10 best movies like A Single Shot (2013)

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A Single Shot 2013
The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
List of the best movies like A Single Shot (2013): The Rover, Blue Ruin, Wallander, The Lodge, A Most Violent Year, A Walk Among the Tombstones, The Stranger, Child of God, Forever Mine, Terribly Happy.

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The Rover (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:43

10 years after a global economic collapse, a hardened loner pursues the men who stole his car through the lawless wasteland of the Australian outback, aided by the brother of one of the thieves.

Blue Ruin (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:30

When the quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news, he sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance.

Wallander (2008)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, USA

This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling books by Henning Mankell.

The Lodge (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA

When a father is forced to abruptly depart for work, he leaves his children, Aidan and Mia, at their holiday home in the care of his new girlfriend, Grace. Isolated and alone, a blizzard traps them inside the lodge as terrifying events summon specters from Grace's dark past.

A Most Violent Year (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

The Stranger (1946)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A man working for the War Crimes Commission suspects that an important Nazi official has folded himself into a quaint Connecticut town.

Child of God (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, he descends to the level of a cave dweller and falls deeper into crime and degradation.

Forever Mine (1999)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:55

A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.

Terribly Happy (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryDenmark

Robert Hansen, 34, a young police officer from Copenhagen, is transferred against his will to the small town of Skarrild in Southern Jutland as a substitute Marshall. The transfer is Robert’s chance to start over. Whether he is allowed to return to his job in Copenhagen, all depends on how well he performs in this frontier town.

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I Wake Up Screaming (1941)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

A young promoter is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn, a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist Larry Evans.

Red Hill (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustralia
Duration01:37

Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - led by the town's ruling presence, Old Bill - into a panic and leads to a terrifying and bloody confrontation.

Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, western, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

One-armed war veteran John J. Macreedy steps off a train at the sleepy little town of Black Rock. Once there, he begins to unravel a web of lies, secrecy, and murder.

The Sniper (1952)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.

To Catch a Killer (1992)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA

"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys.

Small Town Murder Songs (2010)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada

Walter is the chief of police in a small Ontario town that has its first murder victim, an attractive young woman who is found naked on the shores of the nearby lake. The woman isn't local and while the Ontario Provincial Police have taken the lead in the investigation, Walter assists where he can. The town is mostly a close-knit Mennonite community and Walter has recently returned to his church. He is also trying to deal with his own temper that led to a violent incident some months before. As the young woman is identified, it becomes apparent that Walter's former love interest may be lying.

The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration01:49

Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what Lou calls his "sickness": He is a brilliant, but disturbed sociopathic sadist.

Eastern Promises (2007)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:40

A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

The Believers (1987)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada

Mourning the accidental death of his wife and having just moved to New York with his young son, laconic police psychologist Cal Jamison is reluctantly drawn into a series of grisly, ritualistic murders involving the immolation of two youths.

The Corrupted (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39

Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.

Michael Clayton (2007)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43

Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at the hands of a volatile car dealer, Will returns to London to discover the cause of his brother's death and administer justice to those responsible.

Mindscape (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:39

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.

Out of the Furnace (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.

The Grifters (1990)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

The Weight of Water (2000)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:53

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an eyewitness.

The Killers (1946)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Two hit men walk into a diner asking for a man called "the Swede". When the killers find the Swede, he's expecting them and doesn't put up a fight. Since the Swede had a life insurance policy, an investigator, on a hunch, decides to look into the murder. As the Swede's past is laid bare, it comes to light that he was in love with a beautiful woman who may have lured him into pulling off a bank robbery overseen by another man.

Katalin Varga (2009)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryRomania, United Kingdom

In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been keeping a terrible secret. Hitchhiking with two men, she was brutally raped in the woods. Although she has kept silent about what happened, she has not forgotten, and her son Órban serves as a living reminder.

Blood and Wine (1996)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:41

A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.

Dolores Claiborne (1995)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

Dolores Claiborne was accused of killing her abusive husband twenty years ago, but the court's findings were inconclusive and she was allowed to walk free. Now she has been accused of killing her employer, Vera Donovan, and this time there is a witness who can place her at the scene of the crime. Things look bad for Dolores when her daughter Selena, a successful Manhattan magazine writer, returns to cover the story.




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