Movies like Ruby 1992

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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, mafia, corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer, striptease, organized crime, gangsters, assassination, assassination attempt, betrayal, legal investigation, murder, price of justice, campaign, hitman, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, state affairs ...
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, crime, deadly, legal and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Ruby: JFK (1991), Lucky Luciano (1973), Executive Action (1973), Gotti (1996), 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: serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, kennedy assassination, cia, fighting the system, political corruption, government, evidence, legal investigation, district attorney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c., texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: talky, serious, rough, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, political corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, social decay, ambition, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, assassin, cia, sniper, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, gangsters, urban, betrayal, crime boss, blind ambition, rise and fall, rise to the top, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: serious, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, campaign, labor union, crime, politics, rebellion, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, vengeance, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, corruption, crime, brutality, violence, fbi, murder, organized crime, illness, gangster, arms dealing, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 1985, year 1982 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, investigation, politics, political corruption, fighting the system, clergy, crime, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs, gangsters, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, switzerland, new york, rome italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, rise and fall, crime, gangsters, politics, power relations, crimes, arson, political corruption, power, disappearance, ambition ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, new york, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, gangsters, tough heroes, corruption, irish, crime, labor union, mob boss, criminal heroes, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, cynical, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, betrayal, political corruption, fighting the system, politics, crimes, dishonesty, society, assassination, crime, blind ambition, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, hotshot lawyer, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, assassination, lawyer, president, conspiracy, civil war, trial, boarding house, legal, death sentence, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: mafia, journalism, crime, gangsters, investigation, political corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, media, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, prison, gangsters, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, going straight, legal investigation, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, murder, hitman, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, blind ambition, downfall, going straight, legal investigation, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, missing person, injustice, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, family relations, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, political corruption, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, biting, realistic
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, white house, head of state, assassination of president, chaos and mayhem, political conspiracy, political corruption, americana, media, state affairs, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, gays and lesbians, insanity, miscarriage of justice, against the rules, army investigation, prison, legal action, legal investigation, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.1
 2K
Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crime, filicide, monastery, revenge, family life, rivalry, murder, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 253K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, organized crime, mentor, crime, undercover, friends, gangster, law enforcement, investigation, undercover agent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: new york, colombia, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 341
Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, gang leader, nightclub, drug abuse, heist, ambition, crimes, gang, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Diary of a Hitman (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hitman Dekker is on his last job, out to kill the wife (Jain) of his client, but he starts to waiver. The longer he takes to do the job the more difficult it becomes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, danger, betrayal, crime, self discovery, crimes, deadly, babies and infants, golden years, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, serious, thought provoking, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, government, political corruption, rise and fall, vietnam war, historical figure, usa president, campaign, presidential election, life is a bitch, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mafia, courtroom drama, crime, gangsters, witnessing a crime, legal action, rise to the top, idealism, murder, police corruption, working undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, vigilante, murder, crime, witnessing a crime, vengeance, crimes, prison, deadly, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: courtroom drama, anti semitism, psychopath, crime, dedicated lawyer, serial killer, courtroom, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations, mental illness, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to be reinstated to the bar and recover custody of her daughter, a hotshot lawyer, now in recovery and on probation, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, courtroom, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, crime, supreme court, state affairs, professor, political corruption, murder, fighting the system, investigation, fbi, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crime, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, mystery, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, investigation, crime, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, legal, amateur detective, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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