Movies like Pusher

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Pusher (2012)
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Pusher (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In London, a drug dealer grows increasingly desperate over the course of a week after a botched deal lands him in the merciless clutches of a ruthless crime lord. The more desperate his behavior, the more isolated he becomes until there is nothing left standing between him and the bullet his debtors intend to fire his way.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, on the run, chase, danger, disorder, nothing goes right, violence, drug dealer, debt, money problems, gangster, betrayal, interrogation, gangsters, crimes, crime, urban, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, drug lord, party, marijuana, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, east end london

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Most similar movies to Pusher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, violence, gangsters, danger and profanity mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Pusher: The Counselor (2013), Pimp (2010), Essex Boys (2000), Black's Game (2012), N.Y.C. Underground (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 33K
Pusher (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, robbery, drug dealer, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, crimes, plan gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 94K
The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, drug cartel, greed, nihilism, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, crimes, drug traffic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, chicago illinois, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 904
Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, profanity, sexual content, prostitute, woman in danger, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 4K
Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police, murder, ambition, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rise and fall, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 4K
Black's Game (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mid to late 90's, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, psychopath, crimes, gang, police corruption, corrupt law enforcer, violence, drug dealer, suicide, nightclub, old friend, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, escapades, chases and races, danger, isolation, chase, survival, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a dark and decadent area of São Paulo, the exiled Americans Sinatra and his son Paul own a brothel. Paul is a compulsive gambler addicted in cocaine and his father is married with the former prostitute Angie, and they have a little son. When a ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, prostitute, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, drug dealing, gambling, danger, crime gone awry, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Paris Lockdown (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, prison, drugs/alcohol, danger, master criminal, criminal's revenge, hitman, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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New Town Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives ...
Style: rough, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, survival, mind game, rich and poor, danger, deadly, on the run, life turned upside down, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 1K
Sugarhouse (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tom is a middle-class city boy whose life has reached breaking point. he thinks D - a young desperate drug addict can give him what he needs. But what D’s offering comes with more than just a price tag…. Tom is completely out of his depth when ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, collision, gangsters, life is a bitch, crime, love affair, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, psychopath, addiction, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 6K
The Entitled (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, breaking point, crimes, confinement indoors, unlikely criminals, partners, danger, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rescue, chase, on the run, faked death, drug trade, vengeance, drug dealing, crimes, crime, danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 33K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, mastermind, disorder, deception, group of criminals, heroin, stripper, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 114K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, smuggling, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, robbery, danger, betrayal, ex convict, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 13K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, drug dealer, murder, drug dealing, femme fatale, drug abuse, ambition, crimes, friendship, danger, gang, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, violence, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, family relations, crime gone awry, betrayal, parents and children, strong violent content, disorder, violence, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 7K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, crime, drug dealing, wall street, crimes, going straight, criminal heroes, cons and scams, violence, greed, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, heist, crime gone awry, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, tough heroes, master criminal, disorder, hitman, danger, on the run, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Sleepless Night (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, law enforcement, crime gone awry, family in danger, cop as target, chase, rivalry, police corruption, drug dealing, crime, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.4
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, heist, deadly, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, police corruption, conspiracy, police detective, criminal, crime, anti-hero, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
This Is Not a Love Song (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The small time criminal Heaton is anxiously waiting for the release of his close friend Spike, after spending a couple of months in prison for being caught with 87g of marijuana. Heaton robs a truck, meets Spike outside the penitentiary and travels ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, crime gone awry, disorder, crime, deadly, crimes, on the run, survival, countryside, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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King of New York (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, gang, cocaine, violence, crime, crimes, rivalry, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's daughter is held captive in an abandoned apartment by two former convicts who abducted her and hold her ransom in exchange for her father's money.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, bondage, sex, disappearance, woman in danger, danger, female nudity, isolation, partners, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, gang, brother brother relationship, one last job, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, unfulfillment, crime, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, robbery, hitman, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, henchman, heist, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 14K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, drug dealing, crimes, chase, car chase, gunfight, informant, redemption, crime boss, on the run, corrupt businessman, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.3
 495
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, chases and races, disorder, crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, rivalry, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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