Movies like The Box 2007

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The Box (2007)
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, police investigation, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, survival, betrayal, crimes, master criminal, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, dishonesty, cons and scams, police corruption, interrogation, home invasion, hostage, deception, kidnapping, disorder, tough law enforcer, gambling ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, murder, law enforcement and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Box: Puzzle (2006), The Wild Card (2004), Shade (2003), Living & Dying (2007), As Good as Dead (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 281
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, suspicion, heist, master criminal, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, dishonesty, rivalry, confined, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, organized crime, poker, brutality, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, disorder, tough heroes, hitman, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: suspense, serious, twists and turns, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostage, kidnapping, escape attempt, brutality, deception, confined, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, domestic disturbance, psycho killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, prisoner, criminal, disorder, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a dark and decadent area of São Paulo, the exiled Americans Sinatra and his son Paul own a brothel. Paul is a compulsive gambler addicted in cocaine and his father is married with the former prostitute Angie, and they have a little son. When a ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, gambler, drug dealing, rivalry, crime gone awry, disorder, gambling, murder, brothel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.4
 991
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.6
 279
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, femme fatale, manipulation, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.0
 443
Double Bang (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, special agents, investigation, hidden identity, working undercover, fighting crime, murder, master criminal, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.0
 840
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, isolation, murder, diner, hostage, crime gone awry, confined, rivalry, crimes, criminal, graphic violence, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.4
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, police corruption, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, special agents, law enforcement, manhunt, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 861
Heroic Duo (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he's going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn't even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, hypnosis, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, undercover, frame up, haunted by the past, police corruption, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 180
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, rivalry, female nudity, male nudity, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, crimes, murder, hitman, vengeance, master criminal, criminal's revenge, rivalry, greed, crime gone awry, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.4
 639
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.7
 356
Raw Nerve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop, who is losing his sanity, lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: sex scene, terminal illness, murder, police corruption, blonde, lust, friend, corrupt cop, interracial relations, police officer killed, policewoman, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Shepherd: Border Patrol (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mercenary, kidnapping, government agent, border patrol, partners against crime, drug dealing, partners, police investigation, confined, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, latin america, usa, new orleans, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.3
 704
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexploitation, woman in danger, hostage, femme fatale, confined, criminal's revenge, crimes, movie star, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, computers and web, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.5
 6K
Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, guilt, internal affairs, investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, working undercover, murder, police corruption, police officer killed, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
 2K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, murder, nude girl, crime gone awry, adultery, kidnapping, debauchery, betrayal, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 474
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, gangsters, on the road, cons and scams, disorder, friends, police detective, criminal heroes, partners, on the run, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Thick as Thieves (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Style: exciting, tricky, absurd, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, con men, con artists, betrayal, robbery, caper, creativity, chase, police investigation, one last job, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 6K
Riders (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heist, car chase, chase, bank, police investigation, partners, crime gone awry, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, betrayal, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Ten 'til Noon (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Between 11:50 and 12:00 noon, a crime is commited. In the same ten minute period, we follow the lives of the ten people, all connected to this crime. As we see each person's point of view, we are propelled closer and closer to the truth of what ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, vengeance, disorder, couples, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 580
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, heist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%