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It Rained All Night the Day I Left (1980)
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It Rained All Night the Day I Left (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, France, Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Robert Talbot and Leopold Garcia are two charming gunrunners who met in Rhodesia years ago, befriended, and partnered up. Their latest venture takes them to a small desert place in Africa, where they get ambushed and mugged by some guards. It turns out they're on the property of the Colonel, a tough good looking widow of a wealthy white ranch owner, who fought alongside the real life Nazi German general Rommel in WWII. The husband has been murdered and she blames the local poor black population for this crime. As an act of vengeance, she plans to cut off the water supply to the local population, so the government threatens to nationalize her land and throw her out. She hires Bob and Leo to help her, but they don't like the idea of punishing the townsfolk, so they instead investigate her late husband's old shady competitor Killian, who plans to marry the Colonel's cute nineteen-year-old daughter Suzanna in an arranged marriage. Meanwhile, the Colonel falls for Leo and Suzanna falls for...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: henchman, best friends, desert, kidnapping, partners, age difference, deception, marriage proposal, car chase, murder, arson, jeep, corpse, widow, explosion, sabotage, mother daughter relationship, arranged marriage, gunrunner, forced marriage, canceled wedding, love interest, older man young girl relationship, nazi officer, dead husband ...
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, partners, disorder, dishonesty and deadly mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like It Rained All Night the Day I Left: A Fork in the Road (2010), Drop Dead Sexy (2005), Rebels (2019), Clay Pigeons (1998), Horrible Bosses 2 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, odd couple, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, down on your luck, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, latin america, mexico
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Rebels (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, murder, disorder, society, family relations, violence, hopes, redemption, severed penis, cow, ringing telephone, job seeking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, psychopath, mechanic, false accusation, widow, bar, fbi, diner, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, twists and turns, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, friendship, nothing goes right, workplace, unlikely criminals, disorder, buddies, partners, stupidity, vengeance, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Downtown - Die nackten Puppen der Unterwelt (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A private eye who's over his head in debt takes on a job snapping photos of his client's rich husband in bed with another woman. But when the husband winds up with three bullet holes that seem to have come from the private eye's own ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: deception, murder, private detective, female homosexuality, hard boiled, noir, blackmail, police, female masturbation, con woman, two way mirror, woman's bare butt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bomb Disposal Officer Baby Bomb (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Explosive devices and unplanned pregnancies are at the center of the crime comedy-featured popular comic duo Anthony Wong and Lau Ching-Wan. As the film opens, a crazed bomber is striking terror in the streets of Hong Kong. John (Wong) and Peter ...
Plot: pregnant, beer, friendship, friend, bomb, bomb squad, fatherhood, explosion, love triangle, pregnant woman, unplanned pregnancy, roommate ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, partners, buddies, kidnapping, disorder, power relations, crimes, unlikely partners, performer's life, psychopath, deadly, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Halal State Security (2011)
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, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, track down, partners, odd couple, serial killer, crimes, buddies, racism, disorder, fish out of water, chase, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Undertaker's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mario Bellini's life as an undertaker may not be filled with romance, but his funeral parlor certainly sees some action: Business is booming because of a local mob war. While wise guys are being bumped off left and right, Mario is asked by ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: gangsters, anti hero, family relations, crime, chases and races, criminal heroes, anti heroes, crimes, love and romance, siblings relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
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Starsky & Hutch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson as they're paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, parody, undercover, police detective, crimes, informant, police investigation, fighting crime, working undercover, power relations, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: murder, mute or deaf, friendship, farce, chase, odd couple, disability, self discovery, false accusation, mistaken identity, deafness, witness ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 43K
The Hustle (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, compete to swindle a naïve tech prodigy out of his fortune. A remake of the 1988 comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: con woman, deception, partners, competition, cheating, girlfriend, bet, overweight woman, con artists, dispute, blonde, oyster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south of france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Parole Officer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, warden, parole officer, heist, crimes, love and romance, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, police corruption, unlikely criminals, unlikely criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england, manchester
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High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, cynical, semi serious, realistic
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Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
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Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crimes, crime, disorder, heist, who done it, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, nothing goes right, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Man of the House (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, working undercover, murder, law enforcement, teenage life, cheerleading, villain, tough cop, women, teenager, mentor, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Taste for Women (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A secret sect of cannibals owns a vegetarian restaurant, which they use as a cover so they can find a beautiful young woman to serve as the main course at their full-moon sacrifice.
Style: dark humor
Plot: police investigation, mistaken identity, wheelchair bound, cook, sitting on a toilet, twin, investigation, arrow, exploding car, womanizer, police officer, ritual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 2000s, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, exploding car, police officer, gunfight, best friends, injustice, deadly, couples, dishonesty, human nature, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s, 50s, year 1959
Place: new mexico
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46%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, criminal heroes, hostages, confined, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, crimes, nothing goes right, danger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace, rivalry, crimes, deadly, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, power relations, rise to the top, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
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Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, crimes, goofy hero, danger, investigation, parody, working undercover, chase, disguise, rescue, undercover, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, journalism, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, silly humor, gangsters, crimes, confined, cemetery, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, cynical, humorous, dark humor ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Slither (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, road movie
Plot: heist, diner, dishonesty, disorder, on the run, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, going straight, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%