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
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, police, female nudity, violence, infidelity, adultery and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Play It All: Traffic Department (2012), Murder (2002), The Over-Eater (2003), Young Adam (2003), Goodbye, Mr. President (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
Plot: police, interrogation, politics, mafia, bribery, adultery, police car, crying, money, death, priest, pubic hair ...
Place: poland
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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: murder, whodunit, reporter, female protagonist, brother in law brother in law relationship, press conference, loss of son, death of son, grieving mother, campfire, storekeeper, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: england
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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, bleak ...
Plot: murder, police detective, haunted by the past, fall in love, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, physical appearance, obsession, deadly, murder investigation, cheating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
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82%
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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, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, nightclub, assassin, murder, sniper, bald man, police car, male nudity, psychopath, gun, shooting range ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: finland
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77%
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Halla Bol (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ashfaque (Ajay Devgan) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapur) who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, actor's life, dishonesty, deadly, bollywood, crimes, mentor, infidelity, political corruption, husband wife relationship, security, witness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Face of an Angel (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: suspect, murder, murder investigation, journalism, crimes, filmmaking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, documentary filmmaker, innocence, justice, delusion, interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: helicopter, sauna, police, murder investigation, retirement, private investigator, tv reporter, international, live broadcast, radio broadcasting, murder, reporter ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Claudia Case (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true events that took place in the 70s, in Rio de Janeiro. The body of beautiful girl Cláudia Lessin Rodrigues, actress Márcia Rodrigues's sister, was found in the seashore. After Police investigation, it was found she had been ...
Plot: murder, female nudity, corpse, naked dead woman, death, corruption, violence, criminal, nude woman murdered, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime investigation, murder of a nude woman
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68%
Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The gangster Tony Aniante in the middle of a feud between two mafia families. He manipulates both families into believing he is on their side and are just waiting for the right moment to take the initiative...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: mob boss, mafia, revenge, conspiracy, murder, shot in the back, shot in the head, female nudity, shot in the leg, beaten to death, voyeur, voyeurism ...
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No Pockets in a Shroud (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer?
Plot: adultery, journalist, labor union, beating, pedophile, skinny dipping, quitting a job, abortion, scandal, political corruption, corruption, millionaire ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
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Graduation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Romeo Aldea, a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding. Eliza has won a scholarship to ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, psychological, captivating, serious
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Time: 2010s
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61%
Bésame mucho (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: At millenium's end, a psychopath is terrorizing a major Latin city. This unusual Mexican thriller skillfully blends the thriller and romance genres.
Plot: corrupt politician, breasts, infidelity, turtle, rape and murder, political corruption, violence, male full rear nudity, man kills a woman, female nudity, single woman, high society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police, blackmail, organized crime, drugs, husband wife relationship, video tape, gang, drug dealer, criminal underworld ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
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61%
 6.6
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Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
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 6.2
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Oh Mercy (2019)
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Duration: 119 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
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56%
 6.4
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The Border (1982)
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: atmospheric, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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56%
The Worthless (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.
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Place: finland, paris france, helsinki finland
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55%
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Country: USA
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54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
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Fritz Lang (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Fritz Lang seeks inspiration for his first sound film by immersing himself in the case of serial killer Peter Kürten.
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Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
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49%
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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 ...
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49%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lawyer's husband is having an affair. When the woman he is having the affair with is found dead. He is the prime suspect. Though he adamantly proclaims his innocence. His wife takes charge of his defense, but can she place his betrayal behind ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%