Movies like Stormy Monday

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Stormy Monday (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by an club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, british noir, talky, cerebral, interesting, enigmatic ...
Plot: nightclub, jazz, neo noir, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, betrayal, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, music band, prostitute, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, gangster, criminal, competitor, opening a door, jazz score, night, tragedy, american abroad ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, las vegas, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, betrayal, murder, dishonesty and gangster mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Stormy Monday: The Cotton Club (1984), Mona Lisa (1986), The Public Eye (1992), Mickey One (1965), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cotton Club (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of the people that frequented Harlem's famous nightclubs, 'The Cotton Club', and those that ran it.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: jazz, mafia, gangsters, racism, music, crime, musician's life, jazz musician, nightclub, nightlife, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 11K
Mona Lisa (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, chauffeur, crime, redemption, pimp, opposites attract, gangsters, romance, hoodlum, neo-noir, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Public Eye (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: nightclub, black market, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, journalism, fall in love, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.5
 1K
Mickey One (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former comic is on the run from the mob.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: jazz, on the run, neo noir, nightclub, debt, paranoia, crime, crimes, stand-up comedian, neo-noir, gangsters, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: detroit, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, serious, clever, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, nightclub, music, romance, musician's life, performer's life, liquor, success, love triangle, siblings relations, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 3K
I Want You (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, mute, dj, hairdresser, resort, mute or deaf, love affair, crime, salon, love triangle, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 998
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, nightclub, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, anti heroes, urban, gangsters, fighting crime, intrigue, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 922
Blues Harp (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious yakuza Kenji befriends harmonica-playing bartender Chuji, who moonlights as a part-time drug-dealer for the opposing gang. Their friendship is threatened by Kenji's plans for advancement, as well as by his bodyguards growing jealousy ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, nightclub, drug dealing, friendship, danger, blues, crime, gangsters, crimes, friends, gang, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.4
 619
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, gangsters, urban, going straight, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, friends, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: murder, soldier, investigation, witnessing a crime, crime, cons and scams, showgirl, violence, war, taxi, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 587
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, urban, vengeance, parents and children, siblings relations, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, music, friendship, love triangle, musician's life, urban, artists and showbiz, love and romance, womanizer, ego clash, couple relations, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crime, love affair, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, cons and scams, student life, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty, neo noir, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 127K
The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, clever, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, urban, organized crime, crimes, robbery, criminal heroes, hitman, fall in love, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: clever, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, broken finger, room service, phone booth, strangulation, swimming pool, wig, crime, gangsters, gambling, hitman, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.
Style: atmospheric, clever, stylized, witty, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prohibition, violence, betrayal, corruption, neo noir, organized crime, mafia, crime, love triangle, loyalty, presumed dead ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: rough, suspenseful, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fall in love, violence, gangsters, going straight, vengeance, criminal's revenge, paparazzi, criminal heroes, starting over, revenge, actor's life, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 19K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, neo noir, irish, gangsters, crime, undercover, drugs/alcohol, reunion, urban, undercover agent, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 4K
Kansas City (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Robert Altman's story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place in Kansas City in 1934.
Style: atmospheric, talky, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: jazz music, election, politician, kidnapping, nightclub, gambling, crime, gangsters, couple relations, cons and scams, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 132
Flipping (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: no overview found
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, hitman, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime gone awry, friendship, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
So Close to Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two young farm workers, who like millions of others, leave their village to seek their fortunes in the city. Each chose a vastly different path to make it and become embroiled in misunderstandings, gangster brawls and police raids.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: gang, neo noir, nightclub, betrayal, friendship, love triangle, kidnapping, crimes, gangsters, urban, romance, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A New York Heartbeat (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Spider, a young gang leader, gets in over his head when he robs a notorious gangster. On the run, he's taken in by a sheltered young woman and her reclusive uncle, a legendary mobster gunned down by the same gangster now pursuing Spider.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: fall in love, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime gone awry, romance, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Against All Odds (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, rescue, romance, neo-noir, crime, gangsters, crimes, american football player, adventure, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, california, los angeles, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 464
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: neo noir, crime, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, betrayal, crime gone awry, mystery, mind game, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 373
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, police corruption, vengeance, infidelity, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, police investigation, addiction, drug abuse, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 875
Tempo (2003)
Genre: Romance, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jenny, a young American woman, moves to Paris and gets involved with Jack, who is seemingly the man of her dreams. However, he has a lot to hide and Jenny quickly gets entangled his dangerous lifestyle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: eiffel tower paris, jewelry store, umbrella, car chase, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, cons and scams, store, heist, mistaken identity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 9K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, arson, infidelity, accountant, drifter, murder, on the road, couple relations, crime, smoking, bank robber ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Life in Idlewild (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player and partner Percival must choose between his love, Angel or ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, melancholic, surreal ...
Plot: hip hop, nightclub, song and dance, mortician, talking to the dead, gangsters, jazz, crime, love affair, ambition, crimes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: jealousy, manipulation, betrayal, couple relations, sabotage, sexuality, actress, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, gloomy, french noir ...
Plot: robbery, prison, master criminal, heist, betrayal, one last job, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, on the run, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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