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French Intrigue (1970)
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French Intrigue (1970)
Original name: Cannabis
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape them though and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. For better or worse...
Style: neo noir
Plot: marijuana, drug use, smuggling, drugs, police officer, investigation, female nudity, criminal, smuggler, drug smuggling, shooting, female full frontal nudity
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, neo noir and suspense films with plots about drugs, police officer, murder, crimes, female nudity, chase and criminal mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like French Intrigue: The Road to Katmandu (1969), Silk Road (2017), Training Day (2001), Speed Kills (2018), Rush (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Road to Katmandu (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artefacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.
Plot: murder, activist, tragedy, smuggling, artifact, female nudity, free love, model, opium, hunter, affair, hippie ...
Place: india, nepal
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Silk Road (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller inspired by the life of Michael S., a small-town boy from Holland, who becomes the world's most wanted cybercriminal.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: drug trade, friend, teenager, internet, black market, drug use, drugs, smuggling, drug traffic, couples, criminal, police investigation ...
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Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Speed Kills (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, cynical
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 120 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, prostitute, murder, alcoholic, track down, downfall, going straight, rehabilitation, crimes, mystery, police corruption, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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French Connection II (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: "Popeye" Doyle travels to Marsailles to find Alain Charnier, the drug smuggler that eluded him in New York.
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Plot: seaport, heroin, police officer, illegal drugs, drug addiction, investigation, drug smuggling, hunt down, police detective, smuggling, graphic violence, partners against crime ...
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The Cave (2001)
Genre: Romance, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychological thriller. Geography teacher smuggles a case of heroin for a friend.
Style: non-linear
Plot: teenage sex, drug dealer, exploring sexuality, caught having sex, teenage sexuality, first sexual experience, underage sex, summer camp, drugs, friendship between men, physical abuse, love ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Pirate (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shortly after returning home one evening with her husband, Alma is visited by her one-time lesbian lover Carole. In the ensuing emotional torrent, Alma allows herself to be abducted by Carole and taken to a hotel, pursued by a young girl - an ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbianism, lesbian sex, female nudity, lesbian, female full frontal nudity, large breasts
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blazing Flowers (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: drugs, traffic policeman, police officer, prostitute, female nudity, sicilian, police officer killed, female full frontal nudity, police officer shot in the head, police officer shot
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The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
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Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Style: neo noir, captivating
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
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Snakehead (2021)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sister Tse is brought to New York by a Snakehead, a human smuggler. Although she is indebted to the crime family responsible for her transport, her survival instincts help her gain favor with the matriarch, and she rises quickly in the ranks. Soon ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: immigration, organized crime, human trafficking, illegal immigrant, criminal, slave trade, criminal underworld, smuggler, female protagonist, crime boss, smuggling, migration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Running with the Devil (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, social, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 116 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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28%
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