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...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, street fight, gang war, gangster
Time: 50s, 1950s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about gangsters, crimes, gangster, murder, crime, violence and friendship mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Gangster: Muay Thai Fighter (2007), Time and Tide (2000), Company (2002), The Yakuza (1974), Garv: Pride and Honour (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, gang, martial artist, master warrior, crimes, gangsters, one man army, muay thai, urban, graphic violence, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
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Time and Tide (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who's had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. He secretly fantasizes about living the good life in South America. After a while, he is forced to deal with the reality of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang war, working undercover, danger, drug dealing, race against time, deadly, friendship, fight, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: hong kong, japan, latin america, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, neo noir, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Garv: Pride and Honour (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Garv is a story of three brave and honest cops: Samar Singh (Amrish Puri), Arjun Ranawat (Salman Khan) and Hyder Ali Khan (Arbaaz Khan). Samar wants to reduce the amount of crime in the state. The trio faces obstacles because the powerful and ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: criminal underworld, police corruption, gangsters, police, gangster, fight, friendship, murder, crime boss, love, trial, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 2: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Repeatedly beat to a pulp by gamblers, cops, and gangsters, lone wolf Shoji Yamanaka (Kinya Kitaoji) finally finds a home as a Muraoka family hit man and falls in love with boss Muraoka's niece. Meanwhile, the ambitions of mad dog Katsutoshi ...
Plot: sex scene, kissing, foreplay, female nudity, violence, psychopath, love, revenge, yakuza, anti hero, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti heroes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Friend (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, rise to the top, ambition, gang war, buddies, life is a bitch, youth, adulthood, rivalry, right hand man, friends ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
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Khel (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two friends falling in love with the same girl leads to murder and intrigue.
Plot: frame up, love triangle, friendship, betrayal by friend, mute, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Slice (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A serial killer is preying on the rich and influential, exposing their sexual proclivities, dismembering them and dumping them and their severed body parts in various locations around Thailand. The police officer on the case is not even close to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, mind bending, serious
Plot: serial killer, hitman, killer, riddles and clues, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, race against time, police detective, false accusation, psychopath, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Yakuza-Busting Girls: Final Death-Ride Battle (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story is about a woman named Asami who is tortured and left for dead by a Yakuza group, only they failed to finish her off, and she staggers back from the grave, literally. Bruised and battered, Asami seeks refuge at her old gang until such time ...
Plot: revenge, sword, organized crime, gun, rose, yakuza, sword fight, gore, gang war, woman fights a man, women fight, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 61
8ish (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: Sean likes to keep things simple. Living the life of a gangster has been every inch of what he's about. As long as Sean stays 10 steps ahead of the IRA, he doesn't have to worry about his dark past catching up with him either. Up till now ...
Plot: gangster, organized crime, ira, british, gangsters
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 31K
New Jack City (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, gangsters, gang, chase, friendship, drug dealing, betrayal, crimes, crime, addiction, rise and fall, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fall in love, friendship, gangsters, love affair, mute or deaf, danger, deadly, rivalry, killer, assassination, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Baby Face Nelson (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde were no match for Depression Era gangster George "Babyface" Nelson and his moll Helen Womack. Constantly on the lam from the law and from Chicago's biggest crime lord Al Capone, Babyface and his female accomplice ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 16K
Easy Money (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered around drugs and organized crime, and focused on a young man who becomes a runner for a coke dealer.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, taxi driver, betrayal, cocaine, criminal heroes, drug dealing, gangsters, dishonesty, danger, lifesaver, one last job, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 1K
Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, urban setting, inner city, youth, crimes, going straight, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, urban, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prison on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ching and Yiu and problems they face with Mickey, a fellow inmate and "Assassin", a prison guard. Yiu is sentenced to three years for manslaughter. In a fight for his father, he pushed a man and was run over by a bus. Ching was sent to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: favoritism, prison, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, gangsters, escape, criminal heroes, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, murder, taxi driver, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, deadly, investigation, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Short Sharp Shock (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends get caught in a life of major crime.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: friendship, gangsters, the underworld, wedding, violence, immigration, best friends, crime, society, immigrants, friends, ethnic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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End of Watch (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
Style: tense, emotional, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, street gang, friendship, latinos, policewoman, fighting crime, police sergeant, profanity, shooting, danger, police investigation, gang war ...
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Place: los angeles, south central los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gangsters, betrayal, gang war, duel, rivalry, tommy gun, hitman, lone wolves, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, year 1932
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal gang, undercover cop, working undercover, moral dilemma, crimes, mafia, mind game, police chief, rivalry, group of criminals, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: realistic, saga, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
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Plot: chinese mafia, undercover, gangsters, gang war, police, crime, crimes, vengeance, murder, police station, working undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1995 ...
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, street shootout, car chase, murder, violence, organized crime, attempted murder, accidental killing, police shootout, foot chase ...
Place: bangkok thailand, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 15K
Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gang, on the run, friendship, one night, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, crimes, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, undercover, gang war, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa, china, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3K
Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, racism, police corruption, urban ghetto, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, society, crime, downfall, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, year 1953, year 1965 ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 9K
Waist Deep (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ex-convict (Tyrese) gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, chase, african american, gangsters, organized crime, ex convict, father son relationship, car chase, gang war, race against time, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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