Movies like Big Man - The Diva

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Big Man - The Diva
Original name: Big Man: Diva
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former lawman has to try to save a diva from an organized-crime mob, which is out to kill her.
Plot: insurance investigator, poker, gambling debt, compulsive gambler, casino, burglary, jewel theft, fistfight, gambling, yacht, murder
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Comedy
USA
100 min.
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God of Gamblers
Action, Comedy, Drama
Hong Kong
126 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and semi serious films with plots about fistfight, murder, gambling, casino, rivalry, brawl and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Big Man - The Diva: Big Man: Let the Buried Lie (1988), Banana Joe (1982), Bet Your Life (2004), French Spies (2004), God of Gamblers (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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Big Man: Let the Buried Lie
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining
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System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
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Bet Your Life
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man makes a bet in Las Vegas with some men who want to kill him. He bets he can stay alive for 24 hours, then comes to Cleveland to elude them.
Plot: bet, motor sport, death, chase, gambler, murder, gambling, car hit by a train, game, fictional reality show, most dangerous game, gambling debt ...
Place: cleveland ohio
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Big Man - Boomerang
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French Spies
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben and Bill are the two worst, completely useless agents - real losers. But who else would you send on a super-difficult top-secret mission? The French have just sold a new high-power M51 rocket to the Russians for crazy money. Unfortunately for ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: danger, adventure, heroes, undercover, parody, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, spy spoof, two man army, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, riviera
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Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones travels there to find them. With the help of local detective Mi Ling, Cleopatra discovers that her ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, track down, crime, tough heroes, crimes, adventure, rivalry, gays and lesbians, heroin, kung fu, casino ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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God of Gamblers
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gambling, crime, vengeance, cons and scams, memory loss, criminal heroes, crimes, blood, violence, blood splatter, triad ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
Any Which Way You Can
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, gangsters, mafia, country, buddies, on the road, violence, chase, contests and competitions, friendship, fight scenes, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Even Angels Eat Beans
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, goofy hero, odd couple, crime, unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, chases and races, partners ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
Lookin' to Get Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: buddies, on the road, criminal's revenge, crime, bank, romance, gangsters, casino, hotel, unlikely criminals, gambling, cons and scams ...
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Place: las vegas, new york
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
I'm for the Hippopotamus
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Flatfoot in Africa
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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The Knock Out Cop
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
The Four Deuces
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is a tongue-in-cheek crime melodrama that became a 'Late Late Show' fixture in the 1980s, according to the DVD sleeve, Jack Palance plays Vic Morono, a high-ranking Prohibition-era mobster with a weakness for women who is waging an ...
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Comic 8: Casino Kings Part 2
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Indonesia
Story: Eight secret agent who poses as 8 comics, back in action, to defeat the Casino King, once and for all.
Plot: secret agent, gambler, casino, undercover, gambling, agent
Place: indonesia
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    User:   37%
 
Comic 8: Casino Kings - Part 1
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Indonesia
Story: Sequel of Comic 8. Eight agents of stand up comedian have a mission to locate the base of a mysterious gambling underground boss named "The King"
Plot: stand up comedian, insanity, secret agent, casino, undercover, crocodile, craziness, king, secret, agent, gambling
Place: asia, indonesia
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
Forced Vengeance
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A casino security guard is forced into violence from when the Hong Kong mob threatens his friends.
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
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City Hunter
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ship, master criminal, one man army, daring rescue, hijacking, save the day, confined, terrorist, hostage, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Cat Run
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, uncover truth, assassin, senator, prostitute, politician, political conspiracy, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, britain, spain, montenegro, europe ...
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Extralarge: Miami Killer
Genre: Action
Country: Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agent Blake finds the corpse of a child. It is one of a long chain. The murderer is called The Miami Killer by the newspapers. Extralarge assists the police in their investigation. All the murdered children suffered from some kind of ailment and the ...
Plot: fistfight, gunfight, private detective, martial arts, gun sau, exit wound, gun duel, blood splatter, death, murder, violence, brutality ...
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System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
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Triggerman
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A legendary poker playing outlaw, Triggerman, arrives to town for the wildest gambling tournament this side of the west. As the tournament begins he'll get caught up in a violent showdown as bandits try to cheat their way to the finals. With ...
Plot: old lady, apache, injury, grandmother, blade, hit with a chair, acoustic guitar, oil lamp, tournament, tied up, frontier town, blacksmith ...
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System:   34%
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Double Trouble
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: danger, cons and scams, nothing goes right, brawl, doppelganger, rivalry, society, power relations, secret identity, dual identity, rich, domestic servant ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
The Halo Effect
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fatso is the proprietor of what may be the worst eaterie in the city, and is struggling to keep a sinking ship afloat. His compulsive gambling is getting the better of him and he has to contend with an endless succession of loan sharks and debt ...
Plot: debt, dublin ireland, debt collector, gambling debt, compulsive gambler, gambling, fast food, charity, loan shark, motorcycle, late night
Place: ireland
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
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The Red Ibis
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: nun, death of husband, cook, burglary, hook for hand, bandaged hand, alcoholic, blackmail, debt, nightclub, fishing, arrest ...
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System:   34%
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Watch Out, We're Mad
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, gang, gangsters, odd couple, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, hitman, bumper car, truck driver, crime boss, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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Spy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, exciting, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, female spy, secret agents, undercover, female agent, partners, weapons, surveillance, betrayal, cia, undercover agent, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, budapest hungary, langley virginia, washington d.c., paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
 5.2
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Casino Royale
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, psychedelic ...
Plot: 007, parody, farce, espionage, chase, spy, james bond, hidden identity, spies, assassin, secret service, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: scotland, big ben london, east berlin east germany, india, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 

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