Movies like Pusher 2012

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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, nothing goes right, disorder, gangsters, violence, drug dealer, debt, money problems, betrayal, interrogation, crimes, graphic violence, drug lord, party, marijuana, blonde, stripper, cocaine, suicide, heroin, betrayal by friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, england, 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, danger, gangsters, criminal heroes, murder, rivalry and disorder mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Pusher: The Counselor (2013), Essex Boys (2000), Pimp (2010), Sugarhouse (2007), Black's Game (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Pusher (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 110 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, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, race against time, disorder, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, california
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100%
 5.4
 100K
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, cocaine, drug cartel, drug traffic, drug dealing, greed, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, london, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police, murder, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 1K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, gangsters, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, prostitute, criminal heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Plot: hitman, love affair, drug abuse, psychopath, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, gangsters, life is a bitch, drug dealing, addiction, collision ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 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, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, psychopath, crimes, gang, police corruption, violence, corrupt law enforcer, orgy, new year's eve, gay rape, drug dealer, old friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe, reykjavik iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, police detective, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, chase, isolation, drug dealing, survival, escapades, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, survival, mind game, rich and poor, life turned upside down, on the run, betrayal, graphic violence, disorder, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ 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: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, drug dealing, rivalry, crime gone awry, disorder, gambling, murder, gambler, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.0
 840
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 7K
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, confined, crime gone awry, breaking point, confinement indoors, disorder, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, rich, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Crime Insiders (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: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, prison, criminal's revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, strong violent content, right hand man, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 589
I Against I (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Focusing on the timeless themes of jealousy, murder and betrayal, 'I Against I' is set over one night and utilises different time lines to reveal a dark and unexpected conclusion to a simple mystery premise. The main protagonists, opposite ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, betrayal, survival, trapped, rivalry, murder, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Wild Card (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young, beautiful wife cheating on her rich, older husband amidst the neon lights of Las Vegas. Four men hired to do a job, but there is a traitor in their midst. Adultery, betrayal, kidnapping and murder lead to the ultimate double cross and no ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gambling, woman in danger, tough heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, confined, gangsters, betrayal, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 3K
Columbus Day (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, friendship, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, murder, friends, race against time, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, prisoner, partners, criminal, criminal's revenge, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 491
The Box (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A disgraced former LAPD detective leads a home invasion in search of millions in stolen money. The plan goes awry and homicide detectives seeking answers interrogate the only survivors; a thief and a victim.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, police investigation, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.6
 14K
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, rough, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, rise and fall, drug abuse, murder, femme fatale, drug dealing, on the run, ambition, drug cartel, friendship, crimes, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, colombia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 278
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, suspicion, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, dishonesty, rivalry, confined, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 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, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealer, gang, murder, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, bad cop, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealer, police, betrayal, crimes, haunted by the past, dealer, cocaine, heroin, rivalry, save the day, murder, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 122K
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: smuggling, gunfight, dishonesty, drug lord, crimes, criminal heroes, robbery, rivalry, betrayal, ex convict, wanted, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 5.9
 8K
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, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, crimes, wall street, drug dealing, cons and scams, criminal heroes, going straight, violence, greed, pregnancy, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, strong violent content, disorder, crime gone awry, betrayal, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ 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, serious, captivating, neo noir, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, gang, cocaine, crimes, rivalry, mafia, organized crime, violence, gunfight, chase, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.4
 629
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gangsters, bank, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, kidnapping, law enforcement, crime gone awry, cop as target, family in danger, chase, rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 16K
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: on the run, crimes, chase, car chase, drug dealing, corrupt businessman, gunfight, informant, redemption, crime boss, organized crime, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ 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, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, vengeance, disorder, crime gone awry, on the run, crimes, criminal heroes, buddies, survival, countryside, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%