Hold up movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hold up movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, gloomy and bleak films and TV shows about / with hold up, gun, crimes, robbery, murder, family relations, death, police, violence and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hold up: Point Break (1991), Enid Is Sleeping (1990), Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012), In All Innocence (1998), Drive-In (1976), The Hold-Up (2001), No Blade of Grass (1970), The Assistant (1997), Could We Maybe (1976), The Most Gentle Confessions (1971).

List of hold up movies

 7.3
 170K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, special agents, extreme sports, surfer, surfing, working undercover, gang, undercover, fbi, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, hawaii
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Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, dark humor, murder, police officer, gunfight, exploding car, crime, love and romance, dishonesty, deadly, best friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: new mexico
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Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The chance of an innocent child's game will unveil a betrayal that will forever change the lives of two families when their paths cross, endangering what they love the most, in a city that does not give them a truce.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, life turned upside down, family in crisis, dishonesty, betrayal, destiny, insecurity, kidnapping, plot twist, gang, drugs ...
Place: venezuela, latin america
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In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, Cécile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: psychological, sexual, gloomy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family relations, legal, crimes, couple relations, heist, love affair, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.4
 391
Drive-In (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: disorder, friends, coming of age, nothing goes right, youth, teenage life, kidnapping, americana, small town life, heist, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas
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 6.1
 639
The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, society, hostage, working class, cons and scams, hostages, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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No Blade of Grass (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A strange new virus has appeared, which only attacks strains of grasses such as wheat and rice, and the world is descending into famine and chaos. Architect John, along with his family and friends, is making his way from London to his brother's ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: survival, apocalypse, family in danger, family relations, chaos, contamination, virus, distopia, farm, graphic violence, human nature, plague ...
Time: future
Place: england, northern england, london
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 5.8
 177
The Assistant (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daniel Petrie scripted and directed this Canadian-British film, an adaptation of the memorable 1957 Brooklyn-based novel by Brooklyn-born Bernard Malamud, author of The Natural. During the Depression, drifter Frank Alpine (Gil Bellows) and hobo Ward ...
Plot: breaking and entering, museum, reading, liquor store, delicatessen, library, parade, gun, death, gift, religious conversion, male female relationship ...
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 6.3
 313
Could We Maybe (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 15-year-old Kim - an ordinary teenager, given mostly to himself, living with an unmarried mother in a small apartment. Once Kim together with an unfamiliar girl falls hostage during a bank robbery, but after making ​​friends with the leader of ...
Plot: topless girl, homework, camera shot of bare feet, wood chopping, slacker, male vomiting, playing guitar, puberty, stockholm syndrome, counting money, beer, undressing ...
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The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, hearing, confession, police raid, prison, police, psychological torture, psychological manipulation, circus, wrist slitting, ex convict, police officer ...
Time: 70s
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 5.1
 511
Doonby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A handsome drifter, without a past, gets off an interstate bus in a small Texas town and finds work at Leroy's Country Blues Bar....and the mystery begins.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, twist ending
Plot: bar, mystery, bus, musician, single mother, seduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, robbery, hold up, guitar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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Robbery Under Arms (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Fourth adaptation and first made for television of the classic Australian bushranger novel "Robbery Under Arms" by Rolf Boldrewood. Made by the South Australian Film Corporation during the mini-series boom of the 1980s and lensed in the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, heist, countryside, family relations, crimes, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes, adventure, danger, family life, myth ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: australia, south australia
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Janosik: A True Story (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Adventure
Country: Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of Janosik, a legendary "Central European Robin Hood", based on real XVIII century documents and a romantic legend. Young Janosik, burnt out by war experiences and disappointment in love, joins a team of brigands. Soon after he ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: mother son relationship, european history, criminal as protagonist, soldier, friendship between men, crime and punishment, gangsters, crime spree, drunkenness, friendship, politics, death of protagonist ...
Time: 18th century
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Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: nightlife, bar, lifestyle, disorder, damsel in distress, strong female character, bartender, sex scene, city life, urban, dentist, pixilated nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 5.9
 212
Yellow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight friends in Los Angeles spend their last evening together as they face graduation from high school and the onset of their adult lives. One of them gets in unexpected trouble when he loses a large sum of his dad's money. The friends rally ...
Style: rough, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, rally, friends, teenage life, cons and scams, high school, heist, vigilantism, culture clash, kids in trouble, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.9
 44K
Slow West (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, road movie ...
Plot: gunfight, old west, search, chase, pursuit, death of father, horse, outlaw, bounty hunter, criminal, rescue, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
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The United States of Leland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the ...
Style: meditative, psychological, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, teacher, dysfunctional family, family relations, prison, theft, crimes, investigation, parents and children, prison life, loss of sibling, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, california, phoenix arizona, italy, new york ...
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 7.1
 9K
A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, police inspector, criminal, double life, police, driver, bank robbery, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, parents and children, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, understanding, family relations, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greece
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 8.2
 765K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: social decay, loner, lone wolves, character study, depression, paranoia, antisocial behavior, obsession, vigilante, loneliness, alienation, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam, united states ...
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 7.3
 167K
Superman (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Switzerland, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Mild-mannered Clark Kent works as a reporter at the Daily Planet alongside his crush, Lois Lane. Clark must summon his superhero alter-ego when the nefarious Lex Luthor launches a plan to take over the world.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, save the world, space and aliens, heroes, double life, megalomaniac, secret identity, journalist, crime fighter, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1948, 1950s ...
Place: new york, midwest, usa, california, new jersey ...
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 7.8
 14K
Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, contemplative, emotional, touching ...
Plot: american dream, german, immigrants, pimp, on the road, bittersweet, culture clash, human nature, alcohol abuse, fish out of water, cult, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, germany, usa, europe, west berlin west germany ...
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The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day that there is oil on Day's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, oil, hopes, restaurant, aging, danger, obsessive quest, social relations, family relations, one last chance, family life, down on your luck ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, london, california
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 5.9
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, blackmail, film critic, manipulation, crimes, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, hollywood, who done it, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, christmas, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974
Place: salt lake city utah
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 7.6
 23K
The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, el paso texas, tucson arizona, california
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 7.0
 1K
Fifty-Fifty (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teen involved in the world of underground boxing vows to take care of a dead fighter's family.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, rough, serious ...
Plot: beating, kids in trouble, teenage life, youth, gambling, redemption, tragic love, underdog, love and romance, survival, unfulfilled love, illegal fistfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, turkey, kazakhstan
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Workers for the Good Lord (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, Fred goes on a cross-country crime spree in this dark but dreamy French comedy.
Plot: education, car, hold up, studying, suburbs, sports car, youth, violence, money, gun, school, social class ...
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 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, couples, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, gays and lesbians, deadly, gay erotica, chase, couple relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, buenos aires argentina, brazil ...
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