Movies like Caught Up

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Caught Up (1998)
 5.4
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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, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, nightclub, jamaican, prison, drug abuse, hitman, memory loss, partners, neo noir, crime, mystery ...
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, rivalry, gangsters and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Caught Up: Ready 2 Die (2014), Monument Ave. (1998), Sunset Heat (1992), Spanish Judges (2000), Hot Boyz (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
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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, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, chase, heist, dishonesty, danger, crime gone awry, on the run, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, crimes, crime, vengeance, gang, investigation, deadly, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.6
 381
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, beach, bar, undercover, drug dealing, reunion, drug abuse, false accusation, police investigation, heist, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.9
 485
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, mystery, psychopath, mind game, deadly, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, rivalry, dishonesty, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 1K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, murder, social decay, police investigation, police corruption, false accusation, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, neo noir, revenge, crime, crimes, gangsters, gang, stripper, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, hitman, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly, social decay, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, disorder, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, crimes, operation, police, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 90
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, gang, police investigation, starting over, criminal's revenge, hitman, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, neo noir, murder, police detective, criminal heroes, chases and races, misfit partners, crime, crimes, friends, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, crime, master criminal, criminal's revenge, rivalry, deadly, murder, vengeance, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 3K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, police detective, betrayal, dishonesty, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, crimes, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, neo noir, dishonesty, siblings relations, chases and races, femme fatale, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, arkansas, texas, usa, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, cons and scams, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, neo noir, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, greed, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 51
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crime gone awry, addiction, life is a bitch, law enforcement, dishonesty, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, disturbing ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, crimes, friendship, murder, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, vengeance, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, going straight, crimes, brutality, false accusation, life is a bitch, crime, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 411
Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, police corruption, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, neo noir, bookies, bank robbery, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 1.8
 176
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, gangsters, criminal heroes, police investigation, police detective, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, crimes, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, neo noir, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, family relations, heist, dishonesty, strong violent content, disorder, crime gone awry, betrayal, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 442
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, survival, deadly, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With the help of their mentor Felix, a group of the best friends and first-time thieves steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless black market art dealer. After the amateurs botch the delivery of the objet d'art, the dealer kills Felix and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crime gone awry, heist, betrayal, black market, partners, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, california, usa, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, hip hop, going straight, moral dilemma, introspection, drug dealing, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, chase, hostage, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, desert, hitman, conspiracy, casino, criminal's revenge, gangsters, unlikely criminals, bounty hunter, crime gone awry, on the run, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
63%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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