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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, chases and races, pistol, murder, car chase, danger and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Transit: Takers (2010), Vehicle 19 (2013), Waist Deep (2006), Collide (2016), The Hit List (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 53K
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, partners in crime, gang, chases and races, cons and scams, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 14K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, police corruption, crimes, chases and races, hostages, confined, on the run, danger, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, race against time, gang, drug lord, hip hop, gangsters, crime, ransom, danger, vicious, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 13K
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, car chase, informant, gunfight, redemption, crime boss, on the run, corrupt businessman, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, race against time, track down, police investigation, hitman, fish out of water, on the run, psychopath, family in danger, danger, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 28K
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, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, robbery gone awry, bank, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, car chase, murder, hit and run, vengeance, heroes, deadly, danger, rivalry, crimes, dealing with death, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 104K
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, crimes, robbery, crime, betrayal, jewel robbery, cons and scams, fight scenes, thief, money, blood, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, chicago illinois, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.5
 41K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 98K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, ex law enforcer, sheriff, crimes, tough heroes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, small town, methamphetamine, car chase, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, gang, theft, danger, chase, crimes, tough guy, chases and races, car, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, psychopath, gang, woman in danger, missing person, hostages, crime, rescue, family in danger, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 111K
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, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, robbery, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: betrayal, prison, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, manhunt, dishonesty, crime, heist, heroic bloodshed, violence, gangster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 87K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, police corruption, race against time, police, rescue, one man army, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, train, race against time, ransom, mind game, master criminal, save the day, crimes, crime, danger, financial driven terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crimes, chaos, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, captivity, on the road, on the run, confined, chases and races ...
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, chase, gangsters, crimes, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, heist, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, organized crime, husband wife relationship, deception, brother brother relationship, hostage, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 12K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, anti hero, one last job, on the run, police detective, getaway driver, gambling, witness, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, one man army, danger, chases and races, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, husband wife relationship, crime boss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 126K
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, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 327K
Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, on the run, heist, chase, fbi, freedom, tough heroes, ex convict, one last job, explosion, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, monte carlo, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, semiautomatic pistol, street, gang war, violence, deadly, swat, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, loss of partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 240K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, chase, chases and races, gang, loss of loved one, fbi, desert, gunfight, friends, track down, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: desert, on the road, map, deadly, crimes, chases and races, danger, isolation, race against time, out of the way, heist, mercedes benz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 178K
Transporter 2 (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, lone hero, martial arts, race against time, danger, chases and races, war on drugs, chase, virus, deadly virus, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, kidnapping, mysterious character, escapades, daring rescue, crimes, chases and races, danger, hacker, confined, earth viewed from space, exploding building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 22K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, psychopath, family relations, parents and children, crimes, confined, crime, danger, maniac, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 105K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: delivery, chase, race against time, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, life turned upside down, dishonesty, on the run, danger, resourceful, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, china, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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