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, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, mistaken identity, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist, crimes, hitman, betrayal, crime, love affair, deadly, disorder, kitchen, female assassin, brother sister relationship, funeral, handcuffs, severed finger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa

Most similar movies to Plan B

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dishonesty and gangsters mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Plan B: The Hollywood Sign (2001), Thin Ice (2011), Bookies (2003), The Actors (2003), Plastic (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, small town, insurance, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
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82%
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, unlikely criminals, friendship, betrayal, crime gone awry, buddies, fish out of water, bookies, cons and scams, youth, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
68%
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 6.0
 7K
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, friends, race against time, disorder, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, criminal's revenge, male objectification, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, gang, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, partners, buddies, master criminal, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
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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: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: on the run, criminal heroes, gangsters, love and romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, gang, love affair, chases and races, cons and scams, crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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 ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
55%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, dangerous attraction, going straight, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, couples, private detective, crime gone awry, hidden identity, rivalry, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, drug dealing, disorder, crimes, crime, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 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, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, heist, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, gangsters, hostages, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, suicide attempt, attempted murder, teenager, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, psychopath, mind game, deadly, rivalry, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 2K
Stand Off (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, failed attempt, comedy of errors, parents and children, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, gambler, on the run, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ 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: crimes, criminal's revenge, crime, hidden identity, hitman, social decay, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, cons and scams, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, danger, greed, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 1K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, starting over, ambition, betrayal, crime gone awry, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, family problems, gambling, jockey, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 2K
Graduation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Four best friends, about to graduate from high school, must find a way to raise money to help a family member in need. When one of them discovers her banker father having an affair, the foursome plots to rob his bank during graduation ceremonies. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, heist, unlikely criminals, buddies, youth, high school life, high school, partners, crimes, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
Beyond the City Limits (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, femme fatale, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, crime gone awry, partners, female bonding, casino, master criminal, dishonesty, vampire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, 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: child in peril, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, family relations, danger, murder, mistaken identity, hitman, buddies, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, crime gone awry, disorder, down on your luck, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, nothing goes right, reluctant partners, going straight, odd couple, partners, disorder, misfit, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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 ⇓
43%
Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, criminal heroes, ambition, disorder, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, biting
Plot: partners, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, friends, elderly, disorder, retirement home, heist, dishonesty, youth, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, train robbery, rivalry, chases and races, crime, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, gangsters, car chase, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
The Opportunists (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vic is a struggling auto mechanic with a safe-cracking past and a lot of debt. His girlfriend runs a bar and offers to loan him the money she's saved for remodeling, but Vic is reluctant to take it. When a long-lost cousin from Ireland shows up ...
Style: realistic, talky, suspense, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, gangsters, crimes, crime, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, going straight, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%