Movies like The Ruffian

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The Ruffian (1983)
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The Ruffian (1983)
Original name: Le Ruffian
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of friends who plan to recover crates full of gold from a fall in Canada.
Plot: mountain, truck, hostage situation, racketeer, lake, disabled person, brawl, practical joke, waterfall, sunken treasure, raft, canoe, cocktail, champagne, eiffel tower paris, gold mine, man in a wheelchair, flashback, shot to death, underwater scene, river rapids, seaplane
Time: 80s
Place: canada

Most similar movies to The Ruffian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, rivalry, gangsters, police and kidnapping mostly in Crime, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Ruffian: Scoumoune (1972), Last Known Address (1970), Money Money Money (1972), Second Breath (1966), The Gypsy (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: revolver, prison escape, shoot out, gang member, extortion, organized crime, judge, police, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, one armed man, bedroom ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: murder, police station, police detective, neo noir, dishonesty, crime, deadly, crimes, investigation, legal, life is a bitch, violence spree ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Money Money Money (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, terrorism, bank, heist, confined, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, hostages, goofy hero, career change ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, clever, bleak, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, one last job, heist, master criminal, robbery, prison, petty criminal, tough heroes, lovers on the run, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 777
The Gypsy (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hugo Sennart is a French Gypsy, wanted by the police for theft. The same inspector who's searching for him is also looking for a jewel thief, Yan Kuq, whose wife has died under suspicious circumstance just after a major burglary. The Gypsy ...
Plot: police raid, beach, binoculars, gypsy, fishing, gunfight, caravan, hold up, car accident, eiffel tower paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, pilot, ocean, graphic violence, friends, adventure, danger, escapades, partners, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, africa, france, europe, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 818
The Wise Guys (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Hector Valentin (Bourvil) returns to France from Canada when he inherits a small sawmill. He has difficulties restarting the run-down operation which has inefficient workers and is hampered by the dirty tactics of its bigger...
Plot: revenge motive, sawmill, gambler, axe, brawl, forest, rivalry, ex convict, convict, auction, dice, parole officer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 368
Birds of Prey (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vera Cruz, 1938. "Le Rital", a tough French hit man, agrees to serve Mexican revolutionaries who want to replace the current President by Chico, an insecure young bourgeois that they intend to manipulate. The killing of the President is to ...
Plot: assassination, individualism, betrayal, murder, gun, politics, hitman, frenchman abroad, revolutionary, killer, panther
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.1
 373
A Fine Pair (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A detective gets involved with the beautiful daughter of an old friend. The daughter turns out to be a jewel thief, who in turn gets the detective involved in a caper in Austria.
Plot: jewel thief, caper, american, twenty something, safe, police captain, sculpture, champagne, villa, theft, thief, robbery ...
Place: austria, rome italy, new york, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rififi in Tokyo (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Van Hekken, an old gangster, arrives in Tokyo to direct a bank hold-up in order to get a very valuable diamond.
Plot: revenge, bank robbery, gangsters, hi-tech, storage unit, planning, gangster, murder, heist, jewel theft, heist gone wrong, jewel thief
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 11K
Shoot to Kill (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, adventure, chase, mountain, serial killer, investigation, wilderness, on the run, fbi, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, vancouver, san francisco, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, police officer, seaplane, arms smuggling, sailor, wound, sailboat, diving, murder, captain, police, underwater
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Running From The Guns (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dave (Jon Blake) and his buddy Peter (Mark Hembrow) are chased by a gang of thugs when they pick up the wrong box from a Melbourne warehouse in this comedy thriller. Instead of toys, the box contains a substantial amount of cash intended to be used ...
Plot: swimming pool, parking a car, opening a door, telephone, corrupt businessman, lighting a cigarette, computer, shot in the leg, moustache, blowtorch, pub, vacuum cleaner ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, espionage, poison, assassination attempt, intrigue, dishonesty, deadly, chase, master villain, leadership, master criminal, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: scotland, europe, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Giant of the 20th Century (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A yeti gets loose in downtown Toronto.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: yeti, framed for murder, betrayal, loneliness, loss of parents, monster, animal abuse, beaten to death, grandfather, child in peril, creature, professor ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Vengeance of the Winged Serpent (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An international intrigue with terrorists threatening to blow up the presidents of the most powerful countries.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: assassination attempt, silly humor, terrorism, dangerous attraction, farce, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, power relations, escapades, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 249
Cold Front (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American cop teams up with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman and together they uncover a plot to hide international terrorists in Vancouver.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: terrorism, police officer, kgb, dishonesty, danger, chases and races, deadly, crime, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, korea, vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Treasure of Jamaica Reef (1974)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adventure film about the search for a more than 200-year-old treasure on the ocean floor.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: shark, sunken treasure, caribbean sea, scuba diving, treasure hunt, killer shark, murder, motorboat, shipwreck, bikini, man in swimsuit
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Troops & Troop-ettes (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cruchot's police office moves into a new building. They do not only get high tech equipment, but also four young female police officers to educate. All of them scramble to work with them -- and cause pure chaos while being distracted by the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: gendarme, comedy of errors, law enforcement, provence, workplace situations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, battle of the sexes, farce, crimes, police detective, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Secret of the Sphinx (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, West Germany, Egypt
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shot on location in Egypt, the story unfurls like an Italian Giallo as a group of people meet under strange circumstances, and one by one they are murdered. Gold is missing so you suspect a thief is trying to cover up his crime but that might be too ...
Style: eurospy
Plot: murder, suspect, gold, missing person, whodunit, crime, crimes, missing
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Day of Thunder (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Day of Thunder is a Hong Kong Crime Drama starring Alex Man.
Plot: sting operation, triad, ex cop, arms deal, organized crime, birthmark, revenge, helicopter, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hostages of Lust (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich family find their holiday island home invaded by a pair of criminals who've just escaped from the local jail.
Plot: violence, escape, revenge, island, female nudity, nude swimming, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, sex scene, large breasts, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 350
Gordon's War (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier comes home to Harlem after a tour in Vietnam and discovers that his wife had become a heroin addict and died of an overdose. Infuriated, he gathers three of his ex-GI buddies and they lay out plans to fight the drug dealers.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, vigilantism, gangsters, partners, chase, buddies, crime, society, chases and races, life is a bitch, crimes, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnaping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, master villain, rescue, leadership, gangsters, heroes, danger, uninhibited rivalry, confined, adventure, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Southern Star (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Comedy adventure based on a Jules Verne novel about the ups and downs of jewel thieves in the wilds of Africa circa 1900. George Segal is the appealing hero-heel and Ursula Andress is visually stunning as the lady in the proceedings. Orson Welles ...
Plot: diamond, geologist, search, treasure, shower, female nudity, money, pursuit
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 186
Lost Seamen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Jean-Claude Izzo, this melancholic movie focuses on three sailors being the last remaining crew members on their ship which is aground in the harbor of Marseille. After the owner has sold the "Aldébaran", only the ...
Plot: female director, masturbation, pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, sailor, tragic event, abandoned ship
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 8K
The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, adventure, crimes, goofy hero, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rivalry, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, price of justice, uncover truth, police corruption, political corruption, murder, legal, crime, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 41K
The River Wild (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: While on a family vacation, rafting expert Gail takes on a pair of armed killers while navigating a spectacularly violent river.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: river, hostage, wilderness, criminal, rafting, family in danger, danger, survival, adventure, hostages, rescue, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Corrupt Ones (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spy accidentally gets an ancient treasure. Several corrupt groups try to steal it from him.
Style: eurospy
Plot: torture, lost treasure, fight, exotic locale, blowtorch, male in bathtub, train, motorboat, spy, fistfight, nightclub, espionage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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