Movies like The Midnight Man 2016

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The Midnight Man (2016)
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The Midnight Man (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Grady, an assassin with a genetic disorder that renders him unable to feel pain, is sent on a high-stakes assignment, his world is turned upside-down after an attack when he awakens to discover that he can feel pain for the first time in his life. With the clock ticking and his greatest asset gone, Grady will go head-to-head with his greatest fears and unspeakable enemies, while experiencing a tactile world he never could have imagined.
Plot: hostage, beating, violence, assassin, hitman, pain, mission, motor, child abduction, kidnapped child

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Most similar movies to The Midnight Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspense and semi serious films with plots about murder, hostage, hitman, gun, violence, chase and crimes mostly in Thriller, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Midnight Man: Assault in Paradise (1977), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Soundman (1998), Collateral (2004), A Killer Conversation (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Assault in Paradise (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hostage, ransom, crossbow, police officer, corruption, threat, millionaire, helicopter, revenge, city, hitman, murder
Place: arizona, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.2
 246
Soundman (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sound mixer on a low-budget sci-fi western movie falls in love with an untalented violinist and promises to get her scoring gigs for films.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, fall in love, love triangle, hollywood, film within a film, romance, drug dealing, artists and showbiz, love and romance, contests and competitions, dark humor, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 371K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hostage, taxi driver, crime, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, victim, danger, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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A Killer Conversation (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the same day a burglar wants to kill you and your ex wants to make up - and for the life of it, you can't decide which is worse.
Style: psychological, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hostage, ex girlfriend, burglar, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, thief, heist, hostage situation, heist gone wrong, robbery, chase, violence, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 237
Stripteaser (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: As Zipper's Clown Palace (a strip bar) closes, Neil wanders in and decides to hold the dancers, bartender, and remaining customers hostage. He torments them with little tasks he wants performed, playing on their weaknesses and relying on his ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hostage, stripper, nightclub, man with glasses, exploitation, kidnapping, female nudity, psychopath, murder, sex, erotica, bartender ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 20K
Big Trouble (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck teens, two FBI men and a psychedelic toad. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, save the day, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, family relations, disorder, petty criminal, deadly, parents and children, stupidity, mob hit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cohen and Tate (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, hitman, gangsters, danger, assassination attempt, on the run, child abduction, witness protection, assassin, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.1
 29K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, crime, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, hostage, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 1K
The Big Take (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A reclusive movie star hires a private detective after he's anonymously blackmailed. Things turn violent when an aspiring writer is fingered for the crime in a dangerous case of mistaken identity.
Plot: sex tape, private investigator, screenwriter, hostages, hitman, blackmail, hollywood, extortion, actor, wallet, fire extinguisher, wiretap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: loan shark, actor, sex, murder, kidnapping, violence, gun, exploitation, wig, bar, death, waitress ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 78K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, drug lord, gambling, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, satire, money ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: cynical, satirical, absurd, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, nothing goes right, hostages, dark humor, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, faked death, attempted murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 77
G.B.H (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Superstar bouncer Steve Donovan is pulled back into the world of gang violence when he accepts the role of door protector at an upmarket club in Manchester.
Plot: violence, brutality, danger, crime boss, punching, fight, kicked in the crotch, brandy, car chase, beating, shot to death, kicking ...
Place: manchester england, london, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, fbi, rivalry, special agents, manhunt, danger, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6K
Spree (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kurt Kunkle, a rideshare driver thirsty for followers, has figured out a deadly plan to go viral. As his disturbing livestream is absurdly embraced by the social media hellscape, a comedienne emerges as the only hope to stop this rampage.
Plot: killing spree, violence, police, murder, murderer, killer, hit by a car, driver, reckless driving, blood, driving, male protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 241
August 15 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Story: The film is a sequel to the 1988 film August 1, which was directed by Sibi Malayil, and written by S. N. Swamy. Following from August 1, Mammootty plays the character of the Crime Branch officer Perumal who investigates into an attempt of ...
Plot: assassin, priest, hitman, independence day, police, telephone call, fake identity, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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That Darn Cat! (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young woman suspects foul play when her cat comes home wearing a wrist watch. Convincing the FBI, though, and catching the bad guys is tougher than she imagined.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, suburbs, bank robbery, landlady, wristwatch, cat, map, sister, family, investigation, anti hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sardinia Kidnapped (1968)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Christina Fisher arrives in Sardinia to spend a holiday with her university friend, Francesco. As they are touring the island, they are trapped by mountain terrorists. Francesco is kidnapped, but Christina is permitted to leave. She is determined to ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, hostage, paranoia, female nudity, nipples, male nudity, pubic hair, train, island, car chase, organized crime ...
Place: italy, sardinia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Girl in the Basement (2021)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sara is a teen girl who is looking forward to her 18th birthday to move away from her controlling father Don. But before she could even blow out the candles, Don imprisons her in the basement of their home.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: father daughter incest, hostage, father daughter relationship, basement, arrest, violent father, father and daughter, deadbeat dad, domineering father, relationship problems, abusive father, father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, tense, buddy movie ...
Plot: bodyguard, hitman, killer, assassin, two man army, on the run, car chase, chase, mercenary, one against many, opposites attract, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, united kingdom, amsterdam, manchester, manchester england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hostage, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, kidnapping, daring rescue, gangsters, one man army, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Assassin (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Assassin John Brown, a heroin-addicted, recent war veteran, is hired to take out a local nightclub owner. When Brown slips, he finds himself on the run from both police and the shadowy corporation that hired him.
Style: neo noir
Plot: gun, assassin, hitman, police, junkie, mercenary, police officer, murder, pistol, drugs, african american, police captain ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, opposites attract, danger, dishonesty, crime, crimes, deadly, fish out of water, fall in love, love affair, couples, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 112K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: cynical, satirical, stylized, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mafia, gangsters, dark humor, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, profanity, family in danger, starting over, notoriety, dishonor among criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brooklyn new york city, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 13K
The Substitute (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, high school, hidden identity, danger, high school life, crime, undercover, gang, youth, society, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 44K
The Matador (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Mexico, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, salesman, businessman, stranger, midlife crisis, deal, disorder, crimes, crime, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, the philippines, las vegas, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, ex athlete, machismo, police detective, bribery, ex law enforcer, reluctant partners, stripper, football ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his son is kidnapped, a millionaire industrialist (James Mason) seeks revenge, in spite of the potential danger that his rash actions will bring about for his child and another kidnapped boy, the son of a poor mechanic (Luc Merenda).
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: kidnapping, submachine gun, motorcycle, barn, child abduction, mass murder, hostage, vigilante, crime family, righteous rage, shot multiple times, amusement park ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%