Movies and TV shows like Snowfall

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Snowfall (2017)
 8.0
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Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, cocaine, drugs, drug dealing, ghetto, drug, crime, smuggling, u.s. government, illegal drugs, latinx lead, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, violence, blind ambition, african american, desperation, teenager, cia, politics, conspiracy, united states of america, corruption, neighborhood ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, california, nicaragua, central america, south central los angeles

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Most similar movies to Snowfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, drug dealing, drugs, gangsters, criminal heroes and organized crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Snowfall: Power (2014), Narcos (2015), Weeds (2005), Breaking Bad (2008), The Sopranos (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
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Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: drug dealing, nightclub, nightlife, ambition, money laundering, crimes, organized crime, business venture, double life, success, temptation, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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86%
 8.8
 344K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealing, drug dealer, smuggling, cartel, master criminal, crimes, rise to the top, politics, criminal heroes, cia agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 101K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, profanity, suburbs, single parent, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.5
 1.4M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, serious, psychological ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, crimes, master criminal, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, family problems, teacher, peril, desperation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 9.2
 290K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, family relations, criminal heroes, family life, killings, psychiatrist, crimes, ambition, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 14K
El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, factual, based on true events
Plot: cartel, drug lord, drug dealing, fight for supremacy, danger, business, drug, drugs, netflix
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Snitch Cartel (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The real life story of Andres Lopez Lopez aka "Frecita" during his years involved with the Colombian Cartel aka "Cartel Norte del Valle"
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, ambition, gang, drugs, violence, money ...
Place: colombia, latin america, miami, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cocaine Coast (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: It takes place in the Galicia (Spain) of the 80s, when the fishing sector was transformed and many of the shipowners became indebted. This situation will be favorable for the start of activities such as contraband and drug trafficking.
Style: realistic, intense, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money laundering, drug smuggling, cocaine, drug addiction, drugs, drug use, political corruption, drug dealing, organized crime, gangsters, friendship, drug ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Black Donnellys (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the Donnelly brothers: Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. There is nothing these four Irish brothers wouldn't do to protect each other, and for them that means lying, cheating, stealing and, occasionally, calling the cops. Narrated by wannabe ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, murder, vengeance, mafia, irish, crimes, brother brother relationship, family business, blind ambition, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, moral dilemma, partners against crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, temptation, gangsters, crime, human, united states of america, gangster
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal is a 2012 Colombian television series produced and broadcast on Caracol TV, about the life of Pablo Escobar. It is only available in Spanish. There is a version available with English subtitles.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, organized crime, rise to the top, ambition, master criminal, drug dealing, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, notoriety, cocaine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 1K
Traffik (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
TV show
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, tense, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, smuggling, politics, crimes, crime, price of justice, drug abuse, rules and policies, drug dealer, life is a bitch, fighting the system, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, london, england, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Romanzo Criminale (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, violence, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 3K
Wicked City (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: “Wicked City” follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock ’n’ roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed to solve a serial murder case.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, murder, police detective, crimes, danger, uncover truth, couples, friendship, violence, hollywood ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 10K
Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, profanity, cocaine, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, buddies, crimes, street gang, urban ghetto life, rapper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.2
 11K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, mafia, drug smuggling, italian mafia, drugs, drug dealer, drug cartel, drug trade, drug dealing, drug smuggler, brutality, cartel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 727K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, mafia, cocaine, mob boss, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gunfight, rise and fall, drug cartel, drug abuse, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jake and the Fatman (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jake and the Fatman is a television crime drama starring William Conrad as prosecutor J. L. "Fatman" McCabe and Joe Penny as investigator Jake Styles. The series ran on CBS for five seasons from 1987 to 1992. Diagnosis: Murder was a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, partners against crime, legal investigation, crime, deadly, police investigation, private detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, gang, fighting crime, police investigation, betrayal, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, police corruption, going straight, working undercover, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.4
 57K
Narcos: Mexico (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.
Style: based on true events, captivating, atmospheric, intense, exciting
Plot: drug cartel, marijuana, crimes, business, undercover agent, corruption, cocaine, drug dealing, investigation, heroin, propaganda, mariachi ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Children of Times Square (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.(IMDB)
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, drug dealer, times square manhattan new york city, runaway, juvenile delinquent, urban ghetto, tough heroes, kids in trouble, child in peril, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 241
Road Dogz (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: latinx lead, ex convict, murder, criminal, tragedy, bad guy, robbery, money, ghetto, friend, drug dealer, coming of age ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, crime boss, smuggling, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.7
 13K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, drug dealer, drug dealing, femme fatale, murder, drug abuse, ambition, gang, on the run, danger, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Don II (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: As the elder don dies, his young heir moves into the position. He quickly proves to be as ruthless as he tries to discover who has launched a plot to overthrow his rule and may be infiltrating other families. In a left over plot line, his aunt ...
Style: bleak, stylized, suspenseful, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, family relations, betrayal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, investigation, special agents, crime, intrigue, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 338
Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, poverty, rape victim, youth, juvenile delinquency, society, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, young lovers ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 1K
Fugitives (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four men become fugitives after a failed drug deal, running from north to south of Chile.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, corruption, fighting crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, bolivia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, crimes, ambition, criminal's revenge, gangsters, friends, estrangement, partners, rise and fall, life is a bitch, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new orleans, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
New York Undercover (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the Fox television network from 1994 to 1998. The series stars Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, society, city life, working undercover, police detective, gang, police, violence, black cop, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison, prison life, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, drug dealing, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%