Movies like Changing Lanes

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Changing Lanes (2002)
 6.5
 72K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying each other might be different, but their goals, ultimately, will be the same: Each will systematically try to dismantle the other's life in a reckless effort to reclaim something he has lost.
Style: psychological, harsh, thought provoking, realistic, tense, clever, feel good, suspense, intense, bleak ...
Plot: lawyer, revenge, justice, vengeance, custody battle, hotshot lawyer, corruption, feud, psychology, life, court, destiny, brutality, courage, character study, honest, bankruptcy, conspiracy, vigilante, greed, courtroom, obsession, misfit, rich and poor, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Changing Lanes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, twists and turns and interesting films with plots about mentor, runaway, greed, dialogue, corruption, catastrophe and redemption mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Changing Lanes: A Few Good Men (1992), Arbitrage (2012), Reasonable Doubt (2014), Reservation Road (2007), A Time to Kill (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, suspense, tricky, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, u.s. navy, military, army investigation, court, marines, court martial, hotshot lawyer, suicide, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., cuba, usa
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 6.6
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Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: corporate crimes, infidelity, police investigation, adultery, business, morality, wall street, manipulation, moral ambiguity, character study, billionaire, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, life turned upside down, district attorney, dishonesty, legal, false accusation, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, winter, legal investigation, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Reservation Road (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, emotional, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, investigation, obsession, loss of child, dysfunctional family, lawyer, revenge, character study, family problems, losing-it hero, parents and children, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
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A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, lawyer, court, murder, justice, small town, rape, courtroom, revenge, legal, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
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68%
Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.
Style: psychological, rough, emotional, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, vengeance, reconciliation, murder, memory, haunted by the past, secrets, life is a bitch, acceptance, gangsters, ira, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1975, 2000s
Place: ireland, london, europe, northern ireland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 94K
The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, rough, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: prison, torture, experiment, surveillance, aggression, rape, prison escape, disorder, degradation, isolation, violence, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return to Paradise (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis, Sheriff and Tony are three friends vacationing in Malaysia. Sheriff and Tony eventually leave to pursue careers in New York, but Lewis stays behind to work with orangutans. Two years later, Sheriff and Tony learn that, because of their past ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspense, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: death sentence, friendship, prison, redemption, moral dilemma, drug addiction, guilt, lawyer, courage, death row, hanging, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, new jersey, new york, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
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Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, twists and turns, suspense, emotional, tense ...
Plot: dog, revenge, vengeance, crimes, justice, murder, redemption, small town, violence, brutality, greed, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lakeview Terrace (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, harsh, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial couple, racism, neighbor, interracial love, home invasion, husband wife relationship, corrupt cop, family in danger, family problems, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, emotional, intense, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, obsession, hit and run, revenge, tragedy, crimes, redemption, vengeance, loss of daughter, justice, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 166K
Michael Clayton (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, cerebral, twists and turns ...
Plot: lawyer, legal, corruption, murder, guilt, character study, crimes, law firm, business, divorce, mental illness, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, california, wisconsin, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 12K
Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, murder, midlife crisis, prejudice, destiny, prostitute, oral sex, redemption, starting over, fortune teller, prison, self control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, captivating, political ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, greed, wall street, corporate crimes, businessman, stock market crash, economics, corporate america, millionaire, workplace situations, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal investigation, legal, courtroom drama, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, arrest, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, beverly hills, san francisco
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One Eight Seven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is ...
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, high school, gang, gangsters, teenager, hip hop, revenge, blacks and whites, ghetto, violence, russian roulette, substitute teacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, new jersey, usa ...
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53%
The Company Men (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, depressing, serious, sincere ...
Plot: unemployment, corporate world, workplace, business, job seeking, starting over, family problems, corporation, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Dry White Season (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: thought provoking, talky, emotional, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, lawyer, fighting the system, legal, society, rebellion, crimes, injustice, discrimination, courtroom, interracial relations, torture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Verdict (1982)
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Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: thought provoking, tense, atmospheric, suspense, intense ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
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The Sunset Limited (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the play of the same name by Pulitzer Prize Winner Cormac McCarthy, this searing two-character drama mixes humor and pathos while examining the relationship between strangers who are brought together by desperate circumstances. Set in a New ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, intellectual, philosophical, psychological ...
Plot: atheism, psychology, suicide attempt, religion, suicidal, atheist, belief, christianity, alone in the world, character study, multiple storylines, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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51%
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Class Action (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto ...
Style: touching, suspense, thought provoking, serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, father daughter relationship, father daughter conflict, court, parents and children, uncover truth, hopes, family relations, righting the wronged, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vengeance, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, fighting the system, conspiracy, uncover truth, investigation, corruption, revenge, murder, political corruption, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Business of Strangers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, twists and turns, harsh, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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No Good Deed (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hostage, robbery, police detective, crimes, femme fatale, heist, police, manipulation, rivalry, confined, bank robbery, music festival ...
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Place: san francisco, usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom, courtroom drama, corruption, jury, justice, legal, society, righting the wronged, manipulation, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
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Kiss of Death (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie causes him to take a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, surreal, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, prison, organized crime, crimes, betrayal, undercover agent, vengeance, revenge, mafia, violence, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Qatar
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In New York, a Pakistani native finds that his American Dream has collapsed in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Style: thought provoking, tense, emotional, intense, realistic ...
Plot: 9/11, culture clash, family, immigrants, wall street, conspiracy, political unrest, false accusation, american dream, civil rights, starting over, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pakistan, istanbul turkey, boston, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 4K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: tense, sexy, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: rape and revenge, revenge, home invasion, attempted rape, rapist, unsupportive friend, sexualized violence, moral dilemma, vigilantism, female protagonist, violence, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
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Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: dark, neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilante, death, homeless, crimes, vigilantism, car, violence, murder, character study, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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The Experiment (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Style: rough, psychological, tense, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, psychology, survival, experiment gone awry, human nature, violence, gay rape, prison rape, brutality, moral ambiguity, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%