22 perfect films for those addicted to Yellow Vests

If you can’t get enough of addictive Showtime shows Yellow jackets, these films will keep you on your toes after the season finale.


Celestial beings (1994)

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Breakthrough film for Yellow jackets Melanie Lynskey, Peter Jackson’s stylish true-to-life crime drama follows two teenage best friends whose close bond pushes them towards violent fantasies. The film has some parallels with Yellow jackets, from some surreal scenes to restless teenagers at the center of the story, but Celestial beings this is a great look at the promise of Lynskey’s talent at such an early age.


Black Rock (2013)

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It stars Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth, and Katie Aselton (who serves as the film’s dual director). Black Rock tells the story of three separated childhood friends who reunite on a remote island where they spent their youth. However, the tragic incident puts women in the path of disgruntled veterans who went hunting, and soon the three women have to challenge the elements and their personal hostility to avoid certain death. Intense, grueling and based on the excellent performance of the three main roles, Black Rock often wanders the waters of survival horror everywhere Yellow jackets


Avenue (2018)

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A criminally underestimated sci-fi thriller Avenue Is a heartbreaking tale of a father and daughter duo of interplanetary miners who descend on a dangerous moon in search of a rare gem, only to discover that they are not the only ones looking for buried treasures. Disturbing, thrilling and thrilling from start to finish, Avenue also showcases incredible feature film debut from Yellow jackets star Sophie Thatcher, who cuts her teeth against the likes of Pedro Pascal, Jay Duplass, Andre Royo and Sheila Wand.


Insatiable (1999)

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Inspired by the true stories of Donner’s Party and Alferd Packer, the historical horror film by Antonia Bird follows a secluded military outpost from the 1840s that invites an emaciated, frostbitten stranger to their hideout. However, things are not as they seem, and the soldiers soon face a more barbaric threat than they could have imagined in the winter desert.


Fire in the sky (1993)

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Scary sci-fi movie Fire in the sky tells of a logging town overwhelmed by the strange disappearance and shocking resurgence of a worker (D.B.Sweeney) who claims to be the victim of an alien abduction. Investigating the themes of trauma and panic in a small town, Fire in the skyScenes with accusations, mystery and psychological scars reflect the atmosphere of similar themes in Yellow jackets to T.


Death of Dick Long (2019)


Gripping, awkward and sometimes funny film based on real events. Death of Dick Long follows two friends trying to cover up a shocking crime that resulted in the death of their bandmate. Uncovering a lot more would be to delve deeper into spoiler territory, and that No the movie you want is ruined for you but Death of Dick LongA small-town mystery around unknown, undefined action feels right at home with a modern storyline. Yellow jackets


Alone (2020)

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Intense Survival Thriller Released At The Height Of The COVID-19 Pandemic By John Hyams Alone follows a woman who has been kidnapped on her way to her new home, only to escape and find herself in a deadly game of cat and mouse with her captor deep in the woods. Inspired by a couple of exciting performances by Jules Wilcox and Mark Menchaki, Alonedepicting perseverance and despair in a nightmare wilderness would be appropriate in Yellow jackets


Invitation (2015)

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Director Yellow jackets producer and director of the pilot project Karin Kusama, Invitation Is a breathtaking and disturbing thriller about a man invited to the engagement of his long-lost ex-wife. Upon arrival, he begins to suspect that something strange is happening, paving the way for a film in which paranoia oozes from every frame.


Alive (1993)

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Based on the tragic true events surrounding the crash of the Uruguayan rugby team in the Andes in 1974, Alive simultaneously acts as a warning to nature’s most brutal and inspiring story of survival against all odds. With a true story mentioned as one of the main influences Yellow jackets, Alive remains powerful and influential almost 30 years later.


We are what we are (2013)

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The critically acclaimed horror film with hell of a kickback We are what we are This is a remake of a Mexican horror film about a family of religious, reclusive fanatics whose traditions and beliefs are put to the test after the death of their matriarch. With an ensemble of cast that includes Bill Sage, Michael Parks, Julia Garner, Ambier Childers and Wyatt Russell, We are what we are lures you very much like Yellow jackets carefully laying out the cryptic backstory piece by piece, though that’s certainly not the only thing the film has in common with the acclaimed Showtime series.


Edge (1997)

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Written by David Mamet and directed by Lee Tamahori. Edge Follows three plane crash survivors stranded in the Alaskan desert and confronting the harsh cold, ferocious Kodiak bear and their own mistrust of each other. Some parallels with Yellow jackets pretty obvious, but it’s a bitter interpersonal drama that does make comparisons between the two projects.


Backcountry (2014)

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Charming and fit Backcountry tells the story of a couple on an ill-fated hike that gets worse and worse. One of those films that will make you think twice before heading into the forest. Backcountry Is a different type of survival film, the main dynamics between the protagonists of which is reminiscent of interpersonal drama in flashbacks Yellow jackets


It (chapters one and two) (2017/2019)

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Stephen King’s classic story that remains a benchmark in portraying collective trauma and overcoming the horrors of our past, Andy Muschetti. This films do pretty much a great job of bringing the story to life. In fact, the time gap between chapters makes Yellow jackets a solid companion to these favorite horror films.


Last surviving girl (2015)

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Coping with PTSD in the same (and disruptive) manner as Yellow jackets, Last surviving girl follows a survivor of a slasher-style carnage who has been convinced for years that the killer is back. A methodical and inventive approach to the story of the “last girl”, Last surviving girl it’s a horror game with more content and emotional complexity than your standard genre.


Detective detective (2020)

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Released in theaters in late 2020, unfortunately without much fanfare. Detective detective it’s a pretty brilliant comedy with a sardonic dark streak and more than one resemblance to Yellow jackets… In addition to considering the concept of returning a traumatic childhood event many years later, similar to the Showtime series, Detective detective also offers solid performance from Yellow jackets‘own Sophie Nelisse, who plays a high school student looking for answers related to the murder of her boyfriend.


The sound of violence (2021)

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One of the pleasant surprises of 2021, Yellow jackets star Jasmine Savoy Brown outshines this witty and chilling horror thriller about a synesthetic experimental musician who finds her true vocation in making music out of violent action. It may sound too harsh for some, although if you’ve been through some of the most dire moments Yellow jackets by now you should be able to handle The sound of violence


Duty (2010)

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Another film on this list is about the sins of the past that come back to haunt us. Duty tells the story of a trinity of former Mossad agents facing the gruesome truth about a past mission. With timelines set in 1967, 1970 and 1997, Duty has shades Yellow jackets in his DNA, especially in the latest timeline in which the exceptional twists and turns of Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson, and Kiaran Hinds help confirm the seriousness of the crime.


I don’t feel at home in this world anymore (2017)

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Black Comedy by Macon Blair I don’t feel at home in this world anymore shares the same keen sense of humor as Yellow jackets and the memorable starring role of Melanie Lynskey, who shows the same rebellious and tough attitude in this film as in the aforementioned series.


The place Beyond the Pines (2012)

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Speaking in detail about crime, justice and the impact of the past on our present, The place Beyond the Pines is a heartbreaking film, the third act of which seems to be ripped out of Yellow jackets. Between teenage drama and escalating interlocking trauma The place Beyond the Pines has a spiritual connection with Yellow jacketsthough the latter may not end with such peaceful serenity when all is said and done.


Super dark times (2017)

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A nihilistic thriller about a group of teenagers who survived an alarming accident. Super dark times similar to Yellow jackets in many ways, from how seriously the film takes the psychological implications of keeping a secret, to the northeastern setting of the 1990s film. The film also deals with tension in a similar way, building up tension and uncertainty between the characters until the film reaches boiling point.


Endless (2018)

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While the film may be more surreal in nature than Yellow jackets, Endless appears to be the second cousin of a Showtime program that follows two men dealing with conflicting memories of their youth in a sect. Invited to return to the iconic ascension ceremony, Endless it is a strange and strangely emotional film about facing your past before your past collides with you, which can best summarize the main theme Yellow jackets

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