Movies like The Angel Was Born

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The Angel Was Born (1969)
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The Angel Was Born (1969)
Original name: O Anjo Nasceu
Genre: Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Santamaria and Urtigo are two bandits on the run, one is white, the other black. Santamaria is a mystical visionary and believes in the imminent coming of a purifying angel. Urtiga, his inseparable companion, is a simple-minded and ingenious man who follows Santamaria around and participates in the crimes he commits. The two bandits take over a house after kidnapping its owner and his girlfriend.
Plot: angel, religion, violence, criminal, gay sex, homosexuality, murder, blood, surrealism, hiding place
Place: brazil

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and tense films with plots about murder, violence, blood, death, gun, police and criminal mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Angel Was Born: The Unscrupulous Ones (1962), Snuff, Victims of Pleasure (1977), Gone with the Pope (2010), The Claudia Case (1979), 8 of Diamonds (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Unscrupulous Ones (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man, using nude pictures of a lady on a deserted beach. But things don't always happen as ...
Style: sexy, tense, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: convertible, beach, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich and poor, cons and scams, strong sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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Snuff, Victims of Pleasure (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After producing a successful underground snuff movie, were the lead actress is raped and killed, the Brazilian Miguel returns to São Paulo pretending to be the American director Michael Tracey and convinces his partner Bob Channing to cast and hire ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, strong sexual content, filmmaking, danger, crime, deadly, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in danger, sexual abuse, snuff, car ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Gone with the Pope (2010)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: GONE WITH THE POPE stars Duke Mitchell as Paul, a gangster with an unholy scheme: to kidnap the pope and charge "a dollar from every Catholic in the world" as the ransom. Shot in 1975 as KISS THE RING, GONE WITH THE POPE was unfinished at ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, cult film ...
Plot: criminal, hitman, gangsters, contract killing, violence, salvation, abduction, revenge, organized crime, betrayal, redemption, abductor ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, rome italy
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The Claudia Case (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true events that took place in the 70s, in Rio de Janeiro. The body of beautiful girl Cláudia Lessin Rodrigues, actress Márcia Rodrigues's sister, was found in the seashore. After Police investigation, it was found she had been ...
Plot: murder, female nudity, corpse, naked dead woman, death, corruption, violence, criminal, nude woman murdered, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime investigation
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8 of Diamonds (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diamond heist goes wrong when one of the thieves gets shot during the escape after swallowing a priceless diamond. Deception, blackmail, and murder schemes overshadow the lives of the eight people left chasing the diamond.
Plot: diamond, thief, gun, murder, prison, criminal
Place: chicago illinois
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MP Da Last Don (1998)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Nino never wanted the life of a gangster, but when his father, Don Corleone is gunned down in the street, he must answer the call for revenge. Now Nino is Da Last Don and the family business is in his hands...a world of deceit, back room deals and ...
Plot: hip hop, revenge, nude woman murdered, pregnant woman murdered, corrupt cop, female nudity, violence, murder, murder of a nude woman, murder of a pregnant woman, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Obituary for Escobar (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Serbian crime drama focusing on Belgrade's violent criminal underworld. Obituary For Escobar distinguishes itself from other recent crime dramas with its strong visual style and energetic approach. Borko was a young effeminate boy bullied at ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: criminal, heaven, violence, obituary, bully, beating, cemetery, gunfight, spit in the face, blood, hell, premarital sex ...
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Danger Has Two Faces (1985)
Genre: Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Martial art film standout Liang Chia-jen brings the same animalistic intensity from his early heroic bloodshed films to his Danger Has Two Faces tough, ex-cop character now relegated to becoming a pet store owner. The stern Police Superintendent Liu ...
Plot: martial arts, death, gun, hostage, blood, violence, asian, handgun, pistol, tape over mouth, child hostage, suit and tie ...
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Bad City Blues (1999)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a violent robbery, a New Orleans doctor, Eugene Grimes, wakes to find a wounded woman and $2 million in cash on his doorstep. In pursuit of the thieves, police captain Clarence Jefferson discovers that Grimes is the key not only ...
Plot: burglar, police officer, multiple storylines, criminal, flashback, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, betrayal, violence, robbery, forgiveness, hiding place ...
Place: central america, new orleans
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Dark Measures (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she ...
Plot: violence, blood, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, gang, domestic violence, murder, criminal, death, rape victim, kidnapping
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Fanny Straw-Top (1984)
Genre: Crime
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the slums of Barcelona, Fanny, a woman just released from prison, tries to carry out a revenge that has nourished for years: to kill "El Gallego", the corrupt and brutal policeman who killed her boyfriend
Plot: murder, dirty cop, revenge, pistol, nude woman murdered, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, domination, smoking in bed, nudity (full frontal - brief), gunshot, gun ...
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The Yakuza Wives (1986)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While her husband is in prison doing time, Tamaki, the wife of a yakuza capo, runs her spouse’s gang with an iron hand. Meanwhile, Makoto, her younger sister, marries a member of a rival band after being raped by him. The two sisters, united by ...
Plot: yakuza, shot to death, love, violence, murder, marriage, tattoo, release from prison, prison, fight, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Place: japan
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Crimes of Passion: King Lily of the Valley (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring is in the air and Puck and Einar, as well as Christer Wijk are invited to a wedding in Skoga. The day before the wedding, the bride-to-be enters a flower-shop in order to inspect her bridal bouquet of lily of the valley, but suddenly vanishes ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing
Plot: multiple suspects, murder investigation, whodunit, police detective, wedding, affair, murder, small town, escapades, deadly, violence, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
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48%
The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the Essex Boys gang - the drugs, the violence and, of course, the murders. The real story is the most shocking of all.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: murder, drug dealing, gangsters, gang, crimes, rise and fall, police investigation, fighting crime, who done it, law enforcement, police, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: england, amsterdam, netherlands
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La banda Vallanzasca (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Convict Roberto murders a guard and escapes from jail with his cellmate. Once free he joins a group of gangsters and becomes a professional hitman. The gang abduct a young woman and when one them attacks her, Roberto shoots him and takes her to an ...
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Naakaa (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Nepal
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Goldie, a small time smuggler of Barhabise who is in need of a profiting consignment to recover from his current bankruptcy. He gets an emergency call from a local smuggler and businessman of the area to rescue a Tibetan girl and her transporter ...
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Petrovka, 38 (1980)
Genre: Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Kostenko is trying to find a group of criminals responsible for killing a policeman.
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Genre: Crime
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Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Crime
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Constant humiliation from society and a long drift into solitude slowly turn murder fantasies of Fabrice Lombard into an irrepressible impulse and Fabrice Lombard into a serial killer.
Plot: serial killer, perversity, homicidal maniac, psycho, slasher, weirdo, stalking, violence, necrophilia, mannequin, human monster, gore ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teacher takes a student to his house in the slum, but on arrival discovered that drug traffickers killed his parents and now are at your demand.
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Gina (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After spending three years in jail, Juan goes free with the aim of recovering Eva's love. Zoe and Ismael, two ex-partners who he betrayed, will return to cross in his way.
Plot: murder, gay, kidnapping, violence, painter, sea, blood, criminal, jail cell, kidnapped, love, prison ...
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The Bloody Child (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real event—a young US Marine, recently back from the Gulf War, was found digging a grave for his murdered wife in the middle of the California Mojave.
Plot: female director, bar, digging a grave, surrealism, marine, stallion, u.s. marine, husband wife relationship, arrest, injury, marriage, death ...
Place: mojave desert, africa
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38%
Welcome to No Man's Land (2015)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Pete, Steven and Dave are good friends that have fallen on hard times; They are unemployed and hardly get by on benefits. Coincidentally, they are approached by a low-key gangster who offers them what seems like quick cash-in-hand work. One ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, gun, drug cartel, gangster, drugs, murder
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Destruction Force (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shoot out after a robbery ends with the death of the Chief of Police. Police detective Ghini goes in search of a suspect, Lanza, to avenge the death of his boss. Ghini's search leads him to Belli, a Sicilian gangster and 'Trashy', ...
Plot: police, slashing, handcuffs, stabbed in the chest, shot in the back, shot in the side, knife, pistol, tragic event, blood, beating, kicked in the head ...
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Diner (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Kanako Oba contacts a mysterious site for part-time work. Because of this, her life is soon in jeopardy. She is then forced to work at the restaurant Diner as a waitress or she will be killed. Bombero (Tatsuya Fujiwara) is the owner and chef at ...
Plot: diner, dog, criminal, chef, cook, owner, waitress, bulldog
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Dead Eye Dick (1970)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A private-eye is on the hunt
Style: erotic
Plot: large breasts, murder, sex, female nudity, simulated sex, big breasts, secretary, private detective
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Flesh and Bullets (1985)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men that meets in a bar in Las Vegas discovers that they have one big problem in common, their wifes. They decide to do something drastic about it.
Plot: sex scene, bar, husband wife relationship, homosexual subtext, police, contract, female nudity, murder
Place: las vegas
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The Looming Storm (2017)
Genre: Crime
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Yu, a self-assured factory guard, fancies himself a detective and begins poking his nose into a murder investigation.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, partners, investigation, ambition, danger, escapades, rainstorm, fishing, train, letter ...
Time: 90s, year 2008, year 1997
Place: china
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There Is a Secret in My Soup (2001)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "There Is A Secret in My Soup" is based on infamous HK crime case called 'Hello Kitty Murder'.In 1999 three triad gangsters kidnapped,brutally tortured and beat a 23-year old woman named Fan Man-yee for one month until she ...
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: drugs, soup, cannibalism, kidnapping, sex, murder, blood, female nudity, death, corpse, drug, violence ...
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Station (2001)
Genre: Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seriously wounded gangster with a bag full of money stops at a deserted gas station.
Plot: shot in the face, police officer, audi, blood, blonde, gas station, police station, winter, gun, snow
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