Movies like Parting Shots

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Parting Shots (1998)
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Parting Shots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Harry Sterndale, a failed photographer, is told that he has only three months to live due to him getting cancer. After thinking things over he decides that since he is dying anyway that he will kill or destroy all the people that has ever crossed or hurt him during his entire life. So Parting Shots becomes literally the shots fired by Harry when he knows he is parting this earth. After all, he will be dead anyway long before he can come to trial and get his just desserts from society. Harry even falls in love with Jill and hires an assassin to kill him in style. However there is just one small problem with Harry's master plan - the cancer diagnosis is totally inaccurate and now he's got a hitman on his trail and several policemen want to talk to him over some murders...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, light, captivating, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, terminal illness, nothing goes right, crime, love and romance, fall in love, hitman, death, doctor, police, crimes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, love, dog, horse, serial killer, chef, money, motorcycle, friendship, investigation, hotel, food, cancer ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france

Most similar movies to Parting Shots

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, crime, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Parting Shots: Intermission (2003), Bank Robber (1993), Nurse Betty (2000), Shooting Fish (1997), Heartbreakers (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
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Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, couple relations, crimes, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, heist, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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95%
 4.5
 278
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, romance, dishonesty, heist, bank robber, blackmail, money, friendship, police ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.1
 32K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, violence, professional killer, salesman, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Shooting Fish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two con artists (Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend) hire an unwitting medical-school student (Kate Beckinsale) as a secretary for their latest scam.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, love triangle, friendship, chase, liar, wealth, hospital, nightclub, parole, scam, thief, business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.2
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Heartbreakers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Max and Page are a brilliant mother/daughter con team who have their grift down to a fine science. Max targets wealthy, willing men and marries them. Page then seduces them, and Max catches her husband in the act. Then it's off to palimony city ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, manipulation, manipulations, parents and children, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, farce, criminal heroes, hidden identity, frame up, one last job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 259
Muggers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two medical students find themselves dangerously indebted to a sadistic loan shark, they become embroiled in an illicit black-market organ transplant scam in order to save their lives. 'Muggers' is a twisted, hilarious, pitch-black ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: nurse, doctor, medical student, couples, dishonesty, deadly, gory, cooking and food, gambling, doctors and patients, gangsters, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kicked in the Head (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, light ...
Plot: self discovery, gangsters, stewardess, drug dealing, crime gone awry, friends, gambling, disorder, buddies, going straight, rise and fall, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 5K
Maybe Baby (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hugh Laurie (Sam) and Joely Richardson (Lucy) star as an irresistible couple who seem to have everything - good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing that they really ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, infertility, family relations, couple relations, babies and infants, romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, wanting to have children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: zoophilia, heist, lawyer, robbery, screwball, trial, yelling, stuttering, animal abuse, heart attack, courtroom, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, tower bridge london, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 98K
The Mexican (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, humorous, witty, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, criminal heroes, on the road, one last job, hitman, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, crime, escapades, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Avenging Angelo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA, France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who has recently discovered that she is the daughter of Angelo, a major mafia boss, decides to wreak vengeance when he is killed by a hitman. She's aided by his faithful bodyguard, with whom she soon falls in love.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, vengeance, hidden identity, bodyguard, dangerous attraction, gangsters, parents and children, love and romance, unlikely partners, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 6K
Goin' South (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single or widowed woman can save him from the gallows by marrying ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: gang, small town, gangsters, chases and races, love and romance, hanging, cowboy, outlaw, marriage, trust, chase, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: prison, romance, crime, cons and scams, fall in love, confined, love and romance, crimes, friends, prison life, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, lifestyle, mistaken identity, friends, crimes, cons and scams, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Oyster Farmer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, crimes, down on your luck, lovers on the run, unlikely criminals, small town life, couples, society, human nature, heist, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, exciting, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: police, singing, city, fistfight, crime, criminal heroes, fall in love, romance, crimes, love and romance, dangerous attraction, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, slang ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mafia, fbi, marriage proposal, mistaken identity, crime, romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, crimes, love and romance, family tradition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 21K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, female killer, gangsters, crime, romance, moral dilemma, crimes, love affair, fall in love, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: infidelity, addiction, dysfunctional family, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, crimes, sexual relations, crime, couple relations, cons and scams, crumbling marriage, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Yesterday Once More (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. To are wealthy, creative jewel thieves who divorce for no apparent reason after a successful diamond heist. A year later, she's engaged to the son of a rich woman who begrudgingly lets her son give his fiancée a family heirloom ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, heist, romance, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, crime, dishonesty, couples, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, wedding, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, infidelity, extramarital affair, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 2K
Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Style: semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, love, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, couple relations, master and servant, couples, lifestyle, race against time, gambling, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, crimes of passion, hitman, attempted murder, womanizer, pizza, vengeance, family problems, deadly, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.5
 1K
Bullseye! (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Roger Moore and Sally Kirkland star as three of the most unlikely rogues to ever score a heist. Hidden away in a vault is a fortune in diamonds, payment for a secret formula two government scientists have unscrupulously sold to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: scientist, espionage, disorder, cons and scams, undercover, mistaken identity, goofy hero, chases and races, intrigue, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.5
 45K
Gigli (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Gigli is ordered to kidnap the psychologically challenged younger brother of a powerful federal prosecutor. When plans go awry, Gigli's boss sends in Ricki, a gorgeous free-spirited female gangster who has her own set of orders to assist with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, melancholic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, romance, hitman, opposites attract, fall in love, crime, mission of murder, lovers, couple relations, blackmail, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, turkey, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Agata and the Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a middle-aged bookshop owner, who becomes embroiled in a surreal swirl of romance and family secrets of infidelity, her energy levels registering in bursts of electrical interference - causing lightbulbs, traffic lights, toasters and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, tense
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, hopes, true love, family relations, couples, family life, looking for love, midlife crisis, disorder, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
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Siberia (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Goof and Hugo are flatmates in Amsterdam who have made a tidy sum from having sex with tourists, then robbing them. Their goal is to spend the money together on a world trip and their scam is going well until they meet Lara, originally from Siberia, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, witty, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, crime, cons and scams, love and romance, fall in love, crimes, friends, dishonesty, betrayal, bed, pay phone, suicide ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, amsterdam, pakistan, paris france, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
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Legal Eagles (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft of a very valuable ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, legal action, dedicated lawyer, crimes, law enforcement, couples, love and romance, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 32K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, murder, serial killer, small town, promiscuity, village, dysfunctional family, extramarital affair, housekeeper, infidelity, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Night at McCool's (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, crime, couples, power relations, danger, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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