Movies like Desperate Crimes

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Desperate Crimes (1992)
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Desperate Crimes (1992)
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.
Plot: sex, lesbian, gangsters, bandit, rape, prostitute, italian mafia, blonde, mafia, female nudity, sex scene, prostitution, drugs, brutality, seduction, gun, neo noir, lesbianism, gunfight, kiss, shooting, murder, blood, machine gun, mob boss ...
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to Desperate Crimes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, serious, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about female nudity, murder, violence, gangsters, gangster, nudity (full frontal - brief) and gun 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, sex slave, female nudity, brothel madam, talking parrot, male full rear nudity, forced prostitution, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, large breasts ...
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100%
Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: mob boss, mafia, revenge, conspiracy, murder, shot in the back, shot in the head, female nudity, shot in the leg, beaten to death, voyeur, voyeurism ...
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45%
 6.3
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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, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, bandit, blood, crimes, crime, gambling, rich and poor, interracial relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, serious, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, prostitution, bikini, fall in love, crimes, criminal heroes, starting over, crime, gory, vengeance, store ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Life Not to Follow (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Neo-Noir film told in three interlacing chapters: Eric is a dead man and he knows it. Death is imminent and he must make amends for his past sins, by killing those who wronged him, no matter the price: A wiseguy willing to do anything to move up ...
Style: dark, cult film
Plot: death, mafia, italian american, stripper, beach, whiskey, flashback, violence, runaway, strip club, female nudity, cigarette smoking ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
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: melancholic, epic, atmospheric, breathtaking, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rape, corruption, friendship, criminal heroes, gangster, murder, torture, prohibition, crimes, gunfight ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5K
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: suspense, realistic, harsh, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug lord, mob boss, gangsters, gangster, mafia, anti-hero, bank robbery, robbery, street shootout, gunfight, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 90s, 2000s, 1960s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, italian mafia, murder, gangsters, hitman, heroes, special agents, tough law enforcer, crimes, dishonesty, fighting the system, ambition ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: cult film
Plot: murder, maverick cop, female police officer, neo noir, neo-noir, police corruption, ambush, love interest, tough girl, police officer, sex in bed, police station ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 53
Dirty World (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A thriller by Sergio Bergonzelli.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: politician, murder, blackmail, drug addict, killer, gay, sniper, electric shock, orgy, woman in bed, statue, election campaign ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 116
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, drugs, female nudity, switchblade, lesbian, rape, lesbianism, gang, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, fingering, sex with a minor, erotica, kidnapper, licking, sex crime, bound and gagged, female full frontal nudity, victim, nude bathing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 3K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gangsters, police investigation, jail, gunfight, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, murder, prohibition, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rape, vengeance, heroin, bare breasts, female lawyer, cheating wife, drug dealer, revenge, sex, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, dark humor
Plot: friend, father son relationship, boat, sex, shot in the eye, killed in an elevator, shot in the back, multiple murder, shot in the chest, wine, explosion, mob ...
Place: usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: female nudity, violence, sex, rape, caught masturbating, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), escape, grenade, flashback, suicide, sexual perversion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 93K
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: tense, bleak, rough, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, muslim, prison life, cruelty, convict, confined, racial slur, respect, guilt, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, vigilantism, vengeance, urban, working undercover, sexual content, strong violent content, car chase, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 393
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, bed, webcam, pubic hair, rapist, strong sexual content, female nudity, erection ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, ransom, kidnapping, shot in the back, knife, revenge, train, violence against women, gangster, child murder, hand grenade, shot in the chest ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: police, police brutality, undercover cop, pistol, blood, exploitation, frying pan, voyeur, betrayal, prostitute, shot in the chest, girl in panties ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, rape, mafia, marriage, brawl, teenage girl, farm, heart attack, death, poverty, machismo, death threat ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 8K
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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: labor union, murder, mafia, violence, family relations, insanity, corpse, bedroom, great depression, strike, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: lesbianism, women's prison, exploitation, corruption, prison, water, lesbian, female nudity, nipples, female warden, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 987
Agitator (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When a young Yakuza torments the customers in a rival crime family's nightclub, it is not long before his dead body is found. Soon, inter-family retaliation follows, resulting in the death fo a prominent crime boss. Devastated by htis turn of ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: anger, rage, wrath, crime boss, organized crime, assassin, mob boss, drugged, best friend, gangster boss, danger, hitman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 535
Violent City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of a vicious criminal. However, he is soon ...
Plot: wheelchair, knife, police shootout, investigation, broken arm, hospital, kicked in the chest, partner, deformity, robbery, shot in the side, machine gun ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Forbidden Games (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michael is a private investigator with special psychic powers allowing him to subconsciously see clues in a case. He is hired to investigate the death of the very wealthy Charles who has a very healthy sum of money going to his wife and daughter. ...
Plot: lesbian, seduction, female nudity, lesbianism, erotica, threesome, murder, conspiracy, bribery, psychic
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 9.2
 1.6M
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: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, cosa nostra, greed, mob boss, lawyer, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%