Movies and TV shows like Peaky Blinders

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Peaky Blinders (2013)
 8.8
 289K
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: atmospheric, captivating, tense, clever, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, saga, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, organized crime, rise to the top, gang war, society, rivalry, mafia, family relations, crime, determination, leader, shooting, power struggle, business venture, crimes, killings, fighting crime, cruelty, mob boss, criminal heroes, urban, drugs/alcohol, post war, threat ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s
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 tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, organized crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Peaky Blinders: The Godfather (1972), Boardwalk Empire (2010), Gangs of New York (2002), Sons of Anarchy (2008), Lawless (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, mob boss, greed, cosa nostra, lawyer, power struggle ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, smuggling, businessman, politician, corruption, crime boss, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: stylized, tense, rough, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, gang war, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 244K
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, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, motorcycle gang, gang, crimes, crime, family relations, power struggle, motorcycle, group of criminals, prison, young man, arms dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 222K
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, serious, bleak, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, smuggling, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, gang, great depression, crime, prohibition, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.3
 74K
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, clever, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: power relations, crimes, identity crisis, intrigue, hollywood, blackmail, family problems, businessman, family secret, teamwork, millionaire, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: gangsters, betrayal, crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, respect, power struggle, relatives, mob boss, dishonesty, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.1
 19K
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, danger, crimes, investigator, victim, fist fighting, responsibility, notoriety, multiple suspects, corpse ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, irish, mafia, vengeance, crimes, blind ambition, family business, gang, mob boss, family relations, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, organized crime, corruption, immigrants, melancholy, casino, death ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 60s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: crimes, organized crime, gang, criminal heroes, mafia, crime boss, gangsters, buddies, russian, murder, crime, characters in danger ...
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, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, mafia, family tradition, power struggle, family business, crime, gangsters, unfulfillment, rise to the top, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: italy, europe, cuba, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 278K
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, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, family relations, criminal heroes, killings, family life, psychiatrist, crimes, ambition, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 21K
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, captivating, tense, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal, crime family, crimes, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, mother son relationship, danger, escapades, gay brother, family conflict, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: organized crime, ex convict, rivalry, gang, gang war, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, criminal, outlaw ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 69K
The Shield (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, police brutality, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, mayor, crimes, dishonesty, murder, gang, peril, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 709K
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, cocaine, mafia, drug dealing, gunfight, criminal heroes, rise and fall, drug cartel, mob boss, drug abuse, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.7
 26K
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, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: drug lord, mafia, crime, urban ghetto life, crimes, gang war, criminal heroes, rivalry, mob boss, social decay, life is a bitch, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: captivating, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, violence, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, police detective, dishonesty, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 273K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
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, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bank robbery, gunfight, master criminal, criminal heroes, shooting, crime, chase, organized crime, crimes, special agents, fbi ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arizona, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 678K
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, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, gang war, urban ghetto life, society, street gang, social decay, journalism, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, family relations, family problems, ambition, crimes, political corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes, politics ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, organized crime, mafia, power struggle, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, actress, corruption, chief of police, conflict, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.5
 11K
Mayans M.C. (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, dark humor, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, street gang, latinos, organized crime, power struggle, rivalry, drug traffic, lifestyle, criminal, drug trafficking, outlaw, threat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 12K
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: atmospheric, tense, stylized, serious, sexy ...
Plot: organized crime, hotel, mob boss, lifestyle, ambition, intrigue, power struggle, maid, businessman, cover up, rivalry, secret ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, tense ...
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, gunfight, ex military, police detective, power struggle, black american, african american, crime, racial slur, irish, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gangster Land (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of America's most famous mobsters and their rise to power. Examine Al Capone's ascension through the eyes of his second in command, “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mob boss, organized crime, mafia, drugs/alcohol, politics, corruption, intrigue, shooting, rivalry, business venture, killings, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, captivating, realistic, cynical, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, ira, danger, car bomb, crimes, crime, crime boss, rivalry, criminal's revenge, violence, power, the underworld ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: train robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, law enforcement, group of criminals, friends, danger, crime, train, notoriety, heist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: serious, rough, clever, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, mayor, career, ambition, boss, mental illness, dementia, power struggle, election, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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