20 Movies Like Heat

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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight
Internet Movie Database: 9.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 152 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 162 wins & 164 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Actors: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Dark Knight” is a superhero film that follows Batman as he battles the Joker, a chaotic and unpredictable criminal mastermind, in a gritty and intense battle for Gotham City’s soul. The movie explores themes of morality, justice, and the blurred line between hero and villain.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film about an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish gang in Boston, while simultaneously a mole from the gang infiltrates the police force. As tensions rise and loyalties are tested, both sides race to uncover the identity of the mole before it’s too late.

Collateral

Collateral
Collateral
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 22 wins & 73 nominations total
Writer: Stuart Beattie
Actors: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
Language: English, Spanish, French, Korean
Country: United States
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The movie “Collateral” is about a cab driver who unwittingly becomes the chauffeur for a contract killer, as they navigate through a night of crime and danger in Los Angeles. The driver must find a way to survive the night and protect his passengers, all while confronting his own fears and moral dilemmas.

The Town

The Town
The Town
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Town” is a crime thriller about a group of bank robbers from Charlestown, Boston, who are pursued by an FBI agent while trying to plan their next heist. As the robbers navigate their dangerous criminal lives, one of them becomes romantically involved with a bank manager, adding a complex twist to their already perilous situation.

Drive

Drive
Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 79 wins & 180 nominations total
Writer: Hossein Amini, James Sallis
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Drive” is a neo-noir crime thriller about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. When he becomes involved with his neighbor and her young son, he gets caught up in a dangerous heist gone wrong, putting his skills and life on the line.

The Insider

The Insider
The Insider
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 23 wins & 58 nominations total
Writer: Marie Brenner, Eric Roth, Michael Mann
Actors: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer
Language: English, Japanese, Arabic, Persian
Country: United States
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“The Insider” is a 1999 film that tells the true story of a whistleblower named Jeffrey Wigand, a former tobacco executive who risks his career and personal safety to expose the truth about the harmful effects of cigarettes. The movie explores the intense legal battles and ethical dilemmas faced by Wigand and the investigative journalist, Lowell Bergman, who helps him bring his story to light.

Public Enemies

Public Enemies
Public Enemies
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 14 nominations
Writer: Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann, Ann Biderman
Actors: Christian Bale, Johnny Depp, Christian Stolte
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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“Public Enemies” is a crime drama film that follows the true story of notorious bank robber John Dillinger and his run-ins with the FBI during the 1930s. The movie explores Dillinger’s criminal activities and his pursuit by FBI agent Melvin Purvis, showcasing the high-stakes cat-and-mouse game between the two.

Training Day

Training Day
Training Day
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: David Ayer
Actors: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Greek
Country: United States
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“Training Day” is a crime thriller film about a rookie police officer who is paired with a corrupt and ruthless detective for a day, putting him in a dangerous and morally ambiguous situation as he navigates the dark underbelly of the Los Angeles police force.

The Italian Job

The Italian Job
The Italian Job
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton
Language: English, Russian, Italian
Country: United States, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany
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“The Italian Job” is a heist film about a group of skilled thieves who plan and execute a daring gold robbery in Venice. After successfully stealing the gold, they face betrayal and must navigate a series of thrilling car chases and clever schemes to get their revenge and reclaim their loot.

Point Break

Point Break
Point Break
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Rick King, W. Peter Iliff
Actors: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey
Language: English
Country: Japan, United States
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“Point Break” is a high-octane action film about an FBI agent who goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of extreme sports-loving bank robbers. As he becomes entangled in their adrenaline-fueled world, he must navigate the line between loyalty and duty.

Inside Man

Inside Man
Inside Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 5 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Russell Gewirtz
Actors: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster
Language: English, Albanian, Spanish, Polish
Country: United States
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“Inside Man” is a heist thriller about a cunning bank robber who meticulously plans a high-stakes bank heist, while a skilled detective tries to outsmart him and unravel the mystery behind the seemingly perfect crime.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects is a crime thriller about a group of criminals who are brought together for a heist, only to find themselves caught up in a web of deception and mystery surrounding the enigmatic criminal mastermind, Keyser Söze.”

American Gangster

American Gangster
American Gangster
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 157 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson
Actors: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Language: English, Thai, Spanish
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“American Gangster” is a crime drama film based on the true story of Frank Lucas, a Harlem drug lord in the 1970s. The movie follows Lucas as he rises to power by smuggling heroin from Vietnam, while also exploring the efforts of an honest detective, Richie Roberts, who is determined to bring him down.

The Bank Job

The Bank Job
The Bank Job
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
Actors: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore
Language: English, Latin
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Australia
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“The Bank Job is a British heist film based on a true story, following a group of robbers who plan to break into a bank vault and uncover scandalous secrets that could potentially expose high-ranking individuals. As they execute the daring heist, they find themselves entangled in a web of corruption, betrayal, and danger.”

The Score

The Score
The Score
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Daniel E. Taylor, Kario Salem, Lem Dobbs
Actors: Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Score” is a 2001 heist film about a seasoned thief who is coerced into pulling off one last job – stealing a priceless scepter – by a cunning criminal mastermind, leading to a high-stakes game of cat and mouse.

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
The Killing Fields
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 141 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 28 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Bruce Robinson
Actors: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich
Language: English, French, Central Khmer, Russian
Country: United Kingdom
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“The Killing Fields” is a 1984 film based on the true story of a Cambodian journalist and his American friend who become trapped in the brutal Khmer Rouge regime during the Cambodian genocide. It depicts their struggle for survival and their efforts to document the atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge.

The French Connection

The French Connection
The French Connection
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 22 wins & 13 nominations total
Writer: Ernest Tidyman, Robin Moore, William Friedkin
Actors: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The French Connection” is a crime thriller film that follows two New York City detectives as they investigate and attempt to dismantle a large-scale heroin smuggling operation from France. The movie is based on a true story and focuses on the relentless pursuit of the criminals by the detectives, leading to a high-stakes and intense cat-and-mouse chase.

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 91 wins & 86 nominations total
Writer: James Ellroy, Brian Helgeland, Curtis Hanson
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce
Language: English
Country: United States
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“L.A. Confidential” is a neo-noir crime film set in 1950s Los Angeles, following three police officers as they investigate a series of interconnected crimes involving corruption, scandal, and the dark underbelly of Hollywood. The film explores themes of power, morality, and the blurred lines between justice and corruption in a city known for its glamour and secrets.

The Fugitive

The Fugitive
The Fugitive
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 37 nominations total
Writer: Jeb Stuart, David Twohy, Roy Huggins
Actors: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward
Language: English, Polish, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Fugitive” is a suspenseful thriller about a man named Dr. Richard Kimble who is wrongfully accused of murdering his wife and goes on the run to clear his name, while being relentlessly pursued by a determined U.S. Marshal.

The Raid

The Raid
The Raid
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Awards: N/A
Writer: Sydney Boehm, Francis M. Cockrell, Herbert Ravenel Sass
Actors: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Raid” is an Indonesian action film about a rookie police officer who becomes trapped in a high-rise building controlled by a ruthless gangster. He must fight his way through the building’s levels, facing relentless and brutal opposition, in order to survive and complete his mission.

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