Notoriety movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant notoriety movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, intense, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with notoriety, crimes, murder, blood, storytelling, vengeance, betrayal, mentor, dialogue and violence plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
notoriety movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as notoriety: Easy A (2010), Ripper Street (2012), Lord of War (2005), The Blacklist (2013), J. Edgar (2011), The House of Eliott (1991), The Iceman (2012), The Family (2013), Crossbones (2014), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008).

List of notoriety movies

Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, teen sex comedy, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, youth, teenage girl, school, adolescence, love and romance, classmate, notoriety, high school life, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2010s
Place: california, xian, usa, florida
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Ripper Street (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the "Ripper" murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, killings, who done it, victim, police detective, responsibility, victorian england, investigator, multiple suspects, notoriety, jack the ripper, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
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Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, suspense, thought provoking, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: business, greed, corruption, arms dealer, arms dealing, cold war, millionaire, rags to riches, smuggling, gunrunner, human nature, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, year 2001, 2000s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: africa, bolivia, new york, latin america, beirut lebanon ...
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The Blacklist (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, exciting, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, investigation, unlikely partners, master criminal, special agents, intrigue, partners, law enforcement, secret, mind game, crimes, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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J. Edgar (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.
Style: factual, melancholic, compassionate, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, fbi, corruption, surveillance, investigation, homosexual, crimes, ambition, notoriety, politics, gangsters, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: fashion, society, workplace, fashion designer, lifestyle, family relations, workplace situations, ambition, dressmaker, notoriety, rise to the top, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, london, britain
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The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: suspenseful, tense, brutal, dark, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mafia, gangsters, psychopath, crime family, lone hero, crimes, greed, notoriety, family relations, arrest, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, year 1964, 80s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: funny, stylized, cynical, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, dark humor, parents and children, violence, organized crime, runaway, family bonds, fish out of water, notoriety, dishonor among criminals, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, normandy, brooklyn new york city
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Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic
Plot: pirate, island, adventure, criminal, rivalry, notoriety, crimes, escapades, terrorizing, medieval, sailing, ancient ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bahamas
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Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible true story of Lucky Singh, an extremely charismatic and fearless confident man and thief who socialized with the rich, famous and influential of Delhi society and then proceeded to rob them blind. He was the bête noire of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, social, funny ...
Plot: thief, betrayal, double life, lifestyle, rise to the top, rise and fall, master criminal, deception, ambition, court, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: gangsters, dea, latinos, drug lord, criminal heroes, drug dealing, ambition, rise to the top, terrorism, smuggling, notoriety, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, porn actress, porn star, sex, porn industry, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, prostitution, manipulation, sex toy, female nudity, rough sex ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, malibu california, new york ...
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Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, gangsters, theft, crimes, gang, chase, armored car robbery, one last job, thief, armored car, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, cynical, rough, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, brutality, gangsters, dark humor, convict, crimes, character study, murder, eccentricity, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, suspense, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, cheating, thief, twists and turns, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, rome italy, paris france, europe, new orleans ...
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Bullhead (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Limburg cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, is approached by an unscrupulous veterinarian to make a shady deal with a notorious West-Flemish beef trader. But the assassination of a federal policeman, and an unexpected confrontation with a ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: mafia, crimes, friendship, violence, character study, farm, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, revenge, tragic event, organized crime, notoriety ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, flanders
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Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: intense, suspense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, french, chase, crimes, prison, organized crime, mafia, heist, character study, escape, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, exciting, sexy, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, romance, swords and armor, tragic love, warrior, love triangle, love, kung fu, emperor, adventure, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, ancient china
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Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: breathtaking, atmospheric, stylized, philosophical, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, kung fu, swords and armor, twists and turns, adventure, samurai, violence, vengeance, betrayal, warrior ...
Time: ancient times
Place: china, ancient china, hong kong, asia
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, vengeance, cowboy, adventure, old west, justice, determination, gunfight, texas ranger, teenage girl, death of father ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, texas, oklahoma, california, usa
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, revenge, nazism, vengeance, dark humor, brutality, working undercover, racism, german, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, serial killer, police corruption, female nudity, police investigation, police detective, police, murder, gangsters, visceral, machismo, dark hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: old west, small town, stereotypes, irreverent, fall in love, satire, notoriety, newcomer, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, chase, snake ...
Time: victorian era, future, 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa
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Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: lovers on the run, robbery, murderous pair, crimes, criminal, partners in crime, love and romance, partners, gang, notoriety, couples, violence spree ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
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Corleone (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, organized crime, crimes, bribery, cat and mouse, notoriety, corrupt politician, bravery, murder, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy, southern italy
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Trigun: Badlands Rumble (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a quicksand surrounded town called Makka, rumors spread of a legendary robber named Gasback is after the town. To protect it, Mayor Kepler has hired bounty hunters. These hunters have been following Gasback from town to town in hopes of getting ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, parody
Plot: thief, bounty hunter, reward, robbery, notoriety, gossip and rumors, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, fear, father daughter relationship, gunfight ...
Place: japan
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The Capture of the Green River Killer (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: A pair of girls seeking adventure beyond the their Western Washington trailer park encounter the area's most ruthless serial killer. Based on Sheriff David Reichert's book, "Chasing the Devil: My Twenty-Year Quest to Capture the Green ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police investigation, manhunt, strangulation, police detective, law enforcement, psychopath, bodies, notoriety, teenage girl, murder ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, serial killer, lawyer, politician, court, prison, family relations, cruelty, judge, friendship, civil rights, notoriety ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, manchester
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Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, brutal, harsh, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, brutality, crimes, social misfits, character study, violence, male nudity, prison life, society, violence spree, gangsters, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1974
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: ancient rome, revenge, sword fight, roman empire, ancient history, vengeance, gladiator, freedom, slavery, courage, warrior, roman ...
Time: middle ages, 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, ancient greece, north africa, germany ...
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