Movies like Loser Takes All!

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Loser Takes All! (2003)
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Loser Takes All! (2003)
Original name: Qui perd gagne!
Genre: Mystery, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Vaudier, a mathematics teacher, wins the lotto twice and claims he can do it again, thanks to an infallible system he has designed. Is a he genius or a con man? Angèle, the head of the the government's bureau, is determined to entrap him. She asks her secret lover, Jacques Loriot, an expert player in the casinos, for help...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: lottery, cons and scams, crimes, gambling, dishonesty, prodigy, mystery, police, mathematics, gambler, lottery winner, ambition, love, sex, airplane, casino, game, female nudity, sex scene, chess, gun, memory, airport, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy

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Most similar movies to Loser Takes All!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams, crime, disorder, murder and mystery mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Loser Takes All!: Man About Dog (2004), The Man from Macau (2014), It's Only Money (1962), Malamaal Weekly (2006), Lonely Street (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, gambling, disorder, bookies, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, graphic violence, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, rivalry, casino, crime, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
It's Only Money (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: disorder, adult virgin, estate, crimes, private detective, golden years, legal action, mystery, cons and scams, crime, missing person, prodigy ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, bollywood, lottery winner, poverty, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 5.2
 525
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, journalism, amateur detective, disorder, celebrity culture, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fashion, disorder, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 208
Scandalous (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An investigative reporter following an espionage story goes to London and gets involved with murder, scam artists and rock concerts.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: concert, murder, reporter, scam, crimes, espionage, deadly, journalism, mystery, media, scoop, conspiracy ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, couple relations, who done it, odd couple, crimes, mystery, amateur sleuth, retirement home, quibbling, couples, heat wave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.5
 9K
Sınav (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Five high school students plans to steal University Entrance Exam booklets.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, youth, crimes, school, save the day, high school life, criminal heroes, crime, social misfits, mathematics, studying, exam
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulation, mathematics, manipulations, teachers and students, college, student life, ambition, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lay the Favorite (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former stripper's talent with numbers lands her a job with a professional gambler who runs a sports book in Las Vegas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sincere
Plot: gambling, money, betting, bet, bookies, unlikely partners, prodigy, cons and scams, partners, dishonesty, career change, working the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 1K
Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, disorder, rock, cons and scams, hopes, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 3K
Sunday (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dead body found floating in a lake… Unexplained scratch marks on her neck… Supari killers out to kill her… A taxi driver who yells ‘bhoot, bhoot’ every time he sees her...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: mystery, mysterious character, woman in danger, riddles and clues, memory loss, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, bollywood, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 604
Towards Zero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, estate, family relations, who done it, riddles and clues, police investigation, mystery, multiple suspects, couples, family gatherings, womanizer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 3K
Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, dark humor ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, couple relations, crimes, teenage crush, murder, lottery winner, police detective, confession, disorder, couples, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 224
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, golden years, scam, seance, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 307
The Wonders (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Avi Nesher's new film tracks the complex relationship between a Jerusalem Graffiti artist and a mysterious modern day prophet who is imprisoned in an abandoned apartment across the Artist's window.
Style: witty, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lifestyle, amateur detective, mysterious character, investigation, society, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, supernatural power, rabbi, private detective, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tazza: The High Rollers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A guy with a talent for cards makes his way into the dangerous world of underground gambling in this crime thriller from South Korea. Go-ni (Jo Seung-woo) is a small-town guy with a big appetite for gambling. Convinced he's on a hot streak one ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gambling, prodigy, ambition, obsessive quest, vengeance, tragic love, cons and scams, grudge, love affair, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, dark humor, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, death of father, gambling debt, casino, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, neo noir, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, chase, buddies, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, crime boss, heist, caper, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, deadly, rivalry, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, private detective, golden years, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, murder, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Wise Guys Never Die (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being framed for embezzlement, Nick is sent to prison where he meets professional conman Teddy who teaches him everything he needs to know to be a wise guy. After being released from jail, he agress to work with Teddy to get revenge against ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, gambling, crimes, cons and scams, prison life, partners, friendship, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 16K
The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, discrimination, hidden identity, gender, disorder, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 700
That Day (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: murder, family in crisis, family problems, serial killer, crimes, deadly, family life, hitman, couples, double murder, mental illness, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, crimes, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, master and servant, partners, deadly, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 891
The Race (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sami, Tacchini, Yaya and Kader are four small-time crooks from the suburbs of Paris. After a failed robbery, their boss, Carlito, sends them to Canada to spy on his fiancée. There, they are mistaken for a band of professional killers and are hired ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mistaken identity, hitman, disorder, criminal heroes, male female relationship, friendship, travel, infidelity, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Off and Running (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, on the run, love affair, unemployment, love and romance, female director, hotel room, kidnapping, bathtub, gun, chauffeur, tourette's syndrome ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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