Movies like Sleepless

If you like "Sleepless" you are looking for surprise ending, suspense and remake of french film movies about / with kidnapping, robbery, police corruption, organized crime, undercover cop, death and martial arts themes of Action, Crime and Thriller genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Sleepless (2017)
 5.6
 26K
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: surprise ending, suspense, remake of french film
Plot: kidnapping, robbery, police corruption, organized crime, undercover cop, death, martial arts, casino, strong female character, bodyguard, violence, investigation, hotel, kitchen, tough guy, criminal, warrior, torture, tough girl, entrepreneur, betrayal, ambulance, sociopath, neo noir, female police officer ...
Place: las vegas

Most similar movies to Sleepless

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films with plots about shot in the chest, murder, gunfight, deception, hostage, shot to death and held at gunpoint mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sleepless: Den of Thieves (2018), End of a Gun (2016), Countdown (2016), Maximum Force (1992), I Am Wrath (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 69K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 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, surprise ending
Plot: bank robbery, car chase, divorce, armored truck, fbi, death, police brutality, heist, strip club, tunnel, cigarette smoking, donut ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 1K
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, rough, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, chase, brutality, betrayal, rescue, murder, police detective, death, aikido, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 1K
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, kidnapping, hostage, child in peril, danger, brutality, criminal, little boy, rescue, mercilessness ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 234
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, chase, police detective, prostitute, renegade, gangsters, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, deadly, partners, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 11K
I Am Wrath (2016)
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: revenge, violence, murder, police corruption, corrupt politician, bullet, stripper, police detective, warrior, knocked out, car accident, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: stabbed in the leg, sunglasses, shot in the throat, swat team, cameraman, vigilantism, surveillance, bulletproof vest, tough guy, disarming someone, impalement, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
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: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, surprise ending
Plot: chase, survival, revenge, martial arts, tough guy, police chase, corrupt cop, one against many, foot chase, spy, murder, brutality ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 495
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, chase, laboratory, martial arts, kidnapping, antidote, cloning, confined, experiment gone awry, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood (2014)
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, missing person, vengeance, danger, chases and races, spouse in danger, crimes, forced into action, heroes, track down, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 486
Back in Action (1993)
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, news report, hostage, neo noir, van, corpse, blood splatter, machine gun, explosion, gore, shotgun ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 12K
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, ambush, regret, fear, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, deception, brutality ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 5K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, gambling, nightclub, police car, corruption, police, driving, sex, drugs, drinking, cocaine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, mexico, texas, hong kong, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Killing Salazar (2017)
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: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: ambush, drug lord, luxury hotel, loss of wife, kicked in the face, american abroad, revelation, gang war, security guard, martial arts, swat team, mixed martial arts ...
Place: romania, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 289
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, undercover, assassination attempt, timebomb, plastic surgery, fbi, blood, gunfight, helicopter, fistfight, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
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: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, violence, massacre, kidnapping, hostage, hurricane, gang, drug dealer, martial arts, cia, sniper ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, swat, going straight, deadly, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rivalry, crimes, save the day, gang, gangsters, heroes, deadly, gory, danger, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 59K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: 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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, murder, police corruption, bank robbery, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, fight, police, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 147K
Bright (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In an alternate present-day where magical creatures live among us, two L.A. cops become embroiled in a prophesied turf battle.
Style: light, dark, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: police, resurrection, magic, corrupt cop, buddy cop, urban fantasy, federal bureau of investigation, magical, bomb, gang, magic wand, punched in the face ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mercenary: Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: heroism, home invasion, anti hero, mansion, stylized violence, tied up, honor, broken arm, hit with a chair, eavesdropping, bar fight, villainess ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Street Fighters (1982)
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: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, psychopath, factory, vigilantism, drug dealing, injustice, prison, social decay, murder, jail, vigilante, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 13K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, crime, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, tough guy, father son relationship, organized crime, martial arts, government agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 30K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
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: buddy comedy, surprise ending, exciting, intense, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, bomb, bank, gas mask, cia agent, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: bank robber, drug lord, vengeance, expatriate, police car, truck, beach, explosion, shot to death, throat slitting, held at gunpoint, gas station ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.4
 5K
Kite (2014)
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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, young heroes, vigilantism, girls with guns, tough girl, haunted by the past, betrayal, organized crime, female killer, mentor ...
Time: near future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 4K
The Defender (1994)
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: danger, chase, assassination attempt, murder, hitman, martial arts, bodyguard, assassin, witness, police, rivalry, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 103K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, warrior, martial arts, organized crime, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangsters, mob boss, death, gang war, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 74K
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: suspense, intense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Protector (1985)
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, martial arts, gang, rescue, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, chases and races, police investigation, against the odds, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%