Movies like The Getaway

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The Getaway (1994)
 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 McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, sexy, entertaining, intense, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, garbage dump, suicide by hanging, sexual torture, cuckold, exploding truck, hitman, betrayal, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, prison, criminal's revenge, bank, crime gone awry, lovers on the run, cons and scams, frame up, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, rescue, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america

Most similar movies to The Getaway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, dishonesty, gangsters and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Getaway: Reindeer Games (2000), The Real McCoy (1993), Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997), Red Line (1995), Love and a .45 (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.7
 34K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, prison, christmas, heist, casino, manipulation, voyeurism, crime, robbery, criminal heroes, cons and scams, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, bank, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, chase, gang, vengeance, hostages, master criminal, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, on the road, violence, hostage, robbery, crime gone awry, criminal, maniac, racism, crime, on the run, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 383
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, frame up, heist, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
 5.3
 8K
Fled (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the Mafia is after, and some computer files that somebody wants desperately to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, mafia, manhunt, chase, prison, chain gang, on the run, undercover, criminal heroes, adventure, fugitives, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 19K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, betrayal, danger, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 786
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, jamaican, nightclub, chase, criminal's revenge, crime, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 278
Detour (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crimes, crime, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, suburbs, crime, hostages, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 486
On the Border (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A dumb as rocks security guard in a Texas border town gets involved in a planned bank heist thanks to the charms of two different femmes fatales.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, criminal heroes, femme fatale, gang, crime, betrayal, chase, bank, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, revenge, betrayal, stripper, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, jewel, brother, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 220
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, heist, safecracker, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, manipulations, vengeance, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 868
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, investigation, rescue, bank, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, redemption, betrayal, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, hollywood, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, hostages, bank, murderous pair, chase, crime gone awry, violence spree, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 14K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, gang, one night, boxing match, escape, on the run, friendship, gangsters, traffic jam, ghetto, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 49
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, hitman, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crimes, dishonesty, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 5.3
 304
Bad Guys (1995)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, drug deal, hitman, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, crime, gangsters, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 3K
Catchfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychotronic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, criminal heroes, on the road, fugitives, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Heaven's Burning (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed to meet her, but fails to appear. She goes to a bank to get some cash, only ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, on the run, chase, vengeance, love, hostage, kidnapping, gangsters, criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 600
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, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, criminal heroes, store, criminal's revenge, crime, odd couple, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 2K
The Five (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local yakuza, but everything does not go as planned and the men find themselves hunted down by contract killers
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, gang, murder, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, drug dealing, going straight, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Executive Target (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: His wife held hostage, a stunt driver is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: prison, terrorism, kidnapping, car chase, politics, missing person, crime, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 343
Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, bank, heist, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, crime, hostages, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, plastic surgery, robbery, new identity, murder, crime, rehabilitation, betrayal, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 2K
Run (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: on the run, chase, gambling, police corruption, crime, gangsters, on the road, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, college, fugitives, murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 15K
Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, crime, robbery, criminal heroes, gangsters, police corruption, burglar, bank robber, bank, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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