Movies like Deadfall 1968

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Deadfall (1968)
 5.8
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Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: serious, realistic, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, burglar, mansion, break in, jewel thief, concert hall, crimes, mutant, coming out, sexual relations, memory loss, orphan, partners, crime, love and romance, alcohol abuse, love affair, couples, unlikely partners, rehabilitation, dishonesty, gender, redemption, isolation ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and melancholic films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, death, police, police investigation and gun mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Deadfall: Blood and Wine (1996), The Running Man (1963), The Grissom Gang (1971), Someone Behind the Door (1971), Flawless (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blood and Wine (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: tense, serious, melancholic, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: heist, dysfunctional family, family relations, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, family problems, greed, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, parents and children, wine ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Running Man (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An insurance man (Alan Bates) gets chummy in Spain with a couple (Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick) who have collected on a fake death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical, tense ...
Plot: on the run, investigation, insurance, investigator, manipulation, crimes, disorder, manipulations, cons and scams, crime, mind game, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, cynical, biting, tense ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, gang, survival, kidnapping, family relations, criminal gang, nightclub singer, love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, missing person ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Someone Behind the Door (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A brain doctor (Anthony Perkins) with an unfaithful wife (Jill Ireland) brings home an amnesiac (Charles Bronson) and gets him to commit murder.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: memory loss, infidelity, murder, manipulation, rivalry, cheating wife, amnesia, dishonesty, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.8
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Flawless (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A female executive (Demi Moore) and a night janitor (Michael Caine) conspire to commit a daring diamond heist from their mutual employer, The London Diamond Corporation.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: diamond theft, theft, heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, perfect crime, gem, criminal's revenge, storage unit, redemption, life philosophy, jewel theft ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, heist, disorder, dishonesty, partners, chases and races, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owner’s three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
Style: touching, serious, allegory
Plot: on the run, family relations, mistaken identity, innocence, faith, countryside, runaway, coming of age, single parent, youth, life is a bitch, young heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, complex, emotional ...
Plot: heist, family relations, family business, prison, life sentence, criminal, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, crimes, cons and scams, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estate, manipulation, older woman younger man sex, master and servant, crimes, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, loss of fortune, power relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, prussia, central europe, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 53
Caged Men (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elliott was a loser who robbed the bank only to land in jail. In prison, he encounters homosexuality as every inmate wants to turn Elliott into a mate!
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: crying, seductive dance, taking notes, police car, criminal, serial killer as protagonist, blood on face, lame, on the run, pipe smoking, death by drowning, photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, stylized, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, rivalry, partners, leadership, law enforcement, ransom, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, dishonesty, crimes, murder, bank, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Something to Hide (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man having marital problems with his shrewish wife picks up a young, pretty and pregnant hitchhiker. Before he knows it, he's in over his head and mixed up in violence and murder.
Plot: hitchhiker, small town, murder, alcoholic, police investigation, radio, police interrogation, murder by gunshot, neighbor neighbor relationship, beach house, discovering a dead body, gramophone ...
Place: turkey, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 13K
Mona Lisa (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: George is a small-time crook just out of prison who discovers his tough-guy image is out of date. Reduced to working as a minder/driver for high class call girl Simone, he has to agree when she asks him to find a young colleague from her King's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, pimp, chauffeur, crimes, crime, friendship, redemption, opposites attract, couples, social differences, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: europe, london, england, brighton, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 23K
The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: hostage, christmas, dysfunctional family, farce, holiday, robbery, thief, alcoholic, blackmail, dinner, christmas party, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 71K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, serious, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, rape, disorder, danger, couples, family in danger, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, murder, love triangle, vengeance, crimes, crime, couple relations, haunted by the past, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.9
 3K
Buster (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: heist, pregnancy, train ride, on the run, manhunt, train robbery, robbery, train, police investigation, disorder, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: mexico, london, scotland yard, latin america, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bill Savage is struggling to maintain his marriage to his increasingly unbalanced wife, Myra, who believes she is a medium. She plans a scheme that will make her famous, involving kidnapping then "psychically" locating a little girl.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, mental illness, seance, motorcycle, stillborn child, medium, family in danger, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, missing child ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
King of Thieves (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A caper film about the unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
Style: based on true events, captivating, ironic, light
Plot: burglary, one last job, diamond theft, robbery, criminal, treasure, theft, jewelry, bank robbery, heist, diamonds, police investigation ...
Place: london
⇓ 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, murder, prison, heist, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Midnight Dancers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brothers Joel (Alex Del Rosario), Dennis (Grandong Cervantes) and Sonny (Lawrence David) work together as dancers at a low-rent gay bar in downtown Manila, in the Philippines. Despite his mother's pleas, Sonny decides to quit college to work ...
Style: sexy, sexual, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: gang, prostitute, nightclub, disco, university, family relations, gay bar, transsexual, redemption, island, college, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines, japan, tokyo, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, private detective, disorder, heist, uninhibited rivalry, riddles and clues, partners, danger, crime, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kill Me Later (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Her goldfish dead, her lover exposed as a rat, Shawn Holloway leaves her bank post and goes to the roof intent on suicide. Before she can leap, she's taken hostage by Charlie Anders, a fleeing bank robber. He and his partners have stolen a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, light, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, couples, opposites attract, criminal heroes, love affair, fish out of water, bank, hostage, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, crime, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 786
Gravity (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of a seemingly settled bank employee who breaks the shackles of his everyday life and becomes a wanderer between worlds. Frederik is an up-and-coming young bank employee who lives an ordinary life. When a bank customer, whom Frederik has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, unlikely criminals, buddies, life turned upside down, disorder, heist, criminal heroes, partners, dishonesty, suicide by gunshot, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things don't go too well. One of the youths, Cordoba, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, heist, pregnancy, teenage life, city life, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, youth, going straight, crime gone awry, society, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, rise and fall, human spirit, heist, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, escape, tough heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 3K
B. Monkey (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: realistic, serious, surprise ending, cult film, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, heist, jazz club, thief, robbery, crimes, crime, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 1K
Skins (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: native american reservation, family relations, arson, brother brother relationship, vandalism, vigilantism, homecoming, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, social relations, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, asia, usa, vietnam, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%