Movies like Girl from Rio

If you like "Girl from Rio" you are looking for humorous, feel good and semi serious movies about / with comedy of errors, caught cheating, samba, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals and bank robber themes of Comedy genre shot in Spain or UK.
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Girl from Rio (2001)
 5.8
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Girl from Rio (2001)
Original name: Chica de Río
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Discovering your wife is sleeping with your boss can make a man do strange things. For a Samba-obsessed London clerk, robbing a bank and boarding the first flight to Rio are just the beginning.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, offbeat, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, caught cheating, samba, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, bank robber, crimes, obsession, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, embezzlement, cheating wife, gangsters, dancer, stolen money, bank clerk, romance, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, london, brazil, england, europe, latin america, south america

Most similar movies to Girl from Rio

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, cons and scams, love and romance and crimes mostly in Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Girl from Rio: Run for Your Wife (2012), The Hold-Up (2001), 13 Moons (2002), The Martins (2001), A Nanny for Christmas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sex comedy
Plot: couples, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, infidelity, life turned upside down, farce, taxi driver, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 583
The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, working class, single parent, dishonesty, society, hostage, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 1K
13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: performer's life, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, cons and scams, escapades, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, disorder, estrangement, down on your luck, bail bondsman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.5
 1K
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: eccentric family, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, working class, down on your luck, contests and competitions, losing-it hero, disorder, family problems, social relations, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, lifestyle, fall in love, workplace, disorder, couples, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, singleness, romance, fall in love, falling in love, personal growth, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 12K
The Love Punch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, vengeance, bankruptcy, romance, love and romance, couple relations, renewed love, dishonesty, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, french riviera, paris france, cote d'azur
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 715
Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, dishonesty, tv show, media, disorder, couples, love and romance, romance, aspiring actor, ladykiller, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, chases and races, blind ambition, farce, fish out of water, estate, chase, dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 223
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor
Plot: cons and scams, elderly, partners, buddies, golden years, nothing goes right, crimes, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Coyote's Morning (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kuba, a young cartoon artist who works as a waiter at sophisticated parties, falls in love with beautiful Noemi and accidentally gets involved in gangster affairs
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: true love, love affair, couples, life is a bitch, romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, gangsters, unlikely couple, down on your luck, criminal organization, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: bank, crimes, love and romance, nothing goes right, crime, heist, friends, best friends, friendship, couples, disorder, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, comedy of errors, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, social relations, lottery winner, alcoholic, poverty, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How to Make Love to a Woman (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Andy hears his girlfriend Lauren sigh after sex, he panics. But even with the help of his friends, porn stars and tantric experts, he continues to stumble in the bedroom, finally realizing that in order to give Lauren the 'O' word, he ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, comedy of errors, sexual relations, love and romance, disorder, love affair, couples, sex scene, profanity, nothing goes right, gender, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, disorder, hidden identity, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, couple relations, comedy of errors, forbidden love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, teenage life, disorder, job seeking, dishonesty, love and romance, cons and scams, musician's life, nothing goes right, fall in love, romance, lodger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: impostor, cons and scams, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 937
Party Crashers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Party Crashers" chronicles the amusing encounter between Marco Polo (Marcelo Adnet), a Copacabana's trickster, and Beto (Eduardo Sterblitch), a boy passionate and somewhat pixilated, on the New Year's Eve in Rio. Together they ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, buddies, nothing goes right, escapades, cons and scams, sexual content, silly humor, disorder, journey, friends, dishonesty
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
 5.5
 604
Freebird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Rock and Roll Road Movie Comedy set in Wales
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: gang, nothing goes right, motorcycle chase, buddies, on the road, crimes, drugs/alcohol, countryside, drug dealing, disorder, rock, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 3K
Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, family life, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, new york, barcelona spain, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 943
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, gambling, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, bookies, crimes, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, partners, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, singleness, looking for sex, love and romance, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, wooing, partners, couples, nightlife ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 2K
The Nugget (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: gold, ambition, crime gone awry, treasure hunt, buddies, social misfits, couple relations, cons and scams, nothing goes right, disorder, partners, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: money, loan shark, crimes, down on your luck, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, eccentric family, screwball, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: disorder, romance, writer's life, down on your luck, therapy, self discovery, nothing goes right, friendship, couples, pets, stripper, creative block ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, womanizer, american abroad, newspaper man, pilot, journalism, midlife crisis, comedy of errors, farce, hostage, love triangle, terrorism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 54K
Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, nothing goes right, farce, cons and scams, obsessive quest, unlikely criminals, falling down stairs, real estate agent, stupidity ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 2K
Killer Babes (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three wealthy women hire a hit man to get rid of one of their cheating husbands, everything goes wrong.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, comedy of errors, best friends, friends, disorder, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, cheating, graphic violence, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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