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Cop and a Half (1993)
 4.1
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Cop and a Half (1993)
Original name: Cop and ½
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a pint-sized 8-year-old kid witnesses a murder he offers to help the police, if they make him a cop, too. Saddled with this streetwise sidekick, a hardboiled cop is forced to take his new partner seriously as they race the clock to bring the bad guys to justice.
Style: humorous, satirical, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, road movie, clever, unusual plot structure, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: crimes, children, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, friendship, odd couple, fighting crime, bully, boy, african american, police station, witness, grandmother grandson relationship, undercover, school, police, childhood, buddy cop, family, youth, gangsters, adventure, creativity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, florida

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, cult film and melancholic films with plots about family, fantasy world, first contact, dialogue, brutality, farce and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Cop and a Half: Max Keeble's Big Move (2001), Getting Even with Dad (1994), Blank Check (1994), See Spot Run (2001), Another Stakeout (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, school, disney, underdog, friendship, family, kids and family, happy ending, teenager, bullying, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-con and widower, is planning a coin heist with two accomplices to help him to buy his own bakery. However, he doesn't expect his son Timmy, who was living with Ray's sister, to show up at the house right in the middle of ...
Style: humorous, satirical, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: heist, family, parents and children, disorder, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, going straight, dishonesty, single parent, family life, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 21K
Blank Check (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullied by his siblings and nagged by his parents, 11-year-old Preston is fed up with his family -- especially their frugality. But he gets his chance to teach them a lesson when a money-laundering criminal nearly bulldozes Preston with his car and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: destiny, bank, crime gone awry, family, childhood, rich kid, chauffeur, mistaken identity, money, adventure, gangsters, forgery ...
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 9K
See Spot Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, family, goofy hero, hitman, animals, crime gone awry, friendship, save the day, nothing goes right, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, melancholic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, odd couple, fall in love, disorder, boss and employee, partners, law enforcement, goofy hero, gangsters, buddies, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, buddy cop, farce, track down, disorder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 6K
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, funny, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, vengeance, unlikely criminals, hitman, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, miami, usa, florida, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 3K
Feds (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ellie DeWitt and Janis Zuckermann are admitted to the very strict FBI Training Academy. They get a hard course, in which they learn to deal with guns and to recognise crimes. They also get a physical training. It appears that Ellie is a real ...
Style: humorous, intense, melancholic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fbi, odd couple, partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, police detective, friendship, police investigation, female protagonist, strong female character, unlikely friendships, academy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.0
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chase, murder, thief, nothing goes right, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, partners, disorder, who done it, false accusation, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 2K
Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, brutality, murder, romance, reluctant partners, fighting crime, track down, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, police officer, prostitute, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Kid Called Danger (1999)
Genre: Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young boy dreams of someday becoming a detective just like his father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family, partners against crime, young heroes, crimes, gang, amateur detective, partners, adventurer, criminal heroes, heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Russians need help in dealing with the Mafia and so they seek help with the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is ...
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, intense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police academy, police, mafia, farce, video game, gangsters, chase, crimes, police investigation, car chase, destiny, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 38K
Bulletproof (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, justice, undercover, police, unlikely friendships, adaptation, drug lord, gangsters, buddies, criminal heroes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: arizona, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 69K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, children, family, rich and poor, youth, friendship, wealth, butler, when the parents are away, missing person, childhood, rich kid ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, on the road, family, adventure, rescue, escapades, animals, youth, pets, animal life, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Treehouse Hostage (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Timmy Taylor and his two friends, Stevie and Buddy capture escaped convict Carl Banks (Jim Varney) and hold him hostage in their treehouse over the weekend so that Timmy can use Carl as his current event project at school on Monday. The boys then ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: school, captivity, childhood, forgery, family life, when the parents are away, prison, buddies, adventure, confined, misfit, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 63K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, melancholic, buddy comedy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chase, justice, crimes, police, partners against crime, fish out of water, buddy cop, police shootout, mentor, redemption, police operation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cops and Robbersons (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.
Style: humorous, light, emotional, sitcom, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, police surveillance, police investigation, adventure, justice, family relations, disorder, frame up, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a ...
Style: humorous, parody, absurd, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police academy, police, police investigation, crimes, farce, violence, skateboard, ninja, senior citizen, martial arts, voyeur, blonde ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, saga
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: pets, rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 71K
Turner & Hooch (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Turner has 3 days left in the local police department before he moves to a bigger city to get some "real" cases, not just misdemeanors. Then Amos Reed is murdered, and Scott Turner sets himself on the case. The closest thing to a ...
Style: light, touching, humorous, feel good, buddy movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, pets, police investigation, justice, chase, crimes, animals, murder, buddy cop, murder mystery, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Monkey Trouble (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dodger, a criminal monkey, belongs to a crooked street performer but escapes his life of crime only to end up in the arms of Eva, an innocent little girl whose mother has no idea that her daughter is harboring a fugitive.
Style: sexy, humorous, sweet, unusual plot structure, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: monkey, animals, monkey actor, childhood, adventure, family, coming of age, youth, friendship, girl, fight scenes, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, murder, deaf, blindness, mute or deaf, friendship, disability, witness, chase, deafness, blind man, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: buddy movie, sexy, stylized, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, private detective, buddy cop, crimes, buddy, gunfight, betrayal, organized crime, chase, slut, fight, car ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: family, when the parents are away, family relations, happy ending, family life, parents and children, prank, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 11K
First Kid (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, political ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: white house, bodyguard, disney, friendship, family, president, usa president, shopping mall, boxing, fish out of water, mischievous children, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 35K
Dragnet (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep Streebeck. After investigating some strange robberies at the local zoo and the ...
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, buddy movie, parody ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: crimes, investigation, buddy cop, police, stupidity, justice, farce, partners, goofy hero, working undercover, satire, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Our favourite police men are called together to deal with a gang who rob banks and jewelers. Using their various talents as well as their extraordinary luck, the crooks stand no chance against our men and women wearing blue..
Style: humorous, absurd, melancholic, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police academy, farce, crimes, police investigation, gang, fight scenes, culture clash, life philosophy, chase, lone hero, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, police investigation, justice, fbi, track down, investigation, crimes, undercover, disorder, injustice, murder, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, los angeles, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Our Lips Are Sealed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow Mary-Kate and Ashely halfway around the world in this Aussie adventure jam packed with non-stop action, laughs, super spies and surfer guys. The extraordinary escapade begins when the girls eyewitness a crime and are forced to go undercover ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: twins, twin sister, witness protection, undercover, teenage life, mischievous children, escapades, hidden identity, family, youth, witnessing a crime, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%