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20 best movies like The Big Short (2015)

List of the best movies like The Big Short (2015): Money Monster, Bad Education, Gold, Imperium, The Trust, The Wolf of Wall Street, Body Brokers, The Big Bull, Dangerous Lies, Default.

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Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersHackers, Snipers, Special Forces, Strong women, Police
PlotMoney, Death, Hostage, Weapon, Internet
PlaceAircraft, USA, Wall Street, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals
PlotMoney, Cheating
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleFascinating, Tense, Black humor, Makes me think

A superintendent of a school district works for the betterment of the student’s education when an embezzlement scheme is discovered, threatening to destroy everything.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersGangsters, Tigers, Scammers, FBI, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Justice
PlaceJungle, Indonesia, Wall Street
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Tense, Intellectual

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, military, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersTerrorists, Jews, FBI
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Investigation, Political, Betrayal
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Smart, Tense, Disturbing

Nate Foster, a young, idealistic FBI agent, goes undercover to take down a radical white supremacy terrorist group. The bright up-and-coming analyst must confront the challenge of sticking to a new identity while maintaining his real principles as he navigates the dangerous underworld of white supremacy. Inspired by real events.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Partners
PlotRobbery, Fight, Money, Death, Hostage
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Light, Smart

A pair of cops investigating a drug invasion stumble upon a mysterious bank vault.

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: 6.2
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: 6.2
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryIndia
PlotOn real events, Money, Success, Stock Exchange
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

Inspired by events from the late '80s and the early '90s that shook the country's financial fabric, The Big Bull tells the story of the biggest hustle in the stock market.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses, Lovers
PlotMoney, Inheritance, Intrigue, Cheating
PlaceEstate
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Womens in main roles

After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she's going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone's motives — even the people she loves.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPoor
PlotMoney, Friendship, Death, Political, Cheating
PlaceKorea
StyleAction, Smart, Tense, Intellectual, Serious

Only one week left until South Korea will go under sovereign default. Han Shi-Hyun is a leader of the monetary policy team at the Bank of Korea. and is assigned to a crisis team.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Political, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Smart

When her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, Ellen Martin begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world's wealthiest citizens amass larger fortunes.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters, Poor
PlotBank robbery, Revenge, Money, Obsession, Supernatural
PlaceParty, USA, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Fancy, Black humor

When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
CharactersFamily, Parents, Poor
PlotMoney, Dreams
PlaceIndia
StyleLight, Cute, Touching

When his daughter decides to further her studies in London, a hardworking Haryanvi businessman does everything in power to make her dreams come true.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSnipers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Bank robbery, Hostage, Weapon, Stockholm syndrome
PlacePrison, Islands, Sweden
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages bonded with their captors and turned against the authorities, giving rise to the psychological phenomenon known as “Stockholm Syndrome.”

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: 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: 7.6
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryIndia
PlotMoney
PlaceIndia
StyleAction, Black humor

Nandan Kumar comes across a suitcase and discovers it is full of cash. He takes the suitcase and soon finds himself being chased by a notorious gangster, an honest cop and a minister, who want the suitcase at any cost.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Millionaires, Architects, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Gambling, Treason, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Makes me think, Serious

Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersLawyers
PlotOn real events, Survival, Skirmishes, Investigation, Political
PlaceTexas, New York
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Tense, Disturbing

A behind-the-scenes look at news anchor Dan Rather during his final days at C.B.S. News when he broadcast a damaging report about how President Bush relied on privilege and family connections to avoid fighting in the Vietnam War.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, western, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersDogs, Snake, Slaves
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Revenge, Slavery
PlaceCourt
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

In 1863, Mississippi farmer Newt Knight serves as a medic for the Confederate Army. Opposed to slavery, Knight would rather help the wounded than fight the Union. After his nephew dies in battle, Newt returns home to Jones County to safeguard his family but is soon branded an outlaw deserter. Forced to flee, he finds refuge with a group of runaway slaves hiding out in the swamps. Forging an alliance with the slaves and other farmers, Knight leads a rebellion that would forever change history.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersScammers, FBI, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Cheating
StyleSoulful, Smart, Makes me think, Intellectual, Serious

Lawyer Richard Goodwin discovers that 'Twenty-One', a successful TV quiz show, is rigged and decides to expose the team behind the show.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Family, Scientists, Inventors
PlotOn real events, Apocalypse, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Post apocalypse
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Smart, Vital signs, Makes me think

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

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: 8
Genredrama, adventure, family, biography, history
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Animals, Husky, Puppies
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Friendship, Viruses, Snow
PlaceAlaska, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

The untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryChina
CharactersBillionaires
PlotMoney, Soccer
PlaceChina
StyleDorama

A pathetic minor league Soccer Goalkeeper was given a task - to spend 1 Billion in thirty days, if successful he will get 30 Billion. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the task and he must not own any valuables by end of it.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersGangsters, Scammers, Lawyers, Judge, Guardian
PlotMoney, Skirmishes, Abduction, Cheating
PlaceHospitals
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brides
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Death, Justice
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Tense

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPoor
PlotMoney
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Serious, By books, Fascinating

The destinies of hard-luck lowlifes slowly converge and come crashing down: Jung-man barely gets by working at a sauna and taking care of his sick mother until he finds a bag full of cash in the locker room; Tae-young is in trouble after his girlfriend runs away with the money he borrowed from a loan shark. Soon, a dead body mysteriously turns up; Mi-ran, caught between her husband’s violence and a dead-end job as a bar hostess, she finds a young lover, Jin-tae who offers to kill her husband… And now their dog-eat-dog game starts.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersJournalists, Soldier, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Weapon, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceIraq, Party, USA, Office
StyleAction, Tense, For men, Disturbing

A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersScammers, Rich, Businessmen, Billionaires
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Cheating
PlaceParty, USA, Wall Street, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Led by their fellow preppie friend Joe Hunt, a group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.





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