Movies like Lost in the Sun

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Lost in the Sun (2016)
 6.1
 4K
Lost in the Sun (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small time crook and a newly-orphaned teenage boy team up to perform a string of robberies.
Style: exciting, disturbing, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: robbery, teenage boy, ex convict, accomplice, road trip, armed robbery, man boy relationship, teenager, criminal, missing child, father son relationship, lost child, child in peril, father son estrangement, cross country, church, travel, gas station, bag of money, on the lam, estranged son, bus station, gangsters, journey, bank robbery ...

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Most similar movies to Lost in the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about gun, murder, violence, father son relationship, pistol, revenge and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Lost in the Sun: Mean Dreams (2016), The Marksman (2021), My Father Die (2016), Survive the Night (2020), Waist Deep (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 4K
Mean Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two youngsters meet and fall for each other, they must go on the run from the girl's corrupt father, who is also the sheriff of the town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: young love, murder, police corruption, parent child relationship, dirty cop, sheriff, illegal drugs, small town, coming of age, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 23K
The Marksman (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: mafia, drug cartel, murder, ranch, chase, life is a bitch, violence, boy, u.s. mexico border, sheriff, danger, criminal underworld ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
My Father Die (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deaf and mute since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. And now that his nemesis is out of prison, he gets ...
Style: tense, intense, suspense, rough, captivating
Plot: father son conflict, ex convict, revenge, police detective, childhood flashback, father son relationship, teenage boy, childhood memory, loss of brother, sign language, deafness, death of brother ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Survive the Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgraced doctor and his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run, when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, doctor, brother brother relationship, robbery, surgery, gas station, accidental killing, car chase, organized crime, danger, hostage situation, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.9
 10K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, african american, gangsters, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 10K
Sweet Virginia (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former rodeo champ befriends a young man with a propensity for violence.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: robbery, murder, neo-noir, death, rodeo, rodeo cowboy, home invasion, stranger, small town, friendship, psychopath, family business ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: neo noir, harsh, tense, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: robbery, family relations, self defense, small town, attempted murder, revenge, attempted robbery, vigilantism, mafia, criminal's revenge, crime, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 26K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, firemen, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, danger, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.8
 16K
Kin (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy finds a powerful otherworldly weapon, which he uses to save his older adoptive brother from a crew of thugs. Before long, the two of them are also pursued by federal agents and mysterious mercenaries aiming to reclaim their asset.
Style: suspense, serious, brutal, social, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: brother, abusive parent, adopted son, teenage boy, gun shooting, released from prison, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, rescue, chase, surrealism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nevada, iowa, detroit, nebraska, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Strange Ones (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mysterious events surround the travels of two brothers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets. This is ...
Style: road movie, rough, suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: pedophile, man boy relationship, cave, boy, motel, road trip, sibling relationship, nightmare, child abuse, pretending to be someone else, hiding place, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, realistic, cerebral, intense ...
Plot: bank robbery, brother, gunfight, bank robber, criminal, desperation, heist, robbery, stolen money, redemption, peril, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 5K
The Doorman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former Marine turned doorman at a luxury New York City high-rise must outsmart and battle a group of art thieves and their ruthless leader — while struggling to protect her sister's family. As the thieves become increasingly desperate and ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroes, female protagonist, gang, fight, combat, rescue, fistfight, criminal, crimes, infantry, struggle for survival ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: bucharest, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 86K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, frame up, suspicion, arrest, forced into action, working undercover, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 55K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Deep Dark Canyon (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bloom Towne is a small-town sheriff under the thumb of the well-established, deeply influential Mayor Dick Cavanaugh's family. When Bloom's two teenage sons, Nate and Skylar accidentally shoot and kill Dick during a deer-hunt, Bloom's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: manhunt, chase, on the run, in the woods, parents and children, small town, graphic violence, forest, crimes, revenge, murder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 120K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, smuggling, dishonesty, drug lord, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, robbery, rivalry, danger, betrayal, wanted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street racing, revenge, car chase, chase, crimes, ex convict, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, release from prison, murder, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Edge of Winter (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.
Style: psychological thriller, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: winter, child in peril, cold weather, stranded, parent child relationship, survival, male bonding, mentally unstable, father son relationship, divorced parents, brother brother relationship, male friendship ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The High Frontier (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father and his two teenage sons travel to a small mountain cabin for a male bonding adventure. When a lost tourist arrives at the cabin, their male-bonding outing turns into a struggle for survival.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, exciting, compassionate
Plot: cold weather, mountain, father son relationship, mountain cabin, survival, wilderness, car accident, family in danger, illegal immigrant, isolated place, beating, cold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 64K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, explosive, organized crime, assassination, revenge, rivalry, danger, deadly, tough heroes, urban setting, explosives expert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1984, 1990s ...
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 5K
Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, estrangement, family problems, family relations, youth, custody, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 15K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, father son relationship, organized crime, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Payback: Straight Up (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, prostitute, criminal's revenge, fish out of water, theft, crime gone awry, gangsters, dishonesty, confined, heist, destiny ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 31K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, father son relationship, race against time, brutality, police detective, car chase, murder ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 173
Back to Even (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an expert counterfeiter finds himself in debt to a dangerous bookie and on the run from the mob, he races to clear his name and settle the score.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, crime, betrayal, dishonesty, chases and races, friends, bookies, urban, city life, friendship, forgery, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 5K
Dreamland (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Amid the dust storms and economic depression of Dust Bowl Era Oklahoma, Eugene Evans finds his family farm on the brink of foreclosure. Discovering fugitive bank robber Allison Wells hiding in his small town, he is torn between claiming the bounty ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, intense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: runaway, bank robber, bank robbery, bounty hunter, bullet wound, sandstorm, drought, barn, society, chases and races, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: year 1935
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 54K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heist, bank robbery, police detective, investigation, police investigation, crime, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, hostages, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 18K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, passenger, airplane, stowaway, danger, stewardess, panic, bomb, save the day, rescue, landing, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: rome italy, new york, chicago illinois, detroit, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 101K
Greenland (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A detached married couple must get their son and themselves to safety after being randomly selected to enter an underground bunker, as a massive object from space threatens to destroy the world in less than 48 hours.
Style: disaster movie, scenic, suspense, psychotronic, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: natural disaster, apocalypse, end of the world, disaster film, comet, humanity in peril, bunker, vestiges of humanity, catastrophe, demolished city, riot, diabetic ...
Time: 2020s
Place: greenland, canada, helsinki finland, sydney australia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%