Movies like Girl from Rio

If you like "Girl from Rio" you are looking for feel good, humorous and semi serious movies about / with comedy of errors, samba, bank robber, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, unlikely criminals and obsession themes of Comedy genre shot in Spain or UK.
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Girl from Rio (2001)
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Girl from Rio (2001)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, samba, bank robber, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, unlikely criminals, obsession, crimes, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, down on your luck, embezzlement, cheating wife, dancer, stolen money, bank clerk, caught cheating, gangsters, midlife crisis, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, london, brazil, england, latin america, europe, south america

Most similar movies to Girl from Rio

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, couples, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Girl from Rio: The Hold-Up (2001), Run for Your Wife (2012), Skills Like This (2007), 13 Moons (2002), The Martins (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: heist, crime gone awry, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, working class, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, single parent, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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100%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sex comedy
Plot: couples, love and romance, disorder, love triangle, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comedy of errors, infidelity, life turned upside down, taxi driver, farce, bigamy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, friendship, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, couples, criminal, self discovery, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 1K
13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, performer's life, escapades, artists and showbiz, disorder, comedy of errors, cons and scams, life is a bitch, down on your luck, bail bondsman, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, family problems, disorder, losing-it hero, working class, down on your luck, social relations, contests and competitions, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, society, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 15K
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, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, couples, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, romance, bankruptcy, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, renewed love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, cote d'azur, paris france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, nanny, love and romance, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: con men, con artists, dishonesty, cons and scams, nothing goes right, escapades, down on your luck, crimes, road not taken, blind ambition, disorder, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, realistic, humorous
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, buddies, crimes, golden years, nothing goes right, partners, dark humor, seance, scam, senior citizen, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: unlikely criminals, gangsters, family relations, silly humor, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, chases and races
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sexy, humorous, not serious, feel good, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex scene, self discovery, sexual relations, comedy of errors, love and romance, disorder, love affair, couples, battle of the sexes, nothing goes right, gender, communication problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: realistic, cynical, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, crime gone awry, rivalry, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, cons and scams, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, unlikely couple, fall in love, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, incest, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: entertaining, funny, light, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: cons and scams, love, mafia, friendship, adventure, chase, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, con artists, impostor, house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, femme fatale, buddies, nothing goes right, escapades, cons and scams, silly humor, disorder, journey, friends, dishonesty, party
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Hustle (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Disenchanted pest worker and single dad Freddie Manning unintentionally steals and then loses mob money and now he really is in trouble. So when a run-down Baptist church mistakes him and his best friend Junior for replacement ministers, he grabs at ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: gangsters, partners, crimes, crime gone awry, race against time, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, chase, cons and scams, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 877
Janis and John (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: unemployment, couples, family relations, dishonesty, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, politics, heist, obsession, drug abuse, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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
Plot: embezzlement, bank, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, programmer, embezzler, filmmaking, greed, business, satire, stock broker, gang ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 758
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: infidelity, introspection, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, buddies, motorcycle chase, nothing goes right, on the road, drug dealing, countryside, crimes, disorder, biker, escapades, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, bookies, disorder, buddies, crimes, dishonesty, friendship between men, dog, road trip, down on your luck, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 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: gangsters, stolen money, farce, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, family life, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, new york, barcelona, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Did You... Score? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The real first comedy about love.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, forbidden love, buddies, friends, singleness, unfulfillment, first love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: money, loan shark, down on your luck, fall in love, couple relations, eccentric family, cons and scams, romance, nothing goes right, race against time, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: dog, writer's life, romance, disorder, therapy, down on your luck, self discovery, pets, nothing goes right, couples, friendship, stripper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The All Together (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters, tv show, incompetence, obsession, romance, friendship, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gold, ambition, disorder, cons and scams, couple relations, treasure hunt, nothing goes right, social misfits, crime gone awry, buddies, partners, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mato sem Cachorro (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The day a man almost runs-over a puppy, he meets the love of his life. The couple and their dog live the dream, until she wants out.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dog, romance, disorder, friendship, pets, brazilian, breakup, couple relations, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love Is Not What It Used to Be (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex comes across Lucias life, two youngsters who start discovering each other, the escape velocity will determine their future.Paz y Jorge see how their relationship is fading and they don't know what to do, hyperbola, whose bodies will never ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, city life, elderly lovers, restaurant, female nudity, husband wife relationship, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%