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Americons (2015)
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Americons (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: corporate crimes, ambition, rise and fall, dishonesty, cons and scams, real estate agent, crimes, crime, journey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, ambition and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Americons: The PyraMMMid (2011), Wisegal (2008), VIPs (2010), Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (2010), The Closed Circuit (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The PyraMMMid (2011)
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: serious, tense, realistic, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, cons and scams, downfall, rise and fall, corporate crimes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, political corruption, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
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95%
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Wisegal (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a captain in a Brooklyn crime family.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mysterious character, dishonesty, criminal heroes, fall in love, crimes, parents and children, mind game, love affair, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime family, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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86%
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VIPs (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A human look on the life of one of the biggest frauds in the world happened by important people in Brazil.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: cons and scams, escapades, dishonesty, ambition, crimes, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, society, mistaken identity, hidden identity, celebrity culture, forgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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
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74%
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The Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in the Tricity in 2003, ten years after the end of communism in Poland. The plot, apparently based on the real-life experiences of Kraków businessmen Lech Jerzorny and Paweł Rey, is about three young, talented businessmen who open ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, cons and scams, political corruption, corporate crimes, dishonesty, rise and fall, frame up, uncover truth, injustice, legal investigation, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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72%
The Rise & Fall of a White Collar Hooligan (2012)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Casual football hooligan Mike Jacobs is going nowhere in life when he meets old friend Eddie Hill at a football match that turns nasty off the pitch. Under Eddie’s tutelage he soon finds himself inducted into the world of credit card fraud, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, cons and scams, gang, buddies, lifestyle, crimes, dishonesty, friends, crime, hoodlum, credit card fraud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Identity Theft (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie is rated 14+ because it includes: -Sexual content and Nudity, by this it only shows kisses between the two main characters and ways of showing affection like hugging, ect. It also shows women in no such lingere, nor men. All characters ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, impersonation, identity theft, female stalker, crime, criminal heroes, secretary, doppelganger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, life turned upside down, rivalry, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, heist, criminal heroes, crime, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, crime, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Brittany Murphy Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A look at Brittany Murphy's rise to Hollywood fame in the 1990s, her struggles with celebrity and self-esteem, and her mysterious death in 2009 at the age of 32.
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, rising to stardom, actor's life, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, parents and children
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, police corruption, disorder, urban ghetto, law enforcement, friendship, danger, rivalry, profanity, sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Chameleon (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The amazing true story of Frédéric Bourdin, who after having plundered all the centers for runaway minors and deliquents in Europe, even thought he has come of age, now passes himself off as Nicholas Barclay, a 13-year-old American who had ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: fbi, mystery, uncover truth, cons and scams, hidden identity, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, family life, sibling relationship, impostor, missing son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Winning Streak (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Winning Streak is the astonishing story of a group of young down-and-outs who are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; to change their luck and set off on the adventure of their lives. Thanks to an infallible method based on the roulette ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, gambling, master criminal, casino, dishonesty, love triangle, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, crime, change of luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wizard of Lies (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A look behind the scenes at Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme, how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff's family.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: scam, financier, cheating, stock exchange, corporate crimes, corporate world, success, businessman, workplace, wall street, lawyer, ambition ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fatal Honeymoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Fatal Honeymoon tells the shocking story and controversy surrounding a newlywed who tragically dies on her dream honeymoon and the subsequent investigation as to whether or not her husband was guilty of killing her.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, uncover truth, couple relations, crimes, law enforcement, woman in danger, couples, danger, crime, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, religions or cults, escapades, mystery, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, danger, collision, graphic violence, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, crimes, drug dealing, ambition, undercover, police officer, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, crime, right hand man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 7K
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: hitman, assassination, conspiracy, crimes, gang, proposal, cons and scams, dishonesty, politics, gangsters, bollywood, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, drug dealing, family life, social decay, urban ghetto life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, buddies, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, rivalry, on the run, danger, police corruption, special agents, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love affair, cons and scams, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
Dead in 5 Heartbeats (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adapted from the successful novel, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, by Ralph "Sonny" Barger with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. The story follows the Infidelz MC's former President, Patch Kinkade, who has left his personal demons behind for the calm ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle race, gang, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, tough heroes, social relations, motorcycle chase, dishonesty, danger, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, friends, race against time, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, get rich quick scheme, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, crimes, reunion, contests and competitions, dishonesty, rivalry, ambition, underground fighting, fight, wrestler, gambling, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rivalry, gang war, financial problem, right hand man, murder, ambition, director, debt, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amanzio Rastelli appointed several of his relations to managerial positions in his firm. They decided to think internationally and now business is heavily in debt. Luckily for the Rastellis, Bolta the accountant uses all the tricks of his art to ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: ambition, family business, bribery, dishonesty, rise and fall, legal, unfulfillment, bankruptcy, family relations, stock broker, corporate crimes, working the system ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 12
Coast Mafia (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shin, a good family friend and business partner of the DeLeon family, assumes his role as head of the Coast Mafia.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, family business, murder, money, crime, gangster, mob
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 257
The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, murder, mother son relationship, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gang, family relations, parents and children, society, love and romance, danger, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%