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The Prime Gig (2000)
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The Prime Gig (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pendelton "Penny" Wise is a smooth-talking con-artist who makes a living by scamming people with phoney travel comp vacations over the phone when, desperate for more fast cash, he's called to work for a shady, veteran con businessman, named Kelly Grant, in selling property for a gold mine over the phone, which takes a turn when Penny begins a relationship with Grant's mistress Caitlin, where Penny throws common sense and caution to the wind to woo her, while we wonder who is scamming who here. Written by Matthew Patay
Style: tense, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, couples, dishonesty, rivalry, workplace situations, boss and employee, greed, fall in love, couple relations, performer's life, destiny, mine, power relations, con artists, telephone, cheating, salesman, disabled person, gold mine, private jet, arrested development
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to The Prime Gig

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and serious films with plots about dishonesty, couples, crimes, cons and scams, love and romance, rivalry and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Prime Gig: The Two Mr. Kissels (2008), The Bill Collector (2010), Cymbeline (2014), Trust Me (2014), Dealers (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: couples, family relations, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, murder, siblings relations, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
The Bill Collector (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Uncle Frankie (Danny Trejo) is not the kind of guy you want to meet in a dark alley. Especially when you owe him money and have been giving him the slip for a few years. Such is the fate of Lorenzo Adams (Gary Moore), a top bill collector at Lump ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, workplace situations, race against time, dishonesty, workplace, fired from the job, office, loan shark, debt collector, chases and races, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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87%
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: suspenseful, rough, clever, serious, tense ...
Plot: law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, master criminal, family relations, gang, infidelity, police corruption, crime, parents and children, rivalry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Big Shot: Confessions of a Campus Bookie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Moyher's good boy Benny Silman from Brooklyn becomes an economics student at Arizona State University for the sun and sexy girls- and the proximity of gambling paradise Las Vegas. Benny aces his studies, being a mathematical genius, but the one ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: bookies, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, culture clash, college life, youth, buddies, follow your dream, couples, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, new york, las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brian Cruver, an ambitious 26-year-old lands a job at Enron. As he assimilates to the company's get-rich-quick mantra, spending sprees and wild corporate "gatherings" become the norm. But when Enron files for bankruptcy, Cruver ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: uncover truth, rise to the top, fighting the system, ambition, rise and fall, workplace romance, couple relations, power relations, whistleblower, opposites attract, society, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, couple relations, disorder, boss and employee, infidelity, cons and scams, vengeance, love triangle, crimes of passion, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Trust Me (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mari is a talented but insecure chef who dreams of running her own restaurant. She goes through a challenging professional time, taking orders from an authoritarian boss who inhibits her talent. One day she meets Caio, a charming young man who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: dangerous attraction, cons and scams, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, couples, betrayal, restaurant, love, cooking and food, danger, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Dealers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million, one of their leading traders, Tony Eisner commits suicide by putting a slug through his head while seated at his place ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: bank, money, banker, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, workplace, opposites attract, couples, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: cons and scams, romance, love and romance, eligible bachelor, power relations, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, smuggling, cheating, party, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Models Inc. is an American prime time soap opera that aired on the Fox television network during the 1994-1995 television season. It is the third series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. The series was created by Charles Pratt, Jr. and Frank ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, workplace, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty, fashion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 892
The Con Artist (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, fall in love, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, rivalry, couples, danger, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Summer Nights (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michele and Helene seem to be the perfect couple. However, on weekends, Michele steps into a secret life, as a transvestite, Mylene, in a hidden French forest. There, Mylene meets with a lover, Flavia, another transvestite who once fought alongside ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, forbidden love, hidden identity, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, under the surface, double life, gender, transvestism
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Behind Bedroom Doors (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New-girl-in-town Abby is already dating two guys--one's a doctor, the other is running for district attorney. She also has some dirt on both of them---but when they find that she may potentially blackmail them, Abby discovers just how important ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, sexploitation film, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, femme fatale, political candidate, blackmail, legal, gender, gays and lesbians, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Silver Tongues (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two lovers travel from town to town playing a dark game of deceit that soon spirals out of control, threatening their very relationship.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, juggling, society, crumbling relationship, love and romance, sexual content, manipulation, manipulations, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Lie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, couples, parents and children, couple relations, boss and employee, coming of age, lifestyle, unfulfillment, profanity, power relations, family relations, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Wife's Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Paul dies, he leaves his wife Eve with a mountain of debt. As the police begin their investigation into Paul’s death, Eve is supported by a lawyer named Chollet, a friend of her husband who generously helps her to clear the debts she has ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, manipulation, friends, couples, friendship, infidelity, crimes, femme fatale, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, friends, crimes, criminal's revenge, buddies, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Syrup (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A slacker hatches a million-dollar idea. But, in order to see it through, he has to learn to trust his attractive corporate counterpart. Based on Max Barry's novel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting ...
Plot: boss and employee, ambition, workplace, workplace situations, power relations, dishonesty, betrayal, inventions and discoveries, advertising agency, female boss, satire, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Substitute (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school substitute English teacher resorts to murder to protect her murderous dark past while seducing a student whom begins to suspect her true identity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: high school, murder, youth, crimes, disorder, high school hunk, power relations, teachers and students, haunted by the past, workplace situations, deadly, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lies & Alibis (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Con man Ray Elliot decides to leave crime behind to start a company that sells fake alibis to clients who have been unfaithful to their significant others. It seems that the streetwise Ray has found his calling, until he unexpectedly becomes a ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: plan gone awry, cons and scams, love affair, partners, murder, alibi, false accusation, riddles and clues, rivalry, infidelity, dishonesty, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: feel good, touching, ironic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, aging, workplace situations, heist, partners, crimes, mentor, mentor protege relationship, prostitute, diamond, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Capital (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The head of a giant European investment bank desperately clings to power when an American hedge fund company tries to buy them out.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ceo, top executive, rivalry, working the system, stock broker, workplace, office, boss and employee, finance, critique of capitalism, bank, banking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, social differences, couple relations, performer's life, family problems, couples, power relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mute or deaf, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, disorder, manipulations, dishonesty, dark humor, manipulation, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense
Plot: college, cons and scams, campaign, buddies, charity, student life, dishonesty, youth, money, friends, auditorium, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Warrior Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rookie lawyer Alec Brno has just been assigned the case of his career: exposing a billion-dollar oil scam led by a ruthless mafia boss. When he reluctantly falls for the gangster's beautiful but drug-addicted wife - also his key witness - Alec ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: legal, gangsters, courtroom, criminal's revenge, legal investigation, fall in love, dangerous attraction, hitman, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
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Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: touching, tense, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, woman in danger, couple relations, boss and employee, dishonesty, love and romance, estrangement, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
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Strange Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging former child star tries to capture the wealth that has always eluded him by latching on to a lucky man while both have their eye on the same girl of their dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rise and fall, rivalry, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, showbiz, cons and scams, manipulation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dedh Ishqiya (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Khalujaan (Naseeruddin Shah)and Babban (Arshad Warsi), the two romantic thieves are back in Dedh Ishqiya, sequel to the acclaimed and successful Ishqiya with their romantic adventures. And this time love will take them through the SEVEN STAGES OF ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic
Plot: power relations, crimes, cons and scams, thief, dishonesty, theft, bollywood, fall in love, mistrust, heir heiress, poet, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%