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Legatee (2012)
 2.6
 1K
Legatee (2012)
Original name: Бригада: Наследник
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ivan is a typical modern young man of 18. His father disappeared 10 years ago. Trying to shake off the pursuing enemies of their father, Belov's wife and daughter changed their names and settled in the United States. But Alexander Belov's blood still runs in Ivan's veins. He wants to prove his financial independence to his mother and gets involved in a dubious stock market speculation. The operation fails and Ivan and his friends are faced with a huge debt. To solve this problem Ivan heads to Russia in order to try selling a small part of his father's multi-million heritage, but keeps this venture a secret from his mother. His friends Phil, Sydney and Kelly join him in this undertaking. The new rescue plan turned out to be even more dangerous than the prior speculative venture. The main characters get into areal maelstrom of betrayals, pursuits, family secrets and their disclosures and showdowns with both the mob and the Russian secret services...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, master criminal, daring rescue, forced into action, crimes, family relations, chase, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, hidden identity, woman in danger, youth, parents and children, graphic violence, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, car chase
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, graphic violence and rivalry mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Legatee: Dead Drop (2013), Open City (2008), Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013), The Big Swindle (2004), Inside Out (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, undercover, crimes, tough heroes, working undercover, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, car chase, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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 6.3
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Open City (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police detective, rescue, femme fatale, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, redemption, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Bobby goes back to the mob connected streets. When forced to make a life altering decision the truth is revealed that he was too blind to see.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, starting over, gang, gangsters, parents and children, betrayal, rivalry, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got and elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in history that'll make any thief have a wet ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, bank robbery, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Inside Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the last thirteen years AJ (Triple H) has been behind bars, convicted of manslaughter for killing a man who intended to kill his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport). Now released, AJ wants nothing more than to start a small business and live a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, danger, chases and races, starting over, daring rescue, hopes, woman in danger, forced into action, heroes, crimes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 16K
Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 3K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, danger, rescue, chase, crimes, witnessing a crime, wilderness, siblings relations, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 740
Silent Partner (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gordon Patrick, a young CIA analyst is assigned to investigate the mysterious death of a major Russian political figure.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Plot: politics, cia, undercover, investigation, state affairs, law enforcement, crimes, femme fatale, political corruption, deadly, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 3.1
 355
Deep Gold 3D (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amy Sanchez (Bebe Pham) is a champion free diver who breaks a crucial free diving record. Her boyfriend, Tony dela Cruz (Jack Prinya), an Air Force Pilot, mysteriously disappears along with his plane that carries gold worth millions of dollars that ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 2K
Live! (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Early autumn, godforsaken Russian countryside. A local hunter Michail witnesses a skirmish in the middle of the forest - three men want to kill the forth, Andrey. Kind-hearted Michail helps Andrey escape and together they run from the villains who ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: moral dilemma, danger, rescue, crimes, criminal heroes, on the run, odd couple, chase, pursuit, hunter, forest, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Johan Falk: Leo Gaut (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car explodes outside a primary school where GSI's Chief Patrick Agrell has just left his children.The event reconnects Johan Falk to Leo Gaut, a former criminal restaurant owner Johan put behind bars a decade ago.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, chase, danger, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Country: USA
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 2.4
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Duration: 94 min.
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Assassins Tale (2013)
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Bullett Raja (2013)
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 427
Suicide (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A failed businessman must kill himself to pay off a loan shark or his family will die, but a detective discovers the case turns on a shocking secret.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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New Town Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, stylized, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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53%
 5.2
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Hitman's Run (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former mob hitman, now in witness protection, is forced to come out of retirement when his family is threatened by his cohorts. He teams up with a skateboarding kid, who has a computer disk that the mob wants to get their hands on that has a list ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, disturbing ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 3K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 3.0
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
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Firetrap (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt fails; when he enters in cop uniform during an emergency board ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, heist, murder, undercover, burned alive, crime gone awry, danger, rivalry, frame up, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 595
Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, witnessing a crime, youth, police corruption, crimes, danger, race against time, hunt down, law enforcement, young heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, psycho killer, chase, murder, investigation, crimes, on the run, police investigation, woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%