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Legend (2015)

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)

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brother fights brother
twin brother
gambling casino
briefcase of money
lemon drop
cockney accent
candy store
sleeping pill
rise and fall
cup of tea
tea kettle
identical twins
identical twin
same actor playing twin role
rise to power
twin brothers
witness to murder
lincoln automobile
diamond ring
witness protection
confession of love
gambling club
reference to the queen of england
soccer goal
gang violence
gay orgy
gang war
birthday present
newspaper headline
nightclub owner
flash camera
looking at oneself in a mirror
sports car
electric torture
breaking a drinking glass
prison visit
pack of money
prison cell
reference to christmas
prison guard
subjective camera
greek restaurant
hit by a car
marital rape
christmas present
bar fight
suicide of sister
suicide of wife
marriage proposal
reference to philadelphia pennsylvania
reference to brooklyn new york city
walking down the middle of a street
reference to george armstrong custer
reference to the atlantic ocean
police lineup
wife husband relationship
blood on mouth
reference to meyer lansky
reference to joan collins
reference to agamemnon
teaching someone how to drive
reference to greece
watching gay porn
reference to geronimo
biting someone's ear
anglican priest
romance subplot
throwing a stone at a window
print shop
west end london
opening credits
reference to las vegas nevada
roulette wheel
reference to joseph goebbels
nose bandage
lincoln continental
siblings living together
testicles slur
reference to alexander the great
hit over the head with a bottle
legal appeal
hired assassin
air raid shelter
spousal abuse
hair curlers
rolling pin
vagina slur
thumb sucking
facial injury
asking for help
fixer
burning clothing
paranoid schizophrenia
protection racket
lamp post
libel
gangland
viciousness
slamming a door
trailer house
incest subtext
bigger dreams
actor playing dual role
east end london
truce
lip reading
anonymity
cockney
womb
lookalike
year 1957
acquittal
spitting on someone
british politics
reference to aristotle
warrant
scotland yard
gin
hospital visit
mafioso
lemon
penis slur
solicitor
clothesline
overheard conversation
double decker bus
kiss on the cheek
reference to winston churchill
hand on crotch
hula hoop
brass knuckles
driving lesson
breaking a bottle over someone's head
bloody face
doorbell
overhead shot
barmaid
sausage
woman slaps a man
hit with a hammer
circular staircase
handbag
lighting a cigarette
hymn
distrust
bouncer
based on real person
gun held to head
male protagonist
shot point blank
horniness
trumpet
fever
giving a toast
hanging upside down
knocking on a door
united kingdom
banker
film projector
whispering
looking out a window
name calling
honeymoon
selfishness
narrated by character
candy
police raid
prime minister
contract
death of sister
pill
abusive husband
aristocrat
briefs
briefcase
extortion
snowing
black eye
blood on face
fall
hit on the head
cigarette lighter
black bra
laughter
kicked in the crotch
mental hospital
heaven
punched in the stomach
stabbed in the neck
hit in the crotch
italian american
kicking
intrigue
bloody nose
cynicism
thunder
suffering
innocence
nickname
switchblade
drug overdose
promise
celebration
street life
scam
wristwatch
fraud
nosebleed
therapist
working class
drug abuse
assault
twins
boxer
morgue
mobster
what happened to epilogue
cake
egg
head butt
warehouse
loyalty
tea
applause
eyeglasses
scandal
freeze frame
heart attack
power
trust
casino
pub
twin
domestic violence
election
brother
witness
threat
automobile
long take
convertible
business
court
flowers
ring
cover up
debt
suitcase
umbrella
champagne
coming out
stabbed in the back
businessman
prologue
microphone
legend
grave
limousine
confession
shot in the forehead
pain
shot in the leg
spanking
no opening credits
man with glasses
apology
judge
weapon
stabbed in the chest
stabbed to death
throat slitting
eating
stabbing
gang
band
wine
soccer
newspaper
gay slur
f word
stripper
orgy
handcuffs
dead body
birthday
running
beer
rifle
lie
undressing
drink
camera
watching tv
punched in the face
shot in the head
shotgun
face slap
mirror
food
fistfight
shot to death
beating
shootout
song
based on book
voice over narration
based on true story
pistol
knife
party
singing
photograph
dancing
cigarette smoking
bare chested male
one word title
bondage
gun
blood
violence
kiss
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Killer Joe (2011)

Killer Joe (2011)

Finding himself in considerable debt, Chris, a Texan drug dealer, decides the only solution is to murder his mother to collect the insurance money. Getting together with his father, the ex-husband of Chris' mother, they decide to hire Joe Cooper (a contract killer) who also happens to be a police detective. The plan is that the money will go to Chris' sister Dottie. However due to the size of the contract fee, Chris agrees that Joe can take Dottie as a retainer until the insurance comes through. (Read More)

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The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

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.

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Out Of The Furnace (2013) is one of the best movies like Legend (2015)

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

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Black Mass (2015)

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)

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The Judge (2014)

The Judge (2014)

Hank Palmer is a successful defense attorney in Chicago, who is getting a divorce. When His brother calls with the news that their mother has died, Hank returns to his childhood home to attend the funeral. Despite the brittle bond between Hank and the Judge, Hank must come to his father's aid and defend him in court. Here, Hank discovers the truth behind the case, which binds together the dysfunctional family and reveals the struggles and secrecy of the family. (Read More)

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The Iceman (2012)

The Iceman (2012)

In the 1960s, Richard Kuklinski is working as a porn film lab tech until his mob bosses persuade him to change his career into that of a contract killer. For years, Kuklinski gains a reputation for cold blooded professionalism even as he raises a family who are kept in the dark about his true career. Unfortunately, mob politics ultimately forces him to secretly work independently with the psychopathic Robert 'Mr. Freezy' Pronge. As much as Kuklinski tries to keep his lives separate, circumstances and his own weaknesses threaten a terrible collision as the consequences of his choices finally catch up to him. (Read More)

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Mortdecai (2015)

Mortdecai (2015)

Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold. (Read More)

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Dark Places (2015) is one of the best movies like Legend (2015)

Dark Places (2015)

Libby Day is a lifeless woman who survived the massacre of her family in their farmhouse in the countryside of Kansas when she was eight. She's been living on donations and lectures ever since. Thirty years ago, the police believed that a satanic cult was responsible for the murder of her mother and two sisters, and her brother Ben was convicted with her testimony in court. Today, however, an acquaintance, Lyle Wirth, invites Libby to visit "The Kill Club", where amateurs investigate famous crimes, and she finds that they believe Ben is innocent. Libby needs money and, in return, accepts to revisit the slaughter of her family and comes up to the painful revelations and the ultimate truth. (Read More)

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The Departed (2006)

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)

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New Jack City (1991)

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

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I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

I Love You Phillip Morris (2009)

Steven Russell is happily married to Debbie, and a member of the local police force when a car accident provokes a dramatic reassessment of his life. Steven becomes open about his homosexuality and decides to live life to the fullest - even if it means breaking the law. Steven's new, extravagant lifestyle involves cons and fraud and, eventually, a stay in the State Penitentiary where he meets sensitive, soft-spoken Phillip Morris. His devotion to freeing Phillip from jail and building the perfect life together prompts Steven to attempt and often succeed at one impossible con after another. (Read More)

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The Air I Breathe (2007)

The Air I Breathe (2007)

A frustrated and clumsy bank clerk overhears the conversation of three coworkers in the toilet about a fix in a horse race, and bets a large amount. He loses the bet and owes the money to the dangerous and powerful mobster Fingers. A gangster who works for Fingers has the ability of foreseeing pieces of the future; he is assigned to collect money for the boss, with his troublemaker nephew Tony, and is beaten up by a gang. The manager of pop-star Trista loses her contract to Fingers without her agreement and she is threatened by the gangster. A dedicated doctor seeks a blood donor that might have a rare blood type to save the life of his secret and unrequited passion, a beautiful epidemiologist who's married to a friend. (Read More)

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Boy A (2007)

Boy A (2007)

A young man is released from prison after many years and given a new identity in a new town. Aided by a supervisor who becomes like a father to him he finds a job and friends and hesitantly starts a relationship with a compassionate girl. But the secret of the heinous crime he committed as a boy weighs down on him, and he learns that it is not so easy to escape your past. (Read More)

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A Man Called Ove (2015) is one of the best movies like Legend (2015)

A Man Called Ove (2015)

59 year old Ove is the block's grumpy man who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association, but he could not give a damn about being deposed and therefore keeps looking over the neighborhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family moves into the terraced house opposite and accidentally backs into Ove's mailbox it turns out to be an unexpected friendship. A drama comedy about unexpected friendship, love and the importance of surrounding yourself with the proper tools. (Read More)

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Oldeuboi (2003)

Oldeuboi (2003)

Abducted on a rainy night in 1988, the obnoxious drunk, Oh Dae-Su, much to his surprise, wakes up locked in a windowless and dilapidated hotel room, for an unknown reason. There, his invisible and pitiless captors will feed him, clothe him and sedate him to avoid committing suicide, and as his only companion and a window to the world is the TV in his stark cell, the only thing that helps Oh Dae-Su keep going is his daily journal. But then, unexpectedly, after fifteen long years in captivity, the perplexed prisoner is deliberately released, encouraged to track down his tormentor to finally get his retribution. Nevertheless, who would hate Oh Dae-Su so much he would deny him of a quick and clean death? (Read More)

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The King's Speech (2010) is one of the best movies like Legend (2015)

The King's Speech (2010)

England's Prince Albert must ascend the throne as 'King George VI' (qv), but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth hires Lionel Logue, an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence. (Read More)

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Layer Cake (2004)

Layer Cake (2004)

A successful cocaine dealer, who has earned a respected place among England's Mafia elite, plans an early retirement from the business. However, big boss Jimmy Price hands down a tough assignment: find Charlotte Ryder, the missing rich princess daughter of Jimmy's old pal Edward, a powerful construction business player and gossip papers socialite. Complicating matters are two million pounds' worth of Grade A ecstasy, a brutal Serbian gang and a whole series of double crossings. The title "LAYER CAKE" refers to the layers or levels anyone in business goes through in rising to the top. What is revealed is a modern underworld where the rules have changed. There are no 'codes', or 'families' and respect lasts as long as a line. Not knowing who he can trust, he has to use all his 'savvy', 'telling' and skills which make him one of the best, to escape his own. The ultimate last job, a love interest called Tammy, and an international drug ring threaten to draw him back into the 'cake mix'. But, time is running out and the penalty will endure a lifetime.. (Read More)

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Changeling (2008) is one of the best movies like Legend (2015)

Changeling (2008)

Los Angeles, 1928. A single mother returns from work to find her nine-year-old son gone. She calls the LAPD to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description; he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the LAPD reunite mother and son, but she insists he's not her boy. The cops dismiss her as either a liar or hysterical. When she joins a minister in his public criticism of the police, they in turn use government power to silence and intimidate her. Meanwhile, a cop goes to a dilapidated ranch to find a Canadian lad who's without legal status; the youth tells a grisly tale. There's redress for murder; is there redress for abuse of power? (Read More)

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Big Eyes (2014)

Big Eyes (2014)

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies' man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with her drawings of children with big eyes. The two quickly become a pair with outgoing Walter selling their paintings and quiet Margaret holed up at home painting even more children with big eyes. But Walter's actually selling her paintings as his own. A clash of financial success and critical failure soon sends Margaret reeling in her life of lies. With Walter still living the high life, Margaret's going to have to try making it on her own again and re-claiming her name and her paintings. (Read More)

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