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Deja vu (1990)
 7.6
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Deja vu (1990)
Original name: Дежа Вю
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History
Country: Poland, Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Prohibition years. Chicago bootleggers suffer losses due to their betrayal by one Mick Nich - Mikita Nichiporuk. The mob decides to execute the traitor, who escaped to Odessa, USSR, and organized his own bootleg business there. The hitman, Pollack, arrives in Odessa, and realizes how hard it is to make the hit here, as compared to a civilized country like USA.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, chase, crimes, betrayal, crime, satire, totalitarianism, polish, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water, culture clash, criminal's revenge, communism, american, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, gangster, american abroad
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: russia, usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to Deja vu

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, hitman and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Deja vu: Killer (1997), Point of No Return (1985), Hit the Bank (1981), Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001), The Shipment (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, dishonesty, crime, danger, deadly, gangsters, unlikely criminals, polish, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Point of No Return (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sequel to "Vabank" (1981), introduces the same characters entangled in a duel between a former safecracker and a crooked bank manager.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, hitman, confined, law enforcement, hostages, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.9
 4K
Hit the Bank (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: October 1934. Poland. Famous bank robber Kwinto decided to quit his dangerous criminal job, but after his friend's death, he changed his mind and organized a burglary of famous and well protected bank which belonged to his former partner in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, one last job, polish, cons and scams, vengeance, crime, gangsters, friends, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, pre world war two
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
54%
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 4.2
 375
The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, drug dealing, crime, disorder, hitman, gangster, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
One Two Three (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Laxminarayan lives a poor lifestyle in Mumbai along with his widowed mother, Kanta, who wants him to be a successful gangster like Batlabhai, and would like him to kill a few people, make enough money, then get married to Khujli's daughter, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, gangsters, disorder, bollywood, down on your luck, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, bomb, crime, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 814
Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: bank, crime, crime gone awry, forgery, femme fatale, hidden identity, prodigy, dishonesty, gangsters, betrayal, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 588
Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, gangsters, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 606
Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: thief, hitman, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, disorder, sexual content, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, faked death, attempted murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 3K
Dirty Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1960's Sydney, this is the story of an Australian gangster whose booming business, buoyed by the influx of U.S. soldiers in town for R&R during their tours in Vietnam, attracts the attention of first the Chicago mafia, and then their ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, soldier, dishonesty, blind ambition, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, drug dealing, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: australia, chicago illinois, asia, vietnam, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, hitman, cafe, hidden identity, chase, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sergei and Simon have to deliver a suitcase full of heroin to Mikhalych or else they will be killed. There is one minor detail: the only problem-solving technique they are familiar with is a shot in the head. There are more than 20 Russian-movie ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, frame up, drug dealing, hitman, rivalry, crime gone awry, crimes, police corruption, disorder, gangsters, satire, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, deadly, danger, comedy of errors, down on your luck, hotel, office, job seeking, disorder, crime, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 18K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, witness protection, fish out of water, district attorney, fbi, crimes, crime, witnessing a crime, misfit, goofy hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, italy, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 3K
Vinci (2004)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sophisticated thief of art Robert "Cuma" Cuminski is released on probation from the local prison by the corrupt Doctor Wiaderny to organize the theft of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with Ermine" for the dealer ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, art theft, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, once in a lifetime opportunity, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, chases and races, collector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 5K
Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, hostages, crimes, betrayal, crime, master criminal, chases and races, goofy hero, confined ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 263
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, gangsters, chases and races, danger, babies and infants, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) and is a favorite target of theirs for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: hotel, tough heroes, disorder, danger, nothing goes right, woman in danger, partners against crime, hitman, media, criminal's revenge, journalism, satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, crimes, crime, rivalry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, rise to the top, goofy hero, crime boss, bandit ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1910s, year 1935 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Blonde and Blonder (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: blonde, mistaken identity, hitman, comedy of errors, odd couple, dishonesty, danger, crime, gangsters, best friends, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 5K
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 ⇓
39%
Boys Don't Cry (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of the best Polish comedies of the late 1990's, "Boys Don't Cry" is a satirical look at the gangsters of Poland and some teens who accidentally get involved with them.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: friends, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, gangsters, prostitute, goofy hero, buddies, best friends, bug, friendship, polish ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Meet the Mobsters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, ambition, mistaken identity, introspection, moral dilemma, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, crimes, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, goofy hero, silly humor, farce, hitman, disorder, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, assassination attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, unemployment, prank telephone call, dishonesty, vengeance, prank, on the run, partners, crime, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Never a Dull Moment (1968)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, estate, tough heroes, actor's life, crimes, gang, dishonesty, crime, hitman, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 60s
Place: paris france, france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%