Movies like A Bullet for Pretty Boy

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A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)
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A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A biography of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, a gangster who started his career at a young age after seeking revenge for his father's murder.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, bank robber, gunfight, prison, survival, crimes, vengeance, wedding, gang, sexual relations, clergy, crime, alcohol abuse, farm, on the run, vigilantism, bank, criminal heroes, folk hero, rivalry, reunion, fbi, bully, ladykiller ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: kansas, oklahoma

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Most similar movies to A Bullet for Pretty Boy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry, murder, violence and gunfight mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like A Bullet for Pretty Boy: Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974), Dillinger (1973), Public Enemies (1996), Public Enemies (2009), Capone (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, fighting crime, folk hero, gang, chase, crime, obsessive quest, chases and races ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
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Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tommy gun, bandit, prostitute, murder, true crime, prison escape, gang, gunfight, jail, bank robber, machine gun ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1934, year 1933
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, missouri, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crime, dishonesty, crimes, special agents, confined, law enforcement, criminal heroes, criminal, robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 291K
Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight, bank robbery, master criminal, group of criminals, chase, crime, legendary, organized crime, crimes, partners ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, tucson arizona, south dakota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, police investigation, gunfight, jail, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, murder, brutality, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
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Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, murder, tragic event, justice, crimes, character change, brutality, loss of son, haunted by the past, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mafia (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, and Robert Patrick headline this throwback action thriller set in 1975, and following a renegade cop who skirts the law in order to capture a ruthless crime boss.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, murder, police officer, mafia, profanity, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, swashbuckler, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, mafioso ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: farm, on the run, mob boss, warehouse, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, cons and scams, frame up, disorder, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, murderous pair, chase, fugitives, love and romance, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, vigilantism, murder, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crime, vengeance, tough heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, collector, crime, crimes, small community, vengeance, gang, factory, rivalry, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, kansas, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hard Luck (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three converging story lines involving bootleggers, a serial killer and drug dealers are followed. A former drug dealer tries to go straight, but comes across a stash of stolen drugs. Meanwhile, a middle-aged suburban housewife hides a sadistic and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gangsters, stolen money, track down, chase, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, bandit, crime, crimes, psychopath, rich and poor, interracial relations, gambling, graphic violence, deadly, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Road to Perdition (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time ...
Style: harsh, bleak, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, criminal's revenge, mafia, hitman, bank robbery, manhunt, organized crime, murder, betrayal, criminal heroes, on the road ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, murder, taxi driver, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, crime, deadly, police investigation, manhunt, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Rockaway (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his old friend Dave, who describes the new forces of crime and ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: downfall, soldier, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, gangsters, life is a bitch, gang, law enforcement, homecoming, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Leather Jackets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claudia, a girl who gets around, finally lands her dream man in Mickey. However, Mickey's friend Dobbs spoils their nuptial plans when the thugs of a Vietnamese gangster that he has robbed, come looking for him. In order to save Dobbs, Mickey ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, gang, vengeance, on the run, rivalry, heist, friendship, drug dealing, crime, crimes, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hell's Belles (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When hot-headed Dan out-drives the thoroughly vicious Tony in a motorcycle race and wins a brand new bike, he sets in motion a chain of events that includes one blazing gas station and a disastrous rock slide.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, desert, theft, motorcycle, money, revenge, heroes, escapades, rivalry, adventure, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, drug dealing, police corruption, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, best friends, master criminal, rivalry, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Walking Tall: Lone Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Dallas, witnesses against a drug-lord are murdered in a safe-house.The testimony of FBI agents becomes the only chance to keep him in prison. They are lodged in another safe-house, but the place is invaded and the agents are executed. However, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, gangsters, gang, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, special agents, danger, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gunfight, tough guy, vengeance, gang, buddies, drug dealing, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Devil's 8 (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Devil's 8 is a 1969 film from American International Pictures. It is about a Federal agent (Christopher George) who recruits six convicts to bust a moonshine ring.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: moonshine, undercover, deadly, heroes, criminal heroes, prison, working undercover, prison life, confined, danger, battles, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, robbery, hitman, vigilante, urban ghetto life, vengeance, graphic violence, sexual content, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
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Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, rivalry, police investigation, deadly, crime, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, crimes, danger, lone wolves, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vietnam, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 41K
Lock Up (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, prison warden, life is a bitch, rivalry, prison escape, self sacrifice, vengeance, warden, murder, good versus evil, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, moral dilemma, introspection, police corruption, starting over, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, criminal heroes, urban, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, crime, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, fighting crime, danger, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%