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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, gangsters, disorder, russian mafia, intrigue, dishonesty, crime gone awry, on the road, crime, on the run, murder, chases and races, bribery, rivalry, stolen car, police corruption, attempted robbery, gangster, hip hop, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, law enforcer killer, sex, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Bummer: Brigada (2002), Live! (2010), The Major (2013), Ready 2 Die (2014), Newsmakers (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: crimes, organized crime, gang, criminal heroes, mafia, crime boss, gangsters, buddies, russian, murder, crime, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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93%
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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, contemplative ...
Plot: moral dilemma, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, on the run, odd couple, hunter, pursuit, profanity, in the woods, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, crimes, police station, police corruption, law enforcement, life turned upside down, social decay, irony of fate, justice, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 796
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, chase, dishonesty, heist, on the run, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, profanity, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 866
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation, tv show, gang, journalism, rivalry, track down, law enforcement, media, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, crime gone awry, heist, murder, chase, crimes, missing person, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambition, unfulfillment, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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48%
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, on the run, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, master criminal, violence, criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 4.4
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
 219
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, urban ghetto, police corruption, law enforcement, disorder, friendship, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, chases and races, bank, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 486
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mind game, mystery, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, psychopath, deadly, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 600
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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rivalry, drug dealing, family relations, betrayal, murder, dishonesty, vengeance, parents and children, prostitute, deadly, city life, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, cons and scams, neo noir, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, greed ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 413
Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, police corruption, neo noir, crimes, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 638
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, deadly, odd couple, on the run, danger, crime gone awry, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, chases and races, gangsters, heist, dishonesty, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, nightlife, dishonesty, police corruption, lifestyle, betrayal, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 1K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, crime, crimes, downfall, gang, criminal heroes, blind ambition, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, confined, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, suspect, crime boss, hotel, new year, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: faked death, parents and children, gangsters, hidden identity, hitman, deadly, family relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 819
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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, working undercover, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 477
The Bull (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1990s. Empty shelves in the shops, an economic abyss and criminal dramas that unfold literally at every corner. The young leader of a criminal gang Anton Bykov, with the nickname “Bull”, must make money in whatever way to provide for his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, harsh, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, violence, danger, injustice, police corruption, brutality, russian, friendship, life philosophy, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, neo noir, murder, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, cons and scams, misfit partners, crimes, police detective, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, frame up, hitman, drug dealing, rivalry, crimes, disorder, police corruption, crime gone awry, gangsters, satire, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, danger, intrigue, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, righting the wronged, crimes, mystery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, crimes, friendship, murder, infidelity, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 241
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, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mafia, vigilante, gangsters, crimes, crime, prison, gang, rebellion, legal, vengeance, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, rivalry, social decay, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, ambition, chase, rivalry, gangsters, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%