10 best movies like The Departed (2006)

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Movies similar to The Departed (2006): Bummer, Marvel's Luke Cage, End of Watch, Poldark, The Accountant, The Lookout, Origin, Gridlock'd, True Romance, King of New York.

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Bummer (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters, Gangsters
PlotLove, Robbery, Fight, Cars, Chase, Relationship, Pursuit, Intrigue, Rivalry, Hip Hop
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Village, Small cities
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, For men, Smart

    Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face in the wasteland of small-town Russia. A critique of the policies of Boris Yeltsin, it depicted the economic crisis that followed Russia's transition towards a free market economy, and with it, a lost generation, with no job security, who are pushed into a world of crime and rebellion. Despite a modest budget of US$700,000, and a limited cinematic release, it became a national hit in Russia as well its soundtrack, popularized by 'Seryoga's' (Серёга) music video "Чёрный Бумер" ("Black Bummer"). Both the film and its soundtrack have won awards, including the prestigious Golden Aries from the Russian Guild of Film critics.

    Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
    Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:39
    CharactersSuperhero
    PlotSuperpowers, Death
    PlaceUSA
    StyleNetflix, Spectacular

      Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

      End of Watch (2012)
      Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.6)
      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
      CountryUSA
      Duration01:49
      CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends
      PlotInvestigation, Skirmishes, Death
      PlaceLos Angeles, USA
      StyleAction, Heavy, Soulful, Tense, Disturbing

        Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

        Poldark (2015)
        Mark7.2 (imdb: 8.3)
        Genremelodrama, drama, history
        CountryUnited Kingdom
        Duration01:44
        CharactersPoor
        PlotRelationship, Love triangle
        PlaceEngland
        StyleFascinating

          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.

          The Accountant (2016)
          Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
          Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
          CountryUSA
          Duration02:05
          CharactersPolice, Family, Brothers, Friends, Autistic, Hired assassins, Snipers, Criminals
          PlotFight, Investigation, Chase, Survival, Skirmishes, Justice
          PlaceOffice, USA
          StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

            As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

            The Lookout (2012)
            Markimdb: 5.7
            Genreaction, thriller, crime
            CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
            Duration01:29
            CharactersPolice, Snipers
            PlotWar, Robbery, Revenge, Investigation, The escape, Skirmishes, Rivalry, Money, Bank robbery, Pursuit, Chase
            PlacePrison, France
            StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing, For men

              When police is about to apprehend a famous gang of bank robbers, an elite sniper opens fire from a roof, thus facilitating the flee of his accomplices. However, one of them is seriously injured, which compromises the plans of the thieves.

              Origin (2018)
              Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.1)
              Genrehorror, fantastic
              CountryUnited Kingdom
              Duration02:30
              CharactersAliens
              PlotSurvival, Survival
              PlaceSpace, Space, Spaceships
              TimeFuture, Future
              StyleDisturbing, Tense, For men

                A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

                Gridlock'd (1997)
                Markimdb: 6.9
                Genrecomedy, drama, crime
                CountryUSA
                Duration01:31
                CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Special agents
                PlotAdventure, Hip Hop, Revenge, Rivalry, Investigation
                PlaceDeserts, Prison, Hotels, Small cities
                StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

                  After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers and the police.

                  True Romance (1993)
                  Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.9)
                  Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
                  CountryUSA, France
                  Duration02:01
                  CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
                  PlotSkirmishes, Love, Obsession, Chase
                  StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing, For men, Smart

                    Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

                    King of New York (1990)
                    Markimdb: 7
                    Genreaction, thriller
                    CountryItaly, USA, United Kingdom
                    Duration01:43
                    CharactersGangsters, Mafia
                    PlotSkirmishes, Rivalry, Chase
                    PlaceNew York
                    StyleFascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men

                      A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

                      The Professional (1981)
                      Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
                      Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
                      CountryFrance
                      Duration01:48
                      CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Police, Journalists, Presidential, Heroes, Hired assassins
                      PlotFight, Revenge, Chase, The escape, Skirmishes, Betrayal, Conspiracies
                      PlacePrison, France, Paris, Castle
                      StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Action, Tense, For men

                        French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

                        Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
                        Mark9 (imdb: 5.7)
                        Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
                        CountryFrance, USA
                        Duration02:16
                        CharactersPolice, Hired assassins
                        PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Skirmishes, Chase
                        PlaceHotels, Prison
                        StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men, Unexpected ending

                          Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

                          Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
                          Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.9)
                          Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
                          CountryUSA
                          Duration03:03
                          CharactersZombie, Zombie
                          PlotApocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses
                          PlaceLos Angeles
                          StyleDisturbing, 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.

                            The Magicians (2015)
                            Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
                            Genrefantasy, adventure
                            CountryUSA
                            Duration01:33
                            CharactersWizards, Gays, Friends, Gods, Kings, Students, Teachers
                            PlotMagic, Adventures, Superpowers, Depression, Life after death, Time travel
                            PlaceParallel worlds, School, College
                            StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

                              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.

                              The Gunman (2015)
                              Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
                              Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
                              CountryUSA, Spain, United Kingdom, France
                              Duration02:24
                              CharactersKillers, Doctors, Friends, Hired assassins, Spy, Heroes
                              PlotLove, Revenge, Chase, Rivalry, Skirmishes, Death, Martial Arts
                              StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

                                Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead -- and why. Terrier's search leads him to a reunion with Annie, a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman with dealings in Africa.

                                Gone Girl (2014)
                                Mark8.2 (imdb: 8.1)
                                Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
                                CountryUSA
                                Duration02:29
                                CharactersPolice
                                PlotPads, Missing people, Treason, Abduction, Mystery, Mystery, Investigation, Intrigue
                                PlaceNew York, Office, USA
                                StyleWorth watching, Unexpected ending, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing, Smart

                                  With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

                                  Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
                                  Markimdb: 8.4
                                  Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
                                  CountryUSA
                                  Duration01:27
                                  CharactersHeroes, Zombie, Demons, Zombie, Demons
                                  PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses, Supernatural, Survival, Viruses
                                  StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

                                    Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

                                    iZombie (2015)
                                    Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.8)
                                    Genrehorror, comedy, drama, crime
                                    CountryUSA
                                    Duration01:45
                                    CharactersZombie, Zombie
                                    PlotSupernatural, Supernatural, Superpowers
                                    StyleDisturbing, Smart

                                      A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

                                      Who Am I (2014)
                                      Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
                                      Genrethriller, drama, crime
                                      CountryGermany
                                      Duration01:42
                                      CharactersHackers, Police, Friends, Losers
                                      PlotLove, Investigation, Youth, Rivalry, Computers, Pursuit, Cheating
                                      PlaceParty, Germany
                                      StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing

                                        Benjamin, a young German computer whiz, is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world's stage.

                                        The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
                                        Mark9 (imdb: 8.4)
                                        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                                        CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                                        Duration02:45
                                        CharactersSuperhero, Police, Heroes, Criminals, Tough guys, Terrorists, Billionaires
                                        PlotSurvival, Fight, Willpower, Love, Political, Mystery, Betrayal, Intrigue
                                        PlacePrison, USA, Mansions
                                        StyleDC, Gloomy, Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

                                          Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.




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