Movies like Kill the Irishman

If you like "Kill the Irishman" you are looking for tense, rough and suspenseful movies about / with mafia, gang war, mob boss, corruption, irish, labor union and gangsters themes of Biography, Crime and Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Kill the Irishman (2011)
 7.1
 42K
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, brutal, talky, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, mob boss, corruption, irish, labor union, gangsters, crime, ambition, criminal heroes, tough heroes, organized crime, crimes, danger, rivalry, hitman, informant, assassination attempt, gangster, garbage truck, justice, dark hero, jewish, racial slur, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1975, year 1977, year 1960
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Kill the Irishman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and stylized films with plots about gangsters, murder, crime, crimes, gangster, organized crime and mafia mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Kill the Irishman: The Godfather (1972), Gotti (2018), King of New York (1990), Donnie Brasco (1997), Scarface (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.2
 1.5M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, family saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gang war, criminal heroes, crimes, greed, mob boss, lawyer, cosa nostra, power struggle ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 12K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, godfather, violence, family relations, parents and children, crime, crimes, ambition, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984, year 2002
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
King of New York (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, gang, cocaine, violence, crime, crimes, rivalry, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 258K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, undercover, friends, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, crime, undercover agent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, colombia, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
crime movies
5867
rough movies
7391
ambition movies
3290
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, buddies, one last job, mafia, deadly, crimes, fall in love, coffin, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 675K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, cocaine, drug dealing, mafia, gunfight, rise and fall, drug cartel, mob boss, criminal heroes, drug abuse, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 66K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, arrest, organized crime, poisoning, mafia, notoriety, crime family, psychopath, hidden identity, merciless, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1965 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 420K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, mafia, rise and fall, crime, organized crime, criminal heroes, blind ambition, crimes, drug abuse, fbi, greed, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1980, year 1983 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, ambition, criminal heroes, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, crime boss, death, casino, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, helicopter, christianity, organized crime, assassination, priest, pope, confession, lawyer, vatican, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: italy, usa, europe, new york, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 10K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, dutch, blood, crime, dishonesty, psychopath, gambling, society, criminal heroes, interracial relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, harlem, illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, gangsters, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious, crime boss ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, cynical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, corruption, mafia, neo noir, betrayal, violence, blackmail, love triangle, mayor, gang war, vengeance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 158K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, brutality, corruption, crime, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, crimes, arms dealing, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1995, year 1982, year 1981 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 921K
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, friends, fbi, criminal heroes, friendship, shooting, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1955 ...
Place: florida, new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, blind ambition, organized crime ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 24K
Bugsy (1991)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: New York gangster Ben 'Bugsy' Siegel takes a brief business trip to Los Angeles. A sharp-dressing womanizer with a foul temper, Siegel doesn't hesitate to kill or maim anyone crossing him. In L.A. the life, the movies, and most of all ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, casino, crime, ambition, rise and fall, crimes, gangsters, money, bohemian life, love affair, elimination, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 20K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, crimes, rise and fall, social activist, political corruption, political intrigue, rivalry, ambition, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 30s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, new york, michigan, usa, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, smuggling, mafia, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, hitman, murder, ambition, criminal heroes, going straight, rivalry, gang, undercover, master criminal, police corruption, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.1M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mole, crimes, working undercover, undercover cop, mind game, crime, police, undercover, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, china, taiwan, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jacques Mesrine, a loyal son and dedicated soldier, is back home and living with his parents after serving in the Algerian War. Soon he is seduced by the neon glamour of sixties Paris and the easy money it presents. Mentored by Guido, Mesrine turns ...
Style: rough, tense, bleak, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, romancing a criminal, mafia, rise to the top, crime, organized crime, against the rules, gangsters, criminal heroes, ambition, mob boss, prison life ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, canada, arizona, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 142K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: realistic, tense, brutal, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, twins, gang, rise and fall, violence, mental illness, brother brother relationship, organized crime, husband wife relationship, violent ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1957
Place: england, london, scotland yard, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, organized crime, mob boss, police corruption, mafia, drug trafficking, heroin, drug traffic, smuggling, rise and fall, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 8K
The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, clever, captivating ...
Plot: murder, mafia, violence, bedroom, corpse, strike, great depression, crime, vengeance, deadly, labor union, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, police investigation, gangsters, jail, gunfight, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, murder, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 197K
Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, organized crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, corruption, mafia, crimes, police brutality, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement, power struggle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, year 1949 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 7K
American Me (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, prison gang, violence, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, sexual abuse, racism, murder, crime, self discovery, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 40s, 50s, year 1943 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Related movie lists