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.
TV show
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 suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films and TV series with plots about murder, crimes, police, investigation, violence, deadly and love mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Octopus 3: Standoff (2006), The Catch (2016), Acorralada (2007), The Resolve (2010), The Sandhamn Murders (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Octopus 4 (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 600 min.
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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, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 402 min.
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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, mafia, crime, police investigation, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, sicily italy ...
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Standoff (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series focused on an FBI Crisis Negotiation Unit whose members negotiated hostage situations and shared relationships.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: policewoman, fbi, partners against crime, spouse in danger, negotiation, hostage, coworker relationship, romancing partners, workplace romance, love and romance, couple relations, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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The Catch (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, tense, exciting, twists and turns, light
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cheating, private investigator, con artists, twists & turns, family relations, relationship problems, crimes, friends, dysfunctional relationship, investigation, love, danger ...
Place: los angeles
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Acorralada (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: male female relationship, love, rivalry, dysfunctional family, revenge, family feud, villainess, conspiracy, betrayal, framed for murder, murder, hit by a train ...
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The Resolve (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: vigilante, agent, frame up, cover up, husband wife relationship, conspiracy, spy, justice, secret, fight, jail, revenge ...
Place: los angeles, california
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The Sandhamn Murders (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, police detective, murder, island, uncover truth, serial killer, crime investigation, social relations, suspect, mystery, police investigation, based on a novel ...
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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YOU (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: psychological thriller, disturbing, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, fatal attraction, obsession, bookstore, murder, social media, psychopath, love, couple relations, secrets, writers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, new york
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40%
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Kirgin Çiçekler (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Turkey
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Story: "Eylül" is a 16 year old girl sexual harassment by her stepfather , and her mother did not believe her and she went with "Eylül" to the orphanage , and left her daughter there. Then Eylül become friends with the girls in the ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: life is a bitch, girl, child abuse, violence, family relations, crimes, family problems, girls' boarding school, sexual harassment, relationship problems, domestic violence, friendship between girls
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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 ...
Style: captivating, neo noir
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Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: legal, banker, exile, finance, investigation, husband wife relationship, trust, death, bank, friendship, criminal underworld, testimony ...
Time: 70s
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Romanzo criminale - La serie (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
TV show
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: rough, captivating, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, organized crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, mafia, dishonesty, police detective, violence, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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Fear by the Lake (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
TV show
Story: A mysterious and mortally contagious virus threatens the population of Annecy, in southeastern France. A desperate race against the clock envelops to find out where the virus came from and keep it from becoming an epidemic.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: society, peril, pandemic, virus, violence, fear, chase, murder, death, escape, hiding place, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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The Mantis (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
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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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
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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.
Style: sexploitation film
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Cannabis (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 312 min.
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Story: When a boatload of cannabis belonging to Moroccan drug lord El Feo is hijacked, the robbery has repercussions stretching across three countries.
Style: rough, suspense, brutal, serious
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ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: brutal, atmospheric, serious, psychological, suspense ...
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Gomorrah (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
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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: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: drug lord, mafia, rivalry, crime, gang war, crimes, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, mob boss, social decay, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
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In the Face of Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
TV show
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, dishonesty, prostitute, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, society, mafia, organized crime, money, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Criminal: UK (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Within the walls of an interrogation room and with time running out, London investigators go after three suspects, each accused of a grievous crime.
Style: atmospheric, anthology, contemplative, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: who done it, police, interrogation, investigation, investigator, track down, coworker, suspicion, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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London Spy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay, espionage, love affair, undercover, spy, gays and lesbians, gender, murder, conspiracy, police, surveillance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Femme Fatales (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, power relations, female killer, coping, survival, deadly, escapades, vengeance, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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20%
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The Practice (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, legal, courtroom, social problems, moral dilemma, workplace, dishonesty, injustice, lawyers and clients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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Medisch Centrum West (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 55 min.
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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: medical, hospital, medical examination, male nurse, diagnosis
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Prime Suspect 2 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
TV show
Story: DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, policewoman, interracial relations, investigation, interracial sex, police detective, uncover truth, private detective, society, deadly, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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20%
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Chemistry (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: erotic, psychological, disturbing, suspense, romantic
Plot: explicit sex, lawyer, sex scene, orgy, infidelity, swinger, cheating girlfriend, cunnilingus, cheating fiancee, police officer, policewoman, love triangle ...
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Black (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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.
Style: suspense, bleak, disturbing, captivating, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, grim reaper, imaginary, heroes, supernatural power, investigation, good versus evil, danger, paranormal phenomena, save the world, superhero, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
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20%
Impostora (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
TV show
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: split personality, impersonation, deception, disfigurement, doppelganger, love, femme fatale, evil
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20%
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Edderkoppen (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: organized crime, police corruption, crime boss, brotherhood, reporter, police, revenge, murder, mafia, prohibition, police officer killed, threat ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
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The Lord of the Skies (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, rise to the top, master criminal, ambition, drug lord, smuggling, gangsters, crimes, gang war, drug dealing, generosity, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, mexico
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20%