Movies like The Gang

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The Gang (1977)
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The Gang (1977)
Original name: Le gang
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, but how long will their luck last?
Style: tense, sincere, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gangsters, heist, gang, chase, law enforcement, police investigation, dishonesty, criminal heroes, police, robbery, siege, marriage, chases and races, crime, gangster, crimes
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Gang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about criminal heroes, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races and heist mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Gang: The Upper Hand (1966), The Fighter (1983), Borsalino (1970), Blood on the Streets (1974), The Sewers of Paradise (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, disorder, gang, hidden identity, special agents, journalism, government agency, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, cuba, paris france
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95%
 6.3
 1K
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, ex convict, diamond, warden, crime and punishment, coldhearted, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, vengeance, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.9
 4K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, tough heroes, ex convict, boxing, italian mafia, organized crime, interwar period, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, south of france, provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: exciting, tense, cynical, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, interwar period, criminal, loss of partner, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, criminal's revenge, violence spree, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Sewers of Paradise (1979)
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, storage unit, bank, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, master criminal, shop owner, caper, recruiting, master thief ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, graphic violence, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 3K
Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, neo noir, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, robbery, prison, heist, gangsters, mind game, police corruption, psychopath, track down, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, escaped prisoner, betrayal, suspense, heist, criminal, organized crime, righting the wronged, escape ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, mafia, organized crime, sicilian, female nudity, revenge, prison escape, trippy, criminal, human trafficking, robbery ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, france, venice, paris france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 1K
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 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, rough, suspenseful, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, tough heroes, police detective, loss of partner, vengeance, dishonesty, investigation, tough law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, armored car ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 728
Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, family business, family life, police detective, family relations, graphic violence, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 2K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, downfall, rivalry, unfulfillment, blind ambition, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, criminal, graphic violence, sexual content, nude ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 340
Uno bianca (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Rimini, 1991. For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police corruption, police investigation, criminal heroes, police detective, law enforcement, terrorism, riddles and clues, heist, mafia, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, gang, law enforcement, working undercover, marijuana, loss of partner, car chase, gangsters, police procedural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Not For, or Against (Quite the Contrary) (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, serious, exciting, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, robbery, dishonesty, murder, bank robbery, jewelry, betrayal, criminal, criminal heroes, prostitute, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, prison escape, on the run, chase, escape, heist gone wrong, violent behavior, hitman, murder, haunted by the past, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 668
Action Man (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 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: cynical, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, restaurant, kidnapping, bank, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, rescue, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, on the run, crime gone awry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.3
 737
B.U.S.T.E.D (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, strong violent content, friends, gang, going straight, rivalry, hopes, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, abduction, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, disorder, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, gang, heist, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: on the run, rivalry, master criminal, tough law enforcer, gang, track down, partners, police investigation, law enforcement, heist, stolen money, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Any Number Can Win (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Charles, a sixty-something career criminal, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, gangsters, caper, thief, crime gone awry, robbery, organized crime, mafia, one last job, storage unit, heist gone wrong ...
Time: 60s
Place: cannes, france, cote d'azur, french riviera, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 328
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, mafia, exploitation, murder, gang, dishonesty, on the run, witnessing a crime, legal, rebellion, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.8
 2K
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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, police detective, law enforcement, police chase, revenge, police officer, boy, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Assault on the Pay Train (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film about the true events in Rio de Janeiro, in 1960, when a gang having the infamous outlaw Tião Medonho as a leader performed a sensational railroad hold-up on a train carrying a small fortune.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, train, slum, railway, social injustice, gangsters, criminal heroes, gang, crime gone awry, disorder, car accident, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Fire Engine That Disappeared (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A routine mission ends up in a flaming inferno when a house suddenly explodes. It looks like a spectacular suicide attempt but the technical investigation reveals unexpected evidence. Beck and his men are soon on the tracks of a narcotic syndicate...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, mysticism, police, dishonesty, chase, law enforcement, manhunt, ocean, police procedural, murder, police brutality, drug dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, betrayal, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, gang, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, organized crime, lesbian, mafia, violent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: gangsters, heist, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, betrayal, criminal heroes, partners, crime gone awry, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 53K
Le Samurai (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, loner, solitude, loneliness, police investigation, assassination, chase, betrayal, suspense, character study, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Violent Four (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.
Style: non-linear, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: police, gangsters, police officer, robbery, politics, car chase, theft, anarchist, dishonesty, rivalry, gang, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%