Movies like Living & Dying

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Living & Dying (2007)
 3.9
 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, rough, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, hitman, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, on the run, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, tough heroes, woman with a gun, hostage, puzzle, special agents, escape, bank, rivalry, suburbs, confined, suburban life, violence spree, bank robbery, 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, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty and chases and races mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Living & Dying: Styx (2001), Puzzle (2006), The Immortals (1995), High Voltage (1998), The Piano Player (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, ambiguous ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
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 6.1
 282
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, suspicion, heist, master criminal, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, dishonesty, rivalry, confined, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Immortals (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful action-thriller. Recruited by a Mafia nightclub owner (Eric Roberts), 4 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, erotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, disorder, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, mind game, reluctant partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 653
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Piano Player (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tale about the relationship between a businessman who launders money for a Mafia figure and his gangster bodyguard.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, piano, criminal heroes, master criminal, confined, mission of murder, manhunt, law enforcement, hidden identity, undercover, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 844
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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61%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, adventure, undercover, politics, track down, law enforcement, race against time, introspection, rivalry, on the run, orphan, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 1K
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, criminal's revenge, hitman, tough heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.3
 704
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, odd couple, crime gone awry, chase, heist, rivalry, murder, desert, kidnapping, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 586
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, friends, gangsters, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, partners, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, police investigation, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, chase, confined, murder, bank, empire, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 322
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: on the run, mob boss, warehouse, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, going straight, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, police corruption, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, special agents, law enforcement, manhunt, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Perfect Hideout (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young couple on the run take a family father as a hostage and are shocked to realize that he actually is a serial killer who just murdered the family. With the police on the outside and the killer on the inside they now have nowhere to run and ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, psychopath, criminal heroes, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, chase, violence, on the run, serial killer, brawl, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, chase, isolation, drug dealing, disorder, survival, escapades, on the run, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
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Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, crimes, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, heroes, tough heroes, save the day, master criminal, one man army, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, empire, police officer, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 606
Crash and Burn (2008)
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, empire, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.6
 498
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.5
 643
Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, hitman, rivalry, manhunt, law enforcement, drug dealing, vengeance, murder, violence, gang violence, drug dealer, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 262
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, sexual content, graphic violence, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dirty Little Trick (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up a beautiful young hitch-hiker, Michael Anderson finds himself living in his worst possible nightmare.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, non-linear
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, frame up, heroes, crimes, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, twists and turns, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.5
 946
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, disorder, on the road, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.0
 175
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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, dishonesty, vengeance, mafia, kidnapping, revenge, special agents, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 244
The Real Thing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: heist, gang, new year's eve, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, partners, crime gone awry, confined, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 725
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexploitation, woman in danger, hostage, femme fatale, confined, criminal's revenge, crimes, movie star, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, computers and web, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, heist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, mistaken identity, workplace situations, love triangle, swat team, law enforcement, crime gone awry, hostage, dishonesty, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspense, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: car, terrorism, political conspiracy, violent, speed, car chase, heroes, kidnapping, good versus evil, politics, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%