Movies like Whirlpool

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Whirlpool (1981)
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Whirlpool (1981)
Original name: Pour la peau d'un flic
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: neo noir, exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, private detective, car chase, sex with secretary, erotica, female nudity, crime investigation, ex cop, promiscuous woman, blind woman, murder, investigation, rock, crimes, graphic violence, missing child, vigilantism, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), mind game, folk, dishonesty, bullying, pharmacist, killing spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to Whirlpool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Whirlpool: Cop's Honour (1985), The Fighter (1983), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012), Diamond 13 (2009), The Loner (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, graphic violence, tough heroes, village, violence spree, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, africa, europe, congo
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex convict, diamond, gangsters, murder, warden, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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81%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, martial arts, stripper, violence, surrealism, medieval, sex, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, graphic violence, police corruption, friends, drugs, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: exciting, tense, cynical, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, interwar period, empire, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, vengeance, loss of partner, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, blindness, serial killer, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), solitary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ex cop, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, police detective, vengeance, revenge, police, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, mystery, vengeance, rivalry, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman with a gun, battle zone, vengeance, police corruption, murder, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, gangsters, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, obsession, murder, investigation, private detective, private investigator, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farm, helicopter, on the run, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, heist, police detective, track down, rivalry, crimes, manhunt, chase, sniper, escapades, nypd, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cold in July (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: How can a split-second decision change your life? While investigating noises in his house one balmy Texas night in 1989, Richard Dane puts a bullet in the brain of low-life burglar Freddy Russell. Although he’s hailed as a small-town hero, Dane ...
Style: twists and turns, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, home invasion, private detective, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, death, intruder, unlikely partners, father son relationship, violence, visceral ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lone hero, assassination, spy, revenge, assassination attempt, hitman, on the run, fighting the system, government agency, tough heroes, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, law enforcement, graphic violence, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, murder, car accident, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Vares: Private Eye (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vares, a film noir comedy from Finland, is yet another twist on PULP FICTION. And, just in case we miss the similarities of splattered blood mixed with outrageous incidents, the movie explicitly references PULP FICTION and has a comedic scene in ...
Style: neo noir, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, hitman, murder, private investigator, rivalry, police, prison escape, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, betrayal, police corruption, organized crime, investigation, violence, police, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, drug lord, car chase, revenge, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, tough law enforcer, injustice, gangsters, hotshot hero, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: france, paris france, europe, provence, marseille
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25%
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, marijuana, crimes, loss of partner, car chase, drug cartel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Murder in the Central Committee (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The plot follows a private detective, an ex communist and former CIA agent, who travels from Barcelona to Madrid to discover the identity of the assassin of the leader of the Spanish Communist party who was stabbed during a blackout while presiding ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, biting
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, private investigator, kgb, communist party, cia, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mystery, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, rise and fall, strong violent content, ambition, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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23%
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Stronghold (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An isolated farmhouse is chosen as a hide-out by Jim and Charlie after an armed robbery. The Deleye family are forced to accept the situation under Jim's brutal domination. Badly wounded Charlie, a gentle character, takes Lisa's room but ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, criminal, violence, survival, wilderness, family in danger, violence spree, isolation, crimes, manhunt, lovers on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
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Shock (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martin Terrier wants to quit his job as a hired hitman, but his organized crime employers are unwilling to see him turned out to pasture, Terrier knows too much, and he is still useful to the organization. He escapes to the countryside where he ...
Plot: farm, hitman, revenge, death, escape, murder, violence, female nudity, hostage, male female relationship, chicken farm, car accident ...
Place: france
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22%
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Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, police corruption, crimes, violence spree, dead father, armory, colt, strong violent content, french police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, bank robbery, chase, woman in danger, strangulation, car chase, homicidal maniac, law enforcement, crimes, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: accident, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, manhunt, hitman, car chase, strong violent content, betrayal, on the run, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mystery, investigation, hidden identity, disorder, mistaken identity, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Deadly Illusion (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A private eye hired to kill a man's wife warns her instead and then finds both are impostors.
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, private investigator, private detective, wife, cons and scams, frame up, who done it, couple relations, infidelity, couples, hitman, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%