Movies like Sneakers

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Sneakers (1992)
 7.1
 48K
Sneakers (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his 'sneakers' must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.
Style: suspenseful, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense, talky, surprise ending, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, betrayal, mathematician, computer hacker, partners, mathematics, top secret, cons and scams, company, computers and web, crime, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, friends, buddies, heist, surveillance, manipulations, conspiracy, heroic mission, technology, spy, code breaking, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1969, 1990s, 1960s
Place: russia

Most similar movies to Sneakers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, suspenseful and clever films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, twists & turns, crime, dialogue, betrayal and mentor mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sneakers: Hackers (1995), Ocean's Eleven (2001), The Sting (1973), Suicide Kings (1997), The Net (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 60K
Hackers (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Along with his new friends, a teenager who was arrested by the US Secret Service and banned from using a computer for writing a computer virus discovers a plot by a nefarious hacker, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: computers and web, secret service, computer virus, hacker, programmer, cyberpunk, internet, virtual reality, high school, computer, prank, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 458K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: witty, clever, exciting, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, casino, buddies, crime, thief, friends, partners in crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, salt lake city utah, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 209K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, organized crime, alley, sting operation, crime, fbi, buddies, criminal's revenge, horse race ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.0
 24K
Suicide Kings (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, betrayal, neo noir, hospital, poker game, alcoholic, mansion, pistol, hostage, rain, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 54K
The Net (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a new game, she inadvertently becomes involved in a conspiracy that will soon turn her life upside down. While on ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: chase, hacker, programmer, computer virus, espionage, mistaken identity, computer, on the run, stalking, cheating, new identity, computers and web ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: california, san francisco, usa, mexico, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 27K
Antitrust (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hacker, programmer, murder, computer, garage, idealism, technology, race against time, satellite, vandalism, best friends, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, crime, politics, obsession, crimes, danger, corruption, chase, state affairs, fighting the system, conspiracy theory, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, buddies, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.1
 6K
The Killers (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hit man and his partner try to find out why their latest victim, a former race-car driver, did not try to get away.
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, corruption, betrayal, neo noir, murder, robbery, crime, gangsters, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, neo noir, christmas eve, strip club, crime, femme fatale, embezzlement, gangsters, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.8
 237K
The Fugitive (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused of murdering his wife, Richard Kimble escapes from the law in an attempt to find her killer and clear his name. Pursuing him is a team of U.S. marshals led by Deputy Samuel Gerard, a determined detective who will not rest until ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, protagonist as suspect, frame up, on the run, fugitives, uncover truth, betrayal, chase, doctor, escape, death sentence, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: clever, semi serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, concierge, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, manipulations, mastermind, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 6K
Takedown (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: hacker, computer hacker, hacking, internet, crime, computer virus, criminal heroes, police investigation, mind game, computers and web, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, bank, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, chase, gang, vengeance, hostages, master criminal, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With the help of their mentor Felix, a group of the best friends and first-time thieves steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless black market art dealer. After the amateurs botch the delivery of the objet d'art, the dealer kills Felix and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crime gone awry, friendship, betrayal, heist, black market, gangsters, crime, life insurance, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, california, latin america, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 110K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, one last job, stewardess, cons and scams, betrayal, heist, robbery, surveillance camera, blueprint, crime, laser, tunnel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 26K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, assassination, investigation, double agent, crime, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, espionage, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.
Style: thought provoking, tense, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: small town, racist, crime, african american, police chief, racism, culture clash, police investigation, racial tension, suspect, police station, prejudice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, suicidal, hostage, explosion, cocaine, crime, kidnapping, psychopath, assassin, faked death, attempted murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 36K
Deception (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, deception, heist, lawyer, hotel, frame up, intrigue, cons and scams, danger, sexual relations, life turned upside down, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, usa, new york, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, cynical ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, infidelity, femme fatale, neo noir, assassin, prostitute, sex, politician, singer, neo-noir, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: atmospheric, cynical, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, betrayal, murder, neo-noir, investigation, crime, mystery, bribery, disfigurement, friendship, mission of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, mexico, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, false accusation, betrayal, doctor, race against time, frame up, protagonist as suspect, suburbs, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.3
 115K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: neurotic, clever, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, criminal, pole dancer, bank vault, crime, psychiatrist, chess, stripper, divorce, criminal heroes, daughter, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: false accusation, prison, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, women's prison, sailboat, crime, parole officer, faked death, vengeance, tough law enforcer, probation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 32K
Paranoia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss's old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: paranoia, spy, bodyguard, escape, deception, rivalry, undercover, danger, espionage, mind game, corporate crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 13K
Zero Effect (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daryl Zero is a private investigator. Along with his assistant, Steve Arlo he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Though a master investigator, when he is not working, Zero doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, blackmail, mystery, murder, accountant, hidden identity, lone wolves, mysterious character, romance, vengeance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, portland oregon, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 43K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 35K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, subway, train robbery, heist, buddies, cons and scams, sibling relationship, crime, crimes, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 51K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, small town, frame up, crime, arson, faked death, divorce, protagonist as suspect, double murder, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%