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Goodbye, South, Goodbye (1996)
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Goodbye, South, Goodbye (1996)
Original name: 南國再見,南國
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gao (Jack Kao) is riding the train to Pinghsi to set up a 10 day gambling den with his friend Hsi (Hsi Hsiang).
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: politics, restaurant, gangsters, crimes, gambling, crime, nanny, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, gambling house, nature, motorcycle, violence, train, corruption, pig, night, cell phone, scam, vomiting, neon sign
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, china, asia, taipei

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, gangsters and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Goodbye, South, Goodbye: Deadfall (1993), Swallowtail Butterfly (1996), Rainy Dog (1997), Spanish Judges (2000), Pressed (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, greed, uncle nephew relationship, last wish ...
Time: 90s
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Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called Yentown, and it is much like Tokyo. Sixteen-year-old Ageha (Ito), a young girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, gloomy, tense ...
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Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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Rainy Dog (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, hitman, gang, family relations, introspection, parents and children, vengeance, crimes, crime, deadly, mute or deaf, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
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 4.9
 500
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: unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, mystery, mind game, psychopath, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, master criminal, chases and races, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
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Flipping (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: no overview found
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, hitman, wedding, deadly, rivalry, assassination, working undercover, gambling, showbiz, friendship, rebelliousness ...
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Place: los angeles
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American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
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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, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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55%
Original Gangsters (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: La historia comienza con un robo que se realiza en la Ciudad de México. La banda formada por Carlos, Leonardo, Mónica y Leserio habían pactado viajar a Argentina para lavar el dinero. Al llegar a Buenos Aires se encuentran en una guerra de mafias ...
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Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Once in the Life (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called 20/20 Mike because he can sense people nearby, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bummer (2003)
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Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, road movie, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, disorder, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, intrigue, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, murder ...
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Place: russia
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55%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Duration: 131 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
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Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 117 min.
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Style: neo noir, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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45%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
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Time: 90s
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45%
Blueprint for Robbery (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of career criminals plots the robbery of an armored car company's headquarters. Although the robbery itself goes off as planned, it's not long before the gang members are fighting among themselves over everybody's share of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, master criminal, armored car, crimes, investigation, deadly, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, escape, car chase ...
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Duration: 113 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
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Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 568
The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, femme fatale, intrigue, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, arms dealing, crimes, crime, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 505
Mercy Streets (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Estranged twin brothers - one a con man, the other an Episcopal deacon - accidentally switch places... and find God in the process.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, twins, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist, cons and scams, estrangement, disorder, crime, betrayal, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 686
Identity Theft (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie is rated 14+ because it includes: -Sexual content and Nudity, by this it only shows kisses between the two main characters and ways of showing affection like hugging, ect. It also shows women in no such lingere, nor men. All characters ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: cons and scams, false accusation, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, impersonation, identity theft, female stalker, crime, criminal heroes, credit card fraud, secretary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
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Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 970
Swindled (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: cons and scams, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, ambition, crime gone awry, betrayal, love and romance, manipulations, mystery, power relations, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%