Movies like Sympathy

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Sympathy (2007)
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Sympathy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bank robber and his hostage spend the night in a hotel where they are visited by a man who sends the story on an unexpected path full of twists and turns.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, mystery, destiny, rebelliousness, disorder, mysterious character, cons and scams, bank, confined, hostage, bank robbery, kidnapping, bondage, bank robber, hotel, escape, fugitives, showbiz, motel, chases and races, danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Sympathy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, confined, chases and races, rivalry and crime gone awry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sympathy: Chariot (2013), The Strangers in 7A (1972), Comes a Bright Day (2012), Acid Factory (2009), An American Terror (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chariot (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven strangers find themselves unwitting participants in a U.S. government evacuation program gone horribly wrong.
Style: mysterious, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: airplane, confined, post apocalypse, group of strangers, crimes, mystery, trapped, mind game, amnesia, heroes, claustrophobia, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hostage, disorder, stalking, confined, dishonesty, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
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81%
Comes a Bright Day (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London’s most exclusive jewellers. Sometimes funny, often dark, always captivating and never what you expect.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: wrong place wrong time, crimes, heist, romance, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, woman in danger, forced into action, confined, graphic violence, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 708
Acid Factory (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five people trapped in a factory where two hostages and three are kidnappers but they them self do not know who are kidnappers and hostages.As they all are suffering from temporary memory loss.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: environmentalism, disorder, confined, kidnapping, crimes, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, factory, undercover, memory loss, fugitives, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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An American Terror (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh wakes each day to a series of Hells. Between uncaring parents and bullying at school he has little to live for. After a brutal event and ensuing humiliation of an online video, Josh and his friends decide to take revenge by staging a massacre ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, survival, confined, teenage life, isolation, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, bullying, social relations, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 14K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, survival, confined, captivity, riddles and clues, crimes, torture, abduction, murder, manipulation, brutality, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
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56%
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 2K
In My Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marcus (Philip WInchester) wakes up in the middle of a cemetery half naked and has no idea how he got there. Urgent questions pound inside his head. "Where was I last night? Who was I with?" Marcus suffers from parasomnia, a rare sleep ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, crimes, murder, sleepwalking, hallucination, support group, mental illness, surprise party, graphic violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Held Hostage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: confined, heist, woman in danger, single parent, crimes, unlikely criminals, isolation, crime gone awry, bank, parents and children, child in peril, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.1
 156
Blind Heat (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An industrialist's wife is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, daring rescue, missing person, rivalry, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, escapades, race against time, survival, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, lifetime, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2K
The Living (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an alcohol induced blacked-out night of drinking, Teddy discovers he has severely beaten his wife, Molly. As he attempts to redeem himself to her she must decide whether or not she will take him back as her mother, Angela, continuously ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, siblings relations, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, mental illness, revenge, brutality, life is a bitch, abusive relationship, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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2:13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police profiler has just returned from psychiatric leave only to find that he is caught up in a serial killer's rampage. Fighting to keep buried the trauma of his childhood, he must confront the all too-familiar flesh masks that the killer ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, death, law enforcement, haunted by the past, rivalry, police investigation, profiler, childhood trauma, police, therapist, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, legal investigation, mystery, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal, rivalry, parents and children, lawyer, lifetime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: garden, family in danger, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, parents and children, adoption, cons and scams, dishonesty, family relations, adopted son, lifetime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Cursed (2000)
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, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: escaped mental patient, hostage, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, psychopath, married couple, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, home invasion, crimes, crime gone awry, family gatherings, heist, confined, gunfight, sex scene, sensuality, mansion, making love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 1.4
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The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, supernatural, rivalry, psychopath, confined, survival, ancient mystery, escapades, cons and scams, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Towards Darkness (2007)
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: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, missing person, rivalry, terrorism, chase, race against time, car chase, destiny, missing child, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: chemistry, murder, kidnapping, drug abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, cons and scams, frame up, confined, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While in competition for a job promotion, the female competitor sues her male counterpart for sexual harassment. Blackmail and murder follow closely behind.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, power relations, crimes, workplace, dishonesty, cons and scams, blackmail, strong female lead, lifetime, scam, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, crime boss, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, snow, criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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40%
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, prisoner, criminal, disorder, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, prison life, law enforcement, confined, psychopath, prison, woman in danger, manipulation, rivalry, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 378
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crimes, escapades, crime gone awry, arms dealer, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, diamond theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mysterious character, psychopath, violent death, crimes, family problems, family life, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, family secret, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, disorder, tough heroes, hitman, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 6K
Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, hospital, crimes, race against time, investigation, uncover truth, intrigue, confined, rivalry, doctors and patients, abduction, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 1K
Ambulance (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: "The Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on three rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only one location; an ambulance. 2. The story must be in real time; an 80 minute ride. 3. There must be only four characters on the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, hostage, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, siblings relations, money, nurse, patient, bank robbery, ambulance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, confined, race against time, forced into action, murder, kidnapping, graphic violence, heroes, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%