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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, crimes, ambition, rise and fall, intrigue, society, political corruption, dishonesty, downfall, rivalry, unfulfillment, cons and scams, corporate crimes, money
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia

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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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Plot: rise to the top, betrayal, dishonesty, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, society, politics, assassination, rise and fall, deadly, campaign ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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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: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, downfall, drugs/alcohol, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, blind ambition, rivalry, ambition, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Americons (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A broken down collegiate football hero gets a shot at stardom during the eleventh hour of LA's nihilistic sub-prime mortgage boom.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, dishonesty, crime, cons and scams, corporate crimes, real estate agent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: politics, political unrest, deadly, dishonesty, murder, political corruption, society, manipulations, state affairs, crimes, government, corruption
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Unscrupulous Ones (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: thought provoking, tense, clever, serious, realistic
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
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Young and Dangerous: Portland Street Blues (1998)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.0
 879
9 mm (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
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33%
 5.1
 801
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Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Rogue Trader (1999)
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Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.9
 516
The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 93
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An American Affair (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
 174
Miami Hustle (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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