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
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, investigation, crime, graphic violence, working undercover, car chase, vigilantism, danger, urban, chases and races, strong violent content, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, tough law enforcer, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), assassin, prostitute, police, violence, train ...
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 realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, law enforcement, deadly and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Violent Professionals: The Boss (1973), Almost Human (1974), The Tough Ones (1976), Syndicate Sadists (1975), Gambling City (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: 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
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100%
 7.3
 2K
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial rapist, psychopath, serial killer, violence, hostage, rape, confined, danger, hostages, child in peril ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
64%
Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, strait jacket, urban, city life, against the odds, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, rivalry, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 ⇓
58%
 6.6
 281
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, on the run, love and romance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, chase, love triangle, fall in love, cons and scams, gambling, happy ending ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: gangsters, fire extinguisher, sniper rifle, violence, heroes, gang, crime, chase, master criminal, fighting crime, chases and races, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 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 ⇓
51%
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 5.8
 988
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, vengeance, vigilantism, criminal heroes, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 628
Street People (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Mafia boss is enraged when he is suspected of smuggling a heroin shipment into San Francisco. He dispatches his nephew, a hotshot Anglo-Sicilian lawyer, to identify the real culprit. The lawyer also enlists the aid of his best friend, a grand prix ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, car chase, driver, smuggling, mafia, buddies, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, drug dealing, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, san francisco, california, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful but poor young girl finds all the money and material goods she never had when she becomes the girlfriend of a crime boss, but soon learns that there is a price to be paid for that kind of life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, bikini, prostitution, fall in love, gory, crimes, criminal heroes, starting over, crime, vengeance, store ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, crimes, vengeance, partners, crime, murder, car chase, investigation, life is a bitch, chases and races, rivalry, hotshot hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Violent Four (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, non-linear, rough ...
Plot: car chase, chases and races, chase, gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, tough heroes, heist, crime, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, deadly, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 574
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police officer, sociopath, city, obsessive quest, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, crimes, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 616
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, martial arts, betrayal, gangsters, police corruption, vengeance, drug abuse, wooing, tough heroes, police detective, partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 1K
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, tough law enforcer, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, urban, cons and scams, vengeance, graphic violence, tough heroes, armored car ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 44K
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, drug cartel, fighting crime, tough heroes, crime, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.9
 195
Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, gunfight, violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 688
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 ⇓
46%
 4.7
 700
Ginostra (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, island, law enforcement, mystery, life is a bitch, investigation, orphan, crimes, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, family in danger, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 6K
Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, car chase, rescue, police investigation, deadly, danger, crimes, chases and races, heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Nite in Mongkok (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, gang war, hitman, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, gang, deadly, prostitute, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cosa nostra, law enforcement, heroes, deadly, criminal heroes, prison life, prison, isolation, rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, new york, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 100 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, revenge, psychopath, deadly, crimes, university, heist, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 2K
Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, gunfight, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
44%
 6.2
 431
The Upper Hand (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. And an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggle business.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, danger, special agents, hidden identity, crimes, chases and races, government agency, heroes, criminal heroes, undercover, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 299
Uno bianca (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police corruption, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, crime, riddles and clues, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, betrayal, murder, crime, crimes, vengeance, criminal heroes, tough heroes, blind ambition, dishonesty, organized crime ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%