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, exciting, humorous, captivating, feel good, light, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, partners, disorder, crime boss, police corruption, mafia, friendship, crime gone awry, village, pregnancy, village life, introspection, coming of age, city life, human nature, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, cons and scams, bandit ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, italy, usa, europe, new jersey, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to The Pope of Greenwich Village

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, vengeance and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Pope of Greenwich Village: Decisions (2011), The Opportunists (1999), Quick Change (1990), The Immortals (1995), The Hot Rock (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, graphic violence, sexual content, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Opportunists (1999)
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, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, going straight, starting over, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, ireland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Immortals (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, realistic, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, rivalry, mind game, reluctant partners, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.8
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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, crimes, museum, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, cons and scams, jewel thief, bank robbery, prison, perfect crime, faked death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, police detective, racism, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, fighting crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, organized crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, xian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
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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, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 8K
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, friends, race against time, credit card fraud, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, get rich quick scheme, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: hostage, on the road, prison, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, heist, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.4
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Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, prisoner, partners, criminal, criminal's revenge, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train robbery, siblings relations, heist, buddies, criminal heroes, sibling relationship, law enforcement, dishonesty, perfect crime, cons and scams, train, arson ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crimes, operation, girlfriend, money, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
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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, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, heist, urban ghetto life, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, rough, serious, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, dysfunctional family, hip hop, life philosophy, character study, life, crimes, society, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 19K
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, funny, talky, clever ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, crime boss, bad temper, bar fight, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, california, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 563
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: twins, redemption, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist, betrayal, crimes, disorder, estrangement, cons and scams, clergy, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
This Thing of Ours (2002)
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal, bank, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, humorous, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, disorder, friends, heist, dishonesty, nothing goes right, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stiletto Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, working undercover, police detective, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 9K
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: gangsters, friendship, betrayal, murder, crimes, vengeance, criminal heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 398
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, disorder, vengeance, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, golden years ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: heist, family business, family relations, prison, criminal, life sentence, grandfather grandson relationship, crimes, dishonesty, going straight, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hitman, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 23K
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, bully, friends, rivalry, gangsters, interracial relations, police, crimes, corruption, gang, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 496
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, scapegoat, ex convict, revenge, manipulation, criminal's revenge, protagonist as suspect, crimes, going straight, law enforcement, crime gone awry, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, infidelity, on the road, bully, released from prison, extramarital affair, crimes, graphic violence, mistaken identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 21K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, witness protection, crimes, life turned upside down, partners in crime, mafia, witnessing a crime, husband wife relationship, police investigation, betrayal, false identity, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, missouri, michigan, canada, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 98
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, fish out of water, undercover, master criminal, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%