Movies like Dynamite

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Dynamite (2004)
 4.3
 172
Dynamite (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when three armed robbers invade her home.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: family in danger, crimes, hostages, confined, kidnapping, good versus evil, danger, criminal heroes, isolation, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, criminal, teenage girl, tattoo, fire, home invasion, explosion, little boy, beating, abuse, woman in danger, rebellious daughter, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Dynamite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, rivalry, deadly, hostages and kidnapping mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Dynamite: Stealing Candy (2003), Nowhere in Sight (2001), Held for Ransom (2000), From the Inside (2010), Cold Eyes of Fear (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 595
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, disorder, dishonesty, hitman, heist, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, woman in danger, deadly, confined, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, crimes, confined, battles, starting over, hostages, danger, apartment, intruder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, wilderness, one man army, school, rivalry, high school, deadly, murderous pair, hijacking, family in danger, danger, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, crimes, murderous pair, cons and scams, kidnapping, money, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Cold Eyes of Fear (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against a backdrop of Swingin' 60s London a young playboy type "steals" a beautiful Italian girl from her elderly date and suggests she comes back to his place for some good times. "His place" being owned by his father, a ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: home invasion, confined, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, hostages, rivalry, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.9
 269
Confine (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pippa is a physically and emotionally scarred former model living as a recluse in her meticulous Georgian flat. When a heist taking place in the same building goes wrong, Pippa's home is broken into by the charismatic Kayleigh. Pippa is taken ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: mentally unstable, mental illness, confined, hostages, crimes, kidnapping, crime gone awry, agoraphobia, twins, women
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.8
 310
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 121
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, escapades, heroes, rivalry, disorder, crime gone awry, race against time, danger, crimes, chases and races, hostages, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.0
 513
Love Sick Love (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dori and Norman, two stunning and sophisticated serial daters, are destined to endure a terrifying journey through perfect couple-hood: Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Except with psychopath Dori, it all needs to take ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, couples, danger, psychopath, confined, weekend, country house, holiday, female psychopath, obsession, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.5
 256
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, unlikely partners, confined, bounty hunter, gang, rivalry, race against time, crime gone awry, danger, partners, law enforcement, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: sexy, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, heist, domestic disturbance, hostages, crimes, confined, couple relations, betrayal, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 712
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, scary, realistic ...
Plot: deadly, mentally unstable, psychopath, survival, kidnapping, mentally challenged, track down, chases and races, danger, isolation, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: confined, hostages, crimes, danger, pirate, moral dilemma, hijacking, realism, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
 352
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, religions or cults, deadly, gang, hostages, crimes, parents and children, murderous pair, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: deadly, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, devil, murder, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 907
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, going straight, frame up, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, surveillance camera, ex convict, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
House of Good and Evil (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After a family tragedy in the chaotic city, Chris and Maggie Conley, in a last-ditch effort to save their dying marriage, purchase an isolated home in the deepest woods, to which they quickly discover evil has a key.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: family in danger, starting over, crumbling marriage, isolation, family problems, family tragedy, out of the way, domestic disturbance, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 75
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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: escaped mental patient, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, forces of nature, confined, daring rescue, escapades, hostages, chases and races, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, hostage, serial killer, hostages, confined, crime gone awry, isolation, danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, shotgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, danger, family in danger, crimes, hostages, deadly, society, racism, confined, family relations, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 746
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, crimes, danger, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, stalking, isolation, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, deadly, psychopath, isolation, confined, mind game, manipulations, family secrets, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 11K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: agent as target, isolation, captivity, terrorism, confined, secret agents, secret place, race against time, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.6
 855
Stalked at 17 (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When 17 year old Angela fell for Chad, he promised to love her forever. When she got pregnant with his child, he promised to take care of them both. When she realized he was deceptive and abusive, he promised to change. When she wanted to leave, he ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, stalker, crimes, teenage life, family in crisis, fall in love, family problems, stalking, family in danger, youth, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 492
Striking Poses (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, dangerous attraction, gory, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, journalism, special agents, confined, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 310
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: isolation, infidelity, captivity, family problems, dishonesty, secret place, missing person, confined, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 548
Avalanche (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Duncan (Hasselhoff) is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have to survive the disaster and the madman.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, confined, criminal heroes, adventure, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, deadly, wilderness, survival, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 605
Four Assassins (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong.
Style: talky, stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, urban, danger, rivalry, hotel, female assassin, wine, reunion, spit in the face ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, disorder, tough heroes, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, crime, gangsters, hostages, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 2K
Repentance (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, split personality, murder, maniac, terror, villain, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%