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Sneaky Pete (2015)
 8.2
 20K
Sneaky Pete (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, “reuniting” with Pete’s estranged family, a colorful, dysfunctional group that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he’s trying to escape - and, just maybe, give him a taste of the loving family he’s never had.
Style: captivating, melancholic, ironic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: escapades, gambling, family relations, greed, dishonesty, thief, friendship, investigation, family problems, adaptation, crimes, danger, male nudity
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and captivating films and TV series with plots about crimes, danger, crime, family relations, law enforcement, dishonesty and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sneaky Pete: Better Call Saul (2015), Secrets and Lies (2015), Animal Kingdom (2016), Shades of Blue (2016), Seven Seconds (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, stylized, witty, captivating ...
Plot: workplace situations, dishonesty, lawyer, family relations, moral dilemma, hotshot lawyer, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship, cons and scams, legal, private investigator, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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100%
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, who done it, law enforcement, life turned upside down, family relations, child killer, disorder, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 8.2
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Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, dysfunctional family, escapades, heist, crime family, drugs/alcohol, outlaw, brother brother relationship, friendship, gay brother, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, police detective, police corruption, dirty cop, law enforcement, fbi, police investigation, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 10K
Seven Seconds (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tensions run high between African American citizens and Caucasian cops in Jersey City when a teenage African American boy is critically injured by a cop.
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: murder investigation, court, justice, murder, gangs, society, dirty cop, teenager, police corruption, circumstantial evidence, danger, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, special agents, danger, crimes, navy, partners, state affairs, undercover, military, investigation, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 27K
Blue Bloods (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan is the New York Police Commissioner and heads both the police force and the Reagan brood. He runs his department as diplomatically as he runs ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police chief, law enforcement, family life, crimes, family relations, police brutality, police detective, price of justice, family tradition, district attorney, police protagonist, female detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
 7K
Outsiders (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: off the grid, sheriff, lifestyle, society, crimes, friendship, hand to hand combat, life is a bitch, adaptation, brutality, gunfight, outsider ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely criminals, intrigue, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, death of husband, family relations, parents and children, organized crime, single mother, suburbs, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.3
 7K
Tin Star (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Jim Worth, an expat British police officer starting a new life with his family as police chief in Little Big Bear, an idyllic town near the Rocky Mountains. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge motive, rocky mountains, family relations, justice, danger, life is a bitch, death, small town sheriff, threat, crimes, murder, abduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 4K
Trust (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the twentieth century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, rough
Plot: wealthy family, kidnapping, mafia, danger, greed, investigation, family relations, rescue, dishonesty, runaway, hopes, society ...
Time: year 1973
Place: italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 15K
Barry (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, captivating, dark humor, suspense, ironic
Plot: hitman, mentor, police investigation, danger, murder, friends, shooting, crimes, adaptation, culture clash, ambition, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 3K
Kidnapped (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Kidnapped is an American television drama series from Sony Pictures Television which aired on NBC from September 20, 2006, to August 11, 2007. The series returned on Universal HD in 2008.
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, crime, confined, missing person, crimes, danger, hopes, hostages, private detective, special agents, law enforcement, ransom ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Queen of the South (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: drug cartel, crimes, danger, drugs/alcohol, shooting, weapons, twists & turns, adaptation, runaway, adventure, cartel, vengeance ...
Place: mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
American Crime (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: An anthology drama focusing on all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system dealing with crimes committed in America.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: courtroom, interracial relations, racism, crimes, family relations, society, parents and children, murder, legal, tragedy, courtroom drama, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.9
 701
Silver Spoon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Forced to become an apprentice cop, cocky playboy Igor finds he's got a knack for police work. But his job soon takes him down a dark personal path.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, crimes, murder, redemption, betrayal, friendship, colleague colleague relationship, police, revenge, fight scenes, adaptation, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 271
Guns (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A high profile arms dealer comes under increased police scrutiny when his teenage son is implicated in the murder of a senator's father. British expatriate Paul Duguid (Colm Feore) is an international arms dealer accredited by numerous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: arms dealing, crime, urban, crimes, gun, police detective, city life, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crime, special agents, investigation, fbi, crimes, law enforcement, government agency, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 62K
Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, clever, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, blackmail, power relations, family problems, hollywood, identity crisis, family secret, teamwork, intrigue, businessman, millionaire, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 519
The Protector (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Gloria Sheppard is an intuitive LAPD homicide detective who juggles her demanding personal and professional lives while raising two sons with the help of her troubled younger brother, Davey.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: single mother, lapd, homicide detective, police detective, single parent, family relations, relationship vs career, crimes, law enforcement, police, female protagonist, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
It Takes a Thief (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for two and a half seasons between January 9, 1968, and March 24, 1970. It starred veteran movie actor Robert Wagner in his television debut as sophisticated thief ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: espionage, government agency, crime, crimes, adventure, government agent, secret agents, danger, dishonesty, escapades, undercover, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 37K
Alcatraz (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, time travel, alcatraz, island, disappearance, police investigation, manhunt, prison life, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 13K
Body of Proof (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011 to May 28, 2013 and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was created by Chris Murphey and produced by ABC Studios. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: forensics, bodies, investigation, relationship vs career, ambitious, law enforcement, prodigy, suspicion, crimes, workplace situations, unconventional method, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Against the Wall (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Against the Wall is an American police drama television series created by Annie Brunner. The series starred Rachael Carpani as Abby Kowalski, a police detective who recently joined the Internal Affairs division of the Chicago Police Department. The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: policewoman, siblings relations, law enforcement, family relations, parents and children, singleness, relationship vs career, family life, ambition, crimes, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
King & Maxwell (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell aren't your typical pair of private investigators. As discredited Secret Service agents, their unique skills often give them a leg up on suspects and conventional law enforcement. He's charming and always one ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, secret service, fbi, crime, partners against crime, private investigator, detective agency, intrigue, investigation, crimes, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Low Winter Sun (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series developed by Chris Mundy, starring Mark Strong and Lennie James. The series premiered on August 11, 2013, on AMC, with the first season consisting of ten episodes. It is based upon the 2006 ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: police detective, vengeance, crime, murder, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, corrupt law enforcer, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 9.2
 658K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, prodigy, mind game, partners, crime, mastermind, friendship, riddles and clues, british, intelligence, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.4
 48K
Billions (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, suspense, twists and turns, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, dialogue, money, friendship, stock exchange, district attorney, husband wife relationship, family relations, investor, dishonesty, life philosophy, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.4
 28K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, loner, riddles and clues, murder trial, danger, murder, determination, coworker, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 24K
Las Vegas (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Las Vegas is an American television series broadcast by NBC from September 22, 2003 to February 15, 2008. The show focuses on a team of people working at the fictional Montecito Resort & Casino dealing with issues that arise within the working ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, gambling, cons and scams, dishonesty, cheating, workplace, buddies, team, boss and employee, parents and children, businessman, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%