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Mr. Nice (2010)
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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, crimes, prison, drug use, plan gone awry, criminal heroes, conspiracy, partners in crime, smuggler, smuggling, unlikely criminals, drugs, sex scene, cia, ira, university, elite, sexual content, pregnancy, female nudity, drug smuggling, hashish, husband wife relationship, sex ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe

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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, criminal heroes, gangsters, drug dealing, drugs, disorder and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mr. Nice: Kid Cannabis (2014), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), Dom Hemingway (2013), My Name Ain't Johnny (2008), Saving Grace (2000). 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: drug smuggling, buddies, drug dealing, youth, crimes, teenage life, disorder, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, rise and fall, partners, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015, year 2005, year 2006
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, sexy, funny
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, chemistry, gang, nightclub, robbery, explorer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 27K
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: talky, stylized, witty, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, crimes, redemption, prison, safecracker, crime gone awry, sex scene, dysfunctional family, bank robbery, criminal heroes, temperamental ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, drugs, drug dealing, ambition, life is a bitch, partners, buddies, couple relations, addiction, couples, confined, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, venice, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.9
 19K
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, entertaining, twists and turns, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, drug dealer, weed, drug dealing, family problems, small town life, small town, female protagonist, farce, police investigation, crimes, debt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, cornwall, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 259K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: thought provoking, emotional, depressing, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug addiction, gangsters, drug lord, drugs, drug abuse, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug cartel, cocaine, friendship, drug use, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, latin america, california, boston, southern california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 3K
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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, minimal dialogue, prostitute, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Romanzo Criminale (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, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, gang, criminal heroes, leadership, law enforcement, partners, crimes, rivalry, ransom, drug dealing, inspector ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 77K
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, funny, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, robbery, theft, dark humor, thief, sibling relationship, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners in crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 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: cerebral, absurd, bleak, surreal, melancholic ...
Plot: gangsters, drugs, weed, twins, crimes, corruption, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, murder, small town, marijuana ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales, scotland, europe, england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 5K
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, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weed, drug abuse, marijuana, murder, greed, drug dealing, police investigation, crime gone awry, corruption, mafia, gunfight, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 35K
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: tense, suspense, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, courtroom, lawyer, gangsters, courtroom drama, jury, lone hero, crimes, outsmarting, vengeance, crime gone awry, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 39K
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: disturbing, cynical, rough, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: prison, brutality, criminal, convict, gangsters, dark humor, crimes, murder, eccentricity, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 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: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, prison life, criminal, imprisonment, prison escape, gang, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, political, factual, satirical, stylized ...
Plot: politics, casino, manipulation, gambling, native americans, cons and scams, crimes, investigation, ambition, lifestyle, dishonesty, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: marijuana, urban ghetto life, drug dealer, racial slur, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, fish out of water, society, golden years, elderly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 813
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: casino, gambling, poker, con artists, wedding, mate swapping, disorder, couples, mind game, partners, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, humorous, tense, sad, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, family business, going straight, nothing goes right, hitman, drug abuse, love affair, down on your luck, cons and scams, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, witty
Plot: prison, going straight, partners, crimes, odd couple, romance, confined, fugitives, criminal heroes, disorder, fish out of water, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 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, disturbing
Plot: rabbi, crimes, drug dealing, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, society, partners, religions or cults, drug traffic, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, drug smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, hostage, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, gangsters, suicide attempt, attempted murder, teenager, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.1
 405
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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, gangsters, drug abuse, partners in crime, betrayal, police investigation, gang war, dishonor among criminals, drug lord, vicious, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 96 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: neo noir, realistic, semi serious, humorous, alternative comedy
Plot: drug dealing, undercover agent, cross dressing, frame up, mistaken identity, sexual relations, farce, couples, disorder, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ 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: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: white house, politics, fighting crime, hotshot hero, head of state, government agency, ambition, state affairs, media, artists and showbiz, special agents, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 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, brutal, psychological, enigmatic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal, crimes, drug abuse, prison, drugs, fighting the system, greed, brutality, drug addiction, culture clash, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 244
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: erotic, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: making love, sex scene, prostitute, gangsters, desert, disorder, farm, bowling, mate swapping, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: wedding, escape, love and romance, crimes, crime gone awry, babies and infants, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, couples, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: political, thought provoking, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prison, lawyer, terrorist, father son relationship, courtroom, irish, bomb, court, justice, politics, legal, false accusation of murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.7
 1.1M
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crimes, rise and fall, criminal heroes, mentor, friends, cosa nostra, prison, fbi, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 70s, year 1970, year 1955, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city, usa, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%