Movies like Godfather's Story

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Godfather's Story
Original name: Príbeh 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.
Plot: journalist, corruption, death by shooting, severed head, organized crime, exploitation
Time: 1990s
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The Fall
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.2
The Bridge
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Sweden, Denmark, Germany
60 min.
 8.7
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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, suspenseful and tense films with plots about corruption, journalist, crimes, murder, chase, crime and storytelling mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Godfather's Story: Bordertown (2007), Out of Sight (1998), The Bridge (2013), Mad City (1997), The Client (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.1
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Bordertown
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The opening titles explain that American corporations are using the North American Free Trade Agreement by opening large maquiladoras right across the United States–Mexico border. The maquiladoras hire mostly Mexican women to work long hours for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, crime, serial killer, investigation, factory, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, sexual abuse, journalist, corruption, rape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   95%
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 7.0
 77K
Out of Sight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if ...
Style: talky, sexy, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: heist, crime, romance, robbery, bank robbery, prison escape, prison, opposites attract, fbi, violence, stylish, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit, florida, miami, usa
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.6
 16K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, police detective, mystery, mind game, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   92%
 
 6.2
 18K
Mad City
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: clever, talky, suspenseful, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: journalism, politics, hostage, hostages, workplace intrigue, corruption, museum, fighting the system, mentor, media, crimes, greed ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   55%
 
 6.7
 52K
The Client
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, clever, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lawyer, suicide, investigation, courtroom, chase, mafia, murder, dedicated lawyer, death, court, revenge, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
 5.5
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Play It All
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the ...
Plot: station, political corruption, inspector, locomotive, press conference, summer, past, countryside, screenwriter, sauna, filmmaking, whodunit ...
Time: 1990s
Place: finland
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System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
 8.2
 58K
The Fall
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, crime, female detective, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, psychological thriller, united kingdom, forensics, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
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Amin: The Rise and Fall
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Nigeria, Kenya
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.
Style: sinister, suspense
Plot: dictator, historical figure, political criminal, human monster, terror, british, evil man, despot, gory violence, rally, social climber, corrupt politician ...
Place: uganda, africa
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System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
 6.3
 47K
True Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, journalism, murder, death, uncover truth, twists & turns, mystery, corruption, investigation, police investigation, plot twist, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 6.9
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Chronicles
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Ecuador
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crime, journalism, prison, manipulation, police investigation, guilt, murder, murder mystery, psychopath, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, ecuador, new jersey, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
Kill the Messenger
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, cia, politics, drugs/alcohol, government agency, corruption, conspiracy, greed, courtroom, drug dealing, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, latin america, nicaragua, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
Johnny One Hundred Pesos
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime gone awry, hostages, crime, brutality, unlikely criminals, store, heist, life philosophy, drinking, criminal heroes, gang, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, chile, australia, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 5.1
 962
Hear No Evil
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, golden years, deaf, corruption, chase, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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 8.1
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Boss
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.
Style: talky, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, mayor, blind ambition, political corruption, urban, ambition, political intrigue, dementia, boss and employee, mental illness, boss, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Fort Apache Napoli
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Giancarlo Siani, a journalist killed by the Neapolitan Mafia in 1985.
Style: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: crime, gangsters, investigation, journalism, political corruption, crimes, danger, mafia, deadly, dishonesty, media, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
 24K
Dead Again
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, amnesia, murder, investigation, romance, private detective, supernatural, memory loss, hypnosis, psychiatrist, neo noir, memory ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Natural Born Killers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, violence, gory, brutality, corruption, murder, splatter, insanity, blood, prison, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: nevada, arizona, new mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
Veronica Guerin
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspense, intense, rough ...
Plot: journalism, crime, gangsters, murder, investigation, justice, irish, corruption, revenge, assassination, brutality, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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Year of the Dragon
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, violence, organized crime, mafia, gangster, police corruption, vigilantism, hitman, lone wolves, strong sexual content, violent ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, asia, southeast asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 6.6
 28K
True Crime
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, talky, serious ...
Plot: investigation, crime, death penalty, death row, murder, lawyer, prison, journalism, police investigation, death, race against time, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, robbery, french, chase, torture, violence, gangster, bank robbery, kidnapping, realism, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
The Innocent Sleep
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, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, false accusation, witness, reporter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, interesting, talky ...
Plot: murder, crime, voodoo, culture clash, investigation, small town, gay, lawyer, courtroom, gays and lesbians, book, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 7.9
 374K
Nightcrawler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: dark humor, clever, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, crime, obsession, greed, manipulation, police investigation, violence, neo noir, murder, sociopath, losing-it hero, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 6.9
 59K
The Debt
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rachel Singer is a former Mossad agent who tried to capture a notorious Nazi war criminal – the Surgeon of Birkenau – in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: spy, nazi, cold war, kidnapping, justice, redemption, espionage, secret agents, nazis, secrets, spies, twists & turns ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 90s, year 1966 ...
Place: israel, germany, east germany, europe, middle east ...
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
Road to Perdition
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, hitman, organized crime, mafia, murder, depression, irish, father son relationship, assassin ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, michigan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 8.4
 5K
Millennium
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 540 min.
Story: The paths of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and computer hacker Lisbeth Salander cross and they team up to reveal a dark and terrifying truth involving murder and sexual abuse, a story that has long been concealed in Swedish society.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, journalism, danger, deadly, heroes, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 5.6
 29K
The Skulls
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke's exultance at being selected for The Skulls (a secret society bred within the walls of a prominent Ivy League Campus) is soon overshadowed when he realises that all is 'not well in Wonderland'. For The Skulls is a breeding ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, college, murder, school, conspiracy, chase, amateur detective, death, car chase, secrets, conspiracy theory, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: connecticut, usa, campus, yale university, harvard university
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 

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The Girl Who Played with Fire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, gloomy, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, murder, crime, journalism, rape, secret service, police investigation, violence, revenge, journalist, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, revenge, violence, brutality, gory, gang, drugs, gunfight, gangs, wine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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