Movies like Red Zone

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Red Zone (2003)
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Red Zone (2003)
Original name: Pledge of Allegiance
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mac and his high school gangster buddies try to take over the world of sports betting in a city filled with crime, prostitution and gambling. When the Mafia gets involved, they do whatever it takes to keep these tough young-bloods off their turf.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: casino, gambling, high school, gangsters, crimes, youth, friends, partners, crime, ambition, high school life, dishonesty, sport team, buddies, unlikely criminals, police officer, football
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, friends, criminal heroes, rivalry and heist mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Red Zone: Yonkers Joe (2008), Ghost of a Chance (2001), The Stick Up Kids (2008), Duke (2013), Bigga Than Ben (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, contests and competitions, bookies, urban ghetto life, fall in love, gangsters, athlete's life, gambling, unlikely criminals, follow your dream, lifestyle, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, arizona, las vegas, nevada
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95%
 6.4
 755
Yonkers Joe (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: casino, gambling, heist, parents and children, hopes, cons and scams, crime, crimes, redemption, family relations, one last chance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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
Plot: casino, gambling, unlikely criminals, fall in love, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, crime, love and romance, dishonesty, heist, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, buddies, society, urban ghetto life, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, urban ghetto, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.0
 149
Duke (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, siblings relations, police investigation, urban, law enforcement, family relations, fighting crime, police detective, vigilantism, vigilante
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, buddies, partners, misfit, dishonesty, friends, immigrants, cons and scams, crime, society, fighting the system
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 217
Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, crime gone awry, casino, destiny, battles, vengeance, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dirty Dealing 3D (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy casino dealers joins forces to try to save the sick child of one of their coworkers. When their unscrupulous boss (Michael Madsen) refuses to get the insurance company to help and then reneges on a promise to help raise the money, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: heist, casino, leukemia, best friends, friends, gambling, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime, terminal illness, calendar, roulette ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The System Within (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune and all the luxuries that come with success. But ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: rise to the top, crime, contests and competitions, city life, nightmare comes true, fashion, urban, rise and fall, lifestyle, betrayal, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Turn of Faith (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mob drama starring Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini, Mia Sara and Costas Mandylor.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: buddies, dishonesty, partners, family business, clergy, friends, betrayal, crime, friendship, crimes, organized crime, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulations, crime, teachers and students, student life, crimes, loan, cards, college graduate, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 913
Southie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of another.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: crime, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, family life, family problems, homecoming, friendship, rivalry, family relations, friends, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 500
Money Kings (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gambling, crime, bookie, bet, loser, dishonesty, down on your luck, life is a bitch, gangsters, unlikely partners, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 790
Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: seduction, high school, high school hunk, righting the wronged, hopes, siblings relations, computers and web, crimes, parents and children, dealing with death, investigation, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Night at the Golden Eagle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two elderly criminals spend their final night in Los Angeles, California at the Golden Eagle Hotel prior to their departure to Las Vegas, Nevada, to lead a life without crime. Unfortunately, on the hottest night of the summer, these two ex-criminals ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: hotel, prostitute, criminal heroes, siblings relations, crime, going straight, partners, buddies, cons and scams, golden years, crimes, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, power relations, social relations, teenage life, parents and children, teachers and students, dishonesty, pregnancy, high school, high school life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 578
Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: heist, hotel, gang, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, thief, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crimes, crime, contests and competitions, ambition, reunion, dishonesty, fight club, fight, gambling, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.8
 3K
Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: suspenseful, rough, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, law enforcement, master criminal, uninhibited rivalry, gang, betrayal, intrigue, parents and children, crime, police corruption, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Off the Black (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nick Nolte) gets a younger friend (Trevor Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: high school life, aging, sport team, friends, family relations, high school, coming of age, teenage life, youth, reunion, friendship, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Love Is the Drug (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonah Brand (John Patrick Amedori) isn't necessarily the type of guy who would interest ultra-hot Sara Weller (Lizzy Caplan). But when she and her friends find out he works at a pharmacy, they charm him into their circle and gain his trust with ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, crimes, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, friends, kids in trouble, social relations, family relations, life is a bitch, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 552
Held Hostage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michelle a single mother is kidnapped by three masked men and held hostage until she is forced to rob a bank which is the only option she has to saving her only child's life while they are both wired to explode.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, hostages, crime, parents and children, murderous pair, confined, family relations, heist, bank, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 114
Cross Bronx (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This Bronx-based coming-of-age drama follows four high school friends as they navigate the treacherous waters of independence, love and careers on their individual paths toward achieving their dreams.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: high school, high school life, urban, youth, tough heroes, sport team, major league, city life, coming of age, criminal heroes, curses spells and rituals, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, bank, chases and races, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, computers and web, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 172
Open Gate (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In East Texas, a rodeo clown and bull fighters happens upon a drug-smuggling operation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, unlikely criminals, couple relations, couples, small town life, dishonesty, disorder, workplace, neo noir, crimes, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gangs from Rosario (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: City of Rosario. After three decades in prison together in the same cell, Tito and Castor are released. Outside the youth's friends await, as well as mines, tango, nights of drunkenness and a suitcase full of money hidden in the Parana River. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: confined, crime, dishonesty, prison life, gang, prison, heist, crimes, lone wolves, golden years, friends, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, society, juvenile delinquency, estrangement, urban ghetto, friends, crimes, urban, rise and fall, partners, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new orleans, california, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Gangnam Blues (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A "gangster noir" set in the 1970s, when Gangnam, Seoul goes under development. Political powers and darker organizations collide as they seek to grab control of the influential and exclusive area.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, buddies, political corruption, gangsters, crime, friends, crimes, brother, gangster
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 950
A Better Place (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: misfit, youth, teenage life, friendship, juvenile delinquency, high school, kidnapping, society, friends, kids in trouble, crimes, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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