Movies like Paper Soldiers

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Paper Soldiers (2002)
 5.5
 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, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hip hop, gangsters, crimes, music, soldier, drug dealing, partners, crime, ambition, rise and fall, dishonesty, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, disorder, unlikely criminals, thief, friendship, female nudity, burglar, betrayal, african american, breaking and entering, lesbian sex, threesome
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, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters 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), Even Angels Eat Beans (1973), Next Day Air (2009). 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, down on your luck, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, drug dealing, society, rise and fall, urban, juvenile delinquency, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 371
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: drug dealing, dishonesty, disorder, partners, hitman, crimes, unlikely criminals, gangsters, crime, sexual humor, viagra, gangster
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, robbery, ring, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, elderly, disorder, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, gangsters, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, goofy hero, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, crime gone awry, drug dealing, danger, disorder, escapades, goofy hero, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, foot chase, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, clergy, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, best friends, dishonesty, lesbian relationship, drug dealer, warehouse, blonde wig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 170
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, on the run, partners, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4.5
 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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, crimes, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, artists and showbiz, vengeance, hollywood, master criminal, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: heist, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, working undercover, crime, unlikely partners, undercover, friendship, crimes, cons and scams, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, disorder, rivalry, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good
Plot: hypnosis, gambling, gang, church, odd couple, misfit, couple relations, crimes, gangsters, contests and competitions, cons and scams, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 5K
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, stylized, witty ...
Plot: crime, gangsters, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, buddies, fish out of water, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, france, europe, chicago illinois, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 135
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: realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious
Plot: unlikely criminals, amateur detective, track down, buddies, disorder, partners, dishonesty, heist, intrigue, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: witty, cynical, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug dealing, music band, lifestyle, gangsters, crimes, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, soldier, chase, prodigy, wizards and magicians, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, exciting, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: axe, wedding, cocaine, muscle car, robbery, memory loss, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, crime gone awry, race against time, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, murder, betrayal, criminal heroes, working undercover, friends, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 160
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, betrayal, disorder, farce, heist, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 338
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: realistic, cynical, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, hitman, on the run, psychopath, crime, down on your luck, deadly, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, kidnapping, stripper, buddies, stoners, small town, partners, disorder, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 214
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, desert, drugs/alcohol, mate swapping, bowling, disorder, nothing goes right, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 804
Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chases and races, gangsters, misfit partners, crimes, murder, hip hop, police corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, seaport, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Piece of the Action (1977)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: disco, ghetto, urban ghetto, crimes, fugitives, city life, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 754
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Plot: heist, robbery, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: down on your luck, rising to stardom, criminal heroes, crimes, ambition, going straight, disorder, crime, musician's life, artists and showbiz, gangsters, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: unlikely criminals, gangsters, buddies, disorder, partners, prostitute, nothing goes right, crime, obsessive quest, car chase, absurdism, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, erotic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, friends, cons and scams, crime, unlikely criminals, on the road, kidnapping, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Uptown Saturday Night (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby team up in this hilarious misadventure as buddies Steve and Wardell, who head uptown to a swanky nightclub. Unfortunately, thieves hit the club and steal Steve's wallet -- which happens to hold a winning lottery ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, lottery, chase, robbery, ghetto, gangsters, obsessive quest, goofy hero, unlikely criminals, crime, nothing goes right, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 356
Framed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A painter is accused of art-forging. He thinks his girlfriend betrayed him, so it's time for revenge.
Style: exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: frame up, cons and scams, forgery, disorder, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, heist, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: street gang, crime, gang, family relations, fish out of water, partners, disorder, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, parents and children, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%