Movies like Crackers

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Crackers (1984)
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Crackers (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, Dillard falls for a Hispanic woman, the sister of a friend. Also, Boardwalk is assigned to case a local apartment, where he meets and falls for the maid. Amidst all these romantic hijinks, Weslake puts together a burglary plan, which is executed by the makeshift gang.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: cons and scams, heist, unemployment, gang, disorder, crimes, crime, dishonesty, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, goofy hero, unlikely criminals, prostitute, love, burglary, friends, urban ghetto life, store, society, urban, city life, underdog, thief, friendship, caper ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa

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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 crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, crime, heist and crime gone awry mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Crackers: Mad Money (2008), Quick Change (1990), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Safe Men (1998), Hot Tamale (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: cons and scams, heist, workplace, unlikely criminals, bank robbery, society, dishonesty, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, money, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa, san francisco
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, partners, buddies, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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53%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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49%
The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sickan, Vanheden and Rocky try to rob the Berns nightclub one night, but Vanheden has made the mistake to invite his constantly drunk cousin, the old dynamiter Dynamite-Harry and he ruins the plan. Sickan is arrested, and has to spend 10 months in a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, not serious, realistic
Plot: heist, farce, cons and scams, crime, silly humor, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gang, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, goofy hero, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, contests and competitions, buddies, criminal heroes, friends, couples, disorder, unemployment, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 70s
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47%
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Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, gang, stolen money, fish out of water, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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43%
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Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, cons and scams, partners, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, heist, prostitute, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, buddies, aging, odd couple, golden years, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime, track down, chase, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tricky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, art, forgery, border crossing, motorcycle, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, detroit, warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, moral dilemma, introspection, dishonesty, crime gone awry, infidelity, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right, couple relations, manipulations, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, fish out of water, friendship, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, partners, odd couple, misfit, cons and scams, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Holy Matrimony (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: on the run, disorder, fish out of water, forbidden love, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, heist, friendship, redemption, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, manipulation, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, small town, on the run, buddies, clergy, disorder, crime, crimes, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Evil Engulfs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, crime gone awry, gang, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, confined, disorder, abduction, ransom, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, gang, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, golf, dishonesty, chase, unlikely criminals, bank, cons and scams, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Gambit (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Harry Dean has a perfect plan to steal a priceless bust. The core of which is Nicole a look alike for his marks late wife. Will the gambit go as planned?
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: forgery, heist, crime, crimes, partners, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, art theft, cat burglar, dishonesty, dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, buddies, misfit partners, journalism, crimes, odd couple, dishonesty, master criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, humorous, light, funny, absurd ...
Plot: painting, murder, african american, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friends, heist, religious fundamentalist, sheriff, racism, strangulation, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
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33%
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Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: heist, retirement home life, bank, disorder, unlikely criminals, elderly, down on your luck, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, mistaken identity, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, dishonesty, crime, crimes, chases and races, romance, unlikely criminals, gangsters, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, social relations, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Slither (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: heist, diner, crimes, chases and races, chase, on the run, cons and scams, on the road, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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