Movies like Towards Darkness

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Towards Darkness (2007)
 5.4
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Towards Darkness (2007)
Original name: Hacia la oscuridad
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, crime gone awry, car chase, terrorism, destiny, missing child, chase, rivalry, race against time, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, special agents, hostage, soldier, crimes, confined, child in peril, daring rescue, dancing, swat team, drugs, police, drug lord, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, kidnapping, deadly and confined mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Towards Darkness: Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), 12 Hours to Live (2006), Banshee (2006), Five Fingers (2006), Dead in a Heartbeat (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, criminal's revenge, race against time, daring rescue, vengeance, unlikely partners, confined, heist, bully, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, hong kong, china
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100%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 592
Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, car thief, crimes, psychopath, car chase, heist, master criminal, race against time, criminal's revenge, mind game, rivalry, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.3
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Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, charity, race against time, rivalry, confined, missing person, presumed dead, chess, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, mentally unstable, law enforcement, doctors and patients, rivalry, crimes, murder investigation, bomb, confined, violence spree, medical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 154
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, rivalry, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, escapades, race against time, survival, kidnapping, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
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The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, breaking point, confinement indoors, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, rich, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sexual content, graphic violence, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 10K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, african american, gangsters, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 2K
Dragon Squad (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of Interpol agents arrive in the city to testify against a local crime lord. However on the way to court the vehicle carrying the Triad boss is attacked and the crime lord snatched, not by his own people but by another foe.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interpol, kidnapping, martial arts, gangsters, undercover, law enforcement, chase, terrorism, fighting crime, law enforcer killer, race against time, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 468
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, drug dealing, confined, undercover, police investigation, terrorism, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, track down, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, police officer, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, corrupt official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, usa, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 634
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, racism, confined, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, society, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, rape, showdown, child abduction, teenage rape, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, wyoming, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rescue, chase, wilderness, siblings relations, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, prison, child in peril, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 1K
Senseless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elliott Gast (Jason Behr) is quickly climbing the corporate ladder of international commerce, negotiating deals to generate large fortunes for giant corporations. His success makes him the target for political extremists who kidnap him and broadcast ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: reality, missing person, confined, captivity, isolation, terrorism, prison life, hostage, internet, politics, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, witnessing a crime, undercover, crimes, working undercover, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, crime gone awry, introspection, rivalry, stuntman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 2K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, blackmail, who done it, betrayal, love, manipulation, dishonesty, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 5K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crimes, family in danger, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism, mind game, husband wife relationship, ex convict, white supremacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, race against time, save the day, tunnel, train, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, confined, ransom, extortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulation, chase, mistress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 5K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, police investigation, death sentence, police station, buried alive, excavation, crimes, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
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The Betrayed (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kidnappers force a young mother (Melissa George) to recover money stolen by her shady husband (Christian Campbell).
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, criminal, revelation, missing child, family problems, crime gone awry, survival, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, chase, crime gone awry, heist, murder, hitman, couples, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.1
 373
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, on the run, save the day, race against time, undercover, hostage, tough heroes, chase, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 433
Deer Crossing (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers around retired police detective Derrick Stanswood (Mann), who is called by a successful doctor about an unsolved case involving his wife Maggy (Cottrel) and their son, Cole (newcomer Kevin Fennell). Chasing after loose ends in a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, captivity, private detective, small town, kidnapping, confined, crimes, farm, abduction, violence, missing child, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.5
 7K
Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, hostage, race against time, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%