mind of a killer... (Read More)

Themes:evil, insanity, revenge
Mood:slasher, gore
Locations:desert
Characters:detective, prostitute
Story:mass murderer, homicidal maniac, evil man, serial killer, blood splatter, police detective, police shootout, knife throwing, innocent person killed, crime spree, human monster, psychopathic killer, killing spree, psycho thriller, fate, self mutilation, tape recorder, sociopath, tv news, freeze frame

The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, brutality, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Locations:farm
Characters:psychiatrist, hostage
Story:security camera, criminal, blood splatter, tragic past, shot through a window, dark past, punched in the chest, mercilessness, haunted by the past, kicked in the stomach, pickup truck, kicked in the face, fugitive, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, prologue, one against many, flash forward, shot in the forehead, on the run

The Bone Collector (1999) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. This is why The Bone Collector (1999) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, deception, escape, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Mood:gore
Characters:hostage, detective
Period:1990s
Story:evil man, blood splatter, police detective, mob of reporters, innocent person killed, animal killing, tragic past, close up of eyes, crime scene, animal attack, walkie talkie, sociopath, newspaper headline, prologue, author, flash forward, police officer killed, double cross, map, ambush

Trance (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Trance (2013)

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Themes:surveillance, paranoia, deception, fear, kidnapping, surrealism, revenge, love
Mood:nightmare, gore
Characters:hostage
Story:security camera, blood splatter, subjective camera, gas grenade, dutch angle, villain played by lead actor, taser, shot through a window, gasoline, time lapse photography, black and white scene, stealing a car, sociopath, subtitled scene, premarital sex, fantasy sequence, character repeating someone else's dialogue, electrocution, breaking the fourth wall, flash forward

Jack Reacher (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher (2012)

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But instead of confessing, the accused man writes the words, "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, kidnapping
Locations:motel
Characters:hostage, detective, prostitute
Story:security camera, character's point of view camera shot, prison bus, police detective, subjective camera, crowbar, taser, assault rifle, stealing a car, crime scene, self mutilation, corrupt cop, kicked in the face, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, one against many, police officer killed, shot in the forehead, news report, anti hero

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

The lead character, called 'The Bride,' was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, led by her lover 'Bill.' Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill's child, 'The Bride' decided to escape her life as a killer. She fled to Texas, met a young man, who, on the day of their wedding rehearsal was gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill (with the assistance of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad). Four years later, 'The Bride' wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She, then, decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby. The saga of Kill Bill Volume I begins. (Read More)

Themes:brutality, escape, revenge, love
Mood:gore
Locations:kitchen, desert
Characters:japanese
Period:1990s
Story:evil man, female psychopath, blood on camera lens, woman, character's point of view camera shot, blood splatter, police detective, subjective camera, dream sequence, knife throwing, extreme violence, bullet time, blood on shirt, black and white scene, animated sequence, tokyo japan, covered in blood, rampage, female killer, villainess

Misery (1990) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Misery (1990)

Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon is on his way home from his Colorado hideaway after completing his latest book, when he crashes his car in a freak blizzard. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse Annie Wilkes, Paul's "number one fan", who takes Paul back to her remote house in the mountains (without bothering to tell anybody). Unfortunately for Paul, Annie is also a headcase. When she discovers that Paul has killed off the heroine in her favorite novels, her reaction leaves Paul shattered (literally)... (Read More)

Themes:madness, evil, sadism, insanity, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:woods
Characters:hostage
Story:fan, homicidal maniac, female psychopath, character's point of view camera shot, subjective camera, female serial killer, human monster, psychopathic killer, psychotic, dark past, highway, rampage, psycho thriller, female killer, villainess, sociopath, maniac, murderer, author, woman

The A-team (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. This is why The A-team (2010) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, corruption, deception, escape, kidnapping, revenge
Locations:desert
Characters:hostage
Story:prison escape, evil man, security camera, prison bus, blood splatter, prison guard, gas grenade, gasoline, punched in the chest, chaos, kicked in the stomach, scene during opening credits, freeze frame, corrupt cop, subtitled scene, fireworks, neck breaking, kicked in the face, fugitive, character repeating someone else's dialogue

Black Mass (2015)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Black Mass (2015)

Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, brutality, corruption, deception, fear, kidnapping, revenge
Characters:prostitute
Story:blood splatter, threatened with a knife, human monster, villain played by lead actor, shot through a window, punched in the chest, mercilessness, walkie talkie, sociopath, maniac, corrupt cop, newspaper headline, neck breaking, murderer, witness, fugitive, beaten to death, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, on the run

Gone Girl (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Gone Girl (2014)

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? (Read More)

Themes:cruelty, evil, surveillance, sadism, paranoia, deception, revenge
Locations:motel, kitchen
Characters:detective
Story:media, media hype, media manipulation, mass media, media coverage, wedding ring, female psychopath, security camera, blood splatter, police detective, mob of reporters, pool of blood, southern accent, irony, mercilessness, covered in blood, scene during opening credits, self mutilation, sociopath, tv news

L.a. Confidential (1997) is one of the best movies like Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

L.a. Confidential (1997)

1950's Los Angeles is the seedy backdrop for this intricate noir-ish tale of police corruption and Hollywood sleaze. Three very different cops are all after the truth, each in their own style: Ed Exley, the golden boy of the police force, willing to do almost anything to get ahead, except sell out; Bud White, ready to break the rules to seek justice, but barely able to keep his raging violence under control; and Jack Vincennes, always looking for celebrity and a quick buck until his conscience drives him to join Exley and White down the one-way path to find the truth behind the dark world of L.A. crime. (Read More)

Themes:corruption, surveillance, escape, revenge
Locations:motel
Characters:detective, prostitute
Story:evil man, police brutality, blood splatter, police detective, police shootout, rape victim, tabloid, cynicism, crime scene, mass murder, corrupt cop, premarital sex, scene during end credits, prologue, police officer killed, femme fatale, double cross, diner, throat slitting, journalist

Fury (2014)
Action, Drama, War

Fury (2014)

1945, in World War II Germany, the tough Sergeant Don 'Wardaddy' Collier commands a tank and survives a German attack with his veteran crew composed of Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis. He receives a rookie soldier Norman Ellison as the substitute for his deceased gunner and he tries to harden the youth along the way. (Read More)

Themes:brutality
Mood:gore
Locations:forest
Story:blood splatter, southern accent, gasoline, stabbed in the throat, redneck, mass murder, sociopath, burned alive, subtitled scene, premarital sex, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the forehead, map, stabbed to death, woman, massacre, ambush, shot in the back, f word, held at gunpoint

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