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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: female protagonist, small town, con woman, family business, school, crimes, gambling, romance, family relations, crime, graphic violence, love and romance, manipulations, on the run, fall in love, suburbs, battle of the sexes, intrigue, femme fatale, manipulation, couples, dishonesty, forgery, breakup, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, mississippi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, 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), School for Seduction (2004), Stealing Christmas (2003). 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, crime, partners, disorder, cons and scams, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
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100%
And God Created Woman (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, love and romance, femme fatale, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love triangle, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, rise to the top, unlikely couple, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: offbeat, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fall in love, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, partners, heist, disorder, babies and infants, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, weird
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, battle of the sexes, power relations, couples, romance, unlikely couple, small town, seduction, school, siblings relations, small town life, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, touching, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, redemption, heist, fall in love, cons and scams, family life, bank, romance, dishonesty, disorder, false identity, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
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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, pretending to be gay, farce, dishonesty, crimes, gender, disorder, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Love's Brother (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in rural Australia and Tuscany in the 1950's, this is the story of two brothers and the bride who - as fate would have it - arrives from Italy betrothed to one yet falls madly in love with the other.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fall in love, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, couples, family relations, mistaken identity, fiance fiancee relationship, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, switching roles, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, humorous, captivating
Plot: true love, romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, family life, family business, couples, family relations, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, workplace romance, unlikely couple, manipulation, love triangle, couple relations, manipulations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, workplace, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, cons and scams, fall in love, heist, partners, femme fatale, manipulations, rivalry, con artists, love and romance, seduction, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, south america, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, love and romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, kansas city, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, manipulation, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, light, captivating ...
Plot: romance, parents and children, family life, family problems, mysterious character, beach, generation gap, memory loss, fall in love, mad scientist, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer, fistfight, city, singing, police, crimes, crime, romance, criminal heroes, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, looking for love, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, vengeance, gender, nothing goes right, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 52K
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, humorous, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: con artists, cons and scams, manipulation, one last job, fall in love, dishonesty, cheating, parents and children, manipulations, female criminal, disorder, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ 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: life turned upside down, introspection, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, romance, family relations, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, cons and scams, eligible bachelor, fall in love, power relations, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, cheating, transformation, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: femme fatale, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, chases and races, intrigue, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Isle Of Man, 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: society, fall in love, family relations, romance, couples, disorder, dishonesty, power relations, hidden identity, snobbism, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, england, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, couples, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, private detective, love and romance, dishonesty, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, dishonesty, romance, escapades, on the run, crimes, cons and scams, on the road, chases and races, neo noir, graphic violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical
Plot: restaurant, romance, farce, family business, chaos and mayhem, family life, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, down on your luck, murder, mexican american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
If You Only Knew (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: fall in love, comedy of errors, love affair, romance, dishonesty, hidden identity, love and romance, womanizer, buddies, lifestyle, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, dysfunctional family, family life, romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
As You Like It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Witty, playful and utterly magical, the story is a compelling romantic adventure in which Rosalind and Orlando's celebrated courtship is played out against a backdrop of political rivalry, banishment and exile in the Forest of Arden - set in ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, talky, offbeat
Plot: exile, gender bending, fall in love, mistaken identity, dishonesty, young lovers, love and romance, gender, disorder, cons and scams, royal family, romance ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 23K
HouseSitter (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, absurd ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lie, small town, romance, opposites attract, screwball, unlikely couple, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, hidden identity, couple relations, embarrassment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 13K
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, romancing a criminal, romance, crime gone awry, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, nothing goes right, dishonesty, cons and scams, opposites attract, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You're a Big Boy Now (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bernard Chanticleer's father gives him two simple words of advice: "Grow up." Bernard knows that his first step is to find a girl who's "willing," but he passes up a sure thing, Amy Partlett, for a more elusive goal. ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: library, adult virgin, drugs/alcohol, men hatred, manhood, family relations, coming of age, battle of the sexes, love and romance, misfit, romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%