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Analyze This (1999)
Comedy, Crime

Analyze This (1999)

Ben Sobol, Psychiatrist, has a few problems: His son spies on his patients when they open up their heart, his parents don't want to attend his upcoming wedding and his patients' problems don't challenge him at all. Paul Vitti, Godfather, has a few problems as well: Sudden anxiety attacks in public, a certain disability to kill people and his best part ceasing service when needed. One day, Ben unfortunately crashes into one of Vitti's cars. The exchange of Ben's business card is followed by a business visit of Don Paul Vitti himself, who wants to be free of inner conflict within two weeks, before all the Mafia Dons meet. Now, Ben Sobol feels somewhat challenged, as his wedding is soon, his only patient keeps him busy by regarding Ben's duty as a 24 hour standby and the feds keep forcing him to spy on Paul Vitti. And how do you treat a patient who usually solves problems with a gun? (Read More)

Themes:mafia, wedding, abduction, rivalry, surveillance, guilt, anger, deception, betrayal, infidelity
Mood:spoof, satire
Locations:farm, hotel, church, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:psychiatrist, hitman, jewish, priest, singer, doctor
Period:1990s
Story:mafia boss, shark tank, doctor patient relationship, reference to sigmund freud, mob summit, mob hit, mob boss, miami florida, patient, fbi agent, canceled wedding, wedding gown, miami beach, state police, police bust, reference to tony bennett, fruit seller, brooklyn dodgers, fake evidence, ruined life

The Departed (2006)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Departed (2006)

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy - and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, guilt, mafia, anger, deception, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:church, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:psychiatrist, hitman, singer
Story:state police, undercover, reference to sigmund freud, mob hit, mob boss, fbi agent, impotence, italian american, mob, mobster, silencer, fbi, scantily clad female, diner, bridge, police car, gay slur, cleavage, revolver, lingerie

Donnie Brasco (1997)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Donnie Brasco (1997)

This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction led by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big-time when Black himself becomes a boss; all the while, Pistone collects evidence. However, the trials and tribulations of the undercover work become more than Pistone can bear. His marriage falls apart, and to top it off, the mafia suspect a mole in the organization. The real dilemma is afforded to Pistone, who knows if he walks away from the mafia, Ruggiero will be the one punished. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, surveillance, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, singer
Story:fbi agent, miami florida, undercover, fbi, police bust, siren, italian american, mob, mobster, held at gunpoint, watching tv, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, police officer, shot to death, swimming pool, new york city, singing, photograph

Black Mass (2015)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Black Mass (2015)

Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman
Story:fbi agent, fbi, mob hit, mob boss, miami florida, mob, italian american, mobster, machismo, bridge, gay slur, reporter, revolver, held at gunpoint, arrest, punched in the face, gangster, police officer, shot to death, photograph

The Boondock Saints (1999) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Boondock Saints (1999)

Two Irish brothers accidentally kill mafia thugs. They turn themselves in and are released as heroes. They then see it as a calling by God and start knocking off mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he comes to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, betrayal
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, priest
Period:1990s
Story:fbi agent, mafia boss, fbi, italian american, mob, recording, machismo, silencer, bridge, gay slur, reporter, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, watching tv, computer, punched in the face, shot to death, prison, dancing

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? This is why Knight And Day (2010) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, wedding
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Story:fbi agent, cornfield, silencer, undercover, fbi, diner, bridge, police car, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, computer, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death, new york city

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:singer, doctor
Story:miami florida, fbi agent, italian american, florida, fbi, binoculars, prisoner, diner, police car, revolver, held at gunpoint, arrest, police officer, swimming pool, prison, new york city, party, singing, photograph, dancing

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:mafia, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, bar
Characters:hitman
Story:mob boss, mafia boss, mobster, machismo, silencer, attempted murder, assassination, held at gunpoint, gunfight, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, police officer, shot to death, new york city, party, photograph, death

The Accountant (2016) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, mafia, anger, deception, betrayal
Locations:farm, hotel, restaurant, bar
Characters:psychiatrist, hitman
Story:mob boss, fbi agent, mafia boss, analyst, mobster, silencer, fbi, attempted murder, gunshot, assassination, prisoner, bridge, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, computer, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun

21 Grams (2003)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

21 Grams (2003)

This is the story of three well-meaning but flawed people: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English emigre; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married homemaker with two young daughters, with hiding a secret past; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to live a law-abiding life and raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will have learnt harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably, forever. (Read More)

Themes:guilt, anger, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:church, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:doctor
Story:siren, patient, therapy, attempted murder, gunshot, prisoner, diner, police car, cleavage, revolver, tears, watching tv, computer, car accident, swimming pool, prison, crying, party, singing, photograph

The Heat (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. This is why The Heat (2013) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Locations:bar, hospital
Characters:doctor
Story:fbi agent, fbi, undercover, factory, attempted murder, prisoner, diner, police car, cleavage, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, watching tv, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, police officer, shot to death

War Dogs (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, War

War Dogs (2016)

Two friends in their early 20s (Hill and Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a 300 million dollar deal to arm the Afghan Military - a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people, not the least of which turns out to be the U.S. Government. Based on true events. (Read More)

Themes:anger, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Story:miami florida, fbi agent, miami beach, contract, florida, machismo, tank, fbi, voice over, diner, bridge, held at gunpoint, arrest, punched in the face, machine gun, helicopter, photograph, interview

Goodfellas (1990) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Crime, Drama

Goodfellas (1990)

Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to think about climbing up through the hierarchy of the Mob. Henry, however, might be badly affected by his partners' success, but will he consider stooping low enough to bring about the downfall of Jimmy and Tommy? (Read More)

Themes:mafia, anger, deception, wedding, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, jewish
Story:mob, mob hit, mob boss, gangster, italian american, machismo, scantily clad female, diner, cleavage, revolver, arrest, helicopter, prison, crying, new york city, mother son relationship, father son relationship, murder

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:rivalry, anger, deception, wedding, infidelity
Mood:satire
Locations:restaurant, bar
Story:siren, machismo, attempted murder, voice over, scantily clad female, mental illness, video camera, new york, police car, gay slur, cleavage, revolver, lingerie, held at gunpoint, gunfight, watching tv, car accident, police officer, helicopter, shot to death

American Hustle (2013)
Crime, Drama

American Hustle (2013)

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld ('Christian Bale' (qv)), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser ('Amy Adams (III)' (qv)) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso ('Bradley Cooper (I)' (qv)). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. 'Jeremy Renner' (qv) is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn ('Jennifer Lawrence (III)' (qv)) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, surveillance, anger, deception, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:hotel, restaurant, bar
Story:fbi agent, fbi, mob boss, mafia boss, italian american, mobster, undercover, scantily clad female, diner, cleavage, lingerie, held at gunpoint, arrest, punched in the face, gangster, shot to death, new york city, party, singing, dancing

Baby Driver (2017)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? This is why Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, anger, deception, betrayal
Locations:restaurant
Characters:singer
Story:getaway, undercover, fantasy sequence, attempted murder, gunshot, prisoner, diner, bridge, police car, gay slur, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, watching tv, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, police officer

Public Enemies (2009) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance

Public Enemies (2009)

This is the story of the last few years of the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. He loved what he did and could imagine little else that would make him happier. Living openly in 1930s Chicago, he had the run of the city with little fear of reprisals from the authorities. It's there that he meets Billie Frechette with whom he falls deeply in love. In parallel we meet Melvin Purvis, the FBI agent who would eventually track Dillinger down. The FBI was is in its early days and Director J. Edgar Hoover was keen to promote the clean cut image that so dominated the organization through his lifetime. Purvis realizes that if he is going to get Dillinger, he will have to use street tactics and imports appropriate men with police training. Dillinger is eventually betrayed by an acquaintance who tells the authorities just where to find him on a given night. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:farm, hotel, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:singer, doctor
Story:fbi agent, fbi, italian american, binoculars, police car, tears, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, police officer, shot to death, prison, crying, singing, photograph

Smokin' Aces (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Smokin' Aces (2006)

Mob boss Primo Sparazza has taken out a hefty contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel, a sleazy magician who has agreed to turn state's evidence against the Vegas mob. The FBI, sensing a chance to use this small-time con to bring down big-target Sparazza, places Aces into protective custody-under the supervision of two agents dispatched to Aces' Lake Tahoe hideout. When the word of the price on Aces' head spreads into the community of ex-cons and cons-to-be, it entices bounty hunters, thugs-for-hire, deadly vixens and double-crossing mobsters to join in the hunt. With all eyes on Tahoe, this rogues' gallery collides in a comic race to hit the jackpot and rub out Aces. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, mafia, betrayal
Locations:hotel, hospital
Characters:hitman
Story:mob boss, contract, fbi, mob, mob hit, fbi agent, machismo, undercover, diner, gay slur, gangster, helicopter, shot to death, father son relationship, murder, police

Legend (2015)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Legend (2015)

The true story of London's most notorious gangsters, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray. As the brothers rise through the criminal underworld, Ronnie advances the family business with violence and intimidation while Reggie struggles to go legitimate for local girl Frances Shea. In and out of prison, Ronnie's unpredictable tendencies and the slow disintegration of Reggie's marriage threaten to bring the brothers' empire tumbling to the ground. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry, guilt, mafia, wedding
Locations:church, restaurant, bar
Characters:psychiatrist, singer
Story:year 1957, contract, italian american, therapist, mobster, applause, mental illness, apology, gay slur, watching tv, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, shot to death, prison, party, singing, photograph, dancing, mother son relationship

Once Upon A Time In America (1984)
Crime, Drama

Once Upon A Time In America (1984)

Epic tale of a group of Jewish gangsters in New York, from childhood, through their glory years during prohibition, and their meeting again 35 years later.

Themes:guilt, mafia, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, hospital
Characters:jewish
Story:mob hit, miami florida, mafia boss, meeting, italian american, scantily clad female, new york, cleavage, reporter, gangster, new york city, dancing, police, death, murder, gun

The Tourist (2010) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller

The Tourist (2010)

Elise (Angelina Jolie) sits next to an American tourist, Frank (Johnny Depp), on a train going to Venice. She has chosen him as a decoy, making believe that he is her lover who is wanted by police. Not only will they need to evade the police, but also the mobster whose money her lover stole. This is why The Tourist (2010) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:hotel
Characters:hitman
Story:mob boss, mobster, mafia boss, mob, silencer, undercover, binoculars, held at gunpoint, arrest, computer, gangster, police officer, party, photograph, dancing, death, police, murder

Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Comedy, Crime

Starsky & Hutch (2004)

Set in the 1970s in a metropolis called "Bay City," this is the tale of two police detective partners, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson, and Dave Starsky, who always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey, rely on omniscient street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod, telling the story of their first big case (as a prequel to the TV show), which involved a former college campus drug dealer who went on to become a white collar criminal. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry, deception
Mood:spoof
Locations:restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman
Story:show, aquarium, silencer, undercover, diner, bridge, gay slur, revolver, held at gunpoint, gangster, car accident, police officer, swimming pool, prison, party, dancing, police, interview, murder

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, bar
Characters:jewish
Story:analyst, tied up, undercover, cleavage, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death, swimming pool, party, photograph, murder, death

Scarface (1983)
Crime, Drama

Scarface (1983)

Tony Montana manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them: undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He's soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony is protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and disowns him. Tony is impatient and wants it all however, including Frank's empire and his mistress Elvira Hancock. Once at the top however, Tony's outrageous actions make him a target and everything comes crumbling down. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, anger, wedding, betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant
Story:mob hit, miami florida, miami beach, contract, florida, machismo, silencer, undercover, attempted murder, gay slur, cleavage, revolver, gunfight, arrest, watching tv, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, helicopter, shot to death

American Gangster (2007) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

American Gangster (2007)

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. It is also the story of a dedicated and honest policeman, Richie Roberts, who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, anger, wedding
Locations:church, bar
Characters:jewish
Period:1990s
Story:mob hit, mob boss, mafia boss, raid, italian american, mobster, attempted murder, diner, shotgun, gangster, shot to death, new york city, photograph, death, mother son relationship, police, murder

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. This is why The Equalizer (2014) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman
Story:fbi agent, silencer, fbi, diner, bridge, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, gangster, machine gun, police officer, helicopter, shot to death, photograph, murder, death

2 Guns (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel
Story:mob boss, getaway, mob, cow, silencer, undercover, fbi, attempted murder, diner, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey," the movie deals with the picaresque adventures of Ulysses Everett McGill and his companions Delmar and Pete in 1930s Mississipi. Sprung from a chain gang and trying to reach Everett's home to recover the buried loot of a bank heist they are confronted by a series of strange characters--among them sirens, a cyclops, bank robber George "Baby Face" Nelson (very annoyed by that nickname), a campaigning governor and his opponent, a KKK lynch mob, and a blind prophet who warns the trio that "the treasure you seek shall not be the treasure you find." (Read More)

Themes:anger, betrayal
Mood:satire
Locations:farm, church, restaurant
Characters:singer
Story:canceled wedding, getaway, rite, meeting, audience, mob, recording, applause, cow, gunshot, ritual, gangster, machine gun, crying, singing, photograph, dancing, father son relationship, police

From Paris With Love (2010) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:restaurant
Characters:hitman
Story:mafia boss, aquarium, silencer, undercover, binoculars, bridge, police car, revolver, held at gunpoint, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, police officer, shot to death, photograph, police, death, murder

Hell Or High Water (2016)
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western

Hell Or High Water (2016)

In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the Texas Midlands Bank. Toby is divorced from his wife who lives with their two sons. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob agencies of the Texas Midlands Bank to raise money to pay the loan so that Toby may leave the real estate to his sons. Meanwhile the Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton who is near retirement and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:farm, hotel, restaurant, bar
Story:cornfield, cow, binoculars, gunshot, diner, police car, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, watching tv, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, police officer, shot to death, prison, mother son relationship, father son relationship, death

22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. This is why 22 Jump Street (2014) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Mood:satire
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, bar
Characters:psychiatrist
Story:undercover, machismo, fantasy sequence, prisoner, gay slur, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death, prison, party, photograph, dancing, police

Red 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Red 2 (2013)

Retired CIA agent Frank Moses is in love with Sarah Ross and enjoying their normal life. Out of the blue, Marvin Boggs meets Frank in the supermarket and tells that Wikileaks has released the information that they had participated and know the whereabouts of the Nightshade, a portable nuclear weapon that was smuggled in pieces and hidden in Russia. Now the top agents in the world are under contract to seek them out to discover where Nightshade is. The trio travels to Paris and teams-up with the Russian Katja to track down the former Russian Agent 'The Frog' to get more information about the operation. They learn that the brilliant inventor Dr. Edward Bailey might know where the weapon is. They discover that Bailey has been interned in an asylum in London by the MI-6 for thirty-two years and the British Victoria joins the team. They rescue Bailey and find that the nuclear device is hidden in the Kremlin. Soon the dangerous South Korean Han joins the group expecting to retrieve the weapon. But dangerous killer Jack Horton is hunting Frank down and will not stop until he recovers the nuclear bomb. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, bar
Story:contract, silencer, undercover, fbi, diner, bridge, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death, prison, photograph, murder, gun

The Godfather (1972) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Crime, Drama

The Godfather (1972)

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, wedding, betrayal
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, singer
Story:mob summit, mob hit, mob boss, mob, cornfield, italian american, fbi, assassination, revolver, tears, gangster, machine gun, shot to death, new york city, father son relationship, death, police, murder

The Blues Brothers (1980)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Music, Musical

The Blues Brothers (1980)

After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit "The Penguin", the last of the nuns who raised them in a boarding school. They learn the Archdiocese will stop supporting the school and will sell the place to the Education Authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within 11 days. The Blues Brothers want to help, and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big gig. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies along the way. Will they manage to come up with the money in time? (Read More)

Themes:deception
Locations:hotel, church, restaurant, beach, bar
Characters:priest, singer
Story:toast, italian american, mob, factory, attempted murder, prisoner, diner, bridge, police car, revolver, arrest, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, police officer, prison, singing, dancing, police

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including shoe designer Steve Madden.

Themes:guilt, wedding, infidelity
Mood:satire
Locations:restaurant, bar
Period:1990s
Story:miami florida, fbi agent, aquarium, applause, machismo, fbi, apology, police car, gay slur, reporter, lingerie, arrest, watching tv, punched in the face, car accident, police officer, helicopter, swimming pool, prison, new york city

True Romance (1993)
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller

True Romance (1993)

In Detroit, Clarence Worley goes to the movie theater alone on the day of his birthday to watch some movies. The gorgeous Alabama Whitman accidentally drops her popcorn on Clarence and they watch the movie together. Later they go to a diner for pie, and end up having a one night stand. In the morning, Alabama confesses that she is a call-girl hired to spend the night with him, but she has fallen in love with him. In the morning they get married and Clarence goes to the club where she worked to bring her some clothes. However, her pimp Drexl Spivey and his partner beat up Clarence and he reacts by killing them both. Clarence asks for Alabama's suitcase with her clothes and the other girls mistakenly give another one with cocaine. When Clarence discovers the mistake, he decides to travel with Alabama to the house of his friend, the aspiring actor Dick Ritchie, to sell the drug and travel to Mexico. He visits his father Clifford Worley and gives his address to him. But the Sicilian Mafia is the owner of the drug and a group of killers are sent to hunt down Clarnece and Alabama. This is why True Romance (1993) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:mafia
Locations:hotel, beach
Characters:hitman
Story:mob boss, mafia boss, police bust, italian american, mobster, silencer, diner, police car, gay slur, revolver, gunfight, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, shot to death, father son relationship, murder, death

The Dark Knight (2008) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:rivalry, surveillance, mafia, anger, deception, betrayal
Locations:restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:doctor
Story:mob, mob boss, mafia boss, mobster, silencer, tied up, attempted murder, assassination, prisoner, bridge, reporter, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, gangster, machine gun, car accident

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Mood:satire
Locations:farm
Characters:psychiatrist
Period:1990s
Story:fantasy sequence, author, dream sequence, prisoner, diner, bridge, gay slur, reporter, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, shot to death, prison, singing, photograph, dancing, mother son relationship

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Comedy

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

Charlie is a Rhode Island state trooper with a multiple personalities. He is otherwise mild-mannered and non confrontational until somebody or something pushes him a little too far. That's when his maniacal alter-ego, Hank, takes over. Charlie is assigned on a routine mission to return alleged fugitive Irene back to upstate New York, but they wind up on the run from corrupt police officers. And their escape would be a lot simpler on everybody involved if Hank didn't keep stepping in at the most inopportune times.... (Read More)

Themes:anger, wedding
Locations:church, hospital
Characters:psychiatrist, doctor
Story:fbi agent, wedding gown, state police, fountain, siren, stupidity, bride, cow, gunshot, diner, video camera, police car, reporter, held at gunpoint, watching tv, computer, police officer, helicopter, prison, photograph

The Nice Guys (2016)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Nice Guys (2016)

Set against the backdrop of 1977 Los Angeles, The Nice Guys opens when single father and licensed PI Holland March (Gosling) is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to track down a girl named Amelia (Qualley), he encounters less licensed and less hands-off private eye Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his brass knuckles, both hired by the young hippie. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse when Amelia vanishes and it becomes apparent that March wasn't the only party interested. As both men are forced to team up, they'll have to take on a world filled with eccentric goons, strippers dressed as mermaids and even a possible government conspiracy. (Read More)

Themes:deception, betrayal
Locations:hotel, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman
Story:aquarium, stupidity, machismo, silencer, undercover, fantasy sequence, attempted murder, dream sequence, diner, police car, gay slur, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, arrest, watching tv, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident

As Good As It Gets (1997) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

As Good As It Gets (1997)

New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son, making it impossible for Melvin to eat breakfast. This is why As Good As It Gets (1997) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:anger
Locations:restaurant, hospital
Characters:psychiatrist, doctor
Story:rite, pianist, ritual, mental illness, diner, new york, gay slur, tears, watching tv, computer, punched in the face, police officer, new york city, singing, dancing, mother son relationship

The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Crime, Drama

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

In the final instalment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protoge's love affair with his daughter. (Read More)

Themes:guilt, mafia, betrayal
Locations:church, hospital
Characters:hitman, priest, singer
Story:mob hit, italian american, assassination, gay slur, reporter, gangster, helicopter, shot to death, new york city, party, dancing, father son relationship, death, murder

Rush Hour (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour (1998)

Cultures clash and tempers flares as the two cops named Detective Inspector Lee a Hong Kong Detective and Detective James Carter FBI, a big-mouthed work-alone Los Angeles cop who are from different worlds discovers one thing in common: they can't stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals and save the eleven-year-old Chinese girl of the Chinese consul named Soo Yung. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:bar
Characters:hitman
Period:1990s
Story:fbi, fbi agent, siren, machismo, undercover, prisoner, police car, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, punched in the face, machine gun, police officer, helicopter, shot to death, prison, photograph, police, murder

Casino (1995)
Crime, Drama

Casino (1995)

This Martin Scorsese film depicts the Janus-like quality of Las Vegas--it has a glittering, glamorous face, as well as a brutal, cruel one. Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their mark, live and work in this paradoxical world. Seen through their eyes, each as a foil to the other, the details of mob involvement in the casinos of the 1970's and '80's are revealed. Ace is the smooth operator of the Tangiers casino, while Nicky is his boyhood friend and tough strongman, robbing and shaking down the locals. However, they each have a tragic flaw--Ace falls in love with a hustler, Ginger, and Nicky falls into an ever-deepening spiral of drugs and violence. (Read More)

Themes:mafia, surveillance, betrayal
Characters:hitman
Story:mob hit, mob, fbi agent, cornfield, italian american, silencer, tied up, fbi, scantily clad female, cleavage, held at gunpoint, punched in the face, gangster, helicopter, shot to death, swimming pool, murder, police, death

Munich (2005) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller

Munich (2005)

After Black September's assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a black-box operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It's an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts -- with retribution following retribution -- so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew? (Read More)

Themes:betrayal
Locations:hotel, restaurant, beach, bar, hospital
Characters:hitman, jewish, singer, doctor
Story:raid, silencer, tied up, pianist, binoculars, assassination, scantily clad female, prisoner, cleavage, tears, arrest, watching tv, machine gun, helicopter, shot to death, swimming pool, prison, crying, new york city, singing

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004)

When his partner is killed by the mysterious and possibly nonexistent Jaguar Shark, Steve Zissou and his Team Zissou crew set off for an expedition to hunt down the creature. Along with his estranged wife, a beautiful journalist and a co-pilot who could possibly be Zissou's son, the crew set off for one wild expedition. This is why The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999). (Read More)

Themes:rivalry, infidelity
Locations:hotel, beach
Characters:singer
Story:shark, reporter, hogtied, audience, applause, tied up, video camera, gay slur, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, watching tv, computer, punched in the face, machine gun, helicopter, swimming pool, crying, singing, photograph

Dogville (2003)
Crime, Drama

Dogville (2003)

Late one night, a beautiful and well-dressed young woman, Grace, arrives in the mountainous old mining town of Dogville as a fugitive; following the sound of gunshots in the distance which have been heard by Tom, the self-appointed moral spokesman for the town. Persuaded by Tom, the town agree to hide Grace, and in return she freely helps the locals. However, when the Sheriff from a neighbouring town posts a Missing notice, advertising a reward for revealing her whereabouts, the townsfolk require a better deal from Grace, in return for their silence; and when the Sheriff returns some weeks later with a Wanted poster, even though the citizens know her to be innocent of the false charges against her, the town's sense of goodness takes a sinister turn and the price of Grace's freedom becomes a workload and treatment akin to that of a slave. But Grace has a deadly secret that the townsfolk will eventually encounter. (Read More)

Themes:anger, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:church
Characters:singer, doctor
Story:mob boss, toast, meeting, mob, applause, fbi, gunshot, prisoner, police car, tears, gangster, machine gun, shot to death, crying, singing, photograph, father son relationship, mother son relationship, death, murder

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

John and Jane Smith are a normal married couple, living a normal life in a normal suburb, working normal jobs...well, if you can call secretly being assassins "normal". But neither Jane nor John knows about their spouse's secret, until they are surprised to find each other as targets! But on their quest to kill each other, they learn a lot more about each other than they ever did in five (or six) years of marriage. (Read More)

Themes:wedding
Locations:hotel, restaurant, bar
Characters:jewish, singer
Story:tank, shark, therapy, silencer, tied up, fbi, binoculars, assassination, apology, lingerie, watching tv, computer, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, new york city, party, singing

Primal Fear (1996) is one of the best movies like Analyze This (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Primal Fear (1996)

Courtroom thriller about a slick, hotshot lawyer who takes the seemingly unwinnable case of a young altar boy accused of murdering an eminent catholic priest.

Themes:anger, deception
Locations:church, bar
Characters:psychiatrist, priest
Period:1990s
Story:mob boss, siren, audience, applause, mental illness, video camera, police car, reporter, revolver, watching tv, computer, punched in the face, police officer, helicopter, party, singing, photograph, murder, interview, police

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava. (Read More)

Themes:deception, betrayal, infidelity
Locations:farm, hotel, restaurant, bar, hospital
Characters:doctor
Story:mob boss, cow, silencer, attempted murder, binoculars, diner, revolver, held at gunpoint, gunfight, punched in the face, shotgun, machine gun, car accident, helicopter, shot to death, swimming pool, photograph, father son relationship, death, murder

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