Movies like Mr. Nice

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Mr. Nice (2010)
 6.4
 7K
Mr. Nice (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Biopic about 1970s Welsh marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Based on Marks' biography with the same title.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: drug dealing, terrorism, criminal heroes, smuggler, crimes, prison, drug use, alias, plan gone awry, partners in crime, conspiracy, unlikely criminals, ira, cia, mi6, explosive, crime, smuggling, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, profanity, student, university, elite, partners ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales

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Most similar movies to Mr. Nice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and stylized films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, drug dealing, gangsters, disorder and drugs mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mr. Nice: Kid Cannabis (2014), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), My Name Ain't Johnny (2008), Saving Grace (2000), Blow (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kid Cannabis (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching, tense ...
Plot: drug smuggling, buddies, drug dealing, youth, crimes, teenage life, drug abuse, disorder, life turned upside down, ambition, unlikely criminals, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, year 2005, year 2015
Place: usa, idaho, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the 90's, In Rio de Janeiro, the middle-class João Guilherme Estrella is introduced to the world of drugs consuming maconha and cocaine first and later becoming a drug-dealer with many connections inclusive in Europe. However, he spends all ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison, couple relations, addiction, ambition, drug dealing, buddies, partners, life is a bitch, couples, prison life, friendship, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: brazil, latin america, venice, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 18K
Saving Grace (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, family problems, drug dealing, small town life, drug dealer, crimes, partners in crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, small town, drug lord, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.6
 241K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug addiction, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, drug use, friendship, gangsters, drug cartel, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kings of Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership take place over 25 years, from the 1970s into the ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, rivalry, partners, leadership, law enforcement, ransom, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 70K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, partners in crime, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 26K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, crimes, redemption, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, temperamental, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: offbeat, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, partners, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, fugitives, crime gone awry, rivalry, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 33K
Find Me Guilty (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: realistic, captivating, witty, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, gangsters, crime, crimes, legal action, outsmarting, criminal heroes, court case, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 6K
Twin Town (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeremy and Julian Lewis, the "Lewis Twins", are two unruly brothers who terrorise the city of Swansea from the caravan park where they live with their family. When their father, Fatty, is injured while working on a roof for local kingpin ...
Style: dark humor, tense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, crimes, drug abuse, arson, family relations, friends, social misfits, goofy hero, twins, drug dealing, mentally unstable, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, wales, scotland, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 7K
Paulette (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paulette lives alone in a housing project in the Paris suburbs. With her meager pension, she can no longer make ends meet.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: marijuana, drug dealer, urban ghetto life, unlikely criminals, fish out of water, criminal heroes, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, society, elderly, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 36K
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, rough, cult film ...
Plot: prison, convict, brutality, criminal, murder, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use, stabbing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 17K
Casino Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, factual, satirical, colourful ...
Plot: politics, profanity, crime, crimes, cons and scams, manipulation, native americans, lobbyist, money, lifestyle, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 551
The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: alternative comedy, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: drug dealing, vomiting, undercover agent, cross dressing, dishonesty, crime, crimes, couples, disorder, partners, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Rise of the Footsoldier (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex in the late ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, drug abuse, partners in crime, police investigation, gang, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, vicious, drug lord, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 689
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, crime, unlikely criminals, mind game, partners, criminal heroes, wedding, couples, mate swapping, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.8
 3K
Hellsinki (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, brutal, psychological ...
Plot: drug abuse, criminal, crimes, gangsters, prison, criminal heroes, heist, going straight, drugs, gang of thieves, friendship, criminal gang ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 377
The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, disorder, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, gangsters, hostage, hostages, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, suicide attempt, attempted murder, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 2K
Jailbirds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: prison, crimes, partners, odd couple, crime, going straight, heist, disorder, criminal heroes, romance, confined, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, rise and fall, human spirit, heist, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, escape, tough heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.9
 5K
Holy Rollers (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual
Plot: rabbi, drug dealing, crimes, lifestyle, partners, society, unlikely criminals, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, drug trafficking, drug traffic, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 215
Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben’s ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, desert, crime gone awry, profanity, sexual content, farm, mate swapping, crimes, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 6K
Haven (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: island, prison, interracial relations, drug dealing, family relations, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, crimes, investigation, brother sister relationship, jail, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Elvis Meets Nixon (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A "mockumentary" about Elvis's real-life trip to the White House to become a federal marshal under the DEA
Style: biting, witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: special agents, artists and showbiz, media, drug dealing, drugs/alcohol, white house, celebrity culture, satire, profanity, fighting crime, government agency, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, hitman, family business, nothing goes right, gangsters, going straight, drug abuse, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fall in love, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, partners, heist, disorder, babies and infants, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, ambition, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%