Movies like RocknRolla

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RocknRolla (2008)
 7.3
 218K
RocknRolla (2008)
Original name: RockNRolla
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: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, humorous, stylized, clever, witty, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, crime gone awry, mafia, crimes, millionaire, drugs/alcohol, dishonor among criminals, gang leader, twists & turns, multiple storylines, storytelling, friendship, homosexual, theft, child abuse, accountant, faked death, father son relationship, criminal heroes, greed, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to RocknRolla

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, entertaining, stylized and clever films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, crimes, crime, mentor, corruption and vengeance mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like RocknRolla: Snatch (2000), Redirected (2014), Swordfish (2001), Formula 51 (2001), Revolver (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 709K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 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, cynical, exciting, slang ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, master criminal, bet, boxing, nothing goes right, dimwit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, antwerp, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: 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, exciting, dark humor, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, buddies, dishonesty, crime, chaos and mayhem, crimes, friends, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 33K
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: humorous, exciting, rough, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, crimes, crime, corruption, murder, gambling, boss, pack of money, wedding, blood, casino, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania, england, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 168K
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, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, spy, master criminal, hi-tech, crime, race against time, hacker, criminal heroes, sexual activity, surveillance, computer hacker, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, washington d.c., malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 46K
Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
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: witty, humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, chase, golf, rave, clubbing, gangsters, crime, buddies, deadly, dishonesty, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, california, usa, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 83K
Revolver (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
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, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, group of criminals, chess, ex convict, mob boss, cash, gangsters, criminal's revenge, fainting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 328K
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: exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, crime, buddies, twists & turns, thief, museum, rivalry, jail, greed, goon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, amsterdam, paris france, new jersey, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 276K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: cynical, clever, disturbing, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, corruption, arms dealing, millionaire, arms dealer, criminal heroes, cold war, human nature, crime, ambition, organized crime, notoriety ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1983, year 1982 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.1
 124K
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: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, money, mafia, robbery, criminal's revenge, organized crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
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, exciting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, one man army, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: surreal, humorous, talky, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, bowling, hippie, mistaken identity, marijuana, disorder, stoners, dialogue, crime, vietnam veteran, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, pasadena california, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, 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: suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, hitman, crime gone awry, gambling, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, mafia, heist, emotionless, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 32K
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, crime gone awry, group of criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, mastermind, deception, mexican standoff, stripper, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 11K
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, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 151K
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: stylized, realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, hitman, neo noir, attempted murder, one last job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 131K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, intense, twist ending, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fbi, sniper, disguise, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, violence spree, group of criminals, brutality, torture, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 94K
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: rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, track down, gunfight, mafia, mob boss, police corruption, child abuse, faked death, crime, racism, gory, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 104K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, robbery, crime, betrayal, jewel robbery, cons and scams, fight scenes, thief, money, blood, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, chicago illinois, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 31K
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: clever, talky, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, gang, neo noir, one last job, jewelry, blackmail, cons and scams, crime, partners in crime, criminal heroes, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, law enforcement, master criminal, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 53K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, group of criminals, gang, partners, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gang, one last job, violence, father son relationship, money, bar fight, brooklyn new york city, corrupt cop, mob boss, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 27K
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, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, hostage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 313K
The Italian Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Italy
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: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, heist, perfect crime, gold, hacker, robbery, betrayal, revenge, cons and scams, safecracker, murder, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: los angeles, italy, venice, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 111K
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: drug lord, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, gunfight, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, robbery, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 220K
Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: dark humor, exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, assassin, car chase, one man army, gory, crime, race against time, danger, fist fighting, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, 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, suspenseful, mind bending, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, mysterious character, manipulations, mistaken identity, deception, assassin, mystery, organized crime, loss of son, death, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 30K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, shooting, chase, revenge, violence, murder, hospital, left for dead, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 16K
Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: stylized, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crime, chase, police corruption, obsessive quest, law enforcement, master criminal, partners, deadly, model, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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