Movies like The Violent Professionals

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The Violent Professionals (1973)
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The Violent Professionals (1973)
Original name: Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With or without help from law enforcement officers, a lone individual decides to crack down on the syndicate.
Style: noir, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violent death, assassin, gangsters, investigation, car chase, crimes, undercover, graphic violence, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), working undercover, sexual content, law enforcement, strong violent content, tough law enforcer, prostitute, police officer, train, violence, betrayal, murder, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe

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Most similar movies to The Violent Professionals

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about police, police officer, shot in the chest, violence, crimes, blood and shot in the stomach mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Violent Professionals: The Boss (1973), Almost Human (1974), The Tough Ones (1976), Violent City (1975), Syndicate Sadists (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: noir, cynical, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, police, mafia, exploitation, italian mafia, police officer, martial arts, hitman, kidnapping, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
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100%
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Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, rape, psychopath, hostage, police, confined, child in peril, violence, police officer, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police officer, chase, psychopath, vengeance, vigilantism, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 633
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: police, police officer, buddy cop, mass murder, bloodbath, rage, car accident, crime scene, gangsters, restaurant, revenge, car chase ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is probably the best example of a 70's Italian crime movie, though not the "best" movie of the genre (does that make sense?). It has, besides Saxon, an entirely Italian cast but most of them are pretty recognizable regulars in ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: police officer, police, mafia, gangsters, strong violent content, car chase, tough heroes, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, fighting crime, rebellion, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, motorcycle, police officer, police, revenge, crime family, tough heroes, death in the family, vigilantism, vengeance, investigation, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 927
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: police, police officer, italian mafia, car chase, knife fight, brutality, police officer killed, massacre, gunfight, mafia, motorcycle, violence against women ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Gambling City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything seems to go well until Luca falls for Maria Luisa. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, police, casino, poker, gangsters, on the run, crimes, love and romance, chase, dishonesty, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 224
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: police, police officer, police corruption, police chase, police officer killed, violence, violence against women, rape, corrupt cop, betrayal, bloodbath, brutality ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Confessions of a Police Captain (Italian: Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica, also known as Confessions of a Police Commissioner to the District Attorney) is an Italian crime-drama film about a cop starring ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, female nudity, police officer, italian mafia, psychology, gangsters, bureaucracy, police corruption, gang violence, against the odds, heist, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 883
Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: bloody, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic bloodshed, gangsters, betrayal, police corruption, frame up, police, manhunt, undercover, crimes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
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43%
Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: police, murder, gangsters, gang war, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, gangsters, walled city, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, gambling, heist, working undercover, store, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Shoot First, Die Later (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Luc Merenda gives the performance of his career as a highly regarded police detective who is taking syndicate money in exchange for departmental favors. His father, a simple man, also works for the department but on a lower rung; he isn't ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: police officer, violent, police, police detective, dirty cop, exploitation, murder, kitten, police chase, organized crime, male objectification, police officer killed ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Big Racket (1976)
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: police, police officer, revenge, fight, gunfight, suicide, violent, rape, racketeer, crooked lawyer, bomb, car chase ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Badge 373 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When his partner is killed, tough Irish detective Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) vows to avenge the death, whatever the cost. As he begins unraveling clues, his behavior becomes so outrageous that he's obliged to turn in his badge, but the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, sociopath, gangsters, graphic violence, police investigation, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crimes, drug dealing, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
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City on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or ...
Style: neo noir, bloody, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, organized crime, robbery, gangsters, heroic bloodshed, heist, police officer, police, friendship, gang, spy, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, retro ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, prison, police officer, female nudity, revenge, assassination, blackmail, heroes, chase, murder, kidnapping, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, milan italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Destruction Force (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shoot out after a robbery ends with the death of the Chief of Police. Police detective Ghini goes in search of a suspect, Lanza, to avenge the death of his boss. Ghini's search leads him to Belli, a Sicilian gangster and 'Trashy', ...
Plot: police, car chase, robbery, restaurant, female nudity, bus, money laundering, violence, torture, violence against women, criminal underworld, tragic event ...
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38%
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PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, goofy hero, investigation, rivalry, partners against crime, track down, gang, murder, master criminal, tough law enforcer, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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38%
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: police officer, police, hijacking, child abduction, car accident, secret police, martial arts, violent death, bus, hospital, hostage, rape ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, psychopath, crimes, university, police corruption, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, car chase, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: slasher, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, police, cult, police officer, rape, psychopath, hostage, murder, heist, gang, escape, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crimes, gang, drug dealing, tough heroes, criminal heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, napoli italy, naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, hostage, gangsters, chase, betrayal, graphic violence, crimes, rivalry, partners, criminal heroes, police investigation, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Weapons of Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 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: police, police officer, italian mafia, chase, police officer taken hostage, camorra, fistfight, child murder, car accident, combat, fast draw, secret police ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 955
Big Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hotheaded cop Bill Zhu (Lau Ching-wan) gets relegated to the Emergency Unit after a dustup with his inept boss. When the mob kills Zhu's pal and ex-colleague (Francis Ng) during a turf-war hit, he rounds up his motley department cohorts and ...
Style: bloody, exciting, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, swat team, heist, police, interpol, loss of partner, cop as target, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, escapades, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong, east asia, united kingdom, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, ambition, hopes, rivalry, tragic hero, heroes, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 48K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gang, lone hero, justice, drug cartel, vigilantism, violence, corruption, brutality, gangsters, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 2K
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police, revenge, female nudity, lawyer, corruption, rebellion, heist, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%