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 Bridge
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Sweden, Denmark, Germany
60 min.
 8.7
Secretos en el Jardín
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Chile
60 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Godfather's Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about corruption, journalist, crimes, murder, crime, investigation and journalism mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Godfather's Story: Play It All (1994), Bordertown (2007), Out of Sight (1998), Mad City (1997), The Innocent Sleep (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, secret past, actress, film set, whodunit, police detective, murder investigation, stabbing, boat, skinny dipping, chase, film producer ...
Time: 1990s
Place: finland
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System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, police corruption, investigation, murder, mystery, torture, neo noir, corruption, police investigation, political corruption, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, scotland, yorkshire
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System:   90%
    User:   91%
 
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, investigation, factory, uncover truth, vengeance, murder, sexual abuse, rape, corruption, journalist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
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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:   90%
    User:   73%
 
 6.2
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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, dark humor, serious, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, hostage, hostages, workplace intrigue, corruption, museum, fighting the system, mentor, media, crimes, greed ...
Time: 90s
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System:   88%
    User:   83%
 
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, murder, false accusation, witness, reporter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
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System:   81%
    User:   80%
 
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Boca
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A photo-journalist goes to Brazil to investigate a savage crime boss. She becomes infatuated with the story.
Plot: carnival, drug lord, slum, illegal drugs, voodoo, photographer, corruption, journalist, female nudity, erotica, seduction, male nudity ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   84%
 
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 6.9
 3K
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:   79%
    User:   82%
 
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, realistic, tense, 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:   78%
    User:   93%
 
 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, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
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:   77%
    User:   78%
 
 8.1
 16K
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, rough, serious, 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:   76%
    User:   68%
 
 7.4
 69
Reporters
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The editorial teams of a newspaper and a television channel.
Plot: attack, journalism, media, tv news, betrayal, newspaper, politics, politician, arms dealer, murder, corruption, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
Emmanuelle in Hell
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: serious, rough, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prison, uncover truth, gory, sexual abuse, price of justice, prison life, crime, woman in danger, working undercover, women's prison, voyeurism, sex ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   65%
 
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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: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, 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, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   61%
 
P.I. Private Investigations
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young architect finds himself being stalked by a gang of criminals who believe he knows something that could expose their activities.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, journalism, private detective, stalking, danger, media, undercover, neo noir ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   61%
 
No Pockets in a Shroud
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer?
Plot: labor union, adultery, nurse, beating, millionaire, journalist, female nudity, corruption, marriage proposal, mayor, newspaper, murder disguised as accident ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
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, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, conspiracy, politics, cia, government agency, drugs/alcohol, corruption, greed, courtroom, drug dealing, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, nicaragua, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   72%
 
Secretos en el Jardín
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In the summer of 1981 a series of crimes hit the city of Viña del Mar in Chile. Fourteen murders and violations frighten all citizens. Inspector Ramiro Opazo, from the Police Department is the responsible to catch the criminals. But what he ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, secret, infidelity, police station, violence, murder, drug use, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, extramarital affair, adultery, psychopath ...
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System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
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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:   65%
    User:   75%
 
 5.1
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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, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, mystery, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, golden years, deaf, chase, corruption, mute or deaf ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
 8.3
 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: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
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:   64%
    User:   59%
 
 7.9
 379K
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:   60%
    User:   55%
 
 6.6
 29K
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:   60%
    User:   72%
 
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: suspense, sinister
Plot: dictator, historical figure, evil man, terror, british, political criminal, human monster, tortured to death, secret police, political repression, body count, mass death ...
Place: uganda, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 7.2
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Yeshwant
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: After arresting a drug dealer during an undercover operation, police officer Yeshwant Lohar (Nana Patekar) is framed for murder and imprisoned by his corrupt supervisor, Salim Shaikh (Mohan Joshi), who is involved in distributing narcotics. ...
Plot: husband wife reunion, talking to self, corrupt politician, marital problem, wrongful conviction, church, orphan, ship, affair, hanging, prison, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
This World, Then the Fireworks
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ailing mother and prostitute sister, with whom he had an ...
Style: dark humor, gloomy, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: violence, murder, manipulations, crime, neo-noir, siblings relations, pornography, cons and scams, small town, dark hero, prostitute, dialogue ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 80s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
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:   56%
    User:   52%
 
 8.7
 44K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crime, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, female detective, police detective, serial killer, mind game, mystery, riddles and clues, forensics, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 

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 7.0
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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, 1940s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
State of Play
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, political corruption, journalism, investigation, corruption, betrayal, adultery, manipulations, twists & turns, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
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