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Death of a Philatelist
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: anonymity, collection, cashier, hidden money, manager, set up, investigator, room, safe, dead man, investigation, arrest, banker, threat, ship, sea, revolver, son, stolen money, cruise ship, gun, murder, police, telephone call, money

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, police, violence, death, crimes, gun and money mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Death of a Philatelist: Farewell, Friend (1968), Young, Violent, Dangerous (1976), The Memory of a Killer (2003), Chicago Overcoat (2009), Fear Is the Key (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Farewell, Friend
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, french noir
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, marseille, paris france, congo
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Young, Violent, Dangerous
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paul, Joe and Louie are three young men from good families who decide to go on a bloodthirsty and pointless crime spree, much to the dismay of paul’s girlfriend (Eleonora Giorgi) and the local police commissioner (Tomas Milian). the group starts ...
Style: surprise ending
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Place: milan italy, italy
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Samuel Fuller's Street of No Return
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renowned director Samuel Fuller's final film stars Keith Carradine as a former pop music star whose career was cut short after his throat was slit for dating a gangster's girlfriend. Carradine roams the country as a vagrant, until the day ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, gangsters, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, hitman, chases and races, life is a bitch, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
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    User:   61%
 
The Memory of a Killer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are one of the best detective teams of the Antwerp police force. When they are confronted with the disappearance of a top official and the murder of two prostitutes, the trail leads to the almost retired assassin Angelo Ledda. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, memory loss, hitman, undercover cop, police, corruption, revenge, assassin, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: belgium, europe, spain, antwerp, brussels ...
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Chicago Overcoat
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, drugs/alcohol, gory, aging, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, elderly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   60%
    User:   69%
 
Fear Is the Key
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, criminal's revenge, crime, airplane, dedicated lawyer, unlikely criminals, witnessing a crime, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, revenge, danger, frame up ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
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Blood Father
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Style: road movie, suspense, intense, bloody, melancholic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, gunfight, redemption, chase, violence, revenge, motorcycle, hitman, brutality, betrayal, road trip, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, new mexico, santa monica california
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 6.6
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New Jack City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gangster, Nino, is in the Cash Money Brothers, making a million dollars every week selling crack. A cop, Scotty, discovers that the only way to infiltrate the gang is to become a dealer himself.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hip hop, crime, gangsters, chase, addiction, drugs, undercover cop, gangster, mafia, gunfight, vengeance, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
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Amber Alert: Terror on the Highway
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man kidnaps two girls in Oregon triggering the Amber Alert system throughout many surrounding states.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
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Walking Tall
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, tough heroes, vigilante, sheriff, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
 5.6
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Quick
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, mafia, femme fatale, female assassin, hitman, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
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Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 7.5
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Money
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Country: France, Switzerland
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    User:   56%
 
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Trouble Man
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   43%
 
Prince of the City
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Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
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To the Last Limit
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An ex-convict Viktor Dremov, who is also an ex-boxer, tries to mend his ways and start a new life but his former girlfriend is marrying another man (some old antiquarian), while local thugs rob him of his car and press him constantly trying to make ...
Plot: playing guitar, black pantyhose, shooting, ex girlfriend, car driving, bathhouse, racketeer, case, death by shooting, drinking, singing, restaurant ...
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    User:   50%
 
The Devil's Own
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Story: Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
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Super Fly
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: Super Fly is a cocaine dealer who begins to realize that his life will soon end with either prison or his death. He decides to build an escape from the life by making his biggest deal yet.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, drugs, corruption, mentor, drug abuse, addiction, drug dealing, hip hop, urban, gunfight, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 269
Gangster Ka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A film based on a book by Jaroslav Kmenta tells the story of a mafioso who got rich by tax fraud of billions of crowns in transactions with petroleum products and who later tried to gain control of the state-owned petroleum concern. The main ...
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    User:   55%
 
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
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: realistic, bleak, intellectual, rough, serious ...
Plot: idealism, terrorism, politics, rebellion, german, fighting the system, revolution, brutality, violence, capitalism, assassination, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1977 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, east germany, west germany ...
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
8 Million Ways to Die
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, tough law enforcer, alcoholic, downfall, going straight, prostitute, murder, rehabilitation, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 4.8
 583
Firepower
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mercenary is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal, a woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, tough heroes, crimes, jeep, seaplane, bulldozer, hitman, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
The Grissom Gang
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Grissom Gang is a remake of the notorious 1949 British melodrama No Orchids For Miss Blandish. Kim Darby plays a 1920s-era debutante who is kidnapped and held for ransom. Her captors are the Grissoms, a family comprised of sadists and morons, ...
Style: serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, gory, criminal's revenge, gangsters, hostages, crime gone awry, kidnapping, parents and children, criminal gang, nightclub singer, missing person ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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Scarface
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, mafia, gory, drug abuse, gunfight, gangster, violence, drugs, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, colombia, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   34%
 
 7.5
 4K
The Mission
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Triad boss Lung (Eddy Ko), who has just escaped being killed in an assassination attempt hires the killers Curtis (Anthony Wong), James (Lam Suet), Mike (Roy Cheung), Roy (Francis Ng) and Shin (Jackie Lui) for his protection.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, assassination attempt, friendship, forbidden love, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 4.1
 270
Hollywood Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
Plot: husband wife relationship, foot chase, father son relationship, swimming pool, sandwich, kidnapping, police car, shot to death, handcuffs, bedroom, blonde, brunette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
Shaft in Africa
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective John Shaft travels incognito to Ethiopia, then France, to bust a human trafficking ring.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, slavery, secret agents, sex, gunfight, male nudity, espionage, violent, kidnapping, crime, working undercover, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, ethiopia, tokyo, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 7.1
 22
South of 8
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ex-con trying to find work in a new Depression is lured back to a life of crime, but his gang passes the point of no return once they become fugitives.
Plot: filmmaking, bad guy, bank robbery, heist, fistfight, fight, explosion, investigation, knife, cigarette smoking, police, telephone call ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Sensitive New-Age Killer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Plot: handcuffed to a bed, set up, moral ambiguity, shooting, infidelity, dominatrix, handcuffs, shot to death, neo noir, foot chase, husband wife relationship, blood ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 5.6
 29K
The Skulls
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke's exultance at being selected for The Skulls (a secret society bred within the walls of a prominent Ivy League Campus) is soon overshadowed when he realises that all is 'not well in Wonderland'. For The Skulls is a breeding ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: betrayal, college, murder, school, conspiracy, chase, amateur detective, death, car chase, secrets, conspiracy theory, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: connecticut, usa, campus, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
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