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, police, sex, mafia, martial arts, combat, revenge, agent, kung fu, prostitute, psychopath, heroes, violence, parkour, female nudity, death, betrayal, murder, tough guy, car chase, tough girl, gunfight, transsexual, boat, chase ...
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 violence, gunfight, blood splatter, shot in the chest, shot to death, gun and blood mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Day of the Cobra: High Crime (1973), The Big Racket (1976), The Tough Ones (1976), Weapons of Death (1977), Crimebusters (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Crime (1973)
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, knife fight, brutality, police officer killed, massacre, gunfight, mafia, motorcycle, violence against women ...
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: police, police officer, revenge, fight, gunfight, suicide, violent, rape, racketeer, crooked lawyer, bomb, car chase ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
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 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 ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
49%
 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: warrior, bar fight, mixed martial arts, gunfight, bar brawl, martial arts, murder, brutality, ambush, tough guy, fistfight, one against many ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 1K
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: heroic bloodshed, massacre, informant, combat, car accident, death, revenge, violence, fistfight, betrayal, diving, warehouse ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 285
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: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: police, mafia, exploitation, child murder, gunfight, gangsters, revenge, corrupt cop, strangulation, violence, motorcycle, robbery ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
 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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
37%
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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: police, police officer, buddy cop, mass murder, bloodbath, rage, car accident, crime scene, gangsters, restaurant, revenge, car chase ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, hitman, assassination, terrorism, undercover agent, murder, assassin, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, undercover, espionage, shooter ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague, czech republic, new york, europe, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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: psychotronic, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, one man army, friendship, martial artist, showdown, father son estrangement, homecoming, teacher student relationship, revenge, brother brother relationship, crime boss ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ⇓
34%
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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: police officer killed, sexual abuse, massacre, death, revenge, flashback, restaurant, brutality, martial artist, murder of wife, fight, fistfight ...
Place: los angeles, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: italian mafia, entrapment, gunfight, revenge, soldier, police, friendship, chase, court, gang violence, child murder, drugs ...
Place: palermo italy, milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 304
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 ⇓
31%
 4.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, rescue, chase, missing person, martial arts, police investigation, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, escapades, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, los angeles, usa, germany, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
29%
 5.8
 129
Hunted City (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Commissario Paolo Ferro (Maurizio Merli) stars as a (typical) tough cop again. This time he returns to the city of Milan to go after a murder corporation. Acampora (Mario Merola) is believed to be the prime suspect although he later proves to be one ...
Plot: police, car accident, police officer killed, secret police, mercilessness, violence against women, police detective, morgue, gang, nightclub, murder, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, debt, spy, redemption, introspection, dishonesty, downfall, crimes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, rough, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police, heroes, martial arts, farce, car chase, murder, chief of police, corruption, tough heroes, escapades, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, napoli italy, italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 814
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, teenage life, gang, gangsters, police detective, hostage, gang warfare, against the odds, city life, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroic bloodshed, medieval, revenge, heroes, friends, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 686
Hammer (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, martial arts, gangsters, prizefight, injustice, athlete's life, drug dealing, ambition, downfall, rivalry, criminal's revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%