Movies like The Death Collector

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The Death Collector (1976)
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The Death Collector (1976)
Original name: Family Enforcer
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, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, exploitation, serial killer, italian mafia, twin towers, organized crime, gang, hitman, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, kids in trouble, police officer, violence, female nudity, murder, assassination, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey

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Most similar movies to The Death Collector

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Death Collector: Chicago Overcoat (2009), Consignment (2007), Breaking Point (1976), Witness to the Mob (1998), Two Coyotes (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
 6.1
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Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, mafia, exploitation, murder, rivalry, rebellion, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, hitman, courtroom drama, gang, organized crime, italian mafia, rebellion, witnessing a crime, ambition, life is a bitch, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, addiction, crimes, law enforcement, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ⇓
75%
 4.5
 653
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.3
 262
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, urban ghetto, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, sexual content, graphic violence, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: heist, gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
60%
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 704
Backflash (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, cons and scams, odd couple, crime gone awry, chase, heist, rivalry, murder, desert, kidnapping, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 322
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: on the run, mob boss, warehouse, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, going straight, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
56%
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chicago February 14th 1929. Al Capone finally establishes himself as the city's boss of organised crime. In a north-side garage his hoods, dressed as policemen, surprise and mow down with machine-guns the key members of Bugs Moran's rival ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, death, valentine's day, true crime, hitman, gunfight, historical figure, mafia, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, year 1929, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, criminal, criminal gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Better Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Korean remake of the John Woo Classic. One brother is a criminal. One brother is a cop. Both will fight to the death.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, arms dealer, organized crime, crime boss, criminal underworld, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, asia, thailand, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Winner Takes All (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, urban ghetto, friends, drug dealing, society, police investigation, gangsters, partners, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fish out of water, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, tough heroes, culture clash, criminal heroes, dishonesty, organized crime, hitman, spy ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, paris france, europe, usa, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal, missing person, heist, uninhibited rivalry, kidnapping, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, stolen money, gangsters, track down, chase, dishonesty, drug dealing, car chase, psychopath, hitman, drug abuse, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond the Trophy (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, undercover, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, crime gone awry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, brother brother relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, organized crime, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fist of the Warrior (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, dark, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, fighting crime, gangsters, murder, violence, dark past, redemption, medieval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Flipping (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: no overview found
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wedding, hitman, gang, gangsters, friends, low lives, disorder, rivalry, assassination, dishonesty, prostitute, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 201
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, juvenile delinquency, working undercover, police corruption, urban ghetto life, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, neo noir
Plot: murder, gang, racism, police corruption, vengeance, vigilantism, criminal heroes, fall in love, moral dilemma, starting over, introspection, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, kung fu, medieval, yakuza, samurai, fight, hitman, gangsters, tough heroes, vengeance, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
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Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crimes, uncle nephew relationship, greed, last wish, manipulation, femme fatale, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, elimination, power struggle, organized crime, police, gang, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%