Movies like Passion and Paradise

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Passion and Paradise (1989)
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Passion and Paradise
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Sir Harry Oakes is a wealthy magnate, living amongst the British aristocrats who have made their home in the Bahamas just prior to World War II. Their small community is one of privilege and status and when Sir Harry's beloved daughter marries a handsome but penniless gigolo, Alfred De Marigny, Sir Harry is outraged by the union. But before Sir Harry can break up the marriage he is brutally and viciously murdered and his son-in-law is the prime suspect. Nothing is as it appears and Sir Harry's death soon points towards intrigue and deception on an international scale.
Plot: gambling
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, surprise ending and suspenseful films with plots about gambling, murder, crimes, female nudity, kidnapping, money and debt mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Passion and Paradise: Dead at 17 (2008), Flutter (2011), The Horseplayer (1990), Engaged to Kill (2006), The Price of Desire (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead at 17
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Alyssa's 17-year-old son Jason commits suicide, something doesn't sit right. As she and her daughter Danni begin to take a deeper look in the circumstances surrounding Jason's death, they discover that he may have been involved ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, stripper, loss of son, disposing of a dead body, group of friends, nightclub, pole dancer, dark secret, drugged drink, death of son, accidental death ...
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System:   95%
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 5.2
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Flutter
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chancer John lives for playing the odds - and he's always willing to take a calculated risk. But when he meets the mysterious and beautiful female bookie Stan, he discovers there's much more to gambling than just greyhounds and horses. ...
Plot: betting, husband wife relationship, gambling, female antagonist
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System:   93%
    User:   82%
 
The Horseplayer
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A blonde (Sammi Davis) seduces a quirky liquor-store worker (Brad Dourif) as inspiration for her artist boyfriend (M.K. Harris).
Style: psychotronic
Plot: liquor store, neo-noir, neo noir, gambling, murder
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System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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Engaged to Kill
Genre: Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Abby Lord (Maria del Mar) is kidnapped and her husband Robert Lord (Joe Lando) has to pay off a million dollar ransom. Based on a True Life story.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, kidnapping, woman in danger, confined, danger, rivalry, false identity, family relations, bed, kissing, fight, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   87%
    User:   98%
 
The Price of Desire
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mac (Dan Frank) and Monica (Kira Reed) want to add an element of sexual intrigue to their marriage so they begin picking up men and playing games with them. Monica gets to add a little spice to her life, while Mac can fulfill his voyeuristic ...
Plot: one female two males threesome, blow job, open marriage, cuckolded husband, adultery, sex, white panties, black panties, thong panties, panties, erotica, red panties ...
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System:   79%
    User:   73%
 
Sorry, Wrong Number
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a famous play, follows a bedridden wife who overhears a murder plan on her phone. She tries to piece the puzzle together and prevent it.
Plot: psychopath, murder, conspiracy, neo noir, telephone, gambling, drugs, wedding, investigator, fireworks, trapped, hypochondriac ...
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System:   78%
    User:   77%
 
 5.1
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Phantom Halo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers barely scrape by as their father continues to gamble and drink away the money they do bring home. They hatch a plan for a robbery but at what price?
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, gambling
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System:   76%
    User:   91%
 
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Fantasten
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Claus, a car salesman and a passionate gambler, gets his 19-year-old son Silas mixed up in considerable gambling debts owed to criminals, he is forced to put his own life at risk to save his son.
Plot: russian roulette, gambling, criminal, father son relationship, male nudity, teenage boy, female nudity, casino
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System:   74%
    User:   76%
 
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Meteo
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eckermann called Little Cloud, works in the Meteorological Office, but prefers to daydream in his bathtub. On his office computer he elaborates an absolute method for safe winning.
Plot: horse race, nightclub, computer, gambling, bathtub, surrealism, electrocution, laboratory, cyberpunk
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System:   68%
    User:   80%
 
Troublesome Night 9
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Liu Ah Yee goes to the Bud household to worship the Buddha and to have her fortune told, but Mrs. Bud tells her it is not necessary. Ms. Liu is a compulsive gambler on the cruise ship Neptune, where Mrs. Bud's son, Pit, works, and he recognizes ...
Plot: shower, gambling, ghost, beach, cruise ship, sunbathing, sunglasses, snake, cemetery
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System:   67%
    User:   80%
 
This Is a Hijack
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man feels obligated to hijack the plane his boss is on after he has gambled himself into overwhelming debt.
Plot: airplane, pilot, industrialist, debt, hijacking, gambling debt, kidnapping, gambler, employer employee relationship, boss, police, wealth ...
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System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
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Shadow Hours
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael is a recovering addict. Back on the wagon, he's now responsible for a young, beautiful, and pregnant wife. He's working the graveyard shift at a gas station to support his new family, but the job drives him crazy. Then a wealthy ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, addiction, drug abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, pregnancy, redemption, alcohol abuse, nightlife, seduction, devil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 5.1
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Us and Them
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Working class Danny aims to kick start a revolution by turning the tables on the establishment with a deadly game of chance.
Plot: hostage, loyalty, banker, terror, fight, unemployment, hysteria, blindfold, rolls royce, roulette, greed, working class ...
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System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
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Chameleon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While cleaning offices at night, Zsolt Kovàcs learns a lot about his invisible employers by examining what they leave behind, carefully choosing his targets, often disillusioned women whom he seduces, methodically taking their money. An artist of ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: orphan, surgery, psychologist, blackmail, gambling, love, sex, car accident, money, black cat, knee injury, ballerina ...
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System:   62%
    User:   74%
 
Murder Unresolved
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is the prime suspect in the mysterious drowning death of her anchorwoman sister.
Plot: murder, mystery, homicide detective, video tape, aunt, daughter, garden, father, mother, camera, bedroom, lawyer ...
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System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
 4.8
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Blackheart
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Crime - Ray and Annette are a couple who scam, lie and seduce to get wealth from unsuspecting wealthy people. Annette also has a penchant for bisexual encounters and serial murder.
Plot: gun shot, investigator, set up, interrupted sex, left for dead, suspect, drowning, betrayal, murder, revenge, hit on the head, wig ...
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System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Code Name: Diamond Head
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A failed Quinn Martin pilot for a series starring a Hawaii-based government counter intelligence agency run by the indomitable Aunt Mary. In this, his only adventure, Diamond Head has to prevent the evil Tree from stealing a deadly nerve toxin gas ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: boat chase, spy, disguise, gambling, kidnapping, attempted murder, hanging, fistfight
Place: hawaii
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System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
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Scare 2 Die
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Kan Au (Sam Lee) owes a big sum of money, and needs to go on a winning streak soon or the loan sharks will take the interest from his hide. Luckily, Kan finds a blessed coin that allows him to draws the unbeatable "13 ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, elevator, blood, foot chase, glass eye, stabbed in the chest, beating, corpse, gore, falling to death, hospital, suicide ...
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System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
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Shooting Gallery
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A street-smart pool player falls in with a pack of hustlers. As he rises in the underground circuit, he lands in the middle of a match between his boss and a crooked cop.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: police corruption, kids in trouble, crimes, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, billiards, figment, street kid, police, drugs ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
Four Dogs Playing Poker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With the help of their mentor Felix, a group of the best friends and first-time thieves steal a valuable statuette for a ruthless black market art dealer. After the amateurs botch the delivery of the objet d'art, the dealer kills Felix and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, tense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crime, gangsters, friendship, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, partners, betrayal, rivalry, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, california, latin america, usa, los angeles
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System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Edge of Desire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young man falls for a seductive, confident woman who performs as a mermaid, and actually believes to be one.
Plot: jealousy, misogynist, gambling, police, mother daughter relationship, prison, businessman, female fighter, therapy, aquarium, prophecy, river ...
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System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
Winner Take All
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The chronicle of an average American housewife who just happens to be addicted to gambling.
Plot: housewife, gambling, compulsive gambler, gambling addiction
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
Seven Deaths by Prescription
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dr. Brézé and his sons, all surgeons with limited abilities fight any competition on their sector with all means.
Plot: surgeon, hospital, doctor patient relationship, dirty old man, gun, gambling, psychiatrist, doctor, funeral, suicide, haunted, operation ...
Place: france
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System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Western Religion
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1879. Gunfighters from the far reaches of the globe descend on Religion, AZ to compete in a legendary poker tournament. Drawn by the gold prize, the players come to realize that in this game, their very souls are at stake.
Plot: gunfighter, poker game, gambling
Place: arizona
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System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
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Number One
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money.
Plot: blackmail, gambling, snooker, nipple, swearing, prostitution, schoolgirl
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System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
A Face to Kill for
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Accomplished horse trainer is deceived by her husband, unfairly sent to prison, and she re-makes herself and eventually gains revenge.
Plot: makeover, kissing, whip, infidelity, gambling, jail, party, prison
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System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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Vanishing Act
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Rocky Mountains, Harry Kenyon seeks out his missing wife Chris in the Winter Parade. Harry meets Lieutenant Rudameyer and tells that him he is from San Francisco and has just married Chris, from Philadelphia, in Las Vegas. They traveled to ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: missing wife, missing person, gambling, sandwich, parade, catholic priest, lieutenant, police investigation
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System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Dick Francis: In the Frame
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Story: After two friends have their houses looted of expensive paintings and vintage wine collections, Cleveland finds those responsible when he travels to Germany.
Style: detective series
Plot: entrepreneur, break in, passport, false accusation, car chase, gambling, investigator, greed
Place: germany
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 

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