Movies like Jinxed!

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Jinxed! (1982)
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Jinxed! (1982)
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, realistic, cynical
Plot: gambling, casino, dishonesty, hitman, murder, deadly, betrayal, crime, crimes, nightclub, infidelity, luck, cover up, cigar smoking, fall in love, ambition, couples
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas

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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 dishonesty, crimes, murder, disorder, deadly, couples and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Jinxed!: Grace Quigley (1984), Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012), Buddy Buddy (1981), 100 Mile Rule (2002), Hit List (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grace Quigley (1984)
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, golden years, forgery, parents and children, murder, dishonesty, elderly, old age, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, working class, store, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, down on your luck, dishonesty, fable, loser, sedative ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 4K
Buddy Buddy (1981)
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, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, suicide attempt, island, clinic, farce, buddies, odd couple, assassination, nothing goes right, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 672
100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever
Plot: crime gone awry, manipulations, crime, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, cons and scams, heist, murder, crimes, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 5.1
 644
Hit List (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlotte is a woman with anger management issues whose therapist suggests she write a journal to keep her emotions in check. Unlucky in love, she ventures online to find a boyfriend. Just as she reaches her limit of unsuccessful dates, Charlotte ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, romance, wish come true, hitman, deadly, dishonesty, couples, violence spree, crimes, love and romance, weatherman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: casino, money, greed, buddies, screwball, betrayal, blind ambition, vengeance, gambling, nothing goes right, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: hitman, hidden identity, interracial relations, crime, mafia, black, cons and scams, mistaken identity, murder, crimes, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 113
Lansdown (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, crime gone awry, crime, hitman, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, disorder, goofy hero, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.7
 666
The Winner (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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: dark humor, serious, realistic
Plot: luck, seduction, casino, neo noir, gangsters, crime, betrayal, cons and scams, gambling, murder, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 813
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, workplace situations, screwball, crimes, dishonesty, forgery, investigation, innocence lost, workplace, catastrophe, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Illegally Yours (1988)
Genre: Comedy
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, jury, protagonist as suspect, screwball, school, legal investigation, courtroom drama, romance, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 231
Dirt Merchant (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A slacker turns P.I. to solve a rock star's murder.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, rock, murder, crimes, drug abuse, frame up, showbiz, artists and showbiz, deadly, dishonesty, blonde ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 471
The Longshot (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four losers borrow money from gangsters to bet on a "sure thing", but lose. The gangsters go after them to get their money.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, crime, gangsters, down on your luck, gambling, criminal heroes, ambition, disorder, happy ending, truck driver ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
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, realistic, feel good
Plot: casino, gambling, prostitute, on the road, buddies, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, gangsters, romance, unlikely criminals, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, on the run, suburbs, human nature, sibling relationship, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, introspection, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, power relations, buddies, couple relations, pregnancy, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: realistic, humorous, dark humor, cynical, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: media, infidelity, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, vengeance, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 322
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, on the run, cons and scams, down on your luck, psychopath, hitman, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: butcher, bakery, funeral home, gangsters, parents and children, family business, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, immigrants, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 566
Beer (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
Style: humorous, not serious, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: bar, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, media, workplace, buddies, media satire, heroes, disorder, friends, plane crash, advertising ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, assassination, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, murder, breakup, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Excuse Me Darling, But Lucas Loved Me (1996)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical
Plot: murder mystery, homosexuality, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, gender, love triangle, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (1992)
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: trailer park, love triangle, on the run, strong sexual content, nothing goes right, crimes, couples, mysterious character, infidelity, siblings relations, down on your luck, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.4
 224
Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: taxi, chase, comedy of errors, gangsters, crimes, airport, fall in love, babies and infants, vengeance, murder, showbiz, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, gambling, crime, family relations, race against time, cons and scams, against the odds, ambition, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, nothing to lose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 3K
Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: serial killer, lottery, deadly, teenage crush, couple relations, crimes, couples, disorder, police detective, office romance, hiding under a bed, lottery winner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: factory, human nature, strong sexual content, dishonesty, disorder, moral dilemma, corporate crimes, workplace situations, cooking and food, crimes, workplace, food ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 972
Pretty Bird (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A comic tale of three would-be entrepreneurs who set out to invent a rocket belt. The clash of their mismatched personalities soon dissolves the business into a morass of recriminations and retaliations, kidnapping, and murder in this parable of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, small town, friendship, ambition, partners, unfulfillment, friends, buddies, desire for fame, unemployment, americana, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 550
It Takes Two (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Travis is due to marry Stephanie in a few days when he is convinced by beautiful saleswoman Jonni to buy a fancy sports car. The car looks good, but it turns out to be a piece of junk. Travis is determined to get satisfaction and he and Jonni hit ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, romance, love and romance, couples, chase, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, partners, unfulfillment, disorder, chapel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 593
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: neighbor, gun, suburbs, unsupportive spouse, betrayal, crumbling marriage, suburban life, dull life, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%