Movies like Risk

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Risk (2000)
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Risk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three people discover jealousy and larceny are a dangerous combination in this tense drama. John (Bryan Brown) is a veteran insurance investigator who succumbs to temptation and veers towards the wrong side of the law. With the help of novice con man Ben (Tom Long), John hatches a scheme to substantiate false claims by taking a percentage of several questionable claims his firm has settled for a fraction of their usual worth. John and Ben are assisted in their illegal business by Louise (Claudia Karvan), a lawyer with a cocaine problem who is also John's lover. But when Louise becomes involved with Ben and demands a bigger share of the money, their already-shaky confidence game begins to collapse.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspense
Plot: greed, gambling, seduction, scam, money, insurance, power relations, love triangle, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, life is a bitch, addiction, legal, male female relationship, corporate crime, insurance scam, theft, cocaine, drug abuse, crime, love and romance, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Risk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, crime, murder, crime gone awry and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Risk: Swindled (2004), The Gambler (2014), When Will I Be Loved (2004), Dead in the Water (1991), Swerve (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swindled (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: cons and scams, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, ambition, crime gone awry, betrayal, love and romance, manipulations, mystery, power relations, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 67K
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, rough, realistic ...
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, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
When Will I Be Loved (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Style: sexy, melancholic, talky, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), mind game, dishonesty, power relations, couples, cons and scams, love and romance, male female relationship, seduction, manipulation, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, heroes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, mystery, rivalry, love and romance, legal investigation, betrayal, couples, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.4
 2K
Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: out of the way, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, police corruption, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, intrigue, small town, briefcase, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Best Laid Plans (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, crime, crime gone awry, manipulation, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, manipulations, disorder, small town, couples, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, nevada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 13K
Owning Mahowny (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dan Mahowny was a rising star at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. At twenty-four he was assistant manager of a major branch in the heart of Toronto's financial district. To his colleagues he was a workaholic. To his customers, he was ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: gambling, money, gambling addiction, embezzlement, obsession, addiction, banker, cheating, gambler, casino, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, toronto ontario canada, canada, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, betrayal, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, money, couples, crime, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, runaway, bitch, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 528
On the Border (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A dumb as rocks security guard in a Texas border town gets involved in a planned bank heist thanks to the charms of two different femmes fatales.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, heist, bank, deadly, danger, crimes, crime, woman in danger, frame up, murder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 19K
Croupier (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, clever, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, cons and scams, roulette, crimes, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, femme fatale, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 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, moral dilemma, couple relations, cons and scams, destructive relationship, buddies, betrayal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, greed, uncle nephew relationship, last wish ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: neo noir, erotic, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, crime, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, manipulations, couples, power relations, phone sex, disorder, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 7K
Playing God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, haunted by the past, fbi, mind game, drug addict, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love triangle, working undercover, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, courtroom drama, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are ...
Style: clever, cynical, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, school, manipulation, student, teacher, fatal attraction, legal investigation, deadly, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, manipulations, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 7K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, crimes, crime, drug dealing, wall street, cons and scams, going straight, criminal heroes, violence, greed, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, miami, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, cons and scams, father son relationship, kidnapping, character study, greed, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 343
Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, danger, femme fatale, crimes, manipulations, betrayal, crime, love triangle, train, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, crime, crimes, master criminal, deadly, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 664
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wild Things 2 (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to the hot film Wild Things, Wild Things 2 sees teenage bad girls Maya and Britney go on a sex and killing spree to win millions.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, high school, murder, threesome, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, conspiracy, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Keys to Tulsa (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Richter Boudreau is on a bad streak: Languishing in the shadow of his celebrity mother, he loses his job as a film critic for the town paper, and now he's been approached with a dangerous proposition that ultimately leads to blackmail. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: blackmail, love triangle, crimes, dishonesty, drug dealing, love and romance, journalism, murder, brother brother relationship, murder witness, family secret, plot twist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Black Angel (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stephane, the wife of an older, prominent magistrate, coldbloodedly shoots a male visitor in her upscale home, then claims she was defending herself against a rapist. Victim turns out to be Wadek Aslanian, a gangster who's viewed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, stylized, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder investigation, romantic rivalry, lesbian love, crimes, femme fatale, love and romance, deadly, folk hero, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Four Dogs Playing Poker (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With the help of their mentor Felix, a group of the best friends and first-time thieves steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless black market art dealer. After the amateurs botch the delivery of the objet d'art, the dealer kills Felix and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friends, crime gone awry, betrayal, heist, black market, dishonesty, disorder, partners, deadly, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 42
419 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a New York City actor loses everything to an internet scam based in South Africa, his two best friends take him to Cape Town to track down the scammer. With the help of a charismatic local, their search begins promisingly, leading them into ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, criminal, danger, money, hostage, scam, search, friend, crime, girlfriend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, murder, cons and scams, blackmail, judge, crimes, crime, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, police corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Question of Luck (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Spanish neo-noir film Question of Luck Julio (Eduardo Noriega) is at a turning point in his life. His fish farm business has collapsed, and his attractive fiancee, Concha (Leire Berrocal) is pushing Julio to get married. But Julio seems ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: danger, crime gone awry, dishonesty, femme fatale, deadly, crime, cons and scams, village, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 921
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewelry store, love triangle, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, femme fatale, crimes, couples, heist, cons and scams, infidelity, fall in love, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, munich germany, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%