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, crimes, cat and mouse, bribery, notoriety, cosa nostra, crime, prison, hitman, kidnapping, gun, cemetery, drug traffic, corruption, organized crime, blackmail, murder, bravery, explosion, execution, bribe, speculation, corrupt politician ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy

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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, mafia, murder and organized crime 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: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mafia, drug lord, crime, crimes, mob boss, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, urban, law enforcement, society, gang war ...
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, smuggling, master criminal, gangsters, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, drug cartel, politics, drug dealer, blind ambition, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, murder, cosa nostra, mafia, gangsters, fighting crime, family relations, crimes, police investigation, village, dysfunctional family, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, law enforcement, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, confined, isolation, rise and fall, prison life, gangsters, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: social decay, legal, ambition, deportation, gangsters, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crime, rivalry, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, usa, europe, new york
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49%
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, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, honest law enforcer, partners in crime, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, cat and mouse, drug dealing, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gang war, corruption, irish, tough heroes, mob boss, labor union, gangsters, crime, ambition, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, ireland, boston
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100%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, gangsters, danger, rescue, crimes, crime, hitman, mafia, drugs, gangster
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, honeymoon, grandson, organized crime, mafia, daughter, urban, execution, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas
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44%
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: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: controversy, kidnapping, bank robber, prisoner, criminal, murder, criminal heroes, chases and races, gang, escape attempt, master criminal, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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100%
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, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, organized crime, gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, drug dealing, smuggling, cocaine, notoriety, master criminal, latinos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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41%
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: realistic, captivating, bleak, sincere, serious ...
Plot: assassination, communism, radio, idealism, dishonesty, gangsters, deadly, fighting the system, rebellion, radio show, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, power struggle, criminal heroes, relatives, mafia, crimes, dishonesty, ex convict, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
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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: stylized, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, ransom, kidnapping, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, leadership, partners, gangsters, drug dealing, police investigation, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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39%
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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, criminal heroes, gangsters, killings, family life, crime, psychiatrist, ambition, family relations, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
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38%
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: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, politics, political corruption, investigation, fighting the system, cons and scams, state affairs, uncover truth, crime, crimes, manipulations, legal ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, switzerland, rome italy, new york, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, tense, rough, gloomy, realistic
Plot: journalism, mafia, crime, hopes, danger, investigation, media, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, urban, rivalry, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: prison, heist, psychopath, restaurant, society, store, gang, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, murder, godparent ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, italy
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37%
The Great Train Robbery (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Two-part BBC drama portraying The Great Train Robbery of 8 August 1963. The first part shows it from the point of view of the robbers, and the second part from the point of view of the police who set out to identify and catch the robbers.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: train robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, law enforcement, group of criminals, danger, friends, crime, train ride, gang, robbery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, scotland, europe, britain
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37%
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rise to the top, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, ambition, pride and honor, corruption, revenge, casino, death ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, serious, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, gang war, violence spree, disorder, the underworld, mystery, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonor among criminals, crime ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug abuse, gangsters, crime, prison, crimes, criminal heroes, going straight, heist, delinquent, gang of thieves, drugs, bootlegging ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: politics, corporate crimes, state affairs, crime, air disaster, unfulfillment, investigation, intrigue, rise and fall, dishonesty, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, organized crime, police protagonist, partners, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, partners against crime, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, moral dilemma, partners, crime, crimes, partners against crime, temptation, united states of america, gangster
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: murderous pair, robbery, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, partners in crime, love and romance, partners, deadly, notoriety, couples, gang, crime ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, lawyer, mob boss, greed, power struggle, family business ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, crime boss, rise to the top, unfulfillment, crimes, criminal heroes, fight for supremacy, dishonor among criminals, family relations, crime, parents and children, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: europe, cuba, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 504
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: captivating, suspenseful, serious, semi serious, rough ...
Plot: deadly, family relations, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, state affairs, drug dealing, island, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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