Movies like For the Love of Money

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For the Love of Money (2012)
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For the Love of Money (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spanning over two decades, "For the Love of Money" follows the true account of an Israeli immigrant who searches for his piece of the American dream.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ambition, starting over, going straight, crimes, hopes, lifestyle, criminal heroes, profanity, mafia, family relations, crime, graphic violence, female director
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, israel

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Most similar movies to For the Love of Money

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, graphic violence, profanity, gangsters and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like For the Love of Money: The Box (2003), Gotti (2018), Rivals (2008), Broken Horses (2015), Electric Slide (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Box (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-con tries to go straight but also wants to get back money he's owed for the job that put him in prison. He meets a waitress who's also seen her share of trouble and they start up a tenuous relationship. Then there's a murder and ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, going straight, criminal heroes, starting over, lovers on the run, love affair, couples, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, love and romance, hopes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
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Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, profanity, godfather, brutality, cosa nostra, crime, family relations, parents and children, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, new york
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90%
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Rivals (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two rival brothers, one a pimp and the other a cop, and how the former manages to be the family favourite.
Style: serious, tense, neo noir, rough, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, graphic violence, family problems, siblings relations, family in crisis, haunted by the past, crimes, law enforcement, hopes, prison, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, going straight, crimes, siblings relations, small town, deadly, family relations, gangsters, profanity, graphic violence, hopes, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.7
 884
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, chases and races, love and romance, partners, criminal heroes, bank, crimes, escapades, bank robbery, family relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: parole officer, gas station, warden, profanity, escape, gangsters, manhunt, unlikely criminals, starting over, dishonesty, going straight, heist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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79%
 5.8
 12K
The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.
Style: serious, sentimental, suspenseful, touching, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, going straight, criminal heroes, heist, family problems, terminal illness, child illness, single parent, parents and children, hopes, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, family relations, strong violent content, crime gone awry, betrayal, disorder, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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72%
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 693
Five Thirteen (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, going straight, hopes, crimes, family relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, false accusation, release from prison, life is a bitch, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 436
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 american, irish mob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rise and fall, rivalry, drug dealing, ambition, partners, deadly, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, moral dilemma, introspection, police corruption, starting over, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: on the run, danger, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, redemption, murder, witness protection, violence, woman in danger, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the 90's, In Rio de Janeiro, the middle-class João Guilherme Estrella is introduced to the world of drugs consuming maconha and cocaine first and later becoming a drug-dealer with many connections inclusive in Europe. However, he spends all ...
Style: stylized, rough, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, couple relations, addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, partners, drug dealing, ambition, drug abuse, starting over, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america, venice, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: lone wolves, gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, profanity, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the city of 9 Million people everyone is engulfed in the everyday rat race chasing that almighty dollar. This movie tells the story of one of its own 'Carter Blanche'. Carter has staked his claim to the American dream. But history ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, rivalry, crimes, drug dealing, urban ghetto, ambition, betrayal, starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, african american, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crimes, murder, stripper, henchman, deception, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangster, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.8
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A Broken Code (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers, Carmelo and Gino, are raised by their mob boss grandfather Salvatore Gianni. After the murder of their grandfather the two must join forces to track down the killer. No one is ruled out as a suspect, including one of the family. How ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, track down, drug abuse, murder, deadly, crimes, crime family, organized crime, crime boss, mafia, mob boss, cosa nostra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 3K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, controversial ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, betrayal, dishonesty, assassination, deadly, hitman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, gunfight, kickboxing, urban ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Called "the longest running con in FBI history," Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, the man that people knew as "Clark Rockefeller" had brilliantly impersonated numerous people, ranging from a talk show host to a Pentagon Advisor ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: cons and scams, criminal heroes, hidden identity, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, track down, disorder, love and romance, impersonation, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 753
Counterpunch (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: athlete's life, one more chance, rivalry, ambition, starting over, lifestyle, hopes, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, power relations, boxing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family business, rivalry, rise and fall, family relations, unfulfillment, ambition, danger, organized crime, criminal, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Godmoney (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A streetwise young man leaves his sordid past behind, moving from New York to the Los Angeles suburbs to start a simple, honest life. When he meets a small-time drug dealer with insatiable ambition, his past returns to haunt him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: crimes, hopes, crime, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, youth, drug dealing, going straight, addiction, bus, city life, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, los angeles, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, uncover truth, track down, small town, dishonesty, crimes, police shootout, profanity, graphic violence, chases and races, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 20K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, family problems, family reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, honest law enforcer, police detective, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
American Heart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, rough, sincere ...
Plot: father son relationship, starting over, going straight, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, human nature, hopes, society, prisoner, ex convict, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, alaska, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 833
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, crimes, danger, law enforcement, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, hopes, starting over, gang, revenge, tough heroes, family relations, parents and children, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, hitman, murder, ambition, criminal heroes, going straight, undercover, master criminal, gang, rivalry, downfall, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%