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Swindled (2004)
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Swindled (2004)
Original name: Incautos
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of success, they're joined by Federico, the best, a true artist. Things go well until Pilar, a woman from Federico's past, re-enters his life with a proposal to con a golden goose - a swindle that will put them all on easy street. A double-cross may be in the cards. The flashback over, can Ernesto hold his own in the present?
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending, surprise ending
Plot: cons and scams, ambition, femme fatale, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, love and romance, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, dishonesty, forgery, reunion, power relations, gambling, aging, con trick, best friends, revolution, orphan, performer's life, crime, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and tense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, cons and scams, betrayal, crime gone awry and disorder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Swindled: Question of Luck (1997), Ghost of a Chance (2001), Out of Season (2004), Walking Vengeance (2008), Risk (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Question of Luck (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Spanish neo-noir film Question of Luck Julio (Eduardo Noriega) is at a turning point in his life. His fish farm business has collapsed, and his attractive fiancee, Concha (Leire Berrocal) is pushing Julio to get married. But Julio seems ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: crime, deadly, femme fatale, dishonesty, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, village, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Ghost of a Chance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the casino there is only one queen, the small ball that spins on the roulette table. None of the players pays the slightest attention to the female dealers. But Takis, a Ā«perennialĀ» med student, doesn't go to the casino to win millions but ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: casino, gambling, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, fall in love, dishonesty, betrayal, love and romance, gangsters, crimes, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.3
 697
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, manipulation, manipulations, hidden identity, crime gone awry, femme fatale, hitman, dangerous attraction, missing person, reunion, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Walking Vengeance (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frantic to be free of Felix, her wealthy but drunken and violent drug-lord husband, Ana (Elena Anaya) tricks her fresh-from-prison sister, Aurora (Ariadna Gil), and two other ex-partners in crime into coming to her aid. Now that their crew is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized, neo noir
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, danger, family problems, heist, crimes, partners, cons and scams, family relations, criminal heroes, dishonesty, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 6.0
 514
Risk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people discover jealousy and larceny are a dangerous combination in this tense drama. John (Bryan Brown) is a veteran insurance investigator who succumbs to temptation and veers towards the wrong side of the law. With the help of novice con ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspense
Plot: greed, scam, gambling, seduction, money, insurance, power relations, love triangle, femme fatale, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Learning Curve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Paul and Georgia are lovers, soul mates...and partners in crime. But when this duplicitous duo tries to dupe the wrong man, they are ensnared in a world more dangerous than they could ever have imagined. Seduced into working for him on dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, talky, suspenseful
Plot: bar, betrayal, lovers on the run, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, love and romance, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, teenage life, nightlife, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crime gone awry, partners, female bonding, casino, law enforcement, buddies, vampire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 202
Hustle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, couples, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Hitmen Diaries: 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, family relations, parents and children, disorder, strong violent content, crime gone awry, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 945
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, crimes, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, police corruption, cons and scams, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 4K
The Rise (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, revenge, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, renewed love, one more chance, cons and scams, frame up, friends, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 1K
Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, drug dealing, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 544
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, mystery, mind game, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, couples, betrayal, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 2K
Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: out of the way, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, police corruption, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, small town, chase, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aging con-man and a beautiful, ambitious student cross paths in a scam that promises to make them both rich.
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, cons and scams, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, heist, gambling, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, uncle nephew relationship, greed, last wish ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 2K
Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A powerful entrepreneur wants to build an exclusive resort hotel in Villanova, but he discovers the location he has in mind is protected by local land-use regulations. He hires Maria, a beautiful and elegant prostitute, to seduce the mayor, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, police investigation, love and romance, dangerous attraction, police detective, political corruption, intrigue, law enforcement, rivalry, lifestyle, crimes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.0
 315
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, friendship, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, panties pulled down, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Dae-gil has been skilled with his hands and has shown a strong desire for winning ever since he was a child. He will succeed his uncle and jump into the world of Tazza, risking his life in competition.
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, gambler, on the run, cons and scams, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, ambition, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 3K
Rushlights (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.
Style: neo noir, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, murder, couples, crime gone awry, betrayal, deadly, small town, inheritance, drug dealer, sheriff, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 3K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, family in danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, crimes, orphan, youth, rivalry, gang, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Last Diamond (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simon, a burglar on probation, agreed to go on the biggest shot of his life: The flight of the "Florentine", a mythical diamond set auction by its owners. To succeed, he must approach Julia, expert diamond for sale which is a considerable ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heist, fall in love, crimes, thief, hidden identity, betrayal, criminal heroes, diamond, corruption, danger, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: neo noir, erotic, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, manipulations, cons and scams, bank, sexual relations, who done it, dangerous attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 784
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, confined, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, crime boss, suspect, profanity, crime, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 973
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewelry store, love triangle, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, femme fatale, crimes, couples, heist, cons and scams, infidelity, fall in love, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, family problems, couples, love and romance, couple relations, crimes, dangerous attraction, disorder, dishonesty, danger, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 10K
Rogue Trader (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rogue Trader tells the true story of Nick Leeson, an employee of Barings Bank who--after a successful trading run--ends up accumulating $1.4 billion in losses hidden in account #88888.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: stock market, dishonesty, crimes, gambling, corporate crimes, cons and scams, ambition, rise and fall, blind ambition, workplace, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future
Place: singapore, asia, europe, england, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%