Movies like The Town

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The Town (2010)
 7.6
 319K
The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense, captivating, realistic, rough, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, romancing a criminal, ex convict, group of criminals, criminal heroes, girlfriend, gunfight, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, robbery, threat, interrogation, armored car, disguise, one last job, ambulance, money laundering, car set on fire, florist, bank manager, flower shop, brutality, crimes, thief, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, florida

Most similar movies to The Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and intense films with plots about crime, dialogue, twists & turns, murder, violence, corruption and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Town: Heat (1995), Drive (2011), The Drop (2014), The Bank Job (2008), The Departed (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 518K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, thief, group of criminals, robbery, heist, gunfight, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, crime, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 516K
Drive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman for criminals discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, tough heroes, neo noir, lone wolves, danger, mechanic, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crimes, heist, organized crime, getaway driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 131K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, danger, fall in love, criminal's revenge, robbery, crime, hitman, crime boss, crimes, catholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 165K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, political corruption, murder, blackmail, mafia, extortion, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, robbery, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, london, europe, bahamas, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mole, mafia, working undercover, undercover cop, mind game, organized crime, crimes, crime, police, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 47K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: surprise ending, tragic ending, emotional, melancholic, bloody ...
Plot: prohibition, betrayal, organized crime, love, revenge, mafia, gangster, chase, death, vengeance, violence, car chase ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, cuba, boston
⇓ 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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, robbery, confined, chases and races, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, robbery gone awry, bank, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 50K
Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: stylized, tense, clever, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, retired, violence, one last job, gay slur, hunting, psychopath, murder, crime, gangsters, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, twist ending, mind bending, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hypnosis, mind control, heist, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, memory loss, amnesia, partners in crime, art thief, gang, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Own the Night (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, heroin, party, law enforcement, gangsters, nightclub, crime, mafia, siblings relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 111K
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: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, robbery, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, bank robbery, police detective, hostages, perfect crime, bank, crime, thief, robbery, manipulations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 53K
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, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, partners in crime, gang, chases and races, cons and scams, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 35K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, manipulation, heist, prison, gangsters, betrayal, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, hidden identity, best friends, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, michigan, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 61K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, bank robbery, police corruption, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 31K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: clever, talky, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, gang, neo noir, one last job, blackmail, jewelry, cons and scams, crime, crimes, group of criminals, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.3
 810K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: tense, stylized, brutal, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, psychopath, crimes, dark hero, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 21K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, one last job, safecracker, neo noir, heist, thief, safe, convict, crime, vengeance, american dream, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 55K
The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, memory loss, bank robbery, loss of friend, murder, crime, tragic event, young man, social relations, introspection, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crime, gangsters, stripper, crimes, rivalry, family relations, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
29%
 6.8
 235K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, confinement indoors, crime gone awry, confined, locked in a room, robbery, cat and mouse, danger, thief, millionaire, bunker, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, organized crime, mafia, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kill Me Later (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Her goldfish dead, her lover exposed as a rat, Shawn Holloway leaves her bank post and goes to the roof intent on suicide. Before she can leap, she's taken hostage by Charlie Anders, a fleeing bank robber. He and his partners have stolen a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, light, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, couples, opposites attract, criminal heroes, crimes, love affair, fish out of water, bank, crime, romance, on the run, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 17K
Tracers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wanted by the mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.
Style: exciting, serious, harsh, romantic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, gang, heist, chases and races, crimes, parkour, mysterious character, urban, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, debt, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 19K
The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, neo noir, nightclub, pimp, thief, prison, police, escape, crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, crimes, cons and scams, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, father son relationship, kidnapping, character study, greed, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 104K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, robbery, crime, betrayal, jewel robbery, cons and scams, fight scenes, thief, money, blood, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, chicago illinois, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 55K
Sabotage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, brutality, police investigation, crime scene, gory, crimes, tough law enforcer, danger, deadly, dishonesty, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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