Movies like Rabid Dogs

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Rabid Dogs (1974)
 7.5
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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, 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, deadly, mind game, 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, crime, deadly, murder, kidnapping, danger and confined mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Rabid Dogs: Almost Human (1974), Hitch Hike (1977), The Mad Dog Killer (1977), Blood in the Streets (1973), Funny Games (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, psychopath, violence, serial killer, serial rapist, rape, danger, confined, vengeance, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, rough ...
Plot: rape, psychopath, hitchhiker, on the run, on the road, crimes, violence, hostage, violence spree, danger, survival, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, psychopath, gang, rape, vigilantism, crimes, criminal's revenge, hostages, crime, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, danger, kidnapping, chase, murder, blackmail, crime gone awry, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, tense, disturbing, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, crime, hostages, violence spree, confined, slasher, sexual abuse, journalism, brutality, misogynist, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 85K
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: rough, psychological, brutal, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, danger, hostages, murder, family, family in danger, mind game, neighbor, savagery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, kidnapping, psychopath, gang, woman in danger, missing person, rescue, danger, family in danger, deadly, hostages, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 342
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, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, deadly, track down, dishonesty, gory, hitman, rivalry, vengeance, danger, vigilantism, tough heroes, gang ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, cafe, airport, crime gone awry, chase, leadership, dishonesty, disorder, deadly, danger, stewardess ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 968
Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: heist, crime, missing person, dishonesty, law enforcement, confined, criminal heroes, special agents, gangsters, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, love, adultery, crime gone awry, blackmail, who done it, betrayal, manipulations, crime, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ 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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, psychopath, kidnapping, police station, hostage, stripper, deputy sheriff, danger, race against time, woman in danger, isolation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 58K
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, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: sadism, family in danger, torment, serial killer, psychopath, humiliation, deadly, murderous pair, crimes, danger, isolation, vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 7K
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: bleak, psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, hostages, crimes, rape, woman in danger, isolation, kidnapped girl, psycho killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: russia, afghanistan, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, gang, prison, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, gambling, heist, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: on the run, kidnapping, gang, chase, murder, gangsters, fugitives, hostages, crime, criminal heroes, deadly, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, couples, confined, youth, psychopath, hostages, mind game, deadly, teenage life, crime, violence, homosexual rape ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sincere, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: prisoner, criminal, murder, bank robber, controversy, kidnapping, criminal heroes, confined, escape attempt, romancing a criminal, gang, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.8
 239K
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, master criminal, psychopath, mind game, fbi, cat and mouse, cannibalism, special agents, one on one, crime, psychiatrist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, florence, washington d.c., italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, urban, rivalry, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, violence, gang, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, rivalry, track down, law enforcement, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison, police detective, robbery, gangsters, master criminal, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, police investigation, heist ...
Time: 40s, 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, juvenile delinquency, domestic disturbance, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.8
 980
Senseless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elliott Gast (Jason Behr) is quickly climbing the corporate ladder of international commerce, negotiating deals to generate large fortunes for giant corporations. His success makes him the target for political extremists who kidnap him and broadcast ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: missing person, captivity, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, reality, terrorism, prison life, internet, politics, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, destiny, deadly, chase, rivalry, soldier, car chase, terrorism, missing child, missing person, race against time, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chess, santa claus, murder, revenge, bank robbery, decapitation, bank teller, shopping mall, marijuana, christmas, woman in danger, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, crime, mystery, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, danger, woman in danger, crime gone awry, filmmaking, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, heist, dishonesty, deadly, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, murder, investigation, subway, rape, psychopathic killer, deadly, intrigue, danger, missing child, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Die, Beautiful Marianne (1971)
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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, bikini, on the run, legal investigation, nightclub, hitman, serial killer, mind game, dishonesty, deadly, gory, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: portugal, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%