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All Is Bright (2013)
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All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, nothing goes right, fish out of water, going straight, reluctant partners, crimes, misfit, partners, disorder, odd couple, cons and scams, hopes, dishonesty, christmas, salesman, unlikely partners, chance, thief, young girl, library, pawnshop, ex wife, christmas tree, urban, pantyhose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, crimes, partners, dishonesty, fish out of water, odd couple and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like All Is Bright: 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), Back by Midnight (2004), Thin Ice (2011), Road to Redemption (2001), Critical Condition (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, disorder, couples, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, prison life, odd couple, criminal heroes, heist, cons and scams, fish out of water, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, misfit, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulation, dark humor, salesman, insurance, dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Road to Redemption (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple come into contact with stolen mob money, gamble it away, and end up on the run from gangsters
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, estrangement, disorder, love and romance, crimes, redemption, self discovery, hitman, criminal heroes, golden years, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, montana, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, disorder, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
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Garbage (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two best friends, garbage truck drivers in Hollywood become celebrities overnight after they find Cuba Gooding Jr.’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar for JERRY MAGUIRE in the trash and suddenly their lives go topsy-turvy.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, overnight success, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, once in a lifetime opportunity, showbiz, working class, celebrity culture, odd couple, buddies, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
You're Ugly Too (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After her mother’s death, Stacey moves with her uncle Will to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other, they have to deal with the dark shadows of the past.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, odd couple, hopes, crimes, going straight, youth, coming of age, partners, uncle niece relationship, dysfunctional relationship, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, comedy of errors, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, social relations, disorder, alcoholic, poverty, lottery winner, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, misfit, disorder, redemption, friendship, siblings relations, released from prison, starting over, hopes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, optimism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, americana, disorder, unemployment, dark humor, buddies, friends, partners, desire for fame, small town, ambition, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 641
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: realistic, clever, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, fish out of water, misfit, lifestyle, life is a bitch, family relations, disorder, eviction, culture clash, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, serbia, new york, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeful fired employee, obnoxious boss, crimes, social misfits, confined, mentally unstable, vengeance, rivalry, friendship, restaurant, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Looking for Kitty (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high school baseball coach and a down-on-his-luck private investigator form a bond as they scour New York City for the coach's wife, who's run away with a second-rate rock star
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, introspection, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, fish out of water, private detective, unfulfillment, odd couple, couples, down on your luck, dream, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Why Stop Now? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: rehabilitation, lifestyle, drug dealing, family relations, dealer, student life, eccentric family, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, prodigy, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: cynical, semi serious, suspense, humorous, biting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, disorder, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Château (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two brothers go to France to claim the chateau they have inherited.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, estate, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, switching roles, society, odd couple, culture clash, love affair, farce, disorder, master and servant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, barcelona, los angeles, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 2K
The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: birthday, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, infidelity, dishonesty, siblings relations, friendship, platonic, friends, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Father of Invention (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after a faulty product landed him in prison, an arrogant inventor is determined to restore his reputation and rebuild his fortune. But first, he has to convince his estranged daughter that he's worthy of a second chance.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: inventions and discoveries, parents and children, father daughter relationship, redemption, family relations, technology gone awry, fish out of water, nothing goes right, lifestyle, disorder, business, father and daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jailbirds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ein Förderprogramm bringt die beiden Kanckis Gerd und Steinbock in die Obhut von Frauen. Dort sollen sie beweisen, dass sie in der Lage sind sich in die Gesellschaft zu integrieren. Nun bringt Gerd dummerweise einen Barbesitzer um. Damit hat der ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
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Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, murderous pair, vigilantism, society, nothing to lose, social decay, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, satire, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Saintly Sinners (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Directed by Jean Yarbrough Ex-con Joseph Braden (Ron Hagerthy) has his car temporarily stolen by a pair of bank robbers who hide their loot in the vehicle's spare tire. After the car is repossessed, it's sold to the kindly Rev. Daniel ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, slang
Plot: cons and scams, bank, heist, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, fugitives, crimes, odd couple, clergy, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
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The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: misfit, lifestyle, life turned upside down, crimes, golden years, social misfits, dull life, disorder, money, unlikely partners, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Don Verdean (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, self discovery, track down, cons and scams, ambition, on the road, forgery, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holy land, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
If I Were You (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: partners, unlikely partners, family problems, life turned upside down, infidelity, sex addict, introspection, dishonesty, disorder, female friendship, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, rise to the top, family relations, on the road, boss and employee, leadership, misfit, disorder, small town, salesman, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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33%
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HairBrained (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 14 year old genius gets rejected by Harvard and ends up at a much lower ranked school where he makes friends with a mature student.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, odd couple, friends, college life, prodigy, disorder, fish out of water, silly humor, coming of age, youth, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
On the Other Side of the Tracks (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two mismatched cops team up to investigate the murder of a business mogul's wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, police investigation, social differences, partners, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, society, partners against crime, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, partners, police investigation, odd couple, fighting crime, heroic mission, disorder, society, partners against crime, culture clash, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: juvenile delinquency, single parent, petty criminal, pretense, family relations, dishonesty, code, family life, going straight, business venture, parents and children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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31%