Movies like Line of Life

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Line of Life (1996)
 5.7
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Line of Life (1996)
Original name: Ligne de vie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Philippe meets the beautiful Oksana during a long layover in Moscow. Unfortunately, Oksana is the granddaughter of a murderous mafia don looking to trap a French speaking man to pull off a massive con.
Plot: love, gangsters, henchman, party, money, death, abduction, kidnapping, mafioso, russian mafia, french, brothel, composer, russian, deception, tattoo, cheating, father daughter relationship, intrigue, murder, femme fatale, healing, mercilessness, scheme, drinking alcohol ...
Place: paris france, moscow russia

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Most similar movies to Line of Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, death, crimes, love, blood, gangsters and money mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Line of Life: Cholera Street (1997), Date with a Kidnapper (1976), Brother (1997), Hello, That's Me! (1966), Verso sud (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Cholera Street (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, Hungary, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in a rundown, crime ridden neighborhood of Istanbul dubbed "Cholera Street" (Kolera Sokağı). Salih is a mechanic and son of a respected barber Ali. A woman Tina arrives at Cholera street where she takes up residence and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, revenge, murder, destructive relationship, vengeance, urban ghetto life, social differences, unlikely couple, society, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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95%
Date with a Kidnapper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A woman living in a boarding house is kidnapped by a small-time criminal. Soon others in the gang try to take her away from him so they can get the ransom.
Plot: stockholm syndrome, shotgun, revenge, murder, hillbilly, rape, farm, driving, robbery, ransom, money, shower ...
Place: north carolina
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92%
 8.0
 18K
Brother (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danila goes to his older brother to start a new life in Petersburg. His brother is a gangster and a killer, and he puts Danila into this criminal world asking him to kill someone.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: russian mafia, hitman, russian, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, vigilante, organized crime, anti hero, stoicism, brutality ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 1990s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: red army, lost love, loyalty, friendship, love, friend, armenian, physicist, world war two, russian, cosmology, kiss ...
Place: armenia, caucasus, russia, ussr, yerevan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.8
 40
Verso sud (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Pasquale Pozzessere's debut, a woman just out of prison falls in love with a man who saw steaing form a collection box in a church. Some critics saw a dry style next to Pasolini's as the director shows the two desperate individuals ...
Plot: thief, kidnapping, alcoholic, wanderer, police, boy, drinking, abandoned factory, drifter, child custody, railway station, on the road ...
Place: italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 31K
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, on the road, infidelity, couple relations, couples, road trip, tragic love, betrayal, romance, crime, crimes, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lookin' Italian (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After an unfortunate incident causes him to leave the "family business" and move to Los Angeles, Vinny Pallazzo is living a quiet life. When his nephew, Anthony, moves in with him, Vinny slowly learns to live life to the fullest again. ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, street gang, revenge, redemption, moral dilemma, introspection, haunted by the past, crimes, family relations, gangsters, going straight, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Swimming Pool (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, tense, sexy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, murder, haunted by the past, friendship, lovers reunited, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, crimes of passion, couples, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, south of france, southern france, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.3
 8K
Bad Blood (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sexually transmitted disease called STBO is sweeping the country; it's spread by having sex without emotional involvement, and most of its victims are teenagers who make love out of curiosity rather than commitment. While a serum that can ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: murder, nickname, ex convict, unrequited love, older man younger woman relationship, debt, illusionist, cons and scams, plague, romance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
As Tears Go By (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, rough, neo noir
Plot: gangsters, gang, friendship, triad, island, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, friends, love and romance, crimes, hopes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 931
Siberia (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Goof and Hugo are flatmates in Amsterdam who have made a tidy sum from having sex with tourists, then robbing them. Their goal is to spend the money together on a world trip and their scam is going well until they meet Lara, originally from Siberia, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, friends, dark humor, crimes, betrayal, crime, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, underwear, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: amsterdam, europe, paris france, pakistan, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 1K
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, crimes, crime, good versus evil, drug dealing, police investigation, undercover, working undercover, police corruption, uninhibited rivalry, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 222
Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
Plot: murder, gambling, yakuza, tattoo, elite, contest, debt, mafia, restaurant, sword fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
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Play It All (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the ...
Style: romantic
Plot: political corruption, murder, affair, small village, female nudity, reporter, infidelity, boat, husband wife relationship, chase, corruption, summer ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
First Name: Carmen (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The protagonist is Carmen X, a female member of a terrorist gang. She asks her uncle Jean, a washed-up film director if she can borrow his beachside house to make a film with some friends, but they are in fact planning to rob a bank. During the ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, bank, filmmaking, terrorism, robbery, hostage, money, terrorist, eroticism, crime, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Gangsters (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck Chaievski and Nina Delgado are two undercover detectives of a French special force trying to identify two corrupts members of the Paris Police Force. Franck is pretending to be a gangster and Nina a prostitute living with him, and involved in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: prostitute, male female relationship, gangsters, undercover, criminal, gangster, police, murder, working undercover, police corruption, breaking down a door, gem ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Good Murder (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant on the run from a Russian mafia boss, falls for an artist. When he discovers her family home is worth millions, he hatches a plot to get hold of the deeds.
Plot: cheating, family relations, criminal gang, illegal immigrant, female nudity, house, money, sex scene, sex talk, mother daughter relationship, love, deception
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 5K
The Thief (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: soldier, betrayal, crimes, family relations, parents and children, cons and scams, russian, death, single parent, dishonesty, love, prison ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 40s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: russia, siberia, black sea, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, psychological, sexual, serious ...
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, lgbt, coming of age, love and romance, prostitute, gender, dangerous attraction, teenage life, unfulfilled love, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, frankfurt germany, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
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The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, femme fatale, intrigue, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, arms dealing, crimes, crime, graphic violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police corruption, police, faked death, femme fatale, assassination attempt, crime, crimes, dark humor, bribery, female killer, female assassin, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 421
Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed porn actor, working as an enforcer for a mafia kingpin, finds himself confronted with an all-out turf war after an errand goes drastically wrong. Going on the run is his only option.
Style: psychological, exciting, touching, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mafia, gang war, society, rivalry, chase, revenge, gangsters, mercilessness, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eine ganz hei?e Nummer (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Al and Elsa have been a couple for some time, but the chances that their relationship will be long-lived are few. For one thing, Al is appallingly dependent on Elsa for his every emotional need. For another, Elsa is an incredibly elusive person, ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, controversy, betrayal, subway, actor, injury, improv, filmmaking, separation, male female relationship
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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So Close to Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two young farm workers, who like millions of others, leave their village to seek their fortunes in the city. Each chose a vastly different path to make it and become embroiled in misunderstandings, gangster brawls and police raids.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gang, betrayal, gangsters, love triangle, nightclub, kidnapping, friendship, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, politics, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 284
Autopsy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Sarah are detectives who are investigating the murder of a professor which it seems like a gay hate crime. Married Eric becomes attracted to the pathologist, Emmanuel.
Plot: murder, martyrdom, gay slur, male male kiss, homosexuality, policewoman, gay lead character, holding hands, hate crime, male in shower, passionate kiss, tragic love ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
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Lila Says (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on a controversial French novel, Lila Says tells the story of a quiet young poet named Chimo who develops a crush on the pretty, blond Lila, a girl who recently moved into his Arab ghetto with her aunt. When the leader of a rival gang also ...
Style: artsy, non-linear, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang, sex, love triangle, flirting, dream girl, sexual relations, friends, buddies, ghetto, obsession, fall in love, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 79
Toni (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: wheelchair, murder, organized crime, italian restaurant, old man, reconciliation, hitman, male female relationship, family feud
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 3K
More (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: West Germany, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A German student, Stefan, who has finished his studies, then decides to have an adventure. After hitch-hiking to Paris, he commits crimes to get money. He then meets a free-spirited American girl, Estelle, who he follows to Ibiza, and then begins a ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, atmospheric
Plot: gambling, friendship, island, couples, friends, fall in love, innocence lost, drug abuse, destructive relationship, heist, resort, rock ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, spain, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, romance, gays and lesbians, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 227
Panchagni (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The movie revolves around Indira, who is serving life sentence in the jail. She has been charged for the murder of Avarachan, a landlord who killed a young tribal woman after raping her.
Plot: death, police station, death of mother, bedridden, parole, unemployment, friend, activist, gang rape, journalist, mother daughter relationship, rifle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%