Movies like Grand Pardon

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Grand Pardon (1982)
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Grand Pardon (1982)
Original name: Le Grand pardon
Genre: 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 organisé français. Leurs activités sont la gestion de casinos, l'organisation de match de boxe clandestins, les jeux clandestins, le proxénétisme, le racket et les règlements de compte sanguinaires contre d'autres clans arabes et français.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crimes, family relations, crime, interracial relations, graphic violence, family life, family business, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rivalry, police detective, uninhibited rivalry, police, mafia, female nudity, murder, evil man, murder of a nude woman, nude woman murdered, strangled to death, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france

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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, murder, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Grand Pardon: Southie (1998), Cymbeline (2014), The Wee Man (2013), American Born (1990), The Thief & the Stripper (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Southie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of another.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, dysfunctional family, friends, family relations, family problems, buddies, best friends, rivalry, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, clever ...
Plot: law enforcement, infidelity, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, gang, master criminal, police corruption, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, crime, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, frame up, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, society, criminal's revenge, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
Place: scotland
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American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, vengeance, teenage life, obsession, tough heroes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, stripper, deception, henchman, crime, corvette, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, interracial relations, racism, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, crime, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, courtroom drama, rivalry, society, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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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: rough, suspenseful, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, chase, dishonesty, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, criminal heroes, chases and races, heist, crimes, police ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
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60%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, crime, on the run, dishonesty, parole officer, coldhearted, crime and punishment, vengeance, chase, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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56%
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Rivals (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of two rival brothers, one a pimp and the other a cop, and how the former manages to be the family favourite.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: family relations, starting over, graphic violence, family problems, siblings relations, family in crisis, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, hopes, prison, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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54%
 6.2
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Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, danger, rescue, crime, crimes, hitman, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 41
Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, hopes, life is a bitch, gang, crimes, urban ghetto, father son relationship, danger, crime, graphic violence, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, crime, police chase, police officer killed, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: cynical, tense, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, violence spree, neo noir, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
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45%
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Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mafia, murder, monastery, revenge, filicide, gangsters, betrayal, crime, family life, rivalry, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, murder, crimes, political conspiracy, kidnapping, political corruption, moral dilemma, mission gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
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40%
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Dust (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A South African spinster (Jane Birkin) murders her father (Trevor Howard) after he rapes the wife of the black foreman for his plantation.
Style: bleak, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, workplace, society, interracial relations, obsession, sexual abuse, parents and children, boss and employee, crimes, life is a bitch, graphic violence, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
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The Revenge of Al Capone (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Al Capone is imprisoned, he still continues to run his empire, and plots to assassinate the mayor of Chicago.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, revenge, organized crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, prison life, prison, special agents, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
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Aram (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: haunted by the past, vengeance, tough heroes, armenian, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, terrorism, disability, politics, armenian genocide, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1915
Place: france, paris france, turkey, armenia, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, neo noir, intrigue, rivalry, police corruption, nightlife, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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38%
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Sleepless Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Kenichi is a half-Japanese, half-Chinese man of the underworld. You can sell him anything except children's organs. His domain is in Kabukicho, a gangland controlled by various Shanghai gangs intent on taking control. His former ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: police corruption, gangsters, gang, contests and competitions, chases and races, track down, urban, police investigation, drug dealing, uncover truth, criminal heroes, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
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38%
A Question of Silence (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, society, battle of the sexes, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, crime, false accusation, deadly, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: holland
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37%
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Uno bianca (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police corruption, criminal heroes, police investigation, police detective, crime, riddles and clues, terrorism, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
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36%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, power relations, vengeance, tragic love, couple relations, murder, betrayal, life is a bitch, infidelity, modern day adaptation, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
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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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, hitman, graphic violence, danger, crime, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, retiring, female director, explosion, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
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35%
Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, family relations, crimes, crime, family life, daughter, father, gangsters, aerial combat, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, chicago illinois, usa, united states
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34%
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Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, cons and scams, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, jail, hotel, prison, disorder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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33%
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End Game (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vicious criminal Brad Mayfield takes pleasure in kidnapping, assault and murder. It is up to Officer Dan Burk to stop his lust for blood. The stakes of the game quickly rise when Burk becomes romantically involved with a beautiful woman who happens ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, sincere
Plot: murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, rivalry, danger, crimes, confined, deadly, psychopath, kidnapping, missing person, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, haunted by the past, memory loss, investigation, society, family relations, family life, intrigue, flashback, crimes, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
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32%
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The Fixer (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Killoran is a lawyer who can 'fix' any situation for his wealthy clients, usually by bribing or blackmailing corrupt officials. Killoran runs afoul of some of his clients when he has a crisis of conscience after miraculously surviving ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, going straight, deadly, legal, crime, politics, law enforcement, legal investigation, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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31%
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Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, vengeance, rivalry, casino, dishonesty, destiny, gangsters, gang, crimes, haunted by the past, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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