Movies like A Quiet Life

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A Quiet Life (2010)
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Original name: Una vita tranquilla
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: tense, rough, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, hitman, parents and children, deadly, faked death, hidden identity, crimes, family relations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, criminal heroes, coma, father son relationship, hotel, restaurant, crime, small town, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, neo-noir, sex, killer, murderer, car, hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, murder, gangsters and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Quiet Life: My Kingdom (2001), The Big I Am (2010), Outlaw Country (2012), Born Killers (2005), Bummer (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, drug dealing, murder, betrayal, deadly, prostitute, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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95%
 5.3
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, unfulfillment, crime, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.0
 656
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, family relations, crimes, parents and children, society, danger, love and romance, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 746
Born Killers (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: iggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, parents and children, danger, gory, introspection, psychopath, deadly, criminal heroes, brother brother relationship, violence, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.1
 6K
Bummer (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, intrigue, dishonesty, murder, rivalry, bribery, on the road, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, downfall, crimes, crime, ambition, blind ambition, gang, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, urban, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Little New York (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sully (Ethan Hawke) is desperate to give his unborn son the chance he never had. Jasper (Seymour Cassel) wants to escape the mobsters that have infiltrated his life and business. Parmie Tarzo (Vincent D'Onofrio), a local mob boss, dreams of ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, unfulfillment, gangsters, violence, husband wife relationship, environmentalism, mob boss, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 797
Gangster (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Antonio Moro works for gangster boss Thomas Steel. He lives happily with his girlfriend Tanya who is expecting their child. Antonio's future looks bright, until one evening when he is ordered to kill a person who is close to all of them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, assassination, neo noir, law enforcement, moral dilemma, love and romance, love affair, deadly, siblings relations, family relations, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6K
Shadowboxer (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster's pregnant ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, hitman, pregnancy, family relations, parents and children, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, deadly, haunted by the past, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: assassination, hitman, gangsters, crimes, family problems, crime, death in the family, parents and children, cons and scams, loud, family relations, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 45K
Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
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, power, criminal, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, danger, organized crime, debt, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, manhattan new york city, naples italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Blind Shaft (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, Germany, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Chinese miners, who make money by killing fellow miners and then extorting money from the mine owner to keep quiet about the "accident", happen upon their latest victim. But one of them begins to have second thoughts.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense
Plot: miner, murder, deadly, teenage life, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, hidden identity, rich and poor, cons and scams, prostitute, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Consequences of Love (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Titta di Girolamo has been living in a small hotel in Lugano for ten years, he leads a dull and rigid live and has apparently lost his capability to feel human emotion. This all changes when he decides to talk to Sofia, the Barmaid.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: age difference, mafia, hotel, loneliness, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, mysterious character, fall in love, manipulations, love and romance, crimes, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, crimes, heroes, betrayal, vigilantism, danger, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, chase, murder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, missing person, couples, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, danger, assassination, honest law enforcer, corrupt law enforcer, corruption, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, crime, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 623
Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger, murder, death of wife, pursuit, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: normandy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 635
Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, deadly, crimes, urban, law enforcement, strong female presence, police investigation, haunted by the past, gain trust, murder, parents and children, handgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ghent, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, aging, crimes, elderly, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, one last chance, hitman, law enforcement, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Spotless (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, haunted by the past, family problems, disorder, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, murder, crime scene, crime boss, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this prequel to 'Stone Cold,' Tom Selleck reprises his role as Jesse Stone, an L.A. cop who relocates to a small town only to find himself immersed in one mystery after the other.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police station, mystery, gangsters, deadly, small town, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 667
Crown witness (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Blacha (Robert Wieckiewicz), an ex-middleman in the criminal underground, is the key witness in an enormous Pruszkow mafia bust. As such he is kept under lock and key hidden away from the world. Intent on getting an interview with the ex-gangster is ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: frame up, journalism, deadly, crimes, gangsters, legal, injustice, starting over, dishonesty, political intrigue, reporter, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 815
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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, protecting from truth, downfall, human nature, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, danger, rivalry, family relations, society, murder, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
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Black Souls (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former narcotics trafficker now living peaceably in the Calabrian hills is drawn back into his family’s drug-trade dynasty by his impetuous teenage son, in this darkly elegant gangster drama.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, rivalry, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, family business, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, prison, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, prison life, crimes, life is a bitch, drug dealing, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, dishonesty, heist, family relations, crime gone awry, betrayal, parents and children, strong violent content, disorder, violence, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 771
The Quickie (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: russian mafia, starting over, gangsters, tough heroes, crime, road not taken, family life, couples, dishonesty, crimes, hitman, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, rivalry, deadly, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes, betrayal, ambition, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Confession of Pain (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A detective helps a friend investigate the mysterious death of his father.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly, investigation, police detective, private detective, partners against crime, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, partners, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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