Movies like Breaking In

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Breaking In (2018)
 5.5
 15K
Breaking In (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, intense, bleak
Plot: home invasion, protective parent, mother, hostage, security system, white male black female relationship, crimes, heist, danger, heist gone wrong, murder, black people, woman, tied feet, overalls, tape over mouth

Most similar movies to Breaking In

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, hostage, home invasion, crime and confined mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Breaking In: Home Invasion (2016), No Good Deed (2014), Panic Room (2002), Trespass (2011), Tiger House (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Home Invasion (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge, Jason Patric and Scott Adkins. When a wealthy woman and her stepson are targeted by a trio of expert thieves in their remote mansion, ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, security system, family, thief, mystery, crimes, police, safe, security camera, crime, murder of husband, realism ...
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100%
 5.6
 20K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: psycho film, sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, killer, blood, family in danger, sociopath, deadly, serial killer, confined, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 270K
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, claustrophobia, psycho, trapped, millionaire, disorder, danger, child in peril, burglar, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.3
 43K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, robbery, betrayal, dishonesty, crime, danger, infidelity, parents and children, wife husband relationship, masked man, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.2
 4K
Tiger House (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young gymnast battles a group of bank robbers at the home of her boyfriend.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, murder, teenage girl, robbery, death, hiding, injury, escapades, danger, crimes, revenge, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 13K
Trauma Center (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lt. Wakes is a vengeful police detective determined to solve the murders of his partner and an informant, and joins forces with a witness injured during the shootings. After the killers pursue the witness across the abandoned floor of a hospital, ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: asthma, murder, hospital, chase, pursuit, danger, police investigation, corrupt cop, hunt down, crimes, woman in danger, damsel in distress ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, thief, murder, diamonds, on the run, danger, chase, rivalry, kidnapping, tough heroes, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 109K
Hostage (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, hostage negotiator, one man army, hostages, fbi, crimes, small town, rescue, hostage situation, crime gone awry, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.2
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Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, hostages, survival, hostage, crimes, danger, freezer, kidnapping, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Survive the Night (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgraced doctor and his family are held hostage at their home by criminals on the run, when a robbery-gone-awry requires them to seek immediate medical attention.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, doctor, brother brother relationship, robbery, surgery, gas station, accidental killing, car chase, organized crime, danger, hostage situation, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: woman in danger, captivity, hostages, confined, hostage, starting over, blind woman, home invasion, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, intruder, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Road to Juarez (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American ex-con with Mexican underworld ties ensnares a pair of young misfits into a dangerous heist in Mexico. Inspired by true events.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, buddies, danger, crime gone awry, chase, desert, dishonesty, crime, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 57K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, hostage, rescue, blackmail, bank, family in danger, crimes, robbery, graphic violence, hostages, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.4
 259
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, dark humor, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lost in the Dark (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl, who has recently lost her eyesight to a degenerative disease, struggles to outwit an escaped convict who has taken refuge in her grandmother's cabin during a ferocious snowstorm.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: blind girl, confined, child in peril, hostage, crimes, danger, youth, isolation, teenage life, fugitives, escaped prisoner, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.9
 390
Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robbers Ace and Scratch are caught in the act of robbing a casino vault and are caught after a long chase by the owner of the casino, who chooses not to send them to jail but instead hires them on as security consultants. The current head of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, betrayal, partners, buddies, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.0
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Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, crimes, deadly, confined, danger, reunion, heist, family gatherings, gunfight, home invasion, mansion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
 1K
Hate Crime (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A Jewish family, that just arrived in a new neighborhood, are recording their youngest son's birthday celebrations on video when their home is suddenly invaded by a bunch of crystal-meth-crazed Neo-Nazi lunatics.
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: home invasion, jewish, rape, anti semitism, racism, torture, neo nazi, birthday, hostage, jews, hate crime, drug use ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Bucks County Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On Saturday, May 17th, 2008, police responded to a residence in a remote area of Bucks County, Pennsylvania for the report of a missing person. Upon their arrival, a routine investigation was performed and it was determined that the situation did ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: vampire, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, forest, throat ripping, missing person, survival, manhunt, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.9
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The Assault (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female cop protects a dead drug dealer's wife from mob assassins.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, policewoman killing, deadly, fighting the system, law enforcement, crime, rebellion, investigation, woman in danger, drug dealing, life is a bitch, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.0
 961
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 3.5
 308
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, save the day, adventure, one man army, bounty hunter, escapades, crimes, crime gone awry, race against time, rivalry, danger, gang ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, deadly, crime, crimes, hitman, police officer, murder, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Movie in collections
 5.7
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Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A petty robbery spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that's a front for the mob.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, danger, gangsters, crimes, hostages, tough heroes, crime gone awry, disorder, crime, graphic violence, diner, hostage negotiator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.5
 98K
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: race against time, kidnapping, hostage, police corruption, psychopath, telephone call, cell phone, confined, woman in danger, chases and races, heroes, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.6
 734
Jane Doe (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman's son is snatched and she must follow his kidnappers’ instructions to get him back. But when she’s framed for murder by a government department, she must take them on at their own game to ensure her son's survival.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, woman in danger, danger, disorder, mistaken identity, secret agents, race against time, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Zero Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Zero Hour tells the story of the La Parca (Zapata 666), a fearsome assassin who is forced to kidnap a private clinic to save the love of his life, Ladydi (Amanda Key). They soonreached the police and a media circus with them, ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, crimes, gang, danger, confined, media circus, negotiation, childbirth, doctors and patients, pregnant woman, poverty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, danger, crimes, betrayal, confined, vengeance, dishonesty, home invasion, indoor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
9%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, hidden camera, danger, family in danger, murder, manipulation, confined, mind game, deadly, psychopath, isolation, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%