Movies like The Hollywood Sign

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The Hollywood Sign (2001)
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, gangsters, heist, crimes, elderly, disorder, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, empire, filmmaking, crime
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about crimes, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry and heist mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hollywood Sign: Hold-Up (1985), Going in Style (1979), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), In Security (2013), Paper Soldiers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, misfit partners, crimes, chase, partners, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, disorder, bank robbery, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, montreal, rome italy
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100%
Going in Style (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three senior citizens in their 70s who live together are slowly decaying in endless days with nothing to do but feed the birds. One of them comes up with an idea - rob a bank. They certainly could use the money if they get away with it and if they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: heist, senior citizen, bank robbery, aging, elderly, bittersweet, robbery, caper, mentor, organized crime, race issues, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, funny
Plot: drug dealing, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, chemistry, gang, nightclub, robbery, explorer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.1
 863
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, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, couples, robbery, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, burglar, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, drug dealing, partners, ambition, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.1
 405
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, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, manipulation, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, dark humor, winter, cold, insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: bank, prodigy, forgery, criminal heroes, femme fatale, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, gangsters, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, gangsters, criminal heroes, mistaken identity, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, breakup, crime gone awry, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, disorder, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, waitress, voyeur, nude girl, limousine, female nudity, nymphomaniac, confidence artist, self discovery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: miami beach, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 567
Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, exciting
Plot: retirement home life, heist, bank, disorder, friendship, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, elderly, retirement, retirement home, vengeance, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, down on your luck, love, crimes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bank robbery, vietnam war, on the run, heist, caper, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, romance, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, kidnapping, exploitation, train robbery, mafia, hostage, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Stark Raving Mad (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, cons and scams, nightclub, clubbing, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: infidelity, introspection, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.8
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, light, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, nothing goes right, friendship, disorder, friends, cons and scams, partners, buddies, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever, satirical ...
Plot: heist, prison, crimes, greed, runaway, safecracker, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, planning, crime gone awry, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: buddy comedy, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, buddies, frame up, criminal heroes, dishonesty, partners, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ 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: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, disorder, golf, bank, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, lgbt, nothing goes right, amateur detective, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, dark humor, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, female journalist, safecracker, friends, disorder, misfit partners, journalism, odd couple, crime gone awry, partners, buddies ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 244
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, disorder, love and romance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 6K
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, funny, stylized, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, vengeance, unlikely criminals, hitman, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, human nature, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, miami, usa, florida, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 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, melancholic, absurd, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, organized crime, crimes, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 3K
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, witty, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crimes, social relations, nothing goes right, buddies, cons and scams, friends, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 7K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, melancholic, funny, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, small town, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, bank, friends, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, crimes, employee, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%