Movies like Sweet Karma

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Sweet Karma (2009)
 5.2
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Sweet Karma (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mute Russian girl infiltrates Toronto's underground sex trade to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mute, strip club, sex trafficking, vengeance, drugs/alcohol, crimes, crime, urban, deadly, rivalry, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, misfit, disorder, forced to strip, rape and revenge, sex trade, rape, female nudity, suicide, stripper, human trafficking, female protagonist, murder, burlesque ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, russia

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Most similar movies to Sweet Karma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, rivalry, murder, life is a bitch and vengeance mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sweet Karma: 2:22 (2008), How It All Went Down (2003), Villa Captive (2011), One on One (2014), The Big I Am (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, hotel, delinquent, crime boss, suspect, criminal, heist, crimes, disorder, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How It All Went Down (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A struggling filmmaker finds himself involved in a dark world of guns, drugs and prostitution.
Style: serious, rough, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, drug dealing, crime, school, addiction, urban, crimes, life is a bitch, femme fatale, drug abuse, filmmaking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.8
 283
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, rape, danger, murder, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.7
 709
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, vigilantism, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.5
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, gang, rise and fall, deadly, dishonesty, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, criminal heroes, crime, drugs/alcohol, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 8K
.45 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug dealing, crime, vengeance, power, control, danger, passion, women, trust, obsession, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 315
Officer Down (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policewoman unwittingly puts her family in danger when she uncovers corruption in her department.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a dark and decadent area of São Paulo, the exiled Americans Sinatra and his son Paul own a brothel. Paul is a compulsive gambler addicted in cocaine and his father is married with the former prostitute Angie, and they have a little son. When a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, prostitute, pimp, crime gone awry, crime, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, gambler, brothel, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 3K
Wolf (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, society, immigrants, moral dilemma, social decay, ambition, misfit, life is a bitch, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 476
Boulevard (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A street prostitute takes in an abused young woman on the run from her misogynist boyfriend, leading to both facing off against the prostitute's dreaded pimp and a relentless police detective out to arrest all of them.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: juvenile delinquency, adoption, crime, social misfits, downfall, sexual abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, prostitute, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Daughter, My Angel (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nathalie Dagenais is a 19 year old girl studying to be a lawyer. New to the city of Montreal, she will soon discover the world of porn. One day, her father (Michel Côté) comes across her picture on the Internet and wants to find her and before she ...
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: parents and children, woman in danger, crime, danger, sexual relations, crimes, media, family problems, family relations, starlet, cybersex, nude dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Demons from Her Past (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, vengeance, frame up, murder, wrongfully committed, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, blind ambition, homecoming, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Night of the Sunflowers (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The body a teenage girl is discovered in a field of sunflowers. At the same time a travelling salesman watches the events unfold on television, whilst in the small village of Angosto the discovery of a prehistoric cave brings excitement and the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: village, vengeance, isolation, murder, salesman, neo noir, crimes, countryside, deadly, crime, village life, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 7K
Ms .45 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick ...
Style: tense, disturbing, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, mute, sexual abuse, killing spree, crime, gory, female killer, halloween, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 158
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, bank, crime, mind game, dangerous attraction, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, teenager, juvenile delinquency, crime, murderous pair, rumor, siblings relations, crimes, deadly, youth, family relations, teenage life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 824
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, urban, crime, life is a bitch, family problems, athlete's life, gangsters, athlete and trainer, family in danger, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 2K
Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo noir, vengeance, crime, frame up, life turned upside down, crimes, disorder, chase, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, gang leader, gang member, rape, rape victim, vengeance, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: crime, urban, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, murderous pair, vengeance, chases and races, danger, romancing a criminal, twin brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Freeway Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: For years he terrorized California motorists as he rode the endless highways searching for his next victim. The discarded bodies turned up beaten, sexually assaulted and horribly mutilated. Deceptively charming and intelligent, the scheming murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, drugs/alcohol, crime, stalking, strong sexual content, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: serious, bleak, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, police corruption, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, investigation, killer, betrayal, corruption, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 2K
Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, small town, cons and scams, neo noir, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, intrigue, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 1K
On the Doll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On The Doll is a story of the victims of child abuse, and the pain it visits upon their later lives. With interweaving stories following victims and victimizers, the film depicts the variety of experiences of abuse.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, high school, sexual abuse, victim, sexual relations, crime, addiction, drug abuse, nightlife, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 4K
Protégé (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, undercover, mole, drugs/alcohol, crime, drug abuse, working undercover, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 739
I Accuse (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A chilling tale based on a real event in which a doctor stepped out of line and sexually assaulted a patient when drugged.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: rapist, small town, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, mind game, vengeance, crime, obsession, doctors and patients, murder, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, gang, gangsters, crime gone awry, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bitter Flowers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karsten Aslaksen, chief engineer of a large chemical company, disappears without trace. His married lover, a successful politician named Vibeke Farang, approaches private investigator Varg Veum to track him down discreetly.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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