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List of the best movies like The Informant (2013): Chrysalis, Paris by Night, The Grifters, Brighton Rock, Go Fast, Black's Game, Heli, Headshot, Miserere, Sleepless Night.

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Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersSurgeons
PlotRevenge, Chase, Conspiracies, Rivalry, Lost memory
PlaceFrance, Hospitals
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, For men

Paris 2020, a high tech surgeon and her daughter are involved in a horrific car accident, the surgeon saves her daughter's life at the cost of manipulating her dreams and memories.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Gangsters
PlotFriendship, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Night Clubs
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Serious, For men

Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s between a rock and hard place: it’s obvious that criminal gangs run rampant in his special domain, and even more obvious that they’re protected by higher-ups in the department.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:50
CharactersScammers
PlotPassion, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense

A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotIntrigue, Rivalry
PlaceEngland, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Rivalry, Undercover
PlaceFrance
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using the "Go Fast" method. A fleet of high-powered speedboats and cars races across the Mediterranean to Spain and then France, loaded with drugs.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, crime
CountryIceland
Duration01:44
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Explicit scenes, Depressive

In the mid to late '90s, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of pushers that took control of Iceland's underworld.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Revenge, Missing people
PlaceMexico, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryThailand, France
CharactersHired assassins, Police
PlotRevenge, Betrayal, Chase, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Heavy

A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany
Duration01:46
CharactersPartners, Orphans
PlotInvestigation
PlaceFrance
StyleAction, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Depressive

Paris, December. A conductor of a choir is found mysteriously murdered, with burst eardrums. Lionel Kasdan, a police inspertor the verge of retirement, and Frank Salek, an official of Interpol, embark together on a hunt for the killer, and also to a secret organization specializing in kidnapping children.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration01:43
CharactersGangsters
PlotChase, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Night Clubs
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, For men

Vincent is a crooked cop whose drug heist goes wrong when he is stabbed and the criminals he is robbing discover his identity. Vincent escapes with a huge bag of cocaine, but discovers his loot belongs to a powerful mob boss who kidnaps Vincent's son. Vincent has until the end of the night to return the stash and save his son.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:39
CharactersFamily, Scammers
PlotLove, Friendship, Betrayal, Chase, Rivalry
PlacePrison, England, London, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance, Canada, Italy
Duration02:10
CharactersGangsters, Thieves
PlotOn real events, Prison Break, Chase
PlaceFrance
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Epic, Serious

The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryFrance, Canada
CharactersFamily
PlotDeath, Chase, Intrigue
PlacePrison
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

Red, a safe cracker who has just been released from prison, is trying to hold his family together as his past catches up with him in the form of Luc, a psychopathic contract killer who's seeking revenge for the death of his brother.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:29
CharactersSnipers, Police
PlotWar, Robbery, Bank robbery, Skirmishes, Revenge
PlacePrison, Paris, France
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
PlotRivalry
PlaceTurkey
StyleExciting, Action, By books, Fascinating, Tense

In the absence of Behzat Ç., a superintendent named Himmet gets replaced as the president of the murder Bureau. When the murder of minister of Interior makes a big impact, Himmet decides to take advantage of it and he makes his team help the fight against terrorism bureau.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersKillers, Heroes, Police, Twins, Criminals
PlotLove, Revenge, Money, Investigation, Friendship
StyleLight, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:45
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, Life, Pursuit, Chase
PlacePrison, Forest, France
StyleExciting, Action, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number One. As the protagonists are driven to their limits, it becomes increasingly unclear who is the hunter and who is the prey.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
PlotLove triangle, Intrigue, Rivalry
PlaceTrains, Paris, France
StyleAction, By books, Depressive, Serious, Noir

On board a train bound for the port city of Le Havre, France, railroad stationmaster Roubard murders Grandmorin, who seduced his beautiful young wife, Severine. Engineer Jacques Lantier, stuck in Le Havre while the train is being repaired, also begins a passionate affair with Severine, who tries to entice the handsome stranger to murder her controlling husband. However, Lantier has a secret urge of his own that changes everything.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners
PlotRevenge, Pursuit, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, Australia
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Depressive, Serious

Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family is in danger.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryFrance
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Pads, False accusations, Rivalry
PlaceFrance
StyleSmart, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a football star lie slaughtered. He thinks he has been framed by the mob. Going underground, he finds that the trail leads all the way to the top - to Gilberte's family. He needs friends. And friends are hard to come by in his town.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:31
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Gangsters, Hired assassins, Police
PlotLove, Skirmishes, Investigation, Betrayal, Chase
PlacePrison
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Action, Oscars, Fascinating

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden, Germany, Denmark, France
Duration02:07
CharactersGangsters, Criminals
PlotRevenge, Missing people, Rivalry, Undercover
PlaceSweden
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Serious, For men

JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish history. But during the complicated preparations he meets a woman from his past - Nadja. Martin Hägerström is chosen to go undercover into the Serbian mafia, in order to get its notorious boss Radovan Krajnic behind bars. When an assassination attempt is made on Radovan, his daughter Natalie is pulled into the power struggle within the Serbian mafia.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary
Duration01:38
CharactersSpy, Heroes, Special agents
PlotOn real events, Revenge, KGB, Rivalry, Undercover
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by both the CIA and the Russian Mafia

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:32
CharactersFriends
PlotSurvival, Revenge, Money, Friendship, Chase
PlaceFrance, Deserts, Mexico
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Unable to repay their debts, Milan and Victor, best friends and co-owners of a Paris nightclub, are lured into a drug deal that goes bad. Tortured by police, they negotiate their freedom against an overwhelming testimony that condemns their psychotic liaison to prison. Six years later, the men's nightmare begins again when the pyschopath is granted his freedom. Now, not having talked for years, the old friends are united again in order to survive.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlaceMexico
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, For men

A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersPartners
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Depressive

Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose members are being systematically murdered one by one. To solve the brutal killings, Kingston joins forces with a cocky, young homicide detective. But neither of them is prepared for the shocking corruption their investigation will uncover — stunning secrets that will set both men on a violent collision course with betrayal and vengeance.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCIA, Heroes, Fathers, Businessmen
PlotSkirmishes, Hostage, Rivalry
PlaceAircraft, Party
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:45
CharactersPartners
PlotInvestigation, Weapon, Chase
PlaceFrance, Night Clubs
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
CharactersGangsters, Musicians, Stewardesses, Businessmen
PlotLove, Passion, Death
PlaceIndia, Cemetery, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy

ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:51
PlotRevenge, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense

The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years with the french police before creating this story, which in part is taken from real facts that happened during the 1980s in France.





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