Movies like Sleepless

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Sleepless (2017)
 5.6
 23K
Sleepless
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 he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, remake of french film
Plot: undercover cop, robbery, organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, tongue cut out, gun in mouth, strong female lead, female police officer, strong female character, estranged son, police officer taken hostage, male objectification, police escort, social decay, police officer shot in the head, killed in action, woman fights a man, anti heroine, spa, fire truck, locked in a room, tear gas, overturning car, tall man ...
Place: las vegas

Most similar movies to Sleepless

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about deception, shot in the chest, gunfight, pistol, held at gunpoint, violence and death mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Sleepless: Countdown (2016), Skin Trade (2014), Maximum Force (1992), Mask of Death (1996), I Am Wrath (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.9
 1K
Countdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: wrestling, police, countdown, thrown from height, danger, anti hero, metal detector, jumping from height, pistol whip, translator, home invasion, shotgun ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, sex slavery, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   87%
 
 4.5
 220
Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   84%
 
 4.3
 285
Mask of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, prison, urban, criminal's revenge, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, master criminal, special agents, assassination attempt, blood, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   82%
 
 5.3
 10K
I Am Wrath
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, corrupt politician, police corruption, gun action, social decay, black leather jacket, national guard, shot in the face, billiards, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   93%
 
 5.6
 482
Rage
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, vengeance, kidnapping, laboratory, missing person, murder, chases and races, crimes, chase, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, kidnapping, track down, missing person, danger, heroes, female killer, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
Street Fighters
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, factory, drug dealing, fighting crime, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   94%
 
 5.5
 12K
Momentum
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, assassin, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, explosion, shot in the head, taxi, shotgun, survival, booby trap ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   91%
 
 4.4
 5K
Kite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, young heroes, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, hitman, crimes, violence, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   77%
 
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: police officer killed, corrupt cop, neo noir, suicide, self sacrifice, beaten to death, interrogation, blood splatter, corpse, knife, mercilessness, gore ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   82%
 
Code of Honor
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: stripper, bare breasts, stabbed in the neck, corpse, torture, blood splatter, interrogation, knife, death of daughter, stabbed in the throat, gore, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   74%
 
 6.3
 57K
Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   61%
 
 5.5
 468
Back in Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, stabbed in the chest, revenge, disguise, fire, betrayal, murder, street shootout, violence, car accident, deception ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   82%
 
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gory, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   77%
 
The Equalizer 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: rain, hotel room, gang rape, murder of friend, gangsta, cocaine, rapist, exploding building, gunfight, gang, near death experience, martial arts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
The Protector
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, kidnapping, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   79%
 
 6.5
 4K
The Defender
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, chase, murder, hitman, woman in danger, witness, police, assassin, bodyguard ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   65%
 
 6.0
 100K
Miami Vice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Paraguay, Uruguay
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional lives are dangerously getting mixed.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, undercover cop, violence, buddies, partners against crime, stylish, dialogue, police investigation, tough law enforcer, drug deal, dangerous attraction, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, havana cuba, florida, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
Urban Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, crime, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, partners against crime, chase, crime, track down, tough heroes, chases and races, vengeance, revenge, organized crime, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, crime, daring rescue, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, shot in the forehead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
Killing Salazar
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, ambiguous ending
Plot: ambush, drug lord, luxury hotel, u.s. army, female soldier, suspicion, danger, attempted murder, hostile takeover, commando, ak 47, uzi ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
 6.0
 9K
Until Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Van Damme plays a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, addiction, redemption, crimes, kidnapping, couple relations, pregnancy, drug abuse, working undercover, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
 5.7
 12K
Collide
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, car chase, chases and races, danger, crimes, chase, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, escapades, disorder, golf ball, freeway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
 3.7
 450
The Elite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, daring rescue, terrorism, spy, exploding car, terrorist, missile ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
 5.4
 3K
Renegades
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police corruption, crime, heist, gangsters, police investigation, undercover cop, revenge, chase, violence, partners against crime, robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   60%
 
American Assassin
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, terrorist, beach, terrorism, cia, counter terrorism, iranian, knife fight, one man army, fight, mentor, shot in the leg ...
Time: 2010s
Place: warsaw poland, romania, istanbul turkey, rome italy, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
 6.2
 52K
Takers
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, chase, robbery, bank robbery, betrayal, car chase, surveillance, revenge, criminal heroes, gangster, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
An Eye for an Eye
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vengeance, chase, death, vigilantism, undercover cop, kung fu, undercover, adventure, revenge, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
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