Movies like The Guvnors

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The Guvnors (2014)
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The Guvnors (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Guvnors is a violent thriller set amongst the clans and firms of South East London, bringing two generations together in brutal conflict.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense, rough
Plot: crimes, gang, rivalry, gangsters, ego clash, criminal's revenge, youth, graphic violence, violence, danger, society, friendship, death, vengeance, crime, criminal heroes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to The Guvnors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, murder, graphic violence, deadly and crime mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Guvnors: The Heavy (2009), The Devil's Dominoes (2008), Liars All (2013), Hard Boiled Sweets (2012), Pimp (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Heavy (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry turned into betrayal between two brothers. One a prime candidate for Prime Minister, the other a henchman for a successful, yet shady businessman. Presented with an opportunity to take revenge against his brother, our anti-hero must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, betrayal, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, sibling rivalry, violence, family relations, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, heist, rivalry, money, cons and scams, pimp, danger, mob boss, escapades, murder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 3.0
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Pimp (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A week in the life of Woody; a Soho pimp, as seen through the eyes of concealed documentary cameras: A week which spirals brutally out of control.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, gangsters, danger, crimes, prostitute, nothing goes right, disorder, drugs/alcohol, profanity, sexual content, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, tunnel, secret place, police, crimes, murder, violence, social misfits, imaginary, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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82%
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Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, couples, infidelity, who done it, crimes, hidden identity, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.9
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Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, deadly, confined, split personality, crimes, kidnapping, killing spree, danger, violence spree, hostages, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Snow in Paradise (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hard-hitting character study that's based on the real story of one man's journey to control his violence through religion. It takes us from the blood soaked East End of London to the world of the Islamic whirling dervishes.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, starting over, life is a bitch, society, religions or cults, urban ghetto life, islam, remorse, best friend, graphic violence, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Piggy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: London, modern day: Joe, a mild mannered young man is bored by his life. When his beloved brother is murdered Joe finds solace in Piggy, one of his brother's old friends. Piggy helps Joe to cope with grief, intent on saving him and helping him ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, deadly, vigilante, violence, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, urban, graphic violence, brother brother relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Suspension of Disbelief (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Martin is a screenwriter, who finds himself in one of his own plays: A young woman is found dead in the Thames and no one really knows, what has happened to her.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, artists and showbiz, crimes, writer's life, danger, missing person, uncover truth, sex scene, disappearance, writers, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto life, crimes, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, criminal heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.5
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Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal, ex convict, revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
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I Against I (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Focusing on the timeless themes of jealousy, murder and betrayal, 'I Against I' is set over one night and utilises different time lines to reveal a dark and unexpected conclusion to a simple mystery premise. The main protagonists, opposite ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, deadly, betrayal, survival, rivalry, danger, trapped, murder, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.8
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The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.3
 666
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, danger, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, starting over, chase, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
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67%
 3.6
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Four Assassins (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four assassins meet in a hotel suite to resolve unfinished business. A tense drama set in the cosmopolitan world of Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, hotel, deadly, danger, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, graphic violence, indoor, urban, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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66%
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Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, danger, confined, couples, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, new house, escapades, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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66%
 5.4
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White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, danger, life turned upside down, vengeance, loss of partner, family relations, murder, crimes, family in danger, disorder, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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65%
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 876
The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: danger, farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Parallel Life (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Kin Suk-hyun is Korea’s youngest appointed criminal court head judge, very famous for his rational rulings. It is before his court that the case of distinguished mathematics professor Sohn Ki-chul’s murder of his wife is presented. While ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, graphic violence, crimes, law enforcement, judge, deja vu, husband wife relationship, murder, threat to kill ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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64%
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Ablations (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Business trips are trapped by multiple temptations, such as a well stocked hotel bar. But this time salesman Pastor might have overdone it a bit. He wakes up in the middle of a field without any memory at all of how he got there. Even stranger is ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: memory loss, vengeance, track down, crimes, rivalry, escapades, surgeon, hospital, uncover truth, murder, danger, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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63%
Brotherhood of Tears (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel Chevalier, 45 years old, is an ex-policeman. Unemployed, lonely and depressed,he lives like a ghost and hardly takes care of his only teenage child Juliette. One day, by pure chance, he finds a suspicious but extremely well paid job: his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: danger, crimes, gangsters, secret, money problems, delivery, mission gone awry, financial problem, delivery man, workplace situations, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Iceland, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A former sailor who has served prison sentences for alcohol smuggling fights to keep his family afloat. He is offered pay for a last tour of cargo between Reykjavik and Rotterdam. He agrees, in the hope to get out of debt, but unexpected events ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, down on your luck, delivery, cargo ship, smuggling, danger, escapades, security guard, rivalry, financial problem, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, iceland, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Good Day for It (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man forced to abandon his wife and daughter years earlier must risk his life to settle an old score and reunite his family.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family in danger, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, reunion, homecoming, forced into action, gang, small town, parents and children, save the day, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Deliver Us from Evil (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In search of a new lifestyle, Johannes and his wife Pernille leave the city and move with their two children to Johannes’ childhood town in the country. When Johannes’ drunken brother Lars accidently runs over Anna, a local, and plants false ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, xenophobia, rivalry, false accusation, human nature, social relations, small town, vengeance, immigrants, countryside, social differences, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, vengeance, rivalry, casino, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, haunted by the past, destiny, gang, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%