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The Market: A Tale of Trade
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: clever, semi serious, touching, realistic, witty
Plot: odd couple, crime, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, family relations, disorder, gambling, gangsters, cons and scams, ambition, crimes, black market, once in a lifetime opportunity, pharmacy, border, smuggling, mosque, antenna, theft, street market, muslim, blackmail, on the road, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, turkey, kazakhstan
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about crimes, partners, disorder, dishonesty, crime, friends and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Market: A Tale of Trade: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Going in Style (1979), Bottle Rocket (1996), Everything Must Go (1996), The ComDads (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knockin' on Heaven's Door
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, gangsters, german, chase, cancer, gangster, on the road, buddies, rock, hospital, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Going in Style
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, robbery, buddies, loneliness, mentor, art, golden years, crime, depression, runaway, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
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    User:   81%
 
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Bottle Rocket
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, robbery, buddies, unlikely criminals, theft, unlikely friendships, friendship, crime gone awry, love, deadpan, dialogue driven ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   74%
 
Everything Must Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tony is a homosexual law student who quits his studies. With a van and a handful of cash, he hits the road hoping to become a salesman. This, however, turns out to be harder than he expected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, on the road, unlikely partners, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, crimes, youth, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
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The ComDads
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever
Plot: on the road, buddies, odd couple, parents and children, crime, cons and scams, missing person, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
American Buffalo
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three inner-city losers plan a robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: betrayal, crime, heist, dialogue driven, buddies, dialogue, store, greed, crime gone awry, urban, friendship, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   75%
 
White Men Can't Jump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, gambling, sport, golf, gangsters, cons and scams, race issues, mentor, court, dishonesty, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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Amos & Andrew
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, island, culture clash, buddies, hostage, crime, odd couple, police, resort, interracial relations, segregation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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    User:   65%
 
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Jailbirds
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, odd couple, romance, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, prison, crimes, misfit, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   69%
 
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Buddy Faro
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buddy Faro was the best private detective in the business, until he disappeared in 1978 after a case went bad. Twenty years later, he's brought back to Los Angeles by private detective Bob Jones and they reopen Buddy Faro Investigations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever ...
Plot: private detective, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, buddies, fish out of water, partners, misfit, friends, disorder, detective agency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
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Paper Moon
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: sentimental, talky, road movie, witty, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, childhood, father daughter relationship, on the road, mischievous children, period piece, con artists, funeral, depression, con men, orphan, odd couple ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   54%
 
Enlightenment Guaranteed
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two middle aged German brothers - one New Age and recently divorced, the other uptight and sceptical - travel to a Zen monastery in Japan in search of enlightenment, or perhaps just in search of themselves.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: hopes, love and romance, urban, partners, society, couples, zen, travel, family relations, disorder, culture clash, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
Only Fools and Horses....
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, working class, siblings relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, british humour, uncle, eccentric family, workplace situations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
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I Went Down
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, irish, crime, friendship, gangster, on the road, hotel, prison, hostages, odd couple, life & death, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
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Another You
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: buddies, crime, femme fatale, odd couple, crime gone awry, forgery, manipulations, sanitarium, cons and scams, gambling, mistaken identity, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
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    User:   60%
 
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Flashback
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: chase, friendship, train, aging, on the road, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, adventure, crime, fish out of water, prison, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
The Return of the God of Gamblers
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, criminal's revenge, martial arts, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, hidden identity, master warrior, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, taiwan, france, asia, europe
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System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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Kikujiro
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, road movie, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, loneliness, redemption, surrealism, gangster, on the road, odd couple, childhood, violent, unlikely friendships, violence, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
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Starstruck
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, actor's life, sitcom, hollywood, buddies, rise and fall, friendship, workplace romance, kidnapping, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
Mickey Blue Eyes
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crime, romance, mistaken identity, gangster, comedy of errors, mob, wedding, marriage, hidden identity, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
Three Fugitives
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: bank robbery, chase, crime, comedy of errors, on the run, nothing goes right, fugitives, hostage, odd couple, reluctant partners, happy ending, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
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Nadine
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, screwball, romance, on the run, verbal byplay, nothing goes right, fugitives, crime, hidden identity, odd couple, dialogue, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 80s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Palookaville
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, crime, robbery, dysfunctional family, bank, dog, factory, friendship, store, parents and children, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   34%
 
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American Dreams in China
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the economic reform period of the 80’s, three undergraduates bind together by a common ambition – to live the American dream. They are Cheng Dongqing, a hillbilly who refuses to accept his destiny of being a farmer; Meng Xiaojun, a ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, partners, friends, buddies, friendship, legal action, computers and web, legal, lawsuit, american dream, computer genius, business venture ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: asia, china
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
God of Gamblers
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gambling, crime, vengeance, cons and scams, memory loss, criminal heroes, crimes, triad, blood splatter, violence, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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Yonkers Joe
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yonkers Joe tells the story of a dice hustler whose determination to make one last grab for a big score in Vegas is complicated by the reappearance of his estranged, mentally challenged son into his life.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, exciting
Plot: parents and children, cons and scams, gambling, crime, casino, dishonesty, family relations, mentally challenged, redemption, heist, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
Cookie's Fortune
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: small town, investigation, murder, suicide, storytelling, greed, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, death, drinking, human nature, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
Lookin' to Get Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: buddies, on the road, crime, criminal's revenge, romance, gangsters, bank, casino, unlikely criminals, hotel, gambling, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 

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Mad Dog Time
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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, mental illness, hitman, gangster, buddies, mafia, brutality, organized crime, violence, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Cop and a Half
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, family, murder, friendship, gangsters, children, odd couple, school, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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