Movies like Godfather's Story

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Godfather's Story (2013)
 6.8
 347
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, fighting the system, fight for justice, politics, crimes, justice, political intrigue, social problems, fighting crime, political unrest, showdown, price of justice, journalist, exploitation, shot to death, 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 tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, corruption, organized crime, murder, investigation, violence and politics mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Godfather's Story: Silk Road (2021), The Mongolian Conspiracy (2018), The Con Artists (2014), Outlanders (2007), Mamon (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 6K
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, tense, suspense
Plot: cybercrime, computer genius, cat and mouse, fighting the system, crimes, showdown, criminal, crime boss, bandit, spy, hacking, fighting crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Mongolian Conspiracy (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1963, the Soviet Union intercepts a rumor that China pretends to assassinate the president of the US in his visit to Mexico. Filiberto Garcia, a local policeman, has 72 hours to investigate the Mongolian Conspiracy. Damn International Intrigue!
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, neo noir
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, cold war, intrigue, race against time, political unrest, political intrigue, murder, cold war era, wartime, organized crime, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: tense, political, social, twists and turns
Plot: organized crime, heist, partners in crime, criminal heroes, partners, secret, corruption, romance, politics, tragic villain, group of criminals, gangsters ...
Place: busan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.3
 209
Outlanders (2007)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his father's death, Adam hitchhikes to London from his hometown in Poland to find his older brother...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: corruption, greed, criminal, betrayal, organized crime, brother brother relationship, brother, criminal underworld, crimes, family problems, life is a bitch, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.3
 287
Mamon (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: While investigating the privatization of energy giant Central Energy, journalist Petra Vlčka uncovers corruption involving his brother the CEO.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: journalist, organized crime, investigation, conspiracy, family secret, dark secret, uncover truth, family problems, political unrest, private investigation, crimes, political corruption ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, fighting the system, political intrigue, political unrest, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, political conspiracy, uncover truth, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 1920s, 50s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, political corruption, political unrest, murder, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, society, government, manipulation, corruption, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, psychological, political, suspense ...
Plot: politics, crimes, investigation, corruption, character study, police detective, dance school, fighting crime, political unrest, teacher, dancing, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, political, unusual plot structure, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, corruption, political corruption, swat team, politics, favela, torture, crimes, poverty, fighting the system, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 20K
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, intense, talky, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, politics, journalism, hostage situation, media, museum, journalist, society, crimes, investigation, injustice, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 6K
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: teenager, imprisonment, murder, innocence, fighting the system, fight for justice, social injustice, social issues, showdown, teenage life, social relations, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 12K
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: atmospheric, captivating, bleak, exciting
Plot: law enforcement, corruption, racism, investigation, crimes, gang, gangsters, district attorney, escapades, justice, smuggling, tv show ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: suspense, talky, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: police, corruption, justice, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, district attorney, courtroom drama, nypd, courtroom, murder, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Asura: The City of Madness (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city’s corrupt mayor, in this scintillating crime drama from Korean maestro Kim Sung-soo (The Warrior).
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: mayor, prosecutor, police corruption, corruption, gangsters, criminal, crime boss, police detective, bandit, organized crime, corrupt official, political corruption ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 383
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: disturbing, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, exciting
Plot: gangsters, father son relationship, murder, lawyer, judge, police, prison, police officer, bodyguard, investigation, minister, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, leadership, ambition, murder investigation, idealism, injustice, crimes, friendship, husband wife relationship, betrayal, politics, organized crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 366
Tango One (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three officers are assigned to go undercover and join a mission to capture Den Donovan.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: undercover, drug dealer, recruit, corruption, undercover agent, mob boss, crimes, secret mission, organized crime, daughter, godfather, drugs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 95K
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: suspenseful, intense, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, police, nypd, dirty cop, internal affairs, sheriff, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, mafia, police corruption, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, california, texas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.1
 105
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, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: loss of daughter, vigilantism, father daughter relationship, violence, death of daughter, teenage girl, fight, hitman, revenge, murder, bribe, real estate agent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: talky, stylized, allegory, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, brutality, male nudity, dysfunctional family, natural disaster, police corruption, first contact, destiny, death, dark hero, beer, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, australia, chile, latin america, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 17K
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, suspense, intense, serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, death sentence, frame up, justice, political corruption, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, conspiracy theory, fighting the system, legal action, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, california, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, corruption, crimes, tough cop, smuggling, tough law enforcer, prohibition, tax evasion, prohibition era, police investigation ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jagame Thandhiram (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: When a clever, carefree gangster is recruited to help an overseas crime lord take down a rival, he is caught off guard by the moral dilemmas that follow.
Style: light, captivating
Plot: immigrants, crime boss, showdown, partners in crime, master criminal, escapades, adventure, crimes, fight for supremacy, organized crime, criminal, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.8
 411
Watcher (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: A psychological thriller that delves into the reality of power. It follows the story of three men and women whose lives are destroyed by a tragic accident as they become a team that uncovers corruption and fights against people with power.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: crimes, investigation, lawyer, private investigation, fighting crime, uncover truth, corrupt, fight for justice, detective agency, crime solving, sleuth, private detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: fighting crime, police detective, partners against crime, teamwork, police, criminal, organized crime, criminal gang, crimes, bandit, crime investigation, police officer ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 56K
Special 26 (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the early 1980s in India, a group of con artists rob well-known businessmen and politicians by posing as officers of the Central Bureau of Intelligence or income tax officials. The gang stages fake raids during which they steal great amounts of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: heist, cons and scams, robbery, money, crimes, theft, partners in crime, corruption, perfect crime, dishonesty, con artists, impersonation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
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, suspense, tense, entertaining, cynical
Plot: vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, escapades, culture clash, life is a bitch, rivalry, friendship, betrayal, violence, revenge, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 22K
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, harsh, intense, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, police brutality, crimes, corruption, police officer, police, investigation, rookie, partners, fighting the system, crime and punishment ...
Time: 20th century, year 1992, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 342
Black Money (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A prosecutor is falsely accused of sexual assault in a suicide note from a woman that he is convinced was actually murdered. As he investigates her death to clear his name, he realizes that the truth lies in a huge financial scandal.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: crimes, prosecutor, political corruption, conspiracy, police detective, investigation, corruption, uncover truth, sleuth, suspect, political conspiracy, crime investigation ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 909
The Line (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Slovakia, Ukraine
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Criminal thriller about traffickers and smugglers from Ukrainian border. The feature film about the borders and the life on their edge.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: smuggling, drug dealer, corruption, border, drugs, betrayal, organized crime, drug abuse, crimes, crime boss, criminal, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%