Movies like Paper Soldiers

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Paper Soldiers (2002)
 5.6
 1K
Paper Soldiers (2002)
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, crime, rise and fall, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, music, soldier, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, ambition, dishonesty, partners, disorder, thief, friendship, female nudity, betrayal, lesbian sex, threesome, burglar, breaking and entering, african american
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa

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Most similar movies to Paper Soldiers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paper Soldiers: State Property (2002), The Shipment (2001), The Hollywood Sign (2001), Concrete Blondes (2013), Silver Case (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, buddies, gang, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, drug dealing, rise and fall, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.9
 367
The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime, hitman, crimes, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, disorder, gangster, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
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 ⇓
73%
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich businessman Max Fairbanks. But Fairbanks catches him and steals his cherished ring that his girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back with the help of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Plot: ring, thief, cons and scams, crime, crimes, master thief, vengeance, dishonesty, destiny, criminal's revenge, goofy hero, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Concrete Blondes (2013)
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, crime, best friends, clergy, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, drug dealer, hashish, bullet wound, warehouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.3
 93
Silver Case (2012)
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, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
64%
Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
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: odd couple, gangsters, goofy hero, fistfight, unlikely criminals, crime, mistaken identity, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, chases and races ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 2K
Black Out (2012)
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: semi serious, humorous, twists and turns, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: axe, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, gory, crime, crime gone awry, drug dealing, memory loss, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.3
 168
Sitting Ducks (1980)
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, cons and scams, crime, chases and races, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, heist, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 541
Plan B (2001)
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 ⇓
52%
 5.8
 10K
Next Day Air (2009)
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: goofy hero, comedy of errors, crime, drugs/alcohol, crime gone awry, crimes, disorder, urban, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 2K
All for One (2011)
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: heist, buddies, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, disorder, friends, unlikely partners, friendship, cons and scams, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
High Times Potluck (2002)
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: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals, stoners, crimes, music band, prodigy, soldier, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime, betrayal, crime gone awry, friendship, cons and scams, murder, working undercover, hitman, criminal heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 795
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, hip hop, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, buddies, gangsters, misfit partners, partners against crime, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, seaport, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 159
Down the Drain (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dishonest lawyer devises a scheme to rob a bank by recruiting criminals he has represented to do the job for him. When the robbery is completed, he learns that the "loot" from the vault is in fact a microchip containing top-secret ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, crime, crime gone awry, farce, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 210
Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben’s ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: desert, prostitute, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crime, farm, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters, drug dealing, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Meet the Mobsters (2005)
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, gangsters, crime, hidden identity, musician's life, going straight, nothing goes right, rise and fall, rising to stardom, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, bollywood, criminal heroes, gang, crime, gangsters, goofy hero, cons and scams, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 742
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: heist, robbery, crime gone awry, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 902
High Risk (1981)
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: chase, jungle, bandit, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, danger, adventure, gangsters, on the run, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Let's Do It Again (1975)
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: hypnosis, gambling, church, gang, buddies, odd couple, money, underdog, forgery, contests and competitions, cons and scams, stoners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 169
Smokers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaaron, a Kansas transplant is alone in New York City and just wants to buy a bag of weed.
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crime, crimes, drug abuse, urban, city life, disorder, stoners, neo noir, drugs, marijuana, pot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 134
Diamond Zero (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A daft doctor concocts an offbeat scheme to make millions after he happens upon a method of turning cremated human remains into diamonds. But when the sawbones hires a pair of hapless thieves to collect the raw material, a string of calamities ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: amateur detective, crime, buddies, hidden identity, crime gone awry, intrigue, cons and scams, heist, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 328
Cold Feet (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, on the run, cons and scams, down on your luck, psychopath, hitman, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: hip hop, buddies, music, gangsters, music band, musician's life, desire for fame, drug dealing, journalism, rise and fall, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, stripper, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, love, bootlegging, grave, necklace, criminal heroes, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 510
The Supergrass (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While taking a holiday in the country with his mother, Dennis hits on a scheme to impress a girl so that she'll go away on a trip with him as his girlfriend. Although he fails to gain any interest from the girl, the police take a great interest ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: drug dealing, farce, crime, mistaken identity, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, sexual relations, frame up, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 1K
Hot Tamale (2006)
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, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, best friends, crime, criminal's revenge, stolen money, gang, crime gone awry, cons and scams, heist, kidnapping, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 469
Two Tough Guys (2003)
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, suspenseful, realistic, 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 ⇓
34%