Movies like Sleepless

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Sleepless (2017)
 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 he will have to rescue his son, evade an internal affairs investigation and bring the kidnappers to justice.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting, tense, surprise ending, neo noir, remake of french film
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, brutality, father son relationship, police detective, race against time, criminal, betrayal, corruption, car chase, tough cop, murder, police officer killed, black cop, mercilessness, bandit, mixed martial arts, death, teenager, martial arts, gangsters ...
Place: las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, neo noir, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about deception, death, violence, murder, held at gunpoint, gunfight and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Sleepless: 21 Bridges (2019), Den of Thieves (2018), Triple 9 (2016), Project Power (2020), Patriots Day (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 59K
21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder investigation, manhunt, nypd, hostage, corrupt cop, police corruption, conspiracy, police officer, police, criminal, police detective ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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100%
 7.0
 102K
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: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, tough guy, fbi, divorce, deception, car chase, police, chase, machismo, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 70K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, betrayal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, violence, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, vengeance, tough guy, criminal's revenge, murder, shooting, danger, crimes, martial arts, assassin, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, manhattan new york city, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 80K
Project Power (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: drug lord, super powers, super strength, ghetto, superhuman powers, experimental drug, pills, invisibility, mad scientist, strength, police officer, police ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: mississippi river, new orleans, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 98K
Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, police chief, manhunt, chief of police, gunfight, tragedy, chase, investigation, surveillance, violence, courage, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 14K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, danger, brutality, violence, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 20K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, slang, neo noir ...
Plot: drug lord, rookie, police, police corruption, danger, criminal gang, organized crime, policewoman, police chase, mercilessness, corrupt cop, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: detroit, louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 41K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, rogue agent, cia, bomb, investigation, thief, cia agent, criminal, espionage, gunfight, surveillance ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 2K
Countdown (2016)
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, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: race against time, police, countdown, child in peril, hostage, kidnapping, danger, criminal, violence, mercilessness, rescue, brutality ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 2K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, rough, neo noir
Plot: aikido, martial arts, rescue, chase, betrayal, brutality, violence, murder, death, police detective, security guard, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 348
Maximum Force (1992)
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, chase, prostitute, police detective, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, crime, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 13K
Point Blank (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse is forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, brutal, remake of french film ...
Plot: ambulance, escape, deception, conspiracy, paranoia, organized crime, violence, betrayal, criminal, gang, pregnant woman, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 34K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, aikido, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 7K
Line of Duty (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Penny is a disgraced cop looking for a shot at redemption. When the police chief's 11-year-old daughter is abducted, Frank goes rogue to try and save her. But to find the girl, Frank will need the help of Ava Brooks, whose live-streaming ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic, buddy comedy
Plot: police, friendship, investigation, heroes, police detective, brutality, criminal, bravery, undercover cop, heroism, tough cop, police officer ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Code of Honor (2016)
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: tense, suspense, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, brutality, danger, anti hero, sociopath, gangsters, anti heroes, fbi agent, chase, ex special forces, tough guy, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 2K
Cartels (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco, 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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: black ops, ambush, drug lord, battle, violence, organized crime, betrayal, battles, russian, murder, chase, military ...
Place: ukraine, romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, chase, murder, betrayal, survival, violence, brutality, fight, gunfight, death, foot chase, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 10K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, drug traffic, drug trafficking, organized crime, racial slur, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s, year 1992, year 1972
Place: cleveland ohio, los angeles, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 691
Rage (1995)
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, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, laboratory, martial arts, danger, chase, antidote, righting the wronged, chaos, disorder, battles, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 361
Mask of Death (1996)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, hitman, assassination attempt, betrayal, undercover, gangsters, fbi, fistfight, tattoo, helicopter, timebomb, plastic surgery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 41K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: parkour, undercover cop, ghetto, undercover, race against time, martial arts, gunfight, master criminal, crimes, gang, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
Place: detroit, new orleans, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: police, police detective, police partner, police officer, motorcycle gang, tough cop, investigation, tough guy, friendship between men, midlife crisis, police chase, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: miami, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 10K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, car chase, revenge, brutality, betrayal, murder, gangster, little boy, guilt, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 119K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, warrior, organized crime, gangsters, undercover, hand to hand combat, fight, one man army, gunfight, police corruption, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
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, neo noir, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, undercover, vigilantism, danger, police, vengeance, fighting crime, chases and races, drug dealing, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 15K
Momentum (2015)
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: tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, conspiracy, tough girl, hand to hand combat, assassin, heist, brutality, violence, female warrior ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 31K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, danger, brutality, murder, police, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 29K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, coma, murder, danger, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1983, year 1990, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 636
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, crime boss, gangster, swat team, card game, gasoline, street gang, martial artist, stylized violence, machine gun ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%