Movies like Prime Time

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Prime Time (2021)
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Prime Time (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the last day of 1999, 20-year-old Sebastian locks himself in a TV studio. He has two hostages, a gun, and an important message for the world. The story of the attack explores a rebel’s extreme measures and last resort.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: hostage situation, captivity, hostage, media, crimes, capture, blackmail, blackmailer, performance, media coverage, car, police, gun, cross dressing, pantyhose, television, blood, host, dress, message, text messaging, studio
Place: poland

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Most similar movies to Prime Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, danger, hostage, murder, rivalry, confined and hostages mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Prime Time: Murder Live! (1997), The Break-In (2015), Close Enemies (2018), Rapt (2009), The Word (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Murder Live! (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, swat team, crimes, hostages, confined, danger, media, chases and races, deadly, haunted by the past, showbiz, swat ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 5.7
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The Break-In (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A married couple have dinner and discuss their future, they go to bed but soon they realize that someone is in the house. The crisis that follows this incident brings the couple closer together, but brings the relationship to a clash when reality ...
Style: psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense
Plot: burglar, relationships, break in, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, love, robbery, hacking, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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93%
Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: police, drugs, father daughter relationship, death, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, family relations, danger, murder, childhood friends, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, life turned upside down, kidnapping, crimes, confined, dishonesty, danger, captivity, uncover truth, abduction, ransom, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.8
 435
The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, youth, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Mad City (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, talky, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, media, politics, journalism, society, investigation, crimes, journalist, injustice, fighting the system, workplace intrigue, museum ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 377
A Violent Life (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Despite the life threat hanging over his head, Stéphane decides to go back to Corsica for the funeral of Christophe, a childhood friend and companion in arms, murdered the day before. On this occasion, the chain of events which made him, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: funeral, violence, life is a bitch, confronting the past, haunted by the past, crimes, criminal, pubic hair, kiss, car on fire, young man, nationalist ...
Place: corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 522
Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, confined, family problems, couples, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.0
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Captive (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Philippines, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A dozen foreigners are kidnapped by a terrorist group in the Philippines.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, based on true events, serious
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, captivity, danger, rescue, religion, hostage, murder, journalist, military, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 5K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mind game, danger, crimes, family in danger, hostages, society, deadly, confined, family relations, murder, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Dark House (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse of Dziabas family in the remote area of Bieszczady ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, who done it, crimes of passion, race against time, law enforcement, countryside, martial law, crime scene, multiple storylines, mistrust ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 439
Sabor tropical (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Panama, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Sex-charged journalist Brian is chosen by an online publication to travel to Panama and document one of Latin America s premier festival celebrations Carnaval de Las Tablas. Dangers lurk for foreigners, and caught up in the carnival madness, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: destructive relationship, media, latin, nightlife, journalist, journey, carnival, society, danger, journalism, love and romance, internet dating ...
Place: panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 16K
A Hijacking (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions are high after a Danish freighter is captured and held for ransom by Somali pirates, leading to weeks of high-stakes negotiations – and an escalating potential for explosive violence.
Style: bleak, tense, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: hijacking, pirate, negotiation, hostage, ransom, cargo ship, hostages, sailor, moral dilemma, captivity, confined, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, surrender, hijacking, crimes, pirate, danger, confined, piracy, escape, rivalry, graphic violence, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 690
First Response (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gunman forces a paramedic to drive an ambulance, while his partner treats the man's injured brother.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: wounded, wound, paramedic, hostage, robbery, blood, ambulance, medicine, burglar, criminal heroes, escapades, planning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
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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 ⇓
53%
 4.7
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Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, towel, bare breasts, sexy woman, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-con's attempts to live a quiet life are derailed when the daughter of the woman sheltering him is the victim of a vicious attack.
Style: captivating, tense, touching, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, ex convict, haunted by the past, daring rescue, crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, single parent, gang, gain trust, fight scenes, mysterious character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.8
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Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, england, europe, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: radiation, conspiracy, investigation, danger, journalism, media, control room, politics, nuclear, uncover truth, swat team, power plant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Judicial Indiscretion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monica Barrett, a successful Federal judge, learns she is on the President's shortlist to fill the new vacant spot on the Supreme Court. When her lover turns out to be a male prostitute, Monica's life is shattered by blackmail and sexual ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, political intrigue, crimes, danger, blackmail, scandal, senator, rivalry, strong female presence, dishonesty, state affairs, rapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
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10x10 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, captive, revenge, missing child, crimes, captivity, violence, danger, murder, held captive, locked in a room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Drowning (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist faces his past, present and future when he finds himself involved in the treatment of a young man recently released from prison for a murder committed when the boy was just 11 years old.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: suicide, saving a life, mental patient, psychiatrist, self defense, husband wife relationship, juvenile delinquent, haunted by the past, danger, crimes, death, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 482
Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: race against time, crime gone awry, drug dealing, family relations, disorder, crimes, chases and races, escapades, ocean or sea, ocean, murder, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
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Trapped! (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A weekend vacation turns terrifying when computer scientist Samantha (Alexandra Paul) and her daughter are lured into the hands of a killer. Kidnapped and held hostage, Samantha is given a choice: she must use her expertise to help her captors carry ...
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, captivating, tense
Plot: abduction, tape over mouth, psycho killer, criminal, crimes, mother daughter relationship, kidnapping, kidnapped woman, hostage, murderer, homicidal maniac, kidnapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 848
Glass Chin (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: boxer, murder, neo-noir, restaurant, christmas, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, buddhism, boxing, restaurateur ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: tense, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, hospital, crimes, gang, danger, confined, childbirth, doctors and patients, negotiation, media circus, pregnant woman, poverty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 2K
Adulterers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man who returns home to find his wife cheating on him on their anniversary. He holds her and her naked and humiliated lover captive at gunpoint while he decides whether or not he's going to kill them. The story, inspired by true events, takes ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: cheating on husband, cheating wife, adultery, revenge, infidelity, hostage, life turned upside down, cuckold, mistress, family problems, forbidden love, marital infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
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Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, family, protection, legal, manipulation, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%