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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 realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspense films with plots about dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, satire, society and workplace mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Fool and His Money: Entry Level (2007), Sister Mary Explains It All (2001), Dinner at Eight (1989), Almost You (1984), The Priest's Children (2013). 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 romance, workplace situations, hopes, society, romance, love and romance, down on your luck, restaurant, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, suspense, biting ...
Plot: society, clergy, religions or cults, disorder, church, rivalry, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, christmas eve, teacher student relationship, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, intrigue, nothing goes right, dishonesty, rivalry, couple relations, disorder, bad attitude, couples, dinner party, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.1
 215
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, semi serious, realistic, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: introspection, infidelity, couple relations, urban, twentysomething life, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, romance, dishonesty, cold relationship, disability, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: humorous, biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, condom, dishonesty, sexual content, religions or cults, social relations, disorder, clergy, society, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, against the rules, cons and scams, social relations, retirement home life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, profanity ...
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, love and romance, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, infidelity, self discovery, couples, city life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.3
 210
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, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, tv show, parents and children, friends, clergy, media, rebellion, fighting the system, society, preacher, teenager, anarchy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 466
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, rise and fall, rivalry, celebrity culture, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, showbiz, cons and scams, manipulation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, workplace romance, workplace situations, cons and scams, job promotion, fall in love, media satire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 621
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: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, disorder, lifestyle, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 7K
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, downfall, dishonesty, down on your luck, false accusation, workplace intrigue, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, dark humor, biting, clever ...
Plot: toy store, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, disorder, family life, parents and children, collector, slacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, self discovery, fall in love, hidden identity, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder, sexual content, bittersweet, urban, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.2
 18K
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, dark humor ...
Plot: prison, friendship, false accusation, prison life, mistaken identity, confined, corruption, disorder, injustice, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, touching, captivating ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, escapades, dishonesty, farce, cons and scams, village life, disorder, drifter, poverty, society, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, partners, contests and competitions, buddies, underdog, rivalry, friends, disorder, workplace situations, nothing goes right, fighting the system, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, criminal's revenge, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 893
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, writer's life, family life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, 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%
 4.1
 178
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: couples, disorder, writer's life, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, romance, down on your luck, love triangle, advertising ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 529
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, psychological, realistic, semi serious, gloomy
Plot: starting over, introspection, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, hopes, family in crisis, family problems, workplace, down on your luck, profanity, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.4
 649
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: clever, biting, humorous, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, gun, neighbor, betrayal, down on your luck, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
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, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, nothing goes right, siblings relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, uninvited guest ...
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, religions or cults, overnight success, social relations, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, cons and scams, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: factory, dishonesty, crimes, profanity, satire, strong sexual content, cooking and food, disorder, workplace situations, corporate crimes, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ 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, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, filmmaking, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, brawl, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, suburbs, infidelity, overbearing, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 637
Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: prank, feud, neighbor, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, deadly, lifestyle, society, disorder, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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