Movies like Caught Up

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Caught Up (1998)
 5.4
 821
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after them, and Vanessa tells Daryl that this is her former lover Ahmad who wants revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, heist, life is a bitch, frame up, femme fatale, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, nightclub, jamaican, prison, gangsters, drug abuse, hitman, memory loss, partners, neo noir, crime, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Caught Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, murder, rivalry and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Caught Up: Sunset Heat (1992), Monument Ave. (1998), City of Industry (1997), Ready 2 Die (2014), Hot Boyz (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 364
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, bar, motorcycle, beach, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, chases and races, drug dealing, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, best friends, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crime, gangsters, stripper, gang, family relations, dishonesty, manhunt, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.4
 793
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, gang, heist, haunted by the past, police corruption, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 4.2
 963
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, social decay, police corruption, false accusation, police investigation, murder, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, operation, doctor, police, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, partners, rivalry, crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, chases and races, crime, misfit partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mystery, investigation, mistaken identity, hidden identity, small town life, dishonesty, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, crimes, murder, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, prison, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, siblings relations, on the run, femme fatale, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: arkansas, los angeles, texas, usa, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, danger, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crime, danger, greed, uncle nephew relationship, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 2K
The Mack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, criminal's revenge, interracial relations, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, vengeance, police corruption, prostitute, gangsters, city life, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Immortals (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful action-thriller. Recruited by a Mafia nightclub owner (Eric Roberts), 4 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, rivalry, partners, disorder, odd couple, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, suspense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 4K
Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, going straight, desert, vengeance, frame up, heist, crime gone awry, murder, bank, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, hitman, robbery, hostage, chase, on the run, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, las vegas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, dishonesty, tough heroes, betrayal, rivalry, crime, organized crime, criminal's revenge, tracking device, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 476
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, mentally challenged, neo noir, psychopath, heist, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 614
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, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, rivalry, murder, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Day In The Life (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Onyx rapper Sticky Fingaz directs and stars in this hip-hop musical about a gangster who becomes caught up in a bloody war between two feuding crime families while struggling to leave the streets behind. When Black's family raids one of ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, introspection, vengeance, dealing with death, hopes, crime, gangsters, urban ghetto life, crimes, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.9
 2K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, danger, tough heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, police detective, police investigation, hitman, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 12K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 928
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, murder, investigation, kidnapping, rivalry, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 224
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, femme fatale, crime gone awry, betrayal, police corruption, vengeance, manipulations, crimes, love triangle, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 493
On the Border (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A dumb as rocks security guard in a Texas border town gets involved in a planned bank heist thanks to the charms of two different femmes fatales.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, gang, frame up, chase, bank, murder, crime gone awry, woman in danger, danger, drug dealing, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, gambling, room service, phone booth, wig, broken finger, strangulation, swimming pool, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 484
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, disorder, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, good versus evil, bank, deadly, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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