Movies like Living & Dying

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Living & Dying (2007)
 4.1
 2K
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. As the police surround the building and the killers begin methodically executing the hostages.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, hostages, crime, suburbs, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping, hitman, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, suburban life, tough heroes, chases and races, rivalry, disorder, killer ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Living & Dying

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, criminal heroes and deadly mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Living & Dying: High Voltage (1997), Red Line (1995), House Under Siege (2010), Money Movers (1978), Backflash (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 459
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, murder, mexican standoff, money laundering, crimes, crime, martial arts, bank, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 383
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, frame up, heist, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, office, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gang, hostages, unlikely criminals, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, hollywood, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, hostages, bank, murderous pair, chase, crime gone awry, violence spree, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.4
 343
Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, bank, heist, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, crime, hostages, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 600
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, store, odd couple, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, kidnapping, car chase, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, running, gang, hostages, special agents, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 518
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, realistic, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
65%
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 4.8
 567
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostages, master criminal, one man army, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 567
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal's revenge, hostages, crime, movie star, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
63%
 6.4
 257
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspicion, hostage, crime gone awry, heist, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, secret, bank robber, bank, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die (2014)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 278
Detour (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crime, crimes, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, crime, hostages, woman in danger, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, gambling, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.9
 833
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 418
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, crime, criminal heroes, hostages, interview, deception, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, tough heroes, hostage negotiator, crimes, gangsters, hostages, danger, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 15K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, criminal heroes, gangsters, police corruption, burglar, bank robber, bank, gang, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: 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: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 302
Money Crush (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flush with $3 million in counterfeit bills, a pair of small-time criminals hope to make the big time by trading it in for a cool million in authentic cash. However, when the trade goes awry, three men end up murdered- one a cop with a vengeful ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, good versus evil, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal, money, sister, deal, undercover, killer, buddies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
At Point Blank (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gang of highly efficient and cold hearted robbers strike against a number of banks in Stockholm. The investigation ends up with the criminal detective Klara and the SWAT commander Greger Krona, who together lead the hunt for the robbers. Their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: bank robbery, murderous pair, crime gone awry, bank, crime, moral dilemma, heist, mistaken identity, crimes, law enforcement, hostages, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 435
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, loan shark, insurance fraud, explosion, police shootout, debt, heist, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 255
Birds of Prey (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry Walker, a former military pilot, works as a helicopter pilot and traffic reporter for a Salt Lake City radio station. One day while working he observes a bank robbery in progress and the kidnapping of a young woman who worked at the bank. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: bank robbery, chase, heist, kidnapping, helicopter chase, missing person, crime, chases and races, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Executive Target (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: His wife held hostage, a stunt driver is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: prison, terrorism, kidnapping, car chase, politics, missing person, crime, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.0
 297
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, hostages, special agents, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's new Mainland government, he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, drug dealing, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, california, the philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, desert, espionage, chases and races, adventure, confined, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Killers Edge (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop teams up with an FBI agent to track down a counterfeiter.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, counterfeiter, special agents, vengeance, crime, vietnam veteran, battle zone, urban, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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