Movies like Brighton Rock

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Brighton Rock (2010)
 5.8
 6K
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough, psychological
Plot: prayer, gang war, riot, gang, nightmare, waitress, revenge, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, violence, small town, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, deadly, couples, catholic, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: brighton, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Brighton Rock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, murder, gangsters, deadly and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Brighton Rock: Gangster No. 1 (2000), Bonded by Blood (2010), The Long Good Friday (1980), The Big I Am (2010), Face (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 12K
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: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, violence, revenge, casino, gang, sociopath, extortion, pub, machete, stabbed to death, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gang, gangsters, rise and fall, vengeance, ambition, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: bleak, stylized, clever, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, crime, gangsters, danger, gang war, irish, criminal's revenge, bombing, neo-noir, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.5
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, deadly, dishonesty, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.8
 4K
Face (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gang, violence, heist, criminal's revenge, crime, hoodlum, bank robber, criminal, gangsters, crime gone awry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.0
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: athlete's life, crime, gang, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, down on your luck, ambition, dishonesty, limousine, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, prison, criminal, criminal's revenge, crime, heist, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, journalist, protestant, crime, investigation, journalism, uncover truth, violence spree, false accusation, psychopath, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, juvenile delinquency, working class, vengeance, witnessing a crime, urban ghetto, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 3K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, murder, police, drug dealing, crime, gang, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 50K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, violence, revenge, couples, murder, village, gory, lust, self defense, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, missing person, columnist, crime, neo noir, private detective, investigation, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, intrigue, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 730
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, chase, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Innocent Sleep (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the 1982 Roberto Calvi Affair in which an Italian banker was found hanging from a bridge across the River Thames, the story follows Alan, a man from Northern England who is homeless after the loss of his wife and job. One night while ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: police, witness, reporter, murder, chase, crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, homeless, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: hitman, murder, crime, witnessing a crime, crimes, deadly, babies and infants, gang, gangsters, feminism, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, revenge, betrayal, stripper, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, jewel, brother, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 2K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, crime, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, gangsters, gays and lesbians, survival, siblings relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: punishment, revenge, brutality, bullying, countryside, pub, cruelty, drug abuse, vengeance, gang, small town, anger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 133K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gang, twins, rise and fall, violence, organized crime, brother brother relationship, mental illness, violent, crimes, anti-hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: london, england, scotland yard, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, revenge, gang, gangsters, starting over, parents and children, tough heroes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 619
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, gangsters, urban, going straight, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, friends, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 5K
The Offence (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mental breakdown, child molester, interrogation, manhunt, murder, self discovery, crime, police investigation, missing girl, school, neo-noir, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Die, Beautiful Marianne (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, bikini, on the run, gory, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, bank, legal investigation, nightclub, mind game, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: portugal, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 159
Maroc 7 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, spy, espionage, crime, criminal's revenge, secret agents, witnessing a crime, heist, murder, working undercover, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 1K
Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, gang leader, gang member, rape, rape victim, vengeance, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 7K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, crime, crimes, couples, family relations, gangster, gang, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, crime, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Silent Partner (1978)
Genre: Drama, Crime, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank teller, santa claus, chess, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, psychopath, bank robber, bank vault, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 2K
Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: clever, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, broken finger, room service, phone booth, strangulation, swimming pool, wig, crime, gangsters, gambling, hitman, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: brighton, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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