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Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
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Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)
Original name: Mort d'un pourri
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt dealings and was poised to use them against the deputy. Xavier readily agrees to cover up for his old pal Philippe, but he soon runs into difficulties. Nobody believes Dubaye's alibi. And everybody -- influential personalities, powerful businessmen, dubious go-betweens and the police -- wants to get hold of the documents that served to blackmail Dubaye; by all possible means...
Style: suspense
Plot: business, killer, dead man, police, hunting, assassin, model, hunter, murder investigation, mistress, gun, secret society, highway, villain, corruption, chase, photograph, evil, fear, racketeer, disco, capitalism, car chase, manhunt, blackmail ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france

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Most similar movies to Death of a Corrupt Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, police, crimes, gun, crime, chase and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death of a Corrupt Man: The Fighter (1983), The Red Circle (1970), Flic Story (1975), Wedding in Blood (1973), Three Men to Destroy (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, warden, parole officer, coldhearted, crime and punishment, chase, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, nightclub, neo noir, sniper, thief, prison, police, escape, pimp, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
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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 ⇓
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Wedding in Blood (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, psychological, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, disorder, dull life, couples, life turned upside down, crimes of passion, wedding, love and romance, manipulations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, village ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), manhunt, chase, car chase, hitman, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty, contests and competitions, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
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72%
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Violette (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Paris, 1933. The daughter of a respectable lower middle class couple, Violette Nozière, leads a disreputable double life. Far from being the innocent 18-year-old her parents mistake her for, she spends her nights with dissolute young men in the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, poisoning, patricide, birth control, crimes, deadly, unlikely criminals, crime, protagonist as suspect, legal, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Diabolically Yours (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alain Delon stars as Pierre, an amnesiac recovering from a car accident. He can't remember any details about the accident or about his past life as a wealthy businessman based in the orient. He is currently being nursed back to health on his ...
Style: psychotronic, ambiguous ending, french noir
Plot: apple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, riding a bicycle, car accident, jealousy, deception, escape, murder, dog, police, dancer, gun ...
Place: hong kong, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Samura (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, neo noir, gangsters, anti hero, police investigation, jazz, assassination, lone wolves, surveillance, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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63%
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, sniper rifle, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 511
Sudden Terror (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: on the run, danger, chase, murder, assassination, malta, heroes, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, chases and races, government agency, on the run, fighting the system, against the rules, tough heroes, lone hero, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Made in France (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam, a freelance journalist, decides to investigate the growing phenomenon of disaffected youth joining extremist groups. He infiltrates a group of four young people who have been tasked with the creation of a jihadist cell and whose mission is to ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: jihad, al qaeda, attack, undercover, terrorist group, murder, terrorist plot, arms dealer, father son relationship, bomb, suburbs, punching bag ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Once a Thief (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young ex-con trying to go straight gets caught up in another criminal scheme.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: heist, robbery, siblings relations, gang, law enforcement, crime, family relations, false arrest, going straight, hopes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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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 vigilantism, corrupt police, police officer, flamethrower, police corruption, fascist, torture, suicide, ambush, bazooka, submachine gun, crossbow ...
Place: paris france
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, criminal, double life, police, bank robbery, police inspector, driver, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, suspenseful
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Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Before the Storm (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leo, a guy in the seventh grade gets harassed by a two years older boy in school and seeks revenge. At the same time, Ali, the father of a girl in Leo's class (who Leo has a crush on) is contacted by a opposition group from his home country ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, cult film ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 2000s
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44%
Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: social worker, death sentence, pursuit, guillotine, police, going straight, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, crime, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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
Plot: hostage, dishonesty, police investigation, partners, fighting the system, crime, society, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, legal action, rebellion, price of justice ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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42%
Have Mercy on Us All (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Paris, many citizens go to the precinct after the doors of their apartments have been sprayed with a 4 and the letters "clt". When a dweller is found mysteriously dead in his apartment, Detective Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg and his partner ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, plague, danger, crimes, chase, law enforcement, deadly, warning, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, panic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: police officer, death, suspect, murder, sex, police, french, false accusation, police inspector, suspicion
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Goodbye, Mr. President (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.
Plot: assassination of president, sadistic psychopath, sniper, murder investigation, police officer, shooting range, murder, pursuit, psychopath, assassination, chase, president ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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13 m? (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jose is looking for a way out of his small time banlieue deals. When he overhears a conversation between his girlfriend and his step-brother,he might just have found a very lucrative way.Together with his two best friends,he decides to attack an ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, crime gone awry, heist, confined, crimes, disorder, partners, hiding place, police, gun, paranoia, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sleeping Car Murder (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people travel by train overnight from Marseilles to Paris. When the train arrives at its destination, one of the passengers, a girl, is found dead in a sleeping berth. The police led by Inspector Grazzi investigate the other five passengers, ...
Plot: train, murder, investigation, killer, murder witness, police detective, multiple murder, killing spree, woman wearing a towel, handcuffed man, age difference, inner voice ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, undercover cop, violence, chase, foot chase, employer employee relationship, police operation, police brutality, attempted murder, murder investigation ...
Place: south of france, southern france, cote d'azur, paris france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, parents and children, family relations, danger, mafia, murder, lawyer, reprisal, father son relationship, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, addiction, false accusation, mental illness, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, south of france, riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%