Movies like Rhapsody

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Rhapsody (2001)
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Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a beautiful rising female recording star is placed in jeopardy when she witnesses the drive-by shooting of a rival rap-star in Las Vegas. Wanted by both the killers and the corrupt police, the young woman must go into hiding while three of her kick-ass friends root-out the truth to the situation.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: youth, crimes, best friends, frame up, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, musician's life, hip hop, murder, prison, family relations, isolation, manipulation, city life, siblings relations, kids in trouble, female nudity, rap, black cast, african american, urban setting, urban, shower, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to Rhapsody

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, gangsters, vengeance, urban and drug dealing mostly in Drama, Crime and Music genres. Some movies like Rhapsody: King of Paper Chasin' (2011), My Kingdom (2001), Just Another Day (2009), Out-of-Sync (1995), New Jersey Drive (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the city of 9 Million people everyone is engulfed in the everyday rat race chasing that almighty dollar. This movie tells the story of one of its own 'Carter Blanche'. Carter has staked his claim to the American dream. But history ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hip hop, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, urban ghetto, starting over, artists and showbiz, betrayal, musician's life, ambition, african american, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 6.0
 652
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, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, murder, parents and children, vengeance, family relations, prostitute, gangsters, tragic love, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Just Another Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: music, musician's life, rivalry, crimes, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, showbiz, hip hop, graphic violence, violence, music business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.3
 196
Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, drug dealing, police, gambling, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, cons and scams, false accusation, fall in love, love triangle, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: realistic, melancholic, brutal, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, brutality, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, murder, lone hero, police, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, criminal heroes, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Before I Self Destruct (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crimes, desire for fame, rivalry, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, single parent, criminal heroes, siblings relations, working class, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: hip hop, rise and fall, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.9
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Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, frame up, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, bully, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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As Night Comes (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Troubled 17-year-old Sean Holloway falls in with a group of teenage outcasts called 'The Misfits,' whose charismatic leader, Ricky, takes him under his wing. But as Sean becomes more and more entangled in the gang's anarchist ways, ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, slasher ...
Plot: halloween, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang, vengeance, youth, teenager, violence, society, teenage life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, unlikely couple, murder, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: working undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, male female relationship, police, murder, friendship, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, tense ...
Plot: dealer, filmmaking, drug dealing, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, found footage, down on your luck, stoners, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, working class, criminal heroes, society, small town, homecoming, murder, gangsters, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
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Night Run (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: taxi, rivalry, family relations, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, once in a lifetime opportunity, siblings relations, taxi driver
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Style: stylized, harsh, serious, rough, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, rapper, rap, ghetto, redemption, music, gang, rags to riches, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 832
Garter Snake (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the heat of the night, a man from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the city life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty killer prepares his escape. Vares ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, prison, drug dealing, vengeance, crimes, couples, prisoner, prison escape, private investigator, murder, male nudity, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black & White (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rich Bower is an up-and-coming star in the hip-hop world. Everyone wants to be around him, including Raven and her fellow upper-class white high school friends. The growing appeal of black culture among white teens fascinates documentary filmmaker ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, talky, erotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, high school, interracial relations, crimes, athlete's life, culture clash, society, musician's life, racism, city life, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Day In The Life (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Onyx rapper Sticky Fingaz directs and stars in this hip-hop musical about a gangster who becomes caught up in a bloody war between two feuding crime families while struggling to leave the streets behind. When Black's family raids one of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, crimes, vengeance, going straight, moral dilemma, introspection, drug dealing, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, friendship, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, infidelity, heist, urban ghetto life, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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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, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, small town, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 1K
Turn It Up (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Trying to bootstrap his way out of Brooklyn's mean streets is Diamond, a rap musician. With his long-time pal Gage acting as his manager, he's trying to lay down a demo tape with cut-rate studio time. To pay the bills, he and Gage run ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hip hop, rap, gang, friendship, musician's life, lifestyle, social decay, down on your luck, addiction, juvenile delinquency, artists and showbiz, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, mystery, disorder, murder, friends, youth, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 510
Riders (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After an unpleasant run-in with a group of bikers, a young convenience store robber (Marc) gets approached by the same bikers to help out with a picnic. After the picnic, seeing he has guts, the bikers propose him for membership. As the story ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: biker, gang, friendship, motorcycle gang, robbery, murder, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 2K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, corrupt cop, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, lapd, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, swat team, tough law enforcer, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
Genre: Musical, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, ambition, murder, vengeance, social decay, tough heroes, partners, drug dealing, rivalry, criminal, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 104
Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, femme fatale, couples, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, law enforcement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 648
Prison Song (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Elijah has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, injustice, hip hop, prison life, redemption, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, criminal heroes, life sentence, murder, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Cheating Pact (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three high school students that are under pressure from their parents to get into good colleges convince a shy but very smart girl to take the College Entrance Test for them.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: false accusation, murder, legal investigation, witnessing a crime, crimes, frame up, high school, college, dishonesty, teenage love, lifetime, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pride & Loyalty (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jake DeMitro cannot maintain his relationship with his girlfriend Kelly Francini or concentrate on his prestigious position with the Prosecutor's Office. He suffers from an obsessive-compulsive personality and fights on a regular basis with his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, hotshot lawyer, introspection, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, injustice, drug dealing, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, obsession, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%