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Paid (2006)
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Paid (2006)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paid is a film noir in the tradition of the French gangster movie. It is a story about underworld characters that have come to regret the choices they have made and now secretly long for a different and more meaningful life. It is also a love story between Paula Gireaux , a 28-year-old Parisian call girl working in Amsterdam and a hit man, Michel Angelo (30) whose hearts are touched when a six-year-old Bolivian boy abruptly enters their lives. The boy changes their fate. He gives them reason to reach for their dreams and to start a whole new life together. But, at the moment Paula and Michel decide to escape the underworld, Paula realizes that her hands are tied to a paid deal she has made with a powerful English narcotics baron, Rudi Dancer (55). The enticing offer Paula could not refuse, turns into the demon that stands in the way of her future with Michel. Eventually, Michel and Paula find their way to freedom but not without paying a high price
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, neo noir, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, hotel, female nudity, sex scene, gun, pistol, shot in the head
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam

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Most similar movies to Paid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, hitman, criminal heroes and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Paid: Pimp Bullies (2011), Killer (1994), One Eyed King (2001), Headshot (2011), Paris Lockdown (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pimp Bullies (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five suspects holding a piece of the truth behind an unsolved crime.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, gangsters, police investigation, hitman, crimes, sex scene, revenge, drugs/alcohol, crime, prostitute, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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95%
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Killer (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, neo noir, obsession, gangsters, femme fatale, assassination, crimes, deadly, prostitute, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
 403
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish mob, irish american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, vengeance, disorder, neo noir, frame up, secret movement, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, assassination, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Paris Lockdown (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, danger, master criminal, crime, crimes, drugs/alcohol, prison, criminal's revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 2K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, corrupt law enforcer, assassination, danger, honest law enforcer, corruption, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, assassination, crimes, deadly, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitman, murder, gunfight, kickboxing, urban ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, stripper, violence, surrealism, neo noir, bar fight, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, drugs, race against time, criminal heroes, crime, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, amsterdam, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
La Linea - The Line (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, drug abuse, track down, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, hitman, criminal heroes, mentally unstable, master criminal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 1K
Night Run (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: taxi, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, crime, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, taxi driver
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 566
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, deadly, crimes, hitman, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, chess, gangsters, violence, riddles and clues, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Sugarhouse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tom is a middle-class city boy whose life has reached breaking point. he thinks D - a young desperate drug addict can give him what he needs. But what D’s offering comes with more than just a price tag…. Tom is completely out of his depth when ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: hitman, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, gangsters, master criminal, drug abuse, love affair, psychopath, collision, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 5K
Sushi Girl (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: heist, gangsters, retribution, vengeance, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, deadly, destiny, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, danger, violence, heroes, low lives, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, danger, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, nothing goes right, disorder, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 8K
Exiled (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, gangsters, starting over, leadership, crimes, dishonesty, danger, vengeance, frame up, babies and infants, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Johan Falk: Leo Gaut (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car explodes outside a primary school where GSI's Chief Patrick Agrell has just left his children.The event reconnects Johan Falk to Leo Gaut, a former criminal restaurant owner Johan put behind bars a decade ago.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: danger, law enforcement, chase, gangsters, crimes, tough law enforcer, revenge, infidelity, husband wife relationship, woman in danger, urban, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Bad Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, police corruption, legends and myths, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, police detective, crime, bandit, gunfight, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 642
Mr In-Between (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrifying love triangle. An original twist on a story of divided loyalties, the perils of love and ultimate death. A haunting tale set in a London at times beautiful and ugly, but always captivating. A story that plays with the shadows and light ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hitman, murder, deadly, crimes, organized crime, gangsters, gory, school, criminal heroes, crime, betrayal, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cry in the Woods (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, confined, dishonesty, hostage, murder, crime, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 557
I Against I (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Focusing on the timeless themes of jealousy, murder and betrayal, 'I Against I' is set over one night and utilises different time lines to reveal a dark and unexpected conclusion to a simple mystery premise. The main protagonists, opposite ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, deadly, betrayal, survival, rivalry, danger, trapped, murder, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.8
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: serious, tense, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: parents and children, deadly, gangsters, hidden identity, faked death, hitman, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, family relations, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
 254
Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: crime, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, neo noir, graphic violence, hitman, disorder, female nudity, drunkenness, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, police procedural, organized crime, graphic violence, crime, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 2K
Rushlights (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, neo noir, murder, couples, crime gone awry, betrayal, deadly, small town, inheritance, drug dealer, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 1K
Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, buddies, tough law enforcer, partners, law enforcement, crime, police corruption, friends, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A powerful Chilean gangster uses everything in his power to stop the woman that wants to kill him, a sexy mercenary known as "the machine gun woman". The staggering sum of cash he offers for her head sets in motion an army of hitmen. And ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, deadly, danger, assassination, gangsters, criminal heroes, gory, crimes, bounty hunter, female assassin, dj ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santiago chile, santiago de chile, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%