Movies like Plan B 2001

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Plan B (2001)
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Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, gangsters, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist, hitman, betrayal, crimes, love affair, disorder, kidnapping, female assassin, funeral, brother sister relationship, widow, deadly, kitchen, handcuffs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Plan B: Dead Heat (2002), The Hollywood Sign (2001), The Shipment (2001), Thin Ice (2011), Bookies (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dead Heat (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Boston cop Pally is forced into early retirement, putting a strain on his marriage. Pally's stepbrother, Ray, attempts to lift his spirits by tipping him off to a sure-bet racehorse. But their attempts to secure the champion equine are thwarted ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, ambition, starting over, rivalry, gangsters, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, family problems, gambling, jockey, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
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100%
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, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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92%
 4.1
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, partners, disorder, sexual humor, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
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Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulation, dark humor, salesman, insurance, cold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 2K
Bookies (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four college friends become small-time bookies, only to find their world spinning dangerously out of control when their greed attracts the attention of organized crime.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, friendship, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, fish out of water, buddies, betrayal, crime gone awry, terminator, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
American Cousins (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two American mafiosi, Gino and Settimo, take refuge in the Glasgow cafe owned by their Scottish/Italian cousin, but he isn't the tough guy they'd expected. Gino and Settimo try to repay Roberto's hospitality by chasing off a debt ...
Style: semi serious, rough, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chase, disorder, hitman, cafe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, private detective, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Marquis (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thomas Gardesse, a traveling alarm systems salesman, is arrested for a minor offense and sentenced to six months imprisonment. To win the respect of his fellow inmates, he claims he is "The Marquis," a brilliant robber whose identity has ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, master criminal, criminal heroes, goofy hero, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, heist, dishonesty, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.1
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In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 242
Little Cigars (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, strong female presence, graphic violence, disorder, love and romance, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bandit, child in peril, hitman, family relations, disorder, comedy of errors, introspection, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, mistaken identity, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, working undercover, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Brink's Job (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, nothing goes right, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 2K
Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, light ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, revenge, dishonesty, mistaken identity, disorder, gangsters, crime boss, vengeful fired employee, factory, factory worker, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 8K
Plastic (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sam & Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise £5m and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, race against time, friends, credit card fraud, criminal heroes, heist, dishonesty, disorder, criminal's revenge, get rich quick scheme, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, disorder, car chase, unlikely criminals, crimes, betrayal, goofy hero, confined, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, buddy comedy, absurd ...
Plot: safecracker, mistaken identity, cons and scams, organized crime, comedy of errors, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, criminal heroes, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Trouble Bound (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, hitman, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, gangsters, hostage, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, suicide attempt, attempted murder, teenager, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Federal Protection (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, social decay, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, hidden identity, fish out of water, cons and scams, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 3K
99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, gangsters, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, mentally challenged, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Under New Management (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sparks and bullets fly when a Wall Street yuppie must steer a Brooklyn mob crew legit before a beautiful FBI agent can build RICO indictments against them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: love affair, gang, rivalry, working undercover, crimes, betrayal, special agents, mafia, investigation, wall street, fbi, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
This Thing of Ours (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, master criminal, bank, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, breakup, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, crime gone awry, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.5
 117
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, friendship, disorder, righting the wronged, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, chase, partners, track down, crimes, goofy hero, money, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 14K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: dark humor, kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, down on your luck, crimes, insurance fraud, life insurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%