Movies like Cavite

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Cavite (2005)
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Cavite (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adam, a security guard, travels from California to the Philippines, his native land, for his father's funeral. He arrives in Manila. As he waits, a phone rings in his backpack; he answers it, and a male voice tells him that his mother and sister are captives and will be killed if Adam doesn't cooperate. Over the next hour, the voice sends Adam by bus, taxi, motorized tricycle, and on foot through an urban landscape of busy streets, cramped apartments, a fetid squatters' camp, a bank, a cockfighting arena, and a church. Adam's conversations with the voice cover murder, Islam, jihad, rebellion in Mindanao, and his family. What is it Adam will be commanded to do?
Style: psychological, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hostage, terrorism, heroes, crimes, leadership, confined, politics, homecoming, extremist, ransom, bank, bus, airport, money, bomb, father son relationship, death of father, religions or cults, love, dog, gambling, airplane, thief, terrorist, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, san diego california, manila philippines

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Most similar movies to Cavite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, crimes, confined, hostage, deadly, kidnapping and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Cavite: The Cursed (2000), Tripfall (2000), Red Eye (2005), Held for Ransom (2000), Five Fingers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, married couple, psychopath, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 451
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, race against time, rivalry, daring rescue, gang, crimes, confined, parents and children, religions or cults, amusement park ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, armored car, rescue, race against time, head of state, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, politics, heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.5
 119K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, kidnapping, psychology, villain, crimes, hitman, stewardess, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, teenage life, confined, crimes, rivalry, survival, psychopath, ransom, wilderness, one man army, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 8K
Five Fingers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martijn, an idealistic Dutch pianist, travels to Morocco to help start a food program for malnourished children. Within moments of his arrival, however, Martijn is abducted by a group of terrorists, injected with a debilitating drug, and imprisoned. ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, torture, idealism, charity, race against time, rivalry, confined, missing person, presumed dead, chess, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.1
 154
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, rivalry, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, escapades, race against time, survival, kidnapping, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, race against time, ex husband ex wife relationship, pilot, flight attendant, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tunnel, train, confined, race against time, escapades, bomb, terrorist, survival, underground, hostage, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
 243
Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, family in danger, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, kidnapping, isolation, teenage girl, home invasion, good versus evil, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.6
 384
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, motorcycle chase, confined, crimes, buddies, mind game, couple relations, family in crisis, biker, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.7
 343
Interstate (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, crimes, confined, couples, captivity, car chase, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitchhiking, chase, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Steam Experiment (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: global warming, hostage, human nature, mind game, confined, psychopath, race against time, crimes, mad scientist, law enforcement, torture, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 557
Deadly Cargo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Sara joins timid Victor and pregnant wife Thais, instructors Ivan and Edgar, and local kid Drui in Senegal for some underwater exploration. When their craft blows up following a misfired bullet, they float around in the water for a while ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, survival, rescue, dangerous animal, isolation, ship, ocean, pregnancy, graphic violence, crimes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Nada Gang (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nada, named after a gang of Spanish anarchists, is a small, confused band of French terrorists. They kidnap the American ambassador after one of his regular visits to an exclusive brothel. The gang starts to quarrel amongst themselves as to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: countryside, kidnapping, hostage, politics, terrorism, scapegoat, nudity (full frontal - brief), surrender, anarchist, violence spree, police corruption, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, post world war two
Place: paris france, europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, captivity, rescue, military, religion, muslim, murder, journalist, hostage, jungle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, starting over, confined, hostage, blind woman, intruder, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, strong violent content, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.0
 399
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 951
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, swamp, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
 424
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Paris Under Watch (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An anonymous hacker has hacked all of Paris' cameras and observes the city unbeknownst to its inhabitants. Petty crimes and moments of stolen intimacy, he sees everything. Until the day that an explosion lays wasted to the Gare ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, rivalry, track down, surveillance, voyeurism, mind game, state affairs, murder, police, computers and web, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 659
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 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, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, rescue, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, one man army, tough heroes, heroes, save the day, master criminal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.6
 1K
Terror Trap (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: strong violent content, survival, crimes, confined, gang, car accident, funeral, hotel, masked killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), isolation, corrupt sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Ignorance of Blood (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Javier Falcón, Chief of the Sevilla Homicide Division, must solve two different cases in a short time. In the first case he is personally involved. An old friend of his infiltrated an Islamic terrorist cell and now the group is trying to recruit ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, terrorism, rescue, ransom, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, royal family, sculptor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 21K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, killer, family in danger, sociopath, serial killer, confined, crimes, maniac, villain, family relations, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 572
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, kidnapping, confined, split personality, crimes, killing spree, hostage, violence spree, woman, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, confined, gang, chase, rivalry, dishonesty, fugitives, hostage situation, halloween, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 309
Confine (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pippa is a physically and emotionally scarred former model living as a recluse in her meticulous Georgian flat. When a heist taking place in the same building goes wrong, Pippa's home is broken into by the charismatic Kayleigh. Pippa is taken ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: mental illness, crimes, confined, mentally unstable, kidnapping, crime gone awry, hostage, strong female presence, women, obsessive compulsive disorder, twins, agoraphobia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%