Movies like Sneakers

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Sneakers (1992)
 7.1
 49K
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: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, betrayal, mathematics, partners, top secret, mathematician, crimes, heroes, friends, crime, manipulations, computers and web, heroic mission, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, buddies, code, code breaking, technophobia, computer system, cons and scams, company, surveillance, conspiracy, technology ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Sneakers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out entertaining, realistic, suspense and clever films with plots about dialogue, chase, mentor, twists & turns, murder, betrayal and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Sneakers: Hackers (1995), Suicide Kings (1997), The Pelican Brief (1993), The Net (1995), The Sting (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 61K
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: hacker, secret service, internet, computer virus, frame up, rivalry, high school, computer, teenager, programmer, computers and web, cyberpunk ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, betrayal, neo noir, mansion, rain, alcoholic, poker game, pistol, hospital, hostage, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, crime, fighting the system, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 56K
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, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: programmer, hacker, chase, computer virus, espionage, computer cracker, stalking, computer, woman in danger, danger, computer genius, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, washington d.c., mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 8.3
 216K
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, atmospheric, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: gambling, bet, cons and scams, mentor, crime, rivalry, deception, friends, dishonesty, rivals, organized crime, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.9
 27K
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, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, special agents, double agent, crime, ex law enforcer, deadly, hunt down, crimes, espionage, assassin, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, washington d.c., paris france, mexico, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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, clever, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: programmer, hacker, murder, vandalism, satellite, idealism, race against time, computer, garage, technology, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.8
 243K
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, frame up, protagonist as suspect, on the run, uncover truth, escape, betrayal, fugitives, death sentence, doctor, corruption, framed for murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, chases and races, cons and scams, nothing goes right, rivalry, bait, crime gone awry, deadly, swat, going straight, couples ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 33K
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, psychological, suspense, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranoia, spy, undercover, deception, rivalry, danger, escape, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, espionage, dishonesty, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, future
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 121K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intellectual, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, corruption, police, uncover truth, innocence, swat, conspiracy, hostages, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 26K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: false accusation, vengeance, prison, faked death, sailboat, betrayal, crime, manhunt, manipulations, presumed dead, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, assassin, faked death, kidnapping, murder for hire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, chase, vengeance, rivalry, disorder, heist, bank, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 311K
Inside Man (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bank robber Dalton Russell enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors and takes hostages, working methodically and without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. With an ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, bank, crime, thief, robbery, bank robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 30K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, fighting the system, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 269K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, on the run, retired, spy, chase, retirement, alarm, hitman, kidnapping, fbi, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.4
 241K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, conspiracy, pornography, private detective, party, alcoholic, single father, corruption, murder, investigation, revenge, teenage girl ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 87K
Money Monster (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Style: suspense, entertaining, clever, intense, tense ...
Plot: police, bomb, stock market, hostage, capitalism, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, conspiracy, money, revenge, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 16K
Thursday (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, danger, drug dealing, deadly, criminal heroes, adoption, gangsters, heroin, architect ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 54K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, rescue, bank, robbery, crime, family in danger, race against time, life turned upside down, hostages, hacker, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Don't Say a Word (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the daughter of a psychiatrist is kidnapped, he's horrified to discover that the abductors' demand is that he break through to a post traumatic stress disorder suffering young woman who knows a secret..
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychiatrist, island, race against time, danger, haunted by the past, cemetery, mentally unstable, crime, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 1991, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.5
 52K
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, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, small town, arson, frame up, faked death, crimes, crime, divorce, vicious, race against time, jealous spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vigilantism, life turned upside down, group of criminals, crimes, secret movement, conspiracy, investigative reporter, mysterious stranger, secret organization, assassin, conspiracy theory, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: small town, police chief, racist, racism, prejudice, police investigation, culture clash, crime, african american, sheriff, racial slur, thief ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, sexual ...
Plot: betrayal, frame up, hotel, deception, heist, lawyer, life turned upside down, cons and scams, danger, intrigue, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, spain, europe, new york, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 71K
Broken City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mayor, betrayal, politics, election, political corruption, crime, revenge, uncover truth, dishonesty, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 112K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, one last job, heist, robbery, betrayal, stewardess, thief, crime, tunnel, laser, surveillance camera, blueprint ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, faked death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%