Movies like Running Home

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Running Home (1999)
 5.8
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Running Home (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thanks to a tip from teenager Matt, who survives on the streets as a graffiti artist, policeman Ray is able to arrest Sergei, a diamond smuggler. In return, Matt gets Jules Daniels's file, his biological mother.
Plot: thief, smuggler, runaway, diamond theft, police officer, birth mother

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Most similar movies to Running Home

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about police officer, murder, runaway, police, thief, robbery and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Running Home: Stolen Miracle (2001), Runaway Dreams (1989), Intrusive Behavior (2013), Jung (2000), Back Stab (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 185
Stolen Miracle (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karen and Phil's first male child is stolen by a false nurse on Christmas' Eve. A determined policewoman follows all clues in order to find the baby before it's too late.
Plot: police officer, female director, nurse, christmas, crying baby, christmas eve, media circus, surveillance footage, tickling
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Runaway Dreams (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl runs away and is forced to become a prostitute.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: teenage prostitute, rape, abuse, bus, runaway, beach, dead boy, sister sister relationship, prostitution, police officer, death of sister, domestic violence ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Intrusive Behavior (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Years after the institutionalizing and abandoning of their mentally unstable daughter, the Kilpatrick family becomes victim to mental instabilities of their own as their past comes back to haunt them.
Plot: police officer, insanity, fear, evil, court, death, tire iron, rape, blood, murder, investigation, craziness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.2
 364
Jung (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The son of Police Inspector Veer Chauhan requires a near impossible to find bone-marrow transplant. With time running out, Veer finds a viable candidate, a criminal he was responsible for apprehending.
Plot: boy, hospital, police officer, leukemia, car chase, police, escape, kidnapping, runaway, gangsters, bank robbery, sick child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.1
 205
Back Stab (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is seduced by a stranger and awakens to a corpse.
Plot: runaway, assassination plot, architect, framed for murder, murder, courtroom, racial slur, frame up, adultery, bistro
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 60
Stand Off (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A group of elite female bank robbers are thrown into a Mexican stand off when they discover that someone on their team might be a snitch for the cops...
Plot: police officer, betrayal, bank robbery, bank, robbery, killer, gun, standoff, mexican, gunfight, showdown, woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 122
Rafales (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On Christmas eve a journalist witnesses a theft in a mall and then tracks one of the thieves to later be taken as his hostage in the radio station he works for.
Style: neo noir
Plot: media, fear, blizzard, capture, theft, snow, murder, christmas eve, journalist, gun, hostage, thief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 13K
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: gambling, gambling addiction, money, embezzlement, obsession, addiction, cheating, banker, gambler, casino, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Double Jeopardy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A naive 16 year old waitress falls for a corrupt, married police officer. When she falls pregnant, her lover plots her murder.
Plot: court, sex in car, pregnancy, murder, city, police officer, infidelity, trial, adultery
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.5
 261
Policewoman (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Die Polizistin is a documentary by Andreas Dresen about the life of a young police woman who is faced with the difficulties between her responsibilities at work and her personal responsibilities.
Plot: police, police station, alcoholic, unemployment, domestic violence, drug addiction, teacher, police officer, police brutality, police academy, prostitute, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Prasad and Sreeja are a couple planning to set up a new life in Kasargod. On a bus journey they end up being robbed by a thief also named Prasad and this lands them up in a police station.
Plot: witness, police station, married couple, thief, bus, burglar, smuggling, evidence, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 184
The Haven (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Police detective Jacques Laniel's life becomes a nightmare the day drive-by shootists gun down his partner Thomas Colin. His colleagues make matters worse by blaming him for the death, and after his wife leaves him, Laniel decides to quit the ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: partner, widow, gay, strip club, rehabilitation center, police officer, homosexual, corpse, patricide, drive by shooting, investigation, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Parts You Lose (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship unfolds between a young deaf boy, Wesley, and a fugitive criminal who takes refuge in an abandoned barn on the family’s rural North Dakota farm.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: boy, forensics, friend, runaway, friendship, deaf, criminal, teenage life, estrangement, disabled person, choice, ridicule ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last Diamond (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simon, a burglar on probation, agreed to go on the biggest shot of his life: The flight of the "Florentine", a mythical diamond set auction by its owners. To succeed, he must approach Julia, expert diamond for sale which is a considerable ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heist, fall in love, crimes, thief, hidden identity, criminal heroes, betrayal, corruption, diamond, danger, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The New Godfathers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime families is set on getting it to the US. They decide to run the drug through an unsuspecting network of good-natured, local smugglers in Naples, while an international ...
Plot: mafia, police chase, smuggling, police officer, customs officer, camorra, italian police, gang war, drugs, drug
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 7K
No Good Deed (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police detective, hostage, robbery, bank robbery, femme fatale, police, crime, crimes, manipulation, rivalry, manipulations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, canada, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Les Misérables (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With a gun at his belt and a truncheon in his hand, Pento has just joined the Seine-Saint-Denis anti-crime brigade, an inner suburb of Paris. On the same team as Chris and Gwada, two men with occasionally “peculiar” methods, he soon discovers ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, captivating, ambiguous ending
Plot: police, chase, pursuit, father son relationship, drone, money, police brutality, police officer, juvenile delinquent, ghetto, danger, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: police officer, police, murder, sex, suspect, death, police inspector, suspicion, french, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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La Legge Violenta Della Squadra Anticrimine (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mobster kills a cop during a robbery and then finds himself pursued by the police, his gang, and the media.
Plot: security guard killed, traffic policeman, police officer shot in the chest, armored vehicle, armored truck, police officer killed, police officer shot, security guard, police shootout, police officer, police chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Plot: street racing, criminal organization, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, jail, car
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 33
Side Show (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenage boy runs away from home. He joins the circus but finds out that it's not all what it's cracked up to be. But then the boy becomes a witness to a murder, and he must try to stay out of the killer's way.
Plot: tiger, murder, witness, runaway, lion tamer, sideshow, circus, train, dwarf, racist, freak, carnival
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 175
Maracaibo (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crime of Facundo provokes in Gustavo and Cristina, his parents, an irreparable vacuum. The tragedy demonstrates everything that could not be in the link between Gustavo and son and disarms appearances with his wife; Cristina Gustavo undertakes a ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, death of son, male nudity, murder of son, murder, father son relationship, gun, police officer, loss of son, implied sex, violence, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In with Thieves (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough-as-nails burglary crew from the streets, a Cuban cartel, heavy into voodoo, ruthless Albanian gangsters, and a blood diamond deal that erupts into all out violence. This throws the criminal underworld into chaos. Double-crosses and brazen ...
Plot: organized crime, cuban, mafia, thief, crew, burglary, voodoo, rap, cartel, albanian, urban, urban setting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Style: captivating, neo noir
Plot: terrorist, police officer, robbery, jungle, criminal, burglar, shoplifting, lifestyle, life, life is a bitch, crimes, drug traffic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 23K
Flawless (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A female executive (Demi Moore) and a night janitor (Michael Caine) conspire to commit a daring diamond heist from their mutual employer, The London Diamond Corporation.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: diamond theft, theft, heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, perfect crime, gem, criminal's revenge, storage unit, redemption, life philosophy, jewel theft ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Witness to Murder (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a small town, Jordan, the son of police chief Bates, and his friends Glenn and Russel Derrek, the son of the garage-owner Gordon Russell, enjoy having their way with local girls, like Tori, and recording those exploits on video. When Alex Mills ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, love, teenage girl, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, prison, threat to kill, discussion, sheriff, small town, party, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 616
Suspect (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an ex-burglar who is struggling to lead a normal life with his wife and little son. His elder brother pressures him to return to burglary.
Plot: criminal, robbery, abduction, mask, port, police officer, child, prostitute, brother, poverty, marriage, jail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 212
Hard Vice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vice cop and her partner investigate a string of murders apparently tied to high-priced Las Vegas call girls.
Plot: gunfight, call girl, partner, explosion, investigation, prostitution, murder, police officer, female nudity, breast kissing, female in shower, sex scene ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 258
Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: woman in danger, single mother, mother daughter relationship, criminal, daughter, murder, heist, mother, diamond, danger, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 361K
The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, romancing a criminal, gunfight, group of criminals, robbery, perfect crime, gang, thief, crimes, chases and races, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%