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A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
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A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
Original name: En ganske snill mann
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic, surprise ending, offbeat, cult film
Plot: dark humor, childbirth, crimes, going straight, family relations, parents and children, snitch, gangsters, rivalry, released from prison, graphic violence, sexual relations, mechanic, disorder, hopes, bully, sex, dancing, revenge, murderer, money, winter, loneliness, violence, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about crimes, dark humor, disorder, parents and children, murder, family relations and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Somewhat Gentle Man: In Order of Disappearance (2014), Fuck Up (2012), Adam's Apples (2005), You Really Got Me (2001), Down Terrace (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, vigilantism, loss of son, gang, dark humor, gangsters, crimes, vigilante, family relations, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: norway, europe, sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia ...
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Fuck Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack is pleased with himself for the first time in years. He has decided to stop fucking anything with a pulse and also to cut back on his eager and enthusiastic drug use. Then his best friend crashes into a moose in the middle of the night on the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, drug dealing, going straight, nothing goes right, chase, hopes, friendship, save the day, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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53%
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Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: humorous, cynical, surreal, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: belief, racial slur, funeral, good versus evil, priest, church, dark humor, skinhead, optimism, clergy, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
You Really Got Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jan's fastfood-business is going bankrupt, his girlfriend has left him, and he is being exploited by his live-in father. Therefore, he has nothing to loose when he gets mixed up in the kidnapping of famous rock star Iver Mo. But Jan has never ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, parents and children, down on your luck, crimes, disorder, dark humor, greed, dysfunctional relationship, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Down Terrace (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After serving jail time for a mysterious crime, Bill and Karl get out of jail and become preoccupied with figuring out who turned them in to the police. On top of that, the "family business" is on the rocks, and the motley crew of ...
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: family relations, murder, crimes, family business, parents and children, suburbs, snitch, dark humor, uncover truth, gang, released from prison, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, dark humor, crimes, redemption, temperamental, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter estrangement, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
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Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, realistic, offbeat
Plot: betrayal, family business, going straight, gangsters, nothing goes right, hitman, drug abuse, love affair, down on your luck, cons and scams, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, germany, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 2K
Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, self discovery, comedy of errors, parents and children, gambling debt, hostage, gambler, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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38%
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Amnesia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Directed by Gabriele Salvatores, Amnesia takes place in the Spanish island of Ibiza, where an odd mix of commercialism, ex-hippies, fisherman, and artists co-exist. Town locals Sandro (Diego Abatantunono), a pornographic film director, and Angelino ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: communication problem, family problems, social relations, parents and children, crimes, island, change of luck, chance, homosexuality, drugs, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 153
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, on the run, crimes, spouse killer, dark humor, disorder, road trip, revenge, female protagonist, unlikely couple, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 160
Sucker Punch (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan spends his nights kidnapping runaways so his boss, Lamar, can turn them into prostitutes. He is a crack addict and a thief and he is in love with a resentful prostitute, Rhonda, who doesn't love him back. Although he has ...
Style: captivating, psychological, semi serious, tense, serious ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, crimes, addiction, social decay, drug dealing, city life, vengeance, drug abuse, on the run, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, intense, talky, suspense ...
Plot: sex with mother, coming of age, hitman, crimes, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, dark humor, suburban life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, light ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, revenge, dishonesty, mistaken identity, disorder, gangsters, crime boss, vengeful fired employee, factory, factory worker, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 701
Five Thirteen (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this tension-packed thriller, brothers Mike and Tre set out in search of better lives, trying to leave their demons behind for good. After being released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, Mike's only care in the world is to ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, crimes, family relations, hopes, parents and children, released from prison, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, false accusation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, down on your luck, crimes, insurance fraud, life insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 965
The Con Artist (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, couples, rivalry, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: murder, disorder, dark humor, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, social misfits, crimes, accidental death, crime scene, brother brother relationship, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: petty criminal, community service, working class, moral dilemma, going straight, crimes, fish out of water, one last chance, thief, society, buddies, business venture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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The Wedding (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by another man. At the end of the ceremony, the car is ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, nothing goes right, disorder, materialism, dark humor, gangsters, dishonesty, parents and children, comedy of errors, bribery, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
 5.9
 490
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, problem solving, connection, group of strangers, social problems, female nudity, coitus, sex, male nudity, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 91
Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, going straight, parents and children, crimes, society, life is a bitch, family relations, death of mother, revenge, hopes, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 218
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, manipulation, couples, dishonesty, crimes, family life, parents and children, couple relations, disorder, secret, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 627
Unfair World (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sotiris is a police investigator in Athens who lives by a strict moral code. An honest man, he carries himself as though held down by the weight of the world. Dora is a cleaning lady, struggling to get by any way she can. Dealt a rough hand in life, ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, moral dilemma, cop witness relations, society, working class, dark humor, injustice, law enforcement, uncover truth, police, man hits a woman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 330
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bandit, child in peril, hitman, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, introspection, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
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: semi serious, captivating, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: murder, female serial killer, ambition, secretary, rivalry, crimes, workplace, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, unfulfillment, rise to the top, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 1K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: suspense, surreal, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: family relations, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, social decay, obsession, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, disorder, couples, society, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 2K
A Quiet Life (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who murdered thirty-two people, gained power, and then got afraid because too many people wanted to kill him. One August morning, he disappeared. For fifteen years, everyone believed him dead.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murderer, hitman, faked death, gangsters, hidden identity, parents and children, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, haunted by the past, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, frankfurt germany, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: breast feeding, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, childbirth, parents and children, life turned upside down, disorder, babies and infants, pregnancy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: farce, estate, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, dark humor, power relations, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%