Movies like The Con

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The Con (1998)
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The Con (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lonely gas station attendent in Mississippi falls in love with a con woman who wants to get her hands on an inheritance he doesn't know about.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: female protagonist, small town, con woman, family business, gambling, school, romance, crimes, graphic violence, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, intrigue, couples, isolation, manipulation, sexual content, breakup, suburbs, femme fatale, supportive spouse, on the run, suburban life, hidden identity, countryside ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, mississippi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, disorder and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Con: Two If by Sea (1996), And God Created Woman (1988), The Curse of Inferno (1997), Stealing Christmas (2003), School for Seduction (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, partners, disorder, couples, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, infidelity, sexual relations, femme fatale, love and romance, couples, love triangle, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, rise to the top, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: wedding, escape, love and romance, crimes, crime gone awry, babies and infants, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, couples, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Stealing Christmas (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tony Danza stars as a thief named Jack Clayton. When Jack is about to be caught at the mall, he dresses up as Santa Claus and hops on the bus to Evergreen. He is mistaken for the new Santa at Sarah Gibson's tree store. He is very reluctant at ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, redemption, disorder, romance, dishonesty, heist, bank, cons and scams, fall in love, family life, false identity, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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School for Seduction (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An Italian temptress arrives at a school in Newcastle to teach a group of Geordies about the art of romance.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, hot ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, femme fatale, couples, power relations, romance, unlikely couple, small town, seduction, siblings relations, small town life, school, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 10K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, pretending to be gay, beauty pageant, small town, farce, disorder, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fall in love, unfulfilled love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: true love, romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family relations, lovers reunited, couples, family life, family business, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, comedy of errors ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, kansas city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 241K
Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, mind game, cons and scams, heist, partners, con artists, femme fatale, female thief, seduction, rivalry, love and romance, interracial love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, new york, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, employer employee relationship, unlikely couple, workplace romance, manipulation, workplace, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bed & Breakfast (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, parents and children, mysterious character, family life, family problems, beach, generation gap, memory loss, fall in love, mad scientist, love and romance, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 5K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulation, dark humor, salesman, insurance, cold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 338
Be My Baby (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After dating several cheating husbands who pretended to be single, Rylee devises a scheme for revenge. She gets a married man drunk, convinces him that they slept together, then shows up a year later with a baby and demands money. Her blackmail plan ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, nothing goes right, gender, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, farce, looking for love, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, power relations, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, transformation, theft, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: social, tragicomedy, ironic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, couples, romance, dishonesty, disorder, power relations, hidden identity, snobbism, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, introspection, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, family relations, romance, couples, wedding, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 54K
Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: light, funny, sexy, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, manipulation, fall in love, female criminal, one last job, love story, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fistfight, police officer, police, crimes, graphic violence, sexual content, bittersweet, dangerous attraction, love triangle, jazz, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, private detective, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 737
Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Valerio Mastandrea is Franz, a night bus driver on the airport route who owes a lot of money from poker debts. He's stumbled upon by the variously named Leila, a thief who has accidentally become wrapped up in a secretive blackmail deal ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, neo noir, exciting ...
Plot: femme fatale, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, romance, escapades, on the road, bus, graphic violence, unlikely partners, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 208
Hustle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maya and Tony are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde. Maya seduces businessmen while Tony copies their credit cards. It's a smooth con until one of their victims, Pierce, pulls a gun. Instead of killing them, Pierce offers the desperate couple a ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, heist, couples, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, intrigue, rivalry, gambling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 391
Mambo Caf? (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: romance, chaos and mayhem, family business, farce, restaurant, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, down on your luck, family life, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.8
 13K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, family problems, life turned upside down, friends, dysfunctional family, family life, disorder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
If You Only Knew (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a young man who fakes homosexuality to draw the interest of a woman. Instead she tries to help him find a date.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, love affair, comedy of errors, disorder, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, womanizer, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 458
Blue Moon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After screwing up a money exchange a Viennese small-time crook accompanied by a Russian hostess hits the road to the East.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric, modern fairy tale ...
Plot: on the road, cons and scams, romance, gangsters, obsessive quest, dishonesty, crime gone awry, disorder, fall in love, love and romance, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, slovakia, eastern europe, central europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.9
 8K
In the Mix (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A successful DJ named Darrel (Usher), managed to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay Darrell, the mobster, Frank Pacelli, gives him the task of protecting his daughter, Dolly (Chriqui)
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, interracial relations, gangsters, unlikely couple, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, family relations, hidden identity, rivalry, romance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 156
Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, countryside, isolation, lone wolves, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfillment, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Au Revoir Taipei (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kai (Jack Yao), who works at his parent's noodle shop by day and spends his nights in a bookstore to learn French, decides to go to Paris after his girlfriend, who recently left for Paris, dumps him by phone. Then the local neighborhood mafia ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit, fish out of water, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, taiwan, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%