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A Rage in Harlem (1991)
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A Rage in Harlem (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A beautiful black gangster's moll flees to Harlem with a trunkload of gold after a shootout, unaware that the rest of the gang, and a few other unsavoury characters, are on her trail. A pudgy momma's boy becomes the object of her affections and the unlikely hero of the tale.
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: moll, gangsters, transvestism, murder, femme fatale, woman in danger, gold, gunfight, crimes, gang, hitman, crime, on the run, love affair, urban, dishonesty, criminal heroes, city life, gory, disorder, deadly, hidden identity, crime gone awry, estrangement, cons and scams ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, cons and scams and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like A Rage in Harlem: The Hollywood Sign (2001), Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), The Shipment (2001), Silver Bears (1977), Harlem Nights (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the funny story about two warring Mafia gangs in New York. The weaker gang use incredibly a lion to blackmail the opposite gang's "clients". The police succeeds to stop one of the gang, while the other remain without the Boss.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, criminal heroes, farce, silly humor, disorder, hitman, goofy hero, deadly, assassination attempt, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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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, elderly, crime, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, odd couple, investigation, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, black cop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Shipment (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is hired to recover a shipment of Viagra gone awry.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: gangsters, crimes, hitman, disorder, dishonesty, drug dealing, partners, unlikely criminals, sexual humor, crime, gangster, viagra
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Silver Bears (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Financial wizard "Doc" Fletcher (Michael Caine) is sent by crime boss Joe Fiore (Martin Balsam) to buy a bank in Switzerland in order to more easily launder their profits. When he arrives, Fletcher finds that the bank, acquired by his ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bank, forgery, crime, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, prodigy, crimes, criminal heroes, hidden identity, hitman, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, bully, police, crimes, crime, corruption, police corruption, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, heist, hitman, criminal heroes, cons and scams, partners, crime, crimes, disorder, hidden identity, goofy hero, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Plot: prank telephone call, gangsters, unemployment, hitman, dishonesty, vengeance, partners, crime, crimes, friends, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, atmospheric, light ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, murder, broadway, playwright, actress, rehearsal, crime, crimes, backstage, showbiz, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, dishonesty, criminal heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, showbiz, hollywood, disorder, love and romance, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The leader of a group of misfits, his girlfriend and an assassin have devised a bizarre plan to smuggle stolen jewelry over the US/Mexican border. They implant the jewelry in a racing horse.
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Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, on the run, disorder, psychopath, hitman, crimes, crime, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
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Place: latin america, mexico
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Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple of bumbling con men go on the lam when they can't repay a loan from the mob.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, hidden identity, dishonesty, crimes, crime, opposites attract, on the run, gangsters, society, deadly, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Piece of the Action (1977)
Genre: Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, friendship, cons and scams, dark humor, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, crimes, amateur detective, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Never a Dull Moment (1968)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When practicing for a role, actor Jack is mistaken for the killer Ace. He doesn't realize this until it's too late and is carried off to gangster boss Leo Smooth, who wants Ace to do a job for him. Fearing for his life, Jack plays his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Plot: mistaken identity, heist, disorder, estate, hitman, tough heroes, actor's life, gangsters, dishonesty, silly humor, escape, cons and scams ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 30s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, light, touching ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
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Another You (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: George has been in a mental hospital for 3 years and is finally ready to go out into the real world again. Eddie Dash, a dedicated con-man, is supposed to keep him out of trouble, but when people begin to recognize George as the missing millionaire ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: duo, con artists, sanitarium, power relations, friends, disorder, fish out of water, cons and scams, mistaken identity, friendship, gambling, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, murder, gangsters, fbi, hitman, romance, against the odds, against the rules, crime, crimes, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, chases and races, confined, goofy hero, gang, criminal heroes, master criminal, rescue, crime ...
Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%