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20 best movies like Carancho (2010)

List of the best movies like Carancho (2010): Heli, Death in Buenos Aires, True Romance, The Next Three Days, A Single Shot, The Paradine Case, Assassination Tango, State of Grace, Bedevilled, Police.

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Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Revenge, Missing people
PlaceMexico, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryArgentina
Duration01:30
CharactersHorses, Gay, Mafia, Police, Friends
PlotDeath, Mystery
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleExciting, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Detective Chavez, a family man and a tough cop, once again must solve a mysterious crime. To reveal the identity of the murderer, Chavez must clarify the enigma waiting in ambush to capture his own heart. Passion surprises even the most astute detective. What will triumph: law or desire?

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:01
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Obsession, Chase, Birthday
StyleRomantic, Heavy, Smart, Depressive, Serious

Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:13
CharactersLawyers
PlotLove, Prison Break, Freedom, False accusations
PlacePrison, USA
StyleAction, Disturbing

A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lawyers
PlotMoney, Hostage, Divorce
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersLawyers
PlotObsession, False accusations
StyleRomantic, Action, By books, Smart, Serious

The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her, she encourages him.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
Duration02:01
CharactersHired assassins
PlotDancing, Passion, Political, Intrigue, Tango
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual world of the tango.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends
PlotUndercover
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:54
PlotRevenge, Slavery, Vacation, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Asia, Korea
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:53
CharactersGangsters
PlaceParis, France
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Mangin, a police inspector in Paris, leans hard on informants to get evidence on three Tunisian brothers who traffic in drugs. He arrests one, Simon, and his girl-friend Noria. Simon's brothers go to their lawyer. He springs Noria, who promptly steals 2 million francs that belong to the Tunisians. They suspect her of the theft; her life as well as the lawyer's is in danger. Meanwhile, Noria is playing with both the lawyer and Mangin's affections. Mangin is mercurial anyway: intimidating and bloodying suspects, falling for a police commission trainee before flipping for Noria, wearing his emotions on his sleeve. Can he save the lawyer and Noria, and can he convince her to love?

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends
PlotMoney, Friendship
PlaceParty, New York
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryThailand
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceAsia
StyleAction, Heavy, Gloomy, Serious, For men

The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryItaly, France
CharactersMafia, Hired assassins
PlotLove
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

Salvo, a ruthless Sicilian Mafia hit man, changes his priorities after being involved in a bloody ambush.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryJapan
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Yakuza, Terminally ill
PlotTravel, Debts
PlaceJapan, Beach
StyleAction, To cry, Heavy, Touching, Depressive

A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:42
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Motorcycles, Money, Jealousy
PlacePrison, Mountains, France, Night Clubs
StyleAction, By books, Serious, Disturbing

In November 2009, French security van driver Toni Musulin makes off with nearly 12 million euros, then turns himself over to the authorities a week later.

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: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
PlotFight, Money, Weapon, Birthday, Divorce
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious

A young man in Delhi tries to break free from his controlling brothers.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryArgentina, Spain, Germany, USA
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer, Adoption
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

Pedro, a humble beekeeper who lives in the mysterious Argentinian region of the Delta del Tigre, travels to Buenos Aires to visit his twin brother Agustín, a successful but troubled pediatrician with marital issues, to give him bad news and ask him for a favor hard to fulfill, a unexpected arrival which will change Agustín's life forever.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersGangsters
PlotLove, Gambling, Fight, Poker
PlaceIndia, Casino, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Heavy, Smart

Literature professor Jim Bennett leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he pits his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank, a paternalistic loan shark. As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must risk everything for a second chance.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Criminals
PlotRobbery, Gambling, Poker
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends, Poor
PlotRivalry
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAction, Soulful, Heavy, Gloomy, Depressive

A thrilling and raw crime drama following a gang of drug dealers in Hackney, London - an honest and gripping rendition of inner-city drug and gang culture.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersPartners
PlotLove
PlaceTexas, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Undercover cop Jim Raynor (Jason Patric) is a seasoned veteran. His partner, Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh), is lacking in experience, but he thinks she's tough enough to work his next case with him: a deep cover assignment to bring down the notoriously hard-to-capture drug lord Gaines (Gregg Allman). While their relationship turns romantic during the assignment, they also turn into junkies, and will have to battle their own addictions if they want to bring down Gaines once and for all.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryItaly
Duration01:35
CharactersBirds, Maids
PlotLove, Investigation, Death
PlaceItaly, Hotels
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

A chambermaid and a former cop meet at a speed dating event and a romance develops. But during a romantic getaway things suddenly take a turn for the worse when her mysterious past is revealed.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:08
PlotLove, Money, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Gloomy, Serious

Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Robbery, Love triangle, Chase
StyleAction, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

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: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:25
CharactersSpecial Forces
PlotSurvival, Bank robbery, Money, Weapon, Funeral
PlacePrison, France, Cemetery
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Vincent Miles, a gunsmith and shooting instructor at the National Police, is an expert in combat shooting who stubbornly refuses to join a field brigade, a choice which their colleagues do not understand. When he meets Milo Cardena, a mysterious and skilled cop, his life changes in such way that he cannot ignore his true nature anymore.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryArgentina, France, Spain
CharactersLesbians, Judge, Puppies
StyleSoulful, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy

A desperate love story between two young girls of extremely different social backgrounds who, unable to find a place for their love in the world they live in, are pushed to commit a crime.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, France, Portugal
CharactersNeighbors
PlotRevenge
PlaceVillage, Caves
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

Two speleologists, Esteban and Pedro, travel to a mountainous area located in northern Spain, near a small village, to study a newly discovered cave and determine if it is of scientific interest, while Gabi, Esteban's wife, awaits their return on a lonely road at the foot of the mountain.





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