Movies like Midnite Spares

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Midnite Spares (1983)
 5.6
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Midnite Spares (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After discovering that a group of car thieves may have something to do with his father's untimely death, Steve pursues the criminals and attempts to capture them as well as prove his prowess as a racecar driver.
Plot: death, criminal, missing person, driver, car theft, car thief, teenager, thief, car, gang, family relations, male female relationship, car race, kidnapping, automobile racing, theft, search, robbery, father daughter relationship, auto mechanic, father son relationship, car chase, shooting, murder, stockings ...
Place: sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Midnite Spares

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, humorous and semi serious films with plots about theft, police, murder, death, crimes, chase and thief mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Midnite Spares: Dark Measures (2009), Gangsters (2002), Heaven's Burning (1997), Run Chrissie Run! (1984), Street Warriors (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dark Measures (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she ...
Plot: violence, blood, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, gang, domestic violence, murder, criminal, death, rape victim, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 817
Gangsters (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck Chaievski and Nina Delgado are two undercover detectives of a French special force trying to identify two corrupts members of the Paris Police Force. Franck is pretending to be a gangster and Nina a prostitute living with him, and involved in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: male female relationship, undercover, gangsters, criminal, police, gangster, murder, prostitute, working undercover, police corruption, breaking down a door, gem ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Heaven's Burning (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed to meet her, but fails to appear. She goes to a bank to get some cash, only ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, hostage, bank, chase, kidnapping, vengeance, motorcycle, love, gangsters, hostages, confined, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Run Chrissie Run! (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The action moves along quickly, jumping over holes in the script, in this made-for-television drama about Eve, an ex-terrorist from Germany who is forced to escape to Australia with her teenage daughter Chrissie when she is sought by Riley, a lover ...
Style: suspense, road movie
Plot: biker, lover, lovers, schoolgirl, on the road, mother daughter relationship, pigtails, criminal, teenage girl, pump action shotgun, held at gunpoint, on the run ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Street Warriors (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Perros Callejeros is based on the juvenile delinquency of the 1970s and 80s in Spain. The story is set in Barrio de la Mina in Barcelona one of the most conflict neighbourhoods in Spain. The characters chosen were real juvenile delinquents all with ...
Plot: juvenile delinquent, robbery, pursuit, police detective, murder, violence, hospital, teenager, car theft, teen violence, street life, purse snatcher ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Double Passing (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: tied up, car theft, car chase, restaurant, murder, gun, pursuit, death, criminal, militia, swashbuckler, motorcycle ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sensitive New-Age Killer (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Style: cult film
Plot: handcuffs, murder, hotel room, moral ambiguity, gun, assassin, gunfight, drug use, neo noir, husband wife relationship, revenge, satire ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A turf war has been raging in Oldtown for generations. On one side, The Syndicate - an evil gang of crank-head misfits, who has been set on muscling the San Diego family out of the parcel of land they own in the center of town. On the other side, ...
Plot: gang, twin brother, death, sister, neighborhood, land, murder, gang war, kidnapping, seaside
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.3
 270
Abstraction (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tommy and Gary are criminals engaging in grand thefts in order to make ends meet. They are opportunists and have no fear. After a routine robbery goes awry, the friends are forced to put their criminal activity behind them. As Tommy's ...
Plot: heist, criminal, theft, falling in love, ex lover, heist gone wrong, pursuit, hostage, art theft, career criminal, bag of money, neo noir ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 733
Big Shots (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his father, a suburbanite runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, the boy befriends a young hustler and, after stealing a gangster's car, the two embark on an adventure down ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hitman, gang, friendship, interracial friendship, gangsters, culture clash, youth, on the run, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, louisiana, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kicked in the Head (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, whimsical ...
Plot: stewardess, self discovery, gangsters, disorder, friends, cons and scams, siblings relations, vengeance, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 36
Daddy's Boys (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dark comedy set in 1930s America. Jimmy and Christie become celebrity bank robbers whose stardom ends in a bloody shootout when Daddy's Boys catch up with them.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bank robber, gang, love, three brothers, father son relationship, thief, irony, brother brother relationship, theft, dead mother, landowner, clan ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 1K
Fast, Fast (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, robbery, bank robbery, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, society, love and romance, crimes, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, on the road, infidelity, crimes, crime, odd couple, graphic violence, cons and scams, mistaken identity, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Who's Your Daddy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When one of them is about to become a father, three friends must make a decision that will change their lives forever.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: kidnapping, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, love, crimes, friendship between men, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, hunting, fight, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Abduction Club (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, siblings relations, family relations, romance, love and romance, missing person, missing child, kidnapping, murder suspect, sister sister relationship, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century, georgian era, 1700s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, frame up, siblings relations, rivalry, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 13K
Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romancing a criminal, romance, crime gone awry, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, nothing goes right, dishonesty, cons and scams, opposites attract, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.5
 305
Dear Claudia (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a lonely postman, a desperate hitchhiker, a gifted sculptor, an infatuated pilot, a blind a sailor, a street kid, a mistress, a miner, a butcher, two thieves and a dead man. Walter and Claudia crashed into the story by plane. ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light
Plot: desert island, male female relationship, love, stranded, castaway, missing person, rescue, survivor, male nudity, postman, air disaster, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, eccentric family, crimes, disorder, couples, police chase, on the road, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, young lovers, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brothers Bloom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, fall in love, crime gone awry, cons and scams, family relations, dishonesty, escapades, crimes, partners, partners in crime, going straight, adventurer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, montenegro, st. petersburg russia, prague, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, smuggling, theft, prison, crimes, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 79
Freedom (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ron, a young man in his late teens or early 20s, but emotionally younger, has no visible, employable assets, yet rails at his status in life -- blaming everyone for the fact that his dreams are not coming true.
Plot: car chase, unemployment, manhunt, police chase, stuntman, car, vehicle, fast car, trick, daydreamer, chase, police ...
Place: south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Walking Across Egypt (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film follows the life of Mattie Rigsbee (Ellen Burstyn), an elderly woman who believes in strong religious convictions. The film explores the lonely qualities of life for senior citizens after their children leave as adults. Judge Reinhold and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, aging, orphan, family relations, juvenile delinquent, family, hopes, elderly, youth, juvenile delinquency, society, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, florida, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 54
Holiday (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a family reunion in 2000, guests decide to read out laud their "where i see myself in 10 years" wish lists which they wrote down during their 1990 family reunion.
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, friendship, letter, father son relationship, sandcastle, death, wealth, reunion, female nudity, breasts, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 4K
Black (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mavela, 15 years old, is a Black Bronx. She falls madly in love with Marwan, an extremely charismatic member of a rival gang, the 1080s. The young couple is forced to make a brutal choice between gang loyalty and the love they have for one another. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: street gang, teenage love, teenager, gangster, gangsters, criminal, police, mother daughter relationship, rape, gang, danger, rivalry ...
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Watch Out for the Automobile (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An insurance agent who moonlights as a carthief steals cars various crooks and never from the common people. He sells the stolen cars and gives the money to charity. His best friend, a cop, is assigned to bring in this modern robin hood.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: car, car theft, poetic justice, irony of fate, police, stealing a car, friendship, escapades, storytelling, dishonesty, streetcar, stolen car ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Looking for Leonard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ted, his girlfriend Jo, and his brother Johnny are small-time robbers in Montreal. The brothers spend their time watching TV, while Jo rereads Leonard Cohen's novel "Beautiful Losers" and attends writing classes. Luka, a Czech ...
Plot: bar, money, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, betrayal, stabbed in the back, beer, heroin, murder, male female relationship, death in the family, cake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Road Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, hostages, deadly, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 3K
Shopping (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dark, hip, urban story of a barren and anonymous city where the underclass' sport of choice is ram-raiding. An exciting game in which stolen cars are driven through shop windows to aid large-scale looting before the police arrive. For Tommy, ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, criminal, nihilism, violence, gang, vandalism, crimes, crime, teenage life, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, heist ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%