Movies like [Cargo]

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[Cargo] (2018)
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[Cargo] (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man wakes trapped inside a cargo container with only a cell phone and is given 24 hours by his kidnappers to raise ten million dollars in ransom or die.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, neo noir, suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: trapped, isolation, ransom, survival, hostage, fear, murder, death, mercenary, businessman, torture, father son relationship, race against time, telephone call, ghost, time, fight, heist, violence, confined, kidnapping, telephone, gun, unfaithful husband, gunfight ...
Place: los angeles, south america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, violence, gun, hostage, danger and blood mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like [Cargo]: Phone Booth (2002), Unknown (2006), Cold in July (2014), Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019), Cellular (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: surprise ending, tense, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, hostage, sniper, dishonesty, hostages, psychopath, crimes, phone booth, hopes, crime, murder, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
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Unknown (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: memory loss, kidnapping, hostage, amnesia, ransom, murder, confined, suicide, loss of friend, mystery, survival, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: private detective, murder, intruder, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, violence, flashlight, deadly, unlikely partners, home invasion, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Escape Plan: The Extractors (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After security expert Ray Breslin is hired to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a Hong Kong tech mogul from a formidable Latvian prison, Breslin's girlfriend is also captured. Now he and his team must pull off a deadly rescue mission to confront ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, psychotronic ...
Plot: prison, danger, murder, teamwork, martial arts, abduction, gunfight, death, liberation, group of criminals, vengeance, hostage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: latvia, hong kong, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.5
 95K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, hostage, police corruption, psychopath, violence, telephone call, cell phone, confined, woman in danger, rescue, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, murder, chase, survival, betrayal, violence, brutality, fight, gunfight, death, foot chase, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, ransom, woman in danger, bondage, confined, disappearance, crimes, danger, female nudity, partners, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
As Good as Dead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, drugs/alcohol, domestic disturbance, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, danger, assassination attempt, on the run, hostage, psychopath, hitman, assassin, child abduction, witness protection, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, oklahoma, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 31K
Cop Car (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two kids find themselves in the centre of a deadly game of cat and mouse after taking a sheriff's cruiser for a joy ride.
Style: suspense, road movie, intense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, child, car chase, stealing a car, police car, crimes, crime, adventure, crime gone awry, gunfight, body in a trunk, sheriff ...
Place: colorado, united states, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Four Stories of St. Julian (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set entirely in one location, the film follows four strangers who become trapped in the elevator of St. Julian-a decrepit, inner-city building. An assassin, a religious zealot, a mother, and a thief...just moments after being confined, it becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, realistic
Plot: confined, redemption, isolation, mind game, crimes, rivalry, danger, race against time, religions or cults, murder, elevator, panic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 178K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological thriller ...
Plot: family in danger, rape, fear, rapist, lawyer, dangerous attraction, crime, violence, prison, serial killer, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 263K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, psycho, disorder, millionaire, child in peril, danger, locked in a room, cat and mouse, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 904
Coffin (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Awakening from a deep sleep in the pitch black Sean Justice feels around him and realises that he is in a small wooden box and beside him lays his unconscious girlfriend. With only two hours of air time remaining a ransom demand is made of $500,000 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: race against time, mysterious character, confined, survival, crimes, danger, trapped, coffin, save the day, on the run, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
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P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, torment, kidnapping, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, police investigation, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, master criminal, confined, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 1K
4x4 (2019)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Buenos Aires, Argentina. A luxurious van is parked on the sidewalk. A man enters with the purpose of stealing whatever he can find, but when he wants to leave, he cannot. The doors do not open, the control panel does not respond: the van has become ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: trap, locked in, survival, hostage, violence, thief, suicide, carjacking, crime, car theft, plot twist, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 31K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, brutality, father son relationship, race against time, police detective, tough cop, betrayal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 3K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane hijack, terrorist, rescue, criminal, gang, race against time, hostage situation, pilot, hostage, passenger, airplane, money ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, crimes, deadly, confined, obsessive quest, criminal, delinquent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, diner, hostage, serial killer, hostages, confined, crime gone awry, isolation, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 33K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, ice hockey, terrorist, terrorism, ransom, stadium, one man army, danger, heroes, race against time, hockey, vice president ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 152K
Buried (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, suspense ...
Plot: survival, confined, captivity, buried alive, isolation, trapped, desperation, danger, fear, abduction, terrorism, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
 4K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: masochist, kidnapping, chase, ransom, buried alive, psychopath, police investigation, police station, death penalty, death sentence, excavation, digging ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 31K
Pathology (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, ...
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, medical school, psychopath, perfect crime, hospital, crime, crimes, danger, doctors and patients, intern, forensics, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 18K
The Trust (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.
Style: psychological, tragic ending, twist ending, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: heist, dirty cop, gangsters, corrupt cop, theft, gangster, deception, introspection, police corruption, police investigation, mafia, twists & turns ...
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 120K
Ransom (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: child abduction, ransom, kidnapping, millionaire, rescue, hostage, child in peril, reward, crimes, crime, tough heroes, forced into action ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: united states, usa, new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 40K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Domestic Disturbance (2001)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A divorced father discovers that his 12-year-old son's new stepfather is not what he made himself out to be.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, child in peril, investigation, amateur detective, disbelieving adult, divorce, mystery, family relations, crimes, crime, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 229K
Don't Breathe (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.
Style: suspense, twist ending, brutal, scary, tense ...
Plot: violence, thief, home invasion, heist gone wrong, cat and mouse, held captive, break in, trapped, murder, robbery gone awry, survival, sole survivor ...
Place: california, michigan, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%