Movies like Desperate Crimes

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Desperate Crimes (1991)
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Desperate Crimes (1991)
Original name: Il ritmo del silenzio
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the large industrial port of an Italian city - sailors, women, black market traffickers, sleazy nightclubs, and dingy narrow alleys make up a world of danger, where a young American girl vanishes without a trace while an Italian man tries to track her down. On the way, he encounters a strange group of characters: a beautiful and ambitious prostitute, a girl ravaged by drugs, and the ferocious Joe Nerescu who is battling against a rival gang so he can gain control of the port.
Style: neo noir
Plot: sex, lesbian, gangsters, bandit, rape, prostitute, italian mafia, blonde, mafia, female nudity, sex scene, prostitution, drugs, brutality, seduction, gun, lesbianism, gunfight, kiss, shooting, murder, blood, machine gun, mob boss, gang violence ...
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Desperate Crimes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, cult film, serious and suspenseful films with plots about female nudity, violence, murder, gangsters, gun, gangster and mafia mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Desperate Crimes: Swedish Nympho Slaves (1977), Massacre for an Orgy (1967), Cry of a Prostitute (1974), Hoodlum (1997), Blood Ties (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Swedish Nympho Slaves (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A brothel owner is questioned in the disappearance of the daughter of a wealthy man after she is still not returned, or told of her possible whereabouts, after the $5,000,000 ransom was paid.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian seduction, sexploitation, hairy vagina, lesbian sex, drugged, labia, talking parrot, forced prostitution, large breasts, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job ...
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Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, lesbian, gang, drugs, murder, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, lesbianism, playing footsie, female nudity
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Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The gangster Tony Aniante in the middle of a feud between two mafia families. He manipulates both families into believing he is on their side and are just waiting for the right moment to take the initiative...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: revenge, mob boss, conspiracy, mafia, murder, adultery, mini skirt, head bashed in, bloodbath, blood splatter, shot in the leg, female nudity ...
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Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful but poor young girl finds all the money and material goods she never had when she becomes the girlfriend of a crime boss, but soon learns that there is a price to be paid for that kind of life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, prostitution, bikini, gory, haunted by the past, store, fall in love, vengeance, crimes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, bandit, crimes, crime, interracial relations, gambling, psychopath, graphic violence, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
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Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, murder, rescue, danger, deadly, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
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The Ruthless (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Milan, Italy, 1967. Santo Russo, a boy of Calabrian origin, arrives north with his parents and younger brother to find better living conditions. Due to an absurd misunderstanding and his father's contempt, Santo ends up in prison, where he gets ...
Style: harsh, suspense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: drug lord, mob boss, gangsters, gangster, mafia, anti-hero, bank robbery, robbery, street shootout, gunfight, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 80s, 1990s, 1960s ...
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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: epic, melancholic, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, crimes, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, torture, prohibition, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
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32%
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The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, hitman, murder, friendship, unfulfillment, ambition, rise and fall, legal, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
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Backstreet Justice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A P.I. is burdened by her late father's reputation as a corrupt cop.
Style: neo noir, cult film
Plot: murder, maverick cop, female police officer, neo-noir, police corruption, bare breasts, father daughter relationship, female nudity, female protagonist, love interest, ambush, police officer ...
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Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, cynical, rough ...
Plot: prison, murder, prostitute, gangsters, kidnapping, suicide, bank robbery, sexual abuse, shooting, incest, machine gun, rape ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, police investigation, gunfight, jail, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, murder, prohibition, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Satan's Bed (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young Japanese girl arriving in New York City gets mixed up with mobsters and dope dealers.
Plot: exploitation, dope, drug, bondage, lesbianism, rape, drugs, female nudity, switchblade, lesbian, gang, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dillinger Is Dead (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, diner, satire, ocean or sea, breakup, sexual relations, ship, ocean, crime, master and servant, journalism, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, injection, police, sex, blackmail, wet dream, licking, sexuality, kidnapper, blind man, erotica ...
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Act of Revenge (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dying man gives his lawyer a tape that manipulates her into taking a posthumous revenge on those who made his life Hell.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: alcohol abuse, murder, vengeance, rape, heroin, female full frontal nudity, lesbian sex, heroin addict, gay sex, revenge, gang rape, female lawyer ...
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Dirty World (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A thriller by Sergio Bergonzelli.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mirko and Manolo are best friends and live in the suburbs of Rome. They both live in poor conditions with their single parents, are still in school and struggle with occasional odd jobs to make ends meet. Together they share dreams of women, of sex ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: mafia, criminal, gang member, hitman, criminal gang, working class, gang leader, crimes, murder, best friends, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, saga, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, helicopter, revenge, assassination, mob boss, priest, family relations, christianity, pope, symbolism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, vatican, usa, europe ...
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Life Imprisonment (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The childhood traumas of a solitary young man have a determinative effect on the formation of his personality and sexual behavior and have turned him into a rapist with the angelic face. One day, the young man, Giorgos, confides his secret to a ...
Plot: flashback, childhood, sexual perversion, masturbation, prostitute, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), caught masturbating, grenade, sex, rape, violence ...
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27%
The Violent Professionals (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With or without help from law enforcement officers, a lone individual decides to crack down on the syndicate.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, car chase, rivalry, investigation, tough law enforcer, crime, undercover, gangsters, sexual content, strong violent content, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
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27%
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Cat's Cradle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cristiano, Francisco and Gabriel are three good old friends celebrating their entrance in the University. But in a horror night, the fun gets mixed up with violence.
Plot: rape, censorship, injury, dead mother, erotica, female full frontal nudity, teenager, female nudity, murder, pubic hair, male objectification, underwear ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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Free Hand for a Tough Cop (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Free Hand for a Tough Cop (Italian: Il trucido e lo sbirro, also known as Tough Cop) is an Italian poliziottesco-action film directed in 1976 by Umberto Lenzi. In this movie Tomas Milian plays for the first time Sergio Marazzi aka "Er ...
Plot: police, kidnapping, ransom, shot in the side, mafia, robbery, baby, shot to death, criminal underworld, shot point blank, police brutality, police chase ...
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Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy who are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops and who love to live dangerously.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: police brutality, police, undercover cop, interrogation, exploding car, bleeding to death, revolver, shot in the leg, blonde, fight, police officer, shot in the back ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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Massacre Mafia Style (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!
Style: cult film
Plot: tragic event, danger, van, gun, apartment building, gang war, gangster, no panties, sex, shooting, spy, shotgun ...
Place: sicily, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mob Town (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the notorious 1957 ‘mob summit’ in upstate New York. Spearheaded by Vito Genovese, more than 50 leaders of the organized crime syndicates from around the country converged on the sleepy town to discuss upcoming ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
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The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and poor woman. Vito's eye settles on Francesca, only 15, ...
Plot: forced marriage, mafia, rape, marriage, farm, barn, pride, teenage girl, shot to death, carabinieri, lawyer, barracks ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, sicily italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: murder, labor union, mafia, violence, family relations, insanity, bedroom, corpse, strike, great depression, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, greed, gang war, crimes, lawyer, cosa nostra, mob boss, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: rough, tense, bleak, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
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