Movies like The Squeeze 1978

If you like "The Squeeze" you are looking for suspense, exciting and rough movies about / with heist, safecracker, gang, betrayal, crimes, graphic violence and intrigue themes of Comedy, Crime and Drama genre shot in Italy or West Germany.
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The Squeeze (1978)
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The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, gang, betrayal, crimes, graphic violence, intrigue, vengeance, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), law enforcement, partners, disorder, crime gone awry, buddies, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, golden years, master and servant, cons and scams, police officer, caper, criminal, brooklyn bridge ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to The Squeeze

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, rivalry, heist and disorder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Squeeze: Little Cigars (1973), Grand Slam (1967), This Thing of Ours (2002), Point of No Return (1985), Spanish Judges (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, disorder, love and romance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
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Grand Slam (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Professor James Anders is a seemingly mild-mannered teacher, an American working in Rio De Janeiro. Anders, bored with years of teaching, decides to put together a team to pull off a diamond heist during the Rio Carnival. Four international experts ...
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, clever, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, professor, safecracker, chase, gang, storage unit, diamond theft, burglary, diamonds, frame up, store ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil, las vegas, rio de janeiro, italy, new york ...
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91%
This Thing of Ours (2002)
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Point of No Return (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sequel to "Vabank" (1981), introduces the same characters entangled in a duel between a former safecracker and a crooked bank manager.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, thief, interwar period, hitman, heist, disorder, polish, criminal's revenge, crimes, rivalry, crime gone awry, confined ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, heist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crime gone awry, partners, casino, empire, friends, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Master Touch (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A master thief, just out of prison, concocts a risky final score that would net him over a million dollars.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, safecracker, acrobat, master criminal, cons and scams, frame up, crime gone awry, adventure, criminal heroes, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: hamburg germany, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 217
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, storage unit, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crime gone awry, betrayal, farce, microchip ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, frame up, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, bully, escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 4K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, revenge, murder, prison, hitman, crime gone awry, crimes, rivalry, bank robbery, chase, brother brother relationship, gangsters ...
Time: future, 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Big Swindle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, law enforcement, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, betrayal, bank robbery, twists and turns, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
 844
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 3K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, minimal dialogue, hostage, partners, law enforcement, master criminal, on the run, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, hamburg germany, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 210
Hustle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, rough, suspenseful
Plot: sexual content, femme fatale, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, disorder, couples, dishonesty, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
No Blood No Tears (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Gyung-sun is a washed-up cab driver who has been trying to go straight after years in trouble with the law after being a big-time safecracker. Soo-jin wants to be a famous singer, but lives the life of a trophy girlfriend to her vicious gangster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vigilantism, forbidden love, gangsters, track down, dishonesty, redemption, betrayal, friendship, rivalry, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 2K
Body Count (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of thieves attempt to rob an art gallery, but when plans backfire and one of the men winds up dead, the group head down south, running afoul of the law. Along the way, they meet up with a seductive con artist with ideas of her own.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, art theft, murder, gangsters, on the road, cons and scams, disorder, friends, police detective, criminal heroes, partners, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, exploitation, twin towers, serial killer, italian mafia, organized crime, hitman, disorder, kids in trouble, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Breaking Point (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, mafia, exploitation, murder, rivalry, rebellion, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
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Detour (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the farm on the condition that he must open the dairy and run it ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: on the run, mob boss, warehouse, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, going straight, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Tunnel (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently released prisoner reunites his criminal colleagues to pull off one last heist.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, gang, retiring, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, friends, bank robbery, one last job, career criminal, released from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.9
 4K
Hit the Bank (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, vengeance, polish, betrayal, heist, bank robbery, one last job, gangsters, friends, criminal heroes, thief, interwar period ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rivalry, rise and fall, betrayal, vengeance, ambition, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 247
Maroc 7 (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lady of a top fashion magazine doubles as a jewel thief and becomes involved in Moroccan intrigue.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, intrigue, espionage, rivalry, criminal's revenge, split personality, crimes, law enforcement, secret agents, witnessing a crime, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 1K
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, heist, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: suspense, cynical, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, heist, disorder, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crimes, uncle nephew relationship, greed, last wish, manipulation, femme fatale, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 8K
Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, credit card fraud, heist, race against time, friends, criminal heroes, dishonesty, get rich quick scheme, male objectification, car accident, wealth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, england, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 831
The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, stock broker, gambling, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 704
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, odd couple, crime gone awry, chase, heist, rivalry, murder, desert, kidnapping, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%