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The Sewers of Paradise (1979)
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The Sewers of Paradise (1979)
Original name: Les égouts du paradis
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In July of 1976, the Societé Générale of France was robbed of well over $10 million dollars by a group burrowing through the sewers of Paris. This movie is based on a book by the thieves' mastermind, Albert Spaggiari. The famous theft won the nickname, "the great drain robbery," and this romanticized cinematic retelling of the true story stars Francis Huster as Spaggiari.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, storage unit, crimes, crime, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, bank robbery, caper, robbery, master thief, tunnel, planning, master criminal, sewer, recruiting, shop owner
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, nice france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Sewers of Paradise: Not for, or Against (2003), Money Movers (1978), Black (2009), This Thing of Ours (2003), The Gang (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Not for, or Against (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, dishonesty, crimes, bank, murder, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 471
Money Movers (1978)
Genre: Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of crooks plan a heist to steal twenty million dollars from a Security Firm counting house.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: armored car, heist, bank, storage unit, unlikely criminals, master criminal, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, adventure, law enforcement, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.1
 335
Black (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France is getting over a disastrous heist. As he considers going straight, his cousin calls him from Dakar with an easy opportunity.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: bank, interpol, criminal heroes, heist, crime, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, escapades, arms dealer, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, bank, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, betrayal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 5.7
 547
The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sincere, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, chase, crime, gang, heist, police investigation, siege ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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
Plot: heist, crimes, rivalry, danger, life turned upside down, going straight, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, clever, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, heist, one last job, master criminal, prison, robbery, track down, petty criminal, tough heroes, lovers on the run, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
74%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 792
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, love and romance, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, bank, crimes, escapades, bank robbery, family relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Original Gangsters (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: La historia comienza con un robo que se realiza en la Ciudad de México. La banda formada por Carlos, Leonardo, Mónica y Leserio habían pactado viajar a Argentina para lavar el dinero. Al llegar a Buenos Aires se encuentran en una guerra de mafias ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, dishonesty, crimes, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, bank robbery, escape, violence, graphic violence, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, mexico, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, starting over, gang, hopes, revenge, family relations, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
66%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, neo noir, deadly, dishonesty, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, master criminal, heist, track down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 276
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, power relations, disorder, estrangement, family relations, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, crimes, chases and races, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, escaped convict, hold up, betrayal, righting the wronged, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being convicted for fraud, one month has passed since CHOI Chang-Hyuk's release from jail. But this time around he's got and elaborate plan cooked up. It's the biggest bank heist in history that'll make any thief have a wet ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, bank robbery, rivalry, crimes, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 420
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American (Robert Stack) talks a retired French crook (Jean Gabin) into robbing a bank, but kidnappers demand the loot as ransom.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: restaurant, kidnapping, heist, bank, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, rescue, going straight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 512
High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, deadly, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
L.A. Takedown (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Mann's (HEAT, MIAMI VICE) gutsy telefilm tells the tale of two skilled professionals--one a cop, the other a criminal--who aren't as different as they think.Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) is an intense cop on the trail of ruthless ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, graphic violence, crimes, tough law enforcer, urban, uninhibited rivalry, police detective, rivalry, master criminal, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, fish out of water, tough heroes, culture clash, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, paris france, venice beach california, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
50%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, track down, gang, life is a bitch, crimes, chases and races, deadly, rebellion, crime, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, adventure, samurai, law enforcement, criminal heroes, religions or cults, vengeance, martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters, heist, brother brother relationship, crimes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, disorder, heist, gang, gangsters, dishonesty, partners against crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 107
Snow Job (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A famous skier (Jean-Claude Killy), his mistress (Danièle Gaubert) and a ski instructor (Cliff Potts) rob a bank in the Alps and hide the loot in a crevasse.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, skiing, resort, caper, ski resort, insurance investigator, unlikely criminals, master criminal, crime, conspiracy, mountain, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 73
Thief (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A professional thief tries to break with his past but has to pull off one last job to pay off a gambling debt.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gambling, mystery, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, going straight, robbery, gambler, cat burglar ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%