Movies like Ruby

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Ruby (1992)
 5.5
 1K
Ruby (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: nightclub, political conspiracy, political corruption, mafia, corruption, gangsters, crimes, hitman, betrayal, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, assassination attempt, legal, murder, amateur detective, campaign, dishonesty, law enforcement, price of justice, deadly, assassination, state affairs, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Ruby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about dishonesty, murder, crimes, deadly, crime, life is a bitch and legal mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Ruby: JFK (1991), Executive Action (1973), Gotti (1996), Lucky Luciano (1973), Act of Vengeance (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 130K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, political corruption, evidence, district attorney, government, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, frame up, politics, anti capitalism, political conspiracy, assassin, cia, sniper, media, state affairs, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
 6K
Gotti (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: crime boss, journalism, rebellion, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, rise and fall, law enforcement, urban, ambition, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 988
Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, social decay, gangsters, ambition, deportation, rivalry, legal, political corruption ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, sicily, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Act of Vengeance (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, sincere, serious ...
Plot: murder, campaign, labor union, state affairs, against humanity, crimes, media, rivalry, crime, life is a bitch, workplace situations, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
Style: serious, clever, biting, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: rise to the top, betrayal, society, political corruption, crimes, dishonesty, fighting the system, politics, assassination, deadly, rise and fall, campaign ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, bank, fighting the system, investigation, political corruption, uncover truth, state affairs, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, switzerland, rome italy, new york, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: mind bending, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, law enforcement, military, legal, false accusation, amateur detective, private detective, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.6
 282
Lepke (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: murder, hitman, dishonesty, going straight, gangsters, fighting crime, deadly, best friends, assassination, rise and fall, mentally unstable, law enforcement ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, civil war, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, historical character, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 152K
Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, arms dealing, gangster, mafia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 2011, year 1995, year 1985 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 830
Zuzu Angel (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Zuzu Angel" covers the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice in the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder and subsequent corpse disposal by the military forces in ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, uncover truth, price of justice, state affairs, parents and children, legal, fighting the system, political intrigue, dishonesty, political unrest, society ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: politics, white house, assassination attempt, assassination, political conspiracy, society, political corruption, media, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, campaign, americana ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 19K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, rise and fall, arson, power relations, crime, crimes, fighting the system, political intrigue, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 40s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: detroit, new york, michigan, usa, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, corruption, irish, tough heroes, labor union, mob boss, gangsters, crime, ambition, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fort Apache Napoli (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Giancarlo Siani, a journalist killed by the Neapolitan Mafia in 1985.
Style: tense, serious, rough, gloomy, realistic
Plot: journalism, mafia, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, gangsters, deadly, life is a bitch, hopes, crime, society, political corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Execution of Justice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, rise to the top, legal action, power relations, army investigation, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, assassination, law enforcement, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, rise and fall, gang, ambition, drug dealing, undercover, rivalry, police corruption, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang, courtroom drama, police corruption, legal, gangsters, leadership, dishonesty, deadly, society, law enforcement, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, murder, political corruption, politics, fighting the system, crime, supreme court, professor, investigation, fbi, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, conspiracy, fighting the system, dishonesty, legal, rebellion, dedicated lawyer, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 27K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, usa president, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 20s, 70s, 30s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Perry investigates the murder of a former madam and uncovers a multimillion dollar banking fraud in the process.
Style: rough, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, couple relations, crime gone awry, deadly, dishonesty, courtroom drama, law enforcement, mind game, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, uncover truth, life is a bitch, parents and children, mystery, dedicated lawyer, legal, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Judge and the Assassin (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier attempts to shoot his love who refused to marry him and to commit suicide. Upon release from the filthy asylum where he was placed, with bullets still remaining in his head, he wanders the country roads and rapes and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense
Plot: psychopath, anti semitism, courtroom drama, legal action, power relations, manipulations, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, master and servant, fighting the system, dishonesty, social decay ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 378
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chase, murder, assassination, danger, witnessing a crime, crimes, manhunt, on the run, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, mystery, crimes, who done it, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, power relations, crime, uncover truth, investigation, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 231
Breaking Point (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mafia, vigilante, blind ambition, rivalry, rebellion, prison, law enforcement, gang, vengeance, legal, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 21K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, political corruption, photojournalist, protest, liberal, police, government, cia, courtroom drama, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: assassination, politics, ambition, state affairs, crimes, rise to the top, life is a bitch, society, media, murder, campaign, deadly ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%