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: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, investigation, rock, missing child, crime, graphic violence, vigilantism, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, rivalry, profanity, folk, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo noir, neo-noir, erotica, female nudity, tough guy, crime investigation, bullying, car chase, ex cop ...
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 suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, rivalry, crime, law enforcement and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Whirlpool: The Fighter (1983), Cop's Honour (1985), Three Men to Destroy (1980), Blood on the Streets (1974), The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, rivalry, crime, warden, coldhearted, parole officer, crime and punishment, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 1K
Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, murder, vengeance, village, violence spree, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, congo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), manhunt, chase, car chase, hitman, assassination, betrayal, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
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: cynical, tense, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, vengeance, violence spree, uninhibited rivalry, neo noir, deadly, dishonesty, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, stripper, violence, surrealism, neo noir, sexual content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 1K
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer, buddies, profanity, crime, graphic violence, police corruption, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 1K
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, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, police detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 1K
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, mind game, rivalry, blind man, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, graphic violence, solitary, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.5
 677
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: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, dishonesty, vengeance, crimes, deadly, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, neo noir, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 34K
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, intruder, crimes, vigilantism, investigation, violence, deadly, unlikely partners, home invasion, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 2K
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, heist, deadly, crimes, chase, sniper, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 801
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: witty, rough, suspenseful, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, unlikely criminals, love and romance, betrayal, lovers on the run, gangsters, crime gone awry, deadly, chases and races, bounty hunter, fugitives ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 235
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, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 777
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: barefoot woman, hostage, shot to death, death, escape, female nudity, murder, revenge, violence, male female relationship, chicken farm, farm ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 3K
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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, graphic violence, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, assassination, prison, revenge, fighting the system, against the rules, government agency, on the run, chases and races, tough heroes, secret agents, treason ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, investigation, gory, disorder, neo noir, profanity, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 857
Order of Death (1983)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York policeman imprisons and tortures an admitted cop-killer, but finds the tables turned when his victim refuses to break and in fact urges more punishment
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, police corruption, psychopath, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, investigation, chases and races, rebellion, crime, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 2K
The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 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: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, drug abuse, fighting crime, crimes, lone wolves, hotshot hero, chases and races, gangsters, injustice, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 2K
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, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, gang, drug dealing, law enforcement, working undercover, crime, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.1
 16K
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, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: biting, realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, politics, rivalry, government agency, strong sexual content, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: serious, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, murder, chase, investigation, on the run, woman in danger, false accusation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, frame up, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 2K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, law enforcement, survival, deadly, danger, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, profanity, strong violent content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, couple relations, infidelity, profanity, graphic violence, frame up, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, hitman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, interrogation, questioning, mystery, suspect, child murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mistaken identity, mystery, hidden identity, investigation, disorder, crime, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%