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A Little Thing Called Murder (2006)
 6.3
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A Little Thing Called Murder (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fast forgery without mistakes. Shoplifting under pressure. Effective body disposal. The ability to multitask various felonies. These are just a few of the "talents" that mother-and-son grifters Sante and Kenny Kimes possess. Based on shocking true events, this flick takes you into the dark, sordid world of this deadly duo, from their bizarre relationship to their heinous crimes. It's no surprise that two-time Emmy winner Judy Davis earned a nomination for this performance.
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, obsessive quest, crimes, gang, parents and children, dishonesty, cons and scams, murder, death in the family, deadly, court, trial, jail, facial bruise, black eye, interracial relations, arson, male nudity, male objectification, handcuffs, beating, poison, abuse, urination, butt naked ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and humorous films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, murder, family relations, cons and scams and gang mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like A Little Thing Called Murder: Cool Money (2005), One Angry Juror (2010), The Stick Up Kids (2008), The Two Mr. Kissels (2008), Suburban Madness (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, cons and scams, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, jail, hotel, prison, disorder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, investigation, false accusation, courtroom drama, uncover truth, dishonesty, legal, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: People always told Santos he was something special. His Uncle told him to get a skill, so he became a hustler and with his three,they became "The Stick Up Kids" Harlem would never be the same. They thought they had it all... Money, cars, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, friends, criminal's revenge, buddies, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, society, urban ghetto, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, crimes, deadly, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: working class, family relations, family problems, parents and children, crimes, society, tragedy, friendship, murder, family life, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Gangs from Rosario (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: City of Rosario. After three decades in prison together in the same cell, Tito and Castor are released. Outside the youth's friends await, as well as mines, tango, nights of drunkenness and a suitcase full of money hidden in the Parana River. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, tough heroes, lone wolves, golden years, confined, gang, dishonesty, graphic violence, prison life, heist, prison, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 11K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crime, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Gimme the Loot (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Malcolm and Sofia, two determined teens from the Bronx, are the ultimate graffiti-writers. When a rival gang buffs their latest masterpiece, they must hatch a plan to get revenge by tagging an iconic NYC landmark, but they need to raise $500 to pull ...
Style: serious, sincere, rough, realistic
Plot: gang, graffiti, city life, crimes, juvenile delinquency, vandalism, cons and scams, teenage life, drug dealing, teenager, performer's life, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Just Can't Get Enough (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: traight-to-video filmmaker David Payne writes and directs the docudrama Just Can't Get Enough: The True Story of the Chippendales' Murders. The movie opens with Nick DeNoia (Peter Nevargic) getting shot in his office. The bulk of the story ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, male stripper, dancer's life, ambition, investigation, life is a bitch, rise and fall, deadly, crime, crimes, nightlife, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Bling Ring (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the center of one of Hollywood's most notorious burglary rings in 2009 was a group of average, middle-class teens from a quiet suburb. This is the behind-the-scenes story of how Nick, a shy, awkward boy, lured by the promise of popularity ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, youth, crimes, family relations, parents and children, hollywood, sword, talking to the camera, female vomiting, mob of reporters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, reluctant partners, going straight, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, partners, misfit, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under New Management (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sparks and bullets fly when a Wall Street yuppie must steer a Brooklyn mob crew legit before a beautiful FBI agent can build RICO indictments against them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: gang, love affair, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, special agents, working undercover, mafia, investigation, wall street, murder, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 1K
Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, dark humor, family gatherings, friendship, bittersweet, strong female presence, river, aging, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, martial arts, police, gangsters, con artists, diamond, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Staten Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sully (Ethan Hawke) is desperate to give his unborn son the chance he never had. Jasper (Seymour Cassel) wants to escape the mobsters that have infiltrated his life and business. Parmie Tarzo (Vincent D'Onofrio), a local mob boss, dreams of ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, gangsters, crimes, unfulfillment, violence, husband wife relationship, mob boss, shooting, environmentalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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Man Dancin' (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tough comedy drama set in Glasgow. Former enforcer Jimmy exits jail a changed man, but both his criminal boss and a corrupt copper think he's bluffing.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: estate, jail, going straight, crimes, gang, gangsters, drug abuse, clergy, prison, brother brother relationship, tragic event, syringe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 557
Five Star (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After John’s absent father is struck by a stray bullet, Primo takes it upon himself to verse the young boy in the code of the streets—one founded on respect and upheld by fear. A member of the Bloods since the age of twelve—both in the film ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, crimes, haunted by the past, urban ghetto life, society, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, criminal heroes, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.2
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Snap Decision (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One mother must fight back to prove her innocence or lose her children.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: false accusation, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal action, family relations, righting the wronged, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, single parent, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 3K
29th Street (1991)
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: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: lottery, gangsters, gambling, self discovery, ambition, society, gang, dishonesty, parents and children, down on your luck, introspection, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" reveals Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton’s inside story of the true crime drama that captivated and then shocked the nation when Caylee Anthony’s mother, Casey, was acquitted of killing her daughter, despite ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: court, trial, investigation, courtroom drama, obsession, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, courtroom, true crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Girl from Monaco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant and neurotic attorney goes to Monaco to defend a famous criminal. But, instead of focusing on the case, he falls for a beautiful she-devil, who turns him into a complete wreck... Hopefully, his zealous bodyguard will step in and put ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, femme fatale, lawyer, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, legal, mind game, crimes, bodyguard, court, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: monaco, europe, french riviera, south of france, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, dishonesty, ambition, race against time, death of father, gambling debt, casino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a dog-eat-dog world, Raimundo Nonato has found an alternative way to move ahead: he cooks. No matter what social strata this deceptively innocent young man inhabits, he hones his skills and sharpens his knives—and then he falls in love. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prison, lifestyle, fall in love, survival, misfit, love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, society, restaurant, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 577
Torn (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two families bond when their teenage sons are killed in an explosion at a suburban mall only to discover one of their children is the prime suspect.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family problems, police investigation, family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, shopping mall, death in the family, explosion, dealing with death, suburbs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, murder suspect, deadly, disappearance, husband wife relationship, funeral, couples, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 1K
Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, buddies, charity, youth, friends, dishonesty, student life, fall in love, money, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 697
Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gang, family relations, parents and children, society, love and romance, danger, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 639
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%