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The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
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The Market: A Tale of Trade (2008)
Original name: Pazar Bir Ticaret Masalı
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, UK, Kazakhstan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Turkish small time black marketeer wants to enter the cell phone business. To get enough money, he promises the local doctor to get medicine for sick children.
Style: touching, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Plot: gambling, ambition, disorder, crimes, partners, satire, nothing goes right, odd couple, gangsters, black market, doctor, medicine, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, once in a lifetime opportunity, road trip, on the road, border, hospital, muslim, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, turkey, kazakhstan, azerbaijan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, disorder, ambition, friends, cons and scams and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Market: A Tale of Trade: The Cincinnati Kid (1965), Voice Over (2014), Red Zone (2003), Money Kings (1998), The State of Things (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Cincinnati Kid (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
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Audience: kids
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, mississippi, mississippi river ...
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Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, contemplative ...
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Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, disorder, introspection, nothing goes right, dull life, breakup, couples, homecoming, siblings relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
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The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
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Place: china, france, taiwan, asia, europe
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Red Zone (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mac and his high school gangster buddies try to take over the world of sports betting in a city filled with crime, prostitution and gambling. When the Mafia gets involved, they do whatever it takes to keep these tough young-bloods off their turf.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, rough ...
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Money Kings (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, gambling, crime, bookie, loser, bet, down on your luck, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crimes, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida, brooklyn new york city
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The Yellow Eyes of the Crocodiles (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two sisters, their families, and sometimes complicated lives.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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The State of Things (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's The Day the World Ended (1956) . The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, captivating
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 106 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching
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42%
Ghost of a Chance (2001)
Genre: Drama
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
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Annie's Point (2005)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 87 min.
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