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, disorder, deadly, 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, dishonesty, deadly, danger, vengeance and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Captured: BlackMale (2000), Bone Dry (2007), The Ex (1996), Tripfall (2000), Stealing Candy (2003). 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: crimes, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, disorder, blackmail, bathtub, lesbian, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, vengeance, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, torture, one man army, punishment, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mojave desert
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100%
 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: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, family in danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, couples ...
Time: 90s
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73%
 3.4
 365
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, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, parents and children, danger, rivalry, confined, crimes, deadly, daring rescue, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.3
 603
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, confined, hostages, femme fatale, crimes, criminal's revenge, hostage, computers and web, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hostage, missing person, daring rescue, crime gone awry, escapades, confined, race against time, rivalry, crimes, danger, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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57%
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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, captivating, tense, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, confined, betrayal, danger, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, domestic disturbance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 234
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: rivalry, disgruntled, power relations, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, workplace, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, strong female presence, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 313
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, family problems, dishonesty, rivalry, crumbling marriage, 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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nanny, psychopath, couples, danger, crimes, rivalry, family relations, family problems, vengeance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 81
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, chases and races, forces of nature, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, going straight, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry, hitman, criminal's revenge, danger, deadly, special agents, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, lesbian romance, on the road, hostage, torture, lesbian sex, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, danger, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.8
 315
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, mysterious character, split personality, mind game, danger, supernatural, chase, mentally unstable, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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47%
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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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family in danger, hostage, criminal's revenge, hostages, isolation, kidnapping, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, home invasion, teenage girl, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, cop witness relations, deadly, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, danger, wrong place wrong time, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 443
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
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42%
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 920
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, going straight, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal, revenge, ex convict, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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42%
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, frame up, crime, crimes, jail, vengeance, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, sibling rivalry, violence, siblings relations, family relations, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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41%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, chases and races, government agency, criminal heroes, crime, law enforcement, crimes, graphic violence, couple relations ...
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, parents and children, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, aids, revenge, infidelity, unlikely criminals, couples, love and romance, confined, mind game, couple relations, crimes, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, murder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, insanity, deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
 5.0
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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, cons and scams, criminal heroes, deadly, betrayal, danger, crimes, woman in danger, crime, dishonesty, taking a shower, tape over mouth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, serious, non-linear, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, manipulations, manipulation, couples, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crime gone awry, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 491
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, confined, family problems, couples, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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