Movies like Rabid Dogs 1974

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Rabid Dogs (1974)
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Rabid Dogs (1974)
Original name: Cani arrabbiati
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: slasher, scary, psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie ...
Plot: gang, kidnapping, on the road, hostage, hospital, rape, robbery, 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, giant, killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, southern italy

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Most similar movies to Rabid Dogs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, kidnapping, crime, psychopath and danger mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Rabid Dogs: Almost Human (1974), Hitch Hike (1977), The Mad Dog Killer (1977), Cargo 200 (2007), The Road Killers (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial rapist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, hostage, rape, danger, confined, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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 6.9
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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: suspenseful, tense, road movie, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rape, psychopath, hostage, on the run, on the road, crimes, violence, hitchhiker, danger, survival, violence spree, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, arizona, yuma arizona, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, hostage, heist, murder, psychopath, rape, law enforcement, crimes, dangerous animal, criminal's revenge, crime, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 8K
Cargo 200 (2007)
Genre: Crime, 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, murder, rape victim, sadism, psycho killer, teenage rape, hostage, sexual torture, rape, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.8
 2K
Rabid Dogs (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a bank job goes badly wrong, three desperate criminals take a young woman and a father and child hostage - it's the beginning of a frantic and violent road trip that not all of them will survive.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, remake of cult film ...
Plot: robbery, murder, criminal, on the road, father daughter relationship, escape, road trip, hostage, police, car chase, bank, garage ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: road movie, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, gang, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, family in danger, hostages, rescue, danger, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heroes, chase, danger, murder, kidnapping, assassination, blackmail, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, milan italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: psychological thriller, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, missing person, hostage, kidnapping, woman in danger, deputy sheriff, mind game, riddles and clues, deadly, mentally unstable, serial killer, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, crime gone awry, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, hitman, disorder, stewardess, hostage, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, murder, crime gone awry, chase, kidnapping, woman in danger, missing person, couples, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 92K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, hostage, serial killer, home invasion, brutality, danger, murder, torment, bad guy wins, family in danger, psychological torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, panties pulled down, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, nude girl, manipulation, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 550
Blacktop (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a fight with her boyfriend (Lochlyn Munro), a woman (Kristin Davis) unknowingly accepts a ride from a psychopath (Meat Loaf Aday).
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, missing person, road trip, woman in danger, mind game, serial killer, mentally unstable, rescue, on the run, deadly, riddles and clues, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, danger, chases and races, vigilantism, track down, vengeance, gory, hitman, tough heroes, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, controversial ...
Plot: bank robber, prisoner, criminal, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, crimes, master criminal, gang, confined, romancing a criminal, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, couples, confined, youth, mind game, hostages, psychopath, hostage, teenage life, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: stylized, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, chase, rivalry, danger, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
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Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crime, dishonesty, crimes, special agents, confined, law enforcement, criminal heroes, criminal, robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: gang, chase, on the run, hostage, family relations, murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 2K
Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, violence, track down, gang, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, heist, murder, prison, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947, 1950s, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 2K
Sin (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, murder, kidnapping, betrayal, police investigation, mind game, haunted by the past, vengeance, criminal's revenge, undercover, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nothing to Lose (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Johan has been locked up - wrongly in his opinion - for the murder of his father and little sister. His mother is the only one who can prove his innocence, but he hasn't been able to contact her for years. When he is transferred within the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, crimes, deadly, confined, obsessive quest, criminal, delinquent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: slasher, rough, disturbing, tense, based on true events ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, psychopath, hostage, violence spree, crime, crimes, confined, hostages, journalism, maniac, misogynist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
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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, rough, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, gang, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 67K
Funny Games (1997)
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, psychological, bleak, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: sadism, torment, family in danger, serial killer, psychopath, humiliation, isolation, danger, crimes, deadly, violence spree, vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, prostitute, psychopath, woman in danger, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, captivity ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, slasher, cult film, banned film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, youth, crime, serial killer, woman in danger, crimes, psychopath, abduction, revenge, violence spree, gory, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime gone awry, gangsters, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 259K
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, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, master criminal, mind game, cannibalism, fbi, homicidal maniac, cat and mouse, crime, crimes, torment, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, venice, europe, washington d.c., italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%