Movies like Bronson

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Bronson
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: disturbing, stylized, surreal, serious, rough, realistic, brutal, psychological, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, violence, male nudity, brutality, insanity, art, mental illness, violence spree, artist, violent, alter ego, prison life, stylish, oldies, anti-hero, vengeance, character study, criminal heroes, storytelling, rock, confined, british, eccentricity, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
France, Canada, Italy
113 min.
 7.6
Bonnie and Clyde
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
USA
111 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, serious and harsh films with plots about brutality, mentor, violence, crime, dialogue, storytelling and violent mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Bronson: Chopper (2000), The Krays (1990), Stander (2003), Only God Forgives (2013), Legend (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chopper
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, cynical, serious ...
Plot: crime, prison, violence, brutality, australian, blood, drinking, murder, drugs/alcohol, violent, gangsters, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
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Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, robbery, french, chase, torture, violence, gangster, bank robbery, kidnapping, realism, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   79%
    User:   100%
 
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The Krays
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, murder, gangster, twins, organized crime, violence, brutality, male nudity, mob, violent, gratuitous violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
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    User:   73%
 
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Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns ...
Style: stylized, realistic, tense, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, robbery, organized crime, mafia, french, prison escape, gangster, violence, prison, bank robbery, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, canada, europe, spain, paris france ...
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System:   71%
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Stander
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, fighting the system, bank robbery, police, criminal heroes, guilt, car chase, corruption, heist, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey
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Only God Forgives
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, USA, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Jenna to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.
Style: stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, surrealism, neo-noir, violence, neo noir, revenge, gory, crime, violent, brutality, criminal heroes, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
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System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
 7.0
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Legend
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, gangster, mafia, violence, twins, mental illness, gang, insanity, organized crime, mob, violent ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
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System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
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Men with Guns
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three losers, Eddie, Lucas and Mamet, are sent to collect some debt at a remote farm. But the thugs there are too hard for them, and they are humiliated. They return for revenge, it gets out of hand, ends with a bloodbath and they are left with a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: new jersey
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    User:   56%
 
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Bullet
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, addiction, crime, drug abuse, drugs, dysfunctional family, violence, jewish, criminal's revenge, prison, drug addiction, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Bonnie and Clyde
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, rough, serious, stylized ...
Plot: crime, chase, romance, gangster, violence, gunfight, murder, gang, on the road, bank robbery, storytelling, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, oklahoma, dallas texas ...
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: realistic, bleak, intellectual, rough, serious ...
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany ...
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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The General
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.
Style: stylized, clever, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, irish, gangsters, gangster, organized crime, master criminal, rise and fall, moral ambiguity, brutality, police investigation, violence, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
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Gangster No. 1
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, betrayal, revenge, casino, gangster, prison, organized crime, rise and fall, gang, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
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Starred Up
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, brutal, intense ...
Plot: prison, male nudity, violence, father son relationship, parents and children, violent, brutality, relationships, redemption, corruption, prison life, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 7K
American Me
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, violence, crime, gang, blood, mafia, revenge, rape, buddies, gangs, violent, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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Hellsinki
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, prison, finnish, heist, drugs, gangster, crimes, gangs, brutality, storytelling, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
Dance with a Stranger
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).
Style: disturbing, reflective, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, crime, vengeance, tragedy, adultery, relationships, visceral, dangerous attraction, british, brutality, death ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, london, california
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
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Super Fly
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Super Fly is a cocaine dealer who begins to realize that his life will soon end with either prison or his death. He decides to build an escape from the life by making his biggest deal yet.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, drugs, corruption, mentor, drug abuse, addiction, drug dealing, hip hop, urban, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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10 Rillington Place
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, british, death, unlikely criminals, police investigation, death penalty, social differences, justice, greed, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: england, london, boston, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
 5.4
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Shopping
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dark, hip, urban story of a barren and anonymous city where the underclass' sport of choice is ram-raiding. An exciting game in which stolen cars are driven through shop windows to aid large-scale looting before the police arrive. For Tommy, ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, car chase, chase, shopping, criminal heroes, violence, gang, prison, anti-hero, pornography, death, cars ...
Time: future, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   31%
 
 7.3
 208K
Lawless
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, prohibition, gangsters, corruption, gory, gunfight, organized crime, mafia, violence, gangster, brutality, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: usa, virginia
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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Violent Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bleak, serious, brutal, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, police corruption, police, police investigation, violence, brutality, drugs, corruption, revenge, mafia, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
The Big Bird Cage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.
Style: serious, rough, sexy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, rebellion, anti heroes, jungle, nudity (topless - notable), camp, violence, gay, women, criminal heroes, prison escape, corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, the philippines
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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 6.8
 23K
Bugsy
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, casino, crime, hotel, hollywood, hitman, gangster, mafia, gambling, violence, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
 6.0
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Domino
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The daughter of actor, Laurence Harvey turns away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.
Style: stylized, surreal, rough, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, bounty hunter, mafia, revenge, postmodernism, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs/alcohol, storytelling, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, sexualized violence, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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Auto Focus
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, sexual, dark ...
Plot: obsession, addiction, friendship, pornography, murder, infidelity, male nudity, drugs, hollywood, sex addict, actor's life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1965 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
I Shot Andy Warhol
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot ...
Style: disturbing, clever, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, art, paranoia, lesbian, prostitution, losing-it hero, drugs/alcohol, assassination, drugs, artist, insanity, rock ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 23K
Son of a Gun
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, prison, robbery, betrayal, chase, gangster, prison life, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, mine, melbourne
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 

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Blow
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: realistic, stylized, gloomy, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug addiction, crime, drug abuse, marijuana, organized crime, greed, corruption, friendship, drugs, rise and fall, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, boston ...
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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Performance
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: stylized, surreal, sexual, atmospheric, psychedelic ...
Plot: gangsters, gangster, surrealism, organized crime, sex, crime, strong sexual content, rock, bdsm, violence, drugs, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, liverpool ...
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System:   33%
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