Movies like The Getaway 1994

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The Getaway (1994)
 5.7
 16K
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sexy, entertaining, intense, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, suicide by hanging, garbage dump, cuckold, exploding truck, sexual torture, 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 crime, crimes, gangsters, chase, vengeance, rivalry and redemption mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Getaway: Reindeer Games (2000), Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997), The Real McCoy (1993), Fled (1996), Love and a .45 (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 35K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, 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, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
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%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, prison, violence, hostage, robbery, heist, criminal, crime gone awry, racism, maniac, hitman, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, las vegas, usa, mexico
⇓ 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: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, bank, crime, prison, heist, gangsters, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, chase, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 25K
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, on the run, murder, chase, betrayal, bag of money, robbery, prison, hitman, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 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, chase, prison, chain gang, manhunt, on the run, undercover, criminal heroes, adventure, crime, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, store, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, revenge, betrayal, stripper, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, retired, escape, brother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 387
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, rough, realistic, 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 ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, 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, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crime, crimes, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, new identity, robbery, murder, crime, rehabilitation, betrayal, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, seaport, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, desert, mafia, small town, heist, chase, on the run, sheriff, suicide, crime, one last job, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 8K
Breathless (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, realistic, uplifting, talky ...
Plot: chase, on the run, police, murder, crime, suspicion of murder, love and romance, heist, cop killer, male protagonist, police investigation, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 6K
No Mercy (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unconventional undercover Chicago cop and his partner are recruited to commit the murder of a New Orleans criminal kingpin.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, chase, vengeance, violence, vigilante, neo-noir, hitman, crime, swamp, gangsters, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 807
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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, jamaican, nightclub, chase, crime, neo noir, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
 223
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
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 ⇓
29%
 5.1
 31K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ritual, hitman, murder, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 16K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, criminal heroes, gangsters, police corruption, bank, bank robber, burglar, gang, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 15K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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 ...
Style: sexy, suspense, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, revenge, infidelity, vengeance, couple relations, desert, crime, romance, love triangle, tennis, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, on the run, chase, vengeance, hostage, love, kidnapping, gangsters, criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 893
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, investigation, rescue, crime, criminal heroes, bank, gangsters, neo-noir, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, future
Place: boston, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Against All Odds (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, rescue, romance, neo-noir, crime, gangsters, crimes, adventure, american football player, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, california, los angeles, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 20K
Nowhere to Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: farm, martial arts, chase, on the run, manhunt, prison, eviction, criminal heroes, countryside, crime, fugitives, fight ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, hostages, crime, suburbs, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 7K
Gang Related (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, brutality, frame up, stripper, buddy, surgeon, crime, bail bondsman, police detective, cons and scams, police corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 7K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, martial arts, undercover cop, drug lord, murder, gangsters, undercover, crime, betrayal, vengeance, partners against crime, college ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, china, beijing china, bangkok thailand, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.5
 4K
Mitchell (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough-guy cop (Joe Don Baker) pursues two drug runners (Martin Balsam, John Saxon) across the city to bust a large syndicate. Very much an anti-hero, Mitchell often ignores the orders of his superiors and demonstrates disdain for by-the-book ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, crime, chases and races, urban, crimes, gangsters, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, car chase, fall in love, city life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 111K
Contraband (2012)
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.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, criminal, danger, smuggling, crime, gunfight, betrayal, heist, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 8K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, neo noir, police, undercover, crime, betrayal, police investigation, drug dealing, investigation, war, neo-noir, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%