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Sammy-Gate
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Story: Equal parts "Dr. Strangelove," "Zelig," and "Network," "Sammy-Gate" takes you on a psychedelic trip into the 1970s polyester heart of darkness. On a USO tour of Vietnam, Sammy Davis Jr. stumbles upon a CIA-sponsored plot to smuggle heroin into the United States. Through comic ineptitude mixed with noble intentions, Davis triggers a chain of bizarre missteps by the FBI, the Mafia, and the Nixon administration that result in the Watergate scandal.
Plot: mob, cia, fbi, mafia, conspiracy
Place: vietnam
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JFK
Drama, History, Thriller
France, USA
189 min.
 8.0
Find Me Guilty
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Germany, USA
125 min.
 7.1
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Most similar movies to Sammy-Gate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about conspiracy, fbi, murder, corruption, violence, mob and betrayal mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Sammy-Gate: Ruby (1992), The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), Find Me Guilty (2006), Casino Jack (2010), JFK (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ruby
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
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Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa
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The People vs. Larry Flynt
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
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Find Me Guilty
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.
Style: witty, semi serious, dramatic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, courtroom, crime, mafia, courtroom drama, lawyer, gangster, organized crime, mob, drugs, court, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
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    User:   53%
 
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Casino Jack
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
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JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
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Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
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Mission Manila
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Web is a desperate man with a dangerous mission. His young brother Tony has mysteriously vanished with a million dollars worth of heroin that belongs to the mob. The mob wants the drugs back...and Tony dead. In the back alleys of Manila, his search ...
Plot: mafia, brother brother relationship, drugs, corruption, agent, murder, mercenary, government, cia, fortune, mob
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System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Unnatural Causes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Frank Coleman is a Vietnam veteran dying from cancer brought on by exposure to the defoliant chemical Agent Orange which he turns to Maude DeVictor, a Veterans Administration benefits counselor who teams up with Coleman to fight a lopsided batted ...
Plot: government agency, government corruption, government conspiracy, chemical, dying man, telephone operator, man in swimsuit, vietnam war veteran, sickness, veteran, cancer, injustice ...
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Under New Management
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sparks and bullets fly when a Wall Street yuppie must steer a Brooklyn mob crew legit before a beautiful FBI agent can build RICO indictments against them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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F/X
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A movies special effects man is hired by a government agency to help stage the assassination of a well known gangster. When the agency double cross him, he uses his special effects to trap the gangster and the corrupt agents.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, clever, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, chase, murder, car chase, assassination, assassin, gangsters, buddies, chases and races, crime, mentor, twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new york
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    User:   50%
 
American Gangster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, intense ...
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The Insurgents
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Malcolm X
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Genre: Biography
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Story: A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her childhood in 1880's Montana, to her last television ...
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Black Mass
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1981, year 2011, year 1985 ...
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Steal This Movie
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, politics, mental illness, surveillance, depression, greed, justice, capitalism, conspiracy, jewish, death, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, woodstock, chicago illinois ...
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Fire with Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, crime, vengeance, vigilante, car chase, chases and races, revenge, crimes, assassination, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans
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Prime Target
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Maverick Cop John Bloodstone is taken off suspension to ferry a Mob Boss into custody. But all is not what it seems.....
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: on the road, crime, bank, crimes, prison, small town, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, special agents, informant, fbi ...
Time: 90s
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Boss of Bosses
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the powerful New York City organized crime boss, Paul Castellano.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, blind ambition, downfall, rise and fall, going straight, murder, legal investigation, hitman, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
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Heist
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: clever, talky, suspenseful, witty, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
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Down on Us
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.
Style: based on supposedly true story, psychotronic
Plot: music industry, backstage, overdose, concert footage, psychedelia, conspiracy theory, orange, cult figure, dying young, rock star, photo shoot, hippie ...
Time: 1960s
Place: california, paris france, woodstock, vietnam
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System:   36%
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The Fifth Estate
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: internet, journalism, politics, corruption, surveillance, betrayal, censorship, against the rules, hacking, justice, free speech, technology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, year 2007, year 2011 ...
Place: europe, cairo egypt, germany, paris france, washington d.c. ...
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System:   36%
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Hollow Point
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, reluctant partners, special agents, track down, crime, chases and races, crimes, danger, undercover, law enforcement, partners, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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    User:   42%
 
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Serpico
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, intense ...
Plot: police corruption, idealism, police, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police investigation, fighting the system, courage, violence, morality, realism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   35%
    User:   35%
 
Executive Action
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, political conspiracy, sniper, assassin, cia, chases and races, crimes, politics, deadly ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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System:   33%
    User:   36%
 

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Gotti
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, parents and children, ambition, crimes, family relations, organized crime, violence, loyalty, godfather ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
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Rated X
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, murder, pornography, rise and fall, drug addiction, drugs, brothers, mafia, drinking, rags to riches, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
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