Movies like A Fool and His Money

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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, suspense, realistic, cynical, semi serious, biting, offbeat
Plot: reincarnation, romance, love and romance, society, down on your luck, clergy, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, ego clash, dishonesty, obnoxious boss, cons and scams, workplace situations, religions or cults, lawyer, prostitute, boxer, religion, mother, hospital, ranch, beggar, smoking, morality ...
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 realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspense films with plots about dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, society, down on your luck and workplace mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Fool and His Money: Entry Level (2007), The Priest's Children (2013), Dinner at Eight (1989), Almost You (1984), Sister Mary Explains It All (2001). 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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, unemployment, workplace, hopes, society, love and romance, romance, workplace romance, workplace situations, restaurant, down on your luck, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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: realistic, suspense, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, religions or cults, clergy, unwanted pregnancy, village life, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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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, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: romance, dishonesty, rivalry, nothing goes right, love and romance, intrigue, couples, bad attitude, disorder, couple relations, greed, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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76%
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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: cynical, biting, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cold relationship, disability, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nurse ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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75%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: clergy, society, religions or cults, rivalry, disorder, church, nun, catholic school, belief in the afterlife, teacher student relationship, humour, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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67%
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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, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: society, celebrity culture, disorder, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, religion, director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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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: biting, cynical, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, friends, tv show, parents and children, fighting the system, society, clergy, rebellion, media, anarchy, minister, preacher ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, dark humor, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, cons and scams, elderly, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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59%
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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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, cons and scams, working class, dark humor, down on your luck, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, couples, partners, love and romance, odd couple, lifestyle, infidelity, self discovery, nothing goes right, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: love triangle, rivalry, rise and fall, manipulation, youth, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty, celebrity culture, cons and scams, showbiz, aging ...
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, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, investigation, rise and fall, couple relations, dishonesty, downfall, couples, workplace intrigue, unemployment, false accusation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
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49%
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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, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: desire for fame, society, rivalry, archaeologist, self discovery, track down, cons and scams, ambition, on the road, forgery, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holy land, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 6K
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, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: toy store, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, disorder, collector, dark humor, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, self discovery, hidden identity, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual content, bittersweet, accident, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: cynical, sentimental, touching, humorous, biting ...
Plot: prison, confined, friendship, mistaken identity, prison life, false accusation, dark humor, disorder, corruption, injustice, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, cons and scams, village life, farce, poverty, drifter, social relations, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, tense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, unlikely couple, dark humor, nothing goes right, writer's life, family life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, biting ...
Plot: job promotion, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, workplace romance, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace, dishonesty, rise to the top, satire, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: suspense, semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, heist, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
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Place: europe, italy
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42%
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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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, dark humor, friends, disorder, workplace situations, partners, rivalry, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, buddies, fighting the system, underdog ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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42%
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, disorder, farce, misfit, dishonesty, supportive spouse, workplace, nothing goes right, rebellion, society, obnoxious boss, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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41%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, disorder, love triangle, down on your luck, opposites attract, writer's life, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, writers ...
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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: love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, romance, couples, singleness, down on your luck, gender, artists and showbiz, actor's life, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: cynical, semi serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: introspection, starting over, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, nothing goes right, hopes, artists and showbiz, workplace, down on your luck, unsupportive spouse, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%