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The Kitchen (2019)
 5.5
 19K
The Kitchen (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Irish mob story set in 1970s Hell's Kitchen. After the mobsters are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place — and do as good of a job, if not better.
Style: cynical, tense, captivating, suspense, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, armed robbery, gangster, friendship, mafia, courtroom, shooting, jeweler, extortion, irish mob, female protagonist, boss, crimes, gambling, female director, prison, henchman, bandit, prostitute, money, gang, violence, assassin, hotel ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, year 1978
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out neo noir, suspense, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about gangsters, murder, violence, blood splatter, gun, gangster and shot in the chest mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Kitchen: SuperFly (2018), Slaughter (1972), The Irishman (2019), Trouble Man (1972), The Informer (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, police, arrest, driving, corruption, cocaine, escape, jewelry, fight, car chase, party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, montenegro, hong kong, texas, birmingham alabama ...
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 6.0
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Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, profanity, gangsters, heroes, tough heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
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The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: mafia, italian mafia, labor union, hitman, organized crime, life, murder, high society, killer as protagonist, father daughter relationship, mob hit, arrest ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: chicago illinois, philadelphia, pennsylvania, detroit, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 1K
Trouble Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, gang, private detective, billiards, police, gambling, crime, dishonesty, lone wolves, society, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.6
 31K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, danger, brutality, murder, police, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 12K
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, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, rise and fall, gang, organized crime, street life, cocaine, profanity, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, tense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: drug lord, vengeance, murder, car chase, police shootout, accidental killing, attempted murder, foot chase, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, police ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, danger, murder, vigilantism, exploitation, revenge, vigilante, flamethrower, urban, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.9
 10K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, drug traffic, drug trafficking, organized crime, racial slur, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s, year 1992, year 1972
Place: cleveland ohio, los angeles, ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 22K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover, gangsters, crimes, crime, working undercover, undercover agent, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, tense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal, hitman, bandit, crimes, gambling, mafia, criminal heroes, murder, poker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 166K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, twists and turns, cult film ...
Plot: vengeance, home invasion, martial arts, gangsters, family relations, crimes, midlife crisis, russian mafia, thief, assassin, one against many, retribution ...
Time: 2020s
Place: pentagon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, loneliness, racial slur, hitman, lone wolves, loner, gangsters, code, african american, samurai, friendship, honor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, japan, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 9.2
 1.7M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, greed, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, mob boss, crimes, cosa nostra, lawyer, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 292K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mentor, fbi, organized crime, undercover, crimes, friends, working undercover, investigation, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, heroes, profanity, gunfight, gang violence, fistfight, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 617
Hit! (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A federal agent whose daughter dies of a heroin overdose is determined to destroy the drug ring that supplied her. He recruits various people whose lives have been torn apart by the drug trade and trains them. Then they all leave for France to track ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, police detective, investigation, drug dealing, revenge, daughter, rivalry, injustice, vengeance, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, washington d.c., british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We Own the Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, heroin, law enforcement, gangsters, nightclub, crime, crimes, mafia, siblings relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Blood Father (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: harsh, suspense, stylized, road movie, tense ...
Plot: revenge, protector, gunfight, father daughter relationship, ex convict, drug dealer, parent child relationship, redemption, rescue, teenage girl, gangsters, survival ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: california, new mexico, usa, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 5K
Time to Hunt (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Wanting to leave their dystopian world behind for a faraway paradise, three outlaws plot a money heist — and draw the attention of a vicious killer.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: manhunt, violence, casino, korean, friendship between men, male male relationship, armed robbery, future dystopia, group of friends, escape, rescue, gangsters ...
Time: near future
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 35K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, mastermind, cons and scams, gang, jewelry, money, crimes, crime, blackmail, one last job, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Never Die Alone (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, redemption, murder, interracial relations, gangsters, crime boss, rise and fall, journalism, criminal heroes, ghetto, dishonesty, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
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Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, chase, prostitute, police detective, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, crime, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.1
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, urban ghetto life, gang, coming of age, friendship, murder, crime gone awry, rivalry, ambition, basketball, graphic violence, rap ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 488K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, rough, clever, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, rise and fall, casino, crime, greed, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, fbi, blind ambition, gambling ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, mob boss, gangsters, gang war, organized crime, corruption, irish, assassination attempt, debt collector, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, brooklyn new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 11K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, bandit, crime, crimes, psychopath, rich and poor, interracial relations, gambling, graphic violence, deadly, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 54K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gambling, crimes, bodyguard, tough heroes, crime, casino, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 636
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, crime boss, gangster, swat team, card game, gasoline, street gang, martial artist, stylized violence, machine gun ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 209K
Carlito's Way (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, nightclub, tragic hero, drug dealing, prison, ex convict, drug lord, disco, crime, crimes, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%