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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
 8.2
 70K
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Original name: गैंग्स ऑफ़ वास्सेपुर पार्ट - १
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, brutal, talky, dramatic, harsh, reflective ...
Plot: mafia, gang, gangsters, vengeance, crime, organized crime, criminal heroes, killings, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, family relations, the underworld, owner, violence, gangster, revenge, bollywood, kidnapping, gun, corruption, murder, abuse, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, gangster, revenge and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Gangs of Wasseypur: Company (2002), Truth (1998), Ghulam (1998), All the Best (2002), 36th Precinct (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 13K
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: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: betrayal, gang war, gang, rivalry, organized crime, dishonesty, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, love and romance, gangsters, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, switzerland, europe, india, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 12K
Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young man named Satya comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre in jail and joins his gang.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, clever, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, crime boss, gangsters, couples, bollywood, cult, the underworld, vengeance, criminal heroes, romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.3
 10K
Ghulam (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, gangsters, murder, betrayal, family relations, criminal heroes, gang, vengeance, rivalry, society, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.4
 11K
All the Best (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After his hatred of dishonesty costs him his job, an embittered man goes over to the dark side and plots to rob the bank he once managed.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, crime, crime gone awry, vengeance, mental illness, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, rivalry, revenge, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 16K
36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, blind ambition, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, rivalry, hostages, confined, dishonesty, danger, bollywood, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.9
 7K
56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: deadly, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, crime, police corruption, treatment, law enforcement, dishonesty, police department, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: gang, athlete's life, vengeance, ambition, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, crime, down on your luck, boxing, promoter, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 31K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, violence, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, starting over, gangsters, hopes, gang, revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, family relations, tough heroes, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 7K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mafia, yakuza, neo noir, gangsters, crime, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.2
 20K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, bleak ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, Singapore
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, undercover, gang war, crime, vengeance, gangsters, murder, rookie, promotion, abortion, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.5
 16K
Sonatine (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: beach, gang war, knife, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, deadly, suicidal, take over, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, investigation, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, best friends, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tale of two gangsters from the eras of past and present, whose lives enter parallel paths as they struggle to survive within Bombay's criminal underworld.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, smuggling, rivalry, rise and fall, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, thief, black market, rise to the top, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 4K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, crime, small community, gangsters, vengeance, factory, gang, rivalry, slaughterhouse, wheat field ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 17K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: one man army, gang war, gangsters, fall in love, hitman, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, vigilantism, criminal heroes, crime, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, rivalry, gang, working undercover, law enforcement, loss of partner, crime, car chase, marijuana, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, vengeance, neo noir, violence spree, crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, loss of partner, uninhibited rivalry, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.7
 8K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vijay's father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena, and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, crimes, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, on the run, vengeance, gang, frame up, family relations, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 17K
Point Blank (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After being double-crossed and left for dead, a mysterious man named Walker single-mindedly tries to retrieve the rather inconsequential sum of money that was stolen from him.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, left to die, neo noir, crime, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 2K
Shool (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loss of daughter, vigilantism, police corruption, rivalry, crimes, crime, society, injustice, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.2
 8K
Maqbool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird sisters, and "Duncan" is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: mistress, crimes, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, deadly, godparent, law enforcement, right hand man, betrayal, corrupt cop, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.8
 3K
By the Gun (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rising Boston gangster (Ben Barnes) endangers those around him when he starts to make moves without the knowledge of his boss (Harvey Keitel).
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, violence, crime, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gang, revenge, murder, betrayal, double life, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, crime, organized crime, criminal's revenge, tracking device, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 20K
Badlapur (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, haunted by the past, rivalry, crime, violence spree, life turned upside down, bollywood, private detective, death of wife, widower, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 21K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, drug lord, rivalry, deadly, bollywood, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, betrayal, dishonesty, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, mafia, gangster
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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