Greed movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant greed movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out clever, realistic, stylized, intense, interesting and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with greed, storytelling, dialogue, betrayal, corruption, murder, money, dishonesty, mentor and suprisingly clever plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
greed movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as greed: The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), There Will Be Blood (2007), Revolt (1985), A Simple Plan (1998), Billionaire Boys Club (2018), Margin Call (2011), The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), Gold (2016), Triple Frontier (2019), The Godfather (1972).

List of greed movies

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, dark humor, biting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: money, rise and fall, ambition, success, corruption, cons and scams, greed, wall street, yuppie, american dream, wealth, millionaire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1983, year 1987, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, bahamas, italy, manhattan new york city ...
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: character study, greed, rise to the top, ambition, money, oil, rivalry, obsession, villain, evil, small town, arson ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: california, usa, pacific ocean, los angeles
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Revolt (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.
Style: epic, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: greed, betrayal, vengeance, samurai, insanity, chaos, loyalty, warrior, murder, funeral, suicide, siege ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, crime, betrayal, crimes, human nature, dishonesty, character change, treasure, nothing goes right, couple relations, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
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Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establishes a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: greed, money, murder, social differences, scheme, crimes, escapades, cheating, dishonesty, deception, betrayal, life philosophy ...
Time: year 1980
Place: usa, los angeles
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Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, talky, captivating ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, wall street, greed, powerful corporation, workplace situations, bankruptcy, workplace problem, international crisis, capitalism, boss and employee, corporate crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, california
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, tense, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, cons and scams, good versus evil, lone wolves, army, outlaw, cowboy, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico ...
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Gold (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle ...
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, greed, jungle, business, ugly american, mining, money, cheating, justice, life philosophy, treasure hunt, rags to riches ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: indonesia
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Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, greed, crimes, drug lord, ex soldier, violence, murder, 15 year old, friendship, escapades, survival, vengeance ...
Place: usa, colombia, peru, brazil, andes mountains ...
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, family saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, greed, mob boss, cosa nostra, lawyer, power struggle ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, regret, human nature, dreams, rich and poor, greed, coldhearted, snow ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, witty, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: inheritance, existentialism, hotel, greed, twists & turns, mentor protege relationship, legendary, escapades, disorder, adventure, servant, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 30s, year 1968 ...
Place: europe, eastern europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, death, hitman, human nature, crimes, peril, sheriff, money, neo noir, psychopath, shooting, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
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Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: dark humor, interesting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, police investigation, greed, ransom, snow, psychopath, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: serious, captivating, intense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: mercenary, treasure hunt, adventure, smuggling, gem, greed, rebel, journalism, black market, rape, obsessive quest, civil war ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 2003, year 1999
Place: africa, south africa, morocco, belgium, cape town south africa ...
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Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: clever, captivating, intellectual, psychological, cerebral ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, rise to the top, success, prodigy, life turned upside down, ambition, drug abuse, happy ending, rags to riches, greed, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The world's most highly qualified crew of archaeologists and explorers is led by historian Milo Thatch as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine Ulysses and head deep into the mysteries of the sea.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, stylized, inter cultural ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: atlantis, adventure, princess, ancient mystery, expedition, disney, scientist, underwater, greed, adventurer, king, submarine ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., iceland
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The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, inspirational, uplifting ...
Plot: business, salesman, fast food, businessman, ambition, family business, mcdonald's restaurant, greed, rags to riches, destiny, capitalism, betrayal ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, america, california
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Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, touching, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: career, greed, friendship, workplace romance, starting over, boss and employee, introspection, agent, single parent, opposites attract, rivalry, self involved ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cuba
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13 Sins (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bright but meek salesman, drowning in debt as he's about to get married, receives a mysterious phone call informing him that he's on a hidden camera game show where he must execute 13 tasks to receive a multi-million dollar cash prize.
Style: psychological, twist ending, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, mysterious character, mind game, greed, serial killer, on the run, game, unsupportive parent, survival, plot twist, money, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth ...
Style: clever, captivating, serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, siblings relations, brother sister incest, intrigue, clergy, sin, priest, lust, manipulations, sex scene, ambition, desire ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, florence
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All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
Style: based on true events, tense, captivating, serious, rough
Plot: kidnapping, billionaire, ransom demand, greed, grandfather grandson relationship, escape, severed ear, violence, abduction, child custody, mafia, telephone call ...
Time: year 1973, year 1971
Place: italy, rome italy, saudi arabia
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House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, clever, realistic, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, casual sex, workplace situations, power relations, drugs/alcohol, powerful corporation, ambitious, dishonesty, workplace, hotshot hero, deal, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: knight, robin hood, folk hero, thief, justice, chase, good versus evil, courage, adventure, archer, greed, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, holy land, jerusalem, israel
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Common Wealth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administrator. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, unusual plot structure, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: greed, neighbor, real estate agent, murder, deadly, crime, crimes, dishonesty, fish out of water, stolen money, conflict, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, tokyo, brazil ...
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, cult film, intense, tense ...
Plot: office, greed, real estate agent, ambition, pressure, rivalry, corporate world, manipulations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, career, reward ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, illinois, chicago illinois, florida ...
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Cinderella (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, sweet, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, cinderella, imaginary kingdom, prince, disney, fall in love, rags to riches, magic, happy ending, hopes, love and romance, princess ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, france
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Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, cocaine, violence, murder, gangsters, going straight, criminal heroes, cheating ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
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Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, zoo, greed, animal, business, obnoxious boss, danger, workplace intrigue, businessman, animals, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, presumed dead, crimes, crumbling marriage, attempted murder, dishonesty, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, plastic surgery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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