Movies like Off and Running 1991

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Off and Running (1991)
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Off and Running (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cyndi Lauper stars as a performing mermaid in a Miami nightclub who ends up on the wrong end of a murder. On the run carrying a locket that people seem to be getting killed for, she runs into an ex-golfer and a wisecracking kid who might just be able to bail her out of this wacky nightmare.
Plot: on the run, murder, actress, key, golfer, death of boyfriend
Place: miami

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, on the run, deadly, death, dishonesty and crime mostly in Thriller, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Off and Running: Deadly Pursuits (1996), Blind Man's Bluff (1992), Pendulum (1969), What We Did That Night (1999), Invasion (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deadly Pursuits (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.
Plot: murder, on the run, bandit
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Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: neighbor, murder, blindness, suspect, accident, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, dark secret, corpse, mockery, digging a grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Invasion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joseph is in his mid-sixties and has just lost his beloved wife. Everything in his big old mansion reminds him painfully of the years they spent together. One day several visitors turn up unexpectedly. They seem to be relatives of his deceased wife. ...
Plot: cheating wife, actress, widower, female nudity, infidelity, swimming pool, adultery, sex scene, seduction, kendo, boy, loss of son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Delivered (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: College dropout Will Sherman works as a pizza delivery boy. One night he delivers a pizza at the house where the guy who ordered pizza was just killed. The murderer, Reed, soon realizes that Will is a witness and begins to follow him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: college, murder, college dropout, psychopath, profanity, crimes, deadly, crime, witnessing a crime, stalking, graphic violence, poetry reading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, stalking, obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, crimes, rivalry, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Out Cold (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, clever, rough, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, frame up, infidelity, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit partners, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Acting on Impulse (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An erotic thriller actress becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a B-movie producer, leading her to hide out and engage in sexual thrills with a pair of innocents.
Plot: slasher, spectacle, erotic thriller, actress, filmmaker, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hot Summer Week (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Via Amazon: "Two wild teenage girls, Debbie (Kathleen Cody) and Karen (Dianne Hull, FIFTH FLOOR, ALOHA BOBBY AND ROSE) hit the road for some freedom, boys, and unexpected danger in this 1973 drive-in classic! The girls pick up a handsome ...
Plot: female nudity, summer, soldier, hitchhiking, bikini, exploitation, topless, hitchhiker, murder, mental illness, beach, serial killer ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lulu by Night (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Story: German, a young theater director, tries to organize a theater play about Lulu, a prostitute that was killed in London by Jack the ripper. While looking for the protagonist, Rufo appears, an introvert jazz musician. He could play Jack the ripper.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: infidelity, husband wife relationship, actress, death, murder, thief, stage play, new wave, theatre production, ex husband ex wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
29 Palms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a bag filled with money goes missing from a casino, the Hitman (Chris O'Donnell) must retrieve it. While he tracks the stash down, the bag changes hands numerous times, finding its way to the Drifter (Jeremy Davies) and the Waitress ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, fighting the system, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, legal, police investigation, manipulations, society, on the run, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Call Me (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A journalist receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses a murder.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, drug dealing, telephone, gangsters, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, police corruption, who done it, transvestism, bar, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 8K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, police detective, neo noir, thief, crimes, crime, strong sexual content, law enforcement, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: miami, usa, florida, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hiding Out (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. Andrew Morenski must become Max Hauser and go back to high school for protection from the mob.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, undercover, stock broker, witness protection, school, murder, gangsters, teenage life, high school life, college, switching roles, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: delaware, new jersey, san francisco
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The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, on the run, crime, nothing goes right, vengeance, heist, store, cons and scams, on the road, parents and children, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Murder at Honeymoon Hotel (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Da Zhi is a doorman at a luxury hotel. He uses his vacation in exchange of a presidential suite at the hotel to satisfy his wife's wish. However, the manager gives the presidential suite to a celebrity and breaks the deal with him. He tries to ...
Plot: murder, hotel, actress, wedding, plastic surgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: murder, sabotage, island, stranded, barefoot, dead woman on floor, terror, stranded on an island, female protagonist, strangulation, dog, dead woman on bed ...
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31%
Mother Knows Best (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.
Plot: murder, mother daughter relationship, marriage, hitman
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, black widow, extramarital affair, life insurance, true crime, greed, husband wife relationship, family relations, divorce, shot in the head, deception, basketball coach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, pregnant, sister sister relationship, pregnant wife, expectant father, death, jealousy, pregnant woman, female sociopath, falling down stairs ...
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31%
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Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: espionage, murder, cia, death of mother
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susan switches identities with her new friend Nicole, so that Nicole can pay for her medical bills with Susan's insurance. Then Susan finds herself trapped in her new identity when Nicole ends up dead under questionable circumstances.
Plot: murder, body swapping, hospital, brother, father, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, secret, secret identity, black pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Moving Violation (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with waitress Camille "Cam" Johnson and both skinny dip in a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: small town, sheriff, police corruption, car accident, female nudity, couples, explosion, political corruption, witness, car chase, murder, shower ...
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29%
Murder at My Door (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet neighborhood, a suburban family is shocked when their son is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a neighbor's daughter.
Plot: girlfriend, son, investigation, mother, serial killer, mental illness, fire, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, crime, investigation, heroes, prostitute, crimes, mystery, legal investigation, law enforcement, conspiracy, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Blind Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police officer Jack Fletcher is injured in a gun battle resulting in the loss of his sight.
Plot: tape over mouth, sister sister relationship, death, blindness, tied to a chair, rape victim, murder, stabbed in the back, radiator, bound and gagged, recluse
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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1-900 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The police become involved when the callers to a 1-900 number begin turning up dead after a visit from the beautiful operator.
Plot: song, secret, garden, toilet, manipulation, photograph, testicles, disco, death, urination, nipples, dressing gown ...
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