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: tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, british noir, talky, cerebral, interesting, enigmatic ...
Plot: nightclub, jazz, neo noir, crime, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, love triangle, betrayal, music band, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, gangster, business, hotel, blonde, female nudity, subway, criminal, tragedy ...
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, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, betrayal, murder, dishonesty and dialogue mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Stormy Monday: Mona Lisa (1986), The Cotton Club (1984), The Drop (2014), State of Grace (1990), A Stranger Among Us (1992). 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Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date.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, rough, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, chauffeur, crime, gangsters, friendship, redemption, couples, fall in love, romance, hopes, friends ...
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, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jazz, mafia, racism, music, crime, nightclub, rivalry, crimes, dancer's life, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem 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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, organized crime, crime, danger, criminal heroes, fall in love, criminal's revenge, robbery, hitman, crime boss, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, police, mystery, who done it, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, master criminal, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: stylized, clever, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, gambling, swimming pool, strangulation, room service, phone booth, wig, broken finger, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, vengeance, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, gangsters, starting over, revenge, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, serious, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, drug dealer, crime, betrayal, romance, love triangle, law enforcement, cons and scams, drug dealing, best friend, friendship, surveillance ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Public Eye (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: black market, nightclub, dishonesty, fall in love, gangsters, deadly, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, crimes, cons and scams, crime, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, exciting, humorous, witty ...
Plot: city, fistfight, police, singing, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction, crimes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, neo noir, socialite, romance, promotion, woman in danger, crimes, love and romance, crime, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, clever, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, love triangle, music, musician's life, couples, womanizer, showbiz, urban, ego clash, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, criminal heroes, cons and scams, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, crime, danger, greed, uncle nephew relationship, forgery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, scenic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: femme fatale, love triangle, rescue, power relations, dangerous attraction, couples, against the odds, dishonesty, danger, romance, gangsters, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, couples, neo noir, crime, small town, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, money, power relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, iraq, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, touching, sentimental, clever, serious ...
Plot: casino, murder, neo noir, cocaine, poker game, gangsters, redemption, crime, romance, follow your dream, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, realistic, serious, sincere, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, nightclub, love triangle, music, romance, rivalry, love and romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, sentimental, rough, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: casino, gambling, blackmail, ransom, neo noir, christmas, crime, betrayal, confined, rivalry, gem, loser ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, criminal heroes, friends, crime, crimes, hopes, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, urban, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 889
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, eiffel tower paris, jewelry store, umbrella, fall in love, heist, chase, store, infidelity, love triangle, crime gone awry, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, soldier, chorus girl, lovers on the run, wartime life, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, crimes, heist, destiny ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: vengeance, criminal heroes, family relations, city life, manipulations, siblings relations, crimes, parents and children, crime, aging, drug dealing, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: sexy, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drifter, femme fatale, accountant, neo noir, infidelity, arson, murder, neo-noir, bank, prostitute, mind game, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, nightclub, anti heroes, crimes, cop as target, crime, fighting crime, gangsters, nightlife, dishonesty, law enforcement, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, obsession, femme fatale, neo noir, gangsters, assassination, criminal heroes, romance, uninhibited rivalry, witnessing a crime, crimes, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, female killer, gangsters, crime, romance, love affair, danger, family relations, criminal heroes, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ 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, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: russian, murder, gangsters, kgb, investigation, organized crime, diary, rape, mob boss, danger, peril, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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