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Cruel Gun Story (1964)
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Cruel Gun Story (1964)
Original name: 拳銃残酷物語
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Businessmen arrange the early release from prison of Togawa, serving time for taking revenge on the truck driver whose carelessness confined Togawa's sister, Rei, to a wheelchair. They want Togawa to hijack an armored truck loaded with 120 million yen; their leverage is to promise him money for surgery for Rei. Togawa consents and plans the heist with three others. The plan is solid, but it doesn't go smoothly. Togawa must improvise, there are traitors somewhere, and double-crosses mount. Can Togawa escape with enough money to help his sister and ensure a passage out of Japan?
Plot: ex convict, heist, violence, yakuza, male female relationship, gun, neo noir, gunfight, armored truck

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, serious and exciting films with plots about violence, gunfight, yakuza, gangsters, murder, gun and gangster mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Cruel Gun Story: Score (1995), Massacre Gun (1967), Youth of the Beast (1963), 3 Seconds Before Explosion (1967), Cops vs. Thugs (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tajima is a private detective in charge of his own company, Detective Bureau 2-3. When warring criminal gangs go overboard by robbing U.S. military munitions, Tajima steps in to stop what the cops can't.
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Plot: undercover, private detective, gangsters, fighting crime, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, disorder, working undercover, heist, celebration, gas station ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Score (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small time Yakuza thug is thrown into a bloody battle after a bank robbery he was forced into goes wrong when all the men begin to turn on each other a hitch-hiking serial killing couple decide to steal their loot.
Plot: debt, heist gone wrong, petty criminal, violence, yakuza, bank robbery, release from prison, heist, ex convict, gangster, gangsters, caper
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Massacre Gun (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kuroda (Jô Shishido) is a mob hitman who turns on his employers after being forced to execute his lover. Joining forces with his similarly wronged brothers, hot-headed Eiji (Tatsuya Fuji) and aspiring boxer Saburô (Jirô Okazaki), the trio ...
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Youth of the Beast (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: To infiltrate a criminal organization responsible for the death of one of his colleagues, the Detective Tajima adopts the behavior of of a brutal thug and plays opposing yakuza bosses against each other.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, stylized, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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3 Seconds Before Explosion (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
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Cops vs. Thugs (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In at least 6 movies by director Kinji Fukasaku, Bunta Sugawara played a yakuza thug. This time, he carries a badge but his character hasn't lost his distaste for double-dealing bosses and authority figures who are out to cover their own butts. ...
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A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: prison, yakuza, mafia, mob hit, mob boss, murder, arrest, gang war, corruption, gunfight, political party, liver
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Muraki, a hardboiled Yakuza gangster, has just been released from prison after serving a sentence for murder. Revisiting his old gambling haunts, he meets Saeko, a striking young upper-class woman who is out seeking thrills, and whose presence adds ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
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