Movies like Winner Takes All

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Winner Takes All (1998)
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Winner Takes All (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics agent.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, heist, gang, friendship, friends, crimes, life is a bitch, bank, rivalry, society, drug dealing, law enforcement, rise and fall, police corruption, police investigation, partners, drug abuse, social decay, buddies, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, partners against crime, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, kentucky

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Most similar movies to Winner Takes All

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, gang, drug dealing, rivalry and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Winner Takes All: Hot Boyz (2000), Consignment (2007), State Property (2002), Blue Hill Avenue (2001), Snitch'd (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, frame up, racism, police investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, murder, false accusation, police corruption, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, family life, drug dealing, friendship, ambition, buddies, rise and fall, juvenile delinquency, city life, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, drug dealing, betrayal, police investigation, gang, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, fighting crime, police corruption, working undercover, city life, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gangsters, gang, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, urban ghetto life, working undercover, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Snap, Crackle, and Pop are top dogs in the Eastsidaz gang in Long Beach. Pop, also known as Killa, is the alpha dog. He has Crackle and Snap set up a big drug deal that's going to put him on easy street. But Crackle and Snap have their own ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, frame up, heist, prison, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, undercover ...
Time: 90s
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Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, addiction, crimes, law enforcement, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
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70%
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L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, heist, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, ego clash, buddies, urban ghetto, prison, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, tense
Plot: gangsters, urban ghetto life, gang, racism, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, dysfunctional family, city life, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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Charlie (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Post World War II Britain, chronicles the rise and fall of real life British crime lord Charlie Richardson.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, gang, society, legal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, juvenile delinquency, rebellion, betrayal, rise and fall, fighting the system, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, south africa, england, europe, africa
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63%
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Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, female fighter, woman with a gun, righting the wronged, gangsters, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, society, on the run, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
Genre: Musical, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, ambition, murder, vengeance, social decay, tough heroes, partners, drug dealing, rivalry, criminal, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
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The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rival gang, working undercover, crimes, undercover, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, partners, rivalry, gang, partners against crime, gang war, gang warfare ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
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Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, gang, friendship, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, fighting the system, gangsters, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, hip hop culture, urban setting, urban ghetto, crimes, drug dealing, youth, criminal heroes, society, juvenile delinquency, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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58%
Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: hip hop, rise and fall, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
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58%
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Shottas (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Jamaica
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, gangsters, gang violence, police chase, crimes, criminal heroes, social decay, partners, rivalry, life is a bitch, fugitives, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, bank, murder, friendship, vengeance, martial arts, partners against crime, gang, chase, police investigation, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
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Federal Hill (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.
Style: sexy, reflective, bleak, visually appealing, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, college, drugs, revenge, wine, addiction, culture clash, brothers, writers, runaway, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
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57%
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Mob War (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the New York City police disrupt a big cocaine deal, the TV news reporters find John Falcone, a local mobster, nearby. They ask some tough questions, and Falcone decides he needs a public relations man to help burnish his image. He hires Todd ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, graphic violence, fighting crime, society, journalism, crimes, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, rivalry, going straight, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.8
 630
Red Surf (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Remar and Attila are a couple of surfers who also deal drugs to make a living. They are trying to set up a final deal with local drug lord, Calavera, when their friend True Blue is busted by the cops. Blue talks too much in the police station and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jet ski, surfing, drug dealing, gangsters, empire, gang, pregnancy, cocaine, friends, partners, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, exploitation, organized crime, italian mafia, twin towers, serial killer, disorder, hitman, kids in trouble, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, heist, urban ghetto life, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Chains of Gold (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scott Barnes is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP, run by Carlos.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, social worker, drugs, going straight, society, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, buddies, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, rap star, performer's life, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: atmospheric, dark, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, murder, vengeance, gangsters, gang, police investigation, investigation, police corruption, best friends, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, connecticut, massachusetts, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, graphic violence, sexual content, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, friendship, police investigation, criminal heroes, law enforcement, partners, redemption, gang, investigation, reluctant partners, crimes, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
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54%