Movies like Captured 1998

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Captured (1998)
 5.7
 267
Captured (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car thief breaks into a man's house who is on a low because his career is being taken away. The man locks up the thief in the car, and tortures him.
Style: psychological, clever, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, car thief, crimes, vengeance, hostages, confined, crime, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, rivalry, crime gone awry, car, businessman, gun, brother, held captive, mansion, captive, greed, trapped, locked in, husband wife relationship, hostage, severed finger ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, crime and danger mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Captured: BlackMale (2000), The Ex (1996), Stealing Candy (2003), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993), Protection (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 342
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, crimes, heist, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, blackmail, lesbian, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 1K
The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, family in danger, murder, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.3
 595
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, disorder, dishonesty, heist, hitman, femme fatale, danger, crime gone awry, woman in danger, deadly, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, dishonesty, revenge, power relations, crime, vengeance, frame up, jail, cheating wife, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 374
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, small town, vengeance, hidden identity, crime gone awry, danger, hitman, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, nanny, rivalry, criminal heroes, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, crimes, family relations, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 310
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: isolation, infidelity, captivity, secret place, missing person, dishonesty, family problems, confined, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
 310
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, disorder, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.5
 907
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, dishonesty, frame up, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, vengeance, surveillance camera, ex convict, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 407
Chameleon (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An undercover agent (Anthony LaPaglia) uses his rare personality disorder in pursuing the drug-cartel leader responsible for the deaths of his wife and kids.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, partners against crime, special agents, dealing with death, working undercover, crime, secret agents, chases and races, couple relations, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 219
The Secretary (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Her boss made ​​a big mistake by not promoting it. Now is the perfect secretary in the service of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: crimes, manipulations, deadly, dishonesty, disgruntled, power relations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, vengeance, rivalry, workplace, business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 121
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, crimes, chases and races, daring rescue, crime gone awry, danger, race against time, crime, hostages, escapades, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 199
Temptation (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released. Together with his buddy Bone he gets a job as seamen on board the yacht owned by the wife of his insurance fraud-partner Michael Reddick. Lanarsky has a question to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, woman in danger, shower, fire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 2K
The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, crime, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, siblings relations, family relations, dishonesty, vengeance, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.4
 352
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, murderous pair, gang, deadly, religions or cults, crimes, criminal heroes, daring rescue, chases and races, confined, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, couples, crime gone awry, crimes, manipulations, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, sexy ...
Plot: rivalry, mind game, confined, hostages, couple relations, crimes, domestic disturbance, dishonesty, couples, vengeance, betrayal, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 621
The Maddening (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this psycho-thriller, a little girl and her mother find themselves the focus of a crazed couple's delusions. The horror begins after Cassie has a fight with her husband David and takes off in the car with their young daughter Samantha. ...
Style: realistic, rough, psychological, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, lesbian love, on the road, torture, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, mentally unstable, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 401
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, parents and children, mystery, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, manipulations, crime, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, losing-it hero, domestic disturbance, crimes, split personality, mind game, mysterious character, rivalry, chase, vengeance, ghost, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, partners, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, mafia, murder, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 862
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, frame up, manhunt, crime gone awry, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, femme fatale, hitman, protagonist as suspect, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Stranger in the House (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A botched diamond burglary and a dead publishing company executive set off a string of murders and betrayal in this suspensful, nonstop thriller!
Style: suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: burglary, insurance investigator, isolation, deadly, dishonesty, heist, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, confined, crime, fugitives ...
Time: victorian
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 1K
Blind Side (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple visits Mexico to scout a new location for their furniture manufacturing business and hit a cop with their car on the way back stateside. Realizing that if they report it they could land in a Mexican jail (guilty until proven innocent) they ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, hit and run, danger, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, murder, haunted by the past, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 75
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: escaped mental patient, crimes, down on your luck, chases and races, hostages, confined, forces of nature, escapades, daring rescue, unlikely criminals, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 1K
Bone Dry (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie finds himself being forced at a gunpoint, by an unseen assailant, on a dark and brutal journey through the harsh terrain of the Mojave desert. His nemesis is Jimmy, a man with an aberrant agenda; armed with a rifle, a scope, walkie-talkies and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, vengeance, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, rivalry, deadly, one man army, criminal's revenge, torture, punishment, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 647
Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, vengeance, crimes, heist, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couple relations, dishonesty, prison, ex convict, armed robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, chase, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, death in the family, dishonesty, deadly, couples, dealing with death, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 548
Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, crimes, escapades, wilderness, survival, rivalry, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, family in danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 228
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, dark humor, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, hotel, sexual relations, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%