Movies and TV shows like SCAMS

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SCAMS (2019)
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SCAMS (2019)
Original name: スカム
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hit hard by the Lehman shock, a well-meaning young man joins a phone scam operation and gets increasingly embroiled in the underworld.
Plot: suicide, torture, golf, robbery, cybercrime, swimming pool, cell phone, scam, con artists, cancer, crime boss, restaurant, boss, house arrest, police brutality, car accident, mob boss, jail, gang violence, insurance scam, telephone call, playground, violence, hospital, kidnapping ...

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Most similar movies to SCAMS

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, exciting, captivating and suspense films and TV series with plots about violence, murder, criminal, police, mafia, crimes and gunfight mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like SCAMS: Wolves, Pigs & Men (1964), Brigada (2002), The Sweeney (2012), Gangs of London (2020), Stiletto Vendetta (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wolves, Pigs & Men (1964)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sabu and his pals hold a pauper's funeral for Sabu's mother. His brother Jiro arrives home, fresh out of jail, and Sabu pointedly states that Jiro is not invited. Jiro meanwhile is planning a big job - steal 40 million in cash and drugs, ...
Plot: torture, robbery, yakuza, sibling relationship, poverty, existentialism, gunfight, police, brotherhood, funeral, murder, release from prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
91%
 6.1
 19K
The Sweeney (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the '70s UK TV show, The Sweeney is an action-packed British police thriller from the director of Football Factory. Jack Regan (Ray Winstone), a hardened cop who doesn’t play by the rules, is confronted with a criminal from his past. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police brutality, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police corruption, machismo, jail, husband wife relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: gang war, yakuza, police, murder, mob boss, mafia, violence, arrest, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Stiletto Vendetta (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three girls in high school made a prank on the fourth girl and caused her to be expelled from the high school with her teacher. After 20 years they got together in a high society environment.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, psychological, tense
Plot: secret, trial, husband wife relationship, murder, uncover truth, female friendship, court, suicide, family relations, love, wedding dress, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Children of the Street (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The Children of the Street tells the story of young people who have to achieve their own justice in a world where law is inadequate. "What is justice?", "How does a teenager survive on the street?" will answer questions like.
Style: twists and turns, tense, neo noir, captivating, bleak
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, organized crime, urban setting, justice, police, criminal, violence, police corruption, crime boss, mafia, bloody violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 395
Switch (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Switch is an American action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring Eddie Albert and Robert Wagner, who work as private eyes, for a deceptive sting operation. It was broadcast on the CBS network for three seasons between September 9, ...
Plot: con artists, ex-cop, detective agency, private investigator, private detective, sting operation, father son relationship, partner
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.6
 2K
Master (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Korea’s biggest network marketing scam reveals a far greater network of corruption and conspiracy lurking underneath.
Plot: cheating, scam, con artists, car accident, car chase, gun shooting, arrest, fistfight, trunk, telephone, gunshot, shot with a gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.9
 11K
Pennyworth (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak
Plot: cia agent, crime, secret society, ex special forces, murder, coup d'etat, good versus evil, origin story, loss of loved one, violence, crimes, chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, east end london, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bandits Can't Rule the World (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The series tells the life of Hizir Cakirbeyli. It has entered the realm of the mafia at a young age.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, blood, uninhibited rivalry, society, betrayal, rage, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.8
 4K
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 ⇓
47%
 6.0
 3K
Training Day (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen years after the events of the feature film, Kyle Craig is assigned to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD as Detective Frank Rourke’s trainee to spy on him and report on his off-book methods. As Frank starts teaching his principled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, psychological, tense
Plot: dirty cop, police, lapd, gunfight, dishonesty, corruption, society, mentor, justice, rivalry, couples, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.6
 81K
Sacred Games (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A link in their pasts leads an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, criminal underworld, sikh, police, conspiracy, politics, arrest, brutality, police officer, terrorist, race against time, terrorist attack ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: mumbai india, india, nigeria, africa, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.8
 3K
Om (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A 1995 Kannada film.
Style: cult film
Plot: acid, car on fire, gift, cigarette lighter, prank, revenge, knife, police, disfigured face, police brutality, blood splatter, witness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 40
Fury in Red (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cop/gangster actioner involving seedy corporate dealings tied with ruthless Vietnamese gangs.
Plot: flashback, murder of wife, violence against women, shot in the back, shooting a police officer, organized crime, hospital, shot through a wall, police violence, restaurant, torture, explosion ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
 6.8
 13
Animal (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loosely based on a rape case that happened to two sisters in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines in late 1990s.
Plot: rape victim, rape, suicide, murder, gang, friend, erotica, cemetery, sex, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.8
 566
Violent City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of a vicious criminal. However, he is soon ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: child shot in the head, dead boy, shot multiple times, tough cop, kung fu, brutality, street fight, baseball bat, blood, shot in the chest, daughter, street shootout ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Merciless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jae-ho, who aims to become the number one in a crime organization, gets to build up trust with Hyun-su, an ambitious newbie in the prison. While they try to take over the organization after the prison release, their ulterior motives starts to emerge.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison gang, prison, gang, murder, violence, gay love, desperation, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, arrest, tough guy, criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.9
 27K
Undercover (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Just an ordinary boy from the Sofia suburbs becomes the first bulgarian undercover cop. Forced by his father when he was young to lie and cheat, Martin becomes the perfect liar. That skill, and also the hatred of the 'underworld' makes ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: hidden identity, mob boss, gang war, undercover, peril, danger, organized crime, characters in danger, corruption, gangsters, mission, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 3K
Outrage Coda (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ôtomo gets involved with new Yakuza battles after he comes back the Yakuza society.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, organized crime, crime boss, gunfight, hitman, survival, murder, mafia, brutality, violence, danger, death threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 5: Final Episode (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode is part five and the final installation of a series of yakuza films directed by Kinji Fukasaku. In the wake of a big police crackdown, Akira Kobayashi's icily sun- glassed Takeda attempts to ...
Plot: prison, yakuza, murder, mob boss, mob hit, mafia, corruption, gang war, arrest, gunfight, liver, political party
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 352
Redneck (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Franco Nero and Telly Savalas star in the story of a trio of jewel thieves who take it on the lamb after the heist goes very wrong. Wrecking their car they take another unaware that there is a teenager hiding in the background. As the flight becomes ...
Plot: robbery, psychotic, heist, heist gone wrong, on the lam, kidnapping, country estate, killing a dog, trailer home, hillbilly, border, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 12K
The Pit (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.
Style: rough, suspense, touching, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: mafia, father, betrayal, chase, death, violence, gunfight, love, explosion, marriage, rescue, family relations ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 2K
The Sniffer (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An extraordinary sense of smell gives a crime investigator unique insight into solving mysteries, but his gift takes a toll on his personal life.
Style: exciting, captivating, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder investigation, partner, supernatural ability, crime, investigator, friendship, murder, police detective, police investigation, police, mystery, genius ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 101
King of Crime (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marcus King, an old school gangster, a crime lord, has left behind old school crime. He has manoeuvred his business into the leafy lanes of the suburbs and now, in place of pimps and dealers, his team consists of the best graduate geeks that money ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: internet, crime boss, organized crime, money, death, betrayal, violence, criminal, gangster, gangsters, telephone call, danger ...
Place: spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 3K
Ransom (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, France, USA, Germany
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Eric Beaumont's crisis negotiator team is brought in to save lives and resolve the most difficult kidnap and ransom cases when no one else can.
Style: tense, suspenseful, compassionate, brutal, twists and turns
Plot: hostage negotiator, ransom, hostage situation, salvation, abduction, violence, deadly, criminal, partners, crimes, twists & turns, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 8K
Rogue City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Caught in the crosshairs of police corruption and Marseille’s warring gangs, a loyal cop must protect his squad by taking matters into his own hands.
Style: suspense, tragic ending, tense, serious, exciting ...
Plot: con artists, police corruption, french police, police detective, sniper, corrupt cop, violence, police brutality, police shootout, police investigation, police officer killed, betrayal ...
Time: 2020s
Place: marseille, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%