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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
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 74K
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, lyrical, brutal, saga, cult film, talky ...
Plot: mafia, gang, gangsters, vengeance, crime, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, killings, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, mine, the underworld, owner, violence, gangster, revenge, bollywood, fight, kidnapping, gun, corruption, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, gangsters, criminal heroes, vengeance and gangster mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Gangs of Wasseypur: Company (2002), Truth (1998), Ghulam (1998), Bonded by Blood (2010), All the Best (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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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: realistic, rough, semi serious, bleak, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, crime boss, crimes, romance, gangsters, crime, society, vengeance, love and romance, criminal heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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64%
 7.3
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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, serious, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, gangsters, betrayal, murder, family relations, criminal heroes, gang, society, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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
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54%
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 7.4
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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, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, mental illness, criminal heroes, on the run, dishonesty, rivalry, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
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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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, police corruption, crime, betrayal, crimes, tough law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, dirty cop, crime, treatment, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, police department ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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51%
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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: yakuza, kidnapping, mafia, neo noir, gangsters, crime, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, gangsters, working undercover, criminal gang, moral dilemma, mind game, police chief, crimes, rivalry, group of criminals, betrayal, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
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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
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, danger, dishonesty, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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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 ⇓
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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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, mafia, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, love triangle, danger, crime, criminal heroes, gang, chinese mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
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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: violence, mafia, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, brutality, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rockaway (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his old friend Dave, who describes the new forces of crime and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: vigilantism, downfall, soldier, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, gangsters, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, danger, criminal heroes, organized crime, murder, ransom, betrayal, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover, crime, working undercover, undercover agent, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.9
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Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, vengeance, hitman, police investigation, tough heroes, danger, police detective, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, crime, small community, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, factory, gang, slaughterhouse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, murder, gang war, debt, director, rise and fall, ambition, financial problem, right hand man, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, master criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, ambition, rise to the top, chase, rivalry, gangsters, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
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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, neo noir, left to die, crime, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 729
Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, murder, working undercover, vengeance, police investigation, gang, gangsters, going straight, on the run, siblings relations, false identity, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, smuggling, rise and fall, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, cons and scams, black market, dishonesty, ambition, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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