Movies like The Black Marble

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The Black Marble (1980)
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The Black Marble (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When alcoholic homicide investigator Valnikov is transferred to a burglary case that seems to involve a creepy dogcatcher, he's also given a new partner -- the pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman, who's experiencing a midlife crisis and does not welcome Valnikov's company. But as these emotionally bruised cops are drawn deeper into the bizarre world of dog shows, animal fanatics and pet cemeteries, they're also drawn to each other.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, kidnapping, partners, crime, pets, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis, couples, animal life, dishonesty, law enforcement, buddies, opposites attract, odd couple, golden years, vodka, animal trainer
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and semi serious films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, couples and heist mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Black Marble: The Choirboys (1977), Artworks (2003), The New Centurions (1972), Brass (1985), The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dominatrix, police station, police, law enforcement, society, prank, partners, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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95%
 5.1
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: partners, love and romance, cons and scams, love affair, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, thief, theft, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The New Centurions (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, lapd, rookie, golden years, city life, police corruption, urban, idealism, police detective, kids in trouble, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 84
Brass (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crime, police detective, police corruption, police station, heist, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, chess, chase, unlikely criminals, love and romance, crime, criminal heroes, social differences, partners, romance, couples, programmer ...
Time: 70s
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 357
The Squeeze (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired safe cracker is recruited by a young conman to return to the "business" for a million dollar heist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, heist, master and servant, law enforcement, intrigue, betrayal, crime, gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, disorder, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: death sentence, courtroom drama, crimes, police investigation, murder, police officer killed, kidnapping, law enforcement, legal, confined, deadly, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, law enforcement, forgery ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Turn of Faith (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mob drama starring Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini, Mia Sara and Costas Mandylor.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, crimes, betrayal, family business, clergy, dishonesty, organized crime, friends, crime, partners, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Cagney & Lacey: The Return (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1994. Cagney, now a Lieutenant, re-teams with Lacey, who has left the force, to search for a cache of missing firearms.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: crime, crimes, partners, law enforcement, buddies, female detective, police
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Fortune (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . Not even murder.
Style: neo screwball comedy, suspense, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, scheme, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, chase, unfulfillment, crime, crimes, buddies, screwball, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ginger in the Morning (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced Santa Fe architect is surprised to find himself falling in love with a free-spirited young hitchhiker.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: odd couple, romance, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, opposites attract, couples, uninvited guest, love affair, on the road, fall in love, hitchhiker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, elderly, friendship, senior citizen, bittersweet, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, disorder, friends, golden years, partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 1K
Cisco Pike (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cisco is an ex-rock star who has become a drug dealer. A corrupt cop blackmails Cisco to sell marijuana for him. Cisco has one weekend to sell it to his friends.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, marijuana, heroin addict, pimp, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: venice beach california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 149
Hornet's Nest (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in Charlotte, N.C., the story opens with everyone desperate to solve the latest crisis: a serial killer is specializing in out-of-town businessmen. Hammer and West make the murder investigation their top priority. But West is less than pleased ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, police investigation, partners, journalism, crimes, law enforcement, reporter, uncover truth, danger, mystery, serial killer, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 2K
Fuzz (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, survival, blackmail, law enforcement, undercover, crime, heist, buddies, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 237
Sweet Revenge (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet Revenge was originally shipped out as Dandy, the All-American Girl. The multitalented Stockard Channing plays a car thief with a penchant for elaborate disguises. She hopes to trade in her stolen goods and purchase a snazzy sports model for ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: public defender, ferrari, car theft, teenage life, fall in love, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, on the run, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 10K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, danger, opposites attract, dishonesty, love and romance, legal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.8
 14
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, dishonesty, police corruption, crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, crime, badge, corruption, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, cons and scams, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes, bank ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
She Knows Too Much (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this comedy-drama set in Washington, D.C., an ex-burglar and a dumbbell detective must team up to solve several puzzling murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: mystery, private detective, dishonesty, misfit partners, deadly, investigation, crimes, murder, rivalry, goofy hero, law enforcement, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Pleasure Drivers (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "The Pleasure Drivers" lays out three separate interconnected stories involving an adulterous therapist, a young sociopath call girl, a vicious lesbian hit woman, a white trash kidnapper, and a brain-damaged ex-cult guru. It's ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: social relations, couples, gays and lesbians, psychopath, looking for sex, infidelity, kidnapping, religions or cults, hitman, sexual relations, hostage, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I'll Take You There (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman forces a man to move forward with his life after his wife dumps him.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: looking for love, suburbs, heist, store, unfulfilled love, on the road, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, friends, wild ride, shallowness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.5
 65K
Bandits (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two bank robbers fall in love with the girl they've kidnapped.
Style: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, friendship, love triangle, jealousy, reward, on the run, romance, robbery, crime, crimes, buddies, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, oregon, united states, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 3K
Man Trouble (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sleazy but affable guard dog trainer is blackmailed to steal a manuscript for a tell-all book from one of his clients.
Style: humorous, offbeat, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, rescue, odd couple, love and romance, dishonesty, danger, crimes, opposites attract, crime, romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Happy New Year (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gangster (Lino Ventura) with his accomplice (Charles GĂ©rard), prepares to take part in the "first psychological hold-up in the history of crime". Next door to the jewellers of Van Cleef & Arpels, on the Croisette, in Cannes, the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: jewelry store, crimes, new year, dealer, couples, unlikely couple, on the run, unlikely criminals, lovers reunited, cons and scams, heist, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 788
Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: crime, rivalry, crimes, deadly, tough heroes, hitman, vengeance, murder, graphic violence, profanity, criminal's revenge, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 179
Silver Man (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A street performer fights a pathological man for his girlfriend's love.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: hotshot hero, criminal's revenge, dangerous attraction, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, romance, crimes, deadly, gangsters, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 8K
Panic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: psychological, captivating, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, midlife crisis, murder, family business, infidelity, crimes, crime, love affair, going straight, therapy, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 348
Police Beat (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Z (Pape Sidy Niang), a Seattle bicycle cop, tries to make sense of the world while patrolling the city streets but can't focus on his job because he's so preoccupied with suspicions that his girlfriend is cheating on him. Director Robinson ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: opposites attract, social differences, infidelity, couples, society, romance, immigrants, law enforcement, city life, urban, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%