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Trouble Is My Business (2018)
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Trouble Is My Business (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Private eye Roland Drake cracks cases and romances femme fatales in 1940's Los Angeles while corrupt cop Det Barry Tate rules the city. A tale told in the classic style of film noir. Drake has fallen on hard times in a harsh world. He has been evicted from his office and disgraced by a missing persons case. Ruined in the public eye and with the police. it seems like it's all over for Roland Drake. Then, redemption walks in - with curves. The owner of those curves is a sexy, dark haired beauty named Katherine Montemar. She wants his help. The chemistry is immediate and her concern for the disappearance of her family members pulls him into her case - and into bed.
Style: neo noir, noir
Plot: private investigator, femme fatale, neo-noir
Time: 1940s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out neo noir, suspenseful, stylized and suspense films with plots about murder, femme fatale, neo-noir, crimes, private detective, crime and investigation mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Trouble Is My Business: The Lightest Darkness (2017), Kill Me Again (1989), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), Following (1998), The Gingerbread Man (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lightest Darkness (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a neurotic private eye who struggles to finish the case takes a train voyage, his own dark secrets begin to reveal themselves.
Style: neo noir
Plot: female director, neo-noir, train, russian
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Kill Me Again (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Following (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A struggling, unemployed young writer takes to following strangers around the streets of London, ostensibly to find inspiration for his new novel.
Style: neo noir, psychological, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Gingerbread Man (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Savannah lawyer Rick Magruder is at a party celebrating his courtroom victory defending a cop killer when a member of the catering staff, Mallory Doss, discovers her car has been stolen. Having had a few drinks, Magruder offers to give her a lift ...
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Plot: lawyer, psychopath, twists & turns, femme fatale, law firm, courtroom, crimes, crime, parents and children, couples, criminal's revenge, danger ...
Time: 90s
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: neo noir, tense, psychological, cynical, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, los angeles, california
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Private detective Frank Cannon comes out of retirement to investigate the murder of an ex-girlfriend's husband.
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: neo noir, stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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