Movies like Roberto Succo

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Roberto Succo (2001)
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Roberto Succo (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 'Kurt' claims to be a sales rep. He also claims to be English in spite of his heavy Italian accent. Kurt is an habitual liar and a dangerous driver, at the very least. In the south of France he meets Léa, age 16. Between his increasingly strange dates with Léa, Kurt engages in a number of armed robberies, some successful, some not... The police are perplexed by a series of crimes including disappearances and a murder. They conclude that they are dealing with a madman... After he proposes, Léa breaks up with Kurt. The attempt to find a new girlfriend leads to a shooting by Kurt, now calling himself André. Léa's information identifies Kurt/André as Roberto Succo, psychiatric patient and parental murderer. The police hunt for Roberto covers three countries.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: serial killer, true crime, prison, murder, rape, crimes, female nudity, kidnapping, on the road, corpse, gun, gore, laundry drying on clothes line

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Most similar movies to Roberto Succo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about murder, prison, crimes, deadly, true crime, female nudity and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Roberto Succo: The Executioner's Song (1982), Murder One (1988), The Craigslist Killer (2011), She Made Them Do It (2013), Crazy Joe (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Executioner's Song (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, death row, crimes, death sentence, prison, courtroom drama, price of justice, confined, journalism, legal, going straight, true crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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95%
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Murder One (1988)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This crime drama is based on the true story of Billy Isaacs. Freshly escaped from prison, Isaac is picked up by his brothers, and the entire dysfunctional brood embarks on a crime spree that takes them through a dozen states, claiming the lives of ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, rape, murder of family, mass murder, true crime, sex crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime spree, life is a bitch, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Craigslist Killer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Philip Markoff, a charismatic and popular med student at Boston University, leads a double life as a brutal and cruel sexual deviant who abuses prostitutes he finds via Craigslist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, true crime, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, crimes, unlikely criminals, computers and web, suicide, double life, serial rapist, medical student, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, femme fatale, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, lifetime, investigation, convict, runaway, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.2
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Crazy Joe (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, prison, bandit, jail, crimes, society, gang, criminal heroes, heist, store, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: psychotronic, neo noir, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, prison, gang, great depression, robbery, homosexual rape, sex crime, incest, suicide, sexual abuse, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: arkansas
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45%
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In Her Name (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1982, André Bamberski learns about the death of his 14 year-old daughter, Kalinka, while she was on vacation with her mother and stepfather in Germany. Convinced that Kalinka’s death was not an accident, Bamberski begins to investigate. A ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, rough, suspense, non-linear
Plot: murder of daughter, rape of a girl, investigation, loss of daughter, death of daughter, murder, flashback, tragedy, kidnapping, human rights, husband wife relationship, autopsy ...
Time: year 1974, 90s, 80s, year 2009
Place: germany, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, police investigation, prohibition, brutality, jail, gunfight, mafia, crimes, murder, female nudity, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The disturbing true-story of Lisa McVey, who was abducted in 1984 but later released by her abuser, only to have people question her story.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, touching, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, true crime, psychopath, rape, kidnapping, kidnapped girl, kidnapped, child abduction, abduction, police detective, parents and children, autobiography ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murderous Maids (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two chambermaids (the Papin sisters) of 1930s France who murdered their employer and her daughter. Christine Papin (Sylvie Testud), and Léa Papin (Julie-Marie Parmentier) are sisters with an already troubled past. Madame ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
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Time: 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pleasures of the Flesh (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman blackmails the lovelorn reprobate Atsushi into watching over his suitcase full of embezzled cash while he serves a jail sentence. Rather than wait for the man to retrieve his money, however, Atsushi decides to spend it all in ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, sexy ...
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lyle and Eric Menendez were nice, educated boys from Beverly Hills, which makes the murder of their parents even more inexplicable. Never-before-seen details emerge in this investigation into their lives.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, patricide, true crime, murder trial, matricide, family secret, family relations, mystery, uncover truth, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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3096 Days (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abuse, pedophile, rape, life is a bitch, psychological torture, missing child, captivity, survivor, confinement indoors, confined, rape victim ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Lepke (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, cynical, rough, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: prison, brutality, criminal, convict, gangsters, dark humor, crimes, murder, eccentricity, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cult leader Warren Jeffs rises to power in the polygamist Mormon sect once headed by his late father, but some of his wives fight back to bring him to justice. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, thought provoking, factual, serious
Plot: mormon, forced sex, prison, true crime, isolated community, sex scandal, religious fanatic, sexualized violence, sexual abuse, religions or cults, scandal, rapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Red Letters (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Elizabeth Smart Story (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, cousin, psycho, two killers, strangler, police detective, psychopath, investigation, rape, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cosa nostra, gangsters, mafia, female nudity, italian mafia, murder, kidnapping, tough heroes, rise and fall, law enforcement, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angel of Evil (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Romania
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Italy in the 1970s, VALLANZASCA is the true story of the Italian underworld’s most infamous outlaw. A criminal by age 9, Renato Vallanzasca grew up to become the country’s most notorious mobster before the age of 27. Vallanzasca and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Preacher (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Different solution new movie ;-) The Preacher tells the story about the rise and fall off a dutch mafiaboss. The movie is based on the story of Klaas Bruinsma.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitman, gunfight, organized crime, serial killer, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 132
Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 125 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: italian mafia, murder, kidnapping, gangsters, rescue, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, mafia, drugs, hitman, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
Style: political, disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: anarchist, courtroom, lawyer, electric chair, death sentence, immigrants, courtroom drama, police, anarchism, justice, political persecution, miscarriage of justice ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 5K
Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, political, sexy, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape and revenge, poverty, women, gang, rape, indians, vengeance, kidnapping, sexual abuse, assassination, village life, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, year 1981, year 1968 ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 130K
Papillon (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.
Style: inspirational, psychological, bleak, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: prison escape, prison, human spirit, runaway, escape attempt, prison life, criminal heroes, survival, escape, false accusation, life sentence, brutality ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%