Movies like Pusher 2012

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Pusher (2012)
 5.5
 4K
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, nothing goes right, disorder, violence, drug dealer, debt, money problems, gangster, betrayal, interrogation, crimes, crime, urban, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, drug lord, party, marijuana, suicide, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, violence, betrayal, gangsters and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Pusher: The Counselor (2013), Pimp (2010), Essex Boys (2000), New Town Killers (2008), Confidence (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 32K
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, robbery, drug dealer, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 93K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, greed, nihilism, crime gone awry, drug smuggling, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, drug traffic, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, chicago illinois, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 872
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, disorder, prostitute, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, drugs/alcohol, danger, woman in danger, nothing goes right
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, deadly, rise and fall, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, mind game, survival, rich and poor, danger, on the run, deadly, life turned upside down, betrayal, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 32K
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, mastermind, deception, group of criminals, mexican standoff, faked death, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, betrayal, chase, faked death, on the run, drug trade, vengeance, drug dealing, crime, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, thailand
⇓ 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, bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, prison, master criminal, danger, drugs/alcohol, criminal's revenge, rivalry, right hand man, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, urban, pregnancy, addiction, collision, deadly, master criminal, drug dealing, drug abuse, psychopath, city life, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, confinement indoors, danger, partners, disorder, breaking point, crimes, unlikely criminals, rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, anti-hero, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 262
Puzzle (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, hostage, suspicion, undercover, rivalry, unlikely criminals, danger, race against time, bank, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, robbery, hitman, gambling, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, mafia, heist, danger, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, prison, politics, gang, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, love affair, heist, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, crimes, drug dealing, chase, gunfight, car chase, informant, crime boss, redemption, on the run, fear, corrupt businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, heist, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ 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, danger, woman in danger, partners, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.9
 2K
Kill Speed (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: KILL SPEED is a high-octane, youth oriented, TOP GUN meets FAST & FURIOUS tale about best friends who fly home-built, high-tech planes to deliver Mexican manufactured crystal meth throughout rural California in order to fund their Hollywood, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, crime, working undercover, airplane, drug dealing, danger, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, drugs/alcohol, aerial combats, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.5
 112K
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, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, robbery, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 117K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, kidnapping, rescue, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, drug lord ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, cocaine, gang, violence, crime, rivalry, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, chase, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, cocaine, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, parents and children, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 27K
Get Carter (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, funeral, pornography, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, neo-noir, small time, vicious, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.5
 3K
Shifty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: police, heroin, cocaine, drug dealer, friends, grownups, friendship, best friends, drug dealing, crime, family in crisis, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 6K
Steal (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An entrepreneurial criminal, Slim (Dorff) is as smart as they come. Cocky and confident, he assembles a team of risk-taking rush-seekers to pull off a series of five bank heists, each time using a different extreme sport to make the getaway. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, car chase, bank, chase, police investigation, partners, criminal's revenge, betrayal, crime gone awry, danger, femme fatale, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.8
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, hostage, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, law enforcement, cop as target, crime gone awry, family in danger, police corruption, drug dealing, rivalry, chase, corrupt law enforcer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, stylized, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, orgy, corrupt law enforcer, police corruption, crime, crimes, gang, strong sexual content, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, black panties, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 156K
Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, gangsters, going straight, criminal heroes, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.4
 484
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, danger, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, good versus evil, crime gone awry, bank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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