Movies like Breakout 1975

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Breakout (1975)
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Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough, serious, realistic, tense, based on true events, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, adventure, rescue, prison life, captivity, disguise, warden, pilot, escape attempt, runaway, on the run, chases and races, dishonesty, murder, crimes, heroes, confined, frame up, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston

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Most similar movies to Breakout

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, chases and races, chase, heroes, murder, rivalry and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Breakout: Prison Break: The Final Break (2009), Love and Bullets (1979), Eddie Macon's Run (1983), Fled (1996), Borderline (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, prison life, fugitives, escape, woman in danger, resourceful, freedom, against the odds, confined, chases and races, daring rescue, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
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100%
Love and Bullets (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Bronson is out for revenge in this action drama. Jackie Pruit (Jill Ireland) is the girlfriend of notorious gangster Joe Bomposa (Rod Steiger). When it looks as if Jackie's life is being threatened by Bomposa's goons, the FBI moves ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, track down, fall in love, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, rescue, tough law enforcer, police detective, tough heroes, chase, crimes, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, arizona, phoenix arizona, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eddie Macon's Run (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Macon is running from a nightmare... running to a dream... running for his life and his time is running out. He's escaped a Texas prison for the second time (risking life imprisonment if caught) to make it back to his wife and son. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, manhunt, injustice, family relations, crime, small town life, false accusation, prison, on the road, wrongfully committed, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, alabama, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 9K
Fled (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the Mafia is after, and some computer files that somebody wants desperately to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: manhunt, hacker, chase, on the run, undercover, partners, adventure, crimes, rivalry, prison life, frame up, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Borderline (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, immigrants, manhunt, border patrol, human trafficking, illegal immigration, chases and races, buddies, heroes, deadly, on the run, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, prison, death row, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, fugitives, master criminal, dishonesty, confined, assassination, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 349
Running Scared (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: military, spy, escape, cold war, swamp, manhunt, boat chase, chase, espionage, adventure, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Having spent 10 years in prison for nationalist activities, Shack Twala is finally ordered released by the South African Supreme Court but he finds himself almost immediately on the run after a run-in with the police. Assisted by his lawyer Rina Van ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, racism, on the run, dishonesty, danger, state affairs, betrayal, against the rules, politics, injustice, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Delta Factor (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action-packed espionage thriller based on a book by Mickey Spillane. A man who has been framed for a large-scale robbery escapes from prison, but is caught and given a choice between returning behind bars and working for the CIA. He is enlisted to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, prison, island, cia, dishonesty, special agents, escapades, adventure, investigation, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 805
Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, rescue, dishonesty, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 5K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
King of Africa (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A British colonial policeman in Africa, circa 1900, pursues a band of escaped killers across territory so wild, it lies just "one step to hell."
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, gang, manhunt, on the run, adventure, crimes, captivity, hostages, crime, confined, rescue, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1900s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Guns for San Sebastian (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: France, Italy, Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leon Alastray is an outlaw who has been given sanctuary by Father John, whom he then escorts to the village of San Sebastian. The village is deserted, with its cowardly residents hiding in the hills from Indians, who regularly attack the village and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, criminal, gunfight, outlaw, criminal heroes, hidden identity, clergy, leadership, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 145
The Manhunt (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove ownership, the young man is then sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, chase, dishonesty, heroes, partners, law enforcement, adventure, on the run, crimes, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5K
The Prey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, prison, on the run, hidden identity, crime, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, false accusation, crimes, family life, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, vengeance, criminal heroes, prison life, prison, law enforcement, life is a bitch, confined, redemption, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, escape, prison, injustice, on the road, police corruption, chase, psychotic, car theft, cross country trip, roadblock, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, chases and races, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains. Has Cooper succeeded in following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite the best efforts of a dogged cop?
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, airplane, hijacking, destiny, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, crime, missing person, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 2K
Mercenaries (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diplomatic official is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.
Style: exciting, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, prison, female agent, mercenary, state affairs, danger, crimes, confined, dishonesty, female prisoner, undercover, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, kazakhstan, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 104K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, gunfight, confined, thief, prison escape, gang, corruption, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, frame up, on the run, manhunt, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, false accusation, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Assassination (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jay Killon is the bodyguard of the recently elected US president, but he is assigned to the first lady (Lara Royce). Lara hates Killon so she does all she can to escape. The story complicates when someone tries to kill Lara.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: assassination, terrorism, secret agents, heroes, bodyguard, survival, terminal illness, deadly, state affairs, crimes, undercover, espionage ...
Time: 80s
Place: wyoming, washington d.c., ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Von Ryan's Express (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Von Ryan's Express stars Frank Sinatra as a POW colonel who leads a daring escape from Nazi Germany by taking over a freight train, but he has to win over the British soldiers he finds himself commanding.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: train, escape, world war two, prison, pow, behind enemy lines, war, adventure, heroes, on the run, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: switzerland, italy, germany, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
River of Death (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, South Africa, Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew of other people with reasons of their own decide to join him for the wealth of the lost city. But to their horror they find out that they have bit ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: jungle, adventurer, betrayal, mad scientist, chase, investigation, vengeance, heroic mission, daring rescue, treasure hunt, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 60s, year 1945 ...
Place: south america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 5K
Army of One (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, escape, on the run, frame up, police investigation, criminal heroes, police corruption, revenge, tough law enforcer, manhunt, partners, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, neo noir, bookies, murder, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 12K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, jungle, heroes, missing, missing in action, martial arts, heroic mission, military life, rescue, adventure, one man army, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%