Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 1998

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 1998! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 1998, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.

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1998-08-28 | Comedy / Crime

Cast

Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher

Rating

rating icon 8.123
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    with cockney accent
  2. Ranked #77 for
    like The Hateful Eight
  3. Ranked #188 for
    good girl

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2 High Art (1998)

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

Info

1998-06-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Radha Mitchell, Gabriel Mann

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    Independent Film
  2. Ranked #126 for
    obtuse
  3. Ranked #196 for
    neon-drenched

Trailer

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3 Run Lola Run (1998)

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola's run.

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1998-03-03 | Action / Drama

Cast

Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu

Rating

rating icon 7.298
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    propulsive
  2. Ranked #20 for
    cross-cut editing
  3. Ranked #71 for
    with sleight of hand

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4 Place Vendôme (1998)

The story of a woman that remained distracted for a long time from her life, from the passions that made her feel alive. The importance of true love is compared with the material value of diamonds. Only one truly lasts forever. She's got to find the thing that values most for her, the thing that gives psychical stability and real happiness again to her life.

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1998-10-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Bacri

Rating

rating icon 6.218
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    opaque
  2. Ranked #92 for
    stoic
  3. Ranked #117 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development

Trailer

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5 Of Freaks and Men (1998)

St. Petersburg, early 20th century. The handsome and secretive Johann specializes in shooting erotic pictures depicting the floggings of bare-bottomed women. With the help of his assistants, the photographic creations gradually penetrate the peaceful households of two upper-class Russian families.

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1998-05-20 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Sergei Makovetsky, Dinara Drukarova

Rating

rating icon 6.425
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    sepia tone
  2. Ranked #23 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #31 for
    Grand-Guignol

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6 Dark City (1998)

A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.

Info

1998-02-27 | Mystery / Science Fiction

Cast

Rufus Sewell, William Hurt

Rating

rating icon 7.324
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #99 for
    like The Da Vinci Code
  2. Ranked #108 for
    hardboiled style
  3. Ranked #118 for
    noir atmosphere

Trailer

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7 The General (1998)

The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.

Info

1998-05-01 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar

Rating

rating icon 6.727
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    True Crime
  2. Ranked #158 for
    outside the laws
  3. Ranked #196 for
    thuggish

Trailer

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8 Cabaret Balkan (1998)

20 people's paths crisscross one night in violent mid-'90s Belgrade.

Info

1998-08-01 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Nikola Ristanovski, Nebojša Glogovac

Rating

rating icon 7.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    like The Revenant
  2. Ranked #122 for
    cogent narrative
  3. Ranked #124 for
    Disaster Movie

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9 Enemy of the State (1998)

When the videotape of the murder of a congressman unknowingly ends up in the hands of labor lawyer and dedicated family man Robert Clayton Dean, he is framed for the murder. With the help of the mysterious Brill, Dean attempts to throw the NSA off his trail and prove his innocence.

Info

1998-11-20 | Action / Drama

Cast

Will Smith, Gene Hackman

Rating

rating icon 7.037
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #97 for
    techno-geek
  2. Ranked #133 for
    propulsive
  3. Ranked #169 for
    wall to wall

Trailer

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10 Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.

Info

1998-12-11 | Romance / History

Cast

Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow

Rating

rating icon 6.87
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #15 for
    extraordinary
  2. Ranked #19 for
    deservedly won awards
  3. Ranked #20 for
    remarkable

Trailer

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