Movies like Red Zone

If you like "Red Zone" you are looking for exciting, rough and serious movies about / with casino, gambling, high school, gangsters, crimes, youth and friends themes of 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.
Red Zone (2003)
 4.6
 153
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

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Red Zone

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, rivalry, heist and criminal heroes 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, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, friendship, college, underdog, university, crimes, gambling, partners, friends, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: exciting, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: casino, gambling, redemption, family relations, one last chance, partners, mentally challenged, dishonesty, heist, cons and scams, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: casino, gambling, lovers on the run, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, femme fatale, dishonesty, heist, fall in love, love and romance ...
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, friends, urban ghetto, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, cons and scams, urban ghetto life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: siblings relations, crime, crimes, urban, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, family relations, fighting crime, vigilantism, vigilante, police detective
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, drug dealing, crimes, partners, dishonesty, friends, misfit, cons and scams, immigrants, society, fighting the system, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, sexy, serious
Plot: casino, heist, leukemia, friends, cons and scams, crime, gambling, best friends, dishonesty, terminal illness, calendar, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, vengeance, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, destiny, haunted by the past, gang, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
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, rough, serious
Plot: betrayal, ambition, lifestyle, urban, rise and fall, fashion, crime, contests and competitions, city life, rise to the top, dishonesty, 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: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, crimes, crime, friendship, friends, family business, clergy, dishonesty, buddies, partners, gangster, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gambling, crime, bookie, bet, loser, dishonesty, life is a bitch, down on your luck, disorder, gangsters, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, hotel, criminal heroes, going straight, partners, best friends, heist, crime, crimes, cons and scams, murder, disposing of a dead body ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, mathematics, college, manipulations, teachers and students, student life, power relations, cards, crime, college graduate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ 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, suspenseful, emotional, realistic
Plot: seduction, high school, righting the wronged, high school life, teenage life, hopes, parents and children, death in the family, investigation, family relations, private vs public, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: crime, crimes, gangsters, buddies, family life, family problems, best friends, friendship, rivalry, homecoming, dysfunctional family, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 3K
Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, school, lifestyle, buddies, family relations, friendship, misfit, high school life, youth, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, parents and children, high school life, pregnancy, power relations, social relations, family relations, dishonesty
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: hotel, heist, gang, crimes, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty, prison, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, reunion, dishonesty, contests and competitions, crime, crimes, ambition, corruption, gambling, violence, underground fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: master criminal, law enforcement, gang, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, infidelity, police corruption, intrigue, betrayal, rivalry, crime, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, follow your dream, curses spells and rituals, major league, criminal heroes, hopes, gangsters, city life, coming of age, high school life, urban, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: high school life, aging, friends, sport team, family relations, friendship, coming of age, high school, reunion, youth, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, crimes, crime, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, buddies, political corruption, gangster, brother
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, life is a bitch, fall in love, social relations, kids in trouble, family relations, drug dealing, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, partners, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, chases and races, cons and scams, crime gone awry, computers and web, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: rough, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: confined, crimes, parents and children, hostages, unlikely criminals, danger, woman in danger, isolation, single parent, crime gone awry, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, unlikely criminals, couple relations, athlete's life, dishonesty, small town life, disorder, couples, neo noir, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 4K
Even Money (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, obsession, cons and scams, destructive relationship, couple relations, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, bookies, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: crime, lone wolves, confined, crimes, dishonesty, prison life, prison, golden years, heist, tough heroes, friends, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 712
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Related movie lists