Movies like Reckless Kelly

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Reckless Kelly (1993)
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Reckless Kelly (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A satirical take on a modern day Ned Kelly who is forced to Hollywood in order to make enough money to save his family's land. As it goes against his belief, he cannot simply rob banks for his own benefit (all money goes to the poor). Ned is forced to find another way to come up with the $1 million required to save his family island.
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat, neo screwball comedy
Audience: kids
Plot: hollywood, motorcycle, bank robber, heist, island, heroes, crimes, rise to the top, bank, silly humor, farce, folk hero, dishonesty, criminal heroes, righting the wronged, bank robbery, robin hood, helicopter, relatives, screwball, suit of armor, warner bros, drinking alcohol, lasersight, hollywood sign ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, usa

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Most similar movies to Reckless Kelly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, crimes, farce, cons and scams, heist and criminal heroes mostly in Comedy, Crime and History genres. Some movies like Reckless Kelly: Mr. Accident (2000), Heaven Before I Die (1997), Laughing to the Bank (2011), Young Einstein (1988), Hijacking Hollywood (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Accident (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mr Accident is a satirical, romantic rocket ride through the lives of a bunch of losers hurtling into the chaos that is contemporary life. It's a circus of cool catastrophes underpinned by a moral tale about the downside of addiction and ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disorder, power relations, farce, workplace situations, love and romance, unlikely couple, factory, cons and scams, workplace intrigue, fall in love, goofy hero, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: crimes, misfit, immigrants, society, criminal heroes, love and romance, disability, oracle, friends, self discovery, heist, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Laughing to the Bank (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck actor is frustrated with Hollywood and makes a plan to write, direct, and distribute his own project. When the money goes missing, it proves to just be the beginning of an adventure to get it back.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Plot: rise to the top, bank, hollywood, filmmaker, african american man, comedian, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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Young Einstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beatuiful French scientist Marie Curie, as ...
Style: surreal, humorous, splatter, mind bending, psychedelic ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: rock and roll, beer, farce, physics, childhood, satire, teenager, natural disaster, atomic bomb, exploitation, musician, art ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, tasmania, paris france, sydney australia
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50%
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Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring director working as a lowly production assistant, conspires with his aspiring producer roommate to steal the reels of a mega budgeted film he's working on.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty ...
Plot: job, satire, hollywood, filmmaking, hijacking, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, cons and scams, vengeance, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, working class, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, single parent, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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41%
The Almost Perfect Bank Robbery (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cop and his expensive fiancée, a bank teller, plan the perfect bank robbery. All goes well until the FBI suspects, almost immediately, an inside job. Their plans to move the money out of the country, then just to cover their tracks, make them ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, disorder, beach, bank, partners, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, crimes, fugitives, law enforcement, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: china
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41%
Hot Under the Collar (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerry tries to seduce his girlfriend Monica via hypnosis, but it accidentally makes her want to enter a convent and take a vow of chastity instead. Jerry tries to get her out by disguising himself to a priest and later as a nun. Alas, his rescue ...
Style: sexy, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, heist, convent, unfulfilled love, vengeance, love affair, disorder, religions or cults, couples, criminal heroes, clergy, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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The Lunatic (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Jamaica, USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Jamaican Comedy, The story of a village madman, Aloysious, who has the amazing ability to talk to anything, including trees, cows and cricket balls.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: island, village, silly humor, graphic violence, couples, animal life, reggae, love and romance, womanizer, best friends, crimes, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Bunny O'Hare (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bette Davis handles the title role in this highly offbeat crime comedy about two aging hippies who elect to rob a bank to restore Bunny O'Hare's financial affairs after she's been unjustly evicted and rendered homeless. When that ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: aging, bank robbery, widow, hostage, estrangement, eviction, mistaken identity, cons and scams, heist, child as adult, bank, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: breakup, down on your luck, murder, dishonesty, gangsters, assassination, crimes, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, conspiracy, farce, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, disorder, golf, bank, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
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38%
W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a happy-go-lucky small time crook who runs into a country music group looking for their big break. They end up helping each other out in unexpected ways.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Plot: chase, country music, music band, on the run, triumph, stash, friends, disorder, once in a lifetime opportunity, dishonesty, crimes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: tennessee
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35%
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough, exciting
Plot: heist, gangsters, farce, escape, rivalry, crime gone awry, prison, gang, prison life, righting the wronged, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
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The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When frustrated movie studio mogul Adolph Zitz announces a talent search for a romantic leading man to rival the great Rudolph Valentino, thousands of hopefuls decend upon Hollywood. Rudy Valentine, a neurotic baker from Milwaukee, knows little ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, mistaken identity, hollywood, neurosis, impersonation, anger, audition, horse, prostitute, tango, satire, dancing ...
Time: 1920s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, community, restaurant, money, farce, disorder, social differences, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Minbo: the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A grand old Japanese hotel is trying to get a prestigious contract as the site of a summit meeting of important foreign officials. Unfortunately, this hotel is quite popular with the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) and is a favorite target of theirs for ...
Style: suspense, biting, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: yakuza, mafia, hotel, mistaken identity, hitman, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, social decay, criminal's revenge, farce, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Driving Me Crazy (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, robbery, invention, problem, crimes, society, immigrants, on the run, gangsters, misfit, artists and showbiz, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, germany, usa, europe, east germany
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33%
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, fight scenes, revenge, farce, runaway, violence, wartime, fantasy world, mentor, happy ending, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.
Style: parody, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: hollywood, dog, filmmaking, wizards and magicians, friends, chaos, animal life, disorder, family, artists and showbiz, actor's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: california
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31%
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom ...
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, farce, diner, couples, disorder, friends, tunnel, buddies, undercover ...
Time: 60s
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Sweet Talker (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When scam artist Harry Reynolds gets out of jail, he makes his way to the depressed coastal village of Beachport, where according to local myth, an old Portuguese treasure ship lies buried in the sand. Harry is an old pro at manipulating this ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, ship, fall in love, cons and scams, small town, small town life, love affair, dishonesty, treasure hunt, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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RPM (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professional car thief pulls off the heist of a lifetime when he steals a prototype supercar.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, rivalry, betrayal, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, partners, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal heroes, adventure, dishonesty, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Flying Scissors (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Comedy starring Mason Pettit, Matthew Arkin, Devin Ratray
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, silly humor, contests and competitions, museum, feminist, steroids, rock paper scissors
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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29%
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The Wog Boy (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for Employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, friends, social differences, love and romance, fighting the system, father son relationship, male female relationship, identity, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, humorous
Plot: taxi, chase, disorder, hitman, gangsters, dishonesty, babies and infants, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, fall in love, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: parody, humorous, clever, stylized, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, redemption, runaway, sarcasm, stupidity, violence, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, first contact, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: iron curtain, farce, tourist, disorder, screwball, political unrest, nothing goes right, dishonesty, clergy, goofy hero, conspiracy, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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28%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: artist, love triangle, heist, writers, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, couples, dull life, battles, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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