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The Next Three Days (2010)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

The Next Three Days (2010)

Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  surveillance,  robbery
Locations:canada,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:surveillance camera,  murder weapon,  county jail,  fingerprints,  airplane ticket,  wrongful conviction,  trash bag,  missing evidence,  false passport,  evidence,  family argument,  argument,  escape artist,  female doctor,  murder accusation,  helicopter tour,  police dragnet,  emergency stop,  forged papers,  lab results,  test result,  kids playing,  female convict,  forged document,  sports arena,  ankle,  jersey the garment,  prius,  community college,  conviction,  appeal,  drug money,  don quixote,  getaway car,  drain,  meth lab,  lip reading,  locked in a closet,  button,  innocent,  murder victim,  blood test,  remake of french film,  red light,  insulin,  planning,  rainy night,  protective male,  pittsburgh pennsylvania,  miscarriage of justice,  customs,  collage,  haiti,  venezuela,  ticket,  diabetes,  in medias res,  cash,  dumpster,  prison visit,  mugging,  coincidence,  roadblock,  no title at beginning,  hospital bed,  blood stain,  time in title,  trash,  deaf,  crowd,  flight,  gunfire,  divorcee,  attempted suicide,  zoo,  attorney,  passport,  railway station,  based on film,  witness,  fugitive,  van,  birthday party,  subway,  four word title,  drug dealer,  woman,  single mother,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  rain,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  murder,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  number in title,  kiss

Conviction (2010)
Biography, Drama

Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:wrongful conviction,  missing evidence,  single mother,  conviction,  miscarriage of justice,  evidence,  attempted suicide,  attorney,  woman,  handcuffs,  camera,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  murder

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Hot Pursuit (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Hot Pursuit (2015)

Rose Cooper is an uptight and by-the-book cop whose name has become a verb synonymous with screw-ups, and she's found a chance to redeem herself. She has been assigned to protect a federal witness, Daniella Riva, the vivacious and outgoing widow of a drug boss. As the two polar opposites race through Texas, they find themselves pursues by everyone from crooked cops to murderous gunmen. However, their greatest obstacle to making this out alive may be themselves as they learn that Cooper has now been considered a fugitive fleeing with Danielle. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Story:crowd,  witness,  fugitive,  argument,  van,  birthday party,  drug dealer,  woman,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  husband wife relationship,  murder

Gothika (2003)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Gothika (2003)

Dr. Miranda Grey is a psychiatrist who works in a penitentiary, in the mental institution sector. She is married with Dr. Douglas Grey, the chief of department where Dr. Pete Graham also works. Chloe Sava, a patient of Dr. Miranda formerly abused by her stepfather, claims that she is frequently raped by the devil in her cell. After leaving the asylum in a stormy night, Dr. Miranda has a car accident, and when she wakes up, she is an inmate of the institution, being accused of an horrible crime and having no memory of the incident. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:surveillance camera,  female doctor,  murder victim,  fingerprints,  roadblock,  blood stain,  evidence,  fugitive,  woman,  foot chase,  neo noir,  rain,  fire,  murder,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

U.s. Marshals (1998) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

U.s. Marshals (1998)

When a prisoner transport plane crashes, one prisoner, Mark Sheridan, skillfully escapes and saves lives at the same time. Deputy Sam Gerard and his team of U.S. Marshals pursue relentlessly, but Gerard begins to suspect that there is more to the exceptional fugitive than what he has been told. Meanwhile, Sheridan struggles to avoid capture while seeking answers of his own. Until the final scene, both Gerard and Sheridan are in jeopardy of the unknown. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:bar
Story:surveillance camera,  wrongful conviction,  fugitive,  planning,  miscarriage of justice,  roadblock,  passport,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  neo noir,  fire,  murder

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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. This is why Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery
Locations:bar
Story:planning,  no title at beginning,  subway,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder

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:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Story:cash,  evidence,  fugitive,  argument,  van,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  fire,  murder

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,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:police dragnet,  no title at beginning,  fugitive,  van,  drug dealer,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder

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The Fugitive (1993) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Fugitive (1993)

A well respected Chicago surgeon Dr. Richard Kimble has found out that his wife, Helen, has been murdered ferociously in her own home. The police found Kimble and accused him of the murder. Then, Kimble (without Justifiable Reason) was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and is now on the run. Deputy Samuel Gerard from Chicago takes charge of the chase of Kimble. Meanwhile, Kimble takes up his own investigation to find who really killed his wife, and to lure Gerard and his team into it as well. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  surveillance,  robbery
Locations:elevator
Characters:doctor
Story:wrongful conviction,  innocent,  miscarriage of justice,  evidence,  fugitive,  van,  subway,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  rain,  fire,  murder,  husband wife relationship

Snitch (2013)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Snitch (2013)

Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Characters:lawyer
Story:prison visit,  birthday party,  drug dealer,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  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. This is why Don't Say A Word (2001) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator
Story:surveillance camera,  getaway car,  van,  subway,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  camera,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  husband wife relationship,  murder

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Alpha Dog (2006)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Alpha Dog (2006)

1999, Claremont, California. Middle-class kids, in their 20s, talk trash, wave guns, hang out in a pack. Johnny Truelove, drug dealer and son of a underworld figure, threatens Jake Mazursky, an explosive head case who owes Johnny money; Jake responds by breaking into Johnny's house. On impulse, Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach. Zach's okay with it, figuring his brother will pay the debt soon. Johnny assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder, and they develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control. Group think, amorality, and fear of prison assert a hold on the pack. Is Zach in danger? (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:drug dealer,  trash,  attorney,  witness,  fugitive,  van,  birthday party,  shot in the chest,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  murder

Man On A Ledge (2012) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
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:surveillance
Locations:elevator,  bar
Story:surveillance camera,  innocent,  prison visit,  no title at beginning,  fugitive,  four word title,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  fire,  brother brother relationship

Broken City (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Broken City (2013)

In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul's murder. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:evidence,  subway,  woman,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  rain,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  murder

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Enemy Of The State (1998)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Enemy Of The State (1998)

Robert Dean is a mild-mannered lawyer who works in Washington D.C. He is on the trail of a kingpin named Pintero. Meanwhile, a politician named Thomas Reynolds is negotiating with Congressman Phillip Hammersley about a new surveillance system with satellites. But, Hammersley declines; Reynolds has Hammersley killed, but the murder is caught on tape, and the taper is chased by Reynolds' team of NSA agents. The guy must ditch the tape, so he plants it on Dean (unbeknownst to Dean). Then, the NSA decides to get into Dean's life. That is when Dean's life began to fall apart all around him, with his wife and job both gone. Dean wants to find out what is going on. Then, he meets a man named "Brill" who tells him that Dean has something that the government wants. Dean and Brill formulate a plan to get Dean's life back and turn the tables on Reynolds. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Locations:restaurant
Characters:lawyer
Story:surveillance camera,  evidence,  witness,  fugitive,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  fire,  murder,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Comedy, Crime

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

A man is murdered. Two men witness it. A blind man who hears the killer, and a deaf man who sees them. The police don't think they're credible witnesses, but the killers don't want to take any chances. The two men must now work together to save themselves and bring the killers to justice. This is why See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Story:deaf,  lip reading,  witness,  fugitive,  subway,  handcuffs,  car chase,  murder,  kiss

Criminal (2016) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
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:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:restaurant
Characters:doctor
Story:passport,  fugitive,  van,  subway,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  rain,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  murder

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Masterminds (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Masterminds (2016)

David Ghantt discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly Campbell who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime. Along with a group of half-brained criminals led by Steve Chambers and an absurdly faulted heist plan, David manages the impossible and makes off with $17 million in cash...only problem is he foolishly hands the money over to this wild group of double crossers and has been set up to take the fall. With the bandits blowing the millions on lavish and ridiculous luxuries, they leave behind a glaring trail of evidence. Now on the lam and in over his head, David must dodge the authorities, evade a hilarious hit man, Mike McKinney, and try to turn the tables on the ones he trusted most. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:bar
Story:surveillance camera,  cash,  no title at beginning,  evidence,  fugitive,  van,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:ticket,  no title at beginning,  fugitive,  foot chase,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  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:robbery,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:witness,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  number in title,  murder

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Dragonfly (2002) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital. This is why Dragonfly (2002) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:female doctor,  venezuela,  attempted suicide,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  camera,  rain,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his. (Read More)

Locations:elevator,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:prison visit,  evidence,  witness,  woman,  shot in the chest,  mother son relationship,  murder

Erin Brockovich (2000)
Biography, Drama

Erin Brockovich (2000)

'Erin Brockovich-Ellis' (qv) is an unemployed single mother, desperate to find a job, but is having no luck. This losing streak even extends to a failed lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in. With no alternative, she successfully browbeats her lawyer to give her a job in compensation for the loss. While no one takes her seriously, with her trashy clothes and earthy manners, that soon changes when she begins to investigate a suspicious real estate case involving the Pacific Gas & Electric Company. What she discovers is that the company is trying quietly to buy land that was contaminated by hexavalent chromium, a deadly toxic waste that the company is improperly and illegally dumping and, in turn, poisoning the residents in the area. As she digs deeper, Erin finds herself leading point in a series of events that would involve her law firm in one of the biggest class action lawsuits in American history against a multi-billion dollar corporation. (Read More)

Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:diabetes,  divorcee,  attorney,  woman,  single mother,  motorcycle,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

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Double Jeopardy (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Double Jeopardy (1999)

When Nick Parsons appears to be murdered his wife Libby is tried and convicted. Six years later Libby is paroled and with the help of Travis Lehman (her parole officer) she sets out to find her son and the truth behind the "murder".

Themes:escape
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:wrongful conviction,  evidence,  fugitive,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  camera,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  murder

Hell Or High Water (2016) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western

Hell Or High Water (2016)

In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the Texas Midlands Bank. Toby is divorced from his wife who lives with their two sons. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob agencies of the Texas Midlands Bank to raise money to pay the loan so that Toby may leave the real estate to his sons. Meanwhile the Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton who is near retirement and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:getaway car,  roadblock,  gunfire,  fugitive,  four word title,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder

2 Guns (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. This is why 2 Guns (2013) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator
Story:prius,  cash,  gunfire,  passport,  fugitive,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  number in title,  murder

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Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama

Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008)

Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism: American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg. (Read More)

Themes:robbery,  escape
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:roadblock,  gunfire,  attempted suicide,  van,  four word title,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  camera,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  murder

Cop Out (2010)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Cop Out (2010)

After a clumsy operation trying to capture a drug dealer, the N.Y.P.D Detectives Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are suspended for one month by their Captain Romans. Jimmy decides to sell his rare baseball card to pay for his daughter's expensive wedding while his jealous partner believes that his wife is cheating on him with their next-door neighbor. When Jimmy sells his card to a memorabilia store, the place is burgled by two small-time thieves and the detective loses his card. They track down the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:robbery,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  murder

Catch Me If You Can (2002) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:prison visit,  flight,  divorcee,  attorney,  fugitive,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship

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Runaway Jury (2003)
Drama, Thriller

Runaway Jury (2003)

Wendell Rohr is a torts lawyer taking on the gun lobby. Rankin Fitch is the jury consultant for the Defendants and between them the battle is for the hearts and minds of the jury. But there is someone on the inside. Nicholas Easter is a juror with a girlfriend, Marlee, on the outside. they have a past ..... and their own agenda. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:miscarriage of justice,  attorney,  woman,  foot chase,  camera,  rain,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder

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? This is why The Score (2001) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant
Story:surveillance camera,  customs,  foot chase,  neo noir,  rain,  fire

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant
Story:remake of french film,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  murder

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Enough (2002) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Enough (2002)

An abused woman discovers that the dream man she married isn't who she thought he was. She and her daughter try to escape (aided by her previous boyfriend), but he pursues her relentlessly. Fearing also for the safety of her daughter, she decides that there's only one way out of the marriage: kill him. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Characters:lawyer
Story:fingerprints,  cash,  zoo,  attorney,  witness,  woman,  car chase,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  murder

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,  escape
Locations:canada,  elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Story:rainy night,  witness,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  rain,  fire,  mother son relationship,  murder

Flight (2012)
Drama, Thriller

Flight (2012)

Whip Whitaker is a commuter airline pilot. While on a flight from Orlando to Atlanta something goes wrong and the plane starts to fly erratically. With little choice Whip crashes the plane and saves almost all on board. When he wakes up in the hospital, his friend from the airline union introduces him to a lawyer who tells him there's a chance he could face criminal charges because his blood test reveals that he was intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine. He denies being impaired, so while an investigation is underway, he is told to keep his act together. However, letting go of his addiction is not as easy as it seems... (Read More)

Locations:elevator
Characters:lawyer
Story:blood test,  flight,  conviction,  divorcee,  attorney,  woman,  rain,  father son relationship,  kiss

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Homefront (2013)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Homefront (2013)

Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his actions against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his bosses son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9 year old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who is bullying her at school, and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands. This is why Homefront (2013) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:meth lab,  prison visit,  birthday party,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder

Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant
Story:getaway car,  lip reading,  fugitive,  van,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  neo noir,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  murder

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:surveillance,  robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Story:red light,  evidence,  van,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  number in title,  murder

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Tango & Cash (1989)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Tango & Cash (1989)

Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon at the scene of the crime, the two have no alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  surveillance
Characters:lawyer
Story:cash,  wrongful conviction,  murder weapon,  evidence,  drug dealer,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  murder

The Company You Keep (2012)
Drama, Thriller

The Company You Keep (2012)

After years in hiding, ex-Weather Underground militant, Nick Sloan aka Jim Grant, learns about his old compatriot's arrest for a bank robbery turned deadly in the 1970s, which he is wanted for as an accomplice. This puts the ambitious young local reporter, Ben Shepard, on the scent of a story that exposes Nick as well. As such, Nick goes on the run while taking his daughter to safety. With that accomplished, Nick stays one step ahead of the FBI while pursuing a faint hope to clear his name. Meanwhile, Shepard digs deeper into the case himself as he discovers the true complexities of another times' determined ideals even as Nick faces their consequences with another. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  robbery
Locations:canada,  restaurant
Characters:lawyer
Story:passport,  fugitive,  subway,  handcuffs,  camera,  rain,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  murder

Attack The Block (2011) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Attack The Block (2011)

Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and and a gang of tough inner-city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into a war-zone. This is why Attack The Block (2011) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Themes:robbery,  escape
Locations:elevator
Story:mugging,  drug dealer,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  motorcycle,  fire,  murder

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Zwartboek (2006)
Drama, Thriller, War

Zwartboek (2006)

Israel 1956. Rachel, a Jew, rather unexpectedly meets an old friend at the kibbutz where she is working as a teacher. It brings back memories of her experiences in The Netherlands during the war, memories of betrayal. September 1944. Rachel is in trouble when her hiding place is bombed by allied troops. She gets in contact with a man from the resistance and joins a group of Jews who are to be smuggled across the Biesbosch by boat to the freed South Netherlands. Germans from a patrol boat murder them all however. Only Rachel is able to escape. She is rescued by a resistance group under the leadership of Gerben Kuipers. When Kuipers' son is captured after trying to smuggle weapons, he asks Rachel to seduce SS-hauptsturmfuhrer Ludwig Muntze. Soon she will find out the attack in the Biesbosch wasn't a coincidence. (Read More)

Themes:escape,  surveillance
Locations:elevator
Characters:lawyer,  doctor
Story:van,  insulin,  diabetes,  coincidence,  roadblock,  evidence,  fugitive,  woman,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  rain,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss,  murder

Pineapple Express (2008)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Pineapple Express (2008)

Lazy court-process clerk and stoner Dale Denton has only one reason to visit his equally lazy dealer Saul Silver: to purchase weed, specifically, a rare new strain called Pineapple Express. But when Dale becomes the only witness to a murder by a crooked cop and the city's most dangerous drug lord, he panics and dumps his roach of Pineapple Express at the scene. Dale now has another reason to visit Saul: to find out if the weed is so rare that it can be traced back to him--and it is. As Dale and Saul run for their lives, they quickly discover that they're not suffering from weed-fueled paranoia: incredibly, the bad guys really are hot on their trail and trying to figure out the fastest way to kill them both. All aboard the Pineapple Express. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:restaurant
Characters:doctor
Story:dumpster,  witness,  van,  drug dealer,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  fire,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss,  murder

Alfie (2004)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Alfie (2004)

In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, most of them clients, and he lives as a Don Juan, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His girl-friend and single-mother Julie is quite upset with the situation and his best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief affair with Lonette, and the consequences of his act forces Alfie to reflect and wonder about his life style. (Read More)

Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:rainy night,  argument,  birthday party,  woman,  single mother,  motorcycle,  rain,  fire,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  kiss

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Dark Places (2015) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Dark Places (2015)

Libby Day is a lifeless woman who survived the massacre of her family in their farmhouse in the countryside of Kansas when she was eight. She's been living on donations and lectures ever since. Thirty years ago, the police believed that a satanic cult was responsible for the murder of her mother and two sisters, and her brother Ben was convicted with her testimony in court. Today, however, an acquaintance, Lyle Wirth, invites Libby to visit "The Kill Club", where amateurs investigate famous crimes, and she finds that they believe Ben is innocent. Libby needs money and, in return, accepts to revisit the slaughter of her family and comes up to the painful revelations and the ultimate truth. (Read More)

Themes:escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Characters:lawyer
Story:innocent,  miscarriage of justice,  prison visit,  hospital bed,  blood stain,  evidence,  witness,  drug dealer,  woman,  camera,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  kiss,  murder

Ronin (1998)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Ronin (1998)

Ronin is the Japanese word used for Samurai without a master. In this case, the Ronin are outcast specialists of every kind, whose services are available to everyone - for money. Dierdre (undoubtedly from Ireland) hires several Ronin to form a team in order to retrieve an important suitcase from a man who is about to sell it to the Russians. After the mission has been completed successfully, the suitcase immediately gets switched by a member of the team who seems to work into his own pocket. The complex net of everyone tricking everyone begins to surface slowly, and deadly... This is why Ronin (1998) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010). (Read More)

Locations:bar
Story:planning,  van,  subway,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  camera,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  murder,  kiss

Knight And Day (2010)
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? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Story:flight,  fugitive,  woman,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  motorcycle,  murder,  kiss

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The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance,  escape
Locations:restaurant,  bar
Story:insulin,  diabetes,  in medias res,  passport,  fugitive,  van,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  camera,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  rain,  brother brother relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  murder

The Hurricane (1999) is one of the best movies like The Next Three Days (2010)
Biography, Drama, Sport

The Hurricane (1999)

This film tells the story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, an African-American man who rose above his troubled youth to become a top contender for the middle-weight boxing title. However, his dreams are shattered when he is accused of a triple murder, and is convicted to three natural-life terms. Despite becoming a cause celebre and his dogged efforts to prove his innocence through his autobiography, the years of fruitless efforts have left him discouraged. This changes when an African-American boy and his Canadian mentors read his book and are convinced of his innocence enough to work for his exoneration. However, what Hurricane and his friends learn is that this fight puts them against a racist establishment that profited from this travesty and have no intention of seeing it reversed. (Read More)

Themes:robbery
Locations:canada,  bar
Story:wrongful conviction,  miscarriage of justice,  attorney,  witness,  shot in the chest,  murder

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,  escape
Locations:elevator,  restaurant,  bar
Characters:doctor
Story:zoo,  fugitive,  foot chase,  handcuffs,  car chase,  shot in the chest,  neo noir,  husband wife relationship,  kiss,  murder

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