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The simulators (2008)
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The simulators (2008)
Original name: Los simuladores
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Pretenders (Los Simuladores) are a specialized Commando group formed by 4 men, who are hired by someone that presents them with a problem and wants a solution. Los Simuladores elaborate different operations, pretending different roles, according to that person's problem, with the purpose of resolving every one of them.
Style: humorous, captivating, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working undercover, hidden identity, undercover, crimes, partners, legal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, partners in crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, disorder, crimes, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The simulators: Fonejacker (2007), Fool Britannia (2012), Zonad (2009), Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012), All for One (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prank, mistaken identity, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disorder, mind game, crimes, odd couple, cons and scams, journalism, obnoxious boss, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england
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95%
Fool Britannia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fool Britannia is a hidden camera sketch series which has aired since 1 September 2012 on ITV. Fool Britannia sees Dom Joly surprising unexpected members of the public with pranks. The first series aired for eight episodes. The second series is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: prank, hidden identity, dishonesty, silly humor, disorder, practical joke, hidden camera, reality, disguise
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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72%
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, alien, con artists, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dzhentlmeny, Udachi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The remake of famous Russian comedy "Dzhentlmeny udachi" (1971).
Style: funny, witty, semi serious, feel good, tense ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, disorder, secret agents, lookalikes, petty criminal, chases and races, chase, ambition, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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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70%
 4.3
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Diamond Zero (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daft doctor concocts an offbeat scheme to make millions after he happens upon a method of turning cremated human remains into diamonds. But when the sawbones hires a pair of hapless thieves to collect the raw material, a string of calamities ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, hidden identity, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, intrigue, partners, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, track down, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Mystery Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Mystery Girls follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. Charlie Contour is a suburban housewife and mother, while Holly Hamilton longs for her glory days in the 90's when she was on television. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: reluctant partners, partners against crime, amateur detective, friends, investigation, crimes, disorder, partners, private investigator, actress, reunion, private detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 234
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 972
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, gambling, disorder, bookies, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, graphic violence, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.2
 2K
The Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Job is a single-camera television comedy drama about a New York City police officer named Mike McNeil -- who indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes and prescription drug abuse—and his fellow 'bumbling detective' pals. The show, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom, witty ...
Plot: police investigation, partners, partners against crime, fighting crime, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police station, crime investigation, network ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
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Benched (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nina is a dedicated, career driven corporate attorney who has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and now finds herself working as a public defender. Her personal and professional worlds are turned ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, life turned upside down, legal, disorder, courtroom, power relations, lawyer, love and romance, courtroom drama, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 1K
Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Braddock and Marcus Jackson are two attorneys with very different views on the law. After getting fired from his father's prestigious firm for employing questionable tactics, Allen is forced to team up with Marcus, a self-made man always ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: friends, lawyer, buddies, partners, legal, family relations, society, love and romance, odd couple, silly humor, buddy cop
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, rivalry, crime, crimes, righting the wronged, prison life, criminal heroes, tough heroes, partners ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 620
The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, society, hostage, working class, cons and scams, hostages, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.1
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Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of “Trotters Independent Traders PLC” who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: working class, family relations, black market, cons and scams, eccentric family, disorder, veteran, dishonesty, hopes, partners, siblings relations, scam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tanner on Tanner is a follow up to celebrated filmmaker Robert Altman and DOONESBURY cartoonist Gary Trudeau's political satire TANNER '88, a mockumentary following a fictional democratic presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) on his ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, fighting the system, undercover, manhunt, moral dilemma, campaign, state affairs, journalism, rebellion, lifestyle, politics, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 479
The Librarians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Librarians is an Australian television comedy series which premiered on 31 October 2007 on ABC TV. In Ireland the show airs on RTÉ Two. The series is produced and written by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope who are also the principal cast members. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, multicultural ...
Plot: friends, criminal heroes, workplace situations, mentally unstable, unlikely partners, workplace, gender, best friends, unlikely criminals, paralysis, priest, catholic priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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50%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, village, hidden identity, farce, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, partners, friendship, criminal heroes, hitman, reunion, gangsters, misfit, deadly, love and romance, crimes, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Manhattan Love Story (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The unfiltered internal monologues of a young man and a young woman are exposed as they begin a new relationship together.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love and romance, couples, dating, society, family relations, friendship, rivalry, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, reluctant partners, going straight, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, partners, misfit, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
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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 ⇓
44%
 5.6
 742
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, introspection, moral dilemma, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, manipulations, infidelity, cons and scams, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 530
Mohamed Dubois (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arnaud Dubois may be the heir to a bank, but he prefers to call himself Mohamed. Having fallen out with his father, he turns his back on the family residence. On his travels, he meets Mustafa, who introduces him to his sister Sabrina. Having fallen ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, biting ...
Plot: hidden identity, social differences, fish out of water, interracial relations, society, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, fall in love, fake identity, girlfriend, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime, track down, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
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Simply Actors (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When undercover cops start losing their lives to drug lords who blame their demise on "poor acting", the Police Force counters by sending Hong Kong's Finest to acting school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: undercover, ambition, fish out of water, disorder, misfit, fighting crime, working undercover, showbiz, follow your dream, drug dealing, crimes, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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42%