Movies like Hard Cash

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Hard Cash (2002)
 4.4
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 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: car chase, heist, police corruption, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, special agents, gang, betrayal, manhunt, law enforcement, partners, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, kidnapping, brother brother relationship, heist gone wrong, hostage, chase, rivalry, confined, on the run, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Hard Cash: Styx (2001), Riders (2002), Living & Dying (2007), Swindle (2002), The Box (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
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100%
 5.4
 6K
Riders (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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, bank, police investigation, partners, crime gone awry, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, betrayal, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, disorder, tough heroes, hitman, kidnapping, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 989
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gang, dishonesty, master criminal, fall in love, partners, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 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 ⇓
61%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, prisoner, partners, criminal, criminal's revenge, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, on the run, cons and scams, vengeance, drug dealing, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, track down, frame up, criminal's revenge, prison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, hong kong, asia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 698
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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, crime gone awry, odd couple, rivalry, chase, murder, on the road, heist, kidnapping, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, prison, criminal heroes, frame up, dishonesty, crimes, manhunt, criminal's revenge, heroes, heist, gangsters, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 404
Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, crime gone awry, adventure, betrayal, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners, buddies, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 241
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: heist, gang, new year's eve, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, partners, crime gone awry, confined, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, kidnapping, frame up, confined, woman in danger, track down, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, con men, one last job, police investigation, cons and scams, betrayal, kgb, government agency, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, criminal heroes, master criminal, nothing goes right, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 15K
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, chase, hostage, on the run, woman in danger, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, dirty cop, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, entertaining, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, chase, bank, hostage, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 785
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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, heist, murder, undercover, burned alive, crime gone awry, cons and scams, frame up, law enforcement, confined, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, car chase, fbi, murder, revenge, investigation, crimes, on the run, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 639
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crime gone awry, partners, casino, female bonding, friends, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 840
Ready 2 Die (2014)
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, heist, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 847
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, frame up, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, chase, track down, cons and scams, couple relations, estrangement, museum ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostage, car chase, heist, criminal heroes, gang, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
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: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, disguise, court, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, romancing a criminal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.2
 5K
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: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, partners, crimes, cons and scams, betrayal, safecracker, rivalry, caper, car chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 31K
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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, robbery, confined, rivalry, dishonesty, homeless, bank, corruption, fbi, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.7
 371
Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, frame up, heist, prison, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 45K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, car chase, chase, rescue, fbi, thief, race against time, crimes, father daughter relationship, ex convict, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 279
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, femme fatale, manipulation, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%