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After the Game (1997)
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After the Game (1997)
Original name: The Last Hand
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Game is a crime fiction murder mystery with a theme of "after the game of poker" and "after the game of life." It deals with revenge, deceit, lust and greed, and explores karma and the afterlife. Aging gambler Benny Walsh (played by Gorshin) dies in a suspicious car crash after the biggest poker win of his life. His son, Clyde (played by Dubac), comes to the Nevada town in search of answers. He discovers that each of his father's gambling buddies had ample reason to see him dead.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gambling, crimes, afterlife, vengeance, rivalry, mind game, dishonesty, sex, lesbian, female nudity, deadly, crime
Time: 90s
Place: nevada

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Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: 90s
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McBride: The Chameleon Murder (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 145 min.
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
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