Movies like The Threat

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The Threat (1977)
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The Threat (1977)
Original name: La menace
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Henri Savin has managed a trucking company for his lover, Dominique Montlaur, for many years. Now he is planning to leave her for Julie Manet, the woman he has made pregnant, and Dominique is hysterical. She first threatens suicide, then shows up at a meeting of Savin and Julie. Dominique tries everything she can think of to break Savin and Julie apart, to no avail. Frustrated in her efforts, she jumps off a cliff and dies. Savin insists that he and Julie lie to the police about the encounter, although Dominique's death was a suicide and therefore they had no direct hand in it. Detective Waldeck investigates Dominique's death.
Style: amateur film
Plot: prison, kung fu, pregnancy, car, police, truck, female nudity, struggle, suicide, speed, suicide attempt, highway, tennis, jealousy, tragedy, truck driver, beauty, airport, scissors, school bus, hotel room, police chase, police inspector, red car, falling from height ...
Time: 70s
Place: british columbia, france, usa, canada, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about murder, crimes, police, crime, death, dishonesty and chase mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Threat: Police Python 357 (1976), The Professional (1981), Choice of Arms (1981), The Samaritan (2012), Anything for Her (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Police Python 357 (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder in this French thriller. Ferrot is a hard-as-nails police detective who is attracted to a beautiful woman named Sylvia. Sylvia, however, is having an ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: who done it, police corruption, frame up, murder, tough law enforcer, honest law enforcer, righting the wronged, crime, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, chases and races, government agency, fighting the system, on the run, tough heroes, lone hero, secret agent, treason ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, on the run, chase, prison escape, hitman, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, going straight, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Samaritan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After twenty years in prison, Foley is finished with the grifter's life. When he meets an elusive young woman named Iris, the possibility of a new start looks real. But his past is proving to be a stubborn companion.
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir
Plot: incest, revenge, warden, parole officer, paternity revealed, prison, dishonesty, criminal heroes, one last job, haunted by the past, cons and scams, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, toronto ontario canada, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anything for Her (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his ...
Style: sentimental, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, false accusation, prison, chase, police, murder, judge, daring rescue, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, latin america
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Blood Ties (2013)
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Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, family problems, family reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, honest law enforcer, police detective, drugs/alcohol, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Let Sleeping Cops Lie (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a group of right-wing cops have begun carrying out vigilante justice on drug dealers and other crime figures who might otherwise avoid punishment for their misdeeds. Police inspector Grindel (Delon) understands the ...
Plot: police officer, police corruption, betrayal, death squad, death, violence, police, murder, corruption, criminal, partner, drug dealer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crime boss, train crash, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, vengeance, violence spree, village, rivalry, crimes, one man army, heroes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, france, congo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wise Guys (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hector Valentin (Bourvil) returns to France from Canada when he inherits a small sawmill. He has difficulties restarting the run-down operation which has inefficient workers and is hampered by the dirty tactics of its bigger...
Plot: sawmill, revenge motive, ex convict, convict, axe, brawl, gambler, rivalry, forest, parole officer, business competition, small business ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cut Throat City (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four boyhood friends return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina, to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. Turning to a local gangster for employment, the crew is hired to pull off a daring casino heist, ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, rough, suspenseful, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspense, tragic ending, tense, serious, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, robbery, crimes, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, escapades, on the run, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hell Hole (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Caged like animals! Sexually abused and brutally tortured! ... Escape is their only hope!
Plot: sadism, jungle, blood, scorpion, death, kidnapping, island, gunfight, women in prison, large breasts, weapons fire, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, heist, bank robbery, police detective, investigation, police investigation, crime, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, hostages, robbery ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Time of Fear (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Time of Fear is a taut psychological thriller thrusting an FBI agent and a grieving father into the dark world of a demented killer. FBI Agent Cheryl Hammer, arrives in a small California town to catch an elusive killer. Seeing no help forthcoming ...
Plot: priest, fbi, attempted murder, murder, serial killer, fbi agent, female nudity, shower, police, bare breasts, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Just 6.5 (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of the six-and-a-half story narrative search for the anti-drug police is to find the great glass dealer in the capital.
Style: brutal, tense, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: lawyer, terrorism, police station, drugs, suicide, prison, opium, capitalism, iranian, suicide attempt, death sentence, smuggler ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A robber escapes from prison with a single objective in mind: to track down his former cellmate, a serial killer who intends to pin his crimes on him. A cop is sent after the robber who, despite his best efforts, soon becomes Public Enemy Number ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Code (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, his childhood friends from his Arab community, including his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, going straight, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crime, betrayal, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Stone Killer (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: new york, vietnam, asia, usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, danger, family relations, parents and children, crimes, terminal illness, partners, save the day, track down, murder, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rescue, chase, parents and children, wilderness, siblings relations, crimes, witnessing a crime, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%