Movies like Capone

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Capone (1975)
 5.7
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Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gangsters, prohibition, gunfight, crimes, police investigation, tough heroes, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, murder, street shootout, brutality, jail, revenge, heroes, crime, ambition, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, leadership, right hand man, bodyguard, vendetta ...
Time: 20s, 1930s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Capone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, gangster and rivalry mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Capone: Lucky Luciano (1973), Scarface (1983), Boss of Bosses (2001), Mobsters (1991), American Gangster (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chicago February 14th 1929. Al Capone finally establishes himself as the city's boss of organised crime. In a north-side garage his hoods, dressed as policemen, surprise and mow down with machine-guns the key members of Bugs Moran's rival ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, true crime, death, valentine's day, gunfight, gun violence, crime, deadly, gang, law enforcement, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, talky ...
Plot: ambition, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, political corruption, law enforcement, deadly, social decay, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: sicily, italy, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 675K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, mafia, gunfight, drug dealing, cocaine, rise and fall, organized crime, criminal heroes, drug cartel, drug abuse, mob boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, murder, hitman, law enforcement, godparent, gangsters, criminal's revenge, working undercover, unfulfillment, legal investigation, criminal heroes, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
59%
American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, police corruption, mob boss, mafia, drug trafficking, heroin, organized crime, smuggling, rise and fall, drug traffic, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
54%
The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, heroes, crimes, confined, ambition, prison, isolation, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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 ⇓
52%
 4.2
 963
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, social decay, police corruption, false accusation, police investigation, murder, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
 4.5
 344
Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, heist, crimes, criminal heroes, ambition, drug abuse, dishonesty, nightclub, gang, gangsters, rise to the top, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.
Style: realistic, sincere, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rivalry, special agents, heroes, gang, folk hero, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, obsessive quest, gangsters ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 4K
Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tommy gun, gangsters, gunfight, gang, murder, prostitute, violence, true crime, bank robber, jail, machine gun, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, arizona, illinois, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 24K
Bugsy (1991)
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, tense, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Plot: casino, crime, ambition, rise and fall, hollywood, gangsters, money, love affair, bohemian life, elimination, gambling, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
41%
 5.5
 719
Men of Respect (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, murder, ambition, betrayal, violence, fortune teller, mob boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
40%
 7.0
 264K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, criminal heroes, shooting, crime, chase, organized crime, special agents, fbi, hunt down ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, illinois, romania, michigan, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 216K
Lawless (2012)
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: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, gangsters, crimes, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, great depression, crime, gang, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, tough heroes, deadly, rivalry, violence spree, criminal heroes, chases and races, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 3K
Linewatch (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a Border Patrol Officer in the New Mexico desert with a secret past that is about to catch up with him. When his old gang leader tracks him down and forces him to smuggle drugs across the border, he must ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, gang, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, law enforcement, desert, police shootout, tough cop, black cop, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, los angeles, cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.6
 286
Lepke (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: hitman, murder, law enforcement, going straight, legal, ambition, prison, rise and fall, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, rise and fall, ambition, murder, right hand man, financial problem, debt, gang war, director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 723
Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, vigilantism, danger, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%