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, funeral, handcuffs, brother sister relationship, 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, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams, gangsters and crime gone awry mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Plan B: The Hollywood Sign (2001), The Brink's Job (1978), Little Cigars (1973), Plastic (2014), Wise Guys (1986). 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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, elderly, disorder, dishonesty, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, gangsters, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, crimes, dishonesty, gang, law enforcement, master criminal, partners, buddies, rivalry, criminal's revenge, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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: realistic, rough, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, chases and races, crimes, love and romance, gangsters, criminal heroes, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, love affair, crime, unlikely criminals, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
95%
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 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, criminal heroes, goofy hero, heist, siblings relations, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 4K
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: dark humor, realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: salesman, cons and scams, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, small town, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, manipulations, disorder, dealer, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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, crimes, unlikely criminals, heist, hidden identity, goofy hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, cons and scams, rivalry, crime gone awry, private detective, hidden identity, deadly, going straight, dishonesty, disorder, couples, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 6.0
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crimes, contests and competitions, buddies, terminator, dishonesty, couples, college life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, criminal heroes, friendship, heist, unlikely criminals, youth, partners, buddies, teenage life, high school life, high school, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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 heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, gangsters, crime gone awry, crime, danger, greed, uncle nephew relationship, forgery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, crime gone awry, disorder, failed attempt, comedy of errors, parents and children, unlikely criminals, gambling debt, gambler, on the run, confined, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 241
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, family relations, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, deadly, murder, mistaken identity, hitman, introspection, danger, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, disorder, heist, track down, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, chase, goofy hero, crime, money, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, disorder, couples, cons and scams, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, biting
Plot: partners, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, friends, elderly, disorder, youth, one last job, retirement home, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, stylized, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, train robbery, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, crime, goofy hero, chases and races, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, on the run, partners, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 3K
Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: dark humor, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental institution, gangsters, betrayal, crime, mental illness, hitman, friends, rivalry, down on your luck, partners, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, realistic, offbeat, feel good
Plot: debt, disguise, debt collector, gangsters, riddles and clues, crime, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, parole officer, aging, make believe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, emotional, talky, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, cons and scams, safecracker, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, unlikely couple, criminal heroes, going straight, unlikely criminals, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ireland, new york, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Curse of Inferno (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rather dull minded bank robber suddenly suffers from a change of heart and decides to give the money back. However, he then learns that getting the money back into the bank is much more difficult than taking it out.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bank, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fall in love, crime gone awry, couples, disorder, wooing, dishonesty, partners, heist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.
Style: humorous, funny, light, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, rise to the top, goofy hero, gangsters, crime boss, criminal's revenge, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1910s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, murder, betrayal, criminal heroes, working undercover, friends, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, crime gone awry, partners, manipulations, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, small time, petty criminal, dishonesty, perfect crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jockey, mob boss, family problems, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, addiction, starting over, crime gone awry, gambling, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 19K
Mad Money (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: cons and scams, heist, workplace, bank robbery, unlikely criminals, society, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes, money, crimes, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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