Movies like Dad Savage

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Dad Savage (1998)
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Dad Savage (1998)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wealthy, successful, East-Anglian tulip grower, Dad Savage is also something of a godfather in the local criminal fraternity but doesn't trust banks to take care of his money. On recommendation from his son, Sav, Dad hires two of Sav's unemployed school friends, Bob and Vic, to help with the business and the crime. After some careless talk from Harold, just known as 'H', about Dad's pension fund, Vic and Bob decide to steal the money from Dad if they can find it. The plans to liberate the money go awry and Sav is killed requiring Bob to call upon his sister Chris to rescue them. Dad intercepts their escape and forces a showdown to try to determine exactly the events of the night in order to identify his son's killer.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: father son relationship, gangsters, murder, heist, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, godparent, stash, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, revenge, money, robbery, newcomer, flashback, death of son, godfather, deadly, cowboy hat, crime, novice
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Dad Savage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, dishonesty, deadly, vengeance and gangsters mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Dad Savage: Played (2006), Essex Boys (2000), Hard Boiled Sweets (2012), Shiner (2000), The Box (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, crimes, police, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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61%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, money, rivalry, pimp, cons and scams, mob boss, murder, escapades, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, boxing, vengeance, gang, athlete's life, ambition, down on your luck, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, promoter, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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58%
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The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
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53%
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hannah has been trained in the lethal art of assasination by her father Luc, a former sniper with the special forces in Vietnam. When her father is unexpectedly killed she is forced to choose between the violent world she knows and the ordinary ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: female fighter, female assassin, woman with a gun, assassination, hitman, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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48%
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The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, prison, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, gangsters, on the road, cons and scams, disorder, friends, police detective, criminal heroes, partners, on the run, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Buried Alive II (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: couples, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, vengeance, love triangle, infidelity, murder, niece, adulterous husband ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5K
Sushi Girl (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, female nudity, retribution, exploitation, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, frame up, husband wife relationship, criminal, murder, revenge, ex convict, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 745
Throwdown (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on ...
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, legal action, legal investigation, crimes, law enforcement, legal, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, criminal, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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40%
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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 ⇓
40%
Simple Justice (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an unknown assailant viciously murders the participants in a bank robbery and murder case, it could be a case of vigilante justice - that is, if the two cases are connected. That's for the police to decide - and it's a puzzle that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, garbage, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, heist, murder, bank, riddles and clues, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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Bird of Prey (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As a boy, Dominik watched an American crime boss murder his father, a police officer fighting corruption in Sofia, Bulgaria. Years later, he attempts to avenge his father's death but is imprisoned for 15 years for attempted murder. In prison, ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prison, murder, kidnapping, graphic violence, vengeance, vigilantism, chaos and mayhem, arms dealing, dishonesty, crimes, journalism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psycho, lifetime, nanny, murder, infidelity, family problems, psychopath, couples, family relations, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.5
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The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: photographer, murder, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, blackmail, vengeance, snow, tattoo, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Random Encounter (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Doug Jackson's Random Encounter, Elizabeth Berkley plays Alicia Brayman, a public relations executive on the rise. At a celebratory party, Alicia meets a handsome man named Kyle (Joel Wyner) who takes her home for sex. Madeleine (Mary ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: public relations, framed for murder, woman in danger, murder, frame up, wrongfully committed, mysterious character, dishonesty, crimes, mentor, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
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36%
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Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, criminal heroes, murder, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, stripper, murder, henchman, deception, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), corvette
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, mafia, devil, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal's revenge, hitman, murder, police, witnessing a crime, police investigation, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, empire, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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Dead Gorgeous (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Second World War has just ended and two old friends Rose and Antonia unexpectedly meet in London's Regent Street. Rose is a frustrated housewife married to civil servant with as many secrets as he has mistresses, while Antonia is sick of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: friendship, murder, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, infidelity, couple relations, spouse killer, couples, dull life, spouse in danger ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
32%
 4.4
 639
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Born to Be King (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Triad member Chicken is designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. Later, the leader of the triad group gets murdered. Actually, all the San Luen Gang members ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, master criminal, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, mafia, wedding, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%