Movies like Brotherhood of Murder

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Brotherhood of Murder (1999)
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Brotherhood of Murder (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the true story of the largest cash robbery in the history of the USA.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: racism, murder, crimes, special agents, gang, investigation, hostages, terrorism, injustice, crime, life is a bitch, interracial relations, working undercover, police corruption, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, going straight, leadership, down on your luck, religion, fbi, fascism ...

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Most similar movies to Brotherhood of Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, life is a bitch, society, law enforcement, dishonesty and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brotherhood of Murder: Uno bianca (2001), Color of Justice (1997), Blind Faith (1998), Monument Ave. (1998), Through the Valley (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Uno bianca (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, chases and races, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, superior officer, dishonesty, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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100%
Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, crime, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, law enforcement, injustice, vigilantism, politics, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, working undercover, undercover, skyscraper, politics, law enforcement, leadership, deadly, incompetent official, failed attempt, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 567
Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, uncover truth, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, interracial relations, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, best friends, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, hopes, siblings relations, protagonist as suspect, legal, going straight, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Jasper, Texas (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it affected all of the residents of the town, both black and white.
Style: realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious
Plot: small town, racism, life is a bitch, crimes, investigation, murder, social differences, injustice, americana, society, fighting the system, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rainbow Warrior (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Peter Wilcox (Voight), as skipper of the 'Rainbow Warrior', a Greenpeace ship, docks in Auckland, July 1985, preparing for a protest against French nuclear testing in the south pacific. When a bomb rips open the vessel, killing a crew ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: environmental issue, terrorist attack, law enforcement, fighting the system, danger, politics, society, rebellion, special agents, crimes, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, legal, small town life, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough heroes, investigation, terrorism, small town, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, leadership, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, police corruption, police detective, police investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: small town, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, interracial relations, friendship, social relations, friends, police investigation, murder, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 164
30 Miles (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An act of kindness leads to the destruction of two lives in just thirty miles, when a hitchiker and his ride let down their guards and reveal intimate, dark secrets about their pasts
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: desert, car driving, mind game, deadly, on the road, crimes, interracial relations, down on your luck, murder, hollywood, racism
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 556
Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, downfall, couples, racism, infidelity, vengeance, friends, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 480
The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: racism, violence, police investigation, society, murder, vandalism, countryside, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, interracial relations, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Like a Puppet Out of Strings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two Brothers; Tom and Felipe, have moved up the ranks of the street gangs because they have no greater devotion than the protection of each other. Luis, former gang member, is now a cop, his life having been turned around by Angelica, a female cop. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crime, city life, juvenile delinquency, family relations, urban ghetto, gang, law enforcement, going straight, deadly, society, urban, crimes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 379
Jailbait (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Randy commits a crime that would normally get him probation and a hefty fine, but in the "three-strikes" world of justice, he finds himself locked up for 25 years. His cellmate Jake is a congenial yet remorseless lifer who casually informs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, society, sexual abuse, false accusation, vengeance, murder, prison life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 490
Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, courtroom drama, police corruption, military, soldier, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, crime, legal, courtroom, hospital, false accusation ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, dangerous attraction, mystery, legal action, life is a bitch, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal, vengeance, haunted by the past, orphan ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, murder, small town, introspection, injustice, society, social differences, discrimination, social decay, small town life, arson, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 826
Gospel Hill (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, suspenseful, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: racism, small town, who done it, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, assassination, civil rights movement, injustice, society, investigation, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1960s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 2K
Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: black panthers, militant, racism, revolution, politics, interracial relations, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, political unrest, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, going straight, deadly, rivalry, racism, vigilantism, crime gone awry, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sus (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Election Night 1979: Margaret Thatcher is about to come into power. A young black man is held on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife. Officers Karn and Wilby, racist to the core and high on the prospect of a Conservative Party victory, try to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, racism, life is a bitch, police investigation, society, injustice, social decay, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, crimes, police corruption, death of wife ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Carolina Skeletons (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, electric chair, injustice, racism, blind ambition, siblings relations, mystery, deadly, death row, law enforcement, small town life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 344
Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, investigation, police, corruption, police detective, special agents, interracial relations, blind ambition, crime, city life, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 371
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, self defense, murder, faith, family life, dishonesty, family relations, false accusation, society, life is a bitch, businessman, daughter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 915
Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vengeance, legal, false accusation, police corruption, righting the wronged, immigrants, courtroom, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, small town, rivalry, school, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, small town life, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: bounty hunter, nightclub, investigation, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, injustice, courtroom drama, society, life is a bitch, crimes, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Question of Silence (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female ...
Style: mind bending, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, battle of the sexes, store, working class, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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