Movies like Puzzle 2006

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Puzzle (2006)
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Puzzle (2006)
Original name: 두뇌유희프로젝트, 퍼즐
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 when a minor mistake leads to a hostage situation. The robbery is orchestrated by Hwan. When Hwan turns up dead at the designated meeting spot, the remaining men realize something is seriously wrong, and suspicion flares.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, confined, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, race against time, unlikely criminals, bank, chases and races, secret, crimes, hostages, crime, disorder, bank robber, sex, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia

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Most similar movies to Puzzle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, rivalry and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Puzzle: The Box (2007), Living & Dying (2007), High Voltage (1997), Ready 2 Die (2014), The Wild Card (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Box (2007)
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, criminal heroes, mind game, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, danger, law enforcement, confined, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Living & Dying (2007)
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, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, deadly, hitman, tough heroes, disorder, kidnapping, danger, master criminal, unlikely criminals, crimes, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.4
 609
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, danger, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.4
 833
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, crimes, danger, law enforcement, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, gangsters, danger, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, tough heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cry in the Woods (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, crime gone awry, disorder, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, hostage, murder, chases and races, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 30K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, robbery, confined, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, homeless, robbery gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, england, europe, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, danger, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 472
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, gang, master criminal, betrayal, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 815
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 971
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, crimes, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, police corruption, cons and scams, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got and elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in history that'll make any thief have a wet ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, bank robbery, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 692
Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, undercover, criminal's revenge, dealer, drug abuse, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, gang, police investigation, heist, track down, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How to Rob a Bank (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, law enforcement, master criminal, chase, nothing goes right, betrayal, partners, criminal heroes, bank ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 775
Firetrap (2001)
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, heist, murder, undercover, burned alive, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, frame up, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 364
Landscape No.2 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Slovenia, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burglars Sergej and Polde steal a valuable painting, Landscape No.2. By coincidence Sergej also takes a mysterious document dating back to the end of the World War II. Instructor is ordered to recover the stolen painting and the document, which ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense, realistic
Plot: heist, haunted by the past, crime gone awry, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, chase, partners, dishonesty, politics, hitman, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovenia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.5
 6K
Riders (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, bank, chase, police investigation, partners, crime gone awry, betrayal, femme fatale, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 13K
All the Best (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After his hatred of dishonesty costs him his job, an embittered man goes over to the dark side and plots to rob the bank he once managed.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, vengeance, mental illness, criminal heroes, dishonesty, on the run, rivalry, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, police corruption, prison, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, cons and scams, partners, manhunt, special agents, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, car chase, fbi, murder, revenge, investigation, crime, crimes, on the run, crime gone awry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostages, hostage, master criminal, gang, rivalry, car chase, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Strangers in 7A (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crime, confined, danger, chases and races, hostage, disorder, bar, gory, couple relations, kidnapping, hijacking, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
At Point Blank (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gang of highly efficient and cold hearted robbers strike against a number of banks in Stockholm. The investigation ends up with the criminal detective Klara and the SWAT commander Greger Krona, who together lead the hunt for the robbers. Their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, mistaken identity, investigation, workplace situations, deadly, dishonesty, moral dilemma, swat, hostages, couple relations, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
 447
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, race against time, danger, daring rescue, crimes, deadly, rivalry, gang, confined, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, shopping mall, bank teller, bank robbery, santa claus suit, christmas, rivalry, on the run, law enforcement, hostages, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 7K
The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, crime gone awry, confined, breaking point, disorder, partners, danger, crimes, unlikely criminals, confinement indoors, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 5K
The Nest (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Laborie is a high-flying officer in the French special forces. Her mission is to escort Abedin Nexhep, a godfather of the Albanian mafia. Charged with heading a wide-reaching prostitution network, this formidable criminal is due to stand trial ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siege, heist, gangsters, mafia, vengeance, criminal heroes, master criminal, race against time, police investigation, hostage, swat team, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 375
Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crimes, crime gone awry, crime, danger, escapades, arms dealer, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%