Movies like The Pope of Greenwich Village

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The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
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The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charlie and his troublesome cousin Paulie decide to steal $150000 in order to back a "sure thing" race horse that Paulie has inside information on. The aftermath of the robbery gets them into serious trouble with the local Mafia boss and the corrupt New York City police department.
Style: intense, humorous, exciting, captivating, light, feel good, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, gangsters, crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, disorder, crime boss, police corruption, mafia, friendship, crime gone awry, danger, village, pregnancy, village life, human nature, urban, dishonesty, introspection, criminal heroes, city life, coming of age, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, italy, usa, europe, new jersey, manhattan new york city

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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, crime gone awry, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes and heist mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Pope of Greenwich Village: Setup (2011), The Opportunists (2000), The Immortals (1995), Year of the Dragon (1985), Plastic (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, danger, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Opportunists (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: realistic, talky, suspense, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, crime, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Immortals (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elaborate heist unites 8 strangers in a simultaneous assault on targets all over the city- and explodes in a hailstorm of gunfire and high-speed chases in this powerful action-thriller. Recruited by a Mafia nightclub owner (Eric Roberts), 4 ...
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, reluctant partners, mind game, partners, odd couple, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Year of the Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, police detective, racism, gangsters, crime, police corruption, violence spree, lone wolves, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 7K
Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, race against time, friends, disorder, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, male objectification, bikini ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.8
 18K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, friends, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5K
The Hot Rock (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crime, museum, perfect crime, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 17K
Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, funny, talky ...
Plot: friendship, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, partners, buddies, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime boss, bad temper, money laundering ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, hitman, robbery, hostage, chase, on the run, gangsters, crime, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 504
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, twins, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist, crimes, crime, disorder, cons and scams, betrayal, estrangement, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, crimes, operation, police, girlfriend ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new orleans, texas, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 38K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, perfect crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, cons and scams, train, new year's eve ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 335
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, golden years, deadly, vengeance, gang, crime gone awry, intrigue, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 8K
Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, life philosophy, character study, life, hip hop, crime, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, heist, friends, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, money, unemployment, friendship, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, bank, betrayal, crime gone awry, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Out in Fifty (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A reformed ex-convict enters a love triangle and gets manipulated into being a scapegoat in a murder scheme for revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, revenge, scapegoat, criminal's revenge, manipulations, going straight, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, drug dealing, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, master criminal, tough law enforcer, danger, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, hostage, jewel thief ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, 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, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 216
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, police corruption, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime gone awry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, heist, disorder, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, crimes, goofy hero, crime, track down, chase, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 20K
Killshot (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beautiful Carmen Colson and her ironworker husband Wayne are placed in the Federal Witness Protection program after witnessing an "incident". Thinking they are at last safe, they are targeted by an experienced hit man and a psychopathic ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, crime, danger, life turned upside down, partners in crime, crimes, disorder, mafia, witness protection, witnessing a crime, false identity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, toronto ontario canada, michigan, st. louis missouri, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 19K
Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, friends, rivalry, police, gangsters, crime, corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, sexual content, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 4K
Shottas (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Jamaica
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A raw urban drama about two friends raised on the dangerous streets of Kingston, Jamaica. Biggs and Wayne take on the "Shotta" way of life to survive. As young boys, they begin a life of crime, eventually moving to the US where they begin ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang violence, crime boss, police chase, social decay, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, partners, society, heist, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: jamaica, florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, complex, emotional ...
Plot: heist, prison, family business, life sentence, criminal, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, parents and children, friends, family life, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, gang, heist, law enforcement, friendship, partners, dishonesty, crime gone awry, missing person, kidnapping, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 556
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty, mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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