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

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, vengeance and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Sweet Karma: Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011), Villa Captive (2011), How It All Went Down (2003), .45 (2006), 2:22 (2008). 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, realistic, suspenseful, 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:   88%
 
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: bleak, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
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:   91%
    User:   100%
 
 3.8
 283
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, realistic, suspenseful, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   98%
 
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, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, school, crime, addiction, urban, crimes, life is a bitch, prostitute, femme fatale, drug abuse, filmmaking, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   86%
 
 5.7
 8K
.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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug dealing, crime, vengeance, crimes, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals, destiny, deadly, rivalry, passion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   93%
 
 5.2
 1K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, hotel, heist, crimes, disorder, confined, dishonesty, delinquent, criminal, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   72%
 
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, robbery, revenge, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   56%
 
 6.2
 2K
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, crime, frame up, life turned upside down, hitman, crimes, disorder, chase, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   59%
 
 5.4
 315
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, 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:   66%
    User:   66%
 
 8.7
 78K
Oz
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, realistic, rough, 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, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: village, neo noir, crimes, countryside, deadly, vengeance, crime, isolation, murder, village life, injustice, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
 8.7
 19K
Gomorrah
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: gory, realism, crime, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, mafia, social decay, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
 4.6
 2K
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, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, criminal's revenge, crime, master criminal, serial killer, drug dealing, investigation, kidnapping, mind game, murder, vengeance, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
 7.3
 3K
Wolf
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 ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
 5.7
 1K
On the Doll
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, high school, sexual relations, crime, addiction, drug abuse, nightlife, rape, crimes, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 5.6
 5K
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, realistic, suspenseful, 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:   54%
    User:   53%
 
 5.4
 786
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, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, nightclub, crime gone awry, going straight, urban ghetto, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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 7.4
 16K
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, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, violence, violent, police investigation, twists & turns, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
 3K
The Rise
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, revenge, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, best friends, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 2.6
 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, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, 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:   48%
 
 5.2
 344
The Poker Club
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, buddies, betrayal, infidelity, burglar, disposing of a dead body, stripper, home invasion, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Bitter Flowers
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, crime, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it, crimes, investigation, murder, deadly, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
 4K
Protégé
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crime, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, drug abuse, working undercover, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, mole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Illegal Tender
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime gone awry, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, deadly, rivalry, drug dealing, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, puerto rico, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 7.4
 93K
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:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 4.7
 2K
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, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, psychopath, hostages, crime, small town, mentally unstable, serial killer, slasher, mind game, deputy sheriff, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
 6.7
 788
Days of Grace
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mexico City. 2002, 2006, 2010. A cop. A hostage. A wife. Corruption, violence, vengeance. Three destinies, during 30 days, during three Soccer World Cups. Three ways to fight in order to survive.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, gang, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, hostages, drug dealing, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
 5.6
 6K
Shadowboxer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mikey and Rose are professional assassins. They are also lovers, and once upon a time Rose also knew Mikey's father. During an elaborate hit job for a malicious gangster, Rose fails to kill the main target, the gangster's pregnant ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, crime, neo noir, assassination, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, crimes, deadly, pregnancy, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 5.0
 2K
Stiletto
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, assassin, dishonesty, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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