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Hot Tamale (2006)
 5.5
 1K
Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, erotic, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, gang, on the road, chase, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, stolen money, road trip, fish out of water, crimes, best friends, friends, kidnapping, crime, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, silly humor, erotica, marijuana, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, usa, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about crimes, disorder, dishonesty, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Hot Tamale: A Good Night to Die (2003), The Hollywood Sign (2001), In Security (2013), 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001), Stark Raving Mad (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, realistic, dark humor, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, nothing goes right, working undercover, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friendship, dishonesty, disorder, deadly, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, disorder, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.1
 768
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: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, robbery, disguise, trial, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, brat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, heist, nightclub, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 678
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, moral dilemma, introspection, manipulations, crimes, infidelity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, manipulation, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: gangsters, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, ambition, disorder, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 177
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: heist, on the run, partners, dishonesty, disorder, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, chases and races, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 7K
Mo' Money (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Trying to get his act together, a con artist gets a job in a credit card company. He falls in love with a fellow employee, he steals a couple of cards, everything is going great. But soon, the chief of security drags him into the big leagues of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: credit card, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, investigation, reluctant partners, chase, african american, con men ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
How to Rob a Bank (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Caught in the middle of a bank robbery, a slacker and a bank employee become the ones who arbitrate the intense situation.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, on the run, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, chase, bank, betrayal, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 2K
No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, misfit partners, cons and scams, crime gone awry, gang, chase, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, partners, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Beer for My Horses (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Beer for My Horses" tells the story of two best friends that work together as deputies in a small town. The two defy the Sheriff and head off on an outrageous road trip to save the protagonist's girlfriend from drug lord kidnappers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, partners, small town, crimes, kidnapping, chase, buddies, law enforcement, on the road, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 2K
Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, betrayal, buddies, crime gone awry, cons and scams, fish out of water, terminator, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, parody, heist, chase, crimes, crime, gang, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, on the run, hostage, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 1K
Crackers (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop while the owner is out of town. During the elaborate planning process, ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: cons and scams, heist, unemployment, gang, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, prison, crimes, crime, cons and scams, criminal heroes, police corruption, chases and races, criminal's revenge, special agents, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 28K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, crime, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, husband wife relationship, hostage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 519
Venus & Vegas (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When three Vegas buddies attempt the score of a lifetime, they have to walk a fine line between their girlfriends who want their heads, and the mobsters who want them dead.
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, casino, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, crimes, danger, rivalry, unlikely criminals, chases and races, disorder, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Art of the Steal (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crunch Calhoun, a third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief, teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. But it's not just about the book for Crunch — he's keen to rewrite some ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tricky, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, gang, art, border crossing, motorcycle, thief, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, detroit, warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 560
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: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, dishonesty, mafia, accidental killing, mob boss, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 5K
Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, crimes, fbi, heist, comedy of errors, partners, gang, crime gone awry, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 5K
Grilled (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two meat salesmen (Romano, James) will stop at nothing to get a sale.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, farce, hitman, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, friendship, workplace situations, criminal's revenge, falling in love, fall in love, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, buddies, frame up, dishonesty, partners, goofy hero, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 39K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, odd couple, heist, buddies, partners, disorder, gang, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 6K
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, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, friends, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, small town, criminal heroes, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 763
Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, hitman, on the road, disorder, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her son from an abusive father, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
Style: semi serious, rough, humorous, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, anti hero, anti heroes, murder, violence, female killer, on the run, vengeance, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, gangsters, train robbery, goofy hero, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 8K
Evil Engulfs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, gang, police investigation, cons and scams, parents and children, confined, disorder, abduction, ransom, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%