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Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Man On A Ledge (2012)

An ex-cop turned con threatens to jump to his death from a Manhattan hotel rooftop. The nearest New York Police officer immediately responds to a screaming woman and calls dispatch. More Officers arrive with SWAT and tactical command along with fire-fighters. The police then dispatch a police psychologist personally requested to talk him down from the ledge. However, things aren't as they seem. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:hotel,  rooftop,  kitchen,  elevator,  cemetery,  bar
Characters:secretary,  detective
Period:2010s
Story:jewelry heist,  diamond heist,  blonde woman,  diamond theft,  diamond ring,  irish american,  jewel heist,  diamond,  corrupt businessman,  jumping from a rooftop,  woman wearing red lingerie,  woman smoker,  woman in bra and panties,  surveillance camera,  woman in underwear,  escape from handcuffs,  elevator shaft,  news helicopter,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  sing sing prison new york,  prison visit,  prison escape,  police detective,  hotel room,  police shootout,  police car chase,  police chase,  foot chase,  threaten to drop from a height,  women changing clothes,  wiping off fingerprints,  throwing money into the air,  handcuffed to something,  shooting a lock open,  throwing money away,  running on a bridge,  proving innocence,  standing on a ledge,  female tv reporter,  scaling wall,  heat sensor,  sharing a cigarette,  awakened by phone,  man on a ledge,  hand slap,  ear piece,  wire cutter,  appeared on tv news,  safecracking,  escape from custody,  freight,  car hit by a train,  jumping off a building,  car flip,  liquid nitrogen,  overturned car,  storage unit,  diversion,  air duct,  air vent,  rappelling,  jewel theft,  negotiator,  room service,  equipment,  grave side ceremony,  internal affairs,  distraction,  hot dog stand,  money falling through the air,  c4 explosives,  nypd,  newscaster,  payback,  climbing out a window,  cityscape,  male male hug,  wrongful imprisonment,  black cop,  suicide note,  two brothers,  overhead camera shot,  dirty cop,  altered version of studio logo,  vault,  fisticuffs,  escaped convict,  no title at beginning,  cheering crowd,  telling someone to shut up,  cameraman,  hangover,  fire extinguisher,  latina,  jewelry,  engagement ring,  media coverage,  location in title,  car chase,  loss of brother,  female reporter,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  one day,  frame up,  italian american,  false identity,  strong female lead,  faked death,  jumping from height,  skateboard,  irish,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  nipples visible through clothing,  head butt,  strong female character,  corrupt cop,  trust,  love interest,  policewoman,  death of brother,  fugitive,  businessman,  racial slur,  marriage proposal,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  four word title,  woman,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police,  flashback,  gun,  fight

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  elevator
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  wrongful imprisonment,  car chase,  jumping through a window,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  racial slur,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  police station,  flashlight,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  police,  flashback

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Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

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 (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:hotel,  bar
Story:jumping from a rooftop,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  internal affairs,  hot dog stand,  c4 explosives,  no title at beginning,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  corrupt cop,  marriage proposal,  no opening credits,  security guard,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:detective
Story:blonde woman,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  italian american,  corrupt cop,  love interest,  policewoman,  racial slur,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  prisoner,  woman,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  cigarette smoking,  police,  fight

Don't Say A Word (2001) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  cemetery
Characters:detective
Story:jewelry heist,  diamond theft,  surveillance camera,  police detective,  police shootout,  foot chase,  jewel theft,  nypd,  italian american,  diamond,  security camera,  head butt,  policewoman,  racial slur,  security guard,  woman,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  flashback,  police

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Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. This is why Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  kitchen,  hotel
Characters:detective
Story:corrupt businessman,  police detective,  police chase,  foot chase,  vault,  fire extinguisher,  frame up,  faked death,  security camera,  policewoman,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  false accusation,  disguise,  flashlight,  f word,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  flashback,  fight,  police

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way.

Themes:deception,  betrayal
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  black cop,  engagement ring,  car chase,  jumping through a window,  one day,  security camera,  head butt,  corrupt cop,  racial slur,  news report,  anti hero,  security guard,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  fight

Patriots Day (2016)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Patriots Day (2016)

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  funeral
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  bar
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  no title at beginning,  media coverage,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  swat team,  security camera,  policewoman,  death of brother,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police,  fight,  gun

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The Marine (2006) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Drama, Thriller

The Marine (2006)

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. (Read More)

Themes:heist
Locations:kitchen
Story:jewelry heist,  diamond heist,  diamond theft,  police detective,  jewel theft,  overhead camera shot,  dirty cop,  fisticuffs,  fire extinguisher,  jewelry,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  diamond,  corrupt cop,  racial slur,  security guard,  shot in the back,  brawl,  gunfight,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shootout,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  gun

Seeking Justice (2011)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Seeking Justice (2011)

In New Orleans, English teacher of the high school Rampart High, Will Gerard, and his wife, musician Laura Gerard, are in love with each other. One night, Laura leaves a rehearsal and is assaulted, while Will is playing chess with his friend Jimmy. Will is visiting her in hospital when, out of the blue, a stranger named Simon tells him that he belongs to an organization of vigilantes and offers to eliminate the assailant. In return, the organisation would want a favor from Will in the future. Will agrees, and the criminal is murdered. Six months later, Simon collects his debt with Will. He demands that Will kill Alan Marsh, a pedophile. Will accidentally kills Alan and soon he learns that the victim was an awarded journalist that was investigating the organization. Now he seeks evidences to prove his innocence but the network of the organization is powerful and is seeking Will out to eliminate him. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:blonde woman,  police detective,  police car chase,  police chase,  foot chase,  escape from custody,  storage unit,  hot dog stand,  car chase,  frame up,  security camera,  corrupt cop,  fugitive,  news report,  anti hero,  security guard,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  flashback,  fight,  police

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." This is why 15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  cemetery,  hotel,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police chase,  foot chase,  hot dog stand,  nypd,  cameraman,  fire extinguisher,  engagement ring,  media coverage,  car chase,  female reporter,  marriage proposal,  news report,  prisoner,  police station,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  fistfight,  shot to death,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police,  fight

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Total Recall (2012)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Total Recall (2012)

For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustrating life - real memories of life as a super-spy might be just what he needs. But when the procedure goes horribly wrong, Quaid becomes a hunted man as he finds himself on the run from the police. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:elevator shaft,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  media coverage,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  swat team,  strong female character,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  disguise,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  police,  flashback

Money Monster (2016) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Money Monster (2016)

In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O'Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:corrupt businessman,  ear piece,  air vent,  negotiator,  nypd,  cameraman,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  one day,  italian american,  strong female lead,  irish,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  strong female character,  businessman,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  woman,  flashlight,  f word,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  gun

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:kitchen,  hotel,  bar
Story:woman smoker,  surveillance camera,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  hotel room,  foot chase,  car chase,  diamond,  false identity,  faked death,  head butt,  bartender,  disguise,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  flashback,  fight

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Heist (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Heist (2001)

David Mamet takes this story of thieves along many twists and turns, some of which work and some of which don't. Gene Hackman plays the brilliant leader of a gang (Delroy Lindo, Ricky Jay & Rebecca Pigeon as Hackman's youngish wife), which pulls off complex heists for a despicable fence (Danny DeVito). After stiffing the gang on a jewelry robbery, DeVito forces the gang to go after a Swiss gold shipment and to use his nephew (Sam Rockwell) in the crime. No one trusts anyone and every step is shaded with the unexpected. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Story:jewelry heist,  jewel heist,  altered version of studio logo,  jewelry,  italian american,  security camera,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  disguise,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  cigarette smoking,  police,  gun,  fight

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016)

The Turtles continue to live in the shadows and no one knows they were the ones who took down Shredder. And Vernon is the one everyone thinks is the one who took Shredder down. April O'Neill does some snooping and learns a scientist named, Baxter Stockman is working for Shredder. He plans to break him out while he's being transported. April tells the turtles who try to stop it but can't. Stockman tries to teleport Shredder but he some how ends up in another dimension and meets a warlord named Krang who instructs Shredder to assemble a teleportation device he sent to Earth a long time ago. He gives Shredder some mutagen which he uses to transform two criminals who were also in the transport with him, Rock Steady and Bebop into mutants. And they set out to find the device. April saw the transformation while investigating Stockman, She would take the mutagen and she would be chased by Shredder's minions, the Foot Clan. He is saved by a man named Casey Jones who was the one who transporting Shredder. The Turtles show up and they try to work together. In the melee the mutagen ends up with the police. Knowing Shredder will try and get it back, April tries to get it first she asks Vern to help. Eventually she and Casey are arrested. The Turtles get the mutagen and Donatello analyzes it learns it could make them human, which he tells Leonardo who tells him to forget it and not to tell the others. But Michelangelo tells Raphael who feels that Leonardo doesn't respect them. This is why Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows (2016) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:elevator shaft,  foot chase,  air duct,  nypd,  altered version of studio logo,  escaped convict,  no title at beginning,  car chase,  female reporter,  jumping through a window,  italian american,  jumping from height,  skateboard,  irish,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  policewoman,  fugitive,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  fight,  police

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  kitchen,  elevator,  cemetery,  bar
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:corrupt businessman,  jumping from a rooftop,  prison escape,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  appeared on tv news,  altered version of studio logo,  no title at beginning,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  faked death,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  four word title,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  fight,  flashback,  police

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Stolen (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:elevator,  bar
Story:escape from handcuffs,  police car chase,  police chase,  foot chase,  safecracking,  escape from custody,  overturned car,  fisticuffs,  car chase,  faked death,  jumping from height,  swat team,  security camera,  head butt,  fugitive,  anti hero,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  flashback,  fight

Triple 9 (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  black cop,  loss of brother,  bulletproof vest,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  corrupt cop,  policewoman,  death of brother,  racial slur,  news report,  security guard,  prisoner,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police

Spartan (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Spartan (2004)

In the US-government's special ops, Scott is a shooter, not a planner, doing the job without regard to quaint or obsolete convention. When a Harvard undergrad goes missing (the daughter of a US leader), it's Scott who applies the pressure, first to her boyfriend, then to a madam whose cathouse is the initial stop en route to a white slavery auction in Dubai. The abductors may not know the girl's identity, but once they figure it out, she's doomed. Deadly double crosses force Scott to become a planner. Through it all, earnest TV newscasters read the drivel they're handed. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Story:woman smoker,  surveillance camera,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  foot chase,  cameraman,  media coverage,  female reporter,  bulletproof vest,  faked death,  fugitive,  racial slur,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  gun

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Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? This is why Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception
Locations:rooftop,  kitchen,  hotel,  bar
Story:jumping from a rooftop,  hotel room,  police chase,  foot chase,  car chase,  jumping from height,  swat team,  security camera,  head butt,  trust,  fugitive,  news report,  anti hero,  woman,  disguise,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph,  fight

Blue Streak (1999)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Blue Streak (1999)

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an L.A.P.D. detective... (Read More)

Themes:heist,  betrayal
Locations:rooftop,  elevator
Characters:detective
Story:diamond,  elevator shaft,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  air duct,  air vent,  car chase,  false identity,  swat team,  security camera,  security guard,  prisoner,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police

The A-team (2010)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The A-team (2010)

Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  cemetery,  hotel
Period:2010s
Story:escape from handcuffs,  bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  prison escape,  police chase,  foot chase,  car flip,  diversion,  rappelling,  distraction,  money falling through the air,  wrongful imprisonment,  overhead camera shot,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  frame up,  security camera,  head butt,  corrupt cop,  fugitive,  anti hero,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  fight,  flashback

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Ride Along 2 (2016)
Action, Comedy

Ride Along 2 (2016)

The RIDE ALONG 2 sequel picks up about a year after our heroes' last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. In Miami, they meet Maya, a no-BS homicide detective who lets them know Miami is her turf. They also encounter AJ, a shady cocky computer hacker who reveals evidence that implicates a well-respected local businessman, the wealthy Antonio Pope. Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal
Locations:bar
Characters:detective
Period:2010s
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  climbing out a window,  black cop,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  love interest,  businessman,  anti hero,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  police

Out Of Sight (1998) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Out Of Sight (1998)

A career bank robber busts out of jail (Clooney) with the help of his buddy (Rhames) and kidnaps a US Marshal (Lopez) in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big scam, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in. (Read More)

Themes:heist
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Story:jewelry heist,  diamond theft,  jewel heist,  prison escape,  police shootout,  jewel theft,  escaped convict,  car chase,  diamond,  swat team,  policewoman,  no opening credits,  prisoner,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  arrest,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shootout,  prison,  pistol,  cigarette smoking,  flashback

Chaos (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. This is why Chaos (2005) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:detective
Story:bell 206 jet ranger helicopter,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  diversion,  c4 explosives,  cityscape,  dirty cop,  car chase,  faked death,  swat team,  security camera,  corrupt cop,  policewoman,  security guard,  police station,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  police,  fight,  flashback

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  cityscape,  vault,  no title at beginning,  car chase,  frame up,  jumping from height,  walkie talkie,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  flashlight,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  flashback,  gun,  police,  fight

Welcome To The Punch (2013)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Welcome To The Punch (2013)

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong. This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a deeper conspiracy they both need to solve in order to survive. (Read More)

Themes:heist
Locations:hotel
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police chase,  foot chase,  media coverage,  bulletproof vest,  swat team,  corrupt cop,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  police station,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  explosion,  police,  flashback

The Fate Of The Furious (2017) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  betrayal,  deception,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  hotel,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:woman,  irish american,  prison escape,  police chase,  foot chase,  cheering crowd,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  anti hero,  security guard,  prisoner,  disguise,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  fight,  flashback

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The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  kitchen,  elevator,  bar
Characters:secretary,  detective
Story:corrupt businessman,  jumping from a rooftop,  prison escape,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  appeared on tv news,  newscaster,  altered version of studio logo,  no title at beginning,  telling someone to shut up,  media coverage,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  faked death,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  corrupt cop,  trust,  policewoman,  marriage proposal,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  fight

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. This is why Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:jumping from a rooftop,  foot chase,  money falling through the air,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  frame up,  faked death,  jumping from height,  skateboard,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  news report,  anti hero,  security guard,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  fight

Point Break (2015)
Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller

Point Break (2015)

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove these athletes are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  revenge
Period:2010s
Story:diamond heist,  police shootout,  foot chase,  money falling through the air,  c4 explosives,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  diamond,  jumping from height,  walkie talkie,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  police

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Rising Sun (1993) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Rising Sun (1993)

At the offices of a Japanese corporation, during a party, a woman, who's evidently a professional mistress, is found dead, apparently after some rough sex. A police detective, Web Smith is called in to investigate but before getting there, he gets a call from someone who instructs him to pick up John Connor, a former police Captain and expert on Japanese affairs. When they arrive there Web thinks that everything is obvious but Connor tells him that there's a lot more going on. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  foot chase,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  faked death,  swat team,  security camera,  news report,  security guard,  woman,  police station,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police,  fight

Alex Cross (2012)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Alex Cross (2012)

Dr. Alex Cross is on his last police duty to track down an assassin called Picasso, who's been torturing and killing rich businessmen in Detroit. Soon when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits to end this once and for all.

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  funeral,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop
Characters:detective
Story:irish american,  corrupt businessman,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  swat team,  security camera,  businessman,  no opening credits,  security guard,  police station,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  flashback,  gun,  police,  fight

Banlieue 13 (2004)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Banlieue 13 (2004)

In the near future, the worst ghettos of Paris, France are literally walled off and among the worst is District B13. Controlled by the ruthless crime lord, Taha, a young righteous punk named Leito is determined to bring him down. When the boss retaliates by kidnapping his sister, Lola, a rescue attempt by Leito is destroyed by betrayal that gets him arrested and Lola kept in the clutches in Taha. Six months later, a crackerjack undercover cop named Damien is given a urgent mission: a neutron bomb has been stolen by Taha in District B13 which has an automatic timer function engaged and set to detonate in less than 24 hours. Now with time running out, Damien and Leito must work together to find and stop the bomb, but there is far more to this crisis than any of the field players realize. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  elevator
Period:2010s
Story:jumping from a rooftop,  bomb,  prison escape,  police shootout,  foot chase,  jumping off a building,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  jumping from height,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  head butt,  corrupt cop,  anti hero,  disguise,  police station,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  fight,  police

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22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. This is why 22 Jump Street (2014) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Locations:hotel,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  climbing out a window,  cheering crowd,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  racial slur,  news report,  no opening credits,  security guard,  prisoner,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  fight,  police,  flashback

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Thriller

A Good Day To Die Hard (2013)

Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, for the first time, finds himself on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons heist. With the Russian underworld in pursuit, and battling a countdown to war, the two McClanes discover that their opposing methods make them unstoppable heroes. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  hotel
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police shootout,  vault,  media coverage,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  jumping through a window,  jumping from height,  security camera,  head butt,  news report,  anti hero,  prisoner,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  explosion,  photograph

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  cemetery
Characters:secretary
Story:foot chase,  vault,  cameraman,  female reporter,  jumping through a window,  jumping from height,  security camera,  racial slur,  news report,  security guard,  disguise,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  flashback,  gun,  fight

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Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:prison visit,  head butt,  fugitive,  racial slur,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  prisoner,  disguise,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  fight,  police,  gun

The Score (2001)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Score (2001)

Nick Wells, a professional criminal, decides to leave the business for good, since he nearly got caught on his last job. His plan is to live in peace with his girl Diane, running his Montreal jazz club. Soon afterward, Max, his good friend and financial partner, comes along with an offer Nick can't refuse: A historical and priceless French scepter has been discovered while being smuggled into the country. It is now under massive surveillance in the Montreal Customs House, and soon to be returned to France. Nick has to team up with Max's man inside, the young, talented and aggressive thief Jack Teller to get the precious item. Only one question remains: Who will trick whom out of their share? (Read More)

Themes:heist,  surveillance,  deception,  betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Story:jewelry heist,  jewel heist,  surveillance camera,  foot chase,  liquid nitrogen,  jewel theft,  jewelry,  false identity,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  marriage proposal,  news report,  anti hero,  security guard,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  black comedy,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Cop Land (1997) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cop Land (1997)

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Garrison. Freddy Heflin who was always admired by the New York cops wanted to become one, but because he was deaf in one ear this prevents him from achieving his goal, but has become sheriff of Garrison. Recently there have been a dark omen surrounding the NYPD, and Freddy is now investigating on this case, then Internal Affairs officer Mo Tilden is also on the case and asks Freddy for help, but Freddy could not. Now Freddy suspects that a New York City cop named Ray Donlan might be one of the many cops who is corrupted by the mob and other criminals. Now, Freddy must find a cop who is nicknamed "Superboy" who can testify against Donlan and protect him, before Donlan finds Superboy and kills him. This is why Cop Land (1997) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:funeral
Locations:rooftop,  cemetery,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:nypd,  internal affairs,  police detective,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  black cop,  dirty cop,  media coverage,  car chase,  italian american,  faked death,  skateboard,  walkie talkie,  corrupt cop,  policewoman,  racial slur,  bartender,  news report,  no opening credits,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  cigarette smoking,  flashback,  gun

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Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:betrayal,  revenge
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  police chase,  foot chase,  racial slur,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  prisoner,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  flashback,  police,  gun

Allegiant (2016)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Allegiant (2016)

After the earth-shattering revelations of INSURGENT, Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known. Once outside, old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless with the revelation of shocking new truths. Tris and Four must quickly decide who they can trust as a ruthless battle ignites beyond the walls of Chicago which threatens all of humanity. In order to survive, Tris will be forced to make impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  elevator
Story:prison escape,  foot chase,  cityscape,  altered version of studio logo,  vault,  bulletproof vest,  strong female lead,  security camera,  head butt,  strong female character,  trust,  fugitive,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  prisoner,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  fight

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  elevator,  hotel,  bar
Story:blonde woman,  hotel room,  police shootout,  police chase,  foot chase,  car chase,  strong female lead,  jumping from height,  skateboard,  head butt,  love interest,  bartender,  news report,  woman,  disguise,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  blonde,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  police,  gun,  flashback,  fight

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer. Jack also learns that Samantha is in danger and Turner and he rescue her. They decide to protect her since a skilled assassin is hunting them down while they try to find the motive of the conspiracy. Who can be trusted? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:rooftop,  kitchen,  hotel
Period:2010s
Story:prison escape,  foot chase,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  frame up,  jumping from height,  security camera,  head butt,  corrupt cop,  fugitive,  anti hero,  false accusation,  security guard,  prisoner,  woman,  disguise,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  flashback,  fight,  police

Criminal (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Criminal (2016)

Bill Pope (Ryan Reynolds) is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous convict Jericho Stewart (Kevin Costner). When he wakes up with the CIA agent's memories, his mission is to find The Dutchman and make the deal with him before the hacker launches ICBM's and starts World War III. But complications soon arise and the mission turns personal. This is why Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Period:2010s
Story:police chase,  foot chase,  escape from custody,  car chase,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  security camera,  fugitive,  news report,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  prisoner,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  flashback,  police

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:detective
Story:irish american,  corrupt businessman,  police detective,  foot chase,  no title at beginning,  security camera,  corrupt cop,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  security guard,  disguise,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  cell phone,  pistol,  chase,  explosion,  photograph,  fight,  flashback

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Out Of The Furnace (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:cemetery,  bar
Period:2010s
Story:prison visit,  foot chase,  two brothers,  swat team,  head butt,  death of brother,  bartender,  no opening credits,  anti hero,  prisoner,  four word title,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  prison,  cell phone,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  chase,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  police,  flashback,  gun

Lockout (2012) is one of the best movies like Man On A Ledge (2012)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Lockout (2012)

In 2079, in Washington, the ex-CIA Operative Snow is brutally interrogated, accused of treason against the United States. The chief of the secret service Scott Langral believes that he shot the agent Frank in a hotel room. Meanwhile, the idealistic daughter of the president of the USA, Emilie Warnock, is visiting MS One, a maximum security prison in outer space expecting to find evidence that the prisoners are actually guinea pigs of a huge corporation. When one of her bodyguards loses a hidden pistol to the dangerous prisoner Hydell, he subdues the staff in the central control room and releases the prisoners, including his brother Alex who becomes the leader of the riot. Now the veteran agent Harry Shaw offers freedom to Snow if he succeeds in rescuing the president's daughter. But the idealistic Emilie does not want to leave MS-One without the hostages. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  betrayal
Locations:hotel
Story:hotel room,  negotiator,  car chase,  frame up,  swat team,  security camera,  head butt,  death of brother,  prison,  prisoner,  disguise,  police station,  shot in the back,  bomb,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  arrest,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  brother brother relationship,  pistol,  surprise ending,  new york city,  explosion,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  fight,  flashback

Shaft (2000)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Shaft (2000)

New York Police Detective John Shaft is the lead detective on a sensitive case, a young black man is severely beaten. The man's companions tell Shaft that their friend humiliated the one who was sprouting racial slurs at him. Shaft confronts him and he says he's Walter Wade Jr. , the son of a wealthy man. Shaft finds that he has the id of a woman who's a waitress at the bar where Wade and the guy who was attacked were. When Wade continues to hurl racist comments, Shaft smacks him. Shaft later learns because of his actions Wade was granted bail and fled. Two years later, Wade returns and Shaft arrests him. At his hearing when the judge grants him bail, that's when Shaft throws his badge at the judge. He then sets out to get Wade by finding the waitress. Wade in the meantime asks a drug dealer named Peoples Hernandez to find the waitress and make sure she doesn't talk. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Characters:detective
Story:police detective,  foot chase,  jumping off a building,  nypd,  black cop,  dirty cop,  media coverage,  car chase,  jumping through a window,  italian american,  corrupt cop,  death of brother,  racial slur,  prisoner,  woman,  police station,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  gunfight,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  fistfight,  shot to death,  shootout,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  police

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