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The PyraMMMid (2011)
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The PyraMMMid (2011)
Original name: ПираМММида
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russia, early 90s. A fictional story inspired by financier Sergey Mavrodi, his securities company "MMM", and the pyramid scheme he ran that left upwards of fifteen million investors with nothing when it crashed.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, crimes, rise and fall, downfall, cons and scams, corporate crimes, intrigue, political corruption, dishonesty, rivalry, money, society, unfulfillment, cheating
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, ambition, rise and fall and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The PyraMMMid: Tycoon: A New Russian (2002), Americons (2015), The Wee Man (2013), After the Fall (2014), Top Dog (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tycoon: A New Russian (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest man in Russia, having sacrificed his friends to get to the ...
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Time: contemporary
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Americons (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
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Place: scotland
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Top Dog (2014)
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Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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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 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Place: europe, england
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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The Bull (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1990s. Empty shelves in the shops, an economic abyss and criminal dramas that unfold literally at every corner. The young leader of a criminal gang Anton Bykov, with the nickname “Bull”, must make money in whatever way to provide for his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Portugal, Brazil
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Style: serious, rough, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, clever, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Shooting Gallery (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 138 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 2K
Shiner (2000)
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Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 142 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%