Movies like Rounders

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Rounders (1998)
 7.3
 151K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, clever, serious, talky, rough, realistic, inspirational, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, addiction, mafia, law student, casino, ambition, con artists, gambling debt, prison, card playing, ex convict, judge, life is a bitch, debt, buddies, dishonesty, destructive relationship, cons and scams, crime boss, poker player, sport, gangsters, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, new york, texas, las vegas, atlantic city, usa

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Most similar movies to Rounders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, serious and stylized films with plots about crimes, gangsters, betrayal, greed, crime gone awry, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Rounders: Croupier (1998), Casino (1995), 21 (2008), The Gambler (2014), Hard Eight (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 22K
Croupier (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, 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, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, croupier, crimes, heist, cons and scams, addiction, writer's block, greed, relationships, career change, bet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, south africa, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 510K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, casino, gangsters, gambling, rise and fall, crimes, criminal heroes, greed, betrayal, fbi, italian mafia ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1973 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, costa rica, kansas city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 250K
21 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ben Campbell is a young, highly intelligent, student at M.I.T. in Boston who strives to succeed. Wanting a scholarship to transfer to Harvard School of Medicine with the desire to become a doctor, Ben learns that he cannot afford the $300,000 for ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, intellectual, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gambling, casino, mathematics, prodigy, talented, cheating, blackjack, college, card playing, professor, betrayal, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, harvard university, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 70K
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, suspense, tense, clever ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, gambling debt, gambler, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, character study, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 50K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: neo noir, gloomy, clever, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, blackmail, casino, redemption, prostitute, crimes, secret, father figure, motel, dark past, mentor protege relationship, kindness ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 5K
The Gambler (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, casino, gambling, crimes, gangsters, college, gambling debt, character study, debt, bookies, gambling addiction, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, usa, las vegas, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 169K
Molly's Game (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.
Style: social, neo noir, non-linear, surprise ending, weird
Plot: poker, gambling, female protagonist, lawyer, card playing, court, father daughter relationship, poker game, fbi, illegal gambling, club, skiing ...
Time: future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: colorado, manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 64K
Runner Runner (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, poker, fbi, cons and scams, manipulation, casino, ambition, corruption, chase, conspiracy, temptation, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2013
Place: costa rica, latin america, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 216K
Carlito's Way (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, nightclub, crimes, tragic hero, drug dealing, drugs, prison, violence, drug lord, gang ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: neo noir, cerebral, art house, tense, cynical ...
Plot: strip club, gangsters, gambling, nightclub, female nudity, mafia, gambling debt, stripper, hitman, murder, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 823K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, drug lord, cocaine, gunfight, drug cartel, mob boss, drug dealing, criminal heroes, drug abuse, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, miami beach, florida, bolivia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, organized crime, poker, brutality, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 5K
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, gambling addiction, gangsters, criminal's revenge, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 9K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspense, talky, intense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, organized crime, friendship, mafia, betrayal, vengeance, greed, murder, criminal heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 109K
Mean Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, friendship, organized crime, redemption, crimes, female nudity, urban ghetto life, epilepsy, character study, stripper, life philosophy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 4K
Phoenix (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: neo noir, sexy, absurd, bloody, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, police corruption, betrayal, heist, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, crime gone awry, murder, gunfight, death of protagonist, safe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, california, arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, heist, urban ghetto life, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.5
 1.3M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, police, crimes, mole, organized crime, undercover cop, working undercover, corruption, mind game, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, china, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.6
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Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 305K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, mentor, organized crime, crimes, undercover agent, working undercover, undercover, friends, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, new jersey, florida, usa, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: prison, warden, heist, murder, friendship, crimes, going straight, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crime gone awry, bank robbery, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: intense, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, sport, greed, father son relationship, football, american football, cons and scams, addiction, bet, rags to riches, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, puerto rico, new jersey, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, brutal, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, hitman, crimes, crime gone awry, mafia, gambling, heist, organized crime, poker, brutality, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, 70s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, orlando florida, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 155K
Wall Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.
Style: suspense, realistic, talky, intense, captivating ...
Plot: stock broker, wall street, stock market, yuppie, stock exchange, corporate crimes, betrayal, ambition, capitalism, lawyer, top executive, businessman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspense, twists and turns, stylized, intense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, violence, father son relationship, organized crime, crimes, gang, small town, corrupt cop, one last job, betrayal, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.7
 1.1M
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, criminal heroes, mentor, friends, cosa nostra, prison, fbi, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1970, year 1955, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city, usa, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 53K
Boiler Room (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Style: psychological, intense, talky, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stock broker, wall street, crimes, finance, business, crime gone awry, poker, office, rise to the top, moral dilemma, ambition, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, long island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 260K
The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, witty, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: con artists, gambling, cons and scams, casino, gangsters, poker, heist, crimes, mafia, caper, chase, sting operation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, transvestism, friendship, casino, female nudity, brutality, honest, gunfight, hotel, greed, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 14K
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, suspense, thought provoking, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gambling, gambling addiction, casino, gambler, con artists, embezzlement, poker, addiction, crimes, police investigation, money, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, atlantic city new jersey, new jersey, toronto ontario canada, atlantic city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%