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, deception, bank, runaway, jail, bare breasts, escape, jail cell, woman on top, gangster, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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 police, heist, murder, robbery, prison, gangsters and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Petos: Operation St. Peter's (1967), Seven Golden Men (1965), Poliziotti (1995), Bloody Mama (1970), La banda Vallanzasca (1977). 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: robbery, prison, heist, church, theft, handcuffs, jail, cardinal the priest, caper, smuggling, betrayal, chase ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seven Golden Men (1965)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After bungling a job in London, Albert, an international thief, masterminds a plan to rob a Geneva bank of 7 tons of gold. Assisted by the seductive Giorgia, who works from within the bank, and six other accomplices, Albert sets himself up in an ...
Plot: heist, gold, caper, betrayal, diving, convent, underwater scene, underground, held at gunpoint, gangsters, looking in a window, jackhammer ...
Place: switzerland, italy, geneva switzerland, rome italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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.
Plot: carabinieri, police, drugs, explicit sex, police officer, police officer killed, police officer shot, suicide, italian police, male nudity, police officer shot in the chest, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, cynical, rough ...
Plot: prison, murder, prostitute, gangsters, bank, kidnapping, suicide, bank robbery, sexual abuse, shooting, incest, machine gun ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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 officer, escape, jail, prison guard, killed in police car, hostage, police, ransom, police officer shot, bandit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Once Upon a Time in London (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Billy Hill and Jack 'Spot' Comer were among the most notorious criminals in London up until the 1950s. Dramatising the violent reign of two of London's most notorious gangsters, Billy Hill (Leo Gregory) and Jack 'Spot' Comer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal, rivalry, vengeance, gang, family relations, crimes, crime boss, violent, deadly, racketeer, blackmail ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london
⇓ 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, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crime, crimes, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, cons and scams, couple relations, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 movie cast
Plot: police officer, gold bar, blackmail, blood, female nudity, violence, male nudity, stripper, shotgun, gold, gangsters, crazy ...
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55%
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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: rough, suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric, neo noir ...
Plot: bank, gang, heist, friendship, gangsters, police inspector, criminal, double life, police, driver, bank robbery, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: court, father son relationship, boy, prison, trial, jail
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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, tense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: prison, murder, death sentence, court, husband wife relationship, trial, bank robber, crimes, beauty, cowboy, shaved head, prostitute ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Big Sweat (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con, just released from jail, returns home only to become immediately embroiled in a robbery. A tenacious FBI agent hounds him every step of the way.
Plot: robbery, thief, ex convict, car, bank robbery, gangsters, fbi agent, fbi, pursuit, chase, gangster, police ...
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, drug dealing, gangsters, gang, crimes, police investigation, rise and fall, fighting crime, law enforcement, who done it, police, informant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1995, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: england, united kingdom, amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: rifle, jail, disguise, election campaign, jail cell, politician, past, political campaign, shot to death, hairdresser, ex convict, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, shot multiple times, police brutality, blood, stabbed in the chest, torture, shot in the back, shot point blank, kicked in the head, slashing, shot in the stomach, violence against women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Born to Be a Criminal (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Our man has about everything against him : he is short, weak, so simple, with an IQ far below the average. There is no wonder why he keeps on being teased by his friends, parents and even fiancee. But circumstances will turn him into a hero and then ...
Plot: police, bank robbery, loser, security, corruption, job seeking, prison, bank, engagement, corrupt businessman, poverty, computer ...
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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, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: warden, parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, going straight, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ...
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Plot: hostage, robbery, heist, bank, gore, roadblock, police officer, police chase, rape, police protection, breasts, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, affair, wedding, murder, small town, escapades, deadly, violence, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, exciting
Plot: hitman, heist, gangsters, money, black american, urban setting, murder, hillbilly, fbi agent, police, rapper, briefcase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: tense, serious, rough, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, police, power, revenge, gang, racism, drug addict, grudge, murder, hanging ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Simple Justice (1989)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an unknown assailant viciously murders the participants in a bank robbery and murder case, it could be a case of vigilante justice - that is, if the two cases are connected. That's for the police to decide - and it's a puzzle that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Genre: Crime
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: Varg Veum promises his girlfriend that he will find her sister who has vanished.
Plot: butt naked, prostitution, nipples, telephone, topless, woman on top, bathrobe, naked woman, bare ass, butt, heavy breathing, lying in bed ...
Place: scandinavia, norway
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38%
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Running Hot (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen convicted of murdering his father escapes from authorities and heads for Arizona with a prostitute.
Plot: escape, teenager, police, prostitute, skinny dipping, prostitution, escaped convict, female masturbation, love, female nudity, manhunt, sleazy ...
Place: arizona
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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: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, tough heroes, human spirit, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, escape, fugitives, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: bar, love, destructive relationship, crimes, crime, heist, suburban life, suburbs, alcohol abuse, addiction, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Valachi Papers (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: europe, italy, new york
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The... Copanoi (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas is tricked into thinking he will hit the jackpot by a guy from the underworld, Babis, also well-known on the street as "the teacher". So, he sets up an ad hoc gang with his close friends in order to rob a bank. The operation, ...
Plot: chase, robbery, cult, retribution, thief, petty thief, diversion, crew, training, peeping, jail, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The James Gang (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After an audacious jewellery robbery the whole James family heads for home on the run with the obsessive detective Julia Armstrong in hot pursuit.
Plot: jewel theft, on the run, father, mother, heist, children, jewelry, getaway car, police, runaway, police officer, aftermath ...
Place: london, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: neo noir, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police detective, hostage, robbery, bank robbery, femme fatale, police, crime, crimes, manipulation, rivalry, manipulations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, canada, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%