Movies and TV shows like Peaky Blinders

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Peaky Blinders (2013)
 8.8
 149K
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever, stylized, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, rivalry, gangsters, family relations, crimes, rise to the top, crime, organized crime, fighting crime, determination, post war, gang war, mafia, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, business venture, power struggle, killings, outlaw, urban, fist fighting, mob boss, threat, leader ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 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 tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder and rivalry 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: captivating, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, mafia, mob boss, businessman, prohibition, politician, corruption, ambitious, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 208K
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: realistic, epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: smuggling, siblings relations, crimes, prohibition, gang, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, fist fighting, bootlegging, crime, mafia, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
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, gang war, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime family, mob boss, family business, greed, lawyer ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.9
 6K
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, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, respect, the underworld, mafia, power struggle, mob boss, loss of family member, desperation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: suspense, tense, brutal, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, organized crime, vengeance, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, revenge, social decay, irish, corruption, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.3
 62K
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, captivating, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, power relations, family problems, hollywood, identity crisis, family secret, teamwork, intrigue, businessman, millionaire, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, police, mafia, gangsters, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
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, dark humor, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, drugs/alcohol, friends, nothing goes right, crimes, reunion, murder, unlikely criminals, disorder, weekend, right and wrong, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.4
 8K
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, gang, criminal heroes, buddies, crimes, russian, crime, gangsters, organized crime, murder, characters in danger, political corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 17K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: serious, tense, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, family problems, drugs/alcohol, betrayal, dishonesty, family reunited, rivalry, brother brother relationship, honest law enforcer, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 220K
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, crime, power struggle, arms dealing, motorcycle gang, ira, crimes, small town, biker, prison, family relations, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, fighting crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, who done it, police investigation, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1960, year 1961
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 9.2
 234K
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, clever, captivating, cynical, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, psychiatrist, family life, killings, crime, introspection, ambition, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, criminal heroes, crimes, ambition, revenge, pride and honor, organized crime, corrupt politician, corruption, blood ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, lapd, neo noir, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, police, criminal, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: crime, life turned upside down, urban, crimes, organized crime, driver, gang, heist, car chase, chases and races, family relations, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 5K
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, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: organized crime, crime, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, gang, male friendship, outlaw, crimes, addiction, life is a bitch, rivalry, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mole, working undercover, undercover cop, mafia, undercover, police, mind game, organized crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, china, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: hotel, organized crime, maid, jewish, mob boss, intrigue, drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, couple relations, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, criminal heroes, crime, siblings relations, sibling relationship, urban ghetto, crimes, rivalry, family relations, buddies, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Two-part BBC drama portraying The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963. The first part shows it from the point of view of the robbers, and the second part from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: train robbery, crime, gang, heist, criminal heroes, train, crimes, law enforcement, partners, train ride, group of criminals, notoriety ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, britain, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, crimes, family relations, gangsters, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, criminal heroes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, crime, criminal heroes, siblings relations, sibling relationship, crimes, rivalry, family problems, gang ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, daughter, grandson, mafia, organized crime, honeymoon, crime, urban, criminal heroes, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, bleak, talky ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, heroin, neo noir, crime, mysterious character, investigation, organized crime, police, murder investigation, police corruption, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 17K
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, killings, investigator, crimes, danger, urban, fist fighting, victim, multiple suspects, notoriety, responsibility ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, ex military, gunfight, american civil war, crimes, society, police detective, priest, african american, high society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.2
 15K
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: crimes, danger, dysfunctional family, escapades, heist, crime family, drugs/alcohol, outlaw, brother brother relationship, friendship, gay brother, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 4K
Underbelly (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Underbelly is an Australian television true crime-drama series which broadcasts on the Nine Network. Each series is based on real-life events.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, violence spree, gang war, criminal heroes, crime, gang, anthology, gangsters, mystery, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 619
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, gangsters, urban, going straight, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, friends, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%