10 best movies like Dead Man's Shoes (2004)

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Dead Man's Shoes 2004
A soldier returns home to his small town and exacts a deadly revenge on the thugs who tormented his dimwitted brother while he was away.
List of the best movies like Dead Man's Shoes (2004): Never Talk to Strangers, Out of the Furnace, Brighton Rock, Straw Dogs, Harry Brown, Outlaw, Bonded by Blood, The Corrupted, Legend, Heli.

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Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany

Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.

Out of the Furnace (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:56

Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.

Brighton Rock (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.

Straw Dogs (1971)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:53

David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ostracized by the brutish men of the village, including Amy's old flame, Charlie. Eventually the taunts escalate, and two of the locals rape Amy. This sexual assault awakes a shockingly violent side of David.

Harry Brown (2009)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

Outlaw (2007)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41

A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.

Bonded by Blood (2010)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared criminals in the south of England, maintaining the hold on their empire with fear and violence until their untimely death.

The Corrupted (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39

Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.

Legend (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:29

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Heli (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45

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.

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Shank (2010)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

Mo Ali’s futuristic knife-crime drama brings the dystopian environment of CHILDREN OF MEN and DISTRICT 13 to London’s East 17. SHANK delivers a ruthless vision of forthcoming urban life, where guns have been superseded by knives and are fiercely wielded by aimless youths. Amidst the chaos is the Paper Chazers gang, a rare morally conscious group who trade scavenged food for money. After Chazers gang member, Junior (Kedar Williams-Stirling), witnesses his brother, murder he must decide whether to get revenge of stick to the gangs moral code... In this superbly paced and artistic film, present-day social issues, and murky city streets, provide a perfect canvas for imagination and action.

Top Boy (2011)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

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.

Eye for an Eye (1996)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.

Straw Dogs (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.

Jack Falls (2011)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Former undercover police officer Jack Adleth returns to London seeking those who tried to have him killed in Amsterdam.

Sket (2011)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:23

When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the volatile and damaged man-hating Danielle.

The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration01:49

Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what Lou calls his "sickness": He is a brilliant, but disturbed sociopathic sadist.

Face (1997)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job too many. The gang dissolves in a murderous flurry of recriminations.

Red Hill (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryAustralia
Duration01:37

Young police officer Shane Cooper's first day on duty, after relocating to the small town of Red Hill, rapidly turns into a nightmare. News of a prison break, involving convicted murderer Jimmy Conway, sends the local law enforcement officers - led by the town's ruling presence, Old Bill - into a panic and leads to a terrifying and bloody confrontation.

Man on Fire (2004)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Luxembourg
Duration02:26

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.

Death Sentence (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

Resurrection Man (1998)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into madness.

36th Precinct (2004)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:51

The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years with the french police before creating this story, which in part is taken from real facts that happened during the 1980s in France.

Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:43

An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.

Offender (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.

Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:16

A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City of London and its unholy alliance with Britain's intelligence establishment, to Paris and the Alps.

Wallander (2008)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, USA

This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling books by Henning Mankell.

Hostage (2005)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53

When a mafia accountant is taken hostage on his beat, a police officer – wracked by guilt from a prior stint as a negotiator – must negotiate the standoff, even as his own family is held captive by the mob.

The Big I Am (2010)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.

Hyena (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:52

Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?




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