Movies like A Fine Mess

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A Fine Mess (1986)
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A Fine Mess (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And there's also the mob boss whom the two guys work for who planned the fixing thing whose wife is having an affair with the actor.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: horse race, chase, crimes, gangsters, gambling, partners, fighting crime, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, odd couple, cons and scams, husband wife relationship, restaurant, auction, romance, crime, on the run, horse, bandit, scientist, mafia, actor, gun, arm wrestling ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to A Fine Mess

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about crimes, disorder, partners, gangsters, dishonesty, chase and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like A Fine Mess: Wise Guys (1986), Grand Theft Auto (1977), The Squeeze (1987), Why Me? (1990), Uptown Saturday Night (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, hitman, gangsters, mafia, buddies, frame up, goofy hero, dishonesty, crime, crimes, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.
Style: road movie, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: car chase, eccentric family, crimes, couples, disorder, police chase, odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, young lovers, on the road, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.7
 1K
The Squeeze (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Berg is both a con artist and an actual artist -- he constructs large sculptures out of television sets -- but he is not particularly successful in either role. He owes some money, which gets him involved with Rachel Dobs, a police detective ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: lottery, murder, inventor, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 1K
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, partners, rivalry, danger, cons and scams, disorder, crime, crimes, heist, ruby, adventure, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby team up in this hilarious misadventure as buddies Steve and Wardell, who head uptown to a swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves hit the club and steal Steve's wallet -- which happens to hold a winning lottery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, lottery, chase, robbery, ghetto, gangsters, goofy hero, crime, unlikely criminals, partners, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Let's Do It Again (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hypnosis, gambling, church, gang, odd couple, buddies, athlete's life, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, misfit, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
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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 ⇓
62%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, master criminal, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime, track down, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, chase, gangsters, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), dancer's life, crimes, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 7K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, reluctant partners, investigation, chase, african american, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, disorder, goofy hero, partners, buddies, dishonesty, amateur detective, cons and scams, vietnam veteran, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
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Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, disorder, hitman, psychopath, crimes, crime, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, disorder, law enforcement, gang, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the trade. Sheriff Slade (Harry Morgan) is in hot ...
Style: humorous, cynical, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, con men, prison, friendship, going straight, countryside, sheriff, cons and scams, on the road, friends, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: southern usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 2K
Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, misfit partners, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, chase, nothing goes right, on the run, ex convict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, rome italy, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 13K
Excess Baggage (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A rich brat (Alicia Silverstone) fakes her own kidnapping, but in the process ends up locked in the trunk of a car that gets stolen.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, romancing a criminal, romance, crime gone awry, missing person, comedy of errors, fall in love, nothing goes right, dishonesty, cons and scams, opposites attract, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, on the run, bank robbery, mailbox, chase, unlikely criminals, chases and races, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 5K
Let It Ride (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gambler used to losing is having a very good day.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, suspense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, blood donation, security guard, luck, romance, rivalry, nothing goes right, buddies, friends, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 2K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, chase, misfit partners, crime gone awry, gang, cons and scams, danger, partners, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 1K
High Risk (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, drug dealing, jungle, bandit, chases and races, on the run, crime, danger, rivalry, gangsters, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Collision Course (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese ...
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, murder, hitman, buddy cop, pepsi, drag racing, disorder, crimes, buddies, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.5
 1K
Mr. Billion (1977)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fortuneless auto mechanic inherits a billion dollar financial empire when his uncle dies. However, there is one stipulation. In order to claim his fortune he must arrive in San Francisco within twenty days, and along the way there are a number of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: chase, race against time, gangsters, mechanic, billionaire, disorder, cons and scams, fish out of water, kidnapping, rich and poor, human spirit, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, california, san francisco, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 4K
Nadine (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hairdresser Nadine Hightower wants to retrieve the risqué photos she once posed for, but when she visits the photographer at his office, he's murdered by an intruder. Nadine talks her estranged husband, Vernon, into going along when she ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, romance, dishonesty, crimes, on the run, witnessing a crime, hidden identity, nothing goes right, odd couple, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 7K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crimes, crime, odd couple, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Three Fugitives (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery. Perry has decided to hold up the local bank to raise money so that he can keep his daughter, Meg, and get her ...
Style: road movie, feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: chase, on the run, odd couple, bank robbery, runaway, hostage, daughter, ex convict, release from prison, running from police, police, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
You May Not Kiss the Bride (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unassuming pet photographer is thrown into serious action, adventure and romance when he's forced to marry a Croatian bride and spend his honeymoon at a remote tropical resort where she is kidnapped.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, cons and scams, romance, gangsters, disorder, family relations, couples, parents and children, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 20K
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: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, cons and scams, friends, disorder, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, small town, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, redemption, crime gone awry, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%