Movies like Little Laura and Big John

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Little Laura and Big John (1973)
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Little Laura and Big John (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this action-packed, hard-hitting depiction of the infamous Ashley gang - who terrorized the southeast in the 1920's - also illustrates a desperate love between two people destined for destruction.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, crimes, heist, best friends, gang, on the road, crime, graphic violence, chase, on the run, hotshot hero, small town life, chases and races, small town, criminal heroes, celebrity culture, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bank robber, sheriff, bandit, prison escape, criminal, cult, obsessive love ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, 20th century, 20s
Place: florida

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Most similar movies to Little Laura and Big John

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, chases and races and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Little Laura and Big John: Bonnie & Clyde: The Real Story (1992), The Wild Rebels (1967), Rob the Mob (2014), Capone (1975), Sinatra Club (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bonnie & Clyde: The Real Story (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Parker is estranged from her husband while still only just barely eighteen. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to drive. He falls in with WD Jones, ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: criminal heroes, partners, heist, on the run, love and romance, chase, crime, deadly, crimes, violence spree, murderous pair, bank robber ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Wild Rebels (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A stock car driver goes undercover as the wheel man for a motorcycle gang.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, motorcycle gang, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, society, crime, heroes, crime gone awry, car chase, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 11K
Rob the Mob (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, partners, love and romance, wanted, couple relations, couples, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 3K
Capone (1975)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, police investigation, gunfight, jail, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, murder, brutality, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, rise to the top, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, chase, fugitives, love and romance, murderous pair, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 297
Murder One (1988)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This crime drama is based on the true story of Billy Isaacs. Freshly escaped from prison, Isaac is picked up by his brothers, and the entire dysfunctional brood embarks on a crime spree that takes them through a dozen states, claiming the lives of ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, true crime, death row, farm, strong sexual content, family relations, crime, deadly, murderous pair, on the run, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Killer Inside Me (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sheriff struggles to hide his violent murderous acts.
Style: neo noir, rough, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, serial killer, danger, social relations, graphic violence, crime, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 815
Electric Slide (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A heightened homage to the City of Angels, Electric Slide riffs on the real-life story of Eddie Dodson, the notorious "Gentleman Bank Robber." With a debonair sophistication and a serious talent for flirt, Dodson managed to lure money from ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: lovers on the run, crime, chases and races, partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, bank, crimes, bank robbery, escapades, family relations, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 578
The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chases and races, police investigation, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, chase, gang, heist, law enforcement, marriage ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 795
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, crimes, danger, law enforcement, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 361
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, buddies, betrayal, master and servant, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 8K
Stander (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: apartheid, heist, crime, crimes, fighting the system, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rebelliousness, dishonesty, violence spree, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 416
Illtown (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dante and his girlfrend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as by Lucas, a corrupt cop who's on the take. Their downfall comes when ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, bleak, rough ...
Plot: low lives, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty, law enforcement, going straight, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, drug dealing, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: miami, new jersey, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 4K
The Robber (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A champion marathoner leads a double life as a serial bank robber, sprinting between fixes (and away from police cavalcades) as many as three times a day.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, robbery, marathon, heist, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, crimes, on the run, chase, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Assault on the Pay Train (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film about the true events in Rio de Janeiro, in 1960, when a gang having the infamous outlaw Tião Medonho as a leader performed a sensational railroad hold-up on a train carrying a small fortune.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: train, heist, slum, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, disorder, racial ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 483
The Wolves (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After going to prison for killing the boss of the Kanno gang, Seji Iwahashi (Tatsuya Nakadai) gets released early -- only to find that his former gang has merged with the Kannos. But with bitter resentments lingering on both sides, how long will it ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, yakuza, rivalry, crime, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, society, graphic violence, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 3K
Wisdom (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Unable to find work after a past felony, graduate John Wisdom and his girlfriend embark on a cross-country bank-robbing spree in order to aid American farmers.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bank, lovers on the run, on the run, college graduate, unemployment, police, gun, murder, fbi, destiny, crimes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 21K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, betrayal, danger, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 801
Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: lone wolves, gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, vengeance, murder, profanity, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, life turned upside down, danger, rivalry, going straight, dishonesty, on the run, chases and races, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 276
Hand Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack is in the midst of a major robbery, which leaves him injured and his accomplices dead. Jack manages to hide the $500,000 from the robbery before he makes his way to his death bed.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, on the run, estrangement, power relations, disorder, family relations, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 3K
The Outfit (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A two-bit criminal takes on the Mafia to avenge his brother's death. Earl Macklin is a small time criminal who is released from prison after an unsuccessful bank robbery only to discover that a pair of gunmen killed his brother.
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, hitman, revenge, danger, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, rivalry, bookies, bank robbery, prison, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 574
The Gunrunner (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1926. The Chinese Civil War. Drifter Ted Beaubien is captured and forced to witness his girlfriend's execution. He finally escapes and vows to avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle them back. Arriving in ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, femme fatale, intrigue, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, arms dealing, crimes, crime, couples, graphic violence ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: canada, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
If... Dog... Rabbit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Johnnie Cooper served time for an armed robbery that also his father and brother participated in. When he's released from jail he's determined to live a normal life and gets work at a gas station. But soon his brother pays a visit.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: parole officer, gas station, warden, car chase, family relations, disorder, profanity, escape, gangsters, manhunt, unlikely criminals, store ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 14K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, profanity, godfather, brutality, family relations, parents and children, crime, ambition, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 6K
Blue Caprice (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A narrative feature film inspired by the events known as the Beltway sniper attacks.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, violence spree, crimes, on the run, crime, partners, deadly, on the road, lawyer, car, sniper, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crimes, crime, gangsters, gang, stripper, siblings relations, family relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 722
F.T.W. (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man and a woman running from their pasts are trapped on a collision course with the future. Frank T. Wells, a newly-released ex-con looking for a few acres of freedom on the rodeo circuit. Scarlett Stuart, a wild beautiful woman on the run from a ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, on the run, crime, couples, on the road, fall in love, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, prison, going straight, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%