Movies like The American Trap

If you like "The American Trap" you are looking for exciting, serious and realistic movies about / with crimes, assassination, dishonesty, dictator, trap, mafia and cia themes of Drama and Thriller genre shot in Canada.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The American Trap (2008)
 6.0
 280
The American Trap (2008)
Original name: Le piège américain
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the greatest conspiracies of all time, and one lone man is trying to uncover it.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, captivating
Plot: crimes, assassination, dishonesty, dictator, trap, mafia, cia, cuban revolution, conspiracy, female nudity, president, american, fidel castro, john f. kennedy, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, france, russia

Movie in categories

exciting movies
11435
crimes movies
14741
realistic movies
28503
suspenseful movies
19293
dishonesty movies
7932
dictator movies
262
trap movies
1007

Most similar movies to The American Trap

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, dishonesty, murder, danger, rivalry and assassination mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The American Trap: Crosshairs (2013), Tucked Away (2007), Three Days in Havana (2013), Phase IV (2002), A Job to Kill For (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 284
Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, conspiracy, assassin, sex trafficking, estrangement, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, prostitution, cover up, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 28
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Three Days in Havana (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Cuba
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A businessman gets caught up in an assassination plot when he travels to Cuba.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, crimes, politics, dishonesty, murder, couples, society, road not taken, gangsters, torture, fortune teller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.9
 460
Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, experimental, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, aids, investigation, journalism, crimes, rivalry, gambling, uncover truth, life is a bitch, law enforcement, good versus evil, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
cuba movies
176
mafia movies
1365
cia movies
cia
596
A Job to Kill For (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The senior creative executive at a top advertising agency seems to have it all. But when he takes on a protégée to save a major account, he gets far more help than he bargained for.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, psychopath, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, advertising executive, female executive, unstoppable, gays and lesbians, blind ambition, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, political corruption, dishonesty, haunted by the past, politics, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, sex, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 1K
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Live Once, Die Twice (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nicole Lauker unexpectedly loses her husband to a boating explosion accident that claims the lives of two people. An FBI investigation sparks speculation that it may not have been an accident after all.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, law enforcement, kidnapping, double life, faked death, abduction, female nudity, ship, suffocation, strip club, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
rough movies
8308
bleak movies
6525
france movies
2843
russia movies
1033
Invisible Waves (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This atmospheric, violent thriller revolves around a hitman called Kyoji who has just killed his lover, Seiko. She was the wife of Kyoji’s boss, Wiwat, who, when he heard about the affair, hired his rival to murder the unfaithful Seiko. Kyoji ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, hitman, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, single parent, murder, accidental killing, adultery, destiny, on the run, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 2.9
 157
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
 1K
Ignition (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A web of intrigue and conspiracy lies beneath the euphoria as the U.S. is about to put a man on the moon for the first time in over thirty years
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, manhunt, fighting the system, life turned upside down, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, assassination, politics, undercover, rebellion, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Shield and the Sword (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a patrol, Julie and Simon, two police constables, injure a wealthy man who pointlessly killed their partner. This wealthy man in question turns out to be the son of a politician. This is why the two police constables are accused of brutality ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, drugs, police, chase, politician, duty, criminal, patrol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 452
Frame of Mind (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What happens when the truth is not enough? A New Jersey police detective comes across new evidence in the Kennedy assassination
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, uncover truth, political conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, state affairs, kennedy assassination, graphic violence, conspiracy, antique shop, cia, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 1K
Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, legal, dishonesty, who done it, legal action, crimes, law enforcement, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sexual content, graphic violence, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination, murder, politics, kidnapping, political conspiracy, political corruption, moral dilemma, crimes, frame up, dishonesty, state affairs, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 2K
Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, cons and scams, gambling, crimes, human, wedding ring, male protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, false identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 3K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, corrupt law enforcer, assassination, honest law enforcer, corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes, politics, in-laws, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 1K
06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, crimes, fighting the system, politics, assassination, state affairs, dishonesty, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
And Baby Will Fall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale. Model citizen David Rose runs a garden center and is a devoted house-father. Like his wife Ivy, who suffered two stillbirths, ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, crimes, police detective, family problems, family relations, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, mysterious disappearance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hanging Offense (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending
Plot: obsession, mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement, insomnia, anniversary, death of son, forest, gays and lesbians, gay, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 4K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, murder, uncover truth, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, abuse, friendship, manipulation, gain trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 593
Secret (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A detective suspects that his wife murdered a gangster's brother. As he tries to misdirect the police and the bloodthirsty gangster while independently investigating his wife, terrible secrets slowly begin to surface.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: infidelity, state affairs, mentally unstable, crimes, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, police detective, murder, family problems, dealing with death, who done it, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, family problems, family in crisis, money, death of father, train, prostitute, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 1K
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, disorder, couples, crimes, confined, psychopath, murder, father daughter relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Agent of Influence (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This story of espionage and counter-espionage is based on the novel by Ian Adams. Suspicious circumstances surrounded the mysterious death of a Canadian diplomat. At the height of The Cold War in October 1964, John Watkins, Canada's former ...
Style: realistic, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: espionage, head of state, rebellion, state affairs, undercover, heroes, dishonesty, cold war, cia, secret agents, spy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, workplace, wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, manipulation, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 223
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, mentally unstable, power relations, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, trap, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 2K
The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, who done it, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, murder, legal, crimes, legal investigation, attorney, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%