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King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
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King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the city of 9 Million people everyone is engulfed in the everyday rat race chasing that almighty dollar. This movie tells the story of one of its own 'Carter Blanche'. Carter has staked his claim to the American dream. But history teaches us that behind every wealthy empire is a major crime; and Carter's rise to power is no exception. Trying to go legit, he is faced with deception, betrayal, and self serving agendas from those closest to him and must maneuver his way through all those who want to crumble what he has built. As he determines who's friend or foe. The decisions Carter makes can, and will cost lives.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, betrayal, ambition, starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, urban ghetto, african american, society, friends, best friends, dishonesty, going straight, hopes, criminal heroes, gay, latin, danger, urban, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to King of Paper Chasin'

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, danger, gangsters, urban, dishonesty and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like King of Paper Chasin': Rhapsody (2001), Just Another Day (2009), A Day In The Life (2009), Loyalty & Respect (2006), Snow on tha Bluff (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a beautiful rising female recording star is placed in jeopardy when she witnesses the drive-by shooting of a rival rap-star in Las Vegas. Wanted by both the killers and the corrupt police, the young woman must go into hiding while three ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: musician's life, frame up, best friends, rivalry, youth, vengeance, crimes, drug dealing, hip hop, murder, manipulation, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
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95%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: music, musician's life, rivalry, crimes, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, hip hop, graphic violence, violence, one day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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86%
A Day In The Life (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Onyx rapper Sticky Fingaz directs and stars in this hip-hop musical about a gangster who becomes caught up in a bloody war between two feuding crime families while struggling to leave the streets behind. When Black's family raids one of ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, crimes, vengeance, introspection, lifestyle, drug dealing, moral dilemma, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: hip hop, rise and fall, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
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73%
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Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: dealer, filmmaking, drug dealing, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, found footage, gangsters, rivalry, down on your luck, stoners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.7
 642
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crimes, breakup, infidelity, rivalry, couples, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, heist, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 3K
Shifty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, tense, captivating, suspense, multicultural ...
Plot: dealer, police, betrayal, crimes, haunted by the past, gangsters, save the day, rivalry, murder, drug dealer, realism, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, gang, racism, police corruption, vengeance, vigilantism, criminal heroes, fall in love, moral dilemma, starting over, introspection, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 366
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, secret, couple relations, maniac, uncover truth, murder, family problems, sexual abuse, woman in danger, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 963
After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, human nature, protecting from truth, downfall, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, society, family relations, rivalry, murder, uncontrollable, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 494
West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, lawyer, ambition, mafia, fish out of water, murder, rivalry, korean american, tough heroes, blind ambition, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 868
Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, crimes, drug dealing, police officer, undercover, ambition, friendship, right hand man, law enforcement, criminal heroes, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Real Gangsters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family relations, rise and fall, family business, rivalry, unfulfillment, ambition, organized crime, criminal, society, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 740
Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, blackmail, protection, legal, family, camorra, child in peril, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sugar Hill (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, the Mafia steps in when a drug dealer quits his partner brother to lead a straight life with his girlfriend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: crimes, urban ghetto, gangsters, drug dealing, going straight, gang, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, siblings relations, addiction, drug abuse, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, criminal's revenge, crimes, buddies, friends, urban ghetto life, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.8
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Gun (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Detroit gun runner Rich (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) works to sniff out a traitor in his midst after being targeted by the FBI and having barely surviving a weapons deal gone awry. Rich was all set to unload a serious supply of firepower ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal, hip hop culture, gangsters, hip hop, arms dealing, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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41%
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The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, drug cartel, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
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41%
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Know Thy Enemy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nemesis is the hottest rapper in rap's hottest city; Miami, the 305. But he has a little secret...he's not really a rapper. A record label discovers Nate's talent, and offers to make him a star, as a rapper. They create Nemesis, a Hip ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, entertaining, inspirational, disturbing ...
Plot: hip hop, jazz, rivalry, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, gangsters, music, showbiz, drug dealing, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
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41%
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Bummer 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film takes place a few years after the events shown in Bummer. Kostyan "Kot", who lost all his friends, the woman he loved and was nearly killed in the first installment of the film tries to begin a new, peaceful life. But is it ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, starting over, haunted by the past, car, car trip, crime gone awry, on the road, dishonesty, criminal heroes, mafia, travel, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 767
Finish Line (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Minor league stock car racer Mitch Camponella gets closer to his NASCAR dreams when he's hired as private mechanic to a millionaire importer. But Mitch's ambition comes with a heavy price when he realizes that his new boss is a smuggler ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: crimes, arms dealing, rivalry, unlikely criminals, smuggling, dream, manipulation, dishonesty, escapades, car chase, chase, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 2K
Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, safecracker, rivalry, escapades, petty criminal, double agent, crime gone awry, dishonesty, safe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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39%
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Enemies Among Us (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It's not politics as usual, or is it? The governor of Louisiana is about to become the vice-presidential candidate for his party but a murder and an international web spanning from South Africa to Pakistan and North Korea might just get in the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, campaign, crimes, politics, political corruption, haunted by the past, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, state affairs, corruption, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Diamond (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simon, a burglar on probation, agreed to go on the biggest shot of his life: The flight of the "Florentine", a mythical diamond set auction by its owners. To succeed, he must approach Julia, expert diamond for sale which is a considerable ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: heist, fall in love, crimes, thief, hidden identity, betrayal, criminal heroes, corruption, diamond, organized crime, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Fishing Without Nets (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Kenya, Somalia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Somalia, principled, young husband and father Abdi turns to piracy to support his family. While his wife and child wait for him in Yemen, an outdated and fragile satellite phone is his only connection to all he truly values. Abdi and his fellow ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, surrender, pirate, hijacking, crimes, confined, piracy, escape, rivalry, hostage, graphic violence, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, vigilantism, rivalry, drug dealing, revenge, murder, death of father, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
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1 Day (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This searing British thriller follows Flash (Dylan Duffus), who's safeguarding his buddy Angel's (Yohance Watson) cash until his release from prison. Now Angel is out -- and Flash is 100 pounds short. He turns to a lowlife named Evil ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, gang, disorder, urban ghetto, rivalry, society, on the run, race against time, gangsters, music, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, unlikely couple, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, hidden identity, introspection, society, bomb, police, working undercover, recruitment, rivalry, escapades, crimes, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%