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Catchfire (1990)
 5.4
 3K
Catchfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychotronic, cult film, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lovers on the run, mafia, hitman, fall in love, love affair, woman in danger, chase, hidden identity, on the run, rescue, criminal heroes, manhunt, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, gangsters, crimes, heist, on the road, love triangle, crime, love and romance, fugitives, assassination attempt, danger, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, chases and races, hitman, chase, on the run and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Catchfire: The Piano Player (2002), Soundless (2004), Narrow Margin (1990), Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997), Backflash (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Piano Player (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tale about the relationship between a businessman who launders money for a Mafia figure and his gangster bodyguard.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, piano, master criminal, criminal heroes, danger, confined, gangsters, hidden identity, law enforcement, chase, deadly, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 954
Soundless (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fall in love, criminal's revenge, track down, manhunt, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, on the run, danger, murder, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Narrow Margin (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train ride, police investigation, chase, testimony, district attorney, hitman, crimes, uncover truth, witness protection, woman in danger, assassination attempt, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 640
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, odd couple, on the run, criminal heroes, store, partners, criminal's revenge, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.3
 644
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, manipulations, femme fatale, crime gone awry, hidden identity, manipulation, dangerous attraction, mystery, danger, crimes, reunion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, social decay, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, rivalry, betrayal, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 828
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, introspection, dishonesty, working undercover, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.7
 2K
29 Palms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, hitman, conspiracy, casino, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, unlikely criminals, gangsters, deadly, on the run, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, on the run, undercover, gangsters, hitman, manhunt, danger, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, rivalry, special agents, race against time ...
Time: 90s, quarry
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 856
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.9
 203K
True Romance (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: bleak, stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, cocaine, mexican standoff, gangsters, drug dealing, romance, hitman, gunfight, crimes, crime, peril, gun violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 319
Bad Guys (1995)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug dealing, hitman, love triangle, woman in danger, friendship, track down, lovers on the run, dishonesty, deadly, chase, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, chase, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, law enforcement, heist, tough heroes, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 3K
Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gangsters, stolen money, track down, chase, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 17K
The Getaway (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cuckold, heist, chase, hitman, lovers on the run, suicide by hanging, exploding truck, garbage dump, betrayal, gangsters, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 476
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, disorder, vengeance, rescue, crimes, investigation, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 798
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Top of the World (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, murder, crime gone awry, chase, missing person, kidnapping, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 1K
Hitman's Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer disk that the mob wants to get their hands on that has a list ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: hitman, fbi, witnessing a crime, witness protection, woman in danger, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, deadly, gangsters, one man army ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 368
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, gangsters, manhunt, danger, corruption, murder, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 382
Sunset Heat (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, motorcycle, bar, beach, going straight, law enforcement, gangsters, on the run, partners, betrayal, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, hostage, chase, on the run, small town, prison, trailer trash, white trash, pursuit, crime gone awry, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Fifth Commandment (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, suicide by cop, chase, danger, witnessing a crime, track down, woman in danger, tough heroes, crimes, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Heaven's Burning (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed to meet her, but fails to appear. She goes to a bank to get some cash, only ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, hostage, bank, chase, kidnapping, vengeance, love, gangsters, confined, rescue, gang, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, deadly, hitman, disorder, tough heroes, kidnapping, law enforcement, master criminal, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 786
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, hitman, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crime, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 898
Shadows & Lies (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: danger, love and romance, fall in love, woman in danger, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rescue, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, crime, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%