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The Score (2001)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Score (2001)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:night, suspense
Locations:sewer, tunnel, city, elevator, airport, nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:jewelry heist, security code, jewelry theft, computer hacker, jewel heist, coffee shop, surveillance camera, master thief, riding a bus, jewel thief, bus station, foot chase, reverse engineering, underground passageway, hanging from ceiling, mentally retarded person, computer geek, montreal canada, dolly shot, paint thinner

Heist (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Heist (2001)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport
Characters:thief
Story:jewelry heist, jewelry theft, jewel heist, jewel thief, one last job, caper, jewelry, safe, partner, security camera, organized crime, double cross, anti hero, security guard, map, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir

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:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief
Story:jewelry heist, jewelry theft, surveillance camera, jewel thief, foot chase, jewel theft, mugshot, ski mask, macguffin, computer cracker, explosive, thug, wristwatch, security camera, race against time, home invasion, double cross, security guard, map, flashlight

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

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Story:foot chase, video game, metal detector, mugshot, hit with a baseball bat, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, baseball bat, race against time, organized crime, news report, home invasion, anti hero, security guard, flashlight, revolver, urban setting, held at gunpoint

Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, airport, nightclub
Characters:thief
Story:foot chase, career criminal, blueprint, mugshot, hit with a baseball bat, partner, swat team, walkie talkie, security camera, organized crime, marriage proposal, home invasion, double cross, security guard, map, flashlight, piano, urban setting, held at gunpoint, neo noir

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... This is why Taking Lives (2004) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:night, suspense
Locations:city, elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Story:quebec, bus station, foot chase, north america, french canadian, assumed identity, laptop computer, false identity, swat team, walkie talkie, security camera, garage, bodyguard, race against time, debt, coffee, news report, home invasion, double cross, security guard

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

Triple 9 (2016)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:code, foot chase, one last job, ski mask, safe, partner, thug, swat team, walkie talkie, security camera, pot smoking, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, organized crime, news report, double cross, security guard, map, interracial relationship

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

Criminal (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport, restaurant
Story:computer hacker, foot chase, career criminal, macguffin, computer cracker, hacker, burglary, thug, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, bodyguard, race against time, news report, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, f word

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:city, sewer, tunnel, elevator, airport
Characters:thief
Story:jewel thief, estate, master thief, foot chase, garbage truck, metal detector, mugshot, computer cracker, safe, burglary, explosive, burglar, thug, swat team, walkie talkie, security camera, bodyguard, race against time, statue, news report

Entrapment (1999)
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller

Entrapment (1999)

Following the theft of a highly-secured piece of artwork, an agent convinces her insurance agency employers to allow her to wriggle into the company of an aging but active master thief. Connery's burglar takes her on suspiciously and demands rigorous training before their first job together--stealing a highly-valued mask from a chichi party. Their deepening attraction and distrust could tear apart their partnership but the promise of a bigger prize (some eight billion odd dollars) by Zeta-Jones keeps the game interesting. Only, who's playing with whom? (Read More)

Themes:heist, robbery
Locations:tunnel
Characters:thief
Story:jewelry heist, jewel heist, master thief, jewel thief, jewel theft, career criminal, caper, burglar, scam, laser, swat team, security camera, double cross, f word, neo noir, surprise ending, title spoken by character

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. This is why Paranoia (2013) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Story:computer hacker, foot chase, metal detector, computer cracker, walkie talkie, security camera, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, champagne, news report, double cross, security guard, mansion, flashlight, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, rain, swimming pool

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

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:sewer, elevator, nightclub
Story:foot chase, implied sex, computer cracker, explosive, thug, walkie talkie, bodyguard, race against time, statue, organized crime, coffee, news report, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, mansion, flashlight, revolver, urban setting

Nothing To Lose (1997) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Nothing To Lose (1997)

When a man (Robbins) believes he has discovered that his wife is having an affair with his boss, it sets off a chain reaction of events. First he wanders into a ghetto where a robber (Lawrence) tries to take his money at gunpoint, but instead sets a wild ride from California to Arizona. The two eventually become reluctant friends. Discussing robbery techniques, they decide to get back at the boss by robbing an office safe containing hundreds of thousands of dollars. Life is further complicated by another pair of robbers who chase the first two for infringing on their territory. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, money
Locations:nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:ski mask, safe, burglary, laser, security camera, statue, coffee, security guard, flashlight, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, pistol, surprise ending, chase, dancing

Stolen (2012)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stolen (2012)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:sewer, elevator, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:coffee shop, foot chase, career criminal, safecracker, mugshot, swat team, security camera, race against time, coffee, anti hero, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy, beating, cell phone, fire, pistol, surprise ending, chase

Baby Driver (2017)
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:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:tunnel, elevator, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:foot chase, one last job, caper, thug, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, pot smoking, debt, organized crime, coffee, news report, anti hero, security guard, map, flashlight, f word, revolver, urban setting

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. This is why Survivor (2015) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, airport, restaurant
Story:foot chase, computer cracker, assumed identity, explosive, wristwatch, security camera, breaking and entering, race against time, news report, home invasion, flashlight, f word, revolver, running, held at gunpoint, cell phone, fire, pistol, surprise ending, chase

Blue Streak (1999) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Blue Streak (1999)

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

Themes:heist, robbery, escape, betrayal
Mood:night
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:jewel thief, safecracker, caper, burglary, burglar, false identity, swat team, security camera, warehouse, double cross, security guard, flashlight, revolver, running, held at gunpoint, bus, fire, pistol, chase

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

Dracula 2000 (2000)

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

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport
Characters:thief
Story:computer hacker, foot chase, computer cracker, burglary, interracial romance, explosive, security camera, race against time, news report, home invasion, double cross, security guard, map, interracial relationship, flashlight, f word, held at gunpoint, black comedy, pistol, surprise ending

The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Transporter Refueled (2015)

Frank Martin, played by newcomer Ed Skrein, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life - or so he thinks - transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank's father (Ray Stevenson) pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale, Anna (Loan Chabanol), and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century. Frank must use his covert expertise and knowledge of fast cars, fast driving and fast women to outrun a sinister Russian kingpin, and worse than that, he is thrust into a dangerous game of chess with a team of gorgeous women out for revenge. From the producers of LUCY and the TAKEN trilogy, THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED is a fresh personification of the iconic role of Frank Martin, that launches the high-octane franchise into the present-day and introduces it to the next generation of thrill-seekers. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:tunnel, airport, nightclub, restaurant
Story:security code, computer hacker, foot chase, computer cracker, caper, safe, thug, wristwatch, security camera, bodyguard, race against time, organized crime, necklace, double cross, anti hero, security guard, held at gunpoint, swimming pool, beating, cell phone

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

Man On A Ledge (2012)

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

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

New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
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. This is why New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:city, nightclub, restaurant
Story:safecracker, ski mask, safe, partner, explosive, thug, swat team, walkie talkie, security camera, bodyguard, baseball bat, organized crime, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, mansion, flashlight, f word, revolver, urban setting

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. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:elevator
Story:foot chase, macguffin, alarm, hit with a baseball bat, safe, partner, explosive, laser, swat team, security camera, garage, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, organized crime, home invasion, double cross, security guard, interracial relationship, revolver

The Italian Job (1969)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Italian Job (1969)

Charlie's got a 'Job' to do. Having just left prison, he finds one of his friends has attempted a high risk job in Italy right under the nose of the Mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far so Charlie takes over the 'Job'. Using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus, he hopes to bring Torino to a standstill, steal the Gold and escape. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, escape
Locations:sewer, tunnel, airport
Characters:thief
Story:caper, hit with a baseball bat, explosive, security camera, breaking and entering, garage, race against time, organized crime, radio, anti hero, map, held at gunpoint, bus, black comedy, pistol, surprise ending, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
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, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:airport, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:foot chase, implied sex, stewardess, assumed identity, caper, con artist, scam, phone booth, race against time, champagne, marriage proposal, necklace, double cross, security guard, map, mansion, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy

Now You See Me 2 (2016) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, elevator, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:metal detector, macguffin, caper, safe, wristwatch, walkie talkie, bodyguard, race against time, champagne, news report, double cross, security guard, map, mansion, held at gunpoint, black comedy, cell phone, fire, pistol, surprise ending

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

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. This is why Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal
Locations:elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Story:foot chase, cutting torch, macguffin, computer cracker, caper, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, warehouse, bodyguard, race against time, news report, double cross, anti hero, security guard, map, held at gunpoint, bus, swimming pool

Sneakers (1992)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sneakers (1992)

Martin Bishop is the head of a group of experts who specialise in testing security systems. When he is blackmailed by Government agents into stealing a top secret black box, the team find themselves embroiled in a game of danger and intrigue. After they recover the box, they discover that it has the capability to decode all existing encryption systems around the world, and that the agents who hired them didn't work for the Government after all... (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, elevator, restaurant
Story:computer hacker, macguffin, computer cracker, alarm, caper, hacker, burglary, walkie talkie, security camera, breaking and entering, bodyguard, race against time, organized crime, news report, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, flashlight, revolver

Trance (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Trance (2013)

A fine art auctioneer mixed up with a gang joins forces with a hypnotherapist to recover a lost painting. As boundaries between desire, reality and hypnotic suggestion begin to blur the stakes rise faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, deception, money
Locations:elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:metal detector, macguffin, partner, thug, security camera, warehouse, bodyguard, baseball bat, debt, double cross, security guard, interracial relationship, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, rain, swimming pool, beating

Hummingbird (2013) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Hummingbird (2013)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, money
Locations:restaurant
Story:foot chase, assumed identity, loner, thug, phone booth, organized crime, news report, home invasion, anti hero, f word, revolver, neo noir, beating, pistol, surprise ending, chase, title spoken by character, bare chested male

Out Of Sight (1998)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

Out Of Sight (1998)

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

Themes:heist, robbery
Locations:elevator, airport
Story:jewelry heist, jewel heist, jewel thief, jewel theft, career criminal, one last job, caper, safe, scam, swat team, mansion, flashlight, f word, revolver, neo noir, pistol

Focus (2015)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Focus (2015)

Nicky Spurgeon is an extremely accomplished con man who takes an amateur con artist, Jess, under his wing. Nicky and Jess become romantically involved, and with Nicky's profession of being a liar and a cheater for a living, he realizes that deception and love are things that don't go together. They split, only to see each other three years later... And things get messy. This is why Focus (2015) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:heist, deception, betrayal, money
Locations:airport, nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:con artist, computer cracker, caper, jewelry, interracial romance, wristwatch, bodyguard, necklace, double cross, anti hero, interracial relationship, f word, held at gunpoint, black comedy, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, title spoken by character, bare chested male

From Paris With Love (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Mood:night
Locations:tunnel, elevator, airport, restaurant
Story:foot chase, metal detector, hit with a baseball bat, partner, explosive, swat team, wristwatch, security camera, warehouse, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, organized crime, double cross, anti hero, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, beating, cell phone

Panic Room (2002) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Panic Room (2002)

Recently divorced Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah have bought a new home in New York. On their tour around the mansion, they come across the panic room. A room so secure, that no one can get in. When three burglars break in, Meg makes a move to the panic room. But all her troubles don't stop there. The criminals know where she is, and what they require the most in the house is in that very room. (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, money, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:night, suspense
Locations:elevator
Characters:thief
Story:safe, surveillance camera, foot chase, safecracker, ski mask, estate, burglary, burglar, laser, swat team, security camera, breaking and entering, basement, race against time, organized crime, park, home invasion, mansion, flashlight, f word

Seeking Justice (2011)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Seeking Justice (2011)

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

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:night, suspense
Locations:elevator, restaurant
Story:foot chase, metal detector, mugshot, security camera, debt, news report, necklace, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, revolver, running, held at gunpoint, bus, neo noir, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending

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

Patriots Day (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape
Mood:suspense
Locations:city, restaurant
Story:explosive, swat team, security camera, warehouse, pot smoking, tv news, news report, double cross, security guard, interracial relationship, flashlight, f word, urban setting, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, beating, cell phone, fire, pistol

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. This is why 13 Hours (2016) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:night, suspense
Locations:airport, restaurant
Story:foot chase, metal detector, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, bodyguard, race against time, news report, home invasion, security guard, map, mansion, flashlight, f word, held at gunpoint, bus, black comedy, swimming pool, cell phone, fire

Spartan (2004) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Spartan (2004)

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

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport, nightclub, restaurant
Story:surveillance camera, foot chase, code, tv news, race against time, news report, double cross, anti hero, mansion, flashlight, f word, running, black comedy, neo noir, rain, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, chase

Blackhat (2015)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Blackhat (2015)

Nick Hathaway, an extremely talented hacker who has gone astray, finds his way out of a 15 year prison sentence when parts of a computer code he once wrote during his youth appears in a malware that triggered a terrorist attack in a nuclear power plant in China. This opportunity will reunite him with an old friend but will also put him in the middle of a power game between the American and Chinese government as well as an arch villain hacker whose identity he has to find if he wants to keep his freedom and his life. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:airport, nightclub, restaurant
Story:hacker, code, computer hacker, foot chase, swat team, security camera, bodyguard, race against time, news report, anti hero, interracial relationship, flashlight, held at gunpoint, neo noir, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, chase, title spoken by character

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

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

Themes:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal
Locations:airport, nightclub, restaurant
Story:surveillance camera, foot chase, spy camera, partner, false identity, bodyguard, race against time, champagne, home invasion, double cross, mansion, f word, held at gunpoint, black comedy, swimming pool, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, chase

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, deception, escape, betrayal
Locations:city, restaurant
Story:hit with a baseball bat, security camera, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, news report, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, interracial relationship, f word, urban setting, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, rain, beating, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending

Parker (2013) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller

Parker (2013)

Parker is a thief who has an unusual code. He doesn't steal from the poor and hurt innocent people. He is asked to join four other guys on a job. They pull it off flawlessly. They tell Parker that what they got can help them set up another job which will net them much more. But Parker doesn't want to join them and asks for his share. But they need it all so they try to kill him. They dispose of his body but someone finds him--he is still alive--and takes him to the hospital. After recovering he sets out to get back at the ones who tried to kill him, another one of his codes. Despite being told that they are working for a known mobster which he was not aware of, he still wants to go after them. He learns where they are and poses as a wealthy Texan looking to buy a house. So he hires a real estate agent, Leslie Rogers to show him around. He is actually trying to find out where they're holed up. And when he finds it, he sets out on his plan to get them. But when they learn he is alive, they contact the mobster to take care of him. So the mobster sends a killer to take care of him. And Leslie also finds herself intrigued with him so she follows him. This is why Parker (2013) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001). (Read More)

Themes:heist, surveillance, robbery, escape, betrayal, money
Locations:nightclub
Characters:thief
Story:cutting torch, code, estate, explosive, security camera, organized crime, news report, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, mansion, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, neo noir, swimming pool, beating, fire, pistol

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:surveillance, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, elevator, airport, restaurant
Story:foot chase, blowtorch, computer cracker, thug, wristwatch, walkie talkie, bodyguard, race against time, organized crime, marriage proposal, news report, double cross, anti hero, map, flashlight, f word, held at gunpoint, neo noir, swimming pool, beating

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

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

Themes:surveillance, betrayal, deception, escape
Locations:city, restaurant
Story:computer hacker, foot chase, computer cracker, explosive, thug, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, security camera, warehouse, bodyguard, race against time, necklace, double cross, anti hero, security guard, map, held at gunpoint, black comedy, beating

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

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

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:tunnel, city, elevator, airport, nightclub, restaurant
Story:foot chase, metal detector, ski mask, macguffin, thug, phone booth, wristwatch, race against time, news report, home invasion, double cross, radio, f word, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, beating, fire, pistol

The Thirteenth Floor (1999) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
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, deception, escape, money
Mood:night
Locations:elevator, nightclub, restaurant
Story:computer cracker, laser, swat team, wristwatch, walkie talkie, race against time, double cross, security guard, flashlight, revolver, piano, held at gunpoint, neo noir, rain, swimming pool, beating, pistol, surprise ending, dancing, bare chested male

The East (2013)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

The East (2013)

A successful operative for an elite private intelligence firm is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. This is why The East (2013) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001).

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator, airport, restaurant
Story:computer hacker, foot chase, computer cracker, champagne, news report, double cross, security guard, flashlight, held at gunpoint, neo noir, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, chase, title spoken by character, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male

Money Monster (2016)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Money Monster (2016)

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

Themes:surveillance, money, deception, escape
Mood:suspense
Locations:elevator
Story:computer hacker, hacker, janitor, swat team, walkie talkie, garage, race against time, news report, security guard, flashlight, f word, held at gunpoint, black comedy, neo noir, cell phone, pistol, surprise ending, title spoken by character, boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Bandidas (2006)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Western

Bandidas (2006)

In 1848, a New York bank wants to put a railroad across Mexico, so it buys up small banks around Santa Rita, Durango, and evicts farmers on the proposed rail line who owe money. The bank's henchman is the murderous Jackson. He runs afoul of two women, Maria, the tough but uneducated daughter of a farmer, and Sara, the European-educated daughter of the owner of one of these banks. To feed the now landless people and to seek revenge, Maria and Sara become bank robbers, veritable Robin Hoods. But Jackson and his hired guns are after them. What are the women's options? (Read More)

Themes:heist, robbery, deception, escape, betrayal, money
Characters:thief
Story:foot chase, alarm, caper, safe, partner, thug, race against time, statue, double cross, map, mansion, revolver, held at gunpoint, black comedy, fire, pistol, surprise ending, chase, title spoken by character

Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (1993) is one of the best movies like The Score (2001)
Action, Adventure, Animation, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (1993)

Batman, the costumed crime-fighter who prowls the night skies in Gotham City, soon finds there's another vigilante in town knocking off prominent mob figures. Despite the scythe-like blade for a hand, a mechanical voice and the cloud of smoke that follows the figure wherever it goes, the police and outraged officials mistake the homicidal crusader for Batman himself and demand that the city's longtime hero be brought to justice. Meanwhile, Andrea Beaumont returns to town. She is the lost love of Bruce Wayne, the billionaire playboy who is Batman's alter ego, and was an integral part of Wayne's decision ten years earlier to don the cape and cowl. Now, she is back in his life and is no less a disruption than the return of his old archenemy, The Joker, who has a stake in seeing the annihilation of this new vigilante, whoever it proves to be. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal
Mood:night
Locations:city, sewer, restaurant
Story:foot chase, ski mask, hit with a baseball bat, loner, thug, swat team, bodyguard, baseball bat, race against time, debt, statue, organized crime, marriage proposal, necklace, home invasion, double cross, anti hero, security guard, mansion, revolver

Mortdecai (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance

Mortdecai (2015)

Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold. (Read More)

Themes:robbery, deception, escape, money
Locations:elevator, airport, nightclub, restaurant
Characters:thief
Story:foot chase, blowtorch, code, macguffin, caper, thug, garage, bodyguard, race against time, debt, anti hero, mansion, f word, revolver, running, held at gunpoint, swimming pool, beating, cell phone, fire

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