Movies like Five Moons Plaza

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Five Moons Plaza (2003)
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Five Moons Plaza
Original name: Piazza delle cinque lune
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets are found that should stayed as secrets.
Plot: judge, terrorism, kidnapping, politician
Place: italy
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The Wire
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
59 min.
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Black Mirror
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK
60 min.
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Most similar movies to Five Moons Plaza

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about judge, murder, police, corruption, kidnapping, dishonesty and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Five Moons Plaza: I Am Afraid (1977), The Long Silence (1993), Zig Zag (1970), Zen (2011), Giovanni Falcone (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Am Afraid
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: pantyhose, female stockinged legs, hidden microphone, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot in the head, carabinieri, arms smuggling, police escort, police officer shot in the back, surveillance ...
Place: italy
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The Long Silence
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marco is a judge investigating a case of arms trafficking, one of the judges fight against corruption of Italian political life. Carla, his wife, lives dominated by the fear that her husband is murdered and, unfortunately, their fears are realized. ...
Plot: corruption, judge, mafia, terrorism, italian woman
Place: italy
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System:   94%
    User:   88%
 
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Zig Zag
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
Plot: prison, escape, playboy, murder witness, cancer patient, brain tumor, insurance investigator, prison guard, x ray, reward, trial, frame up ...
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System:   75%
    User:   66%
 
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Zen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: Zen is a British television mini series produced by Left Bank Pictures for the BBC, co-produced with WGBH Boston for its Masterpiece anthology series, Mediaset and ZDF. It stars Rufus Sewell and Caterina Murino and is based on the Aurelio Zen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Plot: mystery, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, deadly, workplace, police detective, honest law enforcer, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
Giovanni Falcone
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the first ever "anti-mafia judges pool" established in the '80s at the Palermo Courthouse, in Sicily, in the '80s, while two mafia families started a 10-year-long war to obtain the complete control of smuggles. ...
Plot: carabinieri, police escort, killed in police car, police officer bombed, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, bombing, true crime, police officer shot in the head, judge, murder, controversy ...
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
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System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
Seduced and Abandoned
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film presents the tale of Agnese Ascalone, daughter of prominent miner Vincenzo Ascalone, and takes place in a small town in Sicily. Agnese is seduced by her sister Matilde's fiance, and has a tryst with him for which she confesses and ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, seduction, love triangle, parents and children, family in crisis, disorder, abandonment ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, sicily, italy, sicily italy
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System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
Anabelle Huggins Story: Ruben Ablaza Tragedy - Mea Culpa
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Anabelle Huggins Story: Ruben Ablaza Tragedy - Mea Culpa (1995)
Plot: club, flower, abduction, fistfight, threat, medical examination, verdict, media, brawl, billiards, love potion, mud ...
Time: 1960s
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System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
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All the King's Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of an idealist's rise to power in the world of Louisiana politics and the corruption that leads to his ultimate downfall. Based on the1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Robert Penn Warren.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, biting ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, corruption, manipulation, betrayal, mentor, mistress, blackmail, redemption, political, assassination, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
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System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
Law of Courage
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: police, mafia, murder, judge, carabinieri, sicilian, assassination
Time: 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
Seven Hours to Judgment
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A distraught husband kidnaps the judge who freed his wife's killers on insufficient evidence. He gives him seven hours to find evidence that will put them away, or he'll kill his wife.
Plot: street gang, coma, computer, attempted murder, abduction, husband wife relationship, judge, kidnapping, bound and gagged, strait jacket
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System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
A Dry White Season
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Taking place during the 1976 Soweto uprising, the story follows a white school teacher whose life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic ...
Plot: racism, justice, courtroom, lawyer, politics, death, discrimination, murder, segregation, school, children, freedom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey ...
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System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
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Dirty Pictures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: fighting the system, museum, against the rules, sexual abuse, courtroom, courtroom drama, family in danger, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, politics, legal, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 6.5
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Gangster Ka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A film based on a book by Jaroslav Kmenta tells the story of a mafioso who got rich by tax fraud of billions of crowns in transactions with petroleum products and who later tried to gain control of the state-owned petroleum concern. The main ...
Plot: police commissioner, shooting, bribe, document, villa, envelope, custody, leather jacket, contract, coast, father son relationship, kiss ...
Place: prague, czech republic
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System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation
Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of the South-West Africa People's Organisation and the first ...
Plot: racism, helicopter, church, police brutality, mass grave, explosion, letter, woman, automatic weapon, air raid, tied to a tree, torture ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Judgement
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A juvenile court judge goes out of her way to try to aid a young man whom she believes has innocently gotten involved with a gang.
Plot: wheelchair, murder, judge, juvenile delinquent, dead children, hypnotism, physical abuse, female nudity, blood
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    User:   37%
 
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Savage
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.
Plot: supreme court, investigative reporter, scandal, judge
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System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Salvatore Giuliano
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and other reprobates were recruited by separatist politicians to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: realism, gangsters, crime, rise and fall, political corruption, injustice, criminal heroes, politics, fighting the system, mafia, death, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: sicily, europe, italy, palermo italy
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
The Professor
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, tough heroes, prison, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, kidnapping, rise and fall, murder, isolation, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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Black Mirror
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: twists and turns, thought provoking, dark humor, philosophical, disturbing ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, technology, politician, news, media satire, corruption, alternate reality, reporter, fear ...
Time: future
Place: england
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System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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Trial by Fire
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paulette Gil is a very engaged teacher. When she realizes that her pupil Kip has problems she takes special care for him. But Kip interprets it in the wrong way and tells his mates that he had an affair with Paulette. Then he commits suicide and the ...
Plot: teen suicide, bully, adopted son, caucasian, teenager, suicide, courtroom, love, peeping tom, school, teaching, judge ...
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    User:   37%
 
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Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, court, conspiracy, family drama, mentor, legal investigation, chase, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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29 Palms
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, murder, hitman, crime, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, criminal's revenge, gangsters, reluctant partners, special agents, fbi, casino ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
A Leap in the Dark
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a ...
Plot: judge, suicide, brother sister relationship
Place: italy
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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The Wire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, crime, realism, police detective, fighting crime, drugs/alcohol, police investigation, police station, urban ghetto, police, law enforcement, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, seaport
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Everybody in Jail
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The incorruptible judge Annibale Salvemini, starts investigating over a classic Italian business/politics/corruption affair. He start to operate, as usual, very strongly. He orders numberless arrests. But the reaction of counterparts won't take ...
Plot: investigation, carabinieri, bribe, police, jail, judge, corruption, court
Place: morocco, italy
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
A Judge of Honor
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1980 Paolo Borsellino was appointed with the preliminary investigations and the task of setting up a team which would later become the famous anti-mafia pool, investigating into the criminal activities of various mafia bands, in particular the ...
Plot: police officer, police funeral, assassination, police officer shot, police officer shot in the back, carabinieri, police escort, killed in police car, police officer bombed, true crime, police officer killed, mafia ...
Place: sicily, italy
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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Soft Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asya, Boyana, Iren and Vera are assassins working for S.T.A.R. Will they succeed in finding the killer of their boss?
Style: student film, surprise ending
Plot: crime boss, bomb, spy, pistol, prison, murder, revenge, judge, corruption, singer, mercilessness, terrorism ...
Time: 1990s, future
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Cold Eyes of Fear
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against a backdrop of Swingin' 60s London a young playboy type "steals" a beautiful Italian girl from her elderly date and suggests she comes back to his place for some good times. "His place" being owned by his father, a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, rivalry, home invasion, criminal's revenge, hostages, stalking, police corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 

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The List
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients and someone resorts to murder to keep the list a secret. Meanwhile, the judge on the case struggles with his dilemma and one cop aims ...
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Time: 90s
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System:   36%
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The Bodyguards
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film shows the difficulties of an honest, imperiled judge and his bodyguard of four men, trying to clean up a Sicilian town. Corrupt local politicians, working hand-in-hand with the Mafia, will stop at nothing to prevent exposure of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, fighting the system, politics, dedicated lawyer, gangsters, assassination, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, legal action, legal investigation, on the run, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sicily, italy
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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