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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, parole officer, heist, crimes, love and romance, partners, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, female police officer, corrupt police, unlikely criminal, bank, crime, deadly, dog, robot, bank robbery, cat, female nudity, criminal, stripper, teenage girl, policewoman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, northern england, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, disorder, cons and scams, heist and partners mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Parole Officer: 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), The Actors (2003), Quick Change (1990), Madigan's Millions (1968), Scorched (2003). 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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, friendship, dishonesty, deadly, buddies, amateur detective, cons and scams, crime, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat
Plot: debt collector, disguise, debt, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, gangsters, make believe, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.8
 18K
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, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, buddies, friends, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
69%
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 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, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, friends, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, small town, partners, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, humorous, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crimes, rivalry, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, humorous, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crime, buddies, crimes, art theft, husband wife relationship, happy ending, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, new york, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 22K
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
Plot: heist, perfect crime, cons and scams, collector, crime gone awry, disorder, verbal byplay, dishonesty, partners, employer employee relationship, farce, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
57%
 6.0
 6K
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: realistic, dark humor, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, fighting crime, corrupt law enforcer, partners against crime, goofy hero, clumsiness, murder, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 4K
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, dark humor, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: murder, missing person, crimes, crime, resentment, investigation, deadly, unemployment, police corruption, unlikely criminals, rebelliousness, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crime, false accusation, who done it, odd couple, nothing goes right, crimes, protagonist as suspect, heist, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, cheating, overnight success, disorder, cons and scams, crime, couple relations, love and romance, bank robber, criminal, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 519
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, cross dressing, vomiting, undercover agent, disorder, law enforcement, dishonesty, mistaken identity, farce, partners, couples, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
53%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, partners, disorder, buddies, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, 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 ⇓
51%
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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: cult film, witty, humorous, semi serious, not serious ...
Plot: zoophilia, heist, lawyer, robbery, stuttering, screwball, trial, killing a dog, yelling, courtroom, heart attack, silencer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, crimes, family problems, small town life, partners in crime, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, small town, drug lord, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 601
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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: casino, mate swapping, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, kidnapping, infidelity, disorder, couples, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, 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 ⇓
47%
 6.0
 698
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: bank, crime, forgery, hidden identity, infidelity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, exciting, witty, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, police investigation, misfit partners, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, disorder, partners, odd couple, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dishonesty, breakup, crimes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, disorder, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, dark humor, exciting, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, buddies, crime, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, friends, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 28K
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: humorous, cynical, satirical, absurd, talky ...
Plot: hostage, radio dj, hostage situation, radio station, desire for fame, workplace, lifestyle, social awkwardness, ambition, goofy hero, danger, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: heist, bank, tunnel, cons and scams, disorder, vengeance, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, love and romance, dancer's life, crime, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 2K
Dollars (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
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: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, heist, cons and scams, drug dealing, bank, on the run, rivalry, chase, partners, dishonesty, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, nothing goes right, siblings relations, insurance, farce, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, unfulfillment, lottery, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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