Movies like Flatfoot in Africa

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Flatfoot in Africa (1978)
 6.3
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Flatfoot in Africa (1978)
Original name: Piedone l'africano
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to Johannesburg to find out what the policeman was working on and to find Bodo.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safari, crimes, gang, heroes, crime, graphic violence, against the odds, law enforcement, escapades, tough law enforcer, airplane, child, party, police, desert, orphan, ambulance, drug traffic, boy, bus, car chase, swimming pool, murder, museum, rhinoceros ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, italy, naples italy, napoli italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, law enforcement, gangsters, police, chases and races and rivalry mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Flatfoot in Africa: The Knock Out Cop (1973), Crime Busters (1977), I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979), Run, Run, Joe! (1974), The Super Cops (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, chase, martial arts, farce, graphic violence, escapades, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, crime, obsessive quest, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flatfoot in Egypt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Rizzo, Bigfoot (Piedone by nickname) and Marshal Caputo go to Egypt and look for Professor Cerullo, who is missing. The professor has discovered an insect that can smell where oil is and lots of criminals are interested in it. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, law enforcement, escapades, danger, partners, missing person, crimes, crime, silly humor, fistfight, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, gang, law enforcement, friendship, heist, confined, crime, dishonesty, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 10K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, friends, heist, law enforcement, odd couple, partners against crime, partners, misfit, buddies, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, animal, animal life, adventure, partners, save the day, odd couple, reluctant partners, siblings relations, disorder, family relations, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, step siblings, disorder, police detective, farce, family relations, buddies, cons and scams, working undercover, rivalry, fighting crime, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Run, Run, Joe! (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a don who they were suppose to protect ends up dead, his bodyguard and bodyguard's friend must go under cover to escape the wrath of mob.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: chase, gangsters, rescue, crime, danger, crimes, escapades, chases and races, sea, organized crime, motorboat
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 785
The Super Cops (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of two New York City cops. Greenberg & Hantz fought the system, became detectives and were known on the streets as "Batman & Robin".
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, sexual content, crimes, fighting crime, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, graphic violence, academy, urban, street shootout, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, buddies, chases and races, partners against crime, chase, law enforcement, master criminal, crime, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 648
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 1K
The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, crime, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, police chase, police officer killed, chase, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Piedone (Bigfoot) Rizzo is accused of drug trafficking. In order to clear his name he has to find out who is the person, from a Mafia ring, who has infiltrated his police department.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, heroin, car, disarming someone, semiautomatic pistol, sword, knife fight, tough cop, sword fight, brawl, machete, blood spatter ...
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 68K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, prison, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, profanity, police officer killed, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 8K
Stander (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, crimes, crime, fighting the system, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rebelliousness, apartheid, violence spree, dishonesty, anti heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 415
Top Squad (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film revolves around a crack squad of female police officers who have to deal with harassment and a lack of respect from their male colleagues, personal issues as well as some serious criminals.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, nothing goes right, partners, tough law enforcer, rivalry, master criminal, reluctant partners, master warrior, track down, chaos and mayhem, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Passion for Danger (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, arms dealing, criminal's revenge, investigation, crime, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, partners against crime, gang, deadly, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
22%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.4
 4K
Bomber (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bomber is an unemployed boat captain. One day he meets Jerry, a manager of boxers who are struck by the force of his fists. That is when they see the chance to win big money.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fistfight, boxer, athlete's life, rivalry, heroes, lifestyle, ambition, sport, power relations, vengeance, training, transporter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 9K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, pirate, heroes, martial arts, police corruption, corruption, police, violence, kung fu, tough law enforcer, rivalry, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 472
Harrigan (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amongst the desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden estate in northern England, one man becomes embroiled into saving what community life exists.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, estate, gang, detective sergeant, danger, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, chases and races, motorcycle chase ...
Time: year 1974, 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 2K
Rough Cut (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gang-pae is #2 gangster in his organization who longs to become an actor. Su-ta is a superstar actor who takes on the role of a gangster in an action movie called Rough Cut. When another actor leaves the set due to Su-tas violent ways, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Plot: filmmaking, celebrity culture, rivalry, tough heroes, paparazzi, gang, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, heroes, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singham Returns is an Indian action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. The sequel to the 2011 film Singham, actor Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, protagonist as suspect, chases and races, law enforcement, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
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Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, gambling, crimes, violence, rage, loner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, law enforcement, nothing goes right, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, bollywood, chases and races, impersonating a police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.0
 2K
The Sweeney (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. The programme's title derives from ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, realism, graphic violence, detective sergeant, detective inspector, anti-hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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