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Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
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Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a child, Frank McKlusky watched his daredevil father "Madman" McKlusky become comatose in an ill-fated motorcycle stunt. Now as a risk-avoiding adult, he lives with his parents and always wears protective gear. When he suspiciously loses his partner on the job, Frank must become a master of disguise, take a sexy new partner and grab evidence to bust up the biggest insurance scam going!
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: investigation, fighting the system, working undercover, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crimes, obsession, dishonesty, workplace, undercover, cons and scams, assassination attempt, disorder, farce, insurance company, overprotective parent, conspiracy, gays and lesbians, celebrity culture, female director, dog, gay, basketball, parody, cowboy ...
Time: contemporary, year 1979

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, farce, cons and scams and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Frank McKlusky, C.I.: Rock Slyde (2009), Back by Midnight (2004), Stone & Ed (2008), I Got the Hook Up (1998), Bullseye! (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rock Slyde (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Between trying to get Judy Bee (Elaine Hendrix) back and tracking down a sexy client's stalker, droll Det. Rock Slyde (Patrick Warburton) has his hands full in this comedy that also stars Rena Sofer and includes cameos by Jason Alexander, Brian ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, femme fatale, riddles and clues, religious cult, mind control, power relations, goofy hero, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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88%
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Stone & Ed (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It's just another hazy day for STONE and his brother ED until they unwittingly discover they may not be brothers after all! With the help of their techno-savvy neighbors JEFF and PHILLIP GUY, "The Guys," Stone and Ed set out on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, stoners, silly humor, crimes, secret agents, drug dealing, dishonesty, chases and races, working undercover, siblings relations, drug abuse, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
71%
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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, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, cons and scams, mistaken identity, disorder, undercover, intrigue, dishonesty, chases and races, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, wooing, parents and children, rise to the top, family relations, romance, disorder, store, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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69%
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Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, family relations, farce, obsession, casino, teenage life, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 2K
Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, fish out of water, switching roles, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, humorous, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, investigation, stupidity, pets, dog, goofy hero, search, amateur detective, crimes, save the day, rescue, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rolling Kansas (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a journey to a secret marijuana forest in Kansas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: marijuana, friendship, on the road, stoners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, buddies, farce, disorder, road trip, screwball, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, texas, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Lost and Found in Armenia (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Armenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A US Senator's son who attempts to forget the break up of his fiancée is forced to vacation in Turkey by his best friends. A para-sailing trip mishap lands him in a small village in Armenia, where he is accused of being a spy. It is there he ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: disorder, escapades, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, communication problem, love and romance, confined, fall in love, captivity, silly humor, translator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Real World Movie: The Lost Season (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Things get a little crazy when an obsessed fan, who has been rejected during the audition process numerous times, kidnaps the cast and brings them to a new house. Here, he films them, using highly sophisticated camera equipment that is wired to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: obsession, disorder, psychopath, hostage, danger, save the day, nothing goes right, crimes, confined, parody, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Superfast! (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lucas White joins Vin Serento's LA gang of illegal street racers. They are fast and they are furious and they plan to double cross LA crime kingpin Juan Carlos de la Sol who hides his cash in a downtown Taco Bell. The gang's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, car chase, chases and races, gang, undercover, crime gone awry, goofy hero, disorder, car race, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Carey Mahoney and his cohorts have finally graduated from the Police Academy and are about to hit the streets on their first assignment. Question is, are they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti-tagging terrorists? Time will tell, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, police station, commander, police academy, crimes, crime, farce, police investigation, leadership, goofy hero, buddies, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: parents and children, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, gender, womanizer, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, looking for sex, sexual orientation, pretending to be gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, crimes, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny Masterson (TV's 'That '70s Show') leads a hilarious ensemble cast in a tale about two hapless stoners who get involved in a scheme to rip off a shady character named Mr. Big after the duo sours on rehab.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Plot: stoners, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, cons and scams, redemption, drug abuse, misfit, crimes, crime gone awry, drug rehab, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
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Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: malibu california, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, rivalry, goofy hero, fish out of water, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
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Paramedics (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.
Style: offbeat, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious
Plot: gang, urban, cons and scams, looking for sex, city life, doctors and patients, conspiracy, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, parody ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, racism, uncover truth, disorder, family in danger, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big-city health inspector and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, investigation, disorder, incompetent official, misfit, crimes, partners, undercover, restaurant, mother daughter relationship, justice, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
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Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: not serious, humorous, dark humor, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, nothing goes right, farce, obsessive quest, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, real estate agent, falling down stairs, stupidity ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 224
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, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, golden years, buddies, scam, seance, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 708
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, moral dilemma, introspection, unlikely criminals, manipulations, infidelity, couple relations, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 3K
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, disorder, fish out of water, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, new york, barcelona, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 315
Sticky Fingers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly and Hattie are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars while she scoots out of town in order to avoid trouble. Once the money is in their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, best friends, profanity, stash, farce, strong female presence, city life, screwball, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%