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Inescapable (2012)
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Inescapable (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty-five years ago Adib (Alexander Siddig, Syriana, Cairo Time), a promising young officer in the Syrian military police, suddenly left Damascus under suspicious circumstances. Abandoning the love of his life Fatima (Marisa Tomei, The Wrestler, The Ides of March), he made his way to Canada and wiped the slate clean. With a beautiful wife, two grown daughters, and a great job in Toronto, Adib is confident he s built a successful life from scratch. But when his daughter Muna suddenly disappears in Damascus, his past threatens to violently catch up to him. Teaming up with a Canadian emissary (Joshua Jackson, Fringe), Adib must now confront the turmoil he thought he left behind so many years ago in order to find Muna.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking, suspense, realistic
Plot: missing person, haunted by the past, rescue, woman in danger, track down, danger, chases and races, political unrest, parents and children, mystery, state affairs, family relations, disorder, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011
Place: syria, middle east

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Most similar movies to Inescapable

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about danger, crimes, woman in danger, mystery, deadly, family relations and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Inescapable: Breakout (2013), Non-Stop (2013), Holy Ghost People (2013), Honour (2014), Confined (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, danger, rescue, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, wilderness, siblings relations, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 4.6
 778
Non-Stop (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mysterious emotional thriller about a woman who, after being left at the altar, has a brief liaison with a handsome stranger on a plane which ultimately puts her – and everyone else on the flight – in terrible danger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: airplane, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, disappearance, false identity, missing person, ritual, theft, woman in danger, losing-it hero, missing man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Holy Ghost People (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the trail of her missing sister, Charlotte enlists the help of Wayne, an ex-Marine and alcoholic, to infiltrate the Church of One Accord - a community of snake-handlers who risk their lives seeking salvation in the Holy Ghost.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, missing person, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, rescue, danger, clergy, woman in danger, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 989
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: track down, hitman, on the run, danger, crimes, deadly, parents and children, family relations, family problems, woman in danger, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.2
 667
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, woman in danger, couples, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, neighbor, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Devil You Know (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kathryn Vale (Lena Olin) is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: blackmail, danger, family relations, haunted by the past, mystery, ambition, parents and children, secret, actor's life, desire for fame, rivalry, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, danger, crimes, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 6K
7th Floor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Like every day, Marcelo gathers her children on the floor of his ex-wife. As each day play "to see who gets there first" them down the stairs, him in the elevator, a diversion that your ex-partner does not like. But when one day Marcelo ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: missing child, disappearance, apartment building, crimes, mystery, track down, chases and races, family relations, parents and children, kidnapping, parents, divorced parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, danger, deadly, assassination attempt, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.3
 461
Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, psychopath, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, small town, male female relationship, murder, ex lover, murder of father, secretary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Iris Effect (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Dr. Sarah Hathaway hired private eyes trying to find her missing son, the painter Thomas, who ran away from their home ten years ago after a quarrel with her. She finds a clue in a catalog of a panting exhibition in San Petersburg ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, mind game, missing person, haunted by the past, uncover truth, obsessive quest, estrangement, family relations, missing child, riddles and clues, parents and children, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 872
The Watch (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Cassie, a psych student, was kidnapped and traumatized as a child by a disturbed person. To exorcise her demons and to finish her thesis, she decides on an experiment in isolation, working at a secluded watch tower as a fire lookout. But once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: manipulations, mind game, danger, manipulation, haunted by the past, mystery, isolation, rivalry, female protagonist, supernatural, surveillance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.5
 431
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 14K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, injustice, tragic event, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder, danger, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Haven't We Met Before? (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Mary Higgins Clark. Under hypnosis, a mental patient admits to several recent murders. He also offers a strange defense when he claims that he is the reincarnation of a 19th century man who was wrongly executed.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: reincarnation, police detective, woman in danger, crime, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, serial killer, danger, college student, assault
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Against the Grain (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Pakistan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Though her friends and family beg her not to disturb the status quo and confront the powerful ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, life turned upside down, society, track down, danger, nanny, rich and poor, crimes, missing person, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, hitman, danger, family relations, partners, crimes, terminal illness, parents and children, save the day, track down, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Deadly Encounter (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidentally cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harass Joanne.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, danger, crimes, chases and races, violence, police detective, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents and children, threatening telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.2
 2K
October Gale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: island, mysterious character, track down, isolation, revenge, pursuit, chase, fear, rescue, gunshot wound, cottage, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: garden, amateur detective, mystery, family in danger, crimes, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, adoption, deadly, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 7K
The Big Bang (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, private investigator, crimes, crime, mystery, private detective, danger, murder, track down, strip club, bad cop, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, crimes, mystery, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family problems, danger, family relations, missing person, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 861
Gone Missing (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When two best friends go missing during Spring Break, their mothers do everything they can to find them, while realizing that their different parenting styles may have led to the disappearances.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, parents and children, race against time, mystery, track down, resort, missing person, missing child, adventure, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, rivalry, rescue, hostages, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 43K
Gone (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jill Parrish is trying to rebuild her life after surviving a terrifying kidnapping attempt. Though she is having a difficult time, she takes small steps toward normalcy by starting a new job and inviting her sister, Molly, to move in with her. ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, haunted by the past, serial killer, paranoia, crimes, danger, manhunt, police investigation, deadly, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, death, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 786
Poongsan (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Poongsan has the unenviable - and death-defying - job of delivering messages across the North and South Korean border to separated families. When South Korean government agents ask him to smuggle in In-ok, the lover of a high-ranking North Korean ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: romance, espionage, fall in love, rescue, rivalry, on the run, danger, undercover, life is a bitch, government agency, chases and races, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, serial killer, mystery, legal, crimes, rivalry, parents and children, who done it, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 868
Alien Siege (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alien Siege is a 2005 Sci-Fi Channel Original Movie about an alien race that comes to Earth seeking a cure to a deadly virus, for which the antidote is human blood.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, save the world, rescue, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, danger, space and aliens, race against time, parents and children, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, frame up, kidnapping, betrayal, confined, crimes, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%