Movies like Dynamite

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Dynamite (2004)
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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, hostages, criminal's revenge, crimes, confined, kidnapping, isolation, crime gone awry, hostage, home invasion, teenage girl, good versus evil, danger, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal, tattoo, fire, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, explosion, mother daughter relationship, little boy, beating, abuse ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Dynamite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, confined, rivalry, kidnapping, deadly and hostages mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Dynamite: Stealing Candy (2003), The Employer (2013), Nowhere in Sight (2001), Held for Ransom (2000), Blind Heat (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, femme fatale, hostages, criminal's revenge, hostage, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, crime, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: confined, crimes, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, death, kidnapping, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, starting over, hostages, confined, blind woman, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, intruder, car accident, hostage, home invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, captivity, survival, danger, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, confined, deadly, rivalry, ransom ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.4
 125
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: daring rescue, missing person, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, race against time, survival, confined, escapades, crimes, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, danger, family in danger, murder, isolation, confined, deadly, psychopath, mind game, manipulations, family secrets, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 517
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, danger, couples, confined, psychopath, country house, weekend, holiday, female psychopath, obsession, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 311
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, disorder, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, danger, crimes, freezer, hostage, kidnapping
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, murderous pair, deadly, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, cons and scams, kidnapping, dishonesty, cheating, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cherry Tree Lane (2010)
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, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: revenge, danger, home invasion, hostage, juvenile delinquency, confined, parents and children, family relations, family in danger, isolation, domestic disturbance, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, confined, captivity, terrorism, isolation, race against time, secret place, secret agents, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 311
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, secret place, dishonesty, missing person, confined, family problems, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: home invasion, hostages, criminal heroes, sexual content, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, confined, deadly, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 274
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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: crimes, hostages, confined, strong female presence, kidnapping, mental illness, crime gone awry, mentally unstable, twins, women, agoraphobia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 730
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, tense, twists and turns, scary, realistic ...
Plot: survival, mentally unstable, mentally challenged, psychopath, kidnapping, chases and races, crimes, track down, race against time, isolation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, confined, family in danger, rivalry, deadly, crimes, split personality, murder, maniac, terror, villain, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: hijacking, fugitives, manipulations, woman in danger, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, danger, on the road, single parent, bank robber, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.6
 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, crimes, danger, family in danger, hostages, hostage, society, deadly, confined, family relations, murder, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 913
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, frame up, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal, revenge, ex convict, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, diner, hostage, serial killer, crime gone awry, hostages, confined, crimes, deadly, rivalry, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 374
Protection (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, hidden identity, criminal heroes, vengeance, hitman, crime gone awry, danger, dishonesty, special agents, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 878
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: stalker, obsession, teenage life, youth, stalking, family in danger, family problems, family in crisis, pregnancy, fall in love, obsessive love, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 752
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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, couples, danger, crimes, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mysterious character, isolation, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: family in danger, starting over, isolation, crumbling marriage, family problems, family tragedy, danger, domestic disturbance, out of the way
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.5
 100
Kenneyville (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There is something seriously wrong with Kenneyville. When, a young woman, KIM (Kelsey Oluk), from Toronto goes missing and police mysteriously drop the case earlier than expected, two private detectives are hired to find her. With undercover ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, woman in danger, confined, uncover truth, danger, rescue, crimes, captivity, partners, private detective, missing person, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, armored car, race against time, rescue, head of state, danger, law enforcement, secret agents, crimes, hostage, explosive ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tomorrow You're Gone (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charlie Rankin, recently released from prison, seeks vengeance for his jail-house mentor William "The Buddha" Pettigrew. Along the way, he meets the ethereal, yet streetwise, Florence Jane. They embark on a unlikely road trip, careening ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surreal
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely couple, on the road, crimes, revenge, released from prison, pursuit, danger, disorder, crime, hopes, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: dishonesty, partners, deadly, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, devil, murder, mafia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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