Movies and TV shows like Peaky Blinders

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Peaky Blinders (2013)
 8.8
 221K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, clever, tense, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, gang war, rivalry, rise to the top, society, crime, family relations, mafia, fighting crime, determination, crimes, leader, shooting, business venture, power struggle, killings, mob boss, criminal heroes, post war, urban, drugs/alcohol, threat, cruelty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Peaky Blinders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and stylized films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, organized crime, gangsters, corruption, murder and mob boss mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Peaky Blinders: Boardwalk Empire (2010), Gangs of New York (2002), The Godfather (1972), Sons of Anarchy (2008), Lawless (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gang war, organized crime, betrayal, vengeance, army, revenge, social decay, gangsters, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 1.5M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, family saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, greed, mob boss, family business, lawyer, cosa nostra ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 234K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, motorcycle gang, biker, crime, power struggle, family relations, crimes, group of criminals, motorcycle, prison, arms dealing, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 216K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, gangsters, crimes, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, great depression, crime, gang, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.9
 7K
The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, mafia, gangsters, betrayal, respect, power struggle, criminal heroes, relatives, mob boss, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 434 min.
Story: A seven-hours-plus adaptation of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather" and "The Godfather, Part II" - with new scenes added and some old ones lengthened. Originally broadcast on the NBC television network in November of ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, dishonor among criminals, tough heroes, ambition, family tradition, godparent, family values, rise and fall, power struggle, family business, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: cuba, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, ambition, criminal heroes, organized crime, corruption, death, casino, blood, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.3
 69K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, blackmail, identity crisis, intrigue, hollywood, businessman, family problems, teamwork, family secret, millionaire, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, crimes, crime, irish, childhood sweetheart, mafia, vengeance, siblings relations, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 18K
Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, killings, investigator, urban, crimes, danger, fist fighting, victim, corpse, notoriety, responsibility ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Romanzo Criminale (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, police detective, partners in crime, honest law enforcer, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 9K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 750 min.
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, mafia, crimes, murder, gangsters, organized crime, russian, buddies, crime boss, mob boss, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.3
 675K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, mafia, gunfight, drug dealing, cocaine, rise and fall, organized crime, criminal heroes, drug cartel, drug abuse, mob boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, neo noir, lapd, crimes, crime, tough law enforcer, bring down, hot and sexy, conflict, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.7
 7K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, clever ...
Plot: politician, organized crime, dysfunctional family, irish, family problems, political corruption, ambition, crimes, politics, criminal heroes, mob boss, family relations ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 20K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, crimes, heist, crime family, gay brother, drugs/alcohol, danger, escapades, family conflict, friendship, ex convict, outlaw ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 9.2
 260K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, rough, captivating, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, family life, killings, crimes, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 10K
Copper (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Kevin Corcoran is a rugged young Irish immigrant policeman trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, gunfight, ex military, power struggle, african american, crime, police detective, racial slur, irish, corruption, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 24K
Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: drug lord, mafia, mob boss, crimes, crime, urban ghetto life, rivalry, urban, realism, gang war, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 6K
Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: rough, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: organized crime, crime, rivals, shooting, ex convict, irish, gang war, young man, girlfriend, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, mafia, organized crime, tough law enforcer, bribery, trial, crime, tough cop, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 9K
Mayans M.C. (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death, Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, street gang, latinos, organized crime, power struggle, beating, crime, drug trafficking, lifestyle, threat, gang war, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Long Good Friday (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, gangsters, car bomb, crime, crime boss, rivalry, criminal's revenge, ira, violence, power, irish, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 658K
City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: gang, drug dealing, crimes, gang war, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, society, coming of age, social decay, journalism, criminal heroes, street gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 17K
Boss (2011)
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: rough, serious, clever, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, mayor, career, ambition, boss, mental illness, dementia, morality, power struggle, election, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
Vegas (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Ralph Lamb wants to be left in peace to run his ranch, but Las Vegas is now swelling with outsiders and corruption which are intruding on his simple life. Recalling Lamb's command as a military police officer during World War II, the Mayor ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, traditional versus modern, fist fighting, bodies, honest law enforcer, bring down, unconventional method, widow widower, fighting crime, law enforcement, lawyer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Shadow Line (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten. From the cop with a bullet in his brain, whose amnesia leaves him doubtful of his own moral compass; to the drug-lord driven by a ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, talky, captivating ...
Plot: drug lord, heroin, who to trust, loss, victim, evidence, shooting, one last job, business venture, forensics, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 11K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, maid, mob boss, jewish, slick, drugs/alcohol, hot and sexy, the underworld, family relations, hotshot, relatives ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 46K
The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, clergy, priest, lust, sin, manipulations, strong sexual content, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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