Movies like See the Man Run

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See the Man Run (1971)
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See the Man Run (1971)
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: kidnapping, actor, disguise, ransom, victim, actor's life, rescue, scheme, scam

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Most similar movies to See the Man Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about kidnapping, murder, ransom, violence, rescue, crimes and torture mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like See the Man Run: Night of the Juggler (1980), G@me (2003), Open Season (1974), Incident at Deception Ridge (1994), The Saratov Approach (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, neo noir, kidnapping, psychopath, police, death, murder, violence
Place: new york
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95%
 6.6
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G@me (2003)
Genre: 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 ⇓
79%
 6.2
 434
Open Season (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is ...
Plot: sadism, murder, kidnapping, victim, hunting, veteran, revenge, torture, gun, lake, forest, manhunt ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Incident at Deception Ridge (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a double-crossing husband runs off with his wife's ransom money, her kidnappers come after him and the missing money. He leads them on a treacherous journey through the wilderness.
Plot: kidnapping, blindfold, blindness, asthma, bound and gagged, bus
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Saratov Approach (2013)
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: serious, rough, 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 ⇓
68%
 6.2
 52K
Proof of Life (2000)
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, suspense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, jungle, ransom, rescue, terrorism, negotiation, insurance, radio, helicopter, sniper, mercenary ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, child abuse, alcoholic, child in peril
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Code Name: Diamond Head (1977)
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: spy, disguise, kidnapping, gambling, boat chase, hanging, attempted murder, fistfight
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Reckless (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-cons Victor and Rico have masterminded a foolproof plan to abduct millonaires’ daughter Laura Temming. When she is kidnapped and placed in a remote and soundproofed room, gradually the power relations shift. Exactly who is the perpetrator and ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, barefoot, ex convict, female tied up, ball gag, threat, capture, toilet, scheme, airport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 5K
Extortion (2017)
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: extortion, family vacation, kidnapping, jet ski, ransom, fish
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
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Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's kidnapped by Ray's former associates, he and Elliott must team ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, rescue, vengeance, missing person, prison life, confined, crimes, danger, buddies, gays and lesbians, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 511
Never Let Go (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco, Spain, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A whiplash thriller in the lean, mean TAKEN tradition from Howard J. Ford, Director/Co-Writer, of the past FrightFest favourites THE DEAD and THE DEAD 2: INDIA. Former FBI agent, now single mother Lisa Brennan, takes a holiday to escape an unhappy ...
Plot: rescue, one against many, heroine, race against time, conspiracy, betrayal, on the run, organized crime, kidnapping, corruption, mother daughter relationship, parenthood
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 133
The Last Hour (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former cop's ex-wife marries a stockbroker, who it turns out has cheated the Mafia out of a large sum of money. They kidnap the wife to force the husband to pay the money back. The ex-cop has to rescue her.
Plot: kidnapping, skyscraper, female bodybuilder, police shootout, ex-cop, gangster, elevator, hostage, criminal gang, police detective, elevator shaft
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
When Eagles Strike (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite group of American soldiers are in a race against time in this action thriller from director Cirio H. Santiago. Stacy Keach stars as the general in charge of the team tasked with infiltrating a terrorist organization and saving an American ...
Plot: kidnapping, man wearing towel, explosion, hands tied behind back, bondage, torture
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 191
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: terrorist, death of son, terrorism, government agent, murder, kidnapping, dead boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 2K
Operator (2015)
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: police, hostage, kidnapping, veteran, officer, city, chaos, daughter, psychological thriller, employee employee relationship, survival, shotgun ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 3K
Arsenal (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the deadbeat brother of a businessman is assumed to be in on his own kidnapping, his sibling must take action to rescue him.
Plot: sibling relationship, kidnapping, brother brother relationship, hit in the face, violence, torture, baseball bat, baseball
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Clementine (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kim, a Taekwondo champion decides to give up his fighting career for good in order to take care of his daughter Sa Rang. But when an evil gambling kingpin kidnaps Sa Rang, Kim must agree to fight in a rigged boxing match in exchange for Sa ...
Plot: kidnapping, taekwondo, estranged parent, aikido, single father, fight, hand to hand combat, martial arts, tough guy, mixed martial arts, cage fighting, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, criminal's revenge, fugitives, revenge, duel, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, chase, fighting crime, on the run, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 112
Red Ridge (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Red Ridge chronicles the scandalous true events currently taking place in small towns along the Texas/Mexico border. Innocent young women are being kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery and prostitution. Like the independent films Monster and ...
Plot: attempted rape, slavery, bondage, barbed wire, torture, kidnapping, rape, murder, human trafficking, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 652
Captive (2012)
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, based on true events
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, captivity, confined, danger, crimes, ransom, murder, journalist, rifle, military, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Savages from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the leader of a vicious motorcycle gang finds a farmworker's son flirting with his woman, he beats the boy senseless, then kidnaps the farmworker's daughter.
Plot: biker, motorcycle gang, motorcycle, kidnapping, attempted rape
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: clergy, kidnapping, crimes, chase, rescue, starting over, couple relations, missing child, confined, deadly, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
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Trapped (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings' (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, maniac, psychopath, crime, telephone, confined, crimes, danger, race against time, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Defilers (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Two young thugs kidnap a young girl and keep her in the basement of an old warehouse where they forcibly make her their sex slave.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rape, sex, kidnapping, slave, basement, female nudity, drugs, beach, sex slave, spanking, kidnapped woman, juvenile delinquent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 205
Martial Angels (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Martial Angel tells of Cat (Shu Qi), a professional thief turned straight after leaving her lover, Chi Lam (Julian Cheung), two years before. But her past returns to haunt her as Chi Lam is kidnapped for the ransom of security software belonging to ...
Plot: betrayal, bathtub, kidnapping, swimming pool, shot in the chest, russian mafia, jewel thief, rescue, computer, shot in the leg, motorcycle, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The hilarious trio from 'Ramji Rao Speaking' faces a new trouble when the heroine of their drama group quits.
Plot: kidnapping, faked death, murder of wife, heroine, rescue, actor, actress, rivalry, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 194
Hostage (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Argentina, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A weary British spy retreats to a Buenos Aires hotel and recalls his last dirty job, complete with lover.
Plot: kidnapping, flashback, assassin, analyst, terrorist, spy, agent, sex, violence, dance, insubordination, tripod ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 102
Club Life (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man from a small town goes to Hollywood to make his fortune. He gets hired as a bouncer at a disco club, but soon finds himself caught up in drugs, gangsters and eventually has to flee when his boss and another bouncer are murdered by drug ...
Plot: bouncer, drug dealer, martial arts, nightclub, actor, sex, dancing, funeral, gangster, female nudity, singer, dirt bike ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%