Movies like The Parole Officer

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The Parole Officer (2001)
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The Parole Officer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hapless parole officer is framed for murder by a crooked police chief. To prove his innocence he must entice his former clients away from the law abiding lives they are now living to recover the evidence that will save him.
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, warden, parole officer, heist, police corruption, crimes, love and romance, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, female police officer, policewoman, corrupt police, unlikely criminal, frame up, bank, crime, deadly, storage unit, bittersweet, dog, robot, bank robbery, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, cons and scams, heist and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Parole Officer: 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), Stark Raving Mad (2002), Wrong Cops (2013), Scorched (2003), Madigan's Millions (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, deadly, crimes, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
71%
 6.0
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Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Angola, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, murder, death, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crimes, crime, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, friends, small town, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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 ⇓
68%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, buddies, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.7
 23K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, cons and scams, collector, crime gone awry, verbal byplay, disorder, partners, dishonesty, caper, employer employee relationship, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, disorder, overnight success, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, crime, love and romance, bank robber, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 548
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: alternative comedy, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: drug dealing, undercover agent, vomiting, cross dressing, law enforcement, mistaken identity, farce, frame up, sexual relations, dishonesty, crime, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, buddies, art theft, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, denmark, miami, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
60%
 5.2
 4K
Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, crimes, who done it, disorder, nothing goes right, protagonist as suspect, partners, odd couple, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.5
 444
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: realistic, offbeat, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: heist, hotel, farce, caper, coffin, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, bank, disorder, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 5K
Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 2K
The Actors (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During the run of a particularly awful interpretation of Richard III, the star, Anthony O'Malley, begins to frequent a rough pub to develop his character. He meets Barreller who he discovers owes someone he's never met a considerable sum ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, offbeat
Plot: debt collector, debt, disguise, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, gangsters, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, pretense, make believe, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 17K
Saving Grace (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, crimes, family problems, partners in crime, small town life, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, small town, drug lord, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 5K
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 $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Let's Rob the Bank (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shopkeeper Victor Garnier has naively invested his family's life savings in an African mine, on his banker's recommendation. When the mine is nationalized, rendering the stock worthless, he considers himself shamelessly robbed by the bank; ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: heist, tunnel, bank, cons and scams, nagging and grouching, dishonesty, dancer's life, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 29K
Alan Partridge (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. Nervous breakdown in Dundee. A self-published book, 'Bouncing Back', which was ...
Style: humorous, cynical, satirical, absurd, talky ...
Plot: hostage, layoff, radio dj, radio station, desire for fame, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, goofy hero, social awkwardness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, contests and competitions, buddies, criminal heroes, unemployment, cons and scams, friendship, store, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 679
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: casino, dishonesty, crime, unlikely criminals, mind game, partners, wedding, disorder, couples, mate swapping, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: lawyer, zoophilia, heist, robbery, suprisingly clever, stuttering, betrayal, farce, screwball, thief, trial, american abroad ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
King's Ransom (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hoping to foil his own gold-digging wife's plan, a loathsome businessman arranges his own kidnapping, only to realize that there are plenty of other people interested in his wealth as well.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, couples, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 166
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: rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, storage unit, betrayal, crime, law enforcement, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, heist, farce, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob the safety deposit boxes of three very different criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg.
Style: clever, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prostitute, drug smuggling, drug dealing, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, law enforcement, lovers on the run, hostages, dishonesty, fugitives ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 822
Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bank, crime, crime gone awry, forgery, femme fatale, hidden identity, prodigy, dishonesty, gangsters, betrayal, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wrong Box (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, queen of england, comedy of errors, siblings relations, farce, insurance, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, cons and scams, lottery, disorder, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bending The Rules (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Detective Nick Blades is a New Orleans cop on trial for corruption. Assistant District Attorney Theo Gold is the man in charge of putting him behind bars. When these two unlikely partners from opposite sides of the law stumble onto a criminal plot, ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, partners, law enforcement, unlikely partners, dishonesty, attempted murder, danger, bakery, patience, district attorney, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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