Movies like Cold Comes the Night

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Cold Comes the Night (2013)
 5.7
 9K
Cold Comes the Night (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A struggling motel owner and her daughter are taken hostage by a nearly blind career criminal to be his eyes as he attempts to retrieve his cash package from a crooked cop.
Style: twists and turns, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic
Plot: motel, woman in danger, criminal, hostage, crimes, disability, disorder, prostitute, blonde, prostitution, corrupt cop, hidden money, bag of money, mother daughter relationship, little girl, stolen money, kidnapping, death, single mother, voyeur, female protagonist, death of wife, kidnapped, blindness, death threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, graphic violence, woman in danger, gun and kidnapping mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Cold Comes the Night: Kidnap (2017), The Wild Card (2004), As Good as Dead (2010), The Bag Man (2014), Carjacked (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, strong female lead, abduction, single mother, child abduction, mercilessness, female protagonist, child in peril, rescue, missing child, track down, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa
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The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: suspense, serious, twists and turns, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, escape attempt, brutality, deception, confined, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, domestic disturbance, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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74%
 5.2
 17K
The Bag Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A criminal waits in a seedy motel and waits for his boss after killing several men to steal a bag.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motel, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, crime boss, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, hitman, corrupt cop, swamp, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fugitives, hostage, hijacking, bank robber, manipulation, woman in danger, on the road, rivalry, crimes, single parent, burglar, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, smuggling, graphic violence, conundrum, heroes, trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 492
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
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Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hostage negotiator, crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, diner, robbery, tough heroes, criminal gang, mafioso, mafia, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.5
 1K
Duress (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Haunted with nightmares of his wife's recent suicide and struggling to mend the relationship with his only daughter, Richard is caught as a witness to the violence of Abner Solvie. He finds himself at the mercy of a charismatic killer and ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, parents and children, family relations, blackmail, father daughter relationship, widower, salvation, murder, graphic violence, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 7K
The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, breaking point, confinement indoors, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, rich, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.0
 1K
Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, prostitute, disorder, fetish, sexuality, found footage, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, abduction, woman in danger, sex, bondage, violence, female nudity, crimes, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
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One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, fight, mafia, caper, urban setting, crime boss, criminal, mafioso, embezzler, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
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Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, psychopath, murder, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, manipulation, security guard, police, obsession, surveillance, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dirty Little Trick (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up a beautiful young hitch-hiker, Michael Anderson finds himself living in his worst possible nightmare.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, frame up, heroes, crimes, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: private investigator, life is a bitch, woman in danger, law enforcement, gangsters, private detective, investigation, prostitute, crimes, who done it, murder, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
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The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, lifetime, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, witness protection, murder, redemption, violence, woman in danger, graphic violence, district attorney, u.s. marshal, new identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 268K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, sniper, psychopath, mind game, crimes, trapped, dishonesty, hopes, sin, murder, redemption, psychological manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
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Locked In (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, woman in danger, diamond, mother, heist, daughter, criminal, murder, gangsters, chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
While She Was Out (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: woman in danger, gang, christmas, life is a bitch, graphic violence, on the run, escapades, crimes, survival, witnessing a crime, housewife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 6K
Gloria (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 year old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: asthma, gangsters, murder, runaway, justice, women, mafia, woman in danger, introspection, down on your luck, crimes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.7
 128K
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, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, child abduction, hostage, crimes, ransom, reward, child in peril, police corruption, millionaire, revenge, rescue, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 323
Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, woman with a gun, lifetime, strong female presence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 11K
Transit (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family on a road trip is stalked by criminals who stashed stolen money in their car.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: road trip, car chase, family in danger, on the road, on the run, armored car robbery, heist, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stash, chase, expedition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 560
Smoke Screen (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra Brown’s “Smoke Screen” follows newswoman Britt Shelley (Jaime Pressly), who shockingly wakes up in bed next to the dead body of Detective Jay Burgess and is suspected of foul play. Five years prior, Jay’s lifelong friend Raley Gannon ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder suspect, journalism, politics, journalist, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, society, media, husband wife relationship, female reporter, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 689
Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: abduction, heiress, crimes, rescue, confined, russian mafia, murder, deception, lifetime, dog, sex trafficking, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, car chase, chase, hostage, mistaken identity, on the run, woman in danger, dirty cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, empire, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 2K
Johan Falk 5 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan Falk and his colleagues at the GSI go after sex traffickers importing young women from the East and forcing them into prostitution.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: murder, police, trafficking, law enforcement, crimes, graphic violence, tough law enforcer, criminal, surveillance, human trafficking, prostitute, hotel room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%