Movies like The Gangster

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The Gangster (2012)
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The Gangster (2012)
Original name: อันธพาล
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Antapal" is a fact-based tale with documentary segments in which old-timers from the era are interviewed and talk about the young gangsters of 1950s and '60s Thailand, but centres on Dang's friend Jod this time. Jod is a gangster who has been sent to jail as a result of a military coup who brings new order to the streets. In the young gangsters' neighbourhood, it is a uniformed officer named Neung who rules like a dictator and is a frequent thorn in the side of Jod's gang. When he emerges from prison, Jod is a changed man with a determination to set things right. But, knowing no other life, he returns to his old gangster ways with his old crew, which the new kids have joined. Amidst beefing with rival gangs and paranoia over a possible mole within their ranks, Jod's new gang quickly unravels...
Style: exciting, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: gangsters, friendship, street fight, gang war, murder, revenge, gang, violence, youth, death, betrayal, friends, crimes, chase, vengeance, society, drug dealing, criminal underworld, assassination plot, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, police, shooting, gangster
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and exciting films with plots about crimes, gangsters, violence, murder, chase, vengeance and death mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Gangster: Bonded by Blood 2 (2017), Castle Falls (2021), Bird (2020), Tainted (2020), Pistolera (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bonded by Blood 2 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the shadow of the Range Rover murders, drugs, violence and revenge continue to reign in a criminal underworld even darker and deadlier than before as a new generation of Essex Boys begin to carve their bloody mark.
Style: tense, disturbing, exciting, suspense
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Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Castle Falls (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rival gangs seek out millions of dollars hidden inside a luxury condominium that's scheduled to be demolished, but first they have to deal with the demolition prep crewman who found the loot first.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, death, rivalry, youth, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, drug dealing, violence, gang war, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, alaska, birmingham alabama
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Bird (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fed up with the meaninglessness of her life, Samantha Flores, an unassuming and shy young woman, living in the city of Los Angeles is convinced by a friend, Juliette, a vivacious call-girl, to go out one night posing as her. What was supposed to be ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, love, couples, friends, love and romance, chase, criminal underworld, crimes, gangsters, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tainted (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-con with ties to the Russian mob and Aryan brotherhood yearns to escape his past life of violence but ultimately decides to undertake one last assignment to escape the Russian mob and earn his freedom.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, death, vengeance, criminal underworld, criminal's revenge, power relations, society, rivalry, betrayal, murder, gang war ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pistolera (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ruthless drug lord Raffaello murders the family of the little girl named Angel in a gangland hid in Spain, he makes one fatal mistake : Letting her live. Thus Raffaello sets in motion a bloody chain of events in this gritty street tale of ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, society, obsession, gangsters, death, chase, criminal, battles, criminal underworld, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Thalaivaa (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A mafia don sends his son out of the country because he doesn't want even a shadow of his life falling on him. Destiny wills otherwise. The son makes an innocuous trip to Mumbai to visit his dad. And ends up filling his father's large ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: politics, vigilantism, mafia, fight for justice, revenge, fight, leader, mob boss, vengeance, gang war, criminal heroes, brutality ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
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Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, friendship, martial arts, gang, master warrior, gangsters, crimes, one man army, graphic violence, tough heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, kidnapping, gang war, gangsters, organized crime, vengeance, brutality, family, death, criminal heroes, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Johan Falk: Slutet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The unknown, large mafia organization is now showing its true face. The pressure that GSI and John Falk and his family have put on the organization, makes them fight back on all fronts. The rule book is thrown out. But to go after Johan Falk's ...
Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, mafia, criminal underworld, police procedural, organized crime, police officer killed, murder, torture, gunfight, crimes, death, chase ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thani Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: arch villain, good versus evil, police officer, mafia, murder, society, vengeance, scientist, violence, mob boss, revenge, crimes ...
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Killing Angels (2022)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, revenge, violence, murder, death, kidnapping, human trafficking, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gatao 2: Rise of the King (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ren has finally succeeded his boss as the head of the North Fort Gang. For so long, his ambitions had been held back; now, he can realize them. But the ruthless Jian returns with his own gang. Though Ren and Jian were once like brothers, Ren's ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, pride and honor, crime boss, murder, chase, violence, rivalry, greed, vengeance, organized crime, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Luck (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hitman in hiding struggles to keep his monsters at bay when his dark past comes calling. Some days your LUCK just goes BLACK.
Style: bloody, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: mafia, hitman, interrogation, revenge, brother brother relationship, torture, fight scenes, violence, betrayal, criminal heroes, chase, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gatao: The Last Stray (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A Qing encounters the photographer Xiao Qi at the full moon banquet of the daughter of the big brother Ren Ge at the corner of the Beiguan. They fall in love with each other. But, sadly, they aren't able to stay together at the end.
Style: disturbing, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gangsters, prison, mafia, crimes, mercilessness, youth, parents and children, betrayal, revenge, family, crime boss, friends ...
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Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
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Pickings (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.
Style: neo noir, noir, suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The King (2020)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The King is a gangster story set in Warsaw in 1937.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal underworld, gangsters, battles, escapades, crimes, friendship, society, death, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: poland
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The King Is Here (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Samraat, an underworld mafia, is coming to Bangladesh. Bangladeshi mafia Musa has interest in this because Samraat can ruin his business. So he wants Samraat dead by any means but failed. Samraat finally lands and has bargain with one of Musa's ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, conspiracy, partnership, love, police, kidnapping, gangsters, couples, society, violence, organized crime, family values ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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For the Emperor (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Yi-Hwan is a former professional baseball player. He was involved in fixing games and lost everything. Gang boss Sang-Ha runs a money lending business and a gambling location. He makes Yi-Hwan work for him. Meanwhile, Yi-Hwan falls for bar owner ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: baseball player, greed, mafia, murder, casino, gang war, mob boss, crimes, criminal heroes, society, pride and honor, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: busan
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38%
Sons of the Neon Night (2021)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Story: A detective goes against the successor to a drug-trafficking crime syndicate, who aspires for a society free of drugs by orchestrating anarchy in Hong Kong.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: drug crime, criminal underworld, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drugs, violence, society, battles, murder, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge Suttel, with whom he first discovered prison life - for ...
Style: serious, realistic, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, friendship, crimes, hopes, introspection, gangsters, buddies, gang, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, love and romance, vengeance, friendship, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 35K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, criminal's revenge, bandit, chase, gangsters, betrayal, murder, tough heroes, policewoman, hospital, left for dead, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed porn actor, working as an enforcer for a mafia kingpin, finds himself confronted with an all-out turf war after an errand goes drastically wrong. Going on the run is his only option.
Style: touching, exciting, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: mafia, organized crime, rivalry, death, chase, heroes, revenge, murder, betrayal, brutality, crimes, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Very Big Shot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dark comedy about brothers running a drug-dealing business out of their takeout pizzeria.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: drug smuggling, brother brother relationship, drug traffic, lebanese, cocaine, religion, muslim, family business, gangsters, social satire, politics, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: syria, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
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Degenerate (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Haunted by the images of his own traumatic past, Blair O'Leary (Bobby Field) unknowingly leads his friends down a dark path of destruction. Being a good friend, Marcus (David Yost) lends a helping hand getting Blair, Ralphie (Claude Duhammel), ...
Style: tense, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: criminal, gangsters, arizona desert, youth, punk, desert, death, murder, rivalry, revenge, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: year 1997
Place: arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
North Mountain (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Wolf, a young métis hunter living on the mountain. While hunting deep in the woods he discovers Crane, an older man with a mysterious past and the scars to prove it. Wolf nurses him back to health. Over time their bond gets deeper and they fall in ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay interest, hunter, ex convict, revenge, runaway, couples, rescue, love and romance, love, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 659
Dealer (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
TV show
Story: Tensions erupt when two filmmakers infiltrate an area ruled by gangs to shoot a music video for a rapper in this gritty found-footage series.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense
Plot: gang war, crimes, escapades, family business, vengeance, murder, greed, rivalry, mafia, crime family, organized crime, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Profesional (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in London in a time when being a contract killer is a legal profession, a camera crew film the reclusive, enigmatic hit man, Eli Shepard, as he undertakes one hit. The deeper both they and the audience delve into Eli's callous and brutal ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, visually appealing, tense
Plot: murder, gangsters, loner, puzzle, contract, hitman, assassin, criminal, violence, death, vengeance, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Scratch (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female rookie armored truck guard is caught between her co-workers' plot to rob their own truck and greedy gangsters desperate to grab the cash.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, russian, money, betrayal, mafia, bandit, woman in danger, crimes, vengeance, female protagonist, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%