10 best movies like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
List of the best movies like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998): Snatch, Mortdecai, 4.3.2.1, Pulp Fiction, Jackpot, Seven Psychopaths, The Ladykillers, RockNRolla, Snatch, The Far Country.

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Snatch (2000)
Duration01:42

The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the search for a stolen diamond, and the other about a boxing promoter who’s having trouble with a psychotic gangster.

Mortdecai (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:28

Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.

4.3.2.1 (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:57

Jo is chained down in a dead end supermarket job while all her friends are all out on their own separate adventures. But a chance encounter with some diamond thieves sends their separate worlds on a collision course with not only each other, but fate itself.

Pulp Fiction (1994)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.

Jackpot (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryNorway
Duration01:25

Terrified and bloody, Oscar Svendsen awakes clinched to a shotgun in a strippers joint. Around him 8 dead men, and police aiming at him. To Oscar it's clear that he is innocent. It all started when four chaps won 1,7 million on the pools.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:50

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

The Ladykillers (1955)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31

A gang of five diverse oddball criminal types rent a two-room apartment in an old house on a London cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow with three pet parrots. The group's mastermind, Professor Marcus, tells her a cover story that they are members of an amateur string quintet and would like to use the rooms to hone their musical skills. In reality, they're plotting to rob an armored bank van and plan to use Mrs. Wilberforce's naiveté and her Victorian sensibilities to their advantage.

RockNRolla (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54

When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and Johnny Quid, a druggie rock-star, try to claim their slice.

Snatch (2017)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:09

A group of up-and-coming hustlers stumble upon a truckload of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime.

The Far Country (1954)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef...and woe betide anyone standing in his way! He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness...until it finally strikes home.

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Maverick (1994)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, adventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them. He needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a Winner Take All poker game that begins in a few days. He tries to win some, tries to collect a few debts, and recover a little loot for the reward. He joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvelous southern accent as the two both try and enter the game.

Redirected (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryLithuania, United Kingdom
Duration01:39

Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.

Hot Dog (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, comedy
CountryGermany
Duration02:25

A pair of Tactical Units Police Officers from different walks of life come together to rescue an ambassador's daughter.

Wisdom (1986)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.

Relentless (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:01

An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.

The War Wagon (1967)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrewestern
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

An ex-con seeks revenge on the man who put him in prison by planning a robbery of the latter's stagecoach, which is transporting gold. He enlists the help of a partner, who could be working for his nemesis.

The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:50

The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.

Taxi (2004)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:37

A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.

The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:38

A member of British Intelligence assumes a fictitious criminal identity and allows himself to be caught, imprisoned, and freed in order to infiltrate a spy organization and expose a traitor; only, someone finds him out and exposes him to the gang...

Plunkett & MacLeane (1999)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39

Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how and Macleane's social connections, they team up to be soon known as "The Gentlemen Highwaymen". But when one day these gentlemen hold up Lord Chief Justice Gibson's coach, Macleane instantly falls in love with his beautiful and cunning niece, Lady Rebecca Gibson. Unfortunately, Thief Taker General Chance, who also is quite fond of Rebecca, is getting closer and closer to getting both.

The Adventurers (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama, adventure, crime
CountryHong Kong, France, China
Duration01:36

The world's top thieves join forces to pull off the heist of a lifetime. But when they find themselves pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they'll have to take their game to the next level.

Take a Hard Ride (1975)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrewestern
CountryUSA, Italy, Spain
Duration01:43

After his cattle rancher boss dies, right-hand man Pike is given the job of returning $86,000 to some families who live across the border in Senora, Mexico. Honest Pike is joined on the trip through the wilderness by a dishonest gambler named Tyree

Slipstream (1989)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

Slipstream is a 1989 post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future in which the landscape of the Earth itself has been changed and is windswept by storms of great power. There are also numerous sub-plots, such as free will and humanity amongst artificial intelligence.

Vault (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:14

A group of small time criminals in 1975 attempt to pull off the biggest heist in American history; stealing over $30 million from the Mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island.

Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

Larry Donner, an author with a cruel ex-wife, teaches a writing workshop in which one of his students, Owen, is fed up with his domineering mother. When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Larry's ex-wife, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already set things in motion.

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Two lovers, driving their Dodge Charger, are ruthlessly chased by the police after robbing a grocery store.

High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:55

A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.

Setup (2011)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

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.

9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 Dead Gay Guys is a high-camp send-up of gay stereotypes.

7 Seconds (2005)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Romania, Luxembourg, USA

When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.




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