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Bonded by Blood (2010)
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Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared criminals in the south of England, maintaining the hold on their empire with fear and violence until their untimely death.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rivalry, rise and fall, betrayal, vengeance, drug dealing, ambition, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, violence, organized crime, violent, woman urinating, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, mass murder, evil man, deadly, profanity, blood, crime
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Bonded by Blood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang and vengeance mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bonded by Blood: Essex Boys (2000), The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013), The Big I Am (2010), Top Dog (2014), Shiner (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, crimes, police, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the Essex Boys gang - the drugs, the violence and, of course, the murders. The real story is the most shocking of all.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, murder, drug dealing, gang, police investigation, fighting crime, rise and fall, who done it, law enforcement, police, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, 20th century ...
Place: england, amsterdam, united kingdom, netherlands
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, rise and fall, strong violent content, ambition, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, downfall, crimes, gang, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, boxing, vengeance, gang, athlete's life, ambition, down on your luck, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, promoter, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, murder, parents and children, vengeance, family relations, prostitute, gangsters, tragic love, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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57%
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The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, betrayal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, brother brother relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, survival, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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56%
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Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: intense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, gang, crimes, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, prison, violence, revenge, gang war, leadership ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, crimes, rivalry, society, ambition, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, frame up, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: atmospheric, dark, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, murder, vengeance, gangsters, gang, police investigation, investigation, police corruption, best friends, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, connecticut, massachusetts, new jersey ...
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51%
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Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, bad cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Real Gangsters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family business, rise and fall, family relations, rivalry, unfulfillment, ambition, organized crime, criminal, society, ego clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, criminal heroes, murder, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
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48%
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Election 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Simon Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Louis Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, crimes, election, ambition, rivalry, henchman, dishonesty, rules and policies, criminal heroes, crime boss, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, gang, mafia, crimes, best friends, betrayal, master criminal, police corruption, vengeance, tragic hero, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
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47%
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Face (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of ...
Style: political, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, gangsters, crimes, betrayal, suspicion, socialist, career criminal, robbery, christmas, money, bully ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Born to Be King (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Triad member Chicken is designated by Taiwan's San Luen Gang to marry Nanako, the daughter of the fifth generation leader of the Yamada Gang in Japan. Later, the leader of the triad group gets murdered. Actually, all the San Luen Gang members ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, master criminal, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, mafia, wedding, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, taiwan, china
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46%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitman, gunfight, organized crime, serial killer, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, marijuana, crimes, loss of partner, car chase, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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B.U.S.T.E.D (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, strong violent content, friends, drug dealing, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, criminal's revenge, hopes, going straight, abduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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46%
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, diamond, gangsters, murder, warden, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, mafia, gangsters, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, medieval, love triangle, heroic bloodshed, graphic violence, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, prison, vengeance, violence spree, confined, haunted by the past, gang, murder, crimes, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
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Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, thief, vengeance, murder, gangsters, dishonesty, theft, heist, nightclub, corrupt cop, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, social decay, gang leader, rivalry, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, sibling rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, violence, mafia, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
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36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, police, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
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Black's Game (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mid to late 90's, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, violence, crimes, psychopath, police corruption, orgy, drug dealer, male nudity, corrupt law enforcer, new year's eve, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe, reykjavik iceland
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42%
 5.5
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Shooters (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gilly comes out of prison after serving a six year stretch and decides that he will now turn his life around and go straight. But when he returns to his South London home and visits his old colleague J, in hope of obtaining his share of the proceeds ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, going straight, addiction, drug dealing, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, criminal heroes, drug abuse, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%