Movies like Chain of Fools

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Chain of Fools (2000)
 6.1
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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, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, romance, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, organized crime, greed, coin, cheating, twists & turns, crime, heist, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, love, hairdresser, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 70s

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Most similar movies to Chain of Fools

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and entertaining films with plots about crimes, crime, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, disorder and brutality mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Chain of Fools: Excess Baggage (1997), Safe Men (1998), King's Ransom (2005), Small Time Crooks (2000), Quick Change (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romance, crime gone awry, fall in love, nothing goes right, missing person, comedy of errors, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely couple, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 3K
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, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, breakup, crime gone awry, couple relations, crumbling marriage, cons and scams, love and romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, overnight success, disorder, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, crime, couple relations, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.8
 19K
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, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, partners, friends, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 757K
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, entertaining, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gambling, cons and scams, criminal heroes, heist, master criminal, disorder, nothing goes right, bet, partners in crime, boxing, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, murder, fbi, hitman, romance, gangsters, against the odds, against the rules, crimes, crime, couple relations, special agents ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: romance, musician's life, couples, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, love and romance, private detective, dishonesty, disorder, hitman, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, parody, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, couple relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, cons and scams, partners, crime, crimes, goofy hero, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, crimes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, planning, release from prison, disguise, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 23K
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, not serious, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, collector, cons and scams, crime gone awry, verbal byplay, disorder, partners, dishonesty, caper, employer employee relationship, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 13K
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, hostage, gangsters, car dealer, car salesman, race against time, vengeance, crimes, love and romance, love affair, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, realistic, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, hitman, attempted murder, crimes of passion, womanizer, pizza, family problems, dishonesty, deadly, couples, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 101K
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: twists and turns, humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, one last job, on the road, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, crime, crimes, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 4K
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, witty, dark humor, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, disorder, partners, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 68K
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, witty, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, crimes, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, witty, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, crime, chaos and mayhem, partners, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, silly humor, social differences, rivalry, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, survival, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 2K
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, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, parents and children, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: heist, prison, crimes, crime, goofy hero, couples, petty criminal, hapless, misfit, unlikely criminals, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, friends, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, small town, criminal heroes, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 18K
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: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, witness protection, fish out of water, district attorney, fbi, crime, crimes, witnessing a crime, goofy hero, special agents, testimony ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Double Whammy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ray Pluto has many problems. He is satirized in the tabloids as the "loser cop." His partner is starting to seem suspiciously attracted to him. A pair of screenwriters across the hall keep bugging him for help. The superintendent of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: violence, crimes, murder, crime, investigation, police detective, couple relations, hitman, power relations, doctors and patients, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crimes, interracial relations, crime, bad cop, social differences, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, resort, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, partners, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, cons and scams, money, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 9K
Happy, Texas (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two escaped convicts roll into the village of Happy, Texas, where they're mistaken for a gay couple who work as beauty pageant consultants. They go along with it to duck the police, but the local sheriff has a secret of his own.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, beauty pageant, small town, farce, unfulfilled love, cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, romance, comedy of errors, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 7K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, chase, african american, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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