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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, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: gambling, black market, gangsters, crimes, family relations, partners, crime, ambition, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disorder, odd couple, cons and scams, once in a lifetime opportunity, road trip, on the road, border, muslim, theft, doctor, smuggling, blackmail, gambler, mosque, medicine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: turkey, asia, kazakhstan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, family relations, gangsters, gambling and ambition mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Market: A Tale of Trade: Yonkers Joe (2008), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), Red Zone (2003), Money Kings (1998), Everything Must Go (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yonkers Joe (2008)
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: casino, gambling, cons and scams, redemption, heist, partners, dishonesty, mentally challenged, parents and children, hopes, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, rough, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, partners, dealer, couples, buddies, friends, crimes, rich and poor, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.9
 151
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gambling, high school, casino, gangsters, sport team, friends, ambition, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, youth, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 500
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: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gambling, crime, bookie, bet, loser, dishonesty, down on your luck, life is a bitch, unlikely partners, gangsters, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Everything Must Go (1996)
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: dark humor, realistic, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, friends, foe turned friend, working the system, youth, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, unlikely partners, nothing goes right, gender, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 338
Ten Benny (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a young shoe salesman whose overestimation of his own sharpness leads to gambling debts, pissed-off loan sharks, and overall misery.
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, serious, clever ...
Plot: best friends, life is a bitch, parents and children, dangerous animal, crimes, gangsters, down on your luck, twentysomething life, working class, friendship, betrayal, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Music of Chance (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two men face the consequences of gambling after playing with men beyond their league.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gambling, gambler, card game, millionaire, buddies, lottery, human nature, firefighter, countryside, down on your luck, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 2K
The Cyclist (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit promoter who sells tickets to watch Nasim ride a bicycle ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gambling, black market, religions or cults, refugees, society, cycling, hospital, filmmaking, injustice, ambition, politics, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 2K
The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, urban ghetto life, crimes, life is a bitch, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, frame up, dishonesty, street kid, vengeance, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 995
River of Grass (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the run, on the road, heist, partners, couples, chases and races, lovers on the run, crimes, love and romance, crime
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hospital, workplace, power relations, family relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, medicine, doctor patient relationship, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Yellow Eyes of the Crocodiles (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two sisters, their families, and sometimes complicated lives.
Style: realistic, compassionate, sincere, motivational, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family relations, disorder, rising to stardom, ambition, life turned upside down, sister sister relationship, parent child relationship, direction and purpose, price of fame, working mom, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 254
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: hollywood, rise to the top, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, alcohol abuse, rise and fall, actor's life, showbiz, dull life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ghost of a Chance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the casino there is only one queen, the small ball that spins on the roulette table. None of the players pays the slightest attention to the female dealers. But Takis, a «perennial» med student, doesn't go to the casino to win millions but ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, casino, gangsters, criminal heroes, love and romance, fall in love, lovers on the run, dishonesty, heist, betrayal, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 48
Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: youth, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, coming of age, society, disorder, teenage life, political unrest
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 115
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: witty, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: dull life, family relations, breakup, disorder, couples, introspection, homecoming, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Dreams in China (2013)
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: captivating, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, legal, american dream, friends, ambition, business venture, lawsuit, computer genius, partners, buddies, computers and web, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Powwow Highway (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent. Philbert, a simple-minded friend of Buddy's, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: discrimination, false accusation, native american, friendship, partners, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, politics, family relations, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, london, mexico, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, buddies, drug dealing, immigrants, cons and scams, misfit, friends, partners, dishonesty, fighting the system, crime, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, blind ambition, addiction, obsession, ambition, manipulations, filmmaking, showbiz, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Winning Streak (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Winning Streak is the astonishing story of a group of young down-and-outs who are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; to change their luck and set off on the adventure of their lives. Thanks to an infallible method based on the roulette ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, crime, gambling, change of luck, family relations, casino, love triangle, master criminal, dishonesty, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Scapegoat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: rolls royce, coronation, disorder, family problems, dishonesty, estate, scapegoat, crimes, cons and scams, switching roles, lookalikes, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Goodbye, South, Goodbye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gao (Jack Kao) is riding the train to Pinghsi to set up a 10 day gambling den with his friend Hsi (Hsi Hsiang).
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: politics, restaurant, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, gambling, nanny ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, china, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Paradise Alley (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sylvester Stallone is fighting the odds again, this time in the wrestling ring. As Cosmo Carboni, he and his two brothers dream of getting out of Hell's Kitchen (circa 1946) and into the big time. The exit signs point to Paradise Alley, a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching
Plot: sport, wrestling, street life, arm wrestling, racial slur, ghetto, family feud, siblings relations, life is a bitch, ambition, human spirit, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
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Elisa (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Marie has had a tough childhood ever since her mother Elisa committed suicide. She has spent most of her life in an orphanage and now makes a living as a small time criminal in Paris. Now she wants to unravel her past and find her father whom she ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, arson, dysfunctional family, family problems, dishonesty, track down, innocence lost, redemption, obsession, estrangement, cons and scams, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 605
The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The 'Hot Potato' is an exciting new British period ‘caper movie’, in the spirit of ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Two Way Stretch’ and is based on real events which took place at the end of the 1960s in London’s East End.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, hitman, heist, dishonesty, nuclear threat, chase, car chase, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, danger, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, england, london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tazza: The Hidden Card (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Dae-gil has been skilled with his hands and has shown a strong desire for winning ever since he was a child. He will succeed his uncle and jump into the world of Tazza, risking his life in competition.
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, rivalry, vengeance, on the run, betrayal, ambition, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 352
Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Françoise has gone into business seducing men whose wives want to divorce them, and who need incriminating evidence against them. In addition, she has a little blackmail operation going on on the side with politicians who can't afford a ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, prostitute, cons and scams, gangsters, crime, crimes, chases and races, heist, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: quebec, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 749
Orphans (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brothers Treat (Matthew Modine) and Philip (Kevin Anderson) have lived alone since they were kids, when a small time criminal enters their lives.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, orphan, life is a bitch, cons and scams, gangsters, siblings relations, crimes, dishonesty, missing person, society, mentally unstable, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 2K
29th Street (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: gambling, lottery, parents and children, down on your luck, love and romance, hopes, gangsters, self discovery, ambition, crimes, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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