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 VerrÀtertor
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, criminal gang, jewel theft, 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 realistic, serious, neo noir and exciting films with plots about heist, murder, robbery, caper, jewel theft, jewel thief and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Traitor's Gate: Cairo (1963), Payroll (1961), The Sicilian Clan (1969), Jack Of Diamonds (1967), Diamonds (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
Plot: jewel theft, police officer, burglar alarm, recruiting, museum, belly dancer, release from prison, heist gone wrong, alarm, nightclub owner, gem, explosives expert ...
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: cult film, neo noir, british noir
Plot: factory, neo-noir, ambush, robbery, deception, nudity (full frontal - brief), armored truck, female nudity, heist
Place: northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, heist, one last job, gangsters, prison escape, unfaithful wife, sicilian, revenge, toy airplane, airplane, jewel theft, perfect crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, venice, italy, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 LaforĂȘt) and her stepfather on a necklace caper in Paris.
Plot: cat burglar, jewel thief, planning, diamond theft, break in, thief, burglar, crime wave, police, ocean liner, burglar alarm, wealth ...
Place: munich germany, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Diamonds (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, Israel, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!
Plot: heist, twin, jewish, twins, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Not for, or Against (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, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, crimes, dishonesty, bank, murder, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: harpoon, scuba diver, smuggler, river, smuggling, murder
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 gone wrong, bank robbery, gangsters, hi-tech, storage unit, heist, revenge, planning, killed in a car accident, jewel theft, jewel thief, gangster ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: swimming pool, gay stereotype, billiards, glass eye, female nudity, domineering mother, white slavery, serial killer, heroin, ventriloquist, showgirl, dancer ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: death, castle, pianist, murder, scarf, last will and testament, will, whodunit, isolated place, serial killer, strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 790
Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, british noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, concert hall, jewel thief, redemption, alcohol abuse, memory loss, partners, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, cult film
Plot: train robbery, ambulance, electrician, soccer match, planning, police lineup, true crime, driver, jewel theft, airfield, train, car chase ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
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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: robbery, heist, ex convict, death, laser gun, jewelry store, corruption, female nudity, confession, release from prison, diamond theft, jewel thief ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 180
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: museum, jewel thief, heist, bikini, surfing, swimming pool, hotel, motorboat, beach, man in swimsuit, beefcake, jewel theft
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: heist, murder, rescue, terror, victim, love triangle, ransom, father, criminal, kidnapping
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38%
 8.2
 48
Das Ding (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
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Plot: heist, plan gone wrong, coin, robbery, truck, uniform, container
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 223
The Safe House (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 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: injury, psychologist, attack, post traumatic stress, house, murder, loneliness, deception, family relations
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36%
Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, complex, emotional ...
Plot: heist, family relations, family business, prison, criminal, life sentence, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, crimes, parents and children, family life, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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35%
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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.
Style: based on true events
Plot: political prisoner, journalist, terrorism, prison, franco regime (francoism), eta terrorist group, prison escape, eta, franco regime
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35%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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34%
To the Bitter End (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 15 years ago Paul Jordan was a star in Hollywood musicals. But then he retired from show-biz, married the rich Joan. Now, after being dependent on his wife's money for many years, he's sick of it and wants to work again. A romantic affair ...
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, depression, loveless marriage, affair, comeback, alcohol abuse, unfaithful husband, theater
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34%
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, gloomy, bleak, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: master criminal, gangsters, heist, one last job, betrayal, robbery, prison, tough heroes, petty criminal, track down, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Judge Fayard Called the Sheriff (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.
Plot: gang, tunnel, gunfight, corruption, money, judge, gangster, murder, telephone call, police, gangsters, dead animal ...
Place: switzerland
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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: storage unit, safe, sniper, booby trap, explosive, windmill, crushed to death, gambling, suicide of father, gambling debt, kidnapping, inheritance
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: robbery, escape, caper, police officer killed, car chase, ambulance, alcoholic, hotel, fight, cat, racetrack, illegal gambling ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: true crime, police brutality, heist, crime, gang, crimes, family relations, criminal heroes, bank robber, prison escape, war veteran, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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30%
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The Glass Cell (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous.
Plot: release from prison, job seeking, birthday party, architect, lawyer, murder, bookstore, jealousy, bankruptcy, cheating
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30%
13 French Street (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A neo-noir tale of a man who seeks out an old friend, only to succumb to the will of a beautiful, mysterious woman.
Style: neo noir
Plot: male objectification, villa, pubic hair, friend, old friend, seaside, female nudity, male nudity, ripping clothes
Place: brittany
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Hatton Garden the Heist (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the lead up to one of the biggest robberies of the century, Hatton Garden The Heist watches the journey of Brian Reader, John Collins, Terry Perkins, Daniel Jones and the mysterious Basil throughout the audacious heist.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: heist, jewel theft, safe, police interrogation, police arrest, british, criminal gang, true crime, questioned by police, criminal heroes, crimes, heist gone wrong ...
Time: year 2012, 21st century
Place: london
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30%
The Final Arrangement (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two men, Nieminen and Varjola, commit a mail van robbery. Varjola betrays his friend: shoots him and takes the loot. Nieminen is arrested, but he refuses to reveal his accomplice's name. On his first leave on prison Nieminen finds Varjola in a ...
Plot: rifle, jail, disguise, election campaign, jail cell, politician, past, political campaign, shot to death, hairdresser, ex convict, countryside ...
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