Movies like Runner Runner

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Runner Runner (2013)
 5.6
 64K
Runner Runner (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, clever, surprise ending, suspense, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, poker, fbi, cons and scams, manipulation, casino, ambition, corruption, conspiracy, chase, temptation, mind game, dirty cop, boss and employee, computers and web, power relations, gambler, poker game, betrayal, crimes, corrupt cop, american abroad, police investigation, student, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: costa rica, latin america, puerto rico, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, twists and turns and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, betrayal, corruption, greed, storytelling, dialogue and mentor mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Runner Runner: The Gambler (2014), 21 (2008), Rounders (1998), Shade (2003), House of Games (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, gambling debt, gambler, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, character study, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, nevada ...
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48%
 6.8
 250K
21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, intellectual, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, mathematics, prodigy, talented, cheating, blackjack, college, card playing, professor, betrayal, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, harvard university, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 151K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: neo noir, suspense, clever, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, addiction, mafia, law student, casino, ambition, con artists, gambling debt, prison, card playing ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, new york, las vegas, texas, atlantic city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, organized crime, poker, brutality, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.2
 22K
House of Games (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A psychiatrist comes to the aid of a compulsive gambler and is led by a smooth-talking grifter into the shadowy but compelling world of stings, scams, and con men.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, neo noir, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, con artists, psychiatrist, cons and scams, betrayal, crimes, mentor, heist, crime gone awry, greed, obsession, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 34K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, con artists, organized crime, con men, justice, crimes, heroin, faked death, crime gone awry, caper, police corruption, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Danny Ocean's team of criminals are back and composing a plan more personal than ever. When ruthless casino owner Willy Bank doublecrosses Reuben Tishkoff, causing a heart attack, Danny Ocean vows that he and his team will do anything to bring ...
Style: clever, entertaining, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, revenge, casino, perfect crime, mentor, gambling, robbery, criminal's revenge, con artists, thief, vengeance, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 40K
Reindeer Games (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, christmas, heist, casino, betrayal, crimes, prison, mistaken identity, manipulation, gangsters, cons and scams, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Perfect Host (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: dinner party, hidden identity, crimes, heist, survival, culture clash, bank robbery, greed, chase, corruption, mentor, brutality ...
Place: australia, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: con artists, forgery, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, heist, justice, crime gone awry, partners, small time, petty criminal, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: intense, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, sport, greed, father son relationship, football, american football, cons and scams, addiction, bet, rags to riches, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, puerto rico, new jersey, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 268K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, sniper, psychopath, mind game, crimes, trapped, dishonesty, hopes, sin, murder, redemption, psychological manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 492
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Knockaround Guys (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, stylized, intense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, violence, father son relationship, organized crime, crimes, gang, small town, corrupt cop, one last job, betrayal, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 82K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, crimes, assassination, investigation, conspiracy, brutality, mentor, mission of murder, dishonesty, police officer, political activism, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 56K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, brutal, intense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, crimes, brutality, tough heroes, greed, betrayal, violence, redemption, bodyguard, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new orleans, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, neo noir, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, mystery, master criminal, mistaken identity, disorder, mysterious character, crimes, revenge, mafia, deception, organized crime, scheme ...
Time: contemporary, year 1979, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 43K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, murder, police investigation, mystery, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, ex cop, loss of mother, car chase, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: neo noir, erotic, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: crimes, heist, love triangle, betrayal, hospital, sex scene, car, flashback, killer, armored car robbery, casino, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 565K
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to steal more than $150 million from three Las Vegas casinos. But to ...
Style: clever, witty, exciting, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, thief, casino, outsmarting, con artists, perfect crime, scheme, group of criminals, deception, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, atlantic city, usa, atlantic city new jersey, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 31K
Armored (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, fbi, brutality, gangsters, corruption, confined, rivalry, dishonesty, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, manipulation, blackmail, judge, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, vengeance, disorder, couples, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.6
 32K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, infidelity, cheating wife, justice, blackmail, mind game, police investigation, crimes, revenge, manipulation, mysterious man, ransom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 386K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, romancing a criminal, gunfight, group of criminals, gang, thief, crimes, gangsters, perfect crime, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 152K
Man on a Ledge (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, tricky, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, mind game, robbery, swat team, perfect crime, caper, police, suicidal, dishonesty, negotiator, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 8K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: intense, twists and turns, stylized, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, crimes, violence, vengeance, greed, fantasy world, drug dealing, wall street, criminal heroes, going straight, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 114K
Premium Rush (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Manhattan, a bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, delivery, organized crime, bicycle, police corruption, corruption, chinese immigrant, justice, conspiracy, life turned upside down, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, china, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 37K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, gunfight, blackmail, crimes, gang, cons and scams, gold, mastermind, money, organized crime, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, train, hijacking, heist, crimes, chase, terrorism, brutality, police investigation, caper, survival, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%