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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, special agents, hitman, hostages, confined, kidnapping, crime, violence spree, on the run, danger, bank, chases and races, master criminal, law enforcement, suburban life, criminal heroes, deadly, disorder, rivalry, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, tough heroes, suburbs, 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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes and crime gone awry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Living & Dying: High Voltage (1998), House Under Siege (2010), Red Line (1995), Hard Cash (2002), Sacrifice (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 470
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, disorder, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, bank, law enforcement, deadly, good versus evil, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crime, confined, fugitives, criminal's revenge, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, hostages, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 387
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, partners, crime gone awry, danger, frame up, gang, chases and races, parents and children, crime, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, car chase, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, police corruption, law enforcement, deadly, partners, betrayal, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, confined, hopes, deadly, tough heroes, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 609
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, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the road, odd couple, store, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, partners, danger, crime gone awry, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, hostages, danger, crime gone awry, murder, bank, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, partners, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 358
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, heist, bank, chases and races, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, crime, unlikely criminals, adventure, crimes, disorder, master criminal ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.8
 575
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rescue, daring rescue, crimes, race against time, deadly, danger, save the day, hostages, one man army, heroes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, crimes, computers and web, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, danger, woman in danger, hitman, heist, hostages, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, rivalry, crime gone awry, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, hostage, serial killer, confined, hostages, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, crimes, isolation, deadly, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 260
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, suspicion, hostage, rivalry, chases and races, criminal heroes, undercover, bank, danger, race against time, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 789
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, chase, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, rivalry, heist, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 839
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, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, danger, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime, special agents, criminal's revenge, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, chase, police corruption, partners, obsessive quest, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, model, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, hostage, criminal heroes, hostages, crime, violence, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, chase, surveillance camera ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, hostages, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, confined, gambling, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 305
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, good versus evil, rivalry, crime, crimes, gangsters, partners against crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, tough law enforcer, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, debt, police shootout, explosion, loan shark, insurance fraud, criminal heroes, golden years, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, chases and races, secret agents, gangsters, crime, crimes, friends, gang, danger, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, prison, car chase, crime, chases and races, crimes, confined, state affairs, danger, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
 28K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, robbery, confined, chases and races, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, robbery gone awry, bank, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 424
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, kidnapping, survival, vengeance, police corruption, mind game, rivalry, crime gone awry, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough law enforcer, gangsters, crime, partners against crime, crimes, criminal heroes, hostages, chases and races, car chase, vigilantism, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, one last job, police investigation, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime, government agency, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, art theft ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, counterfeiter, chases and races, urban, tough heroes, police detective, heist, betrayal, undercover, crimes, city life, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, crimes, chases and races, hostages, murderous pair, crime, workplace situations, car chase, chase, mistaken identity, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 5K
Steal (2002)
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, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, heist, bank, chase, partners, police investigation, femme fatale, master criminal, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%