Movies like Body of My Enemy

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Body of My Enemy (1976)
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Body of My Enemy (1976)
Original name: Le Corps de mon ennemi
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a football star lie slaughtered. He thinks he has been framed by the mob. Going underground, he finds that the trail leads all the way to the top - to Gilberte's family. He needs friends. And friends are hard to come by in his town.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, clever, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, criminal, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, dishonesty, criminal heroes, murder, murder trial, graphic violence, life is a bitch, frame up, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), criminal's revenge, hopes, unfulfillment, righting the wronged, prison, drugs, lawyer, police officer, police, football player ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders

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Most similar movies to Body of My Enemy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Body of My Enemy: The Burglars (1971), The Outsider (1983), The Loner (1987), Real Gangsters (2013), The Fighter (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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, realistic, serious, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crimes, police investigation, partners, police corruption, criminal heroes, dishonesty, car chase, investigation, criminal, robbery, jewel theft ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, europe, france
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95%
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, car chase, revenge, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, injustice, gangsters, hotshot hero, lone wolves, lgbtq, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, paris france, europe, provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Real Gangsters (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family relations, rise and fall, family business, rivalry, unfulfillment, ambition, organized crime, criminal, society, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, ex convict, diamond, warden, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rivalry, rise and fall, betrayal, vengeance, ambition, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, escaped prisoner, betrayal, heist, empire, righting the wronged, escape, armored truck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
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69%
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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, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, mafia, ex convict, interwar period, italian mafia, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, south of france, provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.7
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The Finger Man (1962)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stone-faced Jean-Paul Belmondo stars as enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel (Serge Reggiani), just released from the slammer and already involved in what should have been a simple heist. By the end ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, frame up, cons and scams, vengeance, crimes, friendship, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, bank robbery, chase, woman in danger, strangulation, car chase, homicidal maniac, law enforcement, crimes, evil man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspense, intense, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, prison, assassination, hitman, lone hero, on the run, fighting the system, government agency, tough heroes, car chase, female nudity, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, judiciary, police detective, investigation, police station, policewoman, criminal underworld, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: political, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, kennedy assassination, government corruption, witnessing a crime, crimes, uncover truth, political corruption, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, dishonesty, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: realistic, serious, cynical, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, restaurant, bank, kidnapping, confined, crime gone awry, rescue, criminal heroes, gang, going straight, clergy, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, police detective, seduction, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crime investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, hitman, retiring, criminal heroes, crimes, immaturity, police brutality, police, violence, murder, train ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, police, criminal heroes, crimes, family problems, money, love, dishonesty, betrayal, family reunited, rivalry, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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43%
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Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gangsters, murder, prison, criminal underworld, criminal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, released from prison, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: police, murder, gangsters, gang war, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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41%
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, heist, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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41%
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The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, revenge, murder, prison, hitman, crime gone awry, crimes, rivalry, bank robbery, chase, brother brother relationship, gangsters ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
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40%
Letters from a Killer (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, wrongful conviction, stalking, frame up, false accusation, death row, murder, obsessed fan, best friends, law enforcement, womanizer, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
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40%
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, murder, drug dealer, police, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, frame up, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, bully, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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36%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, intrigue, rivalry, lifestyle, dishonesty, nightlife, police corruption, betrayal, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightclub, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
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Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, family life, family business, interracial relations, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
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Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: intense, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, gang, crimes, organized crime, betrayal, mafia, prison, violence, gang war, leadership, extortion ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, murder, mafia, lawyer, father son relationship, reprisal, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, crimes, rivalry, society, ambition, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, dishonesty, vengeance, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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I'm a Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Inspired by true events from the 1970s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed 'The Silesian Vampire'.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, suspect, investigation, false accusation, husband wife relationship, court, lie, murder suspect, crimes, police detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%