Movies like The Fall of the Essex Boys

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The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
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The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the Essex Boys gang - the drugs, the violence and, of course, the murders. The real story is the most shocking of all.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, gang, soldier, crime, rise and fall, fighting crime, who done it, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal heroes, deadly, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, car, violence, death, drug dealer, policewoman, nightclub, informant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1995
Place: england, amsterdam, netherlands

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Most similar movies to The Fall of the Essex Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police investigation and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Fall of the Essex Boys: Essex Boys (2000), Terry (2011), Bonded by Blood (2010), The Black Godfather (1974), Hyena (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, murder, police, drug dealer, rise and fall, gang, ambition, betrayal, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 315
Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, disturbing
Plot: gang, drugs/alcohol, violence spree, gangsters, crime, crimes, drug abuse, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement, murder, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, betrayal, ambition, crime, unfulfillment, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Black Godfather (1974)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The heroes in The Black Godfather are members of an African-American criminal organization. Like Brando in The Godfather, they're not averse to robbery and murder, but they do draw the line at narcotics. When the Mafia infiltrates the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, opposites attract, injustice, undercover, ghetto, tough heroes, law enforcement, going straight, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, human trafficking, murder, drug dealer, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, danger, police investigation, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Casual football hooligan Mike Jacobs is going nowhere in life when he meets old friend Eddie Hill at a football match that turns nasty off the pitch. Under Eddie’s tutelage he soon finds himself inducted into the world of credit card fraud, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crime, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, buddies, rise and fall, lifestyle, friends, gang
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Young Americans (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police, gang, society, deadly, politics, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, partners against crime, crime, tough heroes, collision, gang, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, prostitute, danger, woman in danger, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, nothing goes right
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
24 Hours in London (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: London gangster Christian has a plan to kill off the opposition, but things get messy when a witness survives.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, police, drug abuse, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, police investigation, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jo (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: France, UK
Story: Jo is an English-language French police procedural television series created by Canadian/USA screenwriter René Balcer of Law & Order fame with French writing team Franck Ollivier & Malina Detcheva, known for the mini-series Lost Signs. It ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, crime, drugs/alcohol, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police investigation, police detective, urban, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 1K
Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime, crimes, criminal psychologist, police investigation, law enforcement, soldier, social relations, power relations, sex addict, mentally unstable, 9/11 ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 316
The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, manipulations, crimes, crime, who done it, police investigation, investigation, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 90
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes, partners against crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, city life, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 470
At Risk (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "At Risk" introduces Win Garano (Sunjata), the rising star of the Massachusetts State Police, when D.A. Monique "Money" Lamont (MacDowell) sends him to Tennessee to investigate a cold case that took place more than 20 years ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: partners against crime, partners, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, election campaign, uncover truth, mystery, fighting crime, crimes, who done it, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 680
Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: friendship, murder, crimes, police investigation, bollywood, deadly, law enforcement, going straight, estrangement, vengeance, on the run, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 257
Raw Nerve (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop, who is losing his sanity, lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, police corruption, neo noir, terminal illness, police station, psychopath, crime gone awry, drug dealing, rivalry, reluctant partners, witnessing a crime, murderous pair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paris Criminal Investigations (2007)
Genre: Crime
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Paris enquêtes criminelles is a French television series broadcast since May 3, 2007 on TF1.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, police investigation, workplace, murder, partners, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, mind game, power relations, riddles and clues, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murderous pair, crime, crimes, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, murder, strangulation, police detective, serial killer, police investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 591
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, parents and children, manipulations, crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, siblings relations, city life, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Varg Veum - The Consorts of Death (2011)
Genre: Crime
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates the murder of a married couple; prime suspect is the stepson, but Veum does not think he is guilty. Not even when he confesses.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: danger, youth, race against time, kids in trouble, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, murder, private detective, crimes, crime, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 626
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, gang, rivalry, friends, crime, crimes, going straight, urban, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 1K
Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, partners, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, police corruption, partners against crime, rivalry, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Love Is a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Narcotics agent Dennis goes undercover in the Mediterranean Islands to investigate a smuggling operation, and gains the confidence of a woman who works for the ringleader. But Dennis ends up arrested for murder when the crime boss turns up dead.
Style: rough, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, undercover agent, manipulations, working undercover, special agents, mystery, false accusation, undercover, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 811
PornoStar (1998)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man decides one day to start killing yakuza. After he kills his first two he gets roped into helping a wannabe gangster and his bumbling underlings to perform a hit. While things work out in the beginning, this young psychopath quickly ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: youth, gang, chase, rivalry, violence spree, criminal heroes, teenage life, going straight, deadly, law enforcement, track down, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Morrison Murders: Based on a True Story (1996)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the brothers committed the crime, and must convince the other to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, family relations, deadly, law enforcement, small town life, dishonesty, small town, siblings relations, police investigation, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 286
Flashfire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, police corruption, arson, army investigation, hostages, reluctant partners, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (2005)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man who works at a nursing home uses the legendary Zodiac killer's M.O. to kill people who neglect their elderly relatives.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, secret society, police detective, police investigation, obsession, stalking, woman in danger, danger, rivalry, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, rise and fall, hitman, rivalry, working undercover, crimes, gangsters, unfulfillment, blind ambition, legal investigation, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%