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Hell or High Water (2016)
 7.6
 232K
Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: 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: realistic, suspense, atmospheric, neo noir, harsh, cerebral, suspenseful, intense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: bank robbery, brother, criminal, texas ranger, robbery, brother brother relationship, heist, armed robbery, small town, bank robber, desperation, violence, oil, bank, ranch, casino, gunfight, chase, peril, crimes, redemption, police officer killed, horse, lawyer, hotel ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, future
Place: texas, california, usa, oklahoma, united states of america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, neo noir, suspenseful and intense films with plots about violence, crimes, brutality, murder, gangsters, gunfight and gun mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Hell or High Water: No Country for Old Men (2007), Wind River (2017), Out of the Furnace (2013), Sicario (2015), Good Time (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, desert, serial killer, human nature, brutality, greed, peril, sheriff, assassin, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.7
 253K
Wind River (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, murder, fbi, murder investigation, native american reservation, rape, winter, fbi agent, snow, native american, hunter, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, crimes, drug dealer, vengeance, small town, brothers, disappearance, character study, ex convict, track down, vigilantism, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, indiana, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 430K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: realistic, suspense, enigmatic, harsh, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cia, swat team, drug cartel, vigilantism, drug smuggling, fbi agent, black ops, revenge, fbi, u.s. mexico border, murder, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.3
 125K
Good Time (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city's underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick out of jail.
Style: suspense, neo noir, brutal, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, prison, brother brother relationship, stolen money, loneliness, hospital, brother, heist, game playing, promise, amusement park, violence ...
Time: year 2016
Place: new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.0
 113K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police brutality, bank robbery, strip club, tough guy, gunfight, criminal, fbi, divorce, violence, deception, tough cop ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries.
Style: neo noir, sexy, humorous, entertaining, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, dark hero, gangsters, drugs, desert, revenge, brutality, hitman, violence, bank robbery, police officer, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 313K
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: suspense, psychological, gloomy, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, old west, gang, justice, bandit, sheriff, showdown, heroic mission, race against time, righting the wronged, death of protagonist, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, tucson arizona, usa, sonora, yuma arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.3
 654K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, crimes, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, group of criminals, police detective, chase, loner, gangsters, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 23K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, surprise ending, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, twists and turns, hitman, crimes, unemployment, crime gone awry, criminal, war injury, femme fatale, murder, brutality, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: tense, melancholic, bleak, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: police officer, crimes, family relations, fugitives, prison, criminal, love triangle, chase, criminal heroes, escapades, romance, on the road ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 392K
The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, romancing a criminal, group of criminals, gunfight, gang, crimes, gangsters, thief, love affair, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, florida, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 340K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 102K
The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: talky, bleak, neo noir, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: drug cartel, femme fatale, drug traffic, cocaine, greed, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, lawyer, betrayal, brutality, gratuitous violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, tijuana mexico, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 65K
Blood Father (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: harsh, suspense, stylized, road movie, tense ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, ex convict, teenage girl, revenge, on the run, gang, road trip, redemption, race against time, survival, gangsters, chase ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, new mexico, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: road movie, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lovers on the run, heist, crimes, gang, bank robbery, fugitives, gangsters, woman with a gun, chase, murderous pair, criminal heroes, on the road ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, usa, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 63K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, gangsters, theft, crimes, gang, chase, armored car robbery, one last job, thief, armored car, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 437K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corrupt cop, gang, police, gang member, gunfight, drug dealer, rookie, drugs, mentor, mafia, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, brutal, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, gambling, crimes, mafia, crime gone awry, hitman, heist, organized crime, murder, brutality, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: stylized, bleak, macabre, harsh, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, murder, violence, crimes, gunfight, vietnam war, revenge, character study, complex characters, vietnam veteran, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, vietnam, asia, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.
Style: harsh, captivating, gloomy, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: motorcycle, bank robbery, haunted by the past, money problems, loner, corruption, destiny, death, heist, father son relationship, parenthood, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 12K
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, heist, gunfight, corruption, gangsters, justice, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, texas, arkansas, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 23K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, intense, harsh, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, police brutality, crimes, corruption, police, investigation, police officer, rookie, robbery, partners, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Charley Varrick (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police ...
Style: neo noir, cynical, suspenseful, clever, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, gangsters, mafia, crimes, small town, chase, crime gone awry, desert, murder, caper, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: road movie, sincere, suspense, touching, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, friendship, fugitives, prison escape, coming of age, life philosophy, father son relationship, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, birmingham alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: internal affairs, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, manipulation, corrupt cop, police, corruption, psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past in 1969. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption... before everything goes to hell. A young ...
Style: suspense, exciting, neo noir, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: disorder, surveillance, survival, dishonesty, criminal, kidnapping, motel, dark secret, hotel, ruse, psychopath, death ...
Time: year 1969, 60s, year 1959, 50s
Place: california, nevada, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 97K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, police, nypd, internal affairs, sheriff, dirty cop, mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, police corruption, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 71K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crimes, snow, fbi, betrayal, small town, bag of money, winter, twists and turns, character study, heist, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Road to Perdition (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: atmospheric, harsh, bleak, tense, emotional ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, vengeance, organized crime, revenge, criminal's revenge, bank robbery, hitman, murder, assassin, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%