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The Godson (1998)
 3.4
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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 him to "Mafia University". The head of a rival Mafia Family (Rodney Dangerfield) sees this as an opportunity to strike and bring the Calzone Family to its knees. Surrounded by danger, double-crossing and pasta, THE GODSON proves that some wise guys just aren't so smart.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: gangsters, family relations, crimes, college, parents and children, university, satire, disorder, silly humor, parody, bandit, mafia, crime boss, skeleton, organized crime, buried alive, chainsaw, mob boss, attempted murder, phone sex, mafia don, movie studio, gangster, italian american, flatulence ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and semi serious films with plots about crimes, gangsters, disorder, crime, farce, family relations and silly humor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The Godson: The Last Godfather (2010), Corky Romano (2001), Johnny Dangerously (1984), Plump Fiction (1997), Oscar (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, parents and children, family relations, disorder, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crime boss, gangster boss ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 4.7
 12K
Corky Romano (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, espionage, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, crime, disorder, organized crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
70%
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, psychopath, crime, partners, dishonesty, crimes, clergy, deadly, hitman, disorder, silly humor, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.6
 30K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, switching roles, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, crime, dishonesty, couples, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 1K
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, cons and scams, reunion, parents and children, frame up, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, boston, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, silly humor, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, assassination attempt, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes, goofy hero, crime, disorder, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, crimes, partners, gang, crime, family relations, disorder, fish out of water, gangsters, hip hop, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 2K
Zimmer Feri (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The 50 years old Ferenc rents an apartment on the Balaton beach, but it has a lot of debt on it. His plan is to make it profitable.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family business, summer, workplace, hotel, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, silly humor, boy, vacation, tourist, guest house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Don's Analyst (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go ...
Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Plot: misfit, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, profanity, disorder, abduction, family relations, nothing goes right, gangsters, crime, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, love and romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, kansas city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: mafia, sting operation, scam, bandit, politician, betrayal, law enforcement, on the run, partners, buddies, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 50K
Littleman (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After leaving the prison, the dwarf criminal Calvin Sims joins to his moron brother Percy to steal an expensive huge diamond in a jewelry for the mobster Walken. They are chased by the police, and Calvin hides the stone in the purse of the executive ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, mistaken identity, gangsters, fish out of water, babies and infants, criminal, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, heist, married couple, impostor ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 5K
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, gangsters, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 14K
Mafia! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parody, farce, mafia, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, wedding, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, stupidity, dumb, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, year 1938, year 1967, year 1933
Place: las vegas, sicily, italy, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Drebin is persuaded out of retirement to go undercover in a state prison. There he is to find out what top terrorist, Rocco, has planned for when he escapes. Frank's wife, Jane, is desperate for a baby.. this adds to Frank's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: parody, terrorism, undercover, race against time, save the day, master criminal, danger, farce, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Holy Matrimony (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Hutterite boy must marry his late brother's wife who comes from outside the community.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: on the run, disorder, fish out of water, forbidden love, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, down on your luck, redemption, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben’s ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: desert, gangsters, prostitute, sexual content, profanity, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, disorder, drugs/alcohol, bowling, farm ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 19K
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 ⇓
40%
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: gangsters, crime, rock, farce, missing person, disorder, crimes, gang, nothing goes right, club, mafia, rock music ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, goofy hero, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friends and Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Children and parents. In New York City, Stephen and Danny live well: they're smooth, cool, in love, and good at what they do. Stephen's Midwestern parents pay them a surprise visit. Meanwhile, Jenny and Matt tell their parents they are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: hitman, family relations, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, love and romance, gender, family gatherings, u.s. army, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, wisconsin, indiana, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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 145K
Analyze This (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mafia, gangsters, anger, attempted murder, therapy, crimes, introspection, doctors and patients, power relations, power struggle, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1957
Place: new york, usa, miami beach, new york state, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ashtray (Shawn Wayans) moves to South Central L.A. to live with his father (who appears to be the same age he is) and grandmother (who likes to talk tough and smoke reefer), he falls in with his gang-banging cousin Loc Dog (Marlon Wayans), who ...
Style: absurd, slang, humorous, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gang, parody, friendship, youth, teenage life, dumb, urban ghetto, stupidity, family relations, social satire, comedy team, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 19K
The Freshman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an "importer" bearing a startling ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: gangsters, parody, fish out of water, college, extinction, taxi driver, menu, godfather, dinner, affection, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 375
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, unlikely criminals, partners, drug dealing, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 2.6
 131
Da Block Party (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: One hot summer day in New Orleans, BJ (Troy Anders) tries to keep his deceased brother's legacy alive by throwing the hottest, rip-roaring block party of the summer. But he has a few obstacles to overcome first, one jealous baby-mamma and a ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, family relations, police corruption, nightlife, partners, lifestyle, crimes, drug dealing, buddies, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Randy and the Mob (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, nothing goes right, estrangement, competition, gay, small town, suburbs, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, money, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%