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Markimdb: 4.7
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Old men
PlotOn real events, Money, Alligators
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Tough guys, Old men, American Mafia
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious boss of Murder Inc. and the National Crime Syndicate.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersScammers
PlotFight, Money, Friendship
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Worth watching

In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.

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: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSpy, Autistic
PlotLove, Tracking, Obsession with love
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleTense, For men, Disturbing

Hotel night clerk Bart Bromley is a highly intelligent young man on the Autism spectrum. When a woman is murdered during his shift, Bart becomes the prime suspect. As the police investigation closes in, Bart makes a personal connection with a beautiful guest named Andrea, but soon realises he must stop the real murderer before she becomes the next victim.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
PlotOn real events
PlaceIndonesia

A sweeping drama set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, where the life of top UN diplomat Brazilian Sérgio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
CharactersPolice, Jews, Students, Partners
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Investigation, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Office
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Mafia, Lifeguards, Defenders
PlotSkirmishes, Road adventures, Border, The escape, Money
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleFor men

Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He embraces his role as Miguel’s protector and will stop at nothing to get him to safety, as they go on the run from the relentless assassins.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersManiacs, Clowns, The Joker, Losers, Psychopath
PlotLoneliness, Depression, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, DC, By comics, Atmospheric, Heavy

During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
PlotSects, Snow
PlaceUSA

Evan McCauley has skills he never learned and memories of places he has never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves “Infinites” come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are real.

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: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Gangsters, Scammers, Criminals
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StyleAction

A group of criminals are brought together under mysterious circumstances and have to work together to uncover what's really going on when their simple job goes completely sideways.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners, Bodyguards, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts, Boxing, Skirmishes, Fight
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, By books, Serious, Disturbing

Spenser, a former Boston patrolman who just got out from prison, teams up with Hawk, an aspiring fighter, to unravel the truth behind the death of two police officers.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryRussia
CharactersMilitary, Pilots, Test pilots
PlotWar, The escape
PlaceConcentration camp
TimeGreat Patriotic War, World War II

Mikhail Devyatayev, a captured Soviet pilot who leads an escape from a German concentration camp by hijacking an aircraft.

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: 6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men

Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they've never met. But when a deal goes horribly wrong, the consequences are deadly.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Fathers, Defenders
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Death
StyleVital signs

A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Gladiators, Military, Slaves
PlotAdventure, Slavery, Revolution, Feats
PlaceEngland, Scotland, Roman Empire
StyleExciting, Tense, Epic, Depressive, Serious

In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca (Bell), Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia - to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersDogs, Animals, Wolves, Rabbits, Blind
PlotLove, Dancing, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship
PlaceIslands, Forest, Greece, Hotels
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Philosophical, Deep Meaning, Smart, Vital signs

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersTerrorists
PlotFight, Motorcycles, Sects, Sword Battles
PlaceJapan

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Drug addict, Relationship, Death

Cherry drifts from college dropout to army medic in Iraq - anchored only by his true love, Emily. But after returning from the war with PTSD, his life spirals into drugs and crime as he struggles to find his place in the world.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Special Forces, Military, Terrorists, Lifeguards
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Marine Corps, Hostage, Release of hostages
PlaceSyria, USA
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Luxembourg
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Death, Ghosts
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Forest

The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Dogs, Hired assassins, Killers, Criminals
PlotSnow, Cold
PlaceForest
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A lonesome stranger with nerves of steel must track down and kill a rogue hitman to satisfy an outstanding debt. But the only information he's been given is a time and location where to find his quarry. No name. No description. Nothing.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUSA, Cambodia, Romania
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Military, Scammers, FBI, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Robbery, Cars, Relationship
PlaceAfghanistan, Aircraft, Iraq, USA, Office
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Criminals, Tough guys, Mentors, Guardian
PlotLife, Friendship, Funeral
PlaceCemetery, Small cities
StyleVital signs, Makes me think, Touching, Sad ones

After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie's past threatens to ruin his new life and family.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersFathers
PlotInvestigation, False accusations
PlaceFrance
StyleAction

Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:07
CharactersPoor
PlotFriendship, Death, Weapon, Political, Justice
PlaceSchool, Ghetto, Party
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think

Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her truth.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
CharactersScammers, Spy
PlotKGB
PlaceRussia, USSR

1980, the whole country follows the events of the Moscow Olympics. Vova Rubinstein alone, on the sly, disguises himself as Soviet pop stars and tries to get rich by arranging fake concerts. At one of these concerts, he is exposed by the KGB and recruited as an undercover agent. Now, in order not to go to jail, Vova must fulfill a responsible mission - to find a deadly chemical developed in a secret laboratory on the black market. Vova will have to plunge headlong into the abyss of the spy passions of Moscow in the 80s: to find a chemical, to prevent the undermining of the Olympic Bear, to experience Brezhnev's passionate kiss, and to meet the love of his life ... And all this is in the image of the currency prostitute Louise Karpovna Rubinstein.





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