Movies like Traitor's Gate

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Traitor's Gate (1964)
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Traitor's Gate (1964)
Original name: Edgar Wallace - Das Verrätertor
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.
Plot: heist, prison escape, deception, strip club, jewel theft, criminal gang, doppelganger, jewel thief, tower of london

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Most similar movies to Traitor's Gate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out neo noir, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about heist, robbery, gangsters, criminal, murder, prison escape and caper mostly in Crime, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Traitor's Gate: Cairo (1963), Payroll (1961), Rififi in Tokyo (1963), Diamonds (1975), Murph the Surf (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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Cairo (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Egypt, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: MGM remake of Asphalt Jungle set in Egypt.
Style: noir
Plot: heist, jewel theft, gangsters, exotic locale, escape, police, dancer, nightclub owner, recruiting, heist gone wrong, belly dancer, museum ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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95%
 7.0
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Payroll (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A vicious gang of crooks plan to steal the wages of a local factory, but their carefully laid plans go wrong, when the factory employs an armoured van to carry the cash. The gang still go ahead with the robbery, but when the driver of the armoured ...
Style: noir, neo noir, cult film, british noir
Plot: heist, gangsters, armored car robbery, deception, factory, robbery, ambush, nudity (full frontal - brief), criminal, female nudity, armored truck
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Rififi in Tokyo (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Van Hekken, an old gangster, arrives in Tokyo to direct a bank hold-up in order to get a very valuable diamond.
Plot: heist, gangsters, heist gone wrong, planning, jewel thief, murder, jewel theft, bank robbery, revenge, hi-tech, storage unit, killed in a car accident
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.1
 316
Diamonds (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!
Plot: heist, jewish, twins, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 6.2
 218
Murph the Surf (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, details the daring 1964 theft of the J.P. Morgan jewel collection from New York's American Museum of Natural History. Called the "Greatest Jewel Heist of the 20th Century," the robbers took 22 precious gems, ...
Plot: jewel thief, heist, museum, beefcake, hotel, beach, surfing, jewel theft, man in swimsuit, swimming pool, motorboat, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Jack Of Diamonds (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cat burglar (George Hamilton) replaces his mentor (Joseph Cotten) and joins a woman (Marie Laforêt) and her stepfather on a necklace caper in Paris.
Plot: cat burglar, heist, jewel thief, glamour, ocean liner, celebrity, movie star, crime wave, theft, competition, planning, bank ...
Place: paris france, new york, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 2K
Robbery (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Great Train Robbery. While not a 'how to', it is very detail dependent, showing the care and planning that took place to pull it off.
Style: noir, british noir
Plot: heist, railway, robbery, car chase, chase, gangsters, train robbery, caper, true crime, recruiting, career criminal, criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 146
Popsy Pop (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Venezuela
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Claudia Cardinale is Popsy, who double-crosses her older partner Silva (Stanley Baker). Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her “pop” wrong as they are both ...
Plot: lynching, diamond theft, cabaret singer, heist, diamond, diversion, helicopter, angry mob, charlatan, jungle, safe, deception
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Young Dillinger (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 1930s outlaw (Nick Adams) teams up with Pretty Boy Floyd (Robert Conrad), Baby Face Nelson (John Ashley) and Homer Van Meter.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gangsters, heist, prison escape, informant, prison warden, pregnancy, betrayal, robbery, moll, prison, bank robbery, federal bureau of investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, mafia, sicilian, female nudity, revenge, robbery, human trafficking, trippy, prison escape, one last job, airport ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, venice, paris france, italy, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
And Hope to Die (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned.
Style: neo noir, french noir
Plot: heist, criminal, death, police officer, gambling, heist gone wrong, childhood memory, doll, marbles, fire truck, nickname, wristwatch
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Not For, or Against (Quite the Contrary) (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, robbery, money, crimes, dishonesty, bank, murder, criminal gang, bank robbery, empire, jewelry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 96
The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: heist, escape, robbery, caper, prison escape, hotel, alcoholic, fight, cat, ferry, ambulance, swindle ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
90 Minuten nach Mitternacht (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The 17-year-old Julie connects by chance with the criminal outsider Nolan, who sees an opportunity to make money on the girl and have sex with her. While Nolan blackmails Julie's parents he plans to rape her.
Plot: love triangle, ransom, kidnapping, murder, father, victim, rescue, criminal, terror, heist
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 814
Loophole (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.
Style: neo noir
Plot: heist, flooding, bank robbery, architect, flood, bank, robbery, rain, master criminal, storage unit, sewer, crimes ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Escape from Segovia (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Narrates the escape of 29 political prisoners, led by ETA, from Segovia prison. Based on actual events.
Plot: franco regime (francoism), eta terrorist group, political prisoner, journalist, terrorism, prison, franco regime, prison escape, eta
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: serial killer, smuggler, scuba diver, river, smuggling, murder, scuba, harpoon, underwater scene
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 55
Das Ding (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
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Story:
Plot: gangsters, heist, robbery, plan gone wrong, truck, coin, uniform, container
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, robbery, post war, prison, master criminal, betrayal, one last job, police officer killed, showgirl, career criminal, lovers on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The World in My Pocket (1961)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An enigmatic woman recruits a gang of specialised criminals to rob a US Army payroll armoured truck bound for Marseilles. However, things don't go exactly as planned.
Plot: heist, crime fighter, gunfight, armored truck, beach, criminal, safecracker, motorcycle cop, motorcycle, military police, tough guy, gunshot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, prison life, criminal, prison escape, imprisonment, gang, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Curse of the Hidden Vault (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.
Plot: serial killer, storage unit, sniper, inheritance, safe, gambling debt, suicide of father, kidnapping, gambling, explosive, booby trap, crushed to death ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
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Cool Breeze (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A paroled crook masterminds a $3 million jewelry theft to fund a bank for businessmen.
Style: neo noir
Plot: heist, exploitation, martial arts, robbery, cheerleader, ex convict, abduction, caper, corpse, junkyard, beauty pageant, imprisonment ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Man with the Glass Eye (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.
Plot: serial killer, showgirl, billiards, domineering mother, white slavery, female nudity, gay stereotype, dancer, ventriloquist, heroin, shot in the hand, glass eye ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 289
The Big Heist (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the 1986 book "The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It", by Ernest Volkman and John Cummings, this TV movie tells the story about the 1978 Lufthansa Heist at JFK Airport in New York - the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, dark
Plot: robbery, mafia, gangsters, heist, organized crime, bandit, criminal gang, criminal, gang, outlaw gang, crime boss, burglar ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 239
The Safe House (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The brutal murder on her parents leaves daughter and only witness, Finn, injured and traumatised. The police places her at the remote house of trauma psychologist, Dr. Sam Graham. As Finn begins to recover, the cleaner who had first discovered the ...
Plot: psychologist, murder, house, loneliness, post traumatic stress, attack, family relations, deception, injury
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Citizen Gangster (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a real WWII vet and family man turned bank robber. Disillusioned by his post war circumstances, Eddie Boyd is torn between the need to provide for his young family and an unfulfilled dream to head to Hollywood to become a star. He discovers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, neo noir
Plot: heist, true crime, police brutality, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, family relations, murder, war veteran, prison escape, gangsters, bus driver ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Indian Scarf (1963)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, lawyer, isolated place, last will and testament, strangled to death, death, pianist, murder, castle, whodunit, scarf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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In the Shadows (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "In the Shadows" slithers through underworld Berlin in grand style. En route to a twisty finale, German writer-director Thomas Arslan keeps his audience glued to the increasingly desperate actions of Trojan, a thirtysomething career ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: heist, caper, mistrust, weapons, career criminal, surveillance, chase, released from prison, car, parking lot
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: witty, clever, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, orphan, thief, society, dishonesty, clergy, rivalry, crimes, rise to the top, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, family relations ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%