Movies like American Made

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American Made (2017)
 7.2
 130K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, humorous, exciting, captivating, emotional, suspense
Plot: pilot, cia, drug trafficking, illegal drugs, smuggler, drug smuggling, money, fbi, drug dealer, trial, cia agent, rise and fall, money laundering, cocaine, colonel, husband wife relationship, arrested, cold war, vietnam veteran, drug bust, arms smuggling, drug traffic, united states of america, bare ass, horse ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985, year 1982, year 1978, year 1984, year 1980
Place: latin america, colombia, south america, nicaragua, usa, louisiana, arkansas ...

Most similar movies to American Made

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out entertaining, realistic, humorous and exciting films with plots about pistol, chase, violence, revenge, held at gunpoint, mentor and runaway mostly in Crime, Action and Comedy genres. Some movies like American Made: Loving Pablo (2017), Masterminds (2016), 2 Guns (2013), CHiPS (2017), The Heat (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 14K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, murder, drugs, assassination, minister, lover, congress ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1993, year 1984, year 1992 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 44K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, betrayal, armored car, workplace, crime, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 180K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, organized crime, corruption, undercover agent, heist, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 37K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: surprise ending, buddy comedy, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, chase, heist, revenge, corruption, addiction, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 152K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police, police investigation, drug lord, partners against crime, special agents, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, car chase, undercover, maverick cop, fish out of water, damsel in distress, smuggling, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, detroit, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 222K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, gangsters, friendship, organized crime, criminal heroes, drug addiction, drug use, war on drugs ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, female spy, espionage, cia, partners, escapades, misfit partners, disorder, female agent, spy, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, washington d.c., europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 137K
Baywatch (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, surprise ending ...
Plot: lifeguard, drug dealer, beach, rookie, chase, police car, disguise, conspiracy, party, crime, sea, yacht ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 5K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, gambling, nightclub, police car, corruption, police, driving, sex, drugs, drinking, cocaine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, mexico, texas, hong kong, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, cia, friendship, chase, spy, high school, betrayal, office, accountant, high school reunion, fight scenes, transformation ...
Time: year 1996, 1990s, 2010s
Place: maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 2K
Hollow Point (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, undercover, law enforcement, danger, chase, rivalry, track down, master criminal, dishonesty, partners, special agents, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 25K
Air America (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Air America was the CIA's private airline operating in Laos during the Vietnam War, running anything and everything from soldiers to foodstuffs for local villagers. After losing his pilot's license, Billy Covington is recruited into it, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, cia, military life, heroes, pilot, idealism, society, battle zone, refugee camp, helicopter, wartime, destiny ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: vietnam, southeast asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 204K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, car chase, violence, racial slur, drug dealing, fbi, interrogation, buddy cop, mexican standoff, undercover, minefield, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 169K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sexy, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chase, undercover, love and romance, on the run, couples, disorder, escapades, secret agents, danger, gunfight, spy, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: heist, chase, murder, master criminal, police inspector, anti hero, police, money, adventure, escapades, anti heroes, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 81K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, talky, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, police, thief, wedding, undercover cop, partners against crime, financial problem, buddies, law enforcement, police investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 151K
War Dogs (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.
Style: intense, funny, factual, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: military, rise and fall, arms dealer, smuggling, iraq war, friendship, corruption, betrayal, gunrunner, firearm, machismo, organized crime ...
Time: year 2005, year 2008, 2000s
Place: iraq, jordan, afghanistan, albania, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 23K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, cook, journalist, drug dealer, journalism, good versus evil, witnessing a crime, crimes, escapades, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not ...
Style: exciting, clever, suspense, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: master criminal, prodigy, crime, fbi, justice, adventure, rise and fall, cat and mouse, special agents, con artists, manhunt, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: usa, france, manhattan new york city, louisiana, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, sniper, cia, mercenary, politics, helicopter, conspiracy, president, espionage, assassination, drug cartel, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, venezuela, panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 9K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, police station, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family, romance, reluctant partners, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, turkey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, law enforcement, rivalry, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, swat, going straight, deadly, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, buddies, partners against crime, police, police investigation, cocaine, master criminal, murder, law enforcement, crimes, drug dealing, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 147K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, spy, race against time, on the run, exploding airplane, secret agents, mercenary, chase, secret service, hitman, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, england, usa, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 349
Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, betrayal, kidnapping, on the run, danger, hitman, assassin, hostage, mafia, female assassin, accountant, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 58K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, revenge, russian mafia, police, stereotypes, soviet, buddy cop, drug cartel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, ussr, chicago illinois, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, wall street, cons and scams, millionaire, hotshot hero, blind ambition, money, greed, yuppie, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, year 1983
Place: usa, new york, bahamas, big ben london, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pineapple Express (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder.
Style: humorous, funny, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, friendship, stupidity, witnessing a crime, buddies, on the run, drugs, nothing goes right, crime, immature, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, year 1937
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 48K
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, buddy comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police officer, law enforcement, partners against crime, unlikely partners, escapades, partners, disorder, police investigation, undercover cop, car chase, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, hawaii, tokyo, new orleans, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%