Movies like Petrovka, 38

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Petrovka, 38 (1980)
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Petrovka, 38 (1980)
Genre: Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Kostenko is trying to find a group of criminals responsible for killing a policeman.
Plot: uniform, policeman uniform

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Start Liquidation (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Army and police are trying to fight crime in West Belarus during Spring of 1945.
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Diner (2019)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Kanako Oba contacts a mysterious site for part-time work. Because of this, her life is soon in jeopardy. She is then forced to work at the restaurant Diner as a waitress or she will be killed. Bombero (Tatsuya Fujiwara) is the owner and chef at ...
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Country: Norway
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Prank (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Rules of the Game (1999)
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Country: Hong Kong
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Story: David infiltrates a gang to take revenge on a triad kingpin. Two of David's good friends die in David's search for revenge. David is captured by the kingpin to face the punishment of the triad society.
Plot: triad, machete, gang war, betrayal, funeral, sadism, stabbed in the chest, brutality, gang rape, violence, stabbed to death, gang violence ...
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10 Grams (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
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Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
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Country: Norway
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