Movies and TV shows like Animal Kingdom

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Animal Kingdom (2016)
 8.2
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Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody and her right-hand Baz, who runs the business and calls the shots, the clan also consists of Pope, the oldest and most dangerous of the Cody boys; Craig, the tough and fearless middle son; and Deran, the troubled, suspicious "baby" of the family.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime family, criminal, dysfunctional family, crimes, heist, escapades, family conflict, gay brother, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, friendship, ex convict, sex, sibling rivalry, grandmother grandson relationship, matriarch, closeted homosexual, borderline personality disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, uncle nephew relationship, organized crime, gay interest, antisocial personality disorder, narcissism, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Animal Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about crimes, organized crime, criminal, danger, family relations, murder and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Animal Kingdom: Ray Donovan (2013), Sons of Anarchy (2008), Power (2014), Peaky Blinders (2013), Queen of the South (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 85K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: power relations, hollywood, family relations, crimes, identity crisis, intrigue, family secret, family problems, blackmail, teamwork, businessman, relatives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 8.6
 288K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, biker, gang, motorcycle, power struggle, crimes, family relations, group of criminals, arms dealing, friends, prison, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.2
 45K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nightclub, drug dealing, ambition, nightlife, money laundering, double life, organized crime, crimes, drug lord, sexual activity, nightclub owner, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.8
 480K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crimes, crime boss, gang war, mob boss, mafia, determination, power struggle, rise to the top, cruelty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain, Malta
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: drug cartel, cartel, crimes, murder, adventure, destiny, vengeance, chase, captivity, weapons, runaway, adaptation ...
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 9.5
 1.7M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, psychological, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes, drug lord, master criminal, family problems, double life, drug dealer, drug cartel, life turned upside down, ambition, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.6
 15K
Mr Inbetween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ray Shoesmith is a father, ex-husband, boyfriend and best friend: tough roles to juggle in the modern age. Even harder when you’re a criminal for hire.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, organized crime, mercenary, violence, secret past, adventure, escapades, fight scenes, murder, betrayal, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.5
 18K
Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, athlete's life, family problems, gym, competition, sibling relationship, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, parents and children, drug abuse, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: witty, captivating, realistic, tense, stylized ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, workplace situations, moral dilemma, private investigator, cons and scams, lawyer client relationship, family relations, legal, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
 35K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world ...
Style: captivating, ironic, twists and turns, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, escapades, family relations, dishonesty, family problems, investigation, crimes, thief, con artists, greed, adaptation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 9.2
 370K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: serious, cynical, psychological, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, dark humor, criminal heroes, killings, crimes, family relations, family life, mob boss, ambition, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 237K
The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, special agents, master criminal, unlikely partners, mind game, law enforcement, crimes, outsmarting, terrorism, partners, investigation, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.5
 7K
Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gang, addiction, rivalry, gang war, ex convict, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal, graphic violence, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 49K
Good Girls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.
Style: ironic, feel good, funny, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: housewife, female friendship, family relations, female protagonist, money laundering, criminal, crimes, love hate relationship, convenience store robbery, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 139K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, love triangle, friends, small town, school, youth, murder, friendship, teenage life, gang, mysterious death, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
Inside Men (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: heist, crimes, partners in crime, workplace situations, workplace, temptation, perfect crime, group of criminals, theft, robbery, graphic violence, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 1K
Ice (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diamond dealer navigates the culturally diverse and treacherous world of the diamond business.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: heist, business, crimes, heroes, perfect crime, heist gone wrong, chase, criminal heroes, group of criminals, vengeance, career criminal, secret plan ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: exciting, psychological, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, vengeance, friendship, adaptation, murder, couples, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 100K
Lupin (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, revenge, thief, criminal, police, father son relationship, missing person, theft, escapades, prison, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 17K
Undercover (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Undercover agents infiltrate a drug kingpin's operation by posing as a couple at the campground where he spends his weekends. Inspired by real events.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, police, drug dealer, escapades, crimes, dishonesty, adaptation, police investigation, society, rivalry, undercover agent, illegal drugs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, murder, crimes, vengeance, blind ambition, family business, dishonesty, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Good Thieves (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers on thieves who strike against people in high power who try to control Korea.
Style: twists and turns, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: crimes, good versus evil, escapades, heist, partners, police, justice, friendship, society, power, danger
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 2K
Reef Break (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cat Chambers is a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a stunning and seductive Pacific Island paradise. Impulsive, reckless, and irresistible, Cat's less-than-perfect past gives her an instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals ...
Style: captivating, scenic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: island, fbi, thief, fighting crime, new life, beautiful scenery, redhead girl, crime investigation, pacific island, partners, paradise, danger
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 10K
Bad Blood (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto.
Style: suspense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: criminal underworld, crime boss, mob boss, crime family, gangsters, mafioso, mafia, organized crime, criminal, crimes, family relations, lifestyle ...
Place: montreal, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 8K
Outsiders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: sheriff, society, friendship, crimes, lifestyle, fistfight, gunfight, adaptation, brutality, life is a bitch, outsider, settler ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Stone Jungle Laws (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Four guys from the outskirts of Moscow decide to make easy money - to overtake a car with stolen cargo inside. Not really thinking about the consequences, they make one mistake after another, and very soon they have serious problems with the law. ...
Style: realistic, talky, disturbing, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: youth, peril, crimes, friends, escapades, prison, money, best friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adventure, friendship, bandit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 7K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, family problems, political corruption, crimes, ambition, mob boss, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 157
The Evidence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspectors Cayman Bishop and Sean Cole investigate crimes in San Francisco Police Department. How does all of the pieces to the puzzle all fit together?
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, forensic evidence, fighting crime, police detective, cold case, vengeance, mystery, serial killer, murder of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.5
 64K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, determination, crimes, riddles and clues, lapd, murder investigation, suspicion, murder, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 7.5
 3K
BMF (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The drug trafficking drama is inspired by the true story of two brothers who rose from the decaying streets of southwest Detroit in the late 1980s and gave birth to one of the most influential crime families in the country. It revolves around ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: mafia, crime boss, drug lord, criminal, criminal underworld, organized crime, gang, partners in crime, crime family, bandit, criminal gang, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%