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Parting Shots (1998)
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 1K
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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, nothing goes right, crimes, love and romance, vengeance, police, death, doctor, empire, wedding, hitman, dark humor, rivalry, crumbling marriage, love, sex, dog, horse, swat team, serial killer, revenge, children, money, train ...
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 clever films with plots about love and romance, crimes, couples, male female relationship, storytelling, romance and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Parting Shots: Bank Robber (1993), Shooting Fish (1997), Intermission (2003), Heartbreakers (2001), Oyster Farmer (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
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95%
Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 103 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: clever, feel good, humorous, witty, cerebral ...
Plot: con men, chase, business, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, orphan, con artists, runaway, childhood, doctors, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
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66%
 6.8
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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, witty, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, irish, justice, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, eccentricity, couple relations, love and romance, gangsters, heist, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 55K
Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
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: funny, light, romantic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: con artists, female criminal, love story, cons and scams, manipulation, women, fall in love, dishonesty, cheating, caper, farce, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new jersey, florida, usa, new york
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52%
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Oyster Farmer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, love affair, fish out of water, society, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, romance, love and romance, human nature, working class, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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49%
 7.0
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Welcome (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Dubai-based criminal don Uday takes it upon himself to try and get his sister Sanjana married - in vain, as no one wants to be associated with a crime family. Uday's associate Sagar Pandey finds a young man, Rajiv, who lives with his maternal ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, couples, siblings relations, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, mafia don, gangster boss, wedding, performer's life, accidental death, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, obsession, femme fatale, crimes, murder, seduction, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 35K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, light, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, murder, memory loss, delusion, happy ending, romance, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, crimes, professional killer, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, kansas, usa, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: wedding, destiny, infidelity, unlikely couple, travel, opposites attract, looking for love, disorder, nothing goes right, fall in love, love, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, miami, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Yesterday Once More (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. To are wealthy, creative jewel thieves who divorce for no apparent reason after a successful diamond heist. A year later, she's engaged to the son of a rich woman who begrudgingly lets her son give his fiancée a family heirloom ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
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Maybe Baby (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hugh Laurie (Sam) and Joely Richardson (Lucy) star as an irresistible couple who seem to have everything - good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing that they really ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: infertility, wanting a baby, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, babies and infants, romance, writers, happy ending, family relations, couple relations, marital reconciliation, marital separation ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to murder him at some unspecified time in the future. ...
Style: surreal, neo noir, realistic, semi serious, gloomy ...
Plot: loner, loneliness, stream of consciousness, hitman, love and romance, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, crimes, down on your luck, fall in love, dark humor, dull life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, melancholic, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, marriage proposal, fbi, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty, love and romance ...
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Place: new york, london, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kicked in the Head (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sentimental, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, friendship, relationships, best friends, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, couples, infidelity, looking for love, couple relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
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39%
 4.5
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Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, undercover, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, dishonesty, intrigue, experiment, disguise, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
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Muggers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, absurd, realistic
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
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Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 108 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 ...
Style: feel good, intense, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: prison, romance, prison escape, moral ambiguity, prison life, fall in love, confined, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, social worker, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
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Duration: 146 min.
Story: Rajkumar (Shahid Kapoor) is an aimless youth who works for a drug baron named Shivraj (Sonu Sood). His latest mission is to kill a rival dealer named Manik Parmar (Ashish Vidyarthi). But Rajkumar's life changes forever when he claps eyes on the ...
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36%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is a gangster comedy about a businessman who becomes involved with the gangster underworld through the daughter of a crime boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
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35%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
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33%
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Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Style: witty, light, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, sad, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, family business, going straight, nothing goes right, hitman, drug abuse, love affair, down on your luck, cons and scams, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 7K
Gabbar Singh (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Gabbar Singh is a 2012 Telugu action film directed by Harish Shankar. The film is produced by Bandla Ganesh under Parameshwara Art productions banner and stars Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. Devi Sri Prasad, who previously worked with ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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