Movies like Buddy Buddy

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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: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, gangsters, crimes, clinic, partners, mentally unstable, farce, couples, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, disorder, odd couple, assassination, testimony, female nudity, poker game, champagne, cigar
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, farce, nothing goes right, gangsters, crimes 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), Shut Up and Shoot Me (2005). 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: witty, cynical, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, partners, deadly, disorder, witnessing a crime, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, southern france, south of france
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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: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hitman, hotel, odd couple, comedy of errors, farce, snitch, disorder, nothing goes right, assassination attempt, indoor, spouse leaving, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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62%
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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, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, separated, misfit, urban, indoor, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: hitman, society, on the run, hidden identity, cons and scams, switching roles, crimes, crime, interracial relations, gangsters, opposites attract, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hitman, partners, deadly, misfit, gangsters, criminal heroes, reunion, friendship, goofy hero, love and romance, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
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36%
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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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, cynical
Plot: gambling, casino, dishonesty, hitman, murder, deadly, nightclub, betrayal, ambition, infidelity, couples, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, racism, uncover truth, crimes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, family in danger, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, humorous, sitcom, semi serious
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, wedding, couples, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, crimes, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, false accusation, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: hitman, cons and scams, parents and children, elderly, forgery, dishonesty, deadly, murder, crimes, golden years, graphic violence, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, biting, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, tough heroes, woman in danger, danger, gangsters, crime, crimes, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor
Plot: cons and scams, elderly, partners, buddies, golden years, nothing goes right, crimes, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, disorder, partners, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, teenage life, partners, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, dishonesty, couples, adultery, adulterer, easter, lie, undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: disorder, screwball, dishonesty, radio show, comedy of errors, hidden identity, mistaken identity, silly humor, nothing goes right, doctors and patients, media, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, los angeles, illinois ...
⇓ 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, crimes, odd couple, misfit, heist, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, humorous, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, lawsuit, insurance, insurance fraud, american football, workplace, cons and scams, odd couple, infidelity, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, buddies, frame up, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of retirement. Willy Clark's nephew is the producer of a TV ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: reunion, grudge, vaudeville, odd couple, actor's life, showbiz, friendship, couples, partners, buddies, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: thief, hitman, chase, criminal's revenge, love and romance, betrayal, dishonesty, mistaken identity, mentally unstable, deadly, disorder, dangerous animal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, taxi driver, fish out of water, misfit, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, family problems, opposites attract, love affair, nothing goes right, island, disorder, couples, death in the family, fall in love, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, comedy of errors, campaign, fish out of water, on the run, hidden identity, womanizer, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, hitman, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, friendship, workplace situations, criminal's revenge, falling in love, fall in love, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, change of luck, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, feud, jealousy, submachine gun, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, family life, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, new york, barcelona spain, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: iron curtain, farce, clergy, goofy hero, nothing goes right, espionage, conspiracy, political unrest, dishonesty, silly humor, screwball, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, gangsters, fall in love, crimes, goofy hero, couple relations, disorder, dishonesty, couples, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 343
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: semi serious, witty, cynical, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, partners, on the run, psychopath, hitman, crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: airport, heist, train, chase, culture clash, on the road, disorder, partners, couples, silly humor, comedy of errors, promotion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, boston, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%