Movies like Hoodlums

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Hoodlums (1980)
 4.6
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Hoodlums (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loretta is a singer and escort in a mob-owned NYC nightclub and illegal casino. The favorite working girl of manager George, Loretta is unhappy with her current occupation and looking for a way out. George, meanwhile, is losing his stranglehold on the business. Complications arise when Loretta finds herself falling for a man she meets in her off-hours.
Plot: nightclub, business, bandit, casino, escort, love, gangsters, prostitute, female nudity, singer, city, vigilante, murder, exploitation, rescue, revenge, gangster, affair
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Hoodlums

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, gangsters, revenge, female nudity, gangster, mafia and exploitation mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Hoodlums: The Manhandlers (1974), The Executioner Part II (1984), The Kansas City Massacre (1975), Mafia Girls (1969), Sunset Strip (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Manhandlers (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gorgeous girl named Katie inherits her deceased uncle's business and decides that she too can be a businesswoman and hire two hot girlfriends. Katie doesn't like the brothel part so she gets rid of that and is soon giving legit massages. ...
Plot: murder, revenge, bikini, massage parlor, brothel, bandit, mob, gangsters, massage, uncle, nudity (full frontal - brief), protection racket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Executioner Part II (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An L.A. cop and a reporter team up to find a masked serial killer.
Plot: vigilante, revenge, rape, murder, vietnam war, exploitation, violence, police, prostitution, city, gangsters, assault ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
Plot: bandit, gunfight, criminal gang, gangster, gangsters, murder, fbi
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.7
 13
Mafia Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crime syndicate in Miami Beach extorts politicians by filming them at sex parties.
Plot: undercover agent, pimp, disfigurement, gangster, gangsters, nightclub singer, revenge, murder, prostitute, stripper, espionage
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.3
 72
Sunset Strip (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The stage is set for a series of confrontations when photographer Mark Jefferson (Tom Eplin) agrees to help his friend Roger (John Mayall) defend his night club against a handful of organized crime figures. Mark has an added incentive for becoming ...
Plot: gangster, manhunt, nightclub, prostitution, street life, gangsters, motorcyclist, photographer, chase, breakdance, police detective, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 235
Lady Cocoa (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Foxy Lady Cocoa is out to take down her mobster boyfriend.
Plot: shot through a window, lieutenant, boat, sniper, hitman, shot in the stomach, pump action shotgun, convict, chambermaid, woman in a towel, imprisonment, nightclub ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sexy Killer (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A nurse decides to take justice in her own hands to fight the crime-syndicates of Hong Kong after her sister is drugged and abused by some local drug dealers.
Plot: prostitution, revenge, illegal drugs, drug dealer, torture chamber, nude with a gun, exploitation, police corruption, female nudity, heroin addict, topless, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, betrayal, murder, crimes, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, blind ambition, organized crime ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.4
 1K
Mickey One (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former comic is on the run from the mob.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, neo noir, gangsters, on the run, paranoia, nightclub, bandit, debt, crimes, chases and races, artists and showbiz, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: detroit, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 384
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: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, restaurant, heist, store, crime, psychopath, deadly, godparent, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 10K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, dutch, bandit, blood, crimes, crime, psychopath, gambling, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 54
Family Honor (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hard hitting, gritty but low budget mob drama of disgraced mobster trying to go straight but not allowed to by his "family" unit.
Plot: violence, murder, armed robbery, ex convict, honor, crooked cop, vendetta, catholic priest, catholic church, held at gunpoint
Place: bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 54
One Way Out (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a man gets out of prison, he decides to go straight and leave his life of crime behind him. However, when he gets home he finds that his brother is in danger and the family farm is in foreclosure. He plans to take revenge on those responsible, ...
Plot: caper, release from prison, heist gone wrong, ex convict, one last job, revenge, murder, garage, gangsters, heist, gangster
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
On Seventh Avenue (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A rising designer leaves a top fashion house to rescue her retired father's New York apparel business.
Plot: unemployment, fashion designer, theft, mob boss, mafia, jealousy, brunette, blonde, heroin, coat, bathtub, father son relationship ...
Place: puerto rico, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 135
Dead Bullet (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to turn his life around, a hard-luck gambler risks everything to sell stolen casino chips to a ruthless gunslinger. It's the worst bet of his life.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: gambler, gambling, stolen money, chase, greed, love, murder, bet, casino, money, rescue, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.7
 40
Judy (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A depraved sex killer preys on women of ill repute in the red light district area of Boston, Massachusetts. Hard-nosed maverick private detective Gunner Sloan gets hired by the wealthy Fairchild to find the psycho after the creep attacks ...
Plot: female nudity, sensuality, exploitation, industrialist, female stockinged legs, murder, pantyhose, police, rape, sadism, black pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 109
Blood Ties (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 240 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, murder, rescue, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, deadly, danger, hitman, gangster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 598
Cardinal X (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an Asian American girl from the wrong side of the tracks is accepted by a prestigious university, she finds that her academic prowess can be put to lucrative use.
Plot: university, dysfunctional family, autobiography, orgy, interracial sex, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, self mutilation, platonic relationship, gangsters, ecstasy ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 133
Deadbeat (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
Plot: rape, revenge, murder, violence, student, vigilante, brother, arrested, waitress, sister, swashbuckler, rape and revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Desperate Crimes (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the large industrial port of an Italian city - sailors, women, black market traffickers, sleazy nightclubs, and dingy narrow alleys make up a world of danger, where a young American girl vanishes without a trace while an Italian man tries to ...
Plot: blonde, mob violence, pistol, flashback, kiss, blood, mafia, gangster, machine gun, female nudity, brutality, mob boss ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Gun for Jennifer (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.
Plot: vigilante, revenge, rape, female stockinged legs, female protagonist, pantyhose, feminism, girl gang, rape and revenge, exploitation, black pantyhose, strong female lead
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 176
Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
Plot: murder, tattoo, yakuza, gambling, debt, contest, traveler, mafia, elite, execution, orphan, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: gloomy, rough, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, forgery, gangsters, society, disorder, destiny, orphan, immigrants, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 219
A Time To Die (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
Plot: terror, post world war two, female nudity, flashback, husband wife relationship, world war two, nazi, war crime, war criminal, torture, manhunt, murder ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Prostitutes Protective Society (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Madame Sue runs a successful Prostitute operation in the heart of NYC, and as it should happen, The Mob wants to get a piece of the action. Still, being the go ahead women they are, they decide to fight back and keep themselves independent of any ...
Plot: prostitute, exploitation, violence against women, vengeance, nude woman murdered, mob hit, machine gun, female nudity, mafia, lesbian, murder of a prostitute, lesbian sex ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 114
Satan's Bed (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young Japanese girl arriving in New York City gets mixed up with mobsters and dope dealers.
Plot: exploitation, dope, drug, bondage, gang, lesbian, lesbianism, female nudity, switchblade, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Girl in Trouble (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bored farmer's daughter sets out to make it in the big city. She gets mixed up with freaks, perverts and degenerates and winds up a stripper in New Orleans.
Plot: sexploitation, voyeurism, prostitute, rape, attempted rape, on the road, model, dancer, waitress, exploitation, on the run, legal ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 2K
Bella Mafia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, monastery, filicide, revenge, betrayal, family life, crime, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Burning Mussolini (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: .Ex-boxer Paul Choquino decides to finance his upcoming wedding by robbing reputed drug lord Benito Mussolini Bonacci. But everything that can go wrong in the burn does and Paul is left running from the law, the mob and one of the members of his own ...
Plot: love, drug bust, cocaine, masturbation, female nudity, ex boxer, oral sex, sex montage, betrayal, murder, money, blue bra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 467
Ginger (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The police suspect that a drug and forced-prostitution ring is behind the recent spate of kidnappings and disappearances, but so far they've been unable to infiltrate the suspects gang. To break the case, they recruit Ginger, a young woman from ...
Style: realistic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prostitute, gang, exploitation, revenge, murder, bait, crime, crimes, gangsters, dangerous attraction, on the run ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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