Movies like F.T.W.

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F.T.W. (1994)
 5.3
 746
F.T.W. (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a bank robbery gone desperately wrong. Together they will explore their own personal vision of the American Dream.
Style: rough, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, on the run, bank, prison, crimes, on the road, romance, misfit, crime, love and romance, fall in love, couples, chases and races, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, going straight, cons and scams, renegade, sex, bank robbery, cowboy, police, violence, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana

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Most similar movies to F.T.W.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, crime gone awry and chases and races mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like F.T.W.: Brazilian Western (2013), Silver Man (2003), Body Count (1998), Thieves Like Us (1974), Out-of-Sync (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brazilian Western (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo, a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics. Focusing on the love story of outlaw João do Santo ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love and romance, drug dealing, love affair, fall in love, crimes, criminal's revenge, romance, criminal heroes, crime, on the run, life is a bitch, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: brazil
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95%
 4.7
 203
Silver Man (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A street performer fights a pathological man for his girlfriend's love.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, hotshot hero, dangerous attraction, fall in love, gangsters, crimes, deadly, rivalry, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.4
 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: neo noir, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, law enforcement, on the run, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, partners, police detective, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: on the run, murder, bank, bank robbery, criminal heroes, love and romance, prison life, human nature, introspection, heist, prison, americana ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 176
Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: drug dealing, gambling, police, hip hop, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, love triangle, false accusation, fall in love, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, chases and races, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 330
Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love affair, cons and scams, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A New York Heartbeat (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spider, a young gang leader, gets in over his head when he robs a notorious gangster. On the run, he's taken in by a sheltered young woman and her reclusive uncle, a legendary mobster gunned down by the same gangster now pursuing Spider.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, criminal's revenge, on the run, youth, crime gone awry, danger, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, rivalry, romance, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.5
 1K
Kansas (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A drifter becomes both a bank robber and a hero in this crime thriller. Andrew McCarthy stars as Wade Corey, who hitches a ride on a freight train already occupied by Doyle Kennedy (Matt Dillon), a charming ex-con who convinces Wade to accompany him ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, bank, heist, hostages, rescue, rivalry, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cons and scams, frame up, criminal's revenge, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, crime, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 2K
Homeboy (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Johnny Walker is a cowboy and a boxer. He is very shy and a bit of a fool. He is in love with Ruby, but he cannot tell her. He is also a bit old to keep on boxing, but its the only thing he does well.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspense, thought provoking, semi serious
Plot: boxer, athlete's life, ambition, crimes, rivalry, sport, hopes, fall in love, heist, alcohol abuse, romance, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, rough, exciting, 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 ⇓
55%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: false accusation, murder, on the run, dishonesty, youth, lovers on the run, life is a bitch, strong violent content, on the road, love and romance, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: warden, parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, going straight, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 163
Snow Job (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A famous skier (Jean-Claude Killy), his mistress (Danièle Gaubert) and a ski instructor (Cliff Potts) rob a bank in the Alps and hide the loot in a crevasse.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, skiing, resort, caper, insurance investigator, ski resort, nothing goes right, master criminal, crime gone awry, mountain, conspiracy, misfit partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 544
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, mystery, mind game, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 304
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, estrangement, power relations, disorder, family relations, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, friendship, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, life is a bitch, drug dealing, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: warden, parole officer, gas station, dishonesty, going straight, chases and races, crime, hopes, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 754
Banklady (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Banklady tells the true story of Gisela Werler, a law-abiding factory worker from Hamburg, who falls in love with a thief and becomes a media darling as Germany’s first and most notorious female bank robber. Cunning, sexy, and exciting, Gisela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting
Plot: fall in love, heist, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, bank robbery, female empowerment, graphic violence, crime, bank robber, woman, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, danger, going straight, on the run, dishonesty, heist, criminal heroes, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, car chase, on the road, small town, prison, on the run, trailer trash, pursuit, white trash, fall in love, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 432
Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Françoise has gone into business seducing men whose wives want to divorce them, and who need incriminating evidence against them. In addition, she has a little blackmail operation going on on the side with politicians who can't afford a ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, prostitute, cons and scams, heist, couples, chases and races, crime, romance, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: quebec, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.3
 321
Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, drug dealing, going straight, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.5
 111
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, stalking, on the run, caper, underground, friendship, danger, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former marine and cop Jeff Erickson starts a new life after meeting his dream girl, Jill, running a bookshop, until they decide to become the modern Bonnie and Clyde. Learning on the job the hard way, Jeff becomes famous through media-coverage, ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: couples, romancing a criminal, heist, couple relations, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, on the run, crime, bank robbery, handcuffs, explosion ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, outlaw, criminal, crimes, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, crimes, girlfriend, police, money ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, wooing, bank, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, babies and infants, crimes, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 877
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, chases and races, partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, bank, crimes, bank robbery, escapades, family relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%