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, serious, talky and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with debt, gangsters, brutality, storytelling, money, runaway, mentor, dialogue, crimes and greed plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
debt movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as debt: Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Chocolate (2008), Get Shorty (1995), The Edukators (2004), We're the Millers (2013), Little Dorrit (2008), Black Cat, White Cat (1998), Delivery Man (2013), Inland Empire (2006).

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: romantic, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, teenage life, society, debt, high school, gender bending, high school hunk, youth, flirting, female protagonist, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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, addiction, love and romance, overnight success, rise to the top, debt, city life, temptation, fashion industry, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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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, exciting, serious, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, debt, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, treatment, financial problem, parents and children, deadly, crimes, exile, family problems ...
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, money, gambling, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 ...
Plot: love triangle, rebel, debt, rebelliousness, friends, boyfriend, rebellion, vandalism, jealousy, businessman, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 2004, 2000s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, barcelona, barcelona spain
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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, not serious, ridiculous, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: road trip, on the road, nothing goes right, journey, adolescence, smuggling, dishonesty, drug dealing, disorder, pretense, neighbor, partners in crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
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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: sincere, captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, young woman, debt, uncover truth, secret, society, family secret, struggle, down on your luck, dying, charles dickens ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
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With Blood on My Hands: 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt, drug dealing, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, gangsters, partners, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark, 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: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, witty, captivating ...
Plot: debt, cat, gypsy, wedding, fall in love, smuggling, deal, corruption, arranged marriage, loan, couples, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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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: pregnancy, debt, lawsuit, sperm donor, adulthood, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, children, hospital, father son relationship, 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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, actress, danger, seance, debt, infidelity, murder, makeup artist, nightmare, lifestyle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, los angeles, california, usa, europe ...
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, addiction, debt, bookies, gambling debt, casino, crime, crimes, money, hopes, gangsters, loan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, harvard university, las vegas, 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: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, child abuse, working class, theft, debt, abusive father, money, corporal punishment, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, redemption ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
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The Actors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, offbeat
Plot: debt collector, disguise, debt, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, pretense, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, disorder, make believe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland, 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: debt, mysterious character, mind game, manipulations, manipulation, dishonesty, rivalry, down on your luck, deception, greed, fictional game show, loss of job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
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The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
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, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, loneliness, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
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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: emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, life is a bitch, danger, wound, debt, friendship, fight, crime, crimes, graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: gambling, casino, bad luck, debt, romance, dangerous attraction, fall in love, cheating, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, down on your luck ...
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: lawsuit, slacker, sperm donor, man child, pregnancy, debt, sperm bank, self discovery, life turned upside down, parents and children, haunted by the past, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
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Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
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: bleak, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang war, criminal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, organized crime, debt, power, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy, manhattan new york city ...
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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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, debt, investigation, money, crimes, crime, siblings relations, moral dilemma, gambling, blackmail, loan, actress ...
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: dark humor, psychological, tense, touching, humorous ...
Plot: ex convict, kidnapping, alienation, fall in love, haunted by the past, strip club, prison, blackmail, gambling, bet, debt, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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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: bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, robbery, dysfunctional family, debt, blackmail, crime gone awry, jewelry store, crime, crimes, greed, deception, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: twists and turns, disturbing, intense, tense, exciting ...
Plot: debt, drug abuse, parent child relationship, music, mental institution, police, gangsters, father son relationship, money lender, stolen money, lawyer, therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czech republic
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Styx (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nelson puts his criminal ways behind him, having spent years as a first-rate safecracker. This resolution lasts until his brother finds himself owing money to organised crime and Nelson needs to do one last big job, with a few other professionals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, police shootout, debt, unlikely criminals, going straight, tough law enforcer, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, south africa
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Don't Tempt Me (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.
Style: psychological, lyrical, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, gangsters, redemption, angel, bible, fight, debt, hell, destiny, good versus evil, hopes, win over ...
Time: year 1999, year 1939, 70s
Place: paris france, spain, tokyo, mexico
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Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, murder, hitman, debt, redemption, introspection, crimes, danger, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
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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, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, debt, romance, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, 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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Living It Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mafia, debt, fall in love, danger, romance, gangsters, crimes, young lovers, crime, love, waitress, life turned upside down ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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All the Best: Fun Begins (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: All The Best is a rib-tickling comedy based on hilarious situations resulting from mistaken identities and goof ups.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mistaken identity, debt, chases and races, car race, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comedy of errors, friends, buddies, plan gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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