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, psychologist, investments, stock market, computer, frame up, newspaper, embezzlement, warden, solitary, prison guard, accidental suicide, innocent man

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, farce, rivalry, dishonesty and misfit 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: coworker, wall street, stock broker, stock market, garbage, janitor, get rich quick scheme
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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, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: defector, frame up, athlete, nerd, college, vacation, college life, student life, teenage life, friendship, looking for sex, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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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, sexy, witty, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, college, student life, cheerleader, teenage life, rivalry, youth, misfit, friends, disorder, chase, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: prison, ethnic stereotype, boxing, wrongful imprisonment, reformatory, escape, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), prison life, frame up, false accusation, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: teen sex comedy
Plot: female nudity, beach, car chase, forbidden love, girl band, costume party, battle of the bands, rock band, competition, rock music, love interest, brawl ...
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, odd couple, criminal heroes, prison life, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, misfit, crimes, heist, cons and scams, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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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, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Plot: ambition, friendship between men, love triangle, cynicism, rivalry, shyness, love and romance, relationships, interracial relations, hypocritical woman, abroad, violent woman ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: stock broker, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, power relations, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, rise to the top, workplace, ambition, dishonesty, media ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Director Lawrence Turman's 1971 drama examines a young couple's unhappy marriage.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy, offbeat
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, couples, family relations, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, relationship vs career, obsession, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment ...
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New York, 4 A.M. (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Coming soon
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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, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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Slammer Girls (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody
Plot: women in prison, prison escape, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, prison, lesbian, female nudity, lesbian sex, women's prison, female impersonator, pun, goofball ...
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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: contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, cons and scams, ex convict, save the day, parole, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Great American Sex Scandal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Film highlighting the courtroom antics of the jury.
Style: parody
Plot: prostitute, courtroom, embezzlement, accountant, jury, secretary, satire, embezzler, feminist, land developer, housewife, media circus ...
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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.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
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42%
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Genre: Comedy
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
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Time: 80s, 70s
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40%
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Country: USA
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: USA
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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