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Buddy Buddy (1981)
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Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, which screenwriter Francis Veber had adapted from his play Le contrat. The film proved to be the last directed by Wilder.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, remake of french film
Plot: hotel, hitman, island, suicide attempt, gangsters, crimes, clinic, partners, mentally unstable, farce, couples, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, disorder, assassination, odd couple, testimony, female nudity
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters, partners and hitman mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Buddy Buddy: A Pain in the Ass (1973), A Pain in the Ass (2008), The Odd Couple (1968), True Identity (1991), George and Mildred (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, suicide attempt, partners, friends, farce, criminal heroes, cons and scams, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, disorder, snitch, farce, assassination attempt, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, spouse leaving, coffee, vomiting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, odd couple, poker game, suicide attempt, urban, couple relations, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, friends, misfit, separated ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: hitman, crimes, hidden identity, on the run, society, murder, opposites attract, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, crimes, couples, dishonesty, disorder, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, gangsters, sitcom, false accusation, chaos and mayhem, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 882
Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: casino, gambling, dishonesty, hitman, murder, deadly, ambition, betrayal, crime, crimes, nightclub, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) and is a favorite target of theirs for ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: hotel, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, journalism, hitman, gangsters, cons and scams, partners against crime, nothing goes right, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 576
Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor
Plot: hitman, forgery, elderly, golden years, cons and scams, parents and children, crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, suicide attempt, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, uncover truth, racism, family in danger, disorder, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, criminal heroes, goofy hero, dealing with death, gangsters, crimes, crime, hitman, deadly, death in the family, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Couch Trip (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, dark humor ...
Plot: screwball, disorder, clergy, radio show, comedy of errors, hidden identity, mistaken identity, media, nothing goes right, doctors and patients, mental institution, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, campaign, comedy of errors, chases and races, switching roles, love and romance, on the run, disorder, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, thief, violence spree, lovers on the run, chases and races, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime, love and romance, dangerous animal, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, heist, misfit, odd couple, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 5K
Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, crime, gangsters, heist, cons and scams, siblings relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, gambling, change of luck, jealousy, feud, money, friendship, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 338
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, psychopath, on the run, down on your luck, disorder, deadly, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 5K
The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, teenage life, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Doctor Detroit (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with four beautiful women at a restaurant changes his life forever.
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college professor, pimp, college life, prostitute, hidden identity, fish out of water, disorder, odd couple, adolescence vs adulthood, crimes, switching roles, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: insurance, hospital, private detective, friendship, lawsuit, american football, wheelchair, insurance fraud, fortune cookie, buddies, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered ...
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friends, social relations, redemption, small town, nothing goes right, misfit partners, dealing with death, artists and showbiz, hopes, one last chance, megalomaniac, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nothing goes right, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, disorder, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movers & Shakers (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of a best-selling sex manual "Love in Sex". Enlisting ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, religions or cults, hollywood, parody, misfit, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, media, breakup, disorder, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.1
 154
Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, car chase, repossession, partners, disorder, couples, friendship, chase, friends, crimes, gangsters, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Out of Towners (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: airport, train, chase, culture clash, couples, airplane, nothing goes right, couple relations, comedy of errors, promotion, disorder, partners ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 219
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: realistic, humorous, dark humor, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, gangsters, golden years, cons and scams, crimes, friends, elderly, buddies, disorder, dishonesty, partners, widow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 602
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: gun, neighbor, dull life, betrayal, dishonesty, social decay, disorder, couples, family problems, infidelity, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 397
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, farce, coffin, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, bank, dishonesty, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, cons and scams, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Rosebud Beach Hotel (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiance, Elliot, Tracy thinks Monique Gabrielle has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, and arranges for hookers to become bellhops. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, feel good, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, hotel, workplace situations, cons and scams, lifestyle, comedy of errors, workplace, couples, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, hitman, human nature, aging, friends, rivalry, farce, eviction, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%