Movies like Shock

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Shock (1982)
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Shock (1982)
Original name: Le choc
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin Terrier wants to quit his job as a hired hitman, but his organized crime employers are unwilling to see him turned out to pasture, Terrier knows too much, and he is still useful to the organization. He escapes to the countryside where he meets Claire, and the two soon fall in love. Back in Paris to confront his employers, Terrier learns that they've stolen all his money from the bank. They give him an ultimatum—do one last job for them and he gets his money and his freedom...
Plot: revenge, money, cat, escape, violence, hitman, female nudity, hostage, death, murder, alcoholic, farm, car accident, male female relationship, contract, chicken farm, bare breasts, cigarette smoking, female full frontal nudity, bedroom, shot to death, barefoot woman, butt naked, naked woman
Place: france

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Most similar movies to Shock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, female nudity, revenge, gun, crimes, violence and death mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Shock: Whirlpool (1981), The Mechanic (1972), Dealer (2014), Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988), Contrato (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Whirlpool (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, investigation, graphic violence, vigilantism, missing child, folk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 14K
The Mechanic (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, sniper, assassin, friendship, map, assassination, drug smuggling, gangsters, crimes, teachers and students, apprentice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, los angeles, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 553
Dealer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After giving up a life of cocaine trafficking, Dan is offered a chance to achieve his dream : moving to Australia with his daughter. He accepts the deal and starts a downward spiral sucking him back into 24 hours of hell.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug dealer, hostage, cocaine, murder, dealer, dream, drugs, robbery, prostitute, nightclub, torture, starting over ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the ...
Plot: drug dealer, partner, death squad, police corruption, bazooka, ambush, massacre, torture, suicide, undercover, police inspector, vigilantism ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.3
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Contrato (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the major mobster of the Iberian Peninsula, but nothing is what it seems.
Plot: male nudity, divorced couple, transvestite, lesbian relationship, sex scene, female nudity, murder, friendship, hitman, sniper, shower, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 10K
A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, stylized ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, bank robbery, police inspector, driver, criminal, double life, police, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 1K
The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, police corruption, working undercover, tough heroes, fighting crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, society, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 2K
No Way Out (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.
Plot: revenge, mafia, killer, train travel, vengeance, murder, corpse, female nudity, bandit, wedding, train, interpol ...
Time: 70s
Place: copenhagen, italy, milan italy, hamburg germany, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Killing American Style (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of hot headed brutes lead by Tony Stone and sexual sadist John Lynch execute a robbery with some inside help. A bloody shoot-out with the LAPD ensues and the criminals are apprehended. After a brief stint in the slammer, the gang escapes a ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, weapons, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder victim, murderer, driving, woman in danger, visit, sexual abuse, death, car chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Snake with a Thousand Cuts (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Omar Petit would be able to live a perfectly happy life with his wife and daughter if it weren’t for a number of farmers from the vineyard who have decided to make life miserable for them because of where Omar comes from. One night, one of them ...
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: farm, murder, killer, revenge, criminal's revenge, protector, brutality, gunfight, violence, cartel, hostage, corpse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
The Family (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, femme fatale, hitman, murder, vengeance, revenge, chase, unlikely partners, gang, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hitman, car chase, chase, manhunt, vengeance, false accusation, gambling, friendship, tough heroes, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 5K
The Crew (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It’s bad men versus worse men as thieves face off against dealers in this super slick French heist thriller from the director of Chrysalis and The Assault.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: brother brother relationship, heist, gang of thieves, armed robbery, violence, murder, death, criminal heroes, crimes, career criminal, heroes, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Long Arm of the Law III (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Michal Mak's second sequel to his brother's action classic finds an ex-soldier/escaped death row prisoner fleeing to Hong Kong and forced to work for a gang of criminals when they kidnap the woman he loves.
Plot: revenge, chase, soldier, police officer killed, police, escape, kidnapping, gang violence, torture, robbery, martial arts, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 13K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, yakuza, martial arts, rivalry, police investigation, gangsters, fight, assassination, fall in love, heroes, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, new york, tokyo, san francisco, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 7K
Vengeance (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, neo noir, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, crimes, murder, gangsters, chef, vengeance, heroic bloodshed, violence, rivalry, loss of child, caught having sex ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
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Killing Car (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two cops try to stop a mysterious serial killer dubbed "Car Woman" after the toy car she always leaves next to her victims in this surreal slasher.
Style: slasher
Plot: female serial killer, killing spree, toy car, accomplice, junkyard, surrealism, murder, car accident, female nudity, revenge, past coming back to haunt, model ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, lone hero, tough heroes, on the run, fighting the system, government agency, treason, secret agents, assassination of president ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
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Dog Day (1984)
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, looking for sex, fish out of water, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fanny Straw-Top (1984)
Genre: Crime
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the slums of Barcelona, Fanny, a woman just released from prison, tries to carry out a revenge that has nourished for years: to kill "El Gallego", the corrupt and brutal policeman who killed her boyfriend
Plot: murder, revenge, dirty cop, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder of a nude woman, domination, female full frontal nudity, scantily clad female, barefoot woman, smoking in bed, woman wearing a gas mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 41K
The Gunman (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eight years after fleeing the Congo following his assassination of that country's minister of mining, former assassin Jim Terrier is back, suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past. After an attempt is made on his ...
Style: exciting, rough, intense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: agent as target, revenge, espionage, undercover, chase, interpol, haunted by the past, assassin, betrayal, martial arts, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2014
Place: europe, london, africa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Blue Room (2014)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, sexual content, police interrogation, murder trial, infidelity, crimes, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, secret, lawyer, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 190K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: revenge, one man army, frame up, murder, on the run, runaway, kidnapping, framed for murder, chase, crimes, confined, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, california, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Swimming Pool (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his ...
Style: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes of passion, couples, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, lovers reunited, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: french riviera, south of france, france, europe, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 7K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, police, arrest, driving, corruption, cocaine, african american, party, fight, car chase, escape ...
Time: 2010s
Place: miami, el paso texas, atlanta, birmingham alabama, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Final Heist (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David King is an art thief who has retired to devote his time to his daughter on whom he dotes. He hasn't counted, however, on a mysterious gang who don't believe he is ready for retirement and who kidnap his daughter Gillian. If he ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: heist, art thief, videotaping, suicide, murder, false accusation, female nudity, betrayal, kidnapping, museum, painting, father daughter relationship ...
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 6K
Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, police, investigation, drone, cia, terrorism, vengeance, escapades, death, crimes, friendship, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark, belgium, brussels, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 25K
The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: neo noir, tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, police investigation, sniper, nightclub, prison, police, thief, pimp, escape, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 63
User (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Cathy, a young and innocent freshman, has a crush on senior hunk, Nick, the campus' basketball star. One day, he came to her and asked her to have dinner and drive her home. One thing led to another until she ended up giving her virginity not ...
Plot: student, classmate, murder, hospital, female nudity, sex, love, erotica, revenge, college, basketball player, male female relationship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 2K
Naked Killer (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: erotic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, murder, femme fatale, one woman army, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%