Movies like Sin City

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Sin City (2005)
 8.0
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Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust after redemption, and then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, neo noir, dark, bleak, gloomy, bloody, suspense, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, corruption, crimes, dark hero, distopia, justice, multiple storylines, hitman, tough heroes, vigilante, killings, stripper, revenge, social decay, organized crime, rain, castration, night, superhero, violent, violence, society, fictional city, brutality, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Sin City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, stylized and realistic films with plots about violent, vengeance, murder, crimes, gun, brutality and violence mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Sin City: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), Pulp Fiction (1994), Punisher: War Zone (2008), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Reservoir Dogs (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: neo noir, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, femme fatale, heroes, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, superhero, criminal heroes, escapades, rivalry, life is a bitch, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 2.0M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drugs, dark humor, hitman, overdose, gunfight, violence, organized crime, gangsters, multiple storylines, rape, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, brutal, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, superhero, dark hero, tough guy, vengeance, vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, tough heroes, brutality, violent, vanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, assassination attempt, drug lord, revenge, hitman, dark hero, vengeance, corruption, murder, violent, cia, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.3
 1.0M
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: brutal, talky, neo noir, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, crime gone awry, undercover cop, dark hero, heist gone wrong, psychopath, robbery, gang, swearing, perfect crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: suspense, buddy movie, intense, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, private detective, murder, corruption, football, assassin, buddy, american football, justice, investigation, redemption, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, martial arts, mentor, female protagonist, one man army, dark humor, dark hero, tough girl, organized crime, female warrior, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 161K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, tough guy, mentor, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, small town, gang war, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, duel, violence, prohibition, hitman, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1932
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 1.6M
Se7en (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives are on a desperate hunt for a serial killer whose crimes are based on the "seven deadly sins" in this dark and haunting film that takes viewers from the tortured remains of one victim to the next. The seasoned Det. ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police, police investigation, psychopath, psychology, police detective, crimes, killings, mind game, master criminal, sin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 67K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: stylized, suspense, talky, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, revenge, guitarist, hitman, small town, musician, killer, vengeance, crimes, violence, money ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 616K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, one man army, gangsters, lone hero, gunfight, assassin, tough guy, killer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 185K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: intense, sexy, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, revenge, hitman, dark hero, musician, gangsters, one against many, dangerous attraction, gunfight, crimes, brutality, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, brutal, non-linear, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, strong female lead, sword fight, female warrior, master warrior, female protagonist, tough girl, katana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.7
 155K
Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, crimes, gunfight, tough law enforcer, against the rules, psychopath, police detective, female nudity, investigation, police officer, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 197K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: brutal, stylized, humorous, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, mexican, machete, tough guy, female fighter, corruption, vengeance, hitman, priest, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), sword fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, tough law enforcer, vengeance, organized crime, conspiracy, murder, police corruption, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, future, 80s, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
50%
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 6.6
 150K
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man named Mr. Smith delivers a woman's baby during a shootout, and is then called upon to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen.
Style: sexy, bloody, exciting, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, corruption, torture, chase, violence, dark humor, heroes, breast feeding, violent, lone wolves, prostitute, protector ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, greed, brutality, human nature, sheriff, death, peril, desert, serial killer, money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 346K
Jackie Brown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: suspense, tense, talky, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, greed, stewardess, gangsters, crimes, airport, smuggling, bail bondsman, corruption, racial slur, hitman, multiple storylines ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 107K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, intense, brutal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, vengeance, revenge, police investigation, corruption, crimes, vigilantism, vigilante, justice, one man army, hotshot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.1
 74K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: dark, neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilante, death, homeless, crimes, vigilantism, car, violence, murder, character study, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 126K
Max Payne (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless ...
Style: noir, stylized, neo noir, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, crimes, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, gunfight, life is a bitch, murder, violence spree, righting the wronged, revenge, winter, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, rape, revenge, suicide, vengeance, gangsters, violence, dark hero, justice, character study, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 367K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, one man army, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, fighting crime, tough heroes, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, moscow russia, russia, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 36K
Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, home invasion, private detective, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, death, intruder, unlikely partners, father son relationship, violence, visceral ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
King of New York (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, intense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, gang, mafia, crimes, mob boss, organized crime, violence, chase, murder, cocaine, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 123K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, warrior, mafia, fight, kung fu, violence, gang, brutality, one man army, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
50%