Movies like Petos

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Petos (1988)
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Petos (1988)
Genre: Crime
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The very first American-style Post Office robbery in Finland. In the midst of the 60's a gangster quartet led by Hilarius Ruokonen splits up and go into hiding after the heist.
Plot: wedding, police, suicide, prison, robbery, gangsters, bank robbery, heist, escape, deception, runaway, bank, nudity (full frontal - brief), jail, jail cell, woman on top, bare breasts, gangster
Time: 50s, 1950s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, police, heist, robbery, crimes, prison and police officer mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Petos: Operation St. Peter's (1967), Bloody Mama (1970), The Pardon (2013), McVicar (1980), Poliziotti (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, prison, robbery, church, theft, jail, gigolo, prison escape, car salesman, cardinal the priest, chase ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 3K
Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, prison, gang, great depression, robbery, homosexual rape, sex crime, incest, suicide, sexual abuse, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: arkansas
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89%
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The Pardon (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toni Jo tries to break her husband, Cowboy, out of prison and becomes an instant sensation due to her beauty.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, contemplative
Plot: prison, murder, bank robber, death sentence, husband wife relationship, court, crimes, christian, cowboy, beauty, boxing match, electric chair ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, prison life, criminal, imprisonment, prison escape, gang, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When young cop Andrea is assigned to keep watch over dangerous Godfather Sante, who's in hospital after a fake suicide attempt, the stage is set for disaster.
Style: erotic
Plot: police, sex scene, making love, carabinieri, italian police, male nudity, drugs, female nudity, police officer killed, police officer, suicide, explicit sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Destruction Force (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shoot out after a robbery ends with the death of the Chief of Police. Police detective Ghini goes in search of a suspect, Lanza, to avenge the death of his boss. Ghini's search leads him to Belli, a Sicilian gangster and 'Trashy', ...
Plot: police, car chase, police shootout, police officer, bus, tragic event, money laundering, torture, violence against women, violence, police brutality, criminal underworld ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
La banda Vallanzasca (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Convict Roberto murders a guard and escapes from jail with his cellmate. Once free he joins a group of gangsters and becomes a professional hitman. The gang abduct a young woman and when one them attacks her, Roberto shoots him and takes her to an ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, police, bandit, traffic policeman, police officer, ransom, prison escape, jail, terrorist, escape, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, bank robbery, rain, fighting the system, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Normal Life (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chris Anderson and his wife Pam live a fairly normal life until Chris loses his job on the police force and secretly turns to robbing banks to make his wife's dreams come true. Upon discovering his secret, she joins his deadly crime wave and ...
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, sexual, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: love, bdsm, heist, crimes, destructive relationship, lovers on the run, sex scene, cheating, life & death, sacrifice, romance, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Fall of the Essex Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the Essex Boys gang - the drugs, the violence and, of course, the murders. The real story is the most shocking of all.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, murder, drug dealing, gang, police investigation, fighting crime, rise and fall, who done it, law enforcement, police, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1995, 20th century ...
Place: england, amsterdam, united kingdom, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hunters of the Night (1984)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small gang of criminals is planning to commit a gold heist not knowing that the new member of their gang is actually a police detective. But when his true identity is revealed to the gang they act like they wouldn't know about it and decide ...
Style: cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: heist, mob boss, female nudity, police, disguise, violence, police officer, sex, murder, stripper, factory, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Bloody Friday (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Womansing thug Klett is sprung from the courthouse by two accomplices, then sets about planning the big heist of a local bank, equipped with a cache of high-powered weapons he's acquired from an American army outpost. Together with his faithful ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hostage, robbery, bank, heist, masked robber, gang of thieves, murder, gangsters, stockholm syndrome, police, sex scene, criminality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
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Perfect Friday (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with his plan. He needs her help and that of her philandering spendthrift ...
Plot: heist, perfect crime, robbery, female nudity, boredom, married couple, inspector, bank, security guard, bank robbery, bank manager, counterfeit money ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There's trouble in Frankie Diomede's criminal empire in Genoa. A French gangster has moved into his territory, so he flies home to take care of business. He promptly has himself arrested so that he'll have the perfect alibi when the ...
Style: funny, cult film
Plot: erotica, police, jail, friendship, prison escape, escape, gangsters, italian police, gang war, female nudity, prison, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Down Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, power, racism, gang, police, revenge, murder, drug addict, grudge, heroin ...
Place: mexico
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The Society Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Society Murders was the name given to the April 4, 2002 murders of husband and wife millionaire socialites Margaret Mary Wales-King, 69, and husband, Paul Aloysius King, 75 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by their son, Matthew Wales. The ...
Plot: prison, boy, father son relationship, jail, court
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Beaten (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Justina is a fifteen years old girl who lives with her mother and stepfather in Mexico City. In her sexual-awakening, she starts flirting with the only man in her life, her stepfather, causing the accidental murder of her mother and stepfather. ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir
Plot: teenager, murder, police, flirting, sexual awakening, stockholm syndrome, gang rape, stepfather, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), catholic schoolgirl, police officer ...
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47%
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8 of Diamonds (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diamond heist goes wrong when one of the thieves gets shot during the escape after swallowing a priceless diamond. Deception, blackmail, and murder schemes overshadow the lives of the eight people left chasing the diamond.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: thief, criminal, murder, diamond, heist gone wrong, heist, jewel robbery, diamond theft, gang, teamwork, partners in crime, problem ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Joe Valachi (Charles Bronson) has a price put on his head by Don Vito Genovese (Lino Ventura), he must take desperate steps to protect himself while in prison. An unsuccessful attempt to slit his throat puts him over the edge to break the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, prison, gangsters, mafia, hitman, organized crime, cosa nostra, spy, murder, prohibition era, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The State-Mafia Pact (2014)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story about how the pact beetween Italian State and Mafia was inked with innocence blood.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: mafia, corruption, society, crimes, gangsters, controversy, political satire, satire, reenactment, female director
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, bank, gang, helicopter, french police, robbery, gangsters, double life, bank robbery, police inspector, driver, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Separated by Murder (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inseparable Alabama twin sisters, Betty Gay Wilson and Peggy Joy Lowe, are arrested and tried for conspiring to murder Betty's wealthy husband. These two sisters hire handyman James White to kill Betty's husband. White's love and ...
Plot: serial killer, twins, police, doctor, jail cell, courtroom, police arrest, murder, prison, handyman, twin sister, extramarital affair ...
Place: southern usa
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44%
In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former marine and cop Jeff Erickson starts a new life after meeting his dream girl, Jill, running a bookshop, until they decide to become the modern Bonnie and Clyde. Learning on the job the hard way, Jeff becomes famous through media-coverage, ...
Style: tense, captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: bank robbery, ex cop, bank robber, couples, romancing a criminal, heist, couple relations, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, burglar ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, thought provoking, neo noir ...
Plot: prison, warden, heist, murder, friendship, crimes, going straight, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crime gone awry, bank robbery, jail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, usa
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43%
Crimes of Passion: King Lily of the Valley (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring is in the air and Puck and Einar, as well as Christer Wijk are invited to a wedding in Skoga. The day before the wedding, the bride-to-be enters a flower-shop in order to inspect her bridal bouquet of lily of the valley, but suddenly vanishes ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: multiple suspects, murder investigation, whodunit, police detective, murder, small town, affair, wedding, escapades, violence, flashback, canceled wedding ...
Time: 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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No Good Deed (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While doing a friend a favor and searching for a runaway teenager, a police detective stumbles upon a bizarre band of criminals about to pull off a bank robbery.
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hostage, robbery, police detective, crimes, femme fatale, heist, police, manipulation, rivalry, confined, bank robbery, music festival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: revenge, political campaign, autumn, jail, wounded, election, robbery, election campaign, hostel, village, ex convict, countryside ...
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Hot Money (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Three women, Bridget, Liz and Jackie, embark on a plan to steal thousands of pounds of banknotes that were due to be destroyed at the Bank of England's incinerating plant in Essex. Fictionalised account of a real-life case.
Plot: bank robbery, stolen money, female friendship, cleaning lady, robbery, bank, female protagonist, burglar, theft, girl gang, cleaner
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, femme fatale, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, lifetime, investigation, convict, runaway, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, child abuse, police, church, murder, runaway, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, murderer, child murder investigation, murder of family ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%