Movies like Buy & Cell

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Buy & Cell (1988)
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Buy & Cell (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Herbie Altman is framed for Stock fraud by his boss when the SEC starts investigating his company. Sent to prison, he helps a fellow inmate successfully invest his money. Soon all the inmates want his help. To manage all the money, he forms CON INC. and runs it from the prison under the noses of the warden and the guards. But when the IRS and SEC begin to investigate this successful company, it looks like he may be in trouble again
Plot: stock broker, prison, computer, psychologist, investments, prison guard, stock market, frame up, newspaper, embezzlement, warden, solitary, accidental suicide

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, prison, disorder, dishonesty and crimes mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Buy & Cell: Working Tra$h (1990), Revenge of the Nerds (1984), Doin' Time (1985), Lovelines (1984), Back by Midnight (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Working Tra$h (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two janitors (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: stock market, coworker, get rich quick scheme, wall street, stock broker, garbage, janitor
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nerd, farce, athlete, frame up, defector, college, vacation, buddies, teenage life, youth, underdog, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, disorder, friends, rivalry, misfit, youth, nerds, nerd, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.9
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Doin' Time (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prison, ethnic stereotype, penitentiary, reformatory, wrongful imprisonment, boxing, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, escape, farce, confined, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.4
 230
Lovelines (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Greed, lust, dirty tricks and bloody fist fights... All those things that make life worth living. When Piper and Rick, the two hottest properties in the Battle of the Bands want to make it, only one thing stands in their way. They're from ...
Plot: costume party, pizza delivery, athlete, rock band, knocked unconscious, lifting weights, competition, teen sex comedy, record producer, female nudity, rock music, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, prison life, odd couple, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, nothing goes right, cons and scams, buddies, heist, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Walk of Fame (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley crew of aspiring performers come under the guidance of an eccentric and volatile acting coach.
Style: light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Plot: ambition, friendship between men, love triangle, shyness, cynicism, rivalry, love and romance, relationships, person in a car trunk, man in underwear, rebellion, obese woman ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, high school, campaign, college life, youth, ambition, disorder, teenage life, college, rivalry, prank ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.0
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The Boss' Wife (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Daniel Stern stars as a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him...his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife! THE BOSS' WIFE is a full-bodied, high-spirited, bedroom comedy about lust, love ...
Style: sexy, offbeat, sexual, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: stock broker, infidelity, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), workplace, down on your luck, workplace situations, nothing goes right, love triangle, media, pregnancy, radio show ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Coming Attractions (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of the Penis Snatchers", Woody Allen (pre-Mia), ...
Style: bad taste humour
Plot: satire, pun, absurd humor, death row, nudity (full frontal - brief), parody, prison, prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
New York, 4 A.M. (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Coming soon
Plot: theft, heist, prison guard, provincial life, bar, lie, dream, bartender, small town, prison, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 111
Slammer Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: lesbian sex, female nudity, women's prison, female impersonator, prison escape, lesbian, shower, prison, parody, pun, goofball, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Head for Business (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dutillard is an amateur film maker working as a computer programmer for a small French investment bank. When the bank finds that it has been forced to fork over $104 million to fund Dutillard's film, Chekov's "Three Sisters", and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: embezzlement, bank, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, programmer, embezzler, filmmaking, greed, business, satire, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: contests and competitions, chases and races, cons and scams, friends, wizards and magicians, warden, parole officer, rivalry, ambition, race against time, black cast, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Great American Sex Scandal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Film highlighting the courtroom antics of the jury.
Plot: courtroom, jury, embezzlement, prostitute, accountant, secretary, embezzler, land developer, bellhop, man undressing, satire, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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C.B. Hustlers (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This road comedy is about a group of prostitutes who take their bordello on the road, loading into a van and using their CB radio to inform truckers of when and where they'll be stopping. The fun-loving girls enjoy success with their mobile ...
Plot: large breasts, big breasts, highway, female nudity, truck, truck stop, truck driver, van, prostitution, beer drinking, chase, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, obsession, family relations, espionage, infidelity, reunion ...
Time: 70s
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Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, nothing goes right, doctors and patients, disorder, mental institution, hidden identity, hospital, african american, doctor, crimes, switching roles ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, not serious
Plot: prison, confined, working undercover, undercover, small town, parody, crimes, criminal heroes, escape, prison life, partners, small town life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chicago, Chicago (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Norman Jewison's 1969 period comedy, based on Ben Hecht's memoirs, stars Beau Bridges as a young apprentice at a big city newspaper. The cast also includes Melina Mercouri, Brian Keith, Hume Cronyn, George Kennedy, Wilfred ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, newspaper, social relations, political corruption, innocence lost, society, redemption, youth, farce, state affairs, undressing, fainting ...
Time: 1910s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Computer Beach Party (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Greedy locals are trying to turn some beach property into a tourist attraction, and a computer expert sets out to use is knowledge of computers--along with the help of several local "beach bunnies"--to stop them.
Style: cult film
Plot: computer expert, beach party, computer, beach, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Trading Places (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: rich and poor, switching roles, millionaire, bet, fish out of water, life turned upside down, rags to riches, experiment, wrongful arrest, wager, investor, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, farce, save the day, americana, society, gangsters, couple relations, disorder, hidden identity, resort, polygamy, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, utah, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed! (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rodney Dangerfield's third ABC special.
Plot: newspaper, stand up comedian, clothes, seal, party, stand up, lottery winner, musical number, auto mechanic, female scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, rich and poor, misfit, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For Richer or Poorer (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Go for Broke (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two friends purchase a winning lottery ticket, only to have it stolen by a Woman while she is robbing the cafe in which they are having lunch. The Woman is caught and sent to prison, having managed to smuggle the lottery ticket inside. The two ...
Plot: disguise, african american, cafe, violence, thief, female nudity, robbery, gun, beating, transvestism, women's prison, female warden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bilibid Gays (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Story: a film by Jose 'Pepe' Wenceslao.
Plot: burial, dressmaker, sewing machine, jail, gang, cemetery, cat, gay, hairdresser, marketplace, disco, apple ...
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35%
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Skidoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter Darlene on his luxury yacht.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, hitman, drug abuse, prison, gangsters, escape, law enforcement, partners, fighting the system, dishonesty, confined, golden years ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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