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, sex, serial killer, party, model ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about crimes, partners, crime, disorder, police investigation, buddies and friends mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Partners: 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), Malibu's Most Wanted (2003), See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989), The ComDads (1983), Feds (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, friendship, dishonesty, deadly, buddies, amateur detective, cons and scams, crime, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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95%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, family relations, gang, crime, crimes, partners, disorder, fish out of water, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, mistaken identity, disability, self discovery, false accusation, deafness ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 5K
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: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, teenage life, partners, disorder, buddies, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fbi, odd couple, academy, law enforcement, partners, police detective, friendship, partners against crime, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goofy hero, heroes, track down, partners against crime, misfit partners, law enforcement, deadly, partners, buddies, disorder, misfit, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: odd couple, serial killer, police investigation, crime, fish out of water, amateur detective, crimes, friendship, partners against crime, actor's life, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, captivating, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, false accusation, who done it, odd couple, nothing goes right, crimes, protagonist as suspect, heist, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ 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, dark humor, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crime, partners, law enforcement, deadly, friendship, investigation, gang, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, family life, deadly, crimes, crime, mystery, aging, family business, amateur detective, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 2K
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, working undercover, friends, undercover, friendship, unfulfillment, crime, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: sanitarium, friendship, femme fatale, mistaken identity, fish out of water, forgery, misfit, odd couple, gambling, friends, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, funny, satirical, absurd, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: partners, danger, crimes, goofy hero, investigation, parody, working undercover, chase, disguise, police detective, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, exciting, witty, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, misfit partners, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, disorder, partners, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, witnessing a crime, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, children, police, police shootout ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, danger, odd couple, confined, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: fish out of water, police investigation, odd couple, social differences, partners, reluctant partners, crimes, partners against crime, culture clash, society, crime, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, mechanic, false accusation, psychopath, fbi, bar, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, goofy hero, amateur detective, partners, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politician, mafia, sting operation, scam, friendship, chases and races, gangsters, crime, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, workplace situations, hitman, friendship, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, falling in love, cooking and food, salesman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, law enforcement, partners, buddies, boss and employee, witnessing a crime, gangsters, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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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: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, friendship, fish out of water, vengeance, odd couple, partners, disorder, misfit, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, odd couple, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, buddies, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crime, comedy of errors, misfit, unlikely partners, love affair, crimes, opposites attract, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, interracial relations, crimes, crime, bad cop, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, resort, buddies, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
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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, criminal heroes, working undercover, friendship, crimes, hidden identity, undercover cop, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, friends, heist, partners, small town life, crimes, babies and infants, misfit, debt, small town, father son relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, undercover, crimes, track down, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, murder, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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