Movies like Birds of Prey 1968

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Birds of Prey (1968)
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Birds of Prey (1968)
Original name: Le Rapace
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 take place in a small town whose "great lady", Camito, is an alluring former thespian and the despot's mistress. Things go according to plan as the President commits the imprudence to come and see Camito without his escort. "Le Rital" just has to pull the trigger and his mission is achieved. But to no avail actually as the revolutionaries prove unable to take advantage of the situation. Worse, "Le Rital" finds himself driven to shoot at Chico(without killing him though) whereas he has become close to him. In the end he leaves Mexico for new adventures without anybody knowing that deep inside himself he is a broken man.
Plot: killer, hitman, politics, gun, betrayal, revolutionary, murder, panther, assassination, individualism, frenchman abroad

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Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
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The Assassination File (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ex-FBI agent gradually uncovers the nature of a conspiracy behind the death of a black presidential candidate
Plot: murder, female protagonist, betrayal, conspiracy, fbi, fbi agent, car bomb, female agent, presidential candidate, assassination, video tape, senator
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Moore, leader of the Moore gang, a group of professional hitmen, has been having his four thugs knock off several businessmen in the area. Finally, he decides to have them kill the prosecutor who is hot on his trail. After a few failed ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
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The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, hitman, murder, crimes, law enforcer killer, danger, deadly, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hitman, missing wife, murder, bathtub, snow, betrayal, flashback, female nudity, disappearance, shot in the head, neo noir, death of protagonist ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rene Cardona directs the film version of Jose Leon Sanchez's best-selling novel, which relates the author's 20 years of imprisonment on an island ruled by brutality. When a sadistic man declares himself the boss of an island pueblo, an ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 140 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
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The Inheritor (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
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Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful, stylized
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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: murder, police, killer, politics, crime, crimes
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, serious
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47%
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