Movies like Sweet Karma

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Sweet Karma (2009)
 5.2
 2K
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, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex trafficking, mute, strip club, crimes, vengeance, misfit, crime, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, urban, deadly, drugs/alcohol, disorder, rivalry, female nudity, suicide, russian mafia, stripper, human trafficking, female protagonist, rape and revenge, murder, burlesque, voyeurism, lesbian subtext ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, canada

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Most similar movies to Sweet Karma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, life is a bitch and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sweet Karma: 2:22 (2008), Villa Captive (2011), How It All Went Down (2003), One on One (2014), .45 (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry, heist, hotel, crime, confined, criminal heroes, crimes, new year, suspect, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.8
 295
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: danger, vengeance, murder, rape, deadly, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, violence spree, woman in danger, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, addiction, drug dealing, drug abuse, filmmaking, school, femme fatale, tough heroes, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.7
 777
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: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, gory, deadly, crime, crimes, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, vigilantism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug dealing, deadly, couples, crimes, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, crime, life is a bitch, vengeance, destiny, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 163
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, rough, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation, rivalry, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.3
 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, ambition, rise and fall, gang, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, criminal, murder, missing person, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, crime, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.4
 821
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, frame up, rivalry, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rape, vengeance, vigilantism, sexual abuse, female killer, halloween, mute, killing spree, revenge, crime, gory, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, cocaine, crime gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, law enforcement, drug dealing, danger, drugs/alcohol, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 496
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: adoption, juvenile delinquency, society, rivalry, sexual abuse, on the run, vengeance, low lives, prostitute, gays and lesbians, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, moral dilemma, society, immigrants, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, misfit, boxing, ambition, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe, cross country
⇓ 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: starlet, woman in danger, danger, family relations, sexual relations, crime, parents and children, crimes, media, family problems, father daughter relationship, nude dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 322
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, society, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, violence spree, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, cop as target, rebellion, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, teenager, teenage life, family relations, juvenile delinquency, deadly, youth, murderous pair, crime, siblings relations, crimes, rumor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 793
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, chase, dishonesty, disorder, law enforcement, heist, police corruption, deadly, danger, crime gone awry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 779
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: tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rapist, courtroom drama, small town, mind game, society, fighting the system, murder, obsession, private detective, life is a bitch, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, rough, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: salesman, isolation, vengeance, village, murder, law enforcement, social relations, injustice, countryside, neo noir, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: gang, rivalry, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, crimes, crime, society, youth, urban ghetto, social decay, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, mind bending
Plot: wrongfully committed, crimes, blind ambition, mystery, life is a bitch, injustice, crime, unstoppable, righting the wronged, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, police investigation, violence, crimes, partners against crime, working undercover, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, vigilantism, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, deadly, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: off the road, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, neo noir, police corruption, intrigue, crime gone awry, out of the way, cons and scams, crimes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, deadly, dishonesty, life turned upside down, secret movement, honest law enforcer, rivalry, disorder, frame up, danger, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pregnancy, on the run, vengeance, crime gone awry, vigilantism, gang, haunted by the past, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 826
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: bleak, rough, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family problems, danger, family in danger, power relations, escape from reality, family relations, haunted by the past, urban, self control, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 3K
Offender (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prison life, prison, crimes, confined, vigilantism, vengeance, life is a bitch, chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, juvenile delinquency, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 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: realistic, disturbing, rough, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, rape, sexual abuse, crime, computers and web, crimes, lifestyle, deadly, nightlife, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chases and races, crime, danger, rivalry, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, urban, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%