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Kurtlar Vadisi (2003)
 7.6
 14K
Kurtlar Vadisi (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Kurtlar Vadisi was a Turkish television drama which broadcast mainly on Show TV and then transferred to Kanal D, then atv for its last season. It was mostly about an agent named Polat Alemdar who leaked into the mafia after his plastic surgery. The scenario has direct and indirect references to the Turkish politics and political history from a viewpoint of an undercover agent. Kurtlar Vadisi became one of the most successful TV programmes in Turkey and produced a successful feature film named Valley of the Wolves: Iraq.
Style: tense, brutal, captivating, suspense
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, police, death, criminal, killings, brutality, crime boss, betrayal, pride and honor, corruption, honor, organized crime, power struggle, gang war, mob boss, police officer killed, mercilessness, crime family, mob hit
Place: istanbul turkey

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Most similar movies to Kurtlar Vadisi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about mafia, crimes, organized crime, gangsters, murder, mob boss and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Kurtlar Vadisi: Halka (2019), Johan Falk: Slutet (2015), The Cartel (2008), Toro (2016), Valley of the Wolves: Ambush (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Halka (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Two different young men coming together from different places stand side by side and fight against a conspiracy. They go after a past that doesn't leave behind. They bring to account of old notebooks, dirty cases, big and small lies. ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, serious, cynical
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crime boss, killings, family relations, crimes, power relations, introspection, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Johan Falk: Slutet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The unknown, large mafia organization is now showing its true face. The pressure that GSI and John Falk and his family have put on the organization, makes them fight back on all fronts. The rule book is thrown out. But to go after Johan Falk's ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, police, criminal underworld, organized crime, gunfight, torture, police procedural, murder, police officer killed, brutality, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.2
 690
The Cartel (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: The Cartel follows ten friends, all of them members of a dangerous drug cartel, whose ambition for power and money will cause them to eventually kill each other. For it is an undeniable truth that, in this business, you always lose.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: organized crime, rivalry, mafia, crimes, fall in love, gangsters, gang war, lifestyle change, power struggle, uninhibited rivalry, smuggling, drug dealing ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 3K
Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: mafia, chase, murder, card playing, mob boss, police, cards, niece, fight, revenge, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Valley of the Wolves: Ambush (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Valley of the Wolves
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, politics, secret agents, military, track down, death, chases and races, mystery, murder, vengeance, battles, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anna: Born to Lead (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A mafia don sends his son out of the country because he doesn't want even a shadow of his life falling on him. Destiny wills otherwise. The son makes an innocuous trip to Mumbai to visit his dad. And ends up filling his father's large ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: fight for justice, mafia, politics, vigilantism, revenge, fight, leader, violence, crime boss, rivalry, brutality, death ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Black Luck (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hitman in hiding struggles to keep his monsters at bay when his dark past comes calling. Some days your LUCK just goes BLACK.
Style: bloody, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: blood, hitman, revenge, brother brother relationship, mafia, torture, interrogation, fight scenes, violence, brutality, crime boss, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.6
 29K
Ezel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Ömer, a young man returning from military service, is set up by his friends and fiancé and ends up in prison for ten years. He fakes his own death and manages to escape. He re-creates himself as ‘Ezel’, a high-end gambler who is outwardly a ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: mafia, warden, tragic love, vengeance, hidden identity, intrigue, manipulations, ex convict, tragic hero, manipulation, life is a bitch, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8.8
 393K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, gang war, crime boss, crimes, mob boss, determination, power struggle, cruelty, rise to the top, mafia ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.8
 216K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.8
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The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: london, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
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Pickings (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.
Style: neo noir, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: bandit, mafia, revenge, gangsters, redneck, psychotic, mercilessness, vengeance, crimes, gang war, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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La Reina del Sur (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure ...
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.4
 18K
Thani Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.
Style: suspense, contemplative, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: arch villain, police officer, good versus evil, mafia, brutality, revenge, murder, death, rivalry, crime boss, scientist, violence ...
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 10K
Brigada (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Brigada, also known as Law of the Lawless, is a Russian 15-episode crime mini-series that debuted in 2002. It became very popular, but received mixed reviews due to accusations in aestheticization of violence. The miniseries follows the story of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: mafia, criminal heroes, crimes, russian mafia, gang, organized crime, crime boss, russian, mob boss, gangsters, murder, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, lie, corrupt cop, rivalry, deception, police corruption, corruption, crimes, shooting, snitch, mole ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gangs of London (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When the head of a criminal organisation, Finn Wallace is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city. Now it’s up to the grieving, ...
Style: rough, brutal, exciting, suspense
Plot: gang war, mafia, bandit, organized crime, gang, father son relationship, violence, blood, gunfight, danger, criminal, triad ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The King Is Here (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Samraat, an underworld mafia, is coming to Bangladesh. Bangladeshi mafia Musa has interest in this because Samraat can ruin his business. So he wants Samraat dead by any means but failed. Samraat finally lands and has bargain with one of Musa's ...
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, kidnap, conspiracy, police, partnership, love, gangsters, gang war, vengeance, family business, family relations, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: bangladesh
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Gatao 2: Rise of the King (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ren has finally succeeded his boss as the head of the North Fort Gang. For so long, his ambitions had been held back; now, he can realize them. But the ruthless Jian returns with his own gang. Though Ren and Jian were once like brothers, Ren's ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gang war, rivalry, crime boss, family business, pride and honor, organized crime, vengeance, revenge, crime family, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.6
 698
Mob Town (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: organized crime, crime boss, gangsters, mafia, mob hit, social climbing, conspiracy, corruption, friendship, american politics, brutality, hitman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 16K
Inside (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Even though two brothers are completely separated from each other after the imprisoning of their father and the kidnapping of their twin brother, they meet by coincidence years after when both choose to enter the police academy.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: hostage, death, sting operation, brother brother relationship, drugs, false identity, mafia, police officer, chase, arrest, money, interrogation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 9.2
 323K
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: cynical, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, crime, dark humor, criminal heroes, killings, crimes, family relations, family life, psychiatrist, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 7K
Shahrzad (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a windstorm happens in life, love is the first victim. In Iran, Tehran, 1953.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, touching, suspense
Plot: love, iranian, mafia, love and romance, rivalry, brutality, chase, revenge, violence, murder, death, organized crime ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 434 min.
TV show
Story: A seven-hours-plus adaptation of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather" and "The Godfather, Part II" - with new scenes added and some old ones lengthened. Originally broadcast on the NBC television network in November of ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, mafia, fight for supremacy, crimes, rise to the top, tough heroes, parents and children, crime, criminal heroes, family relations, dishonor among criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1950s, 1920s ...
Place: new york, cuba, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 1K
Profugos (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, corruption, organized crime, fighting crime, crime gone awry, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, bolivia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 7K
Mob City (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of ...
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, power struggle, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, actress, chief of police, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, conflict, police chief ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%