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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, satire, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, once in a lifetime opportunity, road trip, on the road, border, hospital, muslim, theft, doctor, father daughter relationship, cell phone, smuggling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: turkey, asia, kazakhstan, azerbaijan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, serious and humorous films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, family relations, ambition, disorder and gangsters mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Market: A Tale of Trade: The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Cyclist (1989), Red Zone (2003), Everything Must Go (1996), Ten Benny (1995). 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.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gambling, poker, gangsters, friendship, friends, cons and scams, partners, dealer, dishonesty, buddies, couples, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, captivating, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, nothing goes right, workplace situations, medicine, doctor, doctor patient relationship, fear of death, parents and children, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.3
 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: realistic, gloomy, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: black market, gambling, filmmaking, life is a bitch, immigrants, obsessive quest, human spirit, contests and competitions, religions or cults, refugees, cons and scams, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
 153
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: casino, gambling, high school, unlikely criminals, sport team, friends, youth, gangsters, crimes, crime, high school life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, addiction, obsession, hollywood, unfulfillment, disorder, couples, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gay interest, cons and scams, working the system, foe turned friend, youth, crimes, disorder, gays and lesbians, unlikely partners, friends, nothing goes right, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 340
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, contemplative, clever, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: friends, parents and children, twentysomething life, nothing to lose, down on your luck, family relations, working class, best friends, gambling, profanity, sexual content, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: direction and purpose, family relations, disorder, ambition, rising to stardom, life turned upside down, sister sister relationship, parent child relationship, price of fame, aspiring writer, husband wife relationship, working mom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, rough ...
Plot: gambling, disorder, crimes, criminal's revenge, hopes, going straight, martial arts, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, france, taiwan, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The State of Things (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, West Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, 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: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, clever
Plot: filmmaking, workplace, hollywood, nothing goes right, nuclear holocaust, satire, hotel, showbiz, artists and showbiz, on the road, disorder, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.4
 257
Starstruck (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screenwriter befriends a washed up teen idol.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, sitcom, humorous
Plot: hollywood, buddies, addiction, friendship, kidnapping, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, dull life, rise to the top, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 508
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gambling, crime, bookie, bet, loser, down on your luck, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, gangsters, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: gambling, card game, millionaire, gambler, dishonesty, firefighter, lottery, life is a bitch, countryside, danger, drifter, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
 3K
In the Soup (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring young filmmaker gets involved with an eccentric gangster for the financing of his first film.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: ambition, satire, silly humor, writer's life, unlikely partners, friends, cons and scams, crimes, artists and showbiz, friendship, gangsters, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: casino, gambling, fall in love, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, heist, betrayal, love and romance, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 120
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: serious, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: youth, society, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, political unrest, teenage life, crimes, disorder, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 626
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, nuclear threat, heist, cons and scams, car chase, chase, dishonesty, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, road trip, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, england, london, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 514
The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, dishonesty, working class, family relations, father son relationship, truck driver, boy, husband wife relationship, truck, mother son relationship, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.9
 284
Annie's Point (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Annie (Bette White) wants to disperse her husband's ashes at a locale in California that they had named Annie's Point. Annie needs a bypass immediately and she wants to send out the ashes on her 50th wedding anniversary.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, escapades, golden years, last wish, parents and children, family relations, on the road, gambling, rescue, cross country, embarrassment, medical examination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 1K
The Jewel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Amanzio Rastelli appointed several of his relations to managerial positions in his firm. They decided to think internationally and now business is heavily in debt. Luckily for the Rastellis, Bolta the accountant uses all the tricks of his art to ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, clever
Plot: ambition, family business, rise and fall, bribery, legal, dishonesty, family relations, bankruptcy, unfulfillment, working the system, corporate crimes, stock broker ...
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Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: realistic, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: strong female presence, disorder, unfulfillment, dull life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, nothing goes right, introspection, breakup, homecoming, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Prime Gig (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pendelton "Penny" Wise is a smooth-talking con-artist who makes a living by scamming people with phoney travel comp vacations over the phone when, desperate for more fast cash, he's called to work for a shady, veteran con businessman, ...
Style: tense, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, arm wrestling, street life, ghetto, family feud, racial slur, wrestling, siblings relations, life is a bitch, ambition, buddies, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 199
God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: cynical, humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: folk hero, social decay, partners, buddies, satire, friendship, media satire, rising to stardom, friends, cons and scams, dishonesty, rally ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: hidden identity, switching roles, lookalikes, family problems, scapegoat, dishonesty, coincidence, disorder, family relations, cons and scams, estate, mistaken identity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Leaving No Trace (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, self discovery, friendship, drug dealing, on the road, society, partners, travel, hitchhiker, escape, buddies, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
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Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: semi serious, cynical, witty, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, ambition, political intrigue, dishonesty, society, americana, campaign, satire, political corruption, private vs public, state affairs, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 2K
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: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: arson, family relations, parents and children, cons and scams, innocence lost, mentally unstable, dishonesty, obsession, hopes, track down, family problems, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, touching, realistic ...
Plot: native american, discrimination, false accusation, friendship, partners, odd couple, injustice, society, family relations, friends, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana, london, mexico, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Original Intent (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Matthew Cameron (Jay Richardson) is a lawyer undergoing a midlife crisis despite having a seemingly perfect life with his wife, advertising executive Jessica (Candy Clark), and his young son. When he champions a homeless shelter facing eviction, his ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, captivating ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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