Movies like Widows

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Widows (2018)
 6.9
 93K
Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, bleak, twists and turns, bloody, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: girl gang, domestic violence, murder of husband, criminal, violence, brutality, pursuit, chase, debt, murder, danger, female criminal, widow, heist, money, politics, betrayal, politician, revenge, outlaw, moral ambiguity, racism, hate, escapades, crime gone awry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, xian

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Most similar movies to Widows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out neo noir, suspense, surprise ending and tense films with plots about violence, death, betrayal, shot to death, murder, blood and gun mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Widows: Live by Night (2016), Den of Thieves (2018), Death Wish (2018), Proud Mary (2018), Baby Driver (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: neo noir, bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, debt, blackmail, crime gone awry, jewelry store, crime, crimes, greed, family problems, deception, plan gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 55K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 102K
Den of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, tough guy, fbi, divorce, deception, car chase, police, chase, machismo, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 69K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, dark hero, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, criminal, police, death of wife, justice, moral dilemma, betrayal, danger, murder investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.0
 10K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, car chase, revenge, brutality, betrayal, murder, gangster, little boy, guilt, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
 481K
Baby Driver (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Style: twists and turns, stylized, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: getaway driver, car chase, bank robbery, heist, cars, on the run, robbery, sign language, armed robbery, crime boss, romance, female thief ...
Time: year 1998, 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: atlanta, atlanta georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal, hitman, bandit, crimes, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, murder, poker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 51K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, factual, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, police brutality, tragic event, rescue, friendship, death, rebellion, justice, injustice, chaos, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
Place: detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: cynical, talky, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, drug cartel, drug traffic, drug dealing, greed, danger, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crimes, crime, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, chicago illinois, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 72K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, deception, infidelity, crimes, danger, extramarital affair, family in danger, disorder, rape, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.5
 1.2M
The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: captivating, twist ending, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, mole, police, working undercover, undercover cop, crime, mind game, undercover, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, china, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 202K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, interracial sex, drug dealing, drug addiction, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.2
 86K
Harry Brown (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, gang, loneliness, investigation, widower, crimes, vengeance, loss of friend, incompetent police, deadly, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 29K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, coma, murder, danger, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1983, year 1990, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 13K
Point Blank (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse is forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, brutal, remake of french film ...
Plot: ambulance, escape, deception, conspiracy, paranoia, organized crime, violence, betrayal, criminal, gang, pregnant woman, hospital ...
Time: 2010s
Place: cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 51K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: hotel, nurse, survival, female killer, organized crime, crime boss, mysterious woman, top secret, murder, mob boss, chase, strong female character ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 18K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, hitman, danger, obsession, court, trial, legal, single parent, legal action, court case, blackmail, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 270K
Panic Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul ...
Style: tense, neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: home invasion, thief, confinement indoors, claustrophobia, psycho, trapped, millionaire, disorder, danger, child in peril, burglar, cat and mouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 8.2
 611K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, bank robbery, gunfight, robbery, police detective, crimes, group of criminals, thief, crime, one last job, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 62K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: vigilante, one woman army, loss of child, drug cartel, justice, corruption, female martial artist, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female protagonist, revenge killing ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s, year 2017
Place: los angeles, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.1
 643K
Prisoners (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, police investigation, missing child, brutality, crime, vigilantism, disappearance, child abduction, torture, vigilante, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 22K
Dark Blue (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police corruption, rookie, police investigation, crimes, fighting the system, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, testimony, crime and punishment, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
All Things To All Men (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: corruption, crimes, rivals, cons and scams, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crime boss, criminal, danger, police, hunt down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.3
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Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, betrayal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, violence, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 31K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, danger, brutality, murder, police, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 3K
B. Monkey (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, neo noir, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, heist, robbery, jazz club, thief, crimes, crime, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: london, england, paris france, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 41K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 7K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, police, arrest, driving, corruption, cocaine, escape, jewelry, fight, car chase, party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, montenegro, hong kong, texas, birmingham alabama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hell or High Water (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, realistic, cerebral, intense ...
Plot: bank robbery, brother, gunfight, bank robber, criminal, desperation, heist, robbery, stolen money, redemption, peril, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, police ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%