Movies like The Whistlers

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The Whistlers (2019)
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The Whistlers (2019)
Original name: La Gomera
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Romania, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A policeman intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, captivating, disturbing
Plot: police, murder, danger, escapades, double agent, surveillance, crimes, friendship, deadly, neo noir, neo-noir, prison, sea, bandit, heist, ocean, money, island, hotel, food, truck, mafia, female nudity, sex scene, businessman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, singapore, bucharest

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Most similar movies to The Whistlers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, police, police officer, gun and deadly mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Whistlers: Serial Lover (1998), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Cops and Robbers (1973), Police, Adjective (2009), One Night at McCool's (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, crime, gory, blood, tragedy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Cops and Robbers (1973)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two disillusioned New York policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, chase, gangsters, heist, police officer, mafia, partners, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Police, Adjective (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A cop named Cristi must go undercover to trail teen Victor who is suspected of selling pot in the north-eastern city of Vasliu.
Style: serious, sincere, suspenseful, tense, touching ...
Plot: drug dealing, police investigation, juvenile delinquency, crimes, power relations, workplace, against the rules, fighting the system, law enforcement, workplace situations, police detective, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Fall of the American Empire (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man's life is turned upside down in the aftermath of a robbery.
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, tense, funny
Plot: money laundering, stolen money, heist, police, prostitute, investigation, interrogation, doctor, police arrest, crimes, chase, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, obsession, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime, crimes, fall in love, destructive relationship, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Ugly Nasty People (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of wild, physically disabled gangsters has a plan to rob a bank, but things go terribly wrong when each of them reveals they all had their own personal agenda.
Style: disturbing, captivating, humorous, psychological, feel good
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: gangsters, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, bank, deadly, bank robbery, crimes, bank robber, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Steam-bread Blues (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Franz, the local police officer in a tiny bavarian village has to investigate in a case involving a disliked school principal who commited suicide? Or was it murder after all?
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, murder, amateur detective, crimes, law enforcement, social relations, multiple suspects, deadly, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, unlikely partners, love affair, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, captivating, humorous, tense, light
Plot: heist, gambling, gang, drugs, drug dealer, money, crimes, family relations, rivalry, danger, society, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, parody, police investigation, crimes, silly humor, danger, law enforcement, police, video store, criminal, car chase, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, crimes, deadly, odd couple, nothing goes right, danger, confined, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, secret, deception, military, society, distopia, life is a bitch, crime and punishment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 7K
Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Angola, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, murder, death, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 1K
Rebels (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sandra, a young woman forced to leave the south of France to flee a violent husband. Without attachment, she returned to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the city of her childhood which she left almost 15 years ago. She finds her mother there and a world she left ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: mother daughter relationship, severed penis, society, disorder, murder, hopes, violence, redemption, family relations, butt naked, drug traffic, dead animal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 11K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, widow, diner, fbi, bar, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Terminal Exposure (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two beach combing-shutterbugs accidentally capture a murder on film. Now detectives, the boys set out to capture a murderess shot only from behind, with a rose tattoo on her behind. Fun in the sun turns dangerous when they end up shooting bullets ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, beach, handcuffed woman, wet clothes, taking a photograph, gun, overweight woman, homeless, drug dealer, studio, fat man, dancer ...
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california, los angeles, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 661
Snowman's Land (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the wife of a crime boss is accidentally killed, the hit man who was hired to protect the remote house in which she was living tries to keep her death under wraps. Fearing vengeance from the gangster, he's soon locked in a fight for ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, cynical, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, nothing goes right, hitman, mission gone awry, disorder, crimes, danger, drugs/alcohol, deadly, crime, mountain, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, heist, murder, master criminal, chase, gangsters, on the run, police inspector, money, police, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 2K
Detective (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile Chenal and his wife, Françoise, leaned on boxing manager Jim Fox Warner to cough up the considerable sum of money that he owes them, with both the police and the mob circling the situation. In the same hotel, Inspector Neveu looks into a ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, hotel, shooting, mafia, going straight, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, crime, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 5K
Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Parole Officer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, parole officer, warden, heist, police corruption, crimes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, corrupt police ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hired killer pairs up with an amateur filmmaker to provide clients with satisfying footage of enemies getting whacked in this black comedy. Business is down, so hit man Bart is thrilled when Mrs. Ma hires him to kill her enemies -- and film the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, deadly, partners, crimes, blind ambition, unlikely partners, danger, criminal heroes, revenge, film within a film, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Just Getting Started (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Duke Diver is living the high life as the freewheeling manager of a luxurious resort in Palm Springs, Calif. He soon faces competition from Leo, a former military man who likes the same woman that Duke is interested in. When Diver's past ...
Style: captivating, humorous, funny, feel good, twists and turns
Plot: rivalry, adventure, escapades, hitman, secrets, friendship, love and romance, crimes, boarding house, twists & turns, senior citizen, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, palm springs california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 698
Small Crime (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Leonidas, a young, ambitious police officer, is assigned to a remote island in the Aegean Sea. He dreams of solving important crimes, but there are few to be found in the sleepy beach community where he is left to such menial chores. Each day at the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, humorous
Plot: police, secret, island, police officer, dead man, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, funeral, nudist, police investigation, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
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CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: buddy cop, police, investigation, heist, undercover agent, chase, corruption, motorcycle, surveillance, false identity, fbi agent, arrest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 1K
Partners (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be noticed they have to be flamboyant enough to attract attention which ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: murder, unlikely partners, gender, odd couple, crime, partners, physical appearance, working undercover, friendship, coming out, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Torrente 3: The Protector (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A popular and beautiful politician plans to expose the evil-doings of a multinational corporation. Hoping to silence her, the corporation's top executives decide to hire the most incompetent detective they can find to act as her bodyguard.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crime, society, anti heroes, disorder, deadly, chases and races, goofy hero, fish out of water, escapades, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 310
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, money, blackmail, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 48K
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An uptight by-the-book cop must protect the widow of a drug boss from crooked cops and gunmen.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, funny, tricky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: on the run, odd couple, police corruption, friendship, policewoman, chase, organized crime, fugitives, drug cartel, corrupt police, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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