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Jinxed!
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 plot to do away with Harold and collect on his life insurance.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: betrayal, gambling, crime, casino, nightclub, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, murder, hitman, fall in love, ambition, deadly, couples, luck, cover up
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
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Bullets Over Broadway
Comedy, Crime
USA
98 min.
 7.5
Lucky
Comedy, Drama
USA
30 min.
 8.2
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Most similar movies to Jinxed!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, murder, crime, couples, deadly and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Jinxed!: Lookin' to Get Out (1982), Enid Is Sleeping (1990), Jerry and Tom (1998), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Out Cold (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lookin' to Get Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two gamblers must leave New York City after one loses a lot of money. Doing what all gamblers in trouble would do, they hurry to the gambling capital Las Vegas to turn their luck around.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Enid Is Sleeping
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, on the run, human nature, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, love and romance, police officer, couples, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
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Jerry and Tom
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, talky, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, odd couple, crime, mentor, brutality, assassin, pornography, crimes, life & death, dialogue, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
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System:   80%
    User:   85%
 
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Prizzi's Honor
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crime, romance, betrayal, mafia, organized crime, assassination, murder, gangster, assassin, love ...
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Out Cold
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
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Plot: misfit partners, store, cons and scams, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, infidelity, frame up, disorder, private detective ...
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Lansdown
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
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Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
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Sour Grapes
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
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The Winner
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A long lucky streak makes a nice guy the target of opportunists like his brother, his girlfriend, and some guys from New Jersey.
Style: serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, crime, betrayal, cons and scams, gambling, murder, hitman, luck, casino, seduction, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
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Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eli is a burglar who is caught in the act by Twinkle, an heiress who coerces him into a sexual relationship. Their violent break-up makes him a fugitive in search of a new identity. He lands in a trashy trailer park where he touches the lives of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, on the run, nothing goes right, crimes, couples, mysterious character, infidelity, trailer park, love triangle, siblings relations, down on your luck, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
Critical Condition
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, criminal's revenge, doctors, odd couple, prison, switching roles, family, mentor, doctors and patients, happy ending, cons and scams, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
Things Change
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, hotel, hitman, friendship, murder, mafia, mob, casino, gangster, unlikely friendships, switching roles, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   78%
 
Married to the Mob
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: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, crime, fbi, romance, mafia, hitman, starting over, mob, organized crime, undercover cop, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
Bullets Over Broadway
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, broadway, infidelity, murder, hitman, gangster, writer's life, writing, prohibition, mob ...
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I Love You to Death
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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, dark humor, witty, realistic ...
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The Search for One-eye Jimmy
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, missing person, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, school, mystery, church, dialogue, friendship, down on your luck, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   64%
 
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Buddy Buddy
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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, clinic, buddies, farce, odd couple, assassination, nothing goes right, crimes, suicide attempt, island, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
Mini's First Time
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Desperate to be free from her drunken, unloving mother Diane, the beautiful, scheming young Mini seduces her stepfather Martin and soon convinces him to join her in a sadistic scheme to have Diane declared insane. But their conspiracy soon escalates ...
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, sexual, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: parents and children, neo noir, dysfunctional family, crimes, crime, couples, prostitute, murder, manipulations, rebelliousness, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Feeling Minnesota
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam Clayton's (Vincent D'Onofrio) marriage to ex-stripper Freddie (Cameron Diaz) comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red (Delroy Lindo), a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, corruption, gangsters, love, murder, lovers on the run, on the road, couple relations, twists & turns, fall in love, sexualized violence, violent ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
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Miami Blues
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: cynical, serious, dark humor, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, neo noir, brutality, criminal heroes, strong sexual content, psychopath, robbery, murder, crime gone awry, violent, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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Grace Quigley
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, deadly, golden years, forgery, hitman, parents and children, murder, dishonesty, elderly, old age, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
Into the Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, adultery, airport, on the run, infidelity, chaos and mayhem, woman in danger, adventure, chases and races, cheating, murder, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Deathrow Gameshow
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: death row, contests and competitions, prison, media satire, crime, tv show, criminal heroes, media, life is a bitch, fictional game show, striptease, confined ...
Time: 80s
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System:   48%
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Beautiful Joe
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extremely nice guy falls for a really bad girl
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, crime, nightclub, society, unfulfillment, brain tumor, irish, couples, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa, bronx new york city
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Redrum
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: urban, amateur detective, murderous pair, crime, serial killer, murder, couple relations, crimes, deadly, lovers on the run, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
California Split
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: talky, cynical, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, friendship, poker, casino, buddies, addiction, existentialism, loneliness, drinking, bus, neo-noir, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, las vegas
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
Compromising Positions
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, suburbs, protagonist as suspect, mystery, unsupportive spouse, investigation, infidelity, crime, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Excuse Me Darling, But Lucas Loved Me
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Until Lucas appeared in their lives, Dani, Carlos and Toni had a quiet life with no major concerns. They shared almost everything: the house, housework, dogs, his homosexual tendencies and debts. It was these that forced them to rent one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, dark humor
Plot: gays and lesbians, comedy of errors, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, gender, love triangle, murder mystery, homosexuality, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
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Fish in a Barrel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, crime, heist, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: humorous, road movie, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Harlem Nights
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, gangster, buddies, rivalry, friends, violence, mob, gang, foul language ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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