Movies like Play It All

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Play It All (1994)
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Play It All (1994)
Original name: Kaikki pelissä
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the true writer of the film. He has made some changes in the script and these changes will bring an old crime to light. But in the following night Töysä is being killed and the final draft of the script is missing...
Style: romantic
Plot: murder, political corruption, affair, small village, police, writers, death, female nudity, murder investigation, journalist, summer, train, past, railway, whodunit, boat, corruption, infidelity, steam train, chase, adultery, lust, screenwriter, sauna, reporter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland

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Most similar movies to Play It All

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, police, female nudity, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes and infidelity mostly in Crime, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Play It All: Autopsy (2007), The Ambitious Lover (1982), Black Day Blue Night (1995), Preludes to Ecstasy (1961), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Autopsy (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Sarah are detectives who are investigating the murder of a professor which it seems like a gay hate crime. Married Eric becomes attracted to the pathologist, Emmanuel.
Plot: murder, martyrdom, male doctor, male in shower, gay lead character, female police officer, homosexuality, kiss, autopsy, policewoman, male male kiss, gay slur ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Ambitious Lover (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A husband and his lover plan the killing of his wife.
Style: teen sex comedy
Plot: adultery, planned murder, accidental death, playing piano, phone booth, fight, topless woman, flashback, aspiring singer, debt, taking off clothes, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Black Day Blue Night (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wife's husband is cheating on her. She decides to go on a road trip with her husband's other woman. While driving the two women pick up a hitchhiker. The man they pick up may be a robber and murderer on the run from the cops. A policeman ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, road trip, profanity, friendship, violence spree, heist, love affair, on the road, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Preludes to Ecstasy (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sten Lehtoja, a married, middle-aged businessman, picks up a young hitchhiker, Elsie, while driving to his summer home. Elsie spends the night and becomes his mistress. Later during the summer, Elsie also begins an affair with Reino, the teenage son ...
Plot: hitchhiker, summer, female nudity, seaside, business manager, accidental death, police investigation, femme fatale, triangle, summer house, bare ass, internal monologue ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, socialite, romance, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.6
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Insiders (1989)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, cell phone, voyeurism, cunnilingus, lesbian threesome, drug use, strangulation, cheating, female nudity, summer, model, murder investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ashes of Paradise (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, serious ...
Plot: political corruption, murder, politics, intrigue, revenge, judge, multiple perspectives, suspicion, suicide, family relations, state affairs, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Green Widow (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A lonely young suburban housewife participates in a radio interview survey while simultaneously engaging in an extramarital affair.
Plot: infidelity, loneliness, hairdresser, housewife, extramarital affair, explorer, suburbs, sociology, swimming pool, drugs, boredom, drug use ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Ardent Summer (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Barbara is a sexy stripper, but she is dedicated to her husband. When a rich and above-the-law land-owner orders the murder of her husband to get her, she plans, and conducts, deadly revenge. She starts by intriguing between the rich man and his ...
Plot: stripper, murder, striptease, farm, sex, man hits a woman, torture, bare breasts, cleavage, revenge, large breasts, incest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Vodka, Mr. Palmu (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A TV reporter is murdered when he is eavesdropping on a secret Finnish-Soviet conference. The National Broadcasting Corporation enlists the help of police lieutenant Palmu, who comes out of retirement for this case. However, some have their doubts ...
Plot: murder investigation, tv reporter, bracelet, journalism, sauna, vodka, bowler hat, police procedural, international, live broadcast, radio broadcasting, retirement ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, soviet union, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.7
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Cholera Street (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, Hungary, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in a rundown, crime ridden neighborhood of Istanbul dubbed "Cholera Street" (Kolera Sokağı). Salih is a mechanic and son of a respected barber Ali. A woman Tina arrives at Cholera street where she takes up residence and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, revenge, murder, femme fatale, crime, love and romance, crimes, society, fight back, social relations, power of love ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, police, crimes, who done it, mystery, partners against crime, deadly, master criminal, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Goodbye, Mr. President (1987)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Asko Mertanen is a waiter who is very interested in shooting. He gets fed up how the things are run in Finland, so he thinks that the best way to change them is to shoot the Finnish president.
Plot: assassination of president, sadistic psychopath, police officer, psychopath, bald man, waiter, anti establishment, female nudity, janitor, wig, pursuit, car chase ...
Time: year 1979, 70s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Traffic Department (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Seven policemen, seven deadly sins, a murder case, secrets and the filth of everyday police work: Traffic Department transports the viewer into the darkest Warsaw streets.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: adultery, marriage, violence, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, interrogation, police, polish, mafia, bribery, politics ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Vares: Tango of Darkness (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The tango king Harry Koivikko was found dead six years ago in a sleazebag motel, with a knife is his back. The biggest manhunt in the county faded away without results. Jussi Vares gets a phone call from a down-and-out journalist; the informant ...
Style: tense, suspense, contemplative, suspenseful
Plot: prisoner, murder investigation, private investigator, prison escape, private detective, police, murder, disappearance, explosion, helicopter, car bomb, flashback ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Road to Katmandu (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artefacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.
Plot: drug addict, tragedy, opium, smuggling, model, hunter, deadbeat dad, activist, free love, affair, quest, infidelity ...
Place: india, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 2K
Happy End (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during the 1999 Asian fiscal crisis Ki-Mun has lost his job and feels ashamed at having to act as domestic housekeepr for his career woman wife Bo-ra. Bo-ra feels trapped in a passionless marriage and is having an affair with a former college ...
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, love triangle, cuckold, family relations, family problems, extramarital affair, cuckolded husband, adultery, loveless marriage, passionate sex, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.3
 51
Murder (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested journalist who only cares about getting a front-page story and ...
Plot: best friend, british, murder, murder suspect, grief, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, whodunit, police arrest, grieving mother, campfire, storekeeper, 21 year old ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wedding Murders (2016)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: Canada
Story: Serial Killer Henry Sparks fall in love with his childhood sweetheart Detective Prospect Jenkins who is after him.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: homosexual, deception, murder, police, infidelity, gay, violence, family relations, love and romance, police officer, couples, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joey Buttafuoco's story, of how a sexy, possessive young girl destroyed his life by telling her friends the two are lovers, and then shooting his wife.
Plot: teenage girl, lolita, older man younger woman relationship, true crime, love triangle, lust, extramarital affair, murder, betrayal, fatal attraction, tragic love, flirting ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
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Leaving (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, forbidden love, extramarital affair, fatal attraction, breakup, cuckold, opposites attract, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 20K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, crimes, injustice, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
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The Over-Eater (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Séléna is chief of the Marseille police. Respected and feared by his men, his sole enemy seems to be himself, along with his 300 pounds. Strangled by the bursting straight-jacket of his body, tortured by his past, he leads a solitary life in a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, police detective, fall in love, haunted by the past, physical appearance, obsession, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, cheating, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Style: neo noir
Plot: hitman, death, murder, video tape, criminal, mafia, police, blackmail, husband wife relationship, pursuit, drugs, gun ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: police corruption, police, faked death, femme fatale, assassination attempt, crime, crimes, dark humor, bribery, female killer, female assassin, mob boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, cuckolded husband, crimes, court case, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'.
Style: neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: businessman, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, boredom, cynicism, counselor, tongue in cheek, corporate world, theater, family relations, shakespeare's hamlet, satire ...
Place: norway, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, small town, interracial relations, pregnancy, tragic hero, pursuit, law firm, racial tension, crime, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 3K
Miss Lovely (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A meeting with a struggling actress (Niharika Singh) gives a mild-mannered filmmaker (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) the idea to break away from his controlling brother (Anil George) and direct a feature of his own.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, sincere ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, family relations, siblings relations, bollywood, aspiring actress, film within a film, film industry, murder, brother brother relationship, crimes, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%