Movies like Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps 2010

As the global economy teeters on the brink of disaster, a young Wall Street trader partners with disgraced former Wall Street corporate raider Gordon Gekko on a two tiered mission: To alert the financial community to the coming doom, and to find out who was responsible for the death of the young trader's mentor.

If you already watched and love Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.

1 Unstoppable 2010

A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and proves to be unstoppable until a veteran engineer and young conductor risk their lives to try and stop it with a switch engine.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Tony Scott

Writer:

Mark Bomback

Country:

United States of America
6.8

2 Vantage Point 2008

The attempted assassination of the American president is told and re-told from several different perspectives.

Genres:

Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Pete Travis

Writer:

Barry L. Levy

Country:

United States of America
6.6

3 The Next Three Days 2010

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.

Genres:

Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Paul Haggis

Writers:

Paul Haggis (screenplay), Fred Cavayé (screenplay "Pour elle") | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, France
7.4

4 Green Zone 2010

During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors are dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.

Genres:

War, Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Paul Greengrass

Countries:

Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America, France
6.8

5 The Book Of Eli 2010

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Directors:

Albert Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers), Allen Hughes (as The Hughes Brothers)

Writer:

Gary Whitta

Country:

United States of America
6.9

6 The Adjustment Bureau 2011

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Genres:

Science Fiction, Thriller, Romance

Director:

George Nolfi

Writers:

George Nolfi (screenplay), Philip K. Dick (short story "Adjustment Team")

Country:

United States of America
7

7 Law Abiding Citizen 2009

A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.

Genres:

Drama, Crime, Thriller

Director:

F. Gary Gray

Writer:

Kurt Wimmer

Country:

United States of America
7.4

8 Limitless 2011

A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

Genres:

Thriller, Mystery, Science Fiction

Director:

Neil Burger

Writers:

Leslie Dixon (screenplay), Alan Glynn (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.4

9 Felon 2008

A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Ric Roman Waugh

Writer:

Ric Roman Waugh

Country:

United States of America
7.4

10 The Lincoln Lawyer 2011

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Brad Furman

Writers:

John Romano (screenplay), Michael Connelly (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

11 The American 2010

Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Anton Corbijn

Writers:

Rowan Joffe (screenplay), Martin Booth (novel)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.3

12 Margin Call 2011

A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama

Director:

J.C. Chandor

Writer:

J.C. Chandor

Country:

United States of America
7.1

13 The Company Men 2010

Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and fathers.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

John Wells

Writer:

John Wells

Country:

United States of America
6.7

14 Invictus 2009

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Anthony Peckham (screenplay), John Carlin (book)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

15 J. Edgar 2011

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.

Genres:

Drama, Crime, History

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Country:

United States of America
6.5

16 Safe House 2012

A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Daniel Espinosa

Country:

United States of America
6.7

17 Unknown 2011

A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

Genres:

Action, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Oliver Butcher (screenplay), Stephen Cornwell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, Germany, United Kingdom
6.8

18 The Taking Of Pelham 123 2009

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.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Action

Director:

Tony Scott

Writers:

Brian Helgeland (screenplay), John Godey (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

19 Red 2010

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Robert Schwentke

Writers:

Jon Hoeber (screenplay), Erich Hoeber (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

20 Thick As Thieves 2009

A master thief recruits a notorious thief to help him steal two famous Faberge eggs from an impenetrable vault in an effort to pull off one final job and repay his debt to the Russian mob.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Mimi Leder

Writer:

Ted Humphrey

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6

21 From Paris With Love 2010

James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig—working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with Charlie Wax. Trigger-happy Charlie soon has James crying for his desk job, but when he learns that the same guys they're trying to catch are after him, James realises that Charlie may be his only hope of survival.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Pierre Morel

Writers:

Adi Hasak (screenplay), Luc Besson (story)

Countries:

United Kingdom, France
6.5

22 Killer Elite 2011

Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of cat and mouse—where the predators become the prey.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Gary McKendry

Writers:

Matt Sherring (screenplay), Ranulph Fiennes (book) (as Sir Ranulph Fiennes)

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.4

23 Edge Of Darkness 2010

As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to uncover the disturbing secrets surrounding her murder, including corporate corruption, government collusion and Emma's own mysterious life.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Martin Campbell

Writers:

William Monahan (screenplay), Andrew Bovell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

24 The Ides Of March 2011

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

George Clooney

Writers:

George Clooney (screenplay), Grant Heslov (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.1