20 Movies Like Breaking Bad

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No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 164 wins & 139 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“No Country for Old Men” is a suspenseful thriller set in the American Southwest, following the cat-and-mouse chase between a relentless hitman and a Vietnam War veteran who stumbled upon a drug deal gone wrong. As the violence escalates, an aging sheriff becomes increasingly disillusioned with the changing landscape of crime and morality in his community.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese. It follows an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish gang in Boston, while a mole in the police force works to uncover his true identity, leading to a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction
Internet Movie Database: 8.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 154 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 69 wins & 72 nominations total
Writer: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Actors: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: United States
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“Pulp Fiction” is a nonlinear crime film that follows the intertwining stories of several characters, including two hitmen, a boxer, a mob boss, and a pair of armed robbers, as they navigate through a series of interconnected events involving crime, violence, and redemption in Los Angeles. The film explores themes of morality, fate, and the consequences of one’s actions in a darkly comedic and stylized manner.

The Godfather

The Godfather
The Godfather
Internet Movie Database: 9.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 100/100
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Runtime: 175 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 31 wins & 31 nominations total
Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola
Actors: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan
Language: English, Italian, Latin
Country: United States
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The Godfather is a crime drama film that follows the story of the Corleone crime family, led by Don Vito Corleone, as they navigate power struggles, loyalty, and betrayal in the world of organized crime in New York City. The movie explores themes of family, honor, and the consequences of a life of crime.

Scarface

Scarface
Scarface
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 170 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 8 nominations
Writer: Oliver Stone, Howard Hawks, Ben Hecht
Actors: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Scarface movie is about a Cuban immigrant named Tony Montana who rises to power in the Miami drug trade, but his greed and violent nature ultimately lead to his downfall.

American Psycho

American Psycho
American Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Awards: 7 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Actors: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese
Country: United States, Canada
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“American Psycho” is a psychological thriller film that follows a wealthy investment banker, Patrick Bateman, who leads a double life as a sadistic serial killer in 1980s New York City. The movie explores Bateman’s descent into madness and his obsession with materialism, violence, and the superficiality of the yuppie culture.

Goodfellas

Goodfellas
Goodfellas
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 145 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 44 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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“Goodfellas” is a crime film based on the true story of Henry Hill, a former mobster, and his rise and fall in the Italian-American Mafia. It explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the consequences of a life of crime.

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street
The Wolf of Wall Street
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 180 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 37 wins & 179 nominations total
Writer: Terence Winter, Jordan Belfort
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Wolf of Wall Street” is a biographical black comedy film that follows the rise and fall of Jordan Belfort, a corrupt stockbroker who becomes involved in fraud and illegal activities in the 1990s. The movie depicts his extravagant lifestyle, excessive drug use, and eventual downfall as he faces the consequences of his actions.

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight
Internet Movie Database: 9.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 152 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 162 wins & 164 nominations total
Writer: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer
Actors: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
Language: English, Mandarin
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Dark Knight” is a superhero film that follows Batman as he battles against the chaotic and ruthless Joker, who aims to plunge Gotham City into anarchy. The movie explores themes of morality, justice, and the blurred lines between hero and villain.

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption
Internet Movie Database: 9.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 142 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 21 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Stephen King, Frank Darabont
Actors: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Shawshank Redemption is a film about a man named Andy Dufresne who is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary. Through his friendship with fellow inmate Red, Andy navigates the harsh realities of prison life while working towards his ultimate goal of freedom and redemption.

Inception

Inception
Inception
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 148 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 159 wins & 220 nominations total
Writer: Christopher Nolan
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elliot Page
Language: English, Japanese, French
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Inception is a science fiction thriller film that follows a skilled thief who infiltrates people’s dreams to steal information. However, he is hired for a challenging task of planting an idea in someone’s mind instead of stealing, leading to a complex and mind-bending journey through multiple layers of dreams.”

Fight Club

Fight Club
Fight Club
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chuck Palahniuk, Jim Uhls
Actors: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Fight Club” is a psychological thriller about an insomniac office worker who forms an underground fighting club as a way to escape his mundane existence, but the club eventually spirals out of control and leads to a destructive rebellion against society.

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 5 wins & 18 nominations
Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Actors: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore
Language: English, German, Hebrew, Spanish
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Big Lebowski” is a comedy film about a laid-back slacker known as “The Dude” who gets caught up in a case of mistaken identity and embarks on a quirky adventure to find a missing millionaire’s wife and recover a ransom.

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs
Reservoir Dogs
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Awards: 12 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Actors: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Reservoir Dogs” is a crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, following a group of criminals as they plan and execute a diamond heist that goes awry, leading to suspicion and betrayal within the group. The movie explores themes of loyalty, violence, and the consequences of criminal activities.

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
The Usual Suspects
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri
Language: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Usual Suspects” is a crime thriller about a group of criminals who are brought together for a heist, but their plans are disrupted when they become entangled in a web of mystery and deception surrounding a notorious criminal mastermind named Keyser Söze. The movie follows an unreliable narrator as he recounts the events leading up to a deadly confrontation, leaving the audience questioning the truth until the very end.

Drive

Drive
Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 79 wins & 180 nominations total
Writer: Hossein Amini, James Sallis
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Drive movie is about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver and becomes entangled in a dangerous heist gone wrong, putting his life and the life of a woman he cares for in jeopardy.

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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“Oldboy” is a South Korean psychological thriller film about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and seeks revenge on his captors after being released. As he delves into the dark secrets behind his abduction, he uncovers a twisted and shocking truth.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“A Clockwork Orange” is a dystopian film that follows a charismatic and violent young delinquent named Alex, who undergoes a controversial behavior modification experiment that aims to cure him of his criminal tendencies. The movie explores themes of free will, morality, and the consequences of societal control.

Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Trainspotting
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Irvine Welsh, John Hodge
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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Trainspotting is a film that follows a group of heroin addicts in Edinburgh, Scotland, as they navigate through the highs and lows of addiction and the consequences it brings. It explores themes of friendship, survival, and the struggle to break free from the cycle of drug abuse.

The Social Network

The Social Network
The Social Network
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 173 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Aaron Sorkin, Ben Mezrich
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Social Network” is a film that tells the story of the creation and rise of Facebook, exploring the complex relationships, legal battles, and personal ambitions that shaped the social media giant. It delves into the life of Mark Zuckerberg and the tumultuous journey of building one of the most influential platforms in the world.

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