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The Quickie (2001)
 5.8
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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, crime, family life, road not taken, couples, dishonesty, tough heroes, hitman, gambling, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, immigrants, single parent, siblings relations, unfulfillment, golden years, prostitute, party, money, bodyguard, 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, crime, gangsters, family relations, dishonesty, murder and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Quickie: Tycoon: A New Russian (2002), Once Fallen (2010), A Quiet Life (2010), Sisters (2001), Even Money (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 128 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, cynical, suspenseful, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, betrayal, crimes, fighting the system, society, dishonesty, politics, rise and fall, life is a bitch, deadly, ambition, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 1K
Once Fallen (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, starting over, fall in love, estrangement, gangsters, family relations, hopes, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, criminal heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: parents and children, faked death, hitman, deadly, gangsters, hidden identity, family relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 3K
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, touching, captivating
Plot: ambush, gangsters, crimes, sister, love, problem child, father, collaboration, protector, danger, society, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, obsession, bookies, couple relations, moral dilemma, cons and scams, destructive relationship, buddies, betrayal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, gangsters, family relations, infidelity, russian mafia, immigrants, crime, crimes, gang, coming of age, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 612
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, dishonesty, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, prostitute, crime, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, heroes, vengeance, hitman, danger, crimes, vigilantism, betrayal, political corruption, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 1K
Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: The Democratic Republic Of Congo, 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, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, treasure hunt, danger, gangsters, tough heroes, ambition, life is a bitch, fuel, murder, money, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 833
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: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, human nature, downfall, protecting from truth, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, danger, family relations, society, murder, rivalry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 2K
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, danger, chases and races, starting over, tough heroes, forced into action, woman in danger, heroes, hopes, crimes, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, danger, homecoming, twin brother, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, haunted by the past, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 7K
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: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, gangsters, cons and scams, proposal, politics, dishonesty, gang, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, crime, couple relations, haunted by the past, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 665
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gang, family relations, parents and children, society, danger, love and romance, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 85
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, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, religion, teenager, drug addict, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 2K
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, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tunnel, crimes, danger, forced into action, save the day, redemption, crime, master criminal, criminal heroes, bakery, honda ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 6K
Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, intrigue, crime gone awry, chases and races, on the road, murder, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.0
 456
West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, lawyer, ambition, crimes, mafia, fish out of water, murder, korean american, danger, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 2K
Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, monastery, filicide, revenge, rivalry, betrayal, crime, family life, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 1K
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, captivating ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fall in love, mysterious character, dishonesty, parents and children, mind game, unlikely criminals, gangsters, love affair, crimes, crime family, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 299
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love and romance, romance, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, couples, drug dealing, going straight, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 65K
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, dishonesty, race against time, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, confined, crimes, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, danger, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 302
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
Plot: police, adultery, car accident, money, lifestyle, family life, family relations, society, working class, immigrants, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 904
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
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: danger, love and romance, fall in love, woman in danger, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rescue, dishonesty, crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, murder, crime gone awry, chase, missing person, kidnapping, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 7K
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, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, destiny, murder, deadly, crimes, survival, hitman, family relations, post traumatic stress, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, family relations, couples, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 2K
Chandni Bar (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Chandni Bar, a film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar depicts the gritty life of the Mumbai underworld, including prostitution, dance bars and gun crime.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: female protagonist, gangsters, rape, vengeance, rich and poor, political unrest, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, prostitute, tough heroes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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