Movies like Dog Day

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Dog Day (1984)
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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, sex, erotica, spy, violence ...
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 serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, chases and races and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Dog Day: The Fighter (1983), The Outside Man (1972), Total western (2000), Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012), The Crew (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 885
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, dishonesty, crime and punishment, deadly, law enforcement, warden, parole officer, on the run, rivalry, chase, coldhearted ...
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, fish out of water, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, culture clash, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, tough heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, paris france, europe, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 649
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gangsters, gang, crime gone awry, drug dealing, isolation, criminal heroes, violence, danger, crime, farm, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, on the run, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, master criminal, violence, criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, heist, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly, dishonesty, gang, brother brother relationship, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 283
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: farm, on the run, warehouse, mob boss, crime, gang, frame up, vengeance, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 796
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, chase, dishonesty, heist, on the run, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, profanity, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, chases and races, against the rules, secret agent, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, drug abuse, crimes, fighting crime, injustice, hotshot hero, gangsters, lone wolves, chases and races, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 638
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, deadly, odd couple, on the run, danger, crime gone awry, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, rivalry, social decay, dishonesty, deadly, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, deadly, gory, dishonesty, loss of partner, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 271
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chases and races, power relations, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, estrangement, crime gone awry, treasure hunt, siblings relations, riddles and clues, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, manhunt, prison, on the run, hidden identity, life is a bitch, crime, protagonist as suspect, crimes, false accusation, family life, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 507
High Voltage (1997)
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, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, bank, crime gone awry, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 32K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, mafia, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, crimes, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, on the road, prison, heist, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, robbery, chase, on the run, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 1K
Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, drug dealing, buddies, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, crime, friends, graphic violence, police corruption, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, collector, crime, crimes, small community, vengeance, gang, factory, rivalry, wheat field ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, law enforcement, on the run, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, investigation, dishonesty, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, crimes, french, torture, chase, notoriety, against the rules, mob boss, criminal heroes, cruelty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, crime gone awry, politics, prison, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, gambling, heist, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, on the run, false accusation, lovers on the run, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, strong violent content, crimes, love and romance, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 2K
The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, burglar, gangsters, jewel theft, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, europe, france, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, airport, murder, cafe, chase, crime gone awry, psychopath, danger, stewardess, woman in danger, child in peril, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 333
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, danger, crime gone awry, escapades, crime, crimes, arms dealer, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, suspenseful, tense, cynical, rough ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, criminal's revenge, chases and races, crime, crimes, lovers on the run, store, love and romance, on the run, vengeance, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%