10 best movies like Phone Booth (2002)

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Phone Booth 2002
A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
List of the best movies like Phone Booth (2002): Oxygen, Prime Time, The Package, Taking Lives, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Money Monster, Rollercoaster, The Bone Collector, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, Perfect Stranger.

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Oxygen (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryFrance, USA

A woman wakes in a cryogenic chamber with no recollection of how she got there, and must find a way out before running out of air.

Prime Time (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryPoland

On the last day of 1999, 20-year-old Sebastian locks himself in a TV studio. He has two hostages, a gun, and an important message for the world. The story of the attack explores a rebel’s extreme measures and last resort.

The Package (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:35

A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.

Taking Lives (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:49

Recruited to assist Montreal police in their desperate search for a serial killer who assumes the identities of his victims, FBI profiler Illeana Scott knows it's only a matter of time before the killer strikes again. Her most promising lead is a museum employee who might be the killer's only eyewitness.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:42

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Money Monster (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

Rollercoaster (1977)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a hard time to the cops after they give him UV marked money. He then wants revenge and places a bomb in a roller coaster at the most important amusement park event of the year.

The Bone Collector (1999)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:58

Rookie cop, Amelia Donaghy reluctantly teams with Lincoln Rhyme – formerly the department's top homicide detective but now paralyzed as a result of a spinal injury – to catch a grisly serial killer dubbed 'The Bone Collector'. The murderer's special signature is to leave tantalizing clues based on the grim remains of his crimes.

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.

Perfect Stranger (2007)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.

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Ransom (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Music of the Roofs (2021)
Mark
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRussia

Masha is determined to jump off the roof, she feels unloved and betrayed. Her last wish is to listen to her favorite song. On this day, the cynical radio DJ Alex is working in the studio. A short call on the radio turns into a long conversation, and it looks like only Alex will be able to save the unfortunate girl before the song ends.

A Good Man (2014)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA

After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, Alexander is dragged into an all-out war between rival Chinese and Russian gangs; forcing him to not only defend the family, but bringing him face to face with an old foe, and giving him one more chance to reconcile his past.

6 Bullets (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.

Hostage (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53

When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.

Firewall (2006)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.

The Virtuoso (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA

A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.

Nighthawks (1981)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.

Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:46

A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.

Cellular (2004)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:34

A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

Hollow Creek (2016)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Trying to find inspiration for his next horror novel, Blake retreats to the Appalachian Mountains with his mistress, Angelica. Upon arrival they learn about the case of several missing boys in the area. When Angelica follows a lead to one of the missing boys and disappears, Blake becomes a prime suspect.

Desperate Hours (1990)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.

The Interpreter (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:03

After Silvia Broome, an interpreter at United Nations headquarters, overhears plans of an assassination, an American Secret Service agent is sent to investigate.

The Sniper (1952)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.

Klute (1971)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.

Boy Wonder (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides what is right or wrong? As the boundaries blur, Sean's dual life wears on his psyche and his two worlds careen dangerously close to colliding. Like a graphic novel you can't put down, Boy Wonder challenges morality, distorting perceptions of what is right and what is justified, as it races to its shocking conclusion.

A Most Violent Year (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:05

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

The Assignment (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:59

Jack Shaw has experienced the terror first-hand. He's a top CIA agent who's tracked international killer-for-hire Carlos "The Jackal" Sanchez for over twenty years and barely survived Carlos' devastating bombing of a Parisian cafe. Now, he finally gets a break when he discovers Carlos' dead ringer: American naval officer and dedicated family man Annibal Ramirez.

Trial by Jury (1994)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Valerie is a juror in the trail of a mob boss. When her young son's life is threatened, she has no option other than to see that justice isn't done.

Murder at 1600 (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political tensions rise, they learn that the crime could be part of an elaborate cover-up. Framed as traitors, the pair, plus Regis' partner, break into the White House in order to expose the true culprit.




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