Movies and TV shows like The Octopus 3

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The Octopus 3 (1987)
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The Octopus 3 (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 370 min.
Story: Part 1 - GOOD AND EVIL - After the mafia killed his family, and a number of people who trusted him, Cattani sees a couple of criminals condemned to light sentences only. A DEA team brings him back from the mountain retreat with good monks, to the evil world of a drugs-for-arms deal. Solace comes in the form of new affections for a banker's daughters, who look like his lost wife and daughter. Part 2 - NO ESCAPE - Cattani uses a TV interview to reveal he found out about one of The Octopus telephone numbers. That is enough to spread havoc in the criminal rang, but the mafia leaves the American investigators no escape. Part 3 - THIRSTING FOR VENGEANCE - Cattani falls in love with Giulia, but his inquest does not go far, until Giulia's father dies, and her grandfather takes hold of the family bank again. Part 4 - REFUGE - The Antinari bank is backing the illegal arms deal, trusted friends and servants may not be what they seem, and Cattani is undecided between personal vendetta and life in...

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Most similar movies to The Octopus 3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, police, crime, deadly, love and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 3: The Catch (2016), Acorralada (2007), The Resolve (2010), Standoff (2006), The Sandhamn Murders (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Octopus 4 (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 600 min.
Story: A couple of years have passed since Corrado Cattani and Giulia Antinari broke up; during this time, Giulia died in an accident (that might or might not have been planned by Tano) and Corrado has lived alone in a place when he can be guarded 24/7. A ...
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The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany
Duration: 402 min.
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cosa nostra, police investigation, mafia, crime, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy
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The Octopus 2 (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Part 1 - PAOLA - Police Inspector Cattani fights a losing battle to save his loved daughter's sanity, after what she suffered (see "La Piovra", original mini-series). He loses her, and his only trusted magistrate in the fight against ...
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The Catch (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Strong and successful Alice Martin is a fraud investigator who's about to be the victim of fraud by her fiancé. Between her cases, she is determined to find him before it ruins her career.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, exciting, light
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: private investigator, investigation, love, crimes, dysfunctional relationship, twists & turns, relationship problems, friends, family relations, danger, betrayal, obsession ...
Place: los angeles
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40%
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 6.9
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Acorralada (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Acorralada is an American telenovela produced by Venevisión. Univision aired Acorralada from January 2007 to October 2007 on weekday afternoons at 2 pm central. It was rebroadcast in late 2011 through April 2012 on Univision's sister network, ...
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, villainess, businesswoman, framed for murder, hit by a train, sadism, betrayal, revenge, rape, female protagonist, love, male female relationship ...
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The Resolve (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Resolve centers around Mike Patterson (Russ Cootey), a beleaguered man, gripped by O.C.D. issues with humanity, unleashed by fiery clashes on others. He explains to his therapist Sean Miller (Alex Ballar - War Wolves) how he has found a way to ...
Plot: fire, rape, brutality, police, sex, death, violence, drugs, rain, revenge, prostitute, therapy ...
Place: california
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40%
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Standoff (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: policewoman, fbi, coworker relationship, negotiation, love and romance, workplace romance, partners against crime, spouse in danger, romancing partners, hostages, couple relations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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40%
The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Viveca Stens popular novels come to life in "The Sandhamn Murders", a perfect mix of Nordic crime & the beautiful surroundings of the outer Stockholm archipelago.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, murder, island, serial killer, police detective, uncover truth, crime investigation, suspect, social relations, mystery
Place: stockholm sweden
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40%
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YOU (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, talky, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, fatal attraction, social media, obsession, murder, bookstore, love, psychopath, love and romance, couple relations, stalking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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40%
The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Plot: terrorist, police officer, jungle, drug traffic, car, shot in the head, trial, security guard, security guard killed, private club, blood, killed in police car ...
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Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: prime minister, corruption, politics, corporation, murder, bank, police, government, death threat, businessman, speech, husband wife relationship ...
Place: sicily, italy, milan italy
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30%
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The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Jeanne Deber, known as "La Mante", the famous serial murderer who terrorized France more than 20 years ago, is forced by the police to come out of isolation to track down her copycat. She agrees to collaborate on one condition: to have ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder investigation, haunted by the past, mind game, sociopath, strong female character, police, psychopath, prison, deadly, law enforcement, cruelty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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26%
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La orca (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl is kidnapped by 3 guys and taken to an abandoned house in the country, and make her write her own ransom letter. She soon discovers that one of her captors is infatuated with her and she will use those feelings to stay alive.
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, bathing, cruising, lolita, dreaming, sex, female full frontal nudity, white panties, police, gangster, lust ...
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26%
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Cannabis (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 312 min.
Story: When a boatload of cannabis belonging to Moroccan drug lord El Feo is hijacked, the robbery has repercussions stretching across three countries.
Plot: marijuana, gay kiss, male nudity, drug traffic, ghetto
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26%
Romanzo Criminale (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Story: Romanzo Criminale – La serie - is a television series Italian based on the eponymous novel by judge Giancarlo De Cataldo, and it is the second adaptation of the film Romanzo Criminale directed by Michele Placido. The first series quickly achieved ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, violence, organized crime, partners in crime, honest law enforcer, law enforcement, dishonesty, police detective, drug dealing, cat and mouse, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: italy
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In the Face of Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, society, prostitute, mafia, organized crime, prostitution, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: drug lord, mafia, crimes, crime, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, rivalry, gang war, mob boss, social decay, life is a bitch, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
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The Lord of the Skies (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the 1990s, these are the life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Nicknamed “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of airplanes he used to transport ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, rise to the top, ambition, master criminal, drug lord, gangsters, generosity, drug dealing, crimes, gang war, smuggling, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, mexico
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20%
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Black (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The story of a grim reaper who gets erased from the memories of the world for breaking the rules of heaven and falling in love with a mortal woman after inhabiting a human body.
Plot: grim reaper, romance, rape, drugs
Place: korea
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Jack the Ripper (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Jack the Ripper was a 1988 two-part television movie/mini-series portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack The Ripper, the killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, megalomaniac, mortician, police detective, mystery, track down, crime, crimes, forensics, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london, east end london
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20%
Love You to Death (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 'Til Death Do Us Part was a legal drama television series that debuted on Court TV on March 19, 2007; not to be confused with the similarly named Fox sitcom 'Til Death. 'Til Death Do Us Part goes by the motto "To Love, Honor, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, based on supposedly true story
Plot: murder, couples, deadly, crime, crimes, wedding, marriage, marriage as hell, grim reaper, dysfunctional marriage, murder of husband, murder of wife
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Femme Fatales (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Femme Fatales is an anthology TV series, inspired by the men's magazine of the same name, with each episode focusing on an antihero woman, intercut with softcore pornographic scenes and produced by Cinemax. Lilith, introduces each episode Rod ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, power relations, female killer, survival, coping, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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20%
State of Play (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: realistic, tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, journalist, journalism, politics, corruption, cover up, conspiracy, political thriller, political corruption, crimes, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, manchester
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Medisch Centrum West (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 55 min.
Story: MCW was set in Lelystad a provincial hospital in the middle of the country. MCW dramatized all sorts of ethical and personal dilemmas. MCW was in its time innovative for dealing with euthanasia, critical cancer treatment and abortion and other ...
Plot: diagnosis, male nurse, medical examination, hospital, medical
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Chemistry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Chemistry was a sexually explicit comedy-drama series that debuted on Cinemax as a part of its Max After Dark lineup on August 19, 2011. It followed the affair of an attorney and a police officer, which began after the officer saved the attorney ...
Plot: menage a trois, chemistry, cheating girlfriend, foursome, explicit sex, cheating fiancee, swingers, female nudity, lawyer, sex scene, cunnilingus, threesome ...
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Impostora (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Nimfa (Kris Bernal) - an ugly street vender - meets jeremy (Ryan Eigenmann) - a talented plastice surgeon - in a car accident. To compensate for what happened, jeremy offers to help Nimfa by giving her new face through surgery. In her desire to ...
Style: suspense
Plot: evil, doppelganger, disfigurement, femme fatale, love, deception
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Edderkoppen (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A reporter is drawn into the dark side of post-war Copenhagen as he attempts to uncover a crime syndicate on an unprecedented level.
Plot: shot in the head, threat, shot in the forehead, marriage, blood, world war two, alcohol, hitman, death of friend, crime boss, whiskey, jazz club ...
Time: 1950s
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark
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Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: murder, policewoman, investigation, police detective, partners against crime, crimes, interracial relations, mystery, life is a bitch, crime, protagonist as suspect, army investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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20%
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London Spy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A romance between an MI6 code genius and an ordinary man promises happiness. But tragedy strikes when the spy dies in suspicious circumstances, forcing his lover to pursue the truth behind his death.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, murder, conspiracy, surveillance, police, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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20%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Practice is an American legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to 2004, the show won the Emmy in 1998 and 1999 for Best Drama Series, and ...
Style: tense, clever, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: law firm, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, social problems, moral dilemma, crimes, workplace, legal, injustice, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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