Movies like Wolf 2013

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Wolf (2013)
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Wolf (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, kickboxing, crimes, moral dilemma, social decay, society, ambition, immigrants, boxing, misfit, graphic violence, life is a bitch, cross country, criminal heroes, heist, female nudity, sex scene, kickboxer, organized crime, armored truck, gang, danger, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, society, danger, life is a bitch, graphic violence, rivalry and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wolf: Manslaughter (2012), The Mortician (2011), Sket (2011), Real Gangsters (2013), Protégé (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: ambulance, moral dilemma, human nature, society, social decay, media, crimes, paramedic, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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The Mortician (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alienated and cold, The Mortician (Method Man) processes the corpses with steely disregard. He is lonely and isolated. He is introduced to his new employee, Noah, (EJ Bonilla) by the morgue boss (Edward Furlong). Noah is a volatile youth working as ...
Style: psychological, neo noir, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: mortician, haunted by the past, murder, redemption, crimes, social decay, emotionless, corpse, urban ghetto, gangsters, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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100%
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, social decay, rivalry, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, society, youth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Real Gangsters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family business, rise and fall, family relations, rivalry, unfulfillment, ambition, organized crime, criminal, society, ego clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.2
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Protégé (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mole, undercover, drug dealing, working undercover, drug abuse, life is a bitch, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, tragic hero, moral dilemma, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, gang, crimes, parents and children, society, love and romance, graphic violence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Jammed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young Australian woman reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter and becomes involved in human trafficking and the sex slave trade.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: sex trafficking, crimes, missing person, deportation, manipulation, prostitute, sexual abuse, gangsters, social decay, immigrants, kidnapping, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, downfall, crimes, gang, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.1
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2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime boss, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, new year ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, sport, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
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The Bastards (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily routine, standing on the corner at the Home Improvement Store ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, confined, society, working class, woman in danger, social differences, violence spree, immigrants, misfit, realism, suburbs, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
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Viva Riva! (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Riva is an operator, a man with charm and ambition in equal measure. Kinshasa is an inviting place. With petrol in short supply in DRC's capital, he and his sidekick pursue a plot to get hold of a secret cache - barrels of fuel they can sell ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, treasure hunt, ambition, life is a bitch, tough heroes, gangsters, money, murder, conspiracy, couples, oral sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Second Chance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Detectives and best friends Andreas and Simon lead vastly different lives; Andreas has settled down with his beautiful wife and son; while Simon, recently divorced, spends most of his waking hours getting drunk at the local strip club. But all that ...
Style: touching, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: babies and infants, life turned upside down, losing-it hero, social decay, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, injustice, law enforcement, society, family tragedy, domestic violence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
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Accused (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An assistant prosecutor zealously pursues a conviction in the case of a pediatric nurse accused of murdering her patients, but doubt arises when her evidence shows that the infants may have died of natural causes.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, captivating
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, crimes, nurse, accusation, hospital, lawyer, prison, whistleblower, baby, court ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
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Paid (2006)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paid is a film noir in the tradition of the French gangster movie. It is a story about underworld characters that have come to regret the choices they have made and now secretly long for a different and more meaningful life. It is also a love story ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, female nudity, hotel, sex scene, shot in the head, gun
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
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Election 2 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Simon Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Louis Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: election, organized crime, henchman, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, rules and policies, criminal heroes, ambition, rivalry, crime boss, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How It All Went Down (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A struggling filmmaker finds himself involved in a dark world of guns, drugs and prostitution.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, tough heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, femme fatale, filmmaking, drug abuse, addiction, strip club, strong female presence, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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Fabienne (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fabienne is a police officer. She does her job well but is gradually growing tired of the dehumanized nature of her work : arresting undocumented aliens day after day does not fit in with her ideals. That's why when, one night, Olga, the Kazakh ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: police investigation, working class, violence against women, track down, crimes, law enforcement, missing child, immigrants, policewoman, police station, murder, forced prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, gang, immigrants, cocaine, friendship, crimes, ambition, rivalry, murder, smuggling, marijuana, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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13 (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his ...
Style: tense, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: overdose, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, reward, contests and competitions, fish out of water, social decay, suicidal, gambling, visceral, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Children's Story (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story focuses on the life of an 11-year old boy surrounded by criminality and poverty in the suburbs of Naples.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: street kid, youth, juvenile delinquency, society, friends, life is a bitch, social worker, social decay, urban ghetto life, teaching the ways of the world, street life, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Hostage (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Turkey, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the real-life story of a bus hijacking in Northern Greece, HOSTAGE explores the sensitive issue of Greek-Albanian relations through a young Albanian who takes over an intercity bus. Upon hijacking the bus, he takes the seven passengers ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, racism, hijacking, terrorism, save the day, crimes, one man army, rivalry, confined, immigrants, society, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albania, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Charlie Valentine (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film chronicles the exploits of the title character, Charlie, played by Raymond J. Barry (Training Day) a career criminal intent on scoring one last big pay day. When his "perfect crime" goes bad, Charlie flees to Los Angeles to hide ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, family relations, strong violent content, parents and children, crime gone awry, betrayal, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Resurrection of a Bastard (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A criminal from Amsterdam barely surviving a liquidation. An old Frisian farmer bent on revenge. An illegal immigrant with uncertain prospects. Eventually, they meet under an ancient oak tree. Beyond the last town.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, introspection, gangsters, hopes, society, crimes, life is a bitch, immigrants, down on your luck, countryside, misfit, dark humor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, heist, graphic violence, sexual content, criminal heroes, money, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 425
Baby Sellers (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, the Lifetime Original Movie, Baby Sellers, exposes the shocking international criminal enterprise of infant trafficking. Stars Emmy winner Jennifer Finnigan and Emmy and Golden Globe winner Kirstie Alley.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, crimes, working undercover, legal action, immigrants, babies and infants, society, life is a bitch, kidnapping, orphanage, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 454
Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, police detective, crimes, life turned upside down, immigrants, society, law enforcement, juvenile delinquency, doctor, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 758
Traffickers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his best friend dies in an unexpected accident, black market dealer Young-gyu decides to wash his hands off his illegal activities and start a new life with his girlfriend Yu-ri. But his dream stalls when he learns that Yu-ri needs money for ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, gang, kidnapping, ship, graphic violence, molestation, female nudity, human trafficking, danger, organ harvesting
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 42K
13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, murder, crimes, fish out of water, life is a bitch, society, social decay, police detective, drug overdose, game of death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york, pennsylvania, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, heist, survival, brother brother relationship, crimes, gays and lesbians, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%