Movies like Silent Partner 2001

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Silent Partner (2001)
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Silent Partner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two friends train a greyhound together.
Plot: gambling, drug use, alcoholic, dog, money, bet, doping, partner
Place: sydney australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and tense films with plots about gambling, friendship, alcoholic, dishonesty, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and money mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Silent Partner: Dalkeith (2002), Knuckle Sandwich (2004), A Punters Prayer (2016), Spirit (2012), Mississippi Grind (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dalkeith (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the true story of the residents at Dalkeith Residential Home who sit around every day just waiting to die until staff buy them a greyhound. Naming the dog Dalkeith after the home, they discover she is a phenomenal runner and she is soon ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, bet, lawsuit, australian, gambling, dog, old man, old woman, male female relationship
Place: australia
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Knuckle Sandwich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After leaving his small Georgia town behind to start a new life in Los Angeles, aspiring businessman Carter quickly becomes a success. But when he loses his girlfriend and his job in the same morning, he decides to return to his old town with hopes ...
Plot: alcoholic, deputy sheriff, interracial relations, friendship, female nudity, male nudity
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A Punters Prayer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young gambler makes a large, risky bet on a horse race. When the odds turn in his favour, more than one party has sudden interest in the winning betting slip, and they'll do anything to get their hands on it.
Plot: gambling, poker, horse race, roulette, betting, bookie, gangster, money, cards, greek, bet, card playing ...
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Spirit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Raghunandan (Mohanlal) is a TV show host and a budding novelist. He is a loner and a compulsive alcoholic, the latter of which resulted in his divorce from Meera (Kaniha). Despite this Meera and her husband Alexy (Shankar Ramakrishnan) are his best ...
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Mississippi Grind (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, buddy movie, depressing ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, money problems, casino, debt, down on your luck, partners, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, gambler, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans, mississippi river, st. louis missouri ...
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The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, mathematics, manipulations, manipulation, teachers and students, college, student life, cards, college graduate, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Squeeze (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A humble young man with uncommon skills from a small southern town gets caught up in high stakes golf matches between big-time gamblers until the game becomes life and death.
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: gambling, golf, athlete's life, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, bet, money, twentysomething life, power relations, mob, betting ...
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Place: usa, las vegas
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a big city downtown we meet Emma and Jay, two young 20 something lovers buying drugs and then watch as they waste the rest of the day away...
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Kitchen with Apartment (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jacques et Martine, couple de bourgeois ordinaires, ont invité à dîner un ami perdu de vue depuis dix ans et devenu depuis une vedette des médias.
Plot: old friends, nervous breakdown, dysfunctional couple, zodiac, bored housewife, old friends reunited, guest, gambling debt, dinner party, housewife, apartment, depression ...
Place: france, paris france
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 5.3
 56
Supercock (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American cowboy in the Philippines gets mixed up in cockfighting.
Plot: cockfight, rooster, money, controversy, death, tournament, friendship, chase, gambling, theft, champion, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines
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 5.6
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Nuts (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jenny was made for love and Lana for gambling. In this old-fashioned country, Lebanon, women have no say. Defying everyone and everything they will fight for their freedom whatever the cost.
Plot: gambling, craziness, cinema, poker, empire, game, lebanese
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Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sincere
Plot: gambling, bet, bookies, unlikely partners, prodigy, working the system, career change, partners, dishonesty, cons and scams, betting, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In remote Western Australia, two estranged farmer brothers, Colin and Les, are at war. But when Les' prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley - so the brothers must work ...
Plot: sheep, brother brother relationship, veterinarian, countryside, girl, police, landscape, bureaucrat, held at gunpoint, beer, alcoholic, bureaucracy ...
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Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As an ex-gambler teaches a hot-shot college kid some things about playing cards, he finds himself pulled into the world series of poker, where his protégé is his toughest competition.
Style: realistic, tense, humorous, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, poker, mentor, card game, contests and competitions, human spirit, competition, friendship, follow your dream, downfall, lifestyle, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
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Duration: 108 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, humorous ...
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Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
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34%
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Duration: 154 min.
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33%
 5.1
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Great Idea (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: When cancer-stricken alcoholic actor discovers he's only got 3 months to live, he decides to change his life and reconcile with his estranged daughter.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: cancer, father daughter reunion, parent child relationship, reconciliation, alcoholic, father daughter conflict, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, illness, parents and children, changing lives, lifestyle change ...
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32%
 7.3
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the life of Frank Pesce (Danny Aiello), an actor who won $6 million in the first New York State Lottery in 1976, this comedy focuses on the tight-knit Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn where Pesce grew up. It's also the story ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
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Plot: mental breakdown, drug addict, gay club, drug addiction, crying man, trailer park, covered in blood, security guard, sunglasses, robbery, merry go round, mental instability ...
Place: australia
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