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Parting Shots (1998)
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Parting Shots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life. So Parting Shots becomes literally the shots fired by Harry when he knows he is parting this earth. After all, he will be dead anyway long before he can come to trial and get his just desserts from society. Harry even falls in love with Jill and hires an assassin to kill him in style. However there is just one small problem with Harry's master plan - the cancer diagnosis is totally inaccurate and now he's got a hitman on his trail and several policemen want to talk to him over some murders...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, captivating, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, terminal illness, fall in love, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, love and romance, wedding, hitman, police, death, doctor, dark humor, crumbling marriage, rivalry, love, sex, dog, horse, swat team, serial killer, chef, money, motorcycle, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, crimes, romance, male female relationship, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Parting Shots: Shooting Fish (1997), Bank Robber (1993), Intermission (2003), One Night at McCool's (2001), Heartbreakers (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: feel good, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, con men, love triangle, friendship, chase, scam, money, wealth, liar, wedding, hospital, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, new york, england
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Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 90s
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Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, romantic, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat
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Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Forces of Nature (1999)
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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