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Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987)
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Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fashion designer marries a lawyer only to discover that his father is an imfamous mafia don.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, family relations, crimes, special agents, drug dealing, legal action, crime, graphic violence, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, dishonesty, defamation, rescue, drug trade, marriage, pantyhose, husband wife relationship, crimes of passion, female stockinged legs, gangster, italian american, black pantyhose
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, love and romance, gangsters, dishonesty, love affair and couples mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife: Shadows & Lies (2010), Guilty Hearts (2002), Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001), Angela (2002), Life Tastes Good (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 898
Shadows & Lies (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: danger, love and romance, fall in love, woman in danger, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, rescue, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, crime, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.0
 174
Guilty Hearts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Quiet and unassuming church organist Jenny Moran is depressed with her marriage to working-class Matt and leaves him. Jenny begins an affair with the manipulative and charming Dr. Stephen Carrow, who is also deacon of her church and a married man. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, church, love affair, investigation, couples, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mak, a street urchin in Bangkok, dreams of being a tough gangster. He earns some money as a drugs runner. One day he meets a young prostitute, who turns out to live nearby and they fall in love. After he has delivered a large batch of drugs to a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: bank, fall in love, love affair, gangsters, love and romance, drug dealing, crime, prostitute, crimes, siblings relations, street vendor, driving ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.1
 299
Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, romance, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, couples, infidelity, love and romance, drug dealing, crime, store ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, europe, italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Life Tastes Good (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Crime - A quirky tale that brings together a murder, poisonous mushrooms and a mysterious woman to reveal the ephemeral beauty of life and the unforgiving nature of death. It is the story of a rogue mobster who finds love in the darkest days of his ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: reincarnation, crime, criminal heroes, amateur detective, gangsters, crimes, love and romance, mysterious character, deadly, estrangement, graphic violence, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 110
Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
In Defense of a Married Man (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: framed for murder, murder, adultery, love affair, love and romance, legal, crimes, dishonesty, legal action, couples, crime, murder case ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Brooklyn Rules (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Brooklyn, 1985. With the mob world as a backdrop, three life-long friends struggle with questions of love, loss and loyalty.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, brooklyn new york city, crimes, friends, love affair, coming of age, youth, murder, revenge, rivalry, city life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 4.9
 337
The Last Word (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, stripper, journalism, betrayal, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, introspection, couples, bar, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 661
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, family relations, crimes, parents and children, danger, love and romance, society, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 547
The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, femme fatale, intrigue, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, arms dealing, crimes, crime, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.6
 801
Gangster (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Antonio Moro works for gangster boss Thomas Steel. He lives happily with his girlfriend Tanya who is expecting their child. Antonio's future looks bright, until one evening when he is ordered to kill a person who is close to all of them.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, love affair, neo noir, deadly, law enforcement, love and romance, assassination, moral dilemma, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, crime, couple relations, haunted by the past, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 900
Gunshy (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time mobster Frankie, and Jake falls in love with Frankie's ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, writer's life, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, love and romance, journalism, unlikely criminals, fall in love, love triangle, neo-noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 216
Tropical Snow (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New York is the dream city of Tavo and Marina, where the lovers hope to start a better life; at home in Bogota they have to work as pocket pickers at the airport to support their families. Dealer Oskar can persuade them to smuggle drugs in their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, urban ghetto life, love affair, rich and poor, drug abuse, urban ghetto, crimes, society, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Unconditional (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious
Plot: love affair, hopes, love and romance, couples, uncover truth, friend, tragic event, grief, murder of husband, troubled youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 177
Silver Man (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A street performer fights a pathological man for his girlfriend's love.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: criminal's revenge, hotshot hero, dangerous attraction, fall in love, dishonesty, deadly, love and romance, gangsters, romance, crimes, rivalry, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 312
Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: partners, love and romance, cons and scams, love affair, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, thief, theft, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.1
 5K
Gangster (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Simran drowns her misery in booze. Her one friend in Seoul, is Aakash, a singer in an Indian restaurant. One night, Simran tells Aakash of her past and the reasons for her loneliness. Originally a bar dancer in Mumbai, Simran is the girlfriend of a ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, pregnancy, on the run, dangerous attraction, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Thicker Than Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Natalie Travers (Melissa Gilbert) discovers he was married to a rodeo star before he married Natalie’s mother. Upset that her father kept part of his life a secret from her and bewildered over how a prominent judge ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, friendship, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, society, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, farm, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 244
Love Child (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, pregnancy, couples, battles, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, babies and infants, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: After a very messy divorce, a man starts suspecting his ex-wife and her new boyfriend of various crimes.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, revenge, funeral, rivalry, crimes, mentally unstable, parents and children, custody, couples, family problems, death of child, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 560
In the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A police detective (Ed Corbin) assigned to work a gay bar on an undercover drug operation gets hooked up with a gay student hustler (Dane Ritter). After the student witnesses a murder, the cop provides him an alibi and invites him to stay at his ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: drug dealing, murder, deadly, investigation, unlikely couple, against the rules, crimes, law enforcement, gays and lesbians, love and romance, prostitute, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Witness Protection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Would you be willing to walk away from everyone and everything you've ever known in exchange for your safety? This is the question facing career criminal Bobby "Bats" Batton (Tom Sizemore); on the outs with the mob and facing ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, witnessing a crime, samurai, mystery, ghost, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
Wisegal (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a captain in a Brooklyn crime family.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: criminal heroes, fall in love, mysterious character, dishonesty, love affair, crimes, gangsters, unlikely criminals, mind game, parents and children, crime family, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, social decay, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gangsters, racism, life is a bitch, drug dealing, dishonesty, police investigation, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 575
Coastlines (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local sheriff.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, starting over, going straight, vengeance, love affair, friendship, couples, family problems, human nature, rehabilitation, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 3K
Sisters (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A movie about two sisters - thirteen year old Sveta, poor and abandoned by her father, who longs to go off and be a sniper in the army, and spoilt eight-year old Dina, doted on by her gangster father...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: ambush, gangsters, crimes, sister, love, problem child, father, collaboration, protector, danger, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 84
The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: crime boss, crimes, city life, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, drug addict, teenager, religion, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 611
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, dishonesty, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, prostitute, crime, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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