Movies like Underworld 1996

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Underworld (1996)
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Underworld (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crook sets out to get revenge on the thugs who hurt his father in this bloody noir-style crime drama. After being released from prison, Johnny Crown (Denis Leary) goes after Frank (Joe Mantegna), one of the mobsters involved in a series of Father's Day killings. But Johnny isn't certain Frank is responsible for his father's injuries and seeks help from a sex therapist (Annabella Sciorra) to make sure he's got the right man.
Style: humorous, psychological, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, cult film, stylized ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, crime, prison, partners, neo noir, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, psychological drama, massacre, mass murder, hitman, life philosophy, dialogue, twists & turns, violent, betrayal, mentor, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, criminal heroes and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Underworld: A Good Night to Die (2003), Once a Thief (1991), Homegrown (1998), Mad Dog Time (1996), Stranger Than Fiction (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back burnouts, bum luck runs in spades. With a goose-egg ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, partners, crimes, crime, on the run, wooing, cons and scams, drug abuse, neo noir, car ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, working undercover, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 6K
Once a Thief (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: chase, martial arts, betrayal, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, gangsters, heist, goofy hero, crimes, love triangle, crime ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, partners, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 3K
Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, crime, mental illness, right hand man, overdose, drug abuse, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, buddies, betrayal, who to trust, homeless, corpse, crimes, small town, deadly, friends, female corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, greed, airport, crime, magic, apartment, dogcatcher, chewing gum ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 3K
Gunmen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drug baron Peter Loomis (Patrick Stewart) has his $400 million dollar drug fortune stolen in South America. Loomis sends Armor O'Malley (Denis Leary), a ruthless killer to find his money. Cole Parker (Mario Van Peebles), a DEA Agent is on a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, master criminal, rivalry, gangsters, undercover, buddies, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 283
Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, bandit, crimes, rivalry, crime, deadly, criminal's revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, danger, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of trannies are violently bashed and left for dead. The surviving ladies regain consciousness, confidence, and courage ready to seek out revenge on the ones who attacked them.
Style: rough, humorous, dark humor, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, strong violent content, small town, left for dead, strong female presence, profanity, violence spree, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.8
 315
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, robbery, trial, disguise, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, brat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 2K
Made Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and a woman are on the run from gangsters whom he has stolen $12.5 million. When the gangsters show up, he takes them supposedly to where the money is hidden but instead leads them into a trap at a backwoods crystal-meth factory. The gangsters ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, race against time, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crimes, crime, vengeance, gang, investigation, drug dealing, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, odd couple, crimes, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, woman in danger, couples, deadly, danger, crimes, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lewis & Clark & George (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sultry woman joins an illiterate killer and a brainy hacker, both escaped convicts, to search for gold.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, prostitute, betrayal, jealousy, murder, gold, neo noir, femme fatale, lovers on the run, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, rough, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, chaos and mayhem, society, buddies, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, release from prison, criminal, crime, social misfits, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 750
RPM (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, adventure, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, partners, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: deadly, assassination, dishonesty, crime, murder, down on your luck, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, gangsters, breakup, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 12K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, cons and scams, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 47K
Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, culture clash, chase, gang war, crimes, crime, chemist, partners, cons and scams, drug dealing, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, europe, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
We Still Kill the Old Way (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of aging London gangsters go on a vigilante killing spree when one of their number is murdered by a street gang.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: street gang, murder, vengeance, criminal heroes, investigation, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, rivalry, gangsters, buddies, aging, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 158
The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough, humorous
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, prison life, heist, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, disorder, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 263
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, gangsters, chases and races, danger, babies and infants, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 786
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, hitman, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crime, disorder, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bannen Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, law enforcement, disorder, criminal heroes, hopes, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, romancing a criminal, criminal, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%