Movies like Raees

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Raees (2017)
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Raees (2017)
Original name: रईस
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Set in the early ’80s and ’90s in Gujarat, India, ‘Raees’ is a fictitious story of a crime lord named Raees, who builds an entire empire from scratch, and a police officer who is determined to bring him down.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: bootlegging, smuggler, organized crime, police officer, corruption, smuggling, prohibition, crimes, criminal, accountant, relationship problems, family problems, financial problem, money problems, marital problem, relationship vs career, love, dancing, gangsters, train, gold, truck, boat, police corruption, arrest ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, criminal, organized crime, gangsters, bandit, police officer and gang mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Raees: Reich (2001), Asura: The City of Madness (2016), Snakehead (2021), Business Man (2012), Milan Palermo - The Return (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Reich (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex and Andre are two hit men who face death and violence every day but also understand the gentleness of love. They would like to start a new life, but their involvement in the criminal underground is too deep. Alex and Andre move about in a world ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: mafia, killer, relationship problems, crimes, love interest, love story, murderer, mafioso, forbidden love, love affair, criminal gang, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Asura: The City of Madness (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city’s corrupt mayor, in this scintillating crime drama from Korean maestro Kim Sung-soo (The Warrior).
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: mayor, prosecutor, police corruption, corruption, gangsters, criminal, crime boss, bandit, organized crime, corrupt official, political corruption, government corruption ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.1
 694
Snakehead (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sister Tse is brought to New York by a Snakehead, a human smuggler. Although she is indebted to the crime family responsible for her transport, her survival instincts help her gain favor with the matriarch, and she rises quickly in the ranks. Soon ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: immigration, organized crime, human trafficking, illegal immigrant, criminal, slave trade, criminal underworld, smuggler, female protagonist, crime boss, smuggling, migration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
 10K
Business Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Surya, a young man, moves to Mumbai hoping to join the underworld. He forms his own gang and starts recruiting criminals and gangsters. Things take a turn when he falls in love with a cop's daughter.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: love interest, organized crime, politician, gangsters, police, police officer killed, criminal, bandit, outlaw gang, tragic love, criminal gang, crimes ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Milan Palermo - The Return (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 11 years in prison, Mafia accountant Turi Arcangelo Leofonte can return to freedom.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: police officer, italian police, mafia, bandit, crimes, partners in crime, criminal, crime boss, criminal underworld, organized crime, mafioso, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Pushpa: The Rise - Part 1 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Pushpa Raj is a coolie who rises in the world of red sandalwood smuggling. Along the way, he doesn’t shy from making an enemy or two.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: rags to riches, smuggling, criminal, crimes, criminal gang, bandit, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.5
 7K
Temper (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Daya, a corrupt police officer, is transferred to Vizag and becomes involved with Walter Vasu, a local crook. When Walter kidnaps Daya's girlfriend, Daya goes to war with Water's criminal empire.
Style: twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: corruption, corrupt official, dirty cop, gangsters, corrupt cop, mistaken identity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, murder, bullying, police officer, gang rape ...
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73%
 5.3
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Z  Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is a story about the biggest financial fraud attempted in Hong Kong, directed at the Government of Hong Kong and involved all 7 million Hong Kong citizens... no one is free from the scheme. Within the four decades of guarding Hong Kong's ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: political corruption, uncover truth, conspiracy, organized crime, political conspiracy, corrupt politician, financial ruin, stolen money, sleuth, political intrigue, corruption, corrupt official ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Honor Thy Father (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A pair of married white-collar swindlers run afoul of their latest victims.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: victim, criminal, relationship problems, family problems, financial problem, crimes, society, money problems, bandit, skinhead, hitman, filipino ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 3K
Cold War II (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Picking up some time after the events in the first movie, Sean Lau is now the Commissioner of Police after the successful rescue operation. However, things turn bad when his wife and daughter are kidnapped. Sean has to seek help from former rival ...
Style: captivating, tense, political thriller
Plot: police corruption, police officer, crime investigation, cold case, police investigation, abduction, crimes, mystery, kidnapped woman, criminal, investigation, police shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 2K
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In South Africa, a young man living with his wife becomes embroiled in an illegal diamond business and with time finds his life changing.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: crimes, criminal, diamonds, money, love and romance, love story, love affair, love interest, partners in crime, tragic love, relationship problems, escort ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They quickly form a partnetship; Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, police, rise to the top, ambition, gang war, police officer, graphic violence, betrayal, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 445
Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, criminal underworld, partners in crime, social problems, prison escape, murderer, father and son, group of criminals, family relations ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.5
 6K
Pudhupettai (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story is set in the backdrop of the slums of Pudhupettai in Chennai, as the title suggests, where a high school kid Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) sees his mom dead after he comes back from watching a movie. His father, the murderer is also planning to ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, cult film
Plot: gang leader, mob hit, gang, politician, rival gang, gangsters, murder, violence, mafia, crime boss, bandit, organized crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 8K
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: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, politics, dishonesty, gang, proposal, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 13K
Kabali (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: oppression, revenge, murder, attempted murder, gangsters, released from prison, frame up, husband wife relationship, husband wife reunion, betrayal, ex convict, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 1K
Trackers (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three story strands are interwoven into a sophisticated action-packed thriller that covers the length and breadth of South Africa, explosively colliding in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organized crime, smuggled diamonds, state ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: terrorism, organized crime, criminal underworld, smuggler, criminal, crimes, crime boss, drug smuggler, breaking the law, smuggling, bandit
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crook: It's Good to Be Bad (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jai Dixit sells pirated DVDs and is caught by his uncle Joseph. His uncle changes his personality and name to Suraj Bhardwaj and sends him to Australia. At the airport he meets Romi Latti, a student on a scholarship to Univeristy College. He also ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: racism, swashbuckler, police corruption, bandit, criminal, corrupt cop, organized crime, murder, runaway, crimes, attempted murder, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.1
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To Paris (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Soviet youngster Alexey communicates with a fellow radiofan from France and makes big plans for his future. His hardworking blue-collar father Ivan is getting ready to join The Communist Party. Everything changes when Ivan's girlfriend is ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: robbery, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, accusation, relationships, male female relationship, criminal, money problems, financial problem, crimes, false accusation, social problems ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.5
 599
Yogi (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Eeshwar Chandra Prasad (Prabhas) is the son of Ram Murthy (Chalapathi Rao) and Shantamma (Sharada Urvashi). Ram Murthy wants his son to do some job. However, Shantamma pampers Eeshwar very much and hence he doesn't want to leave the village. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: leader, bandit, criminal, mother son relationship, life is a bitch, parents and children, battles, organized crime, family relations, crimes, gangsters, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
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Vise (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The film follows Denis, a young aspiring DJ who, although poor, has everything else in his favor: a calling in life as a musician, good friends and a faithful companion. Denis's fall from grace begins with a drug deal, which he agrees to out of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: nightclub, drugs, dj, ambition, musician, criminal, crimes, life is a bitch, direction and purpose, money problems, financial problem, musician's life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug bust, gangsters, murder, police, love, corruption, drug lord, rave party, crimes, group of strangers, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, police corruption, dirty cop, gangsters, criminal heroes, treatment, cons and scams, police department, husband wife relationship, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.1
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Narx (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story. An undercover cop puts his life on the line to fight corruption in his department, while trying to take down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City. No one can be trusted as the body count rises.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: drug dealer, undercover cop, corruption, murder, police, uncover truth, rivalry, society, death, law enforcement, mysterious man, illegal drugs ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
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Trivisa (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is set in Hong Kong before its handover to China in 1997, when the city’s booming economy inadvertently attracts three infamous criminals from Mainland China to cross the border and make their fortune in Hong Kong. Although unknown to one ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: criminal, criminal underworld, mafioso, chinese mafia, teamwork, organized crime, bandit, mafia, gang member, crimes, criminal gang, unlikely criminals ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fatal Blade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: East meets West as the Japanese Yakuza battle drug lords and the LAPD in the streets of Los Angeles...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, hitman, organized crime, katana, japanese mafia, criminal gang, bandit, gang war, criminal underworld, drugs, fight ...
Place: japan, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Percentage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a drug deal gone wrong, two New York City hustlers relocate to Miami, where they set up a lucrative credit card fraud operation. Unfortunately, their new business not only attracts the police, but the city's top criminals -- and both want ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: criminal on the run, criminal, credit card fraud, criminal underworld, crimes, bandit, criminal gang, con artists, cons and scams, credit card, hustler, cheating
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Garv: Pride and Honour (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Garv is a story of three brave and honest cops: Samar Singh (Amrish Puri), Arjun Ranawat (Salman Khan) and Hyder Ali Khan (Arbaaz Khan). Samar wants to reduce the amount of crime in the state. The trio faces obstacles because the powerful and ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: criminal underworld, police corruption, police, gangsters, fight, friendship, court, love, crime boss, murder, imprisonment, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gangster Land (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of America's most famous mobsters and their rise to power. Examine Al Capone's ascension through the eyes of his second in command, “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: mafia, gangsters, mob boss, organized crime, criminal heroes, crimes, killings, dishonesty, politics, intrigue, loyalty, crime boss ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jo Pil-ho: The Dawning Rage (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: On the run from a dogged internal affairs agent, a corrupt cop reluctantly teams up with a defiant teen to unravel a conspiracy -- before it's too late.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, corrupt cop, lie, police corruption, criminal, rivalry, deception, corruption, snitch, mole, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%