Movies like Death of a Snowman

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Death of a Snowman (1976)
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Death of a Snowman (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Africa
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A white cop and a black reporter join forces to investigate apparent vigilante killings in the South African underworld.
Plot: drug lord, mafia, reporter, sexploitation, illegal drugs, journalist, drugs, african american, vigilantism, exploitation, interracial friendship, police officer, impalement
Time: 70s
Place: johannesburg south africa, africa, new york, south africa, cleveland ohio

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Most similar movies to Death of a Snowman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about mafia, gangsters, police officer, violence, murder, crimes and crime mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Death of a Snowman: Baby Brown (1990), Joe Bullet (1973), Reason to Die (1990), The Zebra Force (1976), The Last Bullet (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Baby Brown (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Action thriller trails two attractive female cops (Zoli Marki and Kryska Witowska) on the hunt for a lethal drug lord who’s responsible for injuring one of the women’s former partners. Things get even more dangerous when the two women learn they ...
Plot: female police officer, covert operation, undercover cop, illegal drugs, undercover agent, drug lord, cheese, sexploitation, policewoman, police, drugs, police shootout ...
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa
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95%
 5.5
 83
Joe Bullet (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When local soccer team The Eagles fall prey to a series of onslaughts from a mysterious gangster only a week before the championship final, the team turns to the one man that can help save their chances at victory – Joe Bullet (Ken Gampu). Joe ...
Plot: martial arts, assassin, sexploitation, kidnapping, criminal underworld, soccer, gangster, exploitation, violence, gangsters, football team
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa
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74%
Reason to Die (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A cop sets up his girlfriend as a target in order to trap a serial killer.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: police officer, serial killer, pantyhose, reporter, switchblade, bounty hunter, sexploitation, female reporter, legs, female stockinged legs, psycho killer, child murder ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Zebra Force (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this post Vietnam War actioner, a group of veterans, former members of a crack guerrilla team, decide to reteam and use their specialized skills to fight organized crime.
Plot: mafia, vietnam veteran, rage, drug dealing, vietnam war veteran, exploitation, sniper, sniper rifle, commando, drug deal, vigilante, handgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Last Bullet (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A continuation of a story started in the drama "With Clean Hands" (1972).
Plot: revenge, police officer, mafia, hostage, espionage, bar fight, gangsters, gangster
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Mafia (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, and Robert Patrick headline this throwback action thriller set in 1975, and following a renegade cop who skirts the law in order to capture a ruthless crime boss.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, murder, mafia, police officer, profanity, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Random Acts of Violence (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When a young man new in town, the impressionable Chris Donds (Esteban Powell), is drawn into the super wealthy scene of Los Angeles after dark, he confuses his morals and beliefs for absolution and opportunity... the life that dreams as fast as it ...
Style: neo noir, suspense
Plot: youth, innocence, reporter, college, party, murder, chase, drugs, forgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 55
Blazin' (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The daughter of a druglord and the son of the chief of police fall in love in this Romeo & Juliet-esque street drama.
Plot: martial arts, chief of police, desert eagle, gangsta grip, drug lord, police officer
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sol Madrid (1968)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Sol Madrid travels to Mexico with hooker Stacey to bring mobster Villanova and drug kingpin Dietrich to justice.
Plot: drugs, smuggling, agent, heroin, testimony, gangsters, chase, girlfriend, gangster, undercover, mexican, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 48K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, colourful, reboot, surprise ending ...
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, father son relationship, death of friend, investigation, dark humor, fbi, grandfather, african american, revenge, sexual humor, martial arts ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, year 2014 ...
Place: new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Genoa, the Commissioner Sironi has identified the leader of the ferocious racket that controls the port activities. But the law restrains his action.
Plot: corruption, police, mafia, port, chase, investigation, gunfight, police shootout, police officer, police chase, italian police, police officer shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gangster's Paradise: Jerusalema (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This South African movie tracks the rise of a once-petty criminal to the heights of the criminal underworld. After cutting his teeth on hijacking, before moving onto bigger game, an ambitious man hits a setback when most of his gang are shot.
Style: epic, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, gangsters, gang war, drug lord, drug dealing, group of criminals, thief, buddies, ambition, gang, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Terminator Woman (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two LA cops, Julie and Jay, must return Marsalas to Africa to stand trial as the chief state witness against international villain Alex Gatelee. Gatelee, into everything from gold smuggling to female slave trade, hijacks the party. In a vicious ...
Plot: martial arts, motorcycle chase, partner, criminal, witness, police, drug lord, sexploitation, kickboxing, eyepatch, gold, helicopter ...
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 8K
Stander (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: apartheid, heist, crime, crimes, fighting the system, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rebelliousness, dishonesty, violence spree, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Atrapados en la coca (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Story: A man with economic problems get's involved with the mafia, but when he is asked to commit murder he refuses, which gets him in trouble with a drug lord, this brings nothing but problems to his son, who must now take control of the situation.
Style: mexploitation
Plot: attempted rape, illegal drugs, mafia, chainsaw, exploitation, gore, rape, gay, violence, blood, crime, crimes
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 833
Santana (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Africa, Angola
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers — one a narcotics agent and the other a general — finally discover the identity of the drug lord who murdered their parents decades ago. They may kill each other before capturing the bad guys.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: drug lord, revenge, murder, police officer, crimes, brother vs brother, brother brother relationship, rivalry, danger, justice, price of justice, bad guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Murders Made to Order (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Following the tragic events of Sting of the Scorpion, Maggie finds herself stripped of her rank and committed to an insane asylum. The crooked cop who put her there offers to procure her release and reinstatement - if she'll go undercover as a ...
Plot: violence, arrest, death of protagonist, karate kick, gangster, blood, mafia, kung fu, chase, briefcase, black eye, machete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Tongs: A Chinatown Story (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant to America is sucked up into the Chinese underworld when he finds greater acceptance in the arms of a small gang.
Plot: corrupt cop, teenager, murder, drive by shooting, brother, drugs, child murder, chinatown, chinese, gang war, gang, knife
Place: hong kong, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Rumble in Hong Kong (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Incriminating evidence against a gang is left in a cab when a gang member dies in it. The gang chases the innocent cab driver, who receives help from the dead gangster's sister - a tough police woman.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gang, martial arts, taxi driver, policewoman, kung fu, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, chase, crime, drug lord ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, crimes, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: mafia, bandit, veteran, gang, heroes, massacre, blood, brawl, ambush, ex soldier, violence, heist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Boondock Saints (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.
Style: neo noir, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, mafia, crimes, shooting, siblings relations, mob boss, fbi, corpse, revenge, crime, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
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Quick (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A female assassin named "Quick" is hired to bring in a Mafia accountant, who is under police protection. Double crossed by the mafia, she takes her hostage to California to retrieve $3M that he took before running. The mafia and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, chase, on the run, female assassin, hitman, kidnapping, mafia, gangsters, danger, manhunt, femme fatale, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Zero in and Scream (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: A lonely man, tired of being rejected by women, gets ahold of a rifle and prowls the Hollywood hills, picking off rich couples.
Style: erotic
Plot: exploitation, stripper, murder, sniper, strip club, breast sucking, serial killer, sexploitation, killing spree, swimming pool, skinny dipping, bikini ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, police detective, vengeance, partners, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gory, deadly, partners against crime, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Scandal: 15 Minutes of Fame (2001)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, an asping actress, a reporter, and a lawyer, hatch a scheme to enrich each other. The actress will fake a sexual harassment charge against a politician and get a lot of publicity, the reporter will get the scoop, and the lawyer will get ...
Style: sexploitation film, sexy
Plot: reporter, lawyer, scam, scandal, sexual harassment, politician, false accusation, sexploitation, erotica, scheme, sex, actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 22K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, organized crime, crimes, crime, one against many ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 75K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug lord, private detective, police brutality, police officer, gunfight, corruption, crime, crimes, police investigation, revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, switzerland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A corrupted customs officer, Choi Ik-hyeon, faces losing his job. Then, his life turns around as he meets ganster Choi Hyeong-bae who has connection with the Yakuza. They quickly form a partnetship; Hyeong-bae helps Ik-hyeon set up a business with ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, police officer, police, gang war, rise to the top, ambition, disorder, graphic violence, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
His Nickname Is Beast (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Saveliy Govorkov, an Afghanistan war veteran tries to fight mafia in his own town.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, ex soldier, young man, bodyguard, mafia, escape, fight, frame up, prison, secret love, tragic love, prison guard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%