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, criminal heroes, mafia, crime, cosa nostra, crimes, bribery, cat and mouse, notoriety, drug traffic, carabinieri, corrupt politician, italian history, speculation, bribe, bravery, drug, hitman, blackmail, execution, explosion, cemetery, kidnapping, organized crime, gun ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, mafia, murder and organized crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Corleone: Narcos (2015), Gomorrah (2014), The Octopus (1984), Lucky Luciano (1973), Kill the Irishman (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, smuggling, master criminal, rise to the top, crimes, criminal heroes, politics, blind ambition, drug cartel, drug dealer, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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67%
 8.7
 19K
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, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: mafia, crime, crimes, drug lord, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, realism, gory, mob boss, social decay, organized crime, camorra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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100%
 8.8
 3K
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
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 italy, palermo italy, sicily
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100%
 6.4
 957
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: crime, gangsters, political corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, social decay, ambition, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang war, tough heroes, organized crime, irish, garbage truck, corruption, crime, assassination attempt, labor union, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1977 ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, mafia, police, gangsters, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 2K
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, daughter, grandson, mafia, organized crime, honeymoon, crime, urban, criminal heroes, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere
Plot: criminal heroes, bank robber, murder, criminal, kidnapping, prisoner, controversy, crime, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rise to the top, criminal heroes, crimes, ambition, blind ambition, revenge, struggle, ambitious, pride and honor, organized crime ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, sicily, usa ...
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52%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: assassination, radio, communism, gangsters, idealism, crime, small town, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, rebellion, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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48%
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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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime, gangsters, crimes, rescue, danger, deadly, hitman, gangster, drugs, mafia
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, gang of thieves, noir, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, drug dealing, leadership, kidnapping, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, prison, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, rise and fall, isolation, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 9.2
 234K
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: clever, dark humor, rough, captivating, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, killings, crime, family life, introspection, ambition, midlife crisis, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 6K
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, crimes, betrayal, criminal heroes, respect, gangsters, the underworld, mafia, power struggle, mob boss, loss of family member, desperation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, tense, 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, southern italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 9.2
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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, pride and honor, gangsters, organized crime, gang war, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, family business, greed, lawyer, family values ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang war, gangsters, urban, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized
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
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39%
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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: realistic, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, drug dealer, cocaine, drug, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime, u.s. government, latinx lead, gangsters, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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38%
 8.2
 4K
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, mafia, organized crime, gang war, crime, criminal heroes, gang, anthology, gangsters, mystery, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, smuggling, strong sexual content, businessman, mafia, ambitious, mob boss, prohibition, politician, corruption ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, atlantic city new jersey
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37%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 434 min.
Story: A seven-hours-plus adaptation of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather" and "The Godfather, Part II" - with new scenes added and some old ones lengthened. Originally broadcast on the NBC television network in November of ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime, gangsters, rise and fall, murder, criminal, violence, revenge, wedding, mafia, mob boss, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century
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35%
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Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: mafia, crime, gangsters, family life, rivalry, betrayal, filicide, monastery, revenge, murder, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 3K
Hellsinki (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: drug abuse, crime, gangsters, prison, heist, crimes, delinquent, gang of thieves, criminal heroes, going straight, drugs, bootlegging ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 338
Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, gang leader, nightclub, drug abuse, heist, ambition, crimes, gang, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 479
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: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gang, heist, chases and races, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, police ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Don II (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: As the elder don dies, his young heir moves into the position. He quickly proves to be as ruthless as he tries to discover who has launched a plot to overthrow his rule and may be infiltrating other families. In a left over plot line, his aunt ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, crime, secret agents, special agents, intrigue, working undercover, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.8
 149K
Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, society, family relations, rivalry, gangsters, rise to the top, crimes, crime, organized crime, fighting crime, post war, determination ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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