Movies like Gambling City

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Gambling City (1975)
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Gambling City (1975)
Original name: La città gioca d'azzardo
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. Unfortunately for them, she is the girl of Corrado, the son of "The President"...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, gambling, love triangle, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, chase, on the run, dishonesty, cons and scams, love, sex, mafia, martial arts, drugs, prostitute, money, violence, motorcycle, pregnancy, female nudity, betrayal, hospital, crime boss, violence against women ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, violence, rivalry, dishonesty, murder and vengeance mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Gambling City: The Violent Professionals (1973), Mitchell (1975), Caliber 9 (1972), Contraband (1980), Machine Gun McCain (1969). 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, nudity (full frontal - brief), car chase, graphic violence, strong violent content, sexual content, investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.6
 5K
Mitchell (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough-guy cop (Joe Don Baker) pursues two drug runners (Martin Balsam, John Saxon) across the city to bust a large syndicate. Very much an anti-hero, Mitchell often ignores the orders of his superiors and demonstrates disdain for by-the-book ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, chase, crimes, car chase, police corruption, heist, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, city life, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 4K
Caliber 9 (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden $300,000 that should have gone to an American drug ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), organized crime, police, brutality, gunfight, blackmail, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 2K
Contraband (1980)
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crimes, gang, drug dealing, tough heroes, criminal heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving 12 years behind bars for armed robbery, tough guy Hank McCain finds himself the pawn of a ruthless mob runt's rebellion against a high level don. When McCain discovers that he's been betrayed and abandoned by his new ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, on the run, prison, gang, politics, crime gone awry, crimes, gambling, heist, love affair, criminal heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 463
Silent Action (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A small yet strange series of deaths of people working for the Ministry of Defense and the military hits Italy. Since all of the deaths seem to be accidental or suicides, no alarm bells start to ring anywhere. That's a problem, because the ...
Plot: impersonating a police officer, caught having sex, tragic event, police shootout, crime scene, secret police, coup d'etat, secret agents, treason, assassin, impostor, militia ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, graphic violence, vengeance, vigilantism, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is probably the best example of a 70's Italian crime movie, though not the "best" movie of the genre (does that make sense?). It has, besides Saxon, an entirely Italian cast but most of them are pretty recognizable regulars in ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: gangsters, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, car chase, tough heroes, fighting crime, rebellion, tough law enforcer, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Anna: the Pleasure, the Torment (1973)
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 ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, prostitution, starting over, criminal heroes, crimes, fall in love, vengeance, haunted by the past, store, romance, gynecological exam ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Italian Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, pimp, mafia, manhunt, vengeance, graphic violence, scapegoat, loss of daughter, sleazy, frame up, partners, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 2K
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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial rapist, kidnapping, murder, psychopath, serial killer, hostage, rape, confined, violence, child in peril, ransom, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 55K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gambling, crimes, bodyguard, tough heroes, casino, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 319
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: farm, on the run, mob boss, warehouse, disorder, frame up, vengeance, cons and scams, crime gone awry, gang, gangsters, going straight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 2K
Heat (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reynolds plays an ex-soldier-of-fortunish character in Vegas, taking "Chaperone" jobs, fighting with the mob, and trying to get enough money together to move to Venice, Italy.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, con artists, vietnam veteran, mafia, prostitute, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.0
 15K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, love and romance, vengeance, friendship, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 2K
The Boss (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He immediately understands that the author of the bomb attack is Daniello from Don Corrasco's clan. Cocchi is determined to revenge. His ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, kidnapping, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang, crimes, rivalry, confined, criminal's revenge, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, dangerous attraction, love triangle, obsession, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, undercover, dishonesty, gang, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Rulers of the City (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. Though he dreams of one day being rich, he is stuck with the dead-end job of beating up borrowers who fall behind in their payments. After meeting up with Napoli, another mob ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, mafia, crimes, gang, dealing with death, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, hitman, cons and scams, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Code (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dris is an ex-con, living in the borderline between a decent and a criminal life. He has a regular and simple work and lives a simple life with his wife Lise and loves his family. However, his childhood friends from his Arab community, including his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, criminal heroes, gang, going straight, betrayal, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, drug dealing, prison, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, gambling, working undercover, chaos and mayhem, store, heist, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Syndicate Sadists (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, investigation, one man army, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, gangsters, heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, on the run, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes, crime gone awry, violence, criminal, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Story of a Wild Elder Sister: Widespread Lynch Law (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting both the male yakuzas and a gang of female thieves.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gambling, yakuza, tough heroes, heist, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.3
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Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: drug dealing, gambling, police, hip hop, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, cons and scams, false accusation, fall in love, love triangle, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
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Gangster Squad (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it ...
Style: exciting, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, organized crime, police detective, crimes, corruption, mafia, tough law enforcer, police brutality, fighting crime, power struggle, partners against crime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 1K
Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, looking for sex, fish out of water, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 809
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, smuggling, driver, mafia, graphic violence, betrayal, drug dealing, track down, rivalry, partners, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, italy, california, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, racism, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, society, drug dealing, crimes, gang, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1953, 50s, year 1972 ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%