Movies like Assault in Paradise

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Assault in Paradise (1977)
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Assault in Paradise (1977)
Original name: The Ransom
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hostage, ransom, crossbow, millionaire, hitman, city, corruption, helicopter, threat, murder, police officer, revenge
Place: vietnam, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about hostage, murder, kidnapping, ransom, revenge, confined and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Assault in Paradise: The Hostage Tower (1980), [Cargo] (2018), Mark of the Tortoise (1964), Kidnap Syndicate (1975), G@me (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hostage Tower (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris
Plot: eiffel tower paris, hostage situation, un, ransom demand, criminal, revenge, ransom, money, bomb, terrorism, undercover agent, laser ...
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.6
 357
[Cargo] (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man wakes trapped inside a cargo container with only a cell phone and is given 24 hours by his kidnappers to raise ten million dollars in ransom or die.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: trapped, ransom, isolation, hostage, survival, fear, murder, mercenary, father son relationship, telephone call, torture, death ...
Place: south america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Mark of the Tortoise (1964)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: English millionaire Sir Cyrus Bradley is being blackmailed by “The Tortoise” Crime Syndicate. He is to pay £ 100,000.00 Pounds to stay alive and not be murdered. After his refusal to pay the money, he is quickly killed. Cyrus‘ nephew, Don ...
Plot: inheritance, ransom, revenge, murder, blackmail, criminal gang, turtle, knife thrower, female criminal, man in a wheelchair
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his son is kidnapped, a millionaire industrialist (James Mason) seeks revenge, in spite of the potential danger that his rash actions will bring about for his child and another kidnapped boy, the son of a poor mechanic (Luc Merenda).
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, vigilante, father, loss of son, child murder, beating, shot in the head, morgue, blood splatter, shotgun, shot in the leg, shot point blank ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 399
G@me (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young ad executive's life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgruntled daughter of his enemy, he plans a vengeance scheme. The young woman agrees to ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, ransom demand, kidnapper
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Midnight Man (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Grady, an assassin with a genetic disorder that renders him unable to feel pain, is sent on a high-stakes assignment, his world is turned upside-down after an attack when he awakens to discover that he can feel pain for the first time in his ...
Plot: violence, hostage, beating, pain, mission, hitman, motor, assassin, child abduction, kidnapped child
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mayor, train, runaway train, ransom, passenger, tunnel, negotiation, hijacking, police officer, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 24
The Assassin (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Assassin John Brown, a heroin-addicted, recent war veteran, is hired to take out a local nightclub owner. When Brown slips, he finds himself on the run from both police and the shadowy corporation that hired him.
Plot: assassin, hitman, police captain, pistol, handgun, neo noir, gun, drug addict, police officer, criminal, drugs, african american ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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83 Hours 'Til Dawn (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy man's daughter is kidnapped and placed in a box with air for only 83 hours.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, fbi, buried alive, ransom demand, chases and races, hostages, daring rescue, deadly, danger, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
La banda Vallanzasca (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Convict Roberto murders a guard and escapes from jail with his cellmate. Once free he joins a group of gangsters and becomes a professional hitman. The gang abduct a young woman and when one them attacks her, Roberto shoots him and takes her to an ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, police, ransom, traffic policeman, hostage, escape, police officer killed, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, prison escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 116K
Ransom (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, millionaire, rescue, ransom, reward, child in peril, crime, crimes, tough heroes, forced into action, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 247K
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: surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, mind game, hostage, dishonesty, hostages, psychopath, phone booth, crimes, crime, murder, redemption, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
If I Die Before I Wake (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A suburban family is held hostage and terrorized by three intruders while their sixteen year-old daughter first hides, then exacts her own brand of terror on the assailants.
Plot: intruder, little sister, teenage daughter, slasher, home invasion, burglary, family in danger, torture, abuse, victim, stabbing, bed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 756
The Cat (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two bank robbers hold the clerks hostage and demand 3 million German marks as ransom. What the police do not realize is that the true criminal mastermind watches them from outside the bank, anticipating every move.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bank robbery, heist, walkie talkie, nervousness, police, ransom, master criminal, male female relationship, criminal gang, cat and mouse, kill, firearm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dangerous Pursuit (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers the next target of a hired assassin and attempts to foil his plan.
Plot: husband wife relationship, roommate, guilt, twenty something, cover up, hotel, witness, alcoholic father, archbishop, best friend, female protagonist, murder ...
Place: oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 56K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, crime, hostage, rescue, bank, robbery, family in danger, crimes, graphic violence, hostages, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Special Killers (1973)
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sandro, a detective, finds his wife strangled. His girl-friend Tiffany, who works as photographer, makes a "Blow up" from a photo, what Sandro finds beside the victim. Sandro and Tiffany are looking for the woman on the photo, Laura. They ...
Plot: photograph, darkroom, sibling relationship, blackmail, investigation, french giallo, husband wife relationship, chase, nightclub, hitman, murder, sex ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dirty Little Trick (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up a beautiful young hitch-hiker, Michael Anderson finds himself living in his worst possible nightmare.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, non-linear ...
Plot: femme fatale, frame up, on the run, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, cons and scams, gangsters, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Deadly Weapons (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After the mob hits a guy with a list, one of the hoods keeps the list for himself to blackmail the people on it. When the mobsters find out he's a double-crosser, they off him, which angers his busty girlfriend. She goes after them using the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: exploitation, revenge, breasts, murder, female director, sleeping pill, female protagonist, erotica, swimming pool, sexploitation, suffocation, large breasts ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, hijacking, train, race against time, ransom, crimes, save the day, mind game, master criminal, crime, danger, financial driven terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, confined, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, woman in danger, betrayal, tough heroes, gambling, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hostage, confined, kidnapping, vengeance, danger, crimes, rivalry, deadly, domestic disturbance, drugs/alcohol, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Return of Jewel Thief (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The British Government admits to taking the priceless Kohinoor diamond from India, but agree to loan it for an exhibition to a multi-millionaire Vinay Kumar.
Plot: police commissioner, jewel thief, ambition, murder, cigarette smoking, heist, diamond, rescue, arrest, portrait, grenade, ex convict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 351K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, hostage, crime, driving at night, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, danger, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 415
Captive (1986)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The daughter of an international tycoon is kidnapped by a trio of abductors who seek to mold her to their lifestyle.
Style: suspense
Plot: bound and gagged, unrequited love, mogul, violence, blood, bathtub, blindfold, experiment, opera, english, drugged, captive ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostage, race against time, save the day, hostages, danger, confined, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, tunnel, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, ransom, woman in danger, bondage, confined, disappearance, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, danger, female nudity, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Night of the Juggler (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex New York cop is desperate to find his kidnapped daughter.
Plot: ransom, child abduction, death, murder, police, chase, violence, manhunt, corrupt cop, exploitation, psychopath, kidnapping ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sardinia Kidnapped (1968)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Christina Fisher arrives in Sardinia to spend a holiday with her university friend, Francesco. As they are touring the island, they are trapped by mountain terrorists. Francesco is kidnapped, but Christina is permitted to leave. She is determined to ...
Plot: terrorist, hostage, kidnapping, nipples, male nudity, female nudity, organized crime, machine gun, pubic hair, island, shepherd, paranoia ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 442
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, survival, deadly, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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