Movies like Rabid Dogs

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Rabid Dogs (1974)
 7.6
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Rabid Dogs (1974)
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: scary, psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie, surprise ending ...
Plot: gang, kidnapping, on the road, hospital, rape, robbery, slasher, getaway car, crimes, heist, hostages, confined, missing person, prodigy, crime, on the run, danger, curses spells and rituals, isolation, criminal heroes, mind game, deadly, crime gone awry, killer, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy

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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, deadly, murder, crime, kidnapping, psychopath and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Rabid Dogs: Almost Human (1974), Hitch Hike (1977), The Mad Dog Killer (1977), The Road Killers (1994), Three Way (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 2K
Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, violence, sex, slasher, psycho killer, serial rapist, serial killer, robbery, rape, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 2K
Hitch Hike (1977)
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, rape, hitchhiker, on the road, on the run, violence, hostage, crimes, desert, kidnapping, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, arizona, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, gang, psychopath, rape, vengeance, crime, dangerous animal, chases and races, hostages, confined, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Road Killers (1994)
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: kidnapping, psychopath, woman in danger, gang, missing person, witnessing a crime, hostages, crime, deadly, rescue, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
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, disturbing, tense, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, violence spree, confined, crime, hostages, slasher, sexual abuse, journalism, brutality, misogynist, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 1K
Three Way (2004)
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, blackmail, adultery, love, yacht, mind game, sexual relations, cons and scams, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Night of the Following Day (1969)
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, airport, cafe, murder, crime gone awry, chase, disorder, leadership, dishonesty, deadly, missing person, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, danger, chase, kidnapping, murder, blackmail, chases and races, criminal heroes, fugitives, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.6
 16K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Plot: home invasion, killer, family in danger, hostage, deadly, sociopath, blood, serial killer, confined, danger, crime, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, tennessee, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 335
Ricco (1973)
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: realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime, gory, vengeance, vigilantism, hitman, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 82K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: psychological, rough, scary, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, home invasion, danger, torture, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 2K
The Keeper (2004)
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: realistic, scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, missing person, stripper, deputy sheriff, police station, hostage, race against time, serial killer, rivalry, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lady in a Cage (1964)
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: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: elevator, psychopath, prostitute, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, kidnapping, serial killer, chases and races, witnessing a crime, hostages ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 235K
Hannibal (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, crime, cat and mouse, special agents, one on one, fbi, cannibalism, psychiatrist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, europe, italy, washington d.c., florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Stranger Is Watching (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three years after Steve Peterson's wife, Nina, was murdered in front of their 11 year old daughter Julie, she and his new girlfriend Sharon Martin are kidnapped by the same killer, the psychotic Artie Taggart. Imprisoning them in a bunker below ...
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, investigation, murder, rape, psychopathic killer, subway, captivity, urban, danger, intrigue, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Towards Darkness (2007)
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, deadly, race against time, missing child, terrorism, destiny, danger, soldier, car chase, hostages, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Criminal Lovers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost – much like the fairy-tale plight of Hansel and Gretel. Starving and with no hope of being found, ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, couples, youth, confined, hostages, mind game, psychopath, teenage life, deadly, crime, violence, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 162K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, mentally unstable, loneliness, captivity, insanity, kidnapping, rage, escape attempt, psychopath, torture, obsessed fan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.1
 6K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is taken hostage by a police officer and subsequently abused by the lawman gone mad.
Style: rough, bleak, psychological, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, sexual perversion, kidnapping, hostages, crimes, sadism, rape, woman in danger, isolation, teenage rape, kidnapped girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 4K
Oxygen (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masochistic cop, who hides her predilection from her cop husband, gets involved in pursuing a kidnapper nicknamed Harry for Harry Houdini
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, chase, psychopath, picking a lock, magician, death penalty, masochist, theft, cemetery, police station, pay phone, buried alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 518K
Heat (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, robbery, crime, heist, thief, group of criminals, one last job, tough law enforcer, police detective, gunfight, chase, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 853
The Prodigy (2005)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, assassin, best friends, riddles and clues, witnessing a crime, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, hitman, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hillside Strangler (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kenneth Bianchi is a security guard whose attempts to become a police officer are repeatedly thwarted. He moves to California to live with his cousin Angelo and dates a string of women, becoming increasingly preoccupied with sex. Eventually the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, psychopath, violence, murder, rape, strangulation, sexual abuse, crimes, hidden identity, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Five Minutes to Live (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers terrorize a small town by knocking on doors and then killing whoever answers.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, murder, heist, crime gone awry, kidnapping, psychopath, killer, crimes, rivalry, school, deadly, master criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, murder, danger, psychopath, violence, police, killer, stalking, vigilantism, rivalry, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 893
Hickey & Boggs (1972)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, rescue, investigation, murder, crime gone awry, rivalry, dishonesty, partners, deadly, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Strangers in 7A (1972)
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: couple relations, hostages, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, bank, kidnapping, gory, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.3
 810K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: tense, stylized, captivating, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, psychopath, crimes, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, dark hero, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime, thief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: controversy, kidnapping, bank robber, prisoner, criminal, murder, criminal heroes, chases and races, gang, escape attempt, master criminal, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gang, chase, murder, kidnapping, on the run, parents and children, fugitives, kids in trouble, chases and races, criminal heroes, redemption, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%