Movies like The Anderson Tapes

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The Anderson Tapes (1971)
 6.4
 8K
The Anderson Tapes (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thief (Duke Anderson) just released from ten years in jail, takes up with his old girlfriend (Ingrid) in her posh apartment. He makes plans to rob the entire building. What he doesn't know is that his every move is recorded on audio and video tape, although he is not the subject of any surveillance.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, witty, stylized, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, heist, gang, crimes, wiretap, released from prison, safecracker, one last job, mafia, police, jewel theft, surveillance camera, robbery, ex convict, hostage, gays and lesbians, perfect crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, internal affairs, prison, gangsters, bandit, caper ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Anderson Tapes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, heist, chase, betrayal and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Anderson Tapes: The Getaway (1972), The Burglars (1971), Takers (2010), Heist (2001), The Stone Killer (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 32K
The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, cynical, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, on the run, chase, robbery, bank robbery, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, criminal heroes, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mayor, runaway train, train, passenger, tunnel, ransom, negotiation, hijacking, police officer, crimes, heist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, jewel theft, heist, crimes, police investigation, partners, police corruption, burglar, criminal heroes, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, europe, france, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 62K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, armored car robbery, thief, tough guy, armored car, robbery, police brutality, bank, crimes, theft, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 36K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, mastermind, cons and scams, gang, jewelry, money, crimes, blackmail, one last job, gunfight, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Stone Killer (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, gangsters, chase, gunfight, showdown, brainwashing, war veteran, surveillance, maverick cop, tough cop ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, usa, vietnam, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, con men, one last job, police investigation, cons and scams, betrayal, kgb, against the odds, government agency, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 19K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, lone hero, crimes, gangsters, rescue, police, vigilante, gang, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.1
 16K
The Driver (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, one last job, police detective, on the run, witness, gambling, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 30K
Thief (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Frank is an expert professional safecracker, specialized in high-profile diamond heists. He plans to use his ill-gotten income to retire from crime and build a nice life for himself complete with a home, wife and kids. To accelerate the process, he ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, tense, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, betrayal, storage unit, one last job, convict, car salesman, thief, crimes, vengeance, safe, mistrust ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 151K
Man on a Ledge (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The NYPD dispatch a female police psychologist to talk him down. However, unbeknownst to the police on the scene, the suicide attempt is a cover for the biggest ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, tricky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, mind game, perfect crime, swat team, suicidal, dishonesty, deception, storage unit, policewoman, caper, negotiator, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 21K
Empire State (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. He makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax security to his best friend, Eddie ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, armored truck, unlikely criminals, armored car robbery, crimes, chase, embezzlement, ex cop, heist gone wrong, breaking and entering, crime boss, police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 115K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, heist, burglar, master criminal, art theft, partners, art thief, sexual tension, undercover, working undercover, perfect crime, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan new york city, new york, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 122K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, betrayal, tough heroes, romancing a criminal, cons and scams, jewel robbery, thief, money, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, new orleans, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.6
 5K
Mitchell (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough-guy cop (Joe Don Baker) pursues two drug runners (Martin Balsam, John Saxon) across the city to bust a large syndicate. Very much an anti-hero, Mitchell often ignores the orders of his superiors and demonstrates disdain for by-the-book ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, chase, crimes, car chase, police corruption, heist, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, city life, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 362K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, robbery, master criminal, revenge, mentor, gold, safecracker, hacker, caper, group of criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 2K
Running Time (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Running Time was filmed in black and white, in real time, and seemingly takes place in one continuous, fluid shot. It's a little like Hitchcock's "Rope," but it's on location! Carl, an ex-con who sets out to rob the prison ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, partners, master criminal, buddies, crimes, prison, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 7K
Pawn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crimes, gangsters, hostage negotiator, crime gone awry, diner, tough heroes, robbery, mafioso, criminal gang, crime boss, hostage situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Across 110th Street (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a daring robbery, some $300,000 is taken from the Italian mob. Several mafiosi are killed, as are two policemen. Lt. Pope and Mattelli are two New York City cops trying to break the case. Three small-time criminals are on the run with the money. ...
Style: neo noir, bleak, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, society, law enforcement, obsessive quest, partners against crime, fighting crime, violence spree, r&b, social decay, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two lovers, Mary and Larry, in their Dodge Charger are chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, robbery, mechanic, partners, race against time, law enforcement, buddies, store, car chase, hostage, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 127K
The Score (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, betrayal, robbery, one last job, cons and scams, group of criminals, thief, crimes, plan, jewelry, stewardess, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 6K
The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, museum, perfect crime, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, cons and scams, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison, faked death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 20K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, family problems, criminal heroes, crimes, family reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, police detective, honest law enforcer, rivalry, brother brother relationship, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, gang, crimes, best friends, betrayal, master criminal, police corruption, vengeance, tragic hero, ambition, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Today You Die (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, prison, frame up, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, manhunt, criminal's revenge, heist, heroes, fistfight, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 599
Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, car chase, undercover agent, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, debt, police shootout, going straight, unlikely criminals, tough law enforcer, betrayal, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 669
Black Gunn (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang syndicate his brother has attacked and robbed. Their ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, racism, injustice, bookies, society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, gang, law enforcement, chase, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
 4K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, partners, crimes, cons and scams, betrayal, rivalry, safecracker, caper, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, gang war, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%