Movies like Nuns on the Run

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Nuns on the Run (1990)
 6.0
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Nuns on the Run (1990)
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 when their escape doesn't go to plan, they have to seek refuge in a Nuns' teacher training school.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, realistic, not serious, nostalgic, suspense, parody ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cross dressing, on the run, fish out of water, misfit, nun, chase, gender bending, farce, convent, priest, hidden identity, partners, dishonesty, money, disorder, odd couple, cons and scams, gender, stolen money, bully, hoodlum, gangsters, hiding, gangster, disguise ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Nuns on the Run

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and feel good films with plots about disorder, chase, farce, crimes, dialogue, mentor and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Nuns on the Run: We're No Angels (1989), Sorority Boys (2002), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Stir Crazy (1980), Big Momma's House (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, monk, small town, clergy, buddies, on the run, disorder, crime, crimes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
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Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, sex comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, college, hidden identity, student life, gender bending, sorority, farce, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, opposites attract, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, misfit, love affair, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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Stir Crazy (1980)
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, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, prison, profanity, escape, on the road, false accusation, friendship, buddy, wrongful imprisonment, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: funny, ridiculous, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, working undercover, disguise, undercover, physical appearance, crime, disorder, hidden identity, fbi, gender bending, fall in love, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Big Momma's House 2 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes back undercover as Big Momma, a slick-talking, slam-dunking Southern granny with attitude to spare! Now this granny must play nanny to three dysfunctional upper class kids in order to spy on their computer hacked dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nanny, cross dressing, undercover, hidden identity, fbi, computer virus, special agents, working undercover, undercover agent, impersonation, disguise, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Connie and Carla (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, performer's life, lifestyle, overnight success, romance, gender bending, best friends, dishonesty, comedy of errors, wrong place wrong time, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
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100%
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My Blue Heaven (1990)
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, realistic, light, entertaining, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, witness protection, fbi, hitman, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, hidden identity, small town life, district attorney, small town, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, murder, insurance, farce, nothing goes right, crimes, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fish out of water, boss and employee, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, feel good, witty, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, crime gone awry, friendship, fish out of water, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, vengeance, hostage, disorder, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, inheritance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, switching roles, comedy of errors, disorder, lawyer, incest, british, indians, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s, 80s
Place: england, london, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, absurd, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, dishonesty, partners, friends, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, intrigue, loss of fortune, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, hotel, hitman, dishonesty, love and romance, chases and races, womanizer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, gender bending, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, murder, partners, buddies, serial killer, crimes, odd couple, society, disorder, racism, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Plot: farce, murder, friendship, mute or deaf, chase, blindness, odd couple, false accusation, disability, deaf, witness, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 20K
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 ⇓
28%
 7.1
 28K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, on the run, french, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, realistic, not serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, money, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, harvard university, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, caper, cons and scams, collector, crimes, crime gone awry, con men, silly humor, disorder, forgery, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 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, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 118K
Twins (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julius and Vincent Benedict are the results of an experiment that would allow for the perfect child. Julius was planned and grows to athletic proportions. Vincent is an accident and is somewhat smaller in stature. Vincent is placed in an orphanage ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, road movie, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: twins, fish out of water, reunion, on the road, partners, family relations, brother brother relationship, road trip, perfection, orphanage, adventure, long lost brother ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, twentieth century
Place: usa, los angeles, arizona, new mexico, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Blonde and Blonder (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Comic mayhem ensues when two lovely blondes, Dee and Dawn, are mistaken as international mob killers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: blonde, mistaken identity, hitman, odd couple, dishonesty, comedy of errors, crime, gangsters, disorder, danger, best friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crimes, crime, track down, partners, crime gone awry, goofy hero, chase, dishonesty, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Pope Must Diet (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, alternative comedy, feel good ...
Plot: priest, pope, clergy, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, disorder, religions or cults, dishonesty, catholic church, cardinal the priest, silly humor, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, vatican, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Malibu's Most Wanted (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A senator arranges for his son, a rich white kid who fancies himself black, to be kidnapped by a couple of black actors pretending to be murderers to try and shock him out of his plans to become a rapper.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghetto, street gang, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, partners, crime, crimes, gang, gangsters, hip hop, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 13K
Corky Romano (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Corky Romano is a bumbling, simpleton, veterinarian and the youngest, outcast son of an aging gangster, named Pops Romano, who calls upon Corky to infiltrate the local FBI and retrieve and destroy evidence being used to incriminate Pops for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, undercover, gangsters, goofy hero, espionage, unlikely criminals, family relations, crimes, crime, disorder, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, crimes, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rise to the top, goofy hero, crime boss, bandit ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1910s, year 1935 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 23K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, disorder, goofy hero, partners, buddies, dishonesty, amateur detective, cons and scams, vietnam veteran, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 7K
Tough Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, prison, aging, crimes, crime, odd couple, partners, nothing goes right, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1956
Place: mexico, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 33K
K-9 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dog, police dog, german shepherd, buddy cop, police investigation, justice, partners, friends, crimes, buddies, police operation, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%