Movies like A Fish Called Wanda

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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
 7.5
 131K
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: witty, humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, not serious, semi serious, clever, cult film, suspense ...
Plot: lawyer, heist, zoophilia, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, thief, trial, courtroom, infidelity, heart attack, animal abuse, american abroad, silencer, killing a dog, yelling, barrel, crimes, crime, friends, graphic violence, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, britain, tower bridge london, california

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Most similar movies to A Fish Called Wanda

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and clever films with plots about dialogue, mentor, crime, crimes, storytelling, disorder and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like A Fish Called Wanda: Ruthless People (1986), Snatch (2000), Quick Change (1990), Fierce Creatures (1997), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, hostage, vengeance, manipulation, nothing goes right, crime, rivalry, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
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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, entertaining, clever, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, gambling, cons and scams, heist, master criminal, disorder, nothing goes right, twists & turns, graphic violence, crime gone awry, boxing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
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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: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, partners, buddies, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fierce Creatures (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ex-policeman Rollo Lee is sent to run Marwood Zoo, the newly acquired business of a New Zealand tycoon. In order to meet high profit targets and keep the zoo open, Rollo enforces a new 'fierce creatures' policy, whereby only the most ...
Style: humorous, absurd, satirical, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zoo, farce, animals, greed, business, danger, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, businessman, animal, marketing, sarcasm ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, twists and turns, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: con artists, farce, cons and scams, bet, manipulations, rivalry, high society, roulette, casino, competition, paralysis, wheelchair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: french riviera, france, europe, southern france, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, not serious ...
Plot: lumberjack, monty python, satire, parody, farce, chef, obstacle course, foot race, stupidity, blackmail, compilation, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: dark humor, witty, cynical, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 366K
Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: cult film, controversial, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: roman empire, satire, parody, suprisingly clever, dungeon, execution, christmas, mistaken identity, farce, weirdo, crucifix, cult ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, palestine, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, hitman, attempted murder, crimes of passion, womanizer, pizza, couple relations, murder, couples, family problems, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 23K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, caper, collector, cons and scams, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, disorder, silly humor, forgery, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 107K
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film, funny ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal action, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, small town, legal, trial, profanity, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, southern usa, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, obsession, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime, crimes, destructive relationship, fall in love, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, weirdo, killings, thief, dog, murder, screenwriter, gunfight, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
After the Fox (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Criminal mastermind 'The Fox' sets up a phony film production and masquerades as it's director as part of a plan to smuggle a stolen gold shipment into Italy.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, heist, prison, satire, filmmaking, crimes, crime, aging, village, cons and scams, village life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, egypt, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, intense ...
Plot: heist, armored car, crimes, crime, workplace, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, cons and scams, workplace situations, armored car robbery, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, crime, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, cons and scams, couple relations, unlikely criminals, misfit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 11K
Clockwise (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, chaos, farce, school, race against time, obsession, disorder, power relations, profanity, comedy of errors, chaos and mayhem, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Nuns on the Run (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, farce, convent, gender bending, priest, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, crimes, disorder, self discovery, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, cons and scams, partners in crime, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, informant, police, robbery, impostor, desert island, betrayal, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He's also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all.
Style: humorous, captivating, harsh, intense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang of thieves, gangsters, crimes, heist, master criminal, criminal heroes, ambition, dishonesty, family, justice, depression, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Italian Job (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Charlie's got a 'job' to do. Having just left prison he finds one his of friends has attempted a high risk job in Torino, Italy, right under the nose of the mafia. Charlie's friend doesn't get very far, so Charlie takes over ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, robbery, gold, heist, traffic jam, mafia, prison, rivalry, tunnel, thief, chase, crime ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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 ⇓
25%
 6.5
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Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, ashtray, armored truck, heist, crimes, crime, crime gone awry, family relations, leadership, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Poor White Trash (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike and Lenny are two buddies who dream of getting out of the trailer park. Out of desperation they resort to burglary as a means of financing Mike's college education. Their dream is jeopardized one summer day when their ploy to shoplift Near ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining
Plot: family relations, heist, nothing goes right, crimes, parents and children, ambition, disorder, youth, teenage life, college, small town, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 58K
Half Baked (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, drug dealing, crime, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, misfit, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%