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Casino Jack (2010)
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Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, colourful, clever, cynical, biting, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: politics, crime, cons and scams, native americans, money, investigation, manipulations, ambition, dishonesty, lifestyle, lobbyist, casino, political corruption, crimes, partners, rise and fall, society, senator, bribery, state affairs, unfulfillment, power relations, corruption, native american, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, interesting and semi serious films with plots about corruption, greed, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, dishonesty and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Casino Jack: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Wag the Dog (1997), The Distinguished Gentleman (1992), Criminal (2004), Bob Roberts (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, realistic, biting, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, corruption, ambition, money, cons and scams, yuppie, wall street, greed, hotshot hero, american dream, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, year 1983
Place: usa, new york, geneva switzerland, mediterranean sea, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 75K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, senator, cia, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Distinguished Gentleman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: realistic, political comedy, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, terminal illness, lobbyist, greed, political corruption, human spirit, rise to the top, dishonesty, cons and scams, switching roles, comedy of errors, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, crime gone awry, partners, manipulations, criminal heroes, crimes, small time, cons and scams, petty criminal, dishonesty, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, republican, political satire, political campaign, election campaign, conservative, senator, journalism, society, ambition, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 20K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, crimes, rise and fall, social activist, political intrigue, political corruption, americana, rebellion, state affairs, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: detroit, michigan, new york, usa, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: cynical, biting, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: rise to the top, betrayal, society, crimes, fighting the system, political corruption, dishonesty, politics, assassination, deadly, life is a bitch, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 41K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, danger, couples, crime, murder, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 23K
The Laundromat (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, insurance fraud, greed, capitalism, investigation, corruption, storytelling, police investigation, crimes, political thriller, dialogue, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 3K
Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, cynical, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, society, state affairs, manipulations, campaign, political intrigue, fighting the system, dishonesty, journalism, media, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 61K
The Informant! (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Mark Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company’s multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of ...
Style: clever, realistic, twists and turns, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, fbi, undercover, whistleblower, greed, uncover truth, surveillance, workplace, investigator, dishonesty, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, year 1994
Place: usa, illinois, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 4K
Silver City (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The discovery of a corpse threatens to unravel a bumbling local politician's campaign for governor of Colorado.
Style: suspenseful, clever, thought provoking, satirical, talky ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, politics, campaign, political corruption, murder mystery, political intrigue, dishonesty, society, love affair, election, lobbyist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, aging, elderly, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, golden years, criminal heroes, one last job, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, intense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, friends, disorder, dishonesty, heist, nothing goes right, money, unemployment, friendship, police, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 11K
People I Know (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York press agent must scramble when his major client becomes embroiled in a huge scandal.
Style: clever, bleak, serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: hotel, murder, politics, dishonesty, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, crimes, witnessing a crime, racism, drugs/alcohol, society, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: witty, realistic, thought provoking, cynical, talky ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, idealism, americana, rise to the top, state affairs, liberal, republican, democrat, u.s. senator, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 195K
Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, heist, cons and scams, partners, fall in love, rivalry, love and romance, manipulations, deception, femme fatale, seduction, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, christmas, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, gangsters, christmas eve, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hunt down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 31K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: captivating, witty, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, gangsters, court case, jury, judge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 4K
Herod's Law (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
Style: biting, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, mayor, corruption, political corruption, small town, crime, disorder, dictatorship, society, social relations, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 4K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: salesman, nothing goes right, manipulations, unlikely criminals, small town, neo noir, comedy of errors, crimes, cons and scams, crime, dealer, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 19K
Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, police, gangsters, crime, corruption, society, criminal heroes, crimes, interracial relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Barbarians at the Gate (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A television movie based upon the book by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, about the leveraged buyout (LBO) of RJR Nabisco.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: dinner party, wall street, rebellion, misfit, workplace, ambition, power relations, partners, fighting the system, dishonesty, rivalry, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: dark humor, witty, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crime, culture clash, liberal, unlikely criminals, society, racism, racist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: cynical, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: humiliation, vengeance, obnoxious boss, hollywood, workplace situations, ambition, manager, showbiz, bully, disgruntled worker, boss, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 7K
She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, investigation, couple relations, rise and fall, false accusation, unemployment, downfall, dishonesty, couples, down on your luck, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 422K
American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: tense, intense, suspense, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: cons and scams, fbi, partners in crime, mayor, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover, corruption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 26K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: extramarital affair, politics, presidential election, scandal, media, head of state, usa president, state affairs, couple relations, supportive spouse, rise to the top, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new hampshire, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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 ⇓
22%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: society, social differences, couple relations, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, love and romance, master and servant, mute or deaf, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%