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
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The Silent Partner
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Canada
106 min.
 7.5
From the Inside
Thriller
USA
82 min.
 7.2
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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 rough films with plots about crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, hostages, kidnapping and deadly mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Dynamite: Stealing Candy (2003), Held for Ransom (2000), House Under Siege (2010), Firetrap (2001), The Box (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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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, rough, realistic, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, murderous pair, crime, one man army, bus, school, high school, family in danger, wilderness, hijacking, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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:   56%
    User:   56%
 
 5.4
 682
Firetrap
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt fails; when he enters in cop uniform during an emergency board ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, adventure, criminal's revenge, hostages, master criminal, betrayal, chase, burned alive, murder, crime gone awry, race against time, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 4.8
 416
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, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, betrayal, hostages, kidnapping, murder, crime gone awry, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
The Killing Jar
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, hostages, isolation, confined, crimes, splatter, serial killer, shotgun, hostage, blood, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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Blind Heat
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   47%
    User:   41%
 
Living & Dying
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, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, bank, hostages, crime, suburbs, master criminal, special agents, crime gone awry, on the run, violence spree, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 5.4
 2K
Wicked Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, orphan, crime, family in danger, small town, teenage life, criminal heroes, crimes, youth, disorder, betrayal, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, 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:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, 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:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 4.1
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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, suspenseful, realistic
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:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, murderous pair, murder, crime gone awry, kidnapping, rivalry, cheating, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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The Collector
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
Fight for Your Life
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: urban ghetto, fugitives, crime, gory, hostages, violence spree, sexual abuse, family in danger, danger, confined, confrontation, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
 6.3
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The Hunter
Genre: Thriller
Country: Iran, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In an act of vengeance, a young man randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The three men are surrounded by trees, the woods. They are lost in a maze, a desolate landscape, where the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: in the woods, mind game, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, isolation, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, 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:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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Today You Die
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, crime, criminal's revenge, island, prison, hostages, betrayal, chase, manhunt, shotgun, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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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, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Five Minutes to Live
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal's revenge, hostages, school, suburbs, master criminal, crime gone awry, heist, crime, kidnapping, murder, killer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
The Silent Partner
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, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, santa claus, master criminal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 4.0
 728
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, rough, realistic, 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:   41%
    User:   49%
 
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Towards Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, crime, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 3.2
 335
Tripfall
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 4.8
 1K
Three Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, dark humor, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crime, femme fatale, small town, hostages, mysterious character, crime gone awry, betrayal, manipulations, blackmail, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
 14K
Mother's Day
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Crazed members of a sadistic family return to their childhood home to terrorize the new owners.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, mind game, violence spree, parents and children, psychopath, siblings relations, hostage, photograph, pistol, family in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 5.1
 3K
Malevolence
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, bank, criminal heroes, crime, gory, police investigation, village, hostages, master criminal, abandoned house ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   47%
 

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Puzzle
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, bank, heist, chases and races, confined, suspicion, hostage, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 3.5
 249
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, hostages, unlikely partners, adventure, crime gone awry, race against time, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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