20 Movies Like Pain & Gain

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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 wealthy stockbroker who becomes involved in corruption, fraud, and excessive partying. The movie explores the wild and debaucherous lifestyle of Belfort and his firm, Stratton Oakmont, as they engage in unethical practices in the world of finance.

American Hustle

American Hustle
American Hustle
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 10 Oscars. 70 wins & 227 nominations total
Writer: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
Actors: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper
Language: English, Arabic
Country: United States, China
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“American Hustle” is a crime comedy-drama film that follows two con artists who are forced to work with an FBI agent to bring down corrupt politicians in 1970s New Jersey. As the operation becomes increasingly complex and dangerous, their loyalties and identities are tested in a high-stakes game of deception.

Blow

Blow
Blow
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 124 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Bruce Porter, David McKenna, Nick Cassavetes
Actors: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Blow” is a biographical crime film that follows the rise and fall of George Jung, a notorious drug trafficker in the 1970s and 1980s. It explores his journey from a small-time marijuana dealer to becoming one of the biggest cocaine smugglers in American history.

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 mobster involved in the Italian-American Mafia. The movie follows his rise through the ranks of organized crime and the consequences that come with it.

Casino

Casino
Casino
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 178 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese
Actors: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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The Casino movie is about a mafia-controlled Las Vegas casino where a casino executive struggles to maintain control as his life becomes entangled in greed, corruption, and power struggles.

The Big Short

The Big Short
The Big Short
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 37 wins & 81 nominations total
Writer: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, Michael Lewis
Actors: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Big Short” is a movie based on the true story of a group of investors who predicted the 2008 financial crisis and bet against the housing market. It explores their journey to expose the corruption and greed of the financial industry while navigating the complexities of the global economic collapse.

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. 99 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 that follows an undercover cop and a mole in the police force as they attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston. The movie explores themes of loyalty, betrayal, and the blurred lines between good and evil.

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.

Snatch

Snatch
Snatch
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham
Language: English, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Snatch” is a crime-comedy film that follows a group of characters, including a boxing promoter, a diamond thief, and a gangster, as their paths intersect and collide in a series of chaotic and humorous events revolving around a stolen diamond and a rigged boxing match.

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award13 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: Guy Ritchie
Actors: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” is a British crime comedy film that follows the intertwining stories of four friends who find themselves in debt to a dangerous London crime lord after a high-stakes card game goes wrong. They must navigate a web of schemes, double-crosses, and eccentric characters to try and come out on top and repay their debt.

Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 155 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 36 wins & 64 nominations total
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Boogie Nights” is a 1997 film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson that follows the rise and fall of a young dishwasher named Eddie Adams, who becomes a popular pornographic film star in the 1970s. The movie explores the highs and lows of the adult film industry and its impact on the lives of its characters.

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
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American Psycho is a psychological thriller film that follows the life of Patrick Bateman, a wealthy investment banker in New York City, who leads a double life as a sadistic serial killer. The movie explores themes of obsession, materialism, and the dark side of the American Dream.

Layer Cake

Layer Cake
Layer Cake
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 9 nominations total
Writer: J.J. Connolly
Actors: Daniel Craig, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon
Language: English, Romanian
Country: United Kingdom
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“Layer Cake” is a crime thriller film that follows a successful cocaine dealer in London who finds himself in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal after being tasked with finding a missing girl and a stolen shipment of ecstasy pills. As he navigates through the criminal underworld, he must outsmart rival gangs, corrupt police officers, and his own associates to survive and protect his reputation.

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys
The Nice Guys
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 9 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi
Actors: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“The Nice Guys” is a 2016 action-comedy film set in 1970s Los Angeles, following a mismatched pair of private investigators who team up to solve the case of a missing girl and uncover a larger conspiracy. As they navigate through the city’s seedy underbelly, their comedic banter and unconventional methods lead them closer to the truth.

War Dogs

War Dogs
War Dogs
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Stephen Chin, Todd Phillips, Jason Smilovic
Actors: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz
Language: English, Arabic, Albanian, Romanian
Country: United States, Romania
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The War Dogs movie is about two friends who become arms dealers and secure a multi-million dollar contract with the U.S. government, leading them into a dangerous world of international arms trafficking.

Painkiller Jane

Painkiller Jane
Painkiller Jane
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
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Runtime: 44 min
Seasons: 1
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: N/A
Actors: Kristanna Loken, Noah Dalton Danby, Stephen Lobo
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Painkiller Jane movie follows the story of Jane Vasko, a former DEA agent with regenerative abilities, as she becomes a vigilante seeking revenge against those who wronged her. With her newfound powers, she fights crime and uncovers a conspiracy that threatens her and those she cares about.

The Informers

The Informers
The Informers
Internet Movie Database: 4.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 12%
Metacritic: 20/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Nicholas Jarecki
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Informers” is a drama film that follows a group of interconnected characters in 1980s Los Angeles as they navigate through their decadent and morally corrupt lives, filled with drugs, sex, and violence. The film explores themes of alienation, emptiness, and the consequences of their reckless behavior.

Spring Breakers

Spring Breakers
Spring Breakers
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: 14 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Harmony Korine
Actors: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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“Spring Breakers” is a crime drama film that follows four college girls who rob a restaurant to fund their spring break vacation, but end up getting involved with a drug dealer. The movie explores themes of hedonism, violence, and the dark side of the American Dream.

The Bling Ring

The Bling Ring
The Bling Ring
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Sofia Coppola, Nancy Jo Sales
Actors: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan
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“The Bling Ring” is a crime drama film based on real events, following a group of fame-obsessed teenagers who rob the homes of celebrities in Los Angeles. The movie explores themes of materialism, celebrity culture, and the consequences of obsession.

The Town

The Town
The Town
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Town” is a crime thriller film about a group of skilled bank robbers from Charlestown, Boston, who find themselves in a dangerous situation when one of them falls in love with a bank manager they previously held hostage.”

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