Movies like Brighton Rock

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Brighton Rock (2010)
 5.7
 6K
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, gangsters, murder, danger, couples, criminal heroes, deadly, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, gang, nightmare, prayer, riot, record, crimes, crime, intrigue, dangerous attraction, small town, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, brighton, europe

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Most similar movies to Brighton Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, murder, gangsters, dishonesty and rivalry mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brighton Rock: The Big I Am (2010), Bonded by Blood (2010), Gangster No. 1 (2000), The Crew (2008), Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
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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 ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
85%
 6.8
 13K
Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang war, violence, gang, gangsters, crime, extortion, leadership, psychopath, criminal heroes, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, gang, brother brother relationship, one last job, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, working undercover, danger, missing person, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 644
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, hitman, crime gone awry, femme fatale, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, manipulations, police investigation, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: vengeance, gang, ambition, athlete's life, gangsters, crime, crimes, down on your luck, rivalry, dishonesty, boxing, promoter ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, crimes, investigation, police corruption, gang, deadly, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, danger, gangsters, car bomb, crime, crime boss, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, violence, power, irish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 866
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, coldhearted, rivalry, chase, parole officer, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, crime, crime and punishment, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
 6.1
 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, rough, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, violence, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 537
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, dishonesty, parents and children, danger, deadly, crime, crimes, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 807
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, undercover, dishonesty, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 598
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Girl Hunters (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mickey Spillane plays his own creation, street-thug-turned-PI Mike Hammer, in this 1963 adaptation of his novel. The film opens with Hammer on the downside of a years-long bender, scooped out of the gutter by a bitter cop intent on prying ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: columnist, missing person, espionage, mystery, life is a bitch, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, private detective, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 39K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: tense, bleak, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: russian roulette, gambling, greed, murder, revolver, police detective, drug overdose, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york, mexico, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Swedish tabloid Kvällspressen has set their crime reporter, Annika Bengtzon, to monitor a complex murder case. The victim is a colleague and the only witness is a 15-year-old boy. Bengtzons inquiries may be an unexpected turn when the tracks ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, danger, journalism, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, crime, family relations, husband wife relationship, media, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II, an American serviceman in London decides to impress his English girlfriend by acting as an American gangster, which soon turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: investigation, soldier, heist, crimes, crime, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, wartime life, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, frame up ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, shopping mall, bank teller, bank robbery, christmas, chases and races, criminal heroes, gangsters, gang, crime gone awry, danger, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, vengeance, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, murder, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 4K
Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police, murder, ambition, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rise and fall, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.4
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, heist, deadly, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 561
Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: danger, hitman, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, deadly, crimes, retiring, swimming pool, gangster, immaturity, explosion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Resurrection Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, journalism, investigation, master criminal, uncover truth, brutality, protestant, journalist, violent, dark hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 14K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, gang, rivalry, love and romance, criminal heroes, friendship, deadly, crime, crimes, gangsters, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, hong kong, asia, india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 3K
Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, stylized ...
Plot: murder, black man white woman relationship, cons and scams, cia, blackmail, judge, crime, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Perfect Strangers (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hit-man tries to seduce the mother of a child who witnessed his most recent kill.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, murder, deadly, fall in love, babies and infants, friendship, danger, couples, feminism, dangerous attraction, witnessing a crime, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 864
The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, police detective, police investigation, danger, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, rivalry, gang, murder, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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