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 suspense, realistic, clever, interesting, complex and intense films and TV shows about / with greed, dialogue, corruption, storytelling, twists and turns, brutality, murder, suprisingly clever, money and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
greed movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as greed: Lord of War (2005), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Gold (2016), The Godfather (1972), Margin Call (2011), Casino (1995), 13 Sins (2014), 13 (2010), Blood Diamond (2006).

List of greed movies

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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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: suspense, serious, disturbing, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: oil, greed, character study, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, father son relationship, money, sign language, misanthrope, desert, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, middle ages, turn of the century ...
Place: california, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco, los angeles
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, 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: cynical, clever, motivational, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corruption, business, wall street, money, rise and fall, wealth, stock market, stock broker, rags to riches, addiction, american dream, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, geneva switzerland, usa, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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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, inspirational, suspense, intellectual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: business, jungle, greed, gold, treasure hunt, mining, gold mine, life philosophy, ethnic conflict, brutality, justice, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1988
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, new york
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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, atmospheric, epic, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, revenge, greed, crime family, betrayal, crimes, pride and honor, murder, gang war, corruption ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, new york, bronx new york city, sicily, manhattan new york city ...
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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: suspense, realistic, serious, captivating, political ...
Plot: stock market, financial crisis, greed, wall street, businessman, stock market crash, economics, corporate america, bankruptcy, millionaire, workplace situations, stock broker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, clever, rough, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, mafia, casino, gambling, gangsters, rise and fall, crimes, greed, criminal heroes, betrayal, fbi, heist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, midwest, los angeles ...
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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, suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, game, psychology, mysterious character, graphic violence, twists and turns, plot twist, brutality, on the run, serial killer, money, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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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, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, organized crime, murder, crimes, fish out of water, survival, twists and turns, life is a bitch, game of death, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, delaware, grand central station manhattan new york city, midwest ...
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Blood Diamond (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
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: captivating, serious, emotional, thought provoking, harsh ...
Plot: mercenary, greed, adventure, gem, treasure hunt, civil war, smuggling, journalism, escapades, rebel, brutality, fisherman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, year 1999, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, angola, zimbabwe, belgium ...
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Jackie Brown (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money ...
Style: suspense, tense, talky, neo noir, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, stewardess, greed, heist, crimes, twists and turns, airport, bail bondsman, multiple perspectives, corruption, racial slur, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: neo noir, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, psychopath, desert, serial killer, human nature, brutality, greed, peril, sheriff, assassin, death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1980, 80s
Place: texas, el paso texas, mexico, austin texas, usa ...
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American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, satire, dark humor, sociopath, materialism, psycho, killings, greed, yuppie, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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The Big Short (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.
Style: intellectual, realistic, clever, tense, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: finance, wall street, business, economics, stock market, financial crisis, loan, money, economic crisis, banking, greed, bank ...
Time: 2000s, future, year 1933, 21st century, year 2007 ...
Place: new york, california, manhattan new york city, las vegas
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 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, exciting, tense, suspense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, treasure hunt, old west, greed, american civil war, good versus evil, gunfight, cowboy, moral ambiguity, heroes, man with no name, desert ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, arizona, austin texas, usa ...
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Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, 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: neo noir, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, snow, kidnapping, dark humor, ransom, police, greed, crime gone awry, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, 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: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, greed, ex soldier, drug lord, ex special forces, crimes, theft, friendship, violence, survival, murder, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
Place: south america, usa, peru, andes mountains, colombia ...
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crimes, snow, fbi, betrayal, small town, bag of money, winter, twists and turns, character study, heist, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, wisconsin
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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: philosophical, clever, intellectual, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: intelligence, success, ambition, creativity, rise to the top, rags to riches, life turned upside down, prodigy, experimental drug, superhuman powers, resourceful, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: suspense, intense, dark, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: office, greed, business, manipulation, ambition, real estate agent, rivalry, career, reward, corporate world, layoff, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, florida, arizona, illinois ...
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, atmospheric ...
Plot: lawyer, devil, supernatural, deal with the devil, law firm, greed, courtroom, demon, satan, ambition, hotshot lawyer, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, southern usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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Life Stinks (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rich businessman makes a bet he can survive on the streets of a rough Los Angeles neighborhood for 30 days completely penniless. During his stay he discovers another side of life and falls in love with with a homeless woman.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: homeless, greed, wealth, goofy hero, rags to riches, survival, switching roles, social differences, self discovery, wager, homelessness, poverty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Borgias (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Ireland, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
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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: serious, clever, captivating, epic, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, historical character, rivalry, siblings relations, sex scene, brother sister incest, ambition, lust, greed, clergy, sin, corruption ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, florence
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Tumbbad (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: India, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: India, 1918. On the outskirts of Tumbbad, a cursed village where it always rains, Vinayak, along with his mother and his brother, care of a mysterious old woman who keeps the secret of an ancestral treasure which Vinayak gets obsessed with.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: greed, mythology, treasure, father son relationship, evil, supernatural, curse, village, treasure hunt, curses spells and rituals, escapades, tomb ...
Time: 20th century, year 1918, 1930s, year 1947
Place: india
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Ran (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: visually appealing, atmospheric, cerebral, epic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, greed, vengeance, feudal japan, shakespeare, medieval, castle, betrayal, war, insanity, cavalry, nihilism ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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: sexy, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greed, single parent, power relations, workplace situations, african american, father son relationship, flirting, satire, workplace problem, boss, ethics, corporate world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, entertaining, scenic, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, animals, disney, friendship, talking animals, human animal relationship, boy, orphan, courage, wolf, adventure, journey ...
Place: india, asia
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Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, clever, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wall street, greed, stock market, romance, fall in love, business, workplace intrigue, lawyer, unlikely couple, family business, manipulation, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, rhode island, new england, manhattan new york city ...
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Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: intense, serious, tense, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gambling, sport, greed, american football, football, father son relationship, cons and scams, addiction, rags to riches, workplace, dishonesty, bookies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans, puerto rico ...
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Pocket Listing (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A satirical thriller about L.A.'s real estate roller coaster. Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensues when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly ...
Style: twist ending, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: broker, sexuality, greed, corporation, realtor, redemption, revenge, power, wealth, money, seduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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