Movies like Frauds

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Frauds (1993)
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Frauds (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is a story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an escalating vendetta with a couple who make an unusual insurance claim.
Style: humorous, psychological, clever, offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: heist, cons and scams, crimes, terrorism, crime, danger, dishonesty, mind game, disorder, prank, rivalry, woman in danger, painting, swimming pool, practical joke, crossbow, goose, monopoly, australian, vomiting, dice
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Frauds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime, disorder, heist and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Frauds: The Swindle (1997), Like a Fish Out of Water (1999), Wish You Were Dead (2001), Hot Millions (1968), The Highwayman (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: gambling, heist, casino, cons and scams, crimes, crime, disorder, hidden identity, forgery, criminal's revenge, intrigue, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Like a Fish Out of Water (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seductive femme fatale (Monica Bellucci) and two con men -- one cool as ice, and one who just likes to "ice" his victims -- enlist a mild-mannered, unsuspecting man in their mission to steal a rare and valuable fish. They plan to sell it ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, couples, disorder, cons and scams, farce, heist, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, dishonesty, crime, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, couples, social relations, fall in love, love affair, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 2K
Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: heist, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, disorder, hacker, computers and web, prison, down on your luck, cons and scams, crime, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, on the run, crime, nothing goes right, vengeance, heist, store, cons and scams, on the road, parents and children, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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66%
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Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, chase, gang, crime, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: heist, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, partners, cons and scams, crimes, crime, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, disorder, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: suspenseful, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: partners, crime, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, disorder, hitman, down on your luck, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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56%
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Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, cons and scams, neo noir, hitman, graphic violence, female nudity, drunkenness, male nudity, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south of france
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53%
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.4
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Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Slither (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase takes them to trailer camps, bingo halls, laundromats and ultimately, a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: heist, diner, chase, on the run, crimes, going straight, cons and scams, on the road, disorder, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 2K
Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, disorder, comedy of errors, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, social relations, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, buddies, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Plump Fiction (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Follows the plot of Pulp Fiction, also parodying scenes from other movies
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, clever, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, cons and scams, crime, partners, dishonesty, crimes, clergy, deadly, hitman, disorder, silly humor, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: retirement home life, heist, bank, unlikely criminals, elderly, disorder, down on your luck, friendship, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, aging ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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11 Harrowhouse (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, parody, jewel theft, nothing goes right, on the run, criminal heroes, buddies, crime, criminal's revenge, disorder, partners, betrayal ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: heist, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, museum, hitman, disorder, cons and scams, fall in love, forgery, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, madrid, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hard Boiled Sweets (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ex-con Johnny is forced into pulling a heist he wants nothing to do with. Mob boss ‘Shrewd’ Eddie has one million is dirty cash stashed at his home, just waiting to be stolen. But what Johnny doesn’t know is that seven other very dangerous ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, crimes, rivalry, money, cons and scams, pimp, mob boss, danger, murder, escapades, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Funland (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a mob family takes over an amusement park after the owner dies under mysterious circumstances, the recently-fired clown mascot seeks vengeance for the loss of his job.
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: amusement park, clown, religions or cults, psychopath, gory, theme park, profanity, conspiracy, vengeance, cons and scams, boss and employee, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
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41%
My Secret Cache (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sakiko, a young bank teller, has an unhealthy obsession with money. Thieves hold up the bank, kidnapping Sakiko in the process, but eventually crash their car, resulting in a suitcase stuffed with cash falling into a nearby river. For the remainder ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, kidnapping, obsessive quest, cave, graphic violence, gambling, cons and scams, destiny, farce, obsession, bank, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 678
Underworld (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crook sets out to get revenge on the thugs who hurt his father in this bloody noir-style crime drama. After being released from prison, Johnny Crown (Denis Leary) goes after Frank (Joe Mantegna), one of the mobsters involved in a series of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, crime, prison, partners, rivalry, neo noir, cons and scams, buddies, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 382
Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: frame up, unlikely partners, forgery, crimes, graphic violence, performer's life, profanity, cons and scams, heist, unlikely criminals, crime, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.2
 652
Flypaper (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greed, lust and fate bring together a motley collection of oddballs and lowlifes for some rather sticky situations in Hoch's twisted neo-noir debut. Three separate but interconnected stories, all set on a deceptively sunny day in California and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: handcuffs, ambulance, dominatrix, crime gone awry, dishonesty, parents and children, kidnapping, low lives, disorder, betrayal, social misfits, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The J. Gang Meets Dynamite Harry (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sickan, Vanheden and Rocky try to rob the Berns nightclub one night, but Vanheden has made the mistake to invite his constantly drunk cousin, the old dynamiter Dynamite-Harry and he ruins the plan. Sickan is arrested, and has to spend 10 months in a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, not serious
Plot: heist, farce, cons and scams, disorder, silly humor, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gang, dishonesty, master criminal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 165
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, storage unit, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement, crimes, crime gone awry, farce, heist, betrayal, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Linguini Incident (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A waitress (Rosanna Arquette), a barman (David Bowie) and an underwear designer (Eszter Balint) try to rob a New York restaurant where two of them work.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: restaurant, spaghetti, robbery, magic, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, opposites attract, crimes, disorder, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 752
RPM (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, unlikely criminals, adventure, chase, crimes, crime gone awry, betrayal, chases and races, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gettin' Square (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gettin' Square is about starting over, keeping clean and going straight. Barry Wirth is fresh out of prison and determined to stay on the straight and narrow. But like his mate Johnny 'Spit' Spiteri and reformed gangster turned ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: heist, going straight, starting over, criminal heroes, friendship, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, crime gone awry, hopes, prisoner, parole officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%