Top 10 awesome movies like The River Rat that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching The River Rat and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Thomas Rickman, Tommy Lee Jones and Martha Plimpton . Here goes the list -
- The Savage Seven
- Trading Favors
- December Bride
- A Killing Affair
- Russian Roulette
- Marked Man
- A Prize of Arms
- The Innocent Sleep
- Deadly Hero
- Cold Comfort
At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
This movie, created by Thaddeus OSullivan, Donal McCann and Saskia Reeves, scores 6.3 on IMDb.
Genres - Drama
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The story of a widow (in West Virginia) who takes in a drifter who she believes killed her husband. She begins to fall for him but cannot be sure if she should trust him.
This movie, created by David Saperstein, Peter Weller and Kathy Baker, scores 5.7 on IMDb.
Genres - Crime | Drama
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An RCMP officer is ordered to discreetly take a Russian immigrant into custody in advance of a state visit by the Soviet premier. When his prisoner is kidnapped, the officer is drawn into a complicated assasination scheme.
This movie, created by Lou Lombardo, George Segal and Cristina Raines, scores 5.7 on IMDb.
Genres - Thriller | Crime | DramaWatch Trailer
Frank, an auto mechanic, witnesses the love of his life's demise at the hands of a drunk driver. Frank lets loose his rage, and kills the man. He then goes to prison, where he is framed for the murder of a fellow inmate. Frank sees escape as the only possible way to find out all the answers in the convoluted plot to kill that inmate, and find the proof to convict the true killers.
This movie, created by Marc F. Voizard, Roddy Piper and Jane Wheeler, scores 5.3 on IMDb.
Genres - Action | Crime | DramaWatch Trailer
The young, bright, and decent London tramp Alan Terry (Rupert Graves) accidentally witnesses a mob execution. He gets away, but leaves enough evidence for them to come looking for him amongst the homeless, and most violently: his older best friend is killed by arson. It turns out that Matheson (Sir Michael Gambon), the police Detective Inspector in charge of the murder investigation, is in cahoots with mob boss Adolfo Cavani (Franco Nero), and actually on Alan's trace, with the firm intent to eliminate him. The only one who may actually help Alan is a female reporter.
This movie, created by Scott Michell, Oliver Cotton and Tony Bluto, scores 5.3 on IMDb.
Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama
When disturbed New York City (NYPD) cop Lacy rescues Sally, a beautiful cellist, from deranged crook Rabbit by shooting Rabbit in cold blood, he sets off a spark of publicity that brands him the city's hero.
This movie, created by Ivan Nagy, Don Murray and Diahn Williams, scores 5.9 on IMDb.
Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama
Three lonely people depend on each other when they get stranded at a deserted gas station in a blizzard. Floyd is a truck driver balancing on the edge of lunacy. He is the caring father of 16-year old Dolores, but is also torn up by sexual feelings for his daughter. Sales rep. Steven also ends up in the blizzard with his car in a ditch. Floyd rescued Steven and brings him along as a birthday present for Dolores. In all the confusion Steven doesn't realize at first how he has become a prisoner. He is the pawn in a chess game between father and daughter which evolves in a matter of life and death.
This movie, created by Vic Sarin, Maury Chaykin and Margaret Langrick, scores 6.1 on IMDb.
Genres - Thriller | Drama