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Wild Target (1993)
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Wild Target (1993)
Original name: Cible émouvante
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent Victor from killing her, the gangster sends two more teams to do it (and to dispatch Victor and Antoine). Victor decides to help Renée, and the unlikely trio ends up at his house with his temperamental mother; there, as they hide out, Victor's attraction to Renée grows, she discovers his vocation and fears he's going to kill her, and an ultimate showdown with their hunters is inevitable.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, romance, destiny, crime, adoption, danger, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, forgery, criminal heroes, rivalry, fight for supremacy, solitary, sexual content, male nudity, bathtub, assassination
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder and hitman mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Target: The Apprentices (1995), Max & Jeremie (1992), Hoods (1998), The Swindle (1997), Amateur (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Apprentices (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the ...
Style: suspense, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), dull life, buddies, partners, down on your luck, nothing goes right, sexual content, bittersweet, martial arts, poverty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic, non-linear
Plot: waitress, gangsters, kidnapping, hostages, hostage, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, attempted murder, teenager, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: gangsters, retiring, graphic violence, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, hitman, female director, murder, swimming pool ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 279
Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bandit, child in peril, hitman, gangsters, parents and children, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, heist, cons and scams, crime, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, love and romance, couple relations, romance, on the run, nosy, haunted by the past, murder, memory loss, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: cynical, humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, crimes, crime, love and romance, fall in love, criminal heroes, museum, betrayal, cons and scams, rivalry, mind game, hitman ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid, france, paris france, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Like a Fish Out of Water (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seductive femme fatale (Monica Bellucci) and two con men -- one cool as ice, and one who just likes to "ice" his victims -- enlist a mild-mannered, unsuspecting man in their mission to steal a rare and valuable fish. They plan to sell it ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: gangsters, farce, forgery, partners, couples, dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry, femme fatale, heist, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, tense, realistic
Plot: hitman, heist, vengeance, psychopath, gangsters, danger, rivalry, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 924
Frauds (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is a story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an escalating vendetta with a couple who make an ...
Style: offbeat, psychological, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, prank, danger, woman in danger, terrorism, crime, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After sixteen years at Her Majesty's Pleasure, Britain's hardest man is released from prison, and into the care of a documentary film crew headed by a Brit-loving American film-maker who follow him for the next week, on an hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, society, buddies, chaos and mayhem, crimes, prison, criminal heroes, release from prison, criminal, social misfits, crime, dwarf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, danger, chases and races, goofy hero, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, murder, shower, parody, horse, friendship, explosion, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, southern france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
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Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes, artist, photograph
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, wedding, couples, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, crimes, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, false accusation, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, confined, gangsters, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, silly humor, journalism, journalist, police inspector ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Love and Action in Chicago (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Just when covert assassin Eddie Jones (Courtney B. Vance) decides to ditch his dangerous job to settle down with his girlfriend, his superiors convince him to kill a renegade drug cartel hit man -- leading to nothing but trouble. Complicating ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, biting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, celibacy, on the run, hidden identity, anti hero, violence spree, crime, fall in love, going straight, dishonesty, screwball, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, revenge, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, mistaken identity, crime boss, crime, crimes, factory, vengeful fired employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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No.3 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The movie loosely follows the life of "Gangster No. 3", who doesn't like to be called a "Gangster" and really hates to be called "No. 3". But there's lots of tangents and side stories so it's hard to ...
Style: dark humor, rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, buddies, going straight, assassination attempt, criminal's revenge, goofy hero, down on your luck, master criminal, dishonesty, partners, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 3K
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, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gangsters, crime, crimes, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, ex convict, buddies, criminal's revenge, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, southern france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6K
Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, danger, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals, false arrest, polish, taxi, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: semi serious, rough, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, life turned upside down, hitman, hidden identity, crimes, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, cafe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie ...
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, frame up, hitman, drug dealing, rivalry, crimes, disorder, police corruption, crime gone awry, gangsters, satire, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3K
Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, crime, mental illness, friends, missing person, nothing goes right, down on your luck, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: partners, dishonesty, wooing, fall in love, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, escape, beach ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 203
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, rough, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, gangsters, criminal heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, love affair, desert, gang, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 665
Underworld (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crook sets out to get revenge on the thugs who hurt his father in this bloody noir-style crime drama. After being released from prison, Johnny Crown (Denis Leary) goes after Frank (Joe Mantegna), one of the mobsters involved in a series of ...
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, crime, prison, deadly, partners, dishonesty, buddies, neo noir, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: sexual content, hopes, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, elderly lovers, teenage love, optimism, couples, looking for love, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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