Movies like Captured 1998

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Captured (1998)
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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: hostage, torture, car thief, crimes, vengeance, hostages, confined, crime, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, rivalry, crime gone awry, car, businessman, gun, brother, security guard, held captive, mansion, captive, greed, trapped, porsche, garage ...
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, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger, vengeance and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Captured: BlackMale (2000), The Ex (1996), Stealing Candy (2003), Blind Heat (2001), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, crimes, heist, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime gone awry, blackmail, lesbian, sex, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 5.3
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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, family in danger, danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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73%
 4.3
 600
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, femme fatale, hostages, confined, crimes, criminal's revenge, hostage, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
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69%
 4.3
 125
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, race against time, survival, rivalry, crime gone awry, danger, escapades, confined, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: dishonesty, betrayal, femme fatale, revenge, power relations, frame up, crime, crimes, jail, vengeance, neo noir, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
 362
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murderous pair, daring rescue, hostages, parents and children, crimes, confined, chases and races, rivalry, gang, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, danger, crimes, confined, betrayal, couples, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, sexual content, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, workplace, crimes, workplace intrigue, manipulations, boss and employee, strong female presence, vengeance, manipulation, deadly, power relations, disgruntled ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 311
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: missing person, isolation, infidelity, captivity, secret place, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, rivalry, vengeance, confined, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, murder, dishonesty, family relations, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, babies and infants, psychopath, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 381
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, hidden identity, starting over, criminal heroes, tough heroes, rivalry, hitman, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 677
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, on the road, hostage, torture, lesbian sex, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, confined, life is a bitch, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mind game, mysterious character, psychopath, vengeance, split personality, danger, rivalry, chase, deadly, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.8
 312
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, disorder, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 175
Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: hostage, family in danger, hostages, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, crime gone awry, isolation, crimes, confined, home invasion, teenage girl, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace intrigue, crimes, danger, workplace, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 80
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: psychological, exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, daring rescue, confined, crimes, forces of nature, escapades, danger, chases and races, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, mind game, crime gone awry, police investigation, criminal heroes, vengeance, betrayal, rivalry, confined, cons and scams, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.5
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, going straight, husband wife relationship, murder, revenge, criminal, ex convict, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, sibling rivalry, violence, family relations, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 418
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, crime, criminal heroes, dealing with death, chases and races, working undercover, partners against crime, secret agents, couple relations, special agents, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, manipulations, manipulation, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crime, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, partners, vengeance, mafia, murder, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
 2K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, murder, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, divorce, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 3K
The 24th Day (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tom and Dan's one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, aids, revenge, infidelity, unlikely criminals, mind game, couple relations, confined, love and romance, couples, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 209
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, betrayal, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, woman in danger, danger, deadly, dishonesty, caucasian, sex scene ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, non-linear, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, manipulations, crumbling marriage, protagonist as suspect, crime, dangerous attraction, mind game, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, vengeance, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, confined, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, estate ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, danger, confined, charity, missing person, race against time, rivalry, deadly, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 333
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, mind game, deadly, motorcycle chase, crimes, couple relations, confined, danger, buddies, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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