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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: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, funny, stylized, absurd, cynical ...
Plot: romance, kidnapping, hitman, theft, crime, crime gone awry, heist, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, police detective, love, suicide, dog, female agent, robbery, problem child, boy scout, newspaper, babysitting, flashback ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and talky films with plots about crimes, crime, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, brutality and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Chain of Fools: Excess Baggage (1997), King's Ransom (2005), Safe Men (1998), Snatch (2000), Small Time Crooks (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romance, crime gone awry, dishonesty, comedy of errors, fall in love, nothing goes right, missing person, disorder, couples, opposites attract, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington state
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King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, breakup, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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55%
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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, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.3
 728K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 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: humorous, witty, exciting, cynical, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, master criminal, disorder, cons and scams, gambling, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, bet, partners in crime, boxing, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, antwerp, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, humorous, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, overnight success, disorder, cons and scams, love and romance, couple relations, crime, bank robber, criminal, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, clever, talky, dark humor, feel good ...
Plot: starting over, hitman, murder, fbi, gangsters, crime, romance, couple relations, special agents, against the rules, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, light, absurd, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, witty, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, crimes of passion, hitman, attempted murder, womanizer, pizza, vengeance, family problems, dishonesty, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bunny, an unhappily married Denver housewife, frustrated and stressed out over her uncommunicative businessman husband Archie as well as planing their daughter's coming wedding, has her life turned upside down one day when she's taken ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, couple relations, crimes, crime, opposites attract, on the run, kidnapping, golden years, couples, heist, bank ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostages, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, social differences, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: clever, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, not serious ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, law enforcement, deadly, couples, disorder, stoners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 28K
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, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, accountant, mistaken identity, gangsters, fish out of water, disorder, parents and children, cons and scams, goofy hero, switching roles, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: society, social differences, couple relations, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, love and romance, master and servant, mute or deaf, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 65K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, heist, motel, crime, friends, partners in crime, self discovery, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, hitman, human nature, aging, friends, rivalry, farce, eviction, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, love and romance, cons and scams, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, romance, murder, private detective, crime gone awry, rivalry, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, semi serious, funny, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jealousy, race against time, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, couples, car dealer, hostage, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, partners in crime, mob boss, dog, gangster, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, realistic, semi serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: hitman, unemployment, prank telephone call, dishonesty, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, prank, on the run, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: clever, talky, offbeat, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, corruption, stripper, wedding, gangsters, romance, love, on the road, opposites attract, accountant, estrangement, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, female killer, gangsters, crime, romance, power relations, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, realistic, witty, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: singing, police, fistfight, city, crime, crimes, dangerous attraction, romance, fall in love, love and romance, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, satirical ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, couple relations, romance, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, survival, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
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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: dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, ashtray, armored truck, heist, crime, crime gone awry, leadership, disorder, armored car, dishonesty, bank ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
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The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, humorous, tense, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, on the road, one last job, hitman, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, crime, escapades, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, usa, latin america, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: prison, heist, crime, goofy hero, hapless, misfit, petty criminal, couples, couple relations, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, bank robbery ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 22K
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: humorous, entertaining, tense, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, collector, cons and scams, crime gone awry, verbal byplay, disorder, dishonesty, partners, employer employee relationship, farce, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crime, partners, cons and scams, criminal heroes, couple relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, disorder, couples, partners, dishonesty, apprentice, career change, wild ride, retiring, friends, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%