Movies like Partners 1982

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Partners (1982)
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Partners (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be noticed they have to be flamboyant enough to attract attention which Benson finds rather disturbing. Can an uptight heterosexual and a mousey homosexual form a meaningful relationship?
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, gay, crimes, coming out, friendship, investigation, friends, misfit, partners, crime, working undercover, physical appearance, unlikely partners, gender, law enforcement, buddies, gays and lesbians, deadly, disorder, odd couple, fish out of water, serial killer, party, model, kitchen ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about crimes, crime, partners, disorder, buddies, police investigation and murder mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Partners: The ComDads (1983), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), Malibu's Most Wanted (2003), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), Feds (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, teenage life, buddies, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, misfit, dishonesty, disorder, partners, buddies, deadly, investigation, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, crime, gang, family relations, fish out of water, partners, disorder, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, parents and children, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: murder, mute or deaf, friendship, farce, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, mistaken identity, disability, self discovery, witness ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fbi, odd couple, academy, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, friendship, police detective, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Halal State Security (2011)
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: deadly, disorder, partners, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, goofy hero, misfit partners, partners against crime, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.2
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, partners, disorder, odd couple, nothing goes right, who done it, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 17K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, fish out of water, amateur detective, odd couple, actor's life, friendship, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, partners, friendship, crime, odd couple, investigation, gang, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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All for One (2011)
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: heist, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, working undercover, crime, unlikely partners, undercover, friendship, crimes, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: murder, amateur detective, family business, crimes, crime, mystery, family relations, investigation, police detective, private detective, aging, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
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Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sanitarium, crime gone awry, misfit, odd couple, femme fatale, fish out of water, forgery, friendship, mistaken identity, gambling, buddies, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, friendship, police, odd couple, police shootout, laundry drying on clothes line, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, crimes, family, police investigation, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My New Partner (1984)
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, suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, odd couple, crimes, misfit partners, partners, disorder, buddies, law enforcement, crime, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Fork in the Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, danger, confined, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, chases and races, prison, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 18K
Quick Change (1990)
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: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, partners, disorder, buddies, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 10K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
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, clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, fbi, bar, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 21K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, goofy hero, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.0
 30K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, chase, undercover, police detective, rescue, speech impediment, reverend, ice sculpture, police investigation, crime, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, buddies, law enforcement, partners, boss and employee, witnessing a crime, crimes, gangsters, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, master criminal, dishonesty, law enforcement, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 5K
Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: meat, friendship, hitman, friends, cooking and food, farce, partners, disorder, buddies, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 33K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug lord, police, buddies, crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, friendship, hidden identity, crimes, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: sting operation, mafia, politician, scam, friends, crime, crimes, chases and races, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gangsters, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lone Star State of Mind (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Earl and Baby, two young lovers with a plan to escape their small Texas town. But when Baby's dim-witted cousin Junior gets tangled up in a whole heap of trouble, Earl has just 48 hours to save the day, rescue Junior and keep his promise to get ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, babies and infants, crimes, partners, small town life, friends, heist, debt, misfit, small town, male female relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, disorder, master criminal, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners, opposites attract, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 454
Flic Story (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, working undercover, crime, tough law enforcer, gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, drug dealing, undercover, law enforcement, naked dead woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 23K
Stir Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, prison, on the road, false accusation, wrongful imprisonment, crime, odd couple, warden, frame up, comedy of errors, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cross country, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 8K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: mortician, mistaken identity, kidnapping, vengeance, misfit, odd couple, moon, comedy of errors, friendship, down on your luck, hostages, stoners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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