Movies like Bugsy Malone

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Bugsy Malone (1976)
 6.9
 15K
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam Speakeasy, future superstar Jodie Foster dances and sings her way into our hearts.
Style: humorous, stylized, melancholic, talky, exciting, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, nostalgic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gangsters, parody, gang, disorder, rivalry, crimes, friends, partners, crime, ambition, criminal heroes, car chase, unlikely friendships, lone hero, happy ending, teenager, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, goofy hero, show tunes, prohibition era, gangster, children, dancing, weapons ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Bugsy Malone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and melancholic films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, disorder, storytelling, dialogue and farce mostly in Comedy, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Bugsy Malone: Chicago (2002), Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964), Love, Honor and Obey (2000), Crime Spree (2003), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: witty, stylized, captivating, semi serious, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, desire for fame, rising to stardom, jail, crimes of passion, ambition, fame, warden, uninhibited rivalry, jazz, media satire ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In prohibition-era Chicago, the corrupt sheriff and Guy Gisborne, a south-side racketeer, knock off the boss Big Jim. Everyone falls in line behind Guy except Robbo, who controls the north side. Although he's out-gunned, Robbo wants to keep his ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: charity, gangsters, forgery, gambling, gang, orphan, heist, ambition, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 5K
Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, fbi, heist, comedy of errors, partners, gang, crime gone awry, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, silly humor, disorder, deadly, assassination attempt, farce, crimes, goofy hero, hitman, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.
Style: humorous, captivating, harsh, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang of thieves, crimes, heist, criminal heroes, master criminal, dishonesty, ambition, family, justice, depression, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, partners, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank employee, while Ernest undergoes Nash's sentence to the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: prison, electric chair, escapades, confined, crime gone awry, dishonesty, heist, mistaken identity, danger, disorder, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Last Godfather (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young-goo the son of mafia boss Don Carini, is too foolish to be part of the mafia elite. One day, Young-goo comes to his father and is trained by Tony V to be his father's successor. A few days later, Young-goo accidentally rescues Nancy, the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, family relations, disorder, rivalry, parents and children, goofy hero, crimes, unlikely criminals, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crime boss, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Amos and Theodore, the two bumbling outlaw wannabes from The Apple Dumpling Gang, are back and trying to make it on their own. This time, the crazy duo gets involved in an army supply theft case -- and, of course, gets in lots of comic trouble along ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, farce, gang, bank, crimes, goofy hero, heroes, rivalry, orphan, friends, heist, family life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, crime, chaos and mayhem, partners, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, actress, rehearsal, crime, crimes, friendship, showbiz, backstage ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heist, muppets, mistaken identity, investigation, frame up, puppet, puppets, family, disorder, buddies, partners, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: gangsters, unemployment, hitman, prank telephone call, dishonesty, vengeance, prank, crime, crimes, friends, on the run, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 39K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, odd couple, heist, buddies, partners, disorder, gang, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, desert, expectant father, destiny, crimes, romance, crime gone awry, crime, bank, criminal heroes, disorder, partners ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 4K
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 ⇓
50%
Cop and a Half (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, partners against crime, odd couple, crimes, witnessing a crime, children, police investigation, fighting crime, friendship, undercover, police, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Muppet Movie (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: hollywood, puppet, friendship, passenger, on the road, film within a film, ambition, swamp, fame, chaos, puppets, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 143K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mafia, gangsters, therapy, attempted murder, anger, crimes, doctors and patients, introspection, power relations, criminal heroes, power struggle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1957, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, miami, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Never a Dull Moment (1968)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, silly humor, comedy of errors, gang, murder, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, chase, rivalry, showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 60s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 8K
Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, car chase, chases and races, disorder, crime gone awry, undercover, gang, goofy hero, car race, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: odd couple, disorder, partners, gangsters, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, unlikely criminals, crime, mistaken identity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, parody, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, couple relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 18K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, witness protection, fish out of water, district attorney, fbi, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, goofy hero, special agents, testimony ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, disorder, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 928
Movie Movie (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three movie genres of the 1930s, boxing films, WWI aviation dramas, and backstage Broadway musicals, are satirized using the same cast.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic
Plot: parody, backstage, moral dilemma, human spirit, chorus girl, nightclub, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, parents and children, show tunes ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 18K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, forgery, bank, family relations, destiny, family, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, siblings relations, disorder ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, friends, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, small town, criminal heroes, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, gangsters, train robbery, goofy hero, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%