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Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Antonio das Mortes (1969)
Original name: O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: France, Brazil, West Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mauricio do Valle reprises his role as Antonio das Mortes, the troubled hitman from Black God, White Devil. A new incarnation of Cangaceiro bandits, led by Coirana, has risen in the badlands. A blind landowner hires Antonio to wipe out his old nemesis. Yet after besting Coirana and accompanying the dying man to his mountain hideout, Antonio is moved by the plight of the Cangaceiro’s followers. The troubled hitman turns revolutionary, his gun and machete aimed towards his former masters.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, contemplative, stylized, allegory
Plot: revolution, redemption, adventure, crimes, hitman, heroes, rich and poor, injustice, life is a bitch, graphic violence, rebellion, hopes, society, political corruption, dishonesty, escapades, deadly, lone wolves, rivalry, underdog, state affairs, power relations, folk, brazilian, village ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, society and graphic violence mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Antonio das Mortes: Black God, White Devil (1964), A Bullet for the General (1967), Entranced Earth (1967), The Sicilian (1987), The Waiter (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black God, White Devil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the drought-plagued Brazilian badlands of the 1940s, Black God, White Devil explores the climate of superstition, physical and spiritual terrorism, and fear that gripped the country. The central characters, Manuel and Rosa, are on the run, ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: nihilism, graphic violence, on the road, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, opposites attract, state affairs, politics, society, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Bullet for the General (1967)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: El Chuncho's bandits rob arms from a train, intending to sell the weapons to Elias' revolutionaries. They are helped by one of the passengers, Bill Tate, and allow him to join them, unware he is an assassin working for the Mexican ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican revolution, revolution, state affairs, danger, rebellion, heroes, graphic violence, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, united states, sonora, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Entranced Earth (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins opposes two equally corrupt political candidates: a pseudopopulist ...
Style: contemplative, suspense, non-linear, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, idealism, dishonesty, writer's life, life is a bitch, society, graphic violence, media, state affairs, political unrest, injustice ...
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
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The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, political unrest, society, dishonesty, politics, class differences, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, danger, tough guy, gunfight, violence, head bandage, headband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: post civil war, discrimination, crimes, racism, old west, vengeance, americana, injustice, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hate Thy Neighbor (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ken Dakota's search for the murderer of his brother, killed by bandit Gary Stevens, at the behest of land owner Chris Malone. Dakota attempts to bring the men responsible for his brothers death to justice.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: injustice, chases and races, life is a bitch, heroes, rivalry, crimes, dangerous animal, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Assailant (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rebellion, idealism, rebelliousness, racism, injustice, life is a bitch, intrigue, society, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Dead Sleep Easy (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican wrestler entangled with the mob seeks revenge after a group of Mexican migrants are massacred in a human smuggling ring.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, assassination, deadly, danger, collision, hitman, injustice, redemption, gambling, heroes, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gator (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his release from prison, notorious ex-con and moonshine distiller Gator McKlusky moves in with his father in a cabin in the Okefenokee Swamp. His bootlegging plans are cut short, however, when a federal agent tells McKlusky that he will lose ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: motorboat, espionage, sawed off shotgun, politics, crimes, chases and races, lone wolves, undercover, working undercover, political corruption, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zatoichi, the famed blind swordsman, returns to his home village for the first time in many years. He is befriended by Omiyo, who had the same wet-nurse as Zatoichi. He also encounters a boyhood friend, Shinbei, who now is wealthy and appears not to ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, martial arts, gangsters, master warrior, hopes, graphic violence, moral dilemma, homecoming, village, deadly, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 946
Tepepa (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Mexican guerilla leader Tepepa and his gang fight against the chief of police, Cascorro.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, rivalry, escapades, state affairs, chases and races, rebellion, danger, orchestral, crimes, society, on the run, corrupt officer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 354
Devil's Angels (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An exiled band of Hell's Angels strike a bargain with the Sheriff of a local town, let them stay and the town is safe. But a local girl strays into their lair and sparks off a full scale Angel war.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: small town, contests and competitions, chases and races, lone wolves, gang, life is a bitch, adventure, crime, distopia, vengeance, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
Pistol Opera (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As one of Suzuki's last fims, it is related to his 1967 Branded to Kill, either as a remake or sequel. The plots of both films involve a third-ranked hit man deposing the top-ranked hit man to claim the top rank.
Style: psychedelic, surreal, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Town Called Hell (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.4
 970
Gang of Roses (2003)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.3
 110
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have turned to lives of murder, torture and robbery. They ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 327
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Duration: 132 min.
Story: A blind master swordsman attempts to lead a quiet life with his wife but he is provoked back into battle.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Blind Swordsman Samaritan (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 535
Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: state affairs, terrorism, kidnapping, political conspiracy, confined, racism, heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 669
Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, drug dealing, on the run, dishonesty, life is a bitch, fighting crime, crime, rivalry, gangsters, witnessing a crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, crimes, fighting crime, master criminal, bank robbery, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, folk hero, criminal's revenge, manhunt, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 390
The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, showdown, karate, gunfight, abduction, dishonesty, crime, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, usa, new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 2K
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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