Movies like Layover

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Layover (2012)
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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: heiress, abduction, crimes, rescue, confined, russian mafia, kidnapping, murder, deception, sex trafficking, hostage, strong female presence, woman in danger, dog, airplane, fbi, russian, gunfight, helicopter, motel, airport, personal assistant, white slavery, narcissist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york

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Most similar movies to Layover

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, kidnapping, woman in danger, confined and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Layover: Shuttle (2008), Engaged to Kill (2006), Terrible Angels (2012), Down and Dangerous (2013), The Wild Card (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shuttle (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When two friends return from a girls weekend vacation in Mexico, they find themselves stranded at the airport. Trying to get home safely, they board an airport shuttle for the short trip. But once their feet cross the threshold of the shuttle, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, human trafficking, woman in danger, race against time, sex slave, nothing goes right, crimes, kidnapping, held captive, hopelessness, misogynist, kidnapped woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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100%
Engaged to Kill (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, family relations, confined, rivalry, crimes, wedding ring, false identity, kidnapping, abduction, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, abduction, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, captivity, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, hotel, train, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, tough heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Crisis Point (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Criminal psychologist Cameron Grainger is Detroit’s go-to hostage negotiator. Blaming herself when a crisis she’s handling goes wrong and a young man is killed, she removes herself from service. But she is called back into sudden and terrifying ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, siblings relations, forced into action, crimes, criminal psychologist, woman in danger, confined, strong female presence, negotiator, bank, lecturer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.5
 3K
Amber Alert (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of friends decides to follow a car they've seen posted on an Amber Alert, things start to go very wrong.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: highway, friendship, mysterious man, missing child, confined, crimes, group of friends, violence, psychopath, kidnapping, murder, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 316
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, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 412
Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family in danger, investigation, crimes, murder, couples, dishonesty, uncover truth, love affair, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 1K
Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Awakening from a deep sleep in the pitch black Sean Justice feels around him and realises that he is in a small wooden box and beside him lays his unconscious girlfriend. With only two hours of air time remaining a ransom demand is made of $500,000 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: race against time, confined, mysterious character, survival, crimes, trapped, save the day, on the run, mystery, buried alive, coffin, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, kidnapping, frame up, confined, woman in danger, track down, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: sex maniac, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, crimes, track down, dishonesty, missing child, woman in danger, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
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The Front (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a sinister conspiracy when he is sent to research a disintegrating neighborhood for a public relations campaign.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: police investigation, uncover truth, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, workplace, partners, murder, fighting crime, strong female presence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
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Deer Crossing (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers around retired police detective Derrick Stanswood (Mann), who is called by a successful doctor about an unsolved case involving his wife Maggy (Cottrel) and their son, Cole (newcomer Kevin Fennell). Chasing after loose ends in a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, captivity, private detective, small town, kidnapping, confined, crimes, farm, abduction, violence, missing child, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
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The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: diner, murder, hostage, serial killer, crime gone awry, confined, rivalry, crimes, isolation, graphic violence, mind game, butterfly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Good Morning, Killer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Follows FBI Special Agent Ana Gray as she hunts for a kidnapper. As Ana develops a rapport with the kidnapper's latest victim, the suspect suddenly changes his pattern. Now Ana must race to find him before he strikes again.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: female fbi agent, track down, crimes, special agents, undercover, race against time, law enforcement, serial killer, female protagonist, chase, love interest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.2
 1K
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, serial killer, dishonesty, police investigation, woman in danger, law enforcement, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 8K
Poker Night (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When you become a detective in Warsaw Indiana - you go to Poker Night, where you play against some of the best cops in the business. They tell you stories about their time on the job - their successes and failures. When new Detective Stan Jeter ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, abduction, mind game, confined, crimes, missing person, poker game, police detective, isolation, kidnapping, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Deadly Encounter (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidentally cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harass Joanne.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, crimes, violence, police detective, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, ex husband ex wife relationship, parents and children, threatening telephone call, kidnapping, car ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, nightclub owner, self defense, architect, abduction, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 4K
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, hijacking, hostage, manipulation, woman in danger, on the road, rivalry, crimes, single parent, burglar, bank robber, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
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Distortion (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When his girlfriend is kidnapped, a drug-addicted ex-cop must overcome his demons and face the sobering task of tracking her down before it's too late. His story dismissed by the police, he's left with no choice but to rely on his own ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, law enforcement, obsessive quest, crimes, missing person, drugs, murder, life is a bitch, mystery, drug abuse, addiction, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 816
Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, isolation, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, reluctant partners, partners, strong female presence, strong violent content, nightshift, woman in danger, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Killing Daddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cassie Ross is scarred by the suicide of her mother, which occurred when Cassie was a child. She is convinced that her father was to blame for her mother's death. Cassie's older sister, Laura, has always sided with their father, so for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, family problems, dysfunctional family, homecoming, vengeance, family relations, crimes, mystery, murder, revenge, tragic past, retribution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 7K
Evidence (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detectives use clues from various recording devices to piece together events surrounding a massacre involving bus passengers at an abandoned gas station.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, survival, investigation, track down, partners against crime, crimes, murder, police detective, law enforcement, fire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%