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Dick Francis: In the Frame (1989)
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Dick Francis: In the Frame (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Story: After two friends have their houses looted of expensive paintings and vintage wine collections, Cleveland finds those responsible when he travels to Germany.
Style: detective series
Plot: gambling, entrepreneur, investigator, horse race, break in, car chase, greed, motor scooter, false accusation, passport, art forgery, exploding house
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and twists and turns films with plots about greed, husband wife relationship, murder, money, crimes, gangsters and betrayal mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Dick Francis: In the Frame: Dick Francis: Blood Sport (1989), Dick Francis: Twice Shy (1989), A Punters Prayer (2016), Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997), Book of Numbers (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dick Francis: Blood Sport (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cleveland teams with an insurance investigator in the search for a stolen $6 million dollar horse in the Canadian Rockies.
Plot: yacht, head butt, swimming pool, stable, stallion, videotaping, diner, video camera, racetrack, horse, shotgun, horse race ...
Place: ontario canada
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95%
Dick Francis: Twice Shy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Canada
Story: A fool-proof formula for picking winning horses on a computer disc is the Maguffin sought by Cleveland and others.
Style: detective series
Plot: father son conflict, mountain climbing, compulsive gambler, greenhouse, falling to death, kidnapping, horse trainer, fax machine, racetrack, widow, landlady, computer program ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Punters Prayer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young gambler makes a large, risky bet on a horse race. When the odds turn in his favour, more than one party has sudden interest in the winning betting slip, and they'll do anything to get their hands on it.
Plot: horse race, gambling, poker, british, cash, bookies, gangsters, bet, turkish, irish, jamaican, greek ...
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43%
Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: child murder investigation, child abuse, obsession, single mother, child murder, lynch mob, false accusation, con artists, homeless man, serial killer, child murderess
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Book of Numbers (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two waiters in Depression-era Arkansas get involved in the numbers racket.
Plot: great depression, gambling, depression, waiter
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Into the Blue (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Contemporary thriller set partly on the island of Rhodes. A bankrupt former garage owner, now working as a waiter and a caretaker on the Greek isle, is hauled in by the local police when a young Englishwoman he has befriended goes missing. Under ...
Plot: elderly man, betrayal by friend, villa, accused of murder, corrupt politician, investigation, conspiracy, false accusation, missing woman, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private investigator, investigation, conspiracy, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, private detective, paranoia, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Pharmacist (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hella is around 30 and works in a pharmacy. She is waiting for the right man to step into her life, but as she has a certain affinity for losers, she is kind of disillusionized. When she gets to know Levin, a dentist student who likes cars most, her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: dentist, poison, pharmacy, murder, small town, disorder, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty, crime, crimes, stash, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this belated sequel to 'The Decline of the American Empire', 50-something Montreal college professor, Remy, learns that he is dying of liver cancer. He decides to make amends meet to his friends and family before he dies. He first tries ...
Style: touching, sentimental, philosophical, clever, emotional ...
Plot: dying, friendship, professor, illness, haunted by the past, culture clash, reunion, friends, death, cancer, family relations, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, september 11 2001, middle ages
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, pacific ocean, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Seven Times Lucky (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aging con-man and a beautiful, ambitious student cross paths in a scam that promises to make them both rich.
Style: witty, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bookies, mind game, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty, gambling, heist, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Reason (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Four people are discovered brutally murdered in an up-scale high-rise apartment. All the victims appear to be family, but as the investigation deepens it is discovered that one of the victims isn't related to the family.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: high rise, neighbor, false accusation, eviction, murder case, multiple murder, family relations, falling from height, suspect, witness, typhoon, media circus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gang Money Run (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A struggling musician falls for a charismatic burlesque dancer while getting entangled with hired guns and a border town gang bent on killing him.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: chase, musician, car chase, stolen money, fbi, gang, violence, betrayal, greed, police, hitman, drug smuggling ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lady in Cement (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While diving for sunken treasure, street-smart gumshoe Tony Rome finds the body of a gorgeous blonde, her feet stuck in a block of cement. Soon after, tough guy Waldo Gronski hires him to find a missing woman named Sandra Lomax, and Rome wonders if ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yacht, frame up, police detective, private detective, ocean, poker, gays and lesbians, police investigation, femme fatale, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, usa, florida, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neo noir, sentimental ...
Plot: femme fatale, escapades, crimes, on the run, romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, chases and races, on the road, crime, bus, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 2K
Rare Birds (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A down-and-out restaurateur and his neighbor hatch a plan to lure luminaries to their small Newfoundland town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Plot: couples, cons and scams, comedy of errors, dishonesty, life is a bitch, social relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, drug deal, restaurant, addiction, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: newfoundland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Pick-up Artist (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, debt, romance, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, male female relationship, mafia, tour guide ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Lifeguard (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, the charming daughter of Italian immigrants, has a dream : to become rich. In Roubaix, where she lives, she meets and marries small-time crooner Marcel Potier. Together they leave for the South of France where they live happily but poorly. ...
Plot: wealth, teacher, greed, death, marathon, last wish, man in a wheelchair, woman in a wheelchair
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
And Hope to Die (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A crook on the run hooks up with a criminal gang to commit a kidnapping. However, things don't go quite as planned.
Style: french noir
Plot: marbles, gambling, nickname, wristwatch, doll, childhood memory, heist gone wrong, fire truck
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jenn Corbin seems to have it all; the perfect husband, children and life. But when this suburban wife and mother in an upscale Atlanta suburb, commits suicide, authorities discover a marriage of secrets and betrayal. While the investigation seems to ...
Plot: female director, infidelity, brother brother relationship, false identity, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: heiress, amateur detective, spinster, commune, murder, hippie, amateur sleuth, missing person, school teacher, police
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 7K
Sun Alley (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West ...
Style: clever, sentimental, humorous, controversial, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friendship, defloration, politics, rock, innocence lost, social differences, teenage life, teenage love, political unrest, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: gdr, german democratic republic, germany, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Bezmiar Sprawiedliwosci (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Young Lukasz, who was persuaded by his father to study law, listens to the story of experienced lawyer Wilczek about a memorable murder case from his past.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, unusual plot structure, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: justice, lawyer, trial, court, prison sentence, falsely accused, revenge motive, truth, false accusation, murder investigation, witness, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Chilean officials lift the ban on harvesting the shellfish "el loco" (which purportedly is an aphrodisiac) in the seaside village of Puerto Gala greed and lust take hold. Greed is embodied by Carlos Maldonato, "El ...
Plot: friend, diver, village, bus, tragic event, love, company, aphrodisiac, prostitute, harvest, fisherman, greed ...
Place: patagonia, chile
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21%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
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20%
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20%
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20%
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20%