Inside Man is a crime thriller movie based on a true story. Directed by Danny A. Abeckaser from a screenplay by Kosta Kondilopoulos, Inside Man tells the story of a disgraced NYPD detective, who’s given a chance to go undercover and take down the mob’s most dangerous killer. The film stars Emile Hirsch in the lead role with Lucy Hale, Sid Rosenberg, Danny A. Abeckaser, Ashley Greene, and Jake Cannavale. So, if you loved Inside Man here are some similar movies you could watch next.
The Departed (Netflix & Max)
Synopsis: An undercover state cop who infiltrated a Mafia clan and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat.
The Town (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck writes, directs and stars in this crime drama/romance. Based on the novel The Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan, Affleck’s film follows a career criminal (Affleck) who finds himself romantically involved with the manager of a bank (Rebecca Hall) he held up. A high-stakes love triangle develops when an equally infatuated FBI agent (Mad Men’s Jon Hamm) arrives in the pursuit of justice. Stolen cash and a stolen heart lead to a relationship that could destroy this prince of thieves.
Mystic River (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Academy Award winner Clint Eastwood directs Sean Penn and Tim Robbins in Oscar-winning performances in this tale of a seemingly senseless murder … and how the tragedy reawakens the buried trauma of a long-ago crime. In Boston 25 years ago, 11-year-old Dave Boyle unwittingly gets into a car with two strangers. When he returns four days later, Dave is different in a way that destroys his friendship with Sean Devine and Jimmy Marcus. Now Sean’s (Kevin Bacon) a cop, Jimmy’s (Sean Penn) a neighborhood store owner with a prison record and mob connections, and Dave’s (Tim Robbins) trying hard to keep his demons safely submerged. But when Jimmy’s daughter is murdered, each of the men must confront a past that none wants to acknowledge. As the investigation tightens around these three, an ominous story unfolds–of friendship, family and innocence lost too soon.
Black Mass (Max)
Synopsis: In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster Jimmy Bulger (Depp) to collaborate with the FBI in order to eliminate their common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Bulger to evade law enforcement while escalating his power to become the most feared crime lord in Boston and one of the most dangerous gangsters in U.S. history.
American Gangster (Max)
Synopsis: Academy Award® winners Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe team with Director Ridley Scott (Gladiator) for an epic story as powerful as it is true. Armed with ruthless, street-wise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas (Washington) rules Harlem’s chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts (Crowe) sets out to bring down Lucas’s multi-million dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation. American Gangster is “a brutal and brilliant film.” (Pete Hammond, Maxim)
Synopsis: A narcotics officer is assigned to investigate the killing of a rookie cop, teaming up with the cop’s former partner. As the officer gets closer to learing the truth, he discovers that he has been set up.
Training Day (Max)
Synopsis: Denzel Washington delivers an Academy Award-winning performance oppositeEthan Hawke in this gritty drama set in the morally ambiguous world ofundercover police work. Every day a war rages between drug dealers andcops on the streets of America’s inner cities. With every war comecasualties, none greater than 13-year veteran Los Angeles narcoticsofficer Alonzo Harris (Washington), whose questionable methods blur theline between legal and corrupt. Today Alonzo gets a new partner,idealistic rookie Jake Hoyt (Hawke), and Jake has one day–and one dayonly–to prove his mettle to his fiercely charismatic superior. Over 24hours, Jake will be dragged into the ethical mire of Alonzo’s logic asboth men risk their careers and their lives to serve conflicting notionsof justice.
Infernal Affairs (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: An award-winning crime thriller in the intense tradition of HEAT and RESERVOIR DOGS … critics everywhere have hailed INFERNAL AFFAIRS for its gritty action and international superstars. Chan Wing Yan (Tony Leung — HERO) is a hard-nosed veteran cop sent undercover to infiltrate the notorious Triad crime ring. An expert at bringing down violent syndicates, Chan thinks it’s going to be a routine mission. What he’s not prepared for is the discovery that the Triad’s boss (Eric Tsang — THE ACCIDENTAL SPY) has planted a mole (Andy Lau — THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER) in the police department … and now Chan is being hunted down. In this battle of wills, only one cop can win!
Goodfellas (Rent on Prime Video & Pluto TV)
Synopsis: Gangsters never refer to themselves as gangsters. They are made-men, wiseguys or Goodfellas. Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese exposes the fascinating, mysterious and violent underworld of New York’s Mafia families through the life of insider Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) as he rises from smalltime thug to mobster under the guidance of Jimmy Conway (Academy Award winner Robert De Niro) in this searing, epic crime drama based on the chilling true-life best seller Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi.
Donnie Brasco (Netflix)
Synopsis: Posing as jewel broker Donnie Brasco, FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone (Johnny Depp) is granted entrance into the violent mob family of aging hit man Lefty Ruggiero (Al Pacino). When his personal and professional lives collide, Pistone jeopardizes his marriage, his job life and, ultimately, the gangster mentor he has come to respect and admire. From acclaimed director Mike Newell (Four Weddings and a Funeral), and featuring an extraordinary supporting cast including Michael Madsen, Anne Heche, Bruno Kirby and James Russo.