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Farewell, Friend (1968)
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Farewell, Friend (1968)
Original name: Adieu l'ami
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After serving together in the French Foreign Legion, a mercenary and a doctor leave the service and go their separate ways. Later, they are reunited and become involved with a caper involving millions in a high-security safe. The two men become locked in during a holiday weekend as the attempt to crack the safe's combination.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, french noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, soldier, chase, femme fatale, manipulation, rivalry, storage unit, friendship between men, male friendship, survival, adventure, crimes, heroes, hostages, hostage, confined, manipulations, danger, one man army, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, criminal heroes, mind game ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, congo, marseille

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, gun, violence, death, chase and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Farewell, Friend: The Samura (1967), Flic Story (1975), The Family (1970), The Finger Man (1962), Murphy's Law (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Samura (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, neo noir, gangsters, anti hero, police investigation, jazz, assassination, lone wolves, surveillance, betrayal, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Flic Story (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film story depicts Emile Buisson, following the death of his wife and child, escaping from a psychiatric institution in 1947 and returning to Paris. Buisson, who three years later would become France's public enemy number one, begins a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, serial killer, gangsters, murder, prison, heist, robbery, mind game, track down, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Family (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vengeance, murder, femme fatale, hitman, revenge, chase, crime, heroes, lone wolves, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
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The Finger Man (1962)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stone-faced Jean-Paul Belmondo stars as enigmatic gangster Silien, who may or may not be responsible for squealing on Faugel (Serge Reggiani), just released from the slammer and already involved in what should have been a simple heist. By the end ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, heist, frame up, vengeance, cons and scams, crime, crimes, friendship, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, quarry, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, enigmatic, tricky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, chase, stalking, vengeance, police investigation, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, danger, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, addiction, false accusation, mental illness, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, south of france, riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Cold Sweat (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Joe Moran, is convicted for striking a colonel. Imprisoned in Germany he encounters his former company commander Captain Ross, jailed for black marketeering. Together with Ross' cohorts Joe agrees to escape with them, but ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, danger, chase, car chase, cabin, boat, american, bicycle, gun, revenge, crash ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, cote d'azur, french riviera, mediterranean sea ...
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Target (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Texan with a secret past (Gene Hackman) searches Europe with his son (Matt Dillon) after the KGB kidnaps his wife (Gayle Hunnicutt).
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, chase, missing person, father son relationship, espionage, rescue, parents and children, crimes, daring rescue, secret agents, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, hamburg germany, texas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rider on the Rain (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 120 min.
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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St. Ives (1976)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dabbler-in-crime and his assistant hire an ex-police reporter to recover some stolen papers.
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The Red Circle (1970)
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Duration: 140 min.
Story: Master thief Corey is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line of law-abiding freedom, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime, crossing those of a notorious escapee and alcoholic ex-cop. As the unlikely trio plots a ...
Style: tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, nightclub, neo noir, sniper, thief, prison, police, escape, pimp, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cop or Hood (1979)
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, undercover cop, violence, chase, foot chase, employer employee relationship, police operation, police brutality, attempted murder, murder investigation ...
Place: south of france, southern france, cote d'azur, paris france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
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Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: disaster movie, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
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Machine Gun McCain (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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36%
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Scorpio (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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The Outsider (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
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Firepower (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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7 Seconds (2005)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Someone Behind the Door (1971)
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