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Remote Control (1992)
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Remote Control (1992)
Original name: Sódóma Reykjavík
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Iceland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the conflict between Moli, the liquor smuggler, and Aggi, a night club owner who wants to be Iceland's first mafia boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rock, missing person, crime, farce, disorder, nothing goes right, mafia, rock music, club, dam, matador, brewery
Time: 90s
Place: europe, iceland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about disorder, crimes, crime, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty and gangster mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Remote Control: Boys Don't Cry (2000), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Grilled (2006), The Shipment (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boys Don't Cry (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, crime, crimes, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, best friends, bug, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, poland
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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, criminal heroes, farce, silly humor, disorder, hitman, goofy hero, deadly, assassination attempt, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime, explorer, gang, chemistry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Grilled (2006)
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, hitman, workplace situations, farce, friendship, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, buddies, falling in love, fall in love, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, disorder, dishonesty, drug dealing, partners, unlikely criminals, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
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Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 118 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silver Bears (1977)
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Duration: 113 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, serious, cynical ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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