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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: serial killer, partners, track down, crimes, odd couple, buddies, racism, chase, society, disorder, fish out of water, investigation, murder, buddy cop, heroes, friends, misfit, law enforcement, police investigation, culture clash, silly humor, farce, goofy hero, misfit partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, silly humor, law enforcement, buddies and police mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Halal State Security: Protect and Serve (2010), Arab on the City (2011), 2 Alone in Paris (2008), Torrente 3: The Protector (2005), The Dope (2003). 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, not serious, humorous, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Arab on the City (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 25-year-old Khalid Belkacem has failed at everything: college education, summer camp instructor's permit, driver's license, and even his BCG. He never expected to become the first "positive discrimination" member of the police ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, witty, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, goofy hero, fish out of water, farce, disorder, crimes, society, law enforcement, urban ghetto life, serial killer, interracial relations, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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2 Alone in Paris (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, witty, entertaining, not serious, offbeat
Plot: parallel world, chase, police, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder, antique shop, disappearance, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
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, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, gang, investigation, racism, gangsters, escapades, crimes, partners, heroes, society, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, police investigation, social differences, partners, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, society, partners against crime, culture clash ...
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Place: france, paris france
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The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: friends, partners, crimes, drug dealing, disorder, drug abuse, chase, misfit partners, buddies, nothing goes right, silly humor, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Taxi 3 (2003)
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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, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: exciting, witty, suspenseful, neo noir, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vive la France (2013)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Troops in New York (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second installment of Gendarmes series, tells the story of Sergeant Cruchot (Louis De Funes), who, together with his faithful comrades, has been sent to the International Congress of Gendarmerie in N.Y.
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Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Country: Sweden
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Country: France
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The Hustle (2008)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Taxi 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, absurd ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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