Movies like The Last Desperate Hours

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The Last Desperate Hours (1974)
 6.9
 93
The Last Desperate Hours (1974)
Original name: Milano: il clan dei calabresi
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paolo Mancuso is a gang boss whose rivals want dead. During a failed assassination attempt, he is bitten by an infected lab rat. In the short time he has left to live, he tracks down his enemies and kills them one by one.
Plot: woman strangled to death, italian mafia, mafia, pimp, deadly virus, death of son, ex husband ex wife relationship, animal experimentation, gang war, tuberculosis, mob boss, burned alive, lab rat, shot in the head, exploding car, shot in the stomach, protection racket, burned to death
Place: milan italy

Most similar movies to The Last Desperate Hours

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about violence, police officer, mafia, shot to death, gangsters, shot in the chest and shot in the head mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Last Desperate Hours: The New Godfathers (1979), No Way Out (1973), 4 Billion in 4 Minutes (1976), From Corleone to Brooklyn (1979), The Italian Connection (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Godfathers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime families is set on getting it to the US. They decide to run the drug through an unsuspecting network of good-natured, local smugglers in Naples, while an international ...
Plot: mafia, police chase, smuggling, police officer, customs officer, camorra, italian police, gang war, drugs, drug
Place: napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 1K
No Way Out (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.
Plot: birthday cake, car chase, stabbed in the back, sauna, train ride, hitman, birthday party, tape recorder, gangster, airport, mob boss, train ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
4 Billion in 4 Minutes (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Obscure, action-packed euro-crime yarn about an imprisoned genius who organizes a bank robbery of 4 billion Lire from behind bars. It's up to superhunk Antonio Sabato to save the day, foil the baddies and bed the chick. There are great car ...
Plot: sea, carabinieri, police officer shot, police chase, italian police, police, helicopter, money, police officer killed, police officer, police officer knocked unconscious, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
From Corleone to Brooklyn (1979)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurizio Merli takes up a familiar role as Commissioner Berni; a cop who puts his life on the line to transport a witness from Corleone to New York City in order to testify against a mob boss on trial for murder. Along the way, Berni and his ...
Plot: mafia, police officer shot, organized crime, police officer, police officer kicked, police lineup, mob boss, secret police
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Italian Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, pimp, mafia, manhunt, vengeance, scapegoat, loss of daughter, sleazy, dishonesty, crimes, partners, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, new york, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Special Cop in Action (1976)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A school bus with young children being kidnapped. Commissario Betti will solve the case. High action is promised, including hostage, bank robberies, car chases, prison scenes and mafia bosses!
Style: surprise ending
Plot: shot multiple times, police shootout, police officer shot in the back, betrayal, crushed head, shot in the head, brawl, bus, shot in the stomach, cut arm, violence, police officer shot ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Manhunt in the City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a crook gets framed as a drug kingpin, the mob decide to "off" his wife. Revenge is the name of the game, and the manhunt is on!
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: vigilante, bank robbery, revenge, shot in the head, brutality, broken bottle, criminal underworld, car accident, shot in the stomach, loss of daughter, vandalism, morgue ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.4
 18K
Thani Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: arch villain, police officer, good versus evil, mafia, death, revenge, chase, scientist, murder, brutality, crime boss, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 4K
Caliber 9 (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden $300,000 that should have gone to an American drug ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, betrayal, gunfight, blackmail, brutality, police, organized crime, incompetent police, tough heroes, cons and scams, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 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: rough, suspenseful, cynical, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, kidnapping, gangsters, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, gang, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban, vengeance, strong violent content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 114
Mumbai Mirror (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Mumbai Mirror revolves around Abhijeet Patil, a hardcore action packed cop, who can neither tolerate violence against women nor crime in his area. He comes across a drug racket led by Shetty, who runs several bars in the city. One of the dancers, ...
Plot: gang war, officer, shot in the chest, reporter, fight, chess, investigation, shot in the head, mass murder, police officer, bullet, game ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Emergency Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli, a maverick who can't control his ...
Plot: revenge, exploding car, shot in the leg, killed in police car, shot in the chest, police officer killed, blood, gangster, concussion, bare breasts, violent death, hole in chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.0
 117K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, warrior, organized crime, gangsters, undercover, hand to hand combat, fight, one man army, gunfight, police corruption, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 222
Porki (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A cop disguises as a gangster in order to capture a mafia leader.
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, tense
Plot: mafia, lust, fight, seduction, killer, rape, love, murder, seductress, police officer, secret police, undercover agent ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 287
Little Italy (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Undercover cop Nico Giraldi travels to New York and Las Vegas to find a crooked cop who gave his squadron back in Italy a bad name.
Plot: mob boss
Place: italy, milan italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 22K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, superhero, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, organized crime, crimes, crime, one against many ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 190
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 ⇓
45%
The Cynic, the Rat and the Fist (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is probably the best example of a 70's Italian crime movie, though not the "best" movie of the genre (does that make sense?). It has, besides Saxon, an entirely Italian cast but most of them are pretty recognizable regulars in ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, fire extinguisher, sniper rifle, chases and races, gang, law enforcement, rebellion, chase, heroes, crime, master criminal, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 299
Gambling City (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Luca Altieri is a gambler. He likes cards and he is a master in playing poker. He is a cardsharper too. He begins working for "The President", who has many gambling houses and everything seems to go well until Luca falls for Maria Luisa. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, crime, crimes, on the run, love and romance, chase, love triangle, fall in love, cons and scams, gambling, gunshot wound ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 32K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, undercover, tough law enforcer, heroes, fbi, vengeance, crimes, gang, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, working undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, strong violent content, rivalry, crime, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 10K
Coffy (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, vigilante, pimp, cocaine, prostitute, social decay, vengeance, drug abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bloody Hands of the Law (1973)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a crime boss is murdered while in hospital, a young woman sees the killers, but her room mate convinces her not to tell the police, fearing the consequences. Unfortunately the murderers realize that they have been seen, and kill both women. ...
Plot: murder, police officer knocked unconscious, witness, police, police chase, rage, hitman, car chase, police uniform stolen, airport, violence, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 25
Canne mozze (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Giovanni Molet is sent to jail for the murder of two of the Carraro family over a feud over land. While incarcerated, a vendetta is carried out on Molet's brother who is killed by the Carraros. While being transferred to another prison, Molet ...
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, train station, police shootout, police officer killed, carabinieri, italian police
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: gang war, yakuza, police, murder, mob boss, mafia, violence, arrest, shot to death
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Johan Falk: Slutet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The unknown, large mafia organization is now showing its true face. The pressure that GSI and John Falk and his family have put on the organization, makes them fight back on all fronts. The rule book is thrown out. But to go after Johan Falk's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: criminal underworld, police, mafia, police officer killed, gunfight, murder, organized crime, torture, police procedural, mercilessness, vengeance, police officer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, violence spree, chases and races, murder, corruption, mob hit, gangster, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, prague czech republic, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 11K
Pokkiri (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Tamil is a killer for hire, and will accept any contract provided the amount is right. The Police want him for questioning, while the underworld needs him to silence their opponents. No one really knows this assassin's background. It is only ...
Plot: train, gang war, police officer, killer, disguise, handkerchief, gun, love, father, tough guy, damsel in distress, thrown from a train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Long Arm of the Law IV: Underground Express (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The final entry in Michael and Johnny Mak's Long Arm of the Law series, Underground Express once again tells a story of gangsters versus police, focusing on the difference between how both factions act depending if they're coming from Hong ...
Plot: sadism, massacre, violence, axe in the chest, submachine gun, shot multiple times, shot in the chest, blood, shot in the shoulder, betrayal, child murder, falling from height ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 698
Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, yakuza, mafia, death of son, revenge, vengeance, rivalry, crime, danger, on the run, manhunt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%