Movies like Lucky Numbers

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Lucky Numbers (2000)
 5.0
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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: humorous, dark humor, feel good, realistic, not serious, clever, offbeat, cynical, witty, funny ...
Plot: lottery, weatherman, small town, tv station, criminal heroes, crime, couple relations, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, sexualized violence, justice, crimes, friends, partners, couples, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, weather, debt, murder, christmas ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey

Most similar movies to Lucky Numbers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about crime, crimes, disorder, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe and cons and scams mostly in Crime, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Lucky Numbers: Safe Men (1998), Scorched (2003), Quick Change (1990), Scotland, Pa. (2001), Screwed (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, feel good, realistic, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of fortune, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, drugs/alcohol, cons and scams, crimes, crime, golden years, buddies, dishonesty, intrigue, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.0
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, friends, crime gone awry, crime, nothing goes right, small town, partners, criminal heroes, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.8
 18K
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, clever ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, buddies, partners, disorder, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, parody, heroes, law enforcement, couples, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 8K
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: feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, mortician, kidnapping, vengeance, misfit, odd couple, moon, dishonesty, partners, crime, crimes, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, clever, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, vengeance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, social differences, crime, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, disorder, overnight success, couple relations, love and romance, crime, cons and scams, bank robber, criminal, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, criminal heroes, crime, heist, cons and scams, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, witty, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, crime, money, crimes, parents and children, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crime gone awry, buddies, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, dishonesty, breakup, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, couple relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, intense, satirical ...
Plot: heist, unemployment, bankruptcy, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, couple relations, romance, couples, husband wife relationship, bank robbery, kids and family, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Firpo Brothers can get away with anything. They just can't get away!
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, christmas, heist, criminal heroes, disorder, partners, crimes, nothing goes right, redemption, dishonesty, crime gone awry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, ashtray, armored truck, heist, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, siblings relations, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: prison, heist, crime, goofy hero, misfit, petty criminal, couples, cons and scams, couple relations, unlikely criminals, hapless, bank robbery ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: turkey, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, friendship, workplace, disorder, partners, buddies, unlikely criminals, twists & turns, stupidity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, social differences, resort, buddies, male bonding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, heist, chase, crime, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chases and races, unlikely criminals, fugitives, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.1
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, burglar, thief, chase, police investigation, crime, false accusation, on the run, partners, law enforcement, deadly, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 64K
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: witty, humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, clubbing, nothing goes right, disorder, bad trip, stripper, rave, hit and run, actor, christmas, crime, bisexual man ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, clever, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, small town, crime, love and romance, crimes, chases and races, clergy, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, offbeat, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, disorder, stoners, small town, gangsters, buddies, partners, crime gone awry, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, texas, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, psychopath, false accusation, mechanic, bar, fbi, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, clever, semi serious, witty, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, vengeance, deadly, disorder, human nature, aging, friends, farce, partners, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 396K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: boss and employee, dentist, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, plan gone awry, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, power relations, revenge, workplace problem, humiliation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, partners, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, 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: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, lawyer, zoophilia, robbery, screwball, trial, barrel, animal abuse, courtroom, stuttering, silencer, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Where the Money Is (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Manning (Paul Newman) has come up with a new way to break out of prison: fake a stroke and get transferred to a nursing home. It's a perfect plan, except for one thing: the woman assigned to take care of him at the nursing home, Carol Ann ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: heist, retirement home, crime, aging, elderly, crimes, cons and scams, robbery, dishonesty, nursing, couples, one last job ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, oregon, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 115K
Raising Arizona (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to ...
Style: humorous, surreal, witty, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: screwball, kidnapping, blackmail, policewoman, redemption, ex convict, baby, crime, couple relations, missing child, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, stoners, disorder, dishonesty, partners, deadly, gender bending, buddies, friends, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, ireland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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