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Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
 7.2
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Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
Original name: 타짜
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 evening during a card game, Go-ni bets his life savings on a hand of hwatu, only to lose to a crooked cardsharp. Determined to get revenge, Go-ni sets out to find the guy who cheated him and win back his money.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, vengeance, prodigy, ambition, obsessive quest, betrayal, tragic love, love affair, dishonesty, grudge, rivalry, cons and scams, gambler, bet, crimes, heroes, contests and competitions, wizards and magicians, crime, love and romance, cards, destructive relationship, fall in love, apprentice, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, gangsters and gambling mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Tazza: The High Rollers: Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014), The Big Swindle (2004), The Thieves (2012), No Blood No Tears (2002), The Divine Move (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Dae-gil has been skilled with his hands and has shown a strong desire for winning ever since he was a child. He will succeed his uncle and jump into the world of Tazza, risking his life in competition.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, semi serious
Plot: gambling, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, vengeance, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, on the run, crime, ambition, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, korea, busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, 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 ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, bank robbery, rivalry, crimes, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 9K
The Thieves (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
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: twists and turns, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, criminal heroes, dishonesty, cons and scams, partners, betrayal, diamond theft, criminal gang, profanity, culture clash, grudge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, macau, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vigilantism, forbidden love, friendship, betrayal, track down, redemption, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, gory, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, vengeance, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, violence, prison, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 63
Scalpers (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A newcomer to ticket scalping, Joey Grey fights for his place in this new world.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, nothing goes right, kids in trouble, cons and scams, rebelliousness, obsession, gambling, disorder, best friends, crimes, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 185
Hustle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: femme fatale, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, couples, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Hearty Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During their last (botched) operation, Hong Kong cops Chow Yun-Fat and Lui Fong accidentally cause the slight head injury of a pretty young woman. Because she has entered the country illegally, and has no other place to live, she pretends that she ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: master criminal, love and romance, rivalry, crimes, reluctant partners, romance, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, crime gone awry, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.0
 3K
Inside Men (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: LEE Kang-hee, an editorialist of the influential conservative newspaper puts a congressman, JANG Pil-woo to the position of a leading candidate for President using the power of the press. Behind this, there was his secret deal with the paper’s ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, revenge, government, gang, rivalry, crimes, evidence, mind game, danger, blackmail, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 1K
Dead Heat (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Boston cop Pally is forced into early retirement, putting a strain on his marriage. Pally's stepbrother, Ray, attempts to lift his spirits by tipping him off to a sure-bet racehorse. But their attempts to secure the champion equine are thwarted ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, ambition, starting over, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, family problems, gambling, jockey, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Corsican File (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack Palmer is a Paris-based detective with a huge ego. Ange Leoni is a rebel native of Corsica whose location can't be pinned down by even the most dogged of detectives. Approached by an obscure, small-time attorney and charged with the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: private detective, island, hotshot hero, dishonesty, crimes, crime, missing person, heroes, village, fight for freedom, independence movement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Casual football hooligan Mike Jacobs is going nowhere in life when he meets old friend Eddie Hill at a football match that turns nasty off the pitch. Under Eddie’s tutelage he soon finds himself inducted into the world of credit card fraud, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, dishonesty, buddies, cons and scams, gang, lifestyle, crimes, friends, crime, hoodlum, bully
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Loser Takes All! (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lottery, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, gambling, prodigy, mystery, mathematics, gambler, police, lottery winner, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 833
Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 543
Running Turtle (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 4K
Even Money (2006)
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gambling addiction bring the stories of three otherwise unconnected people together as it destroys each of their lives.
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Golmaal Returns (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 135 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, melancholic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 12K
Shade (2003)
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Marrying the Mafia (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is a gangster comedy about a businessman who becomes involved with the gangster underworld through the daughter of a crime boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 4K
Hit the Bank (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, one last job, polish, cons and scams, vengeance, crime, gangsters, friends, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 1K
Jack Falls (2011)
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Butcher's Son (2009)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 162
Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: drug dealing, gambling, police, hip hop, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, false accusation, cons and scams, fall in love, love triangle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Point of No Return (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sequel to "Vabank" (1981), introduces the same characters entangled in a duel between a former safecracker and a crooked bank manager.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, hitman, confined, law enforcement, hostages, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, disorder, heist, gang, gangsters, dishonesty, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 2K
Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dreaming of ascending the underworld ladder and gaining revenge on his sadistic boss, Sal, a Mafia flunky, Frankie, tries to take a step in the right direction by "saving" an exploited, drug-addicted porn actress, Margaret.
Style: sexual, rough, realistic, serious, sexy
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%