Movies and TV shows like Corleone

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Corleone (2007)
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Corleone (2007)
Original name: Il Capo Dei Capi
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Il Capo dei Capi (The Boss of the Bosses) is a six-part Italian miniseries which debuted on Canale 5 between October and November 2007. It tells the story of Salvatore Riina, alias Totò u Curtu, a mafioso boss from Corleone, Sicily. Riina is played by Palermo-born actor, Claudio Gioè, and the series was directed by Alexis Sweet and Enzo Monteleone.
Style: rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, criminal heroes, cosa nostra, crimes, bribery, crime, cat and mouse, notoriety, prison, hitman, kidnapping, gun, cemetery, drug traffic, corruption, organized crime, blackmail, murder, bravery, explosion, execution, bribe, corrupt politician, police ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy

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Most similar movies to Corleone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crime, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, murder, mafia and gangster mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Corleone: Gomorrah (2014), Narcos (2015), The Octopus (1984), The Professor (1986), Lucky Luciano (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, crime, crimes, gangsters, realism, organized crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, society, gang war, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
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Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, smuggling, master criminal, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, politics, drug dealer, drug cartel, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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100%
 8.8
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The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany
Duration: 402 min.
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: crime, murder, cosa nostra, mafia, fighting crime, village, organized crime, police investigation, family life, crimes, law enforcement, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, sicily italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crime, gangsters, tough heroes, prison, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, rise and fall, isolation, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
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Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: talky, serious, rough, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, political corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, social decay, ambition, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, usa, new york
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48%
Romanzo Criminale (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, police, mafia, gangsters, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, gangsters, tough heroes, corruption, irish, crime, labor union, mob boss, criminal heroes, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1960, 1960s ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
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100%
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The Last Don (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Sprawling Mario Puzo novel about an Italian family of gangsters draws the inevitable comparison to "The Godfather", but does find its own direction. Headed by Don Domenico Clericuzio, the family executes a rival gang on the night of the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, daughter, grandson, mafia, organized crime, honeymoon, crime, criminal heroes, urban, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
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43%
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Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime, gangsters, crimes, rescue, danger, deadly, mafia, gangster, drugs, hitman
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy
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43%
Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, sincere
Plot: criminal heroes, bank robber, controversy, kidnapping, prisoner, murder, criminal, crime, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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100%
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The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, betrayal, respect, criminal heroes, power struggle, mafia, relatives, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
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39%
One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: assassination, radio, communism, gangsters, crime, idealism, small town, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, rebellion, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kings of Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership take place over 25 years, from the 1970s into the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, noir, gang of thieves, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, drug dealing, leadership, kidnapping, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal is a 2012 Colombian television series produced and broadcast on Caracol TV, about the life of Pablo Escobar. It is only available in Spanish. There is a version available with English subtitles.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, organized crime, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, master criminal, rise to the top, ambition, latinos, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fort Apache Napoli (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of Giancarlo Siani, a journalist killed by the Neapolitan Mafia in 1985.
Style: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: mafia, journalism, crime, gangsters, investigation, political corruption, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, media, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
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37%
 9.2
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The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
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: dark humor, cynical, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, family life, killings, crime, psychiatrist, ambition, introspection, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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37%
Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang war, gangsters, urban, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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37%
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, investigation, politics, political corruption, fighting the system, clergy, crime, uncover truth, dishonesty, state affairs, gangsters, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, switzerland, new york, rome italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Crazy Joe (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, crimes, crime, deadly, jail, gang, store, gangsters, heist, restaurant, murder, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, new york
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36%
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: captivating, epic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rise to the top, criminal heroes, crimes, ambition, revenge, pride and honor, organized crime, corrupt politician, corruption, blood ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, sicily, las vegas ...
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36%
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Underbelly (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Underbelly is an Australian television true crime-drama series which broadcasts on the Nine Network. Each series is based on real-life events.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, violence spree, gang war, crime, criminal heroes, gang, anthology, mystery, gangsters, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
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Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: rough, realistic, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug dealer, crime, criminal heroes, drug, drug dealing, smuggling, illegal drugs, latinx lead, u.s. government, gangsters, violence ...
Time: 80s
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35%
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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, captivating, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, gang war, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, crime family, mob boss, family business, greed, lawyer ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
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35%
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Mafiosa (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 416 min.
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: rough, semi serious, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, island, betrayal, mafia, siblings relations, murder, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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34%
Public Morals (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960's in New York City's Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crime, crimes, law enforcement, temptation, partners against crime, moral dilemma, partners, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.4
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Crime Story (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime Story is an American TV drama, created by Gustave Reininger and Chuck Adamson, that premiered in 1986 and ran for two seasons on NBC. The executive producer was Michael Mann, who had left his other series Miami Vice to oversee Crime Story and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: organized crime, police protagonist, police detective, gangsters, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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33%
Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is a two-part film about two Depression-era outlaws, starring Emile Hirsch as Clyde Barrow and Holliday Grainger as Bonnie Parker. It is based on the true story of Clyde Barrow, a charismatic convicted armed robber who sweeps Bonnie ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murderous pair, fugitives, robbery, criminal heroes, crime, on the road, outlaw, kidnapping, lovers on the run, heist, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Mattei Affair (1972)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil ...
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: politics, intrigue, crime, rise and fall, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, investigation, journalism, corporate crimes, ambition, media ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, drug dealing, criminal heroes, urban, crimes, deadly, assassination, betrayal, dishonesty, gunfight, polaroid ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
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The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gang, heist, chases and races, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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