Movies like Hacker 2016

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Hacker (2016)
 6.2
 9K
Hacker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex, an immigrant from Ukraine comes to Canada and becomes involved with an online criminal organization called Darkweb. What starts off as a way to help his parents financially, soon becomes a personal vendetta against the entire banking system, when his mother is fired from her job at the bank
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, based on true events, entertaining
Plot: hacker, identity theft, black market, fighting the system, cons and scams, crimes, vengeance, money, happy ending, robbery, secrets, dishonesty, escapades, crime gone awry, stalking, greed, human nature, morality, jail, trafficking, hustler, friend, fbi
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Hacker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, crime, cons and scams, rivalry, vengeance and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Hacker: Control Z (2020), Mr. Robot (2015), Cyberbully (2015), Snowden (2016), Takedown (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 7K
Control Z (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 37 min.
TV show
Story: When a hacker begins releasing students' secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía works to uncover his/her identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: hacker, identity theft, classmate classmate relationship, stalking, bullying, teenager, secret identity, computer hacker, revenge, supernatural ability, mysterious character, mysterious villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 355K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological thriller, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, secret society, split personality, fighting the system, schizophrenia, hacking, rebellion, conspiracy theory, psychotherapy, crimes, drug addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 7K
Cyberbully (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A chilling real-time thriller featuring a teenager, Casey, battling with an anonymous cyber-stalker.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: computers and web, bullying, webcam, bully, teenage life, hacker, social media, crimes, youth, danger, stalking, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 146K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: political thriller, realistic, serious, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, whistleblower, national security, media, surveillance, moral dilemma, hacking, conspiracy, cia, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2015, year 2013 ...
Place: usa, japan, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 7K
Takedown (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, ironic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, crimes, rivalry, mind game, cons and scams, criminal heroes, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, greed, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 724
Identity Theft (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie is rated 14+ because it includes: -Sexual content and Nudity, by this it only shows kisses between the two main characters and ways of showing affection like hugging, ect. It also shows women in no such lingere, nor men. All characters ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, impersonation, identity theft, female stalker, crime, criminal heroes, secretary, doppelganger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 60
419 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a New York City actor loses everything to an internet scam based in South Africa, his two best friends take him to Cape Town to track down the scammer. With the help of a charismatic local, their search begins promisingly, leading them into ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, danger, criminal, search, scam, friend, hostage, money, crime, girlfriend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Guilt by Association (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could bring to her family she tells him to leave. Suddenly her house ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, drug dealing, legal, prison, righting the wronged, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, protagonist as suspect, crimes, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Shooting Gallery (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, neo noir
Plot: billiards, police corruption, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, corrupt police, gambling, figment, kids in trouble, street kid ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establishes a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: money, greed, murder, lie, social differences, scheme, escapades, crimes, betrayal, cheating, dishonesty, deception ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, rivalry, on the run, danger, police corruption, special agents, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, cons and scams, father son relationship, kidnapping, character study, greed, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 9K
Arrambam (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are provided to security forces, which resulted in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, vengeance, law enforcement, fighting the system, rivalry, corruption, rebellion, society, government, dishonesty, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 971
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, crimes, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, police corruption, cons and scams, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 426
Confess (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: political thriller that charts the exploits of disillusioned ex-hacker Terell Lessor. A return to New York, coupled with a humiliating attempt at getting a new job, serves as the catalyst for him to take action against those who slighted him in the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, political thriller ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, prodigy, undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, campaign, political corruption, political intrigue, political conspiracy, rebellion, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 998
Swindled (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: cons and scams, crime gone awry, ambition, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, forgery, manipulation, reunion, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 2K
Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, cons and scams, police corruption, intrigue, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, disorder, small town, out of the way, car accident, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in the Tricity in 2003, ten years after the end of communism in Poland. The plot, apparently based on the real-life experiences of Kraków businessmen Lech Jerzorny and Paweł Rey, is about three young, talented businessmen who open ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, cons and scams, political corruption, corporate crimes, dishonesty, rise and fall, frame up, uncover truth, injustice, legal investigation, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 4K
Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cons and scams, frame up, criminal's revenge, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, crime, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 67K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, betrayal, character change, treasure, human nature, dishonesty, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, heist, rivalry, money, cons and scams, pimp, danger, mob boss, escapades, murder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 523
Risk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people discover jealousy and larceny are a dangerous combination in this tense drama. John (Bryan Brown) is a veteran insurance investigator who succumbs to temptation and veers towards the wrong side of the law. With the help of novice con ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspense
Plot: greed, scam, gambling, seduction, money, insurance, power relations, femme fatale, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 1K
Off Screen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: March 11th, 2002. John R. takes the head of security and 17 others hostage in Amsterdam biggest skyscraper. John R. demands to speak with the Philips head of Sound&Vision. His goal is to warn people about a large-scale fraud, aimed at ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, clever, realistic
Plot: skyscraper, crimes, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, mentally unstable, hostage, television, hallucination, hostages, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, amsterdam, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lies My Mother Told Me (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joely Richardson plays a con artist who changes identities faster than most women change hair color. Going on the lam with her daughter (Hayden Panettiere), she scams her way into a prosperous marriage and, when that union sours, pulls off a murder ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: murder, single parent, mother daughter relationship, cons and scams, hidden identity, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, parents and children, on the run, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 1K
Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, crime, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 943
I Accuse (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chilling tale based on a real event in which a doctor stepped out of line and sexually assaulted a patient when drugged.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, sexual abuse, murder, obsession, society, life is a bitch, private detective, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
 683
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, family in danger, psychopath, stalking, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, graphic violence, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hacker, trial, corruption, court, hospital, journalist, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, murder, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 3K
Coin Heist (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a crisis threatens to destroy their high school, four teens hatch a daring plan to raise $10 million. Step one? Breaking into the U.S. Mint.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: robbery, heist, theft, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hacker, escapades, danger, hopes, crimes, ambition, nerd, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Insadong Scandal (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fabled painting from royal palace was discovered after 400 years. Once properly restored, it could fetch at least $40 million in the international auction market. Bae is the owner of the gallery which possesses the painting. She scouts top-tier ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Plot: heist, crimes, dishonesty, amateur detective, forgery, forger, art, auction, gallery, recovery, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%