Movies like Day of the Cobra

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Day of the Cobra (1980)
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Day of the Cobra (1980)
Original name: Il giorno del cobra
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, but soon he finds out he's facing a relentless organization
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: private detective, sex, martial arts, prostitute, agent, kung fu, parkour, police, violence, heroes, death, mafia, female nudity, tough guy, psychopath, transsexual, tough girl, gun, betrayal, hand to hand combat, boat, chase, gunfight, nightclub, knife ...
Place: italy, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Day of the Cobra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about gunfight, violence, blood, gun, blood splatter, fistfight and shot to death mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Day of the Cobra: High Crime (1973), The Big Racket (1976), Crimebusters (1976), The Tough Ones (1976), Colt 38 Special Squad (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Crime (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 98 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 officer stabbed, knife fight, police officer shot, mafia, gun, knife, shot in the back, stabbed to death, violence, police officer shot in the chest, shot in the chest, shot to death ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: revenge, fight, suicide, gunfight, racketeer, beretta, crooked lawyer, gang rape, bombing, police officer shot in the chest, mexican standoff, sniper rifle ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: police, knife, police officer killed, violence, criminal underworld, stabbed in the back, machine gun, brutality, beaten to death, assassination, shot in the eye, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, fighting crime, danger, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Colt 38 Special Squad (1976)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 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: criminal underworld, child abduction, police corruption, hostage, shot in the forehead, massacre, airport, corpse, shot in the neck, damsel in distress, running out of ammo, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
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Just Heroes (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The assassination of a gang lord triggers a power struggle amongst his men. Who will win the game the righteous or the villain?
Plot: massacre, boat, shot to death, hand to hand combat, revenge, bloodbath, death, shot point blank, shot in the leg, gore, shot in the stomach, blood on camera lens ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
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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: vigilantism, gunfight, beating, violence, one against many, street shootout, anti hero, hand to hand combat, maverick cop, bar fight, ambush, one man army ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Live Like a Cop, Die Like a Man (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 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: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: police brutality, police, undercover cop, crushed to death, head blown off, corrupt cop, shot in the stomach, corpse, handcuffs, interrogation, exploding car, bleeding to death ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: military, marine, wrestler, one man army, rescue, hand to hand combat, police station, martial arts, fistfight, corpse, surveillance, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Weapons of Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 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: chase, shot in the chest, shot to death, child driving a car, hospital, martial arts, police officer knocked unconscious, surveillance, shot in the shoulder, shotgun, running out of ammo, mafia ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Back in Action (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 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: neo noir, cult film
Plot: green beret, bandit, buddy cop, mixed martial arts, cigarette smoking, tough cop, apartment, organized crime, shot in the foot, breaking a bottle over someone's head, mercilessness, machismo ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 227
Street War (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film focuses on Murri; the token maverick cop. He is called in after a bunch of criminals pull off a successful prison break and spend the night picking off various informers and people they don't like. Murri investigates; hooking up with ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: loss of family, revenge, shot in the stomach, motorcycle, falling from height, kicked in the head, violence, kicked in the crotch, stabbed in the chest, police, child in peril, blood ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Turi Leofonte (Giannini) is a former mafioso who accepts to be a witness at a process involving very important people in the organization. For the Mafia, Leofonte is dangerous, that's why he has to be killed. A police group led by Nino Di ...
Plot: police officer shot, shot in the stomach, gun violence, drugs, violence, soldier, shot in the chest, mafia, shot in the back, shot in the shoulder, shot in the head, carabinieri ...
Place: italy, milan italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, gang, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, track down, police investigation, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film, cult movie cast ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, one man army, investigation, vigilantism, martial arts, murder, martial artist, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, cult film
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, gangster, chase, violence, police chase, drugs, organized crime, machine gun, revenge, corruption, car chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
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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: shot in the back, stabbed in the eye, murder of wife, violence against women, shooting a police officer, organized crime, hospital, flashback, gun, torture, explosion, construction site ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, rebellion, bulldozer, revenge, corruption, heroes, society, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
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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: falling down stairs, mass child killing, revolver, street shootout, gunfight, martial arts, fistfight, gang violence, disarming someone, brutality, drugs, child shot in the head ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hidden Assassin (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, undercover, assassination attempt, espionage, hitman, undercover agent, assassin, murder, rivalry, secret agents, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, europe, czech republic, prague, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, profanity, gangsters, heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, psychopath, aikido, gangsters, murder, chase, car chase, mafia, organized crime, vigilante, revenge, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After completing his training of ninjutsu within Japan, an American Vietnam veteran by the name of Cole (Franco Nero) visits his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newly wed wife Mary Ann Landers (Susan George), who are the owners of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight, death, gunfight, mafia, chase, deadly, escapades, danger, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, martial arts, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, deadly, tough heroes, chases and races, heroes, missing person, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, confined, deadly, law enforcement, friends, frame up, prison life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rescue, chase, private detective, missing person, martial arts, investigation, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, danger, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, chase, martial arts, farce, tough heroes, law enforcement, one man army, graphic violence, chases and races, drug dealing, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
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Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, martial arts, teenage life, police detective, gang, gangsters, against the odds, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, hostages, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
First Action Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A maverick cop takes on the seedy criminal underbelly of Miami singlehanded.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, revolver, warrior, love interest, home invasion, police escort, blood spatter, pistol, tough cop, machine gun, gun, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%