Movies like The Fighter 1983

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The Fighter (1983)
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The Fighter (1983)
Original name: Le Battant
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, neo noir, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, chase, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, crime and punishment, on the run, warden, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, coldhearted, cat, violence, car chase, diamond, lust, nudity (full frontal - brief), ex convict, caress, chases and races, deadly, sex in bed ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Fighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, deadly and murder mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Fighter: Whirlpool (1981), The Gang (1977), Blood on the Streets (1974), Three Men to Destroy (1980), Cop's Honour (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whirlpool (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, investigation, graphic violence, vigilantism, missing child, folk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
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The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, criminal heroes, gang, chase, siege, marriage, police ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: exciting, tense, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, vengeance, loss of partner, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, graphic violence, mafia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Three Men to Destroy (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a potential witness. Soon they are killing everyone he even comes ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), hitman, car chase, chase, manhunt, vengeance, false accusation, gambling, friendship, tough heroes, betrayal, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, one man army, tough heroes, village ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, africa, congo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Loner (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, loss of partner, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, police chase, police officer killed, graphic violence, godparent, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dog Day (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dog Day is a 1984 film starring Lee Marvin. A criminal shows up at a farmhouse with the law on his heels and several million dollars in his possession. The supporting cast includes Tina Louise and Juliette Mills. The movie was directed by Yves ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, farm, looking for sex, fish out of water, fugitives, espionage, dishonesty, betrayal, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, love and romance, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, ex convict, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, south of france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Le Samouraï (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, gangsters, lone wolves, police investigation, jazz, assassination, surveillance, betrayal, chase, crimes, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Extreme Vengeance (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After ten years in prison, vicious crime boss Mario Blanco is out for revenge. Revenge against the cop that put him away. Revenge at any cost! But David, the officer that sent Blanco to jail has been in hiding since quitting the force after exposing ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: chase, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, car chase, vengeance, female nudity, attempted rape, police, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bonded by Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film charts their rise to become the most prolific dealers and feared ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, rise and fall, vengeance, betrayal, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, on the run, chase, gangsters, prison escape, hitman, haunted by the past, heist, murder, friendship, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Headshot (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hitman named Tul is shot in the head during an assignment. When he wakes up from a two month coma Tul discovers that he literally sees everything upside down.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, secret movement, frame up, assassination, sexual content, graphic violence, rivalry, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Max & Jeremie (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Even among bombers and murderers, there is a social ladder, a hierarchy to climb. Jeremie is a mere bomber who blows up people and places for mobsters in Paris. He may not look it, scruffy lad that he is, but he is a sensitive fellow, and he feels ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, criminal heroes, crimes, retiring, hitman, immaturity, police brutality, murder, police, violence, train ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, track down, on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, special agents, vengeance, police corruption, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police, murder, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, rise and fall, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, criminal's revenge, bandit, chase, gangsters, betrayal, murder, tough heroes, policewoman, hospital, left for dead, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: neo noir, tense, bleak, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, police investigation, sniper, nightclub, prison, police, thief, pimp, escape, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Thief & the Stripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack just lost his P.I. license and his life is on a downward spiral. He decides to steal a cash briefcase from the local gangsters. He hides in a strip joint owned by a local mob legend Jimmie D and pays a stripper to help him escape. The gangsters ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, murder, stripper, deception, henchman, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, corvette
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, car chase, fighting crime, crimes, drug abuse, tough law enforcer, gangsters, hotshot hero, lone wolves, injustice, drug lord, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, fish out of water, law enforcement, crimes, culture clash, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, tough heroes, organized crime, bandit ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, paris france, usa, france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, chase, crimes, vengeance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.7
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Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal heroes, family life, interracial relations, family business, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, police detective, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Police Python 357 (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A tough but honest cop must clear his name after a corrupt colleague implicates him in a murder in this French thriller. Ferrot is a hard-as-nails police detective who is attracted to a beautiful woman named Sylvia. Sylvia, however, is having an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: honest law enforcer, righting the wronged, murder, police corruption, who done it, frame up, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, race against time, tough law enforcer, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Second Wind (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, escaped prisoner, betrayal, escape, righting the wronged, armored truck, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, couples, gangsters, criminal heroes, murder, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Circus (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, master criminal, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, vengeance, gambling, interracial relations, room service ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gang War in Milan (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, betrayal, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, gang war, pimp ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, prison, murder, heist, serial killer, gangsters, robbery, mind game, psychopath, police corruption, police investigation, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1947
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%