Movies like Giovanni Falcone

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Giovanni Falcone (1993)
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Giovanni Falcone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the first ever "anti-mafia judges pool" established in the '80s at the Palermo Courthouse, in Sicily, in the '80s, while two mafia families started a 10-year-long war to obtain the complete control of smuggles. Giovanni Falcone was the most important of them: he discovered the liaisons between mafia and politicians, working along with Rocco Chinnici and Paolo Borsellino. Rocco Chinnici was killed by Mafia in the middle '80s, with a bomb. Giovanni Falcone was killed by mafia in 5/23/1992, with more than 100 kilograms of TNT placed under the highway between Palermo and the Punta Raisi airport, and he died along with his wife and three police officers from the VIP Protection Bureau. Paolo Borsellino was killed by mafia 50 days later, with a bomb-car placed under his mother's house, and he died along with many police officers from the VIP Protection Bureau.
Plot: mafia, police officer, heroes, police, death, murder, judge, carabinieri, controversy, police officer killed, bombing, true crime, italian police, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer bombed, killed in police car, police officer shot in the head, police lineup, police escort
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy

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Most similar movies to Giovanni Falcone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and disturbing films with plots about police officer, police officer shot, carabinieri, police officer killed, mafia, police and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Giovanni Falcone: A Judge of Honor (2004), Pizza Connection (1985), Poliziotti (1995), Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995), Lucky Luciano (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Judge of Honor (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1980 Paolo Borsellino was appointed with the preliminary investigations and the task of setting up a team which would later become the famous anti-mafia pool, investigating into the criminal activities of various mafia bands, in particular the ...
Plot: judge, mafia, police officer, carabinieri, true crime, police officer killed, assassination, italian police, bomb, crimes, police officer shot, police escort ...
Place: italy, sicily
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95%
Pizza Connection (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, his younger brother, for some help. Michele is a good guy not ...
Plot: heroine, junkie, siblings, cosa nostra, boss, police, brother brother relationship, striptease, pizza, police officer, hitman, sicilian ...
Place: italy, palermo italy, new york, sicily
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77%
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Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When young cop Andrea is assigned to keep watch over dangerous Godfather Sante, who's in hospital after a fake suicide attempt, the stage is set for disaster.
Plot: carabinieri, police, italian police, male nudity, drugs, female nudity, police officer killed, police officer, suicide, explicit sex, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious ...
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70%
Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Turi Leofonte (Giannini) is a former mafioso who accepts to be a witness at a process involving very important people in the organization. For the Mafia, Leofonte is dangerous, that's why he has to be killed. A police group led by Nino Di ...
Plot: court, revenge, friendship, soldier, police, chase, gunfight, drugs, murder, child murder, violence, betrayal ...
Place: palermo italy, milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: talky, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, cosa nostra, ambition, social decay, political corruption, deportation, life is a bitch, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, legal, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, sicily, usa, europe, new york
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100%
The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, politics, conspiracy, bank, mafia, investigation, uncover truth, manipulation, gangsters, crimes, legal ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, palermo italy, london, rome italy, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Milan Palermo - The Return (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 11 years in prison, Mafia accountant Turi Arcangelo Leofonte can return to freedom.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: police officer, italian police, mafia, bandit, crimes, partners in crime, criminal, crime boss, criminal underworld, organized crime, mafioso, gang ...
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50%
Placido Rizzotto (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One man's fight against organized crime proves to have devastating consequences for himself and his loved ones in this drama from Italy. As a young man, Placido Rizzotto (Marcello Mazzarella) saw his father imprisoned by police for a crime he ...
Plot: shepherd, carabinieri, assassination, post war, mafia, murder, labor union
Time: 1940s
Place: southern italy, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 577
I Am Afraid (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: years of lead, judge, paranoia, police, conspiracy, bodyguard, surveillance, carabinieri, assassination, terrorism, police officer, police corruption ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Big Family (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two mafia bosses, Don Antonio Marchesi and Don Peppino Scalise, battle over building contracts in Palermo.
Plot: mafia, organized crime, police, police shootout, police officer, corruption, sicilian, police raid, mob boss, police uniform stolen, police officer shot, italian american
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, murder, kidnapping, rise and fall, law enforcement, ambition, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 24
Vite perdute (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Plot: car chase, traffic policeman, carabinieri, police officer killed, police officer, police chase, italian police, police officer shot in the head, killed in police car, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: police, judge, mafia, murder, assassination, sicilian, carabinieri
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 184
The Warning (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is a law police officials obey out of fear. A rule chilling in its simplicity. Accept corruption...or die! They have sealed an unholy alliance. The great banks of Europe. And the blackhearted underworld empire. Together, with their matchless ...
Plot: italian police, organized crime, police captain, car accident, impersonating a police officer, surveillance, disguise, police officer killed, violence, bloodbath, murder, police investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: killer, murder, police, politics, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, political, enigmatic ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, photographer, blackmail, state affairs, head of state, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, 90s, year 1991 ...
Place: italy, europe, vatican, ussr, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Milano Violenta (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves decides to hit the headquarters of Aspex. The police intervened and only two of the robbers managed to escape with the loot, while the other two are forced to take hostages to escape. The police started investigations but also the ...
Plot: robbery, carabinieri, police shootout, police officer killed, police raid, crimes, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot, police escort, killed in police car, police officer shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: murderer, police, island, police shootout, helicopter, murder, organized crime, assassination, training, police officer, truck, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Double Game (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drugs, murders, robberies. In Turin, violence is an everyday fact of life, but a mysterious vigilante starts cleaning up the streets. In fact, the killer is a cop, Moretti, who went undercover to do the dirty work he couldn't do in cop's ...
Plot: rape, betrayal, violence, police officer killed, corrupt cop, brutality, violence against women, bloodbath, police corruption, police shootout, police officer, exploding airplane ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
La banda Vallanzasca (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Convict Roberto murders a guard and escapes from jail with his cellmate. Once free he joins a group of gangsters and becomes a professional hitman. The gang abduct a young woman and when one them attacks her, Roberto shoots him and takes her to an ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, police, traffic policeman, bandit, police officer, ransom, prison escape, jail, terrorist, escape, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Come Into the Light (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A priest (Zingaretti - Inspector Montalbano) attends his new parish only to find the church empty, the locals uninterested and their children rude and abusive. He very gently sets about winning over first the children by providing them with a place ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, factual
Plot: priest, mafia, murder, hopes, mob boss, hitman, church, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, showdown, catholic priest ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, sicily, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 11K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, suspense, intense, captivating, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, organized crime, informant, gangsters, assassination, judge, assassination attempt, court, death threat, murder, italian history ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, rio de janeiro, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Crime Boss (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hit man Antonio Mancuso travels to Italy to make the big time. He meets and befriends Mafia boss Don Vincenzo. Mancurso becomes part of the organization and the more he gets to know Vincenzo the more he wants his job but Mancurso will learn that ...
Plot: hitman, mafia, police officer killed, police chase, impersonating a police officer, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, police uniform stolen, police officer bombed
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: court, family relations, scandal, corruption, politics, political scandal, banker, sicilian, murder, power, death threat, political corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, milan italy, vatican, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
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The Hired Gun (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fabio Testi is an undercover cop doubling as the bodyguard (hence, “Gorilla”) of a cantankerous middle-aged industrialist targeted for extortion.
Plot: police officer killed, police shootout, police officer, police lineup, police officer kicked, shootout at a train station, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Mafia Triangle (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Neapolitan camorra boss has retired from business but when his wife gets killed he gets back into action, and goes to the States to get his revenge.
Plot: camorra, mafia don, police officer, italian american, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
Place: italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 1K
Forever Mary (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prison, youth, juvenile delinquent, reformatory, school, reform, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, transvestism, teachers and students, prison life, idealism ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 507
Highway Racer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli stars as a hot-shot police driver who has more guts than brains, often landing him in hot water with his middle-aged mentor, who was once a legendary police interceptor responsible for numerous large scale arrests.
Plot: police officer killed, police chase, carabinieri, police officer, car chase, police escort, police officer knocked unconscious, killed in police car, shower scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: radio, assassination, rebelliousness, gangsters, fighting the system, idealism, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty, political activist, painting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cops and Robbers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cops and Robbers depicts a city where ordinary citizens hold little trust for the police; far removed from the post-ICAC Hong Kong of today. "Can't even look after their own guys," a man grumbles in a roast shop after the bank ...
Plot: police officer killed, police shootout, police officer, bank robbery, stolen gun, police officer shot through the heart, police officer stabbed, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the head, police officer shot, police funeral
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%