Movies like Transit

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Transit (2012)
 5.8
 10K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: car chase, on the road, family in danger, on the run, heist, crimes, road trip, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, danger, crime, chase, chases and races, family problems, gang, violence, criminal, kidnapping, crash, betrayal, deception, robbery, sheriff, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana

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Most similar movies to Transit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, chases and races, danger, murder, chase, pistol and car chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Transit: Takers (2010), Lost (2004), Stolen (2012), Waist Deep (2006), Highwaymen (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 54K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, partners, partners in crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 2K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trapped in a maze of endless desert highways, bound by a vital deadline, and pursued by an unseen menace....Jeremy Stanton is about to take the longest ride of his life. He will learn that when you reach the crossroads of life...you must be careful ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: on the road, map, heist, crimes, chases and races, race against time, danger, road trip, desert, husband wife relationship, out of the way, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 42K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, taxi driver, car chase, heist, chase, fbi, race against time, ransom, rescue, presumed dead, taxi, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, african american, drug lord, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 8K
Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, murder, vengeance, deadly, danger, crimes, chases and races, rivalry, hit and run, death of wife, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 14K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, drug dealing, chase, gunfight, car chase, informant, crime boss, redemption, on the run, fear, corrupt businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 11K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, race against time, police investigation, track down, crimes, on the run, fish out of water, psychopath, hitman, danger, family in danger, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 29K
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, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, robbery gone awry, bank, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 22K
Getaway (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former race car driver Brent Magna (Hawke) is pitted against the clock. Desperately trying to save the life of his kidnapped wife, Brent commandeers a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, taking it and its unwitting owner (Gomez) on a high-speed ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, daring rescue, mysterious character, danger, escapades, crimes, chases and races, damsel in distress, on the run, husband wife relationship, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 107K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, crimes, crime, betrayal, tough heroes, cons and scams, jewel robbery, fight scenes, thief, blood, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, kentucky, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hijacking, fugitives, woman in danger, manipulations, on the road, crimes, chases and races, rivalry, danger, single parent, bank robber, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 14K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police corruption, on the run, woman in danger, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, dirty cop, pursuit, chase, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 13K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, anti hero, on the run, police detective, one last job, getaway driver, witness, gambling, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, car race, tough guy, gang, car, theft, chase, danger, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, psychopath, gang, woman in danger, missing person, rescue, family in danger, danger, deadly, crime, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 2K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, parents and children, chase, danger, siblings relations, wilderness, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, prison, death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 89K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, police corruption, police, rescue, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 529
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, secret identity, gang, crime, secret agents, law enforcement, undercover, danger, friends, gangsters, dishonesty, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, betrayal, prison, criminal heroes, frame up, manhunt, dishonesty, crime, heist, heroic bloodshed, violence, gangster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 112K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, robbery, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, train, race against time, ransom, mind game, master criminal, crimes, save the day, crime, financial driven terrorism, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 2K
VANish (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three thugs kidnap Emma, the daughter of a drug kingpin, and have no idea that murderous blood that runs through her veins. As time passes, the unlucky threesome finds themselves in danger from the police, gangsters and their captive.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, kidnapping, confined, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, on the road, on the run, danger, woman in danger, chaos, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, chase, gangsters, crimes, danger, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, deception, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, hostage, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, investigation, chase, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 127K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, sheriff, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, rescue, chase, chases and races, danger, partners, crimes, race against time, on the run, one man army, husband wife relationship, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 11K
In the Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, missing person, vengeance, crimes, track down, danger, spouse in danger, female killer, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, conspiracy, one woman army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, semiautomatic pistol, gang war, street, violence, swat, fighting crime, partners, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 18K
Empire State (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, armored truck, unlikely criminals, robbery gone awry, chases and races, crime, chase, embezzlement, crimes, armored car robbery, shot to death, waitress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new orleans, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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