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A Bronx Tale (1993)
 7.8
 118K
A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, dramatic, reflective, interesting, intense, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, loyalty, coming of age, friendship, first love, racial slur, african american, generation gap, mob boss, gambling, funeral, bus driver, organized crime, mafia, mentor, crime, childhood, crimes, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, code, criminal heroes, innocence lost ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1960
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, new york state, new jersey

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Most similar movies to A Bronx Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, intense and talky films with plots about gangsters, violence, murder, dialogue, brutality, storytelling and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like A Bronx Tale: Casino (1995), Mean Streets (1973), Goodfellas (1990), The Godfather: Part II (1974), Mobsters (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 420K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, mafia, rise and fall, crime, criminal heroes, blind ambition, organized crime, drug abuse, fbi, greed, gangsters, gambling ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1983 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 87K
Mean Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, gangsters, friendship, mafia, racial slur, crime, friends, urban ghetto life, organized crime, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 921K
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, rise and fall, organized crime, friends, fbi, criminal heroes, shooting, friendship, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: florida, usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, ambition, criminal heroes, organized crime, corruption, death, casino, blood, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.0
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 3K
All Over Me (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Claude and Ellen are best friends who live in a not-so-nice area of New York. They're involved in the subculture of 90s youth, complete with drugs, live music, and homophobia. All is changed one night when a violent and meaningless death rocks ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, punk, best friend, friendship, lesbian, homosexuality, drugs/alcohol, friends, gender, urban, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 10K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, dutch, blood, crime, deadly, dishonesty, gambling, psychopath, rich and poor, interracial relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, harlem, illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, thought provoking, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, urban ghetto life, anger, african american, marijuana, racial slur, juvenile delinquency, homecoming, loss of friend, street kid ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, 2000s, year 2005
Place: new york, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 258K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, undercover, undercover agent, friends, investigation, law enforcement, crime, tennis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, colombia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Brooklyn Rules (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brooklyn, 1985. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty.
Style: realistic, touching, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, urban, partners, buddies, coming of age, youth, friends, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, buddies, one last job, mafia, fall in love, deadly, coffin, crime, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 12K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, criminal heroes, organized crime, godfather, violence, crime, parents and children, family relations, danger, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1984
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, goofy hero, human nature, self discovery, friends, parents and children, buddies, gangs, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 177K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: child abuse, vengeance, childhood, rape, courtroom drama, prison rape, crime, torture, lawyer, haunted by the past, friendship, pedophilia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prison, smuggling, theft, dysfunctional family, youth, society, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, alaska, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 5K
Dinner Rush (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is it just another evening at the hugely popular Italian restaurant of proprietor and bookmaker Louis Cropa in New York? Anything but as tonight's guests include; a local police detective and his wife specially invited by the owner; on the ...
Style: talky, witty, atmospheric, tense, clever ...
Plot: restaurant, gambling, chef, workplace situations, crime, siblings relations, bookies, loan, lifestyle, crimes, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, helicopter, christianity, organized crime, assassination, priest, confession, lawyer, pope, vatican, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, realistic, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: singing, police, fistfight, city, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, romance, fall in love, love and romance, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 9.2
 1.5M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, family saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, greed, mob boss, family business, lawyer, cosa nostra ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, mafia, organized crime, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 20K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, friends, couples, buddies, hanging, youth, opposites attract, prostitute, lifestyle, urban, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, usa, new york, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, mob boss, corruption, irish, labor union, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, ambition, tough heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1977 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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American Heart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, estrangement, going straight, parents and children, hopes, human nature, society, prisoner, father son relationship, adaptation, complex characters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, alaska, seattle, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lookin' Italian (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After an unfortunate incident causes him to leave the "family business" and move to Los Angeles, Vinny Pallazzo is living a quiet life. When his nephew, Anthony, moves in with him, Vinny slowly learns to live life to the fullest again. ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious
Plot: gang, street gang, revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, family relations, hopes, crimes, haunted by the past, introspection, moral dilemma, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 114K
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, emotional, rough ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, gang, african american, poverty, coming of age, friendship, rapper, hip hop, football, tragic event, party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 158K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, arms dealing, gangster, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1995, year 1981, year 2011 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of over-achieving Asian-American high school seniors enjoy a power trip when they dip into extra-curricular criminal activities.
Style: tense, intellectual, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, juvenile delinquency, basketball, high school student, crime, coming of age, high school life, social decay, partners in crime, crimes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, cynical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, organized crime, mafia, neo noir, betrayal, violence, love triangle, blackmail, mayor, gang war, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 7K
American Me (1992)
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, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, violence, murder, racism, lowrider, friends, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, sexual abuse, crime, partners ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 70s, 50s, year 1943 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%