Movies like Magnet of Doom

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Magnet of Doom (1963)
 6.5
 1K
Magnet of Doom (1963)
Original name: L'Aîné des Ferchaux
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boxer Michel Maudet is sacked by his manager after a series of match defeats and is forced to look for a new job. He is engaged as secretary to a millionaire named Ferchaux who is in a hurry to flee the country when he discovers he has been implicated in a high-profile fraud.
Plot: on the road, investigation, exile, banker, hypochondriac, motel, nightlife, scandal, travel, diner, river, boxing, boxer, female nudity, male female relationship, old man, american south, hitchhiker, greed, secretary, suitcase of money, homosexual subtext, older man younger man relationship, money falling through the air, death of title character ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, new york, new orleans, louisiana

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, female nudity, dishonesty, police and gangsters mostly in Crime, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Magnet of Doom: The Red Circle (1970), The Thief of Paris (1967), Pierrot le Fou (1965), Pasha (1968), Second Breath (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 23K
The Red Circle (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
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 ⇓
95%
The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: humorous, clever, stylized, witty, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, custody, family in crisis, heist, social differences, haunted by the past, couple relations, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, england, europe, france, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 30K
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, on the road, infidelity, couple relations, couples, road trip, tragic love, crime, romance, crimes, betrayal, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.7
 1K
Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, armored car, tough heroes, loss of partner, rivalry, vengeance, urban, cons and scams, graphic violence, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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318
scandal movies
447
travel movies
970
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1372
Second Breath (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: With his customary restraint and ruthless attention to detail, director Jean-Pierre Melville follows the parallel tracks of French underworld criminal Gu (the inimitable Lino Ventura), escaped from prison and roped into one last robbery, and the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, master criminal, heist, one last job, robbery, prison, chases and races, crime, criminal's revenge, deadly, lovers on the run ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 939
Scoumoune (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspense
Plot: frenchman, revolver, car, beach, organized crime, courtroom, world war two, gang member, pantyhose, police, female stockinged legs, horse carriage ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Rififi in Tokyo (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Van Hekken, an old gangster, arrives in Tokyo to direct a bank hold-up in order to get a very valuable diamond.
Plot: heist gone wrong, bank robbery, gangsters, hi-tech, storage unit, heist, revenge, jewel theft, jewel thief, gangster, murder, planning
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 4K
The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, disorder, cons and scams, adventure, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, london, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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1814
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1441
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603
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332
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Delta Factor (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action-packed espionage thriller based on a book by Mickey Spillane. A man who has been framed for a large-scale robbery escapes from prison, but is caught and given a choice between returning behind bars and working for the CIA. He is enlisted to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, prison, island, cia, dishonesty, special agents, escapades, adventure, investigation, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces her to collect his life insurance, although she ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nightclub, survivor, italian woman, insurance, survival, infidelity, couples, family problems, airplane, crimes, crime, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, belgium, italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 4K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, criminal heroes, ex convict, buddies, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: europe, france, southern france, marseille, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 137K
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, feminism, friendship, female friendship, fugitives, escapades, free spirited, on the run, hitchhiker, robbery, murder, lesbian love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, arkansas, southern usa, usa, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 58K
Gold (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle ...
Style: tense, suspense, intellectual, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gold, greed, jungle, business, cheating, ugly american, mining, money, justice, life philosophy, treasure hunt, rags to riches ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, year 1988
Place: indonesia, new york, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Un eroe borghese (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
Plot: finance, trial, death threat, politics, police, death, murder, mafia, political scandal, corporation, power, business ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, milan italy, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 46K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, french noir
Plot: reunion, murder, private detective, femme fatale, on the run, island, plantation, mail order bride, marriage, couples, passenger, neo noir ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, lyon, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Paris by Night (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Police commander Simon Weiss, head of the division that supervises Paris’s demi-monde, starts out on his nightly tour of bars, discos and strip clubs, making sure once again that the owners don’t bend the rules too far. Weiss knows he’s ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, neo noir, intrigue, rivalry, police corruption, nightlife, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, nightclub, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Avenger of the Seven Seas (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1790 and British Naval Commander Redway is driven by greed for money and will stop at nothing to get it. His second in command, David Robinson, questions his allegiance when Redway kills his father and takes his brother prisoner. In order ...
Plot: pirate, prison, exile, naval officer, shark attack, murder, revenge, fight to the death, greed, male female relationship, gun, swamp ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Corrupt Ones (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spy accidentally gets an ancient treasure. Several corrupt groups try to steal it from him.
Style: eurospy
Plot: lost treasure, torture, fight, exotic locale, blowtorch, nightclub, train, motorboat, man in bathtub, espionage, male in bathtub, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, chases and races, government agency, on the run, fighting the system, against the rules, tough heroes, lone hero, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sign of the Cancer (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A murder in a hospital run by incompetents.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: jealousy, female protagonist, patient, female nudity, bare breasts, suspicion, old man, cancer, topless woman, womanizer, suicide by jumping, murderer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
No Pockets in a Shroud (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer?
Plot: adultery, skinny dipping, beating, red wine, abortion, orphanage, communist party, female nudity, nurse, labor union, corruption, newspaper ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, pilot, adventurer, ocean, friends, graphic violence, adventure, danger, escapades, partners, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, africa, france, europe, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 100K
Easy Rider (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
Style: psychedelic, road movie, realistic, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, lsd, motorcycle, friendship, on the road, anti heroes, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, biker, marijuana, existentialism, americana ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new orleans, arizona, los angeles, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 125
Galia (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Paris, Galia lives in a small apartment near Notre-Dame cathedral. One evening, whilst walking along the banks of the River Seine, she saves a young woman from drowning. The woman, Nicole, tells Galia that she intended to drown ...
Plot: orgy, party, restaurant, seagull, cafe, morgue, dysfunctional marriage, seine river, gondola, bouquet of flowers, cigarette smoking, director cameo ...
Place: venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 234
Backfire (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A greedy gold smuggler hires a handsome hero to transport a stolen fortune to a new hideout accompanied by the smuggler's sexy girlfriend.
Plot: smuggling, bathtub, organized crime, criminal organization, trafficking, womanizer, throat slitting, gold, fashion photographer, customs officer, car on fire, male in bathtub ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, athens greece, barcelona, lebanon, beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Roger Santet is a convicted murderer sprung from prison by the Sicilian clan headed by the aging Vittorio Manalese. They conspire to steal a large cache of jewels from an exhibit in Rome. As they are preparing for the heist, the mobster's ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, heist, one last job, gangsters, revenge, prison escape, unfaithful wife, sicilian, toy airplane, airplane, jewel theft, police detective ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, venice, italy, paris france, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The State Counsellor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 191 min.
Story: Third film based on Boris Akunin's "Priklucheniya Erasta Petrovicha Fandorina" series of novels. On a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow general Khrapov was killed and no one else but Erast Petrovich is under suspicion because the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, whodunit, terrorism, crime, crimes, russian empire, murder, train, danger, political intrigue, romancing a criminal, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dillinger Is Dead (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: murder, satire, diner, cooking and food, sexual relations, ship, ocean, master and servant, crimes, deadly, journalism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%