Movies and TV shows like Thief 2006

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Thief (2006)
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Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Andre Braugher stars as Nick Atwater, the leader of a robbery crew balancing his personal life with the planning of a major heist. The crew is being targeted by a relentless cop and the Chinese mafia every step of the way, while Atwater struggles at home with his teenage stepdaughter (Mae Whitman).
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thief, heist, police detective, career criminal, teenage life, crimes, police corruption, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal, outlaw, dishonesty, interracial relations, partners, theft, crime, step parent, dealer, the underworld, network, young people, vicious, code, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: new orleans, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, dishonesty, police and rivalry mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thief: City Homicide (2007), Smith (2006), The Shield (2002), Low Winter Sun (2013), Kingpin (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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City Homicide (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, dishonesty, who done it, uncover truth, police corruption, partners against crime, danger, partners, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: thief, heist, manhunt, double life, hidden identity, master criminal, law enforcement, one last job, criminal heroes, group of criminals, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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94%
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The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, mayor, crimes, dishonesty, murder, gang, peril, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: police detective, vengeance, rivalry, police corruption, perfect crime, right and wrong, deadly, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, the underworld, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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62%
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Kingpin (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rule the family. Control the empire. A Change in power looms imminent in the drug cartel family.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug smuggling, crimes, drug dealing, family relations, police corruption, partners, rivalry, addiction, family life, drug abuse, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, mexico, thailand ...
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56%
The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, ex military, robbery, veteran, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal heroes, society, police detective, bank, deal, siege ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dragnet (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sgt. Joe Friday and his partner Frank Smith methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, partners against crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, urban, crime investigation, lapd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Killer Instinct (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Killer Instinct is an American crime drama television series filmed in Vancouver that originally aired on the Fox Network. The pilot episode aired on September 23, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 2, 2005. Fox ordered 13 episodes, only ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, partners, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, policewoman, crime, buddy cop, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gang Related (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, boss, fighting crime, power struggle, police detective, outlaw, criminal, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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41%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hack (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hack is a television series that aired on the American CBS television network from 2002 to 2004. The series centers on the fictional life of a former police officer, Polish-American Mike Olshansky, who left the force after being charged with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: vigilante, taxi driver, law enforcement, crimes, crime, ex law enforcer, protective male, taxi, disgraced, dirty cop, ex-cop, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, bank, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, betrayal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
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38%
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Ironside (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Ironside is an upcoming American drama television series that is scheduled to premiere in the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It will air on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central, after Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. It is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, wheelchair bound, power relations, disability, urban, tough law enforcer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the road, murder, neo noir, criminal heroes, dishonesty, on the run, crimes, law enforcement, partners, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Touching Evil (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving an almost-fatal gunshot wound to the head, Detective David Creegan is assigned to the FBI's Organized and Serial Crime Unit – a rapid-response, elite crime ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, lifesaver, track down, murder investigation, special agents, chases and races, danger, law enforcement, crime, hunt down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, gunfight, neo noir, bank robbery, robbery, thief, group of criminals, crimes, crime, one last job, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Justice (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Justice is an American legal drama produced by Jerry Bruckheimer that aired on Fox in the USA and CTV in Canada. The series also aired on Warner Channel in Latin America, Nine Network in Australia, and on TV2 In New Zealand. It first was broadcast ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom drama, jury, media circus, trial, female lawyer, legal investigation, innocence, legal, rivalry, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Arne Dahl: Requiem (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies the A Unit who, under the supervision of US Intelligence, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: police investigation, heist, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, bank robbery, police, crime, swedish police, special unit
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Golden Boy (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Golden Boy is an American crime drama series created by Nicholas Wootton, which is produced by Berlanti Television and Warner Bros. Television. CBS placed a series order on May 13, 2012. The series ran on CBS from February 26 to May 14, 2013 and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Plot: police detective, crime, murder investigation, law enforcement, rise to the top, partners against crime, talented, homicide detective, ambition, crimes, workplace situations, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Widows (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
Story: The widows of three men killed while trying to steal a famous painting, join forces to find their husband's killers and finish off the job of stealing the painting.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adventure, investigation, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, betrayal, track down, widow, heist, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
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33%
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Officer Down (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: police corruption, vigilantism, law enforcement, crimes, crime, vengeance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police detective, murder, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
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Angela's Eyes (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: FBI agent Angela Clinton has the exceptional gift of knowing when someone is lying. She discovered this skill at age 14, when she learned her "average" American parents were actually spies. Attempting to right her parents' wrong, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: fbi, investigation, undercover, partners, partners against crime, mystery, treason, who done it, haunted by the past, crimes, espionage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious
Plot: partners against crime, undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, partners, master criminal, law enforcement, surveillance, criminal, crime, wiretap
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, crime, organized crime, criminal's revenge, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, hold up, safecracker, danger, rivalry, escapades, crime, petty criminal, double agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Handler (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Handler is a crime series created by Canadian writer-producer Chris Haddock, airing in the United States on CBS in the 2003-04 season. The show starred Joe Pantoliano as Joe Renato, an FBI agent assigned to train and handle young undercover ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fbi, officers and cadets, law enforcement, crime, special agents, crimes, working undercover, government agency, basic training, undercover, undercover agent, crime solving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Flikken Maastricht (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Former Amsterdam police detective Floris Wolfs has been transferred to the police department of the south-Dutch country town Maastricht. His metropolitan experience nicely complements the local expertise of his new country colleagues, who know the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, fighting crime, forensics, female detective, police investigation, crime, police officer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, dirty cop, single mother, crimes, moral dilemma, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, gang, heist, master criminal, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Fastlane (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Fastlane is an American action/crime drama series that was broadcast on Fox from September 18, 2002 to April 25, 2003. On August 14, 2005 G4 began rebroadcasting the complete series. After finishing its initial run on the network, Fastlane stopped ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, partners, drug dealing, police investigation, hidden identity, working undercover, police detective, master criminal, fighting crime, crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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