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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
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Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Original name: Plunkett & MacLeane
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, entertaining, colourful, stylized, cult film, clever ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heist, adventure, love triangle, partners, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, rivalry, unlikely criminals, period piece, gambling, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, unlikely partners, chief, lovers on the run, robbery, highwayman, thief, revenge, bisexual, hanging ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1700s
Place: england, europe, london

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Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
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Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic
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Place: england, europe
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Gravity (2009)
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Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
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Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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38%
 4.6
 710
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Style: funny, buddy comedy, humorous, surprise ending, absurd ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 843
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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