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List of the best movies like Life of Crime (2013): Metro, Big Bad Wolves, Suicide Kings, The Hard Word, A Walk Among the Tombstones, The Brothers Bloom, The Prince, Focus, Blind Detective, Hostage.

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Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersHired assassins, Partners
PlotRobbery, Revenge, Hostage, Chase, Justice
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryIsrael
Duration01:50
CharactersFamily, Partners
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Obsession, Rivalry
PlaceIsrael
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Smart, Tense

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersAlcoholics, Friends
PlotHostage, Cheating
PlaceMansions
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Black humor

Charlie, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Charlie plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersFamily, Lawyers, Criminals, Cows
PlotRobbery, Bank robbery, Revenge, Chase, Pads
PlacePrison, Australia
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, For men, Disturbing

Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad cops, the consequences are both bizarre and fatal.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersMafia, Serial killers, Alcoholics
PlotInvestigation, Hostage, Mystery
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersPartners
PlotAdventure
StyleTwisted plot, Smart, Tense, For men

The Brothers Bloom are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and intrigue. Now they've decided to take on one last job – showing a beautiful and eccentric heiress the time of her life with a romantic adventure that takes them around the world.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersTough guys, Warriors, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Death, Chase, Missing people
PlaceHotels, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
Duration02:24
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Bodyguards, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Passion, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense

Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration02:09
CharactersSerial killers, Disabled people, Losers, Blind, Partners
PlotInvestigation
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

A blind detective, former cop, teams up with a policewoman who admires him to solve the disappearance of a girl friend of hers, years ago. Besides, he helps her to improve her skills as an investigator.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:53
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes, FBI, Criminals
PlotInvestigation, Hostage
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:10
CharactersPolice, Friends, Partners, Veterans
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A slightly unhinged former Navy SEAL lands a job as a police officer in Los Angeles where he's partnered with a veteran detective trying to keep maintain a low stress level in his life.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersBikers, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Heavy

Adapted from the successful novel, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, by Ralph "Sonny" Barger with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. The story follows the Infidelz MC's former President, Patch Kinkade, who has left his personal demons behind for the calm of desert life. When war erupts between his brothers he left behind and the rival Hooligans, Patch rides back into town to either make peace or do battle.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins, Police, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Martial Arts, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men clash, they gradually become effective partners as they uncover a conspiracy linked to the killings, which also involves terrorism and organized crime.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Puerto Rico
CharactersFBI
PlotLove, On real events, Fight, Money, Friendship
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, Light

FBI informant Jim Hoffman lures troubled automobile magnate John DeLorean to an undercover sting for cocaine trafficking.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:24
PlotRevenge
PlaceGhetto, USA, Wall Street, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has been double crossed and his last option is to get revenge.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:34
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotBank robbery
PlacePrison, England, France
StyleTense, Black humor, For men, Disturbing

After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI
PlotAbduction, Weapon, Intrigue, Cheating, Debts
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Four young men make a risky investment together that puts them in trouble with the mob.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersScammers, Partners
PlotJustice
PlaceCasino, Los Angeles
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, For men

Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but needs money to help out his ill father. The situation becomes more complicated when Rodrigo falls for Gaddis' sister, Valerie, drawing another player into the game.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersGangsters, Friends, Criminals, Partners, Detectives
PlotLove, Survival, Robbery, Revenge, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersHired assassins, Couriers, Pilots
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Hostage, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Sean Haggerty only has an hour to deliver his illegal cargo. An hour to reassure a drug cartel, a hitman, and the DEA that nothing is wrong. An hour to make sure his wife survives. And he must do it all from the cockpit of his Cessna.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersSpy, Hired assassins, Accountant
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Hostage, Political
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious

Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:11
CharactersPolice, Partners, Detectives
PlotSkirmishes, Friendship, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Light, Fascinating

The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Friends, Partners
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA, Canada
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, crime
CountryCanada
Duration01:31
CharactersRich, Partners
PlotAbduction, Hostage, Weapon, Chase
PlaceForest, USA, Country houses
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Without the security of the job he wants or the future he dreamed of, Paul Dynan plans the perfect crime to help his struggling family – abduct the socialite children of three wealthy men and collect a ransom of $3-million dollars. Over the course of one long night, Paul and his accomplices hold the rich kids hostage awaiting the ransom with little idea of the secrets that will surface between the fathers when they are forced to choose between their children and their money.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective, film noir
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersLesbians, Lawyers, Investigators
PlotRevenge, Investigation
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating

After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Arab Emirates
Duration01:38
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent his career chasing Cassius, Shepherdson is convinced his nemesis is long dead, but is pushed to take on the case by his former supervisor, Tom Highland. Geary, who wrote his Master's thesis on Shepherdson's pursuit of the Soviet killer, is certain that Cassius has resurfaced.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersSpecial agents, Partners
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts, Revenge
PlaceHelicopters
StyleExciting, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:41
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotRevenge, Passion, Investigation, Pursuit, Chase
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSheriffs
PlotDrug addict, Inheritance
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersPolice, FBI, Lawyers, Partners
PlotAbduction, Fear
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes and the Intelligence Unit that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond.





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