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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, tense, offbeat, realistic, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: childbirth, crimes, going straight, family relations, parents and children, snitch, gangsters, child birth, rivalry, release from prison, sexual relations, graphic violence, hopes, mechanic, disorder, bully, hoodlum, sex, dancing, espionage, murderer, pregnancy, loneliness, money, car ...
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 dark humor films with plots about crimes, crime, disorder, family relations, parents and children, murder and gangsters mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like A Somewhat Gentle Man: In Order of Disappearance (2014), Fuck Up (2012), Down Terrace (2009), You Really Got Me (2001), Dom Hemingway (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, cynical, enigmatic ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, loss of son, betrayal, gang, drug traffic, gangsters, crimes, crime, vigilante, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, europe, sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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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: suspenseful, dark humor, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, crime gone awry, going straight, nothing goes right, hopes, chase, save the day, couple relations, crime, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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Down Terrace (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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, dark humor, suspense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, murder, family business, crimes, snitch, suburbs, parents and children, uncover truth, gang, release from prison, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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: humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, parents and children, disorder, crimes, ransom, dysfunctional relationship, greed, cheating, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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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: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, crimes, redemption, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, temperamental, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, parents and children, self discovery, disorder, failed attempt, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, hostage, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, hitman, family business, nothing goes right, gangsters, going straight, drug abuse, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany, london
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40%
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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, crimes, on the run, spouse killer, disorder, road trip, female protagonist, revenge, crime, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: change of luck, communication problem, family problems, social relations, parents and children, crimes, island, chance, homosexuality, drug, drugs, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: dark humor, humorous, disturbing, intense, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, crimes, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, suburban life, criminal heroes, rise and fall, gangsters, depression, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, tense, semi serious, disturbing ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, violence, crimes, drug dealing, social decay, addiction, dishonesty, leadership, rivalry, gang, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, new york
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38%
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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, light ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, revenge, mistaken identity, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, crime boss, factory worker, factory, vengeful fired employee, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, rivalry, couples, danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: murder, disorder, misfit, nothing goes right, social misfits, goofy hero, crimes, crime, brother brother relationship, crime scene, fake suicide, accidental death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, 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, dark humor, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: insurance agent, insurance, kidnapping, murder, nothing goes right, disorder, down on your luck, comedy of errors, crimes, insurance fraud, frozen body, life insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
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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, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, crime, mental illness, buddies, rise and fall, nothing goes right, missing person, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, dark humor, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, nothing goes right, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, materialism, parents and children, comedy of errors, bribery, father daughter relationship, polish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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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, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, going straight, gang, society, life is a bitch, crimes, parents and children, family relations, death of mother, revenge, hopes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, problem solving, band, group of strangers, connection, social problems, danger, female nudity, coitus, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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: whiskey, petty criminal, community service, working class, business venture, going straight, moral dilemma, crimes, fish out of water, thief, one last chance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, london ...
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Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, life turned upside down, family life, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty, couples, disorder, secret, husband wife relationship ...
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, deadly, crimes, rivalry, workplace, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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36%
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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: dark humor, captivating, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, moral dilemma, working class, cop witness relations, society, uncover truth, law enforcement, injustice, shot to death, police, man hits a woman, man slaps a woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: child birth, family relations, couples, childbirth, couple relations, family life, babies and infants, disorder, parents and children, life turned upside down, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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: dark humor, suspense, semi serious, surreal, humorous ...
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35%
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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, strong female presence, countryside, master and servant, sexual content ...
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Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful ...
Plot: parents and children, faked death, hitman, gangsters, deadly, hidden identity, family relations, haunted by the past, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, naples italy, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: psychological, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: master and servant, maid, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, power relations, workplace, unfulfillment, society, satire, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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Upperdog (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: adoption, family relations, human nature, reunion, society, siblings relations, friends, social differences, ex soldier, female director, disorder, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, love and romance, deadly, crimes, crime, psychopath, family problems, couples, mentally challenged, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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