Movies like Sweat 2002

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Sweat (2002)
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Sweat (2002)
Original name: Sueurs
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four partners heist a fortune in gold ore from a North African airport & escape across the desert in a truck.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, car chase, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, partners, crime, danger, rivalry, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, tough heroes, gold, road trip, chase, chases and races, dog, truck driver, photograph, helicopter, mechanic, gay slur, vandalism, brawl, heat wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Sweat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Sweat: Contraband (2012), Invisible Target (2007), Players (2012), Dead Drop (2013), Riders (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, smuggling, dishonesty, drug lord, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, robbery, rivalry, danger, betrayal, wanted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
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100%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostages, hostage, master criminal, gang, rivalry, heist, car chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.1
 4K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, partners, betrayal, bollywood, rivalry, safecracker, caper, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.6
 819
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, working undercover, tough heroes, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, revenge, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.5
 6K
Riders (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, bank, chase, police investigation, partners, crime gone awry, betrayal, femme fatale, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, gangsters, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, jewel theft, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, france, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 367
Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, danger, escapades, arms dealer, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, buddies, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, chase, desert, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marine, martial arts, chases and races, danger, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, urban ghetto, crimes, rivalry, track down, yakuza ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, forgery, caper, diamond, gang, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, africa, south africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 784
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 789
Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, chases and races, chase, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, partners, isolation, indoor, strong female presence, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 922
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation, tv show, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, journalism, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, dishonesty, danger, undercover, rivalry, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: on the road, map, heist, race against time, crimes, chases and races, danger, road trip, desert, husband wife relationship, deadly, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, police detective, partners against crime, undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, track down, tough heroes, danger, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 25K
Dhoom 2 (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, South Africa, Brazil
Duration: 152 min.
Story: In the second installment of the Dhoom series, Jai and Ali are back as the buddy cops on their toughest job so far. "Mr.A" is an international thief who has planned to steal a priceless artifact in Mumbai and the police have got to nab ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, heist, disguise, motorcycle chase, master criminal, criminal's revenge, crimes, chases and races, danger, criminal heroes, working undercover, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, india, asia, mumbai india, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, hopes, starting over, gang, revenge, tough heroes, family relations, parents and children, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.2
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Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, undercover, criminal's revenge, dealer, drug abuse, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 572
Crash and Burn (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, gang, secret identity, crime, secret agents, undercover, danger, dishonesty, friends, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.7
 516
Red Line (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A car thief is seen stealing, and is blackmailed into stealing more cars for someone else's profit.
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, danger, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, disorder, gangsters, on the run, dishonesty, crime gone awry, master criminal, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal, violence, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.3
 605
Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, deadly, hostage, undercover, heroic mission, rivalry, adventure, danger, crimes, hostages, save the world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 3K
Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vigilantism, partners, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 3K
Firestorm (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam, armed with high-powered weapons, pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight in a crowded street. Whoever tries to get in their way, they will show no mercy. This ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, against the rules, police investigation, working undercover, undercover, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, gain trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.9
 2K
Kill Speed (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: KILL SPEED is a high-octane, youth oriented, TOP GUN meets FAST & FURIOUS tale about best friends who fly home-built, high-tech planes to deliver Mexican manufactured crystal meth throughout rural California in order to fund their Hollywood, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, desert, working undercover, drug dealing, partners, crimes, danger, crime, buddies, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, aerial combats ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 691
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, cons and scams, danger, crime gone awry, on the run, deadly, odd couple, on the road, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 153
Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vazgen "Vaz", a Mobster turned businessman, is pulled back into his past life, when his eldest son is accused of killing a Russian gangster. Now he must find a way to save his family and all that he's built.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, danger, family in danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, revenge, violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
After the Storm (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On the run from smugglers and the police, world-weary scavenger Arno (Benjamin Bratt) takes a job as a courier for a tycoon. But when the tycoon's yacht goes down in a storm, can Arno partner with a fellow sea scavenger to loot the ship's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, adventurer, rivalry, criminal heroes, escapades, manipulation, femme fatale, manipulations, danger, crimes, rescue, treasure hunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%