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The Parole Officer
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance, heist, bank, partners, unlikely criminals, police corruption, parole officer, computer expert, empty gun, probation officer, british asian, master of disguise, search warrant, awards show, master criminal, outtakes during end credits, child driving car, volvo, falling off a roof ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester england
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, partners and heist mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Parole Officer: 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), The Actors (2003), A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Kaleidoscope (1966), Love, Honor and Obey (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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9 Dead Gay Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, crime, gays and lesbians, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, ship, friendship, cons and scams, down on your luck, gender bending, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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The Actors
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During the run of a particularly awful interpretation of Richard III, the star, Anthony O'Malley, begins to frequent a rough pub to develop his character. He meets Barreller who he discovers owes someone he's never met a considerable sum ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, cons and scams, debt, disguise, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, aging, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland, london
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A Fish Called Wanda
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: heist, crime, farce, screwball, lawyer, robbery, betrayal, hitman, cons and scams, british, twists & turns, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, california, europe, tower bridge london
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Kaleidoscope
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, stylized
Plot: casino, cons and scams, gambling, crime, crimes, dishonesty, couples, unlikely criminals, mind game, infidelity, kidnapping, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
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Love, Honor and Obey
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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Lucky Break
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
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Plot: prison, romance, irish, confined, prison escape, crime, crimes, british, violent, corruption, violence, vampire human love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes, goofy hero, chase, track down, parents and children, cons and scams ...
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The Supergrass
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, alternative comedy
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Gambit
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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    User:   49%
 
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: store, buddies, shopping mall, unlikely criminals, crime, cons and scams, unemployment, crimes, dishonesty, heist, money, contests and competitions ...
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Saving Grace
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, small town, weed, drugs, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, british, secrets, rock, dealing with death, crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
The Wrong Arm of the Law
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, impostor, police, robbery, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
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System:   40%
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Scorched
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, funny, realistic ...
Plot: heist, small town, vengeance, bank robbery, bank, robbery, criminal heroes, desert, crime, nothing goes right, revenge, store ...
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Quick Change
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime, crime gone awry, airport, mafia, comedy of errors, buddies, sarcasm, chase, cons and scams, urban ...
Time: 80s
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Silver Bears
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: femme fatale, gangsters, crime, bank, hidden identity, betrayal, crime gone awry, forgery, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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Sitting Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, heist, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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All for One
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: buddies, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, friends, unlikely partners, heist, friendship, cons and scams, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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My New Partner
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, police corruption, police, crime, law enforcement, partners, buddies, corruption, misfit partners, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   37%
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Halal State Security
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, crime, misfit partners, farce, partners against crime, serial killer, police investigation, culture clash, crimes, law enforcement, partners, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, algeria, paris france
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System:   37%
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Dollars
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, fugitives, hostages, master criminal, chase, drug smuggling, crime gone awry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Crime Scene Cleaner
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Heiko Schotte (Schotty) works for a cleaning company, cleaning all kind of crime scenes. There he sometimes meets weird people and tries to solve difficult situations.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, gory, crimes, deadly, crime, vicious, alienation, german, survivor, police, corpse, blood splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
I Love You to Death
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, vengeance, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance, mentor, pizza, womanizer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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System:   33%
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Alan Partridge
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: hostage, radio, british, goofy hero, redemption, male nudity, culture clash, confined, television, media, sarcasm, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Crooks in Cloisters
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: crime, crimes, monastery, dishonesty, island, clergy, criminal heroes, gang, on the run, starting over, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
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The Shipment
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, disorder, viagra, gangster, sexual humor
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
Assault of the Killer Bimbos
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Plot: on the road, false accusation, chases and races, hotel, crimes, nightclub, on the run, dishonesty, dancer's life, chase, gangsters, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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Clay Pigeons
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, crime, infidelity, desert, neo noir, murder mystery, couple relations, twists & turns, police investigation, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
Enid Is Sleeping
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, on the run, human nature, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, police officer, couples, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 

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Leave Me Alone
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leave Me Alone (Chinese: 阿孖有難, also Ah ma yau nan) is a 2004 Hong Kong thriller film directed and co-written by Danny Pang. Gay fashion designer Yiu Chun Man (Ekin Cheng) is visited in Hong Kong by his straight twin brother, Yiu Chun Kit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, chase, airport, crime, feminism, bank, hospital, siblings relations, tragic love, family life, pregnancy, transvestism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   30%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: clever, stylized, cynical, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   30%
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