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The Quickie (2001)
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The Quickie (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: russian mafia, gangsters, starting over, crimes, family life, couples, dishonesty, road not taken, tough heroes, hitman, gambling, family relations, parents and children, immigrants, single parent, siblings relations, unfulfillment, golden years, couple relations, prostitute, money, bodyguard, party, female nudity, blonde ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, family relations, murder, danger and siblings relations mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Quickie: Tycoon: A New Russian (2002), Once Fallen (2010), Five Thirteen (2013), A Quiet Life (2010), Even Money (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: serious, clever, cynical, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, political corruption, betrayal, society, fighting the system, crimes, politics, dishonesty, rise and fall, campaign, blind ambition, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Once Fallen (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Chance (Brian Presley) returns home after five years in jail, he is determined to escape his past, start a new life and make peace with his father, (Ed Harris, Golden Globe® winner), who is the head of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang and ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, starting over, fall in love, estrangement, gangsters, family life, hopes, family relations, family problems, love and romance, criminal heroes, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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66%
 4.2
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Five Thirteen (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, crimes, family relations, hopes, parents and children, released from prison, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, false accusation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 2K
A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murderer, hitman, faked death, gangsters, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, obsession, bookies, cons and scams, destructive relationship, moral dilemma, couple relations, heist, gangsters, criminal's revenge, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
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44%
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Sisters (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A movie about two sisters - thirteen year old Sveta, poor and abandoned by her father, who longs to go off and be a sniper in the army, and spoilt eight-year old Dina, doted on by her gangster father...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: gangsters, ambush, crimes, sister, love, protector, collaboration, problem child, life is a bitch, father, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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43%
Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: bleak, disturbing, gloomy, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, gangsters, family relations, infidelity, russian mafia, immigrants, crimes, gang, life is a bitch, coming of age, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 651
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, murder, parents and children, vengeance, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, prostitute, manipulation, city life, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bummer 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film takes place a few years after the events shown in Bummer. Kostyan "Kot", who lost all his friends, the woman he loved and was nearly killed in the first installment of the film tries to begin a new, peaceful life. But is it ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: crimes, starting over, haunted by the past, gangsters, survival, car trip, on the road, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, car, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, uncover truth, vengeance, haunted by the past, betrayal, vigilantism, heroes, dishonesty, hitman, crimes, political corruption, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 1K
Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, treasure hunt, ambition, life is a bitch, tough heroes, gangsters, money, murder, conspiracy, couples, oral sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, homecoming, twin brother, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, politics, dishonesty, gang, proposal, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, downfall, human nature, protecting from truth, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, family relations, society, murder, rivalry, unlikely criminals, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Inside Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the last thirteen years AJ (Triple H) has been behind bars, convicted of manslaughter for killing a man who intended to kill his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport). Now released, AJ wants nothing more than to start a small business and live a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, starting over, daring rescue, woman in danger, heroes, forced into action, hopes, crimes, chance, graphic violence, disorder, one last chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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35%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
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34%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, gang, crimes, parents and children, society, love and romance, graphic violence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 103
The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: crime boss, crimes, city life, dishonesty, rivalry, society, gangsters, religion, teenager, drug addict, family problems, love ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Stratos (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Cyprus
Duration: 137 min.
Story: At age 19, Stratos committed a crime of passion. He spent half his life in prison, where underground boss Leonidas took him under his wing. One day during a rival gang attack, Leonidas saved his life. Stratos never forgot this. A free man now, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Amsterdam (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A rich American couple, a family of Dutch criminals, a French gay couple, a working class family from Germany and an illegal Moroccan youth and his kid brother, are all in Amsterdam, each with their own story. Different reasons make their paths ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, disturbing, contemplative
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Place: amsterdam, holland, europe
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Wisegal (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a captain in a Brooklyn crime family.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: fall in love, criminal heroes, mysterious character, dishonesty, gangsters, parents and children, love affair, unlikely criminals, mind game, crimes, crime family, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Provocative, outrageously profane and surprisingly tender amidst an explosion of unbridled testosterone, 44 INCH CHEST explores the masculine ego at breaking point, testing whether fear is stronger than love. Colin (Ray Winstone) is in agony, ...
Style: tense, serious, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, confined, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, infidelity, romance, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, drug dealing, gangsters, mountain, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, gambling debt, family relations, dishonesty, race against time, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, usa, nevada ...
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Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, chase, crime gone awry, heist, murder, hitman, couples, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
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Shadows & Lies (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, student film
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rescue, lovers on the run, crimes, woman in danger, gangsters, rivalry, female nudity, fake identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mak, a street urchin in Bangkok, dreams of being a tough gangster. He earns some money as a drugs runner. One day he meets a young prostitute, who turns out to live nearby and they fall in love. After he has delivered a large batch of drugs to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: fall in love, love affair, gangsters, prostitute, siblings relations, crimes, love and romance, drug dealing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drugs, police, drug deal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Fragments (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotic man opens fire in a diner, murdering numerous people before killing himself. The survivors struggle in different ways following this horrendous event: a doctor doubts his own instincts and elects to use an experimental medical procedure ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: group of strangers, murder, destiny, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, hitman, family relations, crimes, survival, post traumatic stress, gambling, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 652
One Way Out (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Harry Woltz is a homicide cop with a gambling problem; a problem that leaves him owing a great deal of money to the Russell brothers. To clear the debt they ask him to train John Farrow to murder his wife, Evans, without leaving the usual clues or ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, addiction, murder, gambling, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gambling debt, sex, siblings relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, cocaine, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%