Movies like Hanky Panky 1982

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Hanky Panky (1982)
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Hanky Panky (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The complete innocent, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she is later murdered, Michael is the chief suspect and on the run.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: frame up, espionage, on the run, murder, false accusation, hotel, taxi, crimes, investigation, heroes, romance, crime, intrigue, amateur detective, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, disorder, deadly, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, undercover, protagonist as suspect, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Hanky Panky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about murder, crimes, dishonesty, chase, deadly, disorder and chases and races mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Hanky Panky: Bullseye! (1990), The Scent (2012), Proximity (2001), The Naked Face (1984), Silver Streak (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, dishonesty, chases and races, intrigue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, experiment, disguise ...
Time: 80s
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The Scent (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A detective Seon-woo, who moonlights as a private investigator, has a beautiful new client Soo-Jin. The woman asks the detective to take photos of her husband in the midst of having an affair with another woman. When the detective goes to take ...
Style: realistic, humorous, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, murder, false accusation, disorder, chase, police detective, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nothing goes right, murder investigation, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.8
 604
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, crimes, crime, law enforcement, false accusation, criminal heroes, frame up, anti hero, dishonesty, confined, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Naked Face (1984)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince cops Rod Steiger and Elliott Gould of his innocence, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, false accusation, patient, psychiatrist, amateur detective, on the run, protagonist as suspect, frame up, crime, crimes, who done it, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Silver Streak (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, witty, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: train, false accusation, train ride, sniper, train travel, two man army, theft, semiautomatic pistol, black white relations, crimes, runaway train, mistaken identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, kansas city, california, los angeles
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58%
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Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, gang, crime, investigation, odd couple, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, false accusation, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies, latin america, new jersey
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52%
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Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, crimes, false accusation, disorder, nothing goes right, protagonist as suspect, partners, odd couple, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, frame up, on the run, manhunt, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
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47%
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Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: on the run, fbi, mistaken identity, disorder, fish out of water, cons and scams, frame up, hidden identity, reluctant partners, chase, african american, train ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fletch Lives (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fletch is a fish out of water in small-town Louisiana, where he's checking out a tumbledown mansion he's inherited. When a woman he flirts with turns up dead, Fletch becomes a suspect and must find the killer and clear his name. In the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Plot: journalist, murder, heroes, chase, mystery, toxic waste, deadly, switching roles, mistaken identity, false accusation, silly humor, arson ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: mistaken identity, psycho killer, chase, murder, investigation, crimes, on the run, police investigation, woman in danger, false accusation, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, disability, deaf, witness, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, amateur detective, investigation, adventurer, heroes, riddles and clues, dishonesty, escapades, best friends, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The January Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, neo noir, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police investigation, murder, police, crimes, law enforcement, psychopath, firefighter, dishonesty, danger, mystery ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Squeeze (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Berg is both a con artist and an actual artist -- he constructs large sculptures out of television sets -- but he is not particularly successful in either role. He owes some money, which gets him involved with Rachel Dobs, a police detective ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: lottery, murder, inventor, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, gambling, disorder, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: espionage, murder, on the run, secret agents, government agency, chases and races, rivalry, partners, goofy hero, undercover, misfit partners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, phone sex, mental institution, false accusation, farce, heroes, danger, silly humor, disorder, mental illness, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
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37%
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Fletch (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher might drive his editor up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, journalism, insurance, mistaken identity, contract killing, murder for hire, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, utah, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 2K
Rent-a-Cop (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug dealers. She gets rescued by vice cop Church who is accused of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, reluctant partners, fighting crime, track down, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, cons and scams, police officer, hotel, brutality, murder, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 15K
The Dream Team (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they're lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, murder, frame up, fish out of water, satire, crimes, goofy hero, heroes, buddies, dishonesty, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
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Sunburn (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An enthralling & action-packed comedy-thriller, full of blistering excitement.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: investigation, insurance investigator, womanizer, attempted murder, silly humor, working undercover, comedy of errors, disco, couple relations, cons and scams, fall in love, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, acapulco mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Illegally Yours (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a complicated web of murder, blackmail and perjury, and still ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crush, jury, crimes, legal investigation, false accusation, school, courtroom drama, couples, screwball, power relations, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 480
Trenchcoat (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, parody
Audience: family outing
Plot: conspiracy, family, intrigue, danger, mystery, woman in danger, crimes, espionage, undercover, farce, writer's life, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, malta, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 490
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 2K
The Stickup (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's a quiet little town where nothing happens - until the day the bank is hit for half a million dollars of Indian casino money by a thief wearing a clowns mask.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, criminal heroes, on the run, chase, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, suspicion, bank robbery, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, false accusation, on the run, fugitives, bus, chase, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, goofy hero, crimes, race against time, violinist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two go-go dancers, Lulu and Peaches, are framed for the murder of their employer by the real killer, sleazy gangster Vinnie. Picking up waitress Darlene along the way, the three are involved in wild car chases with cops as they head south to cross ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, chase, gangsters, on the run, nudity (full frontal - brief), dancer's life, crimes, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, undercover, crimes, investigation, partners, master criminal, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%