Movies and TV shows that are like Breaking Bad

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Breaking Bad
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense, clever, gloomy, psychological, stylized, suspenseful, cynical
Plot: crime, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, high school teacher, cancer, unlikely partners, meth lab, suburbs, life turned upside down, criminal, drug dealer, outlaw, criminal heroes, drug cartel, methamphetamine, chemistry, anti hero, drug, father figure, crimes, dishonesty, teacher, drug lord, partners, life is a bitch, hidden identity, master criminal, under the surface, blind ambition, midlife crisis, cerebral palsy, illegal drug, drug trade, science teacher, wrath, partnership, cancer patient, danger, risk, science, shot to death, drugs, drug use, friend, friendship, anger, dealing with death, manipulations, couple relations, family in crisis, terminal illness, shooting, secret, marriage, death, ambition, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, rules and policies, breaking point, slacker, middle aged, troubled, suffering, success, student, scheme, rivals, right and wrong, reluctant, relatives, peril, parenthood, overdose, loss of partner, lifestyle change, law enforcer, health situation, gunfight, financial problem, fighting illness, evidence, ethics, elimination, doubts and hesitations, desperation, deal, confrontation, character change, business venture, bad trip, the underworld, partners in crime, morality, millionaire, killings, double life, dishonor among criminals, lung cancer, donation, chemical, family man, brother in law brother in law relationship, sadness, smiling, motor home, drug humor, laughter, grudge, car driving, brother in law, hat, fbi, chemist, teacher student relationship, older man younger man relationship, bald man, joy, trailer, unlikely criminal, house, street, police officer, investigation, dark secret, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, car, evil, pregnancy, classroom, explosion, revolver, desert, argument, neo noir, psychopath, uncle nephew relationship, swimming pool, gun, man with glasses, corruption, violence, sex, murder, lawyer, police, friendship between men, crying, telephone, telephone call, money, lie, father son relationship, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, rage, blackboard, teaching, family life
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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The Sopranos
Crime, Drama
USA
55 min.
 9.2
Sons of Anarchy
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
45 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Breaking Bad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and rough films and TV series with plots including crime, crimes, drugs/alcohol, murder, violence, death and gangster themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Breaking Bad: Better Call Saul (2015), True Detective (2014), Sons of Anarchy (2008), The Sopranos (1999), Dexter (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Better Call Saul
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, captivating, realistic, cynical, clever, humorous, stylized, tense, psychological
Plot: drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, moral dilemma, cons and scams, crime, crooked lawyer, crimes, dishonesty, legal, unlikely criminals, siblings relations, courtroom drama, workplace situations, under the surface, lawyer, family relations, workplace, brother brother relationship, high priced lawyer, hotshot lawyer, lawyer client relationship, private investigator, attorney, working the system
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   95%
 
 9.0
 389K
True Detective
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Style: bleak, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy, captivating, tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, intellectual
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, neo noir, crime, anthology, police detective, partners against crime, investigation, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, deadly, law enforcement, partners, misfit partners, track down, uncover truth, who done it, chases and races, investigator, christianity, drinking problem, insomnia, testimony, bodies, victim, antisocial behavior, law enforcer, question, evidence, corpse, coworker, suspicion, interrogation, troubled, cruelty, shooting, caucasian, nipples, breasts, corrupt cop, police corruption, female nudity, violence, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   77%
 
Movie in collections
 8.6
 212K
Sons of Anarchy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Style: serious, rough, dark humor, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, motorcycle gang, crimes, rebellion, small town, arms dealing, outlaw, organized crime, criminal, family relations, motorcycle, parents and children, biker, stepfather stepson relationship, street gang, rivalry, social relations, friends, biker gang, porn actress, gang leader, police corruption, latinos, motorcycle chase, ira, family secret, threat, doctor, porn, motorcycle race, step parent, anger, relatives, group of criminals, protector, power struggle, parenthood, rape, struggle, law enforcer, explosion, conflict, young man, loyalty, rivals, irish republican army, chinese mafia, lifestyle, skinhead
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   81%
 
 9.2
 223K
The Sopranos
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Style: talky, gloomy, serious, dark humor, rough, realistic, captivating, cynical, psychological, clever, stylized, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, crime, violence, psychiatrist, introspection, strong sexual content, dysfunctional family, suburbs, organized crime, midlife crisis, criminal heroes, criminal organization, family, outlaw, dysfunctional marriage, ambition, unfulfillment, power relations, crimes, fbi, family life, rise to the top, couple relations, doctors and patients, disturbed childhood, psychoanalysis, mob violence, domineering mother, unfaithful husband, abusive boyfriend, italian american, crime boss, gangster, mob hit, revenge, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, racial slur, therapy, middle aged, ethnic, therapist, business venture, overbearing parent, mistress, ex convict
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
 8.7
 559K
Dexter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, stylized, tense, disturbing, psychological, gloomy, macabre
Plot: serial killer, crime, hidden identity, gory, police station, crimes, crime investigation, vigilante, killer, blood, double life, law enforcement, murder investigation, deadly, misfit, vigilantism, police department, dark secret, unlikely criminals, anti heroes, lone wolves, obsession, siblings relations, talking to the dead, forensic evidence, mutilation, latex gloves, psycho killer, psychopathic killer, stalker, adoptive father, adopted son, sadist, tied to a table, police sergeant, serial murder, brother sister relationship, dark past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret life, childhood trauma, murder, father son relationship, haunted by the past, workplace situations, police investigation, dishonesty, policewoman, corpse, sadism
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
 8.3
 60K
Ray Donovan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic, clever, gloomy, rough, stylized
Plot: drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, crime, dysfunctional family, hollywood, haunted by the past, outlaw, crimes, family problems, family relations, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, boxing, couple relations, ex convict, parents and children, estrangement, righting the wronged, ambition, father son conflict, half brother half brother relationship, fbi agent, brother sister relationship, gym, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, power relations, family feud, high society, social climbing, identity crisis, christianity, lesbian, family secret, priest, outside help, irish, blackmail, middle aged, deal, cover up, businessman, health situation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   61%
 
 9.3
 222K
The Wire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Style: clever, serious, talky, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, sincere, bleak, witty, captivating, biting, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: drug dealing, crime, realism, fighting crime, drugs/alcohol, police, police detective, police investigation, police station, urban ghetto, docks, newspaper reporter, drug dealer, law enforcement, surveillance, organized crime, crimes, corruption, society, urban decay, drug trafficking, urban ghetto life, gang, murder, working undercover, deadly, partners, working class, drugs, life is a bitch, workplace, wiretap, lesbian, african american, power of media, female partner, forensics, drug lord, policewoman, group of criminals, bring down, irish, gang war, homosexual, drinking problem, politician, judge, social problems, right and wrong, officer
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
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 8.7
 62K
The Shield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, drugs/alcohol, police corruption, against the rules, police detective, gang, police station, fighting crime, urban ghetto, dirty cop, lapd, outlaw, crimes, rebellion, dishonesty, law enforcement, police brutality, mayor, partners, rivalry, buddies, police protagonist, racism, corrupt cop, drugs, prison, murder, death, society, corrupt law enforcer, autism, profiler, cover up, honest law enforcer, machismo, policewoman, heroin, the underworld, robbery, squad, police chief, sadism, investigator, officer, ethics, right and wrong, veteran, captain, evidence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 8.0
 93K
Weeds
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, cynical
Plot: drug dealing, single parent, drugs/alcohol, single mother, unlikely criminals, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, crime, suburbs, marijuana, family life, outlaw, parents and children, widow, family relations, friendship, stoners, eccentric family, suburban life, criminal heroes, death of husband, death of father, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, nothing goes right, crimes, family problems, social relations, disorder, friends, housewife, accountant, latinos, ordinary person, smuggling, drug lord, partners in crime, financial problem, grandparent and grandchild, the underworld, slacker, dishonor among criminals, middle aged, doubts and hesitations, reluctant, businessman, success, lifestyle, bakery, cannabis
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   75%
 
 5.3
 88K
The Counselor
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, tense, serious, sexy, realistic, scary, suspenseful, road movie, absurd, melancholic, bloody, philosophical, cynical, enigmatic, erotic, brutal, bad ending, intense, harsh, reflective, rough, interesting, breathtaking, awful, clever, cerebral, art house, intellectual, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, neo noir, drugs, drugs/alcohol, dialogue, lawyer, greed, drug smuggling, strong sexual content, drug dealing, violence, gangsters, violent, brutality, life turned upside down, writers, drug trafficking, poetry, red dress, storytelling, crimes, femme fatale, existentialism, dialogue driven, multiple storylines, stylish, catastrophe, neo-noir, life philosophy, pornography, hotshot lawyer, vengeance, twists & turns, relationships, death, gratuitous violence, adaptation, mentor, redemption, dysfunctional family, criminal heroes, visceral, nothing goes right, life & death, fantasy world, first contact, chase, gunfight, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 7.3
 49K
Animal Kingdom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, tense, stylized, serious, intense, dark, suspense, disturbing, talky, harsh, interesting, psychological, brutal, rough, dark humor, clever, dramatic, cerebral, depressing, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending, emotional
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, realism, corruption, violent, tragedy, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, police corruption, brutality, dysfunctional family, australian, police investigation, gangster, police, vengeance, family, family drama, twists & turns, revenge, crimes, stylish, crime gone awry, bank robbery, organized crime, drugs, murder, character study, death, investigation, vigilantism, brothers, visceral, greed, betrayal, gratuitous violence, justice, robbery, runaway, vigilante, dialogue, relationships, paranoia, storytelling, pornography, mob, culture clash, complex characters, heist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
Street Kings 2: Motor City
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: twists and turns, bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, violence, shooting, investigation, killer, corruption, betrayal, urban, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, working undercover, deadly, undercover, life is a bitch, cop as target, racial slur, framed for murder, planting evidence, car bomb, jumping from a car, cocaine, police captain, drug bust, police funeral, police sergeant, internal affairs, marina, kicked in the face, shot through a window, police shootout, shooting a police officer, shot in the neck, shot in the leg, murder of a pregnant woman, swat team, strip club, exploding car, police detective, undercover cop, jumping through a window
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 111K
Savages
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, dark humor, intense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, twist ending, bad ending, tense, entertaining, sexy, suspense, exciting, bloody, interesting, brutal, surprise ending, romantic, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, violence, marijuana, drugs/alcohol, weed, brutality, drugs, betrayal, corruption, revenge, criminal heroes, violent, culture clash, pornography, sex, relationships, gangsters, confined, vengeance, runaway, gun in mouth, filmed killing, american abroad, widow, twists & turns, dialogue, mentor, explosive, catastrophe, torture, crimes, drug abuse, murder, plot twist, storytelling, stereotypes, moral ambiguity, happy ending, love triangle, gory, danger, gratuitous violence, justice, chase, anti-hero, greed, nudity (topless - notable), internet, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, southern california, usa, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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The Powers That Be
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Style: tense, serious, sexual, bleak, realistic, rough, harsh, captivating, stylized, sexy, intense, enigmatic, melancholic, erotic, bad ending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, teenager, gang, drugs, realism, drugs/alcohol, nudity (topless - notable), gangs, stereotypes, gangsters, strong sexual content, innocence lost, teenagers, high school, sex, crime, teenage life, culture clash, pornography, adolescence, drinking, crimes, bullying, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, coming of age, society, violence, depression, dysfunctional family, mentor, fantasy world, internet, youth, drug abuse, brutality, cheerleading, best friends, weed, adaptation, gangster, fight scenes, redemption, writers, interracial relations, kids and family, storytelling, vigilantism, first contact
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 5.4
 2K
Wicked Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, orphan, crime, family in danger, small town, teenage life, criminal heroes, crimes, youth, disorder, criminal's revenge, betrayal, gang, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, drug dealing, siblings relations, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, family relations, drug lord, grenade, chess, addiction, teenager, drugs, murder, love, right hand man
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Better Luck Tomorrow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: clever, realistic, tense, serious, interesting, bleak, offbeat, harsh, disturbing, stylized, talky, rough, bad ending, intense, suspense, suspenseful, depressing, dark, dramatic, bilingual, intellectual
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: crime, coming of age, high school, stereotypes, race issues, drugs, friendship, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, pornography, adolescence, moral ambiguity, gangs, violence, teenagers, teenager, dialogue, gangsters, storytelling, drinking, bullying, brutality, crime gone awry, runaway, depression, violent, honest, stylish, morality, crimes, unlikely friendships, nerds, culture clash, mentor, coming-of-age, gangster, paranoid, writers, school, greed, murder, corruption, revenge, virginity, multiple storylines, loneliness, prejudice, redemption, visceral, twists & turns
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
 8.7
 17K
Gomorrah
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, gory, realism, social decay, criminal heroes, mafia, cosa nostra, camorra, street, organized crime, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, violence spree, rivalry, society, gang war, urban ghetto, drug lord, urban ghetto life, law enforcement, urban, mob boss, fear, drug, drugs
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense, rough, interesting, brutal, suspenseful, dark, stylized, suspense, harsh, melancholic, bad ending, depressing, clever, entertaining, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, violence, betrayal, guilt, murder, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, multiple storylines, working undercover, violent, moral ambiguity, redemption, gangster, drugs, justice, mentor, brutality, storytelling, police detective, brooklyn new york city, urban, prostitution, police investigation, organized crime, vigilantism, hitman, police brutality, greed, life philosophy, vengeance, family, crimes, gratuitous violence, twists & turns, deception, dialogue, urban ghetto, vigilante, bag of money, revenge, wife husband relationship, neo-noir, dirty cop, runaway, splatter, law enforcement
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
Movie in collections
 5.7
 11K
Twelve
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, disturbing
Plot: drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, murder, drug dealing, urban ghetto, crime, drug abuse, drug dealer, urban ghetto life, youth, life is a bitch, violence spree, false accusation, teenage life, kids in trouble, deadly, woman undressing for a man, troubled youth, sexual favor, suicide by cop, lack of money, fake id, strained relationship, death of cousin, times square manhattan new york city, male model, premature ejaculation, male masturbation, loss of virginity, nude with a gun, shot in the eye, cancer, prostitution, childhood friend, interrupted sex, katana sword, rich kid, caught having sex, talking to the camera, marijuana, unhappiness, birthday party, underage drinking, interracial sex, shot in the leg, webcam, night, shot in the shoulder, police detective, shot in the back
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 9.0
 234K
Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, stylized, talky, captivating, realistic, cynical, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, suspenseful, witty
Plot: crime, neo noir, gory, psychopath, anthology, americana, small town, crimes, violence, murder investigation, killer, deputy, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, police investigation, violence spree, cons and scams, small town life, police officer, society, social relations, snow, drifter, emotionless, policewoman, salesman, blackmail, naivete, sheriff, greed, coworker, suspicion, victim, human relationship, characters in danger, police protagonist, police chief, hitman, assassin, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage, police station, gangster, murder, female police officer, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 1979, 2000s, 2010s
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   86%
 
Killing Them Softly
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: talky, cynical, stylized, serious, tense, dark humor, realistic, brutal, bleak, bloody, dark, enigmatic, biting, suspense, cerebral, melancholic, absurd, rough, interesting, harsh, suspenseful, tricky, satirical, meditative, intense, entertaining, clever, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, gangsters, robbery, gambling, crime gone awry, poker, organized crime, mafia, gangster, heist, mob, murder, violence, violent, stylish, drugs/alcohol, neo-noir, dialogue driven, brutality, dialogue, political, greed, gratuitous violence, politics, corruption, assassination, assassin, guns, world politics, twists & turns, visceral, criminal heroes, noir, pornography, vengeance, character study, corporate america, business, betrayal, storytelling, splatter, criminal, blood, drugs, crimes, urban, revenge, anti-hero, adaptation
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
 158K
25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, melancholic, atmospheric, serious, reflective, intense, interesting, dramatic, dark, depressing, psychological, stylized, cerebral, harsh, clever, suspense, rough, captivating, enigmatic, intellectual
Plot: crime, friendship, prison, betrayal, redemption, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, relationships, drug dealing, storytelling, unlikely friendships, loneliness, complex characters, mentor, character study, buddies, greed, dialogue, urban, depression, gangsters, tragedy, corruption, race issues, life philosophy, guilt, widower, dream, nightclub, life, philosophy, freedom, drug addiction, drinking, existentialism, life & death, violent, honest, destiny, addiction, visceral, justice, violence, drug abuse, childhood, brutality, race against time, plot twist, weed
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 5.6
 6K
Shadowboxer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, crime, assassination, neo noir, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, mission of murder, crimes, deadly, partners, pregnancy, introspection, haunted by the past, dishonesty, pubic hair, rivalry, unfulfillment, family relations, life is a bitch, female killer, child uses gun, man in a wheelchair, dying during sex, stepmother stepson relationship, cold blooded killer, female assassin, pool table, woman shot in the forehead, cancer, child with gun, crisis of conscience, shaving, domestic violence, drug abuse, finger cut off, mercy killing, childbirth, brawl, interracial romance, fistfight, older woman younger man relationship, shot in the head, son, torture, poison, infidelity, gangster, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: clever, serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak, suspenseful, tense, disturbing
Plot: crime, fighting crime, legal action, police investigation, police detective, lawyer, sex crime, police, law and order, crimes, legal, deadly, law enforcement, partners, dedicated lawyer, sexual abuse, partners against crime, murder, legal investigation, track down, danger, courtroom drama, sexual harassment, rivalry, power relations, district attorney, workplace, judge, trial, rape, cop witness relations, interrogation, jury, suspicion, sexual perversion, victim, forensics, punishment, child abuse, psychiatrist, confrontation with superior, deal, captain, sexual murder, mysterious event, judiciary, female victim, latex gloves, confession of crime, crime investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 8.8
 75K
Oz
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, captivating, talky, tense, disturbing, thought provoking, christian horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, crime, confined, racism, crimes, danger, misfit, deadly, male rape, rivalry, gang, disorder, life is a bitch, survival, fish out of water, violence spree, anal rape, gay, interracial relations, criminal heroes, society, rapist, life sentence, electric chair, solitary, death sentence, protest, suicide attempt, machismo, african american, rape, suicide, torture, prisoners exchange, christianity, muslim, who to trust, godparent, overdose, punishment, psychologist, latinos, government facility, warden, oldtimer, death
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   67%
 
 7.9
 176K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic, intense, interesting, melancholic, suspense, dramatic, bleak, talky, tense, clever, gloomy, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, disco, violence, mafia, organized crime, prison, gangster, neo noir, mob, drugs/alcohol, redemption, stylish, prison escape, gunfight, chase, violent, crime gone awry, corruption, betrayal, mentor, dialogue, tragic hero, foul language, hitman, lawyer, nightclub, greed, drugs, life & death, storytelling, drug dealing, casino, gangs, guns, anti-hero, dialogue driven, brutality, twists & turns, going straight, runaway, puerto rican, character study, vengeance, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, starting over, dark hero, heist, complex characters
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
Streets of Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hip hop, police corruption, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, drug dealing, murder, chaos and mayhem, working undercover, dishonesty, undercover, police detective, wading in water, hurricane katrina, shoulder holster, m 16, newscast, uzi, pump action shotgun, beretta, desert eagle, police shootout, gang violence, blood spatter, drug dealer, tough cop, hurricane, gunfight, neo noir, machine gun, gangster, corruption, bare breasts, drugs, woman on top, prostitute, criminal, street shootout, violence, police, pistol, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
The Place Beyond the Pines
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, serious, dramatic, intense, atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, psychological, talky, suspense, captivating, reflective, interesting, cerebral, enigmatic, bleak, stylized, dark, harsh, bad ending, epic, non-linear
Plot: crime, bank robbery, corruption, motorcycle, police corruption, police, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, father son relationship, destiny, storytelling, guilt, police investigation, family drama, vengeance, violence, parenthood, moral ambiguity, character study, redemption, violent, revenge, tragedy, loneliness, justice, mentor, twists & turns, existentialism, heist, solitude, secrets, greed, crimes, father-son relationship, chase, gangsters, carnival, mechanic, brutality, dialogue, death, runaway, visceral, gangster, parent child relationship, crime gone awry, family relations, plot twist, life philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 

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Training Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, tense, intense, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspense, interesting, dramatic, suspenseful, brutal, bad ending, psychological, clever, harsh, twist ending, entertaining, cerebral, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, cynical, surprise ending, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, mentor, police, undercover cop, corruption, innocence lost, violence, justice, violent, moral ambiguity, gangsters, brutality, foul language, twists & turns, moral dilemma, greed, gangster, drugs, police investigation, plot twist, storytelling, drugs/alcohol, urban, lone hero, runaway, dialogue, mafia, gangs, police brutality, betrayal, chase, organized crime, morality, revenge, investigation, urban ghetto, murder, psychology, redemption, drinking, russian mafia, drug dealer, gang member, manipulation, vengeance, stereotypes, honest, mob, visceral
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
 7.3
 4K
Protégé
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, drug dealing, drug abuse, working undercover, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, mole, overdose, heroin addict, moral dilemma, drug trafficking, protege, tragic hero, drug overdose, gangster, heroin
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
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