Movies like The Driver

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The Driver (1978)
 7.2
 12K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He promises pardons to a gang if they help to convict him in a set-up robbery. The Driver seeks help from The Player to mislead the detective.
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, neo noir, set up, casino, card game, gambling, getaway driver, anti hero, bag of money, car, robbery, witness, on the run, one last job, police detective, criminal heroes, crime, neo-noir, urban, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to The Driver

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, chase, machine gun, pistol, murder, violence and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Driver: Drive (2011), The Getaway (1972), Takers (2010), The Italian Job (2003), Thief (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.8
 501K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, gloomy, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough heroes, lone wolves, danger, mechanic, crime, heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, unfulfillment, young woman, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.5
 24K
The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, murder, armed robbery, chase, betrayal, bag of money, robbery, prison, hitman, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 52K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, crime, helicopter, police brutality, thief, chase, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, partners, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 313K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, heist, gold, hacker, perfect crime, cons and scams, revenge, murder, betrayal, robbery, mentor, subway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, europe, venice, austria, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 20K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, neo noir, betrayal, thief, safe, convict, crime, vengeance, safecracker, one last job, urban, burglar ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 319K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, on the run, car race, heist, chase, tough heroes, freedom, fbi, organized crime, police chase, drug lord, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, monte carlo, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 503K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, heist, robbery, crimes, tough law enforcer, one last job, thief, group of criminals, police detective, cat and mouse, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, conspiracy, police corruption, motorcycle chase, criminal, assassin, crime, chase, police detective, master criminal, chases and races, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.3
 582
Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, teenage life, police detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, against the odds, city life, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 328K
Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA, China, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, car race, chase, revenge, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, vengeance, race, speed, muscle car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, dominican republic, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, revenge, organized crime, chase, vengeance, bail bondsman, partners against crime, track down, crime, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, revenge, fbi, assassin, robbery, gun, violence, murder, car, shotgun, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mafia, betrayal, prohibition, deadly, small town, tommy gun, gang war, whiskey, rivalry, gangsters, duel ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, chase, chases and races, theft, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, danger, mechanic, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 28K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank, crime, robbery, armored car, truck, confined, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, master criminal, organized crime, crime, criminal heroes, race against time, heist, blackmail, danger, partners, friends, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, car chase, small town, gangsters, urban, crime, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
 6K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, chase, heist, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, tough heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, daring rescue, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.6
 338K
Baby Driver (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Style: stylized, suspense, entertaining, intense, tense ...
Plot: bank robbery, car chase, heist, romance, music, chase, twists & turns, cars, crime, getaway driver, waitress, sign language ...
Time: 2010s, year 1998
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, law enforcement, undercover, vengeance, police detective, crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, gangsters, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 40K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, taxi driver, fbi, father daughter relationship, heist, chase, race against time, thief, crime, rescue, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 166K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hacker, terrorism, violence, misdirection, surveillance, senator, faked death, ex convict, chase, race against time, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, washington d.c., malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 10K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: car chase, crime, on the road, chase, chases and races, family in danger, danger, family problems, family relations, on the run, crimes, burning money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mechanic, helicopter, robbery, chase, car chase, store, criminal heroes, buddies, adventure, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 58K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, bank robbery, violence, betrayal, ghetto, russian mafia, cocaine, bag of money, assault rifle, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, fbi, chase, car race, heist, chases and races, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, master criminal, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, england, london, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 12K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, chase, crimes, drug dealing, on the run, car chase, chases and races, unlikely criminals, escapades, disorder, anger, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
L.A. Takedown (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Mann's (HEAT, MIAMI VICE) gutsy telefilm tells the tale of two skilled professionals--one a cop, the other a criminal--who aren't as different as they think.Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) is an intense cop on the trail of ruthless ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, crime gone awry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 191K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, gangsters, crime, group of criminals, heroin, mob boss, fighting crime, urban, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949, 1940s ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 58K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough heroes, murder, serial killer, rivalry, tough law enforcer, mannequin, resistance, prosecution, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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