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The Strangers in 7A (1972)
Original name: The Strangers In 7A
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held hostage by the crooks, who plan to use the apartment as headquarters while they pull off a big robbery. Director Paul Wendkos stages the action essentially from the victim's point of view; we see only what they see, and are kept guessing as to the full details of the crime and the ultimate fate of the hostages. Based on a novel by Fielden Farrington, The Strangers in 7A was first telecast on November 14th, 1972 as a CBS Movie of the Week.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: gory, bank, criminal heroes, bar, hostages, crime, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, confined, crimes, gangsters, stalking, couple relations, cons and scams, destiny, hijacking, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, apartment building, timebomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, heist and disorder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Strangers in 7A: The Silent Partner (1978), Action Man (1967), Hickey & Boggs (1972), If... Dog... Rabbit (1999), Albino Alligator (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank teller, santa claus, chess, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, psychopath, bank robber, bank vault, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 361
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, restaurant, heist, kidnapping, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.5
 868
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, investigation, rescue, bank, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: gas station, parole officer, crime, criminal heroes, family life, store, gangsters, unlikely criminals, prison, betrayal, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Albino Alligator (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, siege, police, bar, gun, crime, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, hostages, neo noir, heist, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, hostages, woman in danger, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, gambling, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, neo-noir, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blueprint for Robbery (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of career criminals plots the robbery of an armored car company's headquarters. Although the robbery itself goes off as planned, it's not long before the gang members are fighting among themselves over everybody's share of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, armored car, crime, criminal heroes, gang, master criminal, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, cons and scams, death row, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: bank, heist, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, master criminal, on the run, stalking, destiny, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 583
The Money Trap (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop turns to crime to keep his spoiled sexy young wife happy. When the money starts coming in his partner was in on the action.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: neo noir, crime, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, dirty cop, cons and scams, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, addiction, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
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Gloria (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When a young boy's family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair go on the run in New York.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: chase, neighbor, gangsters, crime, on the run, chases and races, crimes, woman in danger, danger, mafia, gangster, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: cynical, serious, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: strip club, hitman, crime, gangsters, murder, crime gone awry, gang, gambling, crimes, addiction, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
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Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 350
Sympathy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 140
Man-Trap (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: airport, heist, crime, crimes, buddies, war veteran, suburbs, criminal heroes, master and servant, crime gone awry, alcohol abuse, memory loss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
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On the Border (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A dumb as rocks security guard in a Texas border town gets involved in a planned bank heist thanks to the charms of two different femmes fatales.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, love triangle, criminal heroes, femme fatale, gang, crime, betrayal, chase, bank, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, suburbs, crime, hostages, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 258
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, treasure hunt, siblings relations, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, crime gone awry, on the run, riddles and clues, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 327
Ricco (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 600
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, criminal heroes, store, criminal's revenge, crime, odd couple, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, cons and scams, bank, computers and web, crimes, partners, buddies, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 102
Snow Job (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A famous skier (Jean-Claude Killy), his mistress (Danièle Gaubert) and a ski instructor (Cliff Potts) rob a bank in the Alps and hide the loot in a crevasse.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heist, insurance investigator, ski resort, skiing, crime, hidden identity, master criminal, misfit partners, resort, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, crime, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 946
Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, heist, criminal, criminal heroes, crimes, special agents, betrayal, missing person, family life, confined ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Learning Curve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Paul and Georgia are lovers, soul mates...and partners in crime. But when this duplicitous duo tries to dupe the wrong man, they are ensnared in a world more dangerous than they could ever have imagined. Seduced into working for him on dangerous ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: bar, crime, criminal's revenge, murderous pair, betrayal, crime gone awry, forgery, lovers on the run, manipulations, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 523
Held Hostage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: crime, hostages, bank, murderous pair, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, hotel, delinquent, crime boss, suspect, criminal, heist, crimes, disorder, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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