Movies like Sleepless Night

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

Most similar movies to Sleepless Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, chases and races, gangsters and danger mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Diamond 13 (2009), Leak 2000 (2000), Hunter Will Get You (1976), Go Fast (2008), The Red Siren (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.2
 1K
Diamond 13
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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, friends, buddies, drug dealing, police corruption, partners, drug, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   79%
 
 7.1
 3K
Leak 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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, drug dealing, investigation, police investigation, crimes, criminal gang, drug ring, old friend, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   88%
 
Hunter Will Get You
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, fugitives, master criminal, bank, prison, reluctant partners, bounty hunter, tough law enforcer, serial killer, drug dealing, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   63%
 
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, undercover, vengeance, car chase, chases and races, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
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The Red Siren
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fugitives, police station, crime, master criminal, tough law enforcer, chase, manhunt, on the run, hitman, track down, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   87%
 
 5.7
 2K
The Lookout
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, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, track down, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, manhunt, violence spree, heist, chases and races, deadly, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill
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, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
 8.2
 935
Fugitives
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four men become fugitives after a failed drug deal, running from north to south of Chile.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, fugitives, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, fighting crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, chile, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
Executive Protection
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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: kidnapping, private detective, tough law enforcer, race against time, crime, urban, rescue, chases and races, bodyguard, threat, lawyer, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
Invisible Target
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gang, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 6.5
 109K
Contraband
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, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
Born to Raise Hell
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, one man army, gang, gangsters, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
 5.9
 2K
Cold Sweat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, crime, chases and races, confined, danger, crimes, revenge, gun, boat, cabin, crash ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea, south of france, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, booby trap, drug lord, vineyard, drug trade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 6.7
 15K
Easy Money
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered around drugs and organized crime, and focused on a young man who becomes a runner for a coke dealer.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, taxi driver, cocaine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 6.6
 15K
Doberman
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, gangsters, police corruption, violence, chase, robbery, gangster, criminal heroes, violent, stylish, french ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
 6.3
 576
Bloody Tie
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gory, martial arts, drug abuse, crime, crimes, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
Towards Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hostages, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
 4.8
 518
Crash and Burn
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chases and races, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, undercover, gang, gangsters, secret agents, secret identity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
District 13: Ultimatum
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, prison escape, corruption, car chase, undercover cop, crime, fight scenes, on the run, urban ghetto, vigilante, conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: france, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
Sinners and Saints
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime, murder, crimes, danger, violence, street shootout, semiautomatic pistol, gang war, street ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   59%
 
 5.4
 315
Officer Down
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, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 15K
36th Precinct
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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, police corruption, police investigation, betrayal, police, corruption, investigation, justice, violence, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 5.2
 4K
The Keeper
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, boxer, bodyguard, race against time, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Johan Falk: Leo Gaut
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, school, crime, crimes, urban, danger, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, woman in danger, chases and races, bar fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, crime, chase, heist, race against time, car chase, murder, hijacking, urban, save the day, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
 5.8
 1K
The Loner
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, chase, fighting crime, chases and races, rivalry, loss of partner, godparent, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
 6.2
 2K
Firestorm
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: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, against the rules, chase, heist, working undercover, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 5.8
 2K
Colt 45
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, crime, crimes, survival, murder, danger, deadly, police, law enforcement, violence, swat, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
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