Movies like Stormy Monday

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Stormy Monday (1988)
 6.3
 3K
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, realistic, suspenseful, 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, business, hotel, female nudity, subway, criminal, tragedy, russian ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, las vegas, california

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Most similar movies to Stormy Monday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, interesting and melancholic films with plots about gangsters, crimes, dialogue, crime, corruption, murder and betrayal mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Stormy Monday: Mona Lisa (1986), The Cotton Club (1984), The Drop (2014), Circus (2000), London Boulevard (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 12K
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Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date.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 ⇓
95%
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, racism, music, crime, gangsters, musician's life, jazz musician, nightclub, nightlife, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
 131K
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, serious, captivating, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, danger, fall in love, robbery, hitman, criminal's revenge, crime boss, gangsters, catholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, room service, strangulation, swimming pool, broken finger, phone booth, wig, crime, gangsters, gambling, hitman, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: violence, fall in love, going straight, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, paparazzi, criminal heroes, starting over, revenge, dishonor among criminals, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: jealousy, manipulation, betrayal, couple relations, actress, sabotage, sexuality, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, crime, undercover, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, reunion, urban, undercover agent, working undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, police, political corruption, crime, police investigation, mystery, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, prostitute, special unit ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, teens
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, rescue, romance, neo-noir, crime, gangsters, crimes, adventure, american football player, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, california, los angeles, latin america, usa
⇓ 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, artists and showbiz, urban, love and romance, womanizer, ego clash, couple relations, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: fistfight, city, police, singing, crime, jazz, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, socialite, romance, police detective, witnessing a crime, crime, urban, woman in danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Public Eye (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, 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 ⇓
50%
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, jewish, exploitation, police, violence, crime, rabbi, master criminal, mystery, partners against crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 35K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: clever, gloomy, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gambling, casino, blackmail, neo noir, betrayal, crime, ransom, christmas, prostitute, male friendship, cheating, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, love triangle, loyalty, presumed dead, mayor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, gloomy, realistic ...
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 ⇓
45%
 7.4
 13K
Atlantic City (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help realizing her dream of going to Monte Carlo, a symbol of the glamorous life that she has been looking for ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: casino, murder, neo noir, poker game, cocaine, redemption, crime, follow your dream, gangsters, older man younger woman relationship, violence, casanova ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, friendship, drug dealer, betrayal, romance, crime, drug dealing, best friend, restaurant owner, seaside town, love triangle, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Comedy, 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, love triangle, music, romance, musician's life, performer's life, liquor, success, siblings relations, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 552
Killer (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, femme fatale, neo noir, obsession, gangsters, neo-noir, assassination, witnessing a crime, romance, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, crime, family in danger, crime gone awry, seance, amateur detective, mind game, cons and scams, false accusation, missing person, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 21K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, gangsters, crime, romance, female killer, moral dilemma, killer, lovers, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic, 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 ⇓
39%
 6.4
 18K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, clever, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, crime, false accusation, whistleblower, bribery, political corruption, moral dilemma, urban, criminal, subway ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: russian, murder, gangsters, criminal's revenge, investigation, diary, hitman, kgb, heroin, neo noir, organized crime, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 626
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
35%
 6.2
 591
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: serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
34%
 7.0
 23K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: tense, bleak, suspense, cynical, twists and turns ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, train ride, crime, neo-noir, intrigue, manipulations, parents and children, cons and scams, estrangement, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 4K
Kansas City (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: kidnapping, jazz music, politician, election, nightclub, gambling, crime, gangsters, couple relations, cons and scams, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, kansas, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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