Movies like Gold

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Gold (2016)
 6.7
 51K
Gold (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.
Style: tense, philosophical, suspense, intellectual, suspenseful, talky, clever, dramatic, cerebral, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, greed, jungle, ugly american, mining, money, business, cheating, justice, life philosophy, treasure hunt, rags to riches, ethnic conflict, brutality, corruption, twists & turns, gangsters, investigation, catastrophe, courage, wall street, rise and fall, tiger, female nudity, businessman ...
Time: 1990s
Place: indonesia

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Most similar movies to Gold

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, intense, realistic and suspense films with plots about dialogue, greed, catastrophe, corruption, storytelling, betrayal and brutality mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Gold: Margin Call (2011), The Founder (2016), Syriana (2005), Black Sea (2014), Two for the Money (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 106K
Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, talky, captivating ...
Plot: greed, financial crisis, stock market, powerful corporation, workplace situations, bankruptcy, wall street, international crisis, capitalism, boss and employee, corporate crimes, layoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 99K
The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: based on true events, cerebral, factual, realistic, motivational ...
Plot: business, salesman, family business, fast food, ambition, businessman, rags to riches, greed, capitalism, betrayal, twists & turns, destiny ...
Time: 1950s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, usa, america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.9
 120K
Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, serious, suspense ...
Plot: cia, globalization, terrorism, politics, corruption, espionage, capitalism, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal, danger, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, switzerland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 32K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, treasure hunt, sea, gold, survival, betrayal, adventure, escapades, isolation, dishonesty, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, sport, football, cons and scams, greed, manipulations, bookies, dishonesty, workplace, ex athlete, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.0
 458K
Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, intense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: mercenary, smuggling, treasure hunt, gem, adventure, greed, journalist, rebel, journalism, black market, unlikely partners, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, morocco, cape town south africa, zimbabwe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 46K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, corporate crimes, manager, moral dilemma, police investigation, corporate world, downfall, dishonesty, cover-up, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 51K
Sanctum (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, expedition, forces of nature, adventure, danger, isolation, deathtrap, family relations, water, underground, cave, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.6
 30K
Instinct (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a prison for the criminally insane, deranged anthropologist Ethan Powell is set to be examined by a bright young psychiatrist, Theo Caulder. Driven by ambition and a hunger for the truth, Caulder will eventually risk everything -- even put his ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, psychologist, prison, estrangement, doctors and patients, redemption, treatment, crimes, research, violence, insanity, prison escape ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, africa, rwanda, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, jungle, danger, adventure, culture clash, survival, swahili, colonialism, bridge, lion, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: jungle, utopia, adventure, obsessive quest, village life, danger, village, dysfunctional family, nature, power, mental illness, thanksgiving ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, south america, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Treasure of the Amazon (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag group of adventurers, including a former Nazi, is led by a half-maddened grizzled treasure hunter who wants a second chance to find the mythical treasure of the Amazon, after his first mission went terrible wrong.
Style: rough, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, dangerous animal, bounty hunter, adventurer, danger, deadly, animal life, gory, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 58K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, crime, betrayal, human nature, dishonesty, character change, treasure, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 46K
The East (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An operative for an elite private intelligence firm finds her priorities irrevocably changed after she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: environmentalism, terrorism, radical, undercover, ecological disaster, fighting the system, ex law enforcer, powerful corporation, righting the wronged, danger, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 67K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: hitman, deal, psychopath, police detective, greed, crime, parents and children, insurance, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, murder mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 5K
In Too Deep (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fearless cop is taking on a ruthless crimelord. He knew the risks. He just didn't know how far he would have to go.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police detective, gang, crimes, gangsters, police investigation, criminal heroes, drug dealing, ghetto, adaptation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 87K
Money Monster (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Style: suspense, entertaining, clever, intense, tense ...
Plot: police, stock market, bomb, hostage, capitalism, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, conspiracy, money, sniper, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.1
 6K
Limbo (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Unconventional narrative about the interactions amongst a group of people in a small town in Alaska, each of whom has guards a secret.
Style: clever, talky, stylized, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: survival, island, small town, social relations, family relations, drug dealing, danger, small town life, realism, parents and children, escapades, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 227K
The Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wilds of Alaska. Hunting them is a pack of wolves that sees them as intruders.
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, dangerous animal, isolation, wilderness, wolf, male camaraderie, air disaster, danger, death, stranded, forces of nature, no survivors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Nikita (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, teenage boy, espionage, investigation, fbi, russian, family relations, undercover, double agent, kgb, government agency, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san diego california, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 7K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, pregnancy, crime, dishonesty, going straight, yuppie, wall street, urban ghetto, rivalry, drug dealing, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 90K
Deliverance (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it's turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they'll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, rape, survival, murder, friendship, nightmare, sheriff, cover up, interrogation, boat, survivor, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 38K
13 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, mansion, gambling, greed, murder, revenge, police detective, drug overdose, revolver, train, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, new york, pennsylvania, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Surviving the Game (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason is a man down on his luck with nothing to lose when he's approached to lead a group of wealthy hunters on an expedition in the Pacific Northwest. But things get really twisted when Mason discovers the group isn't after wild animals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, psychopath, chase, homeless, chases and races, deadly, hunting, escapades, isolation, danger, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Boys from Brazil (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Nazi hunter Ezra Lieberman discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: cloning, investigation, jungle, genetic engineering, doberman, chase, uninhibited rivalry, against humanity, working undercover, uncover truth, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paraguay, latin america, europe, pennsylvania, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: talky, tense, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, morality, senator, power struggle, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 3K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, sexual, rough ...
Plot: rapist, torture, revenge, vengeance, switching roles, crimes, confinement indoors, confined, vigilantism, rivalry, moral dilemma, unsupportive friend ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 118K
A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: serious, sincere, thought provoking, realistic, tense ...
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, murder, small town, rape, legal action, court, revenge, injustice, trial, punishment, lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Trigger Effect (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: blackout, danger, power outage, sick child, apocalypse, babies and infants, on the run, suburbs, future dystopia, suburban life, riot, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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