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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Original name: Plunkett & MacLeane
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of their belongings. With Plunkett's criminal know-how and Macleane's social connections, they team up to be soon known as "The Gentlemen Highwaymen". But when one day these gentlemen hold up Lord Chief Justice Gibson's coach, Macleane instantly falls in love with his beautiful and cunning niece, Lady Rebecca Gibson. Unfortunately, Thief Taker General Chance, who also is quite fond of Rebecca, is getting closer and closer to getting both.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, witty, semi serious, entertaining, colourful, stylized, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, love triangle, partners, crimes, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, revenge, social satire, gambling, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, chief, unlikely partners, lovers on the run, robbery, highwayman, thief, burglar, bisexual ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london

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Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
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Duration: 103 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
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Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
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