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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
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The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gang, mafia, crimes, hitman, crime, assassination attempt, farce, criminal heroes, disorder, deadly, goofy hero, silly humor, police, lion, gang war, gangster, mother son relationship
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about crimes, gangsters, disorder, crime, dishonesty, mafia and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight: The Shipment (2001), A Rage in Harlem (1991), Even Angels Eat Beans (1973), The Last Godfather (2010), We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, disorder, dishonesty, drug dealing, partners, unlikely criminals, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
A Rage in Harlem (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: moll, transvestism, femme fatale, gangsters, murder, woman in danger, gold, gunfight, deadly, gang, crime gone awry, hidden identity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Last Godfather (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young-goo the son of mafia boss Don Carini, is too foolish to be part of the mafia elite. One day, Young-goo comes to his father and is trained by Tony V to be his father's successor. A few days later, Young-goo accidentally rescues Nancy, the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, goofy hero, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, family relations, disorder, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, bandit, crime boss ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sting operation, scam, bandit, mafia, politician, buddies, crime, betrayal, on the run, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, elderly, crime, disorder, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Remote Control (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Iceland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the conflict between Moli, the liquor smuggler, and Aggi, a night ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, cult film
Plot: missing person, nothing goes right, gang, crimes, gangsters, crime, farce, rock, disorder, club, mafia, rock music ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: prank telephone call, gangsters, hitman, unemployment, dishonesty, vengeance, partners, crime, crimes, friends, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
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Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, silly humor, journalism, crimes, disorder, cemetery, police inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Never a Dull Moment (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, tough heroes, escape, silly humor, actor's life, gangsters, dishonesty, estate, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grégoire Lecomte, the unlucky actor anxious to find a "real job", goes to take a screen test for a role of a killer, but gets to mafiosi by mistake. He takes their don for a producer, and they mistake him for a hitman with whom they had ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, danger, deadly, job seeking, disorder, dishonesty, hotel, comedy of errors ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, chase, gang, dishonesty, golf, disorder, showbiz, bank, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
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Killer (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An innocent cab driver is mistaken for a contract killer and imprisoned. Soon, he is sprung by a mob boss who needs "Killer" for a few more jobs.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, mistaken identity, mafia, crimes, deadly, unlikely criminals, danger, crime, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, false arrest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, confined, goofy hero, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, rescue, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, crimes, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rise to the top, goofy hero, crime boss, bandit ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1910s, year 1935 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Sitting Ducks (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, gangsters, nothing goes right, silly humor, disorder, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghetto, street gang, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, partners, crime, crimes, gang, gangsters, hip hop, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, hitman, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, small town life, district attorney, small town, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cookie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cookie Voltecki (Emily Lloyd) is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mafia, gangsters, family relations, crimes, crime, rebel, parents and children, cons and scams, reunion, teaching the ways of the world, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, australia, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, vengeance, airport, showbiz, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains...
Style: not serious, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: disorder, cons and scams, heist, farce, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gang, crimes, master criminal, partners, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, actress, rehearsal, crime, crimes, friendship, actor, backstage ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, opposites attract, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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Bugsy Malone (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy ...
Style: humorous, parody, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gangsters, gang, disorder, rivalry, ambition, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, friends, car chase, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, year 1929 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Godson (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After the death of his older brother, Guiseppe "the guppy" Calzone (Kevin McDonald, "KIDS IN THE HALL") becomes head of the Calzone Mob family. His aging father (Dom DeLuise) knows his son is not cut out for the job, so he sends ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: family relations, gangsters, disorder, parents and children, university, college, satire, silly humor, crimes, mafia don, attempted murder, buried alive ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, farce, conspiracy, breakup, murder, down on your luck, graphic violence, deadly, dishonesty, crime, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%