Movies like The Pig's Law

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The Pig's Law (2001)
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The Pig's Law (2001)
Original name: La loi du cochon
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After inheriting a pig farm from their father, sisters Stephane and Betty do their best to keep the family business running. But while the very pregnant Betty is diligent about doing the work that needs to be done, Stephane can focus only on her crippling gambling problem, which has landed her in deep trouble with her creditors. Desperate for cash, she considers a dangerous option for repaying the debt … but will it work?
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: farm, kidnapping, murderous pair, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, drug dealing, confined, woman in danger, graphic violence, murder, gambling, family business, strong female presence, disorder, siblings relations, workplace, drugs, killer, pregnancy, female nudity, cocaine, pig, strip club, cannabis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, semi serious and humorous films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, dishonesty, disorder and graphic violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Pig's Law: Kiss Kiss (2001), Sunday (2008), A Good Night to Die (2003), Bangkok Adrenaline (2009), Camouflage (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, murder, power relations, sex, death, nanny, father son relationship, club, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 3K
Sunday (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dead body found floating in a lake… Unexplained scratch marks on her neck… Supari killers out to kill her… A taxi driver who yells ‘bhoot, bhoot’ every time he sees her...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: riddles and clues, woman in danger, mysterious character, mystery, memory loss, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, corrupt cop, murder, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, working undercover, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, escapades, crime gone awry, on the run, confined, gang, crimes, blackmail, kidnapping, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 4.5
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: who done it, infidelity, murder, private detective, disorder, dishonesty, partners, crimes, law enforcement, silly humor, attempted murder, aspiring actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.4
 850
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, on the run, witnessing a crime, disorder, hitman, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, graphic violence, hunting, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.3
 5K
Drive Hard (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, on the run, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, rivalry, reluctant partners, disorder, mysterious character, partners, on the road, criminal's revenge, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, disorder, crimes, partners, showbiz, gender bending, obsession, female impersonator, stoners, doll, drugs ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.4
 1K
Scarfies (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This dark comedy is set in Dunedin, New Zealand. A university student finds an old "abandoned" house and proceeds to invite other students to share. It even has running electricity. But what is the catch?
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, drug dealing, youth, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, college, abandoned, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.3
 10K
Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, gang, crimes, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, confined, disorder, abduction, ransom, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, confined, hopes, tough heroes, graphic violence, child in peril, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, partners, buddies, kidnapping, dark humor, psychopath, unlikely partners, disorder, performer's life, crimes, power relations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.9
 157
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Killer Biker Chicks (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Killer Biker Chicks are hot women living out in the desert flirting with sex, drugs, rock&roll and murder.
Style: semi serious, rough, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, gang, crimes, law enforcement, drug dealing, dishonesty, police corruption, murder, music band, friends, sexual relations, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, survival, hostage, crimes, freezer, graphic violence, kidnapping, danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, kidnapping, cons and scams, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 563
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
N.Y.C. Underground (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy, Manhattanite brothers Dylan, Logan and a group of their friends head to Brooklyn for a concert when they meet notorious gangster, Simon and make an ill-advised deal with him. Soon, things go wrong and now the group is desperately running ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, disorder, chase, isolation, drug dealing, survival, escapades, confined, deathtrap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Gutshot Straight (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A professional poker player falls deep into underworld when he takes an unexpected wager from a mysterious high roller.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gambling, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, down on your luck, couple relations, crime boss, poker, sexual relations, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Bodyguard 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The best agent of Vieng, the country near the boundary of Thailand received the important mission that he had to catch two armed dealers who could be the dangerous for his country.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, working undercover, terrorism, one man army, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, kidnapping, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, laos
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 1K
Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, solitary, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 584
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, missing person, vengeance, disorder, investigation, rescue, crimes, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly. Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, vengeance, dark humor, surgery, rivalry, escapades, mute or deaf, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Film with Me in It (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, friends, unsuccessful, dark humor, artists and showbiz, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between men, accidental death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, bodyguard, betrayal, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 10K
Race Gurram (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, chase, political corruption, vengeance, murder, brother brother relationship, family relations, car chase, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 460
Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, experimental, rough, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: conspiracy, aids, investigation, journalism, crimes, rivalry, gambling, uncover truth, life is a bitch, law enforcement, good versus evil, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, chase, murder, heroes, master warrior, woman in danger, uninhibited rivalry, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 2K
Run Baby Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Venu, a cameraman working for Reuters, happens to meet Renuka, his old lover, while trying to cover a case involving a politician. Together they go to investigate a murder planned by Bharatan Pillai.
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, politician, reporter, political conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, caper, couples, society, dishonesty, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%