Movies like The Many Saints of Newark

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The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
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The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark, N.J., history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters start to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, whose influence over his nephew will help shape the impressionable teenager into the all-powerful mob boss, Tony Soprano.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, dramatic, anamorphic, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, criminal, mob boss, gang war, mafioso, bandit, cosa nostra, organized crime, criminal underworld, crime boss, suspense, power struggle, fight for supremacy, murder, new year, winter, italian mafia, human trafficking, corruption, mistress, uncle, extramarital affair, loss of husband ...
Time: 60s, 70s, year 1972, year 1967, year 1971, 1960s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, united states of america, united states

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Most similar movies to The Many Saints of Newark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, realistic, serious and stylized films with plots about mafia, gangsters, organized crime, violence, murder, mob boss and gun mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Many Saints of Newark: The Sopranos (1999), The Irishman (2019), A Bronx Tale (1993), The Godfather (1972), Goodfellas (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, killings, criminal heroes, dark humor, family life, family relations, violence, ambition, mob boss, criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mafia, organized crime, italian mafia, labor union, murder, gangsters, killer as protagonist, high society, prison, arrest, hitman, old man ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: ireland, chicago illinois, philadelphia, pennsylvania, cuba ...
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A Bronx Tale (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his ...
Style: sentimental, intense, realistic, touching, reflective ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, coming of age, organized crime, mentor, loyalty, gang leader, father son relationship, friendship, african american, gang, brutality ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.2
 1.9M
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: serious, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, greed, revenge, betrayal, crime family, pride and honor, corruption, murder, wedding, gang war ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, europe, sicily ...
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Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, epic, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, rise and fall, criminal heroes, mentor, drugs, suspense, friends, cosa nostra, drug traffic, gang ...
Time: 70s, 50s, year 1970, 80s, year 1963 ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, italy, florida, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, brutal, talky, thought provoking, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, gang, gang war, irish, criminal, corruption, organized crime, murder, hitman, caper ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, ireland, boston, ohio, new york ...
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26%
Honor Thy Father (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joseph Bologna stars as Bill Bonanno in this made-for-television adaptation of the controversial bestseller from Gay Talese, chronicling the rise of New York's infamous Bonanno organized crime family. When his father disappears in 1964 and Bill ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, rough, semi documentary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, tough heroes, ambition, gays and lesbians, family relations, mob violence, mafia don, cosa nostra, mafioso, criminal organization ...
Time: 60s, year 1967
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, harsh, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, gang, crime boss, drug traffic, criminal ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, harlem, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Godfather Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, visually appealing, serious, stylized, sad ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, revenge, violence, guilt, murder, assassination, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, catholic church, psychology ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 20th century, year 1979 ...
Place: italy, new york, palermo italy, sicily, atlantic city new jersey ...
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25%
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Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, mafia, prohibition, betrayal, chase, revenge, criminal, friendship, police, murder, suspense ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, massachusetts, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, visually appealing, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, revenge, ambition, melancholy, cosa nostra, immigrants, corruption, corrupt politician, murder, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: new york, cuba, italy, las vegas, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.6
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Backfire (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a botched robbery escalates to homicide, a north Philly gun runner has to escape or outsmart the south Philly Italian mob as they close in for vengeance.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense, touching ...
Plot: criminal underworld, african american, mob violence, mafioso, street life, african american man, mafia, violence, mob hit, suspense, mercilessness, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, gangsters, organized crime, crime boss, social climbing, mob hit, conspiracy, family relations, violence, bribery, american politics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, casino, gangsters, rise and fall, gambling, greed, criminal heroes, betrayal, suspense, fbi, money ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, kansas city, costa rica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, corruption, fbi, violence, murder, illness, brutality, irish mob, true crime, arms dealing ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1995 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, usa, massachusetts, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: melancholic, epic, ambiguous ending, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, friendship, mafia, prohibition, gunfight, rape, betrayal, childhood friend, criminal heroes, corruption, flashback ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 1920s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, italy, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.8
 144K
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, tense, brutal, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hip hop, african american, ghetto, poverty, gang, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, street gang, coming of age, gangsters, rapper, rap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1991, year 1984
Place: los angeles, california, cuba, usa, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Kitchen (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Irish mob story set in 1970s Hell's Kitchen. After the mobsters are sentenced to jail, their wives take their place — and do as good of a job, if not better.
Style: captivating, tense, cynical, bloody, neo noir ...
Plot: armed robbery, gangsters, mafia, organized crime, courtroom, superhero, female gangster, friendship, jeweler, extortion, irish mob, female protagonist ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, year 1979
Place: brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, undercover, organized crime, fbi, mentor, investigation, working undercover, suspense, undercover agent, gang, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, new jersey, florida, usa, miami ...
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22%
 8.3
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Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: date night, manly, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, drug lord, drug cartel, mob boss, cocaine, ambition, drug dealing, drug abuse, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, miami beach, cuba, florida, bolivia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, stylized, epic, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, gangsters, vengeance, organized crime, street gang, violent, crime boss, betrayal, courage, racism, gang war ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, edwardian era, 50s, 1840s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
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Carlito's Way (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A Puerto-Rican ex-con, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of NYC.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, nightclub, suspense, tragic hero, drug dealing, drugs, gang, gunfight, prison, violence ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, mafia, cosa nostra, hitman, organized crime, criminal, spy, murder, prohibition era, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: europe, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Untouchables (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Young Treasury Agent Elliot Ness arrives in Chicago and is determined to take down Al Capone, but it's not going to be easy because Capone has the police in his pocket. Ness meets Jimmy Malone, a veteran patrolman and probably the most ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, clever, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, corruption, smuggling, tough cop, tough law enforcer, gunfight, suspense, prohibition, tax evasion, prohibition era ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 8K
Lansky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, mafia, organized crime, criminal syndicate, mob boss, mafioso, historical figure, mossad, investigation, bandit, criminal gang ...
Time: year 1942, year 1937, 80s, 20th century
Place: tel aviv israel, cuba, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
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Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: intense, talky, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mafia, friendship, betrayal, vengeance, gang, greed, suspense, murder, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s, year 1917
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
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Mafia Inc (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The Gamache, tailors from father to son, have been dressing the Mafia family Paternò for three generation. Vincent "Vince" Gamache works on behalf of Frank the godfather with his eldest son Giaco. Vince, reckless and rash, seeks to earn ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, contemplative
Plot: mafia, violence, crime boss, murder, organized crime, mob boss, crime family, gangsters, gang war, family business, cosa nostra, family values ...
Time: year 1980, year 1994, 80s, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, rome italy, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: intense, bad ending, entertaining, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, street gang, prison, prison gang, drug abuse, drug addiction, violence spree, destiny, jail, police shootout, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, ecuador, guatemala ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Knockaround Guys (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.
Style: stylized, twist ending, intense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, gang, violence, father son relationship, small town, suspense, twists and turns, corrupt cop, one last job, money ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, art house, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: loneliness, gangsters, mafia, hip hop, african american, samurai, loner, hitman, racial slur, professional killer, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, africa, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%