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The Dictator's Guns (1965)
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The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Original name: L'Arme à gauche
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his positive appraisal to Mr Hendrix and initiates the negotiations with Mrs Osborne, the owner of the craft. Barely a couple of days later, Cournot finds himself in a bind as the police questions him about the exact kind of cruise he was supposed to organize for his principal. For the "Dragoon" is gone; Mr Hendrix has disappeared; Mrs Osborne is not aware of any deal; and the corpses of mysterious individuals, victims of a violent death, are found on the beaches of Santo Domingo.
Plot: police, sailor, diving, sailboat, murder, ex husband, underwater, captain, arms smuggling, wound, police officer, seaplane
Place: caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and bleak films with plots about murder, police, police officer, crime, death, violence and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dictator's Guns: City Under Siege (1974), The Most Gentle Confessions (1971), The French Detective (1975), Heads or Tails (1980), The Valachi Papers (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: hearing, murder, police arrest, police officer, street market, ex convict, confession, police, prison, police raid, wrist slitting, city hall ...
Time: 70s
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The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
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Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: police officer, suspicion, police inspector, french, false accusation, suspect, sex, murder, police, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, serious ...
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Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, clever, bleak, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, one last job, heist, master criminal, robbery, prison, petty criminal, tough heroes, lovers on the run, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, heist, one last job, gangsters, toy airplane, airplane, jewel theft, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: murder, police, investigation, crime scene, corpse, police officer, police detective, danger, brutality, violence, chase, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 90
Riverhead (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blood feud divides a small town in rural Newfoundland.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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53%
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 196
Angel's Leap (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 136
The Boxer (1972)
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49%
 5.1
 237
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The Midnight Man (1974)
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41%
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Death Hunt (1977)
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And Then You Die (1987)
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
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37%
Without Compassion (1994)
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Black Sun (1978)
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37%
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