Movies like Jinxed!

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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, cigar smoking, luck, cover up
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, usa

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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, deadly, disorder, couples and crime mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Jinxed!: Lookin' to Get Out (1982), Enid Is Sleeping (1990), Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me (1992), Grace Quigley (1984), Sour Grapes (1998). 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, realistic, feel good
Plot: buddies, on the road, crime, criminal's revenge, bank, gangsters, romance, casino, hotel, unlikely criminals, gambling, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york
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System:   95%
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, on the run, human nature, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, police officer, couples, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   74%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical
Plot: comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, murder, crime, who done it, crimes, gender, love triangle, murder mystery, homosexuality, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   86%
 
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
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:   73%
    User:   80%
 
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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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, 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:   72%
    User:   62%
 
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Sour Grapes
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, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: greed, vengeance, casino, buddies, screwball, parody, betrayal, sarcasm, dialogue, blind ambition, dumb, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   63%
 
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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, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, clinic, farce, buddies, odd couple, assassination, nothing goes right, crimes, island, suicide attempt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   77%
 
 4.0
 113
Lansdown
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: crime gone awry, murder, crime, hitman, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, disorder, goofy hero, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   67%
 
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, dark humor, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, criminal's revenge, doctors, odd couple, prison, switching roles, family, mentor, doctors and patients, happy ending, mental institution, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
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Party 7
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: criminal heroes, hotel, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, chase, crime gone awry, lovers on the run, thief, violence spree, hitman, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: death row, prison, contests and competitions, media satire, tv show, crime, criminal heroes, media, life is a bitch, striptease, fictional game show, confined ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
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The Winner
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: gangsters, neo noir, betrayal, crime, cons and scams, gambling, murder, hitman, seduction, luck, casino, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
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, realistic, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, missing person, nothing goes right, school, crime, crimes, church, mystery, dialogue, friendship, down on your luck, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty
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: cons and scams, working class, store, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, murder, down on your luck, dishonesty, fable, loser, blue collar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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 616
Out Cold
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: store, misfit partners, cons and scams, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, infidelity, frame up, disorder, private detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
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Baby on Board
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: comedy of errors, gangsters, crimes, taxi, airport, fall in love, chase, babies and infants, vengeance, murder, showbiz, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
A Crime in Paradise
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: couple relations, murder, crimes, village, couples, investigation, countryside, small town life, village life, small town, deadly, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
 4.0
 290
Redrum
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: urban, amateur detective, crime, murderous pair, serial killer, murder, couple relations, crimes, deadly, lovers on the run, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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, crime, love and romance, nightclub, society, unfulfillment, brain tumor, irish, couples, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new york, nevada, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
Lost in America
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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
Plot: on the road, road trip, down on your luck, yuppie, workplace, marriage, nothing goes right, corporate america, hopes, deadpan, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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Lucky
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: serial killer, lottery, deadly, couple relations, crimes, couples, disorder, teenage crush, cheque, police detective, honeymoon, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
True Identity
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, crime, interracial relations, cons and scams, mistaken identity, murder, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
Remarkable Power
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: drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, vengeance, media, dishonesty, infidelity, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Illegally Yours
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, screwball, protagonist as suspect, school, legal investigation, courtroom drama, romance, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty, jury, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Too Much Sun
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, farce, church, hidden identity, siblings relations, cons and scams, murder, family gatherings, lesbian, son, gay, will ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
I Love You to Death
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, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, vengeance, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance, mentor, pizza, womanizer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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 ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
Bedtime Story
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Benson, is a Casanova who tricks women into having sex with him before leaving them. He is content with his game until he meets Jamison, a real operator who poses as an exiled prince and not only gets women to share his bed but also to give him ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: buddies, romance, hidden identity, bank, small town, womanizer, contests and competitions, forgery, manipulations, seduction, prince, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
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: semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, realistic, talky ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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