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The Gambler (2013)
 7.2
 2K
The Gambler (2013)
Original name: Lošėjas
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: gambling, ambition, life is a bitch, love and romance, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, dishonesty, disorder, workplace, unsupportive coworkers, nothing to lose, loan shark, doctors and patients, workplace situations, ambulance, emergency
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to The Gambler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, disorder, life is a bitch, workplace and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Gambler: Justice (2014), Everything Will Be Fine (2010), Supercapitalist (2012), Fear Me Not (2008), California Scheming (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Justice (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A foul-mouthed woman fights for her soul in the belly of the city. Working for a human trafficking agency controlled by a powerful syndicate, she sees no evil, hears no evil. In a society like ours, you have only two choices—to be a victim or a ...
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: social decay, woman in danger, moral dilemma, rivalry, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, danger, political corruption, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncover truth, dishonesty, chase, disorder, life turned upside down, state affairs, obsession, chases and races, political conspiracy, on the run, hit and run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Supercapitalist (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A maverick New York hedge fund trader with uncanny analytic abilities moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ambition, fish out of water, society, dishonesty, stock broker, culture clash, boss and employee, misfit, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 2K
Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, mental illness, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, death in the family, estrangement, love and romance, midlife crisis, couples, dysfunctional family, losing-it hero, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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California Scheming (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teen seductress pulls three other privileged Malibu kids into her devious scheme, and unforeseen consequences force the group to face their own fears and mortality.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, dishonesty, best friends, dangerous attraction, teenage life, disorder, danger, boy girl relationship, manipulation, profanity, youth, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Perfect Man (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A struggling writer finds a shortcut to fame, but a blackmailer threatens to ruin his perfect life.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: fall in love, desire for fame, writer's life, ambition, hidden identity, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, blackmail, hallucination, dishonesty, love and romance, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 28
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, life turned upside down, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 11K
The Method (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In Madrid seven candidates report for a job interview that uses "the Grönholm method" of selection, as protestors rise up in public protest in the street over the IMF-World Bank Summit attempting globalisation of workers' unions.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: ambition, workplace intrigue, mind game, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace situations, workplace, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Loneliest Planet (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A local guide takes a young couple through a twisted backpacking trip across the Georgian wilderness.
Style: realistic, tense, atmospheric, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, tour guide, traveler, male female relationship, wilderness, mountain, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 5K
Möbius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An FSB officer fall in love with his agent, an American woman who works as a trader in a Russian bank.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: espionage, fall in love, love and romance, intrigue, undercover, dishonesty, money laundering, secret mission, one night stand, financial crisis, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, cote d'azur, moscow russia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 762
Fair Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A company, where manipulation and harassment is a problem between colleagues, decides to organize a canyoning trip for its employees. The building tensions between co-workers might actually explode during this trip.
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, blind ambition, legal, dishonesty, rivalry, rise to the top, workplace situations, boss and employee, wooing, golf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Kate Logan Affair (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young psychologically unstable young police woman named Kate Logan and a married Frenchman find themselves caught up in a dramatic twisted affair.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: lovers on the run, girl stripped down to bra, crimes, disorder, mistaken identity, couples, unlikely couple, mentally unstable, law enforcement, love and romance, dishonesty, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, kidnapping, murder, parents and children, hidden identity, crimes, danger, moral dilemma, investigation, family relations, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 998
Swindled (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then tutelage from Lefty, an aging swindler. After some years of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: cons and scams, crime gone awry, ambition, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, forgery, manipulation, reunion, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
 394
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, couples, danger, gory, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, deception, relationships, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, deadly, workplace, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, social differences, cons and scams, betrayal, society, dishonesty, partners, deadly, blackmail, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, biting, talky ...
Plot: ambition, fighting the system, rise to the top, rise and fall, uncover truth, love and romance, power relations, whistleblower, corporate crimes, boss and employee, rich and poor, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.4
 2K
Finder's Fee (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After finding a wallet in the street tepper calls the owner in order to return it. After making the call he discovers that the lottery ticket inside is a $6 million winner. To add to things his friends are on their way over for their weekly poker ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: lottery, poker, mind game, dishonesty, gambling, cons and scams, crimes, human, lottery ticket, male protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, darts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 156
Proof of Lies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A scientist researches the genetic cause of addictive behavior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, couple relations, woman in danger, danger, conspiracy, infidelity, college dropout, couples, university, inventions and discoveries, mountain bike ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 5K
Simon Killer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A recent college graduate goes to Paris after breaking up with his girlfriend of five years. His life should be open-ended and full of promise, but he can’t shake his feelings of loss. Being a stranger in a strange land only aggravates his ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, neo noir, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, american abroad, fish out of water, college graduate, disorder, lifestyle, misfit, fall in love, mysterious character, blackmail, love and romance, masturbation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 1K
Keeping Rosy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman becomes enraged after being passed over for a promotion at her job.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, workplace, life turned upside down, workplace intrigue, danger, career woman, female protagonist, redemption, accidental killing, self discovery, nothing goes right, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 450
Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: conspiracy, aids, investigation, journalism, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, gambling, rivalry, deadly, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Paradise Cruise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An impossible love story between Yossi, a former IDF soldier, and Dora, a mysterious French photographer visiting Israel, as they both struggle in vain to leave their pasts behind.
Style: non-linear, tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, obsession, couples, couple relations, impossible love, obsessive quest, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, innocence lost, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 1K
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 ⇓
36%
 4.3
 251
Roulette (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When three very different people (Mike Baldwin, Will Haza, Ali Lukowski) from three completely different worlds begin a deadly game of Russian Roulette, they soon discover that their pasts are a trilogy of overlapping events that have brought them ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: russian roulette, suicide, deadly, life is a bitch, mind game, destiny, down on your luck, unreliable narrator, game of death, danger, woman in danger, gun
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 199
Perfidy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Bolivia, USA, Chile
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Perfidia, begins with a heartfelt version of the immortal title track, while the camera records the journey by a route through a snowy landscape and melancholy, the traveler is the enigmatic and silent Gus Chilean Gonzalo Valenzuela, in his first ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: danger, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, hotel, gay interest, minimal dialogue, mysterious man, hitman, murder, dancing, lip synching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 12
White Lie (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young writer has his book stolen by his mentor.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, neo noir
Plot: uncover truth, injustice, betrayal, writer's life, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder, artists and showbiz, writers, theft, gun, hostage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 720
Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, filmmaking, life is a bitch, estrangement, obsession, violence spree, strong violent content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: homecoming, murder, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, vengeance, mother daughter relationship, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%