Movies like Outlaw 1999

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Outlaw (1999)
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Outlaw (1999)
Original name: Ormai è fatta!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is based on the autobiography of Horst Fantazzini. Son of an anarchist, he was known in Northern Italy as "the gentleman bandit" because he robbed banks with no violence, using only a toy gun. After a number of trials and escapes, in the summer of 1973 he is held in the Fossano jailhouse in Piedmont when he tries to escape once again. This time things turn for worse and he has to use a real gun and take two policemen as hostages.
Plot: prison, hostage
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crime, crimes, prison, female nudity, dishonesty, murder and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Outlaw: The French Detective (1975), Police Chief Pepe (1969), Radio Arrow (1998), The Year of the Hare (1977), The Many Faces of Ito (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, society, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, price of justice, uncover truth, police corruption, political corruption, murder, crime, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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Police Chief Pepe (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A police commissioner in a little town in the Italian Venetian province investigates a prostitution ring run by two pensioners; during his investigations he also learns that a former manicurist shacks up with ten students, the prefect's ...
Plot: politics, police, prostitute, corruption, prostitution, doctor, dual identity
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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Radio Arrow (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five friends Freccia, Bruno, Tito, Jena and Boris are very keen on music but they live in a little town in northern Italy and spend most of their days at the local bar. They decide to set up an independent radio which soon becomes the voice of a ...
Plot: radio, drugs, friendship, small town, funeral, heroin, memory, youth, past, old friend
Time: year 1993, year 1977, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Year of the Hare (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his travel companion. Together they find reclusion in the Finnish ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: wilderness, misfit, animal life, friends, in the woods, introspection, midlife crisis, forest, nature, escape, stress, freedom ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Many Faces of Ito (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Seijiro Ito possesses good looks, but also has an overinflated ego. He gets involved with five different women. Rio Yazaki is one of the women involved with Seijiro Ito. She wants to revive her career as a screenwriter, by using other people's ...
Plot: womanizer, auditorium, evil woman, cell phone, japanese woman, mobile phone, japanese man, based on a novel, hotel room
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65%
Escape from Segovia (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Narrates the escape of 29 political prisoners, led by ETA, from Segovia prison. Based on actual events.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalist, prison, terrorism, political prisoner, eta terrorist group, franco regime (francoism), prison escape, franco regime, eta
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65%
The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, hearing, psychological torture, psychological manipulation, circus, ex convict, police, confession, police raid, prison, wrist slitting, marriage of convenience ...
Time: 70s
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Dr. Jekyll Likes Them Hot (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty young woman decides to use her sexual powers to "tame" the evil and murderous Dr. Jekyll.
Style: sexy
Plot: hot, sex scene
Time: 70s
Place: london
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The Moonshine War (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A federal agent attempts to make some real money before the alcohol ban is lifted so he sets his sights on the whiskey cache of an old army buddy.
Plot: prohibition, dentist, moonshine, rapist
Time: 1930s
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The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: humorous, bleak, dark humor, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dominatrix, police station, police, buddies, crimes, partners, prank, society, dishonesty, profanity, drugs/alcohol, retiring ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He chooses Camille Bliss as his subject of study and begins to visit her in prison for interviews. Camille became acquainted with trouble at a young age and justifies ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: sociopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), femme fatale, prison, criminal, interview, serial killer, sociology, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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, crimes, human spirit, heist, rise and fall, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, escape, tough heroes, confined ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
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Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, crime, rebellion, gang, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, chases and races, life is a bitch, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Some Kind of Hero (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet returns home from a prisoner of war camp and is greeted as a hero, but is quickly forgotten and soon discovers how tough survival is in his own country.
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, homecoming, infidelity, vietnam war, prostitute, farce, prison, survival, vengeance, working class, golden years, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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57%
While There's War There's Hope (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Pietro Chiocca shifts from hydraulic pumps to heavy war weapons selling. He starts traveling all around the third world looking for clients, and contract by contract his economic situation shoot up, raising also his social status. But is never ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: arms dealer
Time: 70s
Place: africa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical
Plot: gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water, law enforcement, undercover, crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, nothing goes right, working undercover, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france
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Midwives (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a cold and stormy night, and in a house in rural Vermont, midwife Sibyl Danforth is, together with the father and an assistant, in the middle of a homebirth. As time passes, the woman in labor meets with difficulties and Sibyl concludes ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Time: 70s
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A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Komedie vás přesvědčí o tom, že i na chmurné stránky naší historie je možné se dívat s nadhledem a humorem. Čo bolo, to bolo... Major Terazky vede svůj šik pétépáků od průšvihu k průšvihu vstříc světlým zítřkům. ...
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Time: 50s, 1950s
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46%
Scent of a Woman (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio, and spends the next few ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: soldier, suicide pact, blind man, blindness, suicide, disability, family relations, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, friendship, redemption ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, naples italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Night and the City (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Looking to get rich quick, an unsuccessful lawyer uses dishonest means to try to become a boxing promoter.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, talky, tense
Plot: ambition, betrayal, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, dishonesty, unlikely couple, career change, power relations, cons and scams, obsession, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Forever Mary (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prison, youth, juvenile delinquent, reformatory, school, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, reform, teachers and students, prison life, transvestism, optimism ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
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44%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, witty, tense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, crime, advertising, solace, couples, coping, overdose, deadly, dishonesty, nanny, human nature, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Down House (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot is set in modern Moscow, in the 1990s, with "New Russians", Hummer H1 SUVs, bribery, violence, truck fulls of tinned stew as a dowry, etc.
Style: humorous, not serious, suspense, surreal, grotesque ...
Plot: mentally unstable, social decay, society, fall in love, love triangle, bribery, parody, drugs/alcohol, doomed romance, romantic relationship, cannibalism
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hijack That Went South (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aarno Lamminparras hijacked an airplane with a gun in 1978. A true story.
Style: humorous, disturbing, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: abduction, airplane, hostage, hijacking, airport, journalist, passenger, money, reporter, husband wife relationship, pilot, ransom ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: William Popper is the son of a stockbroker and is thoroughly disenchanted with "the system." So much so that even though he can prove that he ran over a woman in his car entirely by accident, he accepts a sentence for manslaughter.
Style: psychological, bleak, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: escape, college, prison, courtroom, legal, on the run, manslaughter, car accident, stock broker, injustice, manhunt, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: humorous, stylized, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, crimes, mind game, forgery, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, cons and scams, fall in love, betrayal, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, madrid, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%