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The Sicilian Clan (1969)
 7.4
 7K
The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Original name: Le Clan des Siciliens
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's American friend Tony Nicosia suggests that a better way to get the rocks would be to hijack the transport plane while it is en route to New York. The dogged inspector Le Goff is using all the available resources to thwart their plans. Though the heist itself is successful, Santet finds himself trapped by the mob because of his fling with Manalese's daughter-in-law
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, gangsters, heist, one last job, jewel theft, toy airplane, airplane, crimes, crime, gem, perfect crime, chases and races, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rivalry, police detective, criminal's revenge, prostitute, prison escape, police, fishing, female nudity, family relations, beach, toys ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, venice, italy, paris france, new york, france, manhattan new york city ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters and heist mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Sicilian Clan: Second Breath (1966), The Upper Hand (1966), Any Number Can Win (1963), Pasha (1968), The Gang (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: clever, bleak, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, one last job, gangsters, betrayal, prison, robbery, crime gone awry, deadly, dishonesty, track down, petty criminal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 420
The Upper Hand (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. And an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggle business.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, law enforcement, dishonesty, government agency, disorder, unemployment, journalism, gang, rescue, rivalry, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Any Number Can Win (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Charles, a sixty-something career criminal, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, clever, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, one last job, storage unit, heist, thief, crime, confined, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.7
 1K
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, loss of partner, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough heroes, police detective, investigation, graphic violence, cons and scams, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.7
 535
The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sincere, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, police investigation, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, chase, marriage ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 8.0
 21K
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: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, neo noir, sniper, nightclub, pimp, police, prison, thief, escape, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 406
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: cynical, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, kidnapping, heist, restaurant, crime gone awry, gang, adventurer, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 3K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gangsters, crime, crimes, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, ex convict, buddies, criminal's revenge, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, southern france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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 ⇓
60%
 6.9
 973
Grand Slam (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: storage unit, chase, safecracker, heist, golden years, prostitute, friends, ocean or sea, frame up, gang, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, new york, brazil, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, italian mafia, hitman, murder, gangsters, rise and fall, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, witnessing a crime, crime, anti heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: gloomy, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: social worker, pursuit, death sentence, police, guillotine, friends, friendship, rivalry, law enforcement, going straight, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Kings of Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The Lebanese has a dream: to conquer the underworld of Rome. To carry out this feat without precedent he puts together a ruthless and highly organized gang. Their progress and changes in leadership take place over 25 years, from the 1970s into the ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, gang, police investigation, rivalry, crime, crimes, ransom, partners, law enforcement, leadership, drug dealing ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 1K
Once a Thief (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young ex-con trying to go straight gets caught up in another criminal scheme.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: heist, robbery, gang, family relations, rivalry, law enforcement, false arrest, crimes, criminal heroes, siblings relations, hopes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Violent Four (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.
Style: realistic, exciting, non-linear, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: car chase, gangsters, chases and races, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime, chase, rivalry, gang, manhunt, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, chases and races, bank, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
49%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, gangsters, prison escape, gang, heist, police investigation, haunted by the past, murder, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, uncover truth, price of justice, murder, rivalry, society, legal action, police investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, gangsters, heroes, crime, crimes, tough heroes, isolation, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, gang, hopes, starting over, revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, family relations, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, riviera, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Sewers of Paradise (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In July of 1976, the Societé Générale of France was robbed of well over $10 million dollars by a group burrowing through the sewers of Paris. This movie is based on a book by the thieves' mastermind, Albert Spaggiari. The famous theft won ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, storage unit, heist, crime, crimes, chases and races, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, master criminal, shop owner, sewer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Not for, or Against (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, dishonesty, crimes, murder, bank, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, chases and races, gangsters, heist, dishonesty, partners, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
36%
 6.9
 2K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, gangsters, serial killer, heist, police detective, robbery, neo noir, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, year 1947, 1950s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 600
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rivalry, drug dealing, family relations, betrayal, murder, dishonesty, vengeance, parents and children, prostitute, deadly, city life, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, escaped convict, betrayal, hold up, righting the wronged, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
32%