Movies like Chain of Fools

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Chain of Fools (2000)
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Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, funny, light, absurd, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, heist, romance, love and romance, suicide, eccentricity, theft, drugs, twists and turns, dark humor, violence, childhood, dysfunctional family, mentor, adaptation, transvestite, love, hairdresser, disorder, law enforcement, police detective, dishonesty, couple relations, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, realistic and talky films with plots about brutality, crimes, dialogue, gangsters, storytelling, mentor and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Chain of Fools: Safe Men (1998), Snatch (2000), Small Time Crooks (2000), Palookaville (1995), Welcome to Collinwood (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, absurd, melancholic, light, buddy comedy ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, crimes, organized crime, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, witty, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, crimes, sarcasm, criminal heroes, gangsters, caper, cons and scams, graphic violence, master criminal, crime gone awry, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, belgium, antwerp, europe
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100%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: heist, love and romance, corruption, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, overnight success, cons and scams, couple relations, bank robbery, caper, art ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
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Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: humorous, sexy, harsh, stylized, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, robbery, dark humor, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), loneliness, life philosophy, vengeance, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
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Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever, satirical ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, greed, runaway, safecracker, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, robbery, planning, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cleveland ohio
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73%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, witty, feel good ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, starting over, fbi, organized crime, murder, romance, crimes, police investigation, betrayal, crime gone awry, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, bad ending, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, thought provoking ...
Plot: womanizer, attempted murder, dysfunctional family, infidelity, husband wife relationship, revenge, incompetence, stupidity, remorse, pizza, hitman, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 32K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, couples, dishonesty, goofy hero, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.6
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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, disturbing, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime gone awry, eccentricity, disorder, business venture, police detective, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, comedy of errors, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: pennsylvania, scotland, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, friends, disorder, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, exciting, light ...
Plot: crimes, mistaken identity, prison, small town, priest, monk, fish out of water, religion, clergy, buddies, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: harsh, captivating, humorous, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang of thieves, crimes, family, robbery, depression, justice, adaptation, redemption, happy ending, organized crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: ireland, boston, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 12K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, humorous, clever, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, desert, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), dark humor, sex scene, infidelity, making love, coming of age, killer, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, brutal, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, heist, crime gone awry, police investigation, twists and turns, gang war, friendship, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
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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, vengeance, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, miami, florida, usa, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.7
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Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: light, humorous, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: heist, caper, collector, art, con men, con artists, crime gone awry, crimes, perfect crime, farce, greed, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
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The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever ...
Plot: heist, dark humor, robbery, crimes, crime gone awry, painting, cons and scams, eccentricity, greed, culture clash, african american, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 8K
Gun Shy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Legendary undercover DEA agent Charlie Mayough has suddenly lost his nerves of steel. On the verge of a career-induced mental breakdown, and in complete fear of trigger-happy Mafia leader Fulvio Nesstra, Charlie seeks psychiatric help and finds ...
Style: humorous, psychological, talky, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: group therapy, workplace, undercover cop, secrets, nervous breakdown, psychiatrist, special agents, introspection, nurse, murder, colombian, mission gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Feeling Minnesota (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam Clayton's (Vincent D'Onofrio) marriage to ex-stripper Freddie (Cameron Diaz) comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red (Delroy Lindo), a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with ...
Style: talky, clever, sexy, visually appealing, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, murder, corruption, wedding, romance, gangsters, love triangle, fight, disaster, twists and turns, stripper, gratuitous violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, minnesota, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, absurd, parody, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: prank telephone call, gangsters, vengeance, dishonesty, mafia, sarcasm, adaptation, multiple storylines, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, natural disaster, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, talky, stylized, road movie, entertaining ...
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 ⇓
62%
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: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 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: crimes, small town, justice, criminal heroes, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, stripper, lottery, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.6
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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, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, nothing goes right, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, partners ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 15K
Cadillac Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car salesman, jealousy, hostage, gangsters, vengeance, justice, dysfunctional family, police investigation, workplace, police, race against time, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 25K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: neo noir, suspense, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, betrayal, hitman, mafia, killer, dark humor, crimes, romance, corruption, dysfunctional family, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, brooklyn new york city, las vegas, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, marijuana, dark humor, buddies, disorder, robbery, misfit, criminal heroes, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 21K
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: humorous, entertaining, light, intense, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, fbi agent, small town, organized crime, hitman, crimes, fish out of water, district attorney, small town life, hidden identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, funny, light, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, broadway, murder, crimes, actor, writers, playwright, rehearsal, actress, satire, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 21K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: parody, funny, witty, humorous, mind bending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: gangsters, mafia, fish out of water, crimes, endangered species, stepfather stepson relationship, zoo, college, affection, godfather, corruption, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%