Movies like The Getaway 1972

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 7.5
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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, rough, realistic, cynical, clever, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, murder, armed robbery, chase, betrayal, bag of money, robbery, prison, hitman, crime, infidelity, crime gone awry, kidnapping, bank, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, chases and races, crimes, violence, gunfight, couple relations, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, violence, chase, betrayal and pistol mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Getaway: The Driver (1978), Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Charley Varrick (1973), Takers (2010), Triple 9 (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, neo noir, bag of money, casino, anti hero, card game, car, set up, getaway driver, robbery, witness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 15K
The Getaway (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, garbage dump, suicide by hanging, cuckold, exploding truck, sexual torture, hitman, betrayal, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, witty, realistic ...
Plot: gang, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, bank robbery, on the road, murderous pair, heist, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, partners, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, missouri, oklahoma, usa, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charley Varrick (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, clever, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, desert, mafia, small town, heist, chase, on the run, suicide, sheriff, crime, one last job, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 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 ⇓
84%
 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 ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
76%
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 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 ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
70%
 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, vengeance, cia, revenge, chase, traitor, tough heroes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 18K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bus, prostitute, extradition, motorcycle, organized crime, hitman, police corruption, on the road, desert, beating, police car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 102K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, robbery, heist, jewel robbery, betrayal, fight scenes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, tough heroes, car chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 344
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, kidnapping, female assassin, femme fatale, mafia, assassin, hostage, murder, corruption, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, betrayal, texas ranger, modern western, mexican standoff, organized crime, robbery, drug dealing, love triangle, kidnapping, bribery, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
65%
 7.5
 53K
Bullitt (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal's hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, suspenseful, clever, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, organized crime, gunfight, hotel, chase, hospital, witness protection, ford mustang, airport, politician, mob hit, burglary ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 4K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, heist, gunfight, hitman, robbery, police, bomb, sociopath, exploding car, police detective, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, texas, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.7
 176K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, bank robbery, money, betrayal, heist, corruption, undercover agent, cia, organized crime, investigation, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 70K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, chase, cat, silencer, rescue, sniper rifle, cia, hidden camera, mexican standoff, police chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, usa, detroit, seattle, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
64%
 5.6
 17K
Tracers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wanted by the mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.
Style: sexy, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, chase, chases and races, crimes, mysterious character, heist, parkour, chinese mafia, crime, urban, young adult, loan shark ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 122K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, vengeance, betrayal, money, neo noir, criminal, heroin, mafia, robbery, crime, trap, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Love and a .45 (1994)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Small-time criminal Watty Watts attempts to rob a convenience store with his drug-addict buddy, Billy Mack Black. The robbery, however, leads to murder, and soon Watty leaves Billy behind and goes on the run with his beloved girlfriend, Starlene. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, on the road, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, chase, vengeance, fugitives, hostages, odd couple, store ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, taxi driver, chase, hitman, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, crime, heist, tough heroes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
 6.5
 23K
Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, prison life, car chase, gold, crime, robbery, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, chase, betrayal, boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, police detective, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, hostages, robbery, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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 ⇓
61%
 6.5
 93K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, protector, gunfight, on the run, kidnapping, lone wolves, car chase, chase, mentor, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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