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The Big I Am (2010)
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, crime, ambition, rise and fall, strong violent content, unfulfillment, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, gang and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Big I Am: Bonded by Blood (2010), Top Dog (2014), Shiner (2000), The Crew (2008), Hyena (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, rise and fall, partners, drug dealing, gangsters, criminal heroes, vengeance, dishonesty, ambition, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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95%
 5.0
 1K
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: downfall, rivalry, ambition, crimes, crime, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, gang, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.9
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: vengeance, ambition, gang, athlete's life, gangsters, dishonesty, down on your luck, crime, rivalry, crimes, boxing, promoter ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 3K
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters, heist, brother brother relationship, crimes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 3K
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, violence, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.0
 924
Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, danger, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, nothing goes right, disorder, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, family business, family relations, ambition, unfulfillment, organized crime, danger, outlaw, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
St George's Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Infamous London gangster cousins, Micky Mannock and Ray Collishaw, are at the top of the food chain, when their world is turned upside down as they lose a shipment of the Russian Mafia's cocaine in rough seas. Set in London, Amsterdam and ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, disorder, diamonds, smuggling, drugs, race against time, criminal heroes, crime, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, amsterdam, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 315
Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: tense, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, drug abuse, gang, deadly, gangsters, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, violence spree, sexual content, crime, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 647
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, gang, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, going straight, rivalry, hopes, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 4K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police, murder, gang, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, ambition, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 798
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 403
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, gangster, irish mob, irish american
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, murder, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 1K
Montana (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the mean streets of London's East End, a former Serbian commando and a fourteen-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, haunted by the past, coming of age, assassin, drugs/alcohol, deadly, gangsters, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 2K
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, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, deadly, vengeance, confined, gang, tough heroes, murder, heroes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, money, cons and scams, pimp, mob boss, danger, murder, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 13K
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: rough, tense, suspenseful, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, gangsters, gang war, violence, crimes, crime, extortion, leadership, psychopath, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 583
Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: gang, crimes, breakup, gangsters, rivalry, moral dilemma, love and romance, danger, murder, master criminal, hitman, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, on the run, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, master criminal, violence, criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 611
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, dishonesty, betrayal, drug dealing, deadly, prostitute, crime, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, confined, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, suspect, crime boss, hotel, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 1K
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, going straight, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, addiction, life is a bitch, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, drug abuse, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Paris Lockdown (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, danger, master criminal, crime, crimes, drugs/alcohol, prison, criminal's revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, debt, director, criminal heroes, rivalry, rise and fall, murder, right hand man, financial problem, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, deadly, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 390
Rockaway (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his old friend Dave, who describes the new forces of crime and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: vengeance, soldier, vigilantism, downfall, police corruption, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal's revenge, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 868
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation, tv show, rivalry, law enforcement, journalism, media, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 2K
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, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, youth, rivalry, life is a bitch, society, criminal heroes, crimes, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 3K
By the Gun (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rising Boston gangster (Ben Barnes) endangers those around him when he starts to make moves without the knowledge of his boss (Harvey Keitel).
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, violence, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gang, revenge, kidnapping, murder, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%