Movies like Pusher 2012

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Pusher
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, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, drug dealing, urban, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, chase, on the run, chases and races, danger, strip club, sex standing up, breaking a bottle over someone's head, interrupted sex, stripper, short hair, short haired female, electrocuted, money problems, pole dancing, white rabbit, gun in mouth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, east end london
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Get Carter
Crime, Thriller
UK
112 min.
 7.5
Pusher
Crime, Thriller
Denmark
105 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crime, crimes, criminal heroes, murder, violence, betrayal and gangsters mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Pusher: Sugarhouse (2007), Welcome to the Punch (2013), Played (2006), The Counselor (2013), Get Carter (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sugarhouse
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, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime, drug abuse, hitman, crimes, urban, gangsters, master criminal, love affair, addiction, pregnancy, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
Welcome to the Punch
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, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, police corruption, conspiracy, chase, police, british, murder, robbery, redemption, master criminal, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   98%
 
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 7.4
 30K
Pusher
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: realistic, tense, serious, rough, harsh ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, heroin, gangsters, drugs, violence, prostitution, realism, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, drug addiction, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, california, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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System:   86%
    User:   96%
 
 4.4
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Played
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, prison, crime, criminal's revenge, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, criminal, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   82%
 
 5.3
 89K
The Counselor
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: talky, bleak, stylized, sexy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, lawyer, greed, neo noir, drugs/alcohol, drugs, death, dialogue, strong sexual content, drug dealing, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, arizona, chicago illinois
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System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
 7.5
 25K
Get Carter
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, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   87%
 
Journey to the End of the Night
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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   72%
 
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 2.9
 836
Pimp
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, disorder, gangsters, prostitute, pimp, woman in danger, danger
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   65%
 
The Death and Life of Bobby Z
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: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, drug trade, vineyard, drug lord, booby trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
 5.9
 10K
4.3.2.1.
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jo is chained down in a dead end supermarket job while all her friends are all out on their own separate adventures. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but ...
Style: clever, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, best friends, chase, crime gone awry, store, heist, chases and races, friends, crimes, unlikely criminals, disorder, abortion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
 6.8
 16K
Kidulthood
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crime, gang, drugs/alcohol, hip hop, school, juvenile delinquency, down on your luck, pregnancy, teenage life, urban ghetto life, bullying, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
 7.4
 147K
Layer Cake
Genre: 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: stylized, realistic, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, murder, organized crime, betrayal, hitman, greed, gangster, drugs, drug addiction, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
Daylight Robbery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, airport, gang, bank, hostages, unlikely criminals, chase, heist, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
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Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
This Is Not a Love Song
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, buddies, chase, countryside, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, manhunt, crimes, vengeance, fugitives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
 6.5
 108K
Contraband
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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 7.6
 310K
The Town
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, gunfight, bank robbery, fbi, robbery, hostage, violence, surveillance, revenge, murder, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
 6.4
 255
Puzzle
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, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, bank, heist, chases and races, confined, suspicion, hostage, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   57%
 
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 6.5
 112K
Savages
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, 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: stylized, serious, rough, dark humor, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, violence, marijuana, greed, brutality, betrayal, corruption, revenge, drugs/alcohol, torture, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, usa, southern california, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
King of New York
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, UK
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: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, violence, gangster, mafia, organized crime, drugs, brutality, redemption, neo noir, gunfight, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
 7.3
 50K
Animal Kingdom
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: bleak, realistic, atmospheric, tense, stylized ...
Plot: crime, violence, gangsters, corruption, organized crime, robbery, tragedy, police corruption, brutality, police investigation, revenge, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
London Boulevard
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, violence, vengeance, gangster, paparazzi, drugs/alcohol, rock, organized crime, revenge, stylish, mob ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, vengeance, rape, suicide, revenge, murder, gangster, violence, death, jazz, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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The Disappearance of Alice Creed
Genre: Crime, Horror, 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, tense, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, betrayal, violence, hostage, ransom, twists & turns, hostages, male nudity, plot twist, father daughter relationship, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 79K
Harry Brown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, crime, murder, vigilante, violence, brutality, revenge, loneliness, drugs, death, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 23K
Son of a Gun
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, prison, robbery, betrayal, chase, gangster, prison life, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, gangsters, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
 5.1
 560
Natasha
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified after having witnessed the cold-blooded murder of her boss and her cousin by vicious gangsters, an exotic dancer from Russia flees to England and assumes the identity of her dead relative only to discover that no matter how far you run, ...
Style: serious, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, reluctant partners, crime, crimes, deadly, village, criminal heroes, dancer's life, on the run, murder, village life, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 3.0
 874
He Who Dares
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, daring rescue, save the day, crime, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined, danger, soldier, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 

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Killing Them Softly
Genre: Crime, Drama, News, 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: talky, cynical, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 12K
The Driver
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Driver specializes in driving getaway cars for robberies. His exceptional talent has prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the police a self-assured detective makes it his primary goal to catch the Driver. He ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
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