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, crime gone awry, cop as target, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, crime, chase, police corruption, rivalry, corrupt law enforcer, ransom, cocaine, danger, family problems, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, profanity, corrupt cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Safehouse (2008), Diamond 13 (2009), A Lonely Place to Die (2011), Leak 2000 (2000), Johan Falk: Leo Gaut (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.8
 144
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, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, intrigue, danger, law enforcement, special agents, deadly, chases and races, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, mafia ...
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, buddies, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, friends, profanity, crime, police corruption, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, kidnapping, extreme sport, ransom, wilderness, rescue, group of criminals, crimes, in the woods, mountaineer, danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: tough law enforcer, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, chase, organized crime, police procedural, urban, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, criminal gang, mole, investigation, false accusations, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, danger ...
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: danger, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, tough law enforcer, crimes, revenge, infidelity, husband wife relationship, bar fight, elementary school, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, gang, working undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, loss of partner, crimes, crime, car chase, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 3K
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, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, murder, car accident, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, danger, tough heroes, hopes, confined, deadly, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, escapades, chases and races, danger, isolation, chase, survival, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 495
High Voltage (1997)
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, chases and races, disorder, crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, rivalry, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 622
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, criminal's revenge, undercover, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, drug dealing, drug abuse, dealer, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, deadly, crimes, heist, chase, sniper, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, survival, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, danger, police corruption, violence spree, strong violent content, profanity, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, vengeance, race against time, gangsters, one man army, bodyguard, ransom, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 543
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crimes, crime, secret agents, law enforcement, secret identity, undercover, gang, gangsters, friends, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, breaking point, crimes, confinement indoors, unlikely criminals, partners, danger, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 330
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, police detective, uncover truth, cop as target, vengeance, police corruption, danger, vigilantism, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, on the run, law enforcement, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, investigation, tough heroes, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 4K
Black's Game (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mid to late 90's, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, psychopath, crimes, gang, police corruption, corrupt law enforcer, violence, drug dealer, suicide, nightclub, old friend, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, danger, crimes, gangsters, hostages, hostage, diner, crime, disorder, crime gone awry, hostage negotiator
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, frame up, kidnapping, confined, woman in danger, betrayal, crimes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, crime, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, heist, crime gone awry, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, tough heroes, master criminal, disorder, hitman, danger, on the run, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, against the rules, master criminal, tough law enforcer, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, chase, crimes, crime, gain trust, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: danger, crime gone awry, crime, disorder, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, urban, tough law enforcer, police detective, police procedural
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 488
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: realistic, serious, rough, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, confined, rivalry, murder, urban, law enforcement, violence spree, danger, police investigation, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, gangsters, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, race against time, drugs, crime, criminal heroes, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, hostages, chase, deadly, criminal heroes, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, rivalry, car chase, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Chechnya, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant.
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, gangsters, mysterious character, on the run, mistaken identity, woman in danger, save the lady, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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