Corruption movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant corruption movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, serious, suspense, stylized and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with corruption, mentor, storytelling, betrayal, dialogue, brutality, vengeance, justice, violence and crimes plots mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as corruption: Changeling (2008), RocknRolla (2008), The Nice Guys (2016), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Equalizer (2014), The Bridge (2013), Death Race (2008), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Sin City (2005), Black Mirror (2011).
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The Wolf of Wall Street
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
180 min.
 8.2
Black Mirror
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.9
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
Bulletproof
Action, Crime
UK
60 min.
 6.1

List of corruption movies

 7.8
 217K
Changeling
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Plot: fighting the system, investigation, corruption, police, uncover truth, insanity, kidnapping, missing child, storytelling, manipulation, twists & turns, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, seattle washington, canada
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 7.3
 214K
RocknRolla
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, corruption, mafia, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, twists & turns, multiple storylines, storytelling, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, gang leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.4
 222K
The Nice Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: entertaining, buddy comedy, suspense, humorous, clever ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, corruption, single father, murder, private detective, pornography, chase, revenge, justice, alcoholic ...
Time: year 1977, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Wolf of Wall Street
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: realistic, clever, cynical, biting, dramatic ...
Plot: stock broker, money, stock market, rise and fall, corruption, motivational speaker, wall street, greed, ambition, corporate crimes, drug addiction, hotshot ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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 7.2
 279K
The Equalizer
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, corruption, lone hero, crime, gunfight, gory, righting the wronged, brutality, blood, weapons, organized crime, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, russia, moscow russia
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 7.6
 16K
The Bridge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, corruption, mystery, mind game, murder, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, drug cartel, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa
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 6.4
 183K
Death Race
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chases and races, ex convict, prison, contests and competitions, survival, violence, corruption, betrayal, murder, racing, revenge ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2010s, year 2012
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Law Abiding Citizen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: twists and turns, rough, bad ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: fighting the system, vengeance, vigilantism, justice, crime, murder, prison, lawyer, twists & turns, corruption, brutality, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 8.0
 704K
Sin City
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: surreal, bleak, dark, twists and turns, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, dark hero, gory, comics, justice, social decay, vigilante, brutality, hitman, multiple storylines, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
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 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, dark humor, philosophical, disturbing ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, technology, politician, news, media satire, corruption, alternate reality, reporter, fear ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 8.3
 60K
The Good Wife
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The Good Wife is a legal drama starring Emmy Award winner Julianna Margulies as a wife and mother who boldly assumes full responsibility for her family and re-enters the workforce after her husband's very public sex and political corruption ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, starting over, legal, workplace situations, couple relations, hopes, infidelity, law firm, corruption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 5.1
 71K
Abduction
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: chase, on the run, teenager, danger, assassin, young heroes, espionage, cia, life turned upside down, secret service, corruption, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, china, taiwan
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 6.2
 38K
Big Stan
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: prison, prison life, martial arts, confined, dishonesty, parody, master warrior, mentor, transformation, guru, corruption, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.7
 297K
Daredevil
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: daredevil, superhero, master villain, fighting crime, secret identity, lawyer, crime boss, vigilantism, good versus evil, crimes, escapades, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Night Manager
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, moral ambiguity, murder, secret service, undercover agent, manager, corruption, british, crimes, violent, violence ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, egypt
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 6.7
 29K
22 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, violence, mafia, crime, murder, shooting, brutality, dark hero, justice, criminal heroes, chase, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
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Servant of the People
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine
Story: Modest and humble teacher Vasily is caught on camera raging over the miserable situation in his country. When a pupil posts the video on Youtube, it becomes a viral sensation. Everybody loves Vasily’s outrage and people start gathering money for a ...
Style: humorous, light, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, president, life philosophy, escapades, corruption, justice, rivalry, betrayal, adventure, family, friends, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 47K
Billions
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, friendship, money, stock exchange, district attorney, corruption, ambition, mentor, family relations, life philosophy, investor, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 214K
The Other Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, cynical, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, reluctant partners, stupidity, verbal byplay, goofy hero, dumb, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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The Inbetweeners 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary ...
Style: funny, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, youth, friendship, road trip, teenage life, drinking, holiday, sarcasm, adventure, mentor, corruption, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new jersey
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The Twelve Chairs
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: satirical, stylized, witty, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, farce, adventurer, odd couple, obsessive quest, chase, road trip, hidden treasure, mentor, nothing goes right, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
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 7.3
 152K
Erin Brockovich
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. ...
Style: touching, factual, captivating, inspirational, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lawyer, environmental, court, justice, investigation, fighting the system, single mother, contamination, uncover truth, righting the wronged, against the odds, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.9
 38K
Leverage
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Leverage follows a five-person team: a thief, a grifter, a hacker, and a retrieval specialist, led by former insurance investigator Nathan Ford, who use their skills to fight corporate and governmental injustices inflicted on ordinary citizens.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, escapades, hacker, thief, crimes, team, unconventional method, fake identity, dishonesty, hidden identity, outsmarting, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 58K
Hawaii Five-0
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police protagonist, law enforcement, teamwork, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, police detective, relatives, corruption, chases and races, task force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: hawaii, usa
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 8.1
 139K
Wild Tales
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: dark humor, tense, suspense, cynical, ironic ...
Plot: revenge, multiple storylines, twists & turns, human nature, destiny, unlikely criminals, violence, corruption, farce, greed, wedding party, road rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, stylized, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, robin hood, vengeance, folk hero, sword fight, greed, courage, romance, period piece, dishonesty, justice ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, holy land, jerusalem
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 6.7
 204K
Escape Plan
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: serious, exciting, brutal, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, conspiracy, lone hero, survival, cia, surveillance, revenge, fight scenes, prison, weapons, gunfight, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, morocco, colorado
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 7.9
 181K
Gotham
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: police, batman, mafia, crime boss, partner, fictional city, tough cop, super villain, twists & turns, friendship, corruption, anti hero ...
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 5.5
 15K
Marauders
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An untraceable group of elite bank robbers is chased by a suicidal FBI agent who uncovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides.
Style: intense, enigmatic, melancholic, breathtaking, clever ...
Plot: bank robbery, investigation, fbi, crime gone awry, shooting, conspiracy, greed, twists & turns, bank manager, thief, violence, runaway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio, mexico
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