Movies like Dog Day

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Dog Day
Original name: Canicule
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves Boisset.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty, exciting, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, farm, unlikely criminals, crime, espionage, on the run, lovers on the run, chases and races, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, fish out of water, fugitives, gangsters, betrayal, chase, crime gone awry, looking for sex, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance, spanking, helicopter, murder of a nude woman, nymphomaniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
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Fugitives
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Chile
60 min.
 8.2
The Professional
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
France
108 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dog Day: The Outside Man (1972), The Fighter (1983), The Outsider (1983), Hunter Will Get You (1976), Easy Money (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outside Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crime, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, fish out of water, on the run, culture clash, tough heroes, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, europe, france, usa ...
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System:   95%
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The Fighter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, chase, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, murder, rivalry, on the run, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
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System:   92%
    User:   97%
 
 6.4
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The Outsider
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry, gangsters, drug lord, police officer, hotshot hero, lone wolves, prostitute, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: europe, france, marseille, marseille provence, paris france
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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Hunter Will Get You
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, fugitives, master criminal, bank, prison, reluctant partners, bounty hunter, tough law enforcer, serial killer, drug dealing, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   58%
 
 5.8
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Easy Money
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Millionaire playgirl Ling Young (Michelle Yeoh) spends her free time staging elaborate heists -- not for the money but for the thrill of getting away with it. As part of her latest plan, Ling recruits a team of professionals from around the world to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, master criminal, romance, unlikely criminals, chase, crime gone awry, bank, lovers on the run, love affair, true love ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, hong kong
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System:   65%
    User:   74%
 
 6.4
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Total western
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a drug deal gone wrong, Bédé goes into hiding in the countryside at a reformative school for criminal youth. His location is found out, and he and the pupils have to protect themselves with whatever means they have.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, juvenile delinquency, farm, drug dealing, crimes, gang, countryside, crime gone awry, isolation, teenage life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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System:   63%
    User:   55%
 
The Night of the Following Day
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, airport, hostages, chase, cafe, crime gone awry, mind game, on the run, race against time, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
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The Professional
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, interesting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, revenge, vengeance, chase, violence, car chase, gunfight, french, prison escape, assassination attempt, assassins, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   59%
 
 6.7
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The Prey
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, chase, manhunt, crime, on the run, track down, prison escape, prison, handgun, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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The Loner
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, chase, fighting crime, chases and races, rivalry, loss of partner, godparent, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
Truth or Consequences, N.M.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gangsters, violence, hostage, heist, crime gone awry, on the road, robbery, hitman, gangster, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
 5.3
 304
Bad Guys
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the run from a drug deal gone wrong, a beautiful young woman escapes across the border only to find herself trapped in a dangerous web of intrigue and deceit in old Mexico.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, criminal heroes, fugitives, gang, crime, gangsters, betrayal, chase, drug deal, crime gone awry, drug dealing, lovers on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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 258
Hand Gun
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, treasure hunt, siblings relations, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, on the run, riddles and clues, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
Out of Bounds
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, chase, murder, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, crime, chases and races, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new orleans, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   44%
 
 7.1
 5K
City on Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gang, betrayal, undercover cop, crime gone awry, heist, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, friendship, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, on the run, chases and races, rivalry, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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Prime Cut
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: murder, crime, chase, violence, gangsters, corruption, revenge, vengeance, prostitution, gangster, drug dealing, collector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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The Great Texas Dynamite Chase
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candy and Ellie Jo are a pair of sexy bank robbers who blast their way into small-town banks with a carload of dynamite! When they take Slim hostage, it begins a thrill-packed crime spree across the state of Texas.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, folk hero, bank, fugitives, prison, small town, hostages, chase, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
Blood on the Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, neo noir, gory, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 4.9
 2K
29 Palms
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, murder, hitman, crime, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gangsters, reluctant partners, special agents, fbi, casino ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 5.9
 2K
Cold Sweat
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, crime, chases and races, confined, danger, crimes, boat, revenge, gun, crash, cabin ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, south of france, mediterranean sea, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 6.4
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Money Movers
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, criminal heroes, bank, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, crime, hostages, master criminal, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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Charley Varrick
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charley Varrick robs a bank in a small town with his friends. Instead of obtaining a small amount of money they discover they stole a very large amount of money belonging to the mob. Charley must now come up with a plan to not only evade the police ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, clever, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, hitman, mafia, small town, chase, crime gone awry, gangsters, bank robbery, desert, murder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 5.4
 3K
Catchfire
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic, alternative comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, criminal heroes, fugitives, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, mafia, chase, crime gone awry, lovers on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
 4.4
 19K
Setup
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, partners, disorder, criminal heroes, buddies, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 4.7
 278
Detour
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: farm, on the run, crimes, crime, dishonesty, gang, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, warehouse, mob boss, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
Walking the Edge
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime gone awry, taxi driver, manhunt, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 

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Tiger Cage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
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Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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