Movies like Suddenly

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Suddenly (2013)
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Suddenly (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four assassins led by Baron, pose as Secret Service agents to commandeer the house of war-widow ELLEN. Her home is a prime sniper position for their plan to assassinate the President on his visit to the small town of Suddenly. The men fool the local cops except for one, TODD. A washed-up former war hero and deputy who is now the town drunk, Todd served with Ellen’s deceased husband and has developed romantic feelings for her over the years. But she rebuffs his advances. Todd visits the house and is immediately suspicious of Baron, but no one will listen to the ravings of a drunk. Once Todd realizes what is going on, he manages to kill one of Baron’s crew, but is captured. Now he and Ellen must find a way to stop Baron and his men before they kill the President.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination of president, assassination attempt, small town, home invasion, crimes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, save the day, sniper, secret service, heroes, confined, race against time, small town life, murder, police, widow, secret service agent, alcoholic, conspiracy, war veteran, assassin, hostage, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Suddenly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, confined, chases and races, graphic violence and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Suddenly: Good Day for It (2011), The Devil's in the Details (2013), Endure (2010), Bad Karma (2012), Nowhere to Land (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Good Day for It (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, family in danger, rivalry, vengeance, small town, gang, parents and children, homecoming, forced into action, save the day, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 951
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, swamp, woman in danger, police investigation, partners, race against time, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 1K
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, special agents, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, race against time, ex husband ex wife relationship, pilot, flight attendant, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sicarivs: The Night and the Silence (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems as another job complicates when he is about to execute her, but does not. He will have to go after those who gave him the contract, for, in his profession, those who do not comply ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, woman in danger, on the run, murder, graphic violence, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), corpse, stripper, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 119K
Red Eye (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight delay, she meets in the airport bar Jack Rippner, who is also in the waiting ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, terrorism, airplane, hostage, fear, kidnapping, psychology, villain, crimes, hitman, stewardess, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tunnel, train, confined, race against time, escapades, bomb, terrorist, survival, underground, hostage, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, race against time, rivalry, daring rescue, gang, crimes, confined, parents and children, religions or cults, amusement park ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 283
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kenneyville (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two private detectives are hired to find her. With undercover ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: graphic violence, small town, confined, woman in danger, crimes, rescue, uncover truth, captivity, partners, private detective, missing person, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 3K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, buried alive, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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36%
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Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, femme fatale, confined, criminal's revenge, crimes, hostage, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, computers and web, movie star, actress ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, adventure, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, heroes, escapades, burned alive, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, heist, race against time, track down, confined, on the run, parents and children, friendship, crimes, abduction, fugitives, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, kidnapping, race against time, isolation, track down, crimes, graphic violence, mentally challenged, mentally unstable, confined, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, starting over, confined, hostage, blind woman, intruder, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, strong violent content, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ⇓
31%
 6.2
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Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, death, police, accidental death, graphic violence, inadvertently, communication problem, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, survival, hostage, crimes, freezer, graphic violence, kidnapping, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, betrayal, life turned upside down, murder, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 154
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: hostage, daring rescue, missing person, rivalry, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, escapades, race against time, survival, kidnapping, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.7
 622
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, rivalry, state affairs, soldier, law enforcement, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, adventure, criminal's revenge, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Troubled Waters (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Intrepid FBI agent Beck, assigned to solve the case of a multimillionaire couple's missing daughter. As clues begin to reveal themselves, Beck draws an explosive line connecting the kidnapper and the girl's mother -- and brings to light ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, race against time, supernatural, infidelity, missing child, who done it, dishonesty, betrayal, clairvoyant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 103
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, married couple, psychopath, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, child in peril, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%