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, innocent man, 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, disorder, prison, dishonesty and culture clash 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, janitor, stock broker, garbage, wall street, coworker, get rich quick scheme
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, athlete, frame up, defector, nerd, college, vacation, underdog, student life, friendship, looking for sex, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: prank, college, student life, teenage life, youth, misfit, rivalry, disorder, friends, nerds, underdog, vandalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.8
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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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prison, reformatory, ethnic stereotype, penitentiary, wrongful imprisonment, boxing, confined, prison life, frame up, false accusation, escape, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.4
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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, girl band, pizza delivery, rock music, love interest, competition, knocked unconscious, lifting weights, breakdancing, car chase, beach, female nudity ...
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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, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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72%
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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, feel good, humorous
Plot: ambition, friendship between men, love triangle, cynicism, shyness, rivalry, love and romance, relationships, photo shoot, airport, dildo, crotch grab ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, farce, college life, disorder, campaign, social relations, power relations, friends, society, ambition, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: stock broker, workplace romance, workplace situations, love triangle, boss and employee, rise to the top, media, nothing goes right, infidelity, radio show, pregnancy, down on your luck ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
New York, 4 A.M. (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Coming soon
Plot: dream, prison, provincial life, small town, theft, bartender, ex convict, lie, bar, prison guard, heist
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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 ...
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Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 111
Slammer Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: prison, lesbian sex, shower, female nudity, women's prison, female impersonator, lesbian, women in prison, pun, parody, satire, goofball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, gang, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 244
Beach Balls (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is what Charlie thought he was arranging.
Plot: baby, beach, female nudity, gay slur, band, gun, gay stereotype, lifeguard, guitar, teenager, house party, beach party ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, ex convict, contest, save the day, parole, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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