Tags: movies like Joe the King (1999) - full list
|Mark||7.6 (imdb: 5.6)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, crime|
|Plot||Love, Fight, Chase, Relationship, Money, Robbery|
|Place||New York, USA|
|Style||Exciting, Heavy, For men|
Wanted by the mafia, a New York City bike messenger escapes into the world of parkour after meeting a beautiful stranger.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, crime|
|Characters||Mafia, Gangsters, Police, Family, Gangsters, Fathers, Friends, Lawyers|
|Plot||Love, Fight, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Power, Cheating|
|Place||Italy, New York, USA, Helicopters|
|Style||Gloomy, Heavy, Depressive, For men|
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||comedy, family, music|
Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.
|Characters||Parents, Family, Neighbors, Mothers, Fathers|
|Plot||Money, Relationship, Weapon, Divorce, Gambling|
|Place||USA, Casino, College|
When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to afford. With the help of their friend and neighbor Frank also in need of a major payday they decide to open an illegal casino in his suburban house, risking everything together on a Vegas-style bacchanal where money flows, inhibitions are checked at the door, and all bets are off.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime|
Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, crime, music|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Gangsters, Nephews, Waiters, Drivers, Teens, Scammers, Thieves, Musicians, Geniuses|
|Plot||Robbery, Bank robbery, Dancing, Motorcycles, Love, Money, Skirmishes, Chase, Music, Cars|
|Style||Good music, Tense, Action, Unexpected ending|
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Poor, Losers, Rich, Teenagers|
|Plot||Uprising, Survival, Technology, Relationship, Fate, Power|
In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 6.2)|
|Characters||Teens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Betrayal, Mental disorders|
|Place||New York, USA, Beach|
|Style||Makes me think, Tense, Disturbing|
The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.
|Mark||6.8 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Characters||Wizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers|
|Plot||Magic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel|
|Place||Parallel worlds, School, College|
Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.
|Genre||action, adventure, crime|
|Characters||Police, Businessmen, Fathers, Thieves, Hired assassins, Spy, Hackers, Terrorists|
|Plot||Adventure, Fight, Abduction, Mystery, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Money, Robbery, Cheating, Fear|
|Style||Action, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, For men, Unexpected ending|
International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his kidnapped daughter. However, in addition to evading the authorities, Simon must face a dangerous adversary from his past.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 8.3)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, history|
|Plot||Relationship, Love triangle|
Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.
|Characters||Teens, Family, Directors, Mothers, Fathers, Old man|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Confrontation, Parenting|
A documentary film about the life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and directed by his son, Adam Nimoy.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller|
|Characters||Family, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers, Rich, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Body exchange, Love, Money, Relationship, Cancer, Death, Survival, Chase|
|Place||New York, USA, Laboratory|
|Style||Disturbing, Exciting, For men|
An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 5.5)|
|Characters||Teens, Parents, Family, Mothers, Friends|
|Plot||Love, Money, Internet, Relationship|
A 17-year-old boy buys mini-cameras and displays the footage online at I-see-you.com. The cash rolls in as the site becomes a major hit. Everyone seems to have fun until it all comes crashing down....
|Genre||comedy, drama, family|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Mothers, Fathers, Friends, Family|
|Plot||Love, Cheating, First love|
|Place||School, New York, USA, Summer camp|
It's the story about seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, West Germany|
|Characters||Poor, Soldier, Teens|
|Style||Depressive, Heavy, Action, Gloomy|
A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
|Plot||Money, Fate, Gambling|
|Place||Casino, College, New York|
|Style||Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, Smart, Gloomy|
New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
|Characters||Teens, Brothers, Friends|
|Plot||Adventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity|
Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.9)|
|Characters||Poor, Family, Orphans, Thieves, Criminals|
|Plot||Mystery, Money, Death, Love, Snow, Loneliness, Chase|
|Place||Japan, Trains, Prison|
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||horror, fantastic, thriller, drama|
|Plot||Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses|
|Style||Disturbing, Fascinating, Action, Depressive, For men, Action, Fascinating|
What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.