Movies that are like Sleepers

If you like "Sleepers" you are probably looking for disturbing, gloomy, serious and dramatic movies of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship and childhood themes shot in USA.
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 7.6
 169K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, bleak, brutal, intense, harsh, suspenseful, emotional, interesting, suspense, bad ending, psychological, talky, sadistic, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, court, rape, torture, justice, revenge, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, storytelling, strong sexual content, violence, betrayal, innocence lost, buddies, book, mentor, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, haunted by the past, urban ghetto, vigilante, pornography, righting the wronged, adolescence, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, crimes, greed, coming of age, police investigation, morality, dishonesty, sexualized violence, juvenile delinquent, coming-of-age, hopes, catastrophe, courage, classic car, fantasy world, destiny, moral ambiguity, bullying, literature, dialogue, legal, guilt, gang, school, gunfight, manipulation, partners, rivalry, friends, repayment, court case, pastor, child, pub, reunion, whistleblower, criminal heroes, district attorney, irish, priest, sadism, trial, ethics, abuse, reporter, racial slur, architect, right and wrong, old friend, journalist, accident, secret, kicked in the crotch, social services, assistant district attorney, reformatory, handball, salvation army, perjury, altar boy, republican party, law school
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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Mystic River
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Australia
138 min.
 8.0
American History X
Crime, Drama
USA
119 min.
 8.5
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Most similar movies to Sleepers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, intense, serious and suspense films with plots including brutality, crimes, mentor, corruption, runaway, vengeance and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sleepers: A Time to Kill (1996), Eye for an Eye (1996), ...and justice for all. (1979), Mystic River (2003), The Onion Field (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 114K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, intense, touching, thought provoking, interesting, tense, brutal, earnest, psychological
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, rape, small town, crime, court, lawyer, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, revenge, brutality, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, race issues, mentor, underdog, segregation, death penalty, legal action, prejudice, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, injustice, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending, torture
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 11K
Eye for an Eye
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, intense, suspense, bad ending, brutal, emotional, sexy, dramatic
Plot: vengeance, murder, rape, vigilantism, crime, obsession, vigilante, revenge, justice, guilt, serial killer, martial arts, legal action, lawyer, father daughter relationship, death, courtroom, visceral, investigation, brutality, psychopath, police investigation, death penalty, crimes, kidnapping, deadly, pornography, gun, corruption, women, moral ambiguity, chase, alter ego, rivalry, catastrophe, dealing with death, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, manipulations, mentor, manipulation, stalking, single father, classic car, happy ending, murder mystery, storytelling, death in the family, sexual abuse
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   77%
 
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...and justice for all.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, suspense, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, dramatic, realistic, intense, interesting, satirical, tense, biting, talky, entertaining, earnest, compassionate, bad ending, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, crime, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, court, rape, betrayal, guilt, investigation, dedicated lawyer, justice, greed, mentor, legal action, twists & turns, idealism, police investigation, dialogue, vengeance, moral dilemma, manipulation, morality, chase, secrets, moral ambiguity, murder, revenge, injustice, police corruption, runaway, prejudice, music, sexualized violence, fighting the system, storytelling, catastrophe, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, adaptation, dishonesty, gangsters, culture clash, legal, conspiracy, life & death, honest, death, power relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   84%
 
 8.0
 374K
Mystic River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological, surprise ending, serious, dramatic, suspense, dark, intense, twist ending, interesting, gloomy, bad ending, talky, melancholic, clever, captivating, reflective, depressing, enigmatic, cerebral, brutal, disturbing, atmospheric, rough
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, child abuse, vengeance, sexual abuse, guilt, vigilantism, investigation, childhood, innocence lost, revenge, police, dealing with death, neo noir, murder mystery, crime, tragedy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, death in the family, violence, brutality, justice, twists & turns, redemption, friendship, mentor, violent, corruption, urban, haunted by the past, character study, plot twist, betrayal, complex characters, secrets, gay, unlikely friendships, greed, dialogue, runaway, vigilante, visceral, morality, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, family problems, deadly
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: bleak, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, reflective, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, chase, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, confined, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, crimes, redemption, assassination, dialogue, deadly, culture clash, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, law enforcement, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, capital punishment, police officer killed
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
 7.2
 12K
Bad Boys
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, serious, intense, rough, tense, dramatic, harsh, brutal, suspense, interesting, entertaining, stylized, talky, surprise ending
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, crime, vengeance, revenge, violence, drugs, neo noir, murder, rape, juvenile delinquency, violent, mentor, uninhibited rivalry, brutality, redemption, corruption, gangster, gangs, visceral, gangsters, urban ghetto, prison life, crime gone awry, bullying, chase, betrayal, foul language, heist, criminal heroes, dialogue, teenager, high school, survival, stereotypes, fight scenes, prison escape, rivalry, justice, confined, runaway, crimes, hip hop, moral ambiguity, underdog, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, society, school, youth
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, suspense, interesting, twist ending, intense, realistic, entertaining, captivating, dramatic, psychological, talky, enigmatic, cerebral
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, betrayal, investigation, plot twist, morality, hotshot lawyer, hip hop, jury, judge, crime, arrest, twists & turns, justice, police investigation, legal investigation, serial killer, corruption, manipulation, greed, mentor, court, guilt, secrets, vengeance, runaway, mystery, murder mystery, adaptation, death penalty, conspiracy, revenge, crimes, chase, dialogue, legal, dishonesty, gangsters, storytelling, catastrophe, brutality, redemption, happy ending, pornography, video surveillance, private investigator, prostitute, psychology
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
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 7.1
 143K
Hard Candy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, serious, intense, suspense, realistic, interesting, clever, rough, stylized, talky, harsh, brutal, bad ending, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: manipulation, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, justice, brutality, child abuse, age difference, deception, vigilante, vigilantism, adolescence, teenage girl, insanity, kidnapping, dangerous attraction, pedophilia, one day, mind game, seduction, internet, strong sexual content, online dating, drinking, obsession, pornography, revenge, violence, murder, storytelling, photographer, loneliness, psychology, sexualized violence, twists & turns, runaway, dialogue, violent, visceral, drugs, moral ambiguity, sexual torture, verbal abuse, photo studio, sociopath, pedophile, coffee shop, cruelty, sadist, castration
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
Murder in the First
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, gloomy, intense, rough, brutal, thought provoking, interesting, harsh, touching, melancholic, suspense, tense, entertaining, inspirational, light, earnest, psychological
Plot: prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, torture, male nudity, dedicated lawyer, corruption, mentor, justice, prison life, brutality, insanity, righting the wronged, police investigation, court, vengeance, prison escape, manipulation, courtroom drama, redemption, greed, friendship, confined, runaway, bank robbery, death penalty, storytelling, crimes, revenge, betrayal, idealism, childhood, conspiracy, courage, unlikely friendships, deadly, crime, police corruption, dishonesty, political, life philosophy, chase, hopes, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, transformation
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1938
Place: california, usa, san francisco, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
Johnny Handsome
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh, compassionate, dramatic, intense, bloody, bleak, disturbing, interesting, melancholic, stylized, bad ending, brutal, suspense, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, heist, murder, revenge, violence, criminal heroes, hitman, mentor, criminal's revenge, destiny, violent, hospital, brutality, plastic surgery, redemption, doctors, dialogue, switching roles, crime gone awry, noir, transformation, new identity, robbery, runaway, gunfight, life, moral ambiguity, greed, corruption, anti-hero, mistaken identity, character study, lone hero, crimes, justice, first contact, rehabilitation, life philosophy, storytelling, deadly, catastrophe, fantasy world, stylish, dishonesty, family, sexualized violence
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   59%
 
 6.3
 3K
Extremities
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough, intense, talky, sexual, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, sexy, clever, harsh, melancholic, bloody, entertaining, earnest
Plot: revenge, vengeance, rape, violence, vigilantism, sexual abuse, moral dilemma, brutality, confined, justice, manipulation, corruption, vigilante, rivalry, torture, mentor, police investigation, switching roles, dialogue, sexualized violence, court, crimes, survival, greed, catastrophe, adaptation, morality, submission, moral ambiguity, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, storytelling, psychology, runaway, chase, destiny, courtroom, obsession, family, classic car, guilt, police corruption, culture clash, happy ending, alter ego, twists & turns, bullying, fantasy world, violent
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
Menace II Society
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, serious, rough, harsh, tense, brutal, melancholic, bloody, intense, interesting, emotional, suspenseful, road movie, disturbing, talky, reflective, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime, hip hop, coming of age, friendship, violence, drugs, brutality, gangster, gunfight, revenge, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, organized crime, beer, drugs/alcohol, violent, gangsters, murder, gangs, teenager, visceral, social decay, strong sexual content, drug addiction, mentor, brothers, drinking, foul language, urban ghetto, life, crime gone awry, teenage life, urban ghetto life, weed, life & death, stereotypes, redemption, guns, honest, gratuitous violence, life philosophy, dialogue, dark hero, poverty, hitman, addiction, anti-hero, crimes, depression, childhood
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
Reservation Road
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Style: psychological, emotional, tense, bleak, serious, dramatic, intense, road movie, gloomy, realistic, heartbreaking, suspense, sad, touching, bad ending, harsh, talky, surprise ending, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, lawyer, vengeance, investigation, obsession, family, dysfunctional family, redemption, justice, dealing with death, guilt, crime, death, police investigation, tragedy, vigilantism, storytelling, family drama, vigilante, nudity (full frontal - brief), corruption, murder, destiny, dishonesty, firefly, psychology, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), life philosophy, torture, depression, character study, betrayal, survival, violent, chase, multiple storylines, violence, runaway, family problems, life & death, sacrifice, parenthood, divorce, twists & turns, mental illness, losing-it hero, hitman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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Trial by Jury
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychological, suspense, romantic, entertaining, melancholic, intense, erotic, dramatic, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, crime, gangsters, murder, courtroom drama, vengeance, kidnapping, good versus evil, revenge, dedicated lawyer, gangster, psychology, hotshot lawyer, mentor, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, legal action, life philosophy, mob boss, organized crime, legal investigation, obsession, catastrophe, justice, mafia, dangerous attraction, finnish, betrayal, court, violence, twists & turns, false accusation, destiny, conspiracy, culture clash, police corruption, runaway, who done it, adaptation, woman in danger, brutality, chases and races, mob, life is a bitch, fantasy world, crimes, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, family
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 7.9
 179K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic, bleak, intense, interesting, gloomy, melancholic, suspense, dramatic, talky, tense, clever, suspenseful, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, violence, organized crime, prison, disco, gangster, prison escape, gunfight, chase, betrayal, drugs, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, mob, redemption, stylish, tragic hero, nightclub, violent, crime gone awry, corruption, mentor, dialogue, foul language, drug dealing, hitman, lawyer, greed, going straight, life & death, storytelling, casino, gangs, starting over, guns, anti-hero, dialogue driven, brutality, twists & turns, haunted by the past, runaway, character study, vengeance, unlikely friendships, criminal heroes, life philosophy, dark hero, heist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 6.9
 38K
Trust
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: disturbing, emotional, sincere, psychological, realistic, serious, sexual, heartbreaking, dramatic, sexy, intense, melancholic, brutal, suspense, harsh, interesting
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, sexual abuse, obsession, investigation, bullying, rape, parents and children, father daughter relationship, vengeance, internet, adolescence, family drama, revenge, manipulation, justice, betrayal, child abuse, life turned upside down, school, suburbs, brutality, family in crisis, guilt, pornography, runaway, parenthood, sex, teenagers, virginity, dysfunctional family, violence, relationships, sexualized violence, mentor, depression, violent, coming of age, family, coming-of-age, family problems, police investigation, women, torture, hospital, vigilantism, kidnapping, loneliness, psychology, chase, storytelling
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
 6.8
 54K
The Brave One
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, rough, tense, interesting, intense, suspense, bad ending, talky, sexy, clever, melancholic, surprise ending
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crime, vigilante, police investigation, radio, revenge, murder, death, brutality, unlikely criminals, investigation, lawyer, violence, justice, urban, corruption, crimes, superhero, life & death, weapons, mentor, life philosophy, happy ending, rivalry, betrayal, dialogue, sexualized violence, secrets, violent, lone wolves, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, chase, dealing with death, conspiracy, guns, destiny, dog, lone hero, fighting crime, fear, moral ambiguity, violence spree, police corruption, haunted by the past, survival, love story, metropolis
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
A Perfect World
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: emotional, road movie, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, dramatic, harsh, stylized, bad ending, psychological, interesting, intense, talky, melancholic, suspense, bleak, tragic ending
Plot: crime, kidnapping, hostage, friendship, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, fugitives, prison, on the road, manhunt, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, parenthood, mentor, on the run, childhood, runaway, redemption, corruption, unlikely friendships, crimes, life philosophy, chase, brutality, child abuse, storytelling, violent, criminal heroes, hostages, dialogue, character study, adolescence, escaped convict, justice, special agents, culture clash, vengeance, police corruption, gunfight, catastrophe, crime gone awry, classic car, psychology, police investigation, morality, chases and races, greed, manipulation, loneliness
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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rape
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torture
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An American Crime
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, heartbreaking, psychological, tense, brutal, dramatic, intense, bleak, sad, macabre, harsh, interesting, emotional, suspense, light, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: child abuse, torture, crime, guilt, murder, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, courtroom, sexual abuse, brutality, domestic disturbance, justice, childhood, children, suburbs, mentor, storytelling, isolation, runaway, brainwashing, manipulation, jumping on a bed, psychology, pornography, confined, death, tragedy, fantasy world, mental illness, adaptation, corruption, life & death, police investigation, insanity, psychiatry, vengeance, violence, sexualized violence, revenge, rape, parents and children, secrets, mistreatment, true crime, carnival, church, teenage girl, single mother, basement, depression
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
 7.7
 152K
Primal Fear
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: clever, talky, psychological, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, suspense, rough, realistic, intense, stylized, interesting, tricky, dramatic, suspenseful, cerebral, scary, bad ending, atmospheric
Plot: crime, murder, courtroom drama, corruption, lawyer, mental illness, court, courtroom, psychiatrist, manipulation, insanity, police investigation, justice, investigation, psychopath, chase, hotshot lawyer, revenge, bishop, murder mystery, political corruption, twists & turns, plot twist, protagonist as suspect, secrets, mentor, split personality, greed, conspiracy, mystery, psychology, guilt, legal investigation, serial killer, death penalty, pornographic video, sexual abuse, vengeance, complex characters, runaway, politics, brutality, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, adaptation, trial, morality, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
 7.3
 119K
Monster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological, emotional, serious, depressing, gloomy, dramatic, dark, intense, rough, interesting, factual, captivating, heartbreaking, brutal, melancholic, sad, tense, harsh, suspenseful, earnest
Plot: serial killer, crime, prostitution, rape, sexual abuse, murder, prostitute, death penalty, mental illness, lesbian, betrayal, homeless, childhood, redemption, obsession, vengeance, tragedy, depression, gay, violence, death, drinking, brutality, gory, sexualized violence, loneliness, police investigation, life & death, life, character study, social misfits, destructive relationship, relationships, insanity, mentor, psychology, violent, justice, female killer, drug abuse, manipulation, corruption, transformation, friendship, greed, runaway, guilt, destiny, storytelling, crimes
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
 6.0
 7K
Empire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, stylized, intense, suspense, reflective, harsh, melancholic, entertaining, bad ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, vengeance, revenge, violence, greed, money, drugs, corruption, hip hop, gangs, gangster, mafia, urban ghetto, drug dealing, gunfight, going straight, stereotypes, criminal heroes, mentor, chase, crimes, runaway, pregnancy, brutality, dishonesty, dialogue, pornography, catastrophe, violent, guns, cons and scams, cheating, weed, lone hero, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime gone awry, rivalry, drug abuse, lawyer, organized crime, addiction, sexualized violence, mob, family, heroin, storytelling
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense, rough, suspenseful, interesting, brutal, dark, stylized, suspense, harsh, melancholic, bad ending, depressing, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, betrayal, violence, guilt, murder, redemption, police brutality, drugs/alcohol, deception, gangsters, kidnapping, working undercover, multiple storylines, urban, violent, moral ambiguity, gangster, drugs, justice, mentor, brutality, storytelling, prostitution, police investigation, crimes, organized crime, urban ghetto, police detective, vigilantism, hitman, law enforcement, greed, life philosophy, vengeance, family, gratuitous violence, twists & turns, dialogue, life is a bitch, vigilante, undercover, runaway, splatter, bag of money, revenge, destiny
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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justice
4572
revenge movies
revenge
7341
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prison
2836
 5.9
 10K
Billy Bathgate
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, suspenseful, sexy, bloody, intense, talky, romantic, light
Plot: gangsters, crime, gangster, coming of age, organized crime, violence, murder, mafia, drinking, mob, chase, dangerous attraction, death, lawyer, prohibition, stylish, criminal heroes, betrayal, mentor, crimes, crime gone awry, rags to riches, brutality, rise to the top, pornography, male nudity, love and romance, adaptation, rivalry, corruption, couples, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, unlikely friendships, police investigation, dangerous, redemption, violent, culture clash, relationships, romance, family drama, life philosophy, lone hero, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution, storytelling, vengeance
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 6.4
 18K
The Yards
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: tense, bleak, clever, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, intense, stylized, light, interesting, melancholic, suspense, dark, harsh, enigmatic, emotional, talky, captivating, gloomy
Plot: crime, betrayal, corruption, political corruption, murder, organized crime, mafia, gangster, justice, urban, moral dilemma, friendship, false accusation, greed, gangsters, crime gone awry, tragedy, redemption, dialogue, family business, mob, neo-noir, family in crisis, moral ambiguity, storytelling, family, crimes, mentor, twists & turns, character study, violence, deadly, family problems, brutality, catastrophe, police investigation, buddies, runaway, parents and children, violent, prison, noir, down on your luck, infiltration, subway, criminal, unlikely friendships, guilt, loneliness, secrets
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 7.7
 341K
Training Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, rough, intense, suspense, interesting, suspenseful, dramatic, brutal, bad ending, psychological, clever, harsh, twist ending, atmospheric, entertaining, cerebral, bleak, disturbing, cynical, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, mentor, mafia, police, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, storytelling, betrayal, chase, innocence lost, investigation, murder, police brutality, undercover cop, corruption, violent, moral dilemma, moral ambiguity, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, urban, foul language, twists & turns, greed, gangster, police investigation, plot twist, lone hero, urban ghetto, runaway, dialogue, gangs, organized crime, morality, revenge, psychology, crimes, redemption, drinking, manipulation, vengeance, stereotypes, honest, dishonesty, mob, visceral, catastrophe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 5.7
 3K
Criminal Law
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious, intense, bleak, realistic, interesting, tense, talky, clever, tricky, brutal, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, chase, lawyer, courtroom, blood, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, vigilante, violent, betrayal, pornography, justice, protagonist as suspect, revenge, vengeance, runaway, greed, torture, sexualized violence, classic car, dysfunctional family, dialogue, sacrifice, secrets, twists & turns, police corruption, supernatural, corruption, violence, psychology, mentor, hitman, gangsters, adaptation, male nudity, blindness, nudity (topless - notable), legal action, culture clash, writers, drug abuse, conspiracy, moral ambiguity, family, stylish, legal investigation
Time: 80s
Place: boston, texas, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious, realistic, talky, dramatic, suspense, captivating, biting, interesting, tense, twist ending, intense, harsh, melancholic, earnest
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, prison, neo noir, legal action, murder, murder mystery, mentor, police investigation, court, twists & turns, justice, investigation, redemption, greed, righting the wronged, pornography, runaway, chase, brutality, fighting the system, conspiracy, serial killer, guilt, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, police corruption, false accusation, hopes, noir, racism, surveillance, sexualized violence, legal, catastrophe, violent, drugs, hotshot lawyer, gangs, gangsters
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   34%
    User:   33%
 

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Pride and Glory
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, intense, gloomy, rough, harsh, suspense, dramatic, brutal, interesting, ironic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police, police investigation, murder, betrayal, corruption, justice, violence, investigation, cancer, uncover truth, drugs, torture, family drama, moral dilemma, death, hostage, twists & turns, violent, brutality, gangsters, revenge, family bonds, dysfunctional family, guilt, brothers, dialogue, family, moral ambiguity, storytelling, secrets, mob, dishonesty, gratuitous violence, multiple storylines, greed, crimes, chase, mentor, vengeance, catastrophe, undercover cop, law enforcement, family problems, redemption, life philosophy, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, boston, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
Bad Influence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, serious, cynical, realistic, sexy, sexual, rough, intense, enigmatic, erotic, interesting, suspense, melancholic, entertaining, harsh, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, neo-noir, betrayal, friendship, manipulation, corruption, violence, psychopath, revenge, pornography, psychology, stylish, crimes, frame up, deadly, life philosophy, mentor, dishonesty, vengeance, runaway, brutality, mysterious character, life, serial killer, twists & turns, false accusation, catastrophe, intrigue, crime gone awry, storytelling, dangerous attraction, devil, eroticism, sociopath, stranger, underground, club, jealousy, teaching the ways of the world, greed, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, danger, rivalry, violent, police investigation, couples, power relations, justice
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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