Movies like Crisis

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Crisis (2021)
 6.1
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Crisis (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's involvement with narcotics, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep government influence bringing a new "non-addictive" painkiller to market.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: drug addiction, drug dealing, drugs, crimes, criminal, family relations, drug addict, drug dealer, drug traffic, social problems, father son relationship, drug smuggling, relationship problems, fighting crime, showdown, war on drugs, drug rehab, drug lord, fighting the system, covert operation, lab rat, revenge killing, animal testing
Place: canada, montreal

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Most similar movies to Crisis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, drugs, family relations, drug dealing, drug dealer, life is a bitch and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Crisis: Traffic (2000), You Bet Your Life (2005), Pusher III (2005), Speed Kills (2018), Silk Road (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 201K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, interracial sex, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, drug dealing, profanity, drug traffic ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
You Bet Your Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler is forced to take a chance with his own life
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: gambler, gambling addiction, drugs, addiction, gambling, relationships, lifestyle, life is a bitch, life risking, social problems, risk, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.3
 15K
Pusher III (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In this third installment of the 'Pusher' trilogy, we follow Milo ('Zlatko Buric'), the drug lord from the two first films. He is aging, he is planning his daughter's 25th birthday and his shipment of heroin turns out to be ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, cult film, splatter
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, parents and children, dark humor, family relations, aging, arab, drug deal, drug smuggling, heroin addict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.2
 3K
Speed Kills (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
Style: captivating, based on true events, tense, suspense, cynical
Plot: drug smuggling, drugs, lovers, criminal gang, mafia, showdown, danger, crime, crimes, bandit, criminal, race against time ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 5.9
 3K
Silk Road (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Ross Ulbricht, the charismatic young tech-mastermind who unleashed the darknet website Silk Road, and the corrupt DEA agent determined to bring down his billion-dollar empire.
Style: captivating
Plot: cat and mouse, cybercrime, computer genius, showdown, fighting crime, crimes, criminal, crime boss, bandit, cybernetics, business, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.2
 482
Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: race against time, crime gone awry, drug dealing, family relations, disorder, crimes, chases and races, escapades, ocean or sea, ocean, murder, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: police, drugs, father daughter relationship, death, brother brother relationship, crimes, friendship, family relations, danger, murder, childhood friends, telling a joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 13K
Fresh (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, touching, rough ...
Plot: african american, chess, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, crimes, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, youth, life is a bitch, family relations, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Inherit the Viper (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, family, small town, murder, parents and children, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes, family relations, rivalry, police ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 3.8
 93
Hollow (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the outskirts of the city, where crime is a way of life, the paths of four desperate people collide. Jordan Coleman, a local drug dealer, finds himself at a crossroads when his friend and mentor gets in too deep with a ruthless gangster and club ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense
Plot: drug addiction, gangsters, murder, criminal, robbery, junkie, drugs, drug dealer, policewoman, police officer, knife, punched in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.6
 116
Voyoucratie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Voyoucratie is FGKO’s new film project. It’s a dramatic fiction about a young gangster’s chaotic path into life crushed by a criminal universe that he can’t escape from. It’s also about a frozen portrait of a youth trapped by a system that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: father son relationship, swashbuckler, drug dealer, police, murder, money, heist, chase, youth, heroes, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 407
Iskariot (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A doctor is pulled into Stockholm's underbelly after his brother gets caught up in a botched drug deal.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, haunted by the past, race against time, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, doctor, drug dealer, drug dealing, hospital, siblings relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 366
Chouf (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chouf: It means “look” in Arabic, but it is also the name of the watchmen in the drug cartels of Marseille. Sofiane is 20. A brilliant student, he comes back to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he was born. His brother, a dealer, ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: drug trade, drug traffic, drug dealer, teenage gang, gang violence, revenge killing, ghetto, death of brother, revenge, street gang, urban ghetto life, drugs ...
Time: 2010s
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
 51K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: corporate crimes, infidelity, police investigation, manager, moral dilemma, downfall, dishonesty, corporate world, cover-up, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Eye for an Eye (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mario, an exemplary man, lives in a village on the Galician coast. In the old people’s home, where he works as a nurse, everyone appreciates him. When the best known narco in the area, Antonio Padín, recently released from prison, enters the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, mafia, police raid, murder, lawyer, prison, police, drug dealer, doctor, danger, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Double Life of Eleanor Kendall (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nellie, née Bouchard, is divorced by wealthy Jack Givens because after a miscarriage even in vitro fails to overcome her infertility. She finds herself destitute as her own account were plundered by someone who stole her maiden identity, Eleanor ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: false identity, relationship problems, family relations, male female relationship, crimes, social problems, life is a bitch, family problems, mystery, sex scene, poison, bed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
And Baby Will Fall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale. Model citizen David Rose runs a garden center and is a devoted house-father. Like his wife Ivy, who suffered two stillbirths, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, crimes, family problems, police detective, family relations, love affair, pregnancy, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, investigation, mysterious disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 2K
Body Brokers (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: trapped, brutality, drugs/alcohol, addiction, friendship, life philosophy, destructive relationship, crimes, drug addiction, violence, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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She Has a Name (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jason, an American lawyer, poses as a john to build a legal case against a pimp trafficking girls to Bangkok. Can he win the trust of a young prostitute known only as Number 18 and convince her to risk her life to testify against her pimp?
Style: captivating, suspense, christian film
Plot: sex trafficking, slavery, human trafficking, child trafficking, investigation, slave trade, prostitution, slave trader, social issues, pimp, illegal prostitution, social problems ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 8K
Ferry (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: undercover, criminal, revenge, empire, drugs, police, drug, changing lives, vengeance, crimes, crime boss, lifestyle change ...
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 10K
Drug War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his arch enemy, Timmy Choi. When he gets hold of Choi, he makes a deal with him: in exchange ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, mole, war on drugs, working undercover, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, law enforcement, whistleblower, recruit, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Godfather's Story (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godfather's story is the story of the greatest of Czech post-revolutionary 'entrepreneurs'. His activities often crossed the edge of the law, and his life ended bullet assassin.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: corruption, organized crime, journalist, fighting the system, fight for justice, price of justice, crimes, fighting crime, political unrest, showdown, justice, politics ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Neighborhood (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A brash group of hoodlums have been doing minor crime jobs in their neighborhood since they were kids until they step on the wrong toes and get caught up in a war with an old-school mafia king pin and their lives soon become hell on earth.
Style: serious, realistic, brutal, rough
Plot: fight for supremacy, drug dealing, organized crime, criminal heroes, mob boss, group of criminals, partners in crime, fighting crime, drug lord, power struggle, revenge, drug traffic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.6
 99
PorNO (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Story: Max films his friends having lecherous fun at his own birthday party; unaware of how it will change his life. Just out of high school, by haphazard, he becomes a big porno producer. His father, a principled police major, chases porno makers, not ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: adult filmmaking, family problems, family relations, father and son, porn industry, social problems, fighting crime, social relations, porn director, pornographic video, pornographer, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.6
 29K
Drishyam 2 (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: 7 years after the events of Drishyam, the family lives with the trauma from that fateful night. A gripping tale of an investigation and a family threatened by it. Will Georgekutty be able to protect his family this time?
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, investigation, family secret, fish out of water, family problems, relationship problems, crimes, criminal, family relations, secret, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 112
Kidnapped (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Savannah Duke-Morgan realizes her lifetime dream to bring her husband Brad and her five-year-old daughter Aria back to her birthplace on the Gold Coast of Australia until it turns into her worst nightmare when Aria goes missing from the resort’s ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: child abduction, family problems, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, family relations, family secret, mysterious disappearance, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, family life, disappearance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 86K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, frame up, suspicion, arrest, forced into action, working undercover, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 519
Her Infidelity (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a one-night stand with her son's attractive teacher, a troubled wife finds herself stalked by the dangerously obsessed man.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: infidelity, adultery, relationship problems, marital problem, lust, sexual obsession, male female relationship, lasciviousness, relationships, husband wife relationship, couple relations, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crime, crimes, deadly, youth, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: intense, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug smuggling, money laundering, cocaine, drugs, drug addiction, drug use, political corruption, drug dealing, organized crime, friendship, moral ambiguity, drug ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%