Movies like Dirty Work

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Dirty Work (1998)
 6.5
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Dirty Work (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as dead bodies during a live TV ad. When a wealthy developer hires the guys to trash a building (so that he can have it condemned), problems arise and a feud ensues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, melancholic, offbeat, realistic, witty, cult film, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: prostitute, bookies, prank, revenge, farce, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, infidelity, buddies, underdog, down on your luck, boxing, fish, bar fight, father son relationship, gambling debt, gambling, tape recorder, homelessness, bulldozer, car dealer, bookie, opera house, chase ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Dirty Work

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and cult film films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, fantasy world and farce mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Dirty Work: Sour Grapes (1998), Brain Donors (1992), Used Cars (1980), Screwed (2000), The Ladies Man (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, gambling, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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95%
 7.1
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, rivalry, goofy hero, fish out of water, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.8
 14K
Used Cars (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, cult film, funny ...
Plot: rivalry, used car salesman, family relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, contests and competitions, workplace, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, ambition, betrayal, lookalikes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.8
 9K
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, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, unlikely criminals, partners, disorder, cons and scams, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.2
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The Ladies Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. Leon gets a letter from a former lover promising a life of wealth, but he doesn't ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, true love, love and romance, farce, nothing goes right, goofy hero, buddies, odd couple, sexual relations, dishonesty, wrestling ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 1K
So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, opera, disco, gangsters, fashion, down on your luck, crimes, overnight success, disorder, couples, family business, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, venice, manhattan new york city, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: academy, prank, competition, chase, farce, crimes, silly humor, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 954
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, gambling, disorder, bookies, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, down on your luck, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 2.8
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Last Resort (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam and Dave are living the boring life until they are beckoned to Sam's uncle's Island. When they get there (still not quite sure how that worked) they are compelled by beautiful women and a dastardly enemy of the Island. After ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, island, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, lifestyle, disorder, down on your luck, absurdism, absurd humor, uncle nephew relationship, scuba diving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 12K
PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, college life, friendship, hippie, college campus, social differences, buddies, love and romance, friends, weekend, republican, liberal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Grumpier Old Men (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family wedding reignites the ancient feud between next-door neighbors and fishing buddies John and Max. Meanwhile, a sultry Italian divorcée opens a restaurant at the local bait shop, alarming the locals who worry she'll scare the fish away. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fish, prank, fishing, romance, vengeance, odd couple, friendship, partners, disorder, bait, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 36K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, political comedy, idiotic, light, feel good ...
Plot: political satire, friends, partners, parents and children, political conspiracy, political campaign, political candidate, alcohol abuse, campaign, sarcasm, hidden camera, duo ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, family problems, infidelity, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Porky's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As graduation nears for the class of 1955 at Angel Beach High, the gang once again faces off against their old enemy, Porky, who wants them to throw the school's championship basketball game since he has bet on the opposing team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, teenager, school, student, lifestyle, college, teenage love, athlete and trainer, teachers and students, looking for sex, sexual relations, college life ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wally Sparks is a tabloid TV show reporter who's trying to boost ratings on his show. He goes to the governor's mansion to uncover a sex scandal.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: tv show, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, workplace, desire for fame, buddies, partners, odd couple, lifestyle, down on your luck, workplace situations, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 16K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, family problems, rivalry, dishonesty, family conflict, suburbs, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional marriage, mistress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, crimes, misfit, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How to Be a Player (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dray is a young playboy whose only objective in life seems to be to have sex with as many girls as he can without getting caught by his girlfriend Lisa. Dray's sister Jenny and her friend Katrina plan to show him that the way he lives is wrong ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friends, hip hop, battle of the sexes, farce, infidelity, party, looking for sex, wooing, feminism, siblings relations, silly humor, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 21K
Sgt. Bilko (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: military base, military, soldier, gambling, disorder, rivalry, cons and scams, revenge, camp, military life, silly humor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crimes, crime, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, on the road, couple relations, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, buddies, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, treasure hunt, chase, odd couple, adventurer, obsessive quest, goofy hero, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 37K
Next Friday (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ice Cube returns as Craig Jones, a streetwise man from South Central Los Angeles who has a knack for getting into trouble. This time out, Craig is still trying to outsmart neighborhood bully Debo (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.); after Craig gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, lifestyle, society, cons and scams, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, suburbs, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 8K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, masturbation, stadium, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, witty, talky ...
Plot: hairdresser, culture clash, heroic mission, down on your luck, silly humor, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, rivalry, competition, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, scotland, california, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, twin brother, estate, vengeance, embezzlement, environmentalism, power relations, battles, disorder, twins, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 20 years after the dimwits set out on their first adventure, they head out in search of one of their long lost children in the hope of gaining a new kidney.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, road movie, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, on the road, road trip, prank, farce, goofy hero, misfit partners, escapades, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, el paso texas, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 7K
Loverboy (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Randy Bodek works as a pizza delivery boy at Senor Pizza to make a few extra bucks. Some customers are special, though: When the order is for a pizza with extra anchovies, it means the female customers are looking for some loving. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pizza delivery boy, delivery boy, college, delivery man, marital problem, summer job, farce, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, couples, disorder, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, culture clash, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%