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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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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, love and romance, cons and scams, rivalry and power relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Prime Gig: The Two Mr. Kissels (2008), Cymbeline (2014), The Bill Collector (2010), Dealers (1989), Trust Me (2014). 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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, family relations, couples, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
 3.7
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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, tense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: gang, infidelity, law enforcement, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, master criminal, intrigue, police corruption, parents and children, rivalry, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, workplace situations, race against time, dishonesty, workplace, office, loan shark, debt collector, fired from the job, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: realistic, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: bookies, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, culture clash, college life, follow your dream, youth, buddies, 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, biting ...
Plot: uncover truth, rise to the top, fighting the system, ambition, rise and fall, corporate crimes, boss and employee, whistleblower, power relations, opposites attract, society, rich and poor ...
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, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, couple relations, crimes of passion, infidelity, boss and employee, cons and scams, love triangle, vengeance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 328
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, fall in love, workplace romance, workplace situations, contests and competitions, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, workplace, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, vengeance, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, cons and scams, couples, restaurant, love, danger, cooking and food, brazilian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, cons and scams, romance, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, transformation, party, escapades, rivalry, friendship, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 974
Models Inc. (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, emotional, humorous, realistic, sitcom
Plot: model, modeling, uninhibited rivalry, intrigue, workplace, blind ambition, workplace situations, crimes, manipulations, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 893
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, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, couples, danger, rivalry, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexploitation film, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, femme fatale, blackmail, political candidate, legal, gender, gays and lesbians, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 618
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, family relations, power relations, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 711
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, realistic, tense, captivating, serious
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, juggling, society, crumbling relationship, love and romance, infidelity, sexual content, manipulation, manipulations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 11K
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 ⇓
47%
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, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, missing person, manipulation, friends, couples, crime, femme fatale, crimes, law enforcement, manipulations, infidelity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 239
Gypsy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Andres is a flamenco singer who has just gotten out of prison after being falsely convicted of the murder of Romero, a member of his band. As Andres tries to re-acclimate himself to freedom, he discovers things have not been going his way while he ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo noir, musician's life, world, latin, cons and scams, neo-noir ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, urban ghetto life, friends, buddies, criminal's revenge, crimes, cons and scams, society, dishonesty, urban ghetto, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.5
 802
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, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, high school, dishonesty, deadly, high school hunk, power relations, disorder, workplace situations, teachers and students, haunted by the past, youth, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 5K
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: top executive, rivalry, working the system, stock broker, workplace, office, boss and employee, finance, critique of capitalism, bank, wealth, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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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, crimes, partners, mentor, mentor protege relationship, prostitute, diamond, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sexy, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: transsexual, hidden identity, forbidden love, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, under the surface, double life, gender, transvestism
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: social differences, couple relations, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, mute or deaf, crumbling marriage, crimes, love and romance, society, crime, master and servant ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
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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, tense, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
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, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, woman in danger, couple relations, boss and employee, love and romance, crimes, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 466
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rise and fall, rivalry, celebrity culture, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, showbiz, cons and scams, manipulation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, power relations, thief, dishonesty, theft, bollywood, fall in love, mistrust, heir heiress, poet, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 238
Red Meat (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris and Stefan invite Victor to join their group where they talk about their experiences with women over a meal of red meat. As the night progresses, Stefan relates his wild encounters with fleeting sex, Chris talks about his need for intellectual ...
Style: humorous, sexy, erotic, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, discussion, love and romance, relationships, couples, infidelity, women, sex, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%