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

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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 crime gone awry mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paper Soldiers: The Hollywood Sign (2001), State Property (2002), The Shipment (2001), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), In Security (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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95%
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, rough, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, drug dealing, family life, crimes, urban ghetto life, friendship, chaos and mayhem, social decay, rise and fall, city life, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, philadelphia
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82%
 4.2
 375
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, partners, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, drug dealing, crime, hitman, disorder, viagra, gangster, sexual humor
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, chemistry, gang, explorer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: thief, vengeance, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, robbery, businessman, ring ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., boston, new jersey
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100%
 5.1
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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64%
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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: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, disorder, drug dealing, crime gone awry, danger, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, goofy hero, gangsters, employer employee relationship, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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63%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Stark Raving Mad (2002)
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, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crimes, rivalry, disorder, partners, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hypnosis, gambling, gang, church, criminal heroes, dishonesty, underdog, gangsters, ambition, rivalry, odd couple, forgery ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: exciting, humorous, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, warehouse, drug dealer, danger, rivalry, murder, stolen money, crime, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bannen Way (2010)
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, rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, criminal heroes, deadly, hopes, dishonesty, gangsters, romancing a criminal, criminal, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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50%
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: gangsters, ambition, mistaken identity, introspection, moral dilemma, disorder, artists and showbiz, hidden identity, crimes, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, realistic, dark humor, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, danger, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 180
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, on the run, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty, chases and races, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 144
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: hidden identity, nothing goes right, amateur detective, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, buddies, criminal heroes, dishonesty, intrigue, partners, track down, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, buddies, crimes, chase, partners, criminal heroes, gang, chases and races, fight, engagement, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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44%
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Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
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43%
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Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, infidelity, crimes, law enforcement, partners, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
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43%
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: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, prodigy, music band, celebrity culture, stoners, drug abuse, performer's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, new york
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42%
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Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 4K
Airbag (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner Villambrosa finds the ring. Meanwhile Villambrosa's rival ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: gangsters, buddies, unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, partners, prostitute, disorder, absurdism, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
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40%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, chase, dishonesty, crime, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 106
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: humorous, suspenseful, suspense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, unlikely criminals, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, artists and showbiz, crime gone awry, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Road to Redemption (2001)
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: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, estrangement, disorder, love and romance, crimes, self discovery, redemption, impossible love, drug dealing, on the run, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, montana, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: cocaine, wedding, robbery, memory loss, crimes, gangsters, drug dealing, race against time, disorder, axe, muscle car, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%