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The Bone Collector (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  christmas,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:sewer,  tunnel,  apartment,  wheelchair,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:subway tunnel,  copycat crime,  copycat killer,  steam pipe,  computer chess,  abandoned subway station,  subway station,  disposable camera,  rescue attempt,  dead nurse,  taxi driver,  murder investigation,  police detective,  christmas party,  christmas tree,  mad doctor,  contemplating suicide,  suicide of father,  assisted suicide,  suicide by gunshot,  rockefeller center manhattan new york city,  future technology,  black woman murdered,  syracuse new york,  human bite,  hand signal,  death wish,  women in uniform,  stockyard,  ex model,  grand central station manhattan new york city,  secret message,  asbestos,  deduction,  scalding,  handcuffed to a pipe,  copycat,  hidden message,  woman stabbed,  quadriplegic,  forensic evidence,  severed face,  wall street manhattan new york city,  broken finger,  headset,  forensics,  oxygen mask,  mob of reporters,  hot dog stand,  broken hand,  black gloves,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  steam,  handicapped person,  cpr,  oyster,  cadaver,  self doubt,  nail,  rookie cop,  caregiver,  nypd,  innocent person killed,  red herring,  animal killing,  footprint,  new york skyline,  pool hall,  bone,  fingerprint,  police captain,  tragic past,  subterranean,  female cop,  slaughterhouse,  badge,  microscope,  clue,  bitten in the neck,  ski mask,  scene of the crime,  seizure,  psychological thriller,  saw,  eagle,  railroad,  hospital bed,  brooklyn bridge,  whodunit,  glock,  buried alive,  director cameo,  ex cop,  abandoned building,  paralysis,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  close up of eyes,  suffocation,  engagement ring,  newspaper clipping,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  pier,  aerial shot,  rainstorm,  bookstore,  mentor,  italian american,  severed finger,  damsel in distress,  woman in jeopardy,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  tension,  animal attack,  severed hand,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  mutilation,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  gothic,  revelation,  bullet,  destiny,  underground,  rope,  chess,  newspaper headline,  dismemberment,  ex convict,  tied up,  rat,  policewoman,  scar,  college student,  knocked out,  lightning,  evil man,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  screaming,  prologue,  danger,  author,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  man with glasses,  map,  little boy,  subway,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  little girl,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  serial killer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  based on book,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  police,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder

Don't Say A Word (2001)
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:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:subway station,  police detective,  hidden message,  nypd,  innocent person killed,  red herring,  tragic past,  female cop,  ski mask,  brooklyn bridge,  buried alive,  newspaper clipping,  ethnic slur,  italian american,  crime scene,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  ex convict,  policewoman,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  prologue,  danger,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  map,  subway,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  little girl,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  black comedy,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  based on novel,  death,  murder,  police,  violence,  blood

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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:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Story:murder investigation,  police detective,  forensic evidence,  innocent person killed,  fingerprint,  female cop,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  crime scene,  swat team,  sociopath,  newspaper headline,  policewoman,  scar,  college student,  danger,  police officer killed,  van,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambulance,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

Taking Lives (2004)
Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Taking Lives (2004)

The film starts in the early 1980s. Young Martin Asher took a bus for Canada. He meets another teen on the bus Matt Soulsby. When the bus broke they decided to rent a car and drive to Seattle. On the road the car gets a flat tire, and Matt starts changing the tire Martin comments on how he and Matt are about the same height and he quickly pushes Matt in the way of an oncoming truck causing a huge accident where Matt and the driver both die. He took Matt's guitar and left singing like Matt did. Twenty years later, an FBI profiler, Illeana Scott comes to Canada to help hunting down a serial killer Martin Asher who killed multiple men and lived by their identities. Martin's mother claims that she saw Martin in Quebec city and she tells the police that Martin is evil. The police also has an eyewitness James Costa who saw Asher kill his last victim... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:murder investigation,  police detective,  serial killer,  forensic evidence,  innocent person killed,  red herring,  fingerprint,  police captain,  tragic past,  scene of the crime,  psychological thriller,  whodunit,  car chase,  severed finger,  crime scene,  severed hand,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  mutilation,  heavy rain,  gothic,  newspaper headline,  scar,  race against time,  attempted murder,  prologue,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  blood,  murder

Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
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. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  christmas,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  apartment,  wheelchair,  airport
Characters:hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:taxi driver,  police detective,  christmas tree,  microscope,  brooklyn bridge,  aerial shot,  crime scene,  sociopath,  rat,  policewoman,  knocked out,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  prologue,  danger,  home invasion,  subway,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  machine gun,  helicopter,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  photograph,  murder,  death,  violence,  police

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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. This is why Dracula 2000 (2000) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:airport
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:fingerprint,  bitten in the neck,  mentor,  gothic,  revelation,  destiny,  rope,  college student,  knocked out,  lightning,  evil man,  race against time,  attempted murder,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  map,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  death,  murder,  blood

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:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:police detective,  forensics,  rookie cop,  badge,  ski mask,  ex cop,  suffocation,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  rainstorm,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  newspaper headline,  ex convict,  policewoman,  lightning,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  child in peril,  map,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  police,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

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

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Story:moral dilemma,  ethnic slur,  damsel in distress,  woman in jeopardy,  duct tape over mouth,  sociopath,  bullet,  ex convict,  scar,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  home invasion,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  blood,  police,  death,  murder,  violence

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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:sewer,  apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:police detective,  newspaper clipping,  car chase,  aerial shot,  rainstorm,  mentor,  crime scene,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  gothic,  newspaper headline,  college student,  knocked out,  lightning,  race against time,  attempted murder,  screaming,  prologue,  danger,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  flashlight,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  blood splatter,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  police,  death,  violence

The Mummy (2017)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:tunnel
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:destiny,  mad doctor,  subterranean,  bitten in the neck,  buried alive,  close up of eyes,  moral dilemma,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  crime scene,  walkie talkie,  gothic,  rat,  scar,  knocked out,  lightning,  race against time,  attempted murder,  screaming,  prologue,  danger,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  double cross,  man with glasses,  subway,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  police,  violence

Harry Brown (2009)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Harry Brown (2009)

In England, retired Royal Marine Harry Brown spends his lonely life between the hospital, where his beloved wife Kath is terminally ill, and playing chess with his only friend Leonard Attwell in the Barge pub owned by Sid Rourke. After the death of Kath, Len tells his grieving friend that the local gang is harassing him and he is carrying an old bayonet for self-defense; the widower suggests him to go to the police. When Len is beaten, then stabbed to death in an underground passage, Inspector Alice Frampton and her partner Sergeant Terry Hicock are sent to investigate. They pay Harry a visit but don't have good news; the police have not found any other evidence, other than the bayonet, in order to arrest the hoodlums. This mean that should the case go to trial the gang would claim self-defense. Harry Brown sees that justice will not be granted and decides to take matters into his own hands. This is why Harry Brown (2009) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  apartment
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Story:subway tunnel,  police detective,  oxygen mask,  innocent person killed,  police captain,  female cop,  suffocation,  crime scene,  tension,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  underground,  rope,  chess,  policewoman,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:rescue attempt,  police detective,  ex cop,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  damsel in distress,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  newspaper headline,  ex convict,  rat,  knocked out,  race against time,  racial slur,  home invasion,  ambulance,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  machine gun,  black comedy,  neo noir,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  police,  murder,  violence,  death

Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
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. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:subway station,  taxi driver,  innocent person killed,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  aerial shot,  duct tape over mouth,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  rat,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  subway,  ambulance,  police car,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  blood,  police,  violence

New Jack City (1991)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  christmas,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:police detective,  mob of reporters,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  police captain,  ski mask,  brooklyn bridge,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  rainstorm,  italian american,  tension,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  underground,  lightning,  evil man,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  police,  violence

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The Prophecy (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse
Period:1990s
Story:police detective,  death wish,  severed face,  badge,  close up of eyes,  newspaper clipping,  aerial shot,  crime scene,  sociopath,  gothic,  newspaper headline,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  double cross,  child in peril,  ambulance,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  revolver,  little girl,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  surprise ending,  cult film,  knife,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death,  police

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. This is why Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  deception,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  apartment,  airport,  bar
Story:abandoned subway station,  police detective,  handcuffed to a pipe,  hot dog stand,  glock,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  ex convict,  scar,  home invasion,  double cross,  map,  subway,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  police,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence

Scream 3 (2000) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 3 (2000)

A new film is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen.

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:copycat killer,  police detective,  copycat,  red herring,  whodunit,  director cameo,  ex cop,  newspaper clipping,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  sociopath,  revelation,  knocked out,  race against time,  screaming,  racial slur,  home invasion,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  serial killer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  police,  death,  violence

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Solace (2015)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Solace (2015)

A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Sir Anthony Hopkins), works with an F.B.I. Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of serial killer Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell). After having lived in isolation for two years, since the death of his daughter, Clancy is asked by his friend Joe, an F.B.I. Special Agent to help him solve several murders committed by a serial killer. The problem is that Ambrose is also psychic, and far ahead of Clancy. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  fear
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:hot dog stand,  red herring,  tragic past,  whodunit,  close up of eyes,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  crime scene,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  bullet,  newspaper headline,  scar,  race against time,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  subway,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  death,  police,  violence,  blood,  murder

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  apartment,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:rescue attempt,  death wish,  innocent person killed,  tragic past,  close up of eyes,  engagement ring,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  aerial shot,  mentor,  animal attack,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  man with glasses,  map,  ambush,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

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:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  apartment,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage
Story:ski mask,  car chase,  aerial shot,  heavy rain,  revelation,  bullet,  rope,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  prologue,  danger,  flash forward,  police officer killed,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  violence,  blood,  murder,  police

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Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. This is why Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  nurse,  doctor
Story:innocent person killed,  tragic past,  seizure,  abandoned building,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  severed hand,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  bullet,  newspaper headline,  dismemberment,  tied up,  scar,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  attempted murder,  screaming,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  little boy,  police car,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  little girl,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  death,  blood,  violence,  police

Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:nurse,  doctor
Story:taxi driver,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  fingerprint,  tragic past,  brooklyn bridge,  moral dilemma,  aerial shot,  mentor,  walkie talkie,  revelation,  chess,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  double cross,  subway,  flashlight,  manhattan new york city,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  slow motion scene,  black comedy,  helicopter,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  new york city,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  blood,  death,  murder

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." (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:taxi driver,  police detective,  hot dog stand,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  nypd,  badge,  close up of eyes,  engagement ring,  car chase,  sociopath,  ex convict,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  home invasion,  ambulance,  police station,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  camera,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  police,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood

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The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:innocent person killed,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  walkie talkie,  revelation,  scar,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  screaming,  danger,  police officer killed,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  death,  murder,  violence,  blood

Morgan (2016) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:innocent person killed,  close up of eyes,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  pier,  aerial shot,  revelation,  knocked out,  attempted murder,  danger,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  blood,  murder,  violence

The Heat (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. This is why The Heat (2013) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  escape,  torture,  fear,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Story:police detective,  broken hand,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  innocent person killed,  fingerprint,  police captain,  female cop,  brooklyn bridge,  director cameo,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  swat team,  revelation,  ex convict,  policewoman,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

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A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)

Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive. (Read More)

Themes:deception,  torture,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse
Period:1990s
Story:police detective,  handcuffed to a pipe,  innocent person killed,  psychological thriller,  brooklyn bridge,  ex cop,  newspaper clipping,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  mentor,  severed finger,  duct tape over mouth,  walkie talkie,  mutilation,  newspaper headline,  dismemberment,  pay phone,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  child in peril,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  photograph,  based on novel,  police,  blood,  violence,  murder,  death

8mm (1999)
Mystery, Thriller

8mm (1999)

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, Welles relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town private eye. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:wheelchair,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:brooklyn bridge,  abandoned building,  rainstorm,  bookstore,  duct tape over mouth,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  underground,  lightning,  evil man,  pay phone,  danger,  home invasion,  double cross,  man with glasses,  ambulance,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  death,  violence,  murder

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:police detective,  forensic evidence,  police captain,  tragic past,  female cop,  microscope,  ex cop,  car chase,  pier,  aerial shot,  heavy rain,  revelation,  danger,  police officer killed,  little boy,  police car,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  police,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

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Odd Thomas (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Odd Thomas (2013)

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas ('Anton Yelchin' (qv)) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy ('Addison Timlin' (qv)) and the local sheriff ('Willem Dafoe' (qv)), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair
Characters:hostage,  nurse,  doctor
Story:rescue attempt,  innocent person killed,  animal killing,  newspaper clipping,  bulletproof vest,  severed finger,  damsel in distress,  crime scene,  animal attack,  sociopath,  revelation,  knocked out,  race against time,  attempted murder,  screaming,  danger,  police officer killed,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  police car,  bound and gagged,  shot in the back,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  based on novel,  blood,  murder,  police,  death,  violence

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  bar
Story:subway station,  fingerprint,  tragic past,  brooklyn bridge,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  heavy rain,  attempted murder,  prologue,  danger,  double cross,  subway,  ambush,  shot in the back,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  photograph,  murder,  blood,  violence,  death

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
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,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  airport
Characters:hostage
Story:taxi driver,  innocent person killed,  fingerprint,  abandoned building,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  woman in jeopardy,  heavy rain,  revelation,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  screaming,  danger,  police officer killed,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  ambush,  police car,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  murder,  police,  blood,  violence,  death

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The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
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:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  bar
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Story:rescue attempt,  police detective,  copycat,  mob of reporters,  innocent person killed,  pool hall,  fingerprint,  tragic past,  female cop,  newspaper clipping,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  damsel in distress,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  tension,  animal attack,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  mutilation,  sociopath,  gothic,  rope,  newspaper headline,  tied up,  policewoman,  scar,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  van,  home invasion,  double cross,  child in peril,  man with glasses,  ambulance,  ambush,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  police,  bare chested male,  blood,  murder,  death,  violence

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:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:sewer
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:police detective,  rookie cop,  female cop,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  italian american,  woman in jeopardy,  policewoman,  attempted murder,  prologue,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  police,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

13 Hours (2016)
Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War

13 Hours (2016)

Libya, 2012. At an unofficial CIA base in Benghazi a group of ex-military contractors are providing security. In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall a power vacuum exists and the climate is volatile. Military weapons are freely available. The US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, makes a visit to the area, staying in a compound near the CIA base. On the night of 11 September, 2012, the Ambassador's compound is attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals. The only forces willing and able to defend it are six CIA contractors. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:airport
Story:abandoned building,  close up of eyes,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  severed finger,  severed hand,  walkie talkie,  chess,  scar,  race against time,  danger,  flash forward,  racial slur,  van,  home invasion,  man with glasses,  map,  ambush,  police car,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  camera,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  based on book,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  photograph,  bare chested male,  blood,  death,  murder,  violence

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Self/less (2015)
Action, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Self/less (2015)

An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause. This is why Self/less (2015) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Locations:apartment,  wheelchair,  airport,  bar
Characters:hostage,  doctor
Story:seizure,  moral dilemma,  car chase,  aerial shot,  italian american,  walkie talkie,  heavy rain,  revelation,  bullet,  newspaper headline,  scar,  knocked out,  home invasion,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  flashlight,  revolver,  little girl,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  tattoo,  new york city,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  death

Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
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:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Characters:hostage,  detective,  doctor
Story:police detective,  badge,  engagement ring,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  damsel in distress,  knocked out,  racial slur,  home invasion,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  violence,  police,  murder,  death

Cop Land (1997)
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. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  escape,  fear,  kidnapping,  suicide
Mood:gore
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:nypd,  police detective,  investigation,  rookie cop,  female cop,  badge,  ex cop,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  newspaper clipping,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  aerial shot,  italian american,  crime scene,  walkie talkie,  newspaper headline,  policewoman,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  home invasion,  map,  ambulance,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  police,  murder,  death,  violence,  blood

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Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

John McClane is now almost a full-blown alcoholic and is suspended from the NYPD. But when a bomb goes off in the Bonwit Teller Department Store the police go insane trying to figure out what's going on. Soon, a man named Simon calls and asks for McClane. Simon tells Inspector Walter Cobb that McClane is going to play a game called "Simon Says". He says that McClane is going to do the tasks he assigns him. If not, he'll set off another bomb. With the help of a Harlem electrician, John McClane must race all over New York trying to figure out the frustrating puzzles that the crafty terrorist gives him. But when a bomb goes off in a subway station right by the Federal Reserve (the biggest gold storage in the world) things start to get heated. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:tunnel,  airport
Characters:detective,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:subway station,  nypd,  subway,  taxi driver,  police detective,  chrysler building manhattan new york city,  female cop,  brooklyn bridge,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  car chase,  ethnic slur,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  policewoman,  scar,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  danger,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  child in peril,  man with glasses,  ambulance,  police station,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  police,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder

Scream 2 (1997)
Horror, Mystery

Scream 2 (1997)

Two years after the events of Scream, Sidney Prescott and Randy are attending Windsor college. They are trying to get on with their lives...Until a new Ghostface killing spree begins. With the help of Dewey and Gale, Sidney must find out who's behind the murders. As the body count goes up, the list of suspects goes down. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:hostage,  detective
Period:1990s
Story:copycat killer,  police detective,  copycat,  mob of reporters,  broken hand,  red herring,  tragic past,  whodunit,  director cameo,  ex cop,  close up of eyes,  ethnic slur,  duct tape over mouth,  crime scene,  scar,  college student,  knocked out,  lightning,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  screaming,  author,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  van,  double cross,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  police station,  flashlight,  f word,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  serial killer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  death,  police,  murder,  blood,  violence

Green Room (2015) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

Green Room (2015)

A band straying into a secluded part of the Pacific Northwest stumbles onto a horrific act of violence. Because they are the only witnesses, they become the targets of a terrifying gang of skinheads who want to make sure all the evidence is eliminated. This is why Green Room (2015) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:bar
Characters:hostage
Story:animal killing,  ethnic slur,  aerial shot,  crime scene,  tension,  animal attack,  mutilation,  sociopath,  revelation,  policewoman,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  racial slur,  van,  man with glasses,  ambush,  police car,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  shot in the chest,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  death,  blood,  violence,  murder,  police

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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. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport
Characters:hostage,  detective
Story:police detective,  mob of reporters,  rookie cop,  red herring,  police captain,  female cop,  ski mask,  ex cop,  newspaper clipping,  car chase,  crime scene,  swat team,  heavy rain,  newspaper headline,  ex convict,  policewoman,  police officer killed,  van,  ambulance,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  knife,  title spoken by character,  death,  police,  blood,  violence,  murder

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  fear,  christmas,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective
Story:christmas party,  christmas tree,  wall street manhattan new york city,  innocent person killed,  animal killing,  psychological thriller,  world trade center manhattan new york city,  ethnic slur,  woman in jeopardy,  tension,  sociopath,  revelation,  evil man,  pay phone,  attempted murder,  screaming,  police officer killed,  racial slur,  double cross,  ambulance,  police car,  f word,  manhattan new york city,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  camera,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  serial killer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  death,  police,  murder,  violence,  blood

The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:police detective,  broken hand,  car chase,  crime scene,  swat team,  heavy rain,  scar,  knocked out,  race against time,  pay phone,  police officer killed,  double cross,  child in peril,  ambush,  police station,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  violence,  police,  death,  blood

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Ngo Si Seoi (1998) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. (Read More)

Themes:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  torture,  betrayal,  kidnapping
Mood:suspense
Characters:hostage,  detective,  nurse,  doctor
Period:1990s
Story:police detective,  car chase,  aerial shot,  walkie talkie,  newspaper headline,  knocked out,  pay phone,  screaming,  prologue,  danger,  double cross,  map,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  camera,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  machine gun,  black comedy,  helicopter,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  murder,  police,  violence,  death

Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. This is why Passenger 57 (1992) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999). (Read More)

Themes:panic,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  christmas,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Locations:airport
Characters:hostage
Period:1990s
Story:innocent person killed,  tragic past,  glock,  ex cop,  swat team,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  danger,  van,  double cross,  child in peril,  man with glasses,  little boy,  ambulance,  ambush,  police car,  shot in the back,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  police officer,  black comedy,  helicopter,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  title spoken by character,  blood,  police,  murder,  violence,  death

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:panic,  surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel,  airport
Characters:hostage
Story:headset,  subterranean,  abandoned building,  moral dilemma,  bulletproof vest,  aerial shot,  heavy rain,  revelation,  destiny,  scar,  knocked out,  evil man,  race against time,  attempted murder,  danger,  double cross,  child in peril,  ambush,  shot in the back,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  brawl,  slow motion scene,  rescue,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  shot to death,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  chase,  knife,  tattoo,  title spoken by character,  boyfriend girlfriend relationship,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  violence,  murder,  death,  blood

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Fallen (1998)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

Fallen (1998)

Det. John Hobbes is convinced that when killer Edgar Reese is executed, all of his troubles are over. But when people he knows and people on the street start to sing the same tune that Reese sang in the gas chamber, and those same people taunt him, he is told that maybe the cursed fallen angel Azazel is behind it all. Azazel is cursed to roam the Earth without a form, and he can switch bodies by any contact, making him hard to track. When Hobbes is forced to kill a man possessed by Azazel, he must clear his name while protecting his family and others from the evil, vengeful Azazel. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear,  betrayal,  kidnapping,  suicide,  revenge
Mood:suspense
Locations:apartment,  bar
Characters:detective,  hostage
Period:1990s
Story:copycat killer,  police detective,  serial killer,  copycat,  forensic evidence,  hot dog stand,  fingerprint,  police captain,  tragic past,  psychological thriller,  brooklyn bridge,  abandoned building,  italian american,  crime scene,  heavy rain,  gothic,  newspaper headline,  policewoman,  police officer killed,  double cross,  child in peril,  subway,  ambush,  police station,  flashlight,  shot in the back,  f word,  revolver,  handcuffs,  held at gunpoint,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  police officer,  black comedy,  blood splatter,  shot to death,  neo noir,  corpse,  train,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  chase,  knife,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  murder,  death,  violence,  police,  blood

The Thirteenth Floor (1999) is one of the best movies like The Bone Collector (1999)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in the computer generated parallel world his company has created (which looks like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions). Fuller is murdered in our real world the same night, and his colleague is suspected. Douglas discovers a bloody shirt in his bathroom and he cannot recall what he was doing the night Fuller was murdered. He logs into the system in order to find the letter, but has to confront the unexpected. The truth is harsher than he could ever imagine... (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  paranoia,  deception,  escape,  fear
Locations:bar
Characters:detective
Period:1990s
Story:taxi driver,  police detective,  close up of eyes,  newspaper clipping,  rainstorm,  crime scene,  swat team,  walkie talkie,  sociopath,  heavy rain,  revelation,  newspaper headline,  lightning,  race against time,  pay phone,  double cross,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  revolver,  held at gunpoint,  taxi,  brawl,  investigation,  shot in the chest,  machine gun,  serial killer,  neo noir,  corpse,  pistol,  surprise ending,  cult film,  knife,  tattoo,  bare chested male,  based on novel,  violence,  death,  murder,  police

Chugyeogja (2008)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Chugyeogja (2008)

Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by a same client whom one of his girls is meeting with right now.

Themes:panic,  escape,  torture,  fear,  kidnapping,  revenge
Mood:suspense,  gore
Characters:detective,  nurse
Story:police detective,  clue,  ex cop,  severed hand,  rope,  dismemberment,  tied up,  knocked out,  race against time,  subway,  police car,  bound and gagged,  police station,  flashlight,  little girl,  handcuffs,  camera,  slow motion scene,  investigation,  police officer,  serial killer,  blood splatter,  corpse,  photograph,  bare chested male,  violence,  murder,  blood,  death

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