Movies like Perez.

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Perez. (2014)
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Perez. (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Demetrio Perez is a tough prosecutor torn between the corruption inherent in his job and the desire to do right by his family. But when opportunity presents itself and his daughter Thea falls in love with a Mafioso’s son, Perez has to cut through the morality of his law-abiding roots and become as dirty as the dangerous criminals he represents.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, blackmail, family, legal, protection, camorra, manipulation, child in peril, female nudity, danger, female full frontal nudity, neo-noir, manipulations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy

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Most similar movies to Perez.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about crimes, rivalry, danger, murder, dishonesty, gangsters and deadly mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Perez.: Finish Line (2008), West 32nd (2007), Hard Boiled Sweets (2012), Gorbaciof (2010), Inside Men (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Finish Line (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Minor league stock car racer Mitch Camponella gets closer to his NASCAR dreams when he's hired as private mechanic to a millionaire importer. But Mitch's ambition comes with a heavy price when he realizes that his new boss is a smuggler ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: crimes, arms dealing, rivalry, unlikely criminals, smuggling, dream, manipulation, dishonesty, escapades, car chase, chase, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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West 32nd (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When John Kim, an ambitious young lawyer, takes on a pro bono case to exonerate a fourteen-year-old boy from a first degree murder charge, he finds a world he never knew existed in the underbelly of Manhattan - the Korean underworld.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, lawyer, ambition, mafia, fish out of water, murder, rivalry, korean american, tough heroes, blind ambition, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, korea
⇓ 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: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, money, rivalry, pimp, cons and scams, mob boss, escapades, murder, violent, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 793
Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: gambler, obsession, fall in love, gambling, downfall, love and romance, society, crimes, couples, rivalry, interracial relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Inside Men (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: LEE Kang-hee, an editorialist of the influential conservative newspaper puts a congressman, JANG Pil-woo to the position of a leading candidate for President using the power of the press. Behind this, there was his secret deal with the paper’s ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, politics, conspiracy, revenge, government, gang, rivalry, mind game, blackmail, evidence, dishonesty, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.0
 1K
Tommy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Sri Lanka
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a year abroad Estelle returns home to collect her husband's share of the loot from a major robbery.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: heist, crimes, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, rivalry, couples, graphic violence, strong female presence, criminal heroes, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, lawyer, father son relationship, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murderer, father son relationship, hitman, gangsters, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, italian mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, naples italy, europe, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Traceless (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Étienne Meunier (Benoît Magimel) is a young executive who has everything going for him. His career is skyrocketing and he is about to become #1 at work, he is married to a picture-perfect wife, has a dream home and money. To top it off, he's ...
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, crimes, promotion, breaking point, under the surface, dishonesty, life turned upside down, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, car, mafia, devil, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
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Seven Days (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A successful lawyer who, in order to save her daughter, is pressured into defending the innocence of a man slated to receive the death penalty.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: lawyer, crimes, legal action, kidnapping, cover up, defense attorney, corrupt politician, salvation, protection, blackmail, save the day, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 325
Cha cha cha (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An accident involving a 16-years old prompts private eye Corso to an investigation that will unearth a deep web of corruption in today's Rome.
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, male objectification, nothing to lose, private investigator, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.8
 366
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, secret, couple relations, maniac, uncover truth, murder, family problems, sexual abuse, woman in danger, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
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One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, terrorist group, investigation, suspect, group of friends, kidnapping, strong violent content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Judicial Indiscretion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monica Barrett, a successful Federal judge, learns she is on the President's shortlist to fill the new vacant spot on the Supreme Court. When her lover turns out to be a male prostitute, Monica's life is shattered by blackmail and sexual ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, political intrigue, crimes, blackmail, scandal, senator, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, strong female presence, rapist, female judge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 2K
Street Thief (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kaspar Carr is a professional burglar who lives and works in Chicago. Carr loves his job and is good at it, and two documentary filmmakers are granted access to his private world when he agrees to let them make a film about him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: heist, crimes, thief, planning, safecracker, rivalry, escapades, petty criminal, double agent, crime gone awry, dishonesty, safe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, vengeance, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, hollywood, partners against crime, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Insadong Scandal (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fabled painting from royal palace was discovered after 400 years. Once properly restored, it could fetch at least $40 million in the international auction market. Bae is the owner of the gallery which possesses the painting. She scouts top-tier ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, heist, dishonesty, amateur detective, art, forger, forgery, auction, gallery, recovery, escapades, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Informant (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A story centered on a man who works as an informant for the French border patrol.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, intrigue, drug dealing, undercover, informant, border patrol, gangsters, drugs, customs, snitch, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
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Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, treasure hunt, life is a bitch, tough heroes, ambition, money, murder, conspiracy, couples, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
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Election 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Simon Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Louis Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, crimes, election, ambition, rivalry, henchman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rules and policies, crime boss, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, gangsters, parents and children, escape from reality, family problems, starting over, sport, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 3K
Overheard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around three members of a police surveillance squad conducting an investigation into a financial investment group involved in criminal fraud. The focus of the plot, however, is actually on the three officers themselves who stumble ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, corporate crime, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, secretly observing, rivalry, mafia, economics, perfect crime, corporate world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
 2K
The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: crimes, courtroom drama, who done it, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, murder, legal, twists and turns, courtroom, lawyer, attorney, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 613
Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, hidden identity, introspection, society, bomb, police, working undercover, recruitment, rivalry, escapades, crimes, muslim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, lifetime, investigation, death, rivalry, true crime, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Come Into the Light (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A priest (Zingaretti - Inspector Montalbano) attends his new parish only to find the church empty, the locals uninterested and their children rude and abusive. He very gently sets about winning over first the children by providing them with a place ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, factual
Plot: coming of age, priest, hopes, mafia, murder, mob boss, hitman, church, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, showdown ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 745
Throwdown (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young criminal defense attorney struggles with a homicide case that is not as cut and dry as it appears while battling a drinking habit. The story goes beyond the lives of those directly related to the case and shines a much needed spotlight on ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, exciting ...
Plot: legal action, law enforcement, crimes, legal investigation, murder, rivalry, hotshot lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, legal, criminal, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, unlikely couple, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 986
The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, emotionless, crimes, social decay, corpse, dealing with death, life is a bitch, insomnia, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%