Movies like Hard Cash

If you like "Hard Cash" you are looking for suspenseful, semi serious and realistic movies about / with prison, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, hostages and special agents themes of Action, Crime and Thriller genre shot in Aruba or USA.
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Hard Cash
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, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, hostages, special agents, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, manhunt, car chase, on the run, cons and scams, running, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, disorder, unlikely criminals, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
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The Silent Partner
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Canada
106 min.
 7.5
Blood in the Streets
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Italy, France, West Germany
111 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Hard Cash

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Hard Cash: Steal (2002), Today You Die (2005), Living & Dying (2007), How to Rob a Bank (2007), Thick as Thieves (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Steal
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, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, chase, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Today You Die
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, crime, criminal's revenge, island, prison, hostages, betrayal, chase, manhunt, shotgun, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   90%
    User:   92%
 
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Living & Dying
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, bank, hostages, crime, suburbs, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   85%
 
How to Rob a Bank
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, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, buddies, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, betrayal, chase, heist, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   85%
 
Thick as Thieves
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, suspenseful, serious, twist ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, crime, government agency, robbery, plot twist, twists & turns, chase, crime gone awry, technology, police station, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gangsters, violence, hostage, heist, crime gone awry, on the road, robbery, hitman, gangster, drugs ...
Time: 90s
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System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
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Swindle
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, bank, crime, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, betrayal, heist, bank robbery, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
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The Real McCoy
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
Plot: bank robbery, crime, heist, prison, gangsters, betrayal, chase, kidnapping, crime gone awry, vengeance, criminal heroes, bank ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, london, new jersey, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
 4.4
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Mask of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, prison, criminal's revenge, urban, gangsters, crime, hidden identity, master criminal, special agents, assassination attempt, plastic surgery, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
 4.9
 2K
29 Palms
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, murder, hitman, criminal heroes, crime, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gangsters, reluctant partners, special agents, bag, casino ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
 4.8
 416
The Box
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, hostages, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game, heist, police investigation, murder, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   60%
 
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 433
Styx
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, suspenseful, realistic, ambiguous ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, insurance fraud, police shootout, debt, explosion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
Harold Robbins' Body Parts
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, drug dealing, frame up, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, prostitute, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
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Betrayal
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, on the road, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, on the run, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
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Money Movers
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, criminal heroes, bank, police investigation, adventure, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
House Under Siege
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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 ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
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Art Heist
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, museum, special agents, police station, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, investigation, police investigation, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, new york, spain, usa, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
Invisible Target
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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The Silent Partner
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, santa claus, master criminal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
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The Shepherd
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kidnapping, border patrol, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
 5.4
 682
Firetrap
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, adventure, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, betrayal, chase, burned alive, murder, crime gone awry, race against time, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Breaking News
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, media, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, chase, master criminal, police, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
Out for a Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, vengeance, frame up, prison, murder, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
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3000 Miles to Graceland
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: semi serious, rough, exciting, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crime, casino, death, kidnapping, robbery, cons and scams, violent, violence, criminal heroes, gratuitous violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Jackson County Jail
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, on the road, fugitives, manhunt, false accusation, injustice, crime, frame up, chases and races, psychotic, car theft ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, drug trade, vineyard, drug lord, booby trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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Made Men
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, chase, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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Montana
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gangsters, on the run, chase, cancer, murder, boss, hitman ...
Time: 90s
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 

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Ready 2 Die
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 6.2
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Takers
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, chase, robbery, bank robbery, betrayal, car chase, surveillance, revenge, criminal heroes, gangster, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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