Movies like Hard Cash

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Hard Cash (2002)
 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, kidnapping, car chase, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, running, gang, hostages, special agents, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, manhunt, on the run, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, disorder, unlikely criminals, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, crime, heist and chases and races mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hard Cash: Living & Dying (2007), Backflash (2001), Today You Die (2005), Assassins Run (2013), The Real McCoy (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, hostages, crime, suburbs, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 600
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, desert, on the road, store, criminal's revenge, crime, odd couple, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shotgun, prison, betrayal, heist, gory, criminal heroes, crime, island, criminal's revenge, hostages, chase, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, danger, ballet, gangsters, rescue, woman in danger, crime, betrayal, on the run, track down, frame up, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, bank, crime, prison, heist, gangsters, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, chase, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.5
 5K
Steal (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bank, chase, heist, car chase, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, extreme sports, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.9
 342
Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, heist, criminal heroes, buddies, crime, adventure, hidden identity, crimes, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Harold Robbins' Body Parts (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ty's pal J.J. frames him in a murder and cocaine theft in Hong Kong in 1992. Ty's wife Rachel may be in on the con, so, when Ty gets early release from prison as a gesture of good will from the city's new Mainland government, he ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, drug dealing, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, california, the philippines, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 435
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, explosion, insurance fraud, loan shark, debt, police shootout, heist, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.5
 815
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, bank, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, money laundering, money, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police investigation, master criminal, one last job, government agency, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
House Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, office, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gang, hostages, unlikely criminals, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, crime, gang, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, police corruption, on the run, dirty cop, mistaken identity, chases and races, confined, danger, hostages, woman in danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.1
 3K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, sexy ...
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, betrayal, bollywood, chases and races, crime, crimes, partners, gang, master criminal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.3
 761
Art Heist (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An art expert assists an investigation into a stolen painting in Barcelona; as more paintings are being stolen, she learns she is being framed for the crimes. She must solve the crimes and clear her name with the assistance of her estranged New York ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, museum, police station, special agents, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, new york, spain, usa, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Master Touch (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A master thief, just out of prison, concocts a risky final score that would net him over a million dollars.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, master criminal, criminal heroes, buddies, adventure, criminal's revenge, crime, betrayal, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 424
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, crime, criminal heroes, hostages, interview, deception, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 205
The Real Thing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, nightclub, new year's eve, crime, unlikely criminals, prison, crime gone awry, going straight, cons and scams, death row, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, betrayal, danger, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 691
Firetrap (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt fails; when he enters in cop uniform during an emergency board ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, burned alive, heist, undercover, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, adventure, skyscraper, master thief, fire, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.8
 3K
Gun (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Detroit gun runner Rich (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) works to sniff out a traitor in his midst after being targeted by the FBI and having barely surviving a weapons deal gone awry. Rich was all set to unload a serious supply of firepower ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealing, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, rivalry, snitch, police informant, gun, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 358
Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, bank, heist, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, crime, gang, hostages, master criminal, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
How to Rob a Bank (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, buddies, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: crime, heist, crimes, robbery, jewel robbery, betrayal, fight scenes, cons and scams, car chase, blood, money, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, kentucky, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Half Past Dead 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transfered to a tougher prison than the re-opened Alcatraz. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose. There he crosses paths with Burke (Bill Goldberg) a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, criminal heroes, adventure, fighting the system, crime, anti heroes, criminal's revenge, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, mechanic, robbery, helicopter, chase, car chase, store, criminal heroes, adventure, buddies, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 702
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
 373
Black Gunn (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang syndicate his brother has attacked and robbed. Their ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, nightclub, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, battle zone, vengeance, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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