Debt movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant debt movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, melancholic, talky, visually appealing and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with debt, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, brutality, gangsters, money, greed and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
debt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as debt: Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Chocolate (2008), Get Shorty (1995), The Edukators (2004), We're the Millers (2013), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Little Dorrit (2008), Pusher II (2004), Black Cat, White Cat (1998), Asfur (2010).

List of debt movies

Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, debt, rich and poor, teenage life, society, high school, high school hunk, youth, romance, gender bending, high school life, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Chocolate (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, debt, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, treatment, financial problem, parents and children, crimes, rage, family problems, exile ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, drug lord, gambling, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, satire, money, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
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The Edukators (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Three activists cobble together a kidnapping plot after they encounter a businessman in his home.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, philosophical, twists and turns ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: love triangle, rebel, debt, rebelliousness, boyfriend, friends, rebellion, vandalism, jealousy, businessman, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004, year 1968
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, barcelona
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, ridiculous, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, journey, adolescence, smuggling, drug dealing, pretense, dishonesty, disorder, neighbor, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, love and romance, overnight success, addiction, rise to the top, fashion industry, city life, temptation, debt, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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Little Dorrit (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
Story: The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed ...
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poverty, young woman, life is a bitch, debt, uncover truth, secret, society, family secret, murderer, struggle, down on your luck, dying ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
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Pusher II (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony (Mads Mikkelsen) is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt, drug dealing, going straight, gang, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, parents and children, partners, crimes, gangsters, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark
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Black Cat, White Cat (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Austria, Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Matko is a small time hustler, living by the Danube with his 17 year old son Zare. After a failed business deal he owes money to the much more successful gangster Dadan. Dadan has a sister, Afrodita, that he desperately wants to see get married so ...
Style: surreal, witty, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: debt, dark humor, cat, nothing goes right, gypsy, wedding, couples, deal, loan, corruption, smuggling, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, serbia, former yugoslavia
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, united kingdom, england
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Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- (2018)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing her grandfather, Aoi—a girl who can see spirits known as ayakashi—is suddenly approached by an ogre. Demanding she pay her grandfather’s debt, he makes a huge request: her hand in marriage! Refusing this absurd offer, Aoi decides ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: cooking, supernatural, parallel world, romance, japanese mythology, friendship, demon, rivalry, drastic change of life, couples, hotel, debt ...
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Asfur (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 32 min.
TV show
Story: Asfur is an Israeli television series, which is broadcast on the channel HOT3. Its title, which literally means "bird" in Arabic, is the main protagonist's "good luck bird" – his late grandfather believed that its arrival ...
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, debt, love triangle, rivalry, theft, crimes, cons and scams, inheritance, destiny, society, rich and poor, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Delivery Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sperm donor, pregnancy, debt, lawsuit, adulthood, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, children, father son relationship, hospital, family relations, court case ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, macabre, atmospheric ...
Plot: curse, seance, filmmaking, actress, insanity, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, dangerous attraction, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, europe, usa ...
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Long Live the Family! (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Libor, a former teacher, enjoys a well-paid position as a bank manager, living in a luxurious villa outside Prague. His business partners are taken into custody and the authorities have a few questions for him to answer. Rather than wait around, he ...
Style: road movie, captivating, realistic, sincere, exciting
Plot: family relations, loss of job, debt, lie, police investigation, bank manager, travel, classmate, children
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The Gambler (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, addiction, debt, bookies, gambling debt, casino, crimes, hopes, gangsters, gambling addiction, loan, gambler ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, harvard university, california
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Joe the King (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother. Petty thefts for food grow into more major ...
Style: tense, rough, emotional, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child abuse, corporal punishment, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, working class, abusive father, debt, theft, money, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, redemption ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
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The Actors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During the run of a particularly awful interpretation of Richard III, the star, Anthony O'Malley, begins to frequent a rough pub to develop his character. He meets Barreller who he discovers owes someone he's never met a considerable sum ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: debt collector, debt, disguise, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, disorder, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, gangsters, pretense, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, england, london
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13: Game of Death (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Pusit is having the worst day of his life. He just lost his job and is in serious debt. That is all about to change when he receives a mysterious phone call with a tempting offer. If he could complete 13 tasks, he will win 100 million Baht. Pusit ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: debt, manipulation, mind game, mysterious character, dishonesty, rivalry, down on your luck, fictional game show, deception, greed, loss of job, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, monte carlo, mediterranean sea
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The Deep End (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: neo noir, emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gay, life is a bitch, wound, debt, fight, friendship, crimes, woman in danger, graphic violence, family relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, casino, card playing, bad luck, romance, love and romance, down on your luck, debt, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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Starbuck (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Starbuck is a 2011 Canadian comedy film directed by Ken Scott and written by Martin Petit and Ken Scott. The main character David Wozniak is a perpetual adolescent who discovers that, as a sperm donor, he has fathered 533 children. David, a ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: slacker, man child, pregnancy, debt, sperm donor, self discovery, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, disorder, adulthood, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families, the Camorra in Naples and Caserta. Based on a book by Roberto Saviano. Power, money and blood: these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang war, juvenile delinquency, criminal, crimes, organized crime, debt, power, social decay, criminal heroes, society, life is a bitch, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, debt, investigation, crimes, siblings relations, moral dilemma, money, gambling, boat, loan, family relations, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
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Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: psychological, tense, touching, humorous, talky ...
Plot: stockholm syndrome, ex convict, kidnapping, alienation, dark humor, haunted by the past, fall in love, strip club, prison, blackmail, gambling, bet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: neo noir, bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, blackmail, debt, crime gone awry, crimes, greed, deception, family problems, plan gone awry, sibling relationship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
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Hunters and Victims (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The Victims and hunters movie is inspired by the real life stories that depict where you, your family or friends could end up tomorrow. What should you do if you end up in the helix of dept? Jakub - our leading protagonist - shows you how to get rid ...
Style: tense, intense, disturbing, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: debt, drug abuse, parent child relationship, police, mental institution, lawyer, father son relationship, conspiracy, friendship between men, revenge, gangsters, money lender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
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Lucky Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, money raising, addiction, debt, obsession, teenage life, kids in trouble, family in crisis, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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The Pick-up Artist (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, debt, romance, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, male female relationship, mafia, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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