Movies like Squizzy Taylor

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Squizzy Taylor (1982)
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Squizzy Taylor (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This Australian crime drama chronicles the life of notorious, keen witted, acid tongued 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.
Plot: dog, horse, gangsters, rape, prostitute, dead man, police, violence, blonde, gambling, criminal, hospital, running, telephone, gun, courtroom, theft, corrupt cop, tragedy, teenage girl, city, lie, doctor, bicycle, mirror ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne

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Most similar movies to Squizzy Taylor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and tense films with plots about apology, cigarette smoking, man with glasses, bespectacled male, telephone call, telephone and opening a door mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Squizzy Taylor: Body Harm (1988), Heatwave (1982), Annie's Coming Out (1984), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Phar Lap (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Body Harm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, crimes, journalism, crime, deadly, law enforcement, corpse with eyes open, opening a door, looking at picture, opening a window ...
Time: 80s
Place: sydney australia, australia
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95%
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: injustice, against the odds, rebellion, society, fighting the system, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, visit, urban setting, american, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: telephone, lighting a cigarette, father daughter relationship, supermarket, redheaded woman, corpse with eyes open, euphemism, man with glasses, cigarette smoking, nurse, night, sister sister relationship ...
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: australian aboriginal, racism, interracial relations, aborigine, criminal, murder, rage, vengeance, haunted by the past, couple relations, social differences, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Phar Lap (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression that gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings the New Zealand bred horse raced on to become the hero of a nation.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: gambling, friendship, horse, horse race, family, ambition, sport, rivalry, hopes, underdog, friends, murder ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, australia, latin america, melbourne australia, sydney australia
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71%
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Hollywood Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A detective tries to get back a child who has been kidnapped by gangsters.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: child abduction, plot twist, motorcycle riding, only child, public telephone, car on fire, woman driver, laughter, man in bed, crime victim, police siren, stolen money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Harry in Your Pocket (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A master thief (James Coburn) and his drug-addicted partner teach two aspiring crooks (Michael Sarrazin, Trish Van Devere) how to steal wallets.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: pickpocket, teaching the ways of the world, cons and scams, friends, crime, partners, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, calling someone an idiot, sexual euphemism, opening a door ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, hotel, on the road, hotel room, scam, criminal heroes, dishonesty, serial killer, good versus evil, crimes, crime, lovers on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Informers (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the detective in charge of investigating a series of bank robberies starts to get too close to the culprits, they set up a blackmail scheme to warn him off. But when the crooks begin to fall out with each other, the police learn the truth.
Plot: bank robbery, blackmail, photograph, man with glasses, telephone, apology, telephone call, looking at picture, opening a window, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, ladder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fast Talking (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.
Plot: motorcycle, aquarium, school expulsion, chicken farm, running from police, stealing a car, teacher student relationship, ex convict, troubled teen, stolen car, teenage boy, corporal punishment ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fourth Wish (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.
Plot: fishing, terminal illness, church, disease, climbing stairs, beach, priest, flat, seat belt, opening a door, saying goodbye, cigarette smoking ...
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, injustice, court, trial, investigation, uncover truth, murder, legal action, crimes, legal ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Thieves Like Us (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Bowie, a youthful convicted murderer, and bank robbers Chicamaw and T-Dub escape from a Mississippi chain gang in the 1930s. They hole up with a gas station attendant and continue robbing banks. Bowie, who is injured in an auto accident, takes ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: on the run, murder, bank, bank robbery, fall in love, crime, fugitives, crimes, journalism, chases and races, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Romper Stomper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, realistic, psychological, cult film ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, gang, love triangle, immigrants, strangulation, arson, vandalism, profanity, life is a bitch, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Crosstalk (1982)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Only the computer saw the murder...and it liked what it saw...
Plot: city, surveillance camera, driving at night, telephone call, cemetery, airplane, saving a life, mistress, apology, pretending to be someone else, adulterous husband, adultery ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Capone (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
Style: factual, realistic, depressing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, bloody violence, underwater, dementia, violence, feces, husband wife relationship, underwater scene, balloon, blood, gun violence, male protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1933
Place: florida, usa, minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, suspense, intense, captivating, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, trial, death threat, court, italian history, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, miami, rio de janeiro ...
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53%
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The FJ Holden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Suburban Australia in the late 70s. It was the era of the drive-in movie, the Chico Roll girl and the beloved FJ Holden. Boasting drunken fist fights, back seat sex, illegal drag racing, a classic Oz rock soundtrack (featuring Ol'55, Skyhooks ...
Style: road movie
Plot: teenage girl, shopping mall, father son relationship, opening a door, parking a car, living room, father daughter relationship, moustache, bus stop, belch, teenage son, bathroom ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Wedding in White (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl's brother comes home from the army, and brings an army buddy with him. The three of them go out that night to celebrate, and after much drinking has been done, the brother's friend rapes the sister. After the two men have gone ...
Plot: rape, dysfunctional family, world war two, teenager, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, wedding dress, teenage daughter, lying on bed, father daughter relationship, age difference, cigarette lighter ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Snowtown (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.
Style: tense, psychological, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, psychopath, manipulations, murder, manipulation, suspicion, mother's boyfriend, deadly, vandalism, gang, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1998, 1990s
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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47%
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BMX Bandits (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teens P.J. and Goose get their thrills on BMX bikes, performing hair-raising tricks all across Sydney, Australia. Along with their new friend Judy, they discover a box of walkie-talkies -- and find out that a gang of criminals intends to use them to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, chase, bank, robbery, teenager, adventure, buddies, heist, teenage life, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
When the Sky Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, journalism, gangsters, investigation, law enforcement, crime, tragic hero, crimes, drug abuse, uncover truth, life is a bitch, drug dealing ...
Time: year 1998
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, based on true events, disturbing ...
Plot: false accusation, legal action, injustice, court, lawyer, trial, legal, courtroom drama, fighting the system, hopes, convict, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, cynical, rough, cult film, stylized ...
Plot: prison, convict, brutality, criminal, murder, judge, self destructing, dark humor, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
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44%
Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: riding a bicycle, policewoman, beard, sexual euphemism, talking while driving, dancing, bus driver, black cat, bridge, homeless shelter, bicycle, kissing ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
True History of the Kelly Gang (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Australia, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressing bandits immortalised for terrorising ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological, bleak, tense, based on true events
Plot: criminal gang, outlaw, chase, criminal, escape, gang, fight, murder, police officer, revenge, death, australian western ...
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Custodian (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Det. Quinlan has left his alcoholic wife, sprouting a bloom of insecurity, anger and self-motivation within him to expose the corrupt police force that surrounds him. He abandons his 'straight' life to partner in crime with his co-worker, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police corruption, alcohol abuse, police raid, marital separation, coffee shop, fax machine, husband leaves wife, fighting the system, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 56K
Animal Kingdom (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother, J finds himself living with his estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Smurf, mother to the Cody boys. J quickly comes to believe that he is a player in this world. But, as he soon ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: crimes, crime, interrogation, drug dealer, armed robbery, heroin, gangsters, organized crime, mafia, law enforcement, power struggle, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 16K
Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: sincere, tense, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, obsession, writer's life, friendship, investigation, crimes, human nature, obsessive quest, journalism, gossip and rumors, fame ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: model, rape, modeling, psychiatrist, paranoia, suicide attempt, mental breakdown, losing-it hero, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%