Movies like Lucky Numbers

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Lucky Numbers (2000)
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Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes wrong as the plan starts to unravel and the game turns rough.
Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, feel good, offbeat, witty, funny ...
Plot: weatherman, lottery, tv station, small town, crime, drugs/alcohol, buddies, unlikely criminals, weather, debt, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, partners, disorder, friends, couple relations, criminal heroes, couples, murder, female director, horse carriage, insurance fraud ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and witty films with plots about crime, crimes, disorder, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Lucky Numbers: Scotland, Pa. (2001), Quick Change (1990), Ruthless People (1986), Stealing Harvard (2002), Go (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, buddies, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, partners, disorder, friends, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa
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95%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, shakespeare, crime gone awry, murder, crime, comedy of errors, rock, small town, couple relations, farce, parody, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.8
 17K
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: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, bank robbery, heist, hostage negotiator, friendship, crime, firefighter, map, taxi driver, comedy of errors, buddies, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, cons and scams, crime, confined, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Stealing Harvard (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and his girlfriend have vowed to marry once they save $30,000 for their dream house. But the minute they achieve their financial goal, John finds out his niece has been accepted at Harvard, and he's reminded of his promise to pay for her ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, money, crime, buddies, unlikely criminals, fool, uncle, house, crime gone awry, couple relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.3
 63K
Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, ecstasy, bisexual man, multiple storylines, stripper, rave, hit and run, clubbing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.0
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: safecracker, cons and scams, heist, farce, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, organized crime, robbery, crime, buddies, gangsters, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 7K
Screwed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, mistaken identity, mortician, moon, buddies, comedy of errors, crime, goofy hero, odd couple, crime gone awry, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5K
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, mafia, hitman, gambling, criminal heroes, crime, buddies, gangsters, cons and scams, heist, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, fish out of water, small town, crime, buddies, prisoner, clergy, religions or cults, dishonesty, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 6K
Eating Raoul (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, cannibalism, swinger, restaurant, bondage, crime, unlikely criminals, serial killer, cons and scams, criminal heroes, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 3K
High Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's 1983, and hopeless junkie Dick gets an unwelcome visit from the past - his seriously sleazy former cellmate, Bug, to be precise. Bug requires a crash course in the 80s: different music, different drugs, and machines in walls that dispense ...
Style: not serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: morphine, armed robbery, drug addict, heist, buddies, misfit partners, crime, rock, robbery, armored car, addiction, drug addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, disorder, police, corruption, colleague ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, stripper, kidnapping, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, love, grave, necklace, bootlegging, criminal heroes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: desert, heist, bank robber, bank, criminal heroes, small town, nothing goes right, crime, vengeance, employee, store, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, obnoxious boss, workplace, partners, disorder, friendship, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, romance, couple relations, crimes, couples, cons and scams, bankruptcy, loan, robbery, female sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Disorganized Crime (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lou Diamond Phillips and Fred Gwynne team up with a gang of professional criminals who have everything it takes to rob a bank. The only things they do have going for them are a cop and his partner, who are dumber than they are! By the time the gang ...
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, parody, crime, comedy of errors, criminal heroes, heist, chase, nothing goes right, bank, buddies, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, witty, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, crimes, disorder, hung over, odd, killings, screenwriter, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1947, year 1975 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, wedding, farce, crime, attempted murder, baseball, theft, unlikely criminals, crimes, bad luck, pickpocket, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, restaurant, crime gone awry, high society, unlikely criminals, urban, bank, pizza, pizzeria, hoodlum, wife, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hold-Up (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly manages to rid the bank of a fortune. But then an unsatisfied ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, on the run, crimes, partners, disorder, misfit partners, chase, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 2K
Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, armored truck, ashtray, crime gone awry, crime, heist, bank, factory, friendship, store, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
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, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, odd couple, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, disorder, hidden identity, couple relations, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vacation, airport, hitman, gangsters, farce, comedy of errors, crime, unlikely partners, crime gone awry, college, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, lawyer, robbery, screwball, american abroad, stuttering, courtroom, zoophilia, heart attack, barrel, animal abuse, killing a dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 10K
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: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, desert, bar, fbi, widow, false accusation, psychopath, crime, mechanic, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, cons and scams, crime, hitman, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, golden years, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 390
Pros & Cons (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Framed for crimes they didn't commit, two small-timers are headed up the river without a paddle. Now, the only thing that can bail them out is a case of mistaken identity. It's the hysterical prison comedy that's so funny, it's ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: prison, gang, master criminal, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, crime, cons and scams, mistaken identity, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%