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The Fall of the American Empire (2018)
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The Fall of the American Empire (2018)
Original name: La chute de l'empire américain
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man's life is turned upside down in the aftermath of a robbery.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, funny, sex comedy
Plot: stolen money, heist, police, money laundering, prostitute, investigation, doctor, interrogation, police arrest, crimes, pursuit, chase, danger, nothing goes right, rivalry, money, female nudity, subway, torture, finance, escort, restaurant, golf, male nudity, philosopher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating and semi serious films with plots about crimes, crime, heist, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry and danger mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Fall of the American Empire: Money for Nothing (1993), Crazy Stone (2006), Bank Roll (2012), The World Is Yours (2018), The Barbarian Invasions (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crime, crimes, disorder, friends, heist, nothing goes right, dishonesty, money, friendship, unemployment, police, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, california, new jersey
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Crazy Stone (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three thieves try to steal a valuable jade that is tightly guarded by a security chief. But the security guards are not the only obstacle these thieves are facing. An extremely unlucky internationally known master thief is also trying to get a hand ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, crimes, bankruptcy, caper, secret agenda, jewel robbery, perfect crime, con artists, thief, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, stalking, on the run, caper, underground, friendship, danger, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The World Is Yours (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To escape his life of crime, a Paris drug dealer takes on one last job involving Spain, unhinged gangsters, his longtime crush and his scheming mother.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, tense, light
Plot: heist, gambling, gang, drugs, drug dealer, money, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, society, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, clever, philosophical, emotional ...
Plot: dying, friendship, professor, illness, haunted by the past, culture clash, reunion, friends, death, cancer, family relations, heroin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, middle ages, september 11 2001, future
Place: canada, quebec, sydney australia, colorado, united states ...
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75%
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Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, revenge, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, gangsters, crime boss, factory, factory worker, crime, vengeful fired employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, friendship, crimes, partners, buddies, cons and scams, disorder, nothing goes right, undercover, unfulfillment, police officer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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65%
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Venus & Vegas (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When three Vegas buddies attempt the score of a lifetime, they have to walk a fine line between their girlfriends who want their heads, and the mobsters who want them dead.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, couple relations, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, danger, profanity, friends, chases and races, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It is the third film in the Trailer Park Boys franchise, and a sequel to Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009). In the film, Ricky (Robb Wells), Julian (John Paul Tremblay) and Bubbles (Mike Smith) ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, realistic ...
Plot: stoners, drug dealing, crimes, legislation, friends, society, buddies, disorder, road trip, misfit, crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, rivalry, danger, murder, stolen money, clergy, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, safecracker, chase, on the road, crimes, crime, treasure hunt, rivalry, adventure, partners, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fuck Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack is pleased with himself for the first time in years. He has decided to stop fucking anything with a pulse and also to cut back on his eager and enthusiastic drug use. Then his best friend crashes into a moose in the middle of the night on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, drug dealing, crime gone awry, going straight, nothing goes right, hopes, chase, friendship, save the day, couple relations, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gabbar Singh (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Gabbar Singh is a 2012 Telugu action film directed by Harish Shankar. The film is produced by Bandla Ganesh under Parameshwara Art productions banner and stars Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. Devi Sri Prasad, who previously worked with ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, exciting, tense ...
Plot: crimes, fall in love, village, love and romance, police, gang, revenge, rivalry, friendship, danger, village life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Con Artist (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An ex-con finds his plan to go straight foiled by a loan shark who manipulates his target into taking on one last heist.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, fall in love, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict, rivalry, couples, danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, cons and scams, parents and children, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, police, martial arts, diamond, gangsters, con artists, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mama Weed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police dog, drugs, police, street gang, lifestyle, marijuana, crimes, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, dark humor ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
High Heels and Low Lifes (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A nurse eavesdrops with a friend on a cell phone conversation that describes a bank heist. She and the friend then conspire to blackmail the robbers for $2 million.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: blackmail, crime, crimes, disorder, friends, mind game, heist, partners, cons and scams, rivalry, farce, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
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High Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's 1983, and hopeless junkie Dick gets an unwelcome visit from the past - his seriously sleazy former cellmate, Bug, to be precise. Bug requires a crash course in the 80s: different music, different drugs, and machines in walls that dispense ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, morphine, crimes, robbery, drug addict, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, friends, heist gone wrong, greed, armed robbery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Weirdsville (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of slackers get in way over their heads when they try to dump the body of a dead girlfriend in the basement of a drive-in movie theater where a satanic cult performs ritual sacrifices.
Style: humorous, semi serious, idiotic, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, partners, buddies, life is a bitch, crimes, drug abuse, addiction, heist, curses spells and rituals, friendship, dark humor, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Postcard Bandit (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, heist, on the run, crimes, chase, adventure, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, postcard, massage, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Insadong Scandal (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fabled painting from royal palace was discovered after 400 years. Once properly restored, it could fetch at least $40 million in the international auction market. Bae is the owner of the gallery which possesses the painting. She scouts top-tier ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, dishonesty, amateur detective, art, forgery, forger, auction, gallery, recovery, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, obsession, dangerous attraction, manipulations, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, disorder, rivalry, danger, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri, california
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39%
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Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, danger, going straight, on the run, dishonesty, heist, criminal heroes, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Identity Thief (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.
Style: idiotic, humorous, funny, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: road trip, nothing goes right, identity, thief, crimes, crime, escapades, dishonesty, cons and scams, pretense, stupidity, dumb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, colorado, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last Tunnel (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently released prisoner reunites his criminal colleagues to pull off one last heist.
Style: rough, humorous, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, heist gone wrong, retiring, gang, betrayal, bank robber, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, friends, bank robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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First Sunday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Plot: friendship, heist, church, hostage, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, disorder, hostages, partners, society, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Last Local of 1:40 (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, train, prostitute, danger, escapades, crimes, gangsters, adventure, disorder, passenger, bollywood, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%