Movies like The Big Swindle

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The Big Swindle (2004)
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The Big Swindle (2004)
Original name: 범죄의 재구성
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got and elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in history that'll make any thief have a wet dream. The best five thieves come together to form a team.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, betrayal, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, bank robbery, twists and turns, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry, con artists, police, caper, car chase, mistress, counterfeiter, bank, card playing, planning, fireball, interrogation, police investigation, recruiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea

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Most similar movies to The Big Swindle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, heist, disorder, criminal heroes and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Big Swindle: The Thieves (2012), Eye for an Eye (2008), Open City (2008), No Blood No Tears (2002), Tazza: The High Rollers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Thieves (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of South Korean thieves team up with a Hong Kong crew to steal a diamond necklace from a heavily-guarded casino safe in Macau. As the cops close in, old betrayals — and misunderstandings — resurface.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, master thief, crimes, criminal gang, criminal heroes, dishonesty, art theft, master criminal, gold, secret agenda, gem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, hong kong, macau, asia
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100%
 6.0
 458
Eye for an Eye (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sung-chan is a top detective of the special crime squad. He is notorious for punishing the opponent who hurts his pride. When Hyun-min impersonates as Sung-chan and robs a cash transport car under the daylight, and seizes $10 billion worth of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, heist, mind game, dishonesty, one last case, frame up, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 791
Open City (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, gang, rescue, police investigation, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, redemption, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
No Blood No Tears (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Gyung-sun is a washed-up cab driver who has been trying to go straight after years in trouble with the law after being a big-time safecracker. Soo-jin wants to be a famous singer, but lives the life of a trophy girlfriend to her vicious gangster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vigilantism, forbidden love, gangsters, track down, dishonesty, redemption, betrayal, friendship, rivalry, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced he's on a hot streak one ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Plot: gambling, ambition, prodigy, obsessive quest, vengeance, gambler, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic love, cons and scams, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
At Point Blank (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gang of highly efficient and cold hearted robbers strike against a number of banks in Stockholm. The investigation ends up with the criminal detective Klara and the SWAT commander Greger Krona, who together lead the hunt for the robbers. Their ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, mistaken identity, workplace situations, love triangle, swat team, law enforcement, crime gone awry, hostage, dishonesty, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 5K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, rivalry, mysterious character, partners, disorder, reluctant partners, on the road, heist, heist gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, goofy hero, gangsters, diamond theft, bookies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, gangsters, murder, rivalry, dishonesty, prison, violence, gambling, board game, casino, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 262
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, sexual content, graphic violence, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, betrayal, forgery, caper, diamond, gang, escapades, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 867
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples, robbery, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 481
Mr. Socrates (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A low-life scumbag gets kidnapped by a mysterious gang and put through inhumane training to become a mole inside the police force.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, rivalry, police detective, law enforcement, confined, crimes, undercover, mole, dishonesty, criminal heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sultans of the South (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: La historia comienza con un robo que se realiza en la Ciudad de México. La banda formada por Carlos, Leonardo, Mónica y Leserio habían pactado viajar a Argentina para lavar el dinero. Al llegar a Buenos Aires se encuentran en una guerra de mafias ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, bank robbery, violence, escape, graphic violence, heist, caper, bandit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 217
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, storage unit, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crime gone awry, betrayal, farce, microchip ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 653
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young robbers, specializing in robbing shopping center security guards, are raging through out Gothenburg. A robbery goes awry when an innocent passerby is killed. Ricky, the gang's young leader, tries to quickly find an expert who ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, hunt down, rivalry, heist, criminal, graphic violence, tough law enforcer, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 407
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, disorder, vengeance, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, golden years ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.1
 615
Tuesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Four career criminals, two glamorous bank workers and one over-the-hill has-been all happen to be planning a robbery on a London bank on the same day, by sheer coincidence. The two investigating detectives must try and deduce how these seemingly ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough, non-linear, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, disorder, crime gone awry, police investigation, gang, riddles and clues, twists and turns, manipulation, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: heist, parents and children, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, police, diamond, gangsters, con artists, martial arts, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
The Unjust (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, frame up, police detective, police corruption, legal, law enforcement, dishonesty, police investigation, intrigue, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, undercover, sniper, fight, mafia, law enforcer killer, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Badges of Fury (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troub/emaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick Wang and grizzled vet Huang who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, partners against crime, rivalry, disorder, law enforcement, partners, martial arts, fight, buddy cop, graphic violence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 4.4
 3K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, gang, chase, crime gone awry, misfit partners, cons and scams, silly humor, partners, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 132
Silver Case (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In TInseltown, the world of scheming and dreaming reaches a particularly nasty low when a powerful producer known as the 'Senator' hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady arch rival, the 'Master' in more ways ...
Style: suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, graphic violence, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, violence, friendship, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 5K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, sexy ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, betrayal, partners, crimes, cons and scams, safecracker, rivalry, caper, car chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 8K
Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, hidden identity, twists and turns, disorder, criminal heroes, working undercover, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 613
One Last Dance (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An assassin is hired to kill the men responsible for kidnapping an important man's son. With every death, the killer gets closer to the last kidnapper's name... his own.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, violence, empire, chess, gangsters, riddles and clues, mafia, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, kidnapping, train robbery, exploitation, mafia, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, goofy hero, confined, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.1
 264
Caught on Tape (2013)
Genre: Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A young boy uses his video camera that he got for his birthday to spy on his mother's boyfriend, who's plotting a crime. Mix in a nosy neighbor, jealous fiancé, shady maintenance man, a UPS driver with a heist gone horribly wrong and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, bank robbery, graphic violence, criminal heroes, law enforcement, police detective, stalking, bank, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%