Movies like The Glass Circle

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The Glass Circle (2016)
The Glass Circle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Tells the story of a Las Vegas drug dealer who lives a crazed drugged out lifestyle alongside many gonzo cronies, but eventually opts out of the business before it destroys him.
Style: tense, enigmatic, bleak, dark, cynical, disturbing, complex
Plot: methamphetamine, drug dealer, drugs, drug dealing, drug use, casino, party, police, marijuana, criminal, kidnapping, stripper, chauffeur, car theft, drug addiction, paranoia, murder, interrogation, jail, strip club, overdose, arrest, drug deal, forensics, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Glass Circle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, disturbing and realistic films with plots about murder, drugs, drug dealing, crimes, drug dealer, violence and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Glass Circle: Narco Sub (2021), Spun (2002), Blow (2001), Smokers (2008), Lazarat (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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Narco Sub (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cartel, drug cartel, navy, cia, criminal, criminal heroes, dea, sex trafficking, kidnapping, drugs, armed forces, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 6.8
 38K
Spun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up ...
Style: psychedelic, rough, stylized, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, methamphetamine, older woman younger woman relationship, drug trip, self destructing, drugged, strong sexual content, addiction, s&m, stripper, bad trip, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.6
 251K
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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug addiction, drug abuse, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug cartel, drug use, gangsters, cocaine, friendship, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 188
Smokers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaaron, a Kansas transplant is alone in New York City and just wants to buy a bag of weed.
Style: cynical, neo noir, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, disorder, city life, drugs, rivalry, murder, drug abuse, stoners, weed, marijuana, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.1
 1K
Lazarat (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, crimes, drug deal, industry, life is a bitch, drug dealing, rivalry, ambition, murder, drug traffic, police, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
 101
Hollow (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the outskirts of the city, where crime is a way of life, the paths of four desperate people collide. Jordan Coleman, a local drug dealer, finds himself at a crossroads when his friend and mentor gets in too deep with a ruthless gangster and club ...
Style: captivating, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: drug addiction, murder, gangsters, criminal, police officer, policewoman, drug dealer, robbery, drugs, junkie, diner, arrest ...
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49%
Eye for an Eye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mario, an exemplary man, lives in a village on the Galician coast. In the old people’s home, where he works as a nurse, everyone appreciates him. When the best known narco in the area, Antonio Padín, recently released from prison, enters the ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, mafia, murder, police raid, prison, drug dealer, doctor, police, lawyer, crimes, family, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: galicia
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49%
 7.0
 2K
Drifters (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Minna, a drug addict who makes a living dealing drugs, can't pay rent and after cheating some delinquents she runs with the money. She meets Katja and they move together to an illegal residence outside the city, where a group of people have ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: homeless woman, drug addiction, friendship, prostitution, drug addict, drug dealer, drug use, homeless shelter, arrested, prison, drug dealing, jail ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.6
 12K
Twelve (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, disturbing
Plot: murder, drug dealer, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, life is a bitch, drug abuse, teenage life, violence spree, strained relationship, party, interracial sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 394
Iowa (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A cautionary tale of love, crime, fantasy and addiction that follows two young Iowan lovers who decide to go into the "batch" business - cooking their own methamphetamine - only to watch it burn a searing hole in their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drug dealing, misfit, society, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, warden, tragic love, small town, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addict, addiction, betrayal, drug use, couple relations, destructive relationship, couples, young lovers, life is a bitch, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 11K
Arkansas (2020)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they've never met. But when a deal goes horribly wrong, the consequences are deadly.
Style: stylized, psychological, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, park ranger, drug dealer, drug cartel, drug dealing, betrayal, tv news, twin brother, violence, manipulation, hidden identity, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cocaine Godmother (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with ...
Style: factual, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: drug smuggling, hidden money, parent child relationship, drugs, cocaine, smuggler, mother, kidnapping, arrest, drug dealer, murder, security ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 40K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, twists and turns, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug overdose, undercover, police corruption, police brutality, child abuse, police investigation, investigation, drug addiction, police detective, drug dealing, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Preppie Connection (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A student at a private school uses his connections to establish a drug trafficking network.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: student, prison, jealousy, drug dealing, marijuana, cocaine, teenager, high school, drug dealer, murder, love, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Mama Weed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, humorous
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police dog, money laundering, police, drugs, street gang, lifestyle, marijuana, drug lord, drug traffic, master criminal ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.0
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, drug abuse, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, chemistry, cons and scams, frame up, farm, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 456
Nosedive (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: NOSEDIVE depicts a world of unlimited drugs, wild parties, beautiful people, and no sleep. However, when reality takes a dark turn, a group of characters are forced to step out of the nightclub and into darkness.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: violence, murder, strip club, criminal, bandit, drugs, crimes, gang, drug abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), cocaine, male rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: tense, brutal, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: maximum security prison, prisoner, prison warden, boxer, prison, murder, interrogation, methamphetamine, police shootout, drugs, revenge, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 22K
Wonderland (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, murder, junkie, police investigation, crimes, addiction, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, estrangement, crime and punishment, violence, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, sacramento california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Last Joint Venture (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The decade of the hippies is at an end and the 80's are approaching fast. Carl and Robert are two doped out guys who lives in harmony with the world around them and let life pass by in an eternal hash high. They have been peddling hashish for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, disturbing, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: stoned, cannabis, marijuana, money, adult humor, drug use, friendship between men, anxiety, love, criminal, paranoia, countryside ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 7K
Captive (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: hostage, murder, single mother, escape, chase, police, drug addict, strong female character, little girl, mother daughter relationship, paranoia, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealer, gang, murder, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, bad cop, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.6
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Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, war on drugs, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, drug cartel, organized crime, drug dealing, drug addiction, marijuana, drug traffic, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, washington d.c., ohio, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
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Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, high school, investigation, loner, murder, mystery, drug lord, drug dealing, amateur detective, cocaine, the underworld, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 48K
Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families, the Camorra in Naples and Caserta. Based on a book by Roberto Saviano. Power, money and blood: these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have ...
Style: bleak, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang war, juvenile delinquency, criminal, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, debt, power, social decay, society, life is a bitch, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, miami, venice, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 38K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, rough, cynical, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: brutality, prison, criminal, convict, murder, self destructing, judge, dark humor, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 140K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: stylized, sexy, disturbing, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, juvenile delinquency, best friends, youth, female friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, society, satire, strong sexual content, cocaine, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Inherit the Viper (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, family, small town, murder, parents and children, escapades, drug deal, rivalry, police, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
River Runs Red (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, police, vengeance, vigilantism, conspiracy, justice, crimes, cover up, violence, corruption, gunfight, judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%