Movies and TV shows like 4 Blocks

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4 Blocks (2017)
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4 Blocks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, its never that simple.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: clan, drugs, brothers, family relations, betrayal, dishonesty, crime boss, crimes, bandit, drug lord, gang, criminal, drug dealing, drug dealer, drug traffic, drug smuggling, criminal gang, gang member, outlaw gang, business, stripper, unprotected sex

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, suspense and serious films and TV series with plots about crimes, drug dealing, gang, drugs, criminal, drug dealer and drug smuggling mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like 4 Blocks: Chouf (2016), El Chapo (2017), Godfather of Harlem (2019), McMafia (2018), I Was Here (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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 7.8
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El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, captivating, based on true events, atmospheric, factual
Plot: cartel, drug lord, drug dealing, fight for supremacy, business, danger, drugs, drug, netflix, crime boss, drug crime, drug cartel ...
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Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prisoner, prison, police station, police officer, drug dealer, drug bust, husband wife relationship, police, criminal gang, drug dealing, police corruption, family relations ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland, russia
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83%
Godfather of Harlem (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Loosely based on infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy attempts to regain his piece of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: crime boss, bandit, gang, gang war, violence, gang leader, danger, criminal gang, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, mafia ...
Place: harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
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McMafia (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. But when a murder forces his ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: russian mafia, criminal underworld, vengeance, business, husband wife relationship, assassins, dishonesty, assassin, danger, greed, betrayal, smuggling ...
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100%
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I Was Here (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland, Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of a book by Sass Henno, I Was Here. First Arrest (Mina olin siin. 1. esimene arrest, 2005), one of the most important Estonian works of literature of recent years. Seventeen-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: drug use, white trash, crimes, criminal, drugs, life is a bitch, criminal gang, social problems, smuggling, drug dealing, drug dealer, bandit ...
Place: estonia
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Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman born in a mafia-controlled town seeks revenge on those who wrongfully harmed and imprisoned her family.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: drug dealer, romancing a criminal, changing lives, crime boss, criminal, social problems, drug cartel, inferiority complex, drug smuggling, teenage girl, illegal drugs, poor family ...
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Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: drug dealing, nightclub, nightlife, money laundering, ambition, double life, organized crime, crimes, drug lord, sexual activity, nightclub owner, temptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 4.2
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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 ...
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Gigantes (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Gigantes is a story of fraternal love and hate. Family, drug dealing and police chases in Madrid's Gypsy underground world. The Guerrero brothers have controlled drug dealing between the Peninsula and the rest of Europe for decades. Now they ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: money, drugs, mafia, business, brotherhood, power, rivalry, crimes, drug traffic, family relations, smuggling, gypsy ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Unknown Hitman: The Story of El Cholo Adrián (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on real events, the fictional story of Mexican drug lord El Chato's number one hitman, El Cholo.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: murderer, killer, criminal, bandit, gang, organized crime, crimes, drug cartel, criminal gang, hitman, life is a bitch, cartel ...
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Cocaine Godmother (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with ...
Style: factual, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug smuggling, hidden money, parent child relationship, mother, drugs, cocaine, smuggler, woman, arrest, murder, security, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
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Cannabis (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 312 min.
TV show
Story: When a boatload of cannabis belonging to Moroccan drug lord El Feo is hijacked, the robbery has repercussions stretching across three countries.
Style: rough, suspense, brutal, serious
Plot: marijuana, drug traffic, power struggle, drug lord, fight for supremacy, bandit, reality competition, drug dealing, manipulation, drugs, drug cartel, drug smuggling ...
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53%
 7.3
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Mafiosa (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: By the will of her dead uncle who was murdered Sandra Paoli is propelled to the head of a powerful mafia clan. She becomes a respected, but also hated, woman in a world of men, murder and criminality.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mafia, crimes, criminal's revenge, family business, rivalry, drug dealing, family problems, police corruption, gang, betrayal, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story takes place in the 1960’s on the impoverished Cape Flats in South Africa. Four boys form a teenage gang to protect themselves from bullying and rape and almost as soon as their childhood pact is declared do they begin the downward spiral ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
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51%
 7.1
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Senora Acero (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: The adventures of Vicenta Acero, the feared coyote who now leads the dynasty of illicit dealings once under the control of her father.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, profanity, crimes, ambition, political corruption, family problems, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dicte (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newly divorced journalist returns to her hometown to restart her life and work through her past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, journalism, family relations, media, crimes, single parent, police investigation, danger, dishonesty, disorder, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Once in the Life (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called 20/20 Mike because he can sense people nearby, ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, gang, law enforcement, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, violence, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Would Be Kings (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Best friends Patrick (Currie Graham) and Jamie (Ben Bass) are also cousins and cops determined to keep the streets safe and provide for their families. Their relationship suffers when they become entangled in a dangerous mix of mobsters, corruption, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough
Plot: police corruption, best friends, life is a bitch, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, dirty cop, drug bust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, police officer, police, gang war, rise to the top, ambition, graphic violence, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
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The Dandy (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Inspired by the 1997 American drama Donnie Brasco, El Dandy tells the story of a law professor who has been hired by the Attorney General, to participate in a program of special operations, where you must infiltrate one of the most notorious drug ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: war on drugs, drug crime, criminal, drug dealer, showdown, mafia, police officer, fighting crime, crimes, moral dilemma, drug bust, drug lord ...
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Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, gang, immigrants, cocaine, friendship, crimes, ambition, rivalry, smuggling, murder, marijuana, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 640
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, murder, parents and children, family relations, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, prostitute, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
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Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.2
 20K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, drug cartel, cocaine, mafia, drugs, drug dealer, drug trade, drug dealing, drug smuggler, drug smuggling, brutality, cartel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 631 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: drug dealing, organized crime, nightclub owner, investigation, hotshot, family relations, revenge, gang leader, gangsters, self sacrifice, hip hop, business venture ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.2
 13K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, cynical, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, cocaine, ghetto, drugs, african american, drug dealing, drug, crime, smuggling, illegal drugs, u.s. government, latinx lead ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles, nicaragua, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
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Red Cap (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Red Cap is a British television drama series produced by Stormy Pictures for the BBC and broadcast on BBC One. Two series of six episodes each were produced following a feature length pilot. It featured the investigations of an Special Investigation ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: military life, military, military base, army investigation, army, dishonesty, sergeant, strong female presence, crimes, partners, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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37%