Movies like The Big Racket

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The Big Racket (1976)
 7.2
 1K
The Big Racket (1976)
Original name: Il grande racket
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
Style: cult film
Plot: fight, suicide, gunfight, revenge, racketeer, crooked lawyer, beretta, sex, sniper, martial arts, gangsters, rape, police, violence, heroes, death, hostage, tough guy, warrior, train, drugs, hospital, brutality, gun, restaurant ...
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to The Big Racket

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about violence, blood splatter, gunfight, police officer killed, gun, blood and shot in the chest mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Big Racket: High Crime (1973), Contraband (1980), Colt 38 Special Squad (1976), Street Law (1974), First Action Hero (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Crime (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.
Style: cult film
Plot: semiautomatic pistol, hit by a car, car chase, shot in the back, shot point blank, shot in the leg, drug ring, police officer bombed, exploding body, one man army, torture, stabbing ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 2K
Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, violence, track down, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, gang, criminal heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife is kidnapped by a local crime lord, a determined police captain forms his own squad of rogue cops, each of whom wields a .38 Colt revolver. The mission, of course, is to rescue the captain's wife -- but the conflict soon explodes ...
Style: cult film
Plot: criminal underworld, child abduction, hostage, police corruption, shot through a door, brawl, screaming in pain, disguise, one man army, gun, disarming someone, crushed hand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 1K
Street Law (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, corruption, revenge, car chase, rebellion, bulldozer, crime, fighting crime, crimes, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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First Action Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A maverick cop takes on the seedy criminal underbelly of Miami singlehanded.
Style: cult film
Plot: anti hero, police officer kicked, shotgun, blood, police, machine gun, one against many, fistfight, ak 47, ambush, gun violence, police shootout ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, danger, heroes, chase, murder, kidnapping, blackmail, assassination, deadly, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, paris france, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, deadly, danger, rivalry, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, machine gun, newspaper, corruption, gun, dog, brutality, gangster, sadism, hostage ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Day of the Cobra (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American narcotics agent is murdered in Italy. The head of the department decides to hire Larry Stanziani, 'The Cobra'. Larry, a former agent and now a third-rate private detective, uses the opportunity to get even with an old enemy, ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: private detective, main character shot, stabbed to death, stabbed in the chest, death of child, shot in the leg, assassination, mixed martial arts, parkour, maverick cop, sniper rifle, police detective ...
Place: san francisco, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Special Cop in Action (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A school bus with young children being kidnapped. Commissario Betti will solve the case. High action is promised, including hostage, bank robberies, car chases, prison scenes and mafia bosses!
Style: surprise ending
Plot: torture, submachine gun, shot to death, sunglasses, blood splatter, fistfight, shot multiple times, exploding car, crushed head, shot in the back, police chase, hospital ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 529
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 ⇓
56%
The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin returns as Jake Carter where he is assigned to protect a whistleblower who wishes to expose a corrupt military defence contractor. However, the military hires a heavily armed team of mercenaries to kill ...
Plot: wrestler, marine, military, shooting, beating, warrior, arrest, blood splatter, knocked out, assault rifle, female mercenary, police officer shot in the back ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Heroin Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Drug use in the city of Rome is at an all-time high. Children score from dealers in front of their schools, mules waltz straight through airport security, and Interpol's main man, Mike Hamilton (David Hemmings), is at his wits' end. Fed up ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, interpol, ego clash, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, partners, special agents, tough heroes, graphic violence, chase, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 372
Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: tough cop, ex wife, chase, partner, tough guy, knife, blood spatter, police detective, gangster, police, murder, machine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 304
Light Blast (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A crazed physician invents a death ray and threatens to destroy San Francisco unless he is paid $10 million.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, hostage, car chase, shot in the back, blood splatter, person on fire, loss of wife, caught having sex, kiss, shotgun, bloodbath, exit wound ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 197
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, police officer killed, maverick cop, warehouse, beating, police brutality, anti hero, police detective, fight, revolver, chase, bar fight ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 14K
Death Wish II (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul Kersey is again a vigilante trying to find five punks who murdered his housekeeper and daughter in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape, vigilante, murder, surveillance, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Weapons of Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Napoli spara! (internationally released as Weapons of Death and Naples shoots) is a "poliziottesco" film directed by Mario Caiano in 1977. It is an unofficial sequel of Napoli violenta, of which reprises the character of Gennarino (still ...
Plot: shot in the chest, shot to death, child driving a car, hospital, martial arts, police officer knocked unconscious, surveillance, shot in the shoulder, shotgun, stylized violence, chase, running out of ammo ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
 2K
The Boss (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He immediately understands that the author of the bomb attack is Daniello from Don Corrasco's clan. Cocchi is determined to revenge. His ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, hitman, deadly, gang, dishonesty, danger, criminal's revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, sexual content, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 38
Fury in Red (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cop/gangster actioner involving seedy corporate dealings tied with ruthless Vietnamese gangs.
Plot: stabbed in the eye, murder of wife, violence against women, shooting a police officer, organized crime, hospital, flashback, gun, perversion, shot in the back, torture, explosion ...
Place: los angeles, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 296
Silent Action (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A small yet strange series of deaths of people working for the Ministry of Defense and the military hits Italy. Since all of the deaths seem to be accidental or suicides, no alarm bells start to ring anywhere. That's a problem, because the ...
Plot: police officer shot through the heart, hit by a train, riot, surveillance, shot in the back, police officer, shot point blank, police protection, police officer shot in the back, police officer bombed, impersonating a police officer, criminal underworld ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 552
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, handcuffs, held at gunpoint, punched in the face, female reporter, shot through a door, killing spree, overturning car, jewish american, disguise ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 14K
Death Wish 3 (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul Kersey returns to New York to visit his friend Charley, who lives in one of the worst parts of New York City. But when Paul arrives at Charley's apartment, he finds Charley dying after a vicious beating by a gang led by Manny Fraker, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vigilante, sniper, chaos, punk, rocket launcher, revenge, crime, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, danger, heroes, rescue, hitman, martial arts, police investigation, crimes, partners, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 209
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, gang, dishonesty, tough heroes, deadly, heroes, vengeance, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, hostage, murder, heist, psychopath, rape, crimes, crime, chases and races, criminal's revenge, dangerous animal, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Syndicate Sadists (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, tough heroes, investigation, criminal heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, death in the family, graphic violence, heroes, deadly, one man army, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Emergency Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli, a maverick who can't control his ...
Plot: revenge, car chase, machine gun, interpol, concussion, grudge, shot to death, shot in the side, gangster, shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rich and Famous 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Tang Kat-Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, crime, partners, going straight, deadly, danger, criminal's revenge, buddies, heroes, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%