Movies like Tower Heist

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Tower Heist (2011)
 6.2
 142K
Tower Heist (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to steal the $20 million they’re sure is hidden in the penthouse.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, funny, entertaining, tricky, absurd, feel good, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, skyscraper, thanksgiving, thief, perfect crime, corrupt businessman, gold, working class, deception, planning, fbi, robbery, unlikely criminals, righting the wronged, crimes, theft, vengeance, society, petty criminal, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, billionaire, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining and twists and turns films with plots about heist, crimes, cons and scams, mentor, dialogue, robbery and catastrophe mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Tower Heist: The Italian Job (2003), Masterminds (2016), Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Thirteen (2007), Man on a Ledge (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 362K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, robbery, master criminal, revenge, mentor, gold, safecracker, hacker, caper, group of criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, austria ...
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100%
 5.8
 55K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Biography, 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, realistic, semi serious, funny, intense ...
Plot: heist, armored car, crimes, workplace, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, workplace situations, armored car robbery, surveillance, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, north carolina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.7
 558K
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: clever, witty, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, outsmarting, crimes, thief, scheme, group of criminals, con artists, casino, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, atlantic city, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, mentor, casino, revenge, criminal's revenge, millionaire, businessman, vengeance, group of criminals, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 151K
Man on a Ledge (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, mind game, perfect crime, swat team, suicidal, dishonesty, deception, storage unit, policewoman, caper, negotiator, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 212K
Ocean's Eight (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of seven other female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.
Style: exciting, clever, tense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: women, female thief, heist, female criminal, jewelry, perfect crime, partners in crime, outsmarting, partners, escapades, con artists, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, criminal's revenge, robbery, businessman, psychic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 25K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, caper, collector, cons and scams, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, disorder, forgery, silly humor, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 82K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 10K
The Thieves (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of South Korean thieves team up with a Hong Kong crew to steal a diamond necklace from a heavily-guarded casino safe in Macau. As the cops close in, old betrayals — and misunderstandings — resurface.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, diamond theft, criminal gang, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, master criminal, secret agenda, gold, gem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, macau, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 854
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 6K
The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, museum, perfect crime, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, cons and scams, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison, faked death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, master thief, one last job, cons and scams, crimes, partners in crime, chase, policewoman, fbi, cat and mouse, american abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, los angeles, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Italian Job (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, car chase, gold, heist, mafia, prison, rivalry, tunnel, thief, chase, traffic jam, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, england, turin italy, london, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crimes, buddies, husband wife relationship, art theft, nudity (full frontal - brief), happy ending, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, denmark, miami, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 383K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, thief, con men, planning, master thief, criminal's revenge, sarcasm, rivalry, robbery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, released from prison, greed, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 22K
Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, heist, workplace, robbery, unlikely criminals, bank robbery, dishonesty, society, money, crimes, criminal heroes, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, hidden identity, disorder, goofy hero, dishonesty, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 63K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tough cop, partners against crime, misfit partners, reluctant partners, tv show, crimes, police operation, odd couple, law enforcement, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 7K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robber, heist, bank, desert, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, small town, boss and employee, criminal heroes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two fledgling criminals kidnap a pizza delivery guy, strap a bomb to his chest, and advise him that he has mere hours to rob a bank or else...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pizza delivery boy, race against time, buddies, crimes, escapades, kidnapping, heist, threat, nudity (full frontal - brief), pizzeria, bank robbery, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, con men, one last job, police investigation, cons and scams, betrayal, kgb, against the odds, government agency, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, court, disguise, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, romancing a criminal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, con men, thief, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, forgery, art, dishonesty, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, warsaw poland, detroit, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 62K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, armored car robbery, thief, tough guy, armored car, robbery, police brutality, bank, crimes, theft, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, crimes, nothing goes right, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, police, mentor, police investigation, character study ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 42K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, bank robbery, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, buddies, unlikely criminals, partners, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%