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: scary, psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, road movie, surprise ending ...
Plot: gang, kidnapping, on the road, hostage, 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, giant ...
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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, kidnapping, hostage and danger mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime 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: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial rapist, psychopath, serial killer, violence, hostage, rape, confined, danger, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, psychopath, hostage, on the run, on the road, crimes, violence, hitchhiker, danger, survival, violence spree, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona, southern california, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, hostage, murder, heist, psychopath, rape, crimes, crime, chases and races, criminal's revenge, dangerous animal, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, kidnapping, sexual abuse, murder, rape victim, sadism, sexual torture, teenage rape, hostage, rape, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, road movie, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, missing person, family in danger, hostage, crimes, hostages, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, danger, heroes, chase, murder, kidnapping, blackmail, assassination, deadly, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, stripper, deputy sheriff, riddles and clues, mind game, isolation, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, crime gone awry, cafe, psychopath, murder, airport, hostage, child in peril, hitman, disorder, stewardess ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.6
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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: psychopath, torture, hostage, home invasion, serial killer, danger, murder, torment, psychological torture, brutality, family in danger, savagery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, heist, murder, crime gone awry, chase, missing person, kidnapping, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, nevada
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, controversial ...
Plot: prisoner, criminal, bank robber, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, crimes, gang, master criminal, confined, romancing a criminal, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.7
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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, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adultery, kidnapping, crime gone awry, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, nude girl, manipulation, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 544
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, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, missing person, road trip, truck driver, serial killer, mind game, woman in danger, murder, riddles and clues, rescue, slasher, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
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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, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, track down, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, gory, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, danger, chase, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 984
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, dishonesty, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, special agents, confined, law enforcement, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: family relations, hostage, kidnapping, murder, gang, chase, on the run, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, couples, confined, youth, hostages, mind game, hostage, psychopath, deadly, teenage life, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.6
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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, surprise ending, psychological, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: sadism, torment, family in danger, serial killer, psychopath, humiliation, deadly, isolation, danger, crimes, violence spree, vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
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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, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, gang, criminal heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 870
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, riddles and clues, police detective, psychopath, danger, rivalry, police investigation, gang, law enforcement, deadly, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
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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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, deadly, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, woman in danger, mansion, murder, isolation, crime, crimes, kidnapping, serial killer, survival ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, murder, teenage life, serial killer, hostages, obsessive quest, confined, crimes, deadly, hostage, delinquent, criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: netherlands, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: tense, rough, disturbing, based on true events, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, violence spree, hostage, hostages, confined, crimes, slasher, crime, journalism, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, prison, murder, heist, robbery, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, master criminal ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, psychopath, hitman, hostage, murder, bank, kidnapping, suburbs, heist, killer, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hide and Seek (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: woman in danger, missing person, psychopath, pregnancy, captivity, mentally unstable, confined, deadly, family problems, surrogate mother, obsession, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, deadly, danger, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: buried alive, kidnapping, chase, ransom, psychopath, police investigation, police station, masochist, death penalty, digging, excavation, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%