Movies like Dog Day

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Dog Day (1984)
 5.6
 714
Dog Day (1984)
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, on the run, gangsters, espionage, crimes, betrayal, bounty hunter, crime, love and romance, chase, fugitives, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, lovers on the run, looking for sex, fish out of water, spy, violence, treason, prostitution ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Dog Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dog Day: The Fighter (1983), The Outside Man (1972), Total western (2000), Detour (1998), The Outsider (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 823
The Fighter (1983)
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: realistic, tense, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crime and punishment, crimes, gangsters, vengeance, on the run, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fish out of water, gangsters, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, disorder, criminal heroes, culture clash, dishonesty, tough heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, california, france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.2
 640
Total western (2000)
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: realistic, witty, suspenseful, cynical, serious ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crimes, teenage life, farm, crime gone awry, isolation, drug dealing, gang, countryside, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.4
 280
Detour (1998)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, vengeance, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
The Outsider (1983)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, gangsters, chases and races, hotshot hero, injustice, lone wolves, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, danger, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 261
Hand Gun (1994)
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, siblings relations, criminal heroes, chases and races, on the run, power relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 614
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, chase, rivalry, murder, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 793
Ready 2 Die (2014)
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, gang, heist, haunted by the past, police corruption, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, crime, police detective, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, chase, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Professional (1981)
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, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, on the run, tough heroes, fighting the system, government agency, against the rules, chases and races, treason, secret agent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, cynical, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gory, loss of partner, deadly, dishonesty, neo noir, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 484
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, danger, disorder, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, good versus evil, bank, deadly, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, disorder, master criminal, rivalry, crime gone awry, on the run, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, crime, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 5K
The Prey (2011)
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, prison, on the run, false accusation, hidden identity, life is a bitch, crime, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, family life, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A jewel thief moves towards a reunion of revenge with his lover, who pushed him out of their speeding getaway car.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, captivating, tense ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, neo noir, vengeance, on the road, betrayal, crimes, on the run, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
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 ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, siblings relations, crimes, crime, gays and lesbians, gangsters, heist, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, hitman, robbery, hostage, chase, on the run, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, las vegas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 92
Easy Money (1987)
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, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: romance, love affair, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime, dishonesty, armored car, disorder, master criminal, law enforcement, hitman ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, crime, french, torture, chase, notoriety, mob boss, against the rules, crimes, escape, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 4K
Prime Cut (1972)
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: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, crime, small community, gangsters, vengeance, factory, rivalry, gang, wheat field, slaughterhouse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, farce, fugitives, comedy of errors, odd couple, goofy hero, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, chases and races, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 31K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, violence, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 2K
Run (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While conveying a Porsche from L.A. to Atlantic City, student Charlie has to make a stop due to engine trouble. Mistaken as rich, he's invited to a big poker game -- and wins big time. However Denny Halloran, son of a mighty mobster, is a bad ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: on the run, chase, police corruption, gambling, fugitives, gangsters, crime, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, captivity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: boston, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 886
Down Twisted (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Maxine (Cary Lowell) is a waitress with big dreams who inadvertently gets mixed up with a gang of smugglers who are trying to get their hands on a stolen artefact called 'The Crucible Of San Lucas'.
Style: semi serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, crimes, adventure, on the run, kidnapping, betrayal, danger, woman in danger, dishonesty, disorder, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 273
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: murder, frame up, chase, hunted, chases and races, confined, crime, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, wrongfully committed, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 328
Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crime gone awry, danger, crime, escapades, arms dealer, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cat Burglar (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Unwitting pickup artist Jack Coley (Jack Hogan) nabs a briefcase holding a costly scientific formula, turning himself into a moving target for owner Alan Sheridan (John Baer), foreign agents and the fuzz -- all bent on a blistering game of finders, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cat burglar, burglar, chases and races, espionage, heist, crime gone awry, concentration camp, undercover, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%