Movies like Phone Booth

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Phone Booth
Genre: Crime, Thriller
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, intense, interesting, rough, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, redemption, murder, paranoia, hostage, mind game, hostages, twists & turns, serial killer, urban, secrets, confined, corruption, cheating, chase, greed, psychopath, phone booth, police investigation, crimes, vigilante, dialogue, catastrophe, plot twist, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ocean's Eleven
Crime, Thriller
USA
116 min.
 7.8
Marathon Man
Crime, Thriller
USA
125 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Phone Booth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about mentor, twists & turns, catastrophe, murder, crimes, crime and corruption mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Phone Booth: Panic Room (2002), Guilty as Sin (1993), Cellular (2004), The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009), Best Seller (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Panic Room
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, divorce, survival, manipulation, greed, serial killer, torture, single parent, murder, violence, revenge, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   50%
 
Guilty as Sin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Before a criminal lawyer knows what has happened, she is forced to defend a wife killer she knows is guilty.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, amateur detective, crime, hotshot lawyer, womanizer, mind game, uncover truth, psychopath, catastrophe, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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System:   88%
    User:   93%
 
 6.5
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Cellular
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: police corruption, hostage, race against time, police, chase, conspiracy, kidnapping, crime, twists & turns, rescue, secrets, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   90%
 
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The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
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, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, crime, chase, heist, race against time, car chase, murder, hijacking, urban, save the day, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
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Best Seller
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, hitman, vengeance, gunfight, violence, heist, redemption, violent, mentor, corruption, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, texas, new york, oregon
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System:   76%
    User:   68%
 
 6.5
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Dead Man Down
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, revenge, hitman, gangsters, murder, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, dark hero, hostage, violent, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   91%
 
 5.2
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Open Windows
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nick is excited to discover that he's won a dinner date with his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. But when Jill refuses to honor the contest, he receives an offer he can't refuse: the ability to view Jill secretly via computer. Nick begins ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, obsession, kidnapping, internet, manipulation, hotel, stalking, twists & turns, surveillance, plot twist, paranoia, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, london, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   82%
 
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Cold in July
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: stylized, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: crime, revenge, small town, investigation, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, unlikely partners, neo noir, neo-noir, plot twist, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   84%
 
 5.9
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Relentless
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, vengeance, murder, revenge, police, violence, vigilante, death, mentor, murderous pair ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   60%
 
 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: kidnapping, crime, fbi, chase, police corruption, millionaire, hostage, murder, crime gone awry, twists & turns, vengeance, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
A Perfect Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, clever, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, crime, betrayal, artist, greed, revenge, adultery, chase, investigation, marriage, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   76%
 
The Underneath
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, crime, heist, noir, neo noir, neo-noir, hospital, twists & turns, stylish, couple relations, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   83%
 
Internal Affairs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, sexual ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, vengeance, investigation, manipulation, police, neo noir, murder, strong sexual content, corruption, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   76%
 
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Unlawful Entry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, police, police investigation, murder, lawyer, corruption, police corruption, vengeance, violence, mind game, suburbs, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   80%
 
 6.4
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Switchback
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, murder mystery, twists & turns, missing person, crime, chase, treasure hunt, police investigation, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
 6.1
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The Sentinel
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: secret service, investigation, president, assassination, assassin, chase, betrayal, mentor, conspiracy, protagonist as suspect, murder, assassins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   75%
 
 6.6
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Incognito
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, art, artist, crime, forgery, twists & turns, kidnapping, world politics, cons and scams, first contact, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
 6.0
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Snake Eyes
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, murder mystery, boxing, corruption, murder, betrayal, neo noir, hotel, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   62%
 
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Firewall
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, technology, hacking, surveillance, hostage, heist, hostages, car chase, dog, family in danger, blackmail, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   55%
 
 6.4
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Shade
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: clever, surprise ending, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, gangsters, heist, vengeance, cheating, casino, bdsm, crime, buddies, con artists, poker ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   60%
 
 6.3
 7K
Black Widow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: crime, obsession, investigation, murder, femme fatale, mystery, twists & turns, fbi, crimes, identity, plot twist, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   60%
 
 6.1
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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, rough, serious, 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:   62%
    User:   69%
 
 5.6
 57K
Runner Runner
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, crime, fbi, betrayal, casino, cheating, poker, corruption, money, island, cons and scams, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica, latin america, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
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 6.7
 32K
Confidence
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: clever, stylized, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, organized crime, manipulation, con artists, cons and scams, heist, plot twist, twists & turns, con men, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   68%
 
 6.8
 101K
Street Kings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, violence, vigilantism, police investigation, neo noir, redemption, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 6.7
 28K
Shattered
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, infidelity, revenge, justice, twists & turns, plot twist, adultery, corruption, mentor, crimes, crime, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
 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:   57%
    User:   56%
 
 5.4
 2K
Bad Company
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: betrayal, crime, espionage, murder, gambling, secret agents, strong sexual content, neo noir, sex, revenge, twists & turns, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 

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52 Pick-Up
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, crime gone awry, infidelity, pornography, twists & turns, neo-noir, brutality, violent, adultery, classic car ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
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, rough, serious ...
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
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System:   54%
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