Movies like The Negotiator

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The Negotiator (1998)
 7.3
 118K
The Negotiator
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that might clear him, he takes everyone in the office hostage and demands that another well-known negotiator be brought in to handle the situation and secretly investigate the conspiracy.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending, tense, rough, serious, intense, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police, conspiracy, corruption, police corruption, murder, crime, revenge, gunfight, assassination, hostages, kidnapping, betrayal, violence, twists & turns, plot twist, police investigation, chase, false accusation, political corruption, uncover truth, vengeance, dialogue, mentor, secrets ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Fugitive
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
130 min.
 7.8
Enemy of the State
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
132 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, suspense and serious films with plots about mentor, vengeance, corruption, catastrophe, crimes, dialogue and murder mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Negotiator: Shooter (2007), Hostage (2005), Broken City (2013), Enemy of the State (1998), Just Cause (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shooter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa, boston, iraq, philadelphia ...
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    User:   100%
 
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Hostage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, small town, hostage, police, violence, organized crime, hostages, redemption, one man army, twists & turns, vengeance, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   66%
 
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Broken City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
Enemy of the State
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy, lawyer, corruption, politics, paranoia, identity, chase, espionage, murder, satellite, mexican standoff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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    User:   79%
 
 6.4
 22K
Just Cause
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, twists and turns ...
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   62%
 
 6.1
 26K
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
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    User:   100%
 
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Duration: 105 min.
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    User:   53%
 
 6.6
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Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
 6.6
 108K
Ransom
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
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Place: harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
The Star Chamber
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Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, bleak ...
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Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
 7.1
 229K
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 7.0
 268K
Jack Reacher
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Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: clever, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
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 42K
Breakdown
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his SUV breaks down on a remote Southwestern road, Jeff Taylor lets his wife, Amy, hitch a ride with a trucker to get help. When she doesn't return, Jeff fixes his SUV and tracks down the trucker -- who tells the police he's never ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   51%
 
 6.6
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Kiss the Girls
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, chase, murder, missing person, police, interracial romance, brutality, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, los angeles, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 6.1
 35K
Cleaner
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, murder, police investigation, father daughter relationship, protagonist as suspect, single father, murder mystery, corruption, conspiracy, secrets, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
 7.8
 235K
The Fugitive
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime, betrayal, on the run, manhunt, corruption, conspiracy, murder, hospital, investigation, greed, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Seeking Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: vigilantism, conspiracy, vigilante, surveillance, vengeance, revenge, chase, internet, assassination, kidnapping, car chase, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
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Edge of Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, intense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, political corruption, violence, vengeance, corruption, father daughter relationship, conspiracy, revenge, conspiracy theory, single father, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
The International
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, chase, political corruption, murder, conspiracy, assassination, gunfight, assassin, lawyer, betrayal, car chase, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, israel, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 14K
Nighthawks
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, crime, undercover cop, violence, police, murder, hostage, chase, hostages, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, crime, brutality, survival, undercover cop, police, chase, gunfight, revenge, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Striking Distance
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, chase, murder, car chase, boat, police corruption, investigation, police, murder mystery, lake or river, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, san francisco, philadelphia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
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 6.5
 47K
Chaos
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, gangsters, police investigation, robbery, car chase, revenge, hostage, police corruption, gunfight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
 38K
Blood Work
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime, murder, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, investigation, police, kidnapping, special agents, murder mystery, chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
 5.7
 10K
Blue Steel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
 6.8
 10K
Shoot to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, adventure, kidnapping, murder, wilderness, fbi, serial killer, investigation, survival, violence, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 6.7
 44K
Absolute Power
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political corruption, secret service, corruption, crime, assassination, murder, conspiracy, president, father daughter relationship, chase, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   58%
 

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Duration: 109 min.
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