Movies that are like The Departed

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The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating, brutal, clever, realistic, serious, intense, interesting, dramatic, cerebral, rough, harsh, bad ending, suspenseful, psychological, talky, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending, dark humor, tricky, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime, mentor, violence, gangster, undercover, gunfight, brutality, betrayal, murder, neo noir, rock, drugs/alcohol, mind game, foul language, storytelling, twists & turns, violent, visceral, mob, plot twist, gratuitous violence, moral ambiguity, rise and fall, urban, justice, dialogue, greed, stylish, vengeance, complex characters, dark hero, philosophy, redemption, gangs, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, realtor, psychiatrist, rivalry, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, friends, tough law enforcer, interrogation, funeral, anger, cocaine, surveillance, snitch, mob boss, heroin, racial slur, double life, deception, unfulfillment, shooting, police detective, rookie, recruit, irish, temperamental, training, evidence, cruelty, young man, troubled, suicide, police chief, elimination, rivals, dishonor among criminals, pride and honor, loyalty, killings, peril, crime epic, psychoanalysis, mob violence, irish american, suicide thoughts, pistol, dutch angle, villain, evil man, good versus evil, policeman uniform, lesbian kiss
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, harvard university, china
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Heat
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
170 min.
 8.2
Scarface
Crime, Drama
USA
170 min.
 8.3
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Most similar movies to The Departed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, realistic and tense films with plots including violence, corruption, violent, dialogue, crime, crimes and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Departed: Training Day (2001), Goodfellas (1990), Heat (1995), Scarface (1983), L.A. Confidential (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.7
 341K
Training Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, rough, intense, suspense, interesting, suspenseful, dramatic, brutal, bad ending, psychological, clever, harsh, twist ending, atmospheric, entertaining, cerebral, bleak, disturbing, cynical, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, mentor, mafia, police, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, storytelling, betrayal, chase, innocence lost, investigation, murder, police brutality, undercover cop, corruption, violent, moral dilemma, moral ambiguity, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, urban, foul language, twists & turns, greed, gangster, police investigation, plot twist, lone hero, urban ghetto, runaway, dialogue, gangs, organized crime, morality, revenge, psychology, crimes, redemption, drinking, manipulation, vengeance, stereotypes, honest, dishonesty, mob, visceral, catastrophe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   75%
 
 8.7
 851K
Goodfellas
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Style: stylized, realistic, dark humor, suspense, epic, rough, serious, bloody, interesting, dramatic, brutal, intense, talky, captivating, tense, bleak, clever, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, organized crime, gangsters, mafia, violence, gangster, mentor, corruption, greed, brutality, heist, betrayal, mob, hitman, drugs, oldies, buddies, drugs/alcohol, rise and fall, violent, stylish, visceral, storytelling, drug dealing, gratuitous violence, foul language, crime gone awry, dialogue, anti-hero, rags to riches, redemption, blind ambition, honest, dark hero, casino, gangs, guns, gunfight, childhood, character study, life, moral ambiguity, philosophy, vengeance, crime epic, prison, murder, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, year 1955, year 1963, year 1980, year 1978, year 1975, year 1979, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, florida, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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 8.2
 498K
Heat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense, dramatic, harsh, interesting, talky, rough, clever, stylized, witty, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, chase, betrayal, robbery, obsession, gunfight, bank robbery, gangster, violence, police, brutality, surveillance, neo noir, revenge, master criminal, solitude, one last job, thief, complex characters, cat and mouse, violent, dialogue, visceral, guns, relationships, gangsters, mentor, stylish, storytelling, organized crime, honor, vengeance, corruption, gratuitous violence, crimes, urban, weapons, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, character study, justice, loneliness, mob, police investigation, law enforcement, dark hero, multiple storylines, police corruption, honest
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
 8.3
 627K
Scarface
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, serious, rough, bloody, intense, captivating, brutal, interesting, dramatic, suspense, talky, atmospheric, harsh, tense, suspenseful, dark humor, psychological, exciting, cult movie cast
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, mafia, gory, drug abuse, gunfight, gangster, violence, drugs, brutality, vengeance, betrayal, drug addiction, blood, revenge, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, violent, mob, greed, rags to riches, stylish, mentor, blind ambition, visceral, cult, drug dealing, gratuitous violence, dialogue, guns, foul language, crime gone awry, rise and fall, storytelling, addiction, hitman, urban, gangs, dark hero, immigrants, anti-hero, hip hop, redemption, complex characters, splatter, rise to the top, drinking, honest
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, colombia, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   100%
 
L.A. Confidential
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: clever, talky, tense, cynical, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, gloomy, interesting, dark, realistic, dramatic, intense, tricky, cerebral, rough, twist ending, stylized, captivating
Plot: crime, murder, corruption, police corruption, mystery, police investigation, organized crime, gunfight, fighting the system, police, violence, neo noir, manipulations, drugs/alcohol, district attorney, domestic violence, corpse, twists & turns, neo-noir, noir, investigation, stylish, plot twist, storytelling, dangerous attraction, conspiracy, murder mystery, greed, political corruption, violent, anti-hero, justice, dialogue, complex characters, hollywood, world politics, manipulation, runaway, call girl, mentor, adaptation, secrets, brutality, betrayal, period piece, switchblade, bandage, morgue, shotgun, ambition
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   71%
 
Infernal Affairs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, psychological, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough, intense, interesting, dramatic, cerebral, clever, bleak, harsh, enigmatic, captivating, talky, emotional, tragic ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, police investigation, organized crime, corruption, gunfight, undercover cop, police, violence, gangster, undercover, police corruption, storytelling, mentor, twists & turns, plot twist, stylish, surveillance, moral ambiguity, violent, vengeance, dialogue, mind game, identity, redemption, philosophy, secrets, guns, justice, gangs, working undercover, runaway, existentialism, chase, destiny, visceral, character study, tragedy, mob, gratuitous violence, dark hero, honest, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover agent, mole, psychologist
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   100%
 
 7.6
 16K
New World
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, intense, stylized, brutal, suspense, dark, cerebral, bloody, ironic, enigmatic, talky, harsh, twist ending, dark humor, atmospheric, breathtaking, bleak, psychological, interesting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, undercover cop, betrayal, police, organized crime, gangster, mob, mafia, violent, twists & turns, violence, stylish, visceral, crime gone awry, brutality, dark hero, corruption, vengeance, storytelling, guns, working undercover, hitman, weapons, gunfight, gratuitous violence, sexualized violence, runaway, assassination, gory, crimes, foul language, dialogue, anti-hero, criminal gang, revenge, plot twist, paranoid, assassin, adaptation, undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, neo-noir, gang warfare, right hand man, mole, gang war, group of criminals
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   100%
 
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Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense, rough, suspenseful, interesting, brutal, dark, stylized, suspense, harsh, melancholic, bad ending, depressing, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, betrayal, violence, guilt, murder, redemption, police brutality, drugs/alcohol, deception, gangsters, kidnapping, working undercover, multiple storylines, urban, violent, moral ambiguity, gangster, drugs, justice, mentor, brutality, storytelling, prostitution, police investigation, crimes, organized crime, urban ghetto, police detective, vigilantism, hitman, law enforcement, greed, life philosophy, vengeance, family, gratuitous violence, twists & turns, dialogue, life is a bitch, vigilante, undercover, runaway, splatter, bag of money, revenge, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
 7.6
 310K
The Town
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, intense, suspense, captivating, interesting, dramatic, rough, stylized, talky, clever, entertaining, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, gunfight, bank robbery, fbi, robbery, hostage, violence, surveillance, revenge, murder, car chase, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violent, corruption, small town, organized crime, police investigation, gangsters, gangster, police, mentor, moral ambiguity, chase, dialogue, redemption, betrayal, character study, crimes, vengeance, twists & turns, mob, relationships, brutality, justice, urban, romance, city life, gangs, anti-hero, storytelling, runaway, dark hero, drinking, police corruption, crime gone awry, gang, greed, guns
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   80%
 
 7.9
 179K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic, bleak, intense, interesting, gloomy, melancholic, suspense, dramatic, talky, tense, clever, suspenseful, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, organized crime, prison, disco, gangster, prison escape, gunfight, chase, betrayal, drugs, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, mob, redemption, stylish, tragic hero, nightclub, violent, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, dialogue, foul language, drug dealing, hitman, lawyer, greed, going straight, life & death, storytelling, casino, gangs, starting over, guns, anti-hero, dialogue driven, brutality, twists & turns, haunted by the past, runaway, character study, vengeance, unlikely friendships, criminal heroes, life philosophy, dark hero, heist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
The Untouchables
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, dramatic, suspense, intense, epic, captivating, interesting, clever, entertaining, earnest, exciting, factual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, prohibition, organized crime, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, mentor, police investigation, gangster, corruption, violence, police corruption, police, brutality, revenge, murder, partners against crime, mob, violent, fighting crime, stylish, chase, urban, runaway, foul language, justice, dialogue, moral ambiguity, storytelling, idealism, period piece, guns, dark hero, vengeance, crime gone awry, anti-hero, white suit, tax evasion, tough cop, gangs, redemption, crimes, law enforcement, rooftop chase, baseball bat, rivalry, society, criminal's revenge, special agents, tough law enforcer
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   67%
 
 7.3
 50K
Animal Kingdom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspense, serious, intense, dark, disturbing, talky, rough, harsh, interesting, psychological, brutal, captivating, dark humor, clever, dramatic, cerebral, depressing, enigmatic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crime, violence, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, robbery, tragedy, police corruption, brutality, police investigation, revenge, bank robbery, murder, death, betrayal, realism, heroin, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violent, dysfunctional family, australian, crimes, gangster, police, vengeance, family, family drama, twists & turns, stylish, crime gone awry, drugs, character study, investigation, vigilantism, brothers, visceral, greed, interrogation, youth, gratuitous violence, justice, runaway, vigilante, dialogue, relationships, paranoia, life is a bitch, storytelling, pornography
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
 7.2
 36K
Narc
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, cynical, clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, dark, intense, harsh, brutal, interesting, suspense, twist ending, rough, enigmatic, stylized, cerebral, exciting, dramatic, dark humor, psychological, tricky, atmospheric, bloody, talky, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, murder, investigation, undercover cop, police, brutality, violence, chase, drug addiction, drugs, death, drug dealing, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, violent, moral ambiguity, corruption, visceral, storytelling, vengeance, twists & turns, justice, redemption, dialogue, guilt, foul language, stylish, greed, crime gone awry, obsession, secrets, gratuitous violence, revenge, working undercover, vigilante, mentor, betrayal, plot twist, dark hero, serial killer, assassination, runaway, hitman, sexualized violence, insanity, noir, crimes, undercover
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
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 6.6
 27K
New Jack City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting, captivating, entertaining, intense, bloody, interesting, harsh, suspense, brutal, psychotronic, tragic ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, crime, gangsters, chase, addiction, drugs, undercover cop, gangster, mafia, gunfight, vengeance, violence, betrayal, corruption, organized crime, brutality, drug addiction, gang, drugs/alcohol, justice, drug dealing, surveillance, mentor, torture, hitman, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, mob, violent, gangs, urban ghetto, crime gone awry, drug dealer, urban ghetto life, redemption, working undercover, dialogue, police investigation, police corruption, runaway, stylish, criminal heroes, undercover, stereotypes, lone hero, crimes, drug lord, catastrophe, law enforcement, twists & turns
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, california, new jersey, turkey, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
American Gangster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, intense, suspenseful, interesting, dramatic, suspense, captivating, stylized, talky, entertaining, cerebral, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, police corruption, organized crime, mafia, mentor, heroin, rise and fall, gangster, corruption, undercover cop, violence, criminal heroes, police, ambition, police investigation, brutality, dishonesty, law enforcement, addiction, society, drug dealing, drugs/alcohol, drugs, police detective, mob, violent, justice, drug abuse, storytelling, greed, crime gone awry, conspiracy, urban, business, betrayal, honest, anti-hero, stylish, gangs, redemption, dialogue, drug addiction, life philosophy, twists & turns, foul language, runaway, revenge, vengeance, investigation
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1968, year 1970, 1990s
Place: new york, new jersey, harlem, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, bangkok thailand, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam, thailand, north carolina, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
Miller's Crossing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, witty, tense, cynical, serious, dark humor, talky, realistic, dark, interesting, cerebral, bleak, enigmatic, rough, suspense, bloody, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, gangsters, prohibition, organized crime, violence, mafia, irish, gangster, neo noir, criminal's revenge, mob, neo-noir, stylish, crime gone awry, violent, twists & turns, dialogue, noir, anti-hero, corruption, gunfight, hitman, storytelling, dialogue driven, brutality, loneliness, gangs, plot twist, relationships, complex characters, guns, visceral, gay, love, greed, unlikely friendships, existentialism, friendship, dark hero, criminal heroes, foul language, gratuitous violence, character study, crimes, loyalty, dishonesty, love triangle, assassination, vengeance
Time: 20s, 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   52%
 
A History of Violence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, bleak, twists and turns, serious, intense, bloody, brutal, suspense, rough, psychological, interesting, dark, harsh, absurd, enigmatic, dark humor, captivating, sexual, sexy, bad ending, atmospheric, clever, post modern, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: small town, violence, crime, mafia, vigilantism, gangster, redemption, organized crime, revenge, robbery, storytelling, gore, murder, blood, criminal's revenge, gratuitous violence, violent, drugs/alcohol, brutality, visceral, sexualized violence, pornography, vengeance, strong sexual content, gangsters, mob, haunted by the past, twists & turns, vigilante, police investigation, stylish, gory, dialogue, splatter, sex, dark hero, complex characters, crimes, corruption, hitman, betrayal, family, secrets, psychology, attempted robbery, plot twist, weapons, relationships, dishonesty, dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
 7.8
 247K
Donnie Brasco
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy, interesting, dramatic, intense, talky, stylized, rough, suspense, suspenseful, clever, bloody, brutal, cerebral, entertaining, atmospheric, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, organized crime, friendship, mentor, fbi, gangster, violence, betrayal, hitman, father son relationship, undercover, storytelling, undercover cop, mob, violent, special agents, crime gone awry, urban, character study, corruption, moral dilemma, unlikely friendships, relationships, brutality, moral ambiguity, casino, gunfight, dark hero, dialogue, stylish, greed, teaching the ways of the world, honest, anti-hero, life, visceral, adaptation, working undercover, runaway, redemption, life philosophy, gangs, drinking, police corruption, foul language, guns, marriage counselor, shaving cream
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, colombia, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 322K
Collateral
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, clever, stylized, suspense, twists and turns, serious, rough, intense, dark, interesting, dramatic, psychological, twist ending, atmospheric, bad ending, absurd, talky, dark humor, enigmatic, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, assassin, organized crime, violence, murder, storytelling, taxi driver, loneliness, anti heroes, police investigation, stylish, hostages, assassins, assassination, fbi, surveillance, violent, guns, gunfight, chase, dialogue, taxi, twists & turns, mentor, vengeance, corruption, hostage, plot twist, neo-noir, redemption, moral ambiguity, character study, dark hero, undercover cop, secrets, serial killer, anti-hero, psychology, confined, greed, runaway, revenge, complex characters, brutality, conspiracy, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
 6.9
 77K
Cop Land
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, intense, interesting, dramatic, melancholic, exciting, clever, bad ending, tense, talky, harsh, entertaining, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, crime, small town, police, murder, violence, mafia, fbi, justice, investigation, conspiracy, gangster, organized crime, arson, chase, innocence lost, political corruption, undercover cop, police investigation, brutality, dark hero, manipulation, death, gunfight, mob, redemption, dirty cop, internal affairs, crimes, gangsters, greed, secrets, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, deadly, mentor, twists & turns, dialogue, dishonesty, runaway, law enforcement, jumping off a bridge, bridge, handcuffs, car accident, society, violent, mute or deaf, adaptation
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california, texas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
Pride and Glory
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, intense, gloomy, rough, harsh, suspense, dramatic, brutal, interesting, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police, police investigation, murder, betrayal, corruption, justice, violence, investigation, cancer, uncover truth, drugs, torture, family drama, moral dilemma, death, hostage, twists & turns, violent, brutality, gangsters, revenge, family bonds, dysfunctional family, guilt, brothers, dialogue, family, moral ambiguity, storytelling, secrets, mob, dishonesty, gratuitous violence, multiple storylines, greed, crimes, chase, mentor, vengeance, catastrophe, undercover cop, law enforcement, family problems, redemption, life philosophy, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, boston, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
Road to Perdition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, bleak, emotional, gloomy, serious, intense, dramatic, suspense, captivating, dark, interesting, melancholic, reflective, road movie, clever, talky, bloody, bad ending, atmospheric, harsh, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, hitman, organized crime, mafia, murder, depression, irish, father son relationship, assassin, gangster, mob, violence, revenge, assassination, criminal's revenge, violent, storytelling, father-son relationship, on the road, moral ambiguity, stylish, redemption, mentor, corruption, gunfight, parenthood, visceral, tragedy, gangs, family, coming of age, brutality, family drama, dialogue, manhunt, runaway, chase, greed, twists & turns, guns, dark hero, parents and children, criminal heroes, homework, scarred face, learning to drive, bank robbery
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, michigan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
 7.4
 92K
Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody, rough, realistic, intense, suspenseful, twist ending, brutal, suspense, bad ending, tense, clever, absurd, entertaining, harsh, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gory, crime gone awry, mafia, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangster, organized crime, police investigation, murder, urban, drugs/alcohol, kidnapping, undercover cop, violent, blood, gratuitous violence, strong sexual content, twists & turns, stylish, pornography, mob, brutality, race against time, foul language, runaway, guns, weapons, vengeance, chase, corruption, plot twist, track down, hitman, mentor, dialogue, visceral, vigilante, anti-hero, revenge, storytelling, chases and races, sexualized violence, redemption, stereotypes, lone hero, crimes, pedophile
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Movie in collections
The French Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, clever, exciting, suspense, serious, rough, enigmatic, intense, interesting, cynical, captivating, talky, harsh, cerebral, breathtaking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, surveillance, gangsters, organized crime, chase, car chase, undercover cop, police, drugs, gunfight, gangster, conspiracy, drugs/alcohol, moral ambiguity, police brutality, partners against crime, urban, visceral, corruption, runaway, tough law enforcer, classic car, drug dealing, investigation, violent, twists & turns, dialogue, obsession, mob, assassination, violence, justice, complex characters, character study, culture clash, police corruption, stylish, pornography, greed, mentor, crime gone awry, anti-hero, crimes, drug dealer, law enforcement, partners, heroin, chases and races, attempted murder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, california, marseille, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 6.8
 100K
Street Kings
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, intense, bleak, brutal, harsh, suspense, entertaining, twist ending, stylized, dramatic, bloody, interesting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, murder, violence, vigilantism, police investigation, neo noir, redemption, kidnapping, investigation, vigilante, blood, death, violent, twists & turns, vengeance, brutality, urban, gangsters, justice, mentor, fight scenes, gratuitous violence, hitman, betrayal, race issues, dialogue, crimes, conspiracy, moral ambiguity, revenge, political corruption, gunfight, dishonesty, secrets, law enforcement, sexualized violence, storytelling, runaway, dirty cop, ghetto, captain, police funeral, widower, tough law enforcer, chase, car chase
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
Across 110th Street
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: bleak, cynical, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious, bloody, tense, harsh, brutal, stylized, intense, interesting, dark, clever, sexy, rough, disturbing, talky, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, mafia, organized crime, police, police investigation, violence, brutality, police corruption, murder, robbery, hitman, racism, neo noir, mob, violent, gangster, corruption, investigation, heist, gunfight, pornography, partners against crime, drinking, undercover cop, crime gone awry, gangs, greed, guns, noir, honest, visceral, sexualized violence, urban ghetto, crimes, dark hero, race issues, bank robbery, stylish, mentor, twists & turns, justice, revenge, dishonesty, dialogue, gratuitous violence, runaway, redemption, vengeance, serial killer
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 7.6
 202K
End of Watch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: realistic, talky, tense, emotional, sincere, serious, intense, rough, interesting, suspense, suspenseful, harsh, captivating, clever, bad ending, dramatic, brutal, disturbing, stylized, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, gunfight, surveillance, police, courage, violence, tragedy, realism, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, car chase, police corruption, undercover cop, corruption, fighting crime, urban, violent, gangs, police investigation, urban ghetto, foul language, death, gangsters, chase, dialogue, vengeance, honest, justice, brutality, drugs, organized crime, storytelling, pornography, mentor, stereotypes, crimes, relationships, life philosophy, guns, visceral, survival, revenge, twists & turns, weapons, assassination, gangster, unlikely friendships, law enforcement
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: los angeles, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
 7.3
 19K
State of Grace
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, serious, rough, intense, dark, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, interesting, talky, bleak, atmospheric, harsh, brutal, bloody, psychological, witty, clever, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, irish, mafia, gangster, organized crime, violence, gunfight, brutality, murder, neo noir, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, mob, gangs, violent, drinking, vengeance, reunion, unlikely friendships, crime gone awry, foul language, relationships, urban, friendship, neo-noir, dialogue, prohibition, revenge, corruption, stylish, runaway, multiple storylines, mentor, working undercover, undercover, chase, crimes, hitman, pornography, storytelling, greed, insanity, visceral, twists & turns, redemption, moral ambiguity, childhood, guilt
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, boston, usa, ireland, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 

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 6.3
 57K
Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense, realistic, exciting, interesting, absurd, road movie, stylized, harsh, bad ending, entertaining, twist ending, clever, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation, chase, gangster, brutality, investigation, death, fbi, kidnapping, russian, revenge, gunfight, mafia, mob, urban, gangsters, twists & turns, crimes, ghetto, russian mafia, bag of money, cocaine, strip club, assault rifle, death of brother, bomb, dishonesty, violent, law enforcement, greed, pornography, dialogue, gangs, vengeance, foul language, deadly, catastrophe, rivalry, justice, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
 8.3
 779K
Reservoir Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: clever, stylized, talky, realistic, tense, witty, serious, dark humor, bloody, rough, brutal, non-linear, interesting, suspense, intense, ironic, disturbing, cerebral, captivating, surprise ending, cult movie cast, no music
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, cult, gory, undercover cop, violence, organized crime, robbery, gore, gangster, storytelling, torture, blood, psychopath, drugs/alcohol, violent, gangsters, stylish, gratuitous violence, mob, dialogue driven, dialogue, visceral, brutality, guns, violence spree, rock, foul language, hitman, heist gone wrong, twists & turns, vengeance, splatter, multiple storylines, neo-noir, serial killer, dark hero, greed, gang, honest, corruption, criminal heroes, plan gone wrong, betrayal, crimes, music, deadly, disorder, warehouse
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
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