Movies like Grace Quigley

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Grace Quigley (1984)
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he has to get rid of first. Written by Col Needham
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, dark humor, parents and children, graphic violence, elderly, murder, dishonesty, forgery, deadly, golden years, cons and scams, suicide attempt, female protagonist, old age, blackmail, old woman, insurance, blackmailer, female blackmailer, life insurance
Time: 80s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cynical films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, disorder, deadly, murder, cons and scams and dark humor mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Grace Quigley: Jinxed! (1982), True Identity (1991), Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994), Mystics (2003), Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: dark humor, gambling, casino, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, murder, betrayal, ambition, crime, crimes, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
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95%
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 ⇓
82%
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 ⇓
77%
 5.9
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, workplace situations, working class, workplace, dark humor, down on your luck, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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67%
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Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, odd couple, mentally unstable, deadly, nothing goes right, gangsters, assassination, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 419
Homebodies (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, murder, senior citizen, crimes, golden years, deadly, assassination, vengeance, hitman, eviction, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, family business, gangsters, family relations, dark humor, immigrants, society, suicide, bakery, butcher, funeral home, save the day ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Dirt Merchant (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A slacker turns P.I. to solve a rock star's murder.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, parody
Plot: private detective, dark humor, showbiz, murder, frame up, drug abuse, rock, dishonesty, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: realistic, sitcom, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, disorder, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, gangsters, mistaken identity, crimes, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, wedding, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 915
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, screwball, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, forgery, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 636
Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, hitman, obsession, violence spree, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, filmmaking, dark humor, showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, introspection, moral dilemma, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, manipulations, infidelity, cons and scams, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 387
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: witty, humorous, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, disorder, hitman, psychopath, crimes, crime, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 40
The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: misfit, lifestyle, life turned upside down, golden years, crimes, social misfits, dull life, disorder, money, unlikely partners, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: frame up, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, forgery, partners, unlikely criminals, crime, heist, cons and scams, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, dark humor, social relations, couples, fall in love, love affair, crimes, crime, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.5
 284
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 ⇓
42%
 4.1
 421
Too Much Sun (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, son, will, hidden identity, deadly, intrigue, family gatherings, siblings relations, cons and scams, pregnancy, adoption, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: computers and web, family life, friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, materialism, farce, wedding, obsession, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: realistic, cynical, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, rivalry, crime gone awry, vengeance, showbiz, dark humor, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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39%
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Cafe Express (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, parody
Plot: family relations, cons and scams, family life, dishonesty, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, crime, crimes, gypsy, asthma, surgical operation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.2
 340
No Surrender (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michael Angelis stars in a comedy about double booking a Catholic and Protestant night in a Liverpool nightclub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: protestant, alcohol abuse, new year, chaos, profanity, graphic violence, artists and showbiz, elderly, partners, disgruntled, friends, on the road ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Comic Book Villains (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, cynical, entertaining, stylized, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, comic book shop, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rivals, rival, comics, feud, old woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Pain in the Ass (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ralf Milan, a hitman, arrives in Montpellier to kill an important witness. He checks in a hotel without knowing that his neighbour has become neurotic after his wife left him.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, suicide, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, partners, odd couple, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: south of france, southern france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nurse and con artist Belle Haimes (Valri Bromfield) lives with her dull-witted husband Rex Haimes (Stephen E. Miller) in the Hart Mansion in British Columbia. There she cares for the invalid, 103 year-old Slim Hart, aka Pappy, (Joe Austin) and his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, danger, society, elderly, crimes, rescue, twins, dishonesty, golden years, family relations, estate, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 125
Lansdown (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, couples, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 909
Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, dishonesty, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, dull life, couples, disorder, battles, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%