Movies like Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, twists and turns, semi serious, feel good, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Plot: manipulations, bet, farce, cons and scams, wheelchair, roulette, casino, rivalry, paralysis, contests and competitions, crime, luxury, seduction, money, switching roles, high society, mistaken identity, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, riviera, south of france, zurich switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, cons and scams, disorder, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: Heartbreakers (2001), Ruthless People (1986), A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Oscar (1991), Small Time Crooks (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, feel good, funny, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulations, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, farce, manipulation, hidden identity, criminal heroes, frame up, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, cons and scams, crime, confined, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, lawyer, robbery, screwball, american abroad, stuttering, courtroom, zoophilia, heart attack, barrel, animal abuse, killing a dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
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100%
 6.4
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Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: talky, clever, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, pregnancy, accountant, parents and children, gangsters, cons and scams, crime, honesty, romance, fish out of water, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, restaurant, crime gone awry, high society, unlikely criminals, urban, bank, pizza, pizzeria, hoodlum, wife, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Bedtime Story (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Benson, is a Casanova who tricks women into having sex with him before leaving them. He is content with his game until he meets Jamison, a real operator who poses as an exiled prince and not only gets women to share his bed but also to give him ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gigolo, bet, prince, seduction, farce, rivalry, buddies, bank, hidden identity, romance, womanizer, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera
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The Sting (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, bet, mentor, organized crime, alley, sting operation, crime, fbi, buddies, criminal's revenge, horse race ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Plot: fbi, small town, gangsters, culture clash, fish out of water, hitman, crime, district attorney, hidden identity, odd couple, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
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28%
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 6.0
 580
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, stylized
Plot: casino, cons and scams, gambling, crime, crimes, dishonesty, couples, unlikely criminals, mind game, infidelity, kidnapping, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
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Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: scientist, nothing goes right, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, goofy hero, twins, espionage, intrigue, on the run, down on your luck, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, fish out of water, small town, crime, buddies, prisoner, clergy, religions or cults, dishonesty, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
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The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, cons and scams, crime, hitman, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, golden years, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, stylized, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forgery, fall in love, heist, love and romance, couple relations, museum, adventure, couples, farce, romance, unlikely criminals, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
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High Rollers (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Belle Duke, in order to get revenge on her former lover Philip Bang, organize his jail break. But instead of Philip is the Italian Felice Brianza, AKAS Felix, to escape. Now Felix is obliged to help Philip to escape. He will succeeded and from that ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crime, betrayal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, friends, trick, strong female character, thief, jail, fake priest ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, clever, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, gambling, master criminal, crime, bet, dog, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: femme fatale, gangsters, crime, bank, hidden identity, betrayal, crime gone awry, forgery, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Wrong Box (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: queen of england, murder, comedy of errors, siblings relations, cons and scams, farce, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, disorder, redemption, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
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The Sting II (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hooker and Gondorf pull a con on Macalinski, an especially nasty mob boss with the help of Veronica, a new grifter. They convince this new victim that Hooker is a somewhat dull boxer who is tired of taking dives for Gondorf. There is a ringer. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: roller coaster, vengeance, criminal's revenge, crime, cons and scams, gangsters, gambling, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, athlete's life, prostitute ...
Time: 40s, 80s, 1940s
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: frame up, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, forgery, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, partners, criminal's revenge, heist, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, wedding, farce, crime, attempted murder, baseball, theft, unlikely criminals, crimes, bad luck, pickpocket, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
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The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, witty ...
Plot: farce, police, laughing gas, kidnapping, chase, palaces castles and temples, comedy of errors, goofy hero, vengeance, crime, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, munich germany, west germany
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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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, bank robbery, heist, hostage negotiator, friendship, crime, firefighter, map, taxi driver, comedy of errors, buddies, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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23%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, buddies, crime, prison, master criminal, bank, misfit partners, odd couple, crime gone awry, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, witty, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: safecracker, cons and scams, heist, farce, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, organized crime, robbery, crime, buddies, gangsters, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, money, heist, store, buddies, unlikely criminals, crime, cons and scams, unemployment, crimes, dishonesty, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
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Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: island, racism, farce, buddies, mistaken identity, odd couple, crime, bad cop, resort, interracial relations, social differences, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, crime, crimes, master thief, dishonesty, crime gone awry, forgery, partners, disorder, dealer, perfect crime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, panther, resort, chase, false accusation, crime, comedy of errors, goofy hero, robbery, inspector, vengeance, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, sailing, vengeance, advertising, electrocution, advertising agency, advertising executive, crimes, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, rise to the top, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, inheritance, greed, stage performance, cons and scams, farce, crimes, crime, estate, dishonesty, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, venice, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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