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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War
Action, Drama, War
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
104 min.
 7.7
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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 surprise ending films with plots about kidnapping, disguise, ransom, rescue, murder, violence and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like See the Man Run: Tropic Thunder (2008), Family Plot (1976), The Alternate (2000), War (2002), Waist Deep (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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 6.8
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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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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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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    User:   82%
 
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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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gory, gang, 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:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   51%
 
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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 ...
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    User:   62%
 
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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
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   54%
 
 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, suspenseful ...
Plot: parents and children, kidnapping, dishonesty, infidelity, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, poet, locker, mask, corpse, ransom, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
Weekend of Terror
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three nuns on a weekend trip are held hostage by escaped convicts.
Plot: closet, forgiveness, woman crying, kidnapper, dead woman, gunshot, nun, police officer, abduction, crying woman, desert, van ...
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
 3.7
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, chases and races, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, pentagon, idaho, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 5.2
 694
Into the Sun
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Watkins (Michael Paré) is an American pilot stationed in the Middle East, who is taken away from his normal duties of protecting the skies to show an actor everything he needs to know about being a pilot in the Air Force. The actor, Tom Slade ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strong sexual content, buddies, hollywood, hotshot hero, save the day, adventure, officers and cadets, war, basic training, military life, battles, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: middle east
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
 5.8
 90K
Mortal Kombat
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, island, violence, monster, destiny, ninja, vengeance, video game, fight scenes, master villain, adventure, computer game ...
Time: 1990s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
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Nick Fury: Agent of Shield
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, terrorism, danger, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, terrorist, fight, heroic mission, chases and races, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 90s
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Countdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A madman captures a young boy and rigs him with explosives. Ray Fitzpatrick, still haunted by the loss of his own son, will defy orders to stop the clock and save a life
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: wrestling, police, countdown, thrown from height, bomb squad, arms smuggling, mace, wrestling match, thrown from a car, suicide by cop, bilingualism, surveillance footage ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
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:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hostages, adventure, one man army, special agents, contests and competitions, race against time, daring rescue, one woman army, terrorist plot, senator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
The Swan Princess: The Mystery of the Enchanted Treasure
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The royal couple Odette and Derek face yet another evil magician, this time a woman named Zelda. Lusting for the treasure of the Forbidden Arts, which will give her absolute power, Zelda kidnaps Odette as ransom. Derek and several animal friends ...
Style: serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, sinister
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: rescue, palaces castles and temples, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, adventure, escapades, turtle, kingdom ...
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
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Irresistible Force
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A police sergant is about to retire. Therefore he only wants to let the time pass by without getting in trouble or even becoming hurt. But this is not so easy as he receives as partner an enthusiastic young, female agent who provokes all kinds of ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: suit and tie, car stunt, bomb squad, plastic explosive, dumb police, teenage son, hit with a car door, woman fights a man, woman hits a man, anti heroine, pager, buddy cop ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
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:   41%
    User:   38%
 
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: kidnapping, fish out of water, beauty pageant, special agents, crime, chase, race against time, working undercover, crimes, rescue, lame, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
The Family Jewels
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young heiress must choose between six uncles, one of which is up to no good and out to harm the girl's beloved bodyguard who practically raised her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ocean or sea, babies and infants, goofy hero, mischievous children, odd couple, young heroes, rise to the top, uncle niece relationship, inheritance, parody, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
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The Deal
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charlie Berns (William H. Macy) is a veteran Hollywood movie producer who has given up on his career and life. That is until his idealistic screenwriter nephew (Jason Ritter) comes bearing the script of a lifetime and Charlie decides to give his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: hollywood, nothing goes right, kidnapping, showbiz, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, disorder, actor's life, desire for fame, down on your luck, missing person, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, cape town south africa, prague czech republic, south africa
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Along Came a Spider
Genre: Crime, 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, stylized ...
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:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 4.3
 2K
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: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, police, crime, officer, veteran, city, daughter, chaos, psychological thriller, employee employee relationship, innocent person killed ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 210K
Rush Hour
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, culture clash, police investigation, kung fu, chase, police, revenge, violence, verbal byplay, odd couple, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, china, california
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Outrageous Fortune
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, farce, adventure, espionage, vengeance, buddies, on the road, odd couple, cross dressing, spy, virus, secret agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 335K
In Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future the aging gene has been switched off. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency and the way people pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, time, survival, future dystopia, immortality, class differences, race against time, existentialism, revenge, life & death, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 

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 6.8
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Body Double
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous blonde dancing ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, obsession, mystery, chase, investigation, hollywood, sex, pornography, murder mystery, nudity (topless - notable), twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 4.9
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The Saint
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: suit and tie, vintage car, kidnapped daughter, money transfer, reboot, gadgetry, fake accent, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, secret society, trophy wife, pickpocket, pulp fiction ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, big ben london, san diego california, iraq, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
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