Movies like Dynamite

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Dynamite (2004)
 4.5
 170
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, isolation, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, 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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, rivalry, deadly, kidnapping and hostages mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action 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
 567
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, hitman, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, disorder, deadly, crime gone awry, woman in danger, rivalry, confined, criminal heroes ...
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, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, crimes, confined, battles, starting over, hostages, danger, intruder, car accident, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, rivalry, school, deadly, teenage life, hostages, crime, siblings relations, confined, murderous pair, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, kidnapping, murderous pair, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, money, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough, realistic
Plot: home invasion, law enforcement, deadly, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, crimes, police corruption, kidnapping, vengeance, rivalry, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 262
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, realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, mentally unstable, hostages, confined, crimes, mental illness, crime gone awry, agoraphobia, twins, women
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 118
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, crime, daring rescue, escapades, confined, chases and races, hostages, crimes, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 309
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, going straight, danger, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 3.5
 251
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, hostages, adventure, confined, bounty hunter, gang, rivalry, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 510
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, holiday, couples, couple relations, confined, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, kidnapping, torture, weekend, new year's eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mind game, danger, hostages, domestic disturbance, crimes, confined, couple relations, rivalry, heist, vengeance, betrayal, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 701
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, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: confined, chases and races, race against time, danger, isolation, crimes, mentally challenged, deadly, kidnapping, survival, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: tense, captivating, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: danger, pirate, power relations, realism, hijacking, hostages, confined, crimes, moral dilemma
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.3
 348
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: psychological, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, confined, crimes, murderous pair, hostages, daring rescue, criminal heroes, rivalry, deadly, gang, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, hostage, serial killer, crime gone awry, hostages, confined, rivalry, danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, partners, murder, mafia, devil
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, danger, family in danger, murder, deadly, confined, manipulations, isolation, psychopath, mind game, found footage, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 1K
The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, tenant, family relations, crimes, parents and children, couples, family problems, suburbs, deadly, family in danger, danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.5
 898
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, criminal's revenge, going straight, vengeance, frame up, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, rivalry, murder, female nudity, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.1
 452
The Life Zone (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kidnapped by a mysterious figure, three women find themselves trapped in an abandoned hospital. Held against their will for months, the prisoners are faced with life-transforming decisions and must struggle for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: captivity, pregnancy, kidnapping, hospital, danger, psychopath, deadly, crimes, confined, mysterious character, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 72
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: exciting, tense, psychological, rough, realistic ...
Plot: escaped mental patient, forces of nature, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, down on your luck, hostages, deadly, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 741
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, stalking, isolation, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 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: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, racism, danger, family in danger, crimes, hostages, society, deadly, family relations, confined, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
 835
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, stalker, family problems, pregnancy, family in crisis, fall in love, crimes, stalking, youth, family in danger, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 478
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, special agents, crimes, dangerous attraction, confined, celebrity culture, woman in danger, gory, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 544
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: against the odds, rescue, chases and races, wilderness, rivalry, survival, heroes, deadly, danger, family in danger, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 598
Four Assassins (2013)
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hitman, urban, hotel, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, rivalry, female assassin, hit by a car, spit in the face, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 308
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, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, isolation, missing person, captivity, family problems, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, crumbling marriage, confined, secret place, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, crime, crumbling marriage, criminal heroes, hostages, crimes, gambling, betrayal, tough heroes, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: nanny, infidelity, murder, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, deadly, family problems, dishonesty, rivalry, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%