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), Hostile Makeover (2009), Malamaal Weekly (2006). 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, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, bookies, gambling, male bonding, male friendship, friendship between men, friends, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, casino, crimes, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, las vegas, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: missing person, golden years, legal action, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, private detective, femme fatale, dishonesty, cons and scams, adult virgin, crime ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, disorder, fashion, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, nothing goes right, dishonesty, bollywood, alcoholic, poverty, lottery winner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.5
 213
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, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reporter, concert, murder, scam, dishonesty, journalism, conspiracy, media, mystery, espionage, scoop, media satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
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79%
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Sınav (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Five high school students plans to steal University Entrance Exam booklets.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: cons and scams, youth, crimes, school, exam, save the day, mathematics, high school life, criminal heroes, crime, social misfits, studying
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: investigation, mystery, retirement home, amateur detective, who done it, couple relations, crimes, odd couple, amateur sleuth, cemetery, poison, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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74%
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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, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulation, mathematics, manipulations, teachers and students, college, student life, dishonesty, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, bet, betting, unlikely partners, bookies, prodigy, cons and scams, working the system, career change, dishonesty, partners, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: woman in danger, riddles and clues, mystery, mysterious character, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation, crimes, memory loss, bollywood, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My New Partner III (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Voilà dix ans que les chemins de René et de François se sont séparés. De l'époque glorieuse où, flics, ils écumaient le quartier Montmartre, il ne leur reste qu'une poignée de souvenirs, l'argent de leurs ripouseries ...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police corruption, mistaken identity, police detective, partners, buddies, law enforcement, odd couple, reunion, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
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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
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
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Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, couple relations, crimes, teenage crush, murder, lottery winner, police detective, confession, graphic violence, dark humor, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gambling, prodigy, ambition, obsessive quest, vengeance, love affair, tragic love, cons and scams, grudge, rivalry, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, atmospheric, witty, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, society, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, supernatural power, private detective, rabbi, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, dark humor, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, dishonesty, ambition, race against time, gambling debt, casino, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, estate, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, family relations, multiple suspects, family gatherings, couples, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
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50%
 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: gambling, chase, gangsters, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
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Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor, hitman, cons and scams, graphic violence, female nudity, drunkenness, con artists, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, twists and turns, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, greed, stage performance, inheritance, make believe, pretense, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, dark humor, cons and scams, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, humorous, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: prison, gambling, crimes, cons and scams, prison life, partners, friendship, ambition, unlikely criminals, rivalry, law enforcement, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, deadly, mystery, rivalry, golden years, private detective, satire, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
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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, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
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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: mistaken identity, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, hitman, disorder, male female relationship, infidelity, travel, friendship, husband wife relationship, ocean or sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
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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, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, workplace situations, cons and scams, parents and children, disorder, comedy of errors, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Park Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: A top chef goes on the run from a messy situation involving a dead body. He and his two sisters find their way to Lærkevej, a quiet suburban street where they rent a house, settle in and bury the corpse in the yard. The locals are suspicious of, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: gangsters, suburbs, family relations, dishonesty, crimes, siblings relations, alcoholic, divorced divorcee, doctor, accountant, under the surface, off the grid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%