Movies like Down Twisted

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Down Twisted (1987)
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Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer, adventure, heist, kidnapping, betrayal, crimes, on the run, mistaken identity, disorder, woman in danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, thief, terrorist, escape, mercenary, obsession, businessman, murder, criminal, soldier, theft, chase, male female relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america

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Most similar movies to Down Twisted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, dishonesty, on the run, criminal heroes, rivalry and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Down Twisted: Setup (2011), Hand Gun (1994), Tell (2014), Ready 2 Die (2014), Backflash (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, prisoner, criminal, disorder, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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95%
 5.5
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Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female psychopath, heist, estrangement, power relations, family relations, disorder, riddles and clues, siblings relations, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, crime gone awry, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.5
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, heist, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.0
 840
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, on the run, cons and scams, crime gone awry, odd couple, rivalry, chase, murder, on the road, heist, kidnapping, desert ...
Time: contemporary
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70%
 4.5
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Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 14K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, wilderness, kidnapping, adventure, mountain, chase, fbi, on the run, hostage, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel thief, jewel robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.4
 639
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, disorder, tough heroes, hitman, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, chase, hostage, mistaken identity, on the run, woman in danger, dirty cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, empire, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 60
Kill Slade (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bounty hunter is hired to abduct a reporter who has uncovered a U.N. conspiracy plot.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalist, ranger, mercenary, sexploitation, conspiracy, graphic violence, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, state affairs, missing person, media ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, seaside, ransom, hell, psychopath, cafe, airport, murder, chase, crime gone awry, hostage, child in peril ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, coitus, female nudity, criminal heroes, gang, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Master Touch (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A master thief, just out of prison, concocts a risky final score that would net him over a million dollars.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, acrobat, master criminal, frame up, cons and scams, crime gone awry, adventure, criminal heroes, rivalry, partners, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: hamburg germany, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, tough heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
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Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crimes, escapades, crime gone awry, arms dealer, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, diamond theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Desperate Trail (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Amiable con man Jack Cooper is on a westbound stagecoach, headed for the next batch of suckers who will mistake him for an easy mark. Fiery Sarah O'Rourke rides the same coach, handcuffed to lawman Bill Speakes and headed for the hangman. In a ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, manhunt, criminal heroes, old west, crimes, track down, on the run, tough heroes, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, gangsters, on the road, cons and scams, disorder, friends, police detective, criminal heroes, partners, on the run, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: district attorney, witness, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, life is a bitch, mystery, witnessing a crime, on the run, crimes, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, helicopter, on the run, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
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Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, police corruption, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, special agents, law enforcement, manhunt, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 2K
Lassiter (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Scotland Yard and the FBI force a thief and his girlfriend to steal Nazi diamonds from a German countess.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, world war two, jewel thief, nazi, robbery, police, thief, jewelry, embassy, rivalry, crimes, espionage ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Cut Throat City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four boyhood friends return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina, to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. Turning to a local gangster for employment, the crew is hired to pull off a daring casino heist, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hurricane, heist, murder, crimes, escapades, criminal heroes, betrayal, robbery, police chase, gunfight, ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, on the run, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, crime gone awry, violence, criminal, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
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Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, heist, crime gone awry, adventure, betrayal, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners, buddies, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Chechnya, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mysterious character, gangsters, crimes, mistaken identity, save the lady, woman in danger, heroes, daring rescue, spy, empire, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century
Place: europe, bulgaria, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 50
Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A martial artist tries to form a new life after leaving her husband who is a part of organized crime. But after her daughter is kidnapped, it's time for her to spring into action.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, assassin, murder, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, haunted by the past, save the day, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 5K
Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, unstoppable, antidote, on the run, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, working undercover, dishonesty, secret agents, undercover, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, rodeo, redneck, hanging, faithfulness, bloodhound, rich woman, u.s. mexico border, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%