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, crimes, crime, love and romance, fall in love, hitman, death, doctor, police, crumbling marriage, rivalry, love, sex, dog, horse, swat team, serial killer, chef, money, wedding, motorcycle, friendship, investigation ...
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 crimes, crime, love and romance, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Parting Shots: Bank Robber (1993), Intermission (2003), Nurse Betty (2000), Shooting Fish (1997), One Night at McCool's (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, 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 ⇓
95%
 6.8
 15K
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, dishonesty, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ 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, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, crime, losing-it hero, crimes, obsessive quest, violence, professional killer, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, arizona ...
⇓ 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, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, love triangle, chase, liar, hospital, wealth, parole, scam, thief, business, nightclub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, witty, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, nothing goes right, manipulations, crime, danger, rivalry, fall in love, destructive relationship, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: st. louis missouri, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.2
 49K
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: funny, light, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, dishonesty, manipulation, parents and children, manipulations, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, farce, criminal heroes, hidden identity, frame up, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, intense, touching ...
Plot: prison, romance, fall in love, confined, prison life, buddies, cons and scams, crimes, crime, social worker, prison escape, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, fbi, romance, mistaken identity, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, comedy of errors, crime, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, absurd, realistic
Plot: medical student, unlikely criminals, gambling, black market, doctors and patients, organ donation, poverty, nurse, doctor, couples, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, hidden identity, vengeance, bodyguard, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, dangerous attraction, gangsters, unlikely partners, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, twists & turns, police, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, light ...
Plot: self discovery, gangsters, buddies, disorder, stewardess, crime gone awry, drug dealing, friends, gambling, rescue, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, 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, semi serious, 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, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, latin america, usa
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: family business, going straight, nothing goes right, gangsters, hitman, down on your luck, drug abuse, buddies, dishonesty, family problems, betrayal, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: criminal heroes, romance, crimes, heist, breakup, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, true love, jewel thief, husband wife relationship, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, crime, crimes, fall in love, mission of murder, lovers, couple relations, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, turkey, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: girls' night, date 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 ⇓
48%
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, gender, lifestyle, mistaken identity, cons and scams, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: fistfight, singing, police, city, crime, crimes, fall in love, criminal heroes, love and romance, dangerous attraction, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, unlikely criminals, love and romance, heist, working class, countryside, couples, small town life, lake or river, isolation, society, lovers on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: small town, gang, gangsters, chases and races, love and romance, marriage, trust, cowboy, outlaw, hanging, chase, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mexico, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, biting ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, female killer, gangsters, crime, romance, danger, love affair, criminal heroes, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, looking for love, couples, comedy of errors, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 17K
You Kill Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, funny, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, alcoholic, crime, gangsters, crimes, gang, love and romance, rehabilitation, polish, going straight, organized crime, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: starting over, murder, fbi, hitman, romance, gangsters, against the odds, against the rules, crime, special agents, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, chases and races, goofy hero, intrigue, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disguise ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, hitman, unlikely criminals, vengeance, partners, disorder, dishonesty, farce, human nature, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 9K
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: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, romance, crime, dedicated lawyer, crimes, legal action, law enforcement, couples, cons and scams, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Another Stakeout (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, police investigation, disorder, fall in love, law enforcement, partners, buddies, boss and employee, witnessing a crime, gangsters, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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