Movies and TV shows like Peaky Blinders

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Peaky Blinders (2013)
 8.8
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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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, society, organized crime, family relations, rivalry, rise to the top, crimes, determination, fighting crime, crime, gang war, mafia, business venture, post war, killings, power struggle, leader, threat, shooting, criminal heroes, mob boss, drugs/alcohol, urban, deal ...
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, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, organized crime, gangsters, murder, rivalry and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Peaky Blinders: Boardwalk Empire (2010), Lawless (2012), The Godfather (1972), The Take (2009), Gangs of New York (2002). 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, suspenseful, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, mob boss, businessman, corruption, politician, ambitious, prohibition, politics ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 212K
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, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 9.2
 1.4M
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, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, gang war, lawyer, mob boss, greed, power struggle, family business ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, betrayal, respect, gangsters, criminal heroes, power struggle, relatives, mafia, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, stylized, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, organized crime, vengeance, betrayal, gang war, social decay, gangsters, corruption, army, revenge, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.3
 68K
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, clever, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, power relations, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, businessman, teamwork, family secret, intrigue, millionaire, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 18K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, heist, crimes, crime family, escapades, danger, drugs/alcohol, friendship, gay brother, family conflict, outlaw, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rise to the top, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, ambition, pride and honor, corruption, revenge, casino, death ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.6
 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: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, neo noir, lapd, rivalry, corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, police chief, power struggle, veteran, actor ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 9.2
 246K
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, cynical, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, family life, killings, crime, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 227K
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, power struggle, family relations, biker, arms dealing, motorcycle gang, crimes, prison, ira, friends, group of criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, cat and mouse, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, partners in crime, honest law enforcer, drug dealing, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, nothing goes right, friends, right and wrong, greed, weekend, unlikely criminals, crimes, drugs/alcohol, millionaire, reunion, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 6K
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: politician, organized crime, dysfunctional family, irish, crimes, ambition, family problems, political corruption, mob boss, politics, family relations, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ 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: gloomy, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, childhood sweetheart, ethics, code, society, small time, family business, regret, leader, gang, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: mafia, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, russian, buddies, organized crime, gangsters, murder, crime, characters in danger, political corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, family business, power struggle, godparent, family values, family tradition, rise and fall, ambition, fight for supremacy ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: cuba, europe, italy
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, horse, rivalry, power struggle, widow widower, traditional versus modern, unconventional method, greed, district attorney, honest law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1960
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 9.0
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True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: clever, bleak, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police detective, crime, crimes, partners, partners against crime, investigation, murder, uncover truth, who done it, troubled ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 8K
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, serious, rough, dark humor, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, motorcycle gang, power struggle, outlaw, threat, crime, latinos, drug trafficking, beating, gang war, rivalry, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: organized crime, gang war, young man, ex convict, irish, shooting, addiction, gang, rivalry, girlfriend, rivals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: hotel, organized crime, maid, jewish, mob boss, shooting, businessman, fbi, intrigue, slick, relatives, hot and sexy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 19K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 2K
The Driver (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Taxi driver, Vince McKee, finds his life taking an unexpected turn after he accepts an offer to drive for a criminal gang.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: car chase, heist, urban, gang, crime, chases and races, crimes, life turned upside down, family relations, organized crime, driver, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 2K
The Last Don (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, gloomy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, daughter, grandson, organized crime, mafia, star, ambition, execution, take over ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 45K
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, serious, clever, epic, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, siblings relations, intrigue, historical character, lust, manipulations, priest, sin, brother sister incest, ambition, desire, rivalry ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, ex military, gunfight, priest, african american, police detective, crimes, power struggle, high society, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.9
 3K
Spotless (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, life turned upside down, crime, siblings relations, gangsters, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, family problems, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: talky, captivating, tense, realistic, biting ...
Plot: drug lord, heroin, who to trust, neo noir, memory loss, investigation, evidence, forensics, business venture, life is a bitch, mysterious character, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, society, criminal heroes, city life, working undercover, gang, police detective, police, violence, black cop, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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