Movies like Runaway Car

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Runaway Car (1997)
 5.3
 1K
Runaway Car (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse apprentice, who had a bad day at work, meets a computer programmer at a car garage. The man is urged to go somewhere, but his car is not ready yet, so the nurse offers him a ride. Before leaving the man, they pick up the nurse's baby nephew. Once on the street, they almost run over a young man. Not knowing if he is hurt, they pick up the man too. But the worst luck begins when the car brakes break down
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie
Plot: chase, on the road, programmer, on the run, car chase, danger, chases and races, drive away, car, police, baby, helicopter, garage, nurse
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Runaway Car

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about chases and races, danger, chase, crimes, rivalry, deadly and on the run mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Runaway Car: Duel (1971), The Vivero Letter (1999), Lost in Plainview (2005), Road to Juarez (2013), Chill Factor (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 64K
Duel (1971)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Travelling businessman, David Mann, angers the driver of a rusty tanker whilst crossing the Californian desert. A simple trip turns deadly as Mann struggles to stay on the road while the tanker plays cat and mouse with his life.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, road movie, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road rage, desert, car chase, chase, stalking, gas station, psychopath, salesman, truck driver, danger, duel, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Vivero Letter (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man in Central America finds his brother's murdered body. It turns out that his brother has been murdered because he knows the whereabouts of a lost city in the jungle. The man teams up with a search expedition and goes off to hunt for these ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: jungle, lost city, murder, crimes, chase, dishonesty, escapades, ancient mystery, chases and races, graphic violence, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, car chase, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, danger, chases and races, crimes, deadly, stalking, desert, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, buddies, crime gone awry, chase, danger, dishonesty, desert, crimes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.3
 9K
Chill Factor (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the day, terrorism, danger, police investigation, race against time, reluctant partners, misfit partners, chases and races, undercover, island, heroic mission, machismo ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 2K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trapped in a maze of endless desert highways, bound by a vital deadline, and pursued by an unseen menace....Jeremy Stanton is about to take the longest ride of his life. He will learn that when you reach the crossroads of life...you must be careful ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the road, map, heist, race against time, crimes, chases and races, danger, road trip, desert, husband wife relationship, deadly, out of the way ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.2
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Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escapades, deadly, hostages, chases and races, chase, heroes, terrorism, heroic mission, psychopath, catastrophe, hostage, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, thief, murder, diamonds, on the run, danger, rivalry, chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
King of Africa (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A British colonial policeman in Africa, circa 1900, pursues a band of escaped killers across territory so wild, it lies just "one step to hell."
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, gang, manhunt, confined, crimes, danger, fugitives, on the run, heroes, captivity, escapades, prison ...
Time: 60s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, chase, dishonesty, on the run, crime, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 3K
Wolf (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In the 70s, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker, is arrested because of his connection to some terrorists who have just committed a murder. The secret service see in him an ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, double agent, working undercover, on the run, fish out of water, life turned upside down, infiltration, track down, life is a bitch, betrayal, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, deadly, crime, danger, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime gone awry, witnessing a crime, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, crimes, danger, on the run, escapades, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, survival, chase, disorder, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, buddies, law enforcement, race against time, store, car chase, hostage, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Age of Dinosaurs (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using breakthrough flesh-regeneration technology, a biotech firm creates a set of living dinosaurs. But when the creatures escape their museum exhibit and terrorize Los Angeles, a former firefighter must rescue his teenage daughter from the chaos ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: dinosaur, chase, cloning, danger, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos and mayhem, genetic engineering, genetics, parents and children, swat, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.8
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Final Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Grand Royale is a new high-tech passenger train with a computerized engine. On its maiden voyage, it suffers a severe technical failure, killing the controller and gradually increasing its already high speed, at the rate of 2 more miles per ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: train, runaway train, forces of nature, danger, escapades, crimes, adventure, androids and robots, rescue, rivalry, confined, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.5
 1K
Butcher Boys (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A gut-wrenching, non-stop roller coaster ride through the hellish underbelly of inner-city America. A birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring Sissy, her brother, Mikey, and friends, Kenny and Barbie, face to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, gang, psychopath, strong violent content, deadly, chase, cannibal, survival, sexual content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.0
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Legacy (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A photojournalist deported from a war zone in Asia meets up with a woman who is looking for her father. He offers to help her...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: chase, media, danger, soldier, rivalry, military, intrigue, chases and races, photojournalist, airport, henchman, war photographer ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
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Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, car chase, chase, deadly, psychopath, out of the way, on the road, college life, crimes, danger, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
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Blackhats (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "blackhats" is about a reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, whom, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened, when he must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, rivalry, going straight, danger, assassination attempt, crimes, chase, deadly, track down, chases and races, starting over, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 35K
Hit and Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, witness protection, danger, gang war, crimes, crime, love and romance, nothing goes right, getaway driver, runaway, twists & turns, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 303
Intent to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young policewoman relentlessly tries to bring down a ruthless drug kingpin whom plots his own agenda for his drug distribution empire.
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug dealing, violence, life is a bitch, gang, chases and races, crimes, deadly, rivalry, murder, crime, criminal heroes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Let's Get Skase (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, adventure, on the run, chase, fugitives, entrepreneur, caper, intrigue, greed ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: australia, spain, europe, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 166
Bare Knuckles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: psychopath, bounty hunter, deadly, adventure, urban, track down, martial arts, rivalry, investigation, graphic violence, serial killer, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Double Identity (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Chechnya, an American doctor takes a detour in life when he helps a mysterious woman escape from her would-be assailant.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mysterious character, on the run, danger, mistaken identity, save the lady, crimes, heroes, woman in danger, daring rescue, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, year 1992, 20th century, 1990s
Place: europe, bulgaria, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 325
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, confined, danger, race against time, save the day, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, student film
Plot: espionage, kgb, confined, law enforcement, danger, track down, escapades, chase, undercover, vietnam war, politics, cold war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ussr, soviet union, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely duo, Lieutenant Tom Royko of the Seattle Bomb Squad and renowned heart surgeon, Dr. Gillian Hayes, find themselves in a race against time to track down a disturbed bomber who is inexplicably causing Dr. Hayes' patients to explode.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, mentally unstable, danger, doctors and patients, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, crime, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 331
Birds of Prey (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry Walker, a former military pilot, works as a helicopter pilot and traffic reporter for a Salt Lake City radio station. One day while working he observes a bank robbery in progress and the kidnapping of a young woman who worked at the bank. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: chase, hostage, bank robbery, race against time, heroes, danger, chases and races, confined, crime, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%