Movies like Dirty Hands 2014

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Dirty Hands (2014)
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Dirty Hands (2014)
Original name: Manos sucias
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in areas that bear the indelible scars of the drug trade—Manos Sucias refuses to glamorize the drug trade but rather seeks to offer a rare glimpse of its devastating effects.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, captivating, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, race against time, crime gone awry, crimes, family relations, chases and races, escapades, disorder, ocean, ocean or sea, murder, crime, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, sea, military, drugs, gun, beach, railway, fisherman, boat, knife, grandmother, loss of son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia

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Most similar movies to Dirty Hands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, chases and races, deadly, crime and family relations mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Dirty Hands: Good Chemistry (2008), The Devil's in the Details (2013), The Living (2014), In the Shadows (2001), Heat Wave (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.0
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.1
 2K
The Living (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or not she will take him back as her mother, Angela, continuously ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, siblings relations, danger, deadly, crimes, disorder, crime, brutality, mental illness, revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.0
 831
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, working undercover, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 3.4
 175
Heat Wave (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a sudden, unexplained rise in local temperatures threatens to turn Los Angeles County into a parched, lifeless desert, one scientist must put her theories to the test in a desperate effort to prevent the catastrophe.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, catastrophe, heat wave, forces of nature, save the day, danger, escapades, natural disaster, scientist, crimes, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 6K
Inhale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transplant, doctor, crimes, race against time, moral dilemma, parents and children, child illness, society, escapades, couple relations, family problems, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 557
White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, danger, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, murder, loss of partner, family relations, family in danger, disorder, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, uncover truth, murder, moral dilemma, danger, hidden identity, investigation, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.4
 550
Operation E (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, survival, captivity, race against time, confined, rescue, escapades, rebellion, danger, political unrest, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.2
 826
Storm War (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of freak weather occurrences around Washington D.C. reunites two estranged brothers who are the sons of a once prestigious climate scientist. One of them suspects their father is behind it and upon further investigation, they discover that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disaster movie, tense, humorous ...
Plot: disaster film, race against time, save the day, danger, escapades, chaos and mayhem, chaos, parents and children, family relations, disorder, heroes, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, confined, rivalry, race against time, forced into action, murder, tough heroes, crime, kidnapping, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 2K
600 Miles (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, escapades, crimes, on the road, government agency, arms dealing, criminal, border, cartel, handcuffed, gang, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, arizona, latin america, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 478
Beyond the Sky (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Malboro and Cucu, the starring characters, are two brothers who split after the older one, Malboro, went to prison five years. One day he is set free, willing to return to his life. Cucu is the younger brother, who has become a boxer with possible ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, estrangement, brother brother relationship, male objectification, crime, orphan, urban, female stockinged legs, pantyhose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 1K
Ambulance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "The Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on three rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only one location; an ambulance. 2. The story must be in real time; an 80 minute ride. 3. There must be only four characters on the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, hostage, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, siblings relations, heist, hostages, adrenaline, money, dying man, ambulance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 900
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: dangerous attraction, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, danger, hidden identity, confined, crimes, disorder, couples, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 1K
Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, reunion, heist, family gatherings, gunfight, home invasion, mansion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, danger, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, redemption, murder, witness protection, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 3K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, family in danger, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, youth, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.8
 282
Landslide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Manhattan fireman Mark Decker visits, for the first time, his Steven in his ex Emma's new apartment in one of her dad Donald Richardson's development estates, at the foot of Diamand-back Mountain. But Don's ambitious executive Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, save the day, race against time, danger, adventure, escapades, chases and races, pregnancy, rescue, father son relationship, heroes, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 439
Eat Your Bones (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 18 year old Jason Dorkel belongs to a community of gypsies. He is about to celebrate his baptism when his half-brother Fred returns after fifteen years in prison. Together, with their last brother, the violent, hot-headed Michael and their Christian ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, on the road, youth, coming of age, profanity, crimes, running from police, on the run, thief, rivalry, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 386
Final Recourse (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A wealthy high powered woman suffers a horrible tragedy after which she descends into substance abuse,turning her back on her family. She later discovers that someone close to her may be behind her subsequent abduction and kidnapping.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: addiction, life turned upside down, car accident, faked death, home invasion, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, abduction, crimes, confined, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, deadly, betrayal, society, blackmail, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, chase, rivalry, danger, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 866
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 246
Windcroft (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On a remote farm in the sweeping hills of Pennsylvania, three lives are torn apart by love, abandonment, deception and murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, estate, tragic love, destiny, crimes, family farm, mystery, inheritance, danger, gory, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, family relations, deadly, crime, crimes, youth, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, danger, isolation, disorder, drug dealing, escapades, chase, survival, drugs/alcohol, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rescue, chase, parents and children, siblings relations, wilderness, crimes, witnessing a crime, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 4K
Mojave (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desert, murder, drifter, crimes, mysterious man, deadly, life turned upside down, disorder, stalking, artists and showbiz, performer's life, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%