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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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: gangsters, hitman, romance, crimes, destiny, adoption, rivalry, sexual content, forgery, solitary, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, fight for supremacy, male nudity, assassination, danger, bathtub, crime
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france

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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 ...
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Plot: friendship, dark humor, dull life, friends, sexual content, bittersweet, martial arts, down on your luck, nudity (full frontal - brief), partners, nothing goes right, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
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Time: 90s
Place: new york
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
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The Swindle (1997)
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty ...
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada, Cuba
Duration: 83 min.
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Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, neo noir
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
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38%
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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: realistic, semi serious, cynical, witty, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Duration: 115 min.
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Style: semi serious, rough, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ 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: semi serious, rough, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, disorder, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, disorder, false arrest, taxi, polish, gangsters, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, serial murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, mental illness, working undercover, drug abuse, down on your luck, hospital, missing person, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, south of france, provence
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
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34%