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List of the best movies like Beasts Clawing at Straws (2020): Paper Lives, Body Brokers, Angrezi Medium, The Big Bull, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Brass Teapot, Dangerous Lies, Indecent Proposal, New World, Dragon.

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Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryTurkey
CharactersStreet children, Orphans, Poor, Guardian, Defenders
PlaceTurkey
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Action, Fascinating, Tense

In the streets of Istanbul, ailing waste warehouse worker Mehmet takes a small boy under his wing and must soon confront his own traumatic childhood.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals
PlotOn real events, Money, Drug addict, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily, Parents, Poor
PlotMoney, Dreams
PlaceIndia
StyleLight, Cute, Touching

When his daughter decides to further her studies in London, a hardworking Haryanvi businessman does everything in power to make her dreams come true.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryIndia
PlotOn real events, Money, Success, Stock Exchange
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Inspired by events from the late '80s and the early '90s that shook the country's financial fabric, The Big Bull tells the story of the biggest hustle in the stock market.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersScammers, Rich, Millionaires, Businessmen
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Money, Success
PlaceUSA, Wall Street, New York
StyleBeautiful, Fascinating, Smart, Black humor, For a group of friends

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Poor
PlotBank robbery, Revenge, Money, Obsession, Supernatural
PlaceParty, USA, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Fancy, Black humor

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Millionaires, Architects, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Gambling, Treason, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Makes me think, Serious

Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:15
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotRivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:56
CharactersThieves, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceVillage, Nature, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Epic

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Money, Success, Stock Exchange
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
StyleInteresting, Action, Smart, Tense, Intellectual

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
CharactersGangsters, Musicians, Stewardesses, Businessmen
PlotLove, Passion, Death
PlaceIndia, Cemetery, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy

ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:37
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Taxi drivers
PlotSurvival, Chase
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, Gu-nam wiles away his days driving a cab and spends his nights getting drunk and gambling. His wife went to Seoul to work and send back money, but it’s been months since he has heard from her. When local crime lord Myun offers to erase Gu-nam’s debts in exchange for a contract killing in Seoul, Gu-nam reluctantly accepts.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
PlotPolitical, Justice, Pads, False accusations
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Makes me think

An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, War, Skirmishes
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleSerious, Patriotic

A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of Kamdesh, as it was known, was the bloodiest American engagement of the Afghan War in 2009 and Bravo Troop 3-61 CAV became one of the most decorated units of the 19-year conflict.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersCriminals, Partners
PlotCars, Motorcycles, Weapon, Chase, Birthday
PlacePrison, Hotels, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy

Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective and his reluctant partner frantically track down a recently released convict who knows a secret from the past.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryIndia
PlotMoney
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Black humor

Nandan Kumar comes across a suitcase and discovers it is full of cash. He takes the suitcase and soon finds himself being chased by a notorious gangster, an honest cop and a minister, who want the suitcase at any cost.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:51
CharactersDogs
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Money, Weapon, Blackmail
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the detective’s hit-and-run, but instead of asking for money, he wants to know about the body’s whereabouts, leading to a do-or-die showdown of the witness and detective.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:39
CharactersFamily, Scammers, Architects
PlotLove, Investigation, Jealousy, Divorce, Missing people
PlaceUSA, New York, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating

Three friends head to the seafront for a drunken weekend, only to be imprisoned on the top floor of their holiday apartment by a malevolent paranormal force.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersPartners
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive

Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose members are being systematically murdered one by one. To solve the brutal killings, Kingston joins forces with a cocky, young homicide detective. But neither of them is prepared for the shocking corruption their investigation will uncover — stunning secrets that will set both men on a violent collision course with betrayal and vengeance.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens
PlotOn real events, Investigation, False accusations
PlaceCourt, Forest
StyleAction, By books, Makes me think, Depressive, Serious

The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration01:53
CharactersVampire
PlotMartial Arts, Investigation, Political, Conspiracies, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersHired assassins, Killers, Lawyers
PlotDancing, Revenge, Cancer, Chase
PlacePrison, Sea, Beach, Texas, USA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Tense

After a violent encounter, Roy finds Rocky and sees something in her eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is inescapable.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:01
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Criminals, Tough guys, Fish
PlotFight, Weapon, Baseball, Betrayal, Chase
PlacePrison, Ships, Beach, Hospitals, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersVeterans
PlotInvestigation, False accusations
PlaceVietnam, Asia, California
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersSerial killers
PlotLove, Investigation, Death, Pads
PlaceFrance
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Police, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Fight, Investigation, Death, Snow
PlaceMountains, Hospitals
TimeNight
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

After a traumatic event, a drug trafficker turns sides and conspires with a dangerously ambitious undercover police officer to bring down the mysterious kingpin of a major drug cartel. (Remake of the Chinese film “Drug War,” 2012.)

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
Duration02:32
CharactersFBI, Investigators
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Investigation, Obsession
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Smart, Serious, Disturbing

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Serial killers, Criminals, Losers
PlotSurvival, Money
PlaceCaves, Mountains, USA
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, he descends to the level of a cave dweller and falls deeper into crime and degradation.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPoor
PlotMystery
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Sung-soo has everything a man could want: a beautiful wife and children, a comfortable home and luxury car, and plenty of money in the bank. When he learns that his estranged brother, Sung-chul, has gone missing, haunting memories of their troubled past urge him to visit his brother’s apartment in search of answers.





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