Movies like Pizza Connection

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Pizza Connection (1985)
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Pizza Connection (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, his younger brother, for some help. Michele is a good guy not involved with the Mafia, that is trying to build his life on honesty and hard-working. Michele needs some money to give freedom to a prostitute he is in love, and Mario promise his help in change of an hands to set up his trap for the judge. Anyway Michele isn't made with the same "pasta" of Mario, he couldn't never be a real Mafioso and this causes many between the two brother and the Mafia. There is only a way for Mario to save his brother. A way that Mafia could like.
Plot: prostitute, police, hitman, mafia, gun, boss, police officer killed, brother brother relationship, pizzeria, police officer, assassination, mafia don, sicilian, carabinieri, cosa nostra, police officer bombed, killed in police car, police escort
Place: new york, sicily, palermo italy

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Most similar movies to Pizza Connection

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about mafia, police officer killed, murder, carabinieri, police officer shot, police officer and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pizza Connection: Giovanni Falcone (1993), A Judge of Honor (2004), Poliziotti (1995), The Most Beautiful Wife (1970), The Big Family (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Giovanni Falcone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the first ever "anti-mafia judges pool" established in the '80s at the Palermo Courthouse, in Sicily, in the '80s, while two mafia families started a 10-year-long war to obtain the complete control of smuggles. ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder, police, judge, death, controversy, mafia, bombing, police officer, police officer shot, killed in police car, carabinieri ...
Place: palermo italy, sicily, italy
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95%
A Judge of Honor (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1980 Paolo Borsellino was appointed with the preliminary investigations and the task of setting up a team which would later become the famous anti-mafia pool, investigating into the criminal activities of various mafia bands, in particular the ...
Plot: judge, police officer, carabinieri, true crime, mafia, bomb, police officer killed, police officer bombed, police officer shot, assassination, italian police, police funeral ...
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When young cop Andrea is assigned to keep watch over dangerous Godfather Sante, who's in hospital after a fake suicide attempt, the stage is set for disaster.
Plot: carabinieri, police, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot in the chest, female nudity, police officer shot, drugs, suicide, italian police, police officer, male nudity, explicit sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Most Beautiful Wife (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the story of Franca Viola and Filippo Melodia. In Sicily, as a Mafia boss leaves for prison, he advises Vito, a young man who's his potential successor, to marry a virtuous and poor woman. Vito's eye settles on Francesca, only 15, ...
Plot: forced marriage, rape, mafia, marriage, brawl, teenage girl, farm, heart attack, death, poverty, machismo, death threat ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Big Family (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two mafia bosses, Don Antonio Marchesi and Don Peppino Scalise, battle over building contracts in Palermo.
Plot: organized crime, mafia, sicilian, police, corruption, italian american, police officer, police shootout, police officer shot, police uniform stolen, mob boss
Time: 70s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 258
Crime Boss (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hit man Antonio Mancuso travels to Italy to make the big time. He meets and befriends Mafia boss Don Vincenzo. Mancurso becomes part of the organization and the more he gets to know Vincenzo the more he wants his job but Mancurso will learn that ...
Plot: hitman, mafia, police uniform stolen, police officer killed, police officer bombed, police chase, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, impersonating a police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 501
I Am Afraid (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: terrorism, bodyguard, hidden microphone, surveillance, judge, conspiracy, female stockinged legs, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the back, police corruption, paranoia, police officer killed ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Professor (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cosa nostra, murder, kidnapping, rise and fall, rivalry, law enforcement, heroes, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, confined, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Highway Racer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli stars as a hot-shot police driver who has more guts than brains, often landing him in hot water with his middle-aged mentor, who was once a legendary police interceptor responsible for numerous large scale arrests.
Plot: killed in police car, police officer, police escort, police officer killed, police officer knocked unconscious, police chase, carabinieri, car chase
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 104
Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: mafia, assassination, judge, sicilian, police, murder, carabinieri
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: finance, criminal underworld, testimony, bank, husband wife relationship, businessman, sicilian, trial, lawyer, friend, business, speech ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, sicily, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 146
The Warning (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is a law police officials obey out of fear. A rule chilling in its simplicity. Accept corruption...or die! They have sealed an unholy alliance. The great banks of Europe. And the blackhearted underworld empire. Together, with their matchless ...
Plot: wedding, wrist slitting, blood splatter, silencer, shot in the chest, police officer shot, impersonating a police officer, murder, italian police, police uniform stolen, police officer, police funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Confessions of a Police Captain (Italian: Confessione di un commissario di polizia al procuratore della repubblica, also known as Confessions of a Police Commissioner to the District Attorney) is an Italian crime-drama film about a cop starring ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, strait jacket, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, graphic violence, heist, against the odds, city life, urban, criminal's revenge, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 196
Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken ...
Plot: revenge, killer, unfaithful wife, mafia don, murder, brother brother relationship, politician, italian american, police, plantation, self justice, mafia ...
Place: bangkok thailand, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 945
Forever Mary (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prison, youth, reformatory, juvenile delinquent, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, reform, school, teachers and students, prison life, transvestism, optimism ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mafia (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Police Officer faces difficulties when investigating a Mafia murder in a small Sicilian town. A businessman is murdered for refusing to join a Mafia-controlled group and although he suspects the Mafia are involved he can find no witnesses or ...
Plot: mafia, carabinieri, card game, police investigation, murder
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Turi Leofonte (Giannini) is a former mafioso who accepts to be a witness at a process involving very important people in the organization. For the Mafia, Leofonte is dangerous, that's why he has to be killed. A police group led by Nino Di ...
Plot: shot in the neck, police officer shot in the head, assault rifle, police officer shot in the chest, soldier, police officer, shot in the shoulder, police escort, explosion, police protection, shot in the stomach, murder ...
Place: milan italy, palermo italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Come Into the Light (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A priest (Zingaretti - Inspector Montalbano) attends his new parish only to find the church empty, the locals uninterested and their children rude and abusive. He very gently sets about winning over first the children by providing them with a place ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, factual
Plot: priest, hopes, mafia, murder, mob boss, hitman, church, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, showdown, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, sicily, sicily italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: police officer killed, training, police shootout, champagne, truck, police officer shot through the heart, murder, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, island, police officer knocked unconscious, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police, blackmail, organized crime, drugs, husband wife relationship, video tape, gang, drug dealer, criminal underworld ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Plot: terrorist, police officer, jungle, drug traffic, private club, security guard killed, police officer shot, killed in police car, police officer shot in the head, police officer killed, security guard, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Joe Petrosino (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Story: Italian drama starring Beppe Fiorello, Sebastiano Lo Monaco and Anna Ammirati
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, murder, italian american, mob boss, nypd
Time: 1900s
Place: new york, sicily, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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I Am the Law (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The mafia has overrun a section of the country so ruinously that a very stern man (Giuliano Gemma) has been sent by the government to be the governor in that region. He has been given wide-ranging power and authority and is not afraid to use it. ...
Plot: italian fascism, crime fighter, political corruption, organized crime, cosa nostra, bandit, carabinieri, fascism, mafia, violence
Time: 1930s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, helicopter, organized crime, assassination, priest, family relations, christianity, confession, pope, lawyer, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1979
Place: italy, new york, usa, europe, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: suburbs, police officer, police, prostitution, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violent death, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, vigilantism, vengeance, urban, working undercover, sexual content, strong violent content, car chase, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blazing Flowers (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: traffic policeman, drugs, prostitute, police officer shot in the head, police officer, police officer killed, police officer shot, female nudity, drug, sicilian
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Free Hand for a Tough Cop (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Free Hand for a Tough Cop (Italian: Il trucido e lo sbirro, also known as Tough Cop) is an Italian poliziottesco-action film directed in 1976 by Umberto Lenzi. In this movie Tomas Milian plays for the first time Sergio Marazzi aka "Er ...
Plot: police, ransom, kidnapping, shot in the back, knife, revenge, train, violence against women, gangster, child murder, hand grenade, shot in the chest ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Milano Violenta (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of thieves decides to hit the headquarters of Aspex. The police intervened and only two of the robbers managed to escape with the loot, while the other two are forced to take hostages to escape. The police started investigations but also the ...
Plot: robbery, police raid, police officer shot, police escort, police officer shot in the chest, carabinieri, police officer killed, killed in police car, police shootout, police officer shot through the heart, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Placido Rizzotto (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One man's fight against organized crime proves to have devastating consequences for himself and his loved ones in this drama from Italy. As a young man, Placido Rizzotto (Marcello Mazzarella) saw his father imprisoned by police for a crime he ...
Plot: labor union, shepherd, post war, carabinieri, murder, mafia, assassination
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%