Movies like See the Man Run

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See the Man Run (1971)
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See the Man Run
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.
Plot: actor, kidnapping, ransom, disguise, actor's life, scam, victim, scheme, rescue
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Ugly
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
India
128 min.
 8.1
Diverted Eden
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
110 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to See the Man Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about kidnapping, ransom, crimes, murder, confined, danger and disguise mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like See the Man Run: The Alternate (2000), War (2002), Tropic Thunder (2008), Family Plot (1976), Waist Deep (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Alternate
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, save the day, terrorism, kidnapping, danger, heroes, head of state, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, rescue, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.7
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War
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, gory, soldier, rescue, war, kidnapping, captivity, showbiz, computers and web, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, chechnya, moscow russia
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System:   88%
    User:   91%
 
 7.0
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Tropic Thunder
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, parody, violence, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, showbiz, drugs, filmmaking, irreverent, vietnam war, artists and showbiz, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: vietnam, asia, southeast asia
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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Family Plot
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Style: suspenseful, clever, talky, psychological, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, greed, murder, mystery, crime, cons and scams, con artists, murder mystery, secrets, runaway, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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System:   74%
    User:   75%
 
 5.9
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Waist Deep
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, crime, kidnapping, chase, happy ending, gangster, gang, car chase, violence, robbery, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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System:   73%
    User:   78%
 
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The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
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, suspense, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, train, undercover cop, heist, hostage, visceral, murder, gangster, hostages, mayor, hijacking, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
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Weekend of Terror
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.
Plot: woman crying, closet, forgiveness, crying woman, desert, nun, gunshot, kidnapper, dead woman, police officer, abduction, van ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 8.1
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Ugly
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, missing child, crimes, danger, track down, parents and children, missing girl, police, chases and races, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
Along Came a Spider
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, mystery, serial killer, police investigation, secret service, psychology, plot twist, investigation, internet, murder, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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Warhead
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, idaho, pentagon, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
The Saratov Approach
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Ukraine
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An inspirational true story. On what seemed like any other day, Elders Travis Tuttle (Corbin Allred) and Andrew Propst (Maclain Nelson) are approached by Nikolai (Nikita Bogolyubov) to teach a friend. But then the missionaries experience the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, church, missing person, confined, crimes, contests and competitions, captivity, religions or cults, heroes, ransom, missionary, abduction
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, robbery, french, chase, torture, violence, gangster, bank robbery, kidnapping, realism, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
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Operator
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, police, veteran, officer, chaos, daughter, city, crime, police shootout, bag of money, one day ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
The Classified File
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Busan in 1978. Gil-young, a veteran detective got the special request from the parents of a missing child, Eun-joo to investigate her case. As the clever kidnapper eludes the police, the case becomes more and more of a mystery. When Joong-san, the ...
Plot: kidnapping, brotherhood, prediction, fight, mother, children, investigation, walkie talkie, night, kidnapped, car chase, friendship ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
Night of the Juggler
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, death, police, kidnapping, psychopath, neo noir, violence, murder
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 6.3
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Nobel Son
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Soon after his insufferably arrogant father wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Barkley Michaelson is kidnapped by Thaddeus James, a young genius who claims to be Barkley's illegitimate half-brother. Motivated not so much by money as revenge, ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, kidnapping, dishonesty, infidelity, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, pistol, nobel prize, college, ransom, revenge, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
 4.4
 709
No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hostages, adventure, one man army, special agents, contests and competitions, race against time, daring rescue, terrorist, daughter, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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Captive
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: terrorism, captivity, kidnapping, confined, danger, crimes, wound, bird, muslim, snake, christian, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
Code Name: Diamond Head
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A failed Quinn Martin pilot for a series starring a Hawaii-based government counter intelligence agency run by the indomitable Aunt Mary. In this, his only adventure, Diamond Head has to prevent the evil Tree from stealing a deadly nerve toxin gas ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: boat chase, spy, disguise, gambling, kidnapping, attempted murder, hanging, fistfight
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 6.2
 52K
Proof of Life
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, hostage, corruption, hostages, torture, love story, romance, confined, dialogue, crimes, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, africa, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
 6.2
 5K
Extortion
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
Plot: kidnapping, family vacation, extortion, jet ski, fish, ransom
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 5.1
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Toy Soldiers
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, hostages, adventure, soldier, jungle, college, daring rescue, officers and cadets, basic training, kidnapping, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
Kidnap and Ransom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Kidnap and Ransom is a British television three-part miniseries, originally shown on ITV in January 2011 with a second series following in February 2012. The series follows the work of a British hostage negotiator Dominic King, played by Trevor Eve, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: hostages, d day, captivity, kidnapping, confined, crimes, rescue, danger, race against time, chases and races, ransom, negotiation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
The Black Windmill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for a ransom of diamonds. The agent finds out that he can't even count on the people he thought were on his side to help him, so he decides to track down the kidnappers himself.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amateur detective, government agency, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, kidnapping, espionage, spy, agent, ransom, murder, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland yard, europe, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
 6.8
 12K
Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, hospital, french, hitman, police corruption, betrayal, murder, violence, gangster, pregnancy, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
 6.5
 3K
Scorpio
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Cross is an old hand at the CIA, in charge of assassinating high-ranking foreign personalities who are an obstacle to the policies of the USA. He often teams up with Frenchman Jean Laurier, alias "Scorpio", a gifted free-lance operative. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, secret agents, assassination attempt, betrayal, espionage, on the run, tragic hero, mercedes, chases and races, deadly, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, berlin germany, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
Police Story: Lockdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, crime, confined, danger, crimes, criminal's revenge, save the day, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, swat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 

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The Fourth Angel
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, save the day, vengeance, serbian, terrorist, fbi, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london ...
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System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
Running Out of Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime syndicates.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, criminal's revenge, crime, master criminal, mind game, race against time, heist, revenge, chases and races, crimes, chase, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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