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Halal State Security (2011)
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Halal State Security (2011)
Original name: Halal police d'État
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, track down, murder, crimes, serial killer, buddies, odd couple, racism, chase, society, disorder, fish out of water, investigation, heroes, friends, misfit, crime, farce, chases and races, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, culture clash, goofy hero, misfit partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and exciting films with plots about disorder, crimes, partners, crime, silly humor, law enforcement and farce mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Halal State Security: Protect and Serve (2010), Seuls Two (2008), Torrente 3: The Protector (2005), The Dope (2003), Wrong Cops (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Seuls Two (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bumbling Paris policeman is doggedly determined to capture the master thief that repeatedly eludes him, even when they're the last two men on Earth.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining, offbeat
Plot: parallel world, chase, fish out of water, goofy hero, crimes, rivalry, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, farce, loneliness, foot chase, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, heroes, crimes, racism, partners, chases and races, buddies, escapades, gang, gangsters, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
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Plot: fish out of water, police investigation, odd couple, partners, social differences, murder, law enforcement, disorder, society, crimes, crime, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dope (2003)
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Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: drug dealing, partners, crimes, friends, drugs/alcohol, disorder, silly humor, chases and races, buddies, chase, nothing goes right, misfit partners ...
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Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Angola, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, goofy hero, partners, fighting crime, partners against crime, corrupt law enforcer, murder, death, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddy cop, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, gangsters, danger, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Taxi 3 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gang of thieves calling themselves the Santa Claus Gang are wreaking havoc, and the police can't keep up. Police Captain Gilbert is distracted by a Chinese reporter writing a story on his squad, and taxi driver Daniel is in the midst of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Duration: 91 min.
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, exciting, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, disorder, misunderstanding, buddies, deadly ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French filmmaker Eric Lartigau directs the anarchic buddy comedy Bullit and Riper, originally released as Mais qui a tue Pamela Rose? French comedic television stars Kad Merad and Olivier Barroux are both the protagonists and the screenwriters. As a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Serial Lover (1998)
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Taxi (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Fugitives (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%