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, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, crime, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, urban, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, chase, on the run, chases and races, danger, strip club, stripper, interrupted sex, sex standing up, breaking a bottle over someone's head, drug lord, party, violence, marijuana, suicide, betrayal, heroin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, east end london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, betrayal and murder mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Pusher: Pimp (2010), Sugarhouse (2007), Played (2006), Killing Them Softly (2012), Welcome to the Punch (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 30K
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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: drug dealing, heroin, drug dealer, crime, cocaine, marijuana, robbery, realism, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.0
 846
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, disorder, gangsters, prostitute, woman in danger, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, serious, realistic, rough
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 ⇓
73%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, prison, criminal, crime, criminal's revenge, heist, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: hitman, robbery, crime gone awry, gambling, poker, criminal heroes, criminal, murder, mafia, heist, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, 2000s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, prostitute, pimp, crime gone awry, crime, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, gambler, brothel, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, conspiracy, police corruption, assassin, criminal, crime, chase, police detective, motorcycle chase, master criminal, urban, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ 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: clever, stylized, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, heroin, mexican standoff, faked death, stripper, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, mastermind ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.9
 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: clever, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, abortion, crime, chase, crime gone awry, store, heist, chases and races, crimes, unlikely criminals, disorder, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 257
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspicion, hostage, crime gone awry, heist, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, secret, bank robber, bank, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, prison, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, hitman, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, pimp, money, heist, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, crimes, corruption, dishonesty, cons and scams, law enforcement, life is a bitch, wrong place wrong time, rivals, crime lord, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 25K
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: pornography, hitman, british, neo noir, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, vengeance, criminal's revenge, investigation, brother, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, deadly, dishonesty, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 3K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, murder, police, drug dealing, gang, crime, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: serious, bleak, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, orgy, drugs/alcohol, crime, strong sexual content, crimes, gang, police corruption, dishonesty, corrupt law enforcer, male nudity, suicide by hanging ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 3K
Shifty (2008)
Genre: 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: heroin, police, cocaine, drug dealer, crime, betrayal, drug dealing, friendship, urban, crimes, dishonesty, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
 109K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, head wound, security guard, criminal, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, smuggling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 148K
Layer Cake (2004)
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: realistic, stylized, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug dealing, violence, murder, hitman, drug lord, neo noir, betrayal, organized crime, crime, cafe, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, cocaine, violence, gang, neo noir, crime, religious statue, drug dealing, gang war, criminal heroes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, family in danger, crime, crimes, danger, anti heroes, gangsters, chase, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, diamonds, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, crime, hostages, woman in danger, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crumbling marriage, gambling, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 418
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, crime, criminal heroes, hostages, interview, deception, master criminal, tough law enforcer, betrayal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ransom, cell phone, gun, rich, forest, kidnapping, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 90K
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, bleak, stylized, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lawyer, neo noir, red dress, poetry, femme fatale, crime gone awry, crime, cocaine, nihilism, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, usa, chicago illinois, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, on the run, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, race against time, survival, friendship, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 788
Days of Grace (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, drugs/alcohol, gang, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 38K
Trespass (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kyle (Nicolas Cage) and Sarah Miller (Nicole Kidman) have it all: a huge gated house on the water, fancy cars, and the potential for romance in their relationship. He's just back from a business trip (he brokers diamonds) and their teen ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, betrayal, robbery, masked man, hostages, estate, crime, wife husband relationship, confined, couple relations, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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