Movies like Off Screen

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Off Screen (2005)
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Off Screen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: March 11th, 2002. John R. takes the head of security and 17 others hostage in Amsterdam biggest skyscraper. John R. demands to speak with the Philips head of Sound&Vision. His goal is to warn people about a large-scale fraud, aimed at brainwashing consumers by means of widescreen TV sets. In the film, we find out about John's preliminary frustrations, his bizarre encounter with Philips head of Sound&Vision Gerard Wesselinck, their impossible friendship, rivalry and John's armed attempt to force the executive to do penance in public.
Style: serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: skyscraper, crimes, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, mentally unstable, hostage, hallucination, television, conspiracy, hostage situation, death, hospital, alternate reality, bus, surrealism, bus driver, videotaping, tv crew, telephone, gun, blood, tv show in film, stabbed in the chest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, netherlands

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Most similar movies to Off Screen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, vengeance, deadly and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Off Screen: Night Run (2006), Hostage (2005), In Bar (2007), Black November (2012), Cry in the Woods (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Night Run (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: taxi, family relations, cons and scams, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, siblings relations, dishonesty, crimes, taxi driver
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 568
Hostage (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Turkey, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive issue of Greek-Albanian relations through a young Albanian who takes over an intercity bus. Upon hijacking the bus, he takes the seven passengers ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, racism, hijacking, terrorism, save the day, crimes, one man army, rivalry, confined, immigrants, society, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albania, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.0
 13K
In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: gang, vigilantism, captivity, rivalry, sexual abuse, vengeance, murder, confined, injustice, life is a bitch, crimes, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.4
 625
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, racism, confined, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, society, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: murder, journalism, dishonesty, crimes, investigation, family relations, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, media, state affairs, strong female presence, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, crime gone awry, disorder, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, confined, hostage, murder, female nudity, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.0
 2K
Quiz (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A famous game show host is being harassed in a restaurant by a strange man who claims to have kidnapped his wife and daughter. A morbid game ensues in which the game show host turns out to be the contestant.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, mind game, mysterious character, family in danger, crimes, police, father daughter relationship, game, chase, manipulation, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, hostage, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 61
419 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a New York City actor loses everything to an internet scam based in South Africa, his two best friends take him to Cape Town to track down the scammer. With the help of a charismatic local, their search begins promisingly, leading them into ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, criminal, hostage, money, friend, scam, girlfriend, danger, search
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, crimes, crime gone awry, vengeance, criminal heroes, mental illness, on the run, rivalry, dishonesty, revenge, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, crimes, manipulation, life is a bitch, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, destructive relationship, prostitute, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Walking Vengeance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frantic to be free of Felix, her wealthy but drunken and violent drug-lord husband, Ana (Elena Anaya) tricks her fresh-from-prison sister, Aurora (Ariadna Gil), and two other ex-partners in crime into coming to her aid. Now that their crew is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, neo noir
Plot: vengeance, family problems, heist, gangsters, family relations, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, strong female character, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, rise and fall, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, life turned upside down, kidnapping, dishonesty, confined, crimes, uncover truth, captivity, abduction, double life, ransom, liberation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
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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 ⇓
53%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Lifetime (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When David Lindholm, Sweden's most famous police officer, found shot in bed identifies herself quickly with his young wife Julia. Julia is threatened with life imprisonment for murder, both her ​​husband and her missing four year old son ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, journalism, race against time, dishonesty, murder investigation, crime investigation, murder mystery, homicide detective, missing child, private investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, loss of partner, car chase, crimes, marijuana, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.2
 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, vengeance, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, frame up, secret movement, assassination, rivalry, chase, honest law enforcer, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 914
Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, police detective, couples, police corruption, couple relations, vengeance, hostage, law enforcement, confined, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 3K
Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, journalism, estate, false accusation, crimes, law enforcement, who done it, dishonesty, multiple suspects, police investigation, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Informant (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story centered on a man who works as an informant for the French border patrol.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, intrigue, drug dealing, undercover, informant, border patrol, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, unlikely criminals, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.0
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: vengeance, gang, athlete's life, ambition, down on your luck, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, boxing, promoter, fixed match ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 723
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, family, legal, manipulation, child in peril, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 321
Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, nothing to lose, conspiracy, state affairs, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 280
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, estrangement, prostitution, cover up, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, latin america, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, parents and children, confined, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, rape, showdown, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, child abduction, teenage rape, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, montana, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%