Movies like My Cousin Vinny

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My Cousin Vinny (1992)
 7.5
 93K
My Cousin Vinny
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, clever, entertaining, witty, dramatic, earnest, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, small town, court, courtroom drama, culture clash, murder, justice, mistaken identity, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, legal investigation, police investigation, fish out of water, mentor, crime, classic car, chase, dialogue, foul language, catastrophe, farce, runaway, dishonesty, stereotypes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, new york, southern usa, new jersey
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A Fish Called Wanda
Comedy, Crime
UK, USA
108 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, clever and funny films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, runaway, mentor, storytelling and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like My Cousin Vinny: Ruthless People (1986), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Stir Crazy (1980), 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997), Trial and Error (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ruthless People
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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.
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: clever, talky, witty, humorous, surprise ending ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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    User:   69%
 
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Stir Crazy
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: New Yorkers, Skip Donahue and Harry Monroe, have no jobs and no prospects. They decide to flee the city and find work elsewhere, and land jobs as woodpeckers to promote the opening of a bank. When their feathery costumes are stolen and used in a ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, fish out of water, prison escape, bank robbery, mistaken identity, on the road, drugs/alcohol, comedy of errors, lawyer, buddies, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
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8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
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 ...
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Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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 ...
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Lucky Numbers
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 ...
Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime, weatherman, buddies, drugs/alcohol, lottery, unlikely criminals, murder, small town, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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    User:   46%
 
 6.2
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My Blue Heaven
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, small town, culture clash, mafia, gangster, mob, parody, organized crime, hidden identity, fish out of water, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
 5.9
 9K
Legal Eagles
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: lawyer, romance, crime, courtroom, art, murder, dedicated lawyer, investigation, legal action, conspiracy, opposites attract, secrets ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
We're No Angels
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, crime, prison, fish out of water, religion, buddies, clergy, religions or cults, redemption, dishonesty, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 4.7
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Gone Fishin'
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, boat, fish, buddies, on the road, odd couple, chase, hotel, nothing goes right, crimes, dumb, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
Scotland, Pa.
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: murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, crime, small town, rock, comedy of errors, farce, couple relations, adaptation, restaurant, greed ...
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System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
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See No Evil, Hear No Evil
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
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Small Time Crooks
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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: crime gone awry, bank robbery, rags to riches, heist, screwball, unlikely criminals, urban, greed, crime, cons and scams, sarcasm, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
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Safe Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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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, not serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: heist, farce, mistaken identity, crime, gangsters, comedy of errors, safecracker, gangster, jewish, buddies, hidden identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 6.8
 17K
Quick Change
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, funny ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime, crime gone awry, airport, mafia, comedy of errors, buddies, sarcasm, chase, cons and scams, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   53%
 
A Fish Called Wanda
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, absurd ...
Plot: heist, crime, farce, screwball, lawyer, robbery, betrayal, hitman, cons and scams, british, twists & turns, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, california, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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Clay Pigeons
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, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, crime, infidelity, desert, neo noir, murder mystery, couple relations, twists & turns, police investigation, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
The Distinguished Gentleman
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the money flows from lobbyists. But soon he learns the nature of ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, greed, political corruption, vengeance, cancer, head of state, comedy of errors, political, corruption, rise to the top, world politics, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, latin america, washington d.c.
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System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
Take the Money and Run
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, absurd ...
Plot: farce, crime, prison, robbery, heist, prison escape, bank robbery, screwball, unlikely criminals, parody, crimes, deadpan ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
Mickey Blue Eyes
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crime, romance, mistaken identity, gangster, comedy of errors, mob, wedding, marriage, hidden identity, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, london, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 6.7
 135K
Analyze This
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Countless wiseguy films are spoofed in this film that centers on the neuroses and angst of a powerful Mafia racketeer who suffers from panic attacks. When Paul Vitti needs help dealing with his role in the "family," unlucky shrink Dr. Ben ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, witty ...
Plot: psychiatrist, gangsters, mafia, mob, gangster, betrayal, introspection, organized crime, guilt, psychiatry, doctors and patients, foul language ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1957
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, new york state, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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Screwed
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: vengeance, moon, buddies, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crime, odd couple, crime gone awry, friendship, kidnapping, mistaken identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 6.0
 106K
Get Hard
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: prison, prison life, stereotypes, life turned upside down, male nudity, race issues, teaching the ways of the world, false accusation, dumb, parody, fish out of water, foul language ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 6.4
 26K
Oscar
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, parents and children, gangster, crime, cons and scams, mistaken identity, romance, fish out of water, crimes, dishonesty, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
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:   35%
    User:   39%
 
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, police, stupidity, investigation, assassin, baseball, hospital, murder, farce, gunfight, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, england, seaport
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 

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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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System:   34%
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Nuns on the Run
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
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