Movies like Pusher 2012

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Pusher (2012)
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Pusher (2012)
Original name: 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, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, chase, on the run, danger, urban, chases and races, criminal heroes, disorder, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, drug lord, party, violence, marijuana, suicide, betrayal, stripper, drug dealer, heroin, betrayal by friend, robbery, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, east end london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, gangsters and disorder mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pusher: Pimp (2010), Sugarhouse (2007), Killing Them Softly (2012), Played (2006), Confidence (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, cocaine, robbery, marijuana, drug dealer, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, california
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95%
 2.9
 858
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, prostitute, danger, woman in danger, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, nothing goes right
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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73%
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, life is a bitch, gangsters, city life, crime, crimes, master criminal, love affair, deadly, psychopath, collision, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, 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, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, poker, mafia, heist, life is a bitch, emotionless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2008
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, mastermind, deception, group of criminals, heroin, faked death, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: bleak, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: gang, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, prison, danger, master criminal, rivalry, hitman, right hand man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, africa, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 91K
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: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, nihilism, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, drug traffic, criminal heroes, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.4
 260
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, suspicion, hostage, rivalry, chases and races, criminal heroes, undercover, bank, danger, race against time, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: heroin, police, drug dealer, cocaine, best friends, drug dealing, grownups, crimes, family in crisis, crime, urban, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, twists and turns, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, master criminal, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, prostitute, cocaine, racism, gambling, murder, negotiation, drug dealing, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 10K
4.3.2.1. (2010)
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: exciting, clever, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, friends, heist, machismo, virginity, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, chases and races, chase, crime gone awry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, usa, europe, new york, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, heist, gangsters, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, rivalry, pimp, money
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, murder, police, drug dealer, rise and fall, gang, ambition, betrayal, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 26K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, funeral, pornography, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, neo-noir, dishonesty, deadly, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 111K
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, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, robbery, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, mind game, survival, danger, rich and poor, deadly, life turned upside down, on the run, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: stylized, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, orgy, corrupt law enforcer, strong sexual content, dishonesty, police corruption, gang, crime, drugs/alcohol, crimes, amphetamine, shaved head ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
King of New York (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
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, captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, cocaine, gang, violence, neo noir, drug dealing, gang war, religious statue, crime, temperamental, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, new jersey
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36%
 6.3
 61K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, murder, bank robbery, police corruption, violence, betrayal, bag of money, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
All Things To All Men (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, rivals, dishonesty, law enforcement, wrong place wrong time, corruption, criminal, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 13K
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, car chase, informant, gunfight, redemption, crime boss, on the run, corrupt businessman, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, nightclub, anti heroes, cop as target, corrupt law enforcer, gangsters, cocaine, family problems, law enforcement, police corruption, drugs/alcohol, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 115K
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, kidnapping, rescue, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 424
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, kidnapping, survival, vengeance, police corruption, mind game, rivalry, crime gone awry, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, tough heroes, crumbling marriage, hostages, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, confined, gambling, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 15K
American Heist (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers, both with troubled paths, find themselves in the middle of one last bank job.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, sibling relationship, crime gone awry, going straight, hopes, criminal heroes, crime, haunted by the past, disorder, robbery, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 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: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gun, ransom, forest, rich, cell phone, confinement indoors, confined, crime gone awry, danger, college graduate, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Paris Countdown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, friends, race against time, danger, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crime, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%