Movies and TV shows like Lilyhammer

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Lilyhammer (2012)
 8.0
 24K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: dark humor, witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, 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, small town, bar, witness protection, teacher, lawyer, girlfriend ...
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, humorous, dark humor and stylized films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, murder, organized crime, mafia and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lilyhammer: The Sopranos (1999), Fargo (2014), The Family (2013), Barry (2018), Boardwalk Empire (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: dark humor, serious, psychological, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, crime, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 9.0
 281K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, cynical, clever ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, small town, crime, killings, female police officer, snow, law enforcement, small town life, psychopath, americana, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 104K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: dark humor, cynical, satirical, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, parents and children, criminal heroes, fish out of water, hidden identity, starting over, notoriety, family in danger, dishonor among criminals, family relations, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.3
 35K
Barry (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, dark humor, captivating, suspense, ironic
Plot: hitman, police investigation, mentor, danger, friends, murder, shooting, adaptation, betrayal, ambition, crimes, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious, crime boss ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 76K
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: humorous, talky, semi serious, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crime, law enforcement, smuggling, crimes, bribery, disorder, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, friends, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, greed, drugs/alcohol, right and wrong, weekend, millionaire, cia, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 8K
The Riches (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: cheating, impersonating, secret, double life, starting over, lifestyle, parents and children, dishonesty, deception, neighbor, impostor, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.2
 1K
Hellfjord (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 210 min.
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: stylized, atmospheric, humorous, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: police investigation, small town, fish out of water, misfit, society, social relations, incompetent police, murder, disorder, gory, smuggling, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 18K
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: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: witness protection, fish out of water, hitman, district attorney, fbi, gangsters, crime, witnessing a crime, crimes, special agents, goofy hero, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
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: captivating, dark humor, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, moral dilemma, workplace situations, family relations, crimes, legal, private investigator, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 98K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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, cynical, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, single parent, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, tense, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, rise to the top, mafia, rivalry, society, family relations, crime, determination, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 31K
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: witty, captivating, realistic, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, crimes, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, gangsters, court case, judge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 11K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: tense, atmospheric, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, mob boss, lifestyle, power struggle, ambition, intrigue, maid, businessman, rivals, secret, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, crimes, childhood sweetheart, irish, mafia, vengeance, blind ambition, family business, uninhibited rivalry, suspicion, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 65K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, nothing goes right, disorder, self discovery, sibling relationship, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 7K
Mad Dogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: murder, friendship, disorder, crimes, reunion, dishonesty, group of friends, celebration, friends, buddies, crime, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.6
 8K
Bunheads (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dance school, ballet, lifestyle, starting over, lifestyle change, family, couples, social relations, small town, dancing, ballerina, dancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: partners against crime, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, murder investigation, police partner, narcissist, police station, female boss, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Outrageous Fortune (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, lawyer, criminal, family life, going straight, crimes, criminal heroes, convict, doubts and hesitations, right and wrong, manipulation, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 7K
El Narco (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 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, rough, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: drug cartel, politics, drug dealing, mafia, violence, gang war, crimes, anti heroes, gangsters, organized crime, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: dark humor, not serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: petty criminal, misfit, crimes, anti heroes, working class, family problems, heist, society, suicidal, secret hideout, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 8.1
 247
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, addiction, rivalry, friends, best friends, mind game, cards, ambition, gambling, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, ambition, criminal heroes, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, crime boss, death, casino, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 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, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, gangsters, betrayal, crime, mental illness, hitman, partners, dishonesty, right hand man, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, disorder, male female relationship, hypochondriac, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 2K
Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her ...
Style: touching, semi serious, light, witty, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, redemption, human nature, life is a bitch, vengeance, society, starting over, woman in danger, social relations, storytelling, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 2K
The Last Don (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the ...
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, daughter, grandson, organized crime, mafia, unfulfillment, parents and children, blind ambition, take over ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, disturbing, intense, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, family relations, parents and children, crimes, self discovery, criminal heroes, suburban life, rise and fall, depression, moral ambiguity, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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