Movies like The Uppercrust

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The Uppercrust (1981)
 6.9
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The Uppercrust (1981)
Original name: Den Tüchtigen gehört die Welt
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This film combines two very different styles: an atmospheric psycho thriller about the ice-cold hired gun (masterfully played by Frank Gorschin), and the bizarre satire of the Austrian TV serial "Kottan ermittelt".
Style: dark humor
Plot: sniper, killer, police, con artists, gang, hitman, death, hostage, female nudity, politics, neo noir, corruption, construction, blackmail, murder, the underworld, prank, police officer, bribe, mob, highway patrol, government corruption, joke, shot in the head, exploding car ...
Place: san francisco, vienna

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Most similar movies to The Uppercrust

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, police, hitman, gunfight, violence, death and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Uppercrust: And Then You Die (1987), Silk (1986), Pale Blue Balloons (2008), Freebie and the Bean (1974), Metro (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: murder, death, hitman, neo noir, suburbs, gang, family relations, drugs, criminal, police, violence, crime boss ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 246
Silk (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: jumping from a rooftop, policewoman, investigation, police officer, exploding car, pizza, gunfight, tomboy, asian, coca cola, police protagonist, gym ...
Place: hawaii, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Pale Blue Balloons (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dave is a bad cop fighting a deadly heroin addiction while working a case deep inside the mafia. After killing numerous drug dealers and even undercover police officers for the mob, he is kept from his money for trivial reasons. As his drug problem ...
Plot: police officer, drug addiction, bad cop, m 16, murder, drugs, police, prostitute, death, shower, corruption, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, chase, chases and races, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, crimes, crime, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, master criminal, danger, tough law enforcer, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, jewel thief ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 102
Southwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Ex-military Captain Samantha Williams, is "recruited" to put together a team of ex-military and criminals. Williams must carry out unlawful orders to protect the world's most powerful criminal organization, the US Government.
Style: cult film, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: blackmail, gunshot, disarming someone, sex scene, assassin, actress, execution, femme fatale, shooting, martial arts, homosexual, flashback ...
Place: san francisco, mexico, usa, las vegas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In Cheonan, a serial murder case takes place, but the case becomes more and more of a mystery. Only Tae-suk, a cop, immediately senses that all the cases are by the same killer and starts investigation. One day, Dong-soo, a gang boss, got attacked ...
Style: factual, suspense, exciting, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gang, mafia, police, vengeance, mob boss, murder, police investigation, danger, police detective, rivalry, chase ...
Time: year 2005
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, crimes, partners against crime, chases and races, partners, law enforcement, deadly, police corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, on the road, infidelity, crimes, crime, friends, odd couple, mistaken identity, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Black Alley Cats (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Wanting revenge on a street gang for a rape attack, four young girls get together, take kung-fu lessons, learn how to shoot, form a gang called the Black Alley Cats and search out the gang that attacked them.
Plot: gang, rape revenge, self defense, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, lesbian sex, male nudity, vengeance, exploitation, schoolgirl, pool table, sex on couch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Chotta Mumbai (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Story: The film starts in a street in Fort Kochi where Vasco da Gama, the son of a wrestler named Michael, lives. Vasco and his gang of five — Chandrappan, Susheelan, Sainu, Basheer and cousin Tomichchan are small-time goondas, involved in petty offences ...
Plot: goon, the underworld, wrestling, alcoholic, new year's eve, gang, police, christmas, murder, irresponsible, corrupt cop, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 87
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio owes the Robaldo family a hundred G's, Gray wants revenge on the street gang who mugged him, Jimmy's escaped from prison, and his brother/accomplice David has many serious mental conditions. Detective Brickley is hot on their trail ...
Plot: mafia, hitman, nanny, demon, psychology, stalker, gunfight, gang, police, interracial relations, escape, exploitation ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dark Measures (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she ...
Plot: rape victim, domestic violence, blood, gang, kidnapping, criminal, police, violence, father daughter relationship, murder, revenge, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sensitive New-Age Killer (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Style: cult film
Plot: male female relationship, gunfight, police, drug use, shot in the chest, violence, murder, father daughter relationship, satire, weapons, moral ambiguity, friendship ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 45
Provoked (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Cindy Maranne, "Americana" from "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling," stars in her feature film debut as a newlywed torn between love and violence when her husband is taken hostage in a failed robbery.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hostage situation, hostage, woman kills woman, murder, woman shot, shooting a woman, woman shot in the forehead, shot in the head, gunfight, woman kills a man, female reporter, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Arrest the Restless (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.
Plot: rivals, gang, police officer, street gang, sergeant, rival, murder, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 1K
Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, cancer, gunfight, boss, murder, kidnapping, rivalry, chase, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 777
The Super Cops (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, crimes, graphic violence, sexual content, urban, academy, wrecking ball, police academy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 39
Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: police detective, cable car, murder, hitman, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 136K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, twist ending, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, fbi, gunfight, disguise, mafia, organized crime, group of criminals, violence spree, brutality, torture, gun ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 2000s, 1950s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hired killer pairs up with an amateur filmmaker to provide clients with satisfying footage of enemies getting whacked in this black comedy. Business is down, so hit man Bart is thrilled when Mrs. Ma hires him to kill her enemies -- and film the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, deadly, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, blind ambition, danger, revenge, film within a film, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blood Relative (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a botched robbery, a local crime syndicate sends a rookie enforcer to take care of a loose end. When the hit goes sideways and his civilian girlfriend ends up missing, her brother, Rodd, a mild-mannered guidance counselor, conducts an ...
Plot: italian restaurant, hostage, kidnapping, organized crime, gym, kidnap, sniper, gunfight, martial arts, mob, car chase, hiding place
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 22K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, suspense, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, female killer, crime, crimes, romance, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, mexico, los angeles, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: politics, husband wife relationship, police officer, fight, betrayal, murder, revenge, violence, fire, rain, shot in the chest, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 44
Narx (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story. An undercover cop puts his life on the line to fight corruption in his department, while trying to take down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City. No one can be trusted as the body count rises.
Plot: corruption, murder, police, undercover cop, drug dealer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 17K
Thursday (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, hitman, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, danger, drug dealing, deadly, suburbs, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Small Town Killers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The two tradesmen Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they've earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight with their wives the two men get drunk and hire a Russian ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, female assassin, divorce, murder, police, lawyer, small town, bound and gagged, hostage, russian, husband wife relationship, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
For a Few Lousy Dollars (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends hold up a restaurant owned by the mob and run into a Hit-man running after a hit gone wrong.
Plot: robbery, gunfight, hitman, violence, mirror, dumb criminal, flyswatter, caricature, whiskey, mob boss, gangster, argument ...
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, unlikely partners, love affair, opposites attract, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, school, martial arts, rivalry, high school life, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime, heroes, teenage life, crimes, high school ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%