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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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Profit
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UK
320 min.
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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, friends, friendship, partners, crime, buddies and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Market: A Tale of Trade: Buddy Faro (1998), American Buffalo (1996), Starstruck (1998), Yonkers Joe (2008), Everything Must Go (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, realistic ...
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Place: usa, new jersey
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Starstruck
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, sitcom, actor's life, hollywood, buddies, rise and fall, friendship, workplace romance, kidnapping, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Yonkers Joe
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Story: Profit is an American television series that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996 on Monday Night at 9:00 PM EST. The series was created by David Greenwalt and John McNamara, and stars Adrian Pasdar as the eponymous character Jim ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, witty, biting, realistic ...
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
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Place: scotland
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Paradise Alley
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: semi serious, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, urban, buddies, gang, gangsters, contests and competitions, follow your dream, ice cream, cripple, bum, ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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Ten Benny
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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: serious, talky, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
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System:   60%
    User:   53%
 
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
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Style: emotional, touching, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, reunion, siblings relations, sisters, gangsters, family, family drama, family problems, hospital, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, ohio, usa
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Country: Hong Kong
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Country: USA
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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: clever, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
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Red Zone
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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River of Grass
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: on the run, on the road, friendship, chases and races, crime, crimes, lovers on the run, heist, love and romance, partners, couples, friends
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
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Money Kings
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, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gangsters, moral dilemma, crime, down on your luck, gambling, life turned upside down, dishonesty, loser, bet, bookie, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
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They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage'
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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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous
Plot: actor's life, blind ambition, showbiz, filmmaking, nothing goes right, media, artists and showbiz, manipulations, obsession, addiction, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
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System:   46%
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   44%
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In the Beginning
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: France, present day. A professional conman passes himself off as the boss of a construction site building a highway extension. He cons the whole region, hires dozens of workers and cynically enjoys the profits of his scam until he meets the lady ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, touching
Plot: self discovery, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, mayor, small time, petty criminal, pretense, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders
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System:   43%
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Diamond Men
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: aging, mentor, buddies, on the road, character study, friends, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, introspection, friendship, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Elisa
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: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: innocence lost, on the road, redemption, parents and children, dysfunctional family, estrangement, dishonesty, family problems, mentally unstable, track down, vengeance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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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
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System:   42%
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You Can Count on Me
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, workplace, childhood, adultery, single parent, relationships, drifter, family bonds, family drama, character study, complex characters, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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System:   41%
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Doing Time for Patsy Cline
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following a passion for country music, Ralph leaves his father’s sheep farm in a remote Australian town, armed with a guitar and a plane ticket to Nashville, Tennessee. He hopes to hitchhike to Sydney Airport where his take-off into a successful ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: musician's life, on the road, follow your dream, obsessive quest, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, nothing goes right, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, buddies, crime, gangsters, underdog, university, contests and competitions, couple relations, college, friendship, college life, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, nevada, usa, las vegas, new york
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
Spring Forward
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, working class, buddies, mentor, unlikely friendships, marijuana, homeless, human nature, character study, life philosophy, honest, aids ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
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System:   39%
    User:   35%
 

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