Movies like The Trap

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The Trap (2007)
 7.9
 9K
The Trap (2007)
Original name: Klopka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "THE TRAP" is a modern film noir reflecting the true face of Serbian (Eastern European) 'society in transition.' It's a story that could happen to you. It is a film about an ordinary man, who is forced to choose between life and death of his own child.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, rough
Plot: terminal illness, desert, heart disease, hospital, sick child, wartime life, oppression, mysterious character, health situation, married couple, child in peril, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, financial problem, loss of son, hitman, surgery, deal with the devil, trap, teacher, friendship, foreigner, son, civil engineer, bespectacled male ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, crime, danger, murder, dishonesty and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Trap: A Quiet Life (2010), Final Sale (2011), Headshot (2011), King of the Ants (2003), Beyond the Sky (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 2K
A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, faked death, hitman, hidden identity, deadly, gangsters, family relations, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 265
Final Sale (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman undergoes an illegal organ transplant only to discover that the young girl who donated the kidney died during the operation. Determined to stop this heinous activity, but torn by the moral dilemma of being saved by it, she fights against her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: transplant, hospital, police investigation, moral dilemma, black market, couples, crimes, law enforcement, terminal illness, police, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, vengeance, disorder, frame up, secret movement, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, assassination, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
King of the Ants (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young drifter, struggling to makes ends meet, accepts a job to kill a prominent accountant. When he isn't paid for the hit, revenge is now his path.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: accountant, hitman, nightmare, crimes, crime, murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, kidnapping, revenge, golf, drifter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.6
 491
Beyond the Sky (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malboro and Cucu, the starring characters, are two brothers who split after the older one, Malboro, went to prison five years. One day he is set free, willing to return to his life. Cucu is the younger brother, who has become a boxer with possible ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: disorder, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, estrangement, brother brother relationship, male objectification, crime, orphan, urban, shower room, shower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Just Another Love Story (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jonas is a Copenhagen homicide scene photographer, happily married, with two kids. One day, his car stalls, another car slams into him, runs head on into a third car and flips into the ditch. The other driver, Julia, is critically injured. He visits ...
Style: serious, psychological, neo noir, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: memory loss, mistaken identity, dishonesty, pretense, dangerous attraction, danger, coma, car accident, relationships, existentialism, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, serial killer, couples, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, manipulation, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.4
 1K
Traceless (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Étienne Meunier (Benoît Magimel) is a young executive who has everything going for him. His career is skyrocketing and he is about to become #1 at work, he is married to a picture-perfect wife, has a dream home and money. To top it off, he's ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, promotion, moral dilemma, crimes, life turned upside down, under the surface, breaking point, dishonesty, chase, pursuit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Place in the Sun (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Swedish family found murdered in her home on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared. At first the police believe that there is a burglary gone wrong, but the more crime examined, the more ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, danger, journalism, media, journalist, hockey, ice hockey, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, morocco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Stone Council (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In France, the single translator Diane Siprien adopts an Asian baby named Liu-San in a foundation directed by Sybille Weber. Years later, a weird mark appears on the boy's chest and Diane and Liu share their dreadful nightmares. Diane is ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, entertaining
Plot: child in peril, adoption, translator, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, murder, adopted son, scientist, police, deadly, danger, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, mongolia, france, europe, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 556
Gun-shy (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dito Tsintsadze's drama focuses on a loner whose life changes dramatically, when he gets to know a beautiful, but strange girl. Lukas, a young man doing "meals on wheels" instead of military service, doesn't have many friends and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, lifestyle, life is a bitch, obsession, prostitute, murder by shooting, cooking and food, bus, golden years, cockroach, bathtub, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 420
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish american, irish mob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 3K
Linewatch (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a Border Patrol Officer in the New Mexico desert with a secret past that is about to catch up with him. When his old gang leader tracks him down and forces him to smuggle drugs across the border, he must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, starting over, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, desert, black cop, police shootout ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 128K
John Q (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, hostage, financial problem, injustice, society, fighting the system, power relations, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, danger, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, crime, husband wife relationship, family relations, strong female presence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, mystery, life is a bitch, child in peril, abduction, justice, danger, amateur detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 698
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, family, protection, legal, manipulation, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Emmett's Mark (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the Philadelphia police department, Emmett Young is a hotshot, a workaholic newly promoted to homicide. He learns he has a disease that will soon kill him painfully, so he hires a stranger to arrange his own death. With one eye on the calendar ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, private detective, murder, terminal illness, chase, serial killer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, life is a bitch, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Invisible Waves (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This atmospheric, violent thriller revolves around a hitman called Kyoji who has just killed his lover, Seiko. She was the wife of Kyoji’s boss, Wiwat, who, when he heard about the affair, hired his rival to murder the unfaithful Seiko. Kyoji ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, hitman, rivalry, deadly, crimes, single parent, dishonesty, murder, adultery, accidental killing, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 7K
Shadowboxer (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster's pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: terminal illness, hitman, pregnancy, parents and children, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, family relations, haunted by the past, introspection, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Day Night Day Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 19 year-old girl prepares to become a suicide bomber in Times Square. She speaks with no accent so it's impossible to pinpoint her ethnicity. And we never learn why she made her decision. We don't know whom she represents, what she ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, mysterious character, danger, human nature, suicide bomber, bomb, female protagonist, life, urban, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, couples, murder, woman in danger, danger, deadly, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.1
 253
Green River (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is no turning back. Whether we trust our friends, others or ourselves our decision determines the fate of the future. Green River's story deals with the agonizing truth of the actions we take in times of crisis.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: missing person, crimes, serial killer, amateur detective, deadly, missing girl, disappearance, isolation, paranoia, torture, shot in the back, hit by a car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 4K
Wolf (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, crimes, moral dilemma, social decay, immigrants, society, ambition, kickboxing, danger, graphic violence, crime, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 689
Unter Nachbarn (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Good Neighbour is a 2011 German film directed by Stephan Rick. It premiered in competition at the 2011 Shanghai International Film Festival and was screened at the 2011 Montreal World Film Festival and the Hof International Film Festival.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, journalism, neighbor, manslaughter, power relations, buried truth, hidden truth, danger, deadly, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 1K
Hipnos (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dr Sánchez Blanch owns and operates a psychiatric hospital where he specializes in hypnotizing his severely emotionally disturbed patients.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: doctor, mysterious character, supernatural, isolation, mental illness, losing-it hero, hospital, hypnosis, mind game, mental institution, missing person, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The American Friend (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, murder, forgery, gangsters, race against time, life is a bitch, couple relations, danger, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: paris france, hamburg germany, west germany, new york, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, dishonesty, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 8K
The Hit (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Willie Parker has betrayed his former "colleagues" and now lives in Spain where he thinks he can hide from their vengeance...
Style: road movie, neo noir, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, hitman, village, destiny, village life, dark humor, vengeance, desert, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%