Movies like High Crime

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High Crime (1973)
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High Crime (1973)
Original name: La polizia incrimina la legge assolve
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian police inspector matches wits with a powerful European drug ring. As he comes closer to the top of the underworld organization, his odds of survival decrease.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, police officer, italian mafia, car chase, mafia, martial arts, combat, drugs, fight, drug cartel, heroes, violence, motorcycle, torture, warrior, tough guy, gunfight, violence against women, brutality, massacre, car accident, tough cop, police corruption, ambush, one against many ...
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to High Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about blood splatter, violence, shot in the chest, police, police officer killed, shot in the back and shot in the head mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like High Crime: The Big Racket (1976), Day of the Cobra (1980), Colt 38 Special Squad (1976), Weapons of Death (1977), The Violent Professionals (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Racket (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, police officer, revenge, fight, gunfight, suicide, violent, rape, racketeer, crooked lawyer, bomb, car chase ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Cobra (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American narcotics agent is murdered in Italy. The head of the department decides to hire Larry Stanziani, 'The Cobra'. Larry, a former agent and now a third-rate private detective, uses the opportunity to get even with an old enemy, ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: private detective, police, irony of fate, heroes, ex cop, one man army, betrayal, fistfight, hanging, one against many, assassination, violence ...
Place: italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his wife is kidnapped by a local crime lord, a determined police captain forms his own squad of rogue cops, each of whom wields a .38 Colt revolver. The mission, of course, is to rescue the captain's wife -- but the conflict soon explodes ...
Style: cult film
Plot: police, criminal underworld, hostage, police corruption, police shootout, police protection, police officer, traffic policeman, police officer killed, combat, car accident, child murder ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Weapons of Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Napoli spara! (internationally released as Weapons of Death and Naples shoots) is a "poliziottesco" film directed by Mario Caiano in 1977. It is an unofficial sequel of Napoli violenta, of which reprises the character of Gennarino (still ...
Plot: police, police officer, italian mafia, chase, police officer taken hostage, camorra, fistfight, child murder, car accident, combat, fast draw, secret police ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Violent Professionals (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violent death, assassin, car chase, investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 226
Crimebusters (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Major Paolo Altieri of the Paratroopers Corps foils the kidnapping of child, but becomes the victim himself of a violent assault by the bandits. He realises that the criminals have used an experimental machine gun that's used only in his own ...
Plot: armed robbery, attempted kidnapping, transvestite, conspiracy, bullying, murder, bomb, corrupt politician, officer, paratrooper, train travel, fistfight ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police officer, chase, psychopath, vengeance, vigilantism, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 2K
The Boss (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bomb attack in a cinema in Palermo kills all the fellows of Attardi's clan a part from Cocchi. He immediately understands that the author of the bomb attack is Daniello from Don Corrasco's clan. Cocchi is determined to revenge. His ...
Style: noir, cynical, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, police, mafia, exploitation, italian mafia, police officer, martial arts, hitman, kidnapping, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 224
Double Game (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drugs, murders, robberies. In Turin, violence is an everyday fact of life, but a mysterious vigilante starts cleaning up the streets. In fact, the killer is a cop, Moretti, who went undercover to do the dirty work he couldn't do in cop's ...
Plot: police, police officer, police corruption, police chase, police officer killed, violence, violence against women, rape, corrupt cop, betrayal, bloodbath, brutality ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fred and Tony are members of an elite 'special squad' of police in Rome, Italy who are licensed-to-kill, undercover cops and who love to live dangerously.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: police, police officer, buddy cop, police brutality, spy, undercover police officer, mafia, undercover agent, attempted rape, violence, rape, blonde ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Special Cop in Action (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A school bus with young children being kidnapped. Commissario Betti will solve the case. High action is promised, including hostage, bank robberies, car chases, prison scenes and mafia bosses!
Style: surprise ending
Plot: police officer, police, hijacking, child abduction, car accident, secret police, martial arts, violent death, bus, hospital, hostage, rape ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Syndicate Sadists (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A biker's brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, motorcycle, police officer, police, revenge, crime family, tough heroes, death in the family, vigilantism, vengeance, investigation, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3K
Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, rape, psychopath, hostage, police, confined, child in peril, violence, police officer, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, retro ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, prison, police officer, female nudity, revenge, assassination, blackmail, heroes, chase, murder, kidnapping, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, milan italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Confessions of a Police Captain (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, female nudity, police officer, italian mafia, psychology, gangsters, bureaucracy, police corruption, gang violence, against the odds, heist, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 633
Violent City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A detective sick and tired of the rampant crime and violence in his city, and constantly at odds with his superiors, is finally kicked out of the department for a "questionable" shooting of a vicious criminal. However, he is soon ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: police, police officer, buddy cop, mass murder, bloodbath, rage, car accident, crime scene, gangsters, restaurant, revenge, car chase ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Black Cobra 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chicago cop Robert Malone (Fred Williamson) finds himself in The Philippines, ostensibly to learn the techniques of Interpol. Before he exits the Manila airport, his wallet is stolen by a pickpocket. Malone endures a testy relationship with his new ...
Style: cult film, microfilm
Plot: martial arts, police, police officer killed, violence, hostage, african american, karate, black hero, lieutenant, tough guy, one against many, brawl ...
Place: manila philippines, chicago illinois, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin returns as Jake Carter where he is assigned to protect a whistleblower who wishes to expose a corrupt military defence contractor. However, the military hires a heavily armed team of mercenaries to kill ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: military, marine, one man army, chase, car chase, attack, police station, rescue, martial arts, surveillance, fistfight, police detective ...
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Street Law (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police, revenge, female nudity, lawyer, corruption, rebellion, heist, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Execution Squad (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bertone is a moderately honest homicide cop. Unfortunately, the court system is so inept and corrupt that many more-or-less honest policemen have begun taking the law into their own hands. Between his efforts to thwart the growth of crime and to ...
Plot: police officer, police, female nudity, years of lead, police corruption, police officer killed, corruption, motorcycle, drug use, train station, police chase, power struggle ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, missing person, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rich and Famous 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Tang Kat-Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, ambition, hopes, rivalry, tragic hero, heroes, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, kidnapping, ransom, revenge, baby, gangsters, exploitation, movie theatre, police brutality, robbery, violence against women, violence ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 2K
Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crimes, gang, drug dealing, tough heroes, criminal heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, napoli italy, naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Emergency Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli, a maverick who can't control his ...
Plot: police, violent, revenge, gangsters, agent, car chase, car accident, tragic event, grudge, boat, violence, motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 238
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: warrior, bar fight, mixed martial arts, gunfight, bar brawl, martial arts, murder, brutality, ambush, tough guy, fistfight, one against many ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 672
Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Style: suspense, erotic, neo noir, cult film
Plot: martial arts, bandit, making love, sex scene, green beret, buddy cop, card playing, man punching a woman, hate, woman in danger, suitcase of money, swashbuckler ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 48
Fury in Red (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cop/gangster actioner involving seedy corporate dealings tied with ruthless Vietnamese gangs.
Plot: police officer killed, sexual abuse, massacre, death, revenge, flashback, restaurant, brutality, martial artist, murder of wife, fight, fistfight ...
Place: los angeles, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Violent Naples (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspector Betti (Maurizio Merli) is transferred to Naples and immediately after his arrival receives a warm welcome from The Commandante (Barry Sullivan), the city's crime lord. Betti then goes on a personal mission against corruption and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police officer, camorra, mafia, car theft, italian mafia, undercover cop, police interrogation, gangsters, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rulers of the City (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. Though he dreams of one day being rich, he is stuck with the dead-end job of beating up borrowers who fall behind in their payments. After meeting up with Napoli, another mob ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, mafia, police, gangsters, crimes, gang, dealing with death, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%