10 best movies like Cell 211 (2009)

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Cell 211 2009
The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
List of the best movies like Cell 211 (2009): To Steal from a Thief, Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City, Invasor, El Niño, A Perfect Enemy, Farewell, Friend, Adios, Toro, The Warning, Getaway Plan.

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To Steal from a Thief (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Argentina, France
Duration01:01

On a rainy morning six armed men in disguise rob a bank in Valencia .But what seemed like an easy heist quickly goes wrong with nothing unfolding as planned, and mistrust quickly builds between the two leaders of the gang.

Twin Murders: The Silence of the White City (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain

Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain, 2016. Two corpses appear in the crypt of the Old Cathedral. Police officer Unai López de Ayala, an expert in criminal profiling, must hunt down the ritual murderer who has been terrorizing the city for two decades…

Invasor (2012)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:39

Pablo is a Spanish army doctor sent on a peace mission to Iraq during the 2003 war. In a routine out his convoy is attacked in the desert. He and his friend Diego manage to take refuge in an empty house, but become embroiled in a conflict that puts their lives in danger ...

El Niño (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, France

Two youths, Niño and Compi, enter the world of drug smuggling in the Strait of Gibraltar; while two police officers, Jesús and Eva, try to eradicate the contraband.

A Perfect Enemy (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Germany, France

Successful architect Jeremy Angust is approached on his trip to the Tokyo International Airport by a chatty girl called Texel Textor. She is a strange young woman who seems to be looking for captive victims whom she forces to listen to her strange stories. Jeremy loses the flight because of Texel and once they are installed in the lounge area, he will not be able to get rid of the annoying stranger. Although the meeting seems fortuitous, soon there be a turn that will transform the character of that encounter into something much more sinister and criminal.

Farewell, Friend (1968)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:55

After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become locked in during a holiday weekend as the attempt to crack the safe's combination.

Adios (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain

In Seville, Juan is starting to enjoy his weekends outside of prison when tragedy strikes: his little girl is killed in what looks like an accident.

Toro (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain
Duration01:34

Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, resulting one of his brothers dead and he sent to jail. Five years later, Romano realizes that López, Toro's older brother, is robbing him money from his tourism business and he orders to kidnap Diana, López's little daughter, until this one get back the money. Without options, López visits Toro, now a touristic driver with the third grade prison close to get the parole, who only wants to be free to marry his girlfriend Estrella. When Toro accepts to help López and both meet Romano looking for a solution, Toro ends attacking Romano's men and fleeing with Diana, trying to escape from Romano's revenge. But Romano starts a ruthless searching for they three, meanwhile Toro counts the hours to back the prison according to the third grade...

The Warning (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration00:46

Ten-year-old Nico receives a threatening letter and now his life is in danger. No one seems to believe him except one person that he doesn't know.

Getaway Plan (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain

A thief expert with blowtorch is hired by a group of the Russian mob for a bank assault.

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Sky High (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain

A commentary on Spanish society dressed as a thriller about the misadventures of a gang of young petty criminals after the real estate crash.

The Next Three Days (2010)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:13

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. 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.

Unknown Origins (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina

In Madrid, Spain, a mysterious serial killer ruthlessly murders his victims by recreating the first appearance of several comic book superheroes. Cosme, a veteran police inspector who is about to retire, works on the case along with the tormented inspector David Valentín and his own son Jorge Elías, a nerdy young man who owns a comic book store.

Cannibal (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Romania, Russia, France
Duration01:57

Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he's also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.

Flashpoint (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryCanada

The Strategic Response Unit (SRU) is an elite team of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. Trained in tactics and psychology, they deal with extreme situations, where split-second decisions could save a life...or cost one.

The Getaway (1994)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:55

Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison.

Take Down (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37

Sons and daughters of international billionaires are sent to an boot camp where they are taught basic survival skills in hopes it will teach them responsibility. When they are taken hostage and taken for ransom by kidnappers, they will need to utilize every skill they learned to survive.

Joshua Tree (1993)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the cop's murder and jailed in a maximum security prison. A few months later, Santee breaks out after narrowly escaping an attempt on his life. He reaches a local diner where he steals a car, abducts the owner, Rita and flees, completely unaware that his hostage is a deputy sheriff. A massive manhunt ensues, spearheaded by Lt. Severance a tough, obessive cop. Santee leads the detective and his men on a dramatic high speed chase, from the desert wilderness to the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Santee's out to clear his name and when it comes to getting even, he's taking revenge into overdrive.

American Renegades (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime, military
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Malta, Croatia, Netherlands
Duration02:19

In the midst of the Balkan wars, a squad of Navy SEALs attempts to unravel a long-forgotten mystery after discovering an enormous treasure trove hidden at the bottom of a lake in Serbia.

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:40

Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.

The Returned (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Canada

In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.

The Paramedic (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain

Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.

Reindeer Games (2000)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Extortion (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Duration01:59

A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.

King of Devil's Island (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryNorway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration01:56

Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Unleashed (2005)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43

Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.

Black Butler (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, crime, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:59

In Victorian-era London, on the night of Ciel Phantomhive's tenth birthday a fire destroyed his manor and killed both of his parents. In a moment of death Ceil strikes a deal with a demon, his soul in exchange for revenge. This demon becomes his butler and calls himself by name of Sebastian Michaelis, to protect and serve Ciel until the deal has been completed. One month after the fire Ciel returns from being missing, with his new butler Sebastian. Ceil is now the head of the Phantomhive corporation, handling all business affairs as well as the work as the Queen of England’s guard dog and looking for his parents murders.

Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.

A Score to Settle (2019)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:14

A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.

See You Yesterday (2019)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

As two teen prodigies try to master the art of time travel, a tragic police shooting sends them on a series of dangerous trips to the past.




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