Movies like Godfather's Story

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Godfather's Story (2013)
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Godfather's Story (2013)
Original name: Příběh kmotra
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godfather's story is the story of the greatest of Czech post-revolutionary 'entrepreneurs'. His activities often crossed the edge of the law, and his life ended bullet assassin.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: corruption, organized crime, journalist, fighting the system, fight for justice, crimes, politics, justice, political intrigue, social problems, fighting crime, showdown, political unrest, price of justice, exploitation, severed head, death by shooting
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Godfather's Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about crimes, corruption, society, dishonesty, murder, fighting the system and politics mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Godfather's Story: Monster (2018), Silk Road (2021), The Con Artists (2014), In the Shadow (2012), Gangster Ka (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 4K
Monster (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Steve Harmon, a 17-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder.
Style: captivating
Plot: murder, innocence, imprisonment, teenager, fighting the system, fight for justice, social injustice, social issues, criminal, social relations, social problems, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 3K
Silk Road (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Ross Ulbricht, the charismatic young tech-mastermind who unleashed the darknet website Silk Road, and the corrupt DEA agent determined to bring down his billion-dollar empire.
Style: captivating
Plot: cat and mouse, cybercrime, crimes, fighting crime, computer genius, showdown, crime boss, criminal, cybernetics, bandit, business, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Con Artists (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ji-hyuk is an expert safe-cracker who lives the highlife stealing antiques and jewelry with his team. CHO, a powerful and cruel gang boss threatens them to steal $150 million with him. Ji-hyuk plans to get revenge on CHO, but ends up falling into ...
Style: social, political, twists and turns, tense
Plot: counterfeiter, organized crime, heist, partners in crime, secret, corruption, partners, criminal heroes, political intrigue, group of criminals, crimes, tragic villain ...
Place: busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
In the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, fighting the system, police detective, law enforcement, political unrest, dishonesty, political intrigue, political conspiracy, crimes, incompetent police, conspiracy ...
Time: 50s, 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 345
Gangster Ka (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A film based on a book by Jaroslav Kmenta tells the story of a mafioso who got rich by tax fraud of billions of crowns in transactions with petroleum products and who later tried to gain control of the state-owned petroleum concern. The main ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: gangsters, police officer, trial, lawyer, police, judge, prison, murder, father son relationship, money, organized crime, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: politics, political corruption, dishonesty, society, state affairs, crimes, murder, political unrest, deadly, government, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Style: atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, police detective, investigation, crimes, danger, dance school, political unrest, fighting crime, corruption, ballet, terrorism, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, politics, political corruption, police corruption, torture, jail, organized crime, criminal, penitentiary, crime, crimes, reformatory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.3
 19K
Mad City (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, talky, bleak ...
Plot: hostage, media, politics, journalism, society, investigation, crimes, journalist, workplace intrigue, fighting the system, injustice, museum ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A newly elected District attorney finds himself in the middle of a police corruption investigation that may involve his father and his partner.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, talky, bleak ...
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, corruption, courtroom drama, legal action, snitch, jury, police, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
City on a Hill (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In early 90s Boston, an African-American District Attorney comes in from Brooklyn advocating change and forms an unlikely alliance with a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran invested in maintaining the status quo. Together they take on a family of ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, bleak, exciting
Plot: law enforcement, corruption, investigation, crimes, crime, gang, weapons, district attorney, danger, smuggling, escapades, justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Johnny One Hundred Pesos (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on real events, 17-year-old Johnny García becomes involved with four older thugs who are planning to rob a money-laundering business masquerading as a video store. As they try to escape, a swarm of exploitative media attention awaits.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, politics, gang, hostage, crime gone awry, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, hostages, confined, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, cuba, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 16K
Red Corner (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, frame up, legal, false accusation, legal action, fighting the system, political corruption, death penalty, death sentence, justice, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Crime Diaries: The Candidate (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: In 1994, Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio's assassination sends his dying widow racing to uncover who did it.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, stylized, rough
Plot: ambition, murder investigation, leadership, assassination, idealism, fighting the system, following a dream, husband wife relationship, politics, betrayal, human nature, rise to the top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 88K
Cop Land (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, neo noir, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, police corruption, nypd, small town, arson, mafia, corruption, murder, organized crime, internal affairs, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Pitbull. New orders (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Policemen from two precincts are joining forces to fight the Mokotowska Group.
Style: captivating
Plot: organized crime, partners against crime, fighting crime, police detective, teamwork, criminal, police, police officer, bandit, criminal gang, crime investigation, crimes ...
Place: warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 93
Vendeta (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vendetta is an uncompromising thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash between two characters. Over the course of a few hours in a single day revenge intertwines the fates of a number of people. Which of them is the murderer, and who ...
Style: non-linear, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, loss of daughter, vigilantism, hitman, violence, revenge, teenage girl, fight, murder, death of daughter, male vomiting, trap ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, smuggling, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, court, crimes, tough cop, police investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 114
Able Danger (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tom Flynn, the idealist owner of a left-leaning radical café/bookstore and the quixotic publisher of a hard hitting 911 conspiracy expose, finds himself entangled with a mysterious Eastern European beauty, Kasia, who is on the run from strong hand ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, political thriller
Plot: investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, crimes, society, assassination, politics, life is a bitch, danger, race against time, rebellion, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, suspense, entertaining
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, corruption, smuggling, escapades, dishonesty, culture clash, life is a bitch, friendship, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All the King's Men (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, intense ...
Plot: manipulation, politics, blackmail, mistress, fighting the system, political corruption, ambition, journalist, governor, scandal, rise to the top, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 3K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, loss of daughter, vigilantism, fighting the system, rivalry, fighting crime, workplace, rebellion, unsupportive coworkers, corrupt law enforcer, injustice, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 21K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, rookie, police investigation, crimes, partners, fighting the system, law enforcement, dishonesty, testimony, crime and punishment, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.1
 93K
Runaway Jury (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.
Style: captivating, stylized, tense, cynical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, jury, court, courtroom, trial, corruption, society, fighting the system, righting the wronged, justice, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, ohio, indiana, cincinnati ohio, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 199K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, drug dealing, profanity, interracial sex, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Diamond (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simon, a burglar on probation, agreed to go on the biggest shot of his life: The flight of the "Florentine", a mythical diamond set auction by its owners. To succeed, he must approach Julia, expert diamond for sale which is a considerable ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: heist, fall in love, crimes, thief, hidden identity, criminal heroes, betrayal, corruption, diamond, danger, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, escapades, murder, danger, corruption, society, family, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children, police, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Guilt by Association (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could bring to her family she tells him to leave. Suddenly her house ...
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: false accusation, drug dealing, legal, injustice, prison, righting the wronged, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, protagonist as suspect, crimes, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 13K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, society, dishonesty, violence, corruption, rebellion, small town, russian, moral dilemma, courage, apartment building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 7K
F.I.S.T. (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, gang, rivalry, legal, crimes, against the odds, campaign, racism, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: cleveland ohio, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%