Movies like The Getaway

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The Getaway
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: betrayal, heist, gangsters, chase, crime, prison, crime gone awry, violence, criminal heroes, gunfight, criminal's revenge, money, bank, garbage dump, suicide by hanging, greed, hitman, mentor, sexual torture, cuckold, exploding truck, lovers on the run, brutality, dialogue, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Getaway
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
123 min.
 7.5
Charley Varrick
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
111 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and intense films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, brutality, mentor, vengeance, chase and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Getaway: Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997), Reindeer Games (2000), City of Industry (1997), The Real McCoy (1993), Fled (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Truth or Consequences, N.M.
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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gangsters, violence, hostage, heist, crime gone awry, on the road, robbery, hitman, gangster, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
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Reindeer Games
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, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Getaway
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
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System:   79%
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City of Industry
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, usa
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The Real McCoy
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, heist, crime, prison, betrayal, kidnapping, gangsters, chase, crime gone awry, vengeance, criminal heroes, bank ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, london, new jersey, atlanta georgia
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Fled
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
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Kiss of Death
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie causes him to take a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Mercury Rising
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: Renegade FBI agent Art Jeffries protects a nine-year-old autistic boy who has cracked the government's new "unbreakable" code.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
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Get the Gringo
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
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Son of a Gun
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
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Duration: 104 min.
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Heaven's Burning
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
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System:   57%
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Hard Rain
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
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A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
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System:   56%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
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Duration: 97 min.
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Payback
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: clever, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
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