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Buffet Froid
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory of committing the crimes. His confusion lead him to confess to his neighbour, Inspector Morvandieu. Alphonse and Morvandieu become the axis around which murders occur.
Style: dark humor, surreal, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, absurd
Plot: investigation, murder, memory loss, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, unlikely criminals, rebelliousness, missing person, police corruption, unemployment, estrangement, dishonesty, society, resentment, skyscraper, anonymity, parisian suburb, kill, neighbor neighbor relationship, subway station, darkness, nihilism, killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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Crime Scene Cleaner
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Coup de torchon
Comedy, Crime, Drama
France
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, dishonesty, deadly, disorder and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Buffet Froid: Enid Is Sleeping (1990), Going Places (1974), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), The ComDads (1983), Evening Dress (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Enid Is Sleeping
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Going Places
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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9 Dead Gay Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, crime, gays and lesbians, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, ship, friendship, cons and scams, down on your luck, gender bending, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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The ComDads
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever
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Evening Dress
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, sexual relations, menage a trois, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gender, opposites attract ...
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Story: Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of the action.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, fugitives, goofy hero, odd couple, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, chase, chases and races, disorder, farce, heist gone wrong, crime ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
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Female Trouble
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, male nudity, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, child abuse, insanity, murder, violence spree, surrealism, cult, physical appearance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, crime, investigation, race against time, crimes, deadly, goofy hero, cooking and food, disorder, fast food ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, paris france
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Scotland, Pa.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, crime, small town, rock, comedy of errors, farce, couple relations, adaptation, restaurant, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: bosnia, scotland, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania
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System:   76%
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She Does Not Drink, Smoke or Flirt But... She Talks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Housemaid Georgette (Girardot) loves to gossip and this causes major trouble to people around her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, cleaning lady, parisian suburb, blood stain, stealing money, cabaret, talk show host, tv host, fireplace, pervert ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
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Coup de torchon
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, crime, culture clash, police corruption, infidelity, adultery, village, pornography, voyeur, crimes, small town, serial killer ...
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Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, cult, male nudity, murder, cannibalism, incest, kidnapping, cross dressing, sex, dysfunctional family, camp, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Census Taker
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, family life, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, private detective, aging, investigation, family business, law enforcement ...
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The Man with Bogart's Face
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: neo noir, amateur detective, femme fatale, parody, mystery, private detective, investigation, boss and employee, dangerous attraction, hollywood, murder, who done it ...
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Miss Nobody
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, unlikely criminals, workplace intrigue, crime, workplace situations, ambition, crimes, deadly, promotion, secretary, church, rivalry ...
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Funland
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a mob family takes over an amusement park after the owner dies under mysterious circumstances, the recently-fired clown mascot seeks vengeance for the loss of his job.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: theme park, vengeance, gory, cons and scams, palaces castles and temples, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters, amusement park, clown ...
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Bank Shot
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, bank, crime, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, chase, showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 70s
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Throw Momma from the Train
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, train, writing, obsession, unlikely criminals, crime, writer's life, parenthood, teacher, writers, cons and scams, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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The Crew
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
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Plot: gangsters, vengeance, cons and scams, farce, mafia, parody, hitman, crime, crimes, hotel, dishonesty, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
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The Honey Pot
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, farce, crimes, crime, dishonesty, estate, mystery, who done it, greed, stage performance, inheritance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Little Murders
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: biting, witty, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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My New Partner
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, police corruption, police, crime, law enforcement, partners, buddies, corruption, misfit partners, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Lucky Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime, weatherman, buddies, drugs/alcohol, lottery, unlikely criminals, murder, small town, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
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Guilty as Charged
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.
Style: dark humor, serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, electric chair, murder, injustice, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, kidnapping, vigilante, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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A Rage in Harlem
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending
Plot: gory, gang, crime, gangsters, hidden identity, urban, crime gone awry, murder, cons and scams, gold, moll, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: harlem, usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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A Fish Called Wanda
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, absurd ...
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Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
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