Movies like Bummer

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Bummer (2003)
 7.1
 6K
Bummer (2003)
Original name: Бумер
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face in the wasteland of small-town Russia. A critique of the policies of Boris Yeltsin, it depicted the economic crisis that followed Russia's transition towards a free market economy, and with it, a lost generation, with no job security, who are pushed into a world of crime and rebellion. Despite a modest budget of US$700,000, and a limited cinematic release, it became a national hit in Russia as well its soundtrack, popularized by 'Seryoga's' (Серёга) music video "Чёрный Бумер" ("Black Bummer"). Both the film and its soundtrack have won awards, including the prestigious Golden Aries from the Russian Guild of Film critics.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever, rough, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, on the road, intrigue, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crime, on the run, murder, chases and races, bribery, rivalry, stolen car, disorder, russian mafia, police corruption, attempted robbery, gangster, gangsters, hip hop, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, law enforcer killer, blonde, highwayman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Bummer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, deadly and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Bummer: Brother (1997), Brigada (2002), Live! (2010), Setup (2011), Newsmakers (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brother (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.
Style: bleak, captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: russian, criminal heroes, hitman, life is a bitch, vigilante, crime, organized crime, brutality, youth, brother brother relationship, friendship, crime boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, mcdonald's restaurant
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80%
 8.4
 9K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, mafia, crimes, murder, gangsters, organized crime, russian, buddies, crime boss, mob boss, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.2
 1K
Live! (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Early autumn, godforsaken Russian countryside. A local hunter Michail witnesses a skirmish in the middle of the forest - three men want to kill the forth, Andrey. Kind-hearted Michail helps Andrey escape and together they run from the villains who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: moral dilemma, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, rescue, odd couple, on the run, pursuit, hunter, countryside, partners, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, danger, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.8
 851
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, chases and races, journalism, media, manipulations, gang, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 793
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, gang, heist, haunted by the past, police corruption, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, crime, mystery, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, danger, woman in danger, crime gone awry, filmmaking, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 614
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, rivalry, murder, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 3K
The Major (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a cold winter’s day Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he’s driving too fast and runs down a boy on a passage walk, who ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: police station, moral dilemma, crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, life turned upside down, social decay, irony of fate, justice, crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, crimes, parents and children, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, righting the wronged, intrigue, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, partners, rivalry, crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, chases and races, crime, misfit partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young country-star wannabe takes off from her carhop career to join with a young, modern Billy the Kid wannabe for an adventure in theft, murder and mayhem.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, on the run, robbery, sheriff, deadly, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, unfulfilled love, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crime, danger, greed, uncle nephew relationship, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.8
 3K
Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: law enforcement, master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, infidelity, gang, intrigue, betrayal, police corruption, rivalry, parents and children, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie ...
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, hitman, frame up, crimes, police corruption, rivalry, crime gone awry, disorder, drug dealing, society, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 591
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, drug dealing, rivalry, vengeance, urban, aging, murder, prostitute, betrayal, deadly, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.4
 211
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, crime, bank, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, law enforcement, crime gone awry, heist, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, vengeance, survival, police corruption, on the run, danger, rivalry, deadly, track down, law enforcement, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, latin america, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.9
 233
Breaking Point (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, crime, blind ambition, rivalry, vengeance, on the run, legal, prison, gang, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 823
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: realistic, tense, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crime and punishment, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, on the run, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, computers and web, crime gone awry, satellite, rivalry, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Original Gangsters (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: La historia comienza con un robo que se realiza en la Ciudad de México. La banda formada por Carlos, Leonardo, Mónica y Leserio habían pactado viajar a Argentina para lavar el dinero. Al llegar a Buenos Aires se encuentran en una guerra de mafias ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, crime, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, bank robbery, violence, escape, crimes, chief of police, blood on camera lens ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, gang, prison, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, gambling, heist, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Witness Protection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Would you be willing to walk away from everyone and everything you've ever known in exchange for your safety? This is the question facing career criminal Bobby "Bats" Batton (Tom Sizemore); on the outs with the mob and facing ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, mystery, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, ghost, samurai, murder, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 807
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, stuntman, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, aging, elderly, deadly, law enforcement, one last chance, dishonesty, hitman, gangsters, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 134K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, robbery, danger, fall in love, crime, criminal's revenge, hitman, crimes, church, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, disorder, master criminal, rivalry, crime gone awry, on the run, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, crime, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, siblings relations, on the run, femme fatale, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: arkansas, los angeles, texas, usa, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, fugitives, crimes, crime, chases and races, witnessing a crime, danger, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%