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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver discovers he's just a pawn in a failing game of corporate greed--one that made the rich richer...while the rest lost everything.
Style: biting, talky, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: legal action, opposites attract, rise and fall, rise to the top, uncover truth, boss and employee, couple relations, rich and poor, workplace romance, corporate crimes, workplace situations, fighting the system, ambition, dishonesty, society, couples, power relations, workplace, legal, love and romance, life is a bitch, whistleblower, evil corporation, corporate executive, corporate crime ...
Time: contemporary
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House of Cards
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and talky films with plots about dishonesty, society, power relations, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal and workplace mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron: Damaged Care (2002), 10,000 Black Men Named George (2002), Strike (2006), Witness for the Prosecution (1982), The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Damaged Care
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Time: contemporary
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10,000 Black Men Named George
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
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Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
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Strike
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
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Place: europe, poland
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The Seduction of Joe Tynan
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Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, cynical, bleak ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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Brilliant Lies
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
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Country: USA
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Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: cynical, talky, serious, realistic, clever
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Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Country: USA
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Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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House of Cards
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Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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The City Below
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional
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Dirty Sexy Money
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Payday
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A cynical look at the life of a not so nice country-western singer, Maury Dann - played by Rip Torn in one of his most memorable performances. He ruthlessly manipulates every one around him to suit his selfish needs...he even gets his limo driver to ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, clever, talky ...
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Time: 70s
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Vegetarian Cannibal
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia
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Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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System:   31%
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Blind Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa
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Heart of the Beholder
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   28%
 
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Baby for Sale
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: legal action, adoption, injustice, fighting the system, family relations, babies and infants, human nature, social decay, kids in trouble, family life, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   31%
 

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Bamako
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Time: contemporary
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The Incident
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at ...
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Time: 1940s
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