Movies like Rabid Dogs

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Rabid Dogs (1974)
 7.6
 4K
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, road movie, rough, scary, tense, psychological, dark humor ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, on the road, slasher, getaway car, robbery, rape, hospital, terrorism, killer, missing person, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, hostages, prodigy, crime gone awry, 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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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 crimes, crime, murder, kidnapping, danger, deadly and confined mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Rabid Dogs: Almost Human (1974), Hitch Hike (1977), The Mad Dog Killer (1977), The Night of the Following Day (1969), The Keeper (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 2K
Almost Human (1974)
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, rape, slasher, psycho killer, serial rapist, serial killer, violence, sex, robbery, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 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: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, rape, hostage, hitchhiker, violence, on the run, kidnapping, chase, desert, murder, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
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: rape, gang, heist, murder, psychopath, gory, crime, criminal's revenge, prison, vengeance, vigilantism, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, airport, chase, cafe, crime gone awry, murder, criminal heroes, crime, hostages, mind game, on the run, race against time ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, psychopath, deputy sheriff, stripper, police station, hostage, hostages, crime, violence, psychological thriller, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, blackmail, love, adultery, yacht, crime gone awry, crime, small town, femme fatale, hostages, jewelry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, blackmail, chase, kidnapping, murder, danger, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, friendship, male friendship, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 8K
Whisper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted felon Max Truemont (played by Josh Holloway) is hired to execute a kidnapping of the son of one of the richest women in the state. Along with his fiancée Roxanne (played by Sarah Wayne Callies), Max joins two other strangers who were also ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, isolation, mind control, murder, hostages, confined, danger, crime gone awry, partners in crime, criminal heroes, supernatural ability, evil child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, sincere
Plot: criminal heroes, bank robber, murder, criminal, kidnapping, prisoner, controversy, crime, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, kidnapping, murder, chase, on the run, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, hostages, crime gone awry, parents and children, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, woman in danger, psychopath, gang, fugitives, on the road, hostages, serial killer, crime, witnessing a crime, chase, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, chase, picking a lock, buried alive, digging, death penalty, masochist, magician, cemetery, police station, theft, ransom ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, rough, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, hostages, slasher, violence spree, crime, sexual abuse, psychopath, confined, crimes, deadly, serial killer, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: usa, dallas texas, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, crime, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 93K
Alpha Dog (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, crime, friendship, debt, party, crimes, friends, buddies, parents and children, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2005, year 2003
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 868
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, murder, investigation, rescue, bank, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, neo-noir, partners against crime, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, gory, crime, hostages, bar, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, kidnapping, murder, sexual perversion, hostages, crimes, rape, isolation, woman in danger, sadism, kidnapped girl, teenage rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.6
 312K
The Town (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, romancing a criminal, criminal heroes, ex convict, group of criminals, girlfriend, gunfight, robbery, crimes, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 327
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 851
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: assassin, serial killer, crime, gangsters, kidnapping, woman in danger, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.2
 503K
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, heist, robbery, crimes, tough law enforcer, one last job, thief, group of criminals, police detective, cat and mouse, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 24K
Suicide Kings (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, betrayal, neo noir, hospital, poker game, alcoholic, mansion, pistol, hostage, rain, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, good versus evil, missing person, crimes, danger, rescue, survival, teenage life, confined, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, montana, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 15K
No Good Deed (2014)
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: sadistic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, sociopath, blood, hostage, deadly, killer, serial killer, family in danger, crime, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 2K
Catch Hell (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Former Hollywood star Reagan Pearce (Ryan Phillippe) is kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana. When he wakes up bound and chained in a rundown shack, he soon discovers the real motives of his captors and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: kidnapping, actor, manipulations, isolation, confined, danger, actor's life, mind game, survival, vengeance, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, police detective, crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, neo-noir, master criminal, partners against crime, serial killer, tough law enforcer, investigation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1947, 1950s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, killer, crime gone awry, heist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, criminal's revenge, school, hostages, crime scene, small town ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Silent Partner (1978)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank teller, santa claus, chess, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, psychopath, bank robber, bank vault, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 5K
Karla (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on real events, Canada's most notorious serial killers, Paul Bernardo and wife Karla Homolka kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: domestic violence, serial killer, violence, rape, kidnapping, deal with the devil, crime, vengeance, sexual harassment, small town, obsession, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%