Movies like At Close Range

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At Close Range (1986)
 7.0
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At Close Range (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970's. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, dramatic, suspense, dark ...
Plot: murder, gang, rape, gun, sociopath, crime, teenage life, crimes, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family life, working class, siblings relations, family in crisis, kids in trouble, father son relationship, violence, small town, thief, marijuana, psychopath, criminal, girlfriend, weed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california

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Most similar movies to At Close Range

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about crime, murder, crimes, storytelling, violence, dialogue and brutality mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like At Close Range: The Funeral (1996), American Me (1992), New Jersey Drive (1995), Little Odessa (1994), Bad Boys (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: captivating, cynical, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mafia, violence, strike, bedroom, corpse, great depression, crime, vengeance, introspection, labor union, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 7K
American Me (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, violence, murder, lowrider, racism, criminal heroes, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, friends, crime, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 70s, year 1959 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, infidelity, russian mafia, gangsters, immigrants, crime, haunted by the past, family relations, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.2
 13K
Bad Boys (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, vengeance, rivalry, grudge, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, youth, crime, society, prison life, street kid, urban ghetto ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, police officer killed, police investigation, crimes, murder, kidnapping, haunted by the past, deadly, law enforcement, confined, law enforcer killer, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crime, gangsters, stripper, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, family relations, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Casualties of War (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager. Based on the actual events of an incident on Hill 192 in November, 1966.
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, rape, pow, military, sexual abuse, crimes, military life, war crime, battle zone, infantrymen, atrocity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1974, year 1966
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.3
 212K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: talky, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, priest, political corruption, crime, police corruption, redemption, neo-noir, law enforcement, dishonesty, social decay, fighting the system ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, psychopath, neo noir, drug dealing, crime, crime gone awry, redemption, heist, police investigation, investigation, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, los angeles, texas, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 141
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, iraq war, racism, family problems, deadly, crime, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crimes, family in crisis, homecoming, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 6K
Blue Collar (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Fed up with mistreatment at the hands of both management and union brass, and coupled with financial hardships on each man's end, three auto assembly line workers hatch a plan to rob a safe at union headquarters.
Style: clever, realistic, disturbing, serious, biting ...
Plot: heist, factory, robbery, union, crime gone awry, working class, crime, fighting the system, vengeance, drinking, labor union, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, prison, australian, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, deadly, going straight, family life, family problems, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 19K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 51K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: heroin, violence, robbery, cocaine, trial, drug dealer, armed robbery, interrogation, crime, corruption, gangsters, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 12K
Animal Factory (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: prison, friendship, survival, human nature, crime, confined, fish out of water, prison warden, drugs, prison escape, friendship between men, gang leader ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, puerto rico, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: dark humor, witty, realistic, offbeat, gloomy ...
Plot: hitman, crime gone awry, gangsters, redemption, violence, mafia, one last job, revenge, paranoia, blood, coffin, boat ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.1
 14K
River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, strangulation, sex, police, crime, rock, family relations, social relations, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 35K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: jealousy, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, older woman younger man relationship, vengeance, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, small town, age difference, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Killer Inside Me (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sheriff struggles to hide his violent murderous acts.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, neo noir, psychopath, small town life, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: realistic, talky, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, love triangle, murder, gun, drink, bar, church, vendetta, priest, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 7K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, crime, couples, family relations, men hatred, lookalikes, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 110K
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: realistic, tense, rough, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, gang, african american, poverty, coming of age, friendship, hip hop, machismo, favoritism, party, football ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, prison, gang, death row, gangsters, human spirit, hopes, lethal injection, deadly, murder, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, future, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: racism, drug dealing, family life, going straight, social decay, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, family relations, society, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, criminal's revenge, deadly, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Another Day in Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A vending machine robbery by small time thief and drug addict Bobbie (Vincent Kartheiser) goes badly awry, and his friends contact street-wise thief and part-time druggie Mel (James Woods) to patch him up.Recognizing a kindred spirit, Mel befriends ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, serious, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, violence, friendship, drug dealing, heist, murder, robbery, crime, teenage life, society, small time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 19K
Clockers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein ...
Style: realistic, rough, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, drug dealing, aids, ghetto, drug lord, train, crime, investigation, siblings relations, cocaine, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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