Movies like Dynamite

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

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, hostages, kidnapping and deadly mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Dynamite: Stealing Candy (2003), Held for Ransom (2000), Tunnel (2002), Blind Heat (2001), Cold Eyes of Fear (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.3
 567
Stealing Candy
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, criminal's revenge, hostages, crime, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Held for Ransom
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, murderous pair, bus, one man army, crime, school, high school, wilderness, family in danger, hijacking, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
 3.5
 250
Tunnel
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, hostages, adventure, unlikely partners, crime gone awry, race against time, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
 4.3
 117
Blind Heat
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hostages, kidnapping, crime, missing person, confined, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Cold Eyes of Fear
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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, rivalry, home invasion, criminal's revenge, hostages, stalking, police corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
From the Inside
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, murderous pair, murder, crime gone awry, kidnapping, rivalry, violence, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 4.0
 259
Confine
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: hostages, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, crime gone awry, kidnapping, mental illness, agoraphobia, women, twins
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
House Under Siege
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young boys and a girl commit a diamond robbery on Halloween. During escape the girl is fatally shot. One of the boys knows a doctor (Jeremy London) who has a private clinic in his house. They decide to go to his house instead of the hospital ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, office, criminal's revenge, fugitives, gang, hostages, unlikely criminals, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
 4.0
 308
The Grind
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
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, going straight, cons and scams, gambling, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 3.2
 337
Tripfall
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, murderous pair, theme park, crimes, danger, deadly, gang, hostages, kidnapping, daring rescue, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 3.6
 320
Poker Run
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: confined, desert, crimes, buddies, gang, hostages, mind game, couple relations, psychopath, family in crisis, kidnapping, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
Nowhere in Sight
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: hostages, woman in danger, starting over, captivity, battles, confined, crimes, danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, criminal, car accident, intruder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
Cherry Tree Lane
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Prosperous professional couple Mike and Christine are settling in for a standard evening of wine, TV and low-level marital hostility when a ring on their doorbell changes everything. Turns out their son Sebastian is in a little trouble with some ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, hostages, domestic disturbance, family in danger, confined, crimes, home invasion, revenge, danger, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
 4.5
 887
Bad Karma
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, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, going straight, frame up, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 3.9
 736
Shelter Island
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, island, mysterious character, mind game, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, murder, isolation, missing person, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
 4.5
 542
Avalanche
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, survival, adventure, family in danger, wilderness, confined, danger, escapades, rescue, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
 4.8
 418
The Box
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, hostages, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game, heist, police investigation, murder, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 5.4
 306
Hitched
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: couple relations, captivity, isolation, confined, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, vengeance, missing person, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
The Wild Card
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: crime, gangsters, hostages, kidnapping, woman in danger, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, gambling, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
 4.7
 72
The Cursed
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, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: hostages, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escaped mental patient, down on your luck, forces of nature, chases and races, confined, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 6.3
 603
Cavite
Genre: Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adam, a security guard, travels from California to the Philippines, his native land, for his father's funeral. He arrives in Manila. As he waits, a phone rings in his backpack; he answers it, and a male voice tells him that his mother and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hostages, terrorism, airport, crimes, bank, bus, danger, deadly, leadership, politics, homecoming, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, mcdonald's restaurant, san diego california, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 5.9
 959
Fright
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son. Soon after the Lloyds leave, a series of frightening occurrences in the gloomy old house have Amanda's nerves on edge. The real terror ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: hostages, domestic disturbance, woman in danger, confined, danger, mentally unstable, psychopath, revenge killing, old mansion, terror, vengeance, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 3.6
 594
Four Assassins
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: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: hitman, danger, deadly, hotel, criminal heroes, crimes, urban, rivalry, wine, assassin, hit by a car, spit in the face ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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 5.0
 507
Love Sick Love
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, isolation, psychopath, confined, danger, torture, kidnapping, country house, thanksgiving, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
Scenes of the Crime
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, hostages, kidnapping, murder, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 5.7
 801
Stalked at 17
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: family in crisis, family in danger, pregnancy, teenage life, danger, stalker, youth, family problems, kidnapping, stalking, obsession, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
 4.8
 1K
The Truth
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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: hostages, mind game, couple relations, confined, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, domestic disturbance, vengeance, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
The Kidnapping of the President
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A South American quasi-revolutionary/guerilla/terrorist and a misled, admiring girl compatriot manage to kidnap the U.S. President during a diplomatic visit to Toronto. With a nondescript armored truck, crudely yet somehow elaborately rigged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, head of state, hostages, special agents, terrorism, chases and races, politics, confined, danger, state affairs, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
 4.8
 997
The Cottage
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family in danger, crimes, suburbs, danger, deadly, family relations, kidnapping, parents and children, tenant, psychopath, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, vengeance, infidelity, family in danger, crimes, danger, nanny, deadly, murder, babies and infants, psychopath, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
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