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: tense, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, family in danger, law enforcement, cop as target, crime gone awry, gangsters, drug dealing, crime, chase, police corruption, rivalry, corrupt law enforcer, cocaine, ransom, crimes, danger, family problems, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, corrupt cop
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Sleepless Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, gangsters and chases and races mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Safehouse (2008), Diamond 13 (2009), Go Fast (2008), High Voltage (1998), Leak 2000 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.8
 141
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, rescue, chases and races, crimes, loss of partner, vengeance, criminal's revenge, crime, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, police corruption, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, drug dealing, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, buddies, gun, drug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, rivalry, gang, working undercover, law enforcement, loss of partner, crime, car chase, marijuana, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.4
 484
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, danger, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, good versus evil, crime gone awry, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 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: bleak, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police detective, police corruption, mole, criminal gang, old friend, drug ring, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, crimes, heist, deadly, chase, sniper, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: urban, police investigation, law enforcement, chase, danger, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, organized crime, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, danger, tough heroes, deadly, confined, hopes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 529
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, secret identity, gang, crime, secret agents, law enforcement, undercover, danger, friends, gangsters, dishonesty, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 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, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crime, police officer killed, police chase, chase, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 4K
The Keeper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, law enforcement, ex-cop, rivalry, race against time, gangsters, vengeance, one man army, bodyguard, ransom, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: urban, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, disorder, police detective, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, gangsters, crimes, hostages, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, crime, hostage negotiator
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 2K
Firestorm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam, armed with high-powered weapons, pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight in a crowded street. Whoever tries to get in their way, they will show no mercy. This ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the rules, police investigation, master criminal, undercover, working undercover, tough law enforcer, rivalry, chase, gain trust, crime, heist, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, chase, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, deadly, disorder, model, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, chase, school, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, elementary school, danger, bar fight, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 16K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, blind ambition, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 6K
The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, confinement indoors, danger, partners, disorder, breaking point, crimes, unlikely criminals, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
Hunter Will Get You (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, serial killer, bounty hunter, juvenile delinquency, crime, heist, police detective, law enforcement, master criminal, tough heroes, reluctant partners, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 434
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, crimes, missing person, investigation, disorder, rescue, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 89K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, police corruption, police, rescue, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 9K
Drug War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his arch enemy, Timmy Choi. When he gets hold of Choi, he makes a deal with him: in exchange ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, mole, criminal heroes, working undercover, recruit, betrayal, whistleblower, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, special agents, working undercover, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 1K
Crazy Six (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a crumbling Europe, powerful mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative arms trade.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, rivalry, master criminal, government agency, gangsters, life is a bitch, crimes, addiction, violence, crime boss ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, police investigation, heist, police detective, gang, law enforcer killer, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: kidnapping, security, bomb, threat, bodyguard, police, lawyer, organized crime, law enforcement, deadly, investigation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, police corruption, crimes, partners, police investigation, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, investigation, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: urban, law enforcement, danger, drug dealing, crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, police procedural, drug smuggling, murder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 608
Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, police corruption, prison, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, crime, martial arts, vampire, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, assassination, battle zone, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%