Movies and TV shows like Lilyhammer

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Lilyhammer (2012)
 8.0
 28K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was intrigued by Lillehammer when he saw television images of the Winter Olympics in 1994, and therefore chooses to start his new life there. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to become an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank discovers that to get up and in the Norwegian rural society, he must resort to the old, ruthless methods. The spelling of the series title alludes to Tagliano's dog Lily, and the way that Frank and some other anglophones pronounce the town's name.
Style: witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, dark humor, culture clash, business venture, starting over, crimes, blackmail, lifestyle change, fish out of water, gangsters, shooting, snitch, criminal heroes, businessman, small town life, fbi, misfit, middle aged, immigrants, prejudice, social relations, small town, bar, witness protection, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe

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Most similar movies to Lilyhammer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous and clever films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, family relations, murder, dark humor and profanity mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lilyhammer: The Sopranos (1999), Peaky Blinders (2013), Magic City (2012), Fargo (2014), The Family (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.2
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The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: cynical, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, dark humor, criminal heroes, killings, crimes, family relations, family life, psychiatrist, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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89%
 8.8
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, gang war, crime boss, crimes, mob boss, determination, power struggle, cruelty, rise to the top, mafia ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 12K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: hotel, mob boss, organized crime, maid, gangsters, lifestyle, intrigue, ambition, power struggle, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 341K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, small town life, killings, snow, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 2006, 70s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.3
 113K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: cynical, satirical, stylized, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mafia, gangsters, dark humor, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, profanity, family in danger, starting over, hidden identity, notoriety, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy, brooklyn new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, stylized, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, family relations, private investigator, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 83K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crime, crimes, smuggling, law enforcement, partners against crime, disorder, bribery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 52K
Barry (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, captivating, ironic, suspense
Plot: hitman, mentor, police investigation, dark humor, danger, murder, friends, shooting, ambition, culture clash, adaptation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, melancholy, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, corruption, immigrants, pride and honor, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 8K
The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: disturbing, captivating, light, humorous, clever ...
Plot: cheating, impersonating, secret, double life, starting over, parents and children, deception, neighbor, dishonesty, lifestyle, impostor, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, tense, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, crime boss, smuggling, businessman, politician, corruption, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, chicago illinois, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, friends, nothing goes right, millionaire, right and wrong, dark humor, weekend, crimes, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, greed, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 104K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, drug dealing, stoners, family life, single mother, suburbs, profanity, eccentric family, single parent, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, vengeance, mafia, crimes, blind ambition, family business, regret, young man, gang war, suspicion, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 1K
Hellfjord (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Please do not ask Sergeant Salmander about Gunnar. He loved that horse dearly and nobody feels worse about what happened to Salmander’s noble steed than Salmander himself. Yes, he understands that there were children present at the Independence ...
Style: humorous, surreal, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: police investigation, dark humor, small town, society, misfit, smuggling, law enforcement, social relations, fish out of water, newspaper reporter, police officer, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 20K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, hitman, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, small town life, district attorney, small town, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, culture clash, hidden identity, society, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, buddies, teenage life, misfit, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, new jersey, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 34K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: captivating, realistic, witty, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, gangsters, crime, crimes, jury, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, court case ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 803
Fuck Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack is pleased with himself for the first time in years. He has decided to stop fucking anything with a pulse and also to cut back on his eager and enthusiastic drug use. Then his best friend crashes into a moose in the middle of the night on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, drug dealing, crime gone awry, going straight, nothing goes right, hopes, chase, friendship, save the day, couple relations, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 2K
Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, family relations, boss and employee, legal, small town life, apprentice, siblings relations, hotshot lawyer, workplace, crimes, patronizing, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
You Really Got Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jan's fastfood-business is going bankrupt, his girlfriend has left him, and he is being exploited by his live-in father. Therefore, he has nothing to loose when he gets mixed up in the kidnapping of famous rock star Iver Mo. But Jan has never ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, parents and children, down on your luck, dark humor, disorder, crimes, dysfunctional relationship, ransom, greed, cheating, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners against crime, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, police station, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 134
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, crimes, on the run, spouse killer, dark humor, disorder, road trip, revenge, female protagonist, fall in love, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 8.3
 80K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, family relations, hollywood, identity crisis, intrigue, family secret, family problems, blackmail, teamwork, businessman, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Outrageous Fortune (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Outrageous Fortune is a New Zealand comedy-drama television series, which ran from 12 July 2005 to 9 November 2010 on TV3. The series followed the lives of the career criminal West family after the matriarch, Cheryl, decided the family should go ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: lawyer, dysfunctional family, criminal, family life, going straight, crimes, criminal heroes, convict, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, manipulation, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 7K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, profanity, crimes, ambition, political corruption, family problems, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 3K
Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, crime, mental illness, satire, gang, nothing goes right, blind ambition, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 21K
Hung (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate times call for desperate measures and Ray Drecker's situation couldn't be much tougher. The former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach is divorced and struggling to provide for his kids when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: middle aged, sexual relations, gigolo, lifestyle, family life, lifestyle change, family relations, strong sexual content, family problems, talented, new job, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, touching ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, opposites attract, small town, cold weather, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, doctors and patients, misfit, medical school, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.8
 9K
Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, rough, cynical ...
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealing, politics, mafia, gang war, crimes, anti heroes, society, social relations, organized crime, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%