Movies like Burglar

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Burglar (1987)
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Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's the only one who can be placed at the scene of the crime, she has to use her criminal skills to clear her name of the murder AND avoid getting charged with the burglary.
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, entertaining, twists and turns, clever, melancholic, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chase, murder, thief, heist, who done it, false accusation, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, catastrophe, adventure, gangsters, revenge, natural disaster, women, violence, family, writers, death, technology, weapons ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Burglar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, entertaining and funny films with plots about crimes, disorder, storytelling, gangsters, mentor, chase and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Burglar: Feds (1988), One Night at McCool's (2001), Quick Change (1990), Halal State Security (2011), Amos & Andrew (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, intense, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, friendship, police investigation, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, academy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, obsession, femme fatale, crimes, murder, seduction, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 21K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, partners, track down, crimes, buddies, odd couple, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase, society, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, mistaken identity, police investigation, brutality, racism, bad cop, interracial relations, crimes, social differences, resort, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, gangsters, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, buddy cop, farce, track down, disorder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 7K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, road movie, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, prison, aging, crimes, heist, adventure, police investigation, unlikely friendships, nothing goes right, partners, odd couple, elderly ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: california, new jersey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, stylized, talky, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, destiny, multiple storylines, brutality, expectant father, desert, romance, disorder, gang, criminal heroes ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.0
 3K
Lady Killers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, absurd, intense, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: women, stupidity, adaptation, brutality, murder, crimes, dishonesty, partners, buddies, friends, intrigue, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, absurd, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, organized crime, crimes, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, intense, semi serious ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, robbery, nothing goes right, crimes, psychic, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, businessman, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: parody, humorous, melancholic, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, small town, chase, gang, crime gone awry, crimes, bank robbery, life philosophy, justice, childhood, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, las vegas, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: funny, entertaining, twists and turns, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex tape, sex addict, kidnapping, obnoxious boss, workplace, happy ending, vengeance, stupidity, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 30K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, murder, frame up, media, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dooley, a cop wrongly sacked for corruption, teams up with a useless defence lawyer in their new careers... as security guards. When the two are made fall guys for a robbery at a location they are guarding, the pair begin to investigate corruption ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, not serious, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: corruption, crimes, heist, gunfight, friendship, justice, on the run, nothing goes right, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, private detective, security guard ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, norway, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, funny, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, police, mentor, police investigation, unlikely criminals, character study, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right, vengeance, robbery, dumb criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.6
 9K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: funny, humorous, intense, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, fish out of water, comedy of errors, friendship, nothing goes right, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 6K
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, funny, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, vengeance, unlikely criminals, hitman, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, miami, usa, florida, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, odd couple, fall in love, disorder, boss and employee, partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, gangsters, buddies, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 7K
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, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, small town, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, bank, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, employee, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.0
 11K
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: lottery, crimes, small town, weatherman, justice, criminal heroes, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, stripper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, satirical, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: crimes, children, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, friendship, odd couple, fighting crime, bully, african american, witness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 5K
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, disturbing, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime gone awry, eccentricity, disorder, business venture, police detective, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, farce, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: pennsylvania, scotland, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 3K
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, exciting ...
Plot: heist, friendship, partners, crimes, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, undercover, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.1
 405
The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, road movie, light, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: heist, crimes, romance, thief, justice, painting, gangsters, happy ending, betrayal, island, partners, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: clown, murder, false accusation, rescue, alcohol abuse, dark humor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder mystery, frame up, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 6K
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: buddy comedy, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, buddies, frame up, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%