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, clever, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, society, family relations, gang war, rivalry, rise to the top, mafia, crime, fighting crime, determination, crimes, killings, leader, power struggle, shooting, business venture, post war, threat, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, mob boss, urban, 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 suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, organized crime, gangsters, murder, mafia and corruption mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Peaky Blinders: Boardwalk Empire (2010), The Godfather (1972), Lawless (2012), Sons of Anarchy (2008), The Take (2009). 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, 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: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ 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, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gangsters, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, family business, lawyer, mob boss, greed, power struggle ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, biker, motorcycle gang, crime, power struggle, family relations, arms dealing, crimes, prison, group of criminals, friends, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, gangsters, mafia, betrayal, respect, power struggle, criminal heroes, relatives, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, gang war, organized crime, vengeance, betrayal, revenge, social decay, gangsters, army, corruption, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: crimes, power relations, blackmail, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, businessman, family secret, teamwork, intrigue, millionaire, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ 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, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, organized crime, ambition, pride and honor, corruption, death, casino, blood ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, crime, crimes, childhood sweetheart, vengeance, mafia, irish, ambition, society, ethics, code ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, unfulfillment, crime, criminal heroes, ambition, family values, family tradition, godparent, family business, power struggle, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: cuba, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, crimes, danger, victim, fist fighting, corpse, urban, responsibility, notoriety ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, honest law enforcer, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners in crime, cat and mouse ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s
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, murder, crimes, organized crime, russian, gangsters, buddies, crime, crime boss, characters in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, neo noir, lapd, actress, power struggle, veteran, police chief, mob boss, hot and sexy, conflict, bring down ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, serious, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: politician, organized crime, dysfunctional family, irish, ambition, crimes, family problems, political corruption, family relations, criminal heroes, mob boss, politics ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: clergy, siblings relations, historical character, intrigue, priest, manipulations, brother sister incest, lust, sin, strong sexual content, catholic church, ambition ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, cynical, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, killings, family life, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, ex military, gunfight, crime, priest, african american, police detective, crimes, power struggle, society, high society ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, captivating, 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 ⇓
100%
 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: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: organized crime, drugs/alcohol, the underworld, addiction, gang, girlfriend, gang war, young man, rivalry, dishonor among criminals, ex convict, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, crimes, heist, danger, drugs/alcohol, crime family, escapades, gay brother, friendship, family conflict, outlaw, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, tense, sexy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, maid, mob boss, jewish, lifestyle, owner, rivals, dishonesty, couples, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 1K
Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, stripper, whistleblower, pimp, sex trafficking, human trafficking, rich and poor, kidnapping, gangsters, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: mafia, drug lord, mob boss, crimes, crime, rivalry, urban, realism, gang war, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sheriff, cowboy, mayor, lawyer, district attorney, law enforcement, fighting crime, power struggle, greed, widow widower, fist fighting, corruption ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961, year 1960
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: biting, realistic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug lord, who to trust, heroin, sergeant, secret, one last job, business venture, forensics, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: twists and turns, atmospheric, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, friends, nothing goes right, crimes, unlikely criminals, millionaire, weekend, right and wrong, drugs/alcohol, greed, midlife crisis, cia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 520
Mafiosa (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 416 min.
Story: By the will of her dead uncle who was murdered Sandra Paoli is propelled to the head of a powerful mafia clan. She becomes a respected, but also hated, woman in a world of men, murder and criminality.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, rough ...
Plot: family relations, death in the family, political corruption, family problems, dishonesty, deadly, murder, betrayal, drug dealing, island, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 3K
The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, crime, police station, society, workplace situations, police detective, partners, law enforcement, inspector, police, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 264K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, master criminal, criminal heroes, shooting, crime, gunfight, chase, organized crime, special agents, fbi, incompetent police ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, illinois, romania, south dakota, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%