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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, lesbian sex, breaking and entering
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, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Paper Soldiers: The Hollywood Sign (2001), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014), The Shipment (2001), State Property (2002), Next Day Air (2009). 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, elderly, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: crime gone awry, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, drug dealing, disorder, crimes, crime, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, partners, dishonesty, hitman, drug dealing, gangster, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, 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, 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%
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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: bleak, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, family life, social decay, gangsters, down on your luck, ambition, gang, urban ghetto, friends, friendship, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ 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: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, drug dealing, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, goofy hero, crimes, gangsters, escapades, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, crime gone awry, disorder, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, disorder, mistaken identity, criminal heroes, chases and races, crimes, unlikely criminals, crime, gangsters, nothing goes right, goofy hero, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, gangsters, unlikely criminals, on the run, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, crimes, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, france, europe, chicago illinois, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: realistic, semi serious, biting, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, hollywood, filmmaking, crime gone awry, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: best friends, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, clergy, lesbian relationship, blonde wig, bullet wound, hashish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, rivalry, disorder, vengeance, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: buddies, unlikely criminals, gangsters, crime, obsessive quest, crimes, nothing goes right, prostitute, partners, disorder, car chase, absurdism ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: hypnosis, gambling, gang, church, siblings relations, couple relations, gangsters, contests and competitions, crimes, ambition, disorder, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, dishonesty, disorder, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
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Wise Guys (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, mafia, frame up, buddies, crimes, crime, goofy hero, heist, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, dishonesty, gang, on the road, chase, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, stolen money, road trip, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, disorder, law enforcement, gang, friendship, dishonesty, partners, crime, confined, gangsters, crimes, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, heist, disorder, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, chase, crimes, goofy hero, track down, crime, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, partners, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 4K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, small town, insurance, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, heist, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.5
 771
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: couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, unlikely criminals, hitman, crime gone awry, danger, disorder, crimes, gangsters, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 1K
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: infidelity, murder, private detective, who done it, disorder, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, deadly, aspiring actor, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 912
Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, danger, partners, disorder, crime, cons and scams, crimes, heist, ruby, pursuit, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stealing Rembrandt (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two bumbling scrap metal thieves - father and son - steal the wrong painting during a museum heist. The painting turns out to be the only original Rembrandt painting in Denmark, and all hell breaks loose. What do you do when you've got ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: museum, painting, on the run, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, heist, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, collector, disorder, dishonesty, small time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: realistic, twists and turns, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: axe, wedding, muscle car, cocaine, robbery, disorder, memory loss, gangsters, crime, chases and races, gory, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: street gang, family relations, gang, crime, crimes, partners, disorder, fish out of water, gangsters, hip hop, ghetto, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, south central los angeles, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, working undercover, friends, undercover, friendship, unfulfillment, crime, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%