Movies like RocknRolla

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RocknRolla (2008)
 7.2
 251K
RocknRolla (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, stylized, clever, witty, humorous, exciting, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, dark humor, gang leader, cons and scams, crimes, crime gone awry, organized crime, mafia, graphic violence, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, millionaire, multiple storylines, friendship, theft, homosexual, deception, child abuse, accountant, debt, presumed dead, father son relationship, faked death, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe

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Most similar movies to RocknRolla

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, twists and turns, entertaining and stylized films with plots about storytelling, crimes, murder, mentor, gangsters, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like RocknRolla: Snatch (2000), Layer Cake (2004), The Gentlemen (2019), The 51st State (2001), Revolver (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 844K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, clever, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gambling, crimes, master criminal, cons and scams, sarcasm, heist, disorder, nothing goes right, bookies, graphic violence, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, united kingdom, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.3
 180K
Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, greed, drug dealing, drug lord, betrayal, flirting, cocaine, murder, organized crime, going straight, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, netherlands, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.8
 327K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, neo noir, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, money, marijuana, gang, tough guy, crimes, organized crime, conspiracy, crime boss, swearing, british, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: london, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 49K
The 51st State (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, culture clash, organized crime, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, gang war, crimes, chemist, cons and scams, golf ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, liverpool, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 96K
Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hotshot gambler Jake Green (Jason Statham) is long on bravado and seriously short of common sense. Rarely is he allowed in any casino because he's a bona fide winner and, in fact, has taken so much money over the years that he's the sole ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, criminal heroes, group of criminals, cons and scams, ex convict, mob boss, crimes, chess, criminal's revenge, gangsters, philosophy, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 34K
Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, partners in crime, escapades, smuggling, friends, disorder, murder, gambling, plan gone awry, cons and scams, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania, england, russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 138K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, money, robbery, mafia, betrayal, organized crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 387K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, twists and turns, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, con artists, thief, con men, planning, master thief, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, sarcasm, rivalry, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: rome italy, paris france, amsterdam, europe, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 419K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, humorous, cynical, tragicomedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irish, hitman, tourist, guilt, haunted by the past, partners, suicidal, friendship, odd couple, farce, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, venice, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 187K
Swordfish (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computer hacker, master criminal, hostage, ex convict, spy, heist, hot and sexy, bank robbery, crimes, race against time, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, monte carlo, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, cia, heroic mission, spy, hotshot hero, partners, embassy, one man army, chase, partners against crime, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, robbery, criminal, hitman, bandit, crimes, gambling, violence, mafia, murder, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 37K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, mastermind, cons and scams, gang, jewelry, crimes, blackmail, one last job, gunfight, group of criminals, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 13K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, ambition, rivalry, organized crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 100K
Running Scared (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child abuse, gunfight, pedophile, mafia, police investigation, mob boss, police corruption, faked death, crimes, racism, undercover agent, ice hockey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, conspiracy, police corruption, police detective, criminal, heist, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, assassin, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 123K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, gunfight, drug lord, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, robbery, rivalry, betrayal, ex convict, wanted, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 34K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, con men, mexican standoff, heroin, faked death, crimes, con artists, crime gone awry, caper, dishonesty, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 130K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: twists and turns, rough, tense, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, rescue, drug cartel, marijuana, mob boss, kidnapping, friendship, woman in danger, drug lord, love triangle, ex military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, usa, mexico, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 366K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charlie Croker pulled off the crime of a lifetime. The one thing that he didn't plan on was being double-crossed. Along with a drop-dead gorgeous safecracker, Croker and his team take off to re-steal the loot and end up in a pulse-pounding, ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, car chase, robbery, mentor, master criminal, revenge, caper, gold, safecracker, hacker, group of criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: venice, italy, los angeles, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 19K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, lone hero, crimes, gangsters, rescue, police, vigilante, gang, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, twists and turns, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, mysterious character, disorder, mistaken identity, deception, crimes, hitman, mystery, mafia, scheme, revenge, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.3
 72K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, betrayal, crimes, bag of money, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, violence, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, tel aviv israel, atlanta georgia, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, disguise, court, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, romancing a criminal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 123K
Parker (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, robbery, fight scenes, crimes, betrayal, tough heroes, romancing a criminal, cons and scams, jewel robbery, thief, money, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, new orleans, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Knockaround Guys (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, one last job, gang, mafia, violence, father son relationship, money, small town, bar fight, mob boss, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 63K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, armored car robbery, thief, tough guy, armored car, robbery, police brutality, bank, crimes, theft, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 30K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, crimes, cons and scams, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, hostage, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, stealing a car ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 41K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: agent as target, revenge, espionage, undercover, chase, interpol, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014, year 2006
Place: europe, london, africa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%