Movies like The Crew 2008

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The Crew (2008)
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The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during the job, Brennan must turn to rival crook Franner to avert an all-out gangland war.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, betrayal, gang, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, brother brother relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, survival, mafia, organized crime, violent, crimes, gays and lesbians, rivalry, siblings relations, one last job, drugs, drug addict, violence, female nudity, homosexual, oral sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Crew

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Crew: The Big I Am (2010), Setup (2011), Bonded by Blood (2010), Charlie Valentine (2009), I Against I (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
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, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, rise and fall, strong violent content, ambition, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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95%
 4.4
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Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, prisoner, criminal, disorder, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, family relations, strong violent content, parents and children, crime gone awry, betrayal, disorder, violence, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 4.8
 589
I Against I (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Focusing on the timeless themes of jealousy, murder and betrayal, 'I Against I' is set over one night and utilises different time lines to reveal a dark and unexpected conclusion to a simple mystery premise. The main protagonists, opposite ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, betrayal, survival, trapped, rivalry, murder, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 827
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, stock broker, gambling, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.7
 474
Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, going straight, unlikely criminals, betrayal, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, armenian, revenge, gang, hopes, starting over, car theft, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, riviera, south of france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, coitus, female nudity, criminal heroes, gang, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, race against time, drugs, mafia, violent, criminal heroes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, amsterdam, europe, berlin germany, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 5K
Face (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, gangsters, crimes, betrayal, suspicion, socialist, career criminal, robbery, christmas, money, bully ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, on the run, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, crime gone awry, violence, criminal, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, gangsters, on the run, gang, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
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The Code (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, his childhood friends from his Arab community, including his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, criminal heroes, gang, going straight, betrayal, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, drug dealing, prison, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Immortals (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful action-thriller. Recruited by a Mafia nightclub owner (Eric Roberts), 4 ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, disorder, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, mind game, reluctant partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 840
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gangsters, murder, criminal underworld, prison, criminal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, released from prison, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, escaped prisoner, betrayal, empire, righting the wronged, escape, armored truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.2
 63
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: hitman, gangsters, social decay, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, hidden identity, fish out of water, cons and scams, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
This Thing of Ours (2002)
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, organized crime, criminal, murder, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 4K
Gun (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Detroit gun runner Rich (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) works to sniff out a traitor in his midst after being targeted by the FBI and having barely surviving a weapons deal gone awry. Rich was all set to unload a serious supply of firepower ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, criminal heroes, arms dealing, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal, hip hop culture, gangsters, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 2K
The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, sibling rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, violence, mafia, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 940
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 107 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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, dishonesty, gang, tv show, track down, rivalry, journalism, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, media, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, crime boss, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, snow, criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 2K
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, downfall, crimes, gang, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sultans of the South (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 95 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, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, bank robbery, violence, escape, graphic violence, caper, bandit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.0
 15K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rivalry, crime boss, gang war, criminal underworld, gang, criminal syndicate, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, hong kong, kenya, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%