Movies like Carjacked

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Carjacked (2011)
 4.9
 4K
Carjacked (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A single mom and her child are carjacked by a bank robber who has no intention of letting them go.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: fugitives, hostage, bank robber, manipulation, woman in danger, crimes, on the road, rivalry, single parent, car chase, burglar, kidnapping, hijacking, empire, lifetime, psychopath, blonde, single mother, voyeur, divorced woman, voyeurism, graphic violence, confined, strong female presence, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, chases and races, kidnapping, confined, hostage and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Carjacked: Kidnap (2017), Dead Innocent (1997), Brake (2012), Midnight FM (2010), The Contractor (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: suspense, realistic, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, strong female lead, abduction, single mother, mercilessness, little boy, missing child, child in peril, rescue, track down, child abduction, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 275
Dead Innocent (1997)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suzanne, a single parent and succesful lawyer, returns home to find her daughter missing. About to call the police, she is confronted by a disembodied voice warning her that if she attempts to leave or seek help, her daughter will die. Suzanne ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, graphic violence, crimes, confined, mysterious character, woman in danger, supernatural being, police, strong female presence, child in peril, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
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100%
 6.1
 12K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: confined, secret place, agent as target, husband wife relationship, terrorism, isolation, captivity, kidnapping, secret agents, race against time, twists and turns, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 3K
Midnight FM (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Popular TV anchorwoman & late night radio host Sun-Young prepares to work her final radio program. After this program she will prepare to take her ill daughter to America the following morning. During the radio show Ko Sun-Young receives a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, kidnapping, child in peril, hostage, woman in danger, radio dj, race against time, twists and turns, vigilantism, justice, psychopath, saving a life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.9
 711
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, crimes, stalking, dishonesty, lifetime, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: confined, child in peril, hostage, crimes, teenage life, youth, isolation, blind girl, fugitives, kidnapping, escaped prisoner, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
12 Hours to Live (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Amy is having a bad day. Not only has she been kidnapped by a deranged gunman, but as a diabetic without her insulin, her chances of survival are diminishing with each tick of the clock. FBI agent Megan Saunders isn't walking ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police investigation, woman in danger, diabetic, chase, hostage, terminal illness, kidnapping, salvation, weapons, kidnapped, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.2
 767
Finish Line (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Minor league stock car racer Mitch Camponella gets closer to his NASCAR dreams when he's hired as private mechanic to a millionaire importer. But Mitch's ambition comes with a heavy price when he realizes that his new boss is a smuggler ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: crimes, arms dealing, rivalry, unlikely criminals, smuggling, dream, manipulation, dishonesty, escapades, car chase, chase, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 823
Cold Blooded (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A female police officer has to keep a prisoner from escaping a nearly abandoned hospital unit at the same time his violent partners come looking for him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crimes, partners, reluctant partners, criminal heroes, isolation, confined, woman with a gun, criminal, strong violent content, strong female presence, nightshift ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 690
Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: abduction, heiress, crimes, rescue, confined, russian mafia, deception, murder, lifetime, kidnapping, dog, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, kidnapping, frame up, track down, confined, woman in danger, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 7K
The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, confinement indoors, breaking point, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, forest, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 462
Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, psychopath, murder, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, manipulation, security guard, police, obsession, serial killer, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, police detective, crimes, track down, dishonesty, woman in danger, vengeance, missing child, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, witness protection, murder, redemption, violence, woman in danger, graphic violence, district attorney, u.s. marshal, new identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 15K
Vehicle 19 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A parolee (Paul Walker) becomes the target of a massive police manhunt after inadvertently picking up a rental car with a female whistleblower tied up in the trunk. Now, as the police attempt to silence the woman before she can testify about the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, hostage, mistaken identity, on the run, woman in danger, dirty cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, car chase, car, fast car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 851
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, betrayal, undercover, tough heroes, master criminal, dishonesty, working undercover, car chase, revenge, spy, left to die, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: captivity, ransom, teenage life, confined, crimes, rivalry, survival, psychopath, wilderness, empire, hostage, child in peril ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Down and Dangerous (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventive and resourceful cocaine smuggler defends his trade against violent rival traffickers, a monstrous and vengeful killer, and the DEA agents who want to lock him up – all while falling for a stunningly beautiful woman with a taste for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, crimes, woman in danger, rivalry, smuggler, chase, drugs, smuggling, mexican american border, graphic violence, trafficking, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 606
Banshee (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, mind game, race against time, criminal's revenge, heist, master criminal, psychopath, car chase, car thief, woman in danger, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 10K
Ca$h (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stroke of good luck turns lethal for Sam Phelan and his wife Leslie when they are faced with a life-changing decision that brings strange and sinister Pyke Kubic to their doorstep. As Pyke leads Sam and Leslie on a tumultuous adventure through the ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: couples, heist, escapades, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, moral dilemma, financial problem, loan, unlikely criminals, human nature, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 945
Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, hostage, law enforcement, confined, dishonesty, lifestyle, crimes, police corruption, couple relations, vengeance, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Teenage Bank Heist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cassie works as a teller at the bank where her mother is the branch manager. When the bank is robbed, Cassie is taken hostage. She soon finds out that the bank robbers are teenage girls, one of whom is her best friend, Abbie. In this propulsive real ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, investigation, track down, confined, race against time, parents and children, crimes, on the run, friendship, abduction, lifetime, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: track down, gangsters, crimes, on the run, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, vengeance, police corruption, swat team, armed forces, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 666
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, crimes, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, heroes, tough heroes, save the day, master criminal, one man army, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 129
Family (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Eldon and Cole pick up a hitchhiker, Jean on their father-son trip to find perspective on the back roads of America, they quickly learn that everything is not what it seems. As the road unfolds in front of them, so do their lives begin to ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: abduction, on the road, on the run, crimes, hidden identity, fugitives, under the surface, parents and children, escaped prisoner, child in peril, prison escape, hitchhiking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 964
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, police investigation, partners, race against time, woman in danger, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, husband wife relationship, swamp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, hostage, murder, teenage life, criminal, confined, obsessive quest, crimes, mental illness, court, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thriller - Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: captivity, starting over, confined, hostage, blind woman, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, intruder, woman in danger, kidnapped, kidnapping, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%