Movies like Rabid Dogs

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Rabid Dogs
Original name: Cani arrabbiati
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following a bungled robbery, three violent criminals take a young woman, a middle-aged man, and a child hostage and force them to drive them outside Rome to help them make a clean getaway.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough, scary, tense, road movie, psychological, dark humor ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, on the road, terrorism, hospital, missing person, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, slasher, getaway car, robbery, rape, deadly, hostages, prodigy, crime gone awry, killer, mind game, on the run, curses spells and rituals, heist, isolation, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, rome italy
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Heat
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
170 min.
 8.2
The Silent Partner
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Canada
106 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Rabid Dogs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, deadly, murder, danger, kidnapping and psychopath mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Rabid Dogs: Hitch Hike (1977), Almost Human (1974), The Silent Partner (1978), Blood in the Streets (1973), The Mad Dog Killer (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hitch Hike
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, chase, on the run, desert, kidnapping, hitchhiker, rape, hostage, violence, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, southern california
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Almost Human
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, tough law enforcer, crime, gory, crime gone awry, urban, rape, crimes, deadly, gang, robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
The Silent Partner
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, santa claus, bank teller, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   75%
 
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Blood in the Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, fugitives, hostages, chase, tough law enforcer, blackmail, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   89%
 
The Mad Dog Killer
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, gory, crime, criminal's revenge, vengeance, vigilantism, chases and races, confined, crimes, rape, danger, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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System:   78%
    User:   86%
 
The Night of the Following Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two kidnappers snatch a girl off the streets and imprison her in a remote beach house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, airport, hostages, chase, cafe, crime gone awry, mind game, on the run, race against time, murder ...
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Hickey & Boggs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two veteran private eyes trigger a criminal reign of terror with their search for a missing girl.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crime, criminal heroes, bank, gangsters, partners against crime, mystery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, kidnapping, on the run, murder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   69%
 
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The Strangers in 7A
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gory, bank, criminal heroes, bar, crime, hostages, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   67%
 
Towards Darkness
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hostages, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   63%
 
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The Keeper
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, psychopath, hostages, crime, small town, mentally unstable, serial killer, slasher, mind game, deputy sheriff, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   86%
 
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: hostages, slasher, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse, psychopath, confined, crimes, murder, deadly, serial killer, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: usa, dallas texas, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   65%
 
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Three Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, crime, femme fatale, small town, hostages, mysterious character, crime gone awry, betrayal, manipulations, yacht, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   76%
 
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Flic Story
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, master criminal, prison, partners against crime, serial killer, tough law enforcer, investigation, mind game, murder, track down ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1947, 1950s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   70%
    User:   70%
 
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Ricco
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, track down, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   60%
 
Die, Beautiful Marianne
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After their parents divorce, one daughter lives with her mother in England while the other lives with her father in Portugal. After the untimely death of her mother, the one daughter stands to inherit a large sum of money and also a number of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, gory, serial killer, crime, legal investigation, bank, on the run, mind game, nightclub, bikini, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   70%
 
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Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, torture, sadism, blood, hostages, postmodernism, brutality, visceral, violent, family in danger, gratuitous violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
Jackson County Jail
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, on the road, fugitives, manhunt, false accusation, injustice, frame up, crime, chases and races, rape, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   71%
 
Albino Alligator
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, hostage, heist, police investigation, chase, hostages, neo noir, twists & turns, on the run, kidnapping, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   73%
 
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Sunday in the Country
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three vicious thugs are on the run in rural America after robbing a local bank. They seek refuge at the home of a reclusive farmer, but he is prepared for their arrival and holds them at gunpoint. Unable to let them simply wait for the law, he ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: country, crime, vengeance, bank, farm, confined, countryside, crimes, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, torture ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
Hollywood Flies
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, crime, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, hostages, desert, mystery, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
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No Good Deed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: family in danger, confined, crime, crimes, home invasion, suburbs, danger, domestic disturbance, survival, blood, hostage, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
Lady in a Cage
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: crime, murder, elevator, serial killer, isolation, kidnapping, violence, brutality, violent, prison, hostages, pornography ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
 6.8
 230K
Hannibal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, vengeance, crime, cannibalism, fbi, violence, revenge, torture, blood, special agents, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, florence, venice, italy, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
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Brighton Rock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, small town, witnessing a crime, prayer, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger, waitress, revenge, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
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Action Man
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, bank, gang, restaurant, gangsters, hostages, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
The Road Killers
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fugitives, on the road, hostages, serial killer, crime, witnessing a crime, chase, mind game, kidnapping, on the run, rescue, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
B.T.K. Killer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Veteran Boogey Man and Zodiac Killer director Ulli Lommel continues his long tradition of delivering tense thrills with this relentless look at the life of the elusive, Kansas-based serial killer known to authorities only as "B.T.K." ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: master criminal, gory, serial killer, slasher, special agents, mind game, psychopath, police investigation, serial murder, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
To Serve and Protect
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Three generations of Dallas police officers join together to track down the deadliest serial killer ever to terrorize Texas.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, hostages, serial killer, murder, who done it, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, kidnapping, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 

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 5.7
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The Prodigy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, kidnapping, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, assassin, danger, deadly, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   55%
 
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Playing God
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stripped of his medical license after performing an operation while high on amphetamines, famed LA surgeon Dr Eugene Sands abandons his former life only to find himself crossing paths with Raymond Blossom, an infamous counterfeiter. Employed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, gangster, criminal's revenge, hospital, corruption, betrayal, violence, murder, drug addiction, drug dealing, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
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