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Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment (1973)
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Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment (1973)
Original name: Anna, quel particolare piacere
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful but poor young girl finds all the money and material goods she never had when she becomes the girlfriend of a crime boss, but soon learns that there is a price to be paid for that kind of life.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, prostitution, bikini, crimes, vengeance, crime, fall in love, starting over, store, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, gory, romance, rape, blonde, female nudity, drugs, golf, voyeur, lust, call girl, smuggling, breasts, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, murder, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment: The Violent Professionals (1973), Chandni Bar (2001), Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001), Gambling City (1975), Crazy Joe (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Violent Professionals (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: With or without help from law enforcement officers, a lone individual decides to crack down on the syndicate.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, vengeance, investigation, tough law enforcer, crime, undercover, gangsters, car chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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Chandni Bar (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Chandni Bar, a film directed by Madhur Bhandarkar depicts the gritty life of the Mumbai underworld, including prostitution, dance bars and gun crime.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: female protagonist, gangsters, rape, crime, political unrest, vengeance, rich and poor, crimes, bollywood, criminal heroes, prostitute, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Som and Bank: Bangkok for Sale (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mak, a street urchin in Bangkok, dreams of being a tough gangster. He earns some money as a drugs runner. One day he meets a young prostitute, who turns out to live nearby and they fall in love. After he has delivered a large batch of drugs to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: fall in love, love affair, gangsters, prostitute, siblings relations, love and romance, drug dealing, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police, drugs, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gambling City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything seems to go well until Luca falls for Maria Luisa. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, crime, crimes, on the run, love and romance, chase, love triangle, cons and scams, fall in love, gambling, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Crazy Joe (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The rise and fall of a Mafia gangster, based on the life of murdered New York gangster "Crazy" Joey Gallo.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, prison, gang, restaurant, godparent, psychopath, heist, society, deadly, criminal heroes, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, italy
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Shadows & Lies (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of William Vincent as he recounts the eccentric and curious path that has brought him, at mortal risk, to New York City, after four years in exile, to rescue a woman he scarcely knows, Ann, from the vague crime syndicate that first brought ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: date night, student film
Plot: fall in love, danger, love and romance, woman in danger, crimes, lovers on the run, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rescue, gangsters, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Mack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crime, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, partners, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, family relations, vengeance, murder, parents and children, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, prostitute, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Box (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-con tries to go straight but also wants to get back money he's owed for the job that put him in prison. He meets a waitress who's also seen her share of trouble and they start up a tenuous relationship. Then there's a murder and ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, going straight, criminal heroes, starting over, lovers on the run, love affair, couples, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, love and romance, hopes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Quickie (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic
Plot: russian mafia, gangsters, starting over, road not taken, family life, couples, crimes, crime, dishonesty, tough heroes, hitman, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Malibu High (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a high school senior is dumped by her boyfriend, her grades fall drastically...to avoid failing, she begins seducing her male teachers. Thus begins her downward spiral into drug addiction and prostitution, and ultimately assassinations for a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, prostitution, exploitation, couples, hitman, power relations, crime, innocence lost, drug abuse, on the road, down on your luck ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, non-linear, rough ...
Plot: car chase, rivalry, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, manhunt, tough heroes, deadly, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
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Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A thief, a murderer, and a charming lady-killer, Iwao Enokizu (Ken Ogata) is on the run from the police. Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: rough, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
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Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called Yentown, and it is much like Tokyo. Sixteen-year-old Ageha (Ito), a young girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, forgery, gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, society, destiny, orphan, crime, crimes, immigrants, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, couples, infidelity, romance, drug dealing, crime, store ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Girls Are for Loving (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two women who like control face each other in a battle over jealousy and weaknesses. The US is about to sign a trade treaty with an Asian country; in exchange for friendly relations, the US will loan the Asians money to purchase US goods under ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Gang (1977)
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, ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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99 Women (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Liechtenstein, Spain, Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jesus Franco's campy women's prison film is worthwhile for genre devotees primarily due to an outstanding cast. Mercedes McCambridge is unintentionally hilarious as sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz, spitting tacky dialogue with ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, murder, prison, women's prison, sexual relations, life is a bitch, gender, femme fatale, crime, confined, law enforcement, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, chases and races, crime, rebellion, gang, crimes, rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch, injustice, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, friendship, murder, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, life is a bitch, drug dealing, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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School for Unclaimed Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, youth, crimes, prison, fall in love, teenage life, prison life, school, love and romance, chases and races, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
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37%
Bad Girls Go to Hell (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After housewife Ellen is raped by the janitor she kills him and hits the road. She travels to the Big City where she is repeatedly used and abused. And when she finally finds a safe place to live her landlady's son turns out to be a detective, ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexploitation, rape, murder, exploitation, janitor, sexual abuse, starting over, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 50s
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36%
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Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: lone wolves, gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, profanity, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An innocent American engineer is blackmailed by gangsters into a plot to assassinate his cousin, who is a judge in Sicily fighting the Mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gangsters, deadly, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, rescue, crime, crimes, hitman, gangster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Flipping (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: no overview found
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, wedding, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, working undercover, gambling, showbiz, friendship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Street People (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Mafia boss is enraged when he is suspected of smuggling a heroin shipment into San Francisco. He dispatches his nephew, a hotshot Anglo-Sicilian lawyer, to identify the real culprit. The lawyer also enlists the aid of his best friend, a grand prix ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, car chase, mafia, driver, buddies, crime, drug dealing, chases and races, criminal heroes, track down, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, san francisco, california, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pleasures of the Flesh (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman blackmails the lovelorn reprobate Atsushi into watching over his suitcase full of embezzled cash while he serves a jail sentence. Rather than wait for the man to retrieve his money, however, Atsushi decides to spend it all in ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: prison, murder, obsession, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, embezzlement, political corruption, materialism, jail, prostitute, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan
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