Movies like Sweet Karma

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Sweet Karma
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: drugs/alcohol, vengeance, crimes, crime, urban, deadly, rivalry, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, mute, strip club, misfit, disorder, forced to strip, sex trade, rape and revenge, first lesbian experience, burlesque, woman fights a man, topless woman, sexploitation, murder, flashback, sex trafficking, missing sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, russia
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Oz
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA
55 min.
 8.7
Gomorrah
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Italy, Germany
55 min.
 8.7
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Most similar movies to Sweet Karma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, murder, rivalry, deadly, vengeance and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sweet Karma: Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011), 2:22 (2008), .45 (2006), Villa Captive (2011), Running Scared (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Journey to the End of the Night
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, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crimes, dishonesty, prostitute, life is a bitch, cocaine, parents and children, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   97%
 
Street Kings 2: Motor City
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: twists and turns, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, police corruption, police investigation, urban, crimes, violence, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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2:22
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, hotel, heist, crimes, disorder, confined, dishonesty, delinquent, suspect, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   87%
 
 5.7
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.45
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, crime, drug dealing, vengeance, crimes, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals, destiny, deadly, rivalry, control ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
 3.8
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Villa Captive
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, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, violence spree, crime, sexual abuse, danger, woman in danger, murder, deadly, rape, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   86%
 
 7.4
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Running Scared
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun ...
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, gory, crime gone awry, mafia, gunfight, police corruption, violence, gangster, organized crime, police investigation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   71%
 
 8.7
 77K
Oz
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, crime, confined, crimes, danger, misfit, deadly, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
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System:   65%
    User:   77%
 
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How It All Went Down
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, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, drug dealing, school, urban, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, prostitute, femme fatale, drug abuse, filmmaking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   63%
 
 5.4
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Officer Down
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, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
 4.6
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Sin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, serial killer, drug dealing, investigation, kidnapping, mind game, murder, vengeance, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
Killing Them Softly
Genre: Crime, Drama, News, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: talky, cynical, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, gangsters, robbery, crime gone awry, gambling, murder, poker, organized crime, drugs/alcohol, mafia, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, betrayal, violence, guilt, murder, redemption, police brutality, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
 5.6
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Dirty
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, urban, partners against crime, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, internal affairs, guilt, murder, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
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Headshot
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, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, neo noir, vengeance, frame up, life turned upside down, hitman, crimes, disorder, chase, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
A History of Violence
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, violence, crime, mafia, vigilantism, gangster, redemption, organized crime, revenge, robbery, storytelling, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will Graham, a former London crime boss who has left his former life to live as a recluse in the forest. Haunted by the blood of those he has murdered, Will wishes never to return. But when his brother commits suicide, following a sexual assault at ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, vengeance, rape, suicide, revenge, murder, gangster, violence, death, jazz, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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Caught Up
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, nightclub, crime gone awry, urban ghetto, going straight, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 7.4
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Contestant 13
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: crime, murder, surveillance, revenge, overdose, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, violence, violent, police investigation, twists & turns, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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Bloody Tie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, drug dealing, martial arts, crime, drug abuse, crimes, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
The Night of the Sunflowers
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: village, crimes, countryside, neo noir, deadly, vengeance, crime, isolation, murder, village life, injustice, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
 2.5
 171
Snitch'd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gang, urban ghetto, gangsters, high school, juvenile delinquency, partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, police corruption, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe
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, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, robbery, criminal, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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Training Day
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, mentor, mafia, police, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, storytelling, betrayal, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Wrong Turn at Tahoe
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, betrayal, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, bodyguard, revenge, rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 4.7
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The Keeper
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, psychopath, hostages, crime, mentally unstable, small town, serial killer, slasher, mind game, stripper, deputy sheriff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
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Narc
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, murder, investigation, undercover cop, police, brutality, violence, chase, drug addiction, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 5.2
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Boulevard
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, downfall, sexual abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, adoption, prostitute, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
 7.2
 15K
36th Precinct
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, police corruption, police investigation, betrayal, police, corruption, investigation, justice, violence, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 

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Guns
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A high profile arms dealer comes under increased police scrutiny when his teenage son is implicated in the murder of a senator's father. British expatriate Paul Duguid (Colm Feore) is an international arms dealer accredited by numerous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: arms dealing, crime, crimes, urban, city life, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, society, family relations, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
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System:   40%
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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, tense, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gory, revenge, kidnapping, crime gone awry, violence, torture, blood, brutality, drugs/alcohol, violent, visceral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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