Movies like Mexican Gangster

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Mexican Gangster (2008)
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Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds himself fending for his own life.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, gang, family relations, society, going straight, urban ghetto, mexican american, murder, smuggling, revenge, brother brother relationship, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, hopes, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, gang member, drug, drugs, mexican ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Mexican Gangster

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, gangsters, gang, crime and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Mexican Gangster: The Purifiers (2004), El padrino (2004), The City Is Mine (2008), The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010), Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, crimes, leadership, rivalry, vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, tough heroes, society, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
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El padrino (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, prison gang, gangsters, prison, prison life, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, criminal's revenge, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto, ego clash, buddies, police, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, wanted, family relations, vengeance, rivalry, going straight, on the run, escape, manhunt, abduction, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, resort, gangsters, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxing, criminal, heroes, showdown, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.7
 180
Bad Cop (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, legends and myths, police detective, crime, lesbian kiss, bandit, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Bobby goes back to the mob connected streets. When forced to make a life altering decision the truth is revealed that he was too blind to see.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: starting over, vengeance, crimes, gang, gangsters, cons and scams, betrayal, rivalry, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Don of the Dons (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The Don of Dons is a forced love story with murderous pulp action. Mr. Brown, a man that is pushed beyond his limits must find a mythical figure only known as the Mad Sam. If he fails, the gangsters that have kidnapped the love of his life will kill ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, danger, deadly, track down, violence spree, mysterious character, kidnapping, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Day In The Life (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Onyx rapper Sticky Fingaz directs and stars in this hip-hop musical about a gangster who becomes caught up in a bloody war between two feuding crime families while struggling to leave the streets behind. When Black's family raids one of ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, urban ghetto life, hip hop, vengeance, introspection, going straight, lifestyle, drug dealing, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 81
Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, going straight, gang, crimes, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, death of mother, revenge, hopes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Everyday Black Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since closing the door to a violent past, quiet and thoughtful Moses Stanton everyday existence is running a small neighborhood store, and watching over his daughter who doesn't know he exists. When a young man, Malik, comes in claiming to be a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, forced into action, going straight, drug dealing, small town, store, family relations, social relations, parents and children, profanity, society, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 199
Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, swashbuckler, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Greencard Warriors (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tragic struggle of an undocumented Latino family in Los Angeles after they have sent their eldest son to war.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, life is a bitch, coming of age, society, teenage life, urban ghetto life, parents and children, family relations, crimes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.9
 492
Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, chases and races, fugitives, deadly, confined, crimes, prison life, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, gang, crimes, partners, partners against crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 3K
Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, “Monga” centers on five boys (Mosquito, Monk, Dragon, White Monkey and A-Lan) who join the "Gang of Princes" who are tired of being pushed around. As the "Gang of Princes" rise in stature, they come into ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, gang, juvenile delinquency, friends, society, crimes, urban ghetto life, youth, power relations, teenage life, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 155
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, going straight, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 547
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crazy Girls Undercover (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a group of Las Vegas sexy showgirls who are undercover agents working with a former C.I.A. agent (Robertson) to stop a terrorist attack.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, sexy ...
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, danger, race against time, rivalry, deadly, save the day, hunt down, murder, escapades, bomb, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.4
 221
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, police corruption, urban ghetto, disorder, law enforcement, friendship, danger, rivalry, profanity, sexual content, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Before I Self Destruct (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, crimes, rivalry, crime, hopes, working class, siblings relations, family relations, criminal heroes, youth, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 2.8
 784
April Rain (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an eclectic group of terrorists plot to attack the United States from within, it's up to a quasi-military special investigative unit to identify, infiltrate and neutralize the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, terrorism, undercover, secret agents, government agency, crimes, murder, track down, heroes, sex in bed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, crimes, hitman, siblings relations, deadly, family relations, small town, graphic violence, profanity, gangsters, crime, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 894
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, profanity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, hitman, disorder, family relations, master warrior, deadly, tough heroes, on the run, danger, martial arts, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 9
Coast Mafia (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shin, a good family friend and business partner of the DeLeon family, assumes his role as head of the Coast Mafia.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, family business, murder, money, crime, mob, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 378
Oxy-Morons (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's an action-packed thriller that borders on horror centered around the effects of the opioid Oxycontin.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, society, addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, gang, graphic violence, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, parents and children, contests and competitions, master warrior, heroes, ambition, family relations, siblings relations, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, underground fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%