Movies like Sisters 2001

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Sisters (2001)
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Sisters (2001)
Original name: Syostry
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A movie about two sisters - thirteen year old Sveta, poor and abandoned by her father, who longs to go off and be a sniper in the army, and spoilt eight-year old Dina, doted on by her gangster father...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: ambush, gangsters, crimes, sister, love, problem child, protector, danger, collaboration, life is a bitch, father, society, family relations, crime, on the run, siblings relations, innocence lost, gypsy, sister sister relationship, russian mafia, organized crime, father daughter relationship, police officer killed, half sister, director cameo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia

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Most similar movies to Sisters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about crimes, crime, society, gangsters, danger, family relations and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sisters: The Rally (2010), Outlaw Country (2012), Now or Never (2014), Snow on tha Bluff (2011), LUV (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: crime boss, crimes, city life, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, religion, teenager, drug addict, family problems, political rally ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, danger, society, love and romance, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.7
 274
Now or Never (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, family relations, family in crisis, society, unemployment, parents and children, down on your luck, plan, bankruptcy, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dealer, filmmaking, drug dealing, crimes, introspection, single parent, life is a bitch, stoners, down on your luck, crime, rivalry, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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LUV (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Over the course of one day, a shy 13-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: family relations, odd couple, dysfunctional family, friendship, orphan, life is a bitch, danger, manhood, boy, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, working class, moral dilemma, society, crime gone awry, drug dealing, downfall, life is a bitch, unemployment, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.5
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Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, going straight, gang, crimes, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, death of mother, revenge, hopes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.7
 823
Gangster (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Antonio Moro works for gangster boss Thomas Steel. He lives happily with his girlfriend Tanya who is expecting their child. Antonio's future looks bright, until one evening when he is ordered to kill a person who is close to all of them.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, siblings relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, assassination, law enforcement, deadly, love affair, family relations, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 7.1
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Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, road movie, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, russian mafia, crimes, gangsters, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, intrigue, crime, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Live! (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Early autumn, godforsaken Russian countryside. A local hunter Michail witnesses a skirmish in the middle of the forest - three men want to kill the forth, Andrey. Kind-hearted Michail helps Andrey escape and together they run from the villains who ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: moral dilemma, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, rescue, odd couple, on the run, chase, pursuit, hunter, profanity, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 868
After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, downfall, human nature, protecting from truth, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, danger, murder, family relations, rivalry, society, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 815
The Quickie (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: russian mafia, gangsters, starting over, road not taken, family life, couples, crimes, crime, dishonesty, tough heroes, hitman, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, danger, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, redemption, witness protection, murder, violence, crime, graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mak, a street urchin in Bangkok, dreams of being a tough gangster. He earns some money as a drugs runner. One day he meets a young prostitute, who turns out to live nearby and they fall in love. After he has delivered a large batch of drugs to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: fall in love, love affair, gangsters, prostitute, siblings relations, love and romance, drug dealing, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police, drugs, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, athlete and trainer, gangsters, danger, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, downfall, fall in love, gambling, society, love and romance, gambler, crimes, rivalry, couples, interracial relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: clever, serious, cynical, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rise to the top, political corruption, betrayal, crimes, society, fighting the system, dishonesty, politics, rise and fall, life is a bitch, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Real Gangsters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, family relations, rise and fall, family business, ambition, unfulfillment, danger, organized crime, criminal, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 3K
Chandni Bar (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Chandni Bar, a film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar depicts the gritty life of the Mumbai underworld, including prostitution, dance bars and gun crime.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: female protagonist, gangsters, rape, crime, political unrest, vengeance, rich and poor, crimes, bollywood, criminal heroes, prostitute, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 227
The Magnet (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends, all around 30, who live in the Le Panier district of Marseille, France. It's not a bad life, made up of slightly shady dealings, nights out, sun and just hanging out. But the neighborhood is an inescapable ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: criminal heroes, gangsters, friends, americana, working class, musician's life, society, crimes, buddies, racism, performer's life, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 158
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crimes, murder, parents and children, danger, on the run, family relations, small town, survival, teenage son, female nudity, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, suspenseful ...
Plot: church, hostage, self discovery, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, clergy, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 11K
Ill Manors (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ensemble film revolving around characters living in Forest Gate, London. Over the course of a few days, six inter-linking stories explore issues of drug use, prostitution and urban poverty.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, gangsters, drug dealer, crimes, society, drug addict, police raid, rivalry, danger, urban ghetto, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 1K
Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, crimes, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The PyraMMMid (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russia, early 90s. A fictional story inspired by financier Sergey Mavrodi, his securities company "MMM", and the pyramid scheme he ran that left upwards of fifteen million investors with nothing when it crashed.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, corporate crimes, rise and fall, downfall, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, political corruption, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bridge to Nowhere (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of 20-something blue-collar workers in Pittsburgh cook up a scheme to make extra money that involves prostitution. Their business takes off, then gets way out of hand.
Style: serious, rough, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: prostitute, crime, crimes, underground, friendship, working class, society, rise and fall, illegal prostitution, danger, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 698
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, rivalry, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, blackmail, family, protection, legal, manipulation, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 162
Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, journalism, crimes, partners, law enforcement, reporter, uncover truth, danger, deadly, serial killer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 667
The Bull (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1990s. Empty shelves in the shops, an economic abyss and criminal dramas that unfold literally at every corner. The young leader of a criminal gang Anton Bykov, with the nickname “Bull”, must make money in whatever way to provide for his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, harsh, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, tough heroes, dishonesty, society, life philosophy, russian, criminal heroes, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 420
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish american, irish mob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%