Movies like Sleepless Night

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Sleepless Night (2011)
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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: gangsters, nightclub, kidnapping, law enforcement, family in danger, crime gone awry, cop as target, crimes, chase, rivalry, drug dealing, police corruption, corrupt law enforcer, cocaine, ransom, spy, hitman, dirty cop, drug lord, crooked cop, father son relationship, nightlife, one night stand, internal affairs, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to Sleepless Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, gangsters, danger, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Safehouse (2008), Doberman (1997), Diamond 13 (2009), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012), Mea Culpa (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, mafia, revenge, kidnapping, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.5
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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: sexy, stylized, talky, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, violent, crimes, gunfight, organized crime, gangsters, robbery, chase, police corruption, gang, violence, crazy ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, police corruption, friends, drugs, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, hunt down, investigation, rivalry, heist, graphic violence, disorder, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.1
 3K
Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
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, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, law enforcement, graphic violence, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, murder, car accident, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, chase, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 3K
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, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heist, police detective, track down, rivalry, crimes, manhunt, chase, sniper, escapades, nypd, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: chase, gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, revenge, husband wife relationship, infidelity, bar fight, school, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, false accusation, police detective, criminal gang, police corruption, investigation, mole, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer ...
Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, marijuana, crimes, loss of partner, car chase, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: police, police detective, crimes, drug dealing, rivalry, organized crime, chase, drug traffic, infiltration, mafia, drug crime, swat team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
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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, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, daring rescue, ex-cop, law enforcement, vengeance, race against time, rivalry, bodyguard, ransom, gunfight, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 533
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, police brutality, hostage, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 639
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, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, chase, isolation, drug dealing, survival, escapades, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, police surveillance, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, murder, neo nazism, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 710
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, snitch, criminal's revenge, undercover, drug abuse, law enforcement, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crimes, dealer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: busan, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 603
Crash and Burn (2008)
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, car chase, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, graphic violence, sexual content, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
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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, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
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Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 17K
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, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, police, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, police corruption, crimes, violence spree, dead father, armory, colt, strong violent content, french police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: crime investigation, graphic violence, crimes, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, murder, drug smuggling, police procedural, danger, urban, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 7K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, breaking point, confinement indoors, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, rich, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, empire, swat team, armed forces ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 309
Rebellion (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot. Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah then appoints his bodyguard Po as the temporary leader of the gang over ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, assassination attempt, save the day, murder, car chase, criminal heroes, heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, on the run, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, crime gone awry, violence, criminal, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, kidnapping, frame up, confined, woman in danger, track down, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 355
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, fighting the system, uncover truth, cop as target, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%