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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: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: murder, bank, heist, parole officer, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance, partners, unlikely criminals, police corruption, computer expert, empty gun, probation officer, british asian, master of disguise, search warrant, awards show, master criminal, outtakes during end credits, child driving car, volvo, falling off a roof ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, criminal heroes and heist mostly in Crime, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Parole Officer: 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), The Actors (2003), Stark Raving Mad (2002), Alan Partridge (2013), The Supergrass (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, buddies, criminal heroes, crime, criminal, brothel madam, sexual favor, male prostitute, gay bar, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, ship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
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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, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Plot: disguise, debt, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, debt collector, theatre play, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, realistic, rough
Plot: bank robbery, nightclub, heist, bank, cons and scams, murder, rave, clubbing, buddies, criminal's revenge, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
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Alan Partridge (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, France
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: talky, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, radio station, hostage situation, radio dj, irish, goofy hero, radio, confined, radio broadcast, disc jockey, media, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: drug dealing, farce, mistaken identity, crime, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, sexual relations, frame up, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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A Fork in the Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, kidnapping, convict, on the run, missing person, crimes, crime, escape, nothing goes right, prison, odd couple, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, family life, crime, flirting, crimes, mystery, deadly, amateur detective, private detective, aging, investigation, family business ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, crime, organized crime, buddies, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gang war, ambition, friendship, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: queen of england, murder, comedy of errors, siblings relations, cons and scams, farce, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, disorder, redemption, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, lawyer, robbery, screwball, american abroad, stuttering, courtroom, zoophilia, heart attack, barrel, animal abuse, killing a dog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: heist, cons and scams, bank, tunnel, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crime, store, lovers reunited, criminal heroes, crimes, dancer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, small town, drug dealer, greenhouse, drug dealing, drug lord, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, rock, crime, dealing with death, widow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.6
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, crime gone awry, crime, farce, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, promotion, church, secretary, ambition, unlikely criminals, workplace intrigue, crime, workplace situations, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: desert, heist, bank robber, bank, criminal heroes, small town, nothing goes right, crime, vengeance, employee, store, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crooks in Cloisters (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: monastery, crime, crimes, island, dishonesty, clergy, criminal heroes, gang, on the run, starting over, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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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, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, security guard, forgery, crime, buddies, museum, unlikely criminals, theft, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, denmark, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 635
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: femme fatale, gangsters, crime, bank, hidden identity, betrayal, crime gone awry, forgery, cons and scams, heist, hitman, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 2K
Lucky Break (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. He convinces the governor to stage a musical in an old chapel next to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: prison, romance, confined, crime, crimes, friends, buddies, cons and scams, prison life, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pizza, dysfunctional family, womanizer, hitman, crimes of passion, attempted murder, murder, crime, wife husband relationship, gigolo, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, clever, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, disorder, gambling, master criminal, crime, bet, dog, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, stylized
Plot: casino, cons and scams, gambling, crime, crimes, dishonesty, couples, unlikely criminals, mind game, infidelity, kidnapping, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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, entertaining, tense, funny, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, perfect crime, verbal byplay, crime gone awry, collector, disorder, dishonesty, partners, farce, employer employee relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My New Partner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: My New Partner is a 1984 French comedy film directed by Claude Zidi, starring Philippe Noiret and Thierry Lhermitte. Noiret plays a streetwise Paris policeman who takes kickbacks from the minor criminals on his beat to allow them to continue. At the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, buddies, misfit partners, odd couple, disorder, police, corruption, colleague ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, safecracker, cons and scams, safe, inner city, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, safecracker, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, money, crimes, fatherhood, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, rivalry, disorder, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Wrong Arm of the Law (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, robbery, impostor, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, bank robber, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, master criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 6K
Eating Raoul (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, cannibalism, swinger, restaurant, bondage, crime, unlikely criminals, serial killer, cons and scams, criminal heroes, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, car chase, police investigation, crime, serial killer, parody, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, chases and races, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, detective series
Plot: bank, investigation, heist, undercover, gang, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, chaos, goofy hero, master criminal, assassination attempt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, scotland yard, europe, france, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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