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Payoff (2003)
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Payoff (2003)
Original name: Gomez & Tavarès
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddy cop, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, gangsters, crimes, police corruption, danger, law enforcement, reluctant partners, murder, friends, hip hop, partners, crime, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, woman in danger, seaport, misfit partners, profanity, martial arts, drug ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille

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Most similar movies to Payoff

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, partners, crime, disorder, chases and races and buddies mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Payoff: My New Partner III (2003), My New Partner (1984), You Move You Die (2007), Halal State Security (2011), Badges of Fury (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, partners, odd couple, reunion, buddies, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
93%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, crimes, partners, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races, buddies, partners, fight, engagement, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, murder, partners, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Badges of Fury (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troub/emaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick Wang and grizzled vet Huang who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, partners against crime, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, danger, disorder, deadly, martial arts, graphic violence, misfit partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
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Two Tough Guys (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, goofy hero, on the run, deadly, danger, partners, crimes, gangsters, buddies, stupidity, tough heroes, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 41K
Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, skiing, boss and employee, taxi driver, police investigation, buddies, unlikely partners, incompetent police, friends, crime, crimes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, corrupt officer, danger, workplace intrigue, partners, police station, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.6
 27K
Taxi 4 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before being extradited to Africa to stand trial, a notorious Belgian criminal is entrusted to the Marseilles police department for less than 24 hours. But the wily crook convinces bumbling policeman Emilien he's a lowly Belgian embassy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, goofy hero, heist, track down, mistaken identity, silly humor, farce, friends, disorder, prisoners exchange, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 62K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, fish out of water, tv show, misfit partners, reluctant partners, partners against crime, crime, crimes, police operation, reality tv, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 924
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, escapades, justice, comics, crime, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When the body of the executive of hockey Benoit Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces and detectives David Bouchard from Montreal and Martin Ward ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, culture clash, master criminal, police, police investigation, partners, danger, cliche, rivalry, psychopath, serial killer, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal, toronto ontario canada, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
My New Partner II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The partners are back and are in a tight spot! Francois is going through a moral crisis, and Rene is experiencing the same. But, honesty is not always the best policy. After being suspended for their actions, they return to face their far more ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police officer, prostitute, planting evidence, dishonesty, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, crimes, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, normandy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.4
 4K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, chases and races, danger, reluctant partners, mysterious character, partners, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Beer for My Horses (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, partners, chase, buddies, law enforcement, crimes, kidnapping, on the road, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Collision Course (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, murder, hitman, buddy cop, pepsi, drag racing, disorder, crimes, buddies, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two friends who own an investment firm turn to a policeman friend for help when they are framed for robbery by a gang of antiquities smugglers.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, partners against crime, goofy hero, crimes, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, master criminal, farce, silly humor, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, master criminal, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, crimes, investigation, partners, master criminal, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, clergy, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Bannen Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, law enforcement, crimes, disorder, hopes, deadly, dishonesty, gangsters, criminal heroes, romancing a criminal, criminal, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, disorder, law enforcement, gang, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.0
 80K
Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Marseilles (France), skilled pizza delivery boy Daniel who drives a scooter finally has his dreams come true. He gets a taxi license. Caught by the police for a huge speed infraction, he will help Emilien, a loser inspector who can't drive, ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi, taxi driver, car, heist, french, police investigation, chases and races, getaway driver, bank robbery, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, marseille, europe, marseille provence, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ward and Bouchard must face an important car theft ring that turns out to be a lot more than they bargained for: one where the stolen cars will serve as bombs in a well planned terrorist attack.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, partners, law enforcement, cliche, investigation, culture clash, family, police investigation, danger, partners against crime, rivalry, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Nutty Kickbox Cops (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King-sized martial arts hero Sammo Hung stars in this wild and wacky blend of action and comedy. Skinny (Karl Maka) and Fatty (Sammo Hung) are a pair of police detectives who soon find themselves on the outs with their boss when they accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, undercover, danger, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners against crime, odd couple, gangsters, rivalry, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Karate Dog (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog in the world who can speak to humans... not only that, Cho ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, master warrior, police detective, martial arts, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, unlikely partners, goofy hero, heroes, family, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.0
 572
Skate Or Die (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jérôme and Benjamin are two young skateboarders whose carefree existence is turned upside down when they witness the murder of a drug dealer. Rumbled by the assassins they manage to escape. Taking refuge in a police station they then discover that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, witnessing a crime, youth, police corruption, crimes, danger, race against time, hunt down, law enforcement, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 29K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%