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, special agents, heroes, gang, crimes, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, folk hero, dishonesty, obsessive quest, bank robbery, bandit, agent, police officer, fbi, murder, tough guy, criminal, car chase, bank robber, villain, hotel, 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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gunfight, murder, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry and violence 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prison escape, bandit, true crime, prostitute, murder, jail, gunfight, gang, bank robber, graphic violence, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1934, year 1933
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, memphis, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal, bank robbery, heist, uninhibited rivalry, missing person, kidnapping, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, tragic ending, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, gunfight, bank robber, farm, wedding, rivalry, crimes, clergy, criminal heroes, folk hero, gang ...
Time: 1930s
Place: kansas, oklahoma
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72%
 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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, police investigation, jail, gunfight, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, gang, murder, prohibition, brutality ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, heist, missing person, crimes, dishonesty, confined, special agents, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery ...
Time: 1930s
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56%
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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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, dishonesty, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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54%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, desert, helicopter, gunfight, motorcycle, bounty hunter, heroes, gangsters, special agents, rivalry, gang, vampire ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, california, usa
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53%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, vigilantism, heroes, tough heroes, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 99
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, violence, gunfight, mafia, mafioso ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, car chase, chase, police officer, hitman, gunfight, police, mafia, corruption, urban setting, police corruption, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, gang, vigilantism, small town, vengeance, retiring, law enforcement, starting over, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, graphic violence, false accusation, police corruption, strong sexual content, drug abuse, murder, frame up, righting the wronged, gangsters, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, bandit, crimes, dishonesty, society, criminal heroes, rivalry, psychopath, gambling, interracial relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, murder, martial arts, rivalry, gang, investigation, law enforcement, buddies, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: rivalry, investigation, crime gone awry, special agents, on the run, crimes, fighting crime, chase, police investigation, law enforcement, partners, police detective ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, heist, police officer, police detective, tough heroes, investigation, undercover, fighting crime, chase, rebellion, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, police officer, murder, drug dealer, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, police investigation, crimes, undercover, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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44%
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: disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, lovers on the run, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, murderous pair, on the road, chase, fugitives, love and romance, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, oklahoma, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.7
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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: serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, society, journalism, crimes, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, rivalry, going straight, criminal heroes, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 416
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, maverick cop, two man army, police shootout, karate, siblings relations, police detective, kgb, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
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Lawless (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: harsh, stylized, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, smuggling, mafia, great depression, crimes, gang, bootlegging, organized crime, greed, ambitious, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, working undercover, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, police corruption, drug dealer, police shootout, drug dealing, fighting crime, undercover, against the rules, rebellion, witnessing a crime, tough law enforcer, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, heroes, protagonist as suspect, private detective, gang, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, police investigation, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, chase, confined, bank, murder, heist, swat team, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 450
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, abduction, karate, gunfight, showdown, graphic violence, vigilantism, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%