Movies like Salvatore Giuliano

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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and other reprobates were recruited by separatist politicians to do their fighting, and the days leading up to and following Giuliano's death.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, captivating, realistic, contemplative
Plot: gangsters, revolution, politics, betrayal, injustice, rebellion, political corruption, ransom, poisoning, death, mafia, rally, crimes, fighting the system, crime, realism, rise and fall, society, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, criminal heroes, deadly, assassination, social decay, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 1950s ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy, southern italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, society, death, state affairs, politics and corruption mostly in Drama, Crime and History genres. Some movies like Salvatore Giuliano: Lucky Luciano (1973), Hands Over the City (1963), 1900 (1976), Let Him Have It (1991), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lucky Luciano (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucky Luciano is one of the bosses of the Mafia. He orders the slaughter of 40 other responsibles, therefore becoming the only boss. But a few years later he is put into jail. In 1946, he got a pardon and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he begins ...
Style: talky, captivating, contemplative, rough, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, ambition, social decay, political corruption, deportation, legal, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, sicily, europe, usa, new york
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Hands Over the City (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose of the politically driven real-estate ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious
Plot: politics, election, investigation, political corruption, crimes, manipulation, bribery, fighting the system, manipulations, state affairs, dishonesty, lie ...
Time: 40s, 21st century, 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, naples italy
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, war, society, ambition, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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Let Him Have It (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, emotional, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vandalism, jury, injustice, hanging, juvenile delinquency, murder, friendship, death sentence, capital punishment, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two ...
Place: london, england, europe
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Czech Republic
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Der Baader Meinhof Komplex depicts the political turmoil in the period from 1967 to the bloody "Deutschen Herbst" in 1977. The movie approaches the events based on Stefan Aust's standard work on Die Rote Armee Fraktion (RAF). The ...
Style: intellectual, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, revolution, politics, robbery, anti war, political unrest, trial, judge, police brutality, journalist, court, german ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1976, year 1972 ...
Place: germany, europe, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, mexico city ...
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One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: radio, assassination, fighting the system, gangsters, rebelliousness, idealism, crimes, society, dishonesty, rebellion, political activist, painting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, hitman, murder, unfulfillment, ambition, rise and fall, legal, state affairs, special agents, heroes ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, new york
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Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, mafia, funeral, death, terrorism, social worker, estrangement, family problems, farm, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy, rome italy, naples italy ...
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The Bankers of God: The Calvi Affair (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, conspiracy, politics, bank, mafia, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, gangsters, manipulations, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, london, palermo italy, switzerland, new york ...
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The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, political unrest, society, dishonesty, politics, class differences, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: labor union, gangsters, politics, crimes, rise and fall, social activist, political corruption, political intrigue, dishonesty, fighting the system, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: detroit, new york, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
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We Still Kill the Old Way (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A leftist professor wants the truth about two men killed during a hunting party; but the mafia, the Church and corrupt politicians don't want him to learn it.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, bleak, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, gangsters, society, dishonesty, amateur detective, graphic violence, danger, crimes, assassination, life is a bitch, fighting the system, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: fascism, politics, village, social relations, society, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, rebellion, against humanity, military ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936, year 1935
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, rome italy ...
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The Sicilian Girl (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Inspired to a true story, on November 5th 1991, Rita Atria a young 17-year-old Sicilian girl, goes to see an anti-Mafia judge Paolo Borsellino to denounce the Mafia system that was responsible for the murder of her father and her brother. It is the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, village, murder, danger, testimony, family life, youth, witnessing a crime, legal, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1991, 1990s ...
Place: sicily, europe, rome italy, palermo italy, sicily italy ...
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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, legal, family relations, terrorism, strike, terrorist, human spirit, british, fighting the system, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, vatican, england
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Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families, the Camorra in Naples and Caserta. Based on a book by Roberto Saviano. Power, money and blood: these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have ...
Style: bleak, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gang war, juvenile delinquency, criminal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, organized crime, debt, power, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, miami, venice ...
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The Mattei Affair (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, ambition, investigation, media, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, journalism, crime, rise and fall, intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, russia, algeria ...
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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, politics, family relations, uncover truth, society, parents and children, political unrest, haunted by the past, state affairs, missing person, secret, adopted daughter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, bolivia, spain
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Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A chronicle of the 1969 bombing at a major national bank in Milan and its aftermath.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, police investigation, police detective, political conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, deadly, state affairs, politics, crime ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: milan italy, italy, europe
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, cerebral, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, melancholy, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, mob boss, corruption, immigrants, cosa nostra ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
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The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, lobbyist, state affairs, hypocrisy, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, husband wife relationship, bartender ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, bomb, military, resistance, french algerian war, french, freedom, torture, oppression, protest, capture ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1962, year 1956 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, paris france ...
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F.I.S.T. (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: labor union, politics, gangsters, gang, rivalry, legal, crimes, against the odds, campaign, racism, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: washington d.c., cleveland ohio
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The Bodyguards (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film shows the difficulties of an honest, imperiled judge and his bodyguard of four men, trying to clean up a Sicilian town. Corrupt local politicians, working hand-in-hand with the Mafia, will stop at nothing to prevent exposure of their ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, politics, heroes, assassination attempt, gangsters, chases and races, legal, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, police corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, europe, italy
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The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, greed, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, mob boss, crimes, cosa nostra, lawyer, crime boss ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: italy, new york, europe, sicily, usa ...
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The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, suspense, intense, captivating, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, trial, death threat, court, italian history, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, rio de janeiro, miami ...
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Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, cia, politics, political corruption, protest, liberal, photojournalist, police, government, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: leadership, revolution, rebellion, politics, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, folk hero, escapades, state affairs, hopes, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1956, year 1960 ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, argentina, cuba ...
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: ira, civil rights, irish republican army, political unrest, fighting the system, state affairs, society, conflict, life is a bitch, social decay, protest, social problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
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The Laramie Project (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectonic Theatre ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: murder, gay slur, small town, politics, hypocrisy, sin, interview, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, injustice, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1998
Place: usa, wyoming, san francisco, california
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