Movies like Living & Dying

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Living & Dying
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, suburbs, hostages, crime, 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, bandana ...
Time: contemporary
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The Silent Partner
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Canada
106 min.
 7.5
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
Hong Kong
88 min.
 6.9
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Most similar movies to Living & Dying

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, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry and deadly mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Living & Dying: Perfect Hideout (2008), Hard Cash (2002), Puzzle (2006), High Voltage (1997), Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Perfect Hideout
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, psychopath, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, one man army, knife throwing, attempted robbery, pistol ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
    User:   82%
 
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out
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: hollywood, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, hostages, bank, murderous pair, chase, crime gone awry, violence spree, heist, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
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Hard Cash
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, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, special agents, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   72%
 
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Puzzle
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, bank, heist, chases and races, confined, hostage, suspicion, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   76%
 
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High Voltage
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: crimes, crime, martial arts, bank, danger, bank robbery, rivalry, mexican standoff, money laundering, murder, criminal heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   63%
 
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, betrayal, chase, partners against crime, violence spree, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
 3.9
 833
Betrayal
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: criminal heroes, on the road, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, on the run, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   79%
 
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Money Movers
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, criminal heroes, bank, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, crime, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   68%
 
House Under Siege
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 ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
The Silent Partner
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, santa claus, bank teller, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
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The Box
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, hostages, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game, heist, police investigation, murder, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
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:   63%
    User:   60%
 
 5.5
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Steal
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, chase, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
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Styx
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, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, insurance fraud, police shootout, explosion, debt ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
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Zero Tolerance
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
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:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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The Shepherd
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kidnapping, border patrol, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
The Piano Player
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tale about the relationship between a businessman who launders money for a Mafia figure and his gangster bodyguard.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, master criminal, village, assassination attempt, track down, haunted by the past, money laundering, bodyguard, piano ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
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Red Line
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, chase, crime, crime gone awry, car chase, frame up, heist, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
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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:   53%
    User:   58%
 
Scenes of the Crime
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, hostages, kidnapping, murder, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
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Death Train
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, train, special agents, terrorism, adventure, countryside, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
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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:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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Malevolence
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, bank, gory, crime, criminal heroes, village, police investigation, hostages, master criminal, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Breaking News
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, media, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, chase, master criminal, police, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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Ticker
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, hostages, master criminal, one man army, reluctant partners, chase, tough law enforcer, race against time, unlikely partners, terrorism, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
 4.6
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Money Crush
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, one man army, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, murder, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
The Night of the Following Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, airport, hostages, chase, cafe, crime gone awry, mind game, on the run, race against time, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 

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The Nest
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution network, this formidable criminal is due to stand trial ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, police investigation, violence, criminal heroes, prison, suicide, surveillance, death, french, brutality, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, partners against crime, chase, on the run, chases and races, texas ranger, danger, law enforcement, track down, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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