Movies like A Pain in the Ass

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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
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A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Original name: L’Emmerdeur
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious, neurotic
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, gangsters, crimes, dark humor, friendship, friends, partners, midlife crisis, farce, dishonesty, buddies, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, testimony, odd couple, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, south of france, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, farce, gangsters and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Pain in the Ass: Buddy Buddy (1981), The ComDads (1983), The Dinner Game (1998), Shut Up and Shoot Me (2005), Money Money Money (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, odd couple, mentally unstable, deadly, nothing goes right, gangsters, assassination, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, assassination attempt, farce, dark humor, disorder, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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68%
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, party, naivete, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, partners, friendship, criminal heroes, hitman, reunion, gangsters, misfit, deadly, love and romance, crimes, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Money Money Money (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When they realize the times are changing, five crooks decide to switch from bank robberies to personality abductions.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, bank, cons and scams, terrorism, crime, dishonesty, hostages, heist, gangsters, goofy hero, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: hotel, journalism, danger, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty, hitman, gangsters, crimes, satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, buddies, friends, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, disorder, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, gangsters, mistaken identity, crimes, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, wedding, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, witty, funny, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, human nature, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, society, deadly, cons and scams, mistaken identity, switching roles, murder, interracial relations, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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30%
 6.3
 636
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, hitman, obsession, violence spree, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, gay slur, couples, family relations, father son relationship, culture clash, parents and children, gender bending, comedy of errors, couple relations, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, europe, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 17K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, workplace situations, cons and scams, comedy of errors, discrimination, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, microfilm, suspense ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, eccentric family, mistaken identity, gender bending, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, transsexual, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
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27%
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, silly humor, satire, goofy hero, gangsters, artists and showbiz, disorder, couples, aids, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 3K
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, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, dark humor, change of luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, gambling, feud, jealousy, money, submachine gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Zero to Sixty (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A divorced man hooks up with a street-smart 16-year-old who makes her living by repossessing cars from their owners.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, witty, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, odd couple, repossession, partners, chases and races, criminal heroes, chase, fall in love, friendship, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, dark humor, nothing goes right, odd couple, friends, partners, one last chance, small town life, redemption, social relations, misfit partners, buddies ...
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25%
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Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, crimes, fish out of water, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, new york, barcelona, manhattan new york city ...
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24%
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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, buddies, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, rivalry, misfit, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: gangsters, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, heist, misfit, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, dishonesty, love and romance, chases and races, womanizer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, gender bending, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, biting ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, nothing goes right, assassination attempt, partners, rivalry, obnoxious boss, disorder, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, shoes, violinist, disorder, nothing goes right, on the run, investigation, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, graphic violence, golden years, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, forgery, deadly, dark humor, parents and children, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, infidelity, disorder, couples, adulterer, adultery, undressing, airport, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dark humor, friendship, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, crimes, amateur detective, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%