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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, crime, family in danger, crimes, danger, anti heroes, 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

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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, danger, gangsters, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepless Night: Diamond 13 (2009), Go Fast (2008), The Lookout (2012), Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012), Mea Culpa (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, friends, buddies, drug dealing, police corruption, partners, gun, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, working undercover, marijuana, police, revenge, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: police investigation, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, chases and races, police procedural, organized crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, serious, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, police investigation, track down, crime, bank robbery, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree, heist, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, urban, crimes, danger, law enforcement, gangsters, crime gone awry, disorder, police detective, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, law enforcement, ex husband ex wife relationship, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, drugs/alcohol, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: 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: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, gangster, diamonds
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, tough heroes, urban, chases and races, crimes, heroes, gangsters, on the run, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, swat, violence spree, crime, crimes, dead father, police corruption, armory, shooting range, shooting gallery, ammunition, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug ring, criminal gang, old friend, police corruption, mole, police detective, crime, betrayal, false accusations, investigation, police investigation ...
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, crime, chases and races, crimes, danger, law enforcement, undercover, gang, gangsters, secret agents, secret identity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, school, crimes, crime, urban, danger, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, woman in danger, chases and races, bar fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 6K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, tough heroes, hostage negotiator, crimes, gangsters, hostages, danger, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, siblings relations, police corruption, danger, deadly, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, chase, on the run, isolation, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, drug dealing, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, urban, danger, law enforcement, drug dealing, murder, drug smuggling, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, crime, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, deadly, drug traffic, partners against crime, tough heroes, confined, crimes, heroes, hopes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime, law enforcement, robbery, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, against the rules, chase, heist, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, rescue, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 612
R.I.F. (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A policeman takes his family on a holiday, and after almost hitting a wild hog, the car won't start. They get hike with a guy scrutinizing his pretty wife. Shortly after, she disappears.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, chase, mystery, on the run, police investigation, who done it, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, danger, ballet, gangsters, rescue, woman in danger, crime, betrayal, on the run, track down, frame up, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, criminal heroes, gangsters, police corruption, bank, bank robber, burglar, gang, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, bodyguard, threat, police, lawyer, bomb, security, organized crime, private detective, tough law enforcer, crime, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, urban, partners against crime, crime, police corruption, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ 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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, crime, violence spree, urban, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, urban, mafia, drug traffic, infiltration, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%