Movies like Johnny Cool

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Johnny Cool (1963)
 6.4
 1K
Johnny Cool (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A deported gangster trains an Italian convict to take over his operations in the U.S.
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tragic ending, noir
Plot: gangsters, vendetta, hitman, serial killer, police, mafia, violence, betrayal, murder, tough guy, villain, male female relationship, cold blooded killer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, villain played by lead actor, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry, deportation, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, martial arts, bandit, killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, usa, europe, new york, las vegas, beverly hills

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Most similar movies to Johnny Cool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about gangsters, crimes, rivalry, murder, violence, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Johnny Cool: The Boss (1973), The Italian Connection (1972), Get Carter (2000), Code of Silence (1985), Stiletto (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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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: noir, cynical, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, police, mafia, exploitation, italian mafia, police officer, martial arts, hitman, kidnapping, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Italian Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, hitman, police, police officer, manhunt, female nudity, revenge, italian mafia, pimp, scapegoat, loss of daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, new york, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 35K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, murder, vengeance, lone wolves, revenge, brutality, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, las vegas, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, police, revenge, mafia, fight, chase, gangsters, police officer, hitman, police investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Breach of Faith: A Family of Cops II (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The family of cops is back, this time dealing with the murder of a priest tied in with the Russian Mafia, who proceed to try to draw the family off the case.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, hitman, murder, nypd, russian mafia, mafia, murder mystery, gunfight, police detective, church, gangsters, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 3K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, dishonesty, police detective, criminal's revenge, betrayal, tough heroes, rivalry, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, gangsters, rivalry, elderly, aging, one last chance, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, mafia, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
48%
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 6.5
 20K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, police, criminal heroes, crimes, family problems, money, love, dishonesty, betrayal, family reunited, rivalry, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, gangsters, on the run, gang, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
 6.4
 4K
Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tough guy, exploitation, legal, martial arts, racism, police corruption, violence, criminal, mafia, gang war, power ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1953, 50s, year 1965 ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, exploitation, crimes, murder, police corruption, african american, kidnapping, grizzly bear, violence spree, city life, racism, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 139K
Payback (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, robbery, betrayal, organized crime, money, mafia, heist, crimes, gangsters, greed, prostitute ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Carlito's Way: Rise to Power (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jay Hernandez (Friday Night Lights), Mario Van Peebles (Ali), Luis Guzmán (Carlito's Way) and Sean Combs (Monster's Ball) star in the gripping tale of the early years of gangster legend Carlito Brigante. Seduced by the power of the brutal ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, gang, mafia, crimes, best friends, betrayal, master criminal, police corruption, vengeance, tragic hero, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, hitman, retiring, criminal heroes, crimes, immaturity, police brutality, police, violence, murder, train ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blood of Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his inner circle, Quinn is set up and arrested. His father, the ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, twists and turns, organized crime, murder, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, debt, spy, redemption, introspection, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, social decay, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, hidden identity, cons and scams, fish out of water, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 3K
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, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, rape, psychopath, hostage, police, confined, child in peril, violence, police officer, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Don Is Dead (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his mistress is murdered a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, murder, betrayal, hitman, female nudity, mob boss, showbiz, frame up, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, florida, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gang war, gangsters, crimes, betrayal, violence, prohibition, hitman, rivalry, duel, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1932
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police officer, chase, psychopath, vengeance, vigilantism, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, gang, crimes, revenge, psychopath, police investigation, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, chase, police, conspiracy, deception, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, prisoner, criminal, disorder, graphic violence, criminal heroes, christmas, diamonds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, martial arts, yakuza, gangsters, undercover agent, heroes, murder, showdown, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, criminal heroes, woman in danger, murder, husband wife relationship, catholic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: hitman, nightclub, undercover, disorder, interpol, working undercover, who done it, kidnapping, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, europe, london, england, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: auto mechanic, taxi driver, woman with a gun, teenager, gangsters, vengeance, murder, psychopath, hitman, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%