Movies like The Big Racket

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The Big Racket (1976)
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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, gang rape, sex, sniper, martial arts, gangsters, rape, police, violence, heroes, death, hostage, tough guy, warrior, train, drugs, hospital, brutality, gun ...
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, suspenseful, rough and serious films with plots about violence, blood splatter, gunfight, gun, police officer killed, blood and shot in the chest mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Big Racket: High Crime (1973), Contraband (1980), First Action Hero (1994), Colt 38 Special Squad (1976), Street Law (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Crime (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 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: gunfight, killed in police car, police shootout, blood splatter, explosion, pistol, stylized violence, stabbed in the arm, motorcycle, gore, crushed to death, machine gun ...
Place: italy
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100%
 6.5
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, gang, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, track down, deadly, tough heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
First Action Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A maverick cop takes on the seedy criminal underbelly of Miami singlehanded.
Style: cult film
Plot: gun, maverick cop, ambush, explosion, wrestling, hitman, tough cop, mask, police officer kicked, police officer shot, m 16, police shootout ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 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, police corruption, hostage, murder, motorcycle, disguise, machine gun, airport, hand to hand combat, motorcycle chase, punched in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 7.0
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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, rebellion, bulldozer, revenge, corruption, rivalry, crime, urban, vigilantism, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chase, injustice, graphic violence, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, heroes, chase, danger, murder, kidnapping, blackmail, assassination, law enforcement, rescue, confined, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, milan italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 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, helmet, crotch grab, police officer shot, danger, two man army, police vigilantism, motorcycle, undercover, killing a dog ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.0
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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, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, rape, vigilante, murder, hospital, one man army, one against many, surveillance, anti hero, anti heroes, police, rape and revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Heroin Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interpol, undercover, tough heroes, graphic violence, drug dealing, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, reluctant partners, chase, criminal heroes, ego clash ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 362
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, brawl, head blown off, morgue, explosion, melting face, skeleton, person on fire, gore, shot in the head, mad scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: brawl, shot in the head, shot multiple times, police shootout, police officer shot in the back, bus, shot in the stomach, cut arm, violence, police officer shot, shot in the chest, submachine gun ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: private detective, hanged body, stabbed in the neck, death, main character shot, betrayal, pistol, poetic justice, knife, car chase, disarming someone, exploding body ...
Place: san francisco, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 566
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 ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: child shot in the head, dead boy, shot multiple times, tough cop, kung fu, brutality, street fight, baseball bat, blood, shot in the chest, daughter, street shootout ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: military, marine, wrestler, one man army, showdown, rescue, hand to hand combat, police station, martial arts, fistfight, corpse, surveillance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 407
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: neo noir, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: tough cop, ex wife, one against many, blood spatter, shotgun, one man army, male female relationship, urban decay, maverick cop, karate kick, karate chop, blood splatter ...
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, street shootout, death in the family, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, heroes, one man army ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: chase, shot in the chest, shot to death, child driving a car, hospital, martial arts, police officer knocked unconscious, surveillance, shot in the shoulder, shotgun, running out of ammo, mafia ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.9
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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, cynical, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, gangsters, crime, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, gang, dishonesty, vengeance, urban, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 215
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: street shootout, chase, strangulation, beating, tough guy, revolver, one against many, blood, maverick cop, semiautomatic pistol, fistfight, fight ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
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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: flashback, murder of wife, violence against women, shot in the back, shooting a police officer, organized crime, hospital, shot through a wall, police violence, restaurant, torture, explosion ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vigilante, sniper, chaos, police, anti heroes, rocket launcher, anti hero, one man army, hospital, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 381
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: car chase, police raid, drugs, funeral, death, violence, police officer shot through the heart, murder, hypodermic needle, machine gun, police chase, shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, hostage, heist, murder, psychopath, rape, crimes, dangerous animal, criminal's revenge, crime, hostages, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
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Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 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: neo noir, cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, street shootout, lawyer, betrayal, anti hero, jewish american, crime boss, gangster, swat team, card game ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 242
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, martial arts, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 37K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, architect, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crimes, crime, violence spree, obsession, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, shot in the stomach, shot in the leg, shot to death, police chase, exploding car, violence against women, machine gun, motorcycle, shot in the chest, pistol, police officer shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 464
Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A native America named Thunder returns home only to find that his ancestral burial ground is being destroyed by construction workers. He tries to put a stop to it, but the law is not only not on his side, but he is banished from town, beaten up, and ...
Plot: bulldozer, navajo indian, protestor, police officer kicked, tribe, police officer bombed, rpg, killed in police car, explosion, police brutality, fight, bow and arrow ...
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%