Movies like Borderline 2011

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Borderline (2011)
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Borderline (2011)
Original name: Une pure affaire
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, exciting, captivating, humorous
Plot: family relations, lawyer, loss of job, money problems, drug dealing, parents and children, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, crimes, couple relations, dull life, family life, couples, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, workplace, workplace situations, gun, hanging, gangsters, crime, suburbs, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Borderline

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about disorder, couples, family relations, couple relations, crimes, nothing goes right and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Borderline: Family Values (2008), Teen Spirit (2007), Coursier (2010), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), Paper Soldiers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
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95%
 5.4
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, couples, lifestyle, youth, life turned upside down, introspection, couple relations, best friends, friends, self discovery, parents and children, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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61%
 5.8
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Coursier (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From multicultural Paris to designer Paris, Montmartre to the Champs-Elysées, sleazy sidewalks to high-end galleries... Watch out! Sam the courier is a man on a mission! On his scooter, Sam breaks every rule of the road to make good on the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: chases and races, boss and employee, crimes, race against time, workplace, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, wedding, delivery, father son relationship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, ambition, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, romance, introspection, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, lifestyle, disorder, couples, friendship, marriage, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Daddy or Mommy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Florence and Vincent Leroy are a model couple. They have great jobs, a perfect marriage and delightful children. And now they want their divorce to be an equal success. But when they are both simultaneously promoted to their dream jobs, their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: family problems, breakup, parents and children, rivalry, unfulfillment, family relations, family in crisis, family feud, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, couples, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, year 2015, year 1999
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, family problems, couples, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Venus & Vegas (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When three Vegas buddies attempt the score of a lifetime, they have to walk a fine line between their girlfriends who want their heads, and the mobsters who want them dead.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 2K
Black Out (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After ruthless gangsters wrongfully accuse him of stealing from them, a retired criminal has 24 hours to creep back into his past life and retrieve a bag of coke before his fiancée is killed.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: wedding, robbery, cocaine, memory loss, crimes, gangsters, drug dealing, race against time, disorder, axe, muscle car, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Soof (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Soof is reaching 40 and has everything she ever wanted: three children, a small catering business, a sweet husband Kasper and a lovely home. Until she starts asking herself: 'is this all there is'?
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family problems, couples, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, disorder, dishonesty, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
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Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, hitman, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, police investigation, odd couple, partners, social differences, murder, law enforcement, disorder, society, crimes, crime, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
You May Not Kiss the Bride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unassuming pet photographer is thrown into serious action, adventure and romance when he's forced to marry a Croatian bride and spend his honeymoon at a remote tropical resort where she is kidnapped.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, cons and scams, romance, gangsters, family relations, couples, disorder, parents and children, feminine wiles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 783
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 550
Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Marrying the Mafia (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is a gangster comedy about a businessman who becomes involved with the gangster underworld through the daughter of a crime boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, romance, legal action, crimes, fall in love, couples, parents and children, love triangle, fish out of water, disorder, unfulfillment, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, rivalry, danger, murder, stolen money, crime, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, infidelity, couples, couple relations, disorder, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, female nudity, sex scene
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
High Times Potluck (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High Times' Pot Luck is an upbeat pot caper that centers around a mobster who discovers the magic of marijuana.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: drug dealing, prodigy, music band, celebrity culture, stoners, drug abuse, performer's life, gangsters, unlikely criminals, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Scissor Gang leader Eun-jin (Shin Eun-kyung), who now suffers from amnesia, nevertheless defends Jae-cheol (Jun Gyu Park), a restaurateur who employs her, from a gangster who wants his business.
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, gangsters, gang, danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, memory loss, loan, martial arts, deadly, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
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Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, husband wife relationship, adultery, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Together Is Too Much (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Imagine, if you will, a somewhat contented married woman finding out her husband's infidelity during the celebration of a birthday party. That is what happens to Marie-France, when her husband, Henri, pulls out panties from his pocket to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, couples, parent getting married, uninvited guest, family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, unhappiness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, mother in law, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, adoption, disorder, family in crisis, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, silly humor, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, breakup, unlikely criminals, couple relations, cons and scams, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, ambition, lifestyle, best friends, society, mother daughter relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%