Movies like The Beast 1974

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The Beast (1974)
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The Beast (1974)
Original name: Il bestione
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An experienced truck-driver is forced to become assistant to a young Sicilian driver. The Beast, the truck they drive around Europe, becomes their ground for mutual respect and trust.
Style: road movie
Plot: truck, money, on the road, driver, job, truck driver, chase, trip, girl, homosexual subtext, female stockinged legs, pantyhose

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Most similar movies to The Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and road movie films with plots about crimes, chase, murder, money, on the run, truck and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Beast: Kiss or Kill (1997), Scoumoune (1972), Dukhtar (2014), The Last Round (1976), The Passengers (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kiss or Kill (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two lovers, Nikki and Al, have a scam in which Nikki allows herself to be picked up by older men, drugs them, and, with Al's help, robs them. After accidentally killing one of her victims with an overdose, Nikki and Al are on the run.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, on the road, hotel, hotel room, scam, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, social misfits, crime, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 844
Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: prison escape, frenchman, casino, horse, world war two, one armed man, horse carriage, revolver, organized crime, courtroom, bedroom, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.0
 2K
Dukhtar (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Pakistan, Norway, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins.
Plot: forced marriage, family feud, child bride, suv, chase, mother daughter relationship, little girl, arranged marriage, pakistani, asian, engagement, muslim ...
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Last Round (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stelvio Massi's crime thriller centers on a drifter who sets out to help blue-collar workers rise up against the two powerful families who are exploiting them. After settling in an industrial town and witnessing the cruelty of the factory ...
Plot: gangster, violence, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, revenge, gang rape, gang war, woman shot in the forehead, set up, mafia, italian mafia, symbolism
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.5
 106
The Passengers (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, truck, school, investigation, deadly, obsessive quest, terrorism, stalking, danger, on the run, psychopath, on the road ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 477
Armed Hands (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, snitch, crimes, parents and children, crime, partners against crime, family relations, partners, estranged parent, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Fight with the Panther (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three nymphets struggle to have a beneficial youth: Ana is suicidal, Mercedes is attracted to her brother William, and Patricia desires to be sexually abused.
Plot: shoes, girl man relationship, suicide, coming of age, murder, girl, money, fear, school, loss of virginity
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Last Known Address (1970)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marceau Léonetti (Lino Ventura), a competent and energetic officer stops by chance the son of an influential lawyer driving under the influence of alcohol. A few months later, the lawyer falsely accuses Léonetti as being violent and incompetent. ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, police detective, rivalry, police station, vengeance, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, violence spree, city life, crime, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.5
 437
I Am Afraid (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During a wave of political violence in Italy, a policeman who's already survived an assassination is assigned to act as a bodyguard to a morally upright judge. He feels increasingly fearful as the links of the upper echelons of police and ...
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, conspiracy, paranoia, terrorism, bodyguard, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious, police raid, judge, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, police ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 8K
Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, truck, danger, chases and races, fugitives, one man army, rivalry, rescue, hijacking, fbi, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 2K
Hitch Hike (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, rape, on the run, kidnapping, desert, on the road, violence, hitchhiker, hostage, law enforcer killer, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, southern california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, psychopath, desert, on the road, serial killer, obsession, danger, woman in danger, deadly, obsessive quest, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Iracema, Uma Transa Amazônica (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, West Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl from the countryside goes to the city of Belém to take part in the Círio de Nazaré celebrations. Led to prostitution, she wishes to move to the wealthiest Southeast region of Brazil. In a dance club, she meets a truck driver that ...
Style: road movie
Plot: prostitution, amazon, forest, poverty, ecology, deforestation, truck driver, truck
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 1K
Getaway Plan (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thief expert with blowtorch is hired by a group of the Russian mob for a bank assault.
Plot: bank, mob, thief, car, train station, love interest, sex scene, russian, money, tunnel, heist, raid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: urination, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, truck driver, on the road, truck, travel, hitchhiking, motorcyclist, runaway, motorcycle ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Ultimate Thrill (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a Colorado ski resort, a jealous man's paranoia results in murder.
Plot: chase, murder, obsession, stalker, stalking, businessman, jealousy, affair, skiing, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 55
Delta Fox (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Woman is kidnaped by hitman who discovers that he is the target of another hitman.
Plot: hitman, dynamite, handgun, telephone call, money, yacht, female nudity, porsche, kidnapping, truck, machine gun, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 19K
The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, nightclub, neo noir, thief, pimp, police, escape, prison, crime, gangsters, police investigation, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.2
 583
Delusion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and the boyfriend turns out to be a professional killer, and he ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, neo noir, on the road, revenge, revolver, highway, motorcycle, money, hitchhiker, showgirl, deception, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Cock Crows at Eleven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Federico is a child-killer running from the law. Wounded, he is taken in by a 12 year old girl named Simona. Their strange love affair is interrupted by Simona's depressed, oversexed mother Vera, who concocts a plan with Federico to kill her ...
Plot: coming of age, pedophile, rapist, 11 year old, wheelchair, working out, suicide, male nudity, cheating wife, child murder, bare breasts, pantyhose ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Sort of Family (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Poland, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What limits does Malena cross to get what she wants most? Malena is a 38 year old middle class doctor from Buenos Aires. One afternoon she receives the call from Doctor Costas, who informs her that she must travel immediately to the north of the ...
Style: road movie
Plot: breast feeding, childbirth, police arrest, pregnant, newborn baby, moral dilemma, dirty cop, police, judge, adoption, female protagonist, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A jewel thief moves towards a reunion of revenge with his lover, who pushed him out of their speeding getaway car.
Style: rough, tense, cynical, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, hitchhiker, rivalry, store, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, deadly, heist, on the run, on the road, neo noir, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 23K
The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, exciting, based on true events, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drug trafficking, old man, money, drugs, pickup truck, police officer, ex husband ex wife relationship, drug dealer, male protagonist, delivery man, veteran, drug cartel ...
Time: year 2005, 2010s, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Flight of the Innocent (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gang, chase, murder, kidnapping, on the run, parents and children, hostages, kids in trouble, crimes, confined, fugitives, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
White Line Fever (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, bar fight, violence, corruption, fistfight, chase, truck driver, dishonesty, fighting crime, gangsters, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 18K
The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: identity, hotel, desert, on the road, starting over, journalism, terrorism, espionage, journalist, reporter, truck, guide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, barcelona, africa, india, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Long Live the Family! (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Libor, a former teacher, enjoys a well-paid position as a bank manager, living in a luxurious villa outside Prague. His business partners are taken into custody and the authorities have a few questions for him to answer. Rather than wait around, he ...
Style: road movie
Plot: debt, lie, loss of job, trip, classmate, bank manager, police investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
London to Brighton (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's 3:07am and two girls burst into a run down London toilet. Joanne is crying her eyes out and her clothing is ripped. Kelly's face is bruised and starting to swell. Duncan Allen lies in his bathroom bleeding to death. Duncan's son ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: sexual abuse, pimp, murder, train, prostitute, chase, deadly, going straight, false accusation, life is a bitch, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, brighton, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: touching, sincere, road movie, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, manhunt, fugitives, friendship, criminal heroes, prison escape, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 16K
Rape Me (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, strong sexual content, sexual relations, rape, violence, revenge, obsession, nihilism, on the road, sexual abuse, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%