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Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
 5.1
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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, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, casino, gambling, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crimes, heist, best friends, on the road, friendship, hotel, friends, romance, partners, destiny, crime, graphic violence, love and romance, family life, addiction, lobbyist, ambition, on the run, intrigue, farce ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, farce, friends, dishonesty, crimes and buddies mostly in Comedy, Crime and Musical genres. Some movies like Lookin' to Get Out: I Got the Hook Up (1998), Skills Like This (2007), Viva Las Vegas (1964), Sticky Fingers (1988), Scalpers (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, heist, misfit, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
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Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, friendship, friends, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal, bank, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, romance, instructor, couples, friends, oldies, surfing, fall in love, lifestyle, ambition, partners, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Sticky Fingers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly and Hattie are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars while she scoots out of town in order to avoid trouble. Once the money is in their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gangsters, best friends, nothing goes right, dishonesty, screwball, disorder, friends, city life, profanity, stash, farce, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Scalpers (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A newcomer to ticket scalping, Joey Grey fights for his place in this new world.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, rivalry, kids in trouble, obsession, gambling, rebelliousness, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, buddies, ambition, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, impostor, comedy of errors, disorder, crimes, mafia, love, con artists, house, friendship, adventure, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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66%
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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, hitman, gangsters, mafia, buddies, frame up, goofy hero, dishonesty, crime, crimes, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, dark humor, change of luck, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, gambling, feud, jealousy, money, submachine gun ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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63%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, dishonesty, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, dull life, couples, disorder, battles, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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High Road (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by Matt Walsh, a co-founding member of world-renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, High Road showcases a totally improvised script about Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James Pumphrey), a young man whose loyalties are split among ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, on the run, buddies, disorder, couples, on the road, crimes, stoners, chases and races, road trip, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Lost in America (1985)
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: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, couples, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, disorder, promotion, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, cons and scams, friends, disorder, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 6K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Plot: gambling, poker, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, ambition, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, card playing, drugs/alcohol, cards, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: couple relations, couples, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, friends, playboy, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, profanity
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Private Resort (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack and his buddy Ben check in at a posh Florida resort, planning to spend every hour in hot pursuit of gorgeous babes. But their plans hit a major detour when they try to bed the wife of a conniving jewel thief. They'll have to outsmart him, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sexy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, feel good, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: humorous, sitcom, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
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Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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, intense, entertaining, light ...
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Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, odd couple ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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