30 Best Movies Like Eastern Promises ...

30 Best Movies Like Eastern Promises ...

If you liked this movie , you will probably love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. A History of Violence (2005)

1h 36m Drama Thriller Crime

An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.

2. The Drop (2014)

1h 46m Drama Crime

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

3. The Departed (2006)

2h 31m Drama Thriller Crime

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

4. Get Carter (1971)

5. Layer Cake (2004)

1h 45m Drama Thriller Crime

When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...

6. We Own the Night (2007)

1h 57m Drama Crime Thriller

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.

7. The International (2009)

1h 58m Action Thriller Drama Crime

An interpol agent and an attorney are determined to bring one of the world's most powerful banks to justice. Uncovering money laundering, arms trading, and conspiracy to destabilize world governments, their investigation takes them from Berlin, Milan, New York and Istanbul. Finding themselves in a chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk.

8. 22 Bullets (2010)

1h 57m Drama Crime Thriller

Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 bullets in his body. Against all the odds, he doesn't die...

9. Running Scared (2006)

2h 2m Action Crime Drama Thriller

Joey Gazelle is a low level mobster whose job it is to dispose of "hot" guns from mob killings. But Joey has been hiding these guns in the drywall of his basement, instead of tossing them in the river. When Joey's son and his best friend, Oleg, witness Joey hiding some guns from a botched drug deal, Oleg steals one of the guns and shoots his abusive stepfather with it. Things are bad enough, but Oleg's stepfather happens to be the nephew of a psychotic Russian mob boss, who happens to be in business with Joey's crew on a gasoline scam. But now Joey's got a dirty cop from the botched drug deal on his case, not to mention the hot .38 out there on the street. As well as Oleg, who can connect Joey to the gun. And if Joey manages to make it through the night, he's still got to answer to his wife.

10. The Long Good Friday (1980)

1h 54m Crime Drama Mystery

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. However, a series of bombings targets his empire on the very weekend the Americans are in town. Shand is convinced there is a traitor in his organization, and sets out to eliminate the rat in typically ruthless fashion.

11. Miller's Crossing (1990)

1h 55m Drama Thriller Crime

Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

12. Payback (1999)

1h 40m Crime Action Drama

With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

13. Dead Man Down (2013)

1h 58m Thriller Action Crime Drama

In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.

14. Harry Brown (2009)

1h 43m Thriller Crime Drama Action

An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend's murder by doling out his own form of justice.

15. Killing Them Softly (2012)

1h 37m Crime Thriller

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

16. Redemption (2013)

17. Wild Card (2015)

1h 32m Thriller Crime Action

When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.

18. Get Carter (2000)

1h 42m Action Drama Thriller Crime

Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a murder. With this knowledge, Carter sets out to kill all those responsible.

19. State of Grace (1990)

2h 14m Drama Thriller Crime

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.

20. New World (2013)

21. I&`ll Sleep When I'm Dead (2003)

22. No Country for Old Men (2007)

2h 2m Crime Drama Thriller

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

23. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)

2h 10m Drama Action Thriller Crime Mystery

Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex trafficking in Sweden and those in high office who abuse underage girls, Blomkvist immediately throws himself into the investigation.

24. New Jack City (1991)

1h 37m Thriller Crime Drama

A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.

25. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

1h 50m Drama Thriller Crime Mystery

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

26. Blue Steel (1990)

1h 38m Thriller

Megan Turner, a female rookie cop, gets involved in an armed robbery that goes awry. A witness becomes obsessed with her.

27. Contraband (2012)

1h 49m Thriller Action Drama Crime

When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago—smuggling—to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.

28. The Exterminator (1980)

1h 41m Action Thriller Crime Drama

When a man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York, he transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a war zone.

29. To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

1h 56m Crime Thriller Action

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

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