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Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff (1977)
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Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff (1977)
Original name: Le Juge Fayard dit le shériff
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.
Plot: gangsters, heist, prison escape, money, police, gang, hospital, corruption, gunfight, judge, rabbit, threat, murder, factory, tunnel, dead animal, gang violence, telephone call, gangster, hold up, dead rabbit, shot in the knee, demolition, armored truck
Place: switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, police, crime, crimes, gang, gunfight and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff: Not for, or Against (2003), Second Breath (1966), Choice of Arms (1981), The French Detective (1975), Angel's Leap (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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. ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, cannes
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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: exciting, gloomy, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, gangsters, betrayal, one last job, robbery, prison, track down, lovers on the run, crime, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
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Plot: betrayal, gangsters, chase, on the run, prison escape, hitman, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, master criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, ireland, france
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Angel's Leap (1971)
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: revenge, killer, unfaithful wife, mafia don, murder, brother brother relationship, politician, italian american, police, plantation, self justice, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
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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, ...
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Place: europe, france
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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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: prison, extortion, world war two, gang warfare, gang member, frenchman, prison escape, police, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, one armed man, bedroom ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Citizen Gangster (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a real WWII vet and family man turned bank robber. Disillusioned by his post war circumstances, Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his young family and an unfulfilled dream to head to Hollywood to become a star. He discovers ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: true crime, police brutality, heist, crime, gang, crimes, family relations, criminal heroes, bank robber, prison escape, war veteran, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
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Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, fugitives, danger, crime, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
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Hoodlum (1997)
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Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Waters Rising (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two Hurricane Katrina evacuees from the Desire Projects in New Orleans who both end up in Houston after the storm. The storm twists the fates of these two men. The first, Jay Dee, was a feared and powerful crime boss who is humbled when he loses ...
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful
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The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
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Oh Mercy (2019)
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Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
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The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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43%
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Hell Train (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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43%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
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Style: sincere, atmospheric, gloomy, bleak, stylized ...
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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting, bleak ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
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The Young Americans (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: epic, melancholic, atmospheric, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, crimes, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, torture, prohibition, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Slams (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival prison factions surround a Los Angeles convict (Jim Brown) who has $1.5 million stashed on the outside.
Plot: jail, heist, misanthropy, black american, theft, police, extortion, violence, militant, sadism, organized crime, african american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, lesbian, gang, drugs, murder, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, lesbianism, playing footsie, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, tense, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, prison, kidnapping, murder, addiction, wrongfully committed, bank, deadly, losing-it hero, crime, lovers on the run ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police, blackmail, organized crime, drugs, husband wife relationship, video tape, gang, drug dealer, criminal underworld ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 35
Crack (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two buddies from the hood are forced to rob a mafia-backed crack house or go to prison.
Plot: explosion, shaved head, african american, violence, robbery, gas mask, knife, shot to death, handgun, telephone call, topless, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%