Movies like The Debt 1999

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The Debt (1999)
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The Debt (1999)
Original name: Dług
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events, the movie tells the story of two men who want to start a scooter business but don't have the required collateral for a bank loan. Then one of them runs into a former flat neighbour who offers to lend them the money. The guy turns out to be a thug and starts to extort them. Their life goes downhill from there.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, graphic violence, loan, polish, partners, disorder, unlikely criminals, incompetent police, life turned upside down, violence, pregnancy, snow, hospital, bullying, male nudity, fear, debt, tea, blackmail, cell phone, corpse, police station, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Debt: Bonded by Blood (2010), The Thief & the Stripper (2000), Absolute Killers (2011), Dead Man Running (2009), Hyena (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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 ⇓
81%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, witness protection, murder, redemption, violence, woman in danger, graphic violence, district attorney, u.s. marshal, new identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dead Man Running (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, race against time, rivalry, crimes, buddies, loan, ultimatum, robbery, violence, empire, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, bad cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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49%
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Possessions (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marilyne et Bruno Caron arrivent dans un village de montagne pour emménager dans un chalet qu’ils ont loué à Patrick Castang, promoteur et propriétaire de nombreuses habitations dans la région. Contents de quitter le nord de la France pour ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, tense, realistic
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, destructive relationship, couples, murderous pair, partners, serial killer, murder, wealth, jealousy, mountain, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, retiring, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, immaturity, police brutality, murder, police, violence, train ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
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45%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, diamond, gangsters, murder, warden, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, family problems, couples, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crimes, dishonesty, criminal, confined, special agents, criminal heroes, law enforcement, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery ...
Time: 1930s
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40%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitman, gunfight, organized crime, serial killer, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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The Adversary (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Based on the 2000 book of the same name by Emmanuel Carrère, it is inspired by the real-life story of Jean-Claude Romand. L'Adversaire's protagonist Jean-Marc Faure (Auteuil) pursues an imaginary career as a doctor of medicine in a plot ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, hidden truth, mysterious character, hidden identity, police investigation, dishonesty, cons and scams, mysterious man, impostor, deception ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, france, europe, geneva switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: tense, mind bending, realistic, serious, rough ...
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Time: 90s
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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
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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 ⇓
36%
Johnny One Hundred Pesos (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on real events, 17-year-old Johnny García becomes involved with four older thugs who are planning to rob a money-laundering business masquerading as a video store. As they try to escape, a swarm of exploitative media attention awaits.
Style: talky, stylized, allegory, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, brutality, male nudity, dysfunctional family, natural disaster, police corruption, first contact, destiny, death, dark hero, beer, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, australia, chile, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, political corruption, political unrest, murder, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, society, government, manipulation, corruption, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dark House (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse of Dziabas family in the remote area of Bieszczady ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, investigation, lifetime, death, rivalry, true crime, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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34%
Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nypd, murder, woman in danger, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, police, corruption, runaway ...
Time: 90s
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, cousin, psycho, two killers, strangler, police detective, psychopath, investigation, rape, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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
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Reasonable Doubt (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When up-and-coming District Attorney Mitch Brockden commits a fatal hit-and-run, he feels compelled to throw the case against the accused criminal who was found with the body and blamed for the crime. Following the trial, Mitch's worst fears ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, life turned upside down, district attorney, dishonesty, legal, false accusation, murder, hotshot lawyer, crimes, winter, legal investigation, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: psychological, intense, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, fbi, gangsters, drug addiction, murder, betrayal, haunted by the past, undercover, heist, mind game, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Miami Hustle (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marsha, a con artist with a conscience, has agreed to take on an unusual scheme in order to pay off a debt to a lawyer who helped out her brother. An elderly millionaire is about to die, and the entire fortune has been willed to a stripper named ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: disorder, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, gambling, frame up, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, lawyer, strip club, inheritance, debt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami
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My Baby Is Missing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jenna Davis, a single working mother, wakes up at home to discover she's delivered a stillborn baby girl. Is the child a victim of a cunning prenatal nurse who no one remembers seeing or is she the victim of her mother's own fractured ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: baby, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, race against time, false accusation, pregnancy, lifetime, baby girl, drugged, babies and infants, protagonist as suspect
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Anything for Her (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, prison escape, escape, chase, murder, police, life turned upside down, daring rescue, judge, life is a bitch, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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