Movies like Illegally Yours

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Illegally Yours (1988)
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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 trying to win over the girl of his dreams.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, jury, crush, school, crimes, youth, heroes, romance, legal investigation, love and romance, legal, couples, dishonesty, false accusation, deadly, courtroom drama, screwball, protagonist as suspect, power relations, police, court, castle, sleuth, brother brother relationship, juror
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina

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Most similar movies to Illegally Yours

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, dishonesty, couples and love and romance mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Illegally Yours: The Census Taker (1984), Dead in the Water (1991), Dream Machine (1991), Crime Scene Cleaner (2011), Legal Eagles (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, family relations, dark humor, police detective, family business, family life, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, heroes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, mystery, rivalry, love and romance, legal investigation, betrayal, couples, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.2
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Dream Machine (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a reward from a jilted millionairess, Davis is given the $100,000 Porsche of the unfaithful husband. Unknown to Davis and the wife, the body of the husband is in the Porsche. The killer tries in vein to recover the body before it is discovered.
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult movie cast
Plot: murder, car, porsche, crime, crimes, youth, dishonesty, romance, teenage life, infidelity, couples, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Crime Scene Cleaner (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Heiko Schotte (Schotty) works for a cleaning company, cleaning all kind of crime scenes. There he sometimes meets weird people and tries to solve difficult situations.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, talky, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, alienation, dark humor, farce, stereotype, stereotypes, crime scene, police, german, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 10K
Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, crimes, legal action, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, legal, love and romance, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Manson, My Name Is Evil (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Perry, a sheltered chemical engineer, falls in love with Leslie, a former homecoming princess, when he becomes a jury member at her hippie death cult murder trial.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, gang, crimes, assassination, courtroom, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, life is a bitch, legal, deadly, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
 113K
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cult film, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, legal action, dedicated lawyer, small town, legal, trial, judge, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, southern usa, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, deadly, dark humor, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, gory, crimes, accidental death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
63%
The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bunny, an unhappily married Denver housewife, frustrated and stressed out over her uncommunicative businessman husband Archie as well as planing their daughter's coming wedding, has her life turned upside down one day when she's taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: golden years, crime, crimes, on the run, disorder, couples, bank, kidnapping, heist, couple relations, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 2K
From the Hip (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is appearantly guilty of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychological, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, army investigation, hotshot lawyer, legal, deadly, dedicated lawyer, legal action, life is a bitch, law firm ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dudley Moore plays a composer who suspects his wife of cheating. He plots to kill her and frame it on her lover. The whole movie sort of compares his expectations of a perfect result to reality. In the end nothing turns out as planned.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, neo screwball comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, infidelity, murder, love affair, rivalry, crimes, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, frame up, false accusation, perry mason, mystery, wrongfully committed, power relations, courtroom drama, heroes, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Arturo tries to gain the love of Flora, he witnesses the history of Sicily from 1969 to 1992, miraculously dodging the crimes of the Mafia and supporting as a journalist the heroic struggle of the judges and policemen who fought this infamous ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: romance, youth, crimes, love and romance, coincidence, innocence lost, gangsters, unfulfilled love, coming of age, crime, satire, mayor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal heroes, private detective, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, psychopath, family problems, mentally challenged, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 422
Pep Squad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in and around a small town high school in Kansas, Beth is a naive senior student who asks her two new friends, the slick and outgoing Julie, and her boyfriend Scott to help her cover up the accidental killing of the hated school principal. But ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: high school, kidnapping, murder, profanity, dark humor, hit and run, stoners, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, high school life, teenage love, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ken Malansky, a law student of Perry Mason's, is accused of murdering a fellow student. Perry is reluctant to take on his case as the victim was the son of a close friend.
Style: suspenseful, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, rivalry, legal investigation, crime, legal, university, who done it, power relations, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, based on true events ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, womanizer, hitman, crimes of passion, attempted murder, pizza, crime, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, police, crime, dishonesty, deadly, legal investigation, who done it, frame up, suspect ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, boston, usa
⇓ 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%
 5.4
 285
Death Sentence (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A juror on a murder case begins to believe that the man on trial is innocent of the crime - and then discovers that the real killer is her own husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, court, trial, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, false accusation, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 14K
Cadillac Man (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joe's a car salesman with a problem. He has two days to sell 12 cars or he loses his job. This would be a difficult task at the best of times but Joe has to contend with his girlfriends (he's two timing), a missing teenage daughter and an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car salesman, jealousy, hostage, gangsters, car dealer, race against time, vengeance, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 3K
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, murder, false accusation, on the run, espionage, hotel, taxi, investigation, protagonist as suspect, crime, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.6
 11K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: clever, neo noir, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, dark humor, false accusation, mechanic, psychopath, fbi, widow, diner, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 2K
Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace, crimes, rivalry, deadly, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 690
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 ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, graphic violence, golden years, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, forgery, deadly, dark humor, parents and children, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, murder, gangsters, fbi, hitman, romance, against the odds, against the rules, crime, crimes, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%