Movies like Pickings

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Pickings (2018)
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Pickings (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.
Style: neo noir, exciting, tense, noir, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: bandit, mafia, revenge, gangsters, redneck, psychotic, crimes, vengeance, violence, heroes, death, brutality, crime boss, female protagonist, chase, organized crime, murder, gang war, criminal heroes, rivalry, mercilessness, woman in danger, crime family, neo-noir, bar ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Pickings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and exciting films with plots about crimes, violence, murder, rivalry, chase, gangsters and revenge mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pickings: Toro (2016), Black Luck (2016), Thalaivaa (2013), Johan Falk: Slutet (2015), Thani Oruvan (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mafia, chase, murder, card playing, fight, police, mob boss, niece, cards, betrayal, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, andalusia
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95%
 6.7
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Black Luck (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hitman in hiding struggles to keep his monsters at bay when his dark past comes calling. Some days your LUCK just goes BLACK.
Style: bloody, suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: blood, revenge, hitman, brother brother relationship, mafia, torture, interrogation, fight scenes, violence, organized crime, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
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90%
 6.3
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Thalaivaa (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A mafia don sends his son out of the country because he doesn't want even a shadow of his life falling on him. Destiny wills otherwise. The son makes an innocuous trip to Mumbai to visit his dad. And ends up filling his father's large ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: politics, vigilantism, mafia, fight for justice, revenge, leader, fight, gangsters, power struggle, criminal heroes, vengeance, mob boss ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Johan Falk: Slutet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The unknown, large mafia organization is now showing its true face. The pressure that GSI and John Falk and his family have put on the organization, makes them fight back on all fronts. The rule book is thrown out. But to go after Johan Falk's ...
Style: psychological, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, criminal underworld, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, police officer killed, murder, police procedural, torture, mercilessness, society, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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84%
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Thani Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: arch villain, police officer, good versus evil, mafia, mad scientist, society, gang war, crimes, heroes, gangsters, crime family, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.1
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Scratch (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A female rookie armored truck guard is caught between her co-workers' plot to rob their own truck and greedy gangsters desperate to grab the cash.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, bandit, russian, money, betrayal, mafia, woman in danger, crimes, hostage, vengeance, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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72%
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Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed porn actor, working as an enforcer for a mafia kingpin, finds himself confronted with an all-out turf war after an errand goes drastically wrong. Going on the run is his only option.
Style: touching, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: mafia, mob boss, criminal heroes, rivalry, chase, revenge, crimes, gangsters, gang war, society, heroes, mercilessness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Gatao 2: Rise of the King (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ren has finally succeeded his boss as the head of the North Fort Gang. For so long, his ambitions had been held back; now, he can realize them. But the ruthless Jian returns with his own gang. Though Ren and Jian were once like brothers, Ren's ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crime family, brutality, organized crime, society, family relations, crime boss, revenge, chase, gang war, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Born Wild (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being released from prison for the murder of a fellow biker; CJ returns to his hometown to confront his former gang. However; he arrives to find that the past is not forgotten easily; and now they are out for blood.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense
Plot: ex convict, outlaw gang, estranged father, escape, death, motorcycle, father son relationship, drug traffic, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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61%
Killing Angels (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, violence, murder, sex trafficking, human trafficking, death, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The King Is Here (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Samraat, an underworld mafia, is coming to Bangladesh. Bangladeshi mafia Musa has interest in this because Samraat can ruin his business. So he wants Samraat dead by any means but failed. Samraat finally lands and has bargain with one of Musa's ...
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, kidnapping, kidnap, conspiracy, partnership, police, love, gangsters, youth, romance, vengeance, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: criminal underworld, mafia, kidnapping, vengeance, criminal gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, family, criminal heroes, pride and honor, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, criminal's revenge, violence, chase, murder, policewoman, hospital, bandit, left for dead, investigation, revenge, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 17
Rhino (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An NFL veteran who's become a college-town drug kingpin takes in a protégé, but eventually the relationship turns volatile and deadly.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: meth lab, violence, crime boss, crimes, illegal drugs, drug dealing, drug dealer, criminal heroes, society, vengeance, death, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, stripper, violence, surrealism, bar fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, money, robbery, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, anti hero, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, criminal, revenge, murder, crimes, danger, working undercover, missing person, criminal heroes, the underworld, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
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A Dark Foe (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The plot follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of darkness, as he investigates a mysterious former prostitute in order to catch a vicious serial killer.
Style: suspense, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: revenge, fbi agent, serial killer, maniac, disguise, killing spree, psychopath, rivalry, fear, masked killer, chase, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Wildland (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following a car accident, which kills her mother, 17-year-old Ida moves in with her estranged aunt and her aunt’s grown sons. The home is filled with physical tenderness and love, but outside of the home, the family leads a violent and criminal ...
Style: contemplative, tense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: mafia, crime family, death of mother, female protagonist, child in peril, aunt niece relationship, teenage girl, family relations, loss of family member, parents and children, crimes, family life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The White Orchid (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy and reserved, Claire Decker, 30ish, is a part-time investigator for Social Services. Typically, she solves cases where senior citizens have died alone, leaving no indication of who must handle their estate. This time however, Claire is ...
Style: neo noir, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, disguise, female protagonist, crimes, danger, police, chase, brutality, death, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mafia Inc (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generation. Vincent "Vince" Gamache works on behalf of Frank the godfather with his eldest son Giaco. Vince, reckless and rash, seeks to earn ...
Style: contemplative, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crime boss, mob boss, family business, violence, gang war, crime family, murder, organized crime, family values, mercilessness ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, 1990s, year 1980 ...
Place: canada, venezuela, montreal, quebec, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, collector, crime, crimes, small community, vengeance, gang, factory, rivalry, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, kansas, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 236
Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, swashbuckler, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, mafioso ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3.8
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Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vazgen "Vaz", a Mobster turned businessman, is pulled back into his past life, when his eldest son is accused of killing a Russian gangster. Now he must find a way to save his family and all that he's built.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, danger, family in danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, revenge, violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, hitman, hotel, bandit, tragic hero, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.5
 90
Bastardi 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: racism, police, juvenile delinquency, ex convict, violence, robbery, juvenile delinquent, teenage boy, murder, revenge, psychopath as protagonist, racist ...
Time: 20th century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 327
The Gangster (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: "Antapal" is a fact-based tale with documentary segments in which old-timers from the era are interviewed and talk about the young gangsters of 1950s and '60s Thailand, but centres on Dang's friend Jod this time. Jod is a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, friendship, gang war, street fight, murder, cons and scams, betrayal, violence, chase, death, revenge, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crime, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, bookies, prison, brother brother relationship, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 20K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: neo noir, surreal, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, betrayal, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, left to die, crimes, crime, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 54K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gambling, crimes, bodyguard, tough heroes, crime, casino, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%