Movies like Sleepless Night

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Sleepless Night (2011)
 6.7
 4K
Sleepless Night (2011)
Original name: Nuit Blanche
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps Vincent's son. Vincent has until the end of the night to return the stash and save his son.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, crime, chase, police corruption, danger, family problems, family in danger, chases and races, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, ransom, cocaine, crime gone awry, anti heroes, cop as target, corrupt law enforcer, corrupt cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Sleepless Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, danger, gangsters, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Safehouse (2008), Diamond 13 (2009), Go Fast (2008), The Lookout (2012), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.0
 137
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, revenge, intrigue, crimes, chases and races, crime, danger, rivalry, vengeance, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 1K
Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, police corruption, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, buddies, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, drug, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Plot: chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, urban, danger, gangsters, crimes, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, organized crime, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crimes, chases and races, working undercover, crime, rivalry, car chase, drug dealing, vengeance, gang, loss of partner, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.7
 2K
The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, police investigation, police detective, rivalry, track down, crimes, deadly, heist, chase, sniper, escapades, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, disorder, urban, police detective, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, police procedural
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, deadly, confined, tough heroes, danger, hopes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 3K
Leak 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the horrors caused by corruption on both sides of the law. A rookie policeman is coerced into obtaining secret information from a childhood friend ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, police detective, mole, old friend, criminal gang, drug ring, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, gangsters, crime, dishonesty ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.3
 470
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, disorder, crimes, chases and races, heist, gangsters, crime gone awry, bank, good versus evil, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Johan Falk: Leo Gaut (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car explodes outside a primary school where GSI's Chief Patrick Agrell has just left his children.The event reconnects Johan Falk to Leo Gaut, a former criminal restaurant owner Johan put behind bars a decade ago.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: chase, school, chases and races, crime, gangsters, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, woman in danger, elementary school, danger, bar fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 2K
Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vigilantism, danger, witnessing a crime, crimes, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, partners, law enforcement, motorcycle, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, on the run, heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, frame up, investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crime, police detective, law enforcement, police officer killed, police chase, chase, rivalry, godparent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, danger, ballet, rescue, gangsters, on the run, police corruption, frame up, kidnapping, woman in danger, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, chase, police corruption, obsessive quest, law enforcement, master criminal, partners, deadly, model, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 522
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, gang, friends, car chase, undercover, secret identity, danger, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, on the run, disorder, criminal's revenge, master criminal, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: rough, exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, danger, survival, crimes, crime, violence spree, deadly, law enforcement, shooting gallery, police corruption, shooting range ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Executive Protection (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: kidnapping, threat, security, bomb, bodyguard, police, lawyer, organized crime, investigation, rescue, urban, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Johan Falk: Spelets regler (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been two years since John Falk and Frank Wagner broke their cooperation and Frank started working undercover with the police. Frank's search for Kevin crosses Johan's investigation and opens up a new collaboration between them - ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: urban, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, danger, drug dealing, police procedural, drug smuggling, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, mole, undercover, snitch, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, danger, family relations, law enforcer killer, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 657
Misfire (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WKBA kickboxing champion and hard-action star Gary Daniels (The Expendables) takes to the screen in a border-crossing, barrier smashing all-action explosion that pits his will to live against the merciless murder machine of a Mexican drug cartel. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: law enforcement, journalism, hitman, rivalry, danger, heroes, kidnapping, chases and races, couple relations, crime, crimes, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deathtrap, survival, on the run, crime gone awry, isolation, drug dealing, danger, disorder, drugs/alcohol, chase, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 7K
Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crime gone awry, hostages, gangsters, crime, crimes, disorder, tough heroes, hostage negotiator
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, diamonds, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 808
Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: rough, tense, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, rivalry, lifestyle, urban, couples, law enforcement, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, couple relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 316
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, deadly, fighting the system, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption, rebellion, cop as target, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Johan Falk: National Target (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank Wagner goes deeper undercover to infiltrate Europe's most dangerous Mafia, the Russian-est, consisting of ex - KGB officers.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police, urban, undercover, gang, danger, drug dealing, rivalry, law enforcement, working undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 30K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, shooting, chase, revenge, violence, murder, hospital, left for dead, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 473
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: rough, emotional, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, urban, murder, gangsters, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%