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A Fool and His Money (1989)
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A Fool and His Money (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sandra Bullock and Jonathan Penner star in this hilarious, sexy comedy. New York advertising executive Morris Codman (Penner) seems to have it all - lots of talent and a beautiful girlfriend, Debbie (Bullock). When he loses his job he decides to use his advertising expertise to create, package and market a shady product that will make him millions. Debbie tries to convince him that money isn't everything and she loves him just the way he is. Morris' bizarre antics in promoting his product surprisingly lead to a fortune, but can love survive his quest for the almighty dollar?
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, semi serious
Plot: romance, reincarnation, clergy, religions or cults, love and romance, society, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace, ego clash, obnoxious boss, cons and scams, down on your luck, workplace situations, prostitute, lawyer, boxer, religion, hospital, mother, ranch, beggar, conscience, greed ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to A Fool and His Money

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and suspense films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, society, nothing goes right, down on your luck and satire mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Fool and His Money: Entry Level (2007), Sister Mary Explains It All (2001), The Priest's Children (2013), Dinner at Eight (1989), Almost You (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Entry Level (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: starting over, unemployment, workplace, workplace situations, workplace romance, hopes, society, romance, love and romance, down on your luck, restaurant, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, talky ...
Plot: society, clergy, religions or cults, disorder, church, rivalry, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, teacher student relationship, school, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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83%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, clergy, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, society, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: talky, cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, disorder, bad attitude, dishonesty, love and romance, intrigue, nothing goes right, romance, rivalry, alcoholic, high society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.1
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Almost You (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: cold relationship, twentysomething life, urban, infidelity, introspection, couple relations, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, disability, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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75%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, dark humor, addiction, workplace situations, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, cons and scams, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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59%
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, cynical, semi serious, realistic, 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
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58%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, nothing goes right, religions or cults, lifestyle, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 280
Anarchy TV (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of anarchists use their public-access TV show to satirize the government until a right-wing preacher attempts to shut them down.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: satire, friends, tv show, parents and children, society, media, clergy, fighting the system, rebellion, activism, teenager, preacher ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 465
Strange Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging former child star tries to capture the wealth that has always eluded him by latching on to a lucky man while both have their eye on the same girl of their dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rise and fall, rivalry, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, showbiz, cons and scams, manipulation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
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She Hate Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Fired from his job, a former executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.
Style: suspense, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, investigation, couple relations, rise and fall, couples, dishonesty, downfall, false accusation, workplace intrigue, unemployment, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
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50%
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Dark Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Abe is a man who is in his thirties and who lives with his parents. He works regretfully for his father while pursuing his hobby of collecting toys. Aware that his family doesn't think highly of him, he tries to spark a relationship with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, contemplative ...
Plot: toy store, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, dark humor, collector, parents and children, family life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, satire, job promotion, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, hidden identity, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, sexual content, bittersweet, urban, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
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47%
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Pardon (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: prison, friendship, false accusation, prison life, mistaken identity, confined, corruption, disorder, injustice, dark humor, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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47%
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Don Verdean (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, track down, self discovery, on the road, cons and scams, ambition, forgery, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holy land, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Pope's Toilet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, farce, cons and scams, village life, disorder, drifter, poverty, society, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry, underdog, fighting the system, dark humor, disorder, friends, partners, nothing goes right, workplace situations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, light ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, mentally unstable, writer's life, nothing goes right, family life, dark humor, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York City bank teller becomes a media celebrity when he refuses to comply with his employer's demands that he shave his beard. Directed by Garson Kanin, this 1969 comedy stars Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson, Rosemary Forsyth, Zohra ...
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: bank teller, bee sting, beard, anti heroes, rebellion, workplace, supportive spouse, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, society, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mr. Write (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aspiring writer (with no talent) gets a job on a TV commercial, falls for an advertising executive.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, writer's life, opposites attract, lifestyle, nothing goes right, down on your luck, love triangle, rejection ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Seven Days of Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women - a blonde, a hippie, a lesbian and a barmaid - are looking for love, money and success. When one inherits an Italian restaurant from her father, they see this as a chance to fulfil their dreams. Then the restaurant is in danger of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: couples, best friends, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, singleness, down on your luck, friends, gender, actor's life, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 535
The Jimmy Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, cynical, gloomy
Plot: introspection, starting over, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, family in crisis, workplace, down on your luck, profanity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: biting, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, betrayal, social decay, couples, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, friendship, nothing goes right, love triangle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, hopes, youth, dishonesty, miraculous event, parents and children, cons and scams, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, filmmaking, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, rising to stardom, lifestyle, actor's life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%