Movies and TV shows like Power

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Power (2014)
 8.2
 30K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that never sleeps. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. However, Truth hides an ugly reality. It’s a front for Ghost’s criminal underworld; a lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you're in, can you ever get out?
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nightlife, drug dealing, money laundering, ambition, business venture, party, nightclub owner, crimes, going straight, nightclub, organized crime, double life, success, businessman, temptation, greed, ex convict, sexual activity, slick, politics, drug lord, african american, blind ambition, urban, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to Power

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, ambition, family relations, murder, dishonesty and corruption mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Power: Ray Donovan (2013), Narcos (2015), Boardwalk Empire (2010), Animal Kingdom (2016), Ringer (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 68K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, power relations, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, businessman, teamwork, family secret, intrigue, millionaire, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 273K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, smuggling, master criminal, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, drug cartel, politics, drug dealer, blind ambition, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, smuggling, criminal heroes, mob boss, businessman, politician, corruption, ambitious, prohibition, politics ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 16K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, crime family, dysfunctional family, escapades, danger, drugs/alcohol, friendship, family conflict, gay brother, outlaw, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.9
 19K
Ringer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ringer is an American television series that initially aired on The CW from September 13, 2011 to April 17, 2012. The series stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, who plays twin sisters Bridget Kelly and Siobhan Martin. On May 13, 2011, it was reported that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: disappearance, plan gone awry, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, hidden identity, blended family, twin sister, danger, haunted by the past, family relations, mystery, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Whole Truth (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: As District Attorney Kathryn Peale and defense attorney Jimmy Nolan rally their teams around their arguments and prepare to go head-to-head in the the courtroom, they make frantic moves and countermoves of complex legal wrangling to tilt justice in ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom, district attorney, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, buried truth, hotshot lawyer, ego clash, courtroom drama, ambition, lawyers and clients, legal investigation, legal action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, nightclub, anti heroes, crimes, cop as target, crime, fighting crime, gangsters, nightlife, dishonesty, law enforcement, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 15K
Barry (2018)
Genre: 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, captivating, dark humor, suspense, ironic
Plot: hitman, police investigation, mentor, danger, shooting, friends, murder, ambition, adaptation, crimes, culture clash, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, suspicion, bully, old friend, irish, gang, girlfriend, gang war, young man, buddies, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police investigation, child killer, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, mystery, who done it, life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 9.2
 246K
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, cynical, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, killings, family life, crime, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, society, city life, working undercover, criminal heroes, gang, police detective, police, violence, black cop, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 2K
The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: crimes, urban, heist, gang, car chase, crime, life turned upside down, chases and races, family relations, driver, organized crime, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: intrigue, dishonesty, vengeance, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, drug lord, rivalry, suburbs, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 28K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, law enforcement, police brutality, police detective, family life, family relations, crimes, family tradition, price of justice, police protagonist, female detective, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, courtroom, murder, society, interracial relations, parents and children, racism, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 6K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: politician, organized crime, dysfunctional family, irish, political corruption, family problems, crimes, ambition, family relations, criminal heroes, mob boss, politics ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 453
West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: ambition, korean american, lawyer, gangsters, fish out of water, society, hotshot lawyer, deadly, crimes, crime, blind ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.7
 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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, tense ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, maid, mob boss, jewish, family relations, couple relations, crimes, relatives, intrigue, shooting, fbi ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Playboy Club (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: It's the early '60s, and the legendary Playboy Club in Chicago is the door to all your fantasies... and the key is the most sought-after status symbol of its time.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: district attorney, nightclub, nightlife, playboy, lifestyle, starlet, performance, sexism, ambition, workplace, crimes, workplace situations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 16K
Boss (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.
Style: stylized, serious, clever, captivating, tense ...
Plot: politics, mayor, political intrigue, ambition, journalist, corruption, boss, dementia, marriage, scheme, career, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 9.5
 1.2M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, double life, drugs/alcohol, crimes, master criminal, peril, family problems, hidden identity, partners, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: dark humor, captivating, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: dishonesty, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, brother brother relationship, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, private investigator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, moral dilemma, partners, crime, crimes, partners against crime, temptation, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 1K
NYC 22 (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: NYC 22 is an American police procedural drama which ran on CBS from April 15 to August 11, 2012. The series was a mid-season replacement for CSI: Miami. On May 13, 2012, both series were canceled by CBS.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ex athlete, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, supportive coworker, honest law enforcer, crime, rookie, urban, law enforcement, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.6
 96K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, murder trial, murder investigation, jail, plot twist, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 10-8: Officers on Duty is an American police drama television series. The series aired on ABC from September 28, 2003 to January 11, 2004. The title is in reference to the ten-code for "officer in service and available for calls."
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: society, law enforcement, urban, police station, police detective, fighting crime, chase, workplace, partners against crime, crime, crimes, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 10K
El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, based on true events, captivating, factual, atmospheric
Plot: drug lord, cartel, drug dealing, business, fight for supremacy, drug, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, danger, special agents, state affairs, crimes, partners, military, undercover, navy, investigation, army investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Against the Wall (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Against the Wall is an American police drama television series created by Annie Brunner. The series starred Rachael Carpani as Abby Kowalski, a police detective who recently joined the Internal Affairs division of the Chicago Police Department. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: policewoman, crimes, singleness, siblings relations, family relations, new job, law enforcement, parents and children, relationship vs career, family life, couples, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%