Movies like Paper Soldiers

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 5.6
 1K
Paper Soldiers
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: hip hop, drug dealing, rise and fall, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, music, soldier, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, ambition, dishonesty, partners, disorder, breaking and entering, burglar, threesome, thief, female nudity, lesbian sex, betrayal, friendship, african american
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, disorder, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty and unlikely criminals mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paper Soldiers: Next Day Air (2009), Black Out (2012), The Shipment (2001), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Payoff (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.9
 10K
Next Day Air
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, goofy hero, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes, urban, disorder, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   82%
 
 6.4
 2K
Black Out
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After ruthless gangsters wrongfully accuse him of stealing from them, a retired criminal has 24 hours to creep back into his past life and retrieve a bag of coke before his fiancée is killed.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, gory, gangsters, crime, crime gone awry, drug dealing, memory loss, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   94%
 
 3.9
 367
The Shipment
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, disorder, viagra, sexual humor, gangster
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   86%
 
The Hollywood Sign
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: hollywood, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, unlikely criminals, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   90%
 
 4.8
 781
Payoff
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, hip hop, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, buddies, gangsters, chase, misfit partners, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, seaport, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   82%
 
 7.3
 89
Silver Case
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In TInseltown, the world of scheming and dreaming reaches a particularly nasty low when a powerful producer known as the 'Senator' hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady arch rival, the 'Master' in more ways ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, hollywood, cons and scams, crime, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, master criminal, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
Stark Raving Mad
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough
Plot: bank, nightclub, buddies, criminal's revenge, crime, crime gone awry, vengeance, heist, cons and scams, murder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   96%
 
Drop Dead Sexy
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: crime gone awry, cons and scams, crime, kidnapping, corpse, criminal heroes, small town, nothing goes right, crimes, stripper, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   75%
 
Even Angels Eat Beans
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, goofy hero, odd couple, crime, unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, chases and races, partners ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   88%
 
Let's Do It Again
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clyde Williams and Billy Foster are a couple of blue-collar workers in Atlanta who have promised to raise funds for their fraternal order, the Brothers and Sisters of Shaka. However, their method for raising the money involves travelling to New ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: gambling, buddies, hypnosis, odd couple, underdog, forgery, contests and competitions, cons and scams, gang, church, stoners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   83%
 
 7.8
 7K
El Narco
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, rough ...
Plot: anti heroes, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, small town, social decay, criminal heroes, crimes, mafia, blood splatter, organized crime, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   75%
 
High Times Potluck
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High Times' Pot Luck is an upbeat pot caper that centers around a mobster who discovers the magic of marijuana.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, stoners, crimes, music band, prodigy, soldier, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   59%
 
 5.7
 496
Borderline
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An attorney stumbles upon a suitcase filled with cocaine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, crime, life turned upside down, suburbs, crimes, gangsters, couple relations, gun, lawyer, loss of job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
 5.7
 1K
Hot Tamale
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: best friends, on the road, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   60%
 
Concrete Blondes
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, crimes, best friends, clergy, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, lesbian relationship, drug dealer, blonde wig, bullet wound ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
The Bannen Way
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, going straight, parents and children, cons and scams, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   53%
 
 6.2
 122K
Tower Heist
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, skyscraper, unlikely criminals, chase, safecracker, thanksgiving, chess, revenge, surveillance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
 5.7
 2K
All for One
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: buddies, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, friends, unlikely partners, heist, friendship, cons and scams, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
The Biggest Bundle of Them All
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal, train robbery, unlikely criminals, betrayal, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
 6.4
 163
Sitting Ducks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two small-time thieves come together as a bizarre comic duo in a quest to make their childhood dreams come true. In a limousine stuffed with cash stolen from the mob, they take off for Miami, where they plan to fly to a safe haven in Costa Rica. On ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, cons and scams, chases and races, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, heist, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
Meet the Mobsters
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Down-and-out lounge singer Johnny Slade is hired by a mystery man to open a hot new club, the catch being he's given a new--and terrible--song to sing each night. Noticing that whenever he sings one a new crime is committed, Johnny gradually ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, nightclub, crime, gangsters, hidden identity, musician's life, going straight, nothing goes right, rise and fall, rising to stardom, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
Chor Machaaye Shor
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crimes, police station, dishonesty, bollywood, buddies, hidden identity, nothing goes right, cons and scams, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
Teresa's Tattoo
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhead, tattooed, and wearing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: college, nothing goes right, gangsters, beach, hostages, crime, unlikely criminals, kidnapping, crime gone awry, ransom, tattoo, fbi ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
 3.6
 227
The Bros.
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wannabe "gangsta-rappers" resort to a crime spree in order to come up up with ten thousand dollars in order to finance a studio recording session.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, remake of american film
Plot: hip hop, drugs/alcohol, anti heroes, resort, suburbs, criminal heroes, urban ghetto, criminal's revenge, crime, music, gangsters, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
Road to Redemption
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple come into contact with stolen mob money, gamble it away, and end up on the run from gangsters
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, redemption, self discovery, impossible love, destiny, crimes, hopes, gambling, gangsters, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, montana, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
 5.8
 865
High Risk
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four American friends, badly needing money, decide to make a commando-like raid into a South American drug lord's compound.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: criminal heroes, jungle, chase, crime, crimes, danger, adventure, drug dealing, gangsters, bandit, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
 4.4
 532
Plan B
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, betrayal, crime gone awry, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
9 Dead Gay Guys
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, criminal heroes, crime, gays and lesbians, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, ship, friendship, cons and scams, down on your luck, gender bending, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 6.2
 464
Two Tough Guys
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, buddies, crime, gangsters, goofy hero, on the run, kidnapping, tough heroes, danger, deadly, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Winners & Sinners
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, buddies, crime, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime, farce, fighting crime, friendship, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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