Movies like Suicide Kings

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Suicide Kings (1997)
 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 to save the sister of a friend. As Charlie plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, cynical, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, betrayal, neo noir, alcoholic, mansion, poker game, pistol, rain, hostage, hospital, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, friends, danger, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, plan gone awry, misled ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey

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Most similar movies to Suicide Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, murder, dialogue, storytelling, crime, betrayal and corruption mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Suicide Kings: Pain & Gain (2013), Savages (2012), Armored (2009), Man on Fire (2004), Unknown (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 186K
Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, american dream, friends, athlete's life, greed, ambition, partners, partners in crime, kidnapping, unlikely criminals, group of criminals, stupidity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, bahamas, mexico ...
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100%
 6.5
 115K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: rough, stylized, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, kidnapping, rescue, drug dealing, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, drug lord ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 28K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, robbery, danger, confined, chases and races, dishonesty, rivalry, robbery gone awry, bank, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 305K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, lone hero, daring rescue, friendship, mercenary, vigilantism, cia, diary, danger, warrior, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.5
 28K
Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, memory loss, murder, amnesia, infidelity, suicide, loss of daughter, loss of friend, police, factory, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 7K
Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, femme fatale, police investigation, scam, crime, mystery, frame up, murder, who done it, law enforcement, political corruption, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, crime, mafia, haunted by the past, serial killer, revenge, drug dealer, ransom, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, criminal heroes, deadly, adoption, gangsters, heroin, architect ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Albino Alligator (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 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, suspense, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mistaken identity, police, gun, bar, crime, heist, crime gone awry, police investigation, chase, siege, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 11K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, rivalry, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, mysterious character, manipulations, mistaken identity, deception, assassin, mystery, organized crime, loss of son, death, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty, tense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, betrayal, neo noir, bribery, friendship, disfigurement, investigation, crime, mystery, gangsters, neo-noir ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.1
 555K
Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, greed, snow, ransom, psychopath, crime gone awry, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, femme fatale, embezzlement, neo noir, christmas eve, strip club, crime, gangsters, porn, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: dark humor, witty, realistic, offbeat, gloomy ...
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, gangsters, redemption, violence, mafia, one last job, revenge, boat, coffin, blood, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Best Laid Plans (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: suspense, clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, small town, couples, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, politics, accountant, train station, terrorism, murder, one day, assassination plot, mysterious man, psychological torture ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: stylized, clever, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, murder, corruption, neo noir, robbery, crime, gangsters, heist, crime gone awry, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surreal, cynical, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, femme fatale, neo noir, boxer, crime gone awry, crime, murder, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.1
 517K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, police investigation, investigation, disappearance, crime, torture, brutality, revenge, vigilantism, maze, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 22K
Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, psychopath, maniac, parents and children, confined, crimes, family relations, crime, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 102K
Hostage (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, small town, hostages, hostage negotiator, fbi, rescue, hostage situation, crime gone awry, family in danger, one man army, family problems, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 27K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, crime, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, cons and scams, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, hostage, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.9
 104K
Trance (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.
Style: psychological, serious, surprise ending, tense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, heist, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, memory loss, amnesia, mind control, partners in crime, art thief, gang, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: clever, serious, suspenseful, tense, biting ...
Plot: murder, friends, betrayal, heist, black market, friendship, crime gone awry, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, partners, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, usa, california, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 110K
Ransom (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: kidnapping, millionaire, rescue, ransom, reward, crime, danger, tough heroes, parents and children, forced into action, hostage, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: harlem manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 11K
Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, missing person, crime, law enforcement, hitchhiker, murder mystery, train, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Way of the Gun (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.
Style: stylized, clever, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, gunfight, gunslinger, sperm bank, criminal, hotel, surrogate mother, mexican standoff, drifter, desert, money ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 231K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, kidnapping, tragic event, life is a bitch, private detective, crimes, conspiracy, missing child, peril, uncover truth, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 45K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, bodyguard, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%