Movies like Quicksand 2003

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Quicksand (2003)
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Quicksand (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck international film star who has become embroiled in criminal activities.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: banker, frame up, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, on the run, uncover truth, life is a bitch, intrigue, rivalry, police investigation, police corruption, false accusation, fbi, empire, massage, limousine, hostage, conspiracy, executioner, special agents, murder, crimes, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: monaco, new york, france, usa, europe, monte carlo, riviera ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, dishonesty, murder, law enforcement, police investigation and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Quicksand: The Statement (2003), True Blue (2001), Sudden Terror (1970), Pride and Glory (2008), The Prey (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: war criminal, world war two, investigation, politics, murder, justice, on the run, fighting the system, nazi, jewish, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 90s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, provence ...
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True Blue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rembrandt Macy (Tom Berenger) is a maverick cop assigned to a case where the primary evidence is a woman's hand found in a pond. Investigators identify the dead, and Macy is lead into a young woman's past. Macy's primary path to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, intense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.0
 675
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chase, coming of age, on the run, assassination, murder, hitman, martial law, witnessing a crime, state affairs, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: malta, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, investigation, murder, crimes, betrayal, corruption, moral dilemma, police officer, organized crime, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Prey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, prison escape, prison, on the run, life is a bitch, crimes, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, hidden identity, track down, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 85
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Motives 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore return for this thrilling sequel to Motives that picks up three years after the events of the original film. Innocent convict Emery Simms is serving time for a crime he didn't commit; while most convict's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, dangerous attraction, false accusation, friendship, uncover truth, on the run, estrangement, frame up, prison, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, empire, swat team, armed forces ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 492
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: neo noir, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, crimes, divorce, murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, vengeance, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Letters from a Killer (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, wrongful conviction, obsessed fan, stalking, murder, false accusation, death row, frame up, prison, best friends, law enforcement, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 455
Sunset Heat (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former drug-dealer photojournalist (Michael Paré) returns to Los Angeles and helps friends terrorized by his ex-partner (Dennis Hopper).
Style: neo noir, erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, journalism, female nudity, beach, hitman, stolen money, drug overdose, frame up, drug abuse, heist, working undercover, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 571
Twist of Fate (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, serial killer, murder, frame up, psychopath, investigation, car chase, protagonist as suspect, mind game, race against time, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, crimes, murder, hitman, vengeance, master criminal, criminal's revenge, rivalry, greed, crime gone awry, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, murder, vengeance, gangsters, gang, police investigation, investigation, police corruption, best friends, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, connecticut, massachusetts, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 301
A Time to Die (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female photographer teams up with a policeman to try to bring down a corrupt police officer who framed her for drug possession and during her investigation, finds that not everything, or everyone, is what they appear to be.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, frame up, custody, murder, photographer, woman with a gun, parole, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 1K
One (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Après quinze ans passés derrière les barreaux, Bruno, qui prône la révolution prolétarienne, s'évade. Ce dernier veut continuer la lutte, faire sortir ses camarades de prison, libérer les masses du joug capitaliste. Tous ses anciens ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, art house ...
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, on the run, police investigation, crimes, terrorism, confined, manhunt, imprisonment, crime boss, prison, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.8
 568
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, murder, reluctant partners, uncover truth, police investigation, dangerous attraction, manipulation, crimes, betrayal, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, hitman, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, murder, crimes, friendship, on the run, law enforcer killer, terrorism ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Soul Assassin (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Burke a young executive for a multinational investment bank, is a rising star in the Rotterdam office. Rewarded for his perceptive eye and mastery of foreign languages, Kevin receives the promotion he has been working for - a coveted spot on ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, conspiracy, undercover, uncover truth, dishonesty, vengeance, workplace intrigue, investigation, espionage, crimes, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: future
Place: amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 828
Dot.Kill (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The morphine-addicted detective Charlie Daines is on the trail of a sophisticated psychopath who is setting up murders and broadcasting them live on the internet. As he closes in on the killer, he realizes that it has become personal and that he is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the 1982 Roberto Calvi Affair in which an Italian banker was found hanging from a bridge across the River Thames, the story follows Alan, a man from Northern England who is homeless after the loss of his wife and job. One night while ...
Style: tense, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: police, reporter, witness, freemason, murder, chase, homeless, police detective, who done it, down on your luck, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
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Marathon Man (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A graduate student and obsessive runner in New York is drawn into a mysterious plot involving his brother, a member of the secretive Division.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, dentist, revenge, nazi, espionage, paranoia, kidnapping, violence, spy, chase, brother brother relationship, attempted murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, uruguay, paris france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, political, talky, intense ...
Plot: conspiracy, terrorism, politics, assassin, espionage, hitman, terrorist, serial killer, police investigation, terrorist plot, assassination, murder ...
Time: year 1963, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, london, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 733
Framed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: New York detective Mike Santini (Rob Lowe) is enjoying a holiday with his family when he spots Eddie Meyers (Sam Neill) a fugitive from justice who might be the key witness in a high profile case involving money laundering. Santini plays a major ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, undercover, mind game, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, master criminal, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 104
Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, femme fatale, couples, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, law enforcement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The International (2009)
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: exciting, suspenseful, sexy, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: conspiracy, interpol, spy, gunfight, murder, investigation, assassin, espionage, chase, lawyer, revenge, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, middle east, israel, usa, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%