Movies like Melvin Purvis G-MAN

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Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)
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Melvin Purvis G-MAN (1974)
Original name: Melvin Purvis G-Man
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Agent Melvin Purvis is placed in charge of running down notorious killer Machine Gun Kelly, and sets out to do just that.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, special agents, gang, heroes, crime, chase, obsessive quest, fighting crime, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, folk hero, rivalry, bandit, bank robbery, agent, hotel, fbi, tough guy, criminal, gun, bank robber, villain, gunfight ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: kansas

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Most similar movies to Melvin Purvis G-MAN

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, murder, rivalry, gunfight and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Melvin Purvis G-MAN: Dillinger (1973), Dillinger and Capone (1995), A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970), Capone (1975), Public Enemies (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life of American public enemy number one who was shot by the police in 1934. After a shoot-out kills five FBI agents in Kansas City the Bureau target John Dillinger as one of the men to hunt down. Waiting for him to break Federal law they sort ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, tommy gun, prostitute, violence, murder, prison escape, true crime, bandit, gang, gunfight, jail, bank robber ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1933, year 1934
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, missouri, tucson arizona ...
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95%
Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, master criminal, fighting crime, crimes, bank robbery, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, manhunt ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A biography of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, a gangster who started his career at a young age after seeking revenge for his father's murder.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, gunfight, bank robber, prison, vigilantism, wedding, alcohol abuse, survival, reunion, farm, on the run ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: oklahoma, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, prohibition, street shootout ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Public Enemies (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ma Barker (Theresa Russell) and her sons rob banks, shoot people and wind up at the top of the FBI's "most wanted" list in the 1930s.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crime, dishonesty, crimes, special agents, confined, law enforcement, criminal heroes, criminal, robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, tense, serious, 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 ⇓
58%
Hell's Bloody Devils (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bikers, Nazis, Mafiosi, and the FBI all clash in this wild and wooly exploitation picture from director Al Adamson. Mark Adams (John Gabriel) is an FBI agent who has been assigned to infiltrate an organized crime ring that has obtained a set of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, desert, helicopter, gunfight, motorcycle, special agents, gang, crime, bounty hunter, chases and races, gangsters, vampire ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, small town, vigilantism, murder, tough heroes, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.1
 89
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, starting over, police investigation, on the run, gang, going straight, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Walking Tall: Lone Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Dallas, witnesses against a drug-lord are murdered in a safe-house.The testimony of FBI agents becomes the only chance to keep him in prison. They are lodged in another safe-house, but the place is invaded and the agents are executed. However, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, gangsters, gang, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, special agents, danger, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Inspector Paul Fein (Bronson) copes with family troubles while also dealing with the possibility of advancement to police chief. Meanwhile, his son (Joe Penny)) is investigating the murder of a banker.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, gunfight, mafia, urban setting, hitman, police, violence, corruption, injury ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, investigation, urban ghetto life, partners, chase, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crimes, hip hop, chases and races, crime, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, on the run, rivalry, society, gangsters, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 11K
Hoodlum (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence, murder, bandit, crimes, crime, interracial relations, gambling, psychopath, graphic violence, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, vengeance, frame up, family life, false accusation, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1985, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders and bank robberies. Particularly sickening to the authorities is the gratuitous use of violence by two “Rambo” like killers who dress themselves ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: chases and races, rivalry, special agents, deadly, on the run, crime gone awry, law enforcement, partners, crime, police detective, bank, heist ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mafia (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, and Robert Patrick headline this throwback action thriller set in 1975, and following a renegade cop who skirts the law in order to capture a ruthless crime boss.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, mafia, police officer, murder, profanity, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, on the run, law enforcement, investigation, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, swashbuckler, betrayal, murder, violence, gunfight, crime, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, on the run, dishonesty, chase, gangsters, law enforcement, society, crime, heroes, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
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50%
The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, gangsters, police officer, partners, army investigation, deadly, rebellion, police investigation, investigation, crime, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: lovers on the run, heist, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, murderous pair, chase, fugitives, love and romance, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, missouri, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, undercover, police investigation, police corruption, hitman, police detective, partners against crime, heroes, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, abduction, gunfight, showdown, karate, graphic violence, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.7
 129
Mob War (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the New York City police disrupt a big cocaine deal, the TV news reporters find John Falcone, a local mobster, nearby. They ask some tough questions, and Falcone decides he needs a public relations man to help burnish his image. He hires Todd ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, neo noir, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, rivalry, fighting crime, master criminal, going straight, crimes, journalism, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 350
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, two man army, police shootout, maverick cop, karate, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, kgb ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, conspiracy, drug dealer, beretta, police shootout, working undercover, partners, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, gang, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, manhunt, law enforcement, injustice, murder, friendship, old west, vengeance, false accusation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Jackals (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.
Style: rough, clever, suspenseful, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: smuggling, dishonesty, immigrants, society, crimes, witnessing a crime, crime, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 52
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, hitman, criminal's revenge, gangsters, addiction, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crimes, drug abuse, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%