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

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, disorder, crime gone awry, criminal heroes and cons and scams mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Plan B: The Hollywood Sign (2001), Thin Ice (2011), Bookies (2003), American Cousins (2003), Life Without Dick (2002). 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 5K
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: unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, comedy of errors, manipulation, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulations, disorder, salesman, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.0
 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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gambling, college, bookies, unlikely criminals, friendship, cons and scams, fish out of water, buddies, crime gone awry, betrayal, heist, college life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, hitman, cafe, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: couples, romance, musician's life, love and romance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, private detective, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, disorder, hitman, mob boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 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, criminal heroes, lesbian kiss, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, male objectification, bikini ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, england, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 774
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, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dishonesty, robbery, danger, couples, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 209
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: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, gangsters, graphic violence, disorder, strong female presence, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, dark humor, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, partners, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crime, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, goofy hero, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 834
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, revenge, mistaken identity, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, crime boss, factory worker, factory, vengeful fired employee, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nothing goes right, gambling, hitman, gangsters, mafia, frame up, buddies, siblings relations, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, non-linear ...
Plot: waitress, gangsters, kidnapping, hostages, hostage, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, attempted murder, suicide attempt, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, master criminal, gang, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, rivalry, partners, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, touching, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, social decay, hitman, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime, criminal's revenge, crimes, deadly, rivalry, assassination attempt, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, crimes, crime, unlikely criminals, heist, goofy hero, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, dishonesty, rescue, goofy hero, chases and races, master criminal, crime, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corpse, kidnapping, stripper, down on your luck, disorder, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cons and scams, couples, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mob boss, ambition, starting over, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, family problems, gambling, jockey, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 499
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
This Thing of Ours (2003)
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, bank, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, betrayal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: gang, love affair, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, special agents, working undercover, mafia, investigation, wall street, murder, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 2.5
 104
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, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, danger, friendship, righting the wronged, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, nothing goes right, going straight, fish out of water, reluctant partners, cons and scams, crimes, misfit, odd couple, partners, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: drug dealing, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, chemistry, gang, explorer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, cons and scams, disorder, chase, dishonesty, crime, goofy hero, crime gone awry, partners, crimes, track down, money ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime gone awry, friendship, heist, graduation, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, high school, teenage life, high school life, buddies, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, criminal's revenge, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, crime gone awry, cons and scams, safecracker, gangsters, crimes, crime, redemption, unlikely couple, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, ireland, europe, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%