Movies like Fantasten

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Fantasten (2017)
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Fantasten (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Claus, a car salesman and a passionate gambler, gets his 19-year-old son Silas mixed up in considerable gambling debts owed to criminals, he is forced to put his own life at risk to save his son.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: father son relationship, casino, gambling, criminal, russian roulette, teenage boy, gambler, life risking, crimes, bandit, gang, family relations, father, father and son, risk, family problems, family in danger, criminal gang, outlaw gang, child in peril, gambling debt, money problems, financial problem, boy in peril, female nudity ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, tense and psychological films with plots about crimes, family relations, criminal, gang, life is a bitch, family problems and bandit mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Fantasten: You Bet Your Life (2005), Early Release (2017), Honor Thy Father (2015), Nitro Rush (2016), The Lost Brother (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Bet Your Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler is forced to take a chance with his own life
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: gambler, gambling addiction, drugs, addiction, gambling, relationships, relationship problems, risk, lifestyle, social problems, life risking, life is a bitch ...
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Early Release (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taylor Reynolds, a typical suburban mom, who made some bad life decisions and was sentenced to three years in jail for a DUI and possession of drugs. After her release, Taylor fights the stigma of her past misdeeds, works to regain the support of ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: mystery, criminal, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, cell mate, gang, jail, criminal underworld, social problems, bandit, dark past ...
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85%
Honor Thy Father (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A pair of married white-collar swindlers run afoul of their latest victims.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: criminal, victim, money problems, family problems, financial problem, society, relationship problems, bandit, crimes, skinhead, gun, hitman ...
Place: the philippines
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74%
 4.9
 411
Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, criminal underworld, criminal, escape, social problems, convict, police officer killed, father and son, family problems ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Lost Brother (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cetarti is drowning in nothingness. With no job or purpose, he spends his days inside watching documentaries on television, until one day he is informed that his mother and brother were gunned down. He travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: death of brother, death of mother, crimes, criminal, financial problem, money problems, family relations, gang, unemployment, murder of brother, corpse, murder of mother ...
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57%
 6.5
 2K
TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: fake identity, poker, murder, gambler, attempted seduction, gambling, sexual relations, love story, male female relationship, seduction, relationships, sexual attraction ...
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51%
 4.2
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Speed Kills (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
Style: based on true events, captivating, tense, cynical, suspense
Plot: drug smuggling, drugs, crime, lovers, bandit, crimes, mafia, showdown, criminal gang, danger, mafioso, gang ...
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51%
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Bastard (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The nine-year-old Nikolas has been missing for days. The criminal psychologist Claudia Meinert notices contradictions in her conversation with the parents of the missing child. In particular Nikolas' mother appears to be hiding something. When ...
Style: psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, child in peril, teenage boy, adoption, family relations, abduction, parents and children, mother son relationship, criminal, crime investigation, psychologist ...
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Bayou Caviar (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rodney is a former boxing champ who, after a deathbed visit to his trainer and mentor, is propelled into reclaiming victory for his now simple life as a nightclub bouncer. He partners with a no-nonsense, lesbian photographer and an aspiring starlet ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: bandit, extortion, criminal's revenge, risk, crimes, financial problem, gang, lesbian, rich and poor, criminal, showdown, money problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Night in Paradise (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 131 min.
Story: An assassin named Tae-goo is offered a chance to switch sides with his rival Bukseong gang, headed by Chairman Doh. Tae-goo rejects the offer that results in the murder of his sister and niece. In revenge, Tae-goo brutally kills Chairman Doh and his ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, noir, brutal
Plot: revenge, extreme violence, massacre, criminal gang, criminal's revenge, gang war, bandit, crime family, crimes, lifestyle change, changing lives, male female relationship ...
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46%
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Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, youth, isolation, family relations, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, single parent, mercenary, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 8K
Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: drug addiction, drug dealing, drug lord, drugs, showdown, drug addict, drug smuggling, criminal, fighting crime, war on drugs, father son relationship, relationship problems ...
Place: montreal, canada
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44%
Crook: It's Good to Be Bad (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jai Dixit sells pirated DVDs and is caught by his uncle Joseph. His uncle changes his personality and name to Suraj Bhardwaj and sends him to Australia. At the airport he meets Romi Latti, a student on a scholarship to Univeristy College. He also ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: bollywood, racism, swashbuckler, gangsters, gang war, police corruption, attempted murder, street gang, runaway, criminal underworld, corrupt cop, criminal ...
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44%
 6.0
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Life for Sale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life for Sale is the story of one unlucky man's descent into disaster, a dramatic, human-destiny thriller with contemporary social undertones.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, captivating, tragic ...
Plot: money problems, father son relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, economics, small business, business, downfall, dreaming, businessman, death of brother, bankruptcy ...
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43%
 5.3
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gang, crimes, parents and children, family relations, danger, mafia, murder, lawyer, father son relationship, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
And Baby Will Fall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale. Model citizen David Rose runs a garden center and is a devoted house-father. Like his wife Ivy, who suffered two stillbirths, ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, crimes, love affair, family problems, police detective, family relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, mysterious disappearance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Below the Surface (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: An early morning in October, 15 people are taken hostage from a subway train. This puts a huge hostage crisis in motion, and it changes Denmark forever.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: hostage, hostage situation, hostage negotiator, hijacking, hijacker, gang, ransom demand, captive, crimes, terrorist attack, bandit, criminal gang ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia, atlantic ocean, copenhagen denmark ...
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41%
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 6K
Pudhupettai (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story is set in the backdrop of the slums of Pudhupettai in Chennai, as the title suggests, where a high school kid Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) sees his mom dead after he comes back from watching a movie. His father, the murderer is also planning to ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, cult film
Plot: gangsters, rival gang, gang leader, gang, mob hit, politician, street gang, crimes, organized crime, murder, violence, mafioso ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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La querida del Centauro (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: "La querida del Centauro" chronicles the life of Yolanda, an attractive and intelligent prisoner, that becomes the mistress of one of the most important drug traffickers of Mexico, Benedictino García, alias "El Centauro". This ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: family problems, love interest, female protagonist, family relations, bandit, crime boss, drugs, mother daughter relationship, drug lord, male female relationship, tragic love, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
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The Gambler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gambling, addiction, crimes, gangsters, moral dilemma, human nature, casino, gambling debt, family relations, dishonesty, race against time, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, las vegas, california, nevada, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
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A Violent Life (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Despite the life threat hanging over his head, Stéphane decides to go back to Corsica for the funeral of Christophe, a childhood friend and companion in arms, murdered the day before. On this occasion, the chain of events which made him, the ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: funeral, violence, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, crimes, criminal, confronting the past, flashback, bulletproof vest, wedding, youth, radicalism ...
Place: corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Father's Chair (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Theo is living the good life in an upscale Brazilian neighborhood. He’s a hardworking doctor, husband, and father. However, Theo has chosen his career over his family, and little by little he discovers that his world is crumbling around him. His ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the road, family relations, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, parents and children, disorder, crumbling marriage, self discovery, relationship vs career, father son relationship, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 125
Forsaken (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a rural town where football is war and the quarterback is king, comes a tense re-imagining of MACBETH with a bloody twist to prove that Lady and King Macbeth didn't kill for power - They killed for love.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, love story, partners in crime, small town life, love and romance, organized crime, male female relationship, tragic love, passion, crimes, ambition, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Bluebird in My Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex-con's attempts to live a quiet life are derailed when the daughter of the woman sheltering him is the victim of a vicious attack.
Style: captivating, tense, touching, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, ex convict, haunted by the past, daring rescue, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, gang, gain trust, single parent, fight scenes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Catch Me Daddy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, on the run, family relations, track down, danger, gang, bounty hunter, family problems, graphic violence, death of brother, chase, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 2K
600 Miles (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: cartel, on the run, crimes, escapades, on the road, arms dealing, government agency, criminal, border, desert, gang, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, arizona, latin america, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
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Enforcement (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The exact details of what took place while Talib Ben Hassi was in police custody remain unclear. Police officers, Jens and Mike, are on routine patrol in Svalegården's ghetto when news of Talib's death comes in over the radio, igniting ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: police partner, police officer, patrol, criminal gang, struggle for survival, gang, urban ghetto, showdown, crimes, partners, riot, trapped ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 315
Canal Street (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: thought provoking, exciting, suspense, rough, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, society, murder, rivalry, crimes, death, hopes, parents and children, vengeance, violence, friendship, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 119
Voyoucratie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Voyoucratie is FGKO’s new film project. It’s a dramatic fiction about a young gangster’s chaotic path into life crushed by a criminal universe that he can’t escape from. It’s also about a frozen portrait of a youth trapped by a system that ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father son relationship, drug dealer, swashbuckler, police, murder, money, heist, chase, family relations, going straight, society, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, family life, family in danger, dysfunctional family, stalking, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%