Movies like Run Lola Run

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Run Lola Run
Original name: Lola rennt
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola's run.
Style: stylized, clever, exciting, suspense, serious, cerebral, surreal, realistic, intense, non-linear ...
Plot: destiny, german, time, alternate reality, running, race against time, art, postmodernism, time loop, existentialism, storytelling, stylish, twists & turns, plot twist, life & death, philosophy, imagination, life philosophy, dialogue, chases and races, visceral, parallel universe, heist, creativity, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

Most similar movies to Run Lola Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, interesting and talky films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, crimes, twists & turns, redemption, mentor and greed mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Run Lola Run: The Princess and the Warrior (2000), Retroactive (1997), Primer (2004), The Air I Breathe (2007), Looper (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Princess and the Warrior
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident in which he provides first aid, Sissi wonders if he may be ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: destiny, heist, loneliness, romance, male nudity, hospital, obsession, german, love and romance, storytelling, love story, existentialism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, sydney australia, europe, australia
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System:   95%
    User:   98%
 
 6.3
 5K
Retroactive
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A psychiatrist makes multiple trips through time to save a woman that was murdered by her brutal husband.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: time travel, murder, serial killer, desert, time loop, time, alternate reality, chase, car chase, destiny, revenge, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
 6.9
 86K
Primer
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: time travel, mathematics, time loop, science, greed, paranoia, changing the past or future, time machine, dialogue driven, storytelling, dialogue, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
The Air I Breathe
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: destiny, gangsters, love, mentor, time loop, violence, brutality, life & death, death, gangster, hospital, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 7.4
 483K
Looper
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, clever, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, destiny, assassin, violence, organized crime, murder, time loop, sacrifice, chase, cyberpunk, redemption ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
Place: usa, shanghai china, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
Man on the Train
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man, Milan (played by Johnny Hallyday) steps off a train, into a small French village. As he waits for the day when he will rob the town bank, he runs into an old retired poetry teacher named M. Manesquier (Jean Rochefort). The two men strike up a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, sincere ...
Plot: small town, friendship, train, poetry, teacher, hospital, aging, buddies, unlikely friendships, destiny, loneliness, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 7.6
 37K
Who Am I
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.
Style: suspenseful, tense, semi serious, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: crime, internet, murder, hacking, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, twists & turns, plot twist, german, technology, social misfits, identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
 18K
The Red Circle
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: clever, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, crime, gangsters, police investigation, corruption, betrayal, chase, gangster, robbery, neo noir, organized crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 6.0
 57K
The Gambler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, cynical, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, gangsters, addiction, crime, casino, gangster, dishonesty, existentialism, dialogue, greed, drinking, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.7
 676K
Gravity
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, space travel, isolation, space program, trapped in space, astronaut, outer space, spacecraft, life & death, sacrifice, space station, survivor ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.6
 89K
Headhunters
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, clever, tense, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, crime, heist, police investigation, surveillance, greed, gunfight, art, infidelity, adultery, murder, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 6.8
 110K
The Score
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, betrayal, robbery, chase, surveillance, jazz, one last job, urban, organized crime, twists & turns, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
Albino Alligator
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, hostage, heist, police investigation, chase, hostages, neo noir, twists & turns, on the run, kidnapping, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 7.7
 207K
21 Grams
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, clever, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, guilt, death, vengeance, tragedy, loneliness, hospital, revenge, drug addiction, drug abuse, betrayal, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
 8.3
 52K
The Bandit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The epic adventures of the legendary Baran the Bandit following his release from prison. After serving 35 years, it is no surprise that the world has changed dramatically. Still, Baran can't help but be shocked to discover that his home village ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, mafia, prison, on the road, revenge, crimes, crime, hotel, childhood, drinking, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey, tokyo, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 8.1
 674K
Donnie Darko
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, clever, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: time travel, insanity, dreams, time loop, schizophrenia, parallel universe, imaginary friend, psychology, destiny, end of the world, social misfits, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Best Laid Plans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: suspenseful, clever, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, small town, heist, betrayal, neo noir, murder, twists & turns, kidnapping, plot twist, death, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 7.7
 85K
The Experiment
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, violence, torture, rape, german, manipulation, surveillance, psychology, male nudity, fascism, humiliation, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
 6.2
 16K
Franklyn
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London and the futuristic faith dominated metropolis of Meanwhile City, Franklyn weaves a tale of four souls, whose lives are intertwined by fate, romance and tragedy. As these worlds collide, a single ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, clever, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: vigilantism, suicide, depression, imaginary friend, suicide attempt, insanity, mental illness, alternate reality, dark fantasy, vigilante, storytelling, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 7.9
 44K
Nine Queens
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Argentinian crime drama revolving around a sheet of rare stamps (the Nine Queens).
Style: clever, cynical, tense, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hotel, money, crime gone awry, cheating, heist, plot twist, betrayal, forgery, con artists, con men, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, venezuela, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
Until the End of the World
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Australia, USA
Duration: 280 min.
Story: Until The End of the World is an odyssey for the modern age. As with Homer's Odyssey, the purpose of the journey is to restore sight -- a spiritual reconciliation between an obsessed father and a deserted son. Dr. Farber, in trying to find a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, road movie, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, chase, cyberpunk, end of the world, on the road, satellite, dreams, technology, future dystopia, adventure, alone in the world, life & death ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, near future
Place: australia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 6.2
 29K
The Final Cut
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a world with memory implants, Robin Williams plays a cutter, someone with the power of final edit over people's recorded histories. His latest assignment is one that puts him in danger.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cerebral ...
Plot: memory, technology, surveillance, neo noir, death, future dystopia, alternate reality, loneliness, voyeurism, haunted by the past, life & death, existentialism ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 8.2
 503K
Heat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, chase, betrayal, robbery, obsession, gunfight, bank robbery, gangster, violence, police, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
 7.7
 42K
Victoria
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, sentimental ...
Plot: crime gone awry, bank robbery, heist, male nudity, hotel, real time, loneliness, storytelling, urban, crimes, german, running from police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, spain, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 7.6
 62K
Lady Vengeance
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a 13-year imprisonment for the kidnap and murder of a 6 year old boy, beautiful Lee Guem-ja starts seeking revenge on the man that was really responsible for the boy's death. With the help of fellow inmates and reunited with her daughter, ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, vigilantism, redemption, revenge, torture, violence, kidnapping, murder, guilt, moral ambiguity, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
 5K
Amateur
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, amnesia, love triangle, deadpan, pornography, gangsters, murder, dialogue, crimes, loneliness, relationships, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   25%
 
 7.5
 271K
Jackie Brown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: clever, talky, tense, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, greed, gunfight, violence, gangster, drugs, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, gratuitous violence, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
 7.1
 22K
Heaven
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love, assassination, justice, revenge, redemption, guilt, death, fall in love, corruption, love story, unlikely criminals, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 6.8
 45K
U Turn
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After ...
Style: disturbing, serious, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: small town, betrayal, desert, murder, violence, infidelity, neo noir, assassination, neo-noir, twists & turns, greed, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
City of Industry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, murder, violence, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangster, money, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
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