Movies like Run Lola Run

If you like "Run Lola Run" you are looking for stylized, clever and exciting movies about / with destiny, german, time, alternate reality, running, race against time and art themes of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre shot in Germany.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Save
this
list

to
Run Lola Run (1998)
 7.7
 174K
Run Lola Run
Original name: Lola rennt
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
The Lives of Others
Drama, Thriller
Germany
137 min.
 8.4
The Usual Suspects
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Germany
106 min.
 8.6
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to Run Lola Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, cerebral and stylized films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, crimes, twists & turns, mentor, crime and redemption mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Run Lola Run: The Princess and the Warrior (2000), The Air I Breathe (2007), 21 Grams (2003), Headhunters (2011), The Score (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Next update in:
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   95%
 
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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, gangsters, love, mentor, time loop, violence, brutality, life & death, death, gangster, hospital, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
Movie in collections
germany movies
germany
1059
german movies
german
841
time movies
time
435
 7.7
 206K
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:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 7.6
 88K
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, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
 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:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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:   39%
    User:   40%
 
 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, clever ...
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:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 41K
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, crimes, urban, german, bullet wound ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, spain, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
The Lives of Others
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, surveillance, communism, cold war, corruption, german, politics, paranoia, morality, redemption, suicide, blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    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, twists and turns ...
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:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 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, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 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, criminal heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
Winter Sleepers
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young blonde translator Rebecca lives with her boyfriend ski instructor Marco in a mountain villa owned by her friend, nurse Laura. Rene, local cinema projectionist, steals Marco's car and gets into a car crash with local Theo, whose daughter, ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: voyeurism, hospital, obsession, redemption, coma, relationships, infidelity, male nudity, drinking, loneliness, couple relations, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, spain, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
Movie in collections
 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:   31%
    User:   31%
 
 7.8
 390K
Crash
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.
Style: realistic, bleak, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: racism, prejudice, redemption, police corruption, morality, storytelling, corruption, tragedy, immigrants, depression, plot twist, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, santa monica california, puerto rico, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
 6.9
 68K
Stay
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Sam Foster has a new patient, Henry Letham, who claims to be suicidal. In trying to diagnose him, Sam visits Henry's prior therapist and also finds Henry's mother -- even though Henry has said that he murdered both of his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, stylized, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mystery, suicide, guilt, obsession, surrealism, storytelling, death, memory, student, life & death, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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, serious, rough ...
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:   30%
    User:   31%
 
 7.5
 269K
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:   29%
 
Movie in collections
art movies
art
1923
suspense movies
suspense
5204
 7.1
 27K
The Limey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Limey follows Wilson, a tough English ex-con who travels to Los Angeles to avenge his daughter's death. Upon arrival, Wilson goes to task battling Valentine and an army of L.A.'s toughest criminals, hoping to find clues and piece ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspense, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, revenge, murder, investigation, father daughter relationship, storytelling, violence, vengeance, gangster, death, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
The Place Beyond the Pines
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: bank robbery, crime, corruption, motorcycle, destiny, haunted by the past, parenthood, police corruption, death, police, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   31%
 
 7.6
 75K
Following
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: stylized, psychological, clever, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mystery, neo-noir, obsession, gangsters, plot twist, loneliness, manipulation, neo noir, dangerous attraction, stranger, storytelling, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   31%
 
 6.8
 12K
Gangster No. 1
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, betrayal, revenge, casino, gangster, prison, organized crime, rise and fall, gang, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   25%
 
 6.9
 102K
Trance
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: surreal, stylized, clever, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, amnesia, memory loss, crime, betrayal, greed, robbery, manipulation, plot twist, obsession, gang, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
Movie in collections
 6.1
 4K
Oxygen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, crime, chase, serial killer, murder, psychology, twists & turns, fbi, master criminal, mysterious character, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   21%
 
 7.2
 17K
Croupier
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino ...
Style: clever, atmospheric, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: casino, crime, gambling, neo-noir, betrayal, heist, addiction, violence, writing, drinking, cheating, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
 8.3
 51K
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, tense, realistic, 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:   26%
    User:   22%
 
Kill Bill: Vol. 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, talky, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, mentor, martial arts, revenge, violence, kung fu, blood, brutality, assassin, assassination, samurai ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
No Country for Old Men
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, hitman, greed, gunfight, morality, violence, serial killer, brutality, neo noir, money, assassin, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 

Choose "a movie to watch" by trailers from related films

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
 7.3
 48K
Sexy Beast
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: stylized, clever, tense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, gangsters, violence, gangster, robbery, safecracker, bank robbery, stylish, retired, dialogue, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
 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:   26%
    User:   28%
 
Next update in:
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:

TOP 5 movies for each basic tag

destiny
destiny movies
Love Loves Coincidences 2011
7.4
Cloud Atlas 2012
7.5
Final Destination 2000
6.7
The Island 2006
8.0
The Butterfly Effect 2004
7.7
View all
stylized
stylized movies
The Adventures of Tintin 2011
7.4
The Matrix 1999
8.7
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001
8.8
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002
8.7
Black Sails 2014
8.3
View all
german
german movies
Inglourious Basterds 2009
8.3
Dunkirk 2017
8.0
We Are from the Future 2008
6.9
The English Patient 1996
7.4
Wonder Woman 2017
7.5
View all
clever
clever movies
Now You See Me 2013
7.3
The Shawshank Redemption 1994
9.3
The Wolf of Wall Street 2013
8.2
Peaky Blinders 2013
8.8
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014
6.2
View all
exciting
exciting movies
Jurassic Park 1993
8.1
King Kong 2005
7.2
The Adventures of Tintin 2011
7.4
Die Hard 2 1990
7.1
Casino Royale 2006
8.0
View all
time
time movies
In Time 2011
6.7
Mr. Nobody 2009
7.9
Cashback 2006
7.2
The Lake House 2006
6.8
Frequency 2000
7.4
View all
alternate reality
alternate reality movies
Inception 2010
8.8
It's a Wonderful Life 1946
8.6
Mr. Nobody 2009
7.9
Mulholland Drive 2001
8.0
The 10th Kingdom 2000
8.4
View all
running
running movies
Silver Linings Playbook 2012
7.8
Run Milkha Run 2013
8.2
Chariots of Fire 1981
7.2
Forrest Gump 1994
8.8
1:54 2016
6.6
View all