Movies like The Silent Partner

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The Silent Partner (1978)
 7.5
 5K
The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, bank robbery, shopping mall, bank teller, christmas, gangsters, crimes, heist, vengeance, gang, hostages, hostage, confined, kidnapping, crime, on the run, mentally unstable, danger, bank, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada

Most similar movies to The Silent Partner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crime gone awry and disorder mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Silent Partner: The Strangers in 7A (1972), Ready 2 Die (2014), Money Movers (1978), Action Man (1967), Swindle (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Strangers in 7A (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hostages, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, hostage, couple relations, kidnapping, hijacking, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 801
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.5
 483
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, heist, bank, storage unit, unlikely criminals, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, adventure, law enforcement, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.3
 431
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: restaurant, kidnapping, heist, bank, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, partners, police corruption, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 445
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, teens, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, bank robbery, crimes, dishonesty, chase, hostage, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Albino Alligator (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mistaken identity, police, bar, gun, crime, crimes, heist, crime gone awry, police investigation, chase, siege ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, danger, race against time, save the day, hostages, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, crime, confined, tunnel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, deadly, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, tough heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 643
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, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, cons and scams, odd couple, deadly, on the run, danger, chases and races, kidnapping, rivalry, dishonesty, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, rescue, investigation, neo noir, missing person, cons and scams, heist, bank, partners against crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 12K
All the Best (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After his hatred of dishonesty costs him his job, an embittered man goes over to the dark side and plots to rob the bank he once managed.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, vengeance, mental illness, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, on the run, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 267
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, confined, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, danger, deadly, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, on the run, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, criminal, violence, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, neo noir, bookies, brother brother relationship, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sunday in the Country (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, country, farm, vigilante, torture, rivalry, chases and races, hostage, psychopath, vengeance, captivity, countryside ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.4
 518
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, deadly, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, murder, couples, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 499
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 844
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, heist, frame up, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, europe, england, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adultery, kidnapping, crime gone awry, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, nude girl, manipulation, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 4K
The Rise (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, revenge, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, friends, one more chance, cons and scams, frame up, renewed love, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 916
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, rivalry, crime, warden, coldhearted, parole officer, crime and punishment, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, neo noir, criminal heroes, dishonesty, on the run, crimes, law enforcement, partners, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, social decay, hitman, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, rivalry, assassination attempt, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 169
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly, psychopath, police investigation, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, confined, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime boss, suspect, profanity, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%