Movies like The Alpha Caper

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The Alpha Caper (1973)
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The Alpha Caper (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A parole officer forced into retirement gets together three ex-convicts to pull off a $30-million armored car robbery.
Plot: armored car robbery, caper, hijacking, robbery, ex convict, armored car, warden, probation officer

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about robbery, crimes, crime, heist, gangsters, crime gone awry and ex convict mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Alpha Caper: Real Time (2002), The Town (2010), Madigan (1968), Blind Trust (1986), If... Dog... Rabbit (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Real Time (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band of robbers steal money from a winery. The passion for a woman, makes them begin to covet another part of the booty that they deserve. First film shot in a single take in the history of cinema. Certified by Guinness World Records
Plot: caper, murder, betrayal, criminal gang, armored car robbery, heist
Place: mexico
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 7.5
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The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, romancing a criminal, gunfight, group of criminals, robbery, perfect crime, gang, thief, crimes, chases and races, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, florida
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87%
 6.5
 3K
Madigan (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Police Commissioner Russell goes ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, police detective, law enforcer killer, police station, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.9
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Blind Trust (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government ministry's fast-rising head of security asks a shadowy fixer, Meursault, to steal a bag from an armored truck. Meursault goes to Théo, a former night club owner, in prison for two years on false charges, who's being released ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, robbery, crime gone awry, crime, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, tough heroes, armored car, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
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83%
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If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: parole officer, gas station, warden, car chase, family relations, disorder, profanity, escape, gangsters, manhunt, unlikely criminals, store ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
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Frameup (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ricky, a dim-witted ex-con, meets Beth, a dim-witted waitress, in an Idaho diner. They take off in his car to Washington and begin an affair. Beth, a lonely romance-novel addict, is hopelessly enamored; Ricky is just in it for the (constant) sex. ...
Style: road movie
Plot: ex convict, robbery, waitress, male nudity, female nudity, erection
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.2
 594K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, gunfight, robbery, police detective, crimes, group of criminals, thief, crime, one last job, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Luck of the Draw (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jack Sweeny is a young man just trying to get a job. Turned down at another bank due to his criminal record he meets a girl, Rebecca, but also witnesses a 3 way shootout between 2 groups of criminals and the cops over a suitcase containing perfect ...
Plot: ex convict, counterfeit money, forgery, female nudity
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65%
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Blueprint for Robbery (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of career criminals plots the robbery of an armored car company's headquarters. Although the robbery itself goes off as planned, it's not long before the gang members are fighting among themselves over everybody's share of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, master criminal, armored car, crimes, investigation, deadly, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, car chase, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 328
The Bastard (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A criminal (Giuliano Gemma) seeks vengeance when his double-dealing brother (Klaus Kinski) steals his jewels and mutilates his shooting hand.
Plot: revenge plot, armored car robbery, cheating girlfriend, redheaded woman, alcoholic mother, left for dead, earthquake, nursing back to health, jewel robbery, corrupt police, manipulative woman, dysfunctional family ...
Place: new mexico
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63%
 5.7
 56
One Way Out (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a man gets out of prison, he decides to go straight and leave his life of crime behind him. However, when he gets home he finds that his brother is in danger and the family farm is in foreclosure. He plans to take revenge on those responsible, ...
Plot: caper, murder, heist gone wrong, release from prison, garage, heist, ex convict, gangsters, one last job, revenge, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
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Prime Risk (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While siphoning bank funds, computer-wise lovers spot a plot to sink the Federal Reserve.
Plot: needle, robbery, car bomb, interrogation, hacker, stock market crash
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 146K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, organized crime, robbery, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime boss, gangsters, danger, fall in love, bar, crime, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 68
The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: robbery, escape, caper, police officer killed, car chase, ambulance, alcoholic, hotel, fight, cat, racetrack, illegal gambling ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 60
Stand Off (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A group of elite female bank robbers are thrown into a Mexican stand off when they discover that someone on their team might be a snitch for the cops...
Plot: police officer, betrayal, bank robbery, bank, robbery, killer, gun, standoff, mexican, gunfight, showdown, woman
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49%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, hitman, gangsters, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, profanity, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, orlando florida, florida
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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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lady Ice (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An insurance investigator romances a wealthy young beauty when he suspects she may be involved in fencing stolen jewels.
Plot: strip search, diamond theft, diamond necklace, scuba diving, insurance investigator, diamond, woman wearing a towel, fencing, fat man, skinny dipping, cigar smoking, car chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami, bahamas, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.7
 71
The Pick-Up (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two mob money couriers, Frankie and Tony, have their latest package of $1 million stolen by two con women, Dana and Marcia, in which the men must find the women to recover the money before they become marked men.
Style: cult film
Plot: airplane, robbery, torture, seduction, female nudity, sex, gangster, chase, exploitation, sexploitation, syndicate, delivery man ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Terrorists (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a series of bomb attacks in London, a group of terrorists seize Britain's ambassador to Scandinavia. With the ambassador now a hostage in his residence, another group hijacks an airliner at the capital's airport, announcing that ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: terrorist, airplane, hijacking, terrorism, danger, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, bait, tough heroes, graphic violence, hostage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: norway, scandinavia, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Milano Violenta (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves decides to hit the headquarters of Aspex. The police intervened and only two of the robbers managed to escape with the loot, while the other two are forced to take hostages to escape. The police started investigations but also the ...
Plot: robbery, carabinieri, police officer shot in the chest, police officer killed, police officer shot through the heart, police escort, police shootout, killed in police car, police officer shot, police raid, crime, crimes
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41%
This Is a Hijack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man feels obligated to hijack the plane his boss is on after he has gambled himself into overwhelming debt.
Plot: airplane, abduction, gambling debt, pilot, hijacking, industrialist, employer employee relationship, police, wealth, gambler, kidnapping, gambling ...
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The Concrete Jungle (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unfortunate and naive girl is set-up by her boyfriend and convicted of drug smuggling. She is sent to a women's correctional facility where she must constantly struggle to survive.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, warden, corruption, survival, innocence, dead woman on floor, razor blade, assassin, innocent, murder, woman kills woman ...
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40%
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, mind game, police detective, strangulation, split personality, double life, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: warden, parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, going straight, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 57K
The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, young man, robbery, memory loss, murder, loss of friend, crimes, crime, tragic event, mentally challenged, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, kansas city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Headless Body in Topless Bar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-con holds a group of people hostage in a topless bar.
Plot: ex convict, wheelchair, beer drinking, gun held to head, handgun, pistol, tattoo, topless, stripper, bare breasts, female nudity, jeans ...
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36%
The Real McCoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Karen McCoy is released from prison with nothing but the clothes on her back. Before being incarcerated Karen was the bank robber of her time, but now she wishes for nothing more than to settle down and start a new life. Unfortunately between a ...
Style: suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: bank robbery, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, chase, hostage, rivalry, disorder, heist, vengeance, bank, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
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Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, storage unit, heist, bank, adventure, chases and races, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, law enforcement, crime, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 324K
Jackie Brown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: talky, twists and turns, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime, stewardess, smuggling, heist, twists & turns, airport, ex convict, racial slur, deception, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%